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Climate Change This Week: Warsaw Walkout, Clean Energy Pride, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...

LOOK: Gay 'Guerilla' Protesters Hit Ikea After Company Cuts Lesbian Couple From Magazine

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A group of gay and lesbian demonstrators touched down at an Ikea in Brooklyn, N.Y. over the weekend for a "guerilla photo shoot" in protest of the Swe...

IKEA's Dead Wrong Decision on LGBT Rights in Russia: Don't Make Our Recent Purchase Our Last

András Simonyi | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
András Simonyi

Last week IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing company famed for its easily assembled furniture and deliciously horsey meatballs, failed to take a stand for equality and inclusion when it removed an interview of a lesbian couple from its Russian IKEA catalog.

Ikea Pulls Magazine Feature On Lesbian Couple

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.21.2013 | Business

Ikea has removed a feature about a lesbian couple from its magazine in Russia due to the nation's anti-gay "homosexual propaganda" law, and now some a...

WATCH: 'IKEA' Is Basically The Real Life Version Of 'Gravity'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.14.2013 | Entertainment

In Ikea, unlike space, everyone can hear you scream. Which is a good thing, considering the scary likelihood of getting lost within the store's cav...

If You've Ever Assembled Ikea Furniture, This One's For You

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business

When police arrived at a Swedish family's home to investigate reports of a domestic disturbance, they quickly determined the sinister culprit: bafflin...

IKEA Tackling Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact

IKEA is popping up in an unlikely location: a refugee camp on the savanna of Ethiopia. As part of an initiative to house Somali refugees, IKEA is ...

Sun Shines on Ikea's UK Residential Solar Initiative

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Ikea may be a leader in renewable energy for its own operations, with over half a million solar panels installed on its store and factory roofs and a fleet of its own wind turbines. But solar power for its customers? From a business perspective, it makes little sense.

'Green News Report' - October 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

An IKEA Hack That You Have To See

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've seen some pretty cool IKEA hacks in the past, but when one of our readers sent over this DIY banquette seat made from a shelving unit, we were c...

Ikea Lets Customers Do What?!

Quartz | Heather Timmons | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

Quartz What is it about Ikea that inspires customers to behave badly? At the furniture and storage company’s flagship mainland China store in ...

6 Reasons IKEA Is the Ideal Setting for a Zombie Movie

Julien Smith | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy
Julien Smith

1. No Ikea in the world has any reception. If you are inside Ikea, no one outside Ikea can hear you scream. Is your loved one further down in the maze? Or maybe you missed them somehow and they're behind you? In an Ikea, who f@#$ing knows.

LOOK: Notice Anything Unusual About This Room?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're not sure how we missed the memo, but in addition to a really cool app, IKEA's recently released 2014 catalog includes something else we're kind...

Another IKEA Product Recalled

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

STOCKHOLM -- Swedish furniture chain IKEA is recalling two models of children's beds for repair due to a metal rod that can break and potentially caus...

WATCH: Your Trip To IKEA Is About To Get Easier

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 08.06.2013 | HuffPost Home

You know when you sit down with that big IKEA catalog, flip through the pages and try to imagine how the pieces you're eyeing would actually fit in y...

10 Things Everyone Should Be Able to Do, or Learn to If They Don't

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.15.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sidonie Sawyer

Change a tire: easy you say, whoa, not so fast, some cars are better equipped than others, so the first thing to do is to make sure you have all the proper tools in your vehicle, meaning a trip to an auto care shop.

Proof That IKEA Hates Single People?

Posted 07.11.2013 | Divorce

Sorry, single people, but IKEA doesn't love you. Redditor isisis recently paid a trip the iconic Swedish megastore in hopes of furnishing his post...

"The Only Sensible Way To Buy Furniture"?

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

We respectfully disagree.

A Typical Day At IKEA, As Told In GIFs

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 06.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

Ah, IKEA. It's such a horrible magical place. On the plus side, it's a source that has decently stylish furniture at very reasonable prices (and let's...

WATCH: The Wacky Place They Tied The Knot

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

Eight years ago, Shirley Stewart and Berkeley “Rashid” Smith met in the frame department of a New Jersey IKEA. And on Saturday, that's exactly whe...

Ikea's New Free Food Deal -- and the Powerful Psychology Behind It

Troy Campbell | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business
Troy Campbell

In the end what's so fascinating is that customers may be completely aware of how Ikea's deal will manipulate them. But they may be fine with it anyway.

WATCH: Ikea's Bizarre New Ad Prompts Complaints For Being 'Frightening'

Posted 05.30.2013 | Business

A new Ikea ad that shows a suburban couple being attacked by garden gnomes has prompted dozens of complaints from people who say the commercial is "fr...

You'll Never Believe You Spend 55 Minutes A Day Doing This

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

The lack of this home necessity is really making us cranky.

How To Shop For Furniture Without Breaking Up

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Including the one store every couple should avoid.

Ikea Pillow Translates Super Awkwardly Into English, According To Google

Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

Have you ever typed the name of Ikea’s "Gosa Raps" pillow into Google Translate? One Reddit user did just that and found that the nearly $50 pillow,...