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Avocado Chips

Having a hard time getting your chips nice and thin? Spray the bottom of a dry measuring cup with nonstick cooking spray and press lightly on the …

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8 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Smart Doorbell, Like Nest Hello Or Ring

Here's how to gauge whether that upgrade is truly worth it.<p>Let's be real: These days, whenever somebody rings the doorbell, there's a 90 percent chance it's someone you're not expecting, often trying to sell you something. Or your nosy neighbor, eager to poll you on whether that mole on her back …

I Tried The Keto Diet To Help With My Anxiety—Here’s What Happened

When you’ve had anxiety most of your life like I have, you’re familiar with all the tricks. Meditation, essential oils, probiotics, wine…I’ve tried …

Here’s exactly how to make ginger oil, the magical pain-relieving elixir

When it comes to relieving joint pain, one of the best solutions for combating those annoying aches might already be in your kitchen. …

An 860-Square-Foot Tiny Home Becomes a Summer Haven For a Family of Five

Nestled near Lake Michigan, a family finds peace and relaxation in the form of an off-grid tiny home.<p>Designer Jorie Burns never forgot her childhood summers in Michigan. Although it's been years since those particular long days—and she now has three kids of her own—Jorie always planned to return to …

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People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Tiny Coastal Home is Full of Beautiful Interior Design

The whole point of a tiny home is to cut down on size, but still have an optimal living space, right? Many tiny home designers have to get creative …

Best Energy-Smart Home 2018 Photo Gallery

A look at a high-performance spec house built in a competitive California market.<p>For the exterior, Woodhouse chose conventional stucco over a …

A Family Lives Harmoniously Together in This Captivating Multi-Generational Home

In Sangolquí, Ecuador, architects create a striking Z-shaped home to accommodate two generations.<p>When Raul Ortega wanted to build a home that would accommodate his wife and children, as well as his elderly parents, he turned to Quito–based architecture firm Estudio A0 for help. After much strategic …

Nine Ways to Put The Zen In Your Doodles PaperCrafter project

<b>•</b> 1. Download our lovely template and print it onto card<p><b>•</b> 2. Take a few deep breaths and make friends with a black fine liner, we’re about to begin! …

5 of the biggest planned renewable energy projects in the world

As renewable energy is no longer considered a niche technology, countries and energy companies have embarked on a race to impress the world with …

60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

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23 Genius IKEA Hacks That Solve All of Your Storage Problems

And just like that, your home will feel clean around the clock.<p>The internet obsesses over IKEA hacks for a reason. When your home feels packed with <i>stuff,</i> easy and inexpensive storage solutions are always welcome. Work a little DIY magic, and even the biggest messes can disappear.

IKEA

The Most Adorable Tiny Homes in Every State

A few were made famous — but the rest should be.<p>We'll never tire of tiny homes — and of planning vacations around these cute accommodations for rent. (Think of these accommodations less as a micro home and more like a big hotel room that just happens to also be a standalone house.) If you end up …

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Amazon Is Now Selling a Shipping Container House for $36,000

And it's got glowing reviews!<p>Amazon is not only selling home appliances, it's selling actual homes. The site is listing a "pre-fabricated Tiny Home" — which is basically a shipping container — for $36,000 (plus $3,754.49 for shipping fees).<p><b>BUY NOW</b>: Shipping Container Home, $36,000, amazon.com<p>MODS …

Selling

This Is a Very Cute 200-Square-Foot Beach Cottage Studio

Name: Julie Pointer Adams and her husband Ryan Location: Santa Barbara, California Size: 200 square feet Years Lived In: 1.5 years, renting Choosing …

Santa Barbara

How to Get A Loan For a Manufactured Home

Financing is challenging for any homeowner, and that’s especially true for mobile homes and some manufactured homes. Those loans are not as plentiful …

These solar glass blocks would make great skylights for your solar roof

If you’re going to be decking your roof out with solar tiles, there’s a possibility that you may forgo what might be the best placement of a skylight in favor of more solar cell square footage. Luckily solar glass is fast becoming an option, and these clever glass blocks are the best option I’ve …

An illustrated guide to Frank Lloyd Wright

Get to know the architect’s signature buildings<p>Believer in suburban utopia. Father of organic architecture. Doghouse designer. Cape-wearing dandy. Purported target of grave-robbing. Bootlegging apprentice. Speed demon. Homewrecker. Survivor. Attention-hungry celebrity. Mystery guest. Teacher. …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright in 45 essential works - Curbed

<i>For Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday, Curbed is celebrating the life and work of the legendary American architect that brought us the Prairie School movement. Join us in exploring</i> <i>all things Wright</i> <i>this week.</i><p>Few figures are as ever-present in American architecture as Frank Lloyd Wright, a …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Avoiding Two Degrees of Warming 'Is Now Totally Unrealistic'

Michael Oppenheimer, a Princeton scientist and longtime observer of UN climate talks, says that the world has lost its last shot at staving off dangerous global warming.<p>Michael Oppenheimer has been thinking about climate change about as long as most Americans have been alive. For almost four …

7 East Coast Kit Home Companies

The all-American concept of the Kit Home had its heyday in the first half of the 20th century and used to be restricted to the world of log cabins and kit houses sold through Sears mail-order catalogs. But now, there are a number of new players on the market that are bringing the concept to the …

Create Amazing Landscape Photographs with 7 Great Shooting & Editing Tips from Serge Ramelli (VIDEO)

Serge Ramelli is not only a superb landscape photographer, he’s an expert at teaching his shooting and image-processing techniques to others. In this …

Landscape Photography

Air pollution doesn’t just harm humans – it is destroying nature too | Michael McCarthy

The poisonous residue from car exhausts is causing a public health crisis – and could be the death of sparrows too<p>You may never have heard of cow parsley syndrome, yet it’s been visible over much of Britain for the past month – the spectacle of country roads fringed with a dense throng of tall …

A Plant 1,000 Times More Efficient at CO2 Removal Than Photosynthesis Is Now Active

The CO2 Collector<p>Yesterday, the world’s first commercial carbon capture plant began sucking carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the air around it. Perched …

Old plastic bottles have now been used to light up more than 850,000 homes around the world

Liter of Light helps poor communities around the world assemble their own lights using old recycled plastic bottles.<p>They start with day lights which are made by filling the bottles with water and bleach. They are then fixed to roofs refracting sunlight during the daytime.<p>The second step is to build …

How to Cut Your Photo Editing Time in Half

Editing photos after a shoot can be extremely time-consuming, especially if you have not spent some time optimizing your workflow. If you’d like to …

Top Toilet Reviews | Best Toilet – Consumer Reports

Toilets<p>Save more than money the next time you buy a toilet. Learn about low-flow water-conserving features, durability, and more on the latest models.<p>…

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How to Cut Bathroom Remodeling Costs

Bathrooms are where we go to pamper ourselves, which explains why 36 percent of remodelers in our survey wish they had splurged on tubs and showers, …