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Brilliant gadget lets you control any garage door opener you already have from your phone

Everyone is on a mission right now to make everything in and around their homes “smart.” Connected devices offer all sorts of benefits over “dumb” …

Home Automation

10 Stops You Can’t Miss on Your I-95 Road Trip

If you want to drive along America’s East Coast, chances are you’ll motor on I-95 for a good portion of it. Beginning in Maine and ending in Florida, …

The Super-Simple Solution for Grilling Even Better Asparagus

<b>Soak the skewers:</b> If using wooden skewers, soak in water at least 20 minutes or overnight.<p><b>Prepare the grill:</b> Heat an outdoor grill to high (about …

How to Take the Best Bath Possible

Taking a bath is not about getting clean—that’s what showers are for. Baths are about calming your troubled mind and soothing your aches and pains, …

How to Easily Organize the House and Keep It Clean

How to Easily Organize the House and Keep It Clean<p>Updated on November 12, 2017<p>How many times have you had a hectic day and decided to just leave the …

4 Easy Tips to Clear Inbox Clutter from a World-Famous Tidying Guru

The life-changing magic of tidying email.<p>Even if you're not a disciple of Marie Kondo's method of organization, you've likely heard of her by now. She's the Japanese organization consultant behind <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.</i> In the <i>New York</i> …

Overwhelmed With Household Clutter? Marie Kondo Shares One Easy First Step to Tidying Up

<i>What advice can you give someone who is stuck between being inspired by your books, and yet seemingly procrastinating from organizing their household? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Marie</b> …

5 Travel Apps to Help You Get Your Shit Together

Hey, you like to travel? Awesome, same.<p>But tell me: Does the thought of <i>planning</i> your trip actually tickle your loins? Maybe for some people it does, …

Buying a used iPhone? Here’s an easy way to check whether it was stolen …

Nobody wants to risk buying a stolen item. Even if you leave aside the morality issue, buying stolen devices creates a market for further thefts. And with iPhones, a stolen device will be rendered useless by a combination of Activation Lock and blocks by carriers.<p>Wireless trade body CTIA has now …

Pros and Cons of Home Solar Power System

Solar Power: What to Know Before You Install Your System<p>What to know before you install your own PV solar system<p>Updated February 20, 2018<p>The most …

We Tried All The Calming Teas. Here Are The Ones That Actually Eliminated Our Anxiety

I’ve struggled with anxiety for most of my adult life. For the most part, I try to avoid medication (every person is individual, and I find it’s not …

7 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Springtime

If you want to make your home smell better—okay, not just <i>better</i>, but like you're walking through a field of chamomile flowers in northern …

Wave 2.0

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Make your home smell like spring: top scents this season

<b>Spring is finally here, and with this glorious season comes lots of fresh, fruity and floral aromas. Celebrate the fact that winter is well and truly</b> …

Netflix Has a Hidden Page That Lets You Request Films and Shows They Don't Have

Since the dawn of Netflix's original programming, their library has shrunk. Back in September, Exstreamist reported that since 2012, Netflix's …

How to Stop Spending Impulsively Once and For All

You’ve tried to curb your spending problem. You’ve frozen your credit cards. You won’t travel within a mile radius of a Best Buy, Marshall’s, …

Personal Finance

Wandering Minds Can't Find Their Ways To Happiness, Here's Why And What You Can Do

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Happiness

12 ways to save on your rising grocery bill

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>U.S. households spent an average of $7,023 — or 12.5% of income — on food in 2015, according …

Personal Finance

Stark Drive launches $400 full-size folding electric bike

<b>For those who have been holding off on purchasing an e-bike until the prices come down, Stark Drive might just have broken the cost</i> …

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

Best Step Stools and Ladders to Help You Reach New Heights

After your hundredth time climbing up on a swivel chair to reach the top shelf in your closet, you'll probably decide it's high time to invest in a …

Appeals Court Will Rehear Case Involving Constitutionality of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Four months after a three-judge panel issued a 2-1 ruling that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional, the …

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Opening up fireplace design possibilities with Ortal's Cool Wall Technology

As we know, the walls surrounding a fireplace can become excessively hot, which can restrict the use of certain materials and prevent you from being …

Wanting to do home repairs? Is a home equity loan a good idea?

Should I Take Out a Home Equity Line for Home Repairs?<p>Updated March 13, 2018<p>When you are facing major home repairs or you want to remodel a room, you …

Types of Green Home Project Upgrades You Can Do Yourself

How to Make Green Home Improvements to Your Home<p>Environmentally Friendly Home Remodeling Projects<p>Updated September 09, 2016<p>We all seem to gravitate …

The Goal Standard Challenge: Clearing the Clutter to Help Start You on the Right Foot

In a Facebook Live, strategist, author and producer Natalie MacNeil challenges us to clear our mental and physical clutter for The Goal Standard Challenge.<p>In a Facebook Live, strategist, author and producer Natalie MacNeil challenges us to clear our mental and physical clutter to start The Goal …

Kitchen Composure: Small and Easy Upgrades To Organize Your Kitchen

The holidays brought a whirlwind of gingerbread making, holiday cookie decorating, and pies cooling galore. And while all the frosting and sprinkles …

Want Less Fishy Fish? The Answer is Milk.

No one likes overly fishy fish. The trouble is, unless you're cooking fish right after it was caught, it's likely to have been out of water for …