Jeff Volaski

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This London bar is revolutionizing ping pong with an incredible high-tech table

This isn't your dad's ping pong. Heck, we never could have envisioned this even being your grandkids' ping pong. But one of the simplest forms of sport -- before you laugh, have you ever seen it played at the Olympic level? -- has gotten a lot more intricate in a London bar.<p>Bounce Ping Pong …

This Wyoming Home Has the Coolest Dining Room You've Ever Seen

It literally lets you dine in the great outdoors.<p>"Nature is the best designer," says Paul Bertelli, principal of JLF Architects. That's why he and his team decided to let the beautiful surrounding landscape of Wilson, Wyoming, inspire this rustic-meets-contemporary country home.

Dining Rooms

100 seconds of epic sailing with ORACLE TEAM USA

We show the sheer power of modern America's Cup boats in a video that's simply 100 seconds in length with no slow motion footage and no music.<p>The …

Sailing

Family Of Four Redefines 'Quality Time' By Sailing The World Together

Phil and Aimee Nance live on a sailboat with their two daughters.<p>In January 2015, the Nance family ― Phil, Aimee, their 14-year-old daughter Jessica and their 12-year-old daughter Emma ― set sail together to explore the world. In a span of almost three years, the family has given a new meaning to …

The Most Inspiring Installations from Dutch Design Week Photos

Dutch Invertuals' "Fundamentals"Ronald Smits Photography<p>Some design weeks are rather simple: Get to the giant convention center and walk from booth to booth. But at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven (the design capitol of the Netherlands) it isn't nearly this easy. Rather, spending a few …

How to build a custom motorcycle: Planning the project

<i>Our resident expert mechanic Matt McLeod reveals how he plans a custom motorcycle build.</i><p>I’m not sure about you, but I hate wasting time and money. So I’ve learnt that planning is one way to minimize the waste, and good project management will help you to stay on track with your custom motorcycle …

Why You Need a Statement Wall in Your Home RN

Andre Kikoski is designing a $44.9M Bridgehampton home with developer Jay Bialsky

And they’re taking the “glass house” concept to a whole new level<p>Andre Kikoski—the award-winning architect who’s worked with big names such as Saks Fifth Avenue and the Guggenheim Museum—just announced that he is designing a home in Bridgehampton that will be built by the prominent East End …

14 Inspirational Backyard Offices, Studios And Guest Houses

Today we’re sharing 14 examples of backyard offices, studios, exercise rooms, and hideouts that take backyard sheds to a whole new level.<p>1. Clad in …

123DV projects 360 villa with panoramic views of the landscape

<b>located in a quiet and picturesque setting in the netherlands, local studio 123DV has designed the 360 villa for a couple and their two beloved dogs</b>. …

This ready-made tiny home can be shipped to any destination

There are those who work for months or even years to create a beautiful tiny home out of nothing, but if you don’t have time for all that, now you …

Fly Out House / Tatsuyuki Takagi Architects Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This Japanese family home by TTAA/Tatsuyuki Takagi Architects Associates is arranged as a mixture …

Grigio / APOLLO Architects & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A couple who works for foreign affiliates newly bought a site in a quiet residential area, with a desire …

A Quest For Simplicity Ends With The Perfect Retirement Home

Not all quests belong in the fantasy world. Some are as real as they can get. For architects, each project is a new quest, a new challenge and an …

The company behind Vespa built a cargo robot that follows you around

In the future, we won't just have autonomous drones zooming around over our heads — we'll share the sidewalks with rolling robots, tasked with …

Robotics

Current Obsessions: Heading to Japan

From a moody Japanese restaurant to a design-centric radiator, here’s what’s been inspiring us this week––all ahead of our upcoming issue, Japan by …

Mastering Interior Minimalism

A great mind once told me that making an effort to have less than 100 things visible in your home at any time would not only declutter your aesthetic …

Now You Can Assemble Your Own Tiny House for Outdoor Recreation

Vancouver-based Leckie Studio Architecture + Design has founded the Backcountry Hut Company to bring affordable recreation structures to outdoor …

12 books Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and other top CEO's want you to read

Share3<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+12<p>Shares 8<p>You are what you read. For that reason, it’s likely no surprise some of the top CEOs choose to boost their personal …

Sailboat Shopping – Searching For A Cruising Catamaran

Well, our search for a sailboat is in full swing and I think we’re in for a long grueling, process. We have...The post Sailboat Shopping – Searching …

Shamu Goes Out With the Tide: SeaWorld CEO On Its Abrupt Change -- And What Comes Next

When he became CEO of a very troubled SeaWorld last spring, Joel Manby wasn’t sure he actually would need to end the killer-whale shows that had ranked as a leading American tourist attraction for decades. His predecessor was sacked after the documentary <i>Blackfish</i> tarnished the public myth of …

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

Interview with a Bookstore: San Francisco's historic City Lights

Lost ducks, beatniks, and sex in the storeroom: we kick off a new series exploring iconic bookstores with one of America’s most famous, City Lights – in partnership with Literary Hub<p>Interview with a Bookstore from Literary Hub is part of the Guardian Books Network<p><b>Scroll down for the staff</b> …

The Riparian House / Architecture BRIO

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Not a long drive away from Mumbai, a mountainous landscape rises up, called the Western Ghats. From this …

Outstanding Egg Sandwiches in Denver

Fluffy eggs, melted cheese creeping from the corners of soft toasty bread with all the fixings – can you possibly think of a better way to start the day? If the sound of such a breakfast wets your appetite, try these delicious breakfast sandwiches.<p>Read More<p><b>Note:</b> Restaurants on this map are listed …

Breakfast

Beyond “Infinite Jest”

What if an author put forth goals for his fiction so intelligent yet modest, so comprehensive yet dignified, that the reader would not—could not—forget them? Something like this happened to David Foster Wallace when he sat for an interview with Larry McCaffery, for the summer 1993 issue of the</i> …

Column: This is what happens when you take Ayn Rand seriously

“Ayn Rand is my hero,” yet another student tells me during office hours. “Her writings freed me. They taught me to rely on no one but myself.”<p>As I …

Check Out These Six Unique Cocktail Bars in San Francisco — The Bold Italic — San Francisco

Check Out These Six Unique Cocktail Bars in San Francisco — The Bold Italic — San Francisco<p><i>By Manali Karmarkar; photos by</i> <i>Melissa Horwath</i><p>San …

What to Make With Campari: 16 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

Okay, it's not gin or whiskey. You can, of course, make plenty of drinks <i>without</i> Campari. But when it comes to liqueurs, this bitter, herbal, and fruity aperitif is one of our go-tos. Dark red Campari adds bold flavor wherever you pour it, equal parts sweetness and bitter punch. Start with one of …

A Genius Technique for the Best Vodka Pasta (And Better Marinara, Too)

Sure, you could sling together penne alla vodka in half an hour and it will taste just fine—there's spice and cream and tomato and, mysteriously but necessarily, vodka (we'll come back to that).<p>But if you're going to commit—to the cream, the vodka, all of it—you can do a whole lot better than just …

Recipes