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5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Recepcja / Znamy Się

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project holds a new place on the cultural map of Wroclaw, hosted by the organization called Wroclaw …

Brainstorming

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

45 Construction Terms & Concepts All Architects Should Know

For most recent graduates, it quickly becomes evident that what you learn in architecture school is not necessarily enough to become a confident …

Architecture

Space-Saving Solutions: 33 Creative Storage Ideas

The lack of storage space is a recurrent problem in homes. In most cases, residual spaces or uncomfortable corners are used to solve the lack of …

cortesíade

How To Determine How Many LED Lumens You’ll Need To Properly Light Your Space

What is enough light? The question is difficult enough but when faced with having to calculate how much LED lighting you need to create a well-lit …

Dining Rooms

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

10 Books on Architecture You Can Read Online For Free

There are few things in this world better than books on architecture, especially when they're available to download for free! Following on from our …

Books

25 Unbelievable Things Found On Earth We Can’t Explain

In the modern age, we’d love to believe we have everything figured out. With science increasing our knowledge every day, it’s an easy thing to buy …

The Role of Color in Architecture: Visual Effects and Psychological Stimuli

Colors and their perceptions are responsible for a series of conscious and subconscious stimuli in our psycho-spatial relationship. Despite its …

Brooklyn's new Domino Park features relics from the old sugar factory

Prolific landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations has managed to transform many desolate areas with its amazing park designs, but …

Idiosyncratic Furniture Design: Guess How This Stool is Meant to Be Used

I think carpet is a terrible idea. It seems perfectly formed to trap dirt within the pile, it's a nightmare to clean and it's made out of synthetic …

How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World

<b>THE DARKENING AGE</b> <b><br>The Christian Destruction of the Classical World</b><br>By Catherine Nixey<br>Illustrated. 315 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $28.<p>Vandalizing the Parthenon temple in Athens has been a tenacious tradition. Most famously, Lord Elgin appropriated the “Elgin marbles” in 1801-5. But that was hardly …

Ancient History

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

Small attic apartment features a mesh wire terrace cover - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

Small And Modern Apartment On The Roof Of An Old Building ← Back to article<p>Small And Modern Apartment On The Roof Of An Old Building<p>Small attic …

Discover Nishizawa Architects’ Movable Walls

Nishizawa Architects created beautiful metallic walls to replace the facade of this residence in the An Giang region in Vietnam. These panels give an …

House Plans Under 50 Square Meters: 26 More Helpful Examples of Small-Scale Living

Designing the interior of an apartment when you have very little space to work with is certainly a challenge. We all know that a home should be as …

Bed in a box: the world's coolest capsule hotels

OFF-WHITE Opens New Industrial-Inspired Store in Vancouver

Virgil Abloh’s OFF-WHITE has officially opened a new store in Vancouver, Canada. The seriously industrial retail space features concrete floors and …

Louis Vuitton

School for Curative Pedagogy HPT Biel / bauzeit architekten

<b>School for Curative Pedagogy HPT Biel, extension and total refurbishment 2015-2017</b><p>The school for curative pedagogy HPT Biel is a special school for …

Pedagogy

These Showers Will Make You Want to Get Out of Bed Every Morning

Becoming a morning person isn't easy. But when you've got a little extra motivation? It get's easier. And maybe a whole lot easier if you've got a …

Turning a Busy Street Into a Work of Art in Santiago

In Chile’s capital, artists occupied a temporarily closed street to create a bright pedestrian promenade. But its future is uncertain.<p>SANTIAGO, CHILE—It was all done in record time. In just 30 days, more than 120 people—led by 32-year-old Chilean visual artist Dasic Fernández—transformed one of the …

Scavenger Studio / Eerkes Architects + Olson Kundig

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Scavenger Studio is a 693-square-foot studio designed for an artist/activist. The little structure is …

Architecture

This prefab cabin is designed to take you off grid in the Scottish Highlands

A new piece of prefab architecture will soon bring artists, researchers, and travelers closer to the spectacular Scottish Highlands. Artist Bobby …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Privacy

Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place?<p>Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook products for a minute. Facebook has built the world’s …

Social Media