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100 best nonfiction books: No 84 – The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith (1776)

Blending history, philosophy, psychology, and sociology, the Scottish intellectual single-handedly invented modern political economy<p>1776 was an annus mirabilis for English and American prose, a year to compare with 1859 (Darwin’s <i>On the Origin of Species</i>; Dickens’s <i>A Tale of Two Cities</i>; Mill’s <i>On</i> …

Economics

Homemade Cleanser, Toner & Moisturizer

CBS reports that women spend $60 billion per year on beauty products, as of 2012 figures -- and they're not alone, as YouGov notes that 33 percent of …

Modern loft perched atop a rocky seaside cliff

Perched atop a rocky seaside peninsula in Los Angeles, California, this loft renovation is an efficient response to the problem of limited space with …

An irresistibly charming studio apartment in Gothenburg

Spotted on <b>Alvhem</b>, this bright and charming small studio apartment of just 441 square feet (41 square meters) is located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Upon …

Interior Design

44 Fascinating bookshelf ideas for book enthusiasts

Having bookshelves in your home keeps your space organized and wherever the bookshelf is, it creates a relaxed and cozy atmosphere, a great place to …

37 Smart Ideas To Organize Your Books At Home

If you are a book lover and have books here and there, it’s time to organize them! The basic idea here is rocking a cool bookcase or some shelves but …

5 Steps of Startup Success

…or what 2015 taught me about startups<p>It was in 2015 that I’ve first set my foot firmly on the startup road. The process, however, began much sooner. …

30 Inventive Kitchens with Stone Walls

It is simply amazing how design and fashion are so cyclical, and how what is shunned as outdated quickly finds its way back to the top of the trends …

Amazing kitchen with curved wall, island and retractable glass roof

Entrepreneurs That Self-Audit Can Practically Cut Costs

Many firms, including mine, invest in an annual professional audit of their financials. For startups, an audit that could cost $15,000 to $30,000 is out of the question. But, if you want to demonstrate you have the discipline for growth, you should begin the process of self-auditing your finances …

Modern Office in Romania Is Not Your Father’s Dental Clinic

<b>ARhit.BAAR Architecture</b> completed the design of <b>DentalMed</b>, a dental clinic in Bucharest, Romania. The aim of the design team was to create a modern …

Architecture

Articles about smart modern remodel traditional dc house on Dwell.com - Dwell

To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon quite a …

Articles about why 8 architects chose prefab and modular designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>An easy-to-build modular system is the perfect solution for a family in Bend, …

Architizer