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These DIY micro-homes on wheels start at $7,000 — take a look inside

If you're a nomad looking to scale down, 84 Lumber's tiny wooden cabin on wheels may be your dream home.<p>The company, known for selling building materials, designed micro-homes that owners can build themselves.<p>Some fully furnished home packages come ready to move in, and others can be completely …

The Right Process For Big Data Analytics Profit

The term “Big Data” is relatively new, but the challenge it represents, realizing value from voluminous, complex and growing electronic data resources, has existed for decades. So has a meaningful, open standard for data analysis that was specifically developed for dealing with massive datasets; …

Big Data

Prefab A-frame wooden cabins are made for eco-friendly glamping

Economical and easy to build, A-frame structures enjoyed a period of popularity during the fifties and sixties as one easy way middle-class families …

Prefab Homes

Print your hike! 3D keepsakes memorialize mountain conquests

Hikers who have conquered some of the most challenging trails and want to show off these accomplishments can now memorialize their impressive feats in stunning 3D-printed sculptures made from their GPS tracks.<p>Nice Trails, a project started by Oscar Ardaiz, a computer science Ph.D. candidate based …

A Smarter Way to Increase Running Mileage

Photo: Shutterstock.comHave you heard of the <i>10 Percent Rule</i> for increasing your weekly running mileage?Most runners have. It’s a nearly universally …

Marathons

Mastering the 10K: A Guide to Your Best Race

The 10K receives so much less attention than it deserves, especially compared to the speedy fast 5K and the ever-popular marathon. And unjustly so – …

The Post

What A Real Runner Looks Like

<i>*Courtesy of Daughter Of A Runner</i><p>Today, I feel as though society has painted us an image of the ‘ideal’ athlete. We’re constantly bombarded with …

Running: the art of never being satisfied

“How did you get on?” the massage therapist asks as I flop down, face-first, having just finished a tough, 10-mile race.<p>“Could’ve been better,” I mumble, planting my face in the hole. “Started off OK, but struggled a bit after that.”<p>The table next to me is soon occupied. I look up and recognise the …

Marathons

Ring’s new Video Doorbell Pro ditches the battery for more smarts in a smaller package

Ring, the folks behind the self-titled Ring video doorbell, have a two-punch combo’s worth of news this morning: they’re launching a new model called the Ring Pro, and have raised a $61.2 million Series C.<p>The $249 Ring Pro bumps up the specs on the standard $199 model in just about every way that …

Bridging the Gap Between Data Analytics and Personalization

Marketing leaders are searching for — and failing to find — customer experience strategies to effectively apply data and analytics. They're looking …

Big Data

DIY Upper and Lower Cabinet Lighting

Well hello! It's been awhile since I've done a proper tutorial, yes? It's about time! I finally finished up one of the last items on my list for the …

Home Improvement

IKEA’s Wireless Charging Furniture Makes Technology More Accessible

The home of the future is quickly becoming a reality—and you don’t have to be a billionaire to bring innovation into your own house, with help from …

The Best Way To Warm Up

<i>Dynamic warm-up drills may be the single best way to prevent injuries and improve performance.</i><p>As a rule, runners tend to be well-informed when it …

15 Smart Ways to Decorate Your Home without Spending a Penny

We often talk about saving money when decorating your home so let’s take it a step further and find ways how to do it without spending a single …

How Drinking Too Much Water Can Be Life-Threatening for Endurance Athletes

James MaioOver-Hydrated?The danger of over-hydrating during an endurance race.Ironman triathletes compete in a series of three daunting events—a …

Wall Street

Is the business intelligence dashboard dead?

What’s the difference between a company that uses big data like a grown-up and one that is still in the playpen?<p>Collect it, store it, crunch it, display it… big data has always sounded more like a candy-store display than something businesses use everyday. This past year, as the Economist …

Big Data

7 Smart Home Gadgets You Need In Your Bath

<i>By HADLEY KELLER for Architectural Digest.</i><p>Courtesy of Dyson<p><b>1.</b> As smartphone-controlled speakers and security systems and Bluetooth-connected thermostats become the norm, one thing is abundantly clear: The smart home is officially on the rise. But when it comes to integrating technology into your …

This small trick can save you serious cash on flights

Sometimes, the trick to finding the best flight price isn't just the time that you book your trip, but also where you're booking from.<p>A ticket's "point of sale," or the location where it's being purchased from, can affect its pricing.<p>When you're looking at flights online, there's a trick that you …

7 Easy Ways To Budget Kitchen And Bathroom Remodeling Costs

Like a relationship, a home remodeling project is the most fun in its earliest stages. You get to pin inspiration photos to your heart's content, your brain is filled with all sorts of grandiose design ideas, and you study catalogs, jotting down minor details like the virtues of brass versus nickel …

UNDER THE STAIRS – PLAY ROOMS AND READING NOOKS - Interior Design Inspirations

I have always dreamed of having a play room, reading nook or, more recently, a mom cave under the stairs in our basement. Something about it being a …

Interior Design

11 solid hardwood flooring inspirations - Interior Design Inspirations

Solid hardwood flooring is one of the major factors of practicality and durability.<p>Solid Hardwood Flooring Inspirations As A Reason For A Great …

Interior Design

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from February 2016

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Graphic Design

Have Great Tech Skills? 14 Business Ideas for Before You Quit Your Day Job | Inc.com

I'm a huge fan of entrepreneurs. I'm a huge fan of people who start their own businesses.<p>But I'm also a huge fan of dipping your toes in the water before diving completely in.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful, …

Employment

Storytelling Is the Future of Business Intelligence | Blog | Merkle

Storytelling? I know. I was skeptical too. What on earth could that random creative writing course you took in college have to do with business …

Top 10 Best Plank Variations for Stronger Abs and Core

The plank is a great core stability exercise that hits not only your abs but your lower and upper back muscles as well as glutes. It engages …

Workouts

Try This Gratitude Meditation: How to Move Beyond Same S*** Different Day

I'd like to share with you a gratitude meditation I've developed.<p>I'm moved by the concept of finding happiness in any situation. It doesn't mean you have to be thrilled by a particular situation you may be in whether that's suffering from a job loss, the loss of a loved one, or another personal …

Outdoor Oasis: An Affordable Backyard Makeover - Green Homes - Natural Home & Garden

With the motto “Fabulous for Less,” Northern Californian Kate Riley, writer of the design and remodeling blog Centsational Girl, knows the value of …

Landscaping