Matthew Chow

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How to find out if a wall is load-bearing

If you've ever stood back in your home, looked at a large surface and wondered what the space would look like without it there, the first question …

Home Improvement

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

The One Wall Color That Instantly Creates a Grown Up Home

White walls seem to be a designer secret weapon: they open up rooms of all sizes (make small rooms seem larger, large rooms appear...even airier) and …

An Effortless Way To Compound Wealth And Retire Comfortably

<b>Summary</b><p>We believe the simplest way to generate passive income is through stock dividends. Obviously, there are other means to generate passive …

15 Décor Tips We Learned From Our Instagram Feed

Here at MyDomaine HQ, we're regularly scouting the latest designer projects, celebrity renovations, and insider-approved decorating tips. But if …

35 things you should never do at a restaurant

If you’re trying to impress someone - be they a date, client or in-law - you might want to reassess your table manners.<p>According to a new study, 60 …

5 Industries A.I. Will Disrupt in the Next 10 Years

Is your industry on the list?<p>Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest new technologies on the block, and entrepreneurs are rushing to get a solid understanding of what it means for them. It's predicted that AI bots will power 85% of customer service interactions by 2020 and will drive up to …

Artificial Intelligence

The 19 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser

The burden of finding an adviser who will act in your best interest is on you<p>Getting all stockbrokers, financial planners and insurance agents to act in the best interests of their clients is a struggle that financial firms and their regulators still haven’t resolved. That should be their job — but …

Dow Jones

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside.<p>Special equipment: four 3-inch-wide-by-2 …

Breakfast

7 Inspiring Lawn-Free Yards

Zen retreat<p>This Palo Alto, CA front yard was designed be a point of interest for anyone passing by. Landscape designer Chris Jacobson kept mostly to …

The Top Interior Design Styles Based on Age

Add decor to the long list of things millennials and baby boomers disagree on<p>The scrunchies you adored in middle school probably cause you to shriek in horror today. As we grow, so does our fashion sense (hopefully). Does the same go for decor preferences? Interior design startup Modsy, which helps …

3 Crazy Ideas To Make a Small Studio Look Really Big

I've seen a lot of little apartments that, by medium of various tricks, fool you into thinking they're much larger than they are, but I have to say, …

A mattress is a big investment. Follow these steps to find one that’s perfect for you.

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this story gave the incorrect name for an organization that tests polyurethane foam for off-gassing. It is CertiPUR-US, not Certipur. This version has been corrected.<p>The only thing more exhausting than sleeping on a bad mattress is shopping for a new one. First, …

Work from Home

5 Secrets to Keeping Your 9-5 Job While Growing Your Side Hustle

Keep your steady paycheck, build a little side income and after awhile you're making real money.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many people, settling into a traditional 9-to-5 job means no longer having time to focus on their true passions. For others, …

Small Business

Don't Follow Your Passion: 4 Reasons Why Making a Business Out of Something You Love Is a Mistake

The best businesses don't care about you or your passions.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I may not be the world’s most romantic person, but I am definitely realistic. And in the realm of business, a healthy dose of realism is helpful, especially when the …

Small Business

A Boring Rental Bathroom Gets a Totally Reversible Makeover

Ladies and gentlemen, here is what my boring bathroom looked like up until the other day. I've lived in my rental for just over two years, and this …

10 Things Your Landscape Architect Wishes You Knew (But Is Too Polite to Tell You)

By all accounts, landscape architects Gretchen Whittier and Kate Stickley are courteous people. They must be: after all, along with partner Vera …

This person asked the internet if it was necessary to save so much for retirement — the response was surprising

When VintageBurtMacklin, as the Reddit user goes by, asked why everyone is advised to “save so much for retirement” — and if it is really the right …

Retirement

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

10 No-gos: Decorating errors that should be avoided (but we all make!)

It's never easy to find out that you've been doing things all wrong, but if it can save you some heartache in the future then it's worth it, don't …

Trending on Remodelista: 5 Quick Ideas to Refresh a Room

Classic curtain hardware, check. Perfect paint color, check. Porcelain light socket, check. This week the Remodelista editors tick off a list of …

One of the last Blockbuster stores in the world has a hilarious Twitter account

Despite what you may believe, Blockbuster is alive and well. Okay, maybe not well, but alive and possessing a funny Twitter account.<p>The video store …

The 10 Plants You Should Be Decorating With, According to Joanna Gaines

When Joanna Gaines dishes on her list of favourite plants for styling <b>Fixer Upper</b> reveals, you take note. After receiving countless inquiries from …

Home Decorating

Steal These Styling Secrets from This Chic London Home

Blogger and freelance stylist Ruth Matthews shares her beautifully designed London home with her husband Dan and son Ted. Each room is filled with an …

Home Decorating

10 Paint Colors That Will Never, Ever, Ever Go Out of Style

Use these in your house and you'll be set for life.<p>Not one to be influenced by what's "in style"? Don't care about the Color of the Year? As much as it can be fun to try new trends, who wants to repaint her whole house every few years? "It takes the average consumer more than 100 days from starting …

10 Cloud Computing certifications that will land you a six figure salary Job

Top 10 Highest-Paying Cloud Computing CertificationsTry one of these 10 highest paying cloud computing certifications and get yourself a six figure …

Yes, Sandwiches Can Be Healthy—Here Are 10 That Get Me Through the Week

I know it might seem crazy to say that sandwiches are underrated. They're indisputably a classic, rightfully beloved by kids and adults alike. They …

Healthy Eating

15 pictures of living rooms to inspire you

Whether you have a huge airy mansion or a small apartment, the living room is a key space that needs due consideration, thoughtful concept & tasteful …

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 …

11 Modern Ceiling Fans That Are Actually Attractive

(Image credit: Rejuvenation)<p>Have you ever tried to find an attractive, modern ceiling fan? It is hard. Like, really hard. Ceiling fans seem to fall …