Deborah Bora K. Barton

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Kitchen of the Week: The New Italian Country Kitchen by Katrin Arens, Scrap Wood Edition

For 20 years now, Italy-based German interior designer and furniture maker Katrin Arens has been finding fresh uses for discarded wood. She’s still …

Kitchens

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

31 Super Smart Travel Hacks

Since the dawn of exploration, travelers have been finding ways to simplify and streamline their adventures. Today, we call this "travel hacking," …

Frugal Living

8 Quick Tricks to Make Yourself Wake Up Earlier for Mind-Blowing Productivity

It's frustrating, isn't it? You want to become an early riser.<p>You know that waking up early is one of the best ways to be more productive. You know that many of the world's most successful entrepreneurs are early risers.<p>Yet no matter how hard you try, you can't seem to stop hitting snooze.<p>You don't …

Access your own 25,000-sq-ft rooftop "hipster playground" at ODA's new Bushwick apartments

1/11<p>ODA Architecture 10 Montieth Street1<p>Most NYC rooftops afford room for a grill, a few plantings and maybe some yoga, but what about one large …

Urban Agriculture

Amazing Paris Apartment Includes a Tiny 'Greenhouse' Kitchen

We already know architects can build some pretty spectacular houses for themselves, so it's no surprise that they can also turn ordinary apartments into one-of-a-kind, playful pads. Take this high-ceilinged abode in a 20th-century Paris building, for example. Over the course of one year, it was …

Duncan Meerding transforms tree stumps into lamps that double as tables and stools

Who knew tree stumps could have so many uses! Tasmanian furniture designer Duncan Meerding transformed ordinary tree stumps into gorgeous, …

Furniture

10 Bucket List Activities for the Great American Adventurer

Sponsored<p>And gear to help you conquer all<p>Gore Tex<p>If you've been keeping your potential on a short leash, it's time to let it loose with this anything but run-of-the-mill bucket list. We've got the extreme sports, destinations and gear to help you excel. With the right skills, motivation and mettle, …

Emotional Pain Chart

Dubai goes green! Plans unveiled for ambitious Sustainable City in the desert with a 100% solar-powered hotel, organic farms, recycled water and a grass amphitheatre

• <b>Intercontinental Hotels Group set to launch Hotel Indigo in Dubai's new eco-resort</b>• <b><br>As well as being powered entirely by solar energy, hotel will</b> …

Wastewater

New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their …

Cancer

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

The 20 Best Modern Desks for the Home Office | HiConsumption

Unless you’re a personal trainer or a stage magician, odds are pretty good that the place you are going to spend most of your life is sitting at your …

Furniture

10 Green Technologies That Could Help Revolutionize Our Changing Planet

In an era of drought, climate change and food shortages, environmental pioneers have joined forces to help tackle some of the world's most pressing issues through technological advancement.<p>Here are 10 burgeoning technologies that have the potential to help revolutionize our planet of consumerism. …

Architizer

Before & After: An Elegant, Budget-Friendly Living Room Makeover

You don't have to scrap all your furniture to make a high-impact transformation.<p>Interested in updating your living room but a complete overhaul isn't in the budget? Dolley Levan from High Fashion Home shows how she made a dramatic transformation with just a few key changes.<p><b>ELLEDECOR.com:</b> The room …

Breast Cancer Gene Also Causes Lung Cancer

Mutations in a gene best known for raising the risk of breast cancer can also double the risk of lung cancer in smokers, researchers reported Sunday.<p>One in four smokers with the mutation in BRCA2 will develop lung cancer, the researchers report in the journal Nature Genetics.<p>The finding adds …

Cancer