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Articles about grid prefab cabin completely tune surroundings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...<p>Each …

Prefab Homes

10 Flight Booking Hacks to Save You Hundreds

I've been traveling and hacking flights since 2008, spending nearly eight years researching and finding secret methods to save money, earn points, …

Frugal Living

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's what's happening:<p><b>1. Palantir just disclosed in an SEC form that it has closed a huge round of investment, issuing $500 million in stock, $450 million of which has already been sold.</b> This confirms last month's report that it was raising up to $500 million at a $20 billion …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Baseball<p>We're as surprised as you are that mirrored shades and embroidered mocknecks are cool again.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>…

17 insights about getting rich, from a 78-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

There is no mention of "money," "wealth," "finances," or "stocks" within Hill's text.<p>Rather, he focuses on breaking down the mental barriers that prevent many of us from attaining our own fortunes, an approach which is still relevant today.<p>We scoured Hill's pages to come up with some of his best …

I Couldn't Afford To Take My Kids To Seaworld So I Took Them To The Fish Market And Said Shhh They're Sleeping

30 Items Every Prepper Should Carry When Traveling

This is the time of year when families travel to visit friends and relatives near and far. When taking a road trip, it is easy to throw a bug-out-bag …

Customer Service

Easy Home Made Bacon

Introduction: Easy Home Made Bacon<p>Grand Prize in the<br>Bacon Contest<p>View Contest<p>Bacon is easy and fun to make at home. It's just pork belly that's been …

27 Wise Quotes About Marketing | Inc.com

<b>I. Think Outside the Box</b><p>1. "If your dreams don't scare you, they're not big enough."-<i>Ellen Johnson Sirleaf</i><p>2. "It's quite fun to do the impossible."-<i>Walt Disney</i><p>3. "Do one thing every day that scares you." <i>Eleanor Roosevelt</i><p><b>II. Go Create</b><p>4."Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're …

Marketing

16 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Your Independence Day Grill

Can't decide what to make for the biggest cook-out holiday of the year? We've got you covered. From smoky ribs to spiced kebabs, juicy pork chops, and spicy chicken wings, we have 16 great excuses to fire up your grill this Fourth of July.<p>Before you get started, make sure you know how to these …

67 Motivating Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Successful | Inc.com

I once scoffed at the notion of inspiring quotes and aphorisms. Then, I grew up a bit and shed some of my cynicism. I came to appreciate how reflecting on true words of wisdom can help you to develop a happier, more success-oriented mindset.<p>With that in mind, here’s a long list of some of the most …

Motivation

50 Wonderful Pallet Furniture Ideas and Tutorials

Repurposing or recycling wooden pallets into indoors or outdoors furniture has become very popular with people across the globe. It’s not just …

Furniture

Apple Music: Money, power, and Taylor Swift

Something huge happened yesterday. With a single Tumbler post the biggest name in pop music got the world’s most valuable company to change the terms …

5 Things Mark Cuban and Other Mega-Entrepreneurs Want You to Stop Doing Right Now | Inc.com

There's a lot of great advice out there for small-business owners and entrepreneurs about what to do to be successful. But what should small-business leaders <i>stop</i> doing if they want their companies to thrive?<p>Looking for an answer, the folks at the personal finance site GOBankingRates have pulled …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

How To Be Productive

American retail as we know it is dying — and now these industries are taking over

But the tide is turning in retail.<p>Big apparel brands are grappling with shoppers who increasingly want deeply discounted clothes over classic logos and status.<p>Gap is closing one-quarter of its stores and laying off hundreds of workers after disappointing sales. J. Crew just fired 10% of the workers …

20 Quotes For Seizing the Opportunity

Great opportunities don't come everyday -- recognize and seize them with every chance you get.

3 great barbecue sauces you can make this weekend

If you love outdoor cooking there's nothing like spending quality time over a hot grill, whether you're grilling steaks or chicken, or slow-cooking brisket or ribs. But often it's that signature touch — a thoughtfully honed sauce — that takes your creation to a whole new level.<p>And while you can …

Food Preservation

Student-Loan Refinancing Boom Could Cost U.S. Taxpayers Billions

Chris Winiarz, a 31-year-old money manager with a Northwestern MBA, jumped at a student-loan deal of a lifetime.<p>A startup called SoFi offered to …

Finance

4 Cheap And Lightweight Survival Items You Already Own (But Didn’t Know It)

Image source: scoutingmagazine.org<p>There are a variety of different items scattered around your house that can be extremely handy in a survival …

Survival Video: How to Identify 5 Medicinal Plants

With the growing season now well underway, there are a number of wild plants growing around us that represent edible wild foods and potent …

Gear of the Year Spring/Summer 2015

Top Gear Innovations Outdoor gear doesn't just improve, it keeps getting dramatically better. For our biannual Gear of the Year awards, we celebrate the insights, breakthroughs, and leaps forward in new products that make our time in the outdoors safer, more comfortable, and more fun. Here are our …

Top Gear

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This 'DIY' Domed Eco-House Will Literally Make Your Head Spin

Eschewing the banality of typical modern-day houses (i.e. stationary abodes with predictable layouts, riddled with right angles), creative developer Domespace offers a cool alternative to those looking to live “outside the box.”<p>Inspired by nature and the motion of planets, the architecture firm’s …

Home Improvement

Internet Whisperer Mary Meeker On The Trends Driving Our Virtual Existence

The Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner lays it out in 197 slides.<p>Long known as one of the greatest interpreters of consumers’ and businesses’ activities on the Internet, Mary Meeker is at it again.<p>Today, Meeker, a partner at the A-list Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins …

null | Inc.com

There are lots of reasons on-demand services have taken off in the last few years -- smartphone adoption, mobile payment platforms, social authentication. But one that gets overlooked is a demographic shift in the workforce.<p>At the Code Conference on Wednesday morning, influential technology analyst …

Entrepreneurship