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Containerwerk showcases potential of using shipping containers for housing

The founders of Containerwerk discuss the benefits of building with recycled shipping containers in this movie Dezeen filmed for the German start-up …

Startups

When Will We Break The Record For Most Distant Galaxy Ever Discovered?

The greatest advances in science often come when we first probe new frontiers.<p>When we peered into the abyss of space more deeply than ever, we revealed thousands of distant galaxies.<p>To view them, three obstacles must be overcome: their faintness, their apparent redness, and the intervening neutral …

Galaxies

Concrete House Splits In Two To Stay Close To The Forest

Not everyone would be comfortable living in such close proximity to a forest but for some this is in fact a dreamy location. The JJO House definitely …

A 1965 Study Revealed Sugar Causes Cancer—Why Was There a Cover-Up?

A new paper published in PLOS Biology this week brought to light a controversial 1965 study, funded by the sugar industry, that was never published …

Breakthrough: Scientists reverse aging in human cells

New research published in the journal <i>BMC Cell Biology</i> shows that old human cells can be rejuvenated using chemicals similar to resveratrol, which is …

2,000+ Impressionist, Post-impressionist & Early Modern Paintings Now Free Online, Thanks to the Barnes Foundation

Georges Seurat, Henri Rousseau, Giorgio de Chirico, Auguste Renoir, Vincent Van Gogh — all of us associate these names with great innovations in …

Why Type A people often struggle with weight loss programs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Type A personalities are known for being punctual, all-in, organized, competitive and rule-following.<p>These qualities also mean they can get frustrated with mainstream diets and workout programs when they don't work.<p>The problem is that weight loss programs have a one-size-fits-all structure …

Fitness

Anti-aging stem cell treatment proves successful in early human trials

The results of two human clinical trials into a stem cell therapy that can reverse symptoms of age-associated frailty have been published, and the …

Anti-aging

Everyone Is Sharing Nude Yoga Photos on Instagram for a Powerful Reason

In 2015, Nude Yoga Girl appeared on the scene—an anonymous model and photographer who posts breathtaking images of herself in complex yoga positions, …

Vincent van Gogh film is first-ever to be fully hand-painted

A new animated movie about Vincent van Gogh is on release.<p>Loving Vincent tells the story of the Dutch painter’s life.<p>Each of the film’s 65,000 frames was hand-painted by professional artists, many chosen by Greek production company Studio Bauhaus.<p>“Loving Vincent is the first fully hand-painted …

​Hedonism II Nudist Sex Resort | Men’s Health

I Stayed at a Nudist Sex Resort For a Week, and Here Are 13 Things I Learned<p>You'd think it'd be a wild week-long sex party— but you'd only be partially right<p>Getty<p>They say sex sells, and when it comes to travel, that's especially true. Sex travel (or "libertine tourism," as it's sometimes called), …

10 Things Smart Entrepreneurs Never Do | Inc.com

You don't have to be a genius to be a smart entrepreneur; you just have to make smart choices. It's the overly-impulsive entrepreneur who suffers the consequences of poor choices; the individual who doesn't take the time to look at the big picture.<p>Do you identify with any of these behaviors? When …

Entrepreneurship

5 business school professors share their best tips to successfully start a company

Here, Kellogg faculty provide insights into what it takes to get a company off the ground without losing your equity—or your sanity—in the process.<p><b>1.</b><b>Constraints are good for business</b><p>Startups are small, their resources generally limited. But this is not always a bad thing. Young companies can use …

Spatial Oddities: 7 Residential Experimentations in Clustered Living

Throughout much of the 20th century, residential architecture witnessed the excessive subdivision of rooms flourish. Now somewhat passé, modern homes are more frequently marked by cascading and borderless rooms with seamless transitions between the kitchen and other living areas. Previous functions …

Coconut spiced prawns with crisp rice triangles

A rich little curry, flavoured with sweet onion, paprika and chilli, with crisp triangles of sticky rice. It is much easier to prepare the rice in a non-stick pan.<p>MAKES<p>20 bowls<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the crisp rice</b><p>400g Thai fragrant rice<br>• 2 tbsp vegetable oil<p><b>For the coconut spiced prawns</b><p>4 onions, finely …

