Kris Harbour shows off his delightully cosy off-grid cottage in the woods, powered by hydro and complete with all mod-cons. Door's a bit squeaky, though.
Canonically London's smallest house, this dwelling is quite mysterious because the extant descriptions of its interior (of about 75 square feet) are decades old and none of the stories about its original purpose and construction are entirely convincing. Robslondon tells the tales, and a little about the local history and environs along the way. READ THE REST
George Dunnett bought a charming but run-down stone house in his Welsh village and made it into a beautiful, cosy tiny house. In 2020, I bought my first home… an abandoned building in my village which was filled with old car parts and tools. Over the next year, I had the building renovated into a… READ THE REST
Tokyo Lens explores a Tokyo building with incredibly tiny and odd studio apartments—think toilets beside beds—but a degree of clever optimization you don't get with, say, New York City's hacked up and illegal bedsits. The residents, says Norm Nakamura, sought the place out. It strikes me as a good example of "tiny house living" that… READ THE REST
Plan on spending the day outside? Whether you're at the pool, beach, lakefront, camping, or in your backyard, you'll need a reliable cooler to keep your water and other essential beverages nice and cold. However, not just any cooler will do. You need something durable, heavy-duty, and insulated to ensure everything from water and beer to… READ THE REST
Back in the day, you only needed a handwritten signature and a printer or fax machine to pass along important documents. But with the advent of the internet, more and more communications have occurred online, and you've likely dealt with PDFs since then. The thing is, there seems to be no easy-to-use or affordable PDF software on the market, but… READ THE REST
You might've never realized just how sluggish your old computer was until you upgraded. And suddenly, everything from opening PDF documents to watching your favorite YouTubers on your downtime is a breeze. And if you purchased a particularly efficient laptop like a MacBook, you won't have to deal with stalling and buffering for years to come. However, there's a… READ THE REST