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Radical Tiny Apartment Concept Hides the Bed on the Ceiling

Three years ago at the London Design Festival, <b>Simon Woodroffe</b>, designer-entrepreneur and founder of the Yo! Sushi and YOTEL chains, presented a provocative concept for a compact apartment: the Yo! Home, a flashy 800-square-foot dwelling that had, among other pop-out furniture and storage, a …

The 3 Outdoor Trends That'll Rule Summer 2015

Experts weighed in on the one color that'll define the season (along with the fads that will look dated soon).<p>Though we certainly don't live and breathe by what's considered "in" or "out" in the decorating world, it's always interesting to see what home design experts are predicting will be the …

Green living: Top 10 sustainable houses

The term sustainable is thrown about quite a bit these days, but there's more to it than adding some solar panels to the roof of an inefficient …

Solar Power

Solar energy projects for Do It Yourselfers to save money and reduce pollution

Questions? Comments? Ideas?<p>Solar Heating<p>This DIY system that provides both solar space and water heating in a single system.<p>Energy Conservation<p>A cost …

Articles about 7 clever under stair storage solutions on - Dwell

Need to free up space in your home? Here are some helpful storage ideas that may be quite unexpected.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the Coverboy wire system has your...<p>A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight …

Storage Ideas

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

A new piece of prefab architecture will soon bring artists, researchers, and travelers closer to the spectacular...<p>You don’t need to know how to …


From the Inside, This Tiny House Feels Giant

A clever layout helps 150 square feet feel super spacious.<p>As longtime fans of the tiny house movement, we're constantly impressed by the way these humble abodes maximize space — or rather, <i>lack</i> of space. At first glance, this cute home definitely looks like quite the tiny charmer (that fold-out …

Articles about japanese style box home boasts two story bookcase on - Dwell

A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>More Japanese minka than Sears Roebuck, a kit home in the Bay Area—complete with a meditation room—provides the …

Marin County
Frank Lloyd Wright

Blokable plans to ship homes that are modular, stackable, and smart

When you work at Amazon, you learn about scaling your business in a hurry. Now, Aaron Holm, former Amazon product manager and burgeoning …


18 Of The Most Beautiful Rooms In New York City

If these 18 rooms are any indication, that is.<p>It may be the city that never sleeps, but with homes like these, you might just find yourself spending plenty of time inside.

Interior Design

Why I Can No Longer Call Myself an Evangelical Republican

There are times in life when the institutional ground underneath you begins to crumble — and with it, longstanding attachments. Such is the case for me when it comes to the Republican Party and evangelicalism.<p>I’ve been a part of both for my entire adult life. These days, though, in many important …

Political Science

Deconstruction in Music

<i>Deconstruction In Music</i> is the title of my PhD dissertation from 2002. It was the first online, interactive and OA dissertation of Erasmus University …


NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

North Korea nuclear crisis: Kim Jong-un 'begging for war'

<b>North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is "begging for war" with his latest and most powerful nuclear bomb test, the US envoy to the United Nations has said.</b><p>Nikki Haley told an emergency meeting of the Security Council in New York that the US did not want a war but its patience was "not unlimited".<p>The US …

North Korea


The Southern Poverty Law Center's list of hate groups

<b>(CNN) —</b> 917.<p>That's the number of hate groups operating in the US, according to data from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Alabama-based nonprofit activist group tracks civil rights and hate crimes and defines a hate group as an organization with "beliefs or practices that attack or malign an …

Rights & Freedoms


Who Were the Sadducees in the Bible?<p>The Sadducees in the Bible were political opportunists, members of a religious party who felt threatened by Jesus …


DNC Chair Tracks Down Biden In Everglades Tossing Whole Chickens To Gators

HOMESTEAD, FL—Acting on a tip from a local fisherman who caught the former vice president siphoning gas from his outboard motor, DNC Chairman Tom …

Democratic Party

Bono thinks Christian artists need to be way more honest

Washington D.C., May 18, 2017 / 03:08 pm (CNA).- If you’re an ardent fan of U2, you may know that lead vocalist Bono loves the Psalms. The …

Jimmy Kimmel

The Best Portable Air Conditioners

Beat the heat with these portable air conditioners that are good on energy and can be stored in the winter.<p>If your home lacks central air conditioning, you don't have to settle for using fans or window-mounted ACs to keep you cool. These portable air-conditioners can be moved from room to room, but …