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Dilapidated WWI soldier barracks in Essex converted into stunning eco home

Instead of demolishing an old, dilapidated Nissen Hut that had sat on their farmland in Essex for nearly a century, one ambitious couple decided to …

Architecture

Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman Are Already the Best Dressed Couple at Paris Fashion Week

For fashion girls, it can always be a bit daunting to ask one’s boyfriend to tag along to industry events. Just a smattering of shoptalk—about the latest trends, see-now-buy-now fashion shows, or new designer appointments—can make him want to run for the emergency exit.<p>But the <i>Nocturnal Animals</i> …

7 Earth-Size Planets Orbit Dwarf Star, NASA and European Astronomers Say

Not just one, but seven Earth-size planets that could potentially harbor life have been identified orbiting a tiny star not too far away, offering the first realistic opportunity to search for signs of alien life outside the solar system.<p>The planets orbit a dwarf star named Trappist-1, about 40 …

How One Couple Turned Their Attic Into a Master Suite They Never Want to Leave

Why use your attic for storage when you could create a cozy retreat like this?<p>Ever since Sara and Sean Parsons built their home in Friday Harbor, WA, on San Juan Island 12 years ago, the space above their garage sat unfinished. "We had toyed around with the idea of it being a game room, or a movie …

Interior Design

The Best of Room & Board's New 2017 Catalog: Picks for Every Room in the House

(Image credit: Room & Board)<p>Room & Board's new catalog is here and we've just pored through its pages to find all of the treasures. With a modern …

Living Rooms

Trump Has Spent More Time Golfing and Tweeting Than at Intelligence Briefings

And he's spent over half his presidency with "non-work time."<p>It's been a long 744 hours since Donald Trump was sworn in as President, and since then, he's certainly done...stuff. <i>The Washington Post</i> broke down just how he's spent his first month in office. Spoiler alert: most of it was not in the …

Dismal Voucher Results Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins

The confirmation of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education was a signal moment for the school choice movement. For the first time, the nation’s highest education official is someone fully committed to making school vouchers and other market-oriented policies the centerpiece of education reform.<p>But …

Cloudflare has been leaking private Uber, Fitbit and Ok Cupid details for months

A software bug in the code of internet infrastructure company Cloudflare inadvertently caused millions of website details to be exposed online, the …

Speaking Truth to Big Dry Cleaning About Your Smelly Sweaters

'Dry clean only' is fake news.<p><i>Out, Damned Spot</i> <i>has long provided general tips to keep your fashions looking amazing, but now, I'll also be answering questions about the very specific problems your new (or old!) purchases may present. Do you have questions for me?</i> <i>Ask away</i><i>!</i><p><b>My sweaters... kind of</b> …

Cleaning

Photographing Lava from Air – Part II

In my last article, I discussed photographing lava in Hawaii from the land. In this article, I’ll be discussing how to photograph lava from the air. …

Landscape Photography

field office elevates corten dwelling next to mount macedon, australia

<b>designed by field office, ‘mount macedon house’ offers uninterrupted views over the bushland landscape in australia.</b> the property which posed a …

Invisible plastic particles from tires and clothing are polluting our oceans

Tiny plastic particles from car tires and even clothing fabrics could be responsible for up to 30 percent of the plastic polluting our oceans, …

Keeping Out Extreme Heat: Folding House with Lake Views in Chile

Smart, responsive design that caters to the specific needs of the homeowners is a great way of tackling adverse weather conditions without …

Server bug leaks user data for thousands of popular websites

Don't call it 'Cloudbleed.'<p>A number of high-profile websites have been leaking their users personal data into the ether, thanks to an error by a prominent web services provider. Cloudflare, which provides security and content delivery services to companies like Patreon, Fitbit and OKCupid among …

Personal Data

Before & After: An Outdated Kitchen Goes For Cool Color Contrast

Any way you slice it, committing to a design upgrade can be hard and more than a little bit scary. After living a few years with a kitchen she did …

Indoor farming startup Bowery raises $7.5 million from investors including ‘Top Chef’ Tom Colicchio

