Every furnace technician has a story about a cold room that was cured by opening a register or two. Don't make yourself the star of one of those stories. Rearranging the furniture or shoving a rug aside can also block airflow. And here's one reason you might actually want to close your heat registers.
In the 2006 film The Holiday, Iris (Kate Winslet), who lives in England, and Amanda (Cameron Diaz), who lives in Los Angeles, decide to swap homes for the holidays, so they can both escape their respective romantic woes. We definitely think Amanda gets the better end of the deal: Iris' fairytale country cottage, tucked in a quaint hamlet outside of London, is completely enchanting
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GUNKANJIMA Nagasaki, Japan More than 10,000 people lived on this tiny Japanese island up until the 1970s. Once home to an active coal mining facility owned by Mitsubishi Motors, Gunkanjima (or, literally, Battleship Island) is now entirely abandoned.