Eric Lau

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Your Best Options When Choosing A Bathroom Door Type

Bathroom doors are often overlooked when, in fact, they actually play a very important role in the room’s interior design and the ambiance created …

Interior Design

Remodeling 101: Butcher Block Countertops

Warm and accommodating, butcher block is an affordable countertop material with a lot going for it. Maintain them regularly and butcher block …

10 Things You Can Toss Without Thinking Twice

No, that stockpile of hangers will never come in handy.<p>We get it: Getting rid of your stuff is <i>hard</i>. Not only does it take time and effort, but then there are so many emotional connections to contend with, too. But some things are so trivial, they're not worth saving. So if you crave more space, but …

30 Dreamy English Gardens That Feel Like a Fantasy

There's even one that features real, live palm trees.<p>It's no wonder the royal family is so fond of garden parties. With bright blossoms and lush topiary displays everywhere you look, it's hard not to fall in love with England's many gardens. Better yet, you can live out your fantasies of being a …

Hydrangeas: 10 Best Flowering Shrubs to Grow

Hydrangeas, like clothes, go in and out of style, says Michael Mauro, curator of the plant family collections at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. …

8 Signs Your House Is Just Waiting to Be Robbed

These seemingly innocent things might peg your home as an easy target.<p>The FBI reports that a home in the U.S. is burglarized every 15 seconds. And it's the little things that might be tipping them off. "The majority of thieves are impulsive and don't look much beyond the opportunities that they …

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …

Lawn Alternatives for the Modern Yard

Water conservation, drought-resistant plants and low-maintenance upkeep are all growing priorities in the world of modern gardening. Having trouble …

Landscaping

9 Surprisingly Stylish Utility Spaces

Because these rooms serve a singular purpose, they're often overlooked. But these home owners have us rethinking their design potential.<p>Because these rooms serve a singular purpose, they're often overlooked. But these home owners have us rethinking their design potential.

Interior Design

8 ways to make the most out of your customer data

Everyone talks about the importance of big data. But many organizations, although they collect and store customer data, do not put that data to good …

Customer Experience

Improving Customer Loyalty with Data & Analytics

You don’t win customer loyalty solely by the “wow!” factor. You win simply by delivering on customer promises and resolving everyday issues.<p>According to research from CEB’s book, <i>The Effortless Experience: Conquering the New Battleground for Customer Loyalty</i>, two major factors affect customer …

Why You Must Store Your Own Analytics Data

Many 3rd party tools are awesome to help with your analytics. You still need analytics data that you control to work well as a product team. Read the …

How Healthcare Big Data Analytics Is Tackling Chronic Disease

June 09, 2015 - Chronic disease management is the most expensive, fastest growing, and most intractable problem facing healthcare providers in every …

Digital Health

20 Gorgeous Two-Sided Fireplaces For Your Spacious Homes

If your home is spacious enough to have room partitions built right inside, then you can create a two-sided fireplace with a lot of ease. Between the …

Interior Design

Elements To Include In A Kid’s Treehouse To Make It Awesome

In order for the kids to actually enjoy their treehouse it has to include features they love. So the obvious approach would be to let the kids design …

Kids

Eat Better, Live Longer | Men's Health

<b>Hook, Line & Sinker</b> <br>Looking for a way to <b>lower your cholesterol</b>? Put fish on your grocery list and enjoy the benefits of cholesterol and triglyceride-lowering Omega 3 fatty acids. Research also suggests omega 3 fatty acids have a positive effect on blood pressure. Some tasty food choices that are …

How to Pick Up Good Habits

Most people want to develop good habits like doing yoga before work, eating breakfast and saying "hello" to the elderly neighbor they see each morning. However, intending to pick up such habits and actually performing them are two totally different stories. Sometimes it seems like bad habits, like …

Healthy Eating

How To Start A Running Habit When You're Totally Out Of Shape

I want to start running, but I hate running and am really out of shape. How do I start?<p>Here are a few tips that got me to add miles to my days and …

The 16′ Origami Kayak You Can Bring Anywhere

Oru Kayak started when designer and founder Anton Willis had to put his fiberglass kayak into storage. Sketches, models and prototypes led to the …

Prototypes

10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Lawn

During a summer of discontent about 20 ago, I cut lawns to survive. Actually, that was the job of Gary, Rick and Tony. I was more the Wench of Weed …

How Feng Shui Works

­Whether you're looking for balance and harmony in your home, office or diet, feng shui is the latest (by Western standards, anyway) miracle cure for …