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Flattening The 'Mummy Tummy' With 1 Exercise, 10 Minutes A Day

I admit it. I have a "mummy tummy," also known as "mommy pooch." You know, that soft jelly belly you retain after having a baby — it makes you look a few months pregnant.<p>I've tried to convince myself that the pooch is a valiant badge of motherhood, but who am I kidding? The pooch bothers me. And it …

Pregnancy

How to wipe your data off hard drives, SSD, flash drives, iPhones, iPads or Android devices | ZDNet

DBAN - Darik's Boot and Nuke<p>The default tool that most people who have the odd drive to erase turn to. I've used this tool to wipe thousands of …

Information Systems

Balance - Basic Principles of Design

Balance in design is the distribution of elements of the design. Balance is a visual interpretation of gravity in the design. Large, dense elements …

This twisting wooden skyscraper is inspired by the shape of Baobab trees

Cameroonian architecture firm Hermann Kamte & Associates just plans for a stunning wooden skyscraper inspired by Africa’s iconic Baobab trees. The …

Design

Architectural Details: The Shed at Hudson Yards

New York City is soon to be graced with one of the most inventive pieces of architecture in the world — a building that will undoubtedly redefine what an event space looks like in the 21st century and beyond. The Shed, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Rockwell Group, will …

Frank Lloyd Wright in 45 essential works - Curbed

<i>For Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday, Curbed is celebrating the life and work of the legendary American architect that brought us the Prairie School movement. Join us in exploring</i> <i>all things Wright</i> <i>this week.</i><p>Few figures are as ever-present in American architecture as Frank Lloyd Wright, a …

Inside Out / Outside In - The Plus Paper

<b>Interior and Exterior Blur Together in this Hollowed-Out House</b><p>Towering over the more dated and packed buildings in its Bangkok neighbourhood is the …

10 of the Best Architectural Homes You Can Actually Stay In

It’s easy to spend hours gazing at images of architectural dream homes, thinking “what if…?” But what if you could actually stay in one? We’ve picked out 10 of the best architect-designed homes around the world that are available as vacation home rentals.<p><b>Casa Solo Pezo, Aragon, Spain</b><p>Designed by …

Marin Midcentury

Kentfield, California<p>Designed for a couple with two young boys, this project aims to create an open feeling with a smooth flow, warm elegance by way of refined materials and details, as well as much upgraded functions for family living. The original interior suffered from too many partitions which …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Architreasure Weekly #1

If you’re into buildings or have a love for architecture, boy do we have news for you! Every week, this time and day, we’ll do a round-up of the most …

Climate Change Effects: 10 Ways Global Warming Is Hurting The Environment

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Michael Barnard, low-carbon innovation analyst.</i><p>Climate change is already being felt in …

The 10 Types of Architecture Professor Every Student Has Experienced

Professors: for many of us, they're the windows through which we first glimpse the huge breadth and depth of the subject of architecture. They're our …

Herzog & de Meuron’s First London Skyscraper Sports “Unique Geometry”

Swiss firm Herzog & de Mueron has released new images of its residential tower for London’s Canary Wharf district. One Park Drive — the firm’s first residential project in the U.K. — is a cylindrical staggered structure rising 58 stories high and housing 483 luxury apartments.<p>The project is …

Meet Nauli, the Insane Yoga Stomach Trick That Instgram Brought Back from the Dead

Leave it to IG yogis to bring back this traditional stomach ~magic~<p>We've seen the thigh gap obsession come and go (good riddance), as well as the …

Yoga

SketchUp Guide: 3 Ways to Supercharge Your Model Renderings

Michael LaValley is an N.Y.-state registered architect, career strategist and the blogging entrepreneur behind Evolving Architect. Michael is launching a new SketchUp Training course for aspiring architects. click here for more information on how to sign up.<p>Sometimes SketchUp just isn’t enough for …

Free: 17 Iconic Buildings Fully Modeled in SketchUp

It is now more than 10 years since SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse was first created, and support for the “Wikipedia of 3D modeling” shows no signs of dwindling. This vast open-source library is not just a repository of SketchUp models of every kind — architecture and otherwise — it is also home to a …

Architecture

Past Climate Change Doesn't Make Today's Activity Any Less Troubling

Given the overwhelming evidence proving that climate change exists and is the product of human activity, why do so many people continue to argue …

Climate Change

30 architectural masterpieces everyone should see in their lifetime

Buildings may be some of the most impressive works of art we have.<p>After sinking untold sums of money into their construction, we can walk through the …

“Ivanhoe House” Is a Delightfully Modern Australian Oasis

KUD has designed a delightfully modern suburban home located in the inner suburb of Ivanhoe.<p>From the street view you will immediately gaze upon two …

Architecture

Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha increases mandatory paid leave to 26 weeks

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks at present.<p>The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) …

11 smart small bathroom ideas

A small bathroom doesn't need to be cramped and uncomfortable. In fact, your petite bathroom need not look small at all! In this homify feature we …

Washing Machines

China’s latest replica landmark? London’s Tower Bridge

And it’s taken some liberties with it<p>There’s the Eiffel Tower, a quaint British village, a landlocked Titanic, and super-sized Tower Bridge—that’s right, we’re in the territory of copycat Chinese architecture. The debate has begun anew over whether Chinese cities should continue to build knockoff …

China

Using Architecture To Explain 16 Mental Illnesses And Disorders

If you had to imagine your mental illness or disorder as a house, what would it look like?<p>Federico Babina has just released a new project called</i> …

Mental Disorders

12 Top Apps for Architects on the Construction Site

We have previously published the best apps for architects, many of which try to boost creativity and productivity for project design. Now, we’ve put …

The rise of the cashless city: 'There is this real danger of exclusion'

Cities from Sweden to India are pushing for a totally cash-free society. But as more shops and transport networks insist on electronic payments, where does this leave the smallest traders and poorest inhabitants?<p>Scrolling through my online bank statements at Christmas, I was surprised to find I had …

Payment Systems

Top 10 Green Home Improvements Plus Their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

In today’s fractured world it is next to impossible to find one thing on which everyone agrees, but Eco-friendly home improvement choices are one of …

Home Improvement

Dallas: 10,000-acre Nature District to be country’s largest urban green space

Dallas has proposed a massive new urban park that will be 10 times the size of Central Park when complete, which would make Dallas one of the …