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A Chic Detroit Hotel Showcases Local Art and Craft

From a large-scale exterior mural to custom light fixtures, the Trumbull & Porter Hotel celebrates local culture and creativity.<p>The building was originally constructed in 1964 as a Holiday Inn and later became the Corktown Inn before it underwent a 2015 renovation, helmed by Patrick Thompson …

Beautiful Industrial Design for Home Workstation

Adolfo Navarro and Joshua Allen shared an amazing industrial design project on their Behance profile titled Tenderete. Tenderete is a home …

Tech Is Transforming Our Spaces, And We’re Just Beginning To See How

Our smartphones have enabled us to do everything, everywhere–and our physical spaces are changing as a result, according to a comprehensive new survey by the architecture firm Gensler.<p>If you step inside a new boutique hotel’s lobby, you’ll probably see more people in the space who aren’t there for …

20th Century

Blockchain can fix the sorry state of the real estate industry

Micheal Arrington, the founder of the tech news website TechCrunch, recently bought $60,000 flat in Ukraine. Under normal circumstances, the transaction would have involved a trip to the country and exchange of paper documents. However, Arrington didn’t set foot in Ukraine. Neither was any …

Inside the Meteoric Rise of ICOs

Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) have quickly grown to account for more startup funding in blockchain-based companies than all of Venture Capital. Nearly $2.3 billion has been raised to date in ICOs, with the large majority of that taking place in the first half of 2017.<p>In 2015 there was a smaller …

Cryptocurrency

How to Create a Modern Outdoor Oasis to Enjoy Year-Round

Summer may have come and gone, but with the right design and setting, the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors remains throughout the year.<p>Fall is the perfect time to enjoy changing tones and textures. Winter encourages us to slow down and appreciate warmth. Spring blooms color and greenery.<p>The …

7 Multipurpose Sheds and Studios That Upgrade the Backyard

Whether it be for utility, storage, a studio, or a guest retreat, a backyard abode provides an opportunity to create architecture on the micro-scale with simple materials, pure forms, and special details.<p>Below, we round up seven of our favorite examples of small structures making a big …

Essex Crossing’s first condos are officially up for grabs

Sales launch today for 242 Broome Street, the first residential building to hit the market<p><b>Name/Address:</b> 242 Broome Street<p><b>Developer:</b> Delancey Street Associates<p><b>Architect:</b> SHoP Architects (exterior), DXA Studio (interior)<p><b>Size:</b> 14 stories, 55 apartments<p><b>Prices:</b> from $1.275 million toover $7 million<p><b>Sales</b> …

Skyscrapers

11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p><b>1. Apple Rum Raisin Pudding</b><p>Fall is the perfect time to cozy up to a warm …

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in New York City

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s how to pack in the best of New York’s food and …

New York City

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

World's 25 best family beach resorts

These luxurious beach resorts are perfect for every family, according to Travel + Leisure. Not only can families take it easy on the sandy beaches, but each hotel has tons of activities for families to do together, like kayaking, hiking and paddle boarding. But they also offer features just for the …

Road Trip Through Big Sur on Rt. 1

Then pull over at Point Lobos State Reserve. This is believed to be the "crown jewel" of California's state parks. There's a vast coastal area that …

Hiking

Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

This startup is using Minions language and tackling hunger

Sweden is great – Abba, The Knife, saunas, impossibly beautiful blonde people… well, the list is long – and here’s another cool product of the Swedish mindset: FoPo.<p>The startup turns fruit that is about to go bad into a nutritional powder that can be mixed with water or sprinkled on other food. The …

7 things you might already know about Africa’s middle class, but are worth repeating

RECENTLY Nestle, the world’s biggest food company, cut 15% of its workforce in sub-Saharan Africa.<p>Cornel Krummenacher, its chief in the region, lit …

Huge opportunities for agricultural growth in West Africa

West Africa has unprecedented opportunities for agricultural growth, but making the most of them will require more effective regional integration, …

Africa: The tech news you shouldn’t miss from June

Another busy month for global big guns in Africa, with especially interesting activities from Facebook, Microsoft and Uber. But the continent’s tech startups continued to be on the receiving end of funding, while there were developments in other sectors as well.<p>Facebook scaling up its African …

Startups

Why Impact Investing Can Be A Catalyst For Africa's Economy

Africa’s economy is expected to expand by 50 percent over the next five years, according to a new analysis from Deloitte.1 This explosive growth is driven, in part, by Africa’s emerging middle class. Yet despite this progress, many Africans still lack access to essential services like schools, …

Even among poor, mobile Web is big in Africa

Eighty-seven million people in Nigeria browse the Internet on mobile phones, according to figures from the country’s telecom regulator that confirm that even among low-income people, the mobile Web is big in Africa.<p>Nigeria is Africa’s largest telecom market by investment and subscription, followed …

Why Your Next Brilliant Developer Will Come From Africa

Tech training program Andela is betting on an innovative education model to help address the global skills gap.<p>Global talent accelerator Andela has a simple business model: find geniuses in Africa and train them for the best software developer jobs in the world.<p>Launched in Nigeria last June, Andela …

andela

5 on-demand startups going big in Africa

On-demand – think Uber and taxi-hailing apps – is huge worldwide. In the United States, the on-demand economy is booming, with funding for the sector …

How can Africa develop its electricity infrastructure?

Little is as critical for economic progress as a reliable electricity supply. In Africa, the lack thereof has taken a heavy toll on regional …

Condoms That Change Color In Contact with STD Win Tech Award

The old adage goes that teenagers think about sex constantly, but there are at least a few out there who have expressed a very keen interest in the …

Inventions

6 easiest video editing tools

The surge of videos on social media and content marketing channels has come quickly. In the past year alone, Facebook has averaged more than a billion video views each day.<p>Video has become go-to visual content for a huge number businesses and brands.<p>And I’d love to share how <b>you can do video, too,</b> …

Google is reportedly in talks to back the largest wind power project in Africa

According to CNBC, Google wants to back Kenya's Lake Turkana Wind Power Project, a massive undertaking that will require more than $700 million.<p>The project will span 40,000 acres, raise Kenya's energy capacity by 20 percent, and be an enormous boon to a country where less than 25% of the population …