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Villa Kogelhof

Energy efficiency meets clean design at Villa Kogelhof by Paul de Ruiter Architects. Located on a protected habitat, the house is split into two …

Flow Motion Hyperlapse Offers a Death-Defying Look at Dubai

Fall 163 stories in Rob Whitworth's portrait of the United Arab Emirates' next-level metropolis.<p>Ah Dubai, land of underwater hotels, city-sized indoor malls, and soon, maybe even a modern take on <i>Jurassic Park</i>. The temptation to blow checking, savings, and credit accounts on a no-holds-barred …

How to Throw a Dynamite Straight Punch: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The straight punch is an effective blow to deal a fighting opponent. John L. Sullivan is on deck today to show you how to deliver this punch with …

New Study Shows How the Pushup Can Rival the Bench Press

You don’t need any iron to build serious upper-body strength and work your muscles from head to toe<p>Trade in your barbell for your body: The pushup is just as effective for building chest and arm strength as the bench press, finds a new study in the <i>Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research</i>.<p>Now, …

X-Ray Shows How a Hamster Can Store So Much Food in Its Cheeks

(Video Link)<p>Hamsters appear to be able to stuff vast amounts of food inside their cheeks—even more than you can! How? This clip from the British …

PC-to-Xbox One Game Streaming Inevitable, And Will Accelerate The Death Of Steam Machines

<i>Here’s a bold prediction: Microsoft will deliver the ability to stream your PC game library to an Xbox One console, and they’ll make the official announcement by the time E3 2015 rolls around.</i><p>Xbox One to PC streaming – a feature already announced by Microsoft for Windows 10 — is an awesome perk. …

Windows 10

The Strangest Cell Phones Ever Sold

<i>Image via Chinavasion</i><p>I remember when the iPhone 5 was released and some people made cracks about those who would be flashy enough to buy the gold …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: triple-decker tree houses, prototype Hyperloop pods and a massive biodome

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>A man's home is his castle -- even if that castle happens to be a truck. A family of three recently transformed a small truck into a regal off-the-grid home …

PlayStation: 20 years, 20 defining games

Happy birthday, PlayStation!<p>Sony’s gaming brand is 20 years old today. To celebrate, we decided to look at 20 games from all of Sony’s consoles that helped to define the PlayStation experience.<p>Note that this isn’t necessarily a list of the best PlayStation experiences but rather the games that were …

Is NASA Going To Let The Hubble Telescope Burn Up?

With no plans for future upgrades, the telescope faces a fiery end<p>Last month, six astronauts convened at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City to discuss the 2009 mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope. As it approached its 20th birthday, the telescope was in desperate need …

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …

Skyscrapers

21 new Android 5.0 features you need to know about

How to Dress Well: Secrets for Style Rookies | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Robert van Tongeren.</i><p>Some men make it look so easy, don’t they?<p>They seem to have a natural sense of what …

Fontaine des Mers Paris

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Berlin Wall Being Rebuilt in a Dazzling Display of 8,000 Glowing Orbs

In 1961, the infamous Berlin Wall was constructed and completely cut off West Berlin from East Germany and East Berlin. The infrastructure was taken down in 1989 and with it reclaimed free movement between East and West. That was nearly 25 years ago, and to commemorate this occasion, light artist …

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Singapore national stadium boasts world's largest free-spanning dome

<b>World Architecture Festival 2014:</b> Singapore's new national sports stadium lays claim to the world's largest free-spanning dome, measuring 310-metres …

5 Voicemail Tactics That Will Get You More Callbacks

A ton of people ask me on a regular basis whether or not they should even leave voicemails any more since they almost never get a call back. My response is yes – as long as they are good ones. If you’re leaving ‘touching base’ and ‘checking in’ voicemails then don’t waste your time or the …

Who Needs Wearables? These Smartphones and Apps Might Be All You Need

For all of wearable tech’s gee-whiz cool-factor, there’s a lot that’s just silly and superfluous, besides the fact that most fitness-tracking …

Retail Hallucinations And The Pointlessness Of Owning A PlayStation 4 or Xbox One

I gave it back. I could have afforded it, but only just barely and it would have hurt. So after a little less than a month with a PlayStation 4 I returned it to its chemical-scented packaging and got my money back. Sony’s newest console is one of the fastest selling game machines in the history of …

Planes, Trains and Automobiles - How to Get Great Shots of Any Transport

Many of us have a fascination for transport, be it cars, trains, planes or ships. These, mobile marvels can make wonderfully evocative images, from …

One-Wheeled Electric Micro-cycle Lets Riders Travel in Ease and Style

Move over, Segway, a new personal mobility vehicle has rolled into town. After his 13-year-old daughter asked if it was possible to build a one-wheeled motorcycle that she had seen in a video game, engineer Chris Hoffmann spent the next seven years making that dream a reality by constructing the …

Get Your Voluptuous Man Boobs By Summer

By special request of Ellen DeGeneres<p>It may feel like summer's just ended, but it's never too early to get a head-start on next year, especially with just 285 days to get yourself, and your man boobs, into beach-ready shape.<p>What's that, you say? You thought women weren't attracted to man boobs? …

The Moto 360 is finally here and you can buy it today for $250

After so many months of waiting, Motorola finally took the final wraps off the Moto 360 smartwatch.<p>While we knew most of the details before Motorola made them official, it’s good to have the final confirmation, as well as to know that you can finally put down $250 to buy the device.<p>On the official …

Mobile Technology

How New York is Building its Behemoth New Bridge

Five years, 964 piles, 14 miles of cable, and a few sturgeon add up to a record-setting span.<p>(Image Credit: New York State Thruway Authority)<p><b>Twenty miles north of New York City, something loud and historic is happening.</b> For the first time in a half-century New York is building a new bridge—a …

Cadillac releases updated 2015 CTS

Cadillac is in the process of applying the new wreathless emblem across its range one model at a time, but rather than simply slap the new logo on the existing models, it's taking the opportunity to roll out some revisions as well. First came the ATS coupe, followed by the updated ATS sedan, and …

26 Odd But True Comic Book Facts

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p>* Elvis Presley …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Sweater season is coming.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Drinking<p>Say goodbye to the stuffy speakeasy.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView …