Ron Dotson

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Ontario holiday home by Scott Posno takes cues from indigenous architecture

Iroquois longhouses influenced the creation of a country home by Canadian firm Scott Posno Design, which consists of a slender bar wrapped in cedar …

Architecture

Cantilevering modern home redefines the ranch house

Long and lean<p>This rectangular house is an exercise in simplicity. Built on top of a hill in Portsea, Australia, the modern home is comprised of three parts that connect together and stretch into an elongated volume. Its exacting shape and sharp edges are a lovely, if unnatural, contrast to …

The Best Interior Design Apps You Can Find On Stores Right Now

Right now chances are that whatever you decide to do there’s an app that can help with that. Basically there really is an app for everything. Over …

IKEA launches new app that lets you try out furniture in your home before you buy it

Furniture shopping can be stressful.<p>You see a sofa you like but you forgot to measure your living room before you set out and you’re not sure that …

The Evolution of Mobile

Are you ready to get your AR on?<p>Sometime after September 12, when <b>Apple</b> unveils the <b>iPhone 8</b>, the company also will release <b>OS 11</b> — and just like that, …

The Future of Work

What happens when the robots get all the jobs?<p>The biggest problem facing <b>Silicon Valley</b> is not undervalued unicorns.<p>Nor is it sexual harassment, …

NICE INTERNET YOU HAVE THERE…

It would be a shame if anything happened to it.<p>If you’re not paranoid, you haven’t been paying attention lately.<p>You probably read about <b>NotPetya</b>, a …

The Cryptocurrency Gold Rush

This really does change everything<p>(<i>Note: I recently started doing a weekly Tech email for Flipboard, which comes out Saturdays. Here’s this week’s</i> …

Man Caught Smuggling 13 Pounds of Meth Into US Via Drone

Drones generally haven't appealed to smugglers because their noise attracts attention.<p>A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds (5.9 kilograms) of methamphetamine from Mexico, an unusually large seizure for what is still a novel technique to bring …

15 stunning examples of interior design using natural stone

Successful interior design creates aesthetically pleasing and healthy indoor environments that enhance how we live, work, and play. Since many of us …

Must-Have Elements for a Modern Kitchen

It takes more than just a few sleek appliances to make a modern kitchen. As with most things, the secret to the style lies in the details. Having the …

Kitchens

34 Homes That Inspired Us in 2016 Photos

What makes a house a home? Is it a living room with an ocean view or a kitchen ideally conceived for entertaining, a modern layout that allows for an airy, open flow or discrete rooms that lend historical charm? <i>AD</i> editors have seen plenty of gorgeous, pin-worthy residences over the last year, but …

How to Secure Your Home Before Leaving for the Holidays Photos

It’s an unfortunate truth that the holiday season often brings with it a slew of home break-ins and burglaries. Pricey gifts, package deliveries, and traveler-vacated houses make for a seemingly perfect formula for crimes of opportunity. With the rise of ever-more sophisticated home technology, …

A High-Altitude Cabin, Renovated Farmhouse, and Mobile Prefab Round Out This Week's 10 Best Homes

From modern classics to mountainside abodes, here's what to check out this week.<p>1. An Old Farmhouse Doesn't Go to Waste<p>Atelier Tom Vanhee embraced the old with the new when the studio built a contemporary addition to an existing farmhouse in Belgium. The new structure complements the older brick …

13 Utterly Inviting Rustic Living Room Ideas Photos

The best rustic living rooms boast fitting architectural details—exposed wood ceiling beams, stone walls, a working fireplace—as well as a ton of soft, cozy layers (a woodsy view doesn't hurt, either). Pillows piled on a leather sofa, a knit throw strewn over a bench, lanterns casting a glow on a …

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49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

'Plasmonics' could lead to super-fast optic communications

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new kind of material that could improve the speed of optical communications by as much as 5000 times the current state of the art. The material is made of aluminum-doped zinc oxide (AZO) and it is able to change the amount of light it reflects by up …

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

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Euro crashes to nine-year low on 'Grexit' fears

Report that Germany is prepared to let Greece exit the single currency has spooked markets<p>The euro tumbled to its lowest level against the dollar in nearly nine years on Sunday night amid mounting fears that Greece could exit the eurozone.<p>The sharp slide came as Asian markets accelerated a sell-off …

America the vulnerable?

<i>Editor's note: Senator John McCain is a Republican representing Arizona.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- On perhaps this year's most compelling drama, the credits have yet to roll. Many have described that drama -- a story, apparently directed by North Korea, of Sony Pictures being hacked in retribution for a movie our …

Cheap at sea, pricey on the plate: The voodoo of lobster economics

Small lobsters are thrown back during an early morning fish off the coast of Nova Scotia. (Scott Munn for The Globe and Mail)<p>To the best of my recollection, Larry the Lobster showed up in one of Lloyd Robicheau’s traps some time between dawn and 8 a.m. on a Tuesday. My memory of the event is …