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How to Take Stellar Photographs of the Night Sky

Whether it's the Milky Way or a rare 'super blue blood moon' you're after, these expert tips will take your pictures to the next level.<p>Something wonderful has happened in photography: Ordinary people can now photograph the universe.<p>Standing beneath the Milky Way has always been a beautiful sight, …

Landscape Photography

WeWork's $20 Billion Office Party: The Crazy Bet That Could Change How The World Does Business

<b>ADAM NEUMANN, THE FRENETIC</b> cofounder and CEO of WeWork, was pacing back and forth in his office in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, ignoring the heavy bag, the Peloton spin bike and the generously stocked bar in favor of something more urgent: the clock. Softbank boss Masayoshi Son, Japan’s …

WeWork

Max Tegmark: ‘Machines taking control doesn’t have to be a bad thing’

The artificial intelligence expert’s new book, Life 3.0, urges us to act now to decide our future, rather than risk it being decided for us<p>Afew years ago the cosmologist Max Tegmark found himself weeping outside the Science Museum in South Kensington. He’d just visited an exhibition that …

Singularity

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

Information Systems

15 Examples Of Single Story Modern Houses From Around The World

While multilevel homes are what many families require, the simplicity of a single level home is great for those who want to avoid staircases, have …

INFOGRAPHIC: NASA's top houseplants for improving your wellbeing and removing air pollution

Next time you’re cruising Amazon for an air purifier, consider heading to your local nursery instead. Thirty years ago, NASA studied houseplants as a …

Inarc completes "efficient, yet extravagant" retreat on Australia's Mornington Peninsula

Australian firm Inarc aimed to find a middle ground between luxury and efficiency for this holiday house, built beside a seafront golf course on the …

Architecture

10 Examples Of Homes With Large Pivoting Doors

1. This pivoting door from an apartment in Amsterdam, designed by DENOLDERVLEUGELS<p>2. This pivoting door from a home in Sao Paulo, Brazil, designed by …

SAO

For $140k, Land Rover wants to take you on the world's most luxurious road trip

Everyone likes a good road trip. Whether it's to move cross country (check), to see the space shuttle launch (I did the drive, though the launch was scrubbed), or just to see somewhere new (check, check, check).<p>A road trip is an opportunity to see the world, one mile at a time. Most of my road …

A Low Profile Home Designed Around A Theme Of Coastal Modernity

InForm Design have sent us photos of a new house they completed on the Mornington Peninsula in Australia.<p>The house includes a double garage, four …

Bedrooms

New 2015 projectors from Sony, JVC, and Epson feature brighter images, lasers and 4K

At the CEDIA Expo last week, Sony, Epson and JVC all announced new projectors. Some are shipping now, some are shipping soon.<p>Sony has new lower- (note the "-er") priced 4K projectors, and JVC is back after a brief hiatus with brighter faux-K projectors. Epson has a bevy of 1080p projectors with …

Eye-Catching Louver Panels Defining Massive Joly House in Bangkok, Thailand

Designed by <b>Stu/D/O Architects</b> for a family of four, the <b>Joly House</b> in Bangkok, Thailand is a three-level building with a total footprint of 250 square …

Swimming Pools

Slatted timber screens shade poolside residence in Thailand by Architectkidd

Strips of recycled hardwood enclose the narrow balcony that runs around the edge of this family residence on the outskirts of a fishing village in …

Architecture

Making of Lake Lugano House

<b>David Santos</b> has set upon recreating the Lake Lugano House. A beautifully designed house by JM Architecture that he modeled using <b>SketchUP 2015</b> and …

Writer's Retreat / Architectare

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Built to be a writer´s retreat in the middle of nature, the building was designed under the symbol of …

Architecture

Good conditions for northern lights expected tonight

<b>SPECTACULAR SHOW</b> The northern lights will leave you speechless. Photo/Egill Aðalsteinsson<p>Conditions for the Aurora seem promising for tonight in the …

Tom Blachford's New "Midnight Modern" Photos

Debuting during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 (a 10-day cultural event celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture, fashion and culture), photography exhibition "Midnight Modern" captures the sublime essence of lunar illumination. Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford …

The Best Day to Buy Airline Tickets

The Prime Time to Find Airfares Has Changed; How Early Does the Lowest Price Pop Up?<p>Looking for an airfare deal? Your odds improve if you buy on the weekend.<p>A new deep dive into airline fares suggests Sunday is the best day to find low fares. This is a departure from the conventional wisdom of …

Flying

10 Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes in Interior Design

It happens to everyone— you are shopping and see the perfect home decor accessory. Immediately you think, <i>Oh! this will look perfect in my TV room!</i><p>Of …

Brilliantly realistic CG head bridges the uncanny valley

When you watch a CG animated human, there's always something that's not quite right; the texture of the skin, for instance; or, one that's always noticeable, the way the lips move around the teeth.<p>While we're not entirely sure that Australian artist Chris Jones's creation has solved that particular …

Robotics

Perforated walls bring light into the heart of Gus Wüstemann's Los Limoneros house

This house in Spain by Swiss architect Gus Wüstemann features a largely windowless exterior, but an internal courtyard surrounded by perforated walls …

Thermal Break Window by DIBI: http://www.archello.com/en/product/thermal-break-window

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …

M2 House / monovolume architecture + design

The project M2 at Bozen-Moritzing is a Klimahouse A which hosts two accommodations on separate floors. Because of his punctuated facade in the north …

A Crash Course on Modern Architecture (Part 1)

<i>Merete Ahnfeldt-Mollerup is associate Professor at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. This article originally appeared on</i> <i>GRASP.</i><p>This is where one …