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The Two Big Bangs

When you think about how the Universe got its start, from a scientific point of view, there’s one theory that explains what we see above all others: the Big Bang. But not everyone agrees on what “the Big Bang” actually means. In particular, there’s always some news that periodically goes around …

Universe

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Architectural harmony defines a family’s home near Lake Tahoe.<p>To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Danish design house Ferm Living cleared the cobwebs from an old Copenhagen power plant for...<p>La Pedevilla blends traditional and contemporary elements in the alpine landscape of South Tyrol, …

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For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular...<p>One ground-shaking day in January this year will go down in history.<p>Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean …

The Best Breakfasts for Every Back to School Occasion

Getting back into the school routine doesn’t have to mean returning to a breakfast rut. You’ve got your weeknight meal routine on lockdown and nobody can rival your portable lunches. Now it’s time to up your morning game. We’ve put together a list of our favorite breakfasts for every occasion and …

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At first, boatbuilder turned furniture designer may sound odd, but as you think about it, it makes more and more sense.<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>As one of today’s most sought after designers, Patricia Urquiola has produced a wide range of work that …

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A Boston family chose a double dose of prefab for an addition to their home in the Massachusetts countryside.<p>Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big impact; her bathroom...<p>A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up …

This Amazing Hoodie Is like a Swiss Army Knife You Can Wear

As air travel gets increasingly cramped and passengers grow crankier by the minute, it can really put a damper on your travel plans. A simple Kickstarter project is about to change your travel game for the better. Its concept is so popular, it has become the single most-funded clothing project in …

Piano Basics: Necessary Skills for the Non-Pianist

At some point in your musical journey, regardless of what instrument you play, you’ll find yourself in front of that 88-keyed beast we call a piano. …

Daredevil Robbie Maddison Go Surfing With A Dirt Bike (Video)

Forget surf boards and jet skis, what you need for surfing is a dirt bike, daredevil Robbie Maddison has been surfing on his dirt bike in Tahiti.<p>The …

A (Very) Young Jazz Pianist Takes Giant Steps Towards Musical Mastery

The Newport Jazz Festival is under way this weekend in Newport, Rhode Island. Among the featured performers is a young pianist — a <i>very</i> young pianist — named Joey Alexander. He is 12 years old, completely self-taught and one of the youngest musicians ever to play the storied festival.<p>Alexander has …

Piano

How Jazz Music Prepared Me for Life as a CEO

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last week, I found myself in an Italian restaurant playing improvised jazz music with a few other musicians. Despite what it might sound like, I’m not a full-time musician. I’m actually CEO of a big data startup, a far cry from …

Leadership

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Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.<p>A video takes a behind-the-scene tour of the Los Angeles architect's family home.<p>The Monogram Modern Home will be joining thousands of architecture and design enthusiasts at …

This Recipe Will Make Weekday Breakfast Feel like Weekend Brunch

Three words: candied. edible. flowers. If you’re looking for an easy way to impress your guests this summer, try your hand at baking these simple lemon loaves with sugared flowers. Both beautiful and scrumptious, these treats will make everyone think you’ve opened your own own patisserie!<p><b>Lemon Loaf</b> …

32 Sweet and Savory Ways to Cook With Coconut Oil

These coconut oil recipes range from savory to sweet—and are proof it's maybe even better than butter.<p>Love coconut oil? You're in luck: These recipes all feature the heart-healthy ingredient.

Watermelon Gazpacho with Feta Crema

6 Servings<p>A super-juicy watermelon is key; it should feel heavy for its size and sound hollow when tapped.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Gazpacho<p>1 pound seedless watermelon, rind removed, coarsely chopped (about 3 cups)<p>1 large beefsteak tomato, coarsely chopped<p>1 English hothouse cucumber, peeled, …

The Best Cake for Breakfast (Because Breakfast Cake Is Amazing)

What's better than cake? Breakfast cake. This one is even (almost) healthy.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to</i> …

Casa Brutale

Forget hanging your home off the side of a cliff — Casa Brutale by OPA sits inside a cliff, instead. This concept design is defined by the three …

Architecture

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Somewhere it is written, or it is now, that if your mom is a gazillion (cough, 35 weeks and 4 days, not that anyone is counting) weeks pregnant and …

Treehouse Trio

Give yourself all the ambiance of a retreat in the woods and all the convenience of the city with a stay at this Treehouse Trio. Nestled in the woods …

Living Rooms

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

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What Your Ice Cream Really Needs Is (More) Chocolate

Want to take your crunchy ice cream mix-ins to the next level? We talked to the pros to get the, um, scoop.<p>If you've ever made ice cream at home, you know how challenging it can be to find the perfect mix-in. Streaks and swirls are easy, but most crunchy ingredients won't stay crunchy for long. …

Dessert

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Animator Bill Porter takes us on a simple journey through the life of a boy and a girl and the chair they encounter at every turn.<p>A pair of environmentally attuned architects combined adjoining properties in a Los Angeles canyon to house their modernist...<p>Switching coasts from Brooklyn to Portland …

16 Crazy-Awesome Examples Of Eyeshadow Art

Proof that makeup is artistry.

51 Projects That Will Make You Bust Out the Sewing Machine

Sitting down at a sewing machine for the first time can seem like a scary task, but we promise it’s easy once you get the hang of it. Whether you’re just learning how to stitch a straight line or you’re already a pro at reading patterns, there are endless possibilities to what you can create. In …

Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 awesome sandwich<p>After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …