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Beat the heat with this DIY air conditioner

It's been a hot and sweaty week for much of southern Alberta.<p>If you can't stand another sticky, sleepless night — you can take matters into your own …

DIY

Xbox One Cortana update: 7 features that will change your gaming life, from upping privacy to dumping Kinect

There's more than just Cortana.<p>There was a time when Microsoft updated its Xbox One every month, bringing a plethora of bug fixes, interface tweaks …

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

Six More “Why Didn’t I Think of That?” Tips

One of our most popular posts over the past few months has been Six “Now, Why Didn’t I Think of That?” Shop Tips. I love tracking down these little “ah-ha” tips that just make so much resonant sense when you first encounter them. So, I’ve been collecting such tips every time I come across them, …

New emoji and home-screen shortcuts are coming to Android N

The second developer preview for Android N, the next version of Google's mobile operating system, is now available.<p>Available for the Nexus 6, Nexus …

Tech giants are scrambling to get their hands on the 'hottest commodity on the planet'

Driven by the rise of battery gigafactories and game-changing Powerwall and energy storage businesses, the world now finds itself at the beginning of a lithium super cycle that is all about securing new supply, much of which is poised to come from lithium superstar Argentina.<p>We have Tesla in the …

South America

TECH TIPS: Soldering Basics for the Absolute Beginner

Soldering is a method of using a conductive material (solder) to connect a wire with another device, such as another wire, a 1/4 inch plug, a guitar …

A Video Game About The Secret Lives Of Everything In The Universe

“Everything” lets you inhabit subatomic particles, galaxies, and—literally—anything in between.<p>What is it like to be a thing? Game designer and researcher Ian Bogost took this question seriously enough to write an entire philosophy book about it, imagining the ineffable interior experiences of “all …

Particles

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Design

Stunning Images of Fictional Symmetrical Facades

Stunning Images of Fictional Symmetrical Facades<p>via zsolthlinka.com<p>Budapest-born photographer Zsolt Hlinka’s new project “Urban Symmetry” presents a soothing gallery of fictional façades. Based upon buildings along the Danube River, the spotless architectural marvels are reminiscent of Wes …

Coco Chanel

12 Cozy Cabins You Can Rent Right Now

Winter is coming. Actually, scratch that. Winter is here. You could try to stick it out, brave that eminent polar vortex and elbow your way into a cab to avoid the cold. Or you can forget all that, play hooky and escape to a charming cabin where suddenly the chilly winter weather is less of a drag …

Henry David Thoreau

$20 DIY Pallet Wall

We finished the pallet wall, whoop whop! Can I get a “heck yes”?<p>Last time we checked in we’d left you with this. And last time we did a walkthrough …

Input sought on Memorial Park improvements

City Council last year approved annexing Memorial Park into a nearby redevelopment zone to funnel $100 million over 27 years into the park. Officials …

Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White

We could not be more thrilled to introduce Ana from Ana-White.com who’s swinging by with an amazing build-it-yourself project for anyone who’s ever …

DIY Storage Ottoman

The most satisfying DIY projects are those that serve not just a practical purpose, but an aesthetic one as well. Here’s a DIY storage ottoman– or …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Console Wars Are Just Getting Started

It’s quite possible that all that momentum Sony's had leading up to the launch of the PS4 will dry up now that the machine is in the wild. System issues, faulty HDMI ports, and a real lack of compelling first-party games all work against the next-gen console.<p>Meanwhile, the Xbox One is still out of …

From Gap's new pale blue to James Blake's hair: what's hot and what's not? on planet fashion this week

Going up: Gap blue, lobsters and Topman's new suiting. Going down: James Blake's hair (but of course), leather sleeves and festive coffee<p>Going up<p><b>Lobsters</b> Endorsed by Patrick Stewart and a favourite of Isabella Blow. With a Blow exhibition opening at Somerset House this week, it's time for …

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Art

Use shadows to decorate your home with Adam Frank's Lumen. Simultaneously ghostly and comforting.