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The best decorating tips of all time!

We're fans of the adage, if it's not broken, don't fix it so. So it's with that in mind that we return with our tried and tested Sunday morning round …

Dining Rooms

How to setup Bluetooth on a Raspberry Pi 3

The newest device from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, comes with both built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1. Like with most things Raspberry Pi, it doesn't come working out of the box, though. Even after you install NOOBS or Raspbian, you still have to do some work to get Bluetooth …

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

14 Interior Design Trends To Watch For In 2016

We talked about what home decor trends we were ready to part with in 2015, so we thought we would chat a little about some trends we predict to be wildly popular in 2016. Here we go!<p><b>1. CUSTOM TILES</b><p>We shared our love for patterned tile with you before, and shared some beautiful inspiration. They …

25 Of The Best Rooms Of 2015

Warning: You're going to want to redecorate.<p>We combed through our archives to find the most inspirational, and unabashedly stylish rooms to appear in ELLE DECOR and on our site this year.

Interior Design

9 Surreal Places You Need To Visit Before You Die

“Unbelievable”, “bizarre”, “surreal”, “dreamlike”, “out of this world”… These are just a few words you can’t help using to describe the places …

Tips for home A/V cable management

<b>In a nutshell:</b> Your home theater system should be a source of joy — both for sound and appearance. If yours looks like an explosion in a spaghetti …

Home Media Center Using Raspberry Pi

Arduino Energy Meter - V2.0<p>Anti-Social Glasses<p>Arduino Air Bonsai Levitation<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>What if the TV screen doesn't have neither HDMI nor …

Meet The Supernova: An Insane $14,000 Gaming PC

I cover all manner of crazy PCs on Forbes and I even do a monthly roundup of customized computers built by enthusiasts (see March’s roundup here). However, not everyone has the skill or the time needed to build a monster PC. Only a select group of PC stores worldwide have the credentials to offer …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust

Hidden in an unknown corner of Inner Mongolia is a toxic, nightmarish lake created by our thirst for smartphones, consumer gadgets and green tech, discovers Tim Maughan.<p>From where I'm standing, the city-sized Baogang Steel and Rare Earth complex dominates the horizon, its endless cooling towers and …

Rare Earth

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

No harsh chemicals necessary<p>It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards. And sometimes, you don't want to apply a …

Right Now, Apple Risks Missing Out On The Next Big Thing In Technology

The initial reactions to the HoloLens have been overwhelmingly positive.<p>Business Insider's Matt Rosoff got to try it for himself on Wednesday. He says he's "convinced personal computing is on the verge of a major change," predicting head-mounted displays like these will "be a huge leap over the …

How Colorado Towns Have Diverged On Marijuana Legalization

As part of the New York Times' Op-Doc series on marijuana, documentary filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon traveled to Gunnison County, Colorado to explore how the state's new pot laws have been received since going into effect earlier this year.<p>Sheldon spoke to residents in two towns: Crested …