Tanya Coffey

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The One Item You Already Own That Can Prevent Painting Mistakes

Stock up on this one item when you start your next painting project.<p>Unless you're an expert with a brush, you're likely to create at least a small amount of spillage when you're painting your house. But, thanks to this easy trick, you can keep your floors clean and walls drip-free without even …

Cool Planters Made From Unusual Recycled Objects

Want to add a fresh vibe to your balcony, terrace, deck or garden? What better way to do that than with a cool-looking planter? We’re not talking …

Landscaping

Articles about 8 small space bath wardrobe solutions on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Splitback Sofa series from Innovation USA expertly pairs design and functionality.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage …

Small Spaces

Articles about tiny studio cabin hinterland design on Dwell.com - Dwell

It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally …

Cape Town

Articles about 7 clever loft spaces small places on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but …

Small Spaces

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

Outdoors

Articles about 6 small kitchens big style on Dwell.com - Dwell

The exhibition "Small Scale, Big Change" opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this Sunday.<p>Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny …

Kitchens

Sports Direct hits out at 'anti-competitive' adidas

Mike Ashley's sports retailer is understood to have reported adidas to competition authorities ahead of potentially stormy shareholder meeting<p>Sports Direct has labelled adidas as “disingenuous” and is understood to have reported the German sportswear company to the competition authorities in a …

London house prices soar 26 percent in a year, fastest pace since 1987 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - London house prices soared 26 percent over the past year in the biggest annual jump since 1987 as the economic recovery and record-low interest rates stoked a boom in one of the world’s most expensive property markets.<p>A new apartment block is pictured in central London May 9, …

'Flawed' Work Programme contracts costing millions, watchdog says

<b>Tens of millions of pounds could be paid in bonuses to underperforming contractors responsible for the government's flagship back-to-work scheme, a watchdog has warned.</b><p>Flaws in contracts mean the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has to pay incentives for the Work Programme to even the …

United Kingdom

UK house prices surpass 2007 peak, says Nationwide

<b>UK house prices have risen above their peak of 2007, the Nationwide has said, after prices climbed 1% in June and were up 11.8% from a year earlier.</b><p>The building society said the average value of a UK property was £188,903, but in London it had surpassed £400,000 for the first time.<p>Despite the …

Housing

Caribbean coral reefs 'could vanish in 20 years'

<b>Many of the Caribbean's coral reefs could vanish in the next 20 years, according to a report published by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).</b><p>Data from more than 35,000 surveys suggests that habitats have declined by more than 50% since the 1970s.<p>The report's authors …

Habitats

One in five dementia sufferers given no support

People with dementia are routinely given a devastating diagnosis without any advice or information, charity warns<p>Dementia patients are not being given enough guidance and support following a diagnosis, with some people saying they were treated as though it was nothing more than a bout of …

Dementia

Pistorius is not a narcissist, psychologist says

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius does not display the narcissism associated with men in abusive relationships and linked to "rage-type" murders, according to a psychologist's report read Wednesday at the athlete's murder trial.<p>The report adds to conflicting evidence about the character …

Cameron enlists ex-Goldman economist in global superbug fight | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron called on Wednesday for global action to tackle the threat of drug-resistant superbugs and said Britain planned to take a leading role in finding ways to spur the development of new antibiotics.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron holds a news …

French police 'lose' explosives at Marseille airport

Sniffer dogs fail to find explosives during training exercise and gendarmes apparently forget where they hid them<p>French gendarmes in Marseille face being disciplined after reportedly "losing" explosives during a training exercise.<p>The officers were believed to have hidden the 100g block C-4 plastic …

Android this week: Samsung Android Wear; better Galaxy S5; custom ROMs on the go

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Is it time for Google’s(s goog) annual developer event already? It seems that it wasn’t too long ago I trekked across the …

Marketing Students Create Concept Video for 'Google Gesture' App

<i>Correction: This video was actually created by marketing students at Berghs School of Communication, and is not made by Google, nor is Google Gesture</i> …

Is working standing up good for health?

Standing up three hours a day, five days a week for a year, would be the equivalent of "running ten marathons" according to UK health experts.<p>Dr Mike Loosemore, head of Exercise Medicine at University College Hospital, told the Today programme's Justin Webb that small amounts of regular physical …

High Blood Pressure

This Is What Someone With Anxiety Actually Looks Like

When you think of someone struggling with anxiety, what do you picture?<p>Do you see a bubbly mom with an infectious laugh, picking her two boys up from school and taking her sister on shopping trips? Do you imagine a talented performer, illuminating the stage with her charisma and a guitar? How about …

Mental Health

The Truth About the 'Five-Second Rule'

The Truth About the Five-Second Rule<p>What science has to say about how legit it is<p>Pixland/Thinkstock<p>It's a familiar situation: You've just cooked an amazing dinner, complete with bacon-wrapped scallops (!), when you drop one on the floor. All of a sudden, you're faced with a <i>very important decision</i>: …

Social Media Campaign Takes Aim At Red Bull Following Teen's Death

The sudden death of Lanna Hamann, 16, an Arizona teen who went into cardiac arrest after reportedly drinking many energy drinks while on vacation in …

Richard Blumenthal

10 Things You Should Never, Ever Apologize For

Enlightening, right?<p>Obviously, it’s important to apologize when you’re in the wrong. If you raise your voice at your partner or forget your friend’s birthday, go ahead and whip out the s-word.<p>But many of us might also be frequently saying sorry for things that aren’t our fault and not even notice …

Choosing What Matters: Lessons From Broken Glass

Over the last few months, for some reason, broken glass has come into my path in very unexpected and startling ways. The first incident happened on a plane in the sky. I was flying home after a two-week business trip in Europe and was looking forward to reuniting with my pillow. I was wearing two …

Don't Be Afraid to Tackle the Mental Health Issues Associated With Grief

Not long ago I was given a book on grief, one of those self-published books that anyone can write and sell on Amazon. The basic premise being promoted by the author is that grief can "be defeated" if one just has enough faith in whatever spiritual/religious tradition they embrace. If one is …

Mental Health

4 Drug Combinations That Can Be Accidentally Lethal

<b>Opioids + Benzodiazepines</b> <i><br>(painkillers + anti-anxiety meds)</i><br>Both types of drugs act as depressants, which can spell sweet relief if you're super anxious or in serious pain—or super anxious about being in serious pain (think dental surgery). But the pills can also lower heart and breathing rates, …

Casting Off Stereotypes: I Am More Than a Label

It never occurred to me how emphatic the world was about slapping a label on each person until I was in my mid-20s and someone said to me, "Do you consider yourself a Christian?"<p>I know, you may not think being called a Christian is a label, but it is. It's a word that describes what you believe in. …

Hung Up

Solace With the Solstice

June 21st is the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere; the time of year when the sun is highest and the season of vacations officially begins. It has also been designated "The Longest Day" in a month meant to heighten our awareness of Alzheimer's disease and brain health. It seems strange to …

Alzheimer's Disease

Reprogram Your Brain

We live in a food-abundant environment. From break rooms to advertising, we are bombarded with food, images of food, and talk about food. For some of us, these exposures set off a chain reaction of thoughts and feelings, conflict and struggle, and sometimes overeating.<p>And it all starts with a …

Mindfulness