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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 …

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 …

Bedbugs

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

The 'Hoverboard' Scooter<p><b>Developed by multiple brands</b> <i><br>Buy here</i><p>Part Segway, part skateboard, the self-balancing scooter—generally known as a hoverboard, …

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 are smart-home controls built right into your iPhone or iPad, but if you want Siri to turn your stuff on and off when you're not at home, you'll need to add an Apple TV to your setup. Here's how to do it.<p>There's a whole universe of connected home gadgets that want to smarten up your living …

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 …

Startups

The world's best headphones, period

Hifiman HE1000 V2 headphones<p>AudioQuest NightHawk headphones<p>MrSpeakers Ether headphones<p>KingSound KS-H3 headphones<p>EnigmAcoustic Dharma D1000 headphones<p>Sony MDR Z7 headphones<p>Abyss AB-1266 headphones<p>AKG K812 headphones<p>Beyerdynamic T1 (2nd Generation) headphones<p>Audeze LCD-4 headphones<p>MrSpeakers Either C …

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 - Dwell

There are two schools of thought in modern panic room design. One of these is well represented by Gaffney’s firm, as well as by SAFE ("Strategically Armored & Fortified Environments"), a Los Angeles–based company run by the husband-and-wife team of Al and Lana Corbi. Gaffco and SAFE both primarily …

Los Angeles

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>: …

No baking necessary for these fridge cake recipes

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. …

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 …

Electric Vehicles

69 Impressive Tiny Houses That Maximize Function and Style

Check out these tiny homes that maximize both function and style.<p>Tiny houses are popping up around the country as more people decide to downsize …

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 …

Arugula

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 …

European Travel

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

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

Equipped with a professional-grade kitchen by Monogram, this prefab would make the ideal office, club house, or guest home.<p>The allure of prefab is really about control.<p>These 10 modern renovations take history into account.<p>For a vintage design dealer seeking a respite from the city, architect …

Abraham Lincoln

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 …

Decorations
Tennis

BDDW Ping Pong Table

Sponsored by The Macallan<p>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 …

Furniture

Tag: Landscaping 101

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Landscaping 101: Biodynamics for the Edible Garden<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Pink Grasses: …

Landscaping