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Winners of tiny house competition pack comfort and functionality into 269 square feet

Modular building company Ryterna modul recently announced the winners of their Architectural Challenge 2018 competition. Participants were tasked …

Tiny House Movement

Ancient Rome 101

The story of ancient Rome is a story of evolution -- of how a civilization’s ability to adapt and dominate can lead to its survival for over a thousand years.<p>Rome began as a small village on central Italy’s Tiber River. In the coming centuries, it grew into an empire that stretched from the north …

Ancient History

Sleek multifunctional 'bedroom box' maximizes this small apartment

Small apartments in old urban centres like Paris or Madrid are cheap, but can be cramped and rundown. To update this old apartment in Paris, Batiik …

Michigan Man Charged for Unlawful Bitcoin Exchange

A Michigan man has been charged with running an unlicensed money transmitting business after selling nearly $150,000 in bitcoin online.<p>According to …

Corruption

Researchers Managed To Read a 3,000 Year Old Stone Engraving That Gives Awareness For The Life Of Lost Ancient Civilizations

<b>Explorers claim ancient stone writings are the answer for the eternal Mediterranean archaeology enigma.</b><p>Fred Woudhuizen – a Dutch researcher and …

Archaeology

Containers of Hope: Cool Costa Rican Shipping Container House Only Costs $40,000

Guess how much this house cost? $US 40,000. Seriously. Containers of Hope is the latest project by Benjamin Garcia Saxe and is composed of two 40' …

Costa Rica

Amazon Will Now Deliver a Tiny House Directly to Your Door

No longer content to just deliver everything under the sun <i>to</i> your house, Amazon will now deliver you an actual house. A shipping container house to …

Details Of A Trojan Prince And Sea People Emerge After Mysterious 3,200-Year-Old Stone Slab Is Deciphered

The details of an ancient 3,200-year-old stone slab containing stories of a Trojan prince and a race of people known as the Sea People are finally …

Ancient History

3,200-Year-Old Stone Inscription Tells of Trojan Prince, Sea People

A 3,200-year-old stone slab with an inscription that tells of a Trojan prince and may refer to the mysterious Sea People has been deciphered, …

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Container homes are often thought to be cramped, gloomy and lacking in style or personality. But this <i>Pocket House,</i> designed by the Brazilian …

Sustainability

Shipping containers transform into emergency housing for the homeless in London

The interior sports pared-back, reusable style<p>As more and more cities move away from criminalizing homelessness and toward “housing first” policies, they must inevitably address a major issue: where do those homes come from? While Portland is experimenting with backyard tiny homes, London’s Ealing …

Housing

Method in Modular: 10 Floor Plans Using Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping container architecture has developed its own niche in both design and representation. Colorful or grungy? Economical or gentrified? Either …

John D. Rockefeller's Keys to Success | The Art of Manliness

By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation.<p>By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner.<p>By …

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

The Motley Fool<p>The Motley Fool aims to build a strong investment community, which it does by providing a variety of resources: the website, books, a …

Personal Finance

An Animated Guide to the Battle of Jutland: The Biggest Naval Battle of World War I

The deadly ballet of early 20th century Naval warfare.<p>On May 31st—exactly 100 years ago—the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet met for battle in the North Sea off the coast of Denmark. Over the course of a day and a night, 250 ships (151 of them British, the other 99 German) …

Military

Six Top SEO Factors in 2016

It's no secret that SEO is changing fast. So fast, in fact, that many small business owners have trouble keeping tabs on what is (and isn't) …

These Stunning Maps Show the Final Months of the First World War

The First World War began just over a century ago, and in 2017, the United States will begin to commemorate its entry into the conflict. These three …

43 Apps and Extensions Making Google Chrome the Best Small Business Browser

From collaboration to productivity, Google Chrome does it all for business users. In honor of National Small Business Week, here are 43 add-ons that …

Where Do You Go When You’ve Maxed Out SEM?

Advertisers frequently tell me, "If you can hit my CPA target, my SEM budget is unlimited!" This is great in theory but often limited in practice -- …

AdWords

7 surprising Ancient Rome facts

Our fascination with Ancient Rome has inspired a glut of books, documentaries, movies and even games. But, writer Jem Duducu points out, our focus …

Ancient History

The 10 Richest Women of All Time

Titans of business and world leaders from ancient Egypt to today<p>Historically, women have had a tough time getting rich.<p>Everything from male …

Income Inequality

The World's 20 Most Impressive Fortresses

Mighty military strongholds from ancient castles to modern innovations.<p>A fortress protects and gives military personnel a safe harbor from the enemy. But not all fortresses were created equal. And they certainly weren't all created the same. We look over time and distance to find the 20 most …

Windsor Castle

The 8 bloodiest Roman emperors in history

They are often described as ruthless and bloodthirsty, famous for their tyrannical reigns of terror. Here, historian Sean Lang examines eight of the …

Ancient History