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Jul.24.2015

Small Desks for Small Spaces

Here’s a shortlist of a few small, but notable, desk ideas in a range of prices and styles to help you become more organized and productive in even the tightest of spaces.

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Jul.22.2015

Best Brunch Spots in Los Angeles

LA is known for many things—and one of them is killer weekend brunch spots. Whatever your tastes, here’s a shortlist with some of the best-rated brunch spots in the hood.

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Jul.20.2015

[Infographic] Are Your Food Choices Feeding the Drought Problem?

Check out this handy infographic to see how much water you really use each day—all based on your food choices!

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Jul.17.2015

Feng Shui Your Way to a Happier Life

if you’ve never tried decorating by the rules of feng shui, you just might be surprised how a few minor adjustments to your bedroom’s decor and layout can get things rolling in a positive direction. Check out these easy tips here.

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Jul.16.2015

How to Grow Your Own Indoor Garden

It’s possible to show off your green thumb and grow your own fresh veggies and herbs, even in a small apartment. Check out our small space gardening tips.

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Jul.03.2015

Festive, Easy Fourth of July Recipes

Looking for festive, easy Fourth of July recipes for your BBQ or to bring along with you? We’ve got some great, stress-free options! Check them out now.

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Jul.02.2015

Planning the Ultimate Fourth of July Party

Planning the ultimate Fourth of July party is easier than you think. Start by working with what you have and go from there. Learn more on our blog now.

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Jun.25.2015

Simple Healthy Meals: Post-Workout Snacks

Looking for simple healthy meals or snacks to enjoy after a workout? We’ve got some great, easy ideas that can be eaten on the go. Check them out here!

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Jun.23.2015

Easy At-Home Exercises for Small Spaces

Getting exercise without having to leave your home is possible, we promise! Check out some of our easy exercises that can be done in small spaces.

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Jun.17.2015

The Ultimate Guide to Farmers Markets: What to Buy

Getting spring foods in season, right from the source, is easy to do when shopping at farmers markets. Check out our ultimate guide to navigating them and what to buy.

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Jun.05.2015

The Ultimate Guide to Farmers Markets: Locations

To help in your search of a healthier lifestyle, we've round up the best Farmers Markets in the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles.

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Jun.03.2015

Out and About in San Francisco: Jazz, Dragons and Tower of Power

The Bay Area comes alive this June with a knockout lineup of outdoor events and festivities that truly has something for everyone. From triathlons to unbeatable live music and carnivals, here’s a shortlist of some of the key June events going on around us – so mark your calendar!

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May.27.2015

Add a Pop of Spring Color Into Your Bathroom

Check out these simple and affordable ways to decorate your bathroom with spring colors, featuring decor from Sausalito, Calif. designers Serena and Lily, Garnett Hill, Budi Kwan from All Modern, and Talona.

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May.26.2015

How to Potty Train a Puppy in an Apartment

Raising a puppy in an apartment doesn’t come without its challenges. Here are some helpful tips to consider when potty training your puppy in small spaces and without a yard.

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May.21.2015

Simple and Easy Memorial Day Recipes

Memorial Day is right around the corner! To make it easier to prep for the festivities, we’re sharing some of our favorite easy recipes and menus.

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May.19.2015

Pay It Forward: Products That Give Back

When selecting décor and products for your apartment, it’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of potential objects vying for our hard-earned dollars.

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Apr.24.2015

Out and About in Portland: Zombies, Art, Whiskey and Roses

May is just around the corner and that means warmer temps are in store for our Neighbors in Portland.

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Apr.21.2015

The Must-Have, Best Apartment Amenities

If you’ve ever looked for an apartment before, you know that there are amenities and then there are amenities.

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Apr.20.2015

Have You Been Wasting 33 Gallons of Water a Day?

Between using the dishwasher only when there’s a full load to taking showers instead of baths, you can easily save hundreds of gallons of water every day.

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Apr.07.2015

Sesame Street Water Shortage

I am fairly certain that you are aware that California is in critical drought conditions and there is real fear that our reservoirs will be dry in a year.

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Apr.06.2015

How to keep your apartment safe when traveling

You’re going on vacation - and you deserve it! Just don’t forget to do a safety check before you head out.

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Apr.02.2015

Organizing your living room

Your apartment’s living room is working overtime, serving many different purposes.

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Mar.31.2015

How to Decorate a Small Apartment and Make a Big Impression

Sure, you may live in a small space, but that doesn’t mean you can’t live large and in style!

