Aaron Bruce Albers

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This tiny cabin on the Greece-Turkey border generates 100% of its own energy

Istanbul-based studio SO? Architecture & Ideas has completed a tiny off-grid cabin perfect for reconnecting with the outdoors. Located in a village …

Why Donald Trump can't fire his way out of 'Russia thing' this time

Appointment of Robert Mueller to investigate Kremlin collusion bypasses president and demonstrates seriousness of the allegations against his circle<p>With the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel, the future of Donald Trump’s presidency has become significantly more precarious.<p>Since …

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The spectacular homes architects build for themselves - CNN Style

Written by Bethany Patch<p>This is an edited excerpt from "Architects' Homes" by Bethany Patch, published by the Images Publishing Group.<p>The home is a built form that allows the architect to explore and convert ideas into reality. The opportunities and potential for expression to expand the boundaries …

Trump's Wiretap Tweets Bring Lawsuit Seeking Proof

<b>Updated at 6:30 p.m. ET</b><p>A group of liberal lawyers is suing the Justice Department and FBI over President Trump's tweeted allegation of wiretapping ordered by then-President Barack Obama.<p>American Oversight is demanding records that support or disprove Trump's March 4 tweet, "Just found out that …

This tiny farm house on wheels starts at 63K

If you’re in the market for a tiny house, it doesn’t get much cuter than this. We’ve written before about Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, which …

Modern home built around 17th-century ruins is hauntingly cool

Creative. Fascinating. But is it your cup of tea?<p>What would you do with a crumbling, spider-filled 17th-century cottage? When architect Kate Darby and designer David Connor acquired just such a property, they didn’t attempt to tear down the structure or restore it back to its former glory. Rather, …

You can try Android 7.1 later this month

Android 7.0 Nougat may have only launched in August, but that isn’t stopping Google from already prepping a major update. The company today announced version 7.1 – the same running on its new Pixel phones – will be available to beta test later this month.<p>Though the company is calling it an …

This Prefab Australian Home Produces More Energy Than It Uses

The Deeper Truth Behind Why Infowars Was Banned By Social Media Giants<p>Published<p>6 hours ago<p>on<p>August 8, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Platforms including …

Billionaire designs stationary bike that can power an entire home

<b>A mysterious billionaire has said he will spend his entire fortune on solving the world’s energy problems, beginning with a stationary bike that he</b> …

HP made a Surface competitor with an even cooler kickstand

The Spectre x2's keyboard is also unlike what you'll find on all but the most recent Surface models or the iPad Pro. While the keyboard is covered in fabric on the back, the top of it looks just like any other laptop keyboard. It's made of metal. It has chiclet keys. They're even raised up and …

Microsoft is improving Windows 10's touch mode

Microsoft introduced the concept of a touch mode and its Continuum feature for hybrids with Windows 10, but it's fair to say that existing previews have been largely optimized for the mouse and keyboard experience. A newly leaked build (10056) has surfaced on the internet today, and it shows that …

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Office Lens for Android and iOS turns your phone into a scanner

You no longer have to carry a Windows Phone if you want to quickly copy receipts and meeting agendas for the sake of your notes. Microsoft has just released Office Lens in both finished form for iOS and a preview for Android, letting you use your device of choice to turn photos into usable …

Android apps to run on Windows, Macs and Linux

<b>Google has released a tool that lets Android apps run on any machine that can run its Chrome browser.</b><p>Called Arc Welder, the tool acts as a wrapper around Android apps so they can run on Windows, OSX and Linux machines.<p>The software expands the places that Android apps can run and might make it …

iPad App of the Week: Afterlight

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

The Windows 10 preview will work on more phones soon

If you've been itching to try out a technical preview version of Windows 10 on your phone but didn't have a device on the short list, then we have good news. Microsoft just released a list of devices that it expects to support in the next "flight" and it includes additional Lumia models like the …

Leonard Nimoy's final tweet is beautiful, and it broke my heart

My dad was — and is — a huge <i>Star Trek</i> nerd, and when I was a kid he'd excitedly show me episodes of the original series in syndication. It was a show that he watched in college, he'd say, explaining why Kirk was Kirk, Bones was Bones, and most importantly, why Leonard Nimoy's Spock was Spock. One …

These 5 Apps Will Help You Survive a Long Distance Relationship

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How to Back Hillary Into a Corner

A report from the secret race to answer 2016’s most pressing question.<p><b>One afternoon in late September, David Plouffe</b>, President Barack Obama’s former campaign manager and most trusted political aide, slipped into Hillary Clinton’s stately red-brick home on Whitehaven Street in Washington, D.C., to …

7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

For Sale: Several Dozen Lighthouses, Some for Free

Lighthouses for sale! Actually, lots of lighthouses for free. Technological advances and a desire to purge unneeded properties have paved the way for the federal government to get rid of more than 100 lighthouses over the last 14 years, and it intends to keep selling and giving them away. The sold …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S review

Samsung's gadget playbook is pretty obvious to anybody who’s been watching. It has created a relatively stable (if uninspiring) design language, chosen plastic as its preferred material, and cranked out device after device — each one based on small, iterative technological updates to the previous …

Google overtakes Apple to become the most valuable brand in the world

Google is now the most valuable brand in the world. According to global market research agency Millward Brown, Google's brand value increased by 40 …

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Dropbox Acquires Cloud Photos Startup Loom And Document Collaboration Service Hackpad

Only days after revealing its first dedicated photo management and sharing application Carousel, Dropbox is announcing it has acquired cloud photo storage and sync service Loom, a favorite among iOS users. The company, which currently offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online …

New Sony QX Lens pics leaked, detail how they’ll work with our current devices

While Sony readies a 20MP shooter for their upcoming (and beautiful) Z1 Honami, they haven’t forgotten the rest of us. Their QX lenses are widely reported to work with just about any device via NFC and/or Bluetooth, and have the ability to work while detached from our phones or tablets. We’ve …

Google brings ‘Find my iPhone’-like service to Android

The Android Device Manager will show a location, and give options to ring or wipe the phone.<p>Forgetful and unlucky Android phone and tablet owners will be happy to hear that their lost or stolen devices will now be trackable with a free service much like Apple's "Find my iPhone."<p>The Android Device …

America’s Secret Government Program to Hire Nazi War Criminals

Mad that our government lied about the NSA spying program? That’s nothing. In 1945, it lied about recruiting Nazis as spies—and the truth lay hidden …

Apple said to use Samsung components on A7 chip

After much back and forth, it is now rumored that Apple's forthcoming A7 processor will have at least some Samsung components.<p>A developer told 9to5Mac that he found references to a new A7 chip within the code of the iOS 7 file system. Another person familiar with Apple's chip design process told …

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Watch Friday’s BlazeCast Rewind: O’Reilly, Race & Transformational Leadership

<b>This broadcast with TheBlaze Editor-in-Chief Scott Baker will begin at 1pm ET.</b><p><b>To join the chat — there is a button on the top right of the player window or you can hover your cursor over the player window for options.</b><p><b>To ask a question — click the button at the bottom. We’ll be able to display your</b> …