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Architizer

The Photon Space: Libido-Boosting Architecture?

As winter looms ever closer, the wane of sunlight’s presence can become both a perceptible and imperceptible force upon mood. And although sunlight’s …

Orwell Sofa: A Private Urban Fort

Good question. Orwell is anything you want it to be, whether it’s a sofa, a daybed, a bed, or a cabin, or all of the above. Whatever you label it, I …

What's the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?

Here's a quick breakdown of these three major types of speed workouts.<p><i>Hi Jenny, I just read your article,</i> <i>'</i><i>What Should I Do During the Off Season</i><i>?'. Very helpful, thanks! Could you briefly explain to me the difference between fartlek, tempo, and interval runs? Thanks! Mary</i><p>Hi, Mary. Thanks for the …

An Effective Stretch for Tight Hips or Low Back Pain

Today we going to look an exercise called the supine groin stretch. <b>We are working on stretching and lengthening one of your hip flexors -</b> …

Ex-NFL player who made $25 million quit football at age 29 to become a farmer

Five years later, after earning more than $25 million of that contract, Brown is a farmer who is helping to feed the hungry.<p>CBS News caught up with Brown in Louisburg, North Carolina, where he runs a 1,000-acre farm after learning how to grow crops on YouTube.<p>Brown was drafted 124th overall in 2005 …

Sweet Potatoes

Jason Collins says he's retiring from the NBA

Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in the NBA, announced his plans to retire from the league on Wednesday.<p>The …

Kenyan police arrest 109 at mosques, seize explosives

MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police found explosives at three mosques in Mombasa on Wednesday and arrested 109 people on suspicion they were undergoing militant training, in the latest in a series of raids in the port city.<p>Policemen stand guard outside the Masjid Swafaa mosque after they …

Search is on for Bad Breath Bandit as FBI gets creative with nicknames

A Northern California bank robber with an affinity for face masks could have been dubbed as the "SARS Bandit," the "Surgical Mask Bandit" or the "I Hate Smog Bandit."<p>But the FBI settled on the "Bad Breath Bandit" when they came up with a moniker for a bank robber who favors a white surgical …

The Perfect Office - ArtBin Organizers, WD My Passport Wireless Storage and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Architizer

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …

Treehouses

Adjustable Winter Home Nestled in the Quebec Forest

Nestled deep in the Quebec forest, <i>La Luge</i> is a vacation home that allows visitors to live directly amid the wonders of nature. Created by yh2 architects, the home was constructed out of cedar, oak, and walnut, with the darker and lighter woods separated into different sections to create very …

Vacation Homes

House Lam by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Lam in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>Nico van der Meulen Architects were approached to refresh the architecture design of an existing …

The Two Men’s – Underground Blues

The Two Men’s Underground Blues – Branding Project.<p>This beautifully designed branding project for Two Men’s – Underground Blues is a cooperative work …

Graphic Design

Singapore’s Beautifully Soulful Willow House

Built in Singapore, the <i>Willow House</i> is an open and airy home designed to invite as much of the outdoors inside. Created by Guz Architects, the home rests atop a small hill and was built to capture as much of Singapore's seldom wind and cross breeze as possible. To do this, the architects left the …

Architecture

Twitter’s Global Headquarters Encourages Creativity

If you are lucky enough to find the right place to work, gone are the days of stark white walls and stuffy office cubicles! More and more, large companies, including Google and now, Twitter, are providing their employees with a dynamic work environment that is visually appealing as well as …

San Francisco

Beautiful Houses: House Katarina

This week we will show you the breathtaking House Katarina in Topol Nad Ljubljano, Ljubljana, Slovenia, a project by multiPlan arhitekti. We couldn't …

Round House Design Offers a Unique Architectural Experience

This beautiful <i>Round House</i> is a unique home design concept where soft curves replace the dusty corners of a typical four-sided home. Developed by L.A.-based architecture firm Johnston Marklee, the completely open interior space is enclosed by floor to ceiling windows, allowing light to radiate …

Architecture

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Study Skills