Daniel Gantz

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Here’s the real reason so many people now believe the Earth is flat

There is now an alarmingly large number of people who really believe that the Earth is some kind of magic pancake thing floating in space.<p>A frankly …

Did Stephen Wolfram's Knowledge Engine Just Become a Quantum Neural Blockchain AI?

Today's leading buzzwords seem to describe very separate concepts, but it turns out that they have some amazing commonalities

Deep Learning

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

We Just Found the Tiny House of Your Dreams

Who knew it was possible to fit this much charm in 396 square feet?<p>To all those tiny houses outside of the South, we don’t want to say we told you …

A Dutch sculptor spent 27 years building giant kinetic creatures

For the last 27 years, Theo Jansen – a Dutch kinetic sculpture – has been creating new forms of life out of plastic pipes. His beach creatures, …

Kartasan House / Atelier Vens Vanbelle

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The original building consisted of two floors and an attic, plus a courtyard that is separated from the …

Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

Quantum Mechanics

100 Years of Kitchen Color Trends

From Apartment Therapy → 100 Years in the Kitchen: A Century of Kitchen Color Trends

Kitchens

Snail-inspired retreat is the perfect escape for nature lovers

Although you certainly wouldn’t be able to carry this shell-shaped structure on your back, the El Caracol retreat is perfect for getting away from it …

Swimming Pools

Zen-like Seattle retreat keeps a minimal footprint in a lush landscape

For those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, feast your eyes on this beautiful light-filled cabin just outside Seattle in …

Industrial Design: Foldable Desk made of Cardboard Paper

A project where I feel that industrial design shines for its right purposes and cause. We are checking out this design by Seoul-based designer …

10 plant-covered buildings that point to a greener future

Architects are touting plant-covered tower blocks as a way to tackle air pollution and improve the quality of urban life. From one of the world's …

Mill Valley midcentury masterpiece by Daniel Liebermann asks $2.7 million

The remedy for Eichler overload<p>Under the tutelage Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Liebermann assisted with the construction of the famed Marin County Civic Center (1962). But he’s since come into his own right as an iconoclastic architect, designing a slew of homes. This unique midcentury-modern gem in …

23 Creative Spaces Where Rustic Meets Modern

The word "rustic" doesn't have to mean antlers, animal skins, and traditional designs (though there's certainly no shortage of ways to do it well). …

This ready-made tiny home can be shipped to any destination

There are those who work for months or even years to create a beautiful tiny home out of nothing, but if you don’t have time for all that, now you …

Prefab Homes

The Emmons House

Mill Valley, California<p>A 1949 architect's shed up on the hill above Richardson Bay in Marin, California. The humble 1300-square-foot "tree house" was designed and built by a young Donn Emmons as a first personal residence for his new family. The house was truly experimental for its time—a main …

Treehouses

How to Choose the Best Bathroom Sink for Your Space

Decorator Thom Filicia talks the pros and cons of the most popular styles<p>A bathroom sink is so much more than a functional necessity. It’s a serious design statement, with the power to define the look and feel of your space. Whether you’re searching for something spare and sculptural or sleek and …

21 Modern Cabins For The Stylish Mountain Man

1 of 36|Twins: Houses in Five Parts by William O’Brien Jr<p>2 of 36|Twins: Houses in Five Parts by William O’Brien Jr<p>3 of 36|Library by Studio Padron<p>4 …

TinkerBox / Studio MM Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled in the woods of Hudson Valley, this house was conceived as a car-lover’s dream retreat. A …

Architecture

Huge NYC apartment is a nature-filled refuge in the sky

Who says “indoor-outdoor” is only for the West Coast?<p>Some people in New York City would be lucky to afford a new micro apartment of some 300 square feet, but for those with truly deep pockets, an expansive duplex combining multiple apartments is well within the realm of possibility. Just check out …

Luxury treehouse lets you sleep under the stars

Access to the treehouse is gained by a long staircase, but there's also a handy luggage elevator. Inside, a total floorspace of 55 sq m (592 sq ft) …

The Barn

"The Barn" is an exceptional conversion by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it combines both rustic and modern details to complement the beautiful and …

15 Rustic Interiors So Beautiful They'll Make You Want to Cozy Up Indoors All Winter

Rustic style seems to be everywhere these days, but what we love most about the look isn't how on trend it is but how <i>diverse</i> it is. From log cabins to industrial lofts, rustic style can be added to a myriad of interior design types, making even the most contemporary or traditional homes feel more …

These Are the Chicest Tiny Bathrooms We've Ever Seen

It has certainly been a year filled with chic, inspiring small-space design trends across all rooms of the home. With rents continuing to rise in …

Minimalist timber cabin puts a modern twist on Austria’s rural vernacular

When clients approached LP Architektur to commission a rural retreat, the architects responded with a cozy cabin that puts a modern spin on Austria’s …

Architecture

'MAD works' by ma yansong documents the firm's projects

<b>chinese architect ma yansong has released ‘MAD works’, a monograph documenting MAD architects’ most important projects to date.</b> the book includes a …

Vocabulary

Eco-Friendly Design: 10 Homes with Gorgeous Green Roofs and Terraces

The idea of a <b>green roof</b> seems revolutionary to most of us. A covering of greenery on the roof is not something you come across often, and anytime we …

Green Roofs

7 Laundry Room Design Ideas To Use In Your Home

The laundry room is a spot in the house that’s easy to overlook. Nobody really loves doing laundry, so putting effort and money into making the …

A unique semi-underground home in an artificial mountain!

Today we bring to you a stunningly innovative creation by the architects at <i>KRFT</i>, which was nominated for several awards. Baptized “Dutch Mountain”, …

Mountaineering

A House With An Artistic Design Inspired By Waves And Feathers

The Wave House is a very special project. It’s a private residence located in Venice, California and it looks extraordinary. It was a project by …