Tegan Mashburn

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Interest in tiny houses is growing, so who wants them and why?

Tiny houses are now so popular that someone was charged with stealing one last week. A social media campaign tracked its journey from Canberra to …

A Shipshape Cape Cod Cottage Inspired by Wes Anderson’s “The Life Aquatic”

Tei Carpenter and Victoria Birch have a lot in common. They’re native New Yorkers, they met in high school, and they roomed together at Brown. They …

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According To Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

Home Ownership Bounces From A 50-Year Low

<i>Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on September 19, 2017.</i><p>In a 2015 blog post titled “Unintended Consequences,” I explained that …

Reclaimed wooden flooring: everything you need to know

Maria Speake of reclamation experts Retrouvious shares four essential tips to guide the process of any reclaimed flooring installation<p>1<p><b>Although</b> …

Woodworking

How To Shape The Land With Retaining Walls – A Quick Guide

As you may or may not know, retaining walls are highly versatile and customizable and they help shape incredibly beautiful landscapes. They’re used …

Reckoning with water damage, from flooded basements to faulty dishwashers

A trickle turned into a nightmare for south suburban homeowner Frank Fontana, 43, just after he and his family moved into a renovated Victorian house in 2013.<p>They’d just put carpet down in the finished basement and were still unpacking boxes when a leaky pipe disintegrated and more than 2 feet of …

The Pros and Cons of Co-ops vs Condos as a Place to Live

What is the Difference Between Co-ops and Condos?<p>Updated February 17, 2018<p>Have you wondered about the differences between co-ops vs. condos? You're …

10 Add-On Architectural Details to Warm Up Your Apartment

And you thought crown molding was the only option<p>Unless you live in a prewar or loft building with an absolute deluge of old-timey architectural details (don't rub it in, OK?), you've probably at some point wished for more of them. A white box of a room, no matter how clean and refreshing, just …

5 Things All Stylish People Have In Their Homes

What makes a stylish home? well, some might argue that it’s a great couch, while others may say it’s in the attention to detail....The post 5 Things …

Home Decorating

Before & After: A Bland Bathroom Gets a Farmhouse Makeover for $400

Chelsea's master bath was in need of a little love, but funds for a full renovation just weren't in the cards. Rather than wallow in the depths of an …

Home Depot

29 Budget-Friendly Sites To Find Cheap Home Decor

Because nobody needs to know how much you pay for toss pillows and wall art.<p>Though there are loads of sites to snag discount furniture, it seems finding cheap and inexpensive home decor is its own unique challenge.<p>From finding cheap rugs and expensive-looking coffee tables, to snagging affordable …

Shopping

Farewell to the Summer Drought

<b>A full twelve months of video games.</b>The video games industry has finally done it. For years many people – myself included – have called for releases …

Pokemon Go Event Offers Double Stardust

Niantic has announced a new Equinox event in Pokemon Go. From September 22 to October 2, players will earn double Stardust when catching Pokemon or …

Super Mario Odyssey capture abilities keep getting weirder

That time Mario became a giant piece of meat<p><i>Super Mario Odyssey</i>‘s magical hat Cappy is still a mystery. Is he a ghost that possesses hats? Some kind of alien that transforms on a whim? A hallucination brought on Mario’s PTSD from losing his trusty red cap?<p>While we probably won’t get a full answer …

‘Final Fantasy XV’ multiplayer DLC arrives October 31st

<i>Final Fantasy XV</i> dominated last year's holiday season, and impressively, the game's managed to stay relevant throughout 2017. Whether it's temporary events, side story DLC, mobile games or crossovers into other titles, it's stayed on players' radar. Like earlier extra content, <i>Final Fantasy XV</i>'s …

Flappy Bird no longer playable with iOS 11, creator says final goodbye to game

I will remember you<p><i>Flappy Bird</i> is officially dead.<p>Dong Nguyen, the creator of one of the iPhone’s most popular games, has confirmed he isn’t going to update the software for Apple’s newest operating system update. iOS 11 doesn’t support 32-bit apps, instead switching over to 64-bit. Nguyen could …

Snapchat’s new partners attach instant apps and games to ads

Snap wants its ads to open to something interesting rather than a boring mobile website. Today Snap announced 14 new ad Creative Partners that will help build custom games, interactive videos, gyroscope-powered epxeriences, lead generation campaigns, and pre-loaded Instant Apps as destinations for …

Picross S for Nintendo Switch coming next week

You can feel the $8 leaving your wallets<p>Jupiter Corporation, the developer behind the much-loved Picross series, has announced <i>Picross S</i> for the Nintendo Switch. What’s more, you won’t have to wait long. <i>Picross S</i> will be available on the Switch eShop on Sept. 28 (that’s next week!) for $8.<p>If you’re …

Nintendo Files Copyright Strikes Against Super Mario 64 Online

Nintendo has issued copyright strikes against multiple accounts belonging to a well-known <i>Super Mario 64</i> ROM hacker, days after the release of his …

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Entertainment Industry

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition Review

Sacrifices had to be made to fit Minecraft onto Nintendo's older handheld.<p>Have you ever heard the saying, "There's no such thing as bad pizza?" No …

Valve thinks charts will negate Steam review bombing

Review bombing in the gaming community is a woefully old concept, but after it took the spotlight again this month, following yet another racist outburst from YouTuber PewDiePie, Valve is taking action to mitigate the damaging effects it can have on game developers. Instead of single review scores, …

'Super Mario Odyssey' reminds us why we love Mario

<i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> is the most exciting Mario game in years. Sure, the two <i>Galaxy</i> entries on the Wii were inventive, but Nintendo's first Switch game in the series goes a step further and completely changes the way you've come to know Mario. It introduces entirely new powers and customizable …

Super Mario Odyssey's weird new controls are actually great

Learn to love motion controls again<p><i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> is Nintendo’s biggest holiday release, and it’s a big shift for the series. I got to spend a few short minutes demoing the game at E3 earlier this year, and I walked away with similar impressions to those of my colleague Andrew Webster: <i>Odyssey</i> …

Microsoft opens pre-orders for standard Xbox One X

Microsoft's Xbox One X is now available to pre-order. The console, touted as the most powerful ever (that claim excludes PCs, of course), will be out on November 7th worldwide. The company opened pre-orders for a special 'Project Scorpio' edition last month, but those ran out fast. In fact, …