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5 impressive tiny houses you can order right now

We've seen heaps upon heaps of micro homes crop up with all sorts of eye-popping attributes, whether it'd be glam interiors, wildly low budgets (how …

The Clifftop House

Kahakuloa, Hawaii<p>House as Landscape. Landscape as House. Conceived as a small village under one roof, the concept of "house" is deconstructed and reassembled as an assortment of open cubes towards the rugged Maui coastline - each a private space with its own bathroom, and a meandering mountainous …

25 Powerful Quotes From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>In western society, we tend to think that we’ll find …

I’m a digital nomad—and my first order of business for 2017 is ditching mainstream banks

Few people think banks are fun, exactly. But banking is often seen as an unavoidable part of modern life—preferable, at the very least, to burying money in your backyard.<p>Still, as a dual-citizen freelancer who often travels in Europe and has bank accounts in both the UK and the US, I’ve found that …

How to Do What You Love for a Living

Dear friend, I’m one of the very few blessed people in the world who does what they love for a living.<p>For my entire life, I’ve always believed in the …

Apps that give your phone a second number

If you've ever had to juggle two mobile phones, you know it's a special form of torture. Two phones to carry. Two phones to keep charged. Two phones to answer!<p>Unfortunately, that's the reality for so many folks who need a second number. It might be one phone for work, another for personal. Or maybe …

How to travel to Europe on a budget + 5 budget European destinations

There are a lot of wonderful ways to experience Europe while staying on a budget. For most travelers, backpacking through Europe is at the top of …

Modern Farmhouse Tips Its Hat to Silo Style

Wendell Burnette Architects took inspiration from grain silos in their design of this modern farmhouse in Wisconsin. At a distance, <b>Field House’s</b> …

Ancient Japanese technique dresses up this renovated home in upstate New York

1/7<p>New Paltz House by AlexAllen Studio<p>Architecture firm AlexAllen Studio stripped the exterior of this dilapidated house in New Paltz, New York, and …

This Lamp Records Hours Of Sunlight And Then “Plays” It Back Indoors

There are many ways to change the color of lighting in your home, but none feel so magical.<p>For me it was a campsite near Lake Solitude, in Teton National Park. The sun was setting, so the world was rendered in a nostalgia-tinted gold. We’d returned to our camp to find a few deer with full racks …

Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions

From hatred of singing and dancing to comparing women to snakes, these Buddhist teachings reveal that this religion isn't exactly the paragon of …

Asia's underrated places: 9 great travel attractions | CNN Travel

Donghyun Kim's Micro-Housing Concept Aims to Turn Wasted Space into Tiny Apartments

1/7<p>Donghyun Kim Micro Housing Concept<p>Micro-housing has become a hot topic as New York City aims to reconcile its lack of affordable housing with its …

Housing

Watch How DSLR Shutters Work in 10,000FPS Super Slow Motion

If you want to see the mechanics of how a modern DSLR shutter works, one way to do so is through slow-motion captured with a high-speed camera. …

Videography

How I Made Myself a DIY Spider Light for $40

I recently made myself a DIY Spider Light as a thrifty alternative to the Spiderlite that costs hundreds of dollars. The entire project ended up …

DIY

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

Green homes – in pictures

If environmentally friendly living is your bag (and money is no object) here are some homes to get the green juices flowing

28 Classic Restaurants Every New Yorker Must Try

New York is one of the oldest dining cities in the country, and though it seems we're always mourning the loss of yet another neighborhood stalwart, the city is still brimming with ancient establishments. Here are the oldest and the greatest of New York's classic restaurants, all of them decades if …

FBI Warns U.S. Businesses of China-backed Cyberattacks

Security<p>The FBI warned U.S. businesses on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on U.S. companies. The "flash" warning described tools and techniques used by the hackers and asked companies to contact federal authorities if they …

The Drug-Free Way to Fight Depression

Exercise can do a lot of physical good, from making hearts healthy to keeping weight down—and now there’s strong new evidence that it can give a …

House Brunner by Architect Norbert Dalsass

House Brunner by Architect Norbert Dalsass, an old farm transformed into a modern three family home.<p>Architect Norbert Dalsass was responsible for the …

Cheap, Simple DIY Magnetic GoPro Mount

There is anything but a shortage of options when it comes to mounting your GoPro. Whether it’s from the company itself, a third party, or one of the …

Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Miso Ramen With Crispy Shredded Pork and Burnt Garlic Sesame Oil</b><p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds chicken backs and carcasses, skin and excess fat removed2 tablespoons vegetable …

40 Things Every Self-Respecting Man Over 30 Should Own

You aren't a kid anymore. So stop acting like one, and start being the grown-azz man you ought to be.

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Cinematographer Roger Deakins’ Handwritten List of Top 10 Films Includes Kubrick, Leone, Melville and More

Cinematographer Roger Deakins' Handwritten List of Top 10 Films Includes Kubrick, Leone, Melville and More<p>Check out this handwritten list of 10 …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

500px Adds Creative Commons Licensing Option

Photo sharing site 500px announced on Friday plans to roll out Creative Commons licensing on the service.<p>While photos on the site will default to an …

Jansjo flower lamp

<b>Materials:</b> Jansjo lamp and yogurt bottle<p><b>Description:</b> Cut the yoghurt bottle into the right length to form the petals. Slice into strips and bend them …

Undiscovered Asia: The 5 Places to Go Next

Asia has attracted travelers for centuries. From backpackers to businessmen, luxury seekers to religious pilgrims, this is a continent so vast and …

Make Lost Luggage A Thing Of The Past With Trakdot

It always seems to happen when you least expect it during a trip – an airline loses your bag. But with the new Trakdot, you’ll always be able to see …