Emmanuel Fonte Blog

Washington and Oregon Compared

Both of the bordering states in these United States like to talk a lot of trash about each other, but they have a lot in common … [Read More...]

A Barrier-Free Master Bathroom With a Luxurious Feel

Bathroom remodel offers ideas for designing an accessible bathroom that’s elegant too Master Bathroom at a Glance Who lives here: A semi-retired couple whose children are grown Location: Bethesda, Maryland Size: 100 square feet (9.3 square meters) Designer: Carnemark Design + Build This couple living in a … [Read More...]

Moving Terminology — The Ultimate Need-to-Have Glossary

Updater is a great company that works with real estate professionals and their clients, making the moving process a little easier. If you've ever had a medium or long distance move, you know there are many logistics to consider. Updater came out with this Moving Glossary that helps with the terminology. Take a … [Read More...]

The Best Streaming Services For Musicians

For artists, these platforms are more than the soundtrack for a fun night. The money a musician makes from a streaming service can be enough to live on, so it’s important to know which streaming service pays the most. … [Read More...]

John Legend and Jesse Williams on Art and Activism

The Atlantic's Adrienne Green sat down with Jesse Williams and John Legend for the cialis MLK special edition of the magazine to speak about their stances on racial injustice, the struggle for civil rights, and how artists can move the needle on both counts. … [Read More...]

The sound that connects Stravinsky to Bruno Mars

If you listen to the first few seconds of Bruno Mars’ “Finesse” (hint: listen to the Cardi B remix) you’ll hear a sound that immediately creates a sense of 80s hip-hop nostalgia. Yes, Cardi B’s flow is very Roxanne Shante, but the sound that drives that nostalgia home isn’t actually from the 1980s. Robert Fink and … [Read More...]

NATURAL LIGHT: THE BENEFITS OF BRIGHTENING UP YOUR HOME

Natural light simply cannot be rivalled by artificial light. Natural light can have an effect on both your mental and physical health, as well as playing a critical role when it comes to your overall wellbeing. Therefore, learning some of the best ways to let more sunlight into your home is … [Read More...]

How to Choose a Ceiling Fan for Comfort and Style

Find out what fan size to buy, the blade angle to look for and which type works with your ceiling height Ceiling fans make great additions to the home year-round. They cool us down in summer and warm us up in winter. New features and technologies mean they’re more energy-efficient than ever, and design updates … [Read More...]

Oddball – The Drum Machine Crammed in a Ball

Oddball is a drum machine you can bounce off walls to make beats! Currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Oddball is a drum machine encased in a bouncy ball you can throw at any surface. The ball behaves as the percussion trigger, and sensors inside translate noise via Bluetooth to a dedicated app. The harder you … [Read More...]

The 99% Is a Myth—Here’s How It Really Breaks Down

When it comes to the division of wealth, many Americans believe that the country is split between the 1%, which possesses a significant share of the country’s money, and the 99%, or “the people.” In reality, The Atlantic writer Matthew Stewart argues, 9.9% of the population comprises America’s new aristocracy, … [Read More...]