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Hospitality

terry and terry completes light-filled skyline house overlooking oakland

<b>situated near the top of the eastbay mountain range overlooking the city of oakland, this bright and airy property sits approximately 1,800 feet</b> …

19th-century farm ruins transformed into sleek restaurant

A magnificent melding of old and new<p>The modern design of Chocholá, México’s gorgeous Ixi’im Restaurant was a true group effort. No fewer than four architecture studios had a hand in the renovation, which rehabilitated the 1800s engine house of a disintegrating farm. The collaborators—Central de …

10 upper-body moves that build your core

You've heard it before: “Abs are made in the kitchen.” Yes, that’s partly true, but they’re made in the gym too—for any muscle to grow in size and …

How marijuana edibles keeps this guy focused and working

How the author crushed a busy to-do list before 4 PM — and even got to inbox zero!<p>Last year, my mother passed away. Two days later, I lost my first out-of-college dream job. Two weeks later, I moved back in with my dad for the first time since I was 17.<br>I’d always struggled with mental health, but …

Cannabis

Tip of the Day 11/20

In the long run, you're better off sleeping in (and allowing your body to get a full seven to eight hours of sleep) than losing rest to exercise.

Sleep

Recycled Shipping Containers as Backyard Swimming Pools

From high rises to housing to kiosks and disaster relief, shipping containers have become a more common architectural tool over the past few years. …

16 Supremely Stylish Gyms from Around the World Photos

Photo: Courtesy of TMPL<p>It’s not just about the workout. Gyms around the country are stepping up their aesthetics by tapping leading designers to create their spaces. Here are <i>AD</i>'s top picks.

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

Prefab Homes

You can buy elite residency in Thailand for $60,000 — and the government will even provide a 'concierge' service

There are seven different packages, with the most expensive being the "Elite Ultimate Privilege" scheme.<p>It costs $60,000 for 20 years residency, along with a $600 a year membership fee.<p>Included in the price is a state-sponsored concierge programme, entitling members to VIP access to government …

South-east Asia

Wyoming Residence

Jackson, Wyoming<p>Echoing the grandeur of the Teton Mountain Range whilst seamlessly inhabiting the adjacent grassland, the Wyoming Residence exhibits a conscientious marriage of form and material. With respect to the sloping meadow, the home is designed to coexist and therefore never breaks the …

Concrete house offers indoor-outdoor living among fruit trees

Ahh...<p>Indoor-outdoor home designs often feature large glass windows to create that seamless transition. But this home in Israel takes it one step further— the architects lifted the roof off the walls to create an opening in the walls, ensuring that there is no break between the interior and …

Architecture

How to Create an 11,284-Member Facebook Group When You Have No Followers

Have you ever been part of one of those big Facebook groups, and thought “Wow. It would be cool to create something like this myself.”I was in that …

Marketing

11 Netflix Movies With Insanely Hot Sex Scenes

Netflix is good for many things: discovering endlessly bingeable shows you wouldn’t have known about otherwise, making a good excuse to invite people …

Rotten Tomatoes

This timber kindergarten is embedded into the hills of a small Northern Italian village

Austrian architects feld72 to have unveiled a stunning timber-clad kindergarten building located in the small village of Valdaora di Sotto in South …

What is a Virtual Call Center and How Can I Use it For Business? - Small Business Trends

When customers call your business premises and reach a courteous and helpful customer service representative, it can have a positive impact on …

Small Business

Gym Showdown: Free Weights vs. Machines

If you want to get stronger, some kind of resistance training is the way to go. So when you walk into the gym, should you start loading plates onto a …

Exercise

Frequent sauna sessions may lower dementia risk

We've already heard that things like special enzymes and fresh produce may help ward off Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. According …

Dementia

A 32-year-old CEO who sold her startup for more than $250 million reveals her one piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

And her advice to other young entrepreneurs is simple: "Get mentors."<p>Von Tobel, who remains CEO of LearnVest, the financial-planning company she sold last year for more than $250 million, told Business Insider how she found her own mentors — and how she knew they were keepers.<p>"How I started that …

Entrepreneurship

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Brooklyn Boulders' Active Collaborative Workspace Reinvents the Office as Physical Playground

Despite the first part of their name, Brooklyn Boulders is a Massachusetts-based organization that runs the oddest co-working space we've ever seen. …

Furniture

Happy Workers, Richer Companies?

There is a free lunch in economics, after all. Companies with perks like complimentary meals clearly outperform competitors in the stock market.<p>You can hear it in the game rooms of Google's Chelsea office, smell it from the ice cream shops on Facebook's Menlo Park campus, and see it with yoga mats …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Beyond Exercise: The Technogym Approach

Gym equipment might not be the first thing to evoke philosophical ideas of happiness, community wellness or indeed overall life satisfaction. However, Technogym isn't your average fitness company and their mission statement extends well beyond the gym. With visionary leader and founder Nerio …

World Health Organization