Property prices: Boost the value of your home by £49,000 with this simple upgrade

House prices are high in the UK at the moment although there are signs that the market is stagnating. However, you can increase the value of your home by improving its energy efficiency, according to experts. Putting your home into the top energy efficiency bracket could add 14 per cent to the value of your […]

Back pain – the home treatment that you should never underestimate

Back pain is a common condition that usually improves by itself within a few weeks or months, according to the NHS. It could be caused by sleeping in the wrong position, having bad posture, or even by a small injury. There are a number of “overlooked” home treatments for lower back pain that you should […]

OnePlus wants to build smart TVs, move into connected home space

Enlarge / OnePlus’ last phone, the OnePlus 6. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Here’s an unexpected news item that popped up over the weekend: OnePlus, the Android smartphone maker, wants to start making televisions. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau made an announcement on the company forums that a smart TV was on the way. “We are building a […]

Lowe’s and Home Depot have emergency command centers monitoring Florence and thousands of trucks loaded and ready to go to stores in the storm’s path (HD, LOW)

Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP Hurricane Florence has people turning to local hardware and supply stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Ace for assistance that the government can’t necessarily provide. These outlets have emergency command centers and meteorologists on duty. After 2017’s brutal hurricane season, Home Depot had revenue of more than $ 100 billion, […]

Firefighters knelt and prayed outside a North Carolina home where a mother and her baby were killed as Hurricane Florence made landfall

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Firefighters gathered to pray outside the Wilmington, North Carolina, home where a mother and her baby were killed after a tree crashed through the roof during Hurricane Florence on Friday.  At least three other people died Friday. Florence has weakened to a tropical storm, but dangerous flooding and strong winds were expected […]

Integration failure: Report finds 51% Vienna pupils don’t speak German at home

More than half of students at Viennese schools use their native language, rather than German, at home and as they go about their everyday activities, according to a new integration report released by the Austrian government. The 8th annual report, prepared by an independent expert council, has found that the Austrian government’s efforts to encourage […]

'We became a stronger family': Supporters rally as Humboldt Broncos take ice for home opener

The new Humboldt Broncos will be surrounded by support when they take home ice on Wednesday for their first regular season game since the bus crash in the spring. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team were on their way to Nipawin, Sask., for a playoff game on April 6 when their bus was struck by a […]

'Naughty snakes!' Pythons fighting over female fall through ceiling of Australian home (VIDEO)

Many homeowners worry about burglars breaking in, but no one expects snakes to fall from the ceiling and fight in the middle of their bedroom. However, that’s exactly what happened at a home in Australia. The shocking ordeal – which happened at a home in the Brisbane suburb of Kenmore Hills – saw two coastal […]

Superhero Bits: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Set Photos, Spider-Man PS4 DLC Teaser & More

What’s the one problem with the Batman: The Animated Series Blu-ray box set? Who is directing the pilot for DC Universe’s Swamp Thing series? What milestone did Incredibles 2 reach at the box office? Wouldn’t it be great to see a Batman Beyond movie with Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne? Who is the latest MCU […]