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Iceland’s traditional turf houses

A turf church in Árbæjarsafn in Reykjavik. Ómar Óskarsson When looking at pictures from Iceland, small and cute looking turf houses are bound to come up. Due to lack of trees in Iceland, building out of turf was a popular building material and thick turf

Gardening: Stealing ideas from a Chinese garden

Winter is a time for gardeners to rest. No weeding, no mowing, no moving plants from one bed to another. But now is a good time for planning what changes one can make in the garden come spring and summer. I like to reflect

Home décor trends: Dreamy lights, arty antiques and stylish ideas to transform your abode

By Lalitesh Mandrekar Bid adieu to all things millennial pink, rose- gold accessories and lacquered surfaces. Welcome 2019 by adding some magic to your nest with modish makeover essentials. Whether it’s carting those dreamy lights or embracing some arty antiques, get ready to spruce


AMY LOMBARD ANOTHER WEEK, ANOTHER crypto heist. This time, Ethereum Classic was the target, when hackers stole around $1.1 million worth of coins by taking over 51-percent of the currency’s network. Another familiar blunder came this week when it was revealed that technologically challenged convicted criminal Paul

Sparkling tiles in three steps: The simple trick that will give you shiny floors in MINUTES – and it only costs $10

As the New Year quickly approaches you’re likely wanting to renovate your diet, wardrobe, fitness regime, work and even possibly your house. And while resolutions may quickly fall by the wayside, if it’s the home improvement suggestion you’re looking to hold strong to then

Lume Cube announces AIR VC Lighting Kit for Video Conferencing

Lume Cube has announced Air VC, a new lighting kit designed to improve video conferencing and live streaming. Building on its Creative Lighting Kit solutions for photography and videography, Air VC is a versatile and portable lighting solution specifically targeted at users of mobile video conferencing technologies

Winter gardening tips with the Weekend Gardener

While January doesn’t seem like the time for gardeners to get excited, most are buzzing with excitement right now says NEWS 95.7’s Weekend Gardener Nikki Jabour. “This is seed catalogue season and at this point, I think any gardener in your family, they don’t want

The New Hermès Arceau 78: Aesthetic, Modern, Understated . . . And Galloping

Hermès Arceau 78Joel von Allmen/Hermès The name of this new model by French powerhouse Hermès references the year 1978, when designer Henri d’Origny set the aesthetic codes for the understated new Arceau line, the first timepiece he designed for the brand. With this watch

Not Just Design and Function, Dyson Even Obsesses About How Its Appliances Sound to Your Ear

“If you do the same as [what] everybody does, you’ll always get the same output,” Dyson Global Category Director Sam Bernard told media during an hour-long conversation at its Singapore Development Centre earlier this month. That spirit lies at the heart of the British

Flipkart’s TVs and Appliances Sale Sees Discounts on Panasonic, Samsung, Vu, and Others

Flipkart Year End Sale is ongoing on the e-commerce site. The sale essentially covers televisions and other home appliances. Brands on offer include Vu, Panasonic, LG, Samsung, and more. In case you missed out on the festive season sales earlier this year, you have