Mohamed Marzouk

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Meet the Self-Taught Curator Selling Art Without a Gallery

ArtSFBlog founder Pablo de Pinho gave us the secret to finding your niche in a seemingly-impenetrable art market.<p>It’s been nearly three years since artist, musician, and curator Pablo de Pinho launched his online art gallery ArtSFBlog. Since then, the company has sold art to buyers from San …

The BIG mistakes you (usually) make when decorating

There is something empowering and undoubtedly fun about decorating a room. Picking out colours for the walls, deciding which rugs to pick, and …

The 'Balloon Chair' Will Elevate Your Home Decor Game

Japanese design studio h220430 takes furniture design to soaring new heights.<p>Taking a page from Larry Walters' schematics notebook, Japanese design studio h220430 takes an uplifting approach to their newest seating design, <i>Balloon Chair</i>. Seemingly suspended in midair, the wall-mounted seat isn't …

What Target's Egyptian Cotton Scandal Means for India's Textile Industry

Questions over the exact provenance of bedsheets sold by Welspun India to America’s middle classes have not only wiped $740 million off the firm’s …

4 Paint Colors That May Be Lowering the Value of Your Home

Poor color choices can lead to a lower return on your home.<p>It's no secret that certain colors make a tried-and-true design statement: Black and white rooms never go out of style, red rooms command attention and green spaces are practically guaranteed to help you put your feet up and relax.<p>But …

Best Online Typography Tools for Designers and Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>The following comprehensive list of online typography tools …

What would happen if all animals were as smart as us

If every species on the planet were suddenly equally intelligent, would we cooperate or fight? Rachel Nuwer explores this hypothetical survival of the fittest scenario.<p>In Planet of the Apes, a man finds himself in a world governed by hyper-intelligent primates that lord over enslaved human …

How To Organise Your Home: A Lazy Man's Guide

Cleaning. It’s a bonafide first world problem that requires a certain level of motivation that many don’t naturally possess. Let’s be honest, when …

How to turn your home into a smart home

Tech mavens from Nest, Amazon, and more share their tips and tricks for how to take your home into the 21st century<p>We’re on the cusp of a Cambrian explosion in smart home products. The speedy march of technology is churning out everything from connected bottle openers to automated window blinds, …

8 Ways To Use Color Feng Shui To Enhance Your Home

Feng shui practitioners believe the ancient Chinese art plays a role in everything we do, from helping us feel balanced and happy in our daily lives to changing how the energy circulates in our homes. But there's more to achieving good feng shui than just furniture placement. Color feng shui, …

8 of the world's coolest telescopes that are changing the way that we look at the universe

We went from believing that Earth was the center of a star speckled universe, to being able to observe a seemingly endless number of galaxies full of trillions of stars and planets that stretch back in time billions of years.<p>And as astronomy evolves, so do the instruments we use to peer deeper and …

Universe

Top 15 Energy Efficient Homes and Eco-Friendly Home Design Elements - Green DIY Home Design Ideas Illustrated!

Most people don’t think about energy efficiency, Eco-friendliness, or environmental considerations when buying or designing and building the house of …

Home Improvement

How Nasa's Juno Jupiter probe could be about to solve the solar system's biggest mystery of all

It is, say experts, the hardest thing Nasa has ever attempted. Little wonder, then, that the cheers of its jubilant scientists reverberated around the world, last week, as spacecraft Juno arrived in the Jovian system after an epic five year, 1.8 billion mile, journey.<p>‘Welcome to Jupiter,’ said …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Scientists have detected colliding black holes for the 2nd time — and it’s going to revolutionize our perception of the universe

These gravitational waves were generated by two black holes — eight and 14 times the mass of the sun — merging together 1.4 billion light years away from Earth.<p>This produced a spinning black hole 21 times the mass of the sun. It also released enough energy to rival the mass of the Sun in the form …

LIGO

Norway considering ban on sales of gas-powered cars by 2025

It seems Norway could be one of the first countries to take serious steps towards removing all gas-powered cars from its roads. The local …

Bayer Makes Preliminary Offer to Buy Monsanto

(Reuters) – German drug and chemicals giant Bayer has made an unsolicited takeover offer for Monsanto, the world’s biggest seed company, as high …

New Direct-to-Consumer Furniture Brand Launches at Wanted Design

Cutting out the middleman has been gaining steam ever since online shopping has become more widespread. New brand Capsule continues the …

Furniture

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream Is About To Have Its 1st Public Demo

<b>Updated at 3 p.m. ET.</b><p>Out in the Nevada desert today, the world got a good look at the first public test of the Hyperloop — a concept that could someday become a new mode of transportation.<p>Don't call it a Wright Brothers' "Kitty Hawk" moment just yet, though. The demo focused on only one piece of a …

Another SpaceX Dragon Cargo Capsule Just Splashed Into the Pacific Ocean

A SpaceX Dragon capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday carrying about 3,700 pounds of experiment results and cargo from the …

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

How Boomers are making air travel better for younger generations

Flying today is a need — not a pleasure.<p>But, according to BMW’s Designworks, grandmas — and grandpas — are helping make flying fun again.<p>At last …

Elon Musk May Be Applying The Wrong Lessons To Tesla

<b>CORRECTED</b><p>There seems to be a growing gap between the perceptions of Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors and what they have accomplished, especially the lavish praise for the over 400,000 reservations received for Model 3s and plans to expand production to 500,000 cars a year by 2018. These have been met with …

George Soros says China looks 'eerily' like the US in the run up to the financial crisis

"Most of money that banks are supplying [in China] is needed to keep bad debts and loss-making enterprises alive," he said at a conference at the Asia Society in New York.<p>It's especially important that Soros said this right now. It seems China is trying to reflate a bubble, and Soros is warning …

Google's chief futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we could start living forever by 2029

Kurzweil is one of the biggest believers in The Singularity, the moment when humans — with the aid of technology —will supposedly live forever.<p>He's chosen the year 2045 because, according to his calculations, "The nonbiological intelligence created in that year will reach a level that's a billion …

Singularity

mercedes-benz brings its design philosophy to the seas with arrow460-granturismo

<b>mercedes-benz brings its design philosophy to the seas with arrow460 granturismo</b><br>all images courtesy of mercedes-benz<p><b>mercedes-benz style has designed</b> …

Boats

Exclusive: Apple hires former Tesla VP and Aston Martin Chief Engineer for ‘special [car] project’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has an affectionate nickname for Apple: The ‘Tesla Graveyard‘. “They have hired people we’ve fired,” Musk said. “We always jokingly call Apple the ‘Tesla Graveyard.’ If you don’t make it at Tesla, you go work at Apple”. He made the comment after being asked about the so-called …

Tech giants are scrambling to get their hands on the 'hottest commodity on the planet'

Driven by the rise of battery gigafactories and game-changing Powerwall and energy storage businesses, the world now finds itself at the beginning of a lithium super cycle that is all about securing new supply, much of which is poised to come from lithium superstar Argentina.<p>We have Tesla in the …

Electric Vehicles

A ROLEX AHEAD OF TIME

They are modellers, production planners, engineers or watchmakers: dozens of multi-skilled prototype makers at Rolex give shape and function to newly designed components and watches for the first time. They secretly bring timepieces to life years before launch.<p>In a corner of the design department, …

Prototypes

The brain becomes 'unified' when hallucinating on LSD

This is what the human brain looks like when it is under the influence of LSD, researchers at Imperial College London have revealed.<p>In a study, …