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Modern Beds For Modern Luxury Bedrooms

Modern bedrooms are as much about beautiful aesthetics as they are about flowing ergonomics. A balance between form and function is an absolute must …

SPA-Like BEYOND Bathtubs And Showers Collection

BEYOND is a beautifully designed series of bathtubs and showers designed by Claudia Danelon and Federico Meroni for Italy’s Glass Idromassagio. This …

Design

Charcoal Drawings by Kelly Blevins

Artistic Charcoal Drawings.<p>Kelly Blevins is a Pittsburgh-based artist who combines social stigmas of nudity, politics and philosophies. She creates …

America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.

Wine Has Sommeliers. Now, Beer Has Cicerones

If you've been to a fancy restaurant, you've probably seen a sommelier — those wine experts who make sure you get the best possible match for your meal. But what if you don't want a chardonnay or pinot? What if you want a nice cold beer?<p>A new program is working to bring this same level of knowledge …

Architectural Masterpiece

This sophisticated home is located in Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>It is elegant and comfortable, and makes use of a variety of decorative elements to …

Quentin Osborne is obsessed with JDM wheels

Kyusha Shoes is the English-language bible of wheels for old J-tin.<p>For Quentin Osborne, it started with a family garage, his uncle, and his brand-new AE86 Corolla in 1985. Quentin's own Corolla came shortly after, and at the same time he discovered Initial D and the drift scene.<p>Alas, he wasn't in …

Japan

8 Surprising Design Ideas to Steal from the Hardware Store

Try these 8 unconventional decorating ideas.<p>From paneling a room with plywood to boat cleat "drawer pulls," these easy home improvement ideas are as inexpensive as they are innovative.

Verizon, BT, and Vodafone reportedly assisted UK's massive Tempora spying effort

In June, <i>The Guardian</i> reported that Tempora — the surveillance program that is essentially the UK's version of PRISM — was tapping into undersea fiber-optic lines to access massive amounts of emails, social-media posts, video chats, and other online data. On Friday, the German newspaper <i>Süddeutsche</i> …

Ford’s Vibrating Shifter Teaches Simpletons How to Drive a Manual

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 07.26.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Manual transmissions are better. Period. …

Introduction To Photoshop Scripts

But first, we have to answer the obvious question.<p>Why Do We Need Scripts?<p>Why should we would learn to script if Photoshop already has pretty nice …

Small Apartment in Sao Paulo Turned Into A Savvy Bachelor Pad

Space is no doubt an absolute premium in big cities. Cities like Tokyo and Sao Paulo are renowned for their small urban spaces that demand creativity …

Sunken beds –a more unusual and modern alternative for the bedroom

A while ago we talked about sunken living room and sitting areas and we mentioned a series of advantages that included the feeling of openness you …

Interior Design

Weekend Edition – Beaterland Report: 10 000 Miles in a Cheap BMW

When I bought my winter daily driver BMW E34 5-series in early October, it had a touch over 229 000 km on the clock. The digital odo has now rolled …