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​Your complete beginner's guide to renovating a house

Isn’t it great that you don’t have to buy heaps and heaps of building materials to build a house from scratch? You can simply take an old existing …

Home Improvement

The 3 Key Tips for Budgeting Your Money | Investopedia

It's almost a truism that budgeting is a critical step for anyone looking to get serious about money management. After all, you have to know where …

Personal Finance

The 20 photographs of the week

Photography,News photography,Art and design,Culture,World news,Syria,Calais,Middle East and North Africa,Refugees<p>Jungle clearing in France, conflict in Iraq and Syria and a lost penguin in Antarctica – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Photography

How Much Does a Millennial Need to Save Monthly to Retire a Multimillionaire?

If you start saving $173 a month at 21, you'll retire with 2+ million dollars. What age are you now?<p>When it comes to saving for the retirement, Millennials have an unique outlook. For starters, they aren't exactly sure how much they need to retire. And, understandably, they're concerned about that …

Retirement

10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

From novice to advanced, these woodworking projects will challenge and delight.<p>Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels. Most projects include …

How to dress like an adult

<i>This article is part of a series aimed at helping you navigate life’s opportunities and challenges. What else should we write about? Contact us:</i> <i>smarterliving@nytimes.com</i><i>.</i><p>A few years ago, I was sitting in an Yves Saint Laurent presentation (this was before the Hedi Slimane era, when it was still …

Ancient Japanese technique dresses up this renovated home in upstate New York

Architecture firm AlexAllen Studio stripped the exterior of this dilapidated house in New Paltz, New York, and replaced it with a low-maintenance …

The cool white apartment of your dreams

If you're a fan of Nordic design and good interior architecture, you'll love this apartment. It has silky smooth grey interiors, lots of minimalist …

A Gorgeous Home That's Good For The Planet

This German house has so many special features that it’s hard to know where to start.<p>Clean-lined architecture that creates a spare modern exterior. …

Jigsaw cutting techniques | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>jigsaw cutting techniques</b>. The jigsaw is a very useful power tool for any home owner, as you you can cut different materials of …

Apple Watch Nike+ arrives on October 28th

If you've been holding off on getting an Apple Watch Series 2 in hopes of scoring the running-oriented Nike+ edition, you only have a few more days to wait. Apple has updated its product page to reveal that Apple Watch Nike+ will be available on October 28th, just in time to meet the company's …

Samsung's leaked Chromebook is a pen-toting premium hybrid

Samsung's Chromebook strategy has so far focused on the budget-conscious crowd, but it's about to change in a big, big way. <i>Chrome Unboxed</i> tipsters have uncovered store listings (and briefly, a landing page) for a Chromebook Pro that would cater to people wanting a high-end Chrome OS experience. The …

Iron Man volunteers to voice Zuckerberg's JARVIS assistant

Mark Zuckerberg famously set himself a New Year's goal to create an AI assistant to control his house, and now that it's almost ready, he needs a voice for it. Naturally, Zuck enlisted Facebook's billion-plus users, saying "it's time to give my AI JARVIS a voice. Who should I ask to do it?" Someone …

BMW's motorcycle of the future doesn't require a helmet

BMW has unveiled a slew of concept vehicles to mark its 100th birthday, but its fourth and last example might be the most daring. Its new Motorrad Vision Next 100 concept motorcycle would supposedly be so smart that you wouldn't need a helmet, or even a padded suit. The key would be a …

The foldable, fully-enclosed Passport drone is yours for $549

Foldability is all the hype in the drone world these days, as is the case with the GoPro Karma and the DJI Mavic. But before these two were announced, we already heard about Zero Zero Robotics' Hover Camera 4K drone that is truly foldable and also fully enclosed -- in the sense that you can grab …

8 homes with great space-saving ideas you can try

A small home can be the bugbear of anyone but, if you know how to decorate in a savvy and space-saving way, you might actually find that a smaller …

14 Hidden Storage Ideas for Your Bathroom

We’ve given you hidden storage ideas for small spaces, and now it’s time we bring even more inspo for clever organization. This time, we’re showing you fun and unique ways to incorporate hidden storage into your bathroom. From concealed drawers under your sink to cute pineapple laundry baskets, …

Stocks are soaring. Is it time for an autumn harvest?

Canadian and U.S. stock markets have had a good run this year, with the S&P/TSX composite up about 13 per cent as of press time. South of the border, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was up about 8 per cent. Still, this being October, and with the U.S. election nearing, the usual aut-umn tumble not …

Rimac's electric bike can go 150 miles on a single charge

Rimac has revealed a new electric bicycle that is just as impressive as its LaFerrari-killing, million-dollar Concept One supercar, in its own way. With a massive 3kWh battery, the Greyp G12H can go up to 240 km (150 miles) on a single charge, making it the longest-range e-bicycle out there. If you …

Before and after: a home that went from dull to daring!

Usually, you wouldn't dare to dream that a dingy old place like this could ever be transformed into a perfect apartment. It was empty, bare, dark …

Interior Design

Homes That Make a Good First Impression Have 5 Things in Common

It takes just 26 seconds for a guest to form an opinion of your home when they walk through the front door. What does your space say about you? While …

20 Crazy Things That Kill Your Home's Value

Pools, koi ponds and ugly wood paneling won't win over buyers.<p>Whether you’re due to upsize or downsize your home, or you’re relocating for work, …

Real Estate

This Guy Takes The Most Epic Photos Of Maine Coon Cats You've Ever Seen

Maine coons FTW!

The 5-Minute Core Finisher That Will Melt Your Face Off

The Men’s Health Fitness Director shows you how to do the ab-screaming wall pushup walkup<p>For a fantastic core workout, all you need is a wall.<p>The wall pushup walkup is like a plank on steroids. Just like a standard plank, you’re forced to maintain a straight line from your head to your heels. The …

Get green: how to bring the outdoors indoors

Anyone who has seen the 1968 film The Party starring Peter Sellers will recall the setting of the infamous soirée. The head of the movie studio's home boasts ficus plants and philodendrons potted around sunken seating, with spider plants hanging from the ceiling; there's even an indoor pond with …

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Applesauce Recipe - Chowhound

Pork is easiest to thaw when placed in the refrigerator in its original wrapping. Small roasts will take three to five hours per pound, while larger …