7 Basic Home Security Tips

In fiction and in Hollywood, the notion of the cat burglar is one to romanticize.  Thieves look like Cary Grant, George Clooney, or Brad Pitt.  From “To Catch a Thief” to “Point Break,” burglars are either sexy thieves or charming – if not heroic – criminals. In reality, of course, burglaries are invasive, distressing, and […]

6 Must-Haves for Your Home

6 Home Must-Haves

These days, few would disagree that it can be difficult to navigate new trends in the decor space. There are a million home products out there to crowd our spaces and rooms. From specialized kitchen gadgets, to sofas and throw pillows, the designs and functions are endless.  What is essential and how do you go […]

13 Popular Types of Chair to Make You Sit a While

13 Types of Chair

What are you sitting on right now? Chairs are a necessity. They are also often the easiest pieces of furniture to change when you want a fresh look to your space.  They’ve been around for a while now. So much so that it’s easy to forget that we didn’t always have them.  Early humans sat on […]

5 Furniture and Design Trends to Consider When You Redecorate Your Home

Five Furniture Trends

Whether you’re looking for a kitchen makeover or a simple room refresh, you should always consider furniture trends so you can revise in style. Choosing the right pieces can transform your entire home aesthetic. The thing to remember is that furniture styles are not as short-lived as fashion trends.  So when you do decide on […]

10 Apps For Your Home Improvement Projects

10 Home Improvement Apps

Nobody ever means to hire a sloppy contractor, but nearly every homeowner has had to deal with one at some point.  The potential headaches are, of course, all too familiar.  There is shoddy workmanship, inexplicable delays, and the bill that somehow keeps growing. Worse yet, a contractor takes your money, doesn’t finish the job, and then […]

10 Quotes from 10 Successful People

Some argue that no science of success is possible.

Some argue that no science of success is possible. The fate of an enterprise or project, the contention goes, is determined by too many variables to be predictable.  In business, there is advertising, word of mouth, the availability of capital, talent, and good old-fashioned luck.  Successful people are not perfect. They are likely to be the […]

Why Coal Energy Is Doomed in the US

Coal power is doomed

The laws of economics are slowly revealing the crushing reality behind Donald Trump’s lavish promises to the US coal industry.   “If I win, we’re going to bring those miners back,” candidate Trump told a roaring crowd in a 2016 campaign rally in Charleston, West Virginia. “For those miners, get ready, because you’re going to be […]