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Tesla’s record-breaking battery is the world’s best—but still needs to be bailed out by fossil fuels, eventually

In March, Elon Musk made a bet on Twitter that his company Tesla could, in just 100 days, build a 100 MW/129 MWh lithium ion battery system—bigger than any in the world—in South Australia. If Tesla failed to meet the deadline, Australia would get its money back, no questions asked.<p>Tesla came …

Take a peek inside HGTV's 2018 Dream Home, located in the Pacific Northwest

The extravagant home is part of the grand prize giveaway<p>Locals consider the Pacific Northwest a hotbed for gorgeous homes in equally gorgeous locations, and it looks HGTV wants to share their secret with the selection of a home near Seattle, Washington.<p>HGTV's annual Dream Home sweepstakes features …

Are pop-up igloos the new Christmas markets?

The only place to be seen during the winter months – and you will be, thanks to their transparency – is in an igloo. The domed structures are popping up like PVC pustules all over terraces and rooftop bars in the capital and elsewhere. They’re being called “igloos” but they have little in common …

Igloos

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

See it! Orionid meteors this weekend

This weekend’s Orionid meteor shower didn’t disappoint. EarthSky community photos, here.<p>Yeah, I planned to have this bright #meteor fly right through …

8 colors that are perfect for small bedrooms

Small bedrooms can pose a bit of a problem, in terms of choosing the right colors to use in them, as you definitely want to get the right balance of …

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

Tiny A-frame cabin costs just $700 to build

And it only took 3 weeks<p>Whether it’s in dollhouse form or as one of the many vacation homes that proliferated in the 1970s from Mount Hood to Fire Island, the A-frame is an instantly recognizable—and beloved—-architectural style.<p>Perhaps that’s why this DIY tiny home is just so dang cute. Built by …

4 Interview Questions That Can Improve Your Hiring Results by 40 Percent | Inc.com

As the leader of a high-growth company, you should be spending at least 50 percent of your time on people-related functions like recruiting and hiring; more importantly, it should be spent <i>wisely.</i>That means not rushing into an interview winging it - as a matter of fact, research shows that hiring …

Employment

29 Budget-Friendly Sites To Find Cheap Home Decor

Because nobody needs to know how much you pay for toss pillows and wall art.<p>Though there are loads of sites to snag discount furniture, it seems finding cheap and inexpensive home decor is its own unique challenge.<p>From finding cheap rugs and expensive-looking coffee tables, to snagging affordable …

17 Amazing Things You Didn't Already Know About Amsterdam

What It Feels Like to Die

Death comes for us all here on Earth at a rate of nearly 7,000 people every hour. Yet, despite its inevitability, most of us know very little about …

How to tell if you’re emotionally intelligent

Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognise and manage both your emotions and the emotions of others.<p>According to Psychology Today, it can …

19 Barns Transformed into Modern Farm Fantasy Homes

With high ceilings and wide open spaces, barns have become the perfect dwellings for homeowners looking to repurpose architecture or simply live expansively. Increasingly, architects are being asked to convert barns into homes, with some homeowners even purchasing historic barn frames and …

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

9 Architectural Wonders Inspired by Nature

These biomimetic designs reflect the natural world.<p>Architects have long been inspired by nature. Evidence of its influence can be seen throughout the ages, from the natural symbolism of Ancient Greek and Roman architecture to the works of 20th-century visionary Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed …

Architecture

Asymmetric House Makes The Most Of Its Remote Location

Sometimes we like to play a game…to look at a house and to try to characterize it using only one word. It can be a real challenge when there’s more …

6 Ways to Motivate Employees -- or Anyone -- in Your Life to Do Something

Getting people to reach for more in their lives and work begins with asking them what it is important to them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you able to inspire and motivate yourself, your employees and other people around you?<p>It’s a challenge that everyone from …

A walk around St. John’s, Newfoundland – in pictures

On a coast-to-coast journey across Canada, photographer Greg Funnell stopped by St. John’s, the charming seaside capital of Newfoundland and Labrador. Here are a few of his favourite shots from his visit

Canada

12 Brilliant Storage Ideas for Small Kitchens

In a teeny-tiny kitchen, you've got to be smart when it comes to storage in order to find room for all of the tools you need to make dinner. …

Storage Ideas

21 Gratitude Quotes to Unlock Your Blessings

Gratitude. It’s something we could all make a conscious effort to include more of in our daily lives. I know I’m guilty of not being grateful for all …

3 Banana DIYs That Will Totally Transform Your Skin

The best beauty products are the ones that are super easy to use and <i></i>the ones that are useful in multiple ways. That’s why for this weekend’s DIY …

12 Stunning Things To See And Do In Santorini, Greece

Santorini needs little Introduction, as Greek Islands go! In fact, I’d go as far in saying it’s probably one of the most iconic islands that pop to …

European Travel

3 days in Hanoi, Vietnam just like Anthony Bourdain

Have you been watching travel TV shows for years? Ever wanted to go on a foodie tour just like Anthony Bourdain? Our 3-day suggested foodie itinerary …

14 Lemon-Kissed Dinner Recipes to Enjoy on Summer Nights

With its bright color and fresh flavor, there’s nothing that screams “summer” quite so loudly as lemon (even if it is technically a winter fruit). Lemon chicken recipes to help you detox when the heat has you feeling groggy are always a delight, and lavender and lemon recipes are perfect for …

20 inspiring quotes to help you live your best life

I am always on the lookout for motivation. There is no greater motivation for me than the words of great men and women who have seen the best and …

37 Quotes on Motivation from the World's Most Influential Leaders

Motivation is the backbone of success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Without motivation, you can forget about success. In fact, motivation and hard work are crucial elements to achieving your dreams -- they're what push you towards the top and help you stand out from …

House By The Forest / kaa-studio

<b>Circumstances</b><br>The task was to design an overall reconstruction of the suburban house in a retro style in Lány for weekend living.<p>The house is located …

Architecture

What to eat after working out, according to a top Harley Street nutritionist

There is a lot of conflicting nutrition, health and fitness advice around.<p>Whilst some people swear by cutting out carbs and smashing cardio, others …

Glimpses of Myanmar

Samir Dave • June 9, 2017 • 19<p>• 11.1k<p>Asia, to me, doesn’t feel like a continent. It feels like a heartbeat whose reverberations change as you travel …