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2019 BMW X5 completely redesigned with better looks, luxury, technology

We get a sneak preview of the upcoming luxury crossover<p>The day after we drove the 2019 BMW X7 for a road test around South Carolina, BMW bused us to a garage at its South Carolina factory to preview the 2019 X5. The X5 trailed the Mercedes-Benz M-Class to market by a year, but broke open the …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

If your garden grass is patchy, consider a ground cover instead

Homeowners often are frustrated when the lawn looks bad beneath trees. Starved for sun, the grass is thin and patchy.<p>The problem is that most popular lawn grasses are full-sun plants, according to Doris Taylor, Plant Clinic manager at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Even grass species sold as …

Gardening

17 Texts That Totally Prove Moms Are The Funniest Humans Alive

Dear Moms, never stop texting us.

Parenting

14 DIY Deck Add-Ons That are Seriously Cool

It’s time to turn your blah deck into your summer happy place. These easy add-ons (much cheaper than an entire deck redo) will provide an instant …

Landscaping

World’s Longest Sniper Kill: The Enemy Killed Over 2 Miles Away

To understand the complexity of the shot, it’s best to start with a sniper maxim: sniping is weaponized math.

Complexity

How To Make Your Own Stock Tank Pool This Summer

The humble stock tank pool which is actually intended to be used on farms and ranches as a water container for livestock is full of secrets. One of …

Landscaping

Ask the Builder: Why your asphalt shingles are falling apart

<b>Q: Tim, I’m beside myself. My expensive asphalt shingles that have a 30-year warranty are less than 10 years old and starting to curl. I see lots of</b> …

Home Improvement

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Self-help

Fifteen years ago, Reebok and Adidas wanted him badly — so how exactly did LeBron James end up with Nike?

Seven-figure checks were flying, and at 18 years old a young king had to make a huge decision<p>It was a typical Saturday morning at Nike’s Beaverton, …

Basketball

20 Genius Space-Savvy Small Garden Ideas and Solutions

Having a small yard or outdoor living space does not mean that you can’t have a great garden. There are a number of ways that you can turn your small …

Gardening

Dad Live Tweets Chaperoning A 5th Grade Science Trip And It’s Comedy Gold

Chaperoning fifth-graders is a tough job, as this dad learned the hard way<p>When you think of your idea of fun, surely one of the first things that …

MacBook Air

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Save $200 and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these tips from experienced detailers.<p>If you hit your dry paint …

Cleaning

The One Thing I Wish I Knew Before DIY-ing My Landscaping

Revamping your landscape can be a daunting proposition, especially when you want to go about it in DIY fashion. There’s one helpful thing to know …

Landscaping

How Michael Jordan — the richest NBA player of all time — spends his $1.65 billion

1/<p>Jordan still makes more money than LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, or any other active player.<p>REUTERS/Chris Keane<p>2/<p>He reportedly makes …

‘Deadpool’ Has Taken Over The Cover Of Almost Every Movie In Walmart’s Blu-Ray Section

Deadpool’s allure is that he’s a pop culture-devouring weirdo, like so many others on the internet. He’s a guy who, along with his great talent at killing bad guys, can sit down and enjoy a silly movie and have his own little <i>MST3K</i> moments. He’s just like us, except he’s a mutant, and part of …

How to: DIY Metal Inlay in Wood

I've always loved the feeling of contrasting materials, especially metal and hardwood. Metal is the yin to wood's yang: cold, crisp, and unforgiving, …

The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in Combat

One day in the summer of 1969, a young Marine lieutenant named Bob Mueller arrived in Hawaii for a rendezvous with his wife, Ann. She was flying in …

Military

How to Make Your Own Ringtones for iPhone on iTunes

Your iPhone has a variety of free ringtones to peruse, and the iTunes Store has a gigantic selection of iPhone ringtones to purchase, but what if you want to make your own custom ringtone? Good news! You can make phone ringtones free using already purchased songs from your iTunes library. All you …

iTunes

Netgear Debuts New 2-in-1 Orbi Modem Router System Starting at $300

Netgear today announced the "Orbi Tri-Band Wi-Fi Cable Modem Router System," an all-new 2-in-1 device designed to replace an existing cable modem and router setup. The system covers up to 4,000 square feet, and sold-separately Orbi Satellites can expand coverage by an additional 2,000 square feet …

How to Cut Mortise and Tenon Joinery

One of the versatile joints, the mortise and tenon lends itself to being cut with hand tools, power tools, or several combinations of the two. …

Woodworking

This Dietitian Shows The 6 Meals She Eats in a Day to Stay Fit

When it comes to eating healthy, there's no one-size-fits-all approach. Some people prefer to eat three square meals a day while others eat five or six smaller meals throughout the day. For dietitian Leanne Ward (@the_fitness_dietitian on Instagram), she prefers to eat three moderate meals and two …

Nutrition

Maximize your sleep with these bed upgrades

When it comes to wellness, technology gets a bad rap, but in many ways, it can actually up your game. Want to make your hair softer and shinier? Try …

Amanvari Resort & Residences

Some resorts are so good you wish you could just move in. Well at the Amanvari Resort & Residences you can. Located on the Eastern Cape of Mexico's …

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Globalization

10 Easy Pieces: Lighted House Numbers

Entryway lighting, meet your new best friend: house numbers. Whether they’re powered by LED or incandescent bulbs, lighted address plaques will …

Pat McAfee explains how Troy Polamalu ruined his life

If you have never heard former NFL punter Pat McAfee tell the story of how former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu ruined his life, you don’t know what you are missing. Rather than giving you a lot of setup for the story McAfee told on his podcast, we just invite you to listen and be ready …

NFL

30 Woodworking Accounts You Should Follow on Instagram

I confess, I'm a shop rat. It doesn't matter what craft—shoemaking, blacksmithing, coffee roasting, even those little watch repair caves with the …

White House Correspondents’ Dinner: See Michelle Wolf’s Scathing Speech

“I know there’s a lot of people who want me to talk about Russia and Putin and collusion,” Wolf said during her address, “but I’m not gonna do that—because there’s a lot of liberal media here and I’ve never wanted to know what any of you look like when you orgasm.”<p>“Here we are at the White House …

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

Living Rooms

10 Easy Pieces: Grass Block Pavers

If you’d like to avoid paving paradise to put up a parking lot, as Joni Mitchell put it, grass block pavers can be a greener choice to surface a …

Landscaping