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Steve Jobs told daughter she 'smelled like a toilet' on his deathbed and said 'you're getting nothing'

Steve Jobs told his daughter she “smelled like a toilet” on his deathbed, a new revelatory memoir detailing their troubled relationship has revealed.<p>Lisa Brennan-Jobs, who the Apple founder had denied was his daughter, also recalls him telling her “you’re getting nothing” in a disagreement over …

Steve Jobs

Sex Toys Will Never Be Able To Do The Hardest Work For You

Peter Ryan for BuzzFeed News<p><b>I worked at a sex shop</b> <b>for</b> seven years — one of those friendly, brightly lit storefronts that hired young feminists and …

Customers

Government Study Says You're Washing Your Hands Wrong, Which Is Gross and You Should Fix It

Hey, did you wash your hands recently? Well, you probably did it wrong. CNN pointed out a recent government study found that 97 percent of the time, …

Unesco announces new heritage sites around the world

<b>Mountain monasteries in South Korea, a Saudi oasis and Mumbai's art deco buildings are among a number of sites to make it on to Unesco's World Heritage List.</b><p>Being listed gives them legal protection under international treaties.<p>The UN's cultural organisation, meeting in Bahrain, have been agreeing …

We Found The World’s Best Anti-Aging Serum On Amazon

Skincare routines are made up of tons of different products, but we’ve found that the most effective ones always include a serum. But, what do serums …

W Residence / Furman + Keil Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The W Residence overlooks Lady Bird Lake from the 29th floor of a high-rise in the heart of downtown …

Hotel Revier / Carlos Martinez Architekten

<b>Simplistic Luxury</b><br>Natural, authentic and trend-oriented. When a sports hotel is reduced to the bare essentials, a feeling of freedom towards life as …

Bellad & Co. Head Office / SJK Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This was to be a straightforward office project until we visited the site. This client desired a head …

What is BIM and Why Does it Seem to be Fundamental in the Current Architectural Design?

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is a methodology that allows architects to create digital design simulations to manage all the information …

Architizer

Schendlingen School / Matthias Bär, Bernd Riegger and Querformat

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The new Schendlingen school in Bregenz (Austria) is a very ambitious project on the part of the clients …

33 m² flat / Studio Bazi

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> 33 m² flat - a compact multifunctional flat by Studio Bazi. The project was commisioned by a client, a …

Indoor architectures for cats

A Cat Thing is a furniture collection for cats and their owners. The Room Collection is a system of small-sized cardboard boxes that can be stacked …

What is the keto diet — and is it right for you?

The eating philosophy is getting a lot of buzz, but it may not be right for everyone.<p>While the buzz seems to be heating up around the ketogenic diet, the eating philosophy isn't new. In fact, it’s been used as a treatment for epilepsy since the 1920s and came back into the spotlight in the ‘90s …

How Slovakia's Soviet Ties Led to a Unique Form of Sci-Fi Architecture

The history of Slovakia is riddled with political unrest and unwanted occupation, with the Slovak people having repeatedly been denied a voice …

Architizer

Origo Coffee Shop by Lama Architectura

Two hundred and seventy six teacups are suspended from the ceiling of this coffee shop in Bucharest by Romanian studio Lama Architectura (+ …

Origo Coffee Shop / Lama Arhitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Origo is the answer to the demand of a very passionate barista for a place for himself that should …

IKEA masters mass-produced uniqueness at 2018 madrid design festival

exploring themes of fashion, art, mass-produced uniqueness and even 3D printing, IKEA displays their renowned democratic design philosophy in its …

Västra Kajen Housing / Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located on the quayside of the Munksjön lake, these two urban housing blocks are based on a long term …

Architizer

Tokyo. A ramen bar with elements exposed

A ramen bar in Tokyo near the Olympic park, between tradition and minimal space. This is the story of “Chanpon”, which has such structured interiors. …

Architizer

raf simons and east pack collaborate on 'blade runner'-inspired backpacks

<b>raf simons has collaborated with eastpack on their sixth collaboration, this time for a series of blade runner-inspired backpacks.</b> the ss18 …

Clothing

syte architects transforms studio in london with floating mezzanine

<b>the studio at greville road in london dates from the late 19th century and was once the work place of the sculptor willi soukop.</b> its current owner is …

North West London

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

IKEA + chris stamp preview street-design collaboration in paris

<b>last year, IKEA announced a collaboration with los angeles-based designer chris stamp called SPÄNST.</b> meaning elasticity in swedish, the collection is …

MoMA announces exhibition exploring Yugoslavia's concrete architecture

New York's Museum of Modern Art will examine former Yugoslavia's impressive concrete structures and bold urban planning visions created during its …

Architecture

designboom spent gourmet coffee day at alpha dominche's extraction lab

<b>it’s national coffee day –– no. it’s national gourmet coffee day and the brooklyn-brewing-specialists/all-around-cool-dudes, ‘alpha dominche,’ just</b> …

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