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Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

Apps

10 Easy Pieces: Permeable Pavers

Pavers have their own language: They can be porous, permeable, or pervious. All three types are designed with sustainability in mind, to filter …

5 Emerging Careers in Architecture Technology to Look Out for in 2018 and Beyond

Even with tech like virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D printing, computational design and robotics already reshaping architecture practice, the …

fruitsoftheweb:ground/object interaction

What Would Happen if Other People Designed Buildings

In an alternative universe, architects would have the ability to design every single aspect of their building in line with their architectural …

BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

Buildings That Know How To Make A Thatched Roof Look Modern

It’s hard to give up an idea that you had for so long even when you find out it’s false or exaggerated. For example, everyone seems to have this idea …

Bold Impression at Minimalist Vietnamese Cafe

<b>F-coffee</b>, a coffee shop in Dong Hoi, Vietnam, is a great example of how modern minimalist architecture can create a lasting impression using simple …

Architecture

Curb Appeal: Architects’ 10 Favorite White Paints

At the risk of stating the obvious, it’s hard to find the best paint color for your house’s exterior. White is a classic, but choose the wrong shade …

The Tech Bubble Didn’t Burst This Year. Just Wait

Things were different in Silicon Valley in the distant year of 2012, when iPhone sales were skyrocketing and you could still buy a house in Palo Alto …

PRESENTING: The most important charts in the world from the brightest minds on Wall Street

Here they are: the most important charts in the world.<p>Once again, we've asked some of the sharpest strategists, economists, and reporters for one chart that's at the top of their minds right now.<p>We asked for a chart that reflects something that concerns them in markets and the economy right now. …

Unnatural Wonders: Magical Surrealist Artwork Worthy of Dalí & Escher

[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Drawing & Digital. ]In the same magic-realist vein as artistic giants like Salvador Dalí, M.C. Escher and Renê Margritte, …

Art

Autumnal Equinox and Other Sky Events: What You Need to Know

Starstruck<p>Find out what an equinox is and how the day is linked to the reason for the seasons.<p>Starstruck<p><i>As the 2017 Equinox approaches, look back at the sky event surrounding the 2016 event. (Learn more about equinoxes.)</i><p>As the midday sun begins to sink lower and nights get noticeably longer, it can …

Zombies May Be Prowling The Stock Market

The gap between the best and worst performing stocks has been narrower since the financial crisis, an indication that low interest rates may be propping up some companies<p>The Republican nominee for president is just the latest to criticize the easy money policies of the U.S. Federal Reserve and …

Stock Markets

Are Index Funds Eating the World?

Even the father of passive investing has warned of the potential for 'chaos' if index funds get too popular<p>“Too much of a good thing,” said Mae West, “can be wonderful.” Too much of a good thing might also make investors wonder. Over the past year, $310 billion has fled actively managed funds run …

Investing

That 2008 comparison (again)

IT IS the nature of columnists to look for historical parallels, as they provide a good peg for discussing current conditions. So it is hardly …

20 Dramatic Home Exteriors Proving Black is the New Black

When it comes to home design, black may be the new black.<p>Traditionally, the superstition of black exteriors has kept it from being a popular choice …

Waterproofing Failures - Architects, Engineers or Contractors, who is responsible? | Hi-Tech CADD Services

UAE witnessed significant infrastructural damages, after a storm ripped through the country in early march. The GEMS American Academy School in Abu …

Casa MS by Studio Arthur Casas features both opaque and transparent facades

Glass walls slides and fold open to completely reveal the living spaces of this house in Brazil by Studio Arthur Casas, allowing residents to look …

Beat the heat: How design can keep you cool

Over on Curbed, Robert Khedarian describes how houses were cooled before air conditioning, a theme we have covered on TreeHugger many times. He leads …

Hacking a Desktop Printer to Make Batteries and Circuits - MIT Technology Review

Under a bench at Sang-Young Lee’s lab is an ordinary, somewhat beat-up ink-jet printer he has modified so that it spits out electronic circuits and a …

Supercapacitors

The New Landscape Declaration: Visions For The Next 50 Years

<i>India's water crisis / National Geographic</i><p>Over the next 50 years, landscape architects must coordinate their actions globally to fight climate change, help communities adapt to a changing world, bring artful and sustainable parks and open spaces to every community rich or poor, preserve cultural …

23o5 studio blurs boundary between inside and outside in vietnamese house

<b>vietnam-based 23o5 studio has completed ‘the longcave’, a house located 40km east of vinh long, in an area where people have been transferred from</b> …

JLyonsFundMgmt investing profile on StockTwits

About<p>Editor of The Lyons Share l Partner at JLFMI, RIA jlfmi.com l Founder of My401kPro.com I Original YahooFinance Contributor: jlfmi.tumblr.com l …

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10 Of The Most AMAZING Suspension Bridges In The World

Suspension bridges are a great opportunity to get an adrenaline rush and appreciate nature. So often they’re found in beautiful places and provide …