Daniel De Villiers

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Elon Musk is building a spaceship that's so ambitious that some experts are calling it 'science fiction.' Here's what SpaceX and its engineers are up against.

In December, a giant white tent appeared at the Port of Los Angeles. A routine permit suggested that SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, was using the roughly 20,000-square-foot $500,000 facility as a "storage tent."<p>But Musk revealed the tent's true purpose a few months later. Inside, …

BFR

You'll Definitely Want to Go Chasing Waterfalls When You See These Stunners

When it comes to beautiful landscapes and views, we're partial to waterfalls. The soothing sounds of rushing streams, the visually hypnotizing tumble …

National Parks

First look at Tesla’s version 9 software update with new UI, features, and more

Over the past few months, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been talking about a new vehicle software update called version 9, which is supposed to be the automaker’s biggest update in about 2 years.<p>Today we take our first look at Tesla’s version 9 software update with new UI, features, and more.<p>Musk said …

Tesla

SpaceX Engineer Details Ambitious Plan to Build ‘Multiple Cities on Mars’

SpaceX wants to give rise to a human settlement on Mars, starting small with a couple of spaceships and expanding out into a sprawling metropolis. …

Habitats

This Tiny Projector Lets You Watch Your Favorite Shows Anywhere on a Big Screen

Nothing makes a lazy Sunday more fun than watching the big game on an even bigger screen or inviting your friends over for a backyard screening of …

Apps

Kitchen Design Trends that are Hot Right Now: 50 Ideas and More!

We are always on the lookout for new trends that help redefine our homes and give them a seasonal upgrade that ushers in freshness. And one room of …

Interior Design

The 10 Coolest, Most Unique Hotels in Europe

The Far-Northern Star<p><b>Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort — Saariselkä, Finland</b><p>From $440 per night<p>Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort feels like a hotel that’s been …

Northern Lights

This striking, gorge-inspired Sydney home celebrates outdoor play

Soaring ceilings and natural light define the Iron Maiden House, a contemporary home that pays tribute to the local site context in Sydney’s lower …

Architecture

Best Professional Kitchen: Montlake Residence by Mowery Marsh Architects and Kaylen Flugel Design

The winner of the 2018 Remodelista Considered Design Awards Best Professional Kitchen is Mowery Marsh Architects and Kaylen Flugel Design for their …

Awards

This Stylish Tiny House Sleeps Six People Comfortably

Tiny house enthusiasts should be more than willing to take a gander at Tiny Heirloom's latest compact custom home. The stylish dwelling known as the …

Living Rooms

A Guide to High-Tech Nightstands

Aside from your partner—if you are so fortunately encumbered—nothing is closer to you throughout the night than your nightstand. Shouldn’t this …

Why this Croatian island from Mamma Mia is one of Europe's 'best-kept secrets'

Hidden off the coast of ­Croatia, Vis is a peaceful island where the locals have little contact with the mainland.<p>So the arrival last summer of Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Lily James and the rest of the <i>Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again</i> film crew came as something of a shock.<p>“Vis has been one of …

A modular extension boasts a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience

Modular architecture and sustainable strategies blend together in the Ivanhoe Extension, a bold and contemporary addition to a suburban home in …

This kitchen in a box makes it easy to cook in micro-apartments and tiny homes

Young professionals living in micro-apartments and tiny homes can soon install a fully functioning kitchen in their residences, without the need for …

Systems to Incorporate Natural Lighting in Your Projects

There is nothing more rational than taking advantage of natural lighting as a guarantee to improve the spatial quality of buildings, as well as …

11 Drop-Dead Gorgeous Family Vacation Rentals You'll Never Want to Leave

On a surface level, it might seem like going on vacation changes a lot when you have young kids, but Kid & Coe founder Zoie Kingsbery Coe says that …

Family Vacations

These stunning student housing apartments are inspired by tiny homes

Student housing has come a long way since the days of crowding two roommates into a confined space with a couple of beds and a single desk. Case in …

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

The top spots for a cheap city break in Europe

If you’re already running low on holiday time and funds, there’s still hope for your next vacation. Travellers in the UK can start planning their next city break to one of the cheapest cities in Europe.<p>London Luton Airport has crunched the numbers and found out the least expensive European cities …

Travelers

22 amazing rooftop bars in London

Stunning home in California wine country opens up to the outdoors

1/13<p>Healdsburg House by Feldman Architecture<p>Feldman Architecture completed the beautiful House in Healdsburg, a contemporary home that embraces the …

Elon Musk just took charge of Model 3 production, saying it’s his ‘most critical’ job right now

You can probably argue over whether it’s a good or a bad sign, but Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter today a report in The Information that he has taken over direct control of the division that’s producing Tesla’s Model 3 electric sedan after the company failed to meet the delivery goals it …

15 lesser-known ski resorts (photos) | CNN Travel

This adorable Copenhagen guesthouse is the smallest hotel in the world

It only has one cosy bedroom!<p><b>If you're a lover of all things snug and cosy, then you'll adore this compact hotel in Copenhagen.</b><p>Situated in the lively Vesterbro neighbourhood in the Danish city, Central Hotel & Cafe is the world's smallest hotel. It only has one bedroom and bathroom. The building …

MAD Architects' Harbin Opera House Through the Lens of Andres Gallardo

Andres Gallardo, a self-taught photographer from Spain, captures the poetry and theatricality of MAD Architects' Harbin Opera House in a series of …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they're also pretty stunning.<p>Using price estimates from National and Regional Tourist Offices and average accommodation costs from …

The best pubs with rooms in England

The feel good, revamped country inn may not be a fully-fledged hotel, but it does the same job, and the best of them make perfect weekend boltholes for the modern metropolitan. In many formerly run down country pubs, style, sophistication and good food have been liberally injected by enterprising …

The Caribbean destination that leaves travellers more satisfied than anywhere else in the world

If you need your next holiday to be an absolute hit, consider travelling to the Caribbean island that leaves visitors more satisfied than any other destination in the world.<p>Barbados took the top ranking in the Destination Satisfaction Index (DSI) from Norstat and dp2research, which measures tourist …

Extraordinary Caves You Can Snorkel, Dive, and Hike in Around the World

Underground (or underwater) adventures to add to your to-do list.<p>The captain of the 14-passenger speed boat expertly navigated the choppy Caribbean …