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Supersofas and old knockers: the six most common domestic design disasters

Think a 65in TV and a vast DVD collection will impress your friends? You’re wrong. With the help of The Great Interior Design Challenge, ditch the DIY fails and follow these tips for a first-rate home makeover<p>For the past few years, I’ve been traipsing up and down the UK having a good old nose into …

Bruce Lee

The hot new gym equipment is just an old dishrag

Fitness marketers know what buzzwords make consumers believe their product is the best for a "tighter core." But c'mon, most of them just want your …

Workouts

There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order

Barrel prices have completely cratered. With alternative energies on the rise, geopolitics may never be the same<p>Michael Klare<p>January 14, 2016 10:28pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil …

Oil

Netflix hack: How to unlock hidden movies and TV shows using secret codes

Netflix is loaded with movies, TV shows and documentaries but did you know there's a stash more content hidden away that you can easily unlock if you …

'I paid £5,190 for a car on eBay - where is it?'

When a father tries to buy his daughter a car via the auction website he is left more than £5,000 out of pocket<p><i>I saw a car for sale on eBay for £5,190 and decided to buy it for my daughter.</i><p><i>I contacted the seller through eBay to view it and gave my mobile phone number. I received a text saying to</i> …

Here's the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atom Bomb

In some ways it’s a shame human beings ever figured out how the sun works. If we hadn’t figured that out, we never would have learned how nuclear …

Casio launches Android Wear smartwatch that lasts a month per charge

Rugged smartwatch is water resistamt and shockproofed to military standards with two displays, extra buttons, pressure sensors and compass<p>Casio has launched the G-shock of smartwatches with its first Android Wear device that can last a month between charges.<p>The Smart Outdoor Watch, which was …

Wearable Tech

Forget US startups — 'European exits tend to be more profitable'

"Our big message there is we're the platform that gives people access to European startups," CEO Jeff Lynn told BI at the Fintech Connect Live conference in London on Tuesday.<p>Seedrs, launched in 2012, lets ordinary people invest in startups from as little as £20 ($29.95). The online platform aims …

JLR to stop manufacturing Land Rover Defender at West Midlands

The Land Rover Defender, the iconic four-wheel drive utility vehicle, will stop rolling out from Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) manufacturing unit in West …

Oil price drops further on forecast of weaker demand

PARIS (AP) — The price of oil is falling further after the International Energy Agency forecast a decline in demand.<p>The U.S. benchmark rate was down …

Oil

Your Expert Guide to Making Bar-Worthy Cocktails at Home

There’s a reason people seek out the coolest bars in their hometowns: Often times, the cocktails at a sleek speakeasy or the high-end neighborhood haunt are hard to recreate at home. And of course that’s the case. At home, your bar might not be stocked with dozens of diverse spirits, liqueurs, …

San Francisco

Tiny wireless sensor never needs a battery

The internet of things is a nice idea, but there's one big catch: you have to power all those smart devices, which is no mean feat when some of them might not even have room for a battery. Dutch researchers think they have a solution, though. They've built an extra-small (2 square millimeters) …

TransferWise Wants To Take Over The World

TransferWise co-founder and CEO Taavet Hinrikus took the stage at Disrupt London to tell his company’s founding story. TransferWise has had a big year, and it looks like 2016 will be a big one, as well.<p>TransferWise lets you save on bank fees when you need to make international transfers between …

Islamic State releases its own smartphone app

Terrorist group's service spreads propaganda videos amid pressure on social media channels to do more to combat Isil<p>Islamic State has released its own app for Android smartphones, using it to spread propaganda from the terrorist group's news agency, according to a hacktivist group.<p>Ghost Security …

Social Media

European parliament paper: EU must prepare for ISIS chemical attack on its soil

The report warns that the group appears to have already manufactured rudimentary chemical warfare shells and used them to attack Kurds in Iraq and …

European Union

Regulations risk bringing down curtain on British nightlife

Nightclub owners warn that the after-dark economy is in jeopardy as licensing rules bite<p>Today’s youngsters are more likely to spend their Saturday night watching their favourite YouTube star and sending Snapchats to their virtual friends than hitting local clubs and sinking a few jars.<p>More than a …

Boris Johnson

50 places you should travel to in 2016

It may be hard to believe, but 2015 is coming to a close, and it's time to start planning for 2016. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a novice, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to the places you want to check off your travel bucket list in the new year. From Iceland's otherworldly …

Inside London's largest luxury flat in Britain's hedge fund capital

In London's hedge fund capital Mayfair, developers Glebe found a solution — build one massive luxury flat across one floor instead of several.<p>The flat is situated in The Mellier, 26 Albemarle Street, in the fashionable "Artisan Quarter" of Mayfair and has 3,588 square foot (333.33 square metres) of …

Articles about 6 jean prouvé designs modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The pioneering designer’s metal homes set a model for future construction.<p>An exhibition showcasing the ins and outs of Jean Prouvé’s industrial design aesthetic is the final word on the French master’s...<p>If …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Jeddah's Kingdom Tower a step closer to becoming world's tallest building

The title of world’s tallest building looks set to be snatched from Dubai’s Burj Khalifa by Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Tower, now that funding for the last phase of its $1.2billion (£800million) development has been secured.<p>Once the final, cloud-piercing reaches of the needle are built in 2020, …