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Amazing (Low Tech) Life Hacks

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Tech

Improving your life with technology doesn't have to be difficult. It doesn't have to mean buying a watch that can check your heart is still beating, o...

Five Ways To Spend The Easter Weekend With Your Family

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

Parents, beware - because this is also the season of chores, DIY and Spring Cleaning. With the remaining long weekend upon us, what is the best way for families to free up their time so that they can spend quality time together?

Top 10 Learnings from Designs of the Year 2014

Jonathan Hall | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Jonathan Hall

The Designs of the Year awards and exhibition at London's Design Museum offers plenty of food for thought for marketers.

HuffPost Home Partners With HomeSense

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If your lunchtimes are spent reading interior design blogs, you adore shopping for homeware online, and have a Pinterest board devoted to your dream l...

Most Women Think Men Are Duffers When It Comes To DIY

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Men, we may pat you on the back as you head off to Homebase with a spring in your step, but according to a recent study, 25% of women think you're cra...

You Wouldn't Sell Guns To Just Anyone - So Why Do It With Dangerous Gas Equipment?

Charlie Mullins | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Charlie Mullins

The reason you can't wander into a gun shop and buy a gun, unless you have a licence, is because the thing is a lethal weapon, and in the wrong hands will kill. So why can anyone walk in off the street and buy gas equipment, boilers, valves the lot?

How to Survive City Living

George Lamb | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
George Lamb

In my late teens I was keen to get out of my mum's house ASAP, which meant spending several years living in dingy basement flats and warehouses with no hot water. At times it was a bit grim but it's all part of growing up and it taught me a lot. For me - now I'm living somewhere less squatter-chic - I've learnt to create an illusion of space.

Bloody British

Gina Lyons | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Gina Lyons

On Saturday morning, we had a guy come round our flat to put up some picture frames up and do some general drilling. The embarrassment of being nearly 29 and not be able to do these things myself is a different matter. What proceeded to happen left me feeling even worse with myself.

Daddy Gadgets

Ben Falk | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

Having a child has given me an excuse to dig around the internet for other nifty things to buy and try and parents will know there are plenty of options. In fact, it starts before the birth.

Impractical Skills

Jen Brister | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Jen Brister

In my head I am brilliant at DIY and I want to be able to say things like, "Pass me the Phillips screwdriver will you?" "You want a use square drill head for that..." I would love to be one of those lesbians that can deal with any kind of DIY emergency.

On a Personal Note...

Ruth Sutherland | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Sutherland

As the Chief Executive of Relate, the UK's leading relationship support organisation, I thought it might be apt to share a little of my own experience of how relationships can develop over time. Ian, my husband, announced on the eve of a long weekend that we should paint the kitchen. I felt my chest tighten and an acute sense of impending doom.

Is DIY Bad for Your Health?

Laura Knowles | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

I can feel a proper mood coming on. It's a similar mood to the one I had last week, where I couldn't work the rotavator in the garden, kicked it and made my toe bleed. It was there and then I decided DIY is very bad for health.

Lasting Longer Than A Like

Matt Churchill | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Tech
Matt Churchill

It is very easy to get wrapped up in being digital-only when tackling a problem or trying to find new ways for a brand to communicate. We always need to remember that what we're trying to do is reach another human being, and hopefully affect them positively.

Top Tips to Makeover Your Kitchen

Lauren Razavi | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

A kitchen makeover isn't just about redecorating in the traditional sense by painting walls or replacing cupboard fronts - in fact, this might actually be the worst way to makeover your kitchen. Instead, think about investing in some new gadgets and equipment.

Charlie Thomas

Weather And Consumer Confidence Knocks Britain's Love Affair Wtih DIY

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK

B&Q owner Kingfisher reported a slight increase in sales of 1.5% for the last quarter, but profits were under pressure as British consumers continued ...

9 DIY Jobs For Spring That’ll Last The Whole Year

Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Forget spring cleaning, now is the time of year to give your home a full health check. "By spring, we're really keen on renewal in some form or other,...

Christopher Lee Sauvé Brings Anna Wintour To Your Sofa

Sarah McGiven | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Inspired by street style and his idol, Andy Warhol, Sauvé's irreverent, tongue-in-cheek designs poke affectionate fun at pop culture and the fashion hierarchy, most notably Anna Wintour and US Vogue.

Christopher Lee Sauvé Brings Anna Wintour to Your Sofa

Sarah McGiven | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Inspired by street style and his idol, Andy Warhol, Sauvé's irreverent, tongue-in-cheek designs poke affectionate fun at pop culture and the fashion hierarchy, most notably Anna Wintour and US Vogue.

Let's Go Back to Basics This Year...

Larry Lamb | Posted 06.03.2013 | Home
Larry Lamb

If we can try and pass on our practical know how to our sons, daughters then we can ensure the next generation can grow up not only knowing how to sling an Angry Bird using just their middle finger, but also how to fix the fixable bits and pieces around the house without spending fortunes.

Charlie Thomas

The Building Industry's On Shaky Ground, But Which Retailer's Holding Its Own?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

Weak construction and consumer markets are making life tough for the UK's biggest building material supplier Travis Perkins. In results that were s...

The Case Against Crowdfunding Platforms

Chris T-T | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Chris T-T

Something in me finds them disconcerting. I admit I've not once contributed money to an artist's Pledge campaign. Each time I hear about one, even when I adore the artist, my heart sinks.

Brighten Up Your Home In Spring

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to a recent study by Alliance & Leicester, Brits spend over £1,000 on DIY quick fixes to help spruce up their home. However, while one i...

Why Children Prefer Chatting With Mum Over Dad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

Father’s Day may be just around the corner, but if the results of a new study are anything to go by, dads aren’t going to receive the adoration th...

The Nightmare of Having Ants in My Pants

Ronnie Joice | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

In an ambitious and somewhat over-the-top procedure this week, all of my worldly possessions are now covered in a white powder. No, I haven't been on ...

The First Batch Of Raspberry Pi Arrives In Stock

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Tech

The first batch of Raspberry Pi has arrived at an Oxford warehouse. Orders of the coveted £31 computer could be with IT enthusiasts early next week. ...