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Modern vs. Contemporary Design: What’s the Difference?

Many people think modern and contemporary design are the same. But there’s a world of difference. They may be synonyms when describing many things, …

Design

9 Essential Tips for Handling Maui's Road to Hana

Navigating sharp curves and one-lane bridges, driving Maui's famous Road to Hana can take more than two and a half hours. The 52-mile stretch of the …

How to Achieve a Soundproof Room Without Breaking The Bank?

Whether you’re looking to create a quiet bedroom or just a space for peace and tranquility, soundproofing a room that keeps outside noise to a …

Home Improvement

How To Get a High-End Living Room Look on a Real-Life Budget

Built in 1928, this Michigan house came with plenty of architectural charm when Justin bought it, but it needed updating. And that's just what Justin …

Home Decorating

This is the site you need to look at before you start your next home improvement project

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Houzz Facebook<p>My mom went through a few big home remodeling phases over 10 years ago, and while our house looks great now, I remember …

Home Improvement

The Best Beaches For Snorkeling In Maui

West Maui Snorkel Spots<p>South Maui Snorkel Spots<p><i>Download the Maui Beaches Guide in PDF form so you can explore Maui from the airplane or from wherever</i> …

Exploring Maui’s Haleakala National Park

Hawai'i's Haleakalā National Park on the island of Maui is one of those unique places where, in the same day, you can stand above the clouds and beside the sea while traveling through a variety of microclimates in between. "Haleakala" is the name of a giant shield volcano, where according to …

Before & After: A DIY Kitchen Remodel on a 6K Budget

Sharlene's '70s kitchen was vivid green and laced with hard-to-clean linoleum. Instead of living with it or hiring an expensive contractor, this …

10 Stocks You Will Want to Own Forever

Warren Buffett turned 87 on August 30, 2017. And there are no signs that he plans to slow down yet. Given his net worth of $80.2 billion, that can …

Behind the bush: a history of Danielle Steel's Spreckels Mansion

While the famed romance writer’s massive foliage has won the hearts/ire of many, it’s time to take a look at the structure hiding behind<p>Danielle Steel’s hedge (in vulgar parlance, <i>Danielle Steel’s bush</i>) is as San Francisco as sourdough bread, International Orange, and Lombard Street. Derided by …

7 Future Blue-Chip Stocks You Need to Buy

Over the years, I’ve had my share of investing ups and downs. In that time, I’ve come to learn that I’m good at one kind of investing: finding future …

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

National Parks

Budget Better: 6 items to avoid at Home Depot and Lowe's

Big box stores like Home Depot and Lowe's are ideal destinations for those big-ticket items you need in and around your home.<p>These home improvement meccas offer tons of unbeatable prices and seasonal deals. Marketwatch reports both Lowe's and Home Depot offer a price match guarantee that are "among …

Lowe's

How to get a free data plan for your tablet

I tend to think of tablets as "indoor" devices, used primarily at home or the office -- places rife with Wi-Fi. But what happens when you go out into the world and need connectivity? Now you have to pay for a 4G plan, right?<p>Not necessarily. Mobile carrier Freedompop offers a limited amount of free …

The best bluetooth keyboard

<i>By Kimber Streams</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After testing 25 …

Time is running out to do these financial tasks before the end of the year

Take a break from last-minute holiday shopping and gift wrapping to do these four tasks before the end of the year — your future self will thank you …

Retirement

Adding Electrical Outlets: How to Wire a New Outlet to an Existing One

Adding Electrical Outlets: How to Wire a New Outlet to an Existing One<p>Updated on September 28, 2017<p>Adding and Wiring New Outlets<p>Do you need extra …

Home Improvement

An interview with Evan Sharp, Pinterest Co-founder

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

Take a Drive on Skyline Boulevard

This story is brought to you by the great people over at San Francisco To Do. SF To Do shares brutally honest reviews of the best ways to plan an …

Hiking

The Tartine Manufactory Just Opened

The time has finally come: The Tartine Manufactory has opened in San Francisco, and it looks like everything we could have hoped for and more. Then …

California

Roadtrip Guide: Cruising the California Coastline from LA to SF

So, you want to take the famous drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Too many people decide to roadtrip the fastest and easiest route (state …

The Best Places to Buy Succulents, Cacti + Air Plants in the Bay Area

If you’ve killed your fair share of green things or love a desert vibe, consider a succulent, air plant, or cacti—or perhaps even a Venus flytrap—to …

Plants

A mapped introduction to San Francisco's many varieties of Victorians - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This post was originally published in February 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Ask anyone to describe what makes San Francisco so special and Victorian architecture would be right up at the top of the list, Family-Feud style. Here now is a crash course in …

Hawk Hill Challenge: The Bay Area's Most Scenic Bike Ride

A visit to one of the Bay Area’s most scenic vistas is not soon forgotten – getting to it on a bike for the first time is even more memorable. Today …

Hiking

Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: A Loop Around Pescadero

If a 31-mile jaunt through the rolling hills of coastal California sounds like a day well spent, then this pleasant ride is for you.We recommend …

Hiking

Take a tour of San Francisco's 'Billionaires' Row,' where old money and tech execs collide

When the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire wiped the city clean, the wealthy stood around the burned rubble of their Nob Hill homes and took a cool, hard look at San Francisco Bay. The best view in the city was in Pacific Heights, and with that swath of real estate now up for grabs, the big …

Audi RS Q3 Challenges Porsche Macan Turbo In Unfair Comparison Test

Even though these cars may seem similar when it comes to straight line performance, they also happen to be in completely separate weight classes …

Will your next bike be a gravel bike?

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Insider things to do with certain San Francisco visitors

Sure, sometimes hosting visitors can feel like a burden. They throw off your routine, can involve costly activities and leave you pretty exhausted once they depart.<p>But for some of us, it's all so entirely worth it. If you try to make the most of it, it can become the most enjoyable staycation and …

San Francisco

5 Places That Keep Austin Weird

<i>Photo credit: Franck Fotos / Alamy</i><p>You'll see the slogan "Keep Austin Weird" pop up everywhere around this town, but what does it really mean? Here's my take: The best, weirdest places around Austin aren't really <i>trying</i> to be weird. They're more focused on following their own spirit. They don't care …

Film Festivals