July 18, 2019

Thinking of pool-building? Ask yourself these 7 important questions

16% of the homes in the United States have a built-in pool. If you’re reading this article, we’re willing to bet that you’d like to be a part of that percentage. The summer heat certainly has a way of bringing out pool-building aspirations. Here’s the thing, though. While pools are great, they also cost a lot […]

7 ways dads influence their daughters

By Dr. James Dobson Fathers have an incalculable impact on their daughters. Most psychologists believe, and I am one of them, that all future romantic relationships are influenced positively or negatively by the way a girl interacts with her dad in the childhood years. If that is true, then fathers should give careful thought to […]

Your mom would be proud: A kitchen cleaning guide for a spotless space

Beware, readers β€” you’re not going to love what you’re about to hear, but you need to hear it. About 10% of kitchen sponges house Salmonella. There’s likely more E. coli in your kitchen sink than in your toilet. And your kitchen counters are probably not as clean as you think they are β€” especially if you’re […]

9 ways to strengthen sibling bond when your sibling stays abroad

Although family relations are the strongest ties one can have, there might occur compatibility issues every now and then. It usually begins with having the most attention of parents or quarrel over toys and, it changes to competition during youth about who has the better possessions and as the person ages, there comes obsessiveness for […]

The new ‘Lion King’

The first ‘Lion King’ reactions are here and everyone’s going wild for this 1 thing By Sam Haysom From Mashable It’s been 25 years since Simba first told us that he couldn’t wait to be king. Now, in 2019, he’s back to remind us, only this time in a far more visually realistic form. Yep, […]

Top tips for designing outdoor dining rooms and patios

For the past few years, patios have been booming. In 2014 alone, over one-fifth of all U.S. houses sold included a patio. But if you own one of those homes with a coveted patio included, are you making the most of the outdoor dining space? A patio, at its best, can become like another room in your […]

The Editor speaks: Moving house

Just to let you know that there may be interruptions and less stories on our website over the coming days. This is due to Joan and I having to uproot and move home. As Joan says β€œAt our age, to do this again in less than four years, is more than enough pork for threepence!” […]

Gadget of the week

A Dimensional Flat-Pack Shelf with Tool-Free Assembly Designer: zweithaler Client: Mutamo from Core77 The furniture line ORTO by zweithaler is based on a structural design principle, which results in structures that are stable without any connectors. The horizontal MDF boards of the shelf ORTO 53 are held up and locked by skewed wooden poles, which […]

Crestbridge appoints new director to focus on Family Office Services from Cayman Islands

Dominic Lawton-Smith has joined Crestbridge in Cayman to focus on ultra-high net worth families and their advisers. In his new role, Dominic will be responsible for growing the Family Office Services team in the Cayman Islands, working closely with the Group Heads of Family Office Services, Heather Tibbo and Paul Hunter, as well as Cayman […]

‘The Coral’ introduces humans to the benefits of growing micro-algae at home

Designer: Hyunseok An Student Project From Core77 ‘The Coral’ is an indoor micro-algae farm designed to rebuild a relationship with algae, critical for sustainability yet less appreciated, in our everyday lives. This wall-mounted bioreactor proposes a daily ritual for algae consumption for a sustainable alternative of nutritional diets. The Coral also highlights algae’s environmental benefits […]