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Top 15 DIY Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs – DIY Remodeling Upgrades

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

20 Things to Do Before Buying a House

20 Tips For Buying A Home<p><b>What are the most important things to do before buying a house? An excellent question is it not?</b><p>Being informed is important …

Top 20 Roof Types and Pros & Cons - Roof Styles, Design & Architecture

It’s disappointing, but understandable, that more people don’t consider themselves “roof connoisseurs.” After all, most homeowners take their roofs …

Home Improvement

Google’s ‘Project Sunroof’ tells homeowners if solar panels are cost-effective

The company that lets you compare air fares and translate foreign languages online wants to make it easier to weigh the costs and benefits of installing solar panels on household rooftops.<p>Google is rolling out a new online service that quickly tallies up considerations of going solar and whether …

Solar Power

Hackers take hospital offline, demand $3.6m ransom

For more than a week, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has been in a state of emergency after a malware attack shut down the network unless a ransom of $3.6 million was paid.<p>The attack has compromised the hospital’s ability to care for patients as medical professionals have been unable to …

How White Hat Hackers Stole Crypto Keys from an Offline Laptop in Another Room

"The attacks are completely non-intrusive: we did not modify the targets or open their chassis."<p>In recent years, air-gapped computers, which are disconnected from the internet so hackers can not remotely access their contents, have become a regular target for security researchers. Now, researchers …

Information Security

Engineers asked children to come up with useless inventions then actually made them

There's something about children's innocence and unspoiled imagination that makes them brilliant at coming up with surreal hypothetical …

Fab Lab

Top 15 Bathroom Remodel Ideas, Costs, and ROI Details for DIY Enthusiasts in 2016

Your bathroom is the first thing you see every day. Bleary-eyed and groggy. And you are tired of it! What can you do? First, come up with between …

Top 15 Amazing Basement Design Ideas – DIY Basement Finishing Costs Updated

<i>Ready to remodel that basement? What should you do with it?</i><p><b>Did you know?</b> That dark, cold, and empty basement can deliver some of the best returns on …

Shipping Containers Are Becoming 'Home, Sweet Home' All Over the World

An old steel box might not sound like the coziest place to live, but for many people around the world, a humble shipping container means "home, …

Articles about 5 modern chicago renovations and additions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Architecture

Top Cyber News: M&A Brawl, IRS Hack, Kevin Mitnick

The top 10 stories from the past week to keep you on the cutting edge of the cybersecurity market, and to help you sound knowledgeable at the dinner table:<p><b>1. Reports Of A Cybersecurity Market Slowdown Have Been Greatly Exaggerated</b> - A <i>Forbes</i> story says that despite the recent downturn in …

Cybersecurity

How To Make A Dream Bathroom Out Of Your Current Nightmare

A bathroom that you hate is a burden we wish on no-one. A place that should be your haven to relax, get comfortable and feel clean can often be …

Top 15 Amazing Basement Design Ideas – DIY Basement Ideas

<i>Ready to remodel that basement? What should you do with it?</i><p><b>Did you know?</b> That dark, cold, and empty basement can deliver some of the best returns on …

Home Improvement

21 Baffling Home Design Fails That’ll Make You Feel Like Bob Villa In Comparison

We live in a world of duality. Where there is dark, there is light. Where there is hot, there is cold. Where there are genius DIY projects… there are …

Bathroom Remodel Cost 2015-2016: Low-End, Mid

<b>Creating a Functional & Beautiful Bathroom on Any Budget</b><p>It’s amazing how such a tiny space can have such a big impact. People don’t spend a lot of …

Roof Replacement Cost 2017-2018: Roofing Installation Prices per Sq. Ft.

It’s time to replace that scrappy old roof. Are you wondering how much it will cost to install a new roof on your home or garage? If so, check out …

Home Improvement

Cape Cod Modern House Addition / Hammer Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In 1948 the Architect Nathaniel Saltonstall, one of the founders of Boston’s Institute of Contemporary …

Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Buying a Home

Buying a home is a major financial decision. The National Association of Realtors reported that in November 2015, the median sales price of existing …

Real Estate

The Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm / Holly And Smith Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm is a 1,250 square foot, net zero energy retreat located on a 15.5 acre …

Dining Rooms

I Believe in Cybercrime Unicorns

I Believe in Cybercrime Unicorns Signs Point to Cyber Gangs with $1 Billion Valuations Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • January 14, 2016<p>There's new …

Cybersecurity

Cyber attacks against industrial control systems on the rise, warns US official

'I am very dismayed at the accessibility of some of these networks,' says Department of Homeland Security's Marty Edwards

Cyber-attacks