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Building Up Design With Architizer on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / May 6, 2013<p>The inspiration for Architizer, a modern design blog, came from the need to respond to one of architecture’s biggest …

Review: Samsung 16mm f2.4 (Samsung NX Mount)

Though Samsung isn’t as well known here in the States for their cameras, it should be noted that they have a couple of gems. They have some excellent …

10 Italian Villages for a Perfect Summer Escape

For years, Italy has ranked among the top summer destinations for American travelers, an unsurprising feat given the country's historical legacy, renowned cuisine, breathtaking heartland, and award-winning wines. To get a true taste of the essence of Italy, many travelers take to the countryside to …

Italy

14 Things to Do with Kids on Hawaii’s Big Island

You can rest assured that digging at the beach (sand at Big Island beaches can be black, gray, white, or green!), goofing off in the ocean, …

Saltwater

5 Ways To Live To 100 - And Stay Healthy To 99

Are you planning to live to 100? It turns out you should be. As an adult in the year 2013, there’s a very good chance you’ll make it to the century mark. That’s according to the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Census Bureau, which have announced that those over the age of 80 now make up …

KOTOK: This Low Inflation Environment Is Fantastic For Stocks

We have been on the low-inflation side of that debate for years. We have supported the argument that there is a huge overhang of surplus capacity in the global labor force and that inflation is not a problem when labor income is flat, falling, or not rising robustly. This coincides with a wounded …

Stock Markets

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Shares Cross 3% Yield Mark

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Friday, shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) were yielding above the 3% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.40), with the stock changing hands as low as $45.81 on the day. Dividends are …

Canadian Utilities & Telecom Income Fund (UTE-UN) Shares Cross 7% Yield Mark

In trading on Friday, shares of Canadian Utilities & Telecom Income Fund (Toronto: UTE-UN) were yielding above the 7% mark based on its monthly dividend (annualized to $0.9107), with the stock changing hands as low as $12.85 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to …

In Emerging Markets, Size Matters

What would you rather invest in: something big or small?<p>In the beauty contest investing often is, the ugly ducklings are from Brazil, Russia, India and even China. Investors still like the high-growth story of the emerging market economies, but their focus is decisively turned towards smaller …

The best of the West in Jackson Hole

Much more than a snow sports mecca, Jackson Hole is an ideal summer vacation spot, whether you are looking for romance, wildlife, family bonding or high adventure.<p>Wyoming’s Jackson Hole, surrounded by the towering Gros Ventre and rugged Teton mountain ranges, is best known for its “steep and deep” …

Jackson Hole

Modern Contemporary Design

Design

mies van der rohe's unbuilt 1931 golf club design is finally realized. stopped by the great depression an unbuilt 83 year old design by the master architect is finally realized as an architectural object by robbrecht and daem architects. read more: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/mies-van-der-rohe-krefeld-golfclub-project-reconstruction-germany/

David Chipperfield’s Saint Louis Art Museum Expansion - The Fox Is Black

I haven’t seen any images of David Chipperfield’s expansion to the Saint Louis Art Museum since they loaded it with the art, so I was very happy to …

Steven Holl’s Sports Complex For Columbia Looks Like A Transformer

Steven Holl’s first building in New York is packed with the architect’s signature, whimsical flourishes.<p>After designing buildings all over the world, from Helsinki to Beijing, the New York-based architect Steven Holl has finally completed his first freestanding structure in the city. Unfortunately, …