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Destination divorces are turning heartbreaks into holidays

I was sipping wine on the balcony of my apartment in Santa Monica with my soon-to-be ex-husband, our son fast asleep in the next room. “It feels like the Caribbean out here,” my almost-ex said. “I figured out why. That huge palm tree is making rustling sounds like in the Caribbean.”<p>“You’re right,” …

12 Decorating Ideas You Can Do in a Day

Quick fixes you can manage.<p>Small decor changes make a big impact in a home's look. Here are fast and inexpensive quick fixes from five interior designers.

Dining Rooms

8 Flower Arrangement Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you get them from a florist or the grocery store, give your blooms the attention they deserve.<p>Fresh flowers are a speedy way to brighten any space in your home. But take the time to avoid the mistakes that diminish your bouquet's staying power.<p><b>1. Going overboard choosing blooms</b>We're all for …


The Top 10 Indoor Gardening Tips

Small-space gardening expert Isabelle Palmer shares her guidelines for growing the best plants indoors.<p>If bringing some much-needed green into your home has been a challenge, follow these guidelines from indoor-gardening expert and Isabelle Palmer, whose recent book <i>The House Gardener</i> offers …

9 New Garage Innovations

The most utilitarian space in the house just got smarter.<p>From vehicles to power sources, the most utilitarian space in the house just got smarter.

Carbon Fiber

Looking for perfect bacon for breakfast? Here's a tip: Add a little water to the pan.

Android TV tipped to reboot Google TV’s rough edges

Google is readying a renewed attempt on the living room with Android TV, leaked internal documents suggest, ditching the ill-fated Google TV and …

Google Prepares To Launch Android TV (Report)

Google has plans for another smart TV product, according to a report in The Verge.<p>Apparently this set top box will be less ambitious and easier to use than one of the company’s previous initiatives, Google TV. In the words of Google documents that The Verge said it has obtained, “Android TV is an …

Social media spawning a new breed of money-making machines

It’s very easy to forget that social media is not a charitable institution that wants you to connect to the world. The truth of the matter is that we …

Social Media

Microsoft unveils Windows in the car, battles Apple CarPlay

Microsoft has been powering a lot of different car entertainment systems over the years. Ford, Kia, BMW, Nissan, and Fiat have all used special versions of Windows to create their own interfaces and systems, but Microsoft is also focusing on its own "Metro" user interface for its Windows in the car …