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Phyn Plus lets you monitor your water system from your iPhone or iPad

Thanks to a collaboration between Belkin and plumbing supplier Uponor, you’ll soon be able to monitor your home water system for leaks and pressure issues via your iOS device.<p>Debuting at CES 2018, the Phyn Plus is an accessory which repeatedly measures the pressure of your water supply (to the tune …

Let there be cheap light: $1 LED bulbs and $6.99 dimmable LEDs

We thought that the Nanoleaf Bloom was a nifty idea, but too expensive when it first came out at $40. But for $6.99, this dimmable LED is a much smarter buy. That's what EarthLED is charging for this dimmable LED bulb, and you even get free shipping. The Nanoleaf Bloom is a great pick for home …

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James Harden’s Secret Talent Is Slowing Down

The Houston Rockets’ star is ordinary by many physical metrics. But his deceleration is superhuman—and that explains how he dominates the NBA<p>Santa Barbara, Calif.<p>Most players in the NBA are more intimidating than Houston Rockets guard James Harden. He isn’t uncommonly tall, doesn’t jump especially …

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Achieving Financial Success Without Extreme Frugality or a Huge Income

It’s not too hard to find stories in the media about seemingly ordinary people finding great financial success. You hear about what seems like an …

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Smart Phone Controlled Home Automation Project Using Arduino

Automation is the essence of today’s world. Automation can make our life easy and secure. There are many ways to obtain automation. Automation can be …

Flat Free Bicycle Tires

Never deal with flat tires on your bicycle again! The innovative Nexo and Ever Tires allow you to pedal forever without the fear of a flat. No air, …

Tesla Just Solved Solar Energy’s Fugly Problem

The company’s new solar tiles are built right into your roof.<p>In California, solar energy is already huge. The state’s 15,000 megawatts of solar—the equivalent of several nuclear power plants–can provide power to over 3 million homes. But not every state has California’s sky-high energy prices or …

This Strip Of Plastic Cleverly Folds Into 4 Measuring Spoons

Recipes often ask for a dash of this and a pinch of that, leaving chefs to fumble through measuring spoons to find the right one. The Polygons spoon is a single, flat strip of plastic that transforms into four different measuring spoons when you pinch it in a specific spot. Thanks to a handful of …

Ring Stick Up Cam and Solar Panel combo provides peace of mind

Ring’s Video Doorbell is among the best connected doorbell options out there, and the company released a wireless security camera called the Stick Up Cam earlier this year, as well as a solar panel to help provide it with continuous power. But how does the Stick Up, stack up?<p>At a glance<p>6-12 month …

Here's how many times you have to use a tote bag for it to actually be environmentally friendly

Retailers started pushing tote bags as early as 2007 to promote sustainability, on the assumption that reusing the same bag can help curb customers' carbon footprints.<p>Counties and cities around the US —most notably San Francisco— have even started to charge customers for bags to encourage them to …

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Video! Educational Play, Tummy Time Options, and Comfort Moving While Holding Baby

It’s true. How we hold and move babies influences their development. Here is a nifty way to hold Baby that supports movement, self-motivation, and …

Lauren Mellor 2014 Swimsuit: Body Paint

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Google honors Karl Landsteiner, who first identified human blood groups

He won the Nobel Prize in 1930<p>If you use Google today, you will probably notice that its doodle is dedicated to Karl Landsteiner, an immunologist and pathologist who was born in Vienna on June 14th, 1868 and would have turned 148 today. Even if you’ve never heard of Landsteiner, his discoveries …

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These 'Love It or List It' Homeowners Are Suing the Show Over a Renovation Nightmare

The couple claims they were "victims of shoddy work and unfair trade practices."<p>Deena Murphy and Timothy Sullivan, of North Carolina, were featured on an April 2015 episode of HGTV's hit show <i>Love It or List It.</i> Rather than loving the work done to their house courtesy of the popular home improvement …

8 Space-Saving Ideas to Steal

We recently stayed at this amazing modern cabin in Lake Leelanau, Michigan. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms plus a powder room and is …

Dining Rooms

The simplicity of this height adjustable chair is surprising

Yesterday we featured Studio Lorier’s design <i>Branch-out</i>, a lamp, table, and flowerpot in one. Today we’ve got another of their interesting designs to …

Swenyo UX4 brackets make it easy for you to build your own furniture

For those who don’t want to spend a fortune on designer furniture but who also want to avoid turning to Swedish particle board, custom furniture is …

RE.BIN: A Modern Recycling Bin

RE.BIN wants to steer you away from traditional, unsightly recycling bins and use stylish, yet equally as functional alternatives. Made of 100% …

These prefabricated mnmMOD wall panels could revolutionize the way we build

Imagine a building material that isn't only beautiful, but promotes energy efficiency, so you save money heating and cooling your home. Now imagine …

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How to make wood Corner Clamps!

Study: Program To Protect Fish Is Saving Fishermen's Lives, Too

A program used in many U.S. fisheries to protect the marine environment and maintain healthy fish populations may have an immensely important added benefit: preserving the lives of American fishermen.<p>That's according to a new study published Monday in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of</i> …

IKEA Thinks It's Time to Stop Throwing Away IKEA Furniture

They were part of the problem — now they're part of the solution.<p>Listen, you know we're more than a little obsessed with IKEA hacks. But if you're convinced your piece of furniture can't be revived with a few DIY tricks and are ready to dump it permanently, IKEA understands — they just want to find …

Musk vs. Buffett: The Billionaire Battle to Own the Sun

WHO OWNS<br>THE SUN?<p>Warren Buffett controls Nevada’s legacy utility. Elon Musk is behind the solar company that’s upending the market. Let the fun …

What Can You Do With a Gluegun

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4 Lessons from Minimalists That Everyone Should Know

A growing number of Millennials are taking on another M-word identity: minimalist. Like any movement, there are many degrees of minimalism, from extreme — owning only 100 items, or living completely off the grid — to manageable — using minimal home decor, or using a capsule wardrobe, or getting a …

Articles about forest retreat combines small living camping experience on Dwell.com - Dwell

As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been...<p>A couple builds a home that makes the most of its woodsy site.<p>Sited in Northern India, a holiday home is perfectly positioned for glorious views of the Himalayas.<p>Despite its …