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Having fewer children: A solution for climate change?

The best personal choices to reduce our individual contribution to climate change are living car free - and having fewer children, a recent study …

7 websites that will inspire your next DIY apartment makeover

Sometimes our apartments just need a little…<i>something</i>. Like, they’re fine, but need a refresh. But it can be hard to figure out exactly what you want …

Hillsborough ‘Flinstone House’ sold for $2.8 million

Bulbous beauty finally finds a buyer<p>The famed, polarizing Flintstone House in Hillsborough, located at 45 Berryessa Way, landed on the market in 2015 for a whopping $4.2 million. Since then, it saw several price chops. And in May, it found a buyer. Today the final sale price was announced.<p>After …

Boost Your Rankings With the Ultimate Local SEO Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a question for you...where does your business appear in search engine results?<p>First page? Second page? Even further back?<p>The fact of the matter is, where your business lands in search engine results matters, quite a bit in fact. …

Customers

15-year vs. 30-Year Mortgage: Which Is Right for You?

The repayment term you choose will have a major impact on your finances.<p>If you're buying a home, you're likely acquiring not only a beautiful new …

Personal Finance

10 Rental Property Tax Deductions Landlords Love: Did You Take Them All?

Whether you rent out a place or room to a tenant full time or just for a few weeks while you're away on vacation, you already know it's a great way …

Before & After: A Cramped Living Room Opens Up

Cate's living room was closed off, outdated and the victim of some curious decisions made by previous owners. She set out to make the most of what …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Try These 10 Awesome DIYs For Home Improvement

But home is not something that remains the same forever. Like everything else, it ages and weathers down. There are always things in and around your …

Home Improvement

Forests in southern states are disappearing to supply Europe with energy

<b>This Dec. 17, 2015 photo provided by the Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources shows ohia lehua trees hit by the rapid ohia death fungus in Pahoa, Hawaii. A newly discovered fungus is killing a tree that's critical to Hawaii's water supply and feeding endangered native birds.</b> …

Five of the world′s biggest environmental problems | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 11.10.2016

These five megatrends present major global threats for planet Earth - problems that must be solved if the world is to remain a supportive habitat for …

Homes That Make a Good First Impression Have 5 Things in Common

It takes just 26 seconds for a guest to form an opinion of your home when they walk through the front door. What does your space say about you? While …

Real Estate

This Map Shows Airport WiFi Passwords Across the World

Never yearn for Internet connection during your layover again.<p>Perhaps a traveler's greatest frustration: Being stuck in the terminal, with plenty of emails to check, but no WiFi to do so.<p>Squander no longer. While many airports require you to join a particular VIP airline club to snag WiFi …

These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

10 Things That Don't Make Sense To Introverts

A loud, crowded party? Hard pass.<p>Introverts are falsely known for being standoffish or preferring their own “personal bubble” ― but there’s so much more to being a “quiet” type than that.<p>To love an introvert is to know them (and, yes, respect their space). That means accepting their little quirks. …

Personality

12 tiny house hotels to try out micro living

From Portland to New York, where to vacation in less than 400 square feet<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated and added to with the most recent information.</i><p>Tiny home living may be all the rage on HGTV, but most people have never stepped foot in a …

Study Finds Harmful Compounds in Household Dust

A new study published in the journal <i>Environmental Science & Technology</i> found “shocking” levels of harmful chemicals in common household dust …

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

Houseplants

5 Common Real Estate Challenges & Their Solutions

It is true that real estate investing is one of the most secure ways to make profit in the medium and long term. However, don’t be confused. Becoming …

Just how effective are mosquito-repelling plants? The answer here!

Home and Decor Singapore<p>A sign at Far East Flora lists Pelargonium graveolens, lemon balm, rosemary, citronella, lavender, lemongrass and peppermint …

How to paint your home like a professional

Four walls that have been painted with just the right colour can be as inviting as the most beautiful decorations. What's more, you don't need to pay …

Sleep better by making these adjustments to your bedroom

According to Dr. Rachel Salas of John Hopkins University, making a few simple adjustments to how your bedroom is arranged can yield better sleep. The …

DIY Finishes That Make New Furniture Look Old

It may only be matter of time until wall-to-wall Tuscan faux plaster makes a comeback (Olive Gardens everywhere rejoice). Until then, we prefer these …

8 Simple Remedies That Make Your Home Bug-FREE Without Chemicals

As much as we love summer, there is one aspect of it we most certainly don’t like – the bugs and insects that come along with it. They’re annoying, …

Cleaning

Wanna Know How Your Trendy Home Decor Will Age? Look to These 'Model' Rooms of the 1970s

Consider—if you will—the fate of the trend, which is to fall dramatically from grace. For instance, these “model” interiors from the 1970s. Look on …

Interior Design

In Ireland, a Former Fortress Becomes a High-End Home

Built as a defense against a powerful enemy, the tower is now a sleek residence with sweeping views of mountains and sea<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> …

18 home decorating tricks the pros swear by

Sometimes we get the feeling that professional interior decorators don't want to tell you all their top tips for creating a stunning home design, but …