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LG's new gadget lets you control home appliances remotely

LG has announced the SmartThinQ Sensor, a device that can monitor your home appliances and allow you to control them from anywhere with an app.<p>The company says its latest offering can sense vibration and temperature when attached to devices and beam those readings back to your phone.<p>For example, …

The 2015 Kickstarter Film Festival Coming to Philadelphia in October

This year, Kickstarter is celebrating an anniversary, with their fifth annual film festival, which will be traveling nationwide, showcasing some …

Think You’re Cut Out For Tiny House Living? Now You Can Book A Short Stay And See

Getting rid of all your junk to join the “tiny house” movement is a big leap. A new startup from Harvard wants to help people ease into the idea.<p>Living in a tiny house might be the millennial version of the American dream, but for most of us, it’s more of an Instagram-fueled fantasy than something …

Think You've Seen The Best Drone Video of Philly? Think Again.

It's official. Matt Satell of Philly by Air, a local provider of <b>aerial photography</b> and video has just given us the best Philadelphia drone video of the summer, complete with a surprisingly catchy, vaguely Euro-pop soundtrack.<p>The video was created in anticipation of the World Meeting of Families in …

Drones

Reminder: Invisible River Celebrates Philly’s Schuylkill River With Aerial Dance, Boating, Music And More This Saturday, August 29

Invisible River aerial dance performance defies gravity and entrances audiences this weekend over the Schuylkill River.<br>(Photo by JJ Tiziou …

What I Learned From Sequencing the Bacteria in My Apartment

Three years ago, I lived in a tiny New York City walkup with one human roommate and untold billions of bacteria. I know this for a fact because I …

Biology

Droplet Robotic Sprinkler

The Droplet is a smart sprinkler system that combines the latest technology in robotics, cloud computing and connected services to create the next …

cliff house by modscape suspended above the australian ocean

sep 09, 2014<p><b>cliff house by modscape suspended above the australian ocean</b><br>image © modscape<p><b>prefabricated architecture specialists modscape have planned</b> …

Long Brick House by Földes & Co. Architects

Another Mixed-Use Project Underway on Fairmount Avenue

Last year, a new mixed-use building appeared on the corner of 19th & Fairmount, replacing a long vacant lot and covering a mural of Noam Chomsky. And …

Noam Chomsky

Underscore Cube BubbleMassage Bath by Kohler

Featuring a unique square design, the Underscore Cube bath exudes refined style with contemporary flair.<p>Opposing seats of different heights and an …

Times Square of the '30s and '40s Was Just Plain Beautiful

<i>Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up the tipline; we'd love to hear from</i> …

Deronda Residence by Space International

Space International designed the Deronda residence, located in Los Angeles, California.<p>Description from Space International:<p>This custom residence …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Tower of Herbs

Don't miss out on fresh herbs (or pay a lot for them at the market) just because you don't have a big yard. Situate this compact herb garden in a sunny spot near the kitchen door for easy snipping.

Gardening

Federal Donuts North Adds a NoseGo Mural

Prolific Philly-based artist <b>Yis Goodwin</b>, better known as <b>NoseGo</b>, pretties up the blank-canvas portion of the exterior at the newly opened fourth <b>Federal Donuts</b> shop at Seventh and Fairmount. <b>UPDATED:</b> See the finished product here.<br>· @FederalDonuts [Twitter]<br>· All Federal Donuts Coverage [-EPHI-]

Night Market Philadelphia Arrives In West Oak Lane Tonight, June 19, With More Than 50 Food Vendors, Craft Beer, Live Music And Much More

Hungry for an awesome summer street festival? You’re in luck. <b>Night Market West Oak Lane is tonight</b>.<p>Last month, the sensational Night Market …

Ty Pennington's Tips for Healthier Living

In anticipation of his appearance at Dwell on Design this Sunday, June 22, 2014, Ty Pennington shared his tips for greener, healthier living with Domaine Home. Preview his tips here, and stay tuned for more on Pennington's conversation about how to achieve better living.<p>On health and safety:<br>"Your …

Mesmerizing Luxury Home in Australia Flaunting Volumetric Architecture

A refined home is where timeless elegance meets modern trends in a highly customized setting. Webb & Brown-Neaves showcase their affinity for high …

Get The Look: Urban Chic

(Image credit: Sponsored Post)<p>America's cities are full of former factories and warehouses that have been converted to living spaces. Urban Chic …

Registration is Now Open for Philly Improv Theater’s Summer Classses

Are you able to be funny on your feet? If so, the major player in the Philadelphia improv scene wants you!<p>Registration is now open for Philly Improv …

11 Recipes Starring Springy Greens

We knew spring couldn’t last forever. But between all this talk of outdoor grilling and ice cream sandwiches, summer snuck up on us faster than you can say <i>stone fruit</i>. Don’t get us wrong -- we can’t wait for bright, juicy tomatoes and peaches by the truckload -- but parting with the seasons is such …

Bread Street Estates Will Soon Rise on Race Street

230 Race Street, Bread Street Estates<p>[Rendering and floor plans via Bread Street Estates]A large surface parking lot will soon see <b>eight luxury townhomes</b> — ah hem — rise near the corner of Race and Bread Streets in Old City. Just up the street from the Race Street Cafe and directly next to Paddy's …

Babylon Light

Babylon is a plantable light fixture.<p>Inspired by the hanging gardens of Babylon, the Babylon Light is a multifunctional contemporary pendant for …

House In The Beach by Drew Mandel Architects. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/06/19/house-in-the-beach-by-drew-mandel-architects/

The Classic American Vacation You Need To Take This Summer

An Airstream trailer is a vintage icon, and it's sure to set the stage for a memorable, out-of-the-box vacation<p><b>An Airstream in Andalucia, Spain from $155 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Savannah, Georgia from $95 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Ashland, Oregon from $100 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Malibu,</b> …

Airstream