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  1. strategist investigates
    The Pandemic Pet Is a SnailThey’re suddenly everywhere: sliding on models’ backs to promote Sophie Buhai’s latest jewelry collection and on the artist Chloe Wise’s finger.
  2. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Minimalists, According to MinimalistsWhat to get the person who wants for nothing … literally.
  3. this thing's incredible
    My ‘Very De Stijl’ Yellow Dining Table Cost Less Than A Fancy Dinner For Two“Something out of The Jetsons,” “ingeniously minimalist,” and “very De Stijl” are just three ways people have described the affordable furniture.
  4. ask a cool person
    The Best Housewarming Gifts, According to Cool Homeowners (and Renters)From sleek security cameras to fancy salt.
  5. this thing's incredible
    The Giant Rug My Instagram Followers Always Ask Me About Only Costs $80I spent weeks frustratedly hunting through $1,000 pieces the size of a bath mat before I found it.
  6. trust me i should know
    How to Hang Pictures, Mirrors, and Plates, According to an Expert“If you follow those steps, you’ll have a straight painting, picture, photograph, anything.”
  7. trust me i should know
    How to Iron a Sheet, According to Maira Kalman“Getting into bed is one of the great moments of life.”
  8. testing testing
    The Best Mattresses You Can Buy Online, As Tested by Strategist EditorsOur editors and writers slept on each of these for at least one week.
  9. recommended by experts
    The Best Refrigerators, According to People Who Sell and Repair ThemTop freezers, side-by-sides, and some that have little bonus drawers you can access without wasting energy.
  10. recommended by experts
    How to Protect Fabric Furniture From Stains and DirtSo you can sit on your couch stress free.
  11. something for everyone
    25 Desks, Vetted 25 WaysIncluding the desk used by a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a bunch of Strategist picks, and some of the best-rated desks on Wayfair and Amazon.
  12. ask a cool person
    The Best Desk Lamps, According to Architects and Interior DesignersFrom tried-and-true classic task lamps to contemporary light sculptures.
  13. ask a cool person
    The Best Duvet Covers, According to Interior DesignersFrom luxurious hotel-style duvet covers to relaxed linen options and more.
  14. testing testing
    We Slept on Lots of Linen Sheets and Found Ones for Every Type of SleeperThey range from favorite-chambray-shirt-soft to hefty as burlap.
  15. recommended by experts
    The Best Small-Apartment Ideas, According to Professional OrganizersHow to make the most of your cramped living space.