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Frank Lloyd Wright home donated to School of Architecture at Taliesin

The David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix will host community events and artists in residence<p>One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s later residential designs, the nautilus-like 1952 David and Gladys Wright House, will be donated to the School of Architecture at Taliesin. According to an announcement this …

Architecture
Northern Europe

Newest LIGO Signal Raises A Huge Question: Do Merging Black Holes Emit Light?

Billions of years ago, two black holes much more massive than the Sun — 31 and 19 solar masses each — merged together in a distant galaxy far across the Universe. On January 4th of this year, those gravitational waves, traveling through the Universe at the speed of light, finally reached Earth, …

Black Holes

Why Refueling On Sunday Will Help You Boss Monday

Down time = necessary.<p>Sad but true: longer than ever working hours, ​hyperconnected ​lives and an anxious political climate mean we’ve never been …

Self-improvement

Incredible Architecture of Messner Museum Kronplatz

The Australian photographer, originally from Melbourne Tom Blachford has just unveiled a new series. Entitled <i>Messner Museum Kronplatz</i>, the latter is …

Architecture

Feeling sleepy? Brain circuit controlling sleep and waking discovered, offering hope for insomnia cure

People who are excessively sleepy could have poorly functioning DNRDA cells in the brain.<p>The brain has a special circuit of nerve cells that are …

How to boost productivity with noise

On the surface, managing background noise with more background noise seems counterproductive. But audio communications company Plantronics is doing …

Personal Organizing

Is too much sleep an early sign of dementia?

Consistently getting more than nine hours of sleep every night could be a sign of early Alzheimer's or dementia, research suggests.

Sleep

Ray Spencer Didn't Molest His Kids. So Why Did He Spend 20 Years in Prison for It?

Matt and Katie accused their father of sexual abuse. Then they started to question their memories.<p><i>This article was published in partnership with</i> <i>The Marshall Project</i><i>, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system.</i><p>On Christmas Eve in 2004, Katie Spencer Tetz, a …

Empathy

Chelsea Flower Show 2017 garden trends you can replicate at home

<i>Country Living</i> garden editor Paula Mcwaters has toured this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show to bring you some inspiring trends to get green-fingered …

Chelsea Flower Show

The great London property squeeze

As affordable housing in Britain’s capital is replaced by luxury towers, people on middle incomes are being priced out, while the poor are forced to pay extortionate rents for shocking conditions<p>The first time I met Ian Dick, the head of private housing at Newham council in east London, he took me …

Housing

The 23 hottest books of the summer, according to readers

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon; Diana Yukari/Business Insider<p>I turn to Goodreads for reading recommendations whenever I'm looking for a new book.<p>The website's …

Books

Does a cluttered and messy home make us unhappy?

<b>Clutter and mess in the home has a direct impact on our mood, reveals a new study.</b><p>Is your home clean and tidy or cluttered and disorganised? And do …

Research

12 30-Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life

For some people, the best way to change a habit is with baby steps. They start incredibly small to avoid terror and procrastination and gradually work their way up from there.<p>But others are more the dive-right-into-the-cold-water type. For these folks, the best way to change your life is through a …

Stand Up Comedy

Young Muslims Across the World Share The Meaning of Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan begins on Saturday for about 1.6 billion Muslims around the world. During the 30 days, Muslims will fast from dawn until …

Islam

What Is High Functioning Anxiety?

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it's evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with …

Zack Greinke

Five Techniques for Maintaining a Positive Mindset

My great-grandparents, Cleve and Zelma Carder, lost almost everything they owned during the Dust Bowl years. After losing their homestead and ranch, they packed what they could into a Conestoga Wagon and made the trek from Northern New Mexico to find work picking cotton in the fields of …

Happiness

How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …