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Holiday home by Masato Sekiya cantilevers over a river bank in Nara Prefecture

Masato Sekiya's firm Planet Creations has completed a concrete weekend house, which cantilevers six metres over a rocky ledge in Japan's Omine …

Framing

Food & drink,Life and style,Vegan food and drink,Veganism,Vegetables,Snacks,Starter,Vegetarian food and drink<p>These little Nepalese dumplings pack a punch that far exceeds expectations<p>I ate my first momos on the streets of Darjeeling, at a stall run by an elderly Nepalese lady of impressive …

Recipes

One-Pot Bountiful Bean Stew

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1½ tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1½ cups chopped onion<br>• 2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash*<br>• 2 cups chopped red or yellow or orange bell peppers (or mixture), about 2 large bell peppers<br>• 1 cup cooked garbanzo beans or about 1/2 can, drained and rinsed*<br>• 1 cup cooked white beans (Great Northern, Navy or …

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Chickpeas

Hummus is great...but these options are pretty great, too.<p>By now, you’ve probably heard all the buzz about chickpeas. They’re a good source of plant-based protein and soluble fiber. Not only that, they’re chock full of vitamins and minerals like folate, magnesium, potassium and polyunsaturated …

Food

This bag will change the way you travel

Going on vacation has its perks — new sights, flavors and cultures among them — but nothing sucks more than schlepping around lots of luggage every step of the way.<p>Now a new backpack-meets-duffle-meets-carry on — a flashy 20-feature product that launched Tuesday on Kickstarter and crushed its …

13 Road Trip Essentials You Can't Forget to Pack

Because face it, you'll need more than a full tank of gas.<p>Sure airline tickets are cheap(ish), but for those who believe the journey is as much fun as the destination, the road trip is really the way to travel this summer. We just urge you to pack accordingly. We're not saying it'll always be a …

The Coolest Israeli Startups Making Our Planet ‘Greener’

“It’s not easy being green,” Kermit the Frog famously sang. While that may be true for some, many Israeli startups are helping the world go ‘green.’ …

12 things everyone should do in Barcelona

With centuries of history to explore over miles of winding streets, sightseeing in Barcelona might seem a little intimidating. But all you have to do is tackle this list of 25 essential experiences to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

38 Design Tips for Creating an Amazing User Experience

The SEO and online marketing landscape is one that is constantly in flux, changing with small steps or big leaps as the online realm itself evolves to stay in touch with what users want and need.<p>If you are still focusing your optimization and marketing efforts on keeping pace with search engine …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

20 Post-Workout Recovery Recipes

Being an athlete—whether you do Crossfit, take spin class, run marathons, or dance in pointe shoes—means being committed and informed. You don't …

This Tiny Turbine Could Be the Next Big Thing in Power

Driven by "supercritical fluid," the turbine could someday leave steam in the dust.<p>Jet engines may be getting bigger, but power plant turbines might be getting smaller. The tech is still in its early stages but GE Global Research is developing a turbine that—though only the size of the average …

Renewable Energy

The Next Wave of Activewear Players

Several new activewear brands are gearing up to compete with Nike, Lululemon and Under Armour.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Fifth Avenue just below 23rd …

50 Healthy Almond Butter Hacks That Are a Party in Your Mouth

You need a break from the old spoon-to-jar routine.<p>Almond butter is the Kylie Jennerof weight-loss foods. While it's totally new to some, others just can't get enough of the stuff.<p>Some of the reasons we're obsessed: Almond butter is rich in slow-to-digest nutrients that keep your blood sugar levels …

Breakfast

This Swedish Scientist’s Transparent Wood Could Transform Architecture

A new material design innovation has made wood practically invisible. Just watch for splinters.<p>You don’t have to shop at Ikea to see that Sweden is obsessed with wood. Over 57% of the country is covered in upwards of 51 billion trees, and lumber and paper products are one of the country’s biggest …

When it comes to cool sounds in the summer sunshine, continental Europe is your playground. We pick the best (mostly) affordable parties from Iceland’s Secret Solstice to Croatia’s Love International<p>As the Croatian festival scene bidding farewell last summer to its founding father, the Garden …

Lineup

Watch a Clip From 'A Film About Coffee,' a New Documentary

Attention, coffee nerds and espresso junkies: Brace for a new indie documentary about your precious elixir. <i>A Film About Coffee</i> explores the mystique of specialty coffee, from its origins to the obsession that goes into brewing every cup. The gorgeously shot film takes viewers on a caffeine-fueled …

The 18 Best Analytics Tools Every Business Manager Should Know

The goal of any business analytic tool is to analyze data and extract actionable and commercially relevant information that you can use to increase results or performance. But with so many tools available it can be difficult to know what to use and when.<p>I thought it might be useful to look at some …

Data Science

These bizarre floating solar panels are solving 3 critical problems

These bizarre-looking floating solar panels are the solution to quite a few little-known energy problems.<p>They can keep the water from evaporating, …

50 Must-Have Features for Small-Business Websites (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Websites are a necessity for businesses of all sizes today -- though, surprisingly almost half of small businesses don’t have websites. Still, there are so many design options to choose from and so many websites that it can be tough to …

There Is a FinTech Startup for Almost Any Bank Service

<i>Originally published:</i> <i>There Is a FinTech Startup for Almost Any Bank Service</i><p>FinTech companies around the world have now reached the potential of …

Profit

Articles about design duo takes over whole factory on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.<p>Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...<p>Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor …

Here's how Wealthfront plans to become the dashboard for all of your money stuff

The robo-adviser is rolling out a bunch of new features today.<p>Across Silicon Valley, the days of “pampering as a service” startups are coming to a close. As many have observed, the on-demand model for things like food delivery or laundry doesn’t have great economics behind it.<p>For finance …

Space-saving units put sprawling furniture to bed

Gil's Casa Collection company has been designing furniture for small and difficult spaces since 1992. Among the items it produces are hanging beds, …

Furniture

How Much We Spent for 75 Days of Travel in Europe With Our Kids

Do you dream of traveling with your kids to Europe during their summer vacations, but never take any action to make it a reality? You might think traveling to Europe during the summer would be too expensive, especially since summer is the peak season for travel in the region. But traveling with …

Top 10 Sustainable Energy innovations from the last 12 months

Add / Remove 1 Money-making boiler generates electricity and cuts CO2 emissions <br>Nerdalize came up first in our top 10 business ideas and …

You Have a Great Business Idea? Hold On. Ask These 15 Questions First | Inc.com

How do you know if you've got a great business idea?<p>Before you proceed with your venture, it's a great idea to do some market research and assess the potential for success.<p>Here are 15 questions to ask before you waste time, money and blab about how great it is going to be to all your friends.<p>1. Do …

Business Strategy

5 Off-the-Radar Places to Travel This Summer

While the rest of the world is headed to Nantucket, Spain and the Côte d'Azur, why not consider somewhere off the beaten path? Check out these five destinations that are terrific, affordable picks come July and August.<p><b>Maui, Hawaii. View Panoramic & Read More.</b><p><b>Jackson Hole, Wyoming. View Panoramic &</b> …

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match

No couple is perfect, but you two are pretty close.<p>You’re pretty sure you’ve finally found that right person for you. You know, the one who listens intently while you vent about your grueling day at work and is there to hold you tightly on the couch with your Netflix queue already lined up. But how …

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