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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …


28 Companion Planting Combinations To Grow The Tastiest, Most Bountiful Food & Beautiful Flowers

Some plant companions can help to improve the flavor and yield of homegrown fruits and vegetables, others help to repel pests and parasites, others …

26 Plants You Should Always Grow Side-By-Side

Companion planting uses one species' advantages to help another.<p>Organic gardeners know that a diverse mix of plants makes for a healthy and beautiful …

Unconventional Wisdom: 8 Revolutionary Ideas for Your Garden from Thomas Rainer

When you meet landscape architect Thomas Rainer he comes across as a pleasant, mild mannered fellow… not at all the type to be traveling around the …


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A 3 story home with plans!

If you are wanting a spacious home with high ceilings and enough bedrooms for a growing family but don't have a huge piece of land to commit to a …

Living Rooms

Upgrade Your Bedroom Tonight With These Creative Headboard Ideas

A bedroom without a headboard is like the perfect outfit without the right shoes. If your bed is missing the all-important headboard element, take …

Home Decorating

New Frontier’s Tiny Homes Can Be Delivered Right to Your Doorstep

Meet the founder of a company that offers tiny residences that are big on design<p>Tiny house living is much more than downsizing for the sake of simplicity. David Latimer, the founder and CEO of New Frontier Tiny Homes, got involved in this niche market as a way of encouraging people to live with …

Want to Double Your Employee Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things

Engaged employees can increase your revenues and profits over 200 percent. Here are the three things businesses can do to drive devotion.<p>Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things (after food, shelter, and good Wi-Fi service):<p>To feel safe. "I …

Employee Engagement

Grow vegetables in your kitchen with this easy DIY growing system


Guy Hollaway Architects completes seaside houses reminiscent of British beach huts

These seaside houses in Margate, England, feature pitched roofs intended to resemble traditional beach huts, and fully glazed gable ends that make …

5 Important Things to Know About Making Sauerkraut

A few years ago, homemade sauerkraut was just another DIY food trend, but happily now it looks like home kraut-making is here to stay. Why? Perhaps …


Most Beautiful Homes In Marrakech - Martin Raffone And William McIntosh

When Martin Raffone and William McIntosh, successful interior designers from New York, began the process of renovating a riad they had purchased in the medina of Marrakech, they did what they would normally do for any of their clients: They spent several months meticulously preparing professional …

How to Build a Walk-In Shower in a Small Bathroom

Walk-in showers are popular DIY projects as they can be installed in tighter spaces than a tub and are safer to use for older family members.<p>Bathroom remodeling projects rank a close second to kitchens in popularity, as they can boost the value of your home and make a great universal design …

Home Improvement

cargo architecture completes villa boreale in eastern quebec

<b>cargo architecture clads villa boreale in quebec with black metal and white cedar</b><br>all images by dave tremblay for 1Px photography<p><b>in charlevoix, an</b> …

Okinawa House by John Pawson

Okinawa House is a minimalist residence located in Okinawa, Japan, designed by Taishi Kanemura of John Pawson. UK-born John Pawson spent a few years …


Here's the Only Home Renovation List You'll Need

Check out this everything-and-the-kitchen-sink guide to nailing that next project.<p>Before you hammer away at your home improvement to-do list, check out this to-the-letter guide to nailing that next project.

Home Improvement



​How to Prevent Hemorrhoids | Men’s Health

There are two types of hemorrhoids: External hemorrhoids are located under the skin around your anus, and can form a small, hard bulge there. They can also cause bleeding, painful swelling, and itching (While rare, bleeding in your poop can be serious—it's just one of the 7 signs of colon cancer in …


5 Clever Built-Ins Starring IKEA Shelves

These genius furniture hacks have us rethinking our living room storage.<p>If you've ever watched an episode of <i>House Hunters</i>, you know how built-ins can make a first-time home buyer squeal (on a scale of one to walk-in closets, they're probably about a seven). And we completely understand how one …