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Yes, These Chickens Are on the Blockchain

Did the chicken you just buy at the supermarket have a nice life, roam free, and eat healthy grains? If you’re the kind of person who cares, …

Blockchain

Bespoke Victorian Greenhouses & Conservatories

Greenhouses<p>Greenhouse Prices<p>National Trust Greenhouses<p>National Trust Greenhouse Gallery<br>• National Trust Greenhouse Pricing<br>• Your Greenhouse …

Gardening

Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice

New headset can listen to internal vocalisation and speak to the wearer while appearing silent to the outside world<p>Researchers have created a wearable device that can read people’s minds when they use an internal voice, allowing them to control devices and ask queries without speaking.<p>The device, …

Artificial Intelligence

Top Plants for Companion Planting - Organic Gardening - Organic Gardening

Companion planting means growing two or more different plants in close proximity for a specific purpose, such as better pest control or higher …

Gardening

A grand tour of the world's most amazing architecture

When we travel it’s often to see a building – the Taj Mahal, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Eiffel Tower. We then photograph ourselves in front of them and, let’s face it, the feeling of having claimed these sights is part of the joy of tourism. But why? Because, buildings are endlessly intriguing: …

Frank Lloyd Wright

You Can Eat the Whole Plant - Food

Undercover Edibles<p>Want to know a simple trick that will allow almost any veggie grower instantly to double their harvest with little or no extra …

Food

Renée del Gaudio creates pair of rustic cabins for rocky perch in Colorado

American studio Renée del Gaudio Architecture has created a nature retreat for a remote site with spectacular views, composed of two buildings clad …

Architecture

Hygge Supply: The Kit House Reimagined from Northern Michigan

After working in fashion event production for 12 years, Kelly Sean Karcher, who splits his time between Brooklyn and the Leelanau Peninsula in …

Hygge

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Time I

Move over, Titchmarsh: Why 19 year-old YouTuber Huw Richards is the future of gardening

There’s a new kid in the herbaceous border and he’s an online horticultural sensation<p><b>Name:</b> Huw Richards.<p><b>Age:</b> 19.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Young. Attractive. Online.<p><b>Of course he is. What is he doing there? Assisting in the decline of civilisation by engaging in hurtful pranks, propagating mindless crazes or</b> …

Gardening

Buy this magical indoor-outdoor house that disappears into the landscape

The Rosebery House by Andresen O’Gorman Architects is located just outside Brisbane, Australia<p>A true indoor-outdoor experience, if ever there were one. Designed by noted practice Andresen O’Gorman Architects in 1995, the Rosebery House sits in a secluded grove on the far side of a gully in Highgate …

Architecture

JJO House

Using a material palette of raw concrete, steel, and glass, the JJO House aims to immerse occupants in the forest of Brazil. The residence sits on a …

Design

House ILL

A small private house is located in a picturesque place about 30 km from Riga. The land plot is on the boarder of the forest and is located near the Gulf of Riga. A separate position of the buildings (house and garage) on the site is due to the fact that they were erected on the previously existing …

Architecture

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

Charles Rutherfoord's Elegant London Home

<i>It has taken over 30 years, but the architectural designer Charles Rutherfoord and his partner Rupert Tyler have finally acquired the last bit of a</i> …

You Can Take a Tequila Train to Mexico's Most Magical Town

You’d think it would be hard to live up to being designated a “magical” town, but Tequila, Mexico more than delivers on the hype.<p>Nestled deep within …

Californians at Home: Intimate Portraits by Leslie Williamson

In chef Alice Waters’s house in Berkeley, California, “a small table…has a view out to her edible garden. This is where Alice likes to start her day, …

Basecamp | Projects

In pursuit of a new London headquarters, Gensler saw a perfect opportunity in Wapping; a chance to take an unseen part of London and transform it …

Mario can now guide your route in Google Maps

It’s Mario Time! Beloved gaming character Mario is coming to Google Maps, thanks to a partnership between Google and Nintendo ahead of Mario Day, March 10. (MAR10…get it, Mario?) In addition to the various deals and sales on Nintendo games, the mustachioed plumber will also make an appearance in …

Google Maps

A Mirrored Mexican Home Hides Among a Lush Forest

Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, the façade of this Mexican forest retreat reflects the color, light, and movements of its natural surroundings.<p>The dwelling is comprised of two completed volumes positioned diagonally around a curvilinear pool. The larger …

Portraits of “Most Beautiful Chickens on the Planet” Capture Their Underrated Beauty

If you were asked to name the most beautiful species of bird in the world, it’s unlikely that “chicken” would be your first answer. However, Italian photographers Moreno Monti and Matteo Tranchellini believe chickens are underrated. The two began a portrait project called <i>Chic!ken</i> to show the world …

This Wood Clad Home Is Built Into a Serene Mountain Slope

Nestled into the mountainous terrain of Shefford, Québec, this simply constructed residence is elegant and strong in expression.<p>That said, this dark, wood clad home is designed to look as if it was an extension of the mountain. Resembling the rocky forms that fill the landscape, the sheared shape …

The short history of global living conditions and why it matters that we know it

This is the introduction to Our World in Data – the web publication that shows how global living conditions are changing. This text was previously …

Yunak Evleri Hotel

Rarely does sleeping in a cave sound this comfortable. The Yunak Evleri Hotel is a series of seven cave houses carved into the side of the hill, now …

These Log Cabin Kit Homes From Finland Are Surprisingly Sleek

Helsinki-based company Pluspuu offers 11 customizable models of modern log homes and sauna cabins that start at $18,000.<p>To avoid settling, the centermost lamellas of the spruce or pine logs are laid vertically.<p>Working with a non-settling log structures allows Pluspuu to incorporate advanced …

The Chatbot Therapist Will See You Now

Chatbots are taking over the world. Over the past few years, virtual help agents have taken on surprisingly sensitive jobs in modern society: …

asktia

Why Quartz’s news app is so much bigger than news

Have you tried the Quartz News app, yet? Please do. Imagine a text conversation with a bot that sends you a news topic. You’re then presented with two choices: Either tap a string of relevant (and surprisingly entertaining) emojis, which is like pressing “learn more,” or tap an “anything else?” …

Chatbots

This Modern Floating Villa Found A Place To Call Home On A River In The Netherlands

vanOmmeren-architecten have designed ‘Haarlem Shuffle’, a modern floating villa that’s located on a river near the historic city centre of Haarlem in …

Tour a Modern Scandinavian Remodel Boasting Clean Lines and Streamlined Design

For lovers of simplicity and minimalism, Scandinavian design will forever be the pinnacle of good taste. So when a Canadian couple made over their …