Lester Jones

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Skylights and voids bring daylight into extended Brooklyn row house

Netted balustrades, a tiled studio-cum-playroom and roof lights all feature in this renovated and extended Brooklyn home, designed by VonDalwig …

Gardening 101: Clematis

<i>Clematis:</i> “The Queen of Vines”<p>People who love flowers pretty much agree on their adoration of the exuberant blooms of the clematis vine. What they …

9 Expert Tips for Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Backyard

Attracting hummingbirds is easy when you start thinking like a hummingbird! Experts Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman explain what these birds really want …

The stock market under Trump vs. Obama

My Tuesday column looked at how the economy has fared so far under President Trump, who has made claims such as the following:<p>And so on. If you actually look at the data, the economy is doing well, but you’d be hard-pressed to describe it as “booming” or “raging,” particularly if you never …

Stock Markets

The SEVENTY2™ Survival System

These Examples of Fine Art Nature Photography Show the Beauty of Simplicity

My photography passion is landscapes. I'm just one of many, right?That includes my good friend, Amber Fite, whose photography expertise ranges from …

Essential oils in hygiene products may make boys grow breasts

Essential oils from plants are touted as having many beneficial properties. But just because they’re natural doesn’t mean they’re harmless – two …

Want to be a home flipper? Do the math first.

In real estate, you make your money when you buy. It’s a common phrase in the business, and no truer words have been spoken. Let that sink in. You make your money when you buy the property. Not when you sell. If you don’t buy the property at the right price and/or terms, then there won’t be any …

Real Estate

19 Secrets Your Millionaire Neighbor Won't Tell You

The secret to financial freedom.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating.</i> …

Personal Finance

Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s

More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.<p><i>Historian and genealogist Antoinette Harrell has uncovered cases of African Americans still living as</i> …

Illinois Republican Called Black Female Attorney General Candidate ‘Lesbo’ and Used N-Word

<b>Question:</b> What does a Republican call a black woman who graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois, finished Harvard Law School, won …

Donald Trump

Exclusive: Group chat messages show school shooter obsessed with race, violence and guns

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns.<p>Wednesday, 19-year-old Cruz opened fire at the school that expelled him, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

Nikolas Cruz

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

4 Lessons to Steal from This Jaw-Dropping Kitchen Remodel

(Image credit: Courtesy Jessica McClendon)<p>Even if you aren't planning a kitchen remodel anytime soon, it's always fun to look at real-life makeovers. …

Used Fuji X T1 Compact System Camera

Judge determines FAA drone rules take precedence over local regulations

A court has ruled that federal drone laws trump local drone regulations in instances where the two are in conflict, setting a new and very important …

Drones

Highest-Rated Outdoor Dining Furniture

SALE<p>View<p>Cantinela 3-Piece Outdoor Bistro Set<p>$107.99 $102.59<p>View<p>Marias Backless Metal Bar Stool, Red<p>$97.94 $59.80<p>More Colors<p>View<p>Herman 6-Piece Acacia …

Intro to drones part 1: Drone basics

The use of drones for aerial photography has grown rapidly over the past few years, and systems are now available in all shapes and sizes, ranging …

Drones

A computer predicted the success of Etsy, Spotify, and other major startups 8 years ago — and it's just generated a new list

The domain of picking "start-up winners" was — and largely still is — dominated by a belief held by the venture capital (VC) industry that machines do not play a role in the identification of winners.<p>Ironically, the VC world, having fuelled the creation of computing, is one of the last areas of …

10 Steps to Creating an Engaging Digital Experience

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to be effective, websites need to be multifunctional in design. They need to be built like a house: protecting against the elements, providing a comfortable living space with ample storage, meeting basic needs, etc. …

Marketing

Home extension ideas: 10 looks to inspire your renovation

Ideas courtesy of Victorian terrace houses in London<p>English terraced houses, defined as side properties that connect to each other in a row, were first constructed in the 17th century, then gained even more popularity in the 19th century as high-density housing for the working class.<p>Of course, …

21 Gardens That Have Us Itching for Spring

The countdown is on.<p>The official start of spring is March 20, but these gardens allow us to admire the beauty of the season now.

Gardening 101: Snowdrops

Snowdrop, <i>Galanthus nivalis</i>: “Flower of Hope”<p>Snowdrops are the flowers of pre-spring. They can come as a surprise, popping up earlier than expected, …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Piedmont home beautiful inside and out, asks $4.2 million

Cheetah print rugs, red wallpaper, and chandeliers make this stately home a standout<p>Whatever the house at 271 Crocker in tony Piedmont is putting down, we are lapping up and asking for seconds. From its elegant facade to its whimsical interiors, this home us a sheer delight.<p>Featuring five beds, six …

Dining Rooms

Industrial Design: Noordung Electric Bike

Let’s share this minimal and yet packed of features industrial design of an electric bike named: Noordung. Originally coming from Slovenia, there …

Old Hay Barn Converted To A Modern Guest House Filled With Light

It used to be just another old hay barn. It didn’t really have a purpose anymore. Then, in 2016, someone decided to make something out of it. That’s …

Adjustable stand makes your iPad Pro even more pro

Frank Lloyd Wright didn’t create innovative home designs by drawing from his couch. He sat at a drafting table, its surface supporting his paper at the angle of his choosing.<p>So what would he do with an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil? He might try the new DraftTable by Portland, Oregon-based Elevation …

IPad Pro

12 timeless UI patterns analyzed

Cards allow sites to present a heavy dose of content in a digestible manner. As we explain in our Web Design Book of Trends 2015–2015, cards are popping out everywhere lately, and this pattern’s success is directly related to its usefulness.<p>Cards act as containers for clickable information: …

16 secrets to a perfect home

Before we get started here, don't forget that one man's perfect is another man's nightmare, so perfection is relative, but we think we've found some …

Home Decorating