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The problem of doctors’ salaries

An economist argues that American doctors get paid too much—and offers some bold ideas on what to do about it.<p>The United States pays more than twice as much per person for health care as other wealthy countries. We tend to blame the high prices on things like drugs and medical equipment, in part …

Health Care

Why Bad Ideas Are The Key To Being More Creative | Inc.com

Growing up, we're all taught to follow the rules. Wait your turn in line. Fill in the bubble of the right answer. Eat your dessert last. Tie your shoes and tuck your shirt in. Don't ask stupid questions. We're rewarded for caution and deliberation, punished for coloring outside the lines.<p>Over time, …

Creativity

Photography Davide Lovatti

Kerns Micro House | FIELDWORK Design & Architecture

This fir clad, ground up Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) meets the City of Portland's stringent design standards without sacrificing personality and …

Architecture

How to watch Andy Rubin, the creator of Android and the new Essential phone, live today

Rubin was interviewed live at Code Conference by Walt Mossberg.<p>Andy Rubin is the creator of Android and built the Danger Hiptop, one of the first devices to merge threaded messaging, email and the full web into a phone. Rubin joined Google in 2005 through the acquisition of Android. He also built …

Andy Rubin

"Finally, a great-looking affordable housing solution"

A 160-square-metre family home in Portugal completed on a shoestring budget is met with both high praise and doubt in this week's comments</b> …

Architecture

A Reverse-Trump Tax Plan Delivers an Economic Miracle in Sweden

High taxes, strong unions and an equal distribution of wealth.<p>That’s the recipe for success in a globalized world, according to Magdalena Andersson, …

Economics

You'll have never seen a house like this one before! (with floor plans)

We love finding exciting and innovative new architecture to show you and today, we might have found the most unusual example of a luxury family home, …

Outdoor Spaces

How Trump's Property in Manila Looms Over His Interactions With Duterte

The president’s decision to invite the leader of the Philippines to the White House is another example of a gesture complicated by his business interests.<p>For the second time in a two-week period, President Donald Trump reached out to the authoritarian leader of a country where he has business …

Donald Trump

Facebook report admits foreign governments are influencing discourse

On the same day Facebook released its report on global government requests for the second half of 2016, its Threat Intelligence team announced new steps the social giant is taking to combat so-called "Information Operations." The report is tacit acknowledgment that foreign governments are …

This amazing light-filled tiny house packs big style for just $35k

You don’t have to sacrifice style to live a minimal lifestyle. Case in point: this Tiny home may be ultra-compact at just 176-square-feet, but the …

Design

Stop using device breakpoints

I see it all the time. Designers, and developers alike, setting breakpoints according to their favourite device. When will we learn from our past …

New Research Says Job Interviews Are a Waste of Time | Inc.com

I have been running a small business for more than twenty years. I have met thousands of people. I have hired employees, contractors and suppliers. I have sold products and services to countless customers. You would think by now I would have a good sense of when someone is telling me the truth. You …

Employment

Architecture graduate celebrates her first year living in a tiny home she built herself

Most architecture graduates daydream about creating larger-than-life buildings – but 27-year-old Stephanie Henschen is celebrating her first year …

10 Best CSS Tools & Web-Based Apps For Developers

Modern CSS development has come a long way with best practices made easier through tools.Dozens of free CSS libraries, tools, webapps, and automated …

Web Development

A Circular House Lets Its Residents Engage The Forest Surroundings

The 360 Villa is an unusual home with a name that pretty much describes the major things that define it. The house is placed in a clearing in a …

10 JavaScript and CSS Tools to Enhance Your Forms

Forms are an essential part of just about every website – yet, we don’t always pay too much attention to their finer details. There are a number of …

JavaScript

Beyond The Browser: From Web Apps To Desktop Apps

I started out as a web developer, and that's now one part of what I do as a full-stack developer, but never had I imagined I'd create things for the …

Apps

Dutch Concept for Circular Airport Runways

A space-saving design where planes could always land in a headwind<p>The Aero-Loop was designer Thor Yi Chun's proposal for an airport with banked, …

Aviation

Designer vs Developer: how Google is trying to bring them together

Kurtuldu has been working in digital design since 2001, during which time, he says, he has seen a lot of friction between designers and developers, …

UX Design

12 brilliant prefab homes that can be assembled in three days or less

1/13<p>Green-roofed Hobbit Home by Magic Green Homes<p>The homes of the future will not only be more sustainable and affordable—they will also be much …

Breaking Faith

The culture war over religious morality has faded; in its place is something much worse.<p>Over the past decade, pollsters charted something remarkable: Americans—long known for their piety—were fleeing organized religion in increasing numbers. The vast majority still believed in God. But the share …

Religion

These 10 Refreshed Barns Bring Modern Living to the Countryside - Dwell

In fact, the form, function, and appearance of many barns have been reimagined for modern living, transcending their purely functional capacity and becoming comfortable, appealing structures for modern dwellers. <b>Take a look at this roundup of 10 examples that will make you yearn for a country</i> …

Architecture