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The Gear You Need to Make Your iPad Your Only Computer

There are two types of people in the world: Those who just know they could never get away with using an iPad as their only computer, and everyone …

Tablets

Easy Rustic DIYs Joanna Gaines Would Totally Approve Of

If you've spent the past couple years binge watching episode after episode of Fixer Upper—ohh-ing over the house transformations and ahh-ing over the …

The 5 Organizing Items that Saved My Messy Bedroom Closet

In the new year, I decided to (finally) tackle a couple of the most disorganized spots in my apartment—one being my bedroom closet. While adding even …

Al Gore's Prediction Comes True

When <i>An Inconvenient Truth</i> was released more than 10 years ago, the most criticized scene of Al Gore's climate change documentary was the flooding of …

Platform Bed

• wood species native to Maine<br>• frame for a king size mattress<br>• heavy solid stock<br>• no box spring, bed platform to be no more than 1’ from floor<br>• clearance for …

Woodworking

Before & After: Smart Choices for a Small Kitchen

One of the biggest challenges of living in a tiny apartment is the tiny kitchen. After purchasing her studio apartment in Brooklyn, Kelly was …

Storage Ideas

Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.<p>The highways around where I live in Portland, Oregon are like congestion voids—black holes or boundless oceans. You go in hoping to reappear elsewhere in the city or beyond, but without any assurance of exiting at …

Montana

OBQ: Do electric cars really harm the environment less than gasoline-powered cars?

Electric vehicles are often touted as a more environmentally friendly than cars powered by gasoline. But all that electricity has to be produced …

Everyone seems to agree globalization is a sin. They’re wrong.

DAVOS, Switzerland<p>The World Economic Forum this year feels like an exercise in ritual self-flagellation, which — as with the old Christian practice of fasting and whipping one’s own body — is supposed to purify the sinful nature of man. The sin, of course, is globalization, which everyone now seems …

Economics

The Biggest Complaints About 401(k)s

Saving for retirement is a lot like going to the dentist. We all know we should do it, but it’s easy to procrastinate because it’s painful and …

How Much are Closing Costs for Home Buyers?

How Much are Closing Costs When Buying a Home?<p>By Brandon Cornett | © 2017, all rights reserved | Duplication prohibited<p>Get up to 5 Offers at …

Personal Finance

For goodness' sake, quit Facebook already. Here's how

This is the tough love you were looking for.<p>You have a gambling addiction. A pretty serious one, actually.<p>You rise each day and take a trip to Mark Zuckerberg's bustling casino. You arrive, hoping you might see familiar faces, but all the other gamblers are people you don't give a crap about. You …

5 ways to save a down payment for your first home

Saving for a down payment on a home can seem insurmountable. Read here for tips on how you can save for a down payment to buy your first home.<p>Buying …

Personal Finance

New wooden standing desk is Scandinavian-inspired and totally cute

It’s also 100% U.S.-manufactured and eco-friendly<p>Using standing desks is—in theory and in practice—a great way to incorporate a tad bit more activity into ones workaday life. Aesthetically speaking, however, the tall tables, typically clunky and industrial-looking—are less than pleasing to behold. …

11 hidden WhatsApp features

Popular chat app WhatsApp is full of hidden features. We uncover 11 of them to help you out.<p>Whether you're just starting to use WhatsApp or are a years-long addict, you're probably missing out on a few of these helpful, hidden features.<p>1. Format message text on demand<p>WhatsApp lets you bold, …

The 401(k) Revolution Was a Victory for Retirement Savers

A parade of news stories tell Americans they face a crisis of insufficient retirement saving, with “retirement savings gaps” in the trillions of …

Retirement

Colorado man builds state's most energy efficient house

Passive House is a globally-recognized building design technique that promises huge cuts in energy use for any kind of building in any climate. In a …

Green Living