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When you can’t afford your house, do this

It’s hard to admit that your house is a financial burden. These steps will help you face the numbers and find a fix you can live with.<p>Your home is your castle — until the roof starts to leak or the property taxes increase or you lose your job. Or maybe you simply underestimated how much it was …

Personal Finance

Transform your car into the 4G LTE connected car of the future with Vinli's little black box

Vinli goes beyond basic fuel economy monitoring with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi hotspotting, GPS and more.<p>Vinli wants to transform the car you own today into the 4G Web-connected, Wi-Fi hotspotting, mpg-boosting, teen driver-monitoring car of the future. Just plug its little black box into the diagnostics …

Wi-Fi

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Holistic Medicine

An Open Apartment in Brazil Full of Raw Materials

The Panamby Apartment, designed by DT estúdio arquitetura, was designed with the homeowner, a single lawyer, in mind. With one person living there, …

Interior Design

Lit Motors launches crowdfunding campaign for its kubo electric cargo scooter

While the specifics regarding its motor and battery have still yet to be stated, the kubo is claimed to have a range of up to 50 miles (80.5 km) per …

Jaguar C-X17 concept with five seats and Liquid Gold paint

The COBURNS : Small, Versatile, and Beautiful iPad Stands That You Can Keep Inside Your Pocket

<b>The COBURNS</b> are minimalist wooden iPad stands designed by Eric Rea and Levi Price of FineGrain. Each unit is handcrafted in the USA, the quality is …

Berkshire Hathaway Buys $3.45 Billion Stake In Exxon Mobil

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday disclosed a new $3.45 billion stake in Exxon Mobil Corp, after buying 40.1 million shares in the world's largest publicly traded oil company.<p>The purchase was disclosed in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing that detailed …

Modern and Stylish Xkuty Electric Bike by Electric Mobility Company

Modern and minimalist <b>Xkuty Electric Bike</b> allows you to easily cruising around even in traffic jam. Thanks to the combination of aluminum and …

Sonic Hour Beer Head Froth Maker Will Make Your Beer More Enjoyable

Don’t you love it when you’re at a restaurant and you take that first sip of the ice cold beer you love with all the froth on top? Well now you can …

Modern Update to the Folding Chair is Elegant + Sustainable

The folding chair is an object that people tend to either love or hate. It can be easily stored and only brought out when needed, but it isn’t …

Furniture

iLoveHandles launches ‘Trunk’, a flexible Lightning cable that holds your iPhone vertically

iLoveHandles, a company that makes unique iOS device accessories (Facet and Pinhead come to mind), today announced availability of its latest one of a kind offering for iPhone.<p>Dubbed the “Trunk,” the company has created a short, flexible Lightning cable that is strong enough to hold up an iPhone …

Freedom Rooms: Micro Apartments Designed by Prisoners

Who has more experience living in cramped spaces than prisoners? Modeled after a jail cell, the ironically named Freedom Room is a 96-square-foot …

Avant-garde

Organize Your Books Like File Folders: TAB Bookcase by EJ Pak

Korean designer EJ Pak set out to bring a little organization to something that’s typically cluttered with the TAB bookcase. The bookcase comes with …

Furniture

The Smithsonian is 3D-scanning its collection for future generations

The Smithsonian has been experimenting with 3D scanning for some time now, using tools like laser arm scanners to map models of whale fossils and other ancient artifacts. Now the museum is utilizing the technology to preserve its collection for posterity. Its "laser cowboys" Vince Rossi and Adam …

After $15B In Annual Payments, Square Debuts Stand Hardware For $299

Square announced today the launch of a new product it’s calling Square Stand, a new way to process point of sales transaction right from the iPad.<p>At a press conference held across the street from Square’s headquarters in San Francisco, CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey shared the company’s new …

Pillow by Robert Bronwasser for Cascando

Pillow is a series of soft and colorful wall panels that bring functionality to any wall in your home or office. Designed by Robert Bronwasser of …

Design

Customizable Multifunctional Bookshelf: Fusillo

Fusillo isn’t your ordinary wall shelf. In fact, it’s more than just a shelf, it’s a coatrack, a bike rack, and bookends, too.<p>Handmade in Italy and …

Furniture

Good Design Is Long Lasting: Vitsoe Reintroduces Dieter Rams-Designed 620 Chair Program

Vitsœ, exclusive licensee of Dieter Rams' furniture designs, is very pleased to announce that they are re-releasing the "620 Chair Programme." As of …

Furniture

The Elixir Fold

Elixir is a high-quality OLED desk lamp that can fold in three directions and be tucked down along the edge of a desk when not in use. A power outlet …

Modern Geometric Addition Extends Traditional Brick Home

What was formerly a conventional brick home in Australia now boasts wide-open views of a tranquil backyard thanks to a modern addition by …