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How to Avoid 5 Costly Home Appliance Mistakes

Mark C. Miller | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Mark C. Miller

Surprises can be fun, but not when they involve breakdowns, costly repairs, and big bills from plumbers or electricians. Here are some simple ways to avoid making costly mistakes with your appliances

6 Best Items To Stock In Your Mini Fridge

Small Kitchen College | Posted 10.16.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

Yes, I'd lived with a refrigerator for 18 years before I arrived at my freshman dorm, but this fridge was different! It was...well, mini.

Is There Such Thing As Refrigerator Art? Brooklyn Street Art Delves In | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Periodically you hear an artist or gallerist or curator or critic posit the definition of what exactly is Refrigerator Art -- and where it belongs, wh...

Energy Efficiency: Paid Lunch or False Shortcut?

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Energy efficiency should not be seen as an easy way around hard measures to reduce energy consumption. That said, energy efficiency measures and energy taxes are not mutually exclusive.

How Long Will Food Keep? Website Provides All The Answers

New York Daily News | Rosemary Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

How long will those eggs keep in the fridge? Can leftover picnic foods sit out in the sun for more than an hour? Does frozen chicken have an expiratio...

Astoria Characters: The Starry-Eyed Tailor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

For nearly a quarter century, Patricia Pelengaris has been the owner of the establishment on 23rd Avenue at 28th Street that she named A&E Cleaners for her children, Alex and Eleni.

Food-Borne Illnesses: How to Ensure That Your Food is Safe

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

What causes food-borne illnesses? And more importantly, what concrete steps can you take to ensure that your food is safe? Read on to learn how you can decrease your risk of suffering from a food-borne illness.

Man Pushes Fridge Across UK For Fallen Soldiers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Matthew Hollox, a 50-year-old former Royal Navy Diver, has began a "Monumental Walk" for charity. This isn't your normal cross-country walk -- Hollox ...

Consumers Buy More Efficient Refrigerators ... But Keep The Old Ones Running

The New York Times | LEORA BROYDO VESTEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Each year millions of Americans with old, inefficient refrigerators in their kitchens buy new, energy saving ones. That may sound like an efficiency b...

Everything Can Be "Resolved"... Through the Black Market

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Domestic life imposes unpleasant obligations. The faucet leaks, the lamp refuses to light the room, the lock on the door sticks, and one evil day, horrors!, the refrigerator breaks down.

Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day: Send Us Pictures Of Your Gross Fridge! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Sunday is national "Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day" and to celebrate we wanted to show you our gross fridge and see yours! Below is a pic of the grou...

What's In the Fridge? Three Reasons To Cook Your Own Meals

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

"What's for dinner?" A lot of us ask that question right before popping our head in the fridge to see what the options are. If nothing edible is fou...

Guillain Barré Syndrome : Refrigerator Perry Hospitalized With Immune Syndrome

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

AIKEN, S.C. — Former Chicago Bears defensive lineman William "The Refrigerator" Perry remains hospitalized in South Carolina. Aiken Regional Me...

Could You Live Without a Refrigerator?

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

A fridge-free existence can be had with savvy planing.

Green Your Fridge Before It's Too Late!

New York Times | JAY ROMANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Refrigerators and freezers come in all styles. Mr. Sachs said that each has its own advantages and disadvantages. For example, he said, "a two-door, s...

GE Reinvents The Refrigerator

Treehugger | Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Over the past few years we have waited for GE's ecomagination to change from pretty pictures to reality, and now we are beginning to see the results....