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The 8 Best Home Warranty Companies to Buy from in 2018

The 8 Best Home Warranty Companies to Buy From in 2018<p>Protect your home with more than just insurance<p>Updated February 21, 2018<p>Your home is one of …

5 destinations for design lovers in March

March means two things: art and design fairs and spring break. New York City will host Armory Art Week at the beginning of the month and AD’s annual …

Lowe's deepens its partnership with Sherwin-Williams in the paint aisle

Sherwin-Williams is deepening a decades-old relationship with Lowe's, making it the only nationwide home center to offer Sherwin's popular brands including Minwax, Cabot and Thompson's Water Seal.<p>Sherwin-Williams will continue to operate its own stores.<p>On the day the deal was announced, Lowe's also …

Sherwin-Williams

In the male-dominated sneaker world, Nike’s next big bet is on women

The sneaker business has long revolved around men. The shoes available to women are too often just styles originally created for guys, then resized and recolored. “Shrink it and pink it” is the shorthand for the lazy practice. For the sorts of limited-edition collaborations sneakerheads go crazy …

Streetwear

Is the E-Reader Dead?

Ah, the simple pleasure of a book. The slow burn of drama, the crisply printed words, the flash of the screen as you share a particularly moving …

Who Gets A Happily Ever After In 2018?

Romance fans have long loved the genre for its unapologetic celebration of female power and sexuality. Now, more and more writers are beginning to consider the ways in which their work can offer not just a happy ending, but a powerful statement.<p><b>The alpha hero</b> is a stalwart archetype of romance …

Books

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Eminem

How Ava DuVernay Became a Creator of Worlds

Late fall in the redwood forests of Northern California, it gets cold. Not wrap-yourself-in-furs cold—we’re still talking 51 degrees—but the kind of …

Middle School

How to Make Your Washer and Dryer Last

How long should your new washer and dryer to last? It's a topic of much debate. Given that most machines come with just a 1-year parts and labor …

Airbnb introduces Airbnb Plus and a new service for luxury travelers

Airbnb is about to get a lot fancier.<p>Today, the company is introducing two new services aimed at more high-end experiences and luxury travelers: …

Autonomous Cars Are About To Transform The Suburbs

Suburbs have largely been dismissed by environmentalists and urban planners as bad for the planet, a form that needed to be eliminated to make way for a bright urban future. Yet, after a few years of demographic stultification amid the Great Recession, Americans are again heading to the suburbs in …

Urban Design

21 Hotels We Can't Wait to Visit in 2018

As travel editors, there are two questions we’re asked on a consistent basis: “Do you travel a lot?” (Yes, and it’s wonderful.) and, “Where are you …

Lights, sound and broadband: How to create a home cinema

‘Don’t be swayed by interior designers who say you need to hide the speakers’<p>Sat, Jan 27, 2018, 06:00<p>It is a sign of the times that interior designer …

Before & After: We Can't Believe This Isn't Real Marble

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Home Improvement

Laser Cut Notepads That Slowly Reveal Artworks As They Get Used

Japanese design firm Triad Inc have created a series of laser cut notepads that slowly reveal artworks as they get used. Dubbed “Omoshiro Blocks”, …

3D Printing

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Real Estate

With 1 Sentence, This NBA Champion Coach Teaches Everything You Need to Know About Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Over the summer, San Antonio Spurs five-time all-star basketball player LaMarcus Aldridge asked his coach, Greg Popovich, to be traded. That's basically the worst thing a coach or leader wants to hear from a talented and valuable contributor.<p>Popovich then spent time with the player, took action, …

Emotional Intelligence

Wireless earbuds that sound this much better than AirPods should cost way more than $24

Apple’s AirPods offer surprisingly great sound quality for earbuds that are so compact, but you wouldn’t know it most of the time. Why? Because the …

Tech Trends

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

Apps

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo, abruptly shuts down without refunding customers

<b>Update</b>: In an email to <i>9to5Mac</i>, Twist says that “the app works fine and the cloud services are paid for and covered for a long while.”<p>Two years ago, we reported on Twist, a new smart home accessory maker aiming to take a different approach to smart home lighting. At the time, the company debuted an …

The Ultimate Deck of Cards for Design and Font Nerds—Just $15

Dress up your next game of poker or Go Fish—and learn a little something while you’re at it. Get a deck of design or font playing cards for $14.99, a …

Typography

How Is Design Transforming Education?

The Core77 Design Awards Design Education Initiative category hopes to showcase the best education programs utilizing design thinking<p><i>In conjunction</i> …

Product Design

50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of all sizes.<p>While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of …

Architecture

Smart speaker market intensifies with 40 million Americans now owning one

Smart speakers were one of the holiday season’s big-ticket items, so you may not be altogether surprised to learn that some 39 million American …

Google Assistant

Forget Iceland — these are the 10 places around the world everyone will be visiting in 2018, according to travelers

We're barely into 2018, but travelers are already chiming in on this year's newest travel hotspots.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its annual list of global travel destinations on the rise, and this year's list includes gems from Croatia to Kenya.<p>TripAdvisor based its rankings on year-to-year …

European Travel

Stubborn hair dye stain on the shower floor? It may be something worse.

<i>Q: Our shower floor has discolored, probably from rinsing out hair color. We've tried everything — bleach, vinegar, Soft Scrub — and nothing makes a difference. The floor is only seven years old, so we really don't want to replace it! Do you have any suggestions?</i><p><b>Fairfax Station</b><p><b>A:</b> The stains …

Home Improvement

How Do You Know Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Look for Any of These 7 Signs | Inc.com

If you're new to the employee engagement conversation, I'll cut to the chase and break it to you like this: Since 2000, Gallup research has shown that roughly 70 percent of the U.S. work force is "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" at work.<p>If your company is part of this dismal predicament and …

Employee Engagement

69% of Americans Will Need Long-Term Care Someday. Here's How to Pay for It

Medical expenses usually climb during retirement, and long-term care needs are a big part of the reason why.<p>As you grow old, it becomes more and more …

Retirement

Harvard's first online architecture course: Does it make the grade?

I was worried there for a minute. Who'd kidnapped K. Michael Hays and what had they done with him?<p>I was watching a man on my computer screen who looked a lot like Hays as he gave the introductory remarks in the first online course offered by<p>Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where he …