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World’s biggest hotel with 10,000 rooms being built in Mecca

The world’s biggest hotel, complete with 10,000 rooms and 70 restaurants, is being built in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.<p>The extravagant hotel, which is being constructed by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Finance, is set to cost a staggering $3.5 billion to build. The Abraj Kudai will feature 10 towers, 10,000 …

Incredible eco-friendly mansion is hidden entirely underground

1/7<p>Perdu underground mansion<p>Don’t be fooled by the garden—beneath this manicured lawn lies a stunning, luxurious subterranean mansion with strong …

10 Houseplants That Can Survive Even The Darkest Corner

These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.<p>These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.

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Articles about brooklyn home keeps its historic bones while getting much needed interior update on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside in.<p>A home …

Beautiful Houses: East Village Studio

Today we will show you a stylish studio in NYC, a project by Jordan Parnass Architecture. This is a great example that you can get really creative …

This Incredible Oklahoma Building Design Looks Like A Tornado

Proposed for downtown Tulsa, the corkscrew-like blueprint nods to the region’s weather as well as to the building’s purpose. If constructed, it would …

How to start a terrarium in 5 easy steps

With a little effort, you can build a stellar self-sustaining landscape.<p>Every once in a while you run into something that sounds too good to be true …

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

Based on the design of floating oil platforms, the Sea Trees are made from steel and shaped like giant trees. Each level of the platform supports a …

The Start-to-Finish Guide to Buying a Home

Purchasing a home is a major milestone that tops many people's lifetime to-do lists—and maybe their list of financial fears too. But it certainly …

This Magical Melting Chocolate Bombe Is An Implosion Of Gooey Goodness

It's part magic trick, part science experiment, and all parts fabulous holiday dessert.<p>We've seen a lot of chocolate desserts in our day, but none quite as, ahem, <i>implosive</i> as this.<p>Behold: the chocolate caramel peanut bombe. This thing is a feat of engineering, science and most of all, deliciousness.<p>…