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My Fish Just Sent Me A Text Message

The Internet of Things makes it easy for us to monitor our homes. Today I’m taking that concept one step further—getting our homes to report back to us.<p>In early March, I wrote about using Raspberry Pi to quantify my fish tank—in short, I taught the $35 single-board computer to monitor the …

San Vicente House by McClean Design

McClean Design completed the San Vicente House in California.<p>Project description<p>Designed for a family with three small girls this house needed to …

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs [Infographic] - Copyblogger

So. You think you’ve got yourself a good blog post.<p>You chose your writing style. You knocked out the first draft. You allowed it to sit for an hour …

Katniss is back! And the Capitol is plotting her death in the Catching Fire trailer

The trailer for the second <i>Hunger Games</i> movie has arrived, and it takes us far outside the arena. While President Snow and Plutarch Heavensbee plot …

Everybody's A Lifestyle Designer

Up until a year ago I had never heard the term “lifestyle design.” I had also never heard the terms “solopreneur”, “location independence”, or …

The 12 Things That Successfully Convert a Great Idea Into a Reality

How many times have you been in a meeting and someone says to you, “That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.” What typically happens? Most of the time – nothing. Most great ideas remain dormant because people don’t have the courage, resources, time and/or money to …

Leave The City Behind: Beached House by BKK Architects

Australian firm BKK Architects designed the Beached House on the coast of Victoria, Australia. The home is a study in leaving everything behind in …

What would happen if the Sun just... disappeared?

Many of you probably know that it takes light from the Sun a little over 8 minutes to reach Earth, so it would take us all at least that long to …

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Ant and Dec score first number one single as Let’s Get Ready To Rhumble tops the charts

Ant and Dec are celebrating after reaching the top of the charts with Let’s Get Ready To Rhumble, 19 years after the song was first released.<p>The …

How Facebook Measured Gay Marriage Support With An Equals Sign

Or how big data is telling the story of the civil rights movement of our time.<p>This week, as the Supreme Court heard testimony regarding same-sex marriage, my Facebook profile was flooded with a single avatar–a pink-on-red equals sign promoted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Generally a …

OMG, I Want This House: South Africa (PHOTOS)

From a courtyard garden to a sleek modern kitchen, see the South African beach house we want to call our own.<p>Nicolas Matheus/Interior Archive; …

Pricing Rules You Need to Know | Inc.com

Pricing is notoriously hard. Simply asking your customers what they would pay sounds sensible, but often doesn't work. People frequently don't know what things are worth, and their stated preferences frequently don't match their real-world actions. But simply taking your best guess and slapping a …

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Woz On How Siri Should Work With Third-Party Apps [Video]

Looks like even Steve Wozniak wants Apple to release a Siri API to third-party developers, and he has a pretty good idea how it would work: a lot like AppleScript, basically. For example, to do something in Foursquare, you’d launch Siri, say “Foursquare” and then anything you said after that would …

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Richard Griffiths, one of Britain's most celebrated character actors, has died from complications following heart surgery. The stage and screen star, who played Uncle Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films and uncle Monty in the cult classic Withnail and I, was 65. http://gu.com/p/3ezvv Photo: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

Google Glass To Be Made In The U.S.A.–By Foxconn

Google‘s nearly here wearable tech, Project Glass, will be made in California.<p>Google has entrusted the manufacture of its AR glasses (the first batch of which are about to be sent to 8,000 lucky recipients) to Taiwanese firm Hon Hai, which you may know as Foxconn–yes, the guys that make, among …

Clever cat walks dog on a leash to owner’s front door

<b>Going for a walk is the highlight of any dog’s day but this canine looks less than impressed at being bossed around by one particularly clever …

Six people arrested after robbery as police track down thieves by following footprints in the snow

Six people were arrested over a robbery at a convenience store in Warwickshire last week after they failed to follow the most basic rule in the …

100 Vibrant Brand Icons [Freebie]

Another weekend, and yet another freebie. Today, we are happy to feature a useful icon set, the Simple Icons by Dan Leech. Dan’s set contains 100 PNG …

The Queen unseen: New photography book reveals Elizabeth II as young mum, jetsetter and fashion icon

Some of the images were snapped by bystanders; others are formal studies by famous names. All are rare and several have never been seen by the …

Lush Luxury: Villa C by Studio Guilhem & Guilhem

With their goal of building a private residence with clean lines and simplicity, the Villa C represents minimalism in a lush green environment. …

You Have THE BIG IDEA, What Do You Do Next?

Maybe the concept came to you in a flash, the proverbial bolt out of the blue.<p>Or maybe it was the result of the 59th attempt of fiddling with the concept.<p>It doesn’t matter how you got it. But what does matter is you believe you have come up with THE BIG IDEA. The one that could make you a fortune, …

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