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Just Turned 40? An Architect Says It's Time To Design For Aging

When Architect Matthias Hollwich was approaching 40, he wondered what the next 40 years of his life might look like. He looked into the architecture that serves older adults, places like retirement communities and assisted living facilities, and didn't like what he saw. But what if we changed our …

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Here's why the iPhone's Night Shift mode is such a big deal

In general, looking at your phone at night is a terrible idea.<p>Smartphone screens emit bright blue light so you can see them even at the sunniest …

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Mosaic will tackle the soul-crushing surrealism of adult life

Kafkaesque. It’s a word whose usage in everyday conversation has inspired an unfair status as a self-effacing pejorative of pseudo-intellectualism. …

Eerie sci-fi story by Olson Kundig wins architecture fairytale competition

Seattle firm Olson Kundig Architects has won first place in a competition to create an architectural fairytale, with its story about a dead architect …

This tiny house in Spain has room for one person and a tree

This guest house in northern Spain literally wraps around a garden with a large tree at the center. Spanish office Taller Basico de Arquitectura …

House in Sengataki / Case Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> House in Sengataki sits on a gentle southern slope, facing roads in the north and east and surrounded by …

California Eichler House Remodel Features Wide-Open Spaces

This remodel of a 1970s Joseph Eichler house in Palo Alto, Calif., completed by San Francisco-based <b>Yamamar Design,</b> displays a modern personality …

10 Of The World's Most Beautiful Cities

By College Tourist; Author: Brooke Stafford, Pennsylvania State University<p><b>Experience the beauty of these magnificent cities.</b><p><b>Zanzibar, Tanzania</b><p>Zanzibar is as magical as it's name alludes. Surrounded by miles of turquoise sea and palm-packed beaches, this timeless and cultural city allures travelers …

European Travel

Little House with a Big Terrace / Takuro Yamamoto

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Little House with a Big Terrace is a lucid example of having large external space in small urban …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Spray-paint revolution: 'OutsideIn' street art exhibition opens at Art Center in Pasadena

As street art evolves with speed and elasticity, it defies categorization. Several sub-genres -- traditional graffiti lettering, more design-based spray can art, wheat-pasted walls and painted murals -- come together in the new exhibition "OutsideIn: The Ascendance of Street Art in Visual Culture," …

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Here’s what the future will look like, according to Baidu and Microsoft

Ever wonder what the future holds? Increasingly, as part of their marketing campaigns, tech companies are producing videos that visualize a future …

Long-Exposure Photographs of a New Zealand Cave Illuminated by Glowing Worms | Colossal

<p>The twinkling lights dotting the ceiling of this dazzling cave system are the work of <i>arachnocampa luminosa</i>, a bioluminescent gnat larva (also called …

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …

HugeDomains.com - CesMots.com is for sale (Ces Mots)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

36 sweetest things a boyfriend could do with you

<b>Things you and your boyfriend can do:</b> Are you looking for ways to spend more time together and make her feel more special? Use these 36 sweet things …

Abandoned Castles, Châteaux And City Halls Showcase The Beauty Of Emptiness

Photographer Matt Emmett has traveled all around the world capturing beautiful buildings for his work, Forgotten Heritage Photography. He has devoted his life to shedding light on what he calls "ruins and abandonment," turning old, dilapidated buildings into beautiful imagery.<p>"These places that …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

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Beautiful Papercut Artworks of Nature by Marina Adamova

Moscow-based artist Marina Adamova just popped on our radar thanks to Ann Martin, founder of the blog All Things Paper. Though Adamova is a talented illustrator and graphic designer, it's her papercut artworks that really caught our eye. She's a self-taught paper artist who combines illustration …

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Articles about modern toronto house covered contemporary solar screen on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...<p>It all started by accident in the fall of 2012.<p>Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget and a steep slope to build a modern Midwest haven.<p>When Andy Linsky, a …

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50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

Costa Rica

Couple Lives Off-the-Grid in Incredible Floating, Self-Sustainable Home

Since 1992, husband and wife Wayne Adams and Catherine King have lived completely off-the-grid in a floating home made of 12 platforms in Cypress Bay, British Columbia. The Canadian couple and their two kids are completely self-sustaining, eating whatever King grows in her garden as well as the …

Articles about modern wood pavilion joins 19th century home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>The Dwell home tours in Los Angeles are an annual highlight and due to popular request, we've brought them to New York for the...<p>A design team builds a minimalist abode with curving interior …

Psychologist shares the secret to making friends at work

Psychologist and author Ron Friedman explains in his book "The Best Place To Work" that there are three ingredients necessary for friendship — physical proximity, familiarity, and similarity — that you could easily find in the workplace.<p>But there's one thing that's a little harder to come by at …

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