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Brutalist Wallpaper for Your Concrete Jungle Apartment

Love it or hate it, Brutalist architecture makes up a substantial part of New York City. Now, you can bring a little bit of that concrete aesthetic</i> …

Just the Job - Furniture Manufacturer

Marijuana shops are trying to look like the Apple store

On a bustling stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard lined by vintage stores and eateries, the MedMen shop looks right at home.<p>Sunlight streams in through the store's floor-to-ceiling windows. Inside, salespeople in bright red T-shirts greet shoppers. Merchandise is carefully arranged on sleek wooden …

Seven steps to improve your finances in 2017

The new year is a great time to take a fresh look at your finances. Ready for a boost in 2017? Here are seven steps to give you a running start.<p><b>1. Know your credit score</b><p>Your credit rating not only affects whether you can get approved for future credit, but it also may factor into the fees you pay …

This Woodland Design Farm Actually Grows Furniture

British tree farmer, artist and designer Gavin Munro talks about the art of “zen 3D printing” with wood.<p>For the last decade, Gavin Munro has been figuring out the perfect way to grow wooden furniture and art like patterned lamps, chairs and tables. More recently, this British tree farmer, artist …

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Container homes are often thought to be cramped, gloomy and lacking in style or personality. But this <i>Pocket House,</i> designed by the Brazilian …

"Pirate Printers" Are Using Manhole Covers to Print Urban Designs Directly onto Shirts and Totes

Who says you need a fancy printing press and machinery to create your own t-shirt designs? The Berlin collective called Raubdruckerin (“Pirate Printers”) have taken to their own city streets with only a paint roller, ink, and a keen eye for geometric patterns. The group finds street fixtures—like …

Cannabis startups and the ghost of Nancy Reagan

The cannabis industry could reach $100 billion by 2029 in the U.S. alone. But the path to expansion isn't without obstacles for entrepreneurs struggling to build companies.<p>Over my career, I've helped build and deploy weapon systems, music videos, mainstream movies, pornography, firearms and sex …

Cannabis

9 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Ever since he was a child in South Africa, Elon Musk has been a big reader, of everything from science-fiction novels to historical biographies.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has said that reading books taught him how to build rockets.<p>We combed through years of interviews with Musk to find out which …

3 Ways That The Blockchain Will Change The Real Estate Market

Don Oparah Contributor<p>Don Oparah is the CEO of Venture Aviator.<p>Experts have suggested a number of niche industries that will be made more secure by the untamperable data record provided by blockchain technology — including international art dealing, pharmaceuticals and international trade of …

Real Estate

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2018

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

12 Amazing Interior Designs Will Blow You Away

In recent years, not only does interior design offer new ways to express a space, new technologies are bringing truly amazing interior design ideas …

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

Residents in an eco-village project piloted in the Netherlands will produce solar and biogas power, grow their food and recycle waste into fertiliser<p>“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of …

Sustainability

9 Reasons Dividend Stocks Are Smart Investments

It’s hard to beat solid dividend stocks if you're looking for smart investments. They have the power to boost your wealth considerably over time.<p>When …

Which Electric Car Is Right For You?

New app will let you virtually test drive green vehicles<p>Picture yourself behind the wheel of an electric car. Do you feel irritable? Tense? Does your mouth go dry? How about numbness or tingling of the extremities? You may be suffering from range anxiety, the fear that your electric car will lose …

4 critical (and common!) 401(k) mistakes to avoid

Relatively few workers in America have pensions these days, so it's increasingly up to the workers to provide for their own retirements. Employers help to some degree, often by providing workplace-based retirement accounts, such as 401(k)s. It's great to have a 401(k), but that's not enough. You …

Retirement

Dear auto entrepreneurs, please think outside the gearbox

With Tesla’s growing popularity, Uber’s continued global expansion, incessant rumors of Apple’s entry into transit, the ascent of drones, Google’s exploration of self-driving cars and the billion-dollar sale of Cruise Automation to GM, the transport sector has never looked hotter for aspiring …

Entrepreneurship

Do Pre-Workout Supplements Actually Help?

Pre-workout supplements make big promises to boost your performance, and with those promises come high price tags. You supposedly get a burst of …

Nutrition

From Broke To A Billionaire Overnight - Here‘s How You Do It

I have covered the subject of fundraising extensively in this blog and also in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising,</i> since fundraising is one of the …

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Eco housing: thinking outside the box

Green horizons: new materials, new technology and new thinking inspire houses like this one, the Ice House in Reykjavik.

Emerging Technology

Models

<b>Shipping Container Home Design Kit -</b> Download<p><b>Kit Download Version</b> Our shipping container home "Design Starter Kit" has 4 sheets which contains 2 x …

How to (Safely) Transform a Butter Knife into a Steak Knife

A good set of steak knives can cost hundreds of dollars. Meanwhile, an antique set of baller butter knives from an thrift store will run a fraction of the cost. Just take them home, get intimate with a sharpening stone or a grinder, and make some DIY magic. The Seattle-based tinkerers at Chefsteps …

Knives

Articles about house was built out 14 shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>A two-story, shipping container prefab offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on campus.<p>These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that …

Articles about super smart super green prefab may be future suburban living on Dwell.com - Dwell

The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.<p>Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...<p>Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House …

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Retire

<i>By Cameron Huddleston</i><p>Few Americans save enough for retirement. Whether due to financial issues or a lack of foresight, a lot of people either don't give much thought to retirement or are unable to save up enough to help them fund their elder years.<p>In fact, only 13 percent of people who haven't …