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Hug House

Located on Greece's Paros Island, the Hug House is a contemporary ode to traditional Cycladic architecture. The holiday home is situated on a rocky …

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

This Little-Known Brain Chemical is the Reason Why Your Memory Is Losing Its Edge

April 15, 2018<p><b>It all started with minor slips you easily dismissed as "senior moments."</b> You forgot your keys. You called someone by the wrong name. …

The Brain

The Stories Of 6 Garage Transformations That Inspire Us

Why give up a garage when you can park your car in there, right? Well, not everyone has the same priorities and there are plenty of reasons why …

Man Caves

3 two-story houses (and their plans) that you need to see!

In a bid to really hone in on the perfect home for you and your family, you'll need to see what has already been built or designed and, more than …

Hung Up

Dementia 101: Types of Dementia

<b>Dementia, Alzheimer's, senility, forgetfulness.</b> All of these words point to an experience. But do they point to the same one? Are they different? Are they the same?<p>I often hear these words thrown around interchangeably. Here I hope to give some etymological clarity. Aging in America is confusing. …

Dementia

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

What Type of Desk Does the President of the United States Use?

And why was it upcycled from an abandoned ship's timbers?<p>As each new American President moves into the White House, they have their choice of what …

Barack Obama

Tesseract. AllSpark. Wondercube!

It takes a geek to get what I meant by that heading. Nevertheless, the Tesseract and the AllSpark are uber-powerful cubes from the Avengers and the …

Architizer

Is OMA’s Chinese Masterpiece Pornographic?

Chinese media is ablaze with rumors that the CCTV annex and headquarters were meant to look like a penis, next to a bent-over woman–and that exposes some truths about Chinese culture.<p>In the battle to win the hearts of the Chinese, the new headquarters of CCTV might be losing. Designed by Rem …

China

A Legal Victory For Strippers Is Bad News For The '1099 Economy'

As independent contractors, the dancers were not paid a salary but did receive "performance fees" for private dances. Rick's took a cut of any of the performance fees paid by credit card and allegedly imposed fines and penalties on the dancers for various reasons.<p>The dancers accused Rick's of …

Startups

Amazing Cookie Designs Covered with Incredible Details

You'll be surprised to discover that these ornamental designs are actually meant for eating! Created by New York-based pastry chef Amber Spiegel, each decorative cookie is covered with flawless details like gold edges, illusions of quilted surfaces, and beautiful florets that are developed with …

Christmas Trees

No-Holes Wall Hanging

The Magnektik hanging system is based on unique magnetic units that hold up to a whopping 220 pounds! This allows heavy items like televisions, …

The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss And Opened The Berlin Wall

To many Germans, Harald Jaeger is the man who opened the Berlin Wall.<p>It's a legacy that still makes the former East German border officer uncomfortable 25 years after he defied his superiors' orders and let thousands of East Berliners pour across his checkpoint into the West.<p>"I didn't open the …

Foster + Partners and Frank Gehry Reveal New Building Designs in London

British architects Foster + Partners and LA-based firm Gehry Partners recently announced their design plans for phase three of the Battersea Power Station site, a 42-acre site overlooking the Thames River in London.<p>Along what is known as Electric Boulevard, the team developed a series of unique …

Skyscrapers

Grand Banks Floating Oyster Bar

As of this week, Manhattan has a new maritime attraction in the form of the Grand Banks, a working historic schooner turned seasonal oyster bar. Though the brief may be appetizing enough as is, the allure of the 72-year-old Sherman Zwicker extends far beyond its culinary offerings, as it stands to …

Sailing

19 billionaires who grew up poor

<b>• Billionaires don't always come from moneyed backgrounds.</b><p><b>• In fact, many famous billionaires actually grew up poor.</b><p><b>• From George Soros to Larry Ellison to Oprah Winfrey, here's a look at how some of the wealthiest people on the planet came up from nothing.</b><p>Billionaires aren't all born with a silver …

Computer Science

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Raspberry Brûlée

Put the heavy cream into a large bowl and beat until stiff peaks form. Add half of the superfine sugar and beat to stiff peaks again. Gently fold in …

31 Delicious, Cheap Recipes That Use Up Your Herb Garden

I have murdered plants in my garden ranging from <b>a</b>rtichokes to <b>z</b>ucchini, but the herbs thrive. And thrive. My basil and oregano look more like shrubs. …

Jolis pastels

c'est ce qu'on trouvera dans la prochaine collection de Fly, dévoilée par Côté Maison: du bleu pâle, du cuivre, de la douceur, du blanc, du bois, et …