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Mar.26.2015

Spring (Cleaning) Fever

For many, the transition to daylight savings time often triggers a near-instinctive urge to scrub the floors and participate in the unfathomable tradition we collectively call spring cleaning.

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Mar.25.2015

Midcentury Finds For Your Modern Apartment

Splurging on iconic contemporary and Danish modern apartment furniture can be an investment.

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Mar.23.2015

Springtime in the Bay Area

The Bay Area often serves up some of its nicest weather during the springtime - making this an exceptional season to get out and explore the many things to do in San Francisco.

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Mar.19.2015

Organizing your bedroom

Many of us spend up to 8 hours a day in our bedroom—sleeping, relaxing and, if we’re lucky, making romance.

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Mar.16.2015

Eclectic Apartment Décor Pieces

Browsing for intriguing eclectic apartment décor while sipping your morning coffee can be an exciting and inspiring journey.

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Mar.13.2015

First Apartment Essentials Checklist – New Apartment Essentials

Congratulations on your first apartment! Having a space of your own means you can have fun decorating and really making it your own.

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Mar.12.2015

Budget-Friendly Apartment Decorating Tips

Updating your apartment décor with the latest style doesn’t have to consume your wallet.

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Mar.11.2015

How to Clean Stainless Steel

Despite its name, stainless steel isn’t always stainless. It can be difficult to keep clean, can gather a myriad of fingerprints and streaks and it can even stain!

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Mar.10.2015

5 Tips for Staying Warm

On February 2, 2015, Punxsutawney Phil came out of his burrow and predicted 6 more weeks of winter.

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Mar.04.2015

Critical Questions to Ask When Relocating for a Job

Job relocation is an exciting time, but it can also be overwhelming and scary.

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Mar.02.2015

Best Dog Breeds for Apartment Living

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean you have to give up on your dream of having a pet.

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Feb.27.2015

2015 Pantone Color of the Year

The color Marsala (18-1438) is the official 2015 pantone color of the year.

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Feb.27.2015

Declutter Your Apartment: Organizing Your Kitchen

As you endeavor to streamline your kitchen, here are a few helpful tips for organizing your kitchen that can inspire a more enjoyable cooking and entertaining environment.

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Feb.25.2015

How to Declutter Your Apartment

Life can get messy and chaotic, but your apartment doesn’t have to be!

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Feb.23.2015

San Francisco Music Festival – Noise Pop Festival 2015

The 23rd Noise Pop Festival  is descending upon the Bay Area

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Feb.20.2015

fitmob Mobile Fitness App – New Reality of Fitness

Many of us resolved to get in better shape this year, but we don’t always follow through…

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Feb.09.2015

Valentine’s Day- DIY Decor

Perhaps you’re gearing up to host a Valentine’s dinner at your apartment, or maybe you just really enjoy the holiday and like to spread the message of love around your apartment to make you feel warm and fuzzy.

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Feb.06.2015

Got Milk Frother?

As the winter temperatures drop, it’s good to surround yourself with lots of warm creature comforts.

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Feb.06.2015

Gunnar: geek or chic?

The bright and crisp beauty of today’s retina screens on iPhones, iPads, and computers is something to behold.

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Feb.06.2015

Layer it Up

Everyone knows that winter means layers —from cashmere sweaters, fleece, and cozy scarves.

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Jan.12.2015

Cheers To Celebrating 50 Years

Throughout 2015 we're going to be celebrating a very big milestone: Prometheus' 50th Anniversary.

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Jan.09.2015

Apps to Download For a New Year & New You

It’s that time of year again, when we vow to improve ourselves with a list of unrealistic New Year’s resolutions to help us live a better, wealthier, healthier, and happier life.

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Jan.09.2015

Move Over Siri, the Fetch App Is In Town

The holiday crunch is over and the warpspeed you were operating in to complete projects by end of year has slowed.

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Jan.05.2015

Say You Want a Resolution

I like resolutions because they give me that point I can begin from, and measure my work from.  Someone once told said “You cannot manage what you do not measure.”

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Dec.30.2014

Small Bites for a Lucky New Year

Traditions, both old and new, are the warm and fuzzy underpinnings of any festive holiday season, and New Year’s Eve is no exception.

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Dec.30.2014

Project: New Year’s Décor

The countdown to 2015 is on, but there’s still time to work out some stylish special effects for your New Years Eve soiree.

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Dec.19.2014

Vintage Barware Within Reach

The demand for craft-cocktails continues to evolve, our barware may be sadly out of date..Perhaps it's time for an upgrade?

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Dec.12.2014

Good For What Ails You… Hangover Remedies To Nurse Your Holiday Spirit

We’re not doctors, but we play one online…Just kidding.

