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How Midcentury Modern Became The Pumpkin Spice Latte Of Interior Design

It’s neutral design camouflage that’s easy to find, wherever you may be.<p>“It’s like camouflage.” That’s how one design gallerist, Patrick Parrish, explained the enduring popularity of midcentury modern design to the <i>New York Times</i> this week, in a piece entitled “Why Won’t Midcentury Design Die?”<p>It’s …

More evidence backs transposon theory of aging

A new study increases and strengthens the links that have led scientists to propose the “transposon theory of aging.”<p>“So far there have been …

Robots pave the way for our sci-fi future now

Walmart is experimenting with autonomous shopping carts. Domino’s, Uber and Auro are heavily invested in autonomous driving research. Robots are serving as security guards, performing surgery, checking inventory at grocery stores, assisting in warehouse work, delivering our room service and even …

Regulation

What Makes Japanese Architecture so Much Better Than the Rest?

For those in the know when it comes to architecture, it’s no secret that Japan is an absolute design powerhouse. But what is it that makes Japanese …

Point raises $8.4 million to buy a stake in your home

Instead of taking on debt to buy a house, Point provides equity funding. The startup can find the capital needed to finance your home and in return they get partial ownership.<p>And now Point is getting its own funding, $8.4 million led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from Bloomberg Beta …

Real Estate

Take Brilliant Listing Photos That Will Sell Your Home Fast

A picture’s worth a thousand words—and in the case of real estate listing photos, it may well be worth thousands of dollars, too. In the past, …

Real Estate

What's the best work schedule for your age?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The moment you may have been dreading is here. Lazy summer days have come to an end, and more structured back-to-work or back-to-school schedules have commenced.<p>But will your new daily schedule be the healthiest for your brain and body?<p>Scientists have long known that you have an internal …

Teens

WordPress Theme Design: Ready-Made vs Custom.

Today there is no point explaining numerous advantages which a website can bring to personal and business development. Websites provide companies, …

ZGF Architects tops 2016's Architect 50 "top firms of the year"

Beating out SOM and Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, the Portland-based firm ZGF Architects has taken the number one spot in Architect …

How to design the perfect kitchen

Plus a few bonus tips about the dining room<p>Cindy Black, the Austin-based architect of Rick and Cindy Black Architects, married her design expertise with her love of cooking in 2008 when she launched Hello Kitchen. Hello Kitchen’s design team provides personalized kitchen designs for clients, both …

Dining Rooms

One in every five fish we eat is a fraud

If you like to eat seafood, chances are you’ve been lied to—many, many times.<p>A new report (pdf) by environmental non-profit group Oceana has found that about one in five fish purchased in retail and restaurants is mislabeled, and in many cases the lie was intentional.<p>Oceana analyzed more than 200 …

Unseen treasures from the golden age of Disney revealed for first time

Sketches and scenes from classic animated movies, including The Jungle Book and Fantasia, unearthed in studio’s archives<p>A lost world of Disney is to be made public for the first time, including images that, when added together, show Donald Duck dancing with giant cigars, and sketches for a film …