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I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Consumer Reports Picks for Best Interior Paints: 2013

Each year <i>Consumer Reports</i> comes out with their latest pick for best interior paints. Judged on performance, value, washability and durability, this …

Useful Tips For Creating A Beautiful Basement Bedroom Interior

Most people don’t really think of the bedroom as being an extra room in their home. It’s usually a space used for storage but, in fact, it could be …

DTI Logo

Dark, moody, masculine and down by the harbour. Not quite what you expect for boathouse living. Love the texture, the old wood, the play of white …

Eye-Catching Library Built From Recycled Shipping Containers

The fact that shipping containers can be used to make all sorts of structures and even homes is not news anymore. But it’s still always fun to see …

Before & After: Sheena’s Dresser + Leopard Drawers

This before & after is a dresser makeover with a little <i>surprise</i>. On the surface it’s a simple paint and hardware switch (which looks nice and clean), …

Induction Cooktops: Pros And Cons

Induction cooktops are the modern version of traditional stoves. They are very different for several reasons. First of all, they don’t use direct …

When the Mood Strikes: Impulse Makeovers & Upgrades

Before my husband and I bought our house, the real estate developer covered the beat up original floors upstairs with low quality carpet. I've hated …

Vertical Gardens

Vertical gardens have been part of the human narrative since 500 BC when King Nebuchadnezzar II built The Hanging Gardens of Babylon to cure the …

Smart Shoppers Guide: Bathroom Speakers

Many of us like to listen to music, podcasts, or the radio while we administer our daily ablutions in the bathroom, on that we can agree. But there …

A Modern Transformation For The St Pancras Penthouse Apartment in London

The St Pancras Penthouse Apartm London and it has been recently redesigned and transformed. It was a project by Thomas Griem of TG Studio. The …

James & Mark's Haute Flea Market Style

<b>Name:</b> James Franco and Mark Goldrick <b><br>Location:</b> Newport, Rhode Island <b><br>Size:</b> 1200 square feet (includes an outdoor deck) <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 8 years; …

California’s dream to be the Saudi Arabia of solar dries up in the desert

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Three years ago California regulators in quick succession approved nine multibillion-dollar solar thermal power plants. They were to be built in the desert and would generate 4,142 megawatts (MW) of carbon-free electricity. The state, it was said, was on its way to …

Solar Thermal

Qualcomm revenues surge; forecast disappoints

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Qualcomm Inc. saw a strong jump in revenue and adjusted earnings for its second fiscal quarter, though the company’s …

Mobile

After Poor Earnings, IBM CEO 'Reprimands' 443,000 Employees In 5-Minute Companywide Video Memo

Rometty said, "Where we haven't transformed rapidly enough, we struggled. We have to step up with that and deal with that, and that is on all levels."<p>During IBM's earnings call, executives blamed IBM's sales team for the worse-than-expected quarter.<p>Rometty revisited this theme in her video.<p>"We were …

McDonald’s to Costco: You’re too cheap for us

McDonald’s and Costco would seem to have a lot in common, what with their relentless pursuit of cost-conscious consumers in the name of value.<p>But this month, the fast-food giant snubbed the US warehouse shopping club, dropping it from among two dozen or so competitors, consumer-product companies …

Business

Pure Salvage: 10 Eclectic Tiny Homes Built with 99% Scrap

The premise of this small design-build firm is simple: almost everything you could want or need to build a new house is already in a a disused or …

Avant-garde

26 Home Theaters You Wish You Owned

Suddenly your couch seems really inadequate.

Listen To Lana Del Rey's Tragic New Song From 'The Great Gatsby' Soundtrack

In the single that just hit the web, Del Ray croons, "Will you still love me when I'm no longer young and beautiful? Will you still love me when I got nothing but my aching soul?"<p>The film's soundtrack — executive produced by Jay-Z — features new music from Will.i.am, Beyonce, The xx, Florence & the …

Realistic Birds Made from Paper and Watercolor Paint by Johan Scherft | Colossal

<p>At the age of 14 Johan Scherft made his first papercraft bird which he colored with a pencil, modeled after the flying paper models of english …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Nine Connections Predicts The Stories Your Followers Will Share Next

Nine Connections has announced a paid pilot program today for its predictive social media monitoring tool, aimed at businesses and brands which want to grow their Twitter following by being the first to share a wide range of engaging and relevant content.<p>At the Microsoft Bizspark Startup Rally, the …

Windows 8 Wins 7.4% Share Of Global Tablet OS Market In Q1 — “Niche” Portion Still Beats Windows Phone’s Smartphone Share

Don’t write off Microsoft’s chances in mobile just yet. It may still be struggling to make itself count in the smartphone space but early signs are more promising for Windows plus tablets. Microsoft has gone from having no share of the global tablet OS market in Q1 last year to taking 7.4% one year …

PlayStation 4 lead architect reveals secrets behind Sony's next console

Mark Cerny explains the technical philosophy that informs the PS4's design<p>When Sony unveiled the PlayStation 4 two months ago, many were impressed to see Mark Cerny fronting the presentation as lead system architect; the industry veteran first made his name by designing the classic <i>Marble Madness</i> at …

AT&T Q1 iPhone Activations Hit 4.8M

AT&T's most popular smartphone is still Apple's iPhone. The cell service provider reported it activated 4.8 million iPhones during its first fiscal …

Patents reveal Apple’s car-friendly iPhone intentions

This week the folks at Apple have had a patent application turned up that may very well have the next iPhone controlling your Bluetooth-toting …

YouTube planning Comedy Week filled with stars, standup, and sketches

YouTube has called in a host of comedy stars to perform for its first Comedy Week, a seven-day event filled with standup acts and sketches designed to make you laugh — and to pay attention to YouTube's growing base of original programming. The <i>Associated Press</i> reports that YouTube has gathered …

LinkedIn Launches Standalone Contact Aggregation App

LinkedIn has launched a new app called <i>LinkedIn Contacts</i>, which is designed to be a contact management system that incorporates connections on LinkedIn with contacts from your iPhone and from third party services like Gmail, Yahoo Mail, and Outlook.<p>LinkedIn Contacts brings together all your address …

Stuck In A Rut? SpotOn.it Looks At Your Calendar And Makes Smart Activity Recommendations

There are definitely times where I feel like my social life has gotten a bit … not monotonous, but tied to a familiar pattern of bookstores, movie theaters, bars, and karaoke bars. That’s why I’m checking out a new site called SpotOn.it, which tries to break people out of their own personal ruts by …