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To Throw Or Not To Throw Away?

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If the show Hoarders has taught me anything it is how bad choices, small as they may seem, snowball out of control.

Each time I see the cleaners put on masks and climb over mounds of old furniture and magazines I think about my man cave.

No, it is not remotely close to needing a clean-up crew,...

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How They Build Snooker Tables

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Those of you who watch the annual World Snooker Championship know how exciting hitting a ball with a wooden cue can be. The skill, the drama, the underdogs, the eerie silence as the winning shot is lined up.

With so much to take in it is easy to forget how much effort goes into bringing an event l...

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4 Reasons to Build Your Own Space

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We have done a lot of sharing in the past. Sharing a room with a sibling as kids. Sharing a gaming controller as teens. Sharing a cheap flat as young adults.

Here are 4 reasons why we are adamant now is the time to be selfish and have a space to call your own.

1. Personalization

Each one of...

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8 Hobbies You Can Do From Your Den

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Football, tennis, hiking, drone flying, vegetable growing - just some of the hobbies which are outside-oriented. With top x hobby list after top x hobby list being dominated by activities done outside, we thought to do the opposite - showing you 8 hobbies you can do from the comfort of your man...

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An Introduction to Makerspaces

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Makerspace, hackerspace; whatever term you want to use, they are a surprisingly underused service. A place to test wild inventions, upskill in your hobby, meet people, undertake a project, and learn for the best.

Why are they not popular among us man-cavers? To be fair, I don’t know. It may be b...

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The 20 Minute Cave Clean Routine

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If your spring clean takes up the whole weekend, you are doing something wrong. Cleaning is much easier when split into small, recurring sessions instead of a single one so massive it’s branded as an annual event.

So why do we continuously let things accumulate? Is it because we don’t know where...

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7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Room Warm

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The temperature is dropping. Your duvet cover is helping less and less. Bad news: It is only going to get worse from here so now is the time to draw your battle plan and suit up to fight the cold. Here are some simple tips to do just that!

1. Take advantage of the sun

The energy source so great...

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