This video explains everyone’s upstairs neighbour in a nutshell

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 1 April 2015

It’s 2am and your neighbour upstairs is making a racket, but not just any old racket. This type of racket sounds unlike anything you’ve heard before. Could that be… bowling balls being… rolled across the floor?

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When you are no longer around, at least your cat can still retire in comfort

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in News on Monday 9 March 2015

When a cat owner passes away or goes to stay at an institution, there may be no one to take poor kitty in. So it is comforting to know there is a place in England called the Lincolnshire Trust for Cats, which may be the world’s only retirement home for cats.

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See how this creative couple transformed a school bus into a lovely home

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 17 February 2015

Jeremy and Mira Thompson bought a school bus and over the course of a few years, they have transformed it into a beautiful and cosy home they are proud to own.

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This can only be described as a domestic BEE-sturbance!

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in Uncategorized on Wednesday 30 July 2014

We all know how annoying it is having a fly buzzing around in the room you’re trying to work in, or while you’re trying to sleep. One Redditor was unlucky enough to experience this feeling to the power of 1 million. Underdog106 had been aware of bees in his apartment in South Carolina for several […]

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Nice rock, let’s carve a holiday home out of it

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By Low Lai Chow in Architecture on Saturday 24 May 2014

This is so neat. Somebody in Spain came across a huge chunk of rock overseeing the coast in Costa de Morte and decided to make a holiday home out of it. To be specific, Madrid-based Ensamble Estudio did. Minimalistic it may be, but this property isn’t just some barebones den either — the 270 sq […]

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Box On Legs: Perfect for your 7″ collection

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Design on Saturday 9 February 2013

The Vintage Yard Sale is a sweet crew of Australians who sell amazing vintage items. Furniture, light fittings and skateboards are just some of the drool-worthy swag you’re sure to find on their site; all vintage, all rad. They do, however, custom-build a nifty little piece known as the Box On Legs. The box stands on two legs while resting against the wall and can be built in any size you need. We think it’s perfect for storing your 7″ collection… or CDs… or anything.

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Make contemporary art from the comfort of your home

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Products on Monday 16 April 2012

Want to create a real contemporary art piece from the comfort of your own home? Then these products are perfect for you. IARTISTLONDON believes that art should be for everyone, so their products contain everything that could help inspire you to create something awesome yourself. At home. Smart.

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Fifteen Hobbit Houses from around the world

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By Merzipan in Architecture on Friday 9 December 2011

Want to live in a hole in the ground? Not a nasty wet hole, nor a dry sandy hole? Obviously, you’re not alone. There’s even a hobbit motel. Now that means comfort. Check out this selection of 15 green-roofed dwellings that take a page right out of Tolkien’s books and come in all sizes for […]

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Beautiful interior design by Carlos Herrera

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By Carlos Herrera in Architecture on Thursday 19 May 2011

These corporative interiors have been designed by Carlos Herrera (a Mexican-Canadian designer), the owner of Habitat Innovation Designs in Toronto. He combines practical clean lines and a unique contemporary style in work that is commendably ecologically friendly.

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