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Outdoor fireplaces: how does your garden glow?

A fireplace or fire bowl can provide a great outdoor focus – just make sure it doesn’t create too much smoke<p>The other Friday evening we asked some friends over for supper. When the time arrived, I was unprepared and flustered, while the Husband was tetchy after a stressful week. Then he announced I …

This tiny disc turns analog watches into smartwatches

Watch enthusiasts may not want to exchange their timeless timepieces for short-lived smartwatches, but a new product can help give their analog pieces some of smartwatches' best tricks. The product, called Chronos, is a thin disc that sticks to the bottom of a watch and can vibrate and light up to …

DIY Swift nest box design & build

DIY Swift Nest Box Plans, Location & Swift Calls<p>Swifts take quite readily to artificial nest boxes; however there are a few general tips worth taking …

Picasso Cat

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and Galaxy S7 edge+ May Launch Together (Rumor)

Samsung is rumored to launch the upcoming Galaxy S7 a little early from the company’s traditional launch cycle. Rumors suggest we may get to see the …

Tycoon a 'laughing stock' after GP girlfriend's spanking session left him calling 999

James Austin admits he "can't look friends in the eye" after astonishing court case in which lover Elvira Blakemore was cleared of assault following '50 Shades of Grey' style sex session<p>A wealthy businessman fears he has become a “laughing stock” after his GP girlfriend engaged in a ‘50 Shades of …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

Water Filter Made from a Tree Branch Removes 99% of E. coli Bacteria

A low-tech water filter system made from a branch of a tree can filter up to four liters of water per day, removing up to 99% of E. coli bacteria and …

Britain's best wild mountain hideouts

Scotland

17 Bar Stools That Will Take Your Kitchen to the Next Level

For those lucky enough to have an island or a breakfast bar, let us congratulate you on now being able to go shopping for some of the coolest kitchen accessories: bar stools. Nothings says “Welcome!” like a few seats lined up at your kitchen counter just waiting for wine and gossip with girlfriends …

Furniture

What are the Advantages of Using LED Grow Lights for Growing Cannabis?

Nowadays, one would find a lot of people growing cannabis for themselves in their houses for medicinal as well as for other purposes, in many …

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …

Hiking

Polarmond's cocoon-like All-In-One combines 3 camping essentials into one

Finding camping gear that’s lightweight, waterproof, and warm can be hard, especially since sleeping bags, sleeping pads, and tents are often sold …

Camping

The Pele Board Is The Paddleboard Built For Fitness

Paddleboarding is a great way to enjoy the water and have some fun. It isn't, however, an incredibly awesome workout--you'll work your arms, but …

Paddleboarding

FYL Built-In Charger Bags, Save 49%

Today’s Geeky Gadgets Deal is the ideal accessory for carrying all your devices around in, the FYL Built-In Charger Bags.<p>There are four different …

Shopping

Lucy – Let The Sunshine In

Lucy’s smart adaptive mirror will follow the sun reflecting it always on the same spot all day long. Our all-Italian founding team conceived Lucy to …

Design

Android SDK tutorial for beginners - what you need to know

Android development starts with the Android SDK (Software Development Kit). While there are many different programming languages and a host of IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) you can use to create an app, the SDK is a constant.<p>SDK provides a selection of tools required to build Android …

Android News

Not Everyone Can Afford To BUY A House; 20 DIY Pallet Shelter Designs

• Home<br>• ><br>• DIY<br>• ><br>• Not Everyone Can Afford To BUY A House; 20 DIY Pallet Shelter Designs<p>posted 2 years ago<br>Categories: DIY<p>Not everyone can afford underground …

Furniture

12 DIY Playhouses You Can Actually Make

Did anyone else get a little playhouse envy from Prince George’s magical treehouse? While we might think his hideaway is the most amazing thing ever, our kiddos actually couldn’t care less if their playhouses are made of blankets, cardboard or twigs. They just want a hideout to decorate, play in …

Crafting

Why you need to build a beautiful 'bug hotel' in your backyard

You might think of bugs as pests to be avoided. Not so, says Lisa Lee Benjamin, founder of Urban Hedgerow, an artists' collaborative based in San Francisco that's working to increase appreciation for wild animals, plants and insects by bringing more of them into our urban landscapes.<p>Take beetles, …

Insects

This Incredible 3D Printed Device Stores Wind Energy in Gravity

Renewable energy is what will lead the planet to better self sufficiency. It will help the developing nations become more developed and the already …

UPDATED: Light Painting ONE DAY Workshop in AZ Ghost Town, HALF SOLD OUT!

Light Painting

The New Outdoor Living Room: 10 Favorite Built-in Sofas for Decks and Patios

We’re in the process of gutting our backyard. One of the design elements we’re adding is a large deck with a built-in, U-shaped sofa–a spot for the …

Landscaping

23 Ways To Make Your Car Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

Sparkly clean zoom.

How-To: Recycled Wine Bottle Chandelier

Transform empty wine bottles into a gorgeous, rainbow-colored light fixture with this cool recycled wine bottle chandelier tutorial from Johnnie at Saved by Love Creations!<p>Brighten up a boring room today! Click here to see the full how-to.

Wine

1. Make the tent floor softer with foam floor tiles.

Ready to go camping? You’ve been waiting for this opportunity for the past months and you’re finally going to embark on that adventure with your …

DIY