The Home Improvement Issue

Reassessing the classic home theater faceoff

Projector or TV: Is It Even a Contest?

Cost per inch of screen. It's the kind of fuzzy value calculation that warms many home theater shoppers to the idea of buying a projector in the first place. But is it really that simple?

A Touch of Good Taste

Primer: Salt

Salt is the single most common ingredient in the world. But the stuff found in your average grocery store aisle is long shot away from the quality and distinction of naturally harvested sea salts. Here's what you should know.

A Guide to the Great Indoors

Next Up: A Focus on Improving Your Home

In solidarity with everyone experiencing the brutal winter, we’re turning our attention over the next two weeks to the home: stories about stocking your pantry, cooking hearty food, assembling the perfect home theater and sprucing up your pad -- with a few glimpses of warm weather and tropical locations for good measure.

The Best Digital Guard Dogs of 2015

Surveilling the New Generation of Smart Cameras

Like it or not, it's 2015: a dog at the foot of the bed and a revolver in your drawer is neither the safest nor the most sensible home security setup you can have. These seven home surveillance cameras lead the charge towards an altogether more secure and responsible home.