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12 Exhibition Design Projects that Show Architecture Doesn't Have to Be Permanent to Be Powerful

Thinking broadly of architecture, the masterpieces of the past inevitably come to mind; buildings constructed to withstand the passage of time, that …

How Much of Your Life Has the U.S. Spent in War?

During the drawdown of the Vietnam War, I recall feeling surreal about the U.S. <i>not</i> being at war, because, while we weren’t involved in Vietnam all my …

WATCH: How Carbon Dioxide Travels Around The Globe

We're a few days late on this, but it's too cool not to share.<p>Here's a NASA video made from a new model that shows how carbon dioxide moves throughout Earth:<p>NASA explains what you just watched:<p>"Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as winds disperse the greenhouse gas away from …

Key & Peele - Obama & Luther - Addressing the Critics - Uncensored

Pratt Institute Students Create Sinuous Screen Wall From Concrete Blocks

Students from the Pratt Institute have created a wall of concrete blockwork... but not like any you've seen before. Challenged by their tutors …

25 Clever Inventions To Make Your Life Easier | Architecture & Design

Posted By MMK on Oct 6, 2014<p>You might have wonder sometimes that your house is packed with lots of un-useful things and you wish you had a one single …

Inventions

Scientists Find Drinking Wine Is Better Than Going To The Gym!

Whoever said no news is good news was wrong; turns out drinking <b>red wine</b> is better for you than going to the gym! How’s that for good news? <b>Jason Dyck</b> …

Diabetes

Where culture goes to die

C.P. SNOW would have been heartened. The scientist and author alleged in the 1950s that intellectual progress in the whole of the Western world had …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Morpholio's Latest App Turns Photos Into Sketches, Mosaics, and More

The Morpholio Project's latest iPhone application, Morpholio Frame, "is like having a DJ booth for your photos." The application allows users to …

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Sabine de Gunzburg: Artist Rugs Collection

Four years ago, arts patron Sabine de Gunzburg was working as an interior designer for friends. "We couldn't find a good rug at a good size, good colors, whatever—so I decided to go to India to see if it was possible to make it in silk," de Gunzburg says. Finding craftsmen from India, Nepal, …

Art

Thumm by Pana Objects

While many of the latest speakers for smartphones rely on highly specialized tech like Bluetooth or Airplay connectivity, a group of Thai designers chose to strip it all down to one material—beech wood. The result is a simple, beautiful speaker that uses natural acoustics, not circuits. …

Design

Getting Hired: To Work at Smart Design, Be Organized, Show Your Passion—and Check Out These Four Illustrations

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

Muros Health Center / Irisarri Piñera Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Three materials generate diverse atmospheres, which chain in the experience of the user searching on the …

Architecture

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MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete

Here's a scary statistic: In 2007, 87 percent of households in the U.S. used air conditioning, compared to just 11 percent of households in Brazil …

15 Famous Business Books Summarized In One Sentence Each

Want to read 15 famous business books in under a minute?<p>To save you some time and money, we've made it possible. We boiled down some of the most popular and influential business books out there to their central lessons.<p>For those looking to bone up on some business theory, here are the highlights.

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Life-Changing Kitchen Linens

Banish the paper towels: Teroforma’s towels, cloths, and aprons stand ready to do the work. Woven by Siulus Weavers, Lithuania’s oldest linen mill, …

Linhares Dias House / BLOCO Arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This house is located in a residential area site close to the Paranoa Lake in Brasília. Searching the …

Architecture

Bronte House / Rolf Ockert Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The client approached us to create house of their dreams on a site perched high over the Pacific Ocean, …

308 Mulberry / Robert M. Gurney Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The small city of Lewes, Delaware, located on the eastern side of Sussex County faces northeast into the …

Architecture

Why Cycle Cities Are the Future

The 2010 launch of the “Boris Bike” - London’s cycle hire scheme, named after mayor Boris Johnson – was the clearest indication to date that cycling …

Urban Design

Remarkable Shapes Animated Along Tokyo's Darkened Streets

Here's animated video that will dazzle and mesmerise.<p>Japanese visual artist Tao Tajima, has created a rapid fire array of animated geometric shapes …

The World’s Largest Building Opens in China

Although Dubai has held claim to the world’s tallest building for a few years, China is now claiming to now have the worlds <i>largest</i> building. …

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