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Small And Compact Kitchens – Just What Tiny Apartments Need

Few things can be more annoying than living in a small place that has a tiny kitchen. Actually, a small kitchen isn’t necessarily an issue as long as …

10 items that will make a first apartment feel like home

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver<p>Chances are you’ll spend more waking hours in your first cubicle than your first post-college apartment. But as any 9-to-5er knows, the last thing you’ll want to come home to is another cookie-cutter space.<p>“No matter how small your budget or transient your living situation, …

Expert Advice: 12 Tips for Making a Small Bedroom Look Bigger

I think we’ve all been there. Maybe you’ve just moved to the big city, or you grew up the youngest of many and drew the short straw when it came to …

Staring at boobs may give a boost to male lifespans

It is the secret we are all trying to unlock – how to live long and happy lives.<p>Science has found the key success, well, for men anyway.<p>In the United …

The best furniture for tiny apartments

Pieces for the living room, kitchen, bedroom, and beyond<p>As urban dwellers brace for shrinking apartments nationwide, making the most of every square foot becomes paramount.<p>While we love sharing stories of fancy custom touches that instantly transform tiny apartments into radically efficient spaces, …

Small Spaces

Collaborating Better Across Silos

Harvard Law School lecturer <b>Heidi K. Gardner</b> discusses how firms gain a competitive edge when specialists collaborate across functional boundaries. But it’s often difficult, expensive, and messy. The former McKinsey consultant is the author of the new book, <i>Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and</i> …

If You Follow These Instagram Accounts, You Don't Need a Decorator

While more people than ever are experiencing social fatigue and quitting Instagram, there's one reason why our Insta feed will always remain …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

Small Flat Gets A Custom Furniture System That Maximizes Its Space

Small apartments are quite common, especially in big cities. A 35 square meter apartment is not as small as you’d think if the design is well thought …

Interior Design

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

A Bucket List of the Best Hikes in the World

Alta Via, Italy<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Picture-perfect scenery awaits on the Ligurian Coast of Italy where the Alta Via, or High Path, in the Cinque Terra …

18 Documentaries That Will Leave You With A Smile On Your Face

The real world isn't all trash.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

8 Bucket-List Hikes That Will Transform You

Hiking is a unique and special activity that usually guarantees pretty scenery, well-earned endorphins, and even some spiritual goodness. It will …

Hiking

How to Stop Snoring - The 10 Best Ways

Snoring keeping everyone in your home awake? Here are some tried and true methods that have proven effective to stop the noise.<p>So I have this friend who snores like a psychopath. Enough that people bitch about it from neighboring rooms. Enough that his wife is basically scouting quieter replacement …

11 Secrets All Happy Couples Know About Sex

These hard-earned bits of wisdom can boost your sex life no matter what stage your relationship is in.<p>Life is too short to have bad sex (even though bad sex may only take a few minutes). Well, OK, sometimes bad sex is useful because it teaches you what you don't like and also without it there would …

28m² of Storage Becomes an Enviable Modern Home!

We know what you're thinking: can a disused storage facility <i>really</i> be transformed into a stunning and comfortable home? Well, the answer is yes! If …

2-INGREDIENT COLON CLEANSING MIXTURE TO FLUSH OUT FECAL WASTE FROM YOUR GUT

Due to many years of faulty eating—poor choices of food, poor eating habits and wrong food combination—the small intestines have become somewhat …

Wellness

Homemade Ramen Recipes That'll Hug You From The Inside Out

These are not your instant soups.<p>If the mention of ramen brings to mind the packets of Maruchan ready-to-make soup that you can get for less than a dollar, then the introduction to a proper bowl of this soup is going to rock your mind. Ramen is one of the best gifts Asia has ever given the world ― …

Cooking

Simple Ways To Inject Contemporary Interior Design Into Your Home

Many people incorrectly assume that ‘modern’ and ‘contemporary’ are synonymous in the design world. However, while modern interior design has been …

How to Buy, Cook, and Store Food For One

They say the world is built for two, and the world of food is no exception. Cooking meals you actually want to eat, with minimal waste, is the goal …

4 Steps to Perfect Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts

Serious Eats Chief Creative Officer Kenji Lopez-Alt shows you how to get a golden crust on skinless, boneless chicken breasts. If you crave juicy, …

The Best Fade Haircuts to Bring to Your Barber

As with any hairstyle, nailing the fade haircut is about knowing exactly what to ask for at the barber. Whether you go high or low with the fade, and how you style the hair on top, can change everything. This is one of those cuts that can skew trendy or tough, conservative or DGAF, depending on …

Rehab Diary: How to Paint Furniture Like an Expert

This summer, my husband and I were driving on Cape Cod, when I spied a couple of midcentury modernesque chairs outside a thrift shop. “Stop!” I …

Choosing, Raising and Caring for a French Bulldog

<b>So ... is a French Bulldog Right for You?</b><p>To begin our story of the French Bulldog we must first investigate the origins of the Bulldog breed itself …

How to build a 12x16 shed | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy article is about <b>how to build a 12×16 shed</b>. If you need a large storage shed for various reasons, you should take a look on this …

Woodworking

8 Interior Designers Create Smart Storage Spaces in the Home

Looking to maximize your space and organize your home? Check out 8 noteworthy design ideas for keeping things tidy in your home.

Design

How to Stain Wood: A Basic Guide

Wood pieces can enhance a home’s beauty and style so powerfully. The right wood, or wood stain, can make a huge difference in integrating wood into …

Woodworking

11 healthy ramen recipes that taste way better than Cup Noodle

Ramen is one of the many, many joys in a noodle lovers' life.<p>But while packaged ramen has recently been scorned for its crazy high sodium content and …

How Can You Motivate Yourself to Cook Dinner When You Live Alone?

Linda knows that cooking dinner more often would make her healthier and happier. But it feels like so much work for her to make the effort since she …

Eggs