Jeff Wiegert

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Choosing the Right Appliances for Your Tiny Space

One of my favorite things about the tiny house movement is there is no one right way to design/build your space. Simply put, what works best for you …

How to Live in a Tiny House Without Breaking the Law

For some of us, living in a tiny house is the dream—the ultimate minimalist lifestyle, a chance to be closer to nature, with none of the stress of …

This Tiny Dishwasher is a Small Space Dweller's Dream

(Image credit: Heatworks )<p>Many a renter has dreamt of a dishwasher while sticking their hands into soapy water, scrubbing a stubborn pot. And while …

Tiny house owners can find land to park on with Try It Tiny

A new resource for tiny home lovers<p>One of the biggest qualms folks have about tiny houses is where to park them—after all, zoning regulations differ state by state and aren’t always tiny home-friendly. Enter Try It Tiny, a new online community that hopes to connect tiny house owners with landowners …

How Long Does it Take to Read the Whole Bible?

The Bible is God's Word. How long does it take if you wanted to read the whole Bible -- New and Old Testaments?<p>You can read the whole Bible through …

A Tiny Home That Transforms Into a Super Efficient Space

As someone who used to work as an architect and now writes about small spaces, I love seeing how a clever design can completely transform a tiny …

This Tiny House Squeezes So Much Style Into 250 Square Feet

David Latimer, founder of New Frontier Tiny Homes in Nashville, Tennessee, and his team have really outdone themselves, packing an unprecedented …

The Easiest Way to a Decluttered Home: The Power of One

Decluttering a home is never easy. The thought of organizing a packed hallway closet or a stuffed storage room can be exhausting enough to make you …

13 organizing ideas that'll help you make the most of your space

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This outlet shelf is perfect for Amazon Echo devices, but it'll work for anything under 10 lbs.Amazon<p>Whether it’s your stress-reducing …

5 Secrets of People Who Always Seem to Have a Tidy Kitchen

There are some folks who seem to have immaculately clean kitchens at all times. Whether you're over for a party or you swing by unannounced for a …

The best tiny houses on the market right now

We can't cover all the tiny houses out there so have concentrated on recent models and firms we're familiar with. That said, we would still <i>strongly</i> …

Living Rooms

The Atomo Modular Electronics System is like LEGO for electronics

One of the hardest things about Raspberry Pi and Arduino is figuring out where to stick all the pieces. While both of these systems work well alone — you can have a lot of fun with just a board and an internet connection — it’s also fun to add little things like printers and screens to make fun …

Raspberry Pi

A Harvard researcher invented these $139,000 stackable homes that can be built in under three weeks

The experience made him embrace minimalist living, and inspired him to launch a tiny home startup, called Kasita, in 2015.<p>"While the experiment was extreme, the experience I gained by living small and simple made a big impression," said Wilson, who is a former postdoctoral researcher at Harvard and …

How I Did It: Shrunk My Life to 128 Square Feet

I live in a tiny house that’s 128 square feet—smaller than your average parking space—and I’ve never been happier.<p>Nine years ago, I was working a …

Japanese master craftsman builds stunning tiny house on wheels【Video】

Featuring <b>all-natural materials</b> and even a <b>built-in fireplace</b>, this tiny home is filled with clever design details.<p>We’ve seen some amazing examples of …

SolSol's baseball hat can charge your phone using solar power

Solar technology is still far from becoming ordinary, but we're seeing more and more of it make its way to consumer products. And now that includes hats. SolSol, a startup from Los Angeles, made a baseball cap that has a small solar panel built into its brim. You can use it to charge your …

Solar Panels

Couple converts 16-year-old van into a compact solar home on wheels

1/14<p>Rundebella mobile home by Norbert Juhász<p>Thanks to new technologies, generations of digital nomads can replace their conventional houses with …

Digital Nomads

This 10-Year-Old Built an Off-the-Grid Tiny House for $10

(Image credit: via Relax Shacks)<p>Are you feeling productive today? Well, this 5th grader is here to show you up. Ten year old Callie Hilton built an …

Raspberry Pi Zero W Desk Clock (video)

If you have now got your hands on your Raspberry Pi Zero W mini PC which launched earlier this year and now provides a mini PC equipped with both …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Zero Projects That Make Use of Its Small Stature

The Raspberry Pi has long been the hobbyist choice for DIY electronics projects. The Raspberry Pi Zero, which is about the size of a stick of gum, …

Raspberry Pi

PodRide, a wild enclosed 3 or 4 wheeled e-bike that looks like a micro car

Let’s get this out of the way. The PodRide is pretty much crazy. That said, the fully enclosed multi-wheel recumbent bike was designed to be …

Turn a laptop hard drive into a portable drive

What's the single best way to upgrade a laptop? Easy: Take out the mechanical hard drive and replace it with a solid-state drive (SSD).<p>You'll enjoy faster performance, longer battery life, cooler running temperature (which may extend the overall life of the laptop) and even quieter operation: SSDs …

Batteries

This tiny mint box is actually a self-contained PC packing a Raspberry Pi

While a few decades back you would’ve needed an entire room to fit in a computer, technology has come such a long way you can literally pack a PC right in a tiny mint box – and this is precisely what this crafty recreational inventor has done with his Raspberry Pi.<p>Developer Matt Wagner has managed …

If You Own IKEA Storage You Need This Genius New Product

Our relationship with IKEA is quite predictable: We turn to the brand for affordable, simple flat-pack furniture then brainstorm creative ways to …

Send your parents this link the next time they ask which cables to use

If, like me and a great many of our readers, you’re in charge of tech support in your family, every tool that can simplify the task of sorting out gadget woes in your home is worth adding to your arsenal.<p>My new favorite: DongleDaddy.com. This site makes it dead-simple for anyone – elderly parents …

This Tiny House Has More Charm Than Most Mansions

Let's just say, it spares no details.<p>Tiny house dwellers usually have to make some sacrifices, like giving up a cozy Saturday morning in front of a fireplace or a Sunday night bathtub soak. But not in the "Urban Craftsman." This small abode was built by Handcrafted Movement in a craftsman style and …

The newly released audio from Vince Lombardi’s Super Bowl I press conference is fascinating

Yeah, this is cool.<p>The Pro Football Hall of Fame exclusively released rare audio from Vince Lombardi’s Super Bowl I press conference on Monday, and it’s all worth a listen.<p>The Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10, at the first Super Bowl back in 1967. The NFL came across the only remaining …

NFL

Quickly Learn the Differences Between Most Home Design Styles With This Chart

Whether you’re hunting for a new home to rent or buy, real estate listings love to use specific design terminology like “traditional ranch,” or …

Real Estate

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

The very personal stuff in our homes is the hardest to lose but unless it ‘sparks joy in your heart’, says Marie Kondo, you should get rid of it. Here she tells us seven ways to effectively deal with the detritus of family life<p>Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the …

Minimalism

Intel's new mini desktop computer is priced to sell

Intel's newest low-cost NUC is a cheap, fully functional Windows 10 PC with a quad-core Apollo Lake Celeron processor.<p>What's an NUC? That stands for "next unit of computing," which is Intel's name for a line of mini desktop computers. Often, these are bare-bones systems that ship without an …

Computer Hardware