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A 450-Square-Foot San Fran Studio Is Small, But Ultra Cozy

Name: Hayley Dickson Location: Lower Pacific Heights — San Francisco, California Size: 450 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, renting I've always …

Construction Industry

How to Make Your Small Space Living Room Functional

Living in a small space is never easy. Along with little to no storage space, you're often stuck with the daunting task of figuring out how to …

Living Rooms

Four Strategies to Muscle Up Your Forearms

We regularly make the point to hardgainers that, since you’re not a pro bodybuilder, you shouldn’t train like one. Nowhere is the truth of this maxim …

The Best 20-minute Bodyweight Back Workout for Busy Guys

Most of us spend our days hunched over computers, phones, and steering wheels. You feel the toll. It shuts down your glutes, rounds your shoulders, …

Workouts

How to build a smart home in an apartment

• Find out exactly what you can change<br>• D-Line cable channels<br>• TP-Link 5 Port Ethernet Switch<br>• Nanoleaf Aurora Rhythm Starter Kit<br>• Philips Hue Starter …

Smart Homes

This Type of Coffee Table Is the Best for Small Spaces

Whether you have a tiny two-bedroom loft on the outskirts of town or a teeny studio apartment in the heart of your city (or something in between, …

Small Spaces

Beware: The horror game all about a creepy car chase

When we're all alone in our cars at night, the smallest worry can grow into unimaginable fear — especially when driving down dimly lit roads with no …

Horror

Try This Military Meditation Routine to Fall Asleep Fast

Need to fall asleep fast? One mid-century relaxation technique, developed in the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, supposedly works within minutes. It may …

Meditation

Don’t train your dog to sit - teach it life skills, pet mindfulness coach says

Dogs should be taught life skills rather than simply how to sit, stay and hand over their paws, a pet mindfulness coach has said.<p>Carolyn Menteith, a leading dog behavioural expert, said dog owners should lose their obsession with teaching traditional obedience exercises and instead focus on the …

6 Things You Must Do To Lose Weight Over 40

With a few smart moves, here's how you can lose weight after 40 and keep it off.<p>With age comes many things: greater wisdom; deeper empathy; a greater sense of knowing who you are; and less happily, the very real possibility of a bigger pants size.<p>Starting in your 40s, it's easier than ever for the …

Nutrition

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

Just before Elvis died, he recorded this absolutely incredible performance of "Unchained Melody"

My friend Dustin Hostetler emailed me the video above with the subject line of "Do you like Elvis?"<p>No, I don't like Elvis.<p>I really don't even like …

​You Should Vacuum With a Paper Towel Tube—Here's Why

I love my vacuums. Yes, we have two: A Dyson small ball (the big ones are way too heavy for me to vacuum with comfortably, and was definitely too …

Before and After: A Streamlined Apartment in Italy Boasts Tons of Custom Furniture

Using a restrained color and material palette, Gosplan Architects transforms an old home in Genova into a bright, functional flat.<p>When a young couple from Genova, Italy, inherited a 1,180-square-foot property from a grandparent, they decided to transform the old house into a bright, modern home …

Architecture

The often gross and rarely steamy history of video game sex scenes

<i>It’s</i> <i>Summer Lovin’</i><i>Week</i> <i>here at Mashable, which means things are getting steamy. In honor of the release of</i> Crazy Rich Asians<i>, we’re celebrating</i> …

The 5 Best Coffee Makers for Camping

A proper outdoor trip is also a temporary abstinence from everyday habits — watching television, counting Instagram likes on your phone, checking …

7 Best Foods To Increase Breast Size Naturally

Yes! Foods help you to get bigger breast? Astonishingly, what you consume can create a distinction in increasing your cup size. There are assured …

THE 13 BEST JAPANESE HORROR FILMS

Japan has a rich storytelling tradition, a big part of which is horror. And that tradition feeds directly into film. That means Japan’s horror cinema …

Mexico Won The World Cosplay Summit With Street Fighter II 

Get your own HAL-9000 replica with Bluetooth and voice command

'I'm sorry, Dave. I can't do that.'<p>Sci-fi fans rejoice: You can now talk to your very own replica of the iconic HAL-9000 computer from Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C Clarke's seminal film, <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i><i>.</i> Master Replicas Group has already achieved 358 percent funding on this Indiegogo project, …

15 Simple But Brilliant Tricks to Fix All Your Toilet Problems

Yes, it’s true your friendly neighbourhood plumber has made at least 100 dollars per hour fixing stuff which you can do as well! Of course, your …

How to Stop Mice Before They Come in Your House

Make sure mice don't get inside with a bait station outside<p>At my rental properties, I control mice by exterminating them before they come inside. I …

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Headphones

This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K

Formed from the idea that extra space to call your own shouldn't be a hassle to obtain, this tiny prefab can be placed anywhere you desire.<p>The need for space is universal, yet the definition can be quite specific. Sure, we can get it from nature, but if that's too far away at the time, then we can …

Prefab Homes

Canadian craftsman turns out beautiful, high-end retro TV consoles

Canadian craftsman Konstantin Mazin runs MazinCraft, a Vancouver-based company specializing in high-end custom timber interiors and home theaters. He …

​​How to Treat Common Running Injuries: Knee Pain and Shin Splints

It is useful for runners to know about the symptoms and treatments for common running injuries. The Department of Physiotherapy at Singapore General …

42 Holy Grail Life Hacks That Will Save You A Fortune

A lot of people have a love/hate relationship with hacks. Personally, I can’t get enough of them, but I will admit that there are some “tricks” out …

Hear the sounds the sun makes. They're surprisingly soothing

<b>(CNN) —</b> Close your eyes and listen to this clip. It may sound like a Tibetan meditation bowl or a giant cosmic didgeridoo, but it's actually the sun! Kind of.<p>A group of very poetic scientists from NASA and the ESA (The European Space Agency) used data from NASA's Solar and Heliospehric Observatory …

Space Travel

Cool Urban Houses Built On Narrow And Deep Sites

Densely-populated cities have lately started a trend that redirects people away from the desire to have large and lavish mansions and towards …

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …