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Solar-powered multi-generational home offsets its energy consumption

Toronto-based architecture firm Williamson Williamson has completed a stunning home that embraces aging in place with a sustainably minded footprint. …

Living Rooms

Peek Inside This Ultra-Narrow Concrete Cliff House With Insane Ocean Views

The steep grade of a beachside cliff might seem like a treacherous spot to build a beach house; but, when the architects behind Chilean firm Pezo von …

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

How the mindset of designers can make us better leaders

When I decided to write a book on how design has informed my leadership experiences, I spent time and energy searching for a better word for my title.<p>…

This house from Skylab Architecture mimics the appearance of the Rocky Mountains

Portland studio Skylab Architecture‘s Owl Creek Residence is an angular retreat that blends into Colorado’s mountainous landscape while offering …

Romantic Spots in San Antonio

San Antonio is the most visited city in Texas, and its many attractions hold great appeal to couples. A romantic city of great zest and variety, San …

Mexico's Top 6 Adults-Only Resorts

Riviera Maya: El Dorado Casitas Royale<p>Whether you're planning a honeymoon or looking to clock some time with your partner without the kids in tow, …

Lincoln's Aviator SUV matches style with hybrid tech

When you think of Lincoln you can't be blamed for imagining those Navigators and Continentals that pick up very important folks at the airport. But the automaker wants to make sure more than professional drivers get behind the wheel of their cars. The new Aviator looks like it might just do …

The Chelsea estate agent who sold his Porsche for £20 is now selling his Jaguar for the same price — but there's a catch

A Chelsea estate agent made headlines in August when he decided to raffle off his Porsche Cayman for just £20 a ticket.<p>Ed Bezzant, who shares photos of his extravagant London lifestyle full of expensive cars, clothes, watches, travels, and parties as @edbezzant on Instagram, came up with the raffle …

A Couple's Denver Residence Makes Clever Use of a Narrow Plot - Dwell

Moving from Lake Michigan, a savvy couple builds a dream home that's also a wise investment.<p>A couple with grown children might seem like a strange match for Denver's up-and-coming Lower Highlands neighborhood. The area flourished in the last decade, becoming a trendy hub of mixed-use developments. …

'4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss follows a strict morning routine to maximize productivity — and after a week on his schedule, I can see why it works

Tim Ferriss' morning routine is long. If you're the kind of person who needs to ease into the day (my hand is raised), his schedule is probably for you.<p>Ferriss is the bestselling author of "The 4-Hour Workweek," a podcast host, an entrepreneur, and an investor.<p>I followed Ferriss' routine for a …

Time Management

Observation Lounge

Resting on a stone pedestal, the Observation Lounge offers an entertaining space above the treetops. A wooden spiral staircase leads you through the …

Architecture

Brick Bungalow in Canada Becomes Modern ‘Flipped House’

<b>Flipped House</b> is a two-story residence with a modern, turnkey design located in a neighborhood dominated by more traditional architecture. The team …

Cumaru House / Raffo Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In a composition of volumes and plans, the building fits between openings and closings, respecting the …

Outside House

Located on a three-hundred-year-old lava flow, the Outside House is open-area living at its best. The dwelling is comprised of two pavilions. Clad in …

Architecture

Wingsuit fliers jump into plane flying over Swiss Alps

Usually people jump out of planes to get their kicks but two French daredevils have gone one better: boarding a plane mid-air.<p>First, they had to jump …

Paragliding

Canyon River House

The property consists of 67 acres on the oceanfront, with 1,400 linear feet running directly along the shore. A Garry Oak grove meets the coast and …

Swimming Pools

This Job Pays $10,000 Per Month Just to Live in Cancun, Mexico

If you’re interested in applying, you’ll have to be available to live in Cancun from March to Aug. 2018 without interruptions.<p>Looking for a part-time …

The World's Fastest Car Is Made in Sweden

Koenigsegg, the Swedish company known for its hypercars, broke the world record for fastest production car with its Agera RS over the weekend. And in …

Grand Procession of ‘Catrinas’ in Mexico City: Pictures

Latin America

‘Magical Towns’: Authentic Mexico off the beaten path

The great majority of first-time visitors to Mexico gravitate toward the country’s well-known resort destinations, such as Cancun and Los Cabos, or perhaps to cosmopolitan Mexico City. A country as huge as Mexico has lots of treasures tucked away in off-the-beaten-path locations. In 2001, in a bid …

Mexico

App detects pancreatic cancer from the whites of your eyes

Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate, with just nine percent of patients surviving past five years. A major contributor to this rate is the fact that once those with pancreatic cancer start to show symptoms, the disease is usually already quite advanced. But researchers at the University …

Cancer

22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30

We've rounded up 22 of the most important essentials that every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.<p>If you're approaching or over 30, it might be time to go shopping.

Clothing

6 stunning examples of mirrored architecture

When art and architecture combine<p>Art-inspired houses can come in all shapes and sizes: orbs floating in the trees, inverted pyramids set in the hills, even mimetic architecture in the shapes of giant oranges or boots. But one of the most stunning styles over the past five years has been the rise of …

Architecture

Furious customers are accusing Wall Street's favorite shirt startup of failing to deliver on its promises

Billing itself as an online retailer for "ballers on a budget," the menswear startup Combatant Gentlemen was created with the goal of hitting the sweet spot between quality and price.<p>But now, five years after its launch, some customers are fed up with the company, citing missed shipping dates and …

Porsche installs its first high-speed electric car chargers

Porsche knows that electric vehicles are the future, and it just took a big step to prepare for that future. The performance car brand just opened a new office in Berlin, and the new facility includes the company's first two ultra-fast 800-volt chargers (one is pictured below). They can 'only' …

Electric Vehicles

Incredible Church in Acapulco Hills

On top of Acapulco Hills, the Sunset Chapel overlooks the bay. This strange church with eye-catching geometric shapes is the work of the Mexican …

Samsung’s New TV is Designed to Look Like a Framed Photo

How about a television that disappears when you’re not using it? Well, now it’s here. Samsung has just announced something truly beautiful: The …

Logitech’s best mice get better with the MX Master 2S and MX Anywhere 2S

New ‘Flow’ feature brings seamless multiple computer support<p>Logitech's MX Master and MX Anywhere are considered by many to be some of the best mice for professional work on the market. Today, Logitech announced updated versions of both models in the MX line: the MX Master 2S and MX Anywhere 2S.<p>Both …

These minimalist prefab cabins are designed for human "recharging"

Innovative charging stations for cars or electronics are a dime a dozen these days, but finally, one savvy Danish company has created a place where …