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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Personal Finance

i>Miami Herald</i> 's INDULGE Magazine throws a party...but not everyone was invited

A <i>Random Pixels</i> reader has a beef with the <i>Miami Herald</i>'s <b>Sr. VP for Advertising & Marketing, Alexandra Villoch</b>.<p>Villoch also happens to be the publisher …

The Prettiest Colors to Paint Your Front Door

It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Go sunny with a cheery yellow, demure with a dove gray or bold with a true red. After all, your front door is your home's and first impression. Make it a good one.

Passively-cooled Caterpillar House built from shipping containers

Caterpillar House is located on a hillside just outside Chile's capital city Santiago, and boasts views of the Andes Mountains. The decision to use …

The Creative Green Design Of A Shipping Container Home

As expected, we are more and more concerned about the environment so green houses have started to become very popular. Architects and designers have …

Sustainability

The Cargotecture Movement

Architectural innovation<p>Architect Paul Rudolph once called the mobile home the 20th century brick; the shipping container may well be taking its …

Architecture

Bharathi Antarctic research station built from shipping containers

Bharathi is India's third permanent base in Antarctica. Owing to the rules laid out in the Antarctic Treaty System, the facility is designed so that …

Solar Power

Outside the box: Celebrating the shipping container in architecture

Large numbers of shipping containers are manufactured each year, transported to far-flung ports, and frequently discarded. These unwanted shells can …

Starbucks Opens Drive-Thru Made from Recycled Shipping Containers in Northglenn, CO

Starbucks is a company that's know for its uniformity and ubiquity; like it or not, it's found everywhere, and at every store you can order the same …

Coffee

Xiangxiangxiang: China's First Boutique Shipping Container Hotel Opens its Doors

China’s first boutique hotel built entirely from shipping containers just opened its doors in Changzhi City, Shanxi Province. Designed in an elegant …

Hospitality

These Shipping Containers are London's 'Weirdest Building'

London's <b>Container City II</b>, which brags about being one of the "world's weirdest buildings," has opened its modular, brightly colored doors to <b>Airbnb</b>, the vacation-rentals site that's no stranger to odd rentals across the globe. Made entirely from recycled shipping containers—something of an …

Yes, There's a Shipping Container Called 'NOMAD Living'

We've seen shipping containers used in structures of all shapes and sizes (read: one shape, one size, often stacked), all harnessing the coziness factor of the micro home with the added allure of being prefabricated, recycled, and cheap. Now, thanks to the work of Portugal-based <b>Studio Arte,</b> one can …

Tripoli’s Doshma Creative Hub Has a Recycled Shipping Container Core

So many countries in the Middle East and North Africa rely way too much on concrete for their building needs, but Libya Design bucks the trend with …

Post-Disaster Shipping Container Housing Coming to DoBro

Less than a month after Hurricane Sandy tore through New York City, the Office of Emergency Management revealed that they were working on a <b>post-disaster housing</b> system built out of shipping containers. Now the Brooklyn Eagle reports that a prototype of this housing will be erected in Downtown …

Shipping Container Pod Rebuts 'Everything's Bigger in Texas'

Despite the ubiquity of the trend these days, for some, the idea of adapting a corrugated-steel shipping container into a house remains an incredibly intriguing endeavor. Such was the case for a San Antonio couple who enlisted architect <b>Jim Poteet</b> of the local firm <b>Poteet Architects</b> to turn a …

10 Creative Ways to Use Columns as Design Features in your Home

Throughout architectural history architects and designers alike have had to find creative ways to address the issue of structure versus aesthetics in …

Acer's New Chromebook Is The Overhaul We Want

Yesterday we criticized HP’s new Chromebook because it was little more than a cosmetic upgrade. So Acer following through with a better, cheaper …

Computer Hardware

Vegan Restaurant in Madrid Features an Exciting Ephemeral Installation

Wandering on the streets of Madrid, this splendid city of culture and siestas, is an exciting thing to do. A city filled with life and colour makes …

A Unified Social Media Management Platform - Statusbrew

I managed to build a Following of more than 25.000 divided over my business accounts. All Real connections. And most important, they all align to the …

InterAct

Recon's Google Glass lookalikes open for preorders at $500

The Vancouver company is starting to take preorders for its Jet glasses. They're aimed at athletes, who can track their performance by way of a wirelessly connected heads-up display.<p>Recon Instruments, which debuted its wirelessly connected eyewear with a heads-up display at Google I/O last month, …

Wearable Tech