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Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom for computing advances

November 18, 2016 5:45 am

President Obama awarded the country’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to a batch of 21 deserving recipients, among them computing pioneers Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton. Read More Tech Crunch – Gadgets

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Home Organizations Build Support With #GivingTuesday (5 photos)

November 18, 2016 5:45 am

After the two days of post-Thanksgiving shopping known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, people around the world will come together for #GivingTuesday on Nov. 29. This global day of giving is designed to use the power of social media to support, encourage… Houzz Galleries

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Illuminate Your Landscape With These Dramatic Lighting Effects (6 photos)

November 18, 2016 5:45 am

From soft glows to directed spotlights, there are many ways to illuminate the landscape to enhance your garden’s design at night. Fixtures typically work in groups to wash light onto a textured building facade or to light up a pathway or set of stairs. Accent lighting can be used alone to create dramatic… Houzz Galleries

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San Francisco home sales fall to lowest level since crisis

November 18, 2016 5:45 am

It’s still getting more expensive to buy a home in the San Francisco Bay Area, and those continually rising costs are depressing home sales in the area to levels not seen since the housing crisis. Here are more details on the Bay Area housing market, and a look at what the future holds. HousingWire.com Topics

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ATTOM: Homeownership tenure hits record high

November 18, 2016 5:45 am

It’s starting to really pay off for homeowners who are choosing to stay in their houses and not move. With home prices steadily rising, homeowners are able to build more equity and become equity rich, meaning their home is worth more than 50% of what they owe. HousingWire.com Topics

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How to Repair and Prevent Doorknob Holes in Walls

November 18, 2016 5:45 am

Does someone in your house – perhaps a young someone – tend to throw open doors with reckless abandon? Or maybe the door just bangs against the wall because you don’t have a good door stop in place. More than likely, this has caused a hole in your wall from the doorknob hitting it. If this […]

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Holiday Hosts: Embellish These 3 Key Spots With Fall Decor

November 18, 2016 5:45 am

You’re hosting Thanksgiving this year. Your guest list is set, menu planning has already commenced, and it’s going to be the most delicious holiday yet. But you’re forgetting something: Fall decorations to set a festive tone for the feast. Before you get wound up over yet another thing you have to do, take a breather […]

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Nontraditional Places to Use Pendant Lights

November 17, 2016 7:36 pm

HomeDepot When you picture pendant lights, where do you see them in a house? Close your eyes and imagine it. The first place you thought of was the kitchen island,…

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Smart Homes: The New Frontier For Cyber Crime

November 17, 2016 7:36 pm

For years, research has highlighted various security flaws in millions of internet-enabled "smart" gadgets. But it wasn't until recently, when "Internet of Things" (IoT) devices like DVRs and webcams sustained…

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How to Make a Small Space Feel Larger

November 16, 2016 7:36 pm

Pages of glossy magazines are often filled with immense rooms and oversized spaces full of grandeur and twelve-foot ceilings. But the truth is that most of us live in houses,…

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