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How “Trusted Devices” Work on Windows 10 (and Why You No Longer Need to “Trust This PC”)

28th October 2016   |  How-To Geek

Windows 8 asked you to “Trust This PC” after you signed in with a Microsoft account. This message is gone in Windows 10, replaced with a new “Trusted Devices” system that works differently.Click Here to Continue Reading READ MORE

And The Kitchen Cabinet Color Winner Is…

27th October 2016   |  Addicted 2 Decorating®

Gentleman’s Gray by Benjamin Moore. It’s actually not gray at all. It’s a deep, rich, gorgeous blue with just the slightest hint of teal in it. via Apartment Therapy via Apartment Therapy Isn’t that beautiful?! The funny thing is that as people started commenting on yesterday’s post, I kept getting comments about Benjamin Moore’s 2017 […] READ MORE

A kitchen transformation: dark and cramped to bright, open, and beautiful

27th October 2016   |  decorology

This kitchen transformation is going to knock your socks off!  As you'll see in the before pictures below, this kitchen started out dark and stifling and closed.  Interior designer Carla Aston worked her amazing magic and turned it into a bright, open, and beautiful space to be in.First, just a little teaser of the "after"  So pretty...white cabine... READ MORE

How to Update the Windows Bash Shell to Ubuntu 16.04

28th October 2016   |  How-To Geek

Starting with the Windows 10 Creators Update, which comes out this spring, anyone who installs the Bash environment will get Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial). But, if you’ve previously installed Bash in the Anniversary Update, you’ll be stuck with Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) until you manually upgrade.Click Here to Continue Reading READ MORE

Revolutionary floors made from waste wood pulp generate clean energy

27th October 2016   |  INHABITAT

Wood floors are beautiful, but what if they could generate renewable energy too? Engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have designed revolutionary wood floors that harvest energy from footsteps. Not only can they create power, but the floors are also sustainable because they utilize wood pulp that would most likely be wasted otherwise. M... READ MORE

"Living Bricks" could turn sunlight and waste water into energy-generating bioreactor walls

28th October 2016   |  INHABITAT

The project is a collaborative effort between Newcastle University and experts from the universities of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Trento, the Spanish National Research Council, LIQUIFER Systems Group and EXPLORA. The prototypical bricks are based on Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) technology originally developed at the University of West England... READ MORE

The world's renewable energy capacity is now higher than coal

27th October 2016   |  INHABITAT

For the first time, the generating capacity of renewable energy systems around the world has surpassed coal power. According to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the growth was in large part due to new installations of solar power and wind projects. The IEA reports half a million solar panels were installed every day in 2015,... READ MORE

DIY: How to make an adorable Chia Pet dog costume for Halloween

27th October 2016   |  INHABITAT

What You'll Need: A dog sweater Plastic aquarium plants (which will enable you to recycle this costume next year or give it to a friend) or freshly picked clovers from your lawn Orange felt fabric Muslin Glue gun + glue sticks Step 1: First, use a glue gun or other adhesive to attach the aquarium plants (or fresh plants) to the dog sweater (bonus p... READ MORE

Fall decorating ideas

28th October 2016   |  decorology

Beautiful fall porch decorating ideasI'm a sucker for a beautifully decorated porch or container garden. I though Friday would be a good time to share these ideas with you incase you were looking for a weekend activity.I love this swing and the cozy tartan blanket. I'd go out there in the morning with my coffee and baby son and we'd read.via Countr... READ MORE

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