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On Tock: 18 Best Wall Clocks

These days, a wall clock has just about the same amount of utility as a spinning top or a Newton’s cradle. Accurate time is a commodity that can be …

Product Design

Autocar interviews Chris Bangle about his life after BMW

The name Chris Bangle is met with mixed reactions among BMW enthusiasts. Some feel that some of his designs ruined many of the BMWs that they loved, …

Jewelry

My daughter appears to be suffering from messy house

Was on Paxil for 18 years for anxiety/panic attacks. The last few years on low dose 12.5 CR Paxil. My wife passed from cancer recently, and when the …

Mental Health

Automation, robotics, and the factory of the future

Cheaper, more capable, and more flexible technologies are accelerating the growth of fully automated production facilities. The key challenge for …

An army of robots planned, designed, and built this 3-story house from the ground up

This 3D printed construction is on an entirely new level of automation.<p>The DFAB House in Zurich is designed and built entirely by an army of robots …

Robotics

These gorgeous glass homes can pop up in 8 hours for under $50k

1/16<p>OOD tiny house<p>Meet ÖÖD, a gorgeous prefab abode that doesn’t compromise privacy for stellar views. Clad in mirrored glass, this sleek tiny home …

Sehenswertes für Tagesgäste in Hallstatt

Entdeckungstour für Kurzzeitgäste<p>Besucher aus aller Welt zieht es jedes Jahr in den “schönsten Seeort der Welt“, wie Hallstatt einmal vom Forscher …

Timex Is Making an Aluminum Field Watch and It Costs Less Than $100

Though some Timexes throughout history have been purchased and issued by the US military, there was only ever one Timex actually built to military …

Watches

Reviewing the Superb Botta Design Duo Wristwatch

Wristwatches with dual time-zones are not exactly a groundbreaking invention. They are extremely practical, but sometimes they can be overly …

Stainless Steel

Why You’d Want to Build a Skyscraper Like an iPhone

With tech-enabled modular design and building, the construction industry, like consumer electronics, can benefit from economies of scale<p>The world’s housing crisis has many causes, but there is a stubbornly persistent one that we should have been able to solve by now: Productivity.<p>As prices of …

Engineering

I Can't Keep My House Clean, What's Wrong With Me?

We all have different standards of how we wish to maintain our homes. But sometimes, no matter how good our intentions and how hard we try, we just …

The best hidden Instagram tricks

Become a social media superstar.<p>In 2010, Instagram burst onto the web scene with a simple mission: To improve the quality of all our smartphone snaps. Since then, the photo-centric service has grown into a fully-fledged message and social network—and along the way, Facebook bought it up.<p>Even if …

Floor Plan & Guides

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Museum of Modern Art Acquires Original 176 Emoji - Interest

New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) announced on Wednesday that it has acquired the original set of 176 emoji for its permanent collection. The …

Old Coach House Transformed Into Modern Home Using Materials from Demolished Office

What do you do if you have a wooden office building from the 1950s on your property next to a former coach house from 1895? If you're architect and designer Rolf Bruggink, you see an opportunity to transform an historical building using materials from another space. With the help of fellow …

The Home Depot Logo

Home Decorators Collection<p>SHOP. SHARE. GET SOCIAL.<p>Follow us<p>THE DINING ROOM<p>The Home Depot and Home Decorators Collection help Erika Ward of BluLabel …

Interior Design

WIRED speaks to architect of the moment, Bjarke Ingels

Bjarke Ingels talks to WIRED about his five points of design, Minecraft, and how our cities will look in 2050.

Rarely seen Dame Zaha Hadid artworks to go on display at Serpentine

London exhibition, planned before architect’s death, will feature drawings that shine a light on how she thought about architectural forms<p>Rarely seen notebook drawings and early paintings by the late architect Dame Zaha Hadid are to go on display at the gallery she became most closely associated …

Why Investors Are Watching Sotheby's and the Art Market

In the fall of 2013, activist hedge-fund manager Dan Loeb announced his campaign to remake Sotheby’s, the venerable auction house. The global art …

Gorgeous Instagram Account Focusing on Symmetrical Architecture

Le compte Instagram Symmetrical Monsters réserve de belles surprises aux amateurs de photographie, d’architecture et de jeux de formes et de …

Photographie

Quietness / Wei Yi International Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> China, the ancient oriental culture synonymous. Through history of thousands of years, it bred the …

The Second Act Of The World’s Most Controversial Car Designer

Chris Bangle was the most infamous car designer during his 17-year tenure at BMW. Now, he’s drawing cartoons in the Italian countryside.<p>Over the 17 years that Chris Bangle served as head of design at BMW, he became in equal measure one of the most famous and one of the most loathed designers …

How Samsung out-designed Apple

What started years ago as a generation of large, chunky phones, is now almost unrecognizable to any fan of Samsung's Note series. It has a bigger screen than the iPhone 6s Plus, yet it's more svelte and pocketable. And it features that gorgeous curved screen Samsung pioneered a little over a year …

Phones

6 of Amy Winehouse's Best Live Performances

Remembering the icon on the 5th anniversary of her death.<p>There will never be a musician quite like Amy Winehouse. Besides her signature look (that iconic beehive hairdo, the ever-present winged eyeliner, that vintage-meets-rock wardrobe), she was a one-of-a-kind act on the stage, from full-blown …

Jack Ma says being sued and investigated will help Alibaba be better understood

<i>(Reuters)</i> — Lawsuits and investigations are an opportunity for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to be better understood, founder and executive chairman Jack Ma said in an interview on Saturday.<p>The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) launched a probe earlier this year into the Chinese e-commerce …

China

Is Walter de Maria the pinnacle of American art?

High on a remote desert plateau in western New Mexico, 400 stainless-steel poles are arranged in a grid measuring one mile by one kilometre. Polished, with solid, pointed tips, they are capable of withstanding winds of up to 110 miles per hour.<p>What are they for? They look like instruments for …

Art

People Are Leaving L.A. Because it's Just Too Damn Expensive (MAP)

We have the least affordable rents in the nation. And you'd officially have to be wealthy to afford just a median-priced ($600,000!) home in this …

19 Of The World's Most Amazing Hotel Pools

Dive in.<p>Vacation doesn't truly feel like vacation until you're sitting poolside sipping a cocktail. But we're not the types to settle for any old swimming hole. Here, we've gathered some of the most breathtaking hotel pools in the world, from an indoor pool in the Himalayas lined with gold tiles to …

Arnold Schwarzenegger not ready to endorse Trump, warns of extremes

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday called California the “big enchilada” in his bid to overtake Hillary Clinton and claim the Democratic presidential nomination.<p>Asked on NBC’s "Meet the Press" about his chances of winning, Sanders acknowledged that he needed to do very well in the June 7 primary.<p>“What I …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Highland Park Bowl Is a Stunning Masterwork of Preservation

Thankfully, the ambitious nightlife group arrived on the scene in time to return the place to its old glory. It’s something they've become wonderfully adept at, particularly with iconic spaces like Idle Hour in North Hollywood. The plan for Highland Park Bowl has always been to preserve, preserve, …