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Vertical House / Miró Rivera Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located on one of the few lots in Dallas elevated enough to enjoy a view of the downtown skyline, the …

Ho Chi Minh apartment block features patterned terracotta facade and garden pockets

A screen of decorative terracotta blockwork fronts this apartment block in Ho Chi Minh City by Sanuki Daisuke Architects, which features planted …

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

How to Frame and Install a Partition Wall

Creating rooms starts with building walls the right way.<p>Remodeling a home usually consists of removing and building walls. These are both jobs that a motivated DIYer can take on and save some money in the process. Building a wall starts with assembling and installing the frame, which are the …

10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 108<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. …

Prefab house in Princeton by Marina Rubina was built in one day

This prefabricated family home in Princeton, New Jersey, by local architect Marina Rubina was conceived as an "experiment" in providing a …

IIT Bhubaneswar proposes New Technology : Concrete from Industrial Waste

An IIT Bhubaneswar (IITBBS) research has found that the mixture of red mud and fly-ash (both industrial wastes) can replace cement in construction …

The Road Ahead: Driverless Vehicles, Cities, and Architecture

The race to develop driverless vehicles is zooming full-speed ahead, engaging all the major car companies—as well as Google X, Apple, and various …

Solar Power Does Work, Even Better Than Expected

<b>Published on</b> September 2nd, 2016 | <i>by Giles Parkinson</i><p>0<p>September 2nd, 2016 by <b>Giles Parkinson</b><p>Originally published on <i>RenewEconomy</i>.<p>One of the prices we …

New York City Is Channeling the Sun to Build the World's First Underground Park

By using mirrors to redirect natural sunlight from the surface, the city plans to foster significant subterranean plant growth.<p>In July, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) approved the development of the Lowline, soon to be the world's first underground park. In a few years …

This Solar-Powered Pipe Desalinates The Water That Flows Through It

But a new conceptual design shows how a desalination plant can run on solar power instead, while doubling as public art and a place for visitors to …

Santa Monica

Renewable energy breakthrough: Solar powered reaction 100 times faster

And because it requires less of the rare and costly metal iridium, it could bring down the cost of a process that mimics photosynthesis by using …

Elon Musk aims to refit 5m homes with solar roofs

SolarCity is talking up the look and longevity of solar roofing but potential costs pose questions about whether it can succeed where others have failed<p>Elon Musk’s solar company has its sights set on replacing 5m rooftops in the US with traditional roofing materials integrated with solar cell …

Clean Energy

30 Best Design Ideas For Small Apartment Ever Presented on Freshome

Do you live in a small apartment? Many of us do, whether by choice or necessity. We often get the feeling that some of the projects we present on …

7 Tricks To Start Speaking Any Language In 7 Days (From The Superpolyglot Twins Who Did It)

What’s possible in a week? If you dedicated seven days to the achievement of one goal, how ambitious could you make this goal? These were the …

Language Learning

Big Batteries Will Help Bring Clean Energy to San Diego

The region around San Diego will soon get two big battery projects that will help the local utility add in more clean energy and better manage the …

Old City tech firm opts for solar roof: 'It's badass'

Darren Hill has powered his office computer and assorted peripheral equipment for two years from a solar panel mounted to the roof of his Old City …

The owners of these defiant 'nail houses' in China refuse to give in to developers

But all that new infrastructure and construction requires space, which means residents are sometimes forced to move in order to make room for new projects. Some people refuse to leave their homes, however, often because they consider the compensation they've been offered to be too low.<p>In China, …

China

The Pivotal Ages of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

From college dropouts to talk show hosts, people are always talking about entrepreneurs who have made history. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey -- they’re all known for their massive successes, but did you ever wonder at what age they really earned their wealth?<p>From 23 years old to 52 -- …

Success

How a home made in seven days could help solve the housing crisis

In Elements’ factory in Telford, Shropshire, workers are making homes destined for a 23-floor high-rise in Greenwich, south-east London.<p>Each module takes seven days to make: on day three it is painted, on day four the windows are installed. Electrics and plumbing are fitted, and all the furnishings …

10 Persuasive Words to Use in Crucial Conversations

In business, you have to know how to persuade your customers, your competition, and those you have other business relationships with. You have to be …

San Diego

If wind and solar power are cheaper and quicker, do we really need Hinkley Point?

Nuclear energy’s cost, and a focus on alternative technology, including research on a new generation of hi-tech battery storage, is leading observers outside the green lobby to question the project’s value<p>Should Theresa May take the axe to the troubled Hinkley Point nuclear project, it will propel …

Micro Town House 4x8m / MM++ architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the fast growing Vietnamese economy, ways of living are changing and middle class people tend to …

7 Behaviors That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Productivity is purposefully and consistently moving in a desired direction.<p>Productivity is not doing lots of stuff fast.<p>You can do lots of stuff and get nowhere closer to your ideal. Most people are living their lives this way. They are burning themselves out running in a million different …

Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

Clean Energy

Floating Solar Panels May Be Coming To A Reservoir Near You

“Flotovoltaics” could be cheaper and more efficient than land-based panels<p>To improve on solar energy, new power plants are taking to the water. The idea is still pretty new, but rafts of floating solar panels are up and running in the United States and Australia, with more planned, reports <i>The New</i> …

Solar Power

The 4 Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success doesn’t occur in a vacuum. In reality, there are a number of factors that lead to the success of an entrepreneur. Hard work and drive are always necessary for entrepreneurial success, but your personal improvement leading up to …

Motivation

Uber shows off its first self-driving car

Uber's foray into the world of self-driving vehicles will become a lot more visible in the coming weeks after the company confirmed its first autonomous car will officially hit the streets of Pittsburgh. The prototype -- a hybrid Ford Fusion -- will assist the company in collecting mapping data …