John Brandon Sell

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Midcentury home with Bauhaus-inspired fireplace asks $385K

It’s located in Dallas, Texas<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Dallas, Texas<p><b>Price:</b> $385,000<p>This cool midcentury pad in Dallas was built in 1968 …

Living Rooms

Make America Singapore

I HAVE been devoting this space to deliberately implausible ideas lately, and the time has come to turn to an issue that our politicians are actually debating: health care reform. Though “debating” might be a strong word, since the politicians I’m talking about are all Republicans, and it’s hard to …

12 must-know styles of domestic lighting

Lighting is unquestionably a crucial design tool, essential for creating a stylish and, most importantly, welcoming abode. Of all the ingredients …

Get the Look: Comfortable & Intentional Industrial Style

Mollie and Dave's condo features lovely bleached wood floors, mile-high ceilings, enviable original wood features, and breathtaking views of Chicago. …

My Ultimate Patio Furniture Roundup

In my obsession to find the ultimate patio furniture for our recent deck refresh (seen yesterday and here), we scoured the internet to find the best …

In Appreciation of Vintage Industrial Stools and Their Early Ergonomics

Vintage furniture is hot these days, primarily for their aesthetic value rather than their function. And if there's a single piece of vintage seating …

15 Fabulous Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram

Back in the days before the Internet and social media, we got glimpses of the most beautiful homes by tearing through styled spreads in glossy …

Making designer furniture with scrap wood was "totally new", says Piet Hein Eek

<b>Most Loved:</b> in this exclusive movie, Eindhoven designer Piet Hein Eek says the furniture he started making from recycled timber in 1989 took off …

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Snapchat‘s Leaked Pitch Deck

I was very lucky to come across this pitch deck used by Snapchat back in 2014. To provide some background, Snapchat is a photo messaging app that …

Modern Sculptural Fish Tanks

Misawa Design Institute, a Japanese studio, imagined a collection of amazing fish tanks, modern, architectural and sculptural at once. Entitled</i> …

The Weightlifting Routine That Helped This Runner Put On 40 Pounds Of Muscle

Ryan Hall is the fastest American-born marathoner. After his retirement, he set his sights on the bulking up<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this …

PlentyOfFish

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

Hand-Crafted Notebooks Combine Beautiful Embroidery with Scientific Illustrations

Athens-based shop Fabulous Cat Papers combines the beauty of embroidery and vintage scientific illustrations into one-of-a-kind notebooks. The covers feature printed anatomical drawings, geometric designs, and nature scenes that are meticulously enhanced with cotton thread. Stitching adds a special …

Minimalist Lake Jasper home has multi-use bleachers instead of typical furniture

Canadian architects Architecturama have designed a breathtaking and surprisingly quirky white cedar-clad home on Canada's tranquil Lake Jasper. The …

This Simple Tip to Learn Maths Equations Actually Works

The answer is at your fingertips.<p>There are lots of different strategies for maximising your learning potential, but one of the easiest study-boosters …

Mathematics

Cuba, US officials hold talks on Internet and telecoms

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban officials say they have held two days of talks with their U.S. counterparts about telecommunications and the Internet.<p>A Foreign …

7 Mind-Blowing Digital Health Tools That Could Disrupt Health Care in 2016

The phrase "Brave New World" has become one of the most often used clichés in medical technology in recent years. Google the title of Aldous Huxley's 1932 dystopian, and anticipatory, novel with the word medicine and 2,940,000 results appear.<p>But could there be better shorthand to describe some of …

Designing Medical Devices for the Poorest Four Billion

Let's say you have developed a great prototype, but the prototype needs to get to market. It needs to get to commercialization. Commercialization is key to impact, but we have a real shortage of groups that will support the "unsexy" part of product development - scaling. My plea is - particularly …

This Smart Bandage Can Take Your Temperature and Administer Medicine

A group of scientists at MIT have developed a futuristic hydrogel Band-Aid-like device that can incorporate a range of sensors and electronics. The …

Drug shortages in U.S. emergency rooms on the rise | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - U.S. emergency rooms are increasingly running short on medications, including many that are needed for life-threatening conditions, a recent study documents.<p>Since 2008, the number of shortages has risen by more than 400 percent, researchers found. Half of all emergency room …

FDA proposes cybersecurity guidance for medical devices | Reuters

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued draft guidelines to medical device makers on how to protect patients from cybersecurity vulnerabilities in their devices.<p>“Cybersecurity threats to medical devices are a growing concern,” the agency said in a statement. “The …

A Text Message Can Be As Powerful As A Drug

Dr. Joe Kvedar read the letter from his primary care physician with disappointment. Kvedar was taking a statin drug to manage his cholesterol. The letter asked Kvedar to take a blood test before his upcoming appointment so that his doctor could discuss his condition and treatment plan. It made …

Digital Health

This is how much money you can REALLY make working at a startup

Coding school One Month has a tool called JobSignal that analyzes this job market to figure out which skills pay the best.<p>Working at a startup comes with the promise of striking it rich one day from stock options. But until then, employees still need to be paid. It turns out, some of them are paid …

Futuristic Steel Lodge Offers Refuge for Climbers Braving Mount Blanc

Located in the French Alps is the Refuge du Goter, a futuristic-looking mountain lodge that's the final stop for climbers as they ascend nearby Mount Blanc. Also known as the Goter hut, its exterior features stainless steel sides, creating a rigid form that's in sharp contrast to the snowy …

Insteon Hub Pro (HomeKit-enabled) review: Insteon's HomeKit Hub shows potential, but needs work - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Insteon Hub Pro is a straightforward control device for HomeKit-compatible gadgets, and it's positioned to get better and better as HomeKit improves. Controlling a device using Siri is a natural fit.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Insteon Hub Pro isn't Android-friendly, and at this point, it isn't …

Your home could become one giant iPhone, courtesy of Apple

It's called HomeKit. And if Apple's plans work out, it will turn your home into one giant computer — like the iPhone, but everywhere.<p>The iPhone, like any other computer, is a piece of hardware built by a certain company that can run apps and games built by other companies and developers all over …

Apple snaps up company to improve its Maps

A new acquisition from Apple suggests that the iPhone maker might be getting into the map-making business.<p>The company paid as much as $30 million for a 12-person San Francisco startup that specializes in parsing location data into visualizations, according to reports.<p>“Apple buys smaller technology …

Russia flirts with Saudi Arabia as OPEC pain deepens

Kremlin energy tsar says OPEC may have to ditch its low-price policy within months. But Russia needs to cut output quietly too<p>The OPEC oil cartel cannot withstand the pain of low crude prices indefinitely and may be forced to abandon its pugnacious bid for market share within months, Russia's chief …

Oil

Robots, drones and heart-detectors: How disaster technology is saving lives

<i>Watch "Katrina: The Storm that Never Stopped</i>" Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Robots with cameras, microphones and sensors searched for victims stranded in flooded homes and on rooftops. They assessed damage and sent back images from places rescuers couldn't get.<p>It was August 31, 2005, two days …

Robotics