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Raspberry Pi Commands Cheat Sheet

Those just starting out with the Raspberry Pi mini PC, or anyone who would like a refresh and has been away from the hardware, may be interested in a …

7 Quotes of a Lifetime

Quotes that make a difference cause us to think. They become our mantra.<p>Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when …

Leadership

Amazing Japanese Architecture That Makes Us Rethink Everything

Japan is the land of the unusual, quirky and revolutionary, a place where you pretty much expect anything, including extraordinary architecture that …

A famous scorecard taught at Harvard Business School can help you improve your life and relationships

I’ve always known that I’m addicted to achievement. But it’s only in the past few years that I’ve realized that can be a bad thing.<p>Every year, when New Year’s Eve rolled around, I used to set resolutions like “run 13 half-marathons in 2013” (because #medals). That particular year, I hit the goal. I …

Management

This ‘70s dome home compound in Australia is simply incredible

Yep, artists definitely lived here<p>We love a good dome home, especially one as unusual (in the best way!) as this one near Hobart, capital of the Australian island state Tasmania. Starting from the covered red front terrace to the bright school-bus-yellow sliding doors, you get the idea that this is …

A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway

On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.<p>Living on one of the outermost inhabited islands on the American eastern seaboard requires a vigilance in numbers, and the villagers of the community …

Lovely cast aluminum and brass science fiction sculptures

Scott Nelles is a Wisconsin sculptor who works in cast brass and aluminum, making beautiful, whimsical pieces with a strong science fictional flare …

Sculpture

Small House Movement: The Cost to Build a Tiny House - What to Expect?

“Yea, I know what a tiny house is, I live in one.” Many people who wake up every day in cramped living quarters feel like they ARE living in tiny …

How to Build a Tiny, Off-Grid House for $2500 (Video)

From life inside a tiny, 7'x12' portable house to touring an infamous roundhouse, we've been pretty fascinated by the DIY tiny house movement. Here's …

How one family thrives in the Arctic with a cob house inside a solar geodesic dome

Life inside the Arctic Circle is by no means easy, unless you’re a Hjertefølger. We first heard about Benjamin and Ingrid Hjertefølger four years ago …

Arctic Circle

Images: 2001: A Space Odyssey An Illustrated children book

This is some of the art that is featured in an illustrated children's book version of <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>.<p>These were created by artist Sergiy …

DIY Wall Decor Ideas with Wooden Pallets

The beauty of timber made pallet is you can put these is any where related with your house venture which may be lawn, kitchen, living room, balcony, …

Make Your Own Protein Bars With Only 6 Healthy Ingredients

Why would you take the time and effort to make your own protein bars when there's practically an entire dedicated aisle at the grocery store? The …

House Tour: A Dreamy Dutch Home for Minimalists

<b>Name:</b> Victoria, Nikolai and Maya <b><br>Location:</b> Amsterdam, The Netherlands <b><br>Size:</b> 1,230 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Owned for 1 year<p>Nikolai and Victoria met …

DIY Glowing Jars: Make Perfect Night Lights!

If you've got kids you know that sometimes the dark can get quite scary for them. To help ease them to sleep at night, make sure they have a night …

Honomobo Shipping Container Homes

Honomobo is a new Canadian company that builds beautiful and highly efficient shipping container homes. They are based out of Alberta and have the …

Curvaceous Ex of In House is a solar-powered guest residence aligned with the natural world

1/13<p>Ex House Arch<p>For many architects, mirroring our natural environment is the ultimate goal, and the Ex of In House set in the forests of Rhinebeck, …

Weirdest comic book superheroes of all time

Comic book historian Craig Yoe has a new book out called Super Weird Heroes, a 320-page compendium of Golden Age comic book stories featuring some of …

Comic Books

7 Great Drawing and Sketching Apps That Turn Anyone Into an Artist

Music production isn’t the only area in which smartphones and tablets can help those with no experience (or talent) push out something slick and …

Apps

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Sewing

Tiny houses in 2016: more tricked-out and eco-friendly

Possibilities are endless even in a tiny house<p>Another year in our housing-crunched yet sustainability-minded world means another year of folks exploring down-sized lifestyles in tiny homes. Used for everything from housing the homeless to short-term rentals to, yes, full-time residences, these …

I Love Modern Architecture

I love modern architecture. I live, breathe, and dream about it! These projects are some of my very favorite examples of architecture at its best.

Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

The Best Meditative Spaces from the Pages of *AD* Photos

Although ritual mindfulness can happen anywhere, devotees of meditation have long sought to clear their heads within a space specially designed for comfort, relaxation, and focus. For the regular practitioner, reserving space inside the home provides ample opportunity to meditate in an environment …

Off-grid flatpack cabins would assemble like Ikea furniture

The cabins will come clad in a metal shell and be offered in several sizes. The smallest will measure just 191 sq ft (17 sq m) and sleep up to four …

Dutch courage: a converted cowshed in Eindhoven is home to designers Kiki van Eijk and Joost van Bleiswijk

When we Brits are casting around for more progressive and sustainable ways of living, it’s often the wholesome, bike-riding Dutch who appear to lead the way. Should you doubt the veracity of such a rosy-cheeked existence, meet Kiki van Eijk and Joost van Bleiswijk, two globally renowned designers …

How To Create Dramatic Vector Illustrations

Things To Consider Before Getting Started<p><b>Resolution</b>. Although vector artwork is scalable without compromising quality, you have to decide on the …

This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

32 Amazing Gifts For People Who Love Drawing

Today... mom's fridge. Tomorrow... The Whitney.

Bug Out Bag Critical Supplies You Need for Bugging Out

<b>How to Pack a Bug Out Bag</b><b><br>Critical Supplies You Need for Bugging Out</b><p>by Mark Lawrence, Copyright © SecretsofSurvival.com<p>Continued Below ...<p>Related …

Survivalism