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Wireless headphones are improving faster than anything else in tech

Equipped with USB-C, voice assistants, and better batteries, 2018’s wireless headphones kick 2017’s butt<p>If you’re in the market for new wireless headphones, IFA 2018 has been an absolute treat for you. If, on the other hand, you just bought a pair, well... this is going to be an upsetting read. At …

Headphones

Portugal Off The Beaten Path: The Algarve and The Azores

Portugal, as I’ve shared over the last few weeks, is an incredible up-and-coming European destination. Lisbon and Porto are both vibrant, fun cities …

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

11 Incredible TV Shows That No One's Talking About

We're bringing the buzz for these unsung gems<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black Mirror</i>... yadda yadda yadda.<p>If you're looking for some new pub ammo, we recommend checking out these 12 brilliant TV shows and recommending them to all your friends. Talk up these underrated gems and everyone will …

Saving money at home - whatever the weather

A bout of bad weather can be quite a shock to the system - but so too is the inflated energy bill that comes a few weeks later.<p>But no matter how the …

Home Improvement

25 of the best beaches in Europe

Portugal<p><b>by Celia Pedroso</b><p><b>Tróia Galé, near Lisbon</b><p><b>Type</b> Sandy<b><br>Lifeguard</b> Yes<b><br>Cafe/kiosk</b> Yes<br>About an hour south of Lisbon, the Tróia peninsula stretches for mile upon white sand mile. It is easiest to take a ferry from Setúbal town, with the chance of seeing dolphins, but it’s also possible to drive in …

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50 Totally Gorgeous Kitchens to Inspire a Year of Projects

A good kitchen should be the heart of your home. That's why it's important to make your kitchen a place you actually want to cook in. So to help …

This handy app turns your LinkedIn profile into a gorgeous CV

While most websites let you apply for jobs straight with your LinkedIn profile, it doesn’t hurt to keep a polished CV around in case you need to submit one for the vacancies you’re eyeing. But building up a sleek resume could be a hassle, especially if you struggle with designing stuff.<p>Available …

Best Digital Photo Frames for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is coming up, and if you haven't gotten your mom something nice yet ... well, what are you doing?! We've given you plenty of …

Planning a Kitchen Upgrade? Secrets to the Perfect Island

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and the island is the heart of the kitchen. If you're thinking about adding an island to your existing kitchen, …

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a Mac.<p>Honestly, I'm a little embarrassed to admit …

Google

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Why every hangout-worthy apartment needs a statement wall

You don’t need a soak tub or meditation room to get an at-home mood boost—in fact, this design trend works even in the smallest, studio-sized …

With Just $325, 1 Woman Completely Transformed Her Drab Kitchen

When Avery Michaels moved into her early 20th century home located in a small town in Iowa, she couldn't have been more grateful. See, her husband is …

Dolphin House

Dolphin House is a large Georgian style property situated in the heart of the Winchester Conservation Area. Our clients tasked us with reorganizing the ground floor and replacing an existing conservatory at the rear of the house to create a new space that would allow them to cook, eat and relax …

Bye Bye Boring Backyard Garden

Often small gardens, home or patios are completely under-utilized as they require a bit more innovation and creativity. We end up just planting some …

Couple builds their own adventurous 204 sq. ft. modern shed home

Smaller homes need not feel like coffin boxes -- that's what the purveyors of "big is always better" want you to think. We've seen numerous times how …

Framing

Before and After: A Dark Apartment Begins to Dazzle

Interior designers from Salad Bowl have taken this ruddy, dark home and transformed it into a dazzling, vibrant space. No major reno here – just a …

One Inspirational Example Of Contemporary Brown Whole House Remodel

The owners of this Lake Forest home had a young family, and they wanted a home that could more easily accommodate both their sense of style and a …

9 Amazing Modern Houses!

Have you ever dreamt of your own modern house? A stylish mix of eclectic exterior design using different high quality materials to make it everything …

Alcohol linked to at least seven types of cancer, study says, while 'health benefits are irrelevant'

There is strong evidence that alcohol causes seven types of cancer and probably others, according to a review that dismissed the claimed health benefits as "irrelevant".<p>A study of existing research found strong evidence of a direct, harmful effect of drinking, even though scientists are unsure of …

Gardens: how to keep basil alive | James Wong

Supermarket basil is notoriously shortlived. But there are ways to make it last<p>A pot of supermarket basil is an almost universal starting point for timid first timers making an initial foray into horticulture. Coming as modestly priced, ready-grown plants on the shelves of the veg aisle, they seem …

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Move to This New Zealand Town and Get a Job and a House for Just $165K

BRB. Counting up our savings.<p>The southern New Zealand town of Kaitangata appears the prime example of the pastoral landscapes the island is known for; it's lush, hilly, green, and peaceful. Only about 800 people live there, and it's a mere eight minutes from the coastline.<p>For those who prefer the …

World's best places to visit in 2016-17 from U.S. News | CNN Travel

Why you should never eat a bacon sandwich: what you can – and can't – eat

February, 2015, was the month when everything we thought we knew about eating and drinking healthily was turned on its head.<p>First, a damning study in the British Medical Journal showed that – after all we have been told to the contrary – saturated fat is good for you. Far from being the great risk …

Main Stay House / Matt Fajkus Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Austin’s Bouldin Creek neighborhood provides a unique and ever-changing context to the <i>Main Stay</i> House. …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

The best coffee machines on the market now

If you can't function without your morning coffee but braving the line at Starbucks before work just isn't feasible, our-round up of the best coffee machines on the market should help point you in the right direction.<p>What type of machine is right for you?<p>There are a variety of coffee machines on …