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Your bedroom was at one time a tidy oasis where you could unwind and unplug from your digital addictions. But between pet hair, dust bunnies, food stains and lurking scents that you’ve gone noseblind to over the years, that once immaculate reputation of your room has probably become tarnished. …
Dr Jim Penman believes Britons no longer have the genetic temperament that sparked the Industrial Revolution<p>Britain is experiencing the same decline as Rome in 100BC, with the collapse of civilisation inevitable, a scientist has warned.<p>Dr Jim Penman, of the RMIT University in Melbourne, believes …World History
Having to do your background reading just to go and watch a movie sounds a whole lot like schoolwork, but thankfully when it comes to the world of comic books things ain’t so bad!<p>With theaters set to play host to a gorgeous buffet of superhero flicks over the next year, Cult of Mac took it upon …Marvel Universe
Predicting the future tends to be a thankless enterprise, but architect Bartosz Haduch was willing to give it a shot. His firm, NArchitekTURA, eagerly accepted an invitation to participate in a competition to design the "apartment of the future" in Dobrodzień, Poland, where his firm is based.<p>The …Interior Design
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A look at one-of-a-kind homes.<p>As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. Here we look at 16 innovative, bizarre, and one-of-a-kind homes and what makes them stand out.
"Woman gives birth to a gourd."<p>This is the opening to the description of an Italian variant of the <i>Cinderella</i> folk tale — or, really, a relative of one of its relatives — taken from a book called <i>Cinderella; three hundred and forty-five variants of Cinderella, Catskin, and Cap o'Rushes, abstracted</i> …George Bernard Shaw
Tim Cook tells how Apple avoids Microsoft-style screw-ups, how many Apple Watches the company plans to sell, and why he keeps Steve Jobs’ office exactly as he left it in a new interview filled with fascinating tidbits.<p>The interview in <i>Fast Company</i> comes in the run-up to the March 24 launch of</i> …Walter Isaacson
Articles about green and affordable structure fits three families one 28 foot wide lot on Dwell.com - Dwell
Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the …Frank Sinatra
When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …
Because even a shoebox deserves eye-popping style.<p><b>1. Try swingarm lamps to free up space on side tables.</b><p><b>2. Think double duty: When entertaining, this desk is used as a dining table.</b><p><b>3. Add storage when you can. Ikea's Brimnes bed has drawers underneath.</b><p><b>4. Don't overlook extra spaces. Clustering</b> …
In order to enter the commercial mainstream the Apple Watch will have to win over more than just the company’s (admittedly huge) fan base.<p>Apple’s gargantuan sales means that even if it shifts millions of units, the watch could still be seen as a failure.<p>Nearly 75 million iPhones sold in Apple’s …Smartwatches