Diana Rojas

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Solar shelter shines a light on refugee integration

One of the problems that can arise when providing housing for asylum seekers is that communities can see a burden involved, but not necessarily a …

Prototypes

Google’s New App Isn’t The Next Best Thing To The Louvre. It Might Be Better

Google Arts & Culture turns art from all over the world into a meta museum.<p>Never stopping in its quest to make the world searchable, Google has just unveiled a new app that makes it as easy to find the opening times of your local museum as it is to figure out who painted that bright purple …

U.S. Army switching to iPhones because Androids freeze up

The U.S. Army's Special Operations Commands has had enough with using Android phones that constantly freeze up and is switching to iPhones.<p>Apple's …

16 Weight-Loss Tips to Live By Every Day

Advice from the pros that actually works<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Exercise plays an essential role in any weight-loss journey, but how you fuel your body is just as—if not more—important. If you're ready to embrace new lifestyle …

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

A Map Of Every Patent Steve Jobs Touched

You might never be able to get inside the enigmatic Apple founder’s head, but this could be the next best thing.<p>People are always trying to put themselves into the head of Apple founder Steve Jobs, to figure out how he thought. Unfortunately, Jobs was pretty inscrutable, but here’s one fun way to …

Brain: Why exercise boosts IQ

If you want your mind to be sharper, the evidence suggests you should visit the gym. But how can exercising your muscles boost your brain power?<p>We tend to assume that brains don’t go with brawn – but that assumption is turning out to be seriously flawed. As the latest video from the Head Squeeze …

Does Being 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Really Mean Anything?

"Spiritual But Not Religious" is a phrase you hear more and more these days — and with good reason. In 2012, a Pew Foundation survey on religion found that almost 20 percent of Americans placed themselves in the category of "unaffiliated."<p>That 20 percent unaffiliated translates into a whole lot of …

Why You Should Detox With Whole Foods

Now Playing<p>Clip 1 of 9<p>Dr. Woodson Merrell explains how sticking to a rainbow-colored, plant-based diet, whole foods will provide your body with the …

Know your gompas

One of the most surprising things about the Himalaya is how this desolate, almost monochrome landscape has produced so much vivid colour. From Kathmandu to Dharamsala and Lhasa to Ladakh, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, or gompas, guard a treasure trove of religious art, executed in an almost …

Hip Hong Kong: new art galleries and trendy restaurants

Hong Kong: a place bursting at the seams in almost every sense of the phrase. Like any politically charged city, there’s an undercurrent of creativity that provides an outlet for Hong Kong’s rebellious streak, translating into a clutch of interesting food experiences, design ideas and artistic …

Can meditation help prevent the effects of ageing?

Can meditation really slow down the effects of age? One Nobel Prize-winner is finding the scientific in the spiritual, writes Jo Marchant.<p>It’s seven in the morning on the beach in Santa Monica, California. The low sun glints off the waves and the clouds are still golden from the dawn. The view …

Apple's Coming Out With Two iPhones This Fall, But One Might Be Faster Than The Other

Cowen & Co. analyst Tim Arcuri wrote in his most recent note to investors that the larger iPhone will probably feature a more powerful processor than the 4.7-inch model, as Apple Insider first reported.<p>Arcuri is said to have recieved this information from sources within Apple's supply chain in …

Investing

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

Cooking

Loop Portraits:Romain Laurent Reveals His Tricks

When we see a photo that just makes us say, “How in the world?!” we just have to stop talking out loud to our computer screen, hunt down the genius …

Cool Stuff

Fitbit rules 50 percent of the world's wearable market

Fitbit appears to be a tour de force in the wearable world.<p>New numbers released by analyst Canalys on Wednesday show Fitbit devices accounted for nearly 50 percent of the world's 2.7 million wearable band shipments in the first quarter of 2014.<p>Apparently, the recent kerfuffle and recall over …

Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

European Travel

Architizer

ALD House

This weekend retreat is projected on a land of little over 1,000 square meters and it is articulated in two main volumes: a prism into which another …

Solar Roadways, A Modular Paving System Comprised of Solar Panels

Solar Roadways is a modular paving system made out of solar panels by Julie and Scott Brusaw. The panels consist of incredibly tough and textured …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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This Life-Like Robot Will Either Terrify Or Astound You

Created some 6 years ago, Jules is a robot (who looks a little like a bald Kevin Spacey) equipped with enough artificial intelligence to be able to …

Möbius Strip Table

The Möbius strip table is cool-looking, but it takes forever to dust. I started at one end yesterday and I'm still not done!<p>Pierre Renart, a …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Origami Artist Creates Life-Sized Elephant From One Piece of Paper

He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the …

Origami

Readers' travel tips: best urban beaches for kids

Do you know a city that has an excellent beach for kids, where sandcastles are obligatory and facilities well thought out? From summer pop ups to perennials, where’s your favourite patch of urban sand?<p>Up for grabs is a £200 voucher from Hotels.com. Submit your tips by clicking on the blue button …

34 Retro Posters that'll Work in Any Era

No matter how many innovations technology brings, people will always love retro.<p>Like retro clothing, retro-inspired photography and even old school …