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Luke Cage Easter Egg Brings Back To The Future Into Marvel Universe

People have been binging <i>Luke Cage</i> all weekend, except during those few hours when Netflix was down and we were all freaking out. Naturally, fans have …

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

<i>This dark chocolate cream pie recipe was carefully concocted to rely on less sugar than the typical chocolate cream pie of our childhood, resulting</i> …

Dessert

Detailed flowchart shows the complete lifecycle of US energy use

San Francisco company Otherlab has created a massive interactive “Energy Literacy” flowchart that shows all of the energy used in America. The …

Natural Gas

25 places we're dying to explore right now - Matador Network

25 places we’re dying to explore right now<p>The Matador team is made up of more than two dozen of the best-traveled people you’ll ever meet. We’re …

Plans for tiny house by Foundry Architects made available for purchase

Anyone wanting to construct their own tiny house can now buy detailed plans for a micro dwelling designed by Washington DC studio Foundry Architects …

Here's A Creative Solution To The Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' War

A NYC architect shares her thoughts in a witty video "op-ed."<p>A New York architect offers up a unique solution to the ongoing “bathroom bill” debate in an animated video “op-ed,” which can be viewed above.<p>In “Bathrooms By Size: How Architecture Can Solve Problems,” Esther Sperber suggests that …

LGBTQI

25 Phenomenal Industrial Style Living Room Designs With Brick Walls

Industrial living room design typically comprise of high roofs, uncovered walls and flooring. To accomplish industrial look in your living room you …

Interior Design

This Sleek And Chic Apartment Sneaks Into An Edwardian Terrace In London

This apartment, located within a late XIX century Edwardian terrace building in London, was renovated to create a home for a young family that wanted …

10 places in South America you never thought to visit (but really should)

25 Small Furniture Ideas to Pursue For Your Small Balcony

Small spaces usual tend to pressure us and pose immense difficulties into its design and conformation. We are faced with the challenge of finding a …

Small Spaces

21 Recipes for Mouthwatering Memorial Day Burgers

Memorial Day is fast approaching, and, obviously, that means grilling burgers. Believe us, we'll throw just about <i>anything</i> that's edible over the flames, but the joy of biting into the rosy, juicy insides of a well-charred hunk of beef jammed between bread has established the burger in its deserved …

31 Breathtaking Natural Swimming Pools Around the World

Most of the earth’s natural watering holes are inhospitable and aren’t safe to explore, but there are some spectacular pools that many photographers …

Costa Rica

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

This modern home in Malibu includes plenty of palm trees and ocean views

Californian architecture firm Burdge & Associates, have recently completed this new home in Malibu.<br>The home is currently for sale through Hilton & …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Visual Adventure: Madagascar

When it comes to diversity, Madagascar is not short of it; spectacular white-sand beaches, rare wildlife, rainforests, canyons, hidden waterfalls, …

These lamps were designed to grow plants in windowless spaces

This is Emilia Lucht and Arne Sebrantke of German design studio We Love Eames, and they wanted to create a lamp that would allow greenery to grow in …

Five Items On Your Resume Recruiters Notice First

Recruiters skim resumes in seconds and still glean enough information to decide on a candidate. I have fond this to be true across industries, positions and levels. I have recruited for a variety of industries (financial services, management consulting, tech, media, non-profit), positions …

Employment

Don't Apply For Jobs Online -- Here's Why Not

They say that people who work in restaurants are very careful about eating out. They know what goes on behind the scenes. I worked in a huge banquet restaurant during high school and I saw things that would make you decide never to eat in a restaurant again.<p>It’s no different in the corporate world. …

Employment

Effective Photographic Strategies for Mixed Lighting

Mixed lighting can be one of the most challenging situations for any photographer. It can happen at a venue, in the studio, or even outside using …

Tutorials

Broken Liquid: New Bodies of Water Sculpted from Layered Glass by Ben Young | Colossal

<p>Glass artist Ben Young (previously here and here) just shared a glimpse of his latest sculptural works made from layers of cut laminate window …

14 things you’ll miss when leaving Barcelona

1. Zero worries about open container.<p>Never have I experienced a city where you can stroll pass an officer with an open container and he’ll probably …

Why isn’t ‘American’ a language?

Britain and the US share a common language – but English is spoken and spelled very differently on each side of the Atlantic. James Harbeck finds out why.<p>Why does American English take such liberties with our common tongue?<p>On the other hand, why has it not taken <i>more</i> liberties? English speakers …

Language

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

New York City

A view of the dining room in this house by Splyce Design. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/07/14/russet-residence-by-splyce-design/

Double High House by Checkwitch Poiron Architects

Checkwitch Poiron Architects have designed the Double High House in Nanaimo, BC, Canada.<p>Project description<p>The Double High house is an elegant and …

Elegance and Masculinity Embedded in Admirable Townhouse Design

This elegant Notting Hill townhouse is the fascinating residence of London-based interior designer Peter Mikic – an elegant showroom of exquisite …

How To Make Your Home Look Like You Hired An Interior Designer

Here at Freshome, we have a lot of respect for interior designers and all of the hard work they put into their designed spaces. It takes a certain …

10 Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Luxury Hotel

After a long day of playing tourist, your body is met by those sumptuous Egyptian cotton sheets and fluffy pillows that leave you wondering if the …