Paul DellaRocca

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Web Design 2018 Trends - Part 1

The cool thing about following websites like Dribbble and Behance, especially Dribbble, is that you can see the direction the visual design community …

UI Design

Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

The scorching-hot stock market is fresh off yet another week of new record highs, yet one glaring question remains: When will it all come crashing down?<p>The global investment strategy team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has an idea.<p>The firm, which has repeatedly warned of investor overexuberance, …

Markets

20 IKEA Hacks You’ll See Everywhere in 2018

Furniture

The Best In-Wall Wireless Light Switch and Dimmer

After spending more than 30 hours swapping out switches, flipping switches, programming timers, and talking to experts, we’ve decided that the Lutron …

Severe Intel security issue will slow down all Macs and Windows PCs

Purchased a Mac or Windows computer recently that’s faster than any PC you’ve ever owned? Well, we need to talk. All computers packing Intel chips …

Infographic: 10 Web Design Trends To Keep An Eye Out For In 2018

What’s the direction for web design this year? Branex, the Toronto-based digital marketing and custom web design agency, has compiled 10 web design …

Graphic Design

Mountains of US recycling pile up as China restricts imports

After you collect your cans, bottles and paper, then put them out by the curb, do you ever think about where everything goes after the truck picks things up? Largely, it goes to China.<p>Every day, nearly 4,000 shipping containers full of recyclables leave US ports bound for China. China sends the US …

3 Artificial Intelligence Stocks You Shouldn’t Miss

These three tech companies are using AI to boost growth.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is gradually becoming a big part of our lives. From automatic …

10 Cheap Organizing Hacks for a Clutter-Free Home

Create order out of chaos with creative, low-cost—or, even better, no-cost!—DIY ideas.<p>1 of 10<p>Use Shoe Boxes as DIY Dividers<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Use a …

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

The Massive Personal Branding Mistake I Discovered From Studying 16,000 LinkedIn Profiles

Discover the 1 line of your LinkedIn profile that must be pitch perfect in order to ensure your chances of success on the platform.<p>I had no idea I was connected to such virtual greatness over on LinkedIn.<p>Having recently spent a few days sorting through and organizing my 16,753 LinkedIn connections, …

Crafting Time: 11 DIY Wall Clocks that Steal the Spotlight

There are plenty of things we worry about when it comes to decorating our home. Color scheme, accent additions, décor choices, accessories, drapes – …

Crafting

DIY Shutters - DIY

<b>Make these DIY shutters to give your home a fresh, rustic look.</b><p>November 2014<p><i>By Karah Bunde</i><p><i>Looking to create a unique, rustic style without breaking</i> …

How I Stopped Hustling and Started Succeeding

If you think hustling all the time is required for success, you are mistaken.<p>I'm an entrepreneur with a few profitable online businesses in the fitness industry. I also work on a strict 9-to-5 schedule to ensure that I spend plenty of time with my family. Considering that many of us work 80-hour …

Interior Designers Call These the "Best Paint Colors Ever"

If you've ever stared at a wall of paint swatches, you surely know that choosing the right paint color can sometimes be so overwhelming that it's …

Home Decorating

Clever Ways to Upgrade An Old Dated Fireplace

A fireplace should stand out. If yours is looking grungy or doesn't fit your style, you can transform it with a little DIY spirit. These fireplace …

Top interior designer reveals decorating hack that can add thousands to your home

It's all about colour<p>It's common knowledge that, when you are planning to sell your home, it's worth making the effort to get your house looking …

Home Decorating

Before & After: This New Bathroom Floor is To Die For

This "Before & After" involves a beautiful Brooklyn brownstone with a bathroom that had seen better days. While certainly not as dire as some …

Interior Design

Chronic fatigue syndrome: Changes in brain chemistry found

New research uncovers molecular changes in the brain that are specific to chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War illness — two conditions that were …

The Brain

10 cheap ideas to decorate your house

Decorating and furnishing a home is no easy task, especially when your budget is low. However, there are several ways to create the environment you …

Home Staging

9 home security systems you can install yourself

Watch over your castle with these contract-free home security systems.<p>Do-it-yourself home security companies aren't like the ADTs and Vivints of the world. Instead of locking you into a multiyear contract, most DIY systems give you the flexibility to chose how and when you monitor your home. That …

15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Are Warning Humankind We Are Screwed

Human impacts on the environment are putting our future at risk, they say.<p>More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species …

Climate Change

The Great College Loan Swindle

How universities, banks and the government turned student debt into America's next financial black hole<p>On a wind-swept, frigid night in February …

College & University

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Employment

How Walmart turned its $3.3 billion acquisition of Jet.com into its greatest weapon against Amazon

Inside Jet's headquarters in Hoboken, New Jersey, a year after Walmart acquired it for $3.3 billion, the company still feels very much like a startup.<p>A pool table, with felt in the company's signature purple, is next to the chairs in the visitors' waiting area. Visitors are required to take a …

Doug McMillon

How to Build a Retaining Wall With Crossties - DIY

Dirt is not exempt from the law of gravity. It seeks, and in time will reach, the lowest level. But it is possible to resist its will. A retaining …

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

Before you even think of working with a renovation pro, consider this insider intel from our panel of expert contractors.<p>Q: What are the most common …

Home Improvement

Super-thin semiconductors delay the 'death' of silicon

Silicon has been the backbone of processors for decades, but it's rapidly approaching its physical limits: making a chip on a process smaller than 5 nanometers is usually impossible without introducing problems. How is Moore's Law for chip complexity going to survive? Stanford researchers have a …

Over 50,000 digitized pieces of vinyl can now be listened to on Internet Archive

Get familiar with the Great 78 Project<p>New York’s ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) has been preserving audiovisual materials since 1985, and a little over a year ago, it partnered with the Internet Archive to bring its Great 78 Project to the public. Along with audiovisual digitization vendor …

Genealogy