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Best Indoor Plants For Your Home | Homesteading Simple Self Sufficient Off-The-Grid

Looking for the best indoor plants? If you want to take your gardening inside, then these are the best plants you can care for.<p>As you probably know …

How Your Metabolism Changes in Your 20s, 30s and 40s

<i>By Samantha Lefave for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>You remember the moment it hit you: When you realize that, even though you've been eating about the same and exercising a fair amount, you've put on a few pounds. Or, you came back from vacation only to realize you weren't bouncing back as …

How to Network When You Hate Small Talk | Inc.com

I'm always saying that there comes a point in an entrepreneur's life when success is no longer down to what they know. It's down to who they know. They succeed because they have the right partners, a big support network, and contacts that can land them the big sales.<p>That means you've got to go …

Entrepreneurship

Watch and Learn Five Cooking Techniques From Gordon Ramsay

Shouty chef Gordon Ramsay is well known for yelling at contestants in cooking competitions and degrading downtrodden restaurateurs. But in this video, Ramsay offers some helpful advice to the home chef. The host of <i>Masterchef</i> passes on his expertise to help anyone learn five basic cooking techniques.<p>…

Gordon Ramsay

15 IKEA Alternatives for Modern Design Lovers

We all love a great IKEA piece! My home is covered in IKEA, from the coffee table and the media console to the china cabinet and the home office …

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

15 Secrets to Traveling Like a Local

Here's how to not to stick out like a sore tourist thumb.<p>There are as many different ways to travel as there are places to visit in the universe. And if you're the type who loves walking around a new city in a herd of people dressed in matching outfits and led around by a person holding a flag, …

The chair modelled on a baseball mitt

<b>When the Eames lounge chair and ottoman were launched in 1956, they signalled a new direction in American consumerism. The luxurious leather recliner appealed directly to an American public ready to leave behind the austerities of the post-war years, and treat itself to a very comfortable symbol of</b> …

Furniture

15 Clever Ways to Hide the Home Decor Eyesores

There are many things around your home that can be real eyesores as far as aesthetic appeal and interior design goes. Usually you can’t just remove …

Home Decorating

Facebook and Instagram are creating hidden ASCII art of your photos

If you've ever uploaded a photo to Facebook or Instagram, chances are there are secret ASCII renderings of them out there, if you know where to …

Social Media

Facebook is quietly making incredible computer art with your photos

Instagram's doing it also<p>Here's something awesome for your Friday. It's been discovered that for every photo you upload to Facebook or Instagram, the company quietly makes an html page that replicates that photo using ASCII — text characters, put more simply. It's a really neat effect, and lets you …

Which Renovations Are and Aren't DIY

Your buyers like the house — mostly — but the closets could be reconfigured and the bathroom tile has to go. Are those DIY projects, or are they …

Home Improvement

23 Genius IKEA Hacks That Solve All of Your Storage Problems

And just like that, your home will feel clean around the clock.<p>The internet obsesses over IKEA hacks for a reason. When your home feels packed with <i>stuff,</i> easy and inexpensive storage solutions are always welcome. Work a little DIY magic, and even the biggest messes can disappear.

The Pizza Waffle Is Proof That Everyone Needs A Waffle Iron

There's a surprising amount of foods that waffle well, aside from actual waffles. Hashbrowns, cornbread, and even brownies turn out delicious when cooked in a waffle iron. (You should try all of those, by the way.) But we just stumbled across one waffle iron recipe that trumps them all: <i>pizza …

Breakfast

A Clean, White, and Spacious Apartment in Moscow

10 Stylish Suspended Wall Shelves

Turn your collectibles into wall art.

Smartphone Projector 2

<b>Take Netflix and chill to new levels</b> with this handy smartphone projector from Luckies of London. It comes fully assembled and is <b>compatible with most smartphones,</b> so you can attach the lens and turn any blank wall into an intimate screening, pronto!<p><b>Take Netflix and chill to new levels</b> with this …

Gear & Gadgets

Simple, Easy Home Styling: No Interior Decorator Needed!

It's never been a better (or easier!) time for interior decorating and styling. The influx of online housewares and furniture stores has opened up the opportunity to find more of what you like, and more of what you like at a price you can afford/want to pay. Add to it the boom in social sites that …

Home Decorating

Design 101: 18 Pieces Of Advice From Top Interior Designers

It's great to be able to turn to the experts for decorating advice. But at the end of the day, even for them, your design aesthetic is all about you.<p>Here are our favorite interior designers who know their stuff. They make a living putting together the most beautiful homes, and their best advice …

Home Decorating

How to Choose the Perfect Color — The Feng Shui Way

The meanings of the hues in this ancient practice are fascinating.<p>Choosing a room color is never an easy decision. Do the hues make you happy? Do they work with the size of the room? Do they flatter you? So, yes, you might balk at Feng Shui as yet another consideration in the paint aisle.<p>But when …

I Spy: Satellites Capture ABCs from Space (Photos)

Sometimes, looking at satellite images of planet Earth is a bit like playing hidden pictures.<p>A few years ago, NASA science writer Adam Voiland …

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