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Semi-Detached House in Singapore Interacting with the Surrounding Site

<b>Far Sight House</b> is a complex residential project nested in Bukit Timah, Singapore. The inspiring semi-detached property designed by Wallflower …

A New Experience of Light for Interiors: Selux Manta Rhei

Just like a stingray going through the water, <b>Manta Rhei</b> from Selux, is a delicate OLED-based luminaire which is constantly changing its appearance. …

11 Fresh Bedroom Trends in 2014 You Must See

The bedroom; one of the most sacred rooms of the house and one of the rooms where we spend the most time (even if it’s to <i>merely</i> sleep). It can also …

Architectural Minimalism and Geometric Layouts: Seth Navarrete House

Located in Zapopan, Mexico, <b>Seth Navarrete House</b> is a brilliant example of architectural minimalism. Designed by Agraz Arquitectos, the residence …

Minimalist Swedish Two-Level Apartment Exhibiting an Alluring Design

Designed and implemented by ConceptHome, this minimalist Swedish two-level apartment features plenty of captivating features. The idea of simple …

Mirror Fence Reflecting the Ever-Changing Landscape by Alyson Shotz

Artist <b>Alyson Shotz</b> envisioned a creative mirror fence in <b>Socrates Sculpture Park (Long Island City, USA</b>. The installation is barely noticeable during …

10 Hottest Fresh Architecture Trends in 2014

In this article we’ll bring to you ten heavy hitting architectural trends and give reasons why they’ll continue to grow in strength in 2014.<p>One of …

House Gripping the Landscape in Japan by Shogo Aratani

<b>Krampon</b>, or the house gripping the landscape, nestled on a rocky emplacement in Hyogo, is the one of the most ingenious projects made by Japanese …

A Temple of Relaxation and Light in the Woods: Black White Residence

<b>Black White Residence</b> is an award-winning renovation project completed by the very well known Virginia-based architect, David Jameson in Bethesda, …

Animated Duplex Showcasing a Colorful Design Scheme in Brazil

Envisioned by <b>Juliana Baumhardt Arquitetura</b>, this animated duplex is located in a elegant district in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The living room, dining …

15 Hottest Fresh Bathroom Trends in 2014

In this article we will delve into the wonderful world of bathrooms, shining a spotlight on the hottest trends which’ll capture the industry in 2014. …

Soothing Residential Project Overlooking the Mediterranean

Carlos Gilardi designed the <b>Mediterranean Pearl</b> (La Perla Del Mediterráneo), an ambitious residential project located nearby the sea. As the name …

Rustic Meets Contemporary: Dark-Timbered House in the Netherlands

Looking for a tranquil lifestyle, a family of two found a house to be demolished on a plot of land near lake IJsselmeer, Uitdam, the Netherlands. …

Modern Countryside House with Unique Views of the Meadows in Australia

Luigi Rosselli Architects designed this charming modern countryside house in <b>Armidale, Australia</b>. Exploring the benefits of rural living and carefully …

Traditional Family House Made of Sandstone: Project DG in Spain

<b>DG House</b> is a residential project completed by Iñigo Esparza Arquitecto in Navarre, Spain. House looks traditional, boasting two volumes made of …

Spectacular views of cities from space: http://f-st.co/pUuS9To (This is Paris)

Meet The 10 Billionaire Tycoons Who Rule Their Countries' Economies

From his perch in a 108,000 square-foot mansion carved into the bluffs overlooking Tbilisi, Georgia, Bidzina Ivanishvili lords over his homeland.<p>The only billionaire in Georgia, Ivanishvili is worth $5.2 billion, equivalent to 32% of his country’s GDP. He has bankrolled universities, medical …

Warren Buffett On Bitcoin: “Stay Away From It”

You know who’s not so bullish on Bitcoin? Warren Buffett.<p>Appearing on CNBC’s Squawk Box on Friday morning, the billionaire investor was asked to share his thoughts on the economy, housing market, and Bitcoin, among other topics. When it comes to the cryptocurrency, Buffett has these words of advice …

Citi'sVoice: How Engineers Solved A Medical Dilemma That Stumped Doctors In Africa http://onforb.es/1gg8gjC Two engineers discovered that many of the developing nation's unique healthcare needs could be addressed not with doctors, but through better design. Together, they created Design Innovations for Infants and Mothers Everywhere, or DIIME, which develops affordable and accessible healthcare technologies. One example is the Hemafuse, a low-tech mechanical device that provides a safer and more efficient way to handle autologous blood transfusions.

Samsung's Ultrasonic smartphone case helps the visually impaired sense their surroundings: http://f-st.co/LwXVAnJ The cover includes a number of physical buttons to aid disabled users. The Ultrasonic Cover emits a high-frequency sound, listening for the sound wave that bounces back. When it detects a nearby object, the phone lets the smartphone owner know by sending a vibration alert or text-to-speech notification. In some sense, it's almost like the case can see for its owner.

SunGardASVoice: Why Pope Francis Would Make A Great CEO http://onforb.es/1kofF5I When an organization gets in trouble – whether it be a public perception problem, a financial hole, or a major scandal – it's often up to the CEO to take the company in a new direction. As of his one-year anniversary as Pontiff last week, Pope Francis has made quite the case for himself as the right man for the Catholic Church's CEO job.

Ads Worth Spreading: These Are The 10 Most World-Changing Ads, According To TED

“We understand the ubiquity of advertising–-it’s everywhere and plays a huge role in our media consumption,” says TED’s head of global partnerships …

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The U.S. seems ready to give up control of the internet

The U.S. Department of Commerce is apparently seeking alternative bids for control of the domain name system registry that acts as the address book …

Technology Quarterly | The Economist

I know what you’ll do next summer<p>The relationship between information and crime has changed<p>Walls have eyes<p>Police have many new ways of monitoring …

Tomnod – the online search party looking for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370

Thirteen countries, 57 ships and 48 aircraft are currently looking for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which has been missing since last Friday.<p>But since a few hours after the plane and its 239 passengers disappeared, the search has been joined by some 2.3 million ordinary internet users, who are …

Gravitational waves: have US scientists heard echoes of the big bang?

There is intense speculation among cosmologists that a US team is on the verge of confirming they have detected "primordial gravitational waves" – an echo of the big bang in which the universe came into existence 14bn years ago.<p>Rumours have been rife in the physics community about an announcement …

Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for 'irreversible collapse'? | Nafeez Ahmed

Natural and social scientists develop new model of how 'perfect storm' of crises could unravel global system<p>A new study partly-sponsored by Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable …

HTC, Huawei, ZTE did not violate FlashPoint patents-U.S. panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - HTC Corp and others did not violate digital camera patents owned by Apple Inc spinoff FlashPoint Technology to make their smartphones, the U.S. International Trade Commission said on Friday.<p>A salesperson shows an HTC Sensation XL smartphone in a mobile phone shop in Taipei …

Crimea to vote on joining Russia, Moscow wields UN veto

KIEV/SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian leaders in Crimea made final preparations on Saturday for a referendum widely expected to transfer control of the Black Sea region from Ukraine to Moscow, despite an outcry and threat of sanctions from the West.<p>Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council …

U.S. government aims to shed control of Internet addresses

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. government announced on Friday it will give up its most direct means of control over the Internet’s infrastructure, but said it will insist that the job be taken on by a group that includes the private sector and other interested parties, not just multiple …