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6 Affordable upgrades that will improve your home's value

It's one thing to start pinning your dream home on Pinterest. It's quite another to execute it once you start pricing supplies and calling …

Home Improvement

7 major movies Bill Murray turned down — or just didn’t pick up the phone for

And it turns out there are a lot of roles Bill Murray had in his grasp.<p>In the new book "The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray," author Robert Schnakenberg looks back on the legend's career in glowing, but brief, snippets, including those projects he turned down. In some cases, he "passed" on roles …

Bill Murray

The Awesome Scale Of The New Apple Campus, Captured By Drone

At 2.8 million square feet, the Apple Campus 2 will be an unfathomably massive ring. This Norman Foster design is almost a mile in circumference, and it will require nearly four miles of glass windows. The Pentagon, while technically a third larger in pure square feet, could fit inside the …

Drones

Daan Roosegaarde's Smog Free Tower opens in Rotterdam

Designer Daan Roosegaarde has installed the "largest smog vacuum cleaner in the world" in Rotterdam to help improve the city's air quality (+ …

Breathtaking 4K Timelapse of Iceland Showcases Nature's Masterful Artistry

Photographer Henry Jun Wah Lee has revealed that Iceland is a country filled with sunset colors and heavenly landscapes. For his <i>Odyssey 4K</i> <i></i>time-lapse video, the artist was able to impressively demonstrate this region's natural beauty in less than 5 minutes. During this time, viewers will feel as …

Time-lapse Photography

Articles about 7 basement and attic hangouts on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...<p>Make your basement...<p>Sometimes one’s art can be …

Fabrication

Ma Yansong’s Verdant Cloud Corridor Skyscrapers Aim To Connect L.A. Denizens With Nature

They’re like SimCity Arcologies—on steroids.<p>To architect Ma Yansong, principal of MAD, one of the great challenges with rapid urbanization is humanizing the city. “The difficulty with big cities does not lie in skyscrapers or high-rises per se, rather it is the values concealed within those …

Skyscrapers

2015 SBID International Design Awards Finalists – Vote!

It’s time to vote for your favorite design in the 2015 Society of British and International Design (SBID) International Design Awards! Hurry – voting …

Architecture

Oregon's "Lost Lake" Drains Down a Perplexing Hole

Mount Hood National Forest's Lost Lake is the source of a natural phenomenon that has Oregon residents stumped. When winter arrives, nearby streams drain into the lake and cause it to fill with water. While this occurrence isn't out of the ordinary, the lake <i>does</i> undergo a confusing transformation …

Oregon

Zaha Hadid Finally Admits Her 2020 Tokyo Olympic Stadium Bid Is Dead

After a few months of denial, the British-Iraqi starchitect is ready to move on.<p>The demise of Zaha Hadid’s 2020 Tokyo Olympic Stadium may have been greatly exaggerated in the past, but now we can actually call it: it’s dead.<p>Controversy has embroiled Hadid’s proposed design from the beginning, …

Zaha Hadid

Camera Drone Captures Gorgeous Aerial Shots of Iceland's Diverse Terrain

Polish photographer Jakub Polomski used a camera drone to produce a collection of breathtaking scenic photos. For two weeks in July, Polomski spent his time capturing Iceland's incomparable landscapes. “Iceland is [a] unique land," Polomski told PetaPixel. “Some locations look really abstract in …

Photography