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Mecanoo's performing arts centre nears completion in Taiwan

Dutch practice Mecanoo is putