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Why Relationships Should Be 'Hell Yeah or No'

There's a growing theory that American romance is becoming an All-or-Nothing Institution. Or as I like to think of it, a "Hell Yeah or No" Institution.<p>We've reached a pivotal moment in the history of courtship, teetering between romantic enlightenment and extinction. A maelstrom researchers are …

Relationships

Best way to search a hotel room for bed bugs

Bedbugs aren’t a big concern when you travel … unless you get them. Then they’re a blood-sucking nightmare, and they won’t just ruin your trip — they can ruin your life for months afterward if they hitch a ride home with you.<p>Don’t think you’ll find them only in a two-bit motel — there are …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Store Tour

Welcome to where it all began<p>The first thing you notice about the original Starbucks®, located near the waterfront in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, …

Seattle

How to use Apple TV to control your smart-home gear

There's a whole universe of connected home gadgets that want to smarten up your living space -- and a growing number of them work with Apple HomeKit , the set of smart of smart home protocols built right into your iPhone and iPad.<p>HomeKit provides a sort of standardized vocabulary that helps devices …

Home Automation

Apple's Indoor Survey App Creates Building Interior Maps Using an iPhone

Apple has quietly released a new iOS app that allows users to map out the interior spaces of a building using just an iPhone.<p>While the apps doesn’t …

The world's best headphones, period

Watching glass get 3D printed is absolutely mesmerizing

Advanced 3D printing technology lets us quickly create various objects, including real buildings and cars, but one of the most unusual uses for 3D …

Inside the Modern Safe Room: How Homeowners Today Are Fortifying Their Houses Against Burglars, Terrorists, and Hurricanes

If a family’s home is their castle, as the saying goes, some homeowners have begun to take that sentiment quite literally. Step into the heavily fortified world of safe rooms—otherwise known as panic rooms—with three designers working at the outer limits of architectural craft.<p>Tom Gaffney won’t …

Review: iHome iSP5 SmartPlug featuring Apple HomeKit support

<b>Company</b>: iHome <b><br>Product</b>: iSP5 SmartPlug <b><br>Price</b>: $39.99 <b><br>Compatibility</b>: Any iPhone with iOS 8.1 or later installed <b><br>Website</b>: https://www.ihomeaudio.com/ <b><br>Date</b>: …

Home Automation

No baking necessary for these fridge cake recipes | Ruby Tandoh

No-bake desserts are a winner, whatever the weather. These creamy refrigerator cakes – one with burnt honey swirled through biscuits and cream, another swathed in salted caramel – will help keep kitchen temperatures down<p>In the chaos of a recent house move, I’ve found myself without a working oven. …

Dessert

Maxwell EP0 Ultra Lightweight Electric Bicycle Looks Like a Conventional Bike

<b>Maxwell EP0 ultra lightweight electric bicycle</b> that looks just like your ordinary bike. It doesn’t feature fancy futuristic design, Maxwell EP0 …

Industrial Design

5 Trends That Will Shape The Future Of Tiny Housing

Cities and renters are starting to accept apartments that are just 350 square feet. Here’s what the future of micro-housing holds.<p>The American dream of a household with 2.5 children, a dog, and a two-car garage is no longer the norm: people are staying single longer, having children later, and …

Jeff McWhinney's Intelligent "Active Wedding Rings"

This past weekend I was at a martial arts training session. With twenty of us in the room, we rotated through partners for the hand drills. One woman …

Quick and Painless Airport Security

The Accordia bag aims to ease stress during the air travel check-in process by streamlining the security screening. Provided to passengers by the …

Animated Recipe: Arugula Pistachio Pesto

Who says you can only have fresh pesto in the summer time? Try this flavorful arugula pesto anytime of year. No cheese needed in this recipe, the pistachio nuts provide richness and depth.<p>Ingredients:<br>Three cups baby arugula, packed<br>⅓ cup pistachios<br>Three tablespoons olive oil<br>Two tablespoons …

Recipes

Regret apps: The undo button for instant messaging

<b>How many times have you messaged someone on the spur of the moment only to wish you could take it back seconds later?</b><p>Well, as they say… there's an app for that.<p>US-based company Strings has launched an instant messaging app that lets you "share what you want with who you want and take it back, if …

Apps

How To Boost Your Wi-Fi With a Range Extender

I love the Wi-Fi service available in my home. I have my laptop, my smartphone and my tablet hooked up to it so I can surf the web from anywhere in …

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

Articles about 8 new prefab homes dwells decemberjanuary issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The allure of prefab is really about control.<p>Equipped with a professional-grade kitchen by Monogram, this prefab would make the ideal office, club house, or guest home.<p>Calling …

Prefab Homes

Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look Like Elegant Glass Ornaments

Each winter, when the temperature dips into the negatives, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly takes advantage of the frigid weather and blows bubbles that freeze and form beautiful patches of ice crystals. The breathtaking results, which she photographs for her series <i>Life in a Bubble</i>, look …

Table Tennis Anytime, Anywhere with Corknet

It's an exciting week for tennis fans as the 2014 US Open kicked off on Monday, but there's equally good news for table tennis fans as well—thanks to RCA alum and product designer Julian Bond. Not only can ping pong tables be expensive, they take up a great deal of room: not an ideal situation …

BDDW Ping Pong Table

Channeling the ethos of the legendary Dieter Rams, designer Jared Spool said, “Good design, when it’s done well, becomes invisible,” and though he is primarily concerned with the digital aspect as a UX engineer and expert, the maxim can certainly be expanded, in a sense, to the realm of …

Tag: Landscaping 101

Landscape Ideas: Garden Design for a Swimming Pool Area<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Swimming Pools: 11 Best Landscape Plants for Water’s Edge<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Lost …