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Attachment theory is a thing – and it could save your relationship

Are you in a needy relationship? Or are you more of an 'avoidant'? Charlotte Haigh explains attachment theory<p>Be honest. How is the balance of power …

Carnegie Mellon University
Body Language

Introducing "the bothie", allowing travellers to snap pictures of the landscape as well as themselves

Apparently, the selfie is old news, with a brand new phone due to hit the market next month that will allow travellers to snap a “bothie”, a picture that includes the landscape or scene that they are looking at as well as themselves.<p>The feature will be available on the new Nokia 8 smartphone, with …

9 pairs of tailored trouser we NEED

Tailored trousers are not only 9-times-out-of-10 flattering, they're arguably one of the most versatile garments you can own. From day to night, …

Researchers 3D print a soft artificial heart that works a lot like a real one

The science of prosthetics has been advancing by leaps and bounds over the last few years, and research into soft robotics has been especially complementary. The same techniques that go into making a robot arm that flexes and turns like a real one can go into making more complex, subtle organs — …

5 Ways to Prevent Visual Clutter in a Small Room

So it doesn't make you scream<p>No matter the size of your living space, you probably have <i>the chair</i>. That is, the piece of freestanding furniture—or sliver of floor space, or end of the bed, or even a wall hook—that gets heaped with <i>things</i> at the end of every day (and sometimes at the start, if you're …

Airbnb Is Working On A Device That Could Solve An Annoying Travel Problem

Airbnb is working on a concept for a “beam modem” device that could someday help travelers without Internet access or cell service navigate the unconnected world, according to a new patent filed this week.<p>Traveling outside the country without paying for cellular data is possible, but it’s annoying. …

Tiny house goes off-grid with big amenities

And a big price tag<p>Aching to get off the grid but can’t bear the thought of giving up a comfortable lifestyle? Well, this tiny home may just be the answer.<p>The Blue Heron is custom built by Canada-based Rewild Homes and is located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. In 250 square feet, the …

How to repair, or replace, a scratched window pane

<i>Q: I have a large kitchen window that was installed around 1986. I don’t recall the manufacturer, but it could be Andersen. The window is single-pane glass with 16 panes, eight over eight, with an overall size of about 5 feet by 5 feet. Two of the panes had stubborn stains, so I, unfortunately,</i> …

Home Improvement

Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117. Meet her successor

She was baptized 104 years ago, has a 97-year-old son and has been going to church for more than a century.<p>Meet Violet Brown, a 117-year-old Jamaican woman who became the oldest living person in the world over the weekend after the death of the previous title holder, Emma Morano of Italy.<p>The prime …

The Trending Color That Will Soon Heat Up Your Home Decor

Something strange is happening in the home decorating world right now. After years of grays, greens and blues dominating design, red is starting to …

What You Need to Check Before Repainting Your Home's Exterior

Old paint on the exterior of your home can be just as much a risk as old paint on the inside, if not more so. That's because lead concentrations can …

Modern Wooden Houses With No Glue Or Nails

Depending where you are in the world, the techniques used to build houses can sometimes seem to be stuck in another century. Bricks and mortar, for …

Woodworking

Clever 3-in-1 apartment offers offers flexible, affordable housing

Hungarian firm Batlab put three studios into one Budapest apartment<p>Hungarian architecture firm Batlab—known for striking loft designs—has come up with a clever way to accommodate three separate studio within a single apartment. Titled, appropriately, “3in1,” the project explores the idea of …

Ready to Start Flipping Houses? Here's How to Borrow Money.

<b>Impossible?</b> It is possible to use traditional home loans to flip a house, especially in the following situations:<p><b>You have significant assets</b> that …

Personal Finance

DublDom, a Beautiful and Modern Modular House

Modular houses, or prefabricated houses, are picking up momentum lately. We have been seen amazing modular houses designs. From small and minimal …

This Beetle Bites an Ant’s Waist and Pretends to be Its Butt

It takes an unusual strategy to survive nature’s most destructive swarms.<p>Army ants are so vast in their legions, and so destructive in their appetites, that they have been billed as “nature’s Mongol’s hordes” and “the Huns and Tartars of the insect world.” The comparison in apt. But then again, …

Insects

7 Ways You Stress Yourself Out

Experts gave us insight into practices you may think are harmless—but are in fact disrupting your peace of mind.<p>Robin Hilmantel, <i>Life by Daily Burn</i><p>I …

Self-improvement

18 budget bathroom ideas (to make it your home's star)

We feel a little sorry for bathrooms. They never seem to get the lion's share of interior design attention and it doesn't make sense. This is a room …

The Science of Spit

<i>The human body is an amazing thing. For each one of us, it’s the most intimate object we know. And yet most of us don’t know enough about it: its</i> …

Dentistry

Bladder problems and Multiple Sclerosis

Could I honestly have MS for 18 years and never discuss a symptom that will eventually effect 80% of people with MS. Let’s start with basic urology …

SpaceX founder Elon Musk plans to get humans to Mars in six years

SpaceX founder tells meeting of astronautical experts that his only purpose is to ‘make life interplanetary’, revealing plans for reusable ship to Mars<p>SpaceX founder Elon Musk has outlined his highly ambitious vision for manned missions to Mars, which he said could begin as soon as 2022 – three …

Space Travel

This $800 million real estate company wants to help you beat jet lag with an app

For people who have to travel frequently for work, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be exceedingly difficult.<p>Delos is a real estate company that promotes putting wellness at the center of our built environment. In addition to a New York apartment building with anti-microbial countertops and …

Bill Gates

Commitment? Monogamy? They're so last century

In an age of Tinder and 'multi-dating', young people are increasingly wary of the idea of committing to one person. So is coupledom becoming a thing of the past?<p>I recently dated a man I’d met in a pub who, after three months of dinners, sleepovers and incessant WhatsApping, casually said, while …

Relationships

Scrapcook: Flavor Your Beans With Leftover Smoked Meat

Most of us here live in the real world. And in the real world, there's no such thing as leftover smoked brisket, beef chuck, pork, or turkey. Let's accept that as a given. But, in the interest of philosophical and gustatory pursuit, let us assume, however difficult it may be, that such a world in …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Dessert

These women are single, sexy – and over 60. Meet the 'freemales'

If you believe the statistics, women over 60 are now acting like 30-year-olds. They are getting divorced, they are having sex and they are stubbornly refusing to ‘act their age’. Above all, they are choosing to be single in numbers never seen before.<p>What the hell is happening? Divorce statistics …

Susan Sarandon

9 easy ways to free up space at home

Most people tend to accumulate the standard collection of furniture that has been used to furnish much larger homes for aeons. If they live in a …

Furniture

The 50 Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

These tricks from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.<p>Use Technology To Your Advantage<p>Ship …

13 Luxury Homes With Pretty Sweet Perks

From a sleek city apartment with a private restaurant to a Floridian mansion with an aquarium, these places for sale will inspire you to buy a lottery ticket – stat.<p>Have we reached peak real estate madness? It seems like it's getting a <i>lot</i> harder to sell luxury listings, as real estate brokers have …

Real Estate