Andre Briscoe

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10 Paint Colors That Will Never, Ever, Ever Go Out of Style

Use these in your house and you'll be set for life.<p>Not one to be influenced by what's "in style"? Don't care about the Color of the Year? As much as it can be fun to try new trends, who wants to repaint her whole house every few years? "It takes the average consumer more than 100 days from starting …

Inline wheel attachment makes barrows more maneuverable

Currently funding on Kickstarter, the BeastBarrow's makers reckon that the attachment can be fitted to almost any wheelbarrow. Its inline wheel …

Evolution of the computer - in pictures

Artificial Intelligence

Watch of the Week: Rolex Daytona Oysterflex

Rolex’s new variant of the iconic Daytona rolls into Robb Report HQ.<p>The Rolex Daytona—either modern or vintage—needs little in the way of …

DJI Spark vs. Parrot Bebop 2

Weight<p>The Bebop is significantly heavier than the Spark, but that extra weight is an advantage in some ways. More on that in a minute.<p>Battery<p>Parrot …

How to Build Robots While Learning How to Code

Computer science just became fun.<p>Let's face it. Deep down, every adult still wants to build and play with robots every once in a while—allowing us to learn an important tech skill while satiating our inner 10-year-old. Although it seems like a childlike pastime, having a skill set that allows you …

Computer Science

Hidden story of 2,000 African-Caribbean PoWs in a medieval castle

The remarkable overlooked story of more than 2,000 African-Caribbean soldiers imprisoned in a medieval castle in the 18th century is to be told in a new exhibition by English Heritage.<p>It comes after more than five years of painstaking research into the men – and 99 women and children – who were …

World History

This modular solar panel system can be embedded just about anywhere

Platio incorporates recycled plastic into solar pavers, benches, and decks<p>From roofs to roads, and even wall paint, solar-embedded infrastructure is having a moment. Joining the buzz is Platio, a Budapest-based solar paver company that’s already installed public projects in Hungary, Sweden, and …

The 'Blackwater 2.0' Plan for Afghanistan

Private military contractors have spotted an opportunity as America’s longest war grinds on.<p>Here’s a crazy idea floating around Washington these days, outlandish even by today’s outlandish standards: The United States should hire a mercenary army to “fix” Afghanistan, a country where we’ve been at …

Government welfare cuts blamed for 50% surge in mental health issues among unemployed

Rates of severe anxiety and depression among unemployed people have soared by more than 50 per cent in the last four years as the impact of “harsh” …

Diet and depression: Foods and nutrients for recovery

Depression is a prevalent mental health illness throughout the world, causing negative thoughts and behaviors in those who experience it.<p>Many people …

Stress And Poverty May Explain High Rates Of Dementia In African-Americans

Harsh life experiences appear to leave African-Americans vulnerable to Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, researchers reported Sunday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.<p>Several teams presented evidence that poverty, disadvantage and stressful life events are …

Dementia

These Transparent, Solar Power-Generating Windows Are the World's First

Energy-Neutral<p>A tech startup on a mission to make modern commercial and housing estates energy neutral has outfitted the headquarters of a Dutch bank …

Amabrush promises an all-teeth clean in 10 seconds

Want to clean your teeth in just six seconds? Well, if the claims are to be believed, the Blizzident "toothbrush" lets you do so. You do have to …

Del Rey Residence

Del Rey, California<p>Front deck and facade<p>Front Entry Door & Privacy Screen<p>Front Facade - View From Street<p>Front Deck & Entry Door<p>Front Entry Door & Privacy Screen<p>Great Room & Kitchen<p>Open Kitchen & New Vaulted Ceiling<p>Open Kitchen & New Vaulted Ceiling<p>Custom Master Bath Vanity<p>Master Bath Detail …

Design

Three trials, no convictions in fatal police shootings

<b>(CNN) —</b> All three cases started with a traffic stop.<p>A black man is pulled over by a police officer.<p>Why?<p>He was missing a front license plate. For suspicious activity. Because a cop thought the driver looked like a robbery suspect.<p>Regardless of the reason, the outcome was the same for Samuel DuBose, …

Law Enforcement

A new 'solar paint' lets you transform your entire house into a source of clean energy

PexelsPowering homes using clean energy is becoming easier thanks to a growing number of innovative technologies and initiatives. Some government programs help homeowners with the financial burden of equipping their residences with energy-generating solar panels, and Elon Musk's Tesla has developed …

Extend your smartphone's camera on a budget with these accessories

Thanks to Instagram and the relative quality of even the most basic smartphone cameras, nearly anyone can take "artsy" photos these days. But the …

Mobile Photography

Midcentury home, architect's own glass-box gem, asks $825K

Architect Dean Gustavson designed the home in 1957 for him and his family<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Holladay, Utah<p><b>Price:</b> $825,000<p>This …

Forget Treehouses - Cliffhouses are the Future

In major cities around the world, buildable land is at a premium. At the same time, a continued trend of urban migration has led to a shortage of …

Architecture

Watts is a huge battery that powers your home

Like Tesla’s Powerwall, Watts is a big battery that can power your home. One Watts cell can support a few small appliances including computers and refrigerators and a few units can power TVs and electric washers. The units can charge via the grid or with solar panels and the Watts units include an …

Take better smartphone photos with these simple tips and tricks

Lights, smartphone camera, action<p>By now we're all familiar with the basics of smartphone photography: You pull out your phone and push a button. But if you really plan to preserve those memories for posterity, then you'll want your phone snaps to look their best. So up your phone photo game with …

Mobile Photography

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

10 Dumb Money Mistakes People Make in Their 30s

Don't use your credit card to buy a designer baby stroller.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like many 30-year-old Americans, you probably spent your 20s finishing up college, finding your first real job, taking some risks, making connections and hopefully …

This Is Happening. Conor McGregor Confirmed He Will Box Floyd Mayweather.

"The game's going to be in shock when I step in the ring. Trust me on that."<p>Conor McGregor was out supporting fellow Irishman Michael Conlan as he beat Timothy Ibarra in a St. Patrick's Day boxing match when McGregor decided to confront ESPN boxing writer Dan Rafael and confirm that, yes, he will …

Boxing

Can IKEA Make Hydroponic Gardening Catch On With the Masses?

Last year, IKEA released a line of indoor hydroponic gardening products in the UK. The process, for those unfamiliar, entails growing plants without …

BajaBoard

BajaBoard is an extreme off-road electric skateboard with amazing power and impressive handling on rough terrain. The 4WD skateboard is inspired by …

Off-roading

Lake Austin Cabin

Austin, Texas<p>This previously undeveloped 5 acre lot, nicknamed ‘the Narrows’ had been a gathering place for the family since the 1970’s. The beautiful Cyprus tree lined Lake Austin waterfront oasis lies just a few miles outside of downtown. The owners insisted on a simple, humble, yet unique cabin …

Small Spaces

The 50 Best Dancehall Songs of All Time

<b>WHO CAN MAKE THE DANCE RAM?</b><br>By Edwin “STATS” Houghton<p>“Top ranking” is a phrase so common in the lexicon of dancehall reggae, it could almost be punctuation. That’s not to mention related terms like “highly rated,” “strictly the best,” and “tougher than tough.” It is doubtful, in fact, whether there …

Dance Hall

Nanoparticles of rare metal and light convert carbon dioxide into fuel

Using just light and tiny nanoparticles of the rare metal rhodium, researchers at Duke University have found a way to help turn carbon dioxide into …

Carbon Dioxide