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Kanga Prefab Is A Tiny Home That'll Change Minds About Small Space Living (VIDEO)

Some people view small space living as an inconvenience, a burden or the punishment for living in a city while not being a billionaire. Others, however, think of it as an opportunity for good design. This Kanga prefab home, in the video above, falls into the latter camp. Its sleek lines, nod to …

For autos and homes, think small for big purchases

We have a big problem.<p>Big weddings, big cars, big houses. They add up to big debts. Next time you're considering a major purchase, try thinking small.<p>The Think Small philosophy of spending may be the only way some first-time buyers will ever get into today's housing market, where borrowing costs …

Articles about 7 small homes midwest 0 on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a …

Clever Small Home Architecture Derived From Site Restrictions in Tokyo

The <b>River Side House</b> is an impressive project designed by <b>Mizuishi Architect Atelier</b> and located in Tokyo, Japan. The small home was constructed on a …

Christina's Exposed Brick

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:ChristinaLocation:New York, NYSquare Feet:375Division:Teeny-TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:After a long …

8 Article Formats to Engage Your Customers and Get Them Clicking

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>It’s no secret that audiences are increasingly consuming concise, media-rich content.<p>This tendency toward shorter bits of information means we must work harder to make our branded content more interesting.<p>With the array of tools, formats, and applications …

Google Street View Offers a Look Into the Past

Starting today, you can use Google Street View to look way back into the past... to 2007. Nevertheless, it's cool to see how areas have changed since …

Mr. Bliss: Tolkien’s Little-Known Children’s Book for His Own Kids, Lovingly Handwritten and Illustrated by the Author Himself

<b>J.R.R. Tolkien</b> firmly believed that there is no such thing as writing “for children” and yet, unbeknownst to most, he joined the ranks of famous authors of literature for grown-ups who wrote little-known children’s books — including Mark Twain, Maya Angelou, James Joyce, Aldous Huxley, Virginia …

Orgasm Without Release: Alan Watts Presages Our Modern Media Gluttony in 1951

<i>“If the remission of pain is happiness, then the emergence from distraction is aesthetic bliss,”</i> Saul Bellow wrote in his poignant 1990 essay “The Distracted Public.” Nearly a century earlier, in his funny and wise reflection on feeding the mind, Lewis Carroll admonished that <i>“mental gluttony, or</i> …

8 Super Small Spaces (Under 400 Sq Ft!) with Big Design Ideas

You can make the most of living in any size space — from studio apartments to mansions — but there’s no doubt you need a special set of design skills …

Why Look at Animals: John Berger on What Our Relationship with Our Fellow Beings Reveals About Us

<i>“Erasing the awe-inspiring variety of sentient life impoverishes all our lives,”</i> Joanna Bourke wrote in her fascinating chronicle of our understanding of what it means to be human, an awareness inextricably entwined with a parallel understanding of the animal experience of our fellow sentient …

Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many young people enter the workforce amiably equipped with determination, aptitude and optimism -- and simply dream of being given a chance to express their gifts. But the chance afforded to 25-year-old Daniel Houghton is precisely the …

My Must-Have Apps: Tools for Running a Women's Retreat and Keeping Up With the Kids

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While Ann Voorhees Baker knew that turning 50 was a milestone, she had no idea that her birthday celebration would change her entire career path. Instead of waiting for someone to throw her a big party, she decided to have her own …

Fearful, Lazy or Just Plain Stuck? 29 Ways to Unlock Your Creative Gifts (Motiongraphic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life, at times, can feel like it’s numbly drifting past. Laziness, anxiety, unhealthy habits, fear -- all can contribute to a blocked mental state that hinders professional achievement as well as personal fulfillment.<p>Need a creative jolt? …

Toy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World with Their Favorite Things

<i>“Children help us to mediate between the ideal and the real,”</i> MoMA curator Juliet Kinchin wrote in her fantastic design history of childhood. Largely responsible for this singular capacity are children’s remarkably metaphor-ready minds which transform toys into triggers for imaginative play, …

Your Sneak Peak at the Future of Infographic Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Infographic marketing started off with a bang a few years ago and still remains a very popular way of delivering a message to a targeted audience. Why did infographics become so popular and why does this form of media continue to be an …

So, You Got Yourself a Twitter Handle. Now What?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've heard it before: If you have a business, you should be on Twitter. But what if you don't know a tweet from a snap?<p>Twitter can definitely be a beast, but it doesn’t have to be. Think of the Twittersphere as a place where companies …

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How to Apply for the Amtrak Residency

From the Amtrak blog:<p>What began as a line in Alexander Chee’s interview in PEN Ten and was fueled by Twitter, is now an <b>official Amtrak program.</b><p>As …

Airbnb Could Be Joining the $10 Billion Valuation Club

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Airbnb has had some pretty bad publicity lately, but investors don't seem to be freaked.<p>The home rental startup is in talks to raise funding that would value the company at $10 billion, according to a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report published …

How This Startup's Focus on Personal Touch Helped It Thrive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When a friend of mine, who absolutely despises shopping, could not stop raving about Stitch Fix, an online personal styling service for women, I knew I had to give it a try.<p>My first thought when looking at the website was, 'how can …

7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Posting a copyrighted photo on a blog cost a small public relations company thousands of dollars, even though the photo wasn’t labeled with a copyright notice.<p>Labeling products with a patent number that didn’t match the exact model meant …

The Future of Retail: 6 Ways the Cloud Will Reinvent the Sales Floor

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The scope of change in the retail industry is stunning. New web-based, cloud-hosted software-as-a-service solutions are making data available in real time and are poised to unite the digital and physical retail environments, disrupting …

Ready to Hang Out a Shingle in the Brave New World of Online Retail?

<b>Master the mechanics of customer aquisition.</b> The most obvious strategies for acquiring online customers include use of search display advertising and social media ads, with mobile applications continuing to drive increased revenue. To truly succeed, you’ll have to be truly proficient in all these …

How to Create a Live Event That Spurs Social Buzz

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Tapping into our connected culture in an authentic way allows brands to insert themselves into the conversation and produce shared moments. So how can a brand create real-world events that capitalize and encourage the right types of …

♥ / Icebergs — Visual organization for Creatives

<i>A big thank you to Icebergs for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.</i> <b><br>Collaborate with your team like never before.</b> <br>Icebergs is a private space in the …

17 Traits That Distinguish the Best Startup CEOs

This story originally appeared on Business Insider <br>Three out of four startups fail, and a full 90% of those in the tech sector don't survive. The startups that become successful typically require exceptional leadership -- and a lot of luck.<p>In a recent Quora thread, users answered the question, …

Articles about 10 olson kundig houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>The celebrated Seattle architectural practice takes over a …

Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Crucial Difference Between Success and Mastery

<i>“You gotta be willing to fail… if you’re afraid of failing, you won’t get very far,”</i> Steve Jobs cautioned. <i>“There is no such thing as failure — failure is just life trying to move us in another direction,”</i> Oprah counseled new Harvard graduates. In his wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly …

“Little Prince” Author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on What the Sahara Desert Taught Him About the Meaning of Life

In December of 1940, a little more than two years before he created <i>The Little Prince</i> on American soil and four years before he disappeared over the Bay of Biscay never to return, <b>Antoine de Saint-Exupéry</b> (June 29, 1900–July 31, 1944) began writing <b>Letter to a Hostage</b> (<i>public library</i>) while waiting in …