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Sorry Hipsters, But Your Interior Design Ideas Are On the Outs

Modern cream coloured kitchenInterior designers from all over the world have come to a conclusion: hipster-inspired furniture is on the outs.

So what exactly is “hipster furniture”? According to design aficionados, this means dark reclaimed wood, pastel hues, and anything that looks recycled; these are being traded in for fresher, more sophisticated pieces.

For hipsters looking to redecorate, the Wall Street Journal details some of the new interior design trends that are projected to become huge this upcoming year.

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Minnesota Braces for Arctic Blast After More Severe Winter Storms

winterJust a day after winter storms brought fresh ice and sleet to Minnesota, the state had to brace itself for arctic cold on Tuesday. The National Weather Service reported that a cold front moving down from Canada is what brought the frigid temperatures to the state.

In normal circumstances, a roof should be inspected once or twice annually, but these severe low temperatures combined with winter storms just may call for an extra inspection this season. Tuesday brought single-digit temperatures to the Twin Cities.

Strong winds at speeds of up to 35 MPH made it feel much colder than just single digits. The cold followed a night of freezing rain in parts of Southern Minnesota and many commuters were discouraged from driving as a result. Travel on Interstate 94 north wasn’t advised at all due to issues with black ice.

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