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Huge concrete beams frame ocean views from a "levitating" coastal home in Chile

La Casa H is built into hills of the coastal town of Zapallar and is constructed around a set of four massive reinforced concrete beams running the …

Van Hits Pedestrians in Deadly Barcelona Terror Attack

Spain was hit by its worst terrorist attack in more than a decade on Thursday, when a van driver plowed into dozens of people enjoying a sunny afternoon on one of Barcelona’s most famous thoroughfares, killing at least 13 people and leaving 80 bloodied on the pavement.<p>Hours later, the Catalan …

The top UK economist at German lender Commerzbank said Brexit could be worse for the UK economy than most people expect

LONDON — The economic slowdown caused by Britain's vote to leave the European Union could be even worse than expected, said Peter Dixon, the chief UK economist at Germany's second largest lender, Commerzbank.<p>Speaking to Business Insider, Dixon said that while he expects the British economy to be …

UK Economy

Has anyone bothered to ask what the EU gets out of all this?

The longer we insist on thinking only about ourselves, the less able we are to get what we want

Boris Johnson

Newton arrives on Windows to help clear your inbox

If you’ve ever thrown your arms up in despair over your email inbox Newton is the app for you. The company today released its popular email app on Windows, making it available for a large portion of the business world.<p>Newton tries to simplify everything about interacting with email, and it mostly …

Spanish apartment renovation breaks space up into zones

It features a “broken-plan” layout<p>It may seem that an open-plan living scheme—lauded as a prime feature of midcentury modern homes, for example—is going out of style.<p>That’s the story this apartment renovation in Bilbao, Spain, is telling, at least. Spanish firm Pauzarq has reconfigured the …

Using wood in your home's decor and structure

We are always fascinated to see the ways in which innovative interior designers and architects seeks to use natural wood in and around a home and …

California's farms are sinking after the state's extreme drought

According to a new NASA report, land in Central Valley — one of California's most productive agricultural regions — is sinking quickly due to heavy groundwater pumping during the drought.<p>Farmers have been pumping groundwater for decades, including at the height of the most recent drought from 2011 …

Snorkeling

30 Beds and Headboards that Bring Color to the Bedroom

We always emphasize on the fact that your bedroom must reflect your personality, offer a soothing and peaceful sanctuary and should be draped in …

Interior Design

These efficient modern prefabs raise the bar for shipping container homes

Delivered in 10 weeks<p>In our roundup of eco-friendly prefab homes you can buy right now, one of the newest companies featured is Honomobo, based in the Canadian province of Alberta. Launched last spring, the company builds modern homes, offices, studios, multi-family complexes, and more out of …

Kitchen Design Trends to Watch in 2017

We saw so many beautiful kitchen trends in 2016: tons of marble, rich blue and black cabinets, open shelving, and a mix of materials. While we don't …

Trends

MIT's self-folding origami technology could change how we design everything from airbags to wearables

PUMPED UP<p>MIT’s self-folding origami technology could change how we design everything from airbags to wearables<p>By December 29, 2016<p>Think “inflatables”—balloons, airbags, or pool rafts probably come to mind. The list might get a bit longer.<p>Researchers at MIT’s Tangible Media Group have developed a …

Robotics

Want to Be Mentally Tough? Science Recommends 1 Surprising Daily Habit

Harvard research has revealed a counterintuitive way to develop mental toughness--see how to use it daily.<p>When we resolve to be more resilient and mentally strong, we often adopt a militaristic "tough it out" approach. That is, we believe the more we put our noses to the grindstone and endure, the …

Philippines drug crackdown prompts warning from ICC

International court prosecutor says she is deeply concerned in statement apparently aimed at President Rodrigo Duterte<p>The international criminal court’s chief prosecutor has said she is “deeply concerned” about reports of extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and users in the Philippines.<p>…

Four ways parents can help their kids buy a home

I know that money isn't everything. But it sure does keep me in touch with my kids. I'm not just "Dad" around the house. I'm the "Bank of Dad." Regardless of how old your kids are, there's a good chance they may need a leg up – or a handout – at some point in time.<p>I'm thinking particularly of young …

Modern house inspired by forest clearings rises in Tokyo

The architects aimed to create a secluded home without rejecting the surrounding city<p>The Japanese design firm Frontoffice got philosophical when designing this private family home in Tokyo. They likened the project to "<i>a clearing in the midst of a forest"—</i>a home with lots of privacy due to the …

The New York Public Library's Newly Renovated Reading Room Is the Coolest Thing You'll See Today

The Rose Room is reopening. And it's more glorious than ever.<p>I can still remember the first time I visited the New York Public Library.<p>I moved to New York as a young adult. As an avid reader, I always felt comfortable in libraries; but this library felt like the queen of them all.<p>Besides housing …

These Are the Most Beautiful Bars and Restaurants Around the World

Where to eat and drink in stunning surroundings<p>Great restaurants are loved for more than just their food. Interior design plays an important part in the overall dining experience, which is why the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards celebrate stunning eating and drinking spaces each year.<p>The 2016 award …

Not pot: US hemp farms take root under state pilot programs

EATON, N.Y. (AP) — A lush field of cannabis growing on a secluded hilltop in central New York may look and smell like marijuana, but its myriad uses …

Cannabis

A brilliantly designed narrow home

When you live in an urbanised area, you inevitably want to create a home that takes you away from the oft-overwhelming hustle and bustle of its …

Tesla Sees Best-Ever Deliveries Amid Rocky Third Quarter

Tesla Motors estimates deliveries of its all-electric vehicles more than doubled to approximately 24,500 in the third quarter, its highest ever and a bright spot after a rocky three months. The company is also modifying how it reports revenue from leased vehicles.<p>Approximately 15,800 Model S sedans …

German business leaders offer support to Deutsche Bank

Bosses of BASF and Daimler publicly back troubled institution as it approaches deal with US Department of Justice over mis-selling<p>German business leaders have thrown their weight behind Deutsche Bank after a week of market turmoil in which shares in the country’s biggest bank were dragged to …

Trump's tax writeoff shows his 'genius' at business, advisers say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s decision to take a $916 million loss on his 1995 income tax return showed his business acumen and “genius” at figuring out how to minimize his tax bill, two of the Republican presidential candidate’s advisers said on Sunday.<p>Republican presidential nominee …

Johnson hasn't read about Trump's taxes, but thinks income taxes should go

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Gary Johnson hasn't read The New York Times report indicating Donald Trump reported nearly $1 billion in losses in 1995, according to state tax records. But he does think income and corporate taxes should go, he said Sunday.<p>The New York Times reported Saturday that Trump reported …

Hillary Clinton

Eurozone inflation doubles as low oil price impact fades

LONDON (AP) — Inflation in the 19-country eurozone doubled in September to near two-year highs as the impact of lower oil prices began to fade, …

Economics

Researchers sample unusually rich deep-sea area off Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal researchers have just returned from an expedition to study the biodiversity and mechanisms of an unusually rich deep-sea …

Little Red Apples

I've got enough cookery books to open a small shop and I love reading them and cooking from them. But much of my food is inspired by what's growing …

Baking