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Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …

Before & After: IKEA STUVA Cabinet Becomes Built-In Desk

Jill was looking for a budget-friendly option to add a modern industrial look to her home's new addition. Enter the IKEA STUVA, a smart DIY tabletop, …

Tiny house, giant journey

Couple quits their jobs to pursue a career dream

The Fastest Way to Clean Your Bathroom

Follow this routine to make your fixtures sparkle in minutes.<p>One of the busiest spots in your house, the bathroom is also the place almost every guest visits. So if you start sweating whenever someone asks, "Do you mind if I freshen up/use the toilet/secretly judge your cleaning skills?" just …

Apple Would Like You To Know People Think The iPhone’s Camera Is Awesome

BART Train toward San Francisco<br>Klodjana Dervishi<p>1 of 15<p>Apple is turning the spotlight on its users in a new international ad campaign that will see …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Ghent, Belgium<p><b>Why go?</b><br>While Bruges can sometimes feel a little like a tourist toy-town, Ghent keeps it real. The city still offers picturesque Flemish architecture and historical sites - St Bavo Cathedral is the obvious one - but you’ll also find a buzzing contemporary creative scene too, with …

European Travel

The Eiffel Tower has new wind turbines, and they're beautiful

The Eiffel Tower’s iron-clad frame turned slightly greener last week, with the installation of two new wind turbines along its lower deck. Perched some 400 feet above the ground, atop a ritzy, second-level restaurant, the slender turbines are part of a broader effort to make Paris’ most iconic …

Spotlight: Globetrotter Maja Miasek

<b>My name is</b> Maja Miasek.<p><b>My love of</b> travel began a few years ago. I can’t complain about my daily life in Poland. But learning about the beauty and diversity of the world is truly addicting.<p>When it comes to dropping everything to go to Africa to spot a herd of elephants, I’m the person to call. …

The 10 Dirtiest Spots in Your Kitchen

Use this cleaning checklist to kill all the germs in your cooking zone.<p>Think your kitchen is squeaky clean? Not so fast. "Moisture and food particles make it the perfect environment for growing germs that can make you sick," says Kelly A. Reynolds, PhD, an environmental microbiologist at the …

Cleaning

Spying cell towers may be spread across US

There are at least 19 bogus cellphone towers operating across the United States that could be used to spy upon, and even hijack, passing mobile phones.<p>So says Les Goldsmith, head of ESD America, a company that imports and sells tightly secured mobile phones that can detect "baseband" hacking …

There aren't enough teachers with coding skills

September 05, 2014 | 4:01 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/09/05/education/learning-curve/there-arent-enough-teachers-coding-skills/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Education

How To Turn A Spare Bedroom Into Your Dream Closet

Lucky enough to have an under-used guest bedroom in your house? Consider converting it into the ultimate dressing room.<p>Interior design by Brooke Davenport. Photography by Victoria Pearson.<p><b>1.</b> Buy a garment rack (you can do so on amazon.com or etsy.com).<p><b>2.</b> Move a chic bench, sofa, or chair into the …

Interior Design

Look We Love: Penny Tile in the Bathroom

(Image credit: My Scandinavian Home)<p>Penny rounds can easily claim the title of Most Adorable Bathroom Tile. These teeny tiny tiles look just as good …

New Study Quantifies Our Phone Addiction

According to a report published yesterday, a third of all Brits check their cell phones within five minutes of waking. That number rises to …

Not every house has rooms that turn 90 degrees, but this one does

It would seem that when Iran isn't busy putting the kibosh down on social media, its architects are designing some pretty crazy ways to beat the weather. Case in point: a seven-floor house in Tehran with three rectangular rooms that can rotate up to 90 degrees in accordance with the season. As <i>Slate</i> …

Why You Should Wash Your Face

Fact: Religiously scrub off the day's grime or you're asking for an early onset of wrinkles, spots, and sagging<p>Side effects from pollution, from the quilted gray air hanging over L.A. to the alarming rise in asthma, can be seriously unpleasant. Now the latest research shows that pollution is also …

Articles about 10 light filled kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>By installing skylights—large windows and apertures in your roof—you can …

San Francisco

12 Signs Your Bedroom Needs a Makeover

We're all for embracing your own style, but every space needs the occasional refresh. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>1. Once, you were so excited to see your furniture set on "The Price Is Right." Back when Bob Barker was hosting. A brunette Bob Barker.<p>2. There's literally …

Art Deco

There's a Secret Behind IKEA's Catalog Photos

And you're not going to believe what it is.<p>When you open a fashion brand's catalog or shop for a new dress online, you probably assume that the models wearing the clothes don't look like that in real life. Photoshop is everywhere in fashion (and sometimes it's rather egregious), but did you know …

Furniture

Living Room Paint Ideas: 10 Easy-to-Live-With- Colors

Some living rooms are for relaxing, others are for socializing, and others still are for dancing and games. Choosing a color for this versatile room …

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