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Dec.12.2014

Holiday Hostess Gifts

Holiday party season is in full swing and you need hip hostess gifts—and fast! Here are a few simple and affordable suggestions that will leave a lasting impression, and secure your spot on next year’s guest list.

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Dec.09.2014

Sustainable Holidays

With the Shopping Season creeping up like a hungry “Liger” (half Lion/half Tiger), I thought it would be fun to start thinking of ways we can make our Holidays more sustainable.

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Dec.04.2014

18 Reasons – A Community Cooking School With a Purpose

With so much emphasis on food this season, it’s a good moment to remember those who are less fortunate than us.

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Dec.01.2014

Cyber Monday

Hey, it’s Cyber Monday - but you already knew that…

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Nov.26.2014

Fred’s Steak: It’s What’s For Dinner

Do you want to quickly host a festive meal with loved ones?

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Nov.25.2014

DIY Touches For Your Thanksgiving Table

Looking to add a personal touch to your Thanksgiving decor but your craft skills haven’t progressed much beyond the hand-turkey drawings you made in grade school? Here are a couple simple DIY ideas to get your creative juices flowing and help make your holiday a warm and memorable experience.

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Nov.25.2014

Project: Appetizer – Scallops and Spoons

Another quick foodie tip for our time-pressed Prometheus Neighbors.

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Nov.20.2014

Guest Room Touches

Hosting overnight guests in your apartment should be more than simply offering a place to crash - it’s an opportunity to roll out the red carpet with a few thoughtful touches to make their stay a memorable experience.

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Nov.18.2014

When Your Apartment Guests Come A’ Knockin…

First impressions can make a lasting impression. As the holiday countdown continues, you’ll probably want to make sure your apartment is presentable for company, and that includes tidying up your unruly entryway.

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Nov.13.2014

SnowBomb: Ski & Snowboard Festival

This weekend marks the arrival of the annual SnowBomb Ski and Snowboard Festival in Sacramento (San Francisco, and San Jose took place earlier this month).

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Nov.12.2014

Whip It Up

Whipped cream is king during the holidays. You can’t really get away with serving pumpkin pie without a dollop of this dreamy desert topping.

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Nov.07.2014

Bar Cabinets to Preserve Your Holiday Sanity

Whether you’re decorating a new apartment, or looking for a fresh piece for your current pad, a hip, stand-alone bar cabinet is always a glamorous symbol of polished hosts.

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Nov.04.2014

Spring Forward and Fall Back

In California, I really don’t count fall as one of our “Seasons.”  I think we have two seasons—winter and summer.

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Oct.31.2014

Make Like a Ghost with Ghostery

Halloween can be scary, both in the real and virtual worlds.

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Oct.28.2014

The Beauty of Zero Emissions

Longing for a car that’s easy on the eyes and reflects your progressive values and zest for life? Chances are you’ve been eyeing a Tesla.

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Oct.24.2014

Frightful Mazes and Tours for Halloween!

The Peninsula and South Bay are riddled with spooky spirits and haunting adventures this weekend.

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Oct.20.2014

DIY: Project Halloween Décor

Halloween is coming, but there’s still time to create some frighteningly easy DIY décor to spook your party guests, neighbors and trick-or-treaters.

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Oct.17.2014

The Bay Area’s “Pumpkin Capital of the World” Gets Its Orange On

The epic Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, featuring the North American record-breaking pumpkin weighing in at a colossal 2058 pounds!

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Oct.16.2014

Get Drunk on Words

The 15th Annual Litquake is upon us - an extravaganza of literary events featuring hundreds of authors and journalists.

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Oct.13.2014

Radio Silence: a little bit Lit and a little bit Rock & Roll

As the lines continue to blur between media genres, it was only a matter of time until the world cried out for Radio Silence

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Oct.10.2014

Oktoberfest!

Bust out your lederhosen and kick back with a stein at Oktoberfest

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Oct.07.2014

LooHoo Wool Dryer Balls: a healthier, energy-saving alternative to dryer sheets

There’s nothing like a fluffy load of fresh laundry to brighten your day.

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Sep.24.2014

The Interval - now you can drink with a cause

If you’re the kind of person who likes to think AND drink then you should know about the The Interval.

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Sep.22.2014

When the Well is Dry

Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “When the Well is Dry, we know the worth of water.”

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Sep.18.2014

Tablo Tray Table by Magnus Löfgren

Looking for a cute, small piece to breathe new life to your apartment? The Magnus Löfgren designed Tablo Tray Table from Design House Stockholm just might do the trick.

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Sep.12.2014

Get Organized and Gain Space

Now, you can give those wayward items a sleek and stylish home with the Unit 1 Organizer from Kalon Studios.

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Sep.11.2014

Jersey Mike’s set to open in Biltmore North

Jersey Mike’s Subs, with more than 1,300 locations nationwide, will be opening a new restaurant location in Cupertino, California later this year.

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Sep.08.2014

Click Clock: by Gingko-Eco

We’re all slaves to time, but the designers at Gingko-Eco have shown that we can do it on our own terms with the aid of a Click Clock.

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Sep.08.2014

Spotlight on: Brian Barneclo

If you’ve ever passed through the grand commons of our Metropolitan property in San Mateo, chances are you’ve stopped to admire the stunning Brian Barneclo mural lining its back wall.

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Sep.04.2014

Fall Decor

After the long holiday weekend, the inevitable transition of the seasons lends an exciting, albeit chillier, energy to the air, luring us to pull out our sweater boxes and stock up on some stylish new fall décor for the apartment.

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Aug.28.2014

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere: by Mouth

As the old adage goes, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, and when that time comes, you don’t want to be caught pouring libations from just any bottle.

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Aug.28.2014

New Way to DJ this Labor Day

Become the life of the Labor Day party this year with Pacemaker - a groundbreaking music app that turns your iPad into a virtual DJ system.

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Aug.20.2014

Mobile Innovation in Your Back Pocket

We love innovation at Prometheus, especially when it comes from our team members.

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Aug.18.2014

Saving Water is Mainstream

Conan O’Brian and Andy Richter have created six public service announcements (“PSAs”) regarding saving water.

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Aug.14.2014

Urban Composting

Marvel Studios is expected to release Ant Man in July of 2015.  Although I am super excited about this movie, this is not the super hero that we should be aspiring to become.

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Aug.12.2014

Fun Ways to Stay Fit

Summertime always kicks people’s fitness routines into high gear.

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Aug.08.2014

Grey Paw: modern pet accessories with a cause

Our Prometheus neighbors in Portland are lucky to live in the same city as Grey Paw - a local design group focused on creating luxurious, handmade goods for pets with a commitment to modern design and quality craftsmanship.

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Aug.04.2014

Sustainable, Luxe Floor Mats from Ting Studios

Sometimes the stars align and we come across a product that really stands out and has it all—exceptional style, sustainable design, and highly functional. Sort of like when we stumbled upon the haute Vintage Belt Floor Mat from Ting Studios.

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Aug.01.2014

Tory Burch for FitBit

You’ve seen it – the ever-popular FitBit device that graces the wrists of fitness enthusiasts everywhere.

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Jul.29.2014

AirplantFrame: Vertical Gardening Made Simple

Looking for a modern, eco-friendly way to decorate the blank wall in your apartment? Instead of opting for more traditional artwork, why not go green?

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Jul.28.2014

Moon Jellyfish: Living Art

Wish you had a pet, but not sure you can commit to the daily routine of a furry friend? Perhaps its time to look to the more exotic…

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Jul.22.2014

Removable Wallpaper for the Modern Apartment

Longing to add a pop of color or texture to your apartment walls, but can’t commit to paint or permanent wallpaper? Then take a look at Tempaper.

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Jul.18.2014

A Tasty Alternative to Coffee

Have you wanted to quit coffee, but can’t kick the habit, or haven’t found a good alternative to your daily caffeine fix? Then Dandy Blend might be for you.

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Jul.15.2014

Find a 5-Star Dog Sitter with Rover.com

Our Prometheus neighbors in San Francisco, LA, Seattle, and Portland love to travel, and sometimes these plans can be deliciously spontaneous.

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Jul.14.2014

Opportunity on Mars and on Earth

In 2013 the Mars Rover, Opportunity, NASA has found evidence that there was once water on Mars; potable water that you could drink. Mars, at one time could support life.

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Jul.11.2014

Electric Objects: a world of artwork for your walls

One of the hardest decisions anyone has to make when designing his home is what art to hang in it.

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Jul.09.2014

Tile is finally coming (really)

Our Prometheus neighbors may keep the tidiest or messiest apartments in the world, but one thing remains the same: important small things will always get lost.

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Jul.07.2014

Toast-for-Two Wine Table

Be the envy of the beach, picnic, or outdoor festival with the Toast-for-Two wine table.

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Jul.02.2014

Grill Talk: the Staub Vertical Roaster

Barbeque season is here, which means it’s time to turn up the heat on your grilling skills.

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