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Netflix could hold the key to ending Facebook's echo chamber

Facebook is remarkably adept at showing each of us the content we care about. But is it really the content we need to see?<p>By now, we’re all familiar with the term echo chamber — the phenomenon of being shown only content that matches our pre-conceived notions — but the solution is evasive. Netflix, …

Social Media

6 Ways to Redo a Backsplash (Right Over the Old One!) • The Budget Decorator

When your kitchen feels outdated or tired, one of the best places a DIY’er can make a change is the backsplash. These 6 ways to redo a backsplash …

11 Times Old Furniture Gained New Life

One man's trash became these designers' serious treasures.<p>One man's trash became these designers' serious treasures.

The 2014 Kitchen of the Year

For the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, designer Steven Miller created a dramatic space for entertaining.<p>For the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, designer Steven Miller created a dramatic space for entertaining.

8 Closets That Aren't Closets Anymore

These DIYers found extra living space in their home's smallest spots. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com<p>It's unlikely that you lament about having <i>too much</i> closet space in your home, but have you ever considered what you might gain from repurposing one altogether? We know, …

Dining Rooms

12 Bathroom Design Ideas Expected To Be Big In 2015

<i>Natasha Saroca, Houzz Contributor</i><p>If you’ve been thinking about giving your bathroom an overhaul but aren’t sure how, one way to start is to look to the latest design trends for inspiration. We’ve made it our mission to find out what design ideas are expected to make a splash in 2015 to help make …

The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2015

Gadgets and Ideas With the Best Chance of Making an Impact … and What You Can Do to Prepare for Them<p>This was a year of big technology promises—2015 is the year we find out how many live up to the hype.<p>We looked into our crystal ball for the gadgets, upgrades and ideas we think have the greatest …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Decorate For a Couple With Completely Different Tastes

She loves sequins. He loves neutrals.<p>She loves sequins. He loves neutrals. With its strong, sculptural shapes, a judicious use of jewel-tone hues, and the graphic punch of contemporary art, Robert Brown's design for this couple's Atlanta house strikes the perfect balance.

4 Makeovers That Prove One Element Can Transform A Room

You don't need a complete renovation to change a space. These four transformations show just how much impact redesigning one element can have.<p><b>This outdoor patio gets a colorful and unexpected update—a great fix to ordinary outdoor tile. See more details here.</b><p><b>All you need is tape and paint to revamp</b> …

Tech Retrospect: Google drones and Amazon phones

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.<p>If you're worried about all that information Google knows about you, the notion of Big G buying a company that builds automated, high-altitude drones might raise a few alarms. The company is called …

Virtual Reality

Incredible Portraits Of Boston Marathon Survivors With Messages Of Healing And Hope To The World

"Keep running."<p>As the one-year anniversary of the bombing at the Boston Marathon approaches, photographer Robert X. Fogarty, known for his message-on-skin portrait project called "Dear World," asked marathon survivors, first responders and supporters to return to the finish line.<p>He captured their …

Arm band technology converts body heat to energy

Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.<p><b>Researchers at</b> …

The Mirror That Takes Selfies

Say goodbye to tired arms and awkward angles.<p>We can all agree that selfies are taking over the world. The Oxford Dictionaries named the term its Word of the Year in 2013. Ellen DeGeneres took quite possibly the greatest selfie at the Oscars with stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Brad …