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Miami Faces an Underwater Future

In Miami, the rising sea is already an ineluctable part of daily life. Everyone is affected—whether storm flooding forces a small-business owner to shut down for a few days (at tremendous cost), or daily tides hinder students commuting to school, or the retreating coastline forces people to abandon …

The World’s Rarest Cars, on Display at Lake Como

While car lovers and manufacturers confront a robot-driven electric future that will change transportation forever, thousands gathered on the shores …

‘Crush Them’: An Oral History of the Lawsuit That Upended Silicon Valley

Nineteen-ninety-eight changed the course of technology, which is to say that it changed the course of history. A nearly bankrupt relic of ’80s tech …

Bill Gates

The Rise of the Rural Creative Class

A growing body of research shows that innovative businesses are common in rural areas, and rural innovation gets a boost from the arts.<p>One of the most persistent myths in America today is that urban areas are innovative and rural areas are not. While it is overwhelmingly clear that innovation and …

Innovation

Facebook makes its privacy, data downloading and deletion settings easier to find

With Facebook facing a wave of public backlash over how it has handled user data over the years — a backlash that was kicked off two weeks ago with the revelation that data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica had worked on targeted election campaigns using personal and private Facebook data — the …

Beautiful Eichler-inspired home draws the eye with a dramatic roof

A coastal infill lot in Southern California has been transformed into a beautiful new home that leans heavily on mid-century modern influences. …

Sleek modern office inserted into historic brick chapel

Architects!<p>A historic brick chapel in Sint-Truiden, Belgium needed updating. But why erase the church’s perfectly imperfect character when you could just build an entirely new building inside it? That was the approach taken by Belgian architecture studio Klaarchitectuur. The chapel’s historic shell …

Architecture

This Chapel-Turned-Office in Belgium Is Unbelievably Cool

Klaarchitectuur fashions an office space for their firm that balances the building's communal past with modern workplace needs.<p>Klaarchitectuur, helmed by architect Gregory Nijs and located in Truiden, Belgium, writes of the project to transform an historic chapel, "One of the most important …

Architecture

David Adjaye’s Lost House is a striking jewel box

A most unusual home<p>It’s not every day you get to peek inside a David Adjaye-designed private residence, let alone the striking Lost House, a project the Ghanaian British architect completed in 2004.<p>Located in the heart of King’s Cross, the unassuming home is located in what was essentially an …

Grassley not planning to change 'blue slip' procedure for judicial nominees

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley doesn't intend to make changes to Senate procedures that could make it easier for President Donald Trump's judicial nominees to be confirmed more quickly, despite calls from powerful voices inside and outside the Capitol to do so.<p>The …

Avocado Acres House

Influenced by LA's Case Study homes and the work of Joseph Eichler, the Avocado Acres House is an environmentally-friendly mid-century throwback …

This Is How The Apple Store’s Architects Design A House

It’s about materials, structure, and connecting with the site.<p>There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, but you’d recognize its work instantly. The 52-year-old practice has masterminded more than 70 of Apple’s stores, both stateside and abroad, …

WeWork is opening a second headquarters in Salesforce's new $1 billion skyscraper

Salesforce and WeWork are taking their relationship to the next level: They're moving in together.<p>Salesforce Tower, a 1,070-foot-high skyscraper that will be the tallest and most expensive building in San Francisco when it's completed, has signed on WeWork as a major tenant. The co-working giant …

Skyscrapers

Salvaged wood clads handsome mountain cabin in Vermont

This handsome timber cabin nestled in the foothills of Vermont’s Green Mountains stands out from the pack with its asymmetrical roofs and weathered, …

Architecture

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

7 Design Lessons To Learn From This Awesome Roof Deck In Chicago

When dSPACE Studio were designing this roof top deck for a building in Chicago, they really thought about how to create an urban oasis within the …

Obama's gay-marriage message tops list of political tweets

President Barack Obama’s tweet on the Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage was the No. 1 politics and government tweet of the year. The hashtag he used (#LoveWins) was one of the top hashtags as well, according to data released by the social media site Monday.<p>The president’s official …

Trump and Obama: A Night to Remember

Once, and only once, in 2011, have I attended the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington, D.C., on the grounds, as I explained then, that Voltaire is said to have cited when he declined a second invitation to an orgy: once a philosopher, twice a pervert. Luckily for the …

This Crazy Sky Pool Is Either Incredible or Terrifying

It's made entirely of glass and suspended 10 stories in the air.<p>Warning: If you're afraid of heights, you might want to look away. A South London apartment complex is building the first-ever Sky Pool, made of eight-inch-thick glass and suspended 10-stories above ground. At 90-feet-long it will …

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

National Parks

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

The 10 most expensive homes you can buy in New York City right now

New York ranks third in the world for the highest residential real estate prices per square foot, according to a recent report by Savills World Research.<p>When we asked online real estate and rental marketplace Streeteasy to comb its database for the most expensive listings across New York's five …

Real Estate

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

The essential toolkit for working remotely anywhere in the world

When transitioning to a fully remote position, you inevitably learn a few lessons the hard way.<p>The digital nomad movement is a burgeoning cultural …

What It’s Like To Live In A $95-Million Penthouse 1,396 Feet Above New York City

432 Park Avenue – this is the address of the New York skyline’s newest ornament and of the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere. …

Song I Have on Repeat: "Hold on Tight" by Greg Holden

The name Greg Holden may not ring any bells, but you’re probably already a fan. He’s the songwriter behind <i>American Idol</i> alum Phillip Phillip’s smash …

Timber-lined roof perches at an angle on top of Chilean seaside home

A slanted roof with a timber underside is elevated above this top-heavy house on the Chilean coast, designed by architects Alvaro Arancibia and …

How To Lock Apps On iPhone for Free

Ok, so it starts with you handing over your iPhone to your friend to show a single photo, but then, after seeing the photo, the curious soul starts …

This Is What Computers Look Like Now and That's Just Awesome

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Virtual Reality