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Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: backlash begins against 'water-resistant' phone and whether AirPods are safe

• <b>Everything you need to know about the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, including features, UK price and release date</b>• <b><br>All the best features of the Apple Watch Series 2, including UK price and release date</b>• <b><br>What are AirPods and why has Apple dropped the headphone jack?</b>• <b><br>The best new features coming to iOS 10</b> …

Your Embarrassing Cleaning Questions, Answered

Keeping your home clean can often be more than you bargained for. Sometimes the cat pees on the rug, you find roaches in your kitchen, or your shower …

Small Space Gardening: 7 Tiny City Landscapes

No outdoor space is too small for a garden. Tiny terrace? Fire escape? Juliet balcony? With a potted plant and a folding chair, you’ve got a garden. …

Landscaping

10 Perfect DIY Projects for Makers Who Love Their Pets

Pets are people too. If corporations can be labeled as people then why can’t our pets? Regardless, when it comes to our pets, we often spoil them with lavish gifts to show our affections. Makers on the other hand tend to build projects that help with everything from feeding tasks to keeping track …

10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Little details go a long way.<p>1. Update hardware.<p>Hardware can completely change the look of a piece of furniture and it can do the same for your cabinets. Replace drawer and cabinet pulls for an new unique look that instantly updates your entire space.<p>2. Use lighter colors.<p>A light color on the walls …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

New Color, Cabinets, and Tile Freshen Up a Tired-Looking Kitchen

This kitchen was in desperate need of a facelift, and the results are stunning.<p>This kitchen was in desperate need of a facelift, and the results are stunning.

8 Things Every Tiny Apartment Needs

We typically list-off "10 Things", but let's get real, you're seriously short on space.<p><b>1.</b> A bed on risers, storage bins below, and a long-enough bedskirt to conceal it.<p><b>2.</b> No space for bedside tables? Night lights that hang on the wall will keep you out of the dark.<p><b>3.</b> For additional counter space in …

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

BEFORE & AFTER: The 10-Times-Brighter Powder Room

One homeowner turns a rust-colored bathroom into a bright and airy room that's full of life. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing</i> …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

DIY

Toronto Film Festival 2014: Ten films to watch

Boris Johnson

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 …

The 10 Secret Ingredients Needed to Find a Buyer for Your Home Fast

Sometimes you need to move in a hurry. Whether you have to relocate for a new job, want to get the kids entrenched in a school district before the …

Tag: Design Travel

Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Room at the Inn: At the Chapel in Somerset<p>by Julie …

Hot Springs

Exquisite Slim and Reusable Water Bottle Design Inspired by Standard Paper Sizes

Memobottle is an ingenious reusable water bottle design and was created as an environmentally friendly response to reducing single use plastic …

Escape pods: 10 extraordinary futuristic wilderness hideouts Style

Inspired Manhattan Apartment Showcases Dashing Color And Flair Of Rio!

Brazil is a nation with a very distinct and unique culture, style and aura that is renowned across the globe, and Rio is without a doubt its biggest …

The Kitchen is the Heart of this Berkeley Home

For most families, the heart of the home is the kitchen, but that is doubly true in the home of cookbook author, blogger and photographer Erin Scott. …

Why Playa Rincon Is the Best Beach in the World

I have been to MANY beaches in my life, but not many have left me speechless. I came to Dominican Republic in search for the perfect beach, and behold - it has been found! Away from all things tourist, on the west side of Playa Rincon.<p>1. Like the best things in life, getting there is half the …

Hurricane Hideaways: 9 Beachfronts to Brave This Hurricane Season

August is an antsy month. Back to school madness descends upon parents, kids and coeds alike, with everyone looking to squeeze in one last shore run before class starts up once again. Then September rolls into town with the first inklings of crisper weather -- and the lure of the shore is only …

How we quit our jobs to travel: The married couple

Quitting your job to travel is not only an option for those who go solo. Here is how one couple did it – and how they have stayed on the road, and together, ever since.<p>When people ask us, “What’s the most frightening thing you’ve done while travelling the world?”, they often expect a story from …

Mainstream Media

Powerful Mold and Mildew Spray

I found mold in my bathroom recently.<p>I realized it was time to pull out the big guns.<p>There is no place for mold in my home and I definitely don’t …

Essential Oils

Renovation Inspiration: 12 Beautiful White Marble and Wood Kitchens

(Image credit: Desire to Inspire)<p>Last week, I wrote a post featuring 10 restaurant interiors to inspire your kitchen renovation. The first one, the …

9 Brilliant Decorating Ideas for Your Bookshelves

Add some excitement to your shelves with these ideas.<p>Add some excitement to your shelves with these ideas.

Steal This Look: The Well-Equipped Kitchen

Are you ready to increase your kitchen’s IQ? Whether your kitchen is modern or vintage, tiny or expansive, the same ingredients are a winning …

Kitchens

Tag: Bedrooms

Before & After: A French-Inflected Townhouse Renovation in Williamsburg, Brooklyn<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>Steal This Look: A Loft Bedroom with Colorful Accents …

Hot Springs

BEFORE & AFTER: The $500 Bedroom Makeover

And no, it's not just made over with throw pillows and new bedding. This transformation took half a grand further than you thought possible<p>And no, it's not just made over with throw pillows and new bedding. This transformation took half a grand further than you thought possible