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Federal attorney says Trump’s contacts made him uncomfortable before he was fired

Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York ousted by President Trump, said Sunday that he had become increasingly uncomfortable with Trump’s efforts to “cultivate some kind of relationship” with him and that his March firing came 22 hours after finally refusing to …

Donald Trump

Should there be prizes for sustainable architecture?

When reviewing this year’s AIA/COTE Awards for the top ten sustainable buildings, I chose to accentuate the positive: The remarkable reworking of the …

Architecture

Dramatic contemporary in the San Rafael hills asking $2.2M

Newly revamped by architectural designer Giang Hoang<p>The quantity and variety of interesting architecture packed into Pasadena’s 22.5 square miles never ceases to amaze. This singular specimen can be found on Burleigh Drive in the city’s Linda Vista neighborhood.<p>Originally built in 1996, the …

Water Heater

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font without a second thought, the …

Typography

The OnePlus 2 will be smaller than its predecessor

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has been teasing details about its upcoming handset over the past few weeks. The company took to Reddit to share a few more specs ahead of the OnePlus 2’s launch on July 27.<p>To give an idea of the device’s size, the team shared the above image saying, “Under …