Ken Eng

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6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance

These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.<p>Creating an inviting outdoor space doesn’t have to be a time-consuming, backbreaking endeavor. Although there’s no such thing as a truly zero-maintenance landscape, it <i>is</i> possible to create a stylish backyard with …

Landscaping

Craft Room Storage | Scandinavia Meets Japan In These Minimalist Work Spaces

These minimalist creative work spaces will sooth you! Craft and scrap rooms don’t have to be chaotic and wildly colorful, they can also be …

Interior Design

Declutter Your Life Fast AF with These 3 Apps

Marie Kondo would be proud.<p>Marie Kondo’s influential book centers on her philosophy (the KonMari method for short) that if something doesn’t spark …

It's home improvement season. Here's how to avoid getting scammed by a contractor

Don't get scammed by a disreputable contractor. Here's what to do before you hire someone.

Security

10 Key Interior Design Rules That We Always Follow

While design is ever-changing and trends come and go, there are key guidelines in the industry that hold true. So before you break away from the …

Technology Flashback: The Iomega Zip Drive (1995)

The iOmega Zip drive first arrived in 1995<p>Remember when our computers barely had more than 300MB of internal storage memory? It seems like that was …

Floppy disk history: The evolution of personal computing

In the fall of 1977, I experimented with a newfangled PC: a Radio Shack TRS-80. For data storage, it used—I kid you not—a cassette tape player. Tape …

The Best Sites For Mid-Century Modern Coffee Tables

Round, oval, adjustable -- find the perfect table for your taste.<p>Finding affordable mid-century modern furniture is like trying to find a jumpsuit that isn’t a nightmare to pee in. It’s not <i>impossible</i>, but it’s pretty darn close.<p>The good news is that there are plenty of places to find affordable …

Living Rooms

How Popular Science covered '2001: A Space Odyssey' in 1968

"But by the time 2001 A.D. rolls around, things may be more fantastic than the picture shows."<p>The future is here. That's the feeling you get when you leave the theater after seeing <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, the most realistic science-adventure movie ever filmed.<p>It uses an astonishing combination of …

Space Exploration

5 Design Rules You Should Absolutely Never Break

Rules were meant to be broken, right? Sometimes! Other times, however, they should be taken very, very seriously. Having a few guidelines to follow …

Home Decorating

How much does a garage door service typically cost?

Whether you are looking to replace an old garage door or outfitting a new house, one of your primary concerns will always involve costs. A majority …

Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 6 Wood Flooring Styles You Need to Know

Recently an architect friend of Julie’s was telling her that his dark and dramatic ebonized floors showed every speck of dust and strand of pet …

How to Paint Your Walls Like a Pro

Painting your walls might seem like the most elemental home remodeling task, a project that amateurs can perform just as easily as professionals. …

Guide to Flooring Options : Take Hold of Your Interior Design

Ever been disabled by analysis paralysis? Analysis paralysis is when you overthink something to the point where you can’t make a decision. My guess …

The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Wood

Pine<p>Pine is an inexpensive, lightweight wood that can be yellowish or whitish with brown knots. It's often used for rustic pieces, like …

Hottest Exterior Paint Colors of 2018

Over the past decade, manufacturers have made exterior paints more durable. Most of the exterior paints in Consumer Reports' ratings will look good …

7 Fresh Paint Ideas for the Front Door

1<p>Vibrant Red<p>Tracy Morris, of Tracy Morris Design in Washington, D.C., loves Benjamin Moore’s Moroccan Red (1309). “This color gives the ‘red door’ …

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

How to choose the best carpet for your home

You’re already two years past the honeymoon and you and your husband just found out you’re pregnant. Of course, this finally has to happen when you …

How to Fix the Biggest Design Mistake People With Small Apartments Make

There’s no denying that designing small apartments can be tricky. When you’re dealing with limited square footage, you do have to scale back your …

Top Ornamental Cabbage Varieties

It's easy to overlook ornamental cabbages at the garden center during the fall when mums are blazing, or during the spring when pansies are popping. …

Five Awful Plants for the Front of Your House

In the garden, a little knowledge can be very dangerous indeed. I vividly remember the day our neighbor complained that his vegetable plants …

Ask Angie's List: Seven tips for organizing your garage this spring

Spring is closer than you think, and with all that winter stuff cluttering up your garage, it's time to think about bringing order to your space. …

10 companion plants to grow

Companion planting is an organic method of maintaining a natural balance in your garden, aiding pollination and keeping pest numbers …

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

Here's everything you need to know about the technology powering the bitcoin cryptocurrency today and, soon, a myriad of services that will change your life.<p><i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're …

Blockchain

How Cold Is Too Cold to Paint Outside?

Water-based exterior paint requires certain conditions to cure properly, or you’ll be repainting your house sooner than you planned.<p>“It should be at …

How to Declutter Your Home Without Throwing Out All Your Stuff

Clutter. The mere mention of the word makes many of us gasp in horror. These days, the overarching mantra is that we should all learn how to …