Posts Written ByAndrew Caster

The inspiration behind many home renovations in recent years is the rise in open-plan living. The beauty of a multifunctional room has become a luxury space in many homes. As more and more of us open up our downstairs from a collection of small cramped rooms into one huge space though, the problems as well as the benefits of this kind of living can become obvious. One room zoned into specific areas for cooking, dining and relaxing appears to be a dream but is the reality somewhat different? Why choose an open-plan? By removing walls between rooms, a space can…

Did you know that about 32 percent of homebuyers in the U.S. are millennials? This may seem like a surprising statistic, because it’s widely known that millennials actually prefer to rent rather than buy. Because millennials are actually the largest portion of the market of home-buyers, and are now rivaling older generations as the largest sector of working Americans, their lifestyle preferences are transforming real estate in strange new ways. Here are three interesting ways millennials are reshaping real estate: Housing and Rentals – Millennials Prefer to Share Millennials prefer sharing and renting furniture over buying property. Why? They want…

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can be caused due to an extended exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays. Many people use sunblock creams and properly cover their skin during summers. But as the outside temperature decreases, they tend to forget that it’s equally important to protect their skin from UV exposure during the spring season. If you notice a mole or strange marks on your skin, consult your doctor at the earliest. With the help of certain tests, they will accurately diagnose the problem. Treating melanoma cancer isn’t always easy, but through preventive measures, you can reduce the…

It is said that you make your impression on someone within the first 15 seconds of meeting them. That then begs the question was it that you were noticed or you stood out? What was it that made that person stop at that moment to speak to you or just make eye contact? Let’s take a look at how you can get noticed without standing out. It can be something as simple as a glance, some say a flirt…eye contact or a smile. It can be your words, your accent or even just the way you approached with confidence that…

If there’s a player who has won accolades left and right in the current NRL season, it is Johnathan Thurston. But his team, North Queensland Cowboys, is in severe danger of becoming the team no player wants to join. Currently placed at 15th position, the team is about to join the small club that nobody wants to be a part of. The Cowboys are on the verge of becoming the team that ended up on the sixth place one season and occupied one of the bottom slots in the next. As the season enters its 20th round, this article shares…

The UK is fast becoming a nation of runners. The sport has enjoyed a surge of popularity in the last few years: data shows that in 2015-2016, 29,100 people participated in running as a sport in England, compared to 20,000 in 2014-2015. It’s a common sight now, to see runners and joggers passing you in the street, especially when the weather is nice. But have you considered running somewhere other than on the footpaths around your neighbourhood? Or do you find time slows painfully when running on a boring old treadmill, with the sights always the same around you? There’s…

We’ve seen technology advancements in all areas of our lives — from changing the way that we do our banking to altering the way we get in touch with friends. And the world of sports is no different. One 2012 report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers states that, “Technology is as much a part of an athlete’s armoury as nutrition, training and coaching”. In many ways, it’s transformed the sports industry. Although many of the advancements have been designed to improve the performance in a particular sport, is there any inspiration we can take from the innovations to help…

Alfa Romeo is an Italian brand that became famous for making some absolutely gorgeous cars over the years. Its brand is known for producing cars with sporty looks and excellent performances, both on the racetracks and on the roads. In 1986, the Italian brand became a subsidiary of the Fiat group. And since then, its traditionally strong engine and body styling have combined with the efficient transmission and suspension platforms of its parent company. However, according to Jalopkin, Alfa Romeo cars have had several issues in previous models which the recently issued versions have tried to address. These include issues…

One of the easiest ways to enhance your look is to have a natural, all-over glow. But getting a tan can be harder than you might imagine. Tanning lotions are sticky and streaky, swimsuits leave awkward tan lines, and tanning beds are expensive and potentially damaging. We found a company that is making it easier than ever to get an amazing tan, and that company is CoolTanⓇ. Their line of unique TanThrough swimsuits and shirts are changing the tanning game, and we love that getting a tan can be as easy as walking on the beach, no more tan lines…

The best interior designers Los Angles know that it is all about helping you find what works for your living space. After all, you will be the one enjoying it throughout the years. Therefore, the skill of being an effective collaborator is important to the successful designer. In the end, it is the harmonious synthesis of the designer’s skill and knowledge and your aesthetic that makes for a truly exceptional project. How can the best interior designers Los Angeles help you unlock your inner creativity? It all begins with listening to each other and finding common ground. A variety of…