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500 days out, Rio risks Olympics cost surge as building lags | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - With less than 500 days until Rio de Janeiro hosts the Olympic Games, construction of several venues has not started and some major contracts have not even been tendered, setting the stage for a last-minute rush that will likely drive up costs.<p>It may seem like a familiar …

Just Eat is paying £445 million for a business that made £1.2 million last year

In a regulatory statement, Just Eat announced it is buying Australian and New Zealand rival Menulog for £445 million ($702 million) in a deal fully paid for through selling new shares in Just Eat.<p>But Just Eat stock is now bombing.<p>Despite opening higher, Just Eat fell as much as 8.5% and is now down …

Elon Musk is sick of inventors pitching him the next big thing in batteries

Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, is suffering from an affliction of which Thomas Edison complained more than a century ago: inventors and promoters lining up at his door, each with lofty claims for a new battery.<p>Edison’s frustration boiled over in a piece he wrote in 1883, bemoaning the propensity of such …

Syngenta rejects Monsanto's $45 billion takeover offer

Swiss seed and agribusiness group Syngenta AG Friday rejected Monsanto’s (MON) $45 billion offer for it, saying it “fundamentally undervalues” the …

How To Install Drywall

Drywall is now a common element you find in modern homes. Otherwise known as sheetrock or Gyproc, it is composed of gypsum materials sandwiched …

Tips for home A/V cable management

<b>In a nutshell:</b> Your home theater system should be a source of joy — both for sound and appearance. If yours looks like an explosion in a spaghetti …

35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

Landscaping

13 DIY Ways to Up Your Home's Curb Appeal

Wow guests before they even step inside.<p><b>1. Modernize your house numbers.</b><p>Don't stick with those standard-issue digits. Here, more modern-style numbers play against a brick wall, and give a more traditional entry a bit more style.<p>Find out how on Go Haus Go »<p><b>2. Or make them personal.</b><p>Plain numbers not …

Home Improvement

Dress Up Your Walls With These Unique Shelves

Storage Ideas

Tattoorary Delft Blue + Floral Temporary Tattoos

I’ve found that tattoos are one of the more divisive <i>personal</i> design elements I’ve come across. I personally love them (a good chunk of our team has …

12 Impeccable Pantries Fit for a Dream House

We'd live inside these insanely stylish storage areas, if we could.<p>We'd live inside these insanely stylish storage areas, if we could.

Dining Rooms

New Wallpapers from Juju Papers

For me, last year’s ICFF was all about <b>wallpaper</b>. Glorious, glorious wallpaper. There were rows upon rows (and rolls upon rolls) on display that …

Inside a Young Family's Effortlessly Elegant Home

Splashes of sunny gold and a range of subtle grays bring warmth and everyday glamour to a young family's Atlanta house.<p>Splashes of sunny gold and a range of subtle grays bring warmth and everyday glamour to a young family's Atlanta house. Read the interview with designer Kristin Kong.

Interior Design

14 Kitchen Backsplash Ideas That Refresh Your Space

A kitchen can look finished without a backsplash, and sometimes a clean coat of (washable) paint is what best executes a design. But at the same …

9 Fresh Ideas for a Fun Vertical Garden

Proof that plants don't need to be stuck in the ground.<p>Proof that your plants don't need to be stuck in the ground.

Gardening