Eric Rivera

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Geeking Out Over Daniel Moyer's "Workshop Tables"

...the ones that customers don't see<p>As a teen I waited tables, and free "server's meals" were provided after each shift. These were dowdy, …

Woodworking

Quest House

Located in the English countryside, the Quest House is a spectacular minimalist residence designed by Strom Architects. Built in a picturesque wooded …

Compact house in Mexico City makes the most of a 380-square-foot lot

A graphic black-and-white facade hints at the home’s minimalist interior<p>Built with a footprint measuring just 35.64 square meters (about 383 square feet), the Xomali House in Mexico City contains a series of modern, storage-concealing spaces spread across three floors. Designed by local firm DMP …

Earth - Plants can see, hear and smell – and respond

Plants, according to Jack C Schultz, "are just very slow animals".<p>This is not a misunderstanding of basic biology. Schultz is a professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and has spent four decades investigating the interactions between plants and …

Botany

Canadian scientists turn carbon-dioxide emissions into useful products

What if carbon-dioxide emissions could be transformed from a liability into an asset?<p>That's the $20-million question behind the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize, a global competition to create technology that converts CO2 into valuable products.<p>"In energy and climate, few ideas are as potentially …

Want to Day Trade Futures? You Need Less Starting Capital Than You Think

Minimum Capital Required to Start Day Trading Futures<p>The recommended capital requirement for day trading futures.<p>Updated October 13, 2016<p>Want to day …

Stock Markets

The eco guide to taking action in 2017

I wonder if Nike would loan me its famous brand slogan as a motto this year. After all, Just Do It is much more motivating than Just Don’t Do It – the traditional ethical living response…<p>Until now. Who can fail to be cheered by the way the Divest movement has just done it? Starting only four years …

Sustainability

Too Fast To Think: why switching off unlocks creativity

We’re living in a constant state of distraction. Notified about everything from a colleague’s latest Tweet to a classmate from primary school’s …

The Most Detailed View of Black Holes in the Universe Will Blow Your Mind

Stare into the abyss, my friends. The image above features the highest concentration of black holes humans have ever seen. So dense are the merciless …

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

Here's How Warren Buffett Earned More Than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos in 2016 | Inc.com

Warren Buffett has always done pretty well as an investor. But even for him, 2016 was an exceptional year. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway went up about 20 percent in value, increasing Buffett's personal fortune by about $12 billion, according to personal finance site GOBankingRates. He earned more …

Investing

Two Major Credit Reporting Agencies Have Been Lying to Consumers

A CFPB investigation concluded that Transunion and Equifax deceived Americans about the reports they provided and the fees they charged.<p>In personal finance, practically everything can turn on one’s credit score. It’s both an indicator of one’s financial past, and the key to accessing …

5 easy ways to boost your credit score

Credit scores are used by potential lenders to help them determine whether to grant you a credit card, auto loan or mortgage, and on what terms. Insurance companies, utility companies and potential landlords might also review your scores.<p>To get the best deals on credit and insurance products, …

A lush curtain of greenery provides privacy for this sprawling home in Vietnam

A curtain of lush greenery flows along the main hallway of this gorgeous residence in Vietnam. MIA Design Studio designed the Drawer House for a …

Design

Green roofs cool co-working shipping container office in Brazil

The practice of building with shipping containers has been growing by leaps and bounds over the last few years, with today’s designs continuing to …

Carmen Herrera: 'Men controlled everything, not just art'

It’s noon at Carmen Herrera’s home in downtown Manhattan. Time for a drink. “Would you like a cup of tea, or a scotch?” she asks. Scotch, please. She smiles. It’s the answer she was looking for. We rummage among the boxes – bottle after bottle of the finest single malts – before settling on the …

Siblings

Tour The Modern Architecture Of Marfa, West Texas’s Artist Oasis

Donald Judd may have brought modern art to Marfa, but modernist architecture has longer roots there.<p>If Austin is a “cool liberal oasis” nestled in the arid Texas landscape–as it was once described to me–then Marfa, Texas, is its artier asylum to the west. The town, population 1,900, was solidified …

6 Smart Ways to Give Your Finances a Boost Right Now

Early bird gets the biggest bang for his buck.<p>Procrastinators, listen up.<p>By checking certain financial tasks off your to-do list now instead of …

New prefab in Uruguay shows the evolution of the industry

Le Corbusier once said "Good architects borrow, and great architects steal." He was in fact stealing, second hand via Picasso, from T.S. Elliot, who …

Queer Culture in the Age of Transgender Disruption

How the transgender community maintains the radical potential of queerness in an age of assimilation.<p>A few days after last summer's shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, I was at a nearby club called Southern Nights when a girl named Adriana—ample-cheeked, glowing in blacklight—sat next to me on …

Art to inspire: Ali Smith, Alain de Botton and others on the works they love

Gilles stands there in his bright white clown suit wearing shoes with pink ribbons. He’s looking ahead, not smiling, but not running away either. He has a job to do, a life to live, a person to be. And, whatever he may be feeling inside, he presents himself to the world, ready for whatever life is …

Aesthetics

How This Startup Is Producing Sustainable Oil From Sewage Sludge

It’s black. It’s viscous. It looks a lot like crude oil. Yet, it doesn’t come from drilling, but from sewage sludge. Danish startup Mash Biotech has found a cost-effective method for converting one of the world’s big waste sources into sustainable oil and a fertilizer.<p>“We’ve tried to sort of put …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Wood Life - Dwell

Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.<p>Love at first sight is a powerful thing. Wiet Hekking had worked as a buyer in the Dutch textile industry for almost two decades when, in 1988, he first spotted the chair that changed …

Furniture

Buildings exploring the unseen world - CNN Style

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Architecture