Gideon John Vosloo

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The Weeknd and Marvel Announce 'Starboy' Comic Book

We've known for days that something was going on Saturday at Comic-Con involving the Weeknd and Marvel. Not because we're super-sleuths, but because …

Gorgeous modern home makes stunning use of recycled and salvaged materials

Architecture studio tenfiftyfive paired modern luxury with sustainable and nature-centric design in their design of this gorgeous house extension in …

Design

10 Simple Strategies to Control Your Anxiety

Any time you’re overcome with stress or anxiety, just follow these steps to stay calm, empower yourself, and regain control.<p>The ability to manage …

Emotional Intelligence

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

JC House / Plus Line Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located on a low traffic street with an ordinary residential use of a four-member family. …

Glen Lake Tower

High on a wooded hilltop above a lake in Michigan, the Tower House is the result of an inspiring collaboration between Balance Associates, clients with a passion for architecture as well as their site, and a skilled local contractor. Directed to create “a sustainable retreat that reflects the …

Architecture

Architizer

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Aloe vera is a pretty magical little plant, and its medicinal properties are well known for treating minor cuts and burns. But there's another …

These trippy pictures are actually painkillers from up close

Painkillers are, for better or worse, the world’s most-used drugs. If you’re one of the millions of people popping them every now and then, they might not look like anything special. But when you look closer, they’re actually small works of art.<p>Photographer Peter Juzak has been shooting various …

Painkillers

MIT lets you design your own drones

Consumers and businesses alike will be able to take advantage of the new system to build custom drones.<p>MIT researchers have unveiled a new way for …

Never Ever (Ever) Download Android Apps Outside of Google Play

This week, researchers revealed that a strain of malware hit at least 1.3 million Android phones, stealing user data as part of a scheme to boost ad …

Apps

Need a Belly Laugh? The 19 Funniest Books of Fall

And Other Things I Still Have to Explain<p>Phoebe Robinson; Foreword by Jessica Williams<p>Fans of comedian Phoebe Robinson’s hit podcast <i>2 Dope Queens</i> have been waiting on the arrival of her first book for a while. Handling tough issues like race and feminism with finesse and strength is hard enough …

Home walls design ideas for modern style

Sprucing up a place involves so much more than laying down a nice rug or dusting off those side tables. A lot of the time we focus so much on the …

A family residence that is humble but charming

The small cottage that is going to be at the centre of attraction today is designed by architect Luke Lewandowski and interior designer Marty …

Google & Dashlane introduce a new open source password manager API called ‘Open YOLO’

We all have a million passwords to keep track of, so tools that can help us keep them secure and also make them easier to use are always great. To make keeping track of passwords easier, Google has worked with Dashlane to create a new password management API called “Open YOLO” — which stands for …

I took the first step to living like a minimalist and it felt surprisingly unsatisfying

The former is a good quality to have, the latter is a lifestyle choice called minimalism, a practice that extols living with less possessions. I'm an organizer and always have been — but I'm also a pack rat, which is a minimalist's foil<i>.</i><p>Minimalism is a visually-appealing — albeit …

Minimalism

Feng Shui - 7 tricks to attract money into your home!

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing with the surrounding environment.<p>One of the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics, …

2016 MacBook Pro Looms But The 2016 Dell XPS 15 Should Tempt You (Review)

As the (overdue) update of Apple’s MacBook Pro tumbles into the second half of the year, there’s a Windows 10 laptop that could be a painless alternative for even diehard MacBook users.<p>First things first. Windows 10 is a no-no for some. But even for those with a longstanding aversion to Microsoft’s …

Sculptor Creates Life-Sized Animal Kingdom From Scrap Metal

Self-taught Australian artist Jordan Sprigg brings worn metal to life with his elaborate sculptures, which meld old machine parts, forgone tools, and miscellaneous farm scraps into creatures of the animal kingdom with feathers, fur, and all. The creations are true to size, carrying the staggering …

Faceted Classification

The Best College in Every State

Well, almost. Sorry, Alaska and New …

Apple Music for Android updated with playback + sorting issue fixes

Apple Music for Android — one of Apple’s three apps on Google’s platform — has an update today that includes fixes for both playback and sorting issues. Here’s the change log for version 0.9.11:<p>WHAT’S NEWThis update resolves a playback issue where songs skip over the first two seconds of music. It …

Apple Music

Everything you need to know about Google's My Activity page

What does Google know about you? Everything.<p>Seriously -- everything. Especially if you frequently use Google's many products, such as Android, Gmail, Drive, Google Maps, or YouTube. Or, you know, Google Search.<p>But there's some good news, sort of. Google has introduced a new data dashboard called …

TBD Design Studio Converted a 19th Century Williamsburg Firehouse Into a Live/Work Haven

When a photographer recently bought this 19th century firehouse in Williamsburg, its interior was in a complete state of disrepair, though the …

9 Ideas For A Clutter-Free Home Office

<i>Natasha Saroca, Houzz Contributor</i><p>The home office is often prone to clutter, as tidiness tends to fall by the wayside when deadlines are looming and you’ve got a million and one things to do. But let’s face it: You can’t do your best work if your work space is a disaster. Save your sanity and make …

Product Review: SunPower launches fully-integrated ‘Equinox’ residential solar system

SunPower has launched its ‘Equinox’ solar PV system to the US residential market that is claimed to be the first solution in the country in which …

How To Not Get Screwed When Buying A Used Car

In a perfect world, every car seller is perfectly honest and knows every fault with the car he or she is selling. But we don’t live in a perfect …

11 Must-See Netflix Movies That Expire in March

Hunker down for a couple of long days in.<p>Nothing lasts forever–a maxim that's certainly true, on a monthly basis, when it comes to Netflix. Luckily, the movies scheduled to depart from the streaming service starting March 1 won't be too hard to miss. Still, here's 11 worth catching before they're …

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

The Best Cities for Expats

Maybe it's time for a relocation.<p>As an expat, it can be difficult to adjust to a new city and make an unfamiliar place feel like home. Some cities are easier than others, though, and thankfully, some people have crunched the numbers to tell us where exactly they are: Mercer, a global consulting …

This 19-Year-Old Creates Jaw-Droppingly Realistic 3D Art That Will Make You Do A Double Take

Holy shit.