Jessica Alba

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Solar-powered Swedish homes produce at least as much energy as they consume

Electricity bills are a thing of the past at Power to the People, a modern zero-energy housing complex in Upplands Väsby, Sweden. Swedish firm Street …

Clean Energy

America’s descent into a world of madness: The nihilistic philosophy guiding us into the future

As technology transforms both society and war, what hidden costs are we overlooking? What are we really giving up?<p>“I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now prefer grey skies. The drones do not fly when the skies are grey,” said 13-year-old Zubair, a Pakistani child, during a 2013 congressional …

A day with Angelica Cheung, editor-in-chief of Vogue China – in pictures

When Angelica Cheung became the first editor of Vogue China 10 years ago, critics said the country had neither the money nor taste to make Vogue successful. By the time her bumper first issue went to its third reprint, they had been silenced by her vision of a magazine made to international …

University of Pennsylvania

A Biologist-Turned-Buddhist and His Philosopher Father on the Nature of the Self and the True Measure of Personal Strength

“You first need to have an ego in order to be aware that it doesn’t exist.”<p>For the past few centuries, Western philosophy has maintained that human beings are driven by enlightened self-interest — a view predicated on the needs and desires of a solid self. Meanwhile, Eastern philosophies and …

Meditation

The most incredible treehouses in the world - Telegraph

Articles about 10 ways use wood bathroom on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>Looking for creative ways to incorporate rugs into outdoor spaces that feel otherwise unfinished? These 10 examples will give you...<p>The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of...<p>Last …

Prefab Homes

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The W.I.N.D. House by UNStudio

The W.I.N.D. house by UNStudio, a modern version of a country house in the north of the Netherlands.<p>The architects of UNStudio completed the W.I.N.D. …

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