As pollution, extreme weather, and over-population threaten the viability of large, outdoor farms, a startup called Bowery Farming Inc. has raised $7.5 million in total venture funding to grow food indoors, even in the middle of a city. The startup’s high-tech approach uses robotics, LED lighting, …

Aquaponics

Modern Residence Wrapped In Wood, Inside And Out

Architecture is the link between us and our natural surroundings, the element that separates us from nature and, at the same time, brings us closer …

Sunset House

Situated on a steep and technically challenging site, this single family home was designed to capture views of the expansive harbor and heavy marine traffic along the jagged West Vancouver coast line. The homes irregular shape traces the site boundary, coming to an angled blinder that provides …

Modern house cantilevers over stone wall in England

Two long concrete planes make up the floor and roof<p>Any modern house with long planes and windows-as-walls never fails to entice, and this cantilevering bungalow—two other catch words we can’t pass up—is certainly no exception.<p>Designed by Hampshire, U.K.-based Ström Architects for a retired couple, …

Nikki Haskell Learns the Social Cost of Supporting Donald Trump

Nikki Haskell has packed many lives into her 75 years. She has been a real estate broker, a party planner, a pioneering stockbroker, a cult talk-show host, a Studio 54 regular, a diet and fitness guru, and a socialite. Through it all, she has depended on her brains, her enthusiasm and her skill as …

Donald Trump

Zoë Kravitz's Minimalist but Cozy Bedroom

You don't need much to create a similar sanctuary in your own home<p>Zoë Kravitz is starring in the new television series <i>Big Little Lies,</i> but we're here to tell the truth: The actress's bedroom is a minimalist's dream. Golden rays of sunlight are decorations in their own right, casting a glow on the …

Zoë Kravitz

16 Boxy Modern Pools For This Summer

Take a splash in this inspiring collection of modern pools. We picked pool designs that feel like an extension of the home.

Netanyahu is urged not to use the words ‘Palestinian state’ when he visits Trump

By William Booth<p>William Booth<p>London bureau chief<p>Email Bio Follow<p>JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likes to boast to his boisterous cabinet that no one understands the Americans better than he does.<p>But in his many years in power, appeasing and challenging Republicans and …

Israel

Tennis: Czechs make light of Kvitova absence to reach Fed Cup semis

(Reuters) - Champions the Czech Republic made light of the absence of Petra Kvitova as they eased into the Fed Cup semi-finals for a ninth year in succession with a 3-2 defeat of Spain on Sunday.<p>Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 25/1/17 Czech Republic's Karolina …

Take a Tour of This Luxury Superhouse on a Private Island

Architecture brand Superhouse, created by Magnus Ström, aims to create 30 of the most exceptional homes ever made for the super-rich. The brand plans …

Houses

Now Kendall Jenner Wants You to Free the Nipple, Too

Skilled mastery of the artful contour job aside, if there’s one talent Kendall Jenner shares with her entire business-savvy clan, it’s impeccable timing. After turning her spin down the La Perla runway into one of New York Fashion Week’s most talked about haircut reveals (see also: Kylie Jenner’s …

Kendall Jenner

TinkerBox

Nestled in the woods of Hudson Valley, this house was conceived as a car-lover’s dream retreat. A generously sized garage is the locus of the design, generating space for car storage and maintenance as well as a spacious wine cellar and a furniture workshop. The rectangular form of the house, which …

Hacker Leaks Cellebrite's iOS Bypassing Tools, Tells FBI 'Be Careful What You Wish For'

It's been nearly a year since a U.S. federal judge originally ordered Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone owned by Syed Farook, one of the shooters in the December 2015 attacks in San Bernardino. As we learned in the months after the initial court order -- which Apple continually opposed -- …

Tim Cook

Trump's Russia-U.S. Comparison Rejected by Democrats and Republicans

U.S. news<p>Some Republican and Democratic lawmakers have rejected President Donald Trump’s most recent notion that the United States government is morally equivalent to Vladimir Putin’s Russia.<p>The most recent controversial claim took place during the president's interview with Fox News' Bill …

Meet the Press