The surprising health benefits of having more sex

Some good news and some bad news from the world of sex research today.<p>First, the good news: having sexual intercourse several times a week helps to prevent life-threatening heart disease. Research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, found that regular rolls in the hay help to prevent a …

How to get the perfect kitchen on a budget

If you think your kitchen is in dire need of a fresh lick of paint but you don't have the budget for a complete overhaul, never fear. There are many ways quick and simple ways to renovate your kitchen without making a dent in your savings.<p>From updating your cabinets to investing in some new …

Kitchens

Bauhaus and Beyond: 7 Modern Homes Built for the Massachusetts Landscape

Although Massachusetts is perhaps best known for its quaint, colonial architecture, for farmhouses and churches, for Shaker villages and Georgian college dormitories, the state also has a strong legacy of modernism, particularly in residential architecture. This is in part thanks to Walter Gropius …

Mid-Century modern

Say hello to hygge: The Danish secret to happiness

It has been one of those years. From tragic terror attacks to the fiercely debated Brexit results and a seemingly endless celebrity death toll (David Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood and Terry Wogan, to name just a few), is it any wonder a recent Telegraph headline asked: ‘Is 2016 really one of the …

Tropical Modernism: 12 Incredible Homes That Blend Nature and Architecture

Whether designed to embrace or enclose, every building exists within unique cultural and environmental conditions. Specifically designed to address a range of natural elements, tropical architecture focuses on issues of ventilation, integration and climate. Made to reorganize and contrast with …

The Best Architecture of 2016: Structures New and Reclaimed

Both bold innovation and thoughtful renovation defined the year in architecture.<p>It can take decades for a significant building to rise up from concept to rooftop and years more for the public to fully appreciate it as architecture worthy of civic pride. The National Museum of African American …

Architecture

Tesla starts adding features to new Autopilot cars in order to match the older version

Tesla promises that its new Autopilot hardware will enable all of its new vehicles to eventually reach level 5 autonomous driving capability, but in the meantime, they are lacking several features that have long been available in its cars equipped with the first generation Autopilot. Over the …

10 Bad work habits entrepreneurs must avoid at all costs

Share81<p>Tweet<p>Share119<p>+115<p>Shares 215<p>“Success does not lie in results, but in efforts; being the best is not so important, doing the best is all that …

Self-improvement

Amazing kids' lunchboxes that will put normal parents to shame

Some parents are beyond competing with, as these astonishing lunch boxes show<p>I’m sorry to break this to you but you do know that other people love their children more than you do, right? How do we know this for a fact? Well, we only have to look at the relative merits of our respective children’s …

Spiced squash soup with sage and chilli butter recipe

Squash soup gives that contented, warm-inside, cold-outside feeling which is what autumn cooking is all about.<p>Is anything better on a cold wintry day than squash soup?<p><b>SERVES</b><br>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>2 tbsp olive oil<br>2 red onions, finely chopped<br>2 sticks of celery, finely chopped<br>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<br>1 …

Onions

James Martin: how to make the ultimate burger

Chef James Martin shares his amazing burger recipe, served in a brioche bun with homemade mayonnaise and cheese<p>Burgers are about great meat, seasoning and nothing else. Served in a brioche bun with home-made mayo, this is the business. Proper home comfort food.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g minced beef …

James Martin

12 design studios that architects have created for themselves

Dezeen recently moved into a new London office designed by architect Pernilla Ohrstedt, sparking a discussion among readers about what makes a good …

This Should Be Your Approach to Hiring

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Five experts reveal the secrets to long-term love

<b>This article was originally published in 2014.</b><p>It's the question we all want to know the answer to: how to keep sex and love alive. Here, our experts give their tips on how to have a happy relationship, from 'argument enders' to alone time.<p><i>First, we have the author Kate Figes. Her non-fiction books</i> …

A’tolan House, An Excellent Seafront Home, Built In A Perfect Symbiosis With The Surrounding Nature

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Architecture