It’s unavoidable… it’s your turn to host the next play date and they are coming to wreak havoc on your home whether you like it or not. Here are some useful tips for surviving (and protecting your home) from the bundles of joy in the style of the Garbage Pail Kids… Continue reading
Disney fans have rejoiced this year with the announcement of several live-action and animated remakes of beloved Disney films.
It has now been made official that classics like Dumbo, Aladdin and the Sword in the Stone have been officially tipped off to hit our cinemas and West-End stages. Unfortunately, release dates for a lot of these films have been announced for as far back as 2020 to relive the magic of favourite films.
So If you’re amongst those restless fans, or just love all things Disney, home interior experts Express Doors Direct have taken the liberty of reimagining some of the franchise’s most popular films, which you can re-enact from the comfort of your own home!
NASA recently discovered a new solar system, TRAPPIST-1. With current rocket technology, it would take around 11,250 years to arrive at this cluster of Earth-like planets. With our childhood dreams of becoming an astronaut well and truly scuppered by a timeline like that, we wondered how else we could achieve the dizzying heights of space. Turns out, we’re all a lot closer to being astronauts than we think!
Whilst lying in bed or hoovering the house might seem as far away from space exploration as, well, the moon is from Earth, the truth might surprise you. Whilst NASA’s technicians are mainly responsible for the development of high-tech space gadgets, there are actually tonnes of NASA inventions that we use regularly in our day to day life.
In fact, in 2016 NASA made 56 of it’s hundreds of thousands of patents available for commercial use. These patents were developed to advance NASA missions, but they may also have non-aerospace applications. NASA’s patent portfolio, managed by the agency’s Technology Transfer Program, includes more than 1,000 technologies in categories such as manufacturing, electronics, and health, medicine, and biotechnology covering everything from rocket nozzles and thrusters to aircraft wing designs and sensors.
Ready to find out what NASA inventions you use everyday? Well, take a look at our interactive guide to NASA Inventions in Your Home and Life. From the mattresses we sleep on to baby formula, and even our digital cameras; NASA has helped to improve our lives in ways that we never could have imagined.
Move the sliders on the page, to uncover each inventions NASA intentions, and it’s home uses.
Like what you see? Don’t forget to share it with your friends and family, or use the embed codes and add the sliders to your own site!
So, it’s time to fix up your house but you’re not sure what to do with your spare room, is it destined for life as a junk room? Should it just be a plain, old guest bedroom?
Well, we think it’s time to declutter that spare room and make the space work for you. Where better to turn for inspiration than Reddit; the front page of the internet! We were delighted to discover some seriously spectacular suggestions. So much so, it’s hard to believe that you’ve never thought of them before… We’ve listed below some our absolute favourite suggestions to get your imagination flowing…
As long as doors have been around, there have been ‘traditions’ surrounding it and a lot of us don’t know how these traditions came around. Nowadays, these are mainly known as manners, like it is manners to open the door, or hold the door open for someone who is passing with you. Here, we explain some of the trivia around doors and why these cultural idiosyncrasies still are around today.
Bi fold patio doors really do make your patio, or balcony seem a little more open and fun, although sometimes your outside space doesn’t represent that too much. It could take a whole new DIY, or it could take just adding a few plants but doing a few things can change this space for the better. Continue reading
Redecorating your house can seem like a gigantic project and if you’re on a budget the task seems even more arduous. If you want to redecorate and don’t have an unlimited budget, the process of updating your home can still be fun and even when you’re a little strapped for cash, you can revamp your rooms with maximum impact!
Adding a splash of colour to your home can be intimidating. If you want to spice up your interior decor but don’t know where to start, we’re hoping our handy tips will guide you in the right direction. Continue reading
We all know how much you’d rather be watching reruns of Breaking Bad and having a cuppa, so we’ve searched high and low for the best cleaning hacks on the internet. Continue reading
They always sound like a herd of elephants on the stairs, somehow they keep finding cause to use the blender at 3am every morning and you’re not sure if they’ve ever bought their own sugar.
Neighbours eh? Who’d ‘av em?