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Architects’ 8 Favorite Warm Gray Paints

When it comes to choosing gray paint, looks can be deceiving: Often grays that look fine on a swatch end up being too blue-toned on a wall, making …

MOAR Fat Tire Electric Bike – 60 Mile Range, 20mph Top Speed From $999 (video)

Moar Bikes based in Santa Monica, has created a range of fat tyre folding electric bicycles which have been created to compete with the expensive …

A former hedge fund manager who retired at 36 gives his outlook for 2017 and explains why a recession could be on the horizon

Raoul Pal comanaged the GLG Global Macro Fund for GLG Partners and retired at 36 in 2004.<p>Since then, Pal launched Global Macro Investor and Real Vision TV, a sort of "Netflix for finance," according to the website. His newest venture, Real Vision Publications, launched earlier this month and aims …

Slow Cooker Chili Recipes That Are Perfect For Game Day

These are the chili recipes your life's been missing.<p>There are so many ways to make use of your Crock Pot this Super Bowl Sunday. You could use it to make some meatballs, wings or even pizza. You could even use it to make something sweet. But one of the more natural uses for the slow cooker ― and …

Turn into a robotics mastermind with the 2017 Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle (84% off)

We all have visions of being a technical genius, whipping up amazing robotics and electronic innovations at the drop of a hat. Making that dream happen isn’t as farfetched as you might think, at least not if you grab the Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle. Right now, you can get the components …

10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Modern Square Bath Sinks

Sourcing the simplest version of something is often the hardest task in a remodeling project. Looking for a clean, modern white bath sink? Here are …

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that would be as modern …

LIXIE

Justin |<p>Expensive<p>Expensive for what you get, should just get Nixie tubes. Tried to contact seller because you only get one nine digwt element, info …

13 Ways To Not Kill Your Indoor Plants

You raised them as your own... and then slaughtered them mercilessly.

5 charming cabins and bungalows offering peace and escape

House Calls’ best retreats, whether in the city or the country<p>Whether a weekend getaway or an oasis in the city, small cabins and bungalows charm with their simple construction and cozy-making capabilities. As we look back at some of our favorite home visits from House Calls’ inaugural year, we’ve …

Hudson Valley

Nigel Slater’s chipolata and cranberry batter pudding recipe

The recipe<p>Make a batter by beating together 2 large eggs and 300ml of full fat milk. Beat in a little salt and 125g of plain flour. Don’t worry about any small lumps. Pull the leaves from 5 sprigs of thyme and stir them into the batter then leave it to rest for 20 minutes. Set the oven at 220C/gas …

Recipes

How to Make Sauerkraut and Become God of Your Own Microbial Universe

Unlike many of my colleagues, I don't have a single pet. I have <i>billions</i> of them. I'm not joking. I provide for them by feeding them and giving them a comfortable home where they can thrive. As with most pets, I have to put up with their incessant and uninhibited eruptions of gas, but it's more than …

10 Extraordinary Projects That Turn Tree Stumps Into Art

You could just take a tree stump, bring it in your home and call it a stool or a side table. It would look nice and charming but it wouldn’t really …

Italian Meatballs Recipe, How to Make the World Best Meatballs Ever

Italian Meatballs<p>Italian Meatballs are part of the Bible of Italian food. They are one of those dishes you simply MUST learn how to make, and once you find a recipe you love, you will be making meatballs every chance you get. My meatballs recipe is tender, juicy and bursting with flavour (and the …

Recipe: Nobu's Miso-Marinated Black Cod

<b>Two to 3 days beforehand, make the miso marinade and marinate the fish.</b> Bring the sake and mirin to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Boil …

Check out this great chocolate chip cookie recipe.

<i>This post originally appeared in Genius Recipes from</i> Food52<i>.</i><p>Not that there was anything wrong with chocolate chip cookies. (I legally have to make …

Hydroponic Gardening: How to Easily Grow Plants In Water

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

Trends

Japanese Craftsman Demonstrates Intricate Marquetry Technique

CNC-like complexity, all done by hand<p>This is a crazy combination of low-tech production methods, precision hand craftsmanship, graphic design and …

Space Age Solar Cells, Coming Soon To A Rooftop Near You

<b>Published on</b> September 7th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>0<p>September 7th, 2016 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>A Swiss startup called Insolight has figured out how to take pricey, …

How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

Top 10 Causes of Roof Leaks - How to Find and Fix Common Roof Leaks

They are the two most dreaded words in a homeowner’s vocabulary: a leaky roof. Water is the most insidious foe, eager to penetrate your home …

Homemade Tonic Water

403<p>1K<p>1<p>Shares 2K<p>Jennifer McLagan always seems to know what we want to read about, and cook, before even we do. She wrote a slew of popular and …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

Home Decorating

Spacious Micro-Apartment for the Global Nomad: Zoku Loft in Amsterdam

<b>Zoku Amsterdam</b> is a new type of hotel promoting the concept of a spacious micro-apartment for global nomads. Designed by Concrete Architectural …

Interior Design

6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

The Best Recipes That Came From Food Bloggers In 2014

If there's one thing the world doesn't need more of, it's food bloggers. The Internet is packed -- stuffed and basically bursting at the seams -- with thousands upon thousands of food blogs. After a while, they all sort of look the same and if you spend too much time browsing, you run the risk of …

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