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Universal smart-home control packed into Nuimo's innocuous disc

Click it, turn it, or swipe Nuimo to manipulate all of your connected Bluetooth devices.<p>Nuimo wants to move the focal point of your smart home away from your smartphone. The disc shaped controller from tech startup Senic will allow you to have fun with tech without being glued to a …

Home Automation

First Click: Don't confuse smart devices with a smart home

Waiting on a complete smart home solution that just works out of the box is like waiting for Godot: he’s not arriving today but surely tomorrow.<p>It was four years and four days ago that Google announced Android@Home with the intent of extending Android into household objects. Google’s announcement …

Home Automation

My invention that made peace with lions

In the Maasai community where Richard Turere lives with his family, cattle are all-important. But lion attacks were growing more frequent. In this …

APIs

This infographic shows the surprisingly simple basics of mindfulness meditation

Studies suggest that meditation does all sorts of great stuff for you, like increasing memory and awareness while decreasing stress and negative emotions.<p>But if you've never done it, mindfulness can be intimidating.<p>Enter the below infographic, which combines advice from some of the best books on …

Mindfulness

A Smart Home in the Netherlands by UNStudio

On the outskirts of a Dutch village in North-Holland, Netherlands, sits The W.I.N.D. House which is surrounded by both a wooded area and an open …

Architecture

LA KISS on Twitter: "#LAKISS fans: WIN a @TCL_USA #Roku Smart TV at our next home game on 5/31. Visit our Facebook page for instructions! http://t.co/jRlnmvE6wB"

American Suburban Architecture and the 1980s Hardcore Bands It Housed

Thanks to the addresses printed next to hardcore reviews in the 1980s zine <i>Maximum Rocknroll</i>, you could send off a few dollars and in return get a …

Nucleo experiments with resin to create furniture for Ammann Gallery

<b>New York 2015:</b> referencing geology and the passage of time, Italian design group Nucleo's resin furniture for the Ammann Gallery was shown at New …

5 Clever Design Ideas from Our Kitchens to Yours

Around here, form and function aren’t in competition -- they’re both so deeply ingrained in how we do things that you’ll rarely find one without the other. Of all the design moments we've shared, here are five that have given us the best of both worlds. My favorite kitchen problem-solvers:<p><b>An extra</b> …

Modern Kitchen from Bontempi - Omnia kitchen

5 Styling Tips to Steal From This Tiny Guest Room Makeover

A few simple tweaks make all the difference.<p>A guest room can feel like a cozy escape, no matter how much space you have. For this simple makeover, decorating service Decorist transformed a clients underwhelming spare room into a colorful, breezy retreat — all with a few basic changes.<p><b>1. Make room</b> …

How We Improved Our Kitchen with a Tool Cart & Vertical Storage

(Image credit: Leela Cyd)<p><b>Who cooks and eats here:</b> Leela Cyd & David Kilpatrick <b><br>Where:</b> Santa Barbara, California <b><br>See their kitchen:</b> Leela & David's …

Kitchens

Tag: Garden Visits

Spurge, Your Secret Weapon: 6 Best Varieties to Plant in the Garden<p>by Kendra Wilson<p>Celebrity Farmer: Meet Jean-Martin Fortier, Canada’s ‘Six Figure’ …

Northern California

5 Golden Rules of Kitchen Organization

Store things where you use them. Pots and pans are best kept near the range or cooktop; mixing bowls near the countertop you use for food preparation; plates, glasses, and flatware near the dishwasher.

Articles about 8 kitchens custom cabinetry on Dwell.com - Dwell

2017 is promising to be an exciting year.<p>Equip your kitchen with these smart home technologies for a boost in convenience, efficiency, and productivity.<p>The Monogram Modern Home is a prefab structure designed by Chris Pardo and manufactured by Method Homes.<p>From updating hardware and faucets to …

Kitchens

Learn To Grow Like A Pro: Organic Gardening Advice – Vegetable Gardening

There are a number of methods available that will allow you to create your own thriving, healthy organic garden. Once you learn about them, they are …

Gardening

The Beginner's Guide to Growing an Edible Garden - One Green Planet

Are you ready to really go local? As we become increasingly aware of our collective carbon footprints and its environmental impact, it makes more …

Gardening

Natural Gardening Tips – How to Grow a Healthier Vegetable Garden

Send to Kindle Starting your own vegetable garden is more than just a hobby. It’s a fantastic idea for anyone who wants to eat more fresh, nutritious …

Gardening

How To Get Started With a Quick & Easy Organic Garden

Earn a Good Living Without a Tractor: A Market Gardener Tells You How

According to Jean-Martin Fortier, it isn’t a farmer’s job to feed the world. And he finds it absurd that many U.S.-based food and agriculture …

Farming

A Unified Social Media Management Platform - Statusbrew

I managed to build a Following of more than 25.000 divided over my business accounts. All Real connections. And most important, they all align to the …

Square Foot Gardening

<b>Twice as much in half the space!</b><p>* A complete garden book for both the beginner and the expert<br>* A new way to garden with 80 percent less space and …

Defensive Shrubs For Landscaping: Tips For Using Shrubs With Thorns

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist<p>Who needs home security when you can plant for home protection? Wicked thorns, scratching spines, …

Keeping Backyard Beehives – Backyard Beekeeping For Beginners

By Teo Spengler<p>Keeping bees in the backyard is a natural extension of gardening to many outdoor enthusiasts. Having bee hives in your own garden …

Fabrication

HSBC UK Breeze on Twitter: "We think this could be the perfect way to get some #BreezeChallenge training fitted in while doing the gardening. http://t.co/4qx71bUDac"

Chelsea Flower Show: first gold medal awarded to a potato exhibit

The Potato Story won the first gold to be awarded to a tuber-only exhibit in the long history of the Chelsea Flower Show<p>An exhibit without blooms might sound out of place at the Chelsea Flower Show, but an unusual potato display impressed judges enough to garner Morrice and Ann Innes a gold …

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Make With Your Herb Garden

Not all herbs are created equal.<p><b>1. Drowning them</b><p>Herbs love water but don't want to swim in it, so make sure your pots offer sufficient drainage. Look for pots that have a hole at the bottom that will let excess water seep out — and pair them with a saucer so you don't have a mess.<p><b>2. Forgetting to</b> …