Amanda Mills

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DIY Sneak Peek: Brit Morin's Gadget-Charging Nightstand

Charge your phone overnight without any cords with this genius DIY from Brit Morin's upcoming book, Homemakers.<p>Materials<p>Wooden nightstand<p>Velcro ® brand tape<p>Wireless charging mat<p>Router<p>E6000 glue<p>Directions<p><b>Step 1:</b> Turn your nightstand or table upside down. This is where you'll be attaching the …

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The doomsday vault: the seeds that could save a post-apocalyptic world | Suzanne Goldenberg

Photograph: Images Group/REX_Shutterstock<p>The seeds are stored in boxes labelled alphabetically, in a room that looks like a warehouse.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/19/1432047805342/2ecc97a4-1992-407c-b411-fc27448eef94-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Images …

19 Organizing Tricks That Take 5 Minutes or Less

A tidy space is just a few mini projects away.<p><b>1. Donate unused mugs.</b> <br>Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>2. Sort your food containers.</b> <br>Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and stack …

7 Ways to Maximize a Small Entryway

6 Things That Kill Your Organizing Game

Does organizing bewilder you? These six sneaky mistakes might be the reason why.<p><b>1. Reading about organizing... but never actually doing it.</b><p>It's no secret we're big fans of Marie Kondo here at <i>House Beautiful</i> — but reading about organizing is <i>definitely</i> not the same as doing. Get inspired! But don't …

21 Best Apps for Business Travelers

The days of paperless travel are upon us, with digital boarding passes, e-confirmations and online travel booking on the upswing. Business travelers …

Google Wants To Be Your Wireless Carrier

The service would let phones jump between Wi-Fi and 4G<p>Google's been many things to many people: search engine, email service, social network. Now the folks from Mountain View are branching out into a brand-new arena by launching a mobile phone carrier, Project Fi.<p>The cell phone market might seem …

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First Look At Uber’s Co-Founder’s Shopping Concierge “Operator”

Operator wants to “unlock the 90% of commerce that’s not on the Internet”, CEO Robin Chan tells me. After two years in stealth, Chan was finally willing to give TechCrunch a peek at his startup, which he sees as the convergence of the biggest themes in tech: mobile, messaging, and the on-demand …

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10 Space-Saving Tricks for Small Kitchens

You can do a lot with just a little space.<p>A well-designed kitchen has minimal clutter and maximum efficiency. Whether you're redecorating or totally remodeling, here are the best ideas for small spaces.

11 Ways to Create a Luxurious Closet for Less

The extra touches Hollywood closets are made of — without the extra cost.<p>While most of us dream of a Carrie Bradshaw-esque closet (and her complete shoe collection) the size and accessories are not always an option. Enter master closet designer and founder of LA Closet Design, Lisa Adams. Here, she …

IKEA's New Furniture Will Charge Your Smartphone Wirelessly

The Swedish furniture giant just announced a new line of products that will keep smartphones powered up without plugs or wires.<p>Leave it to IKEA to create another line that will make lives easier, this time with furniture that wirelessly charges smartphones. The Swedish furniture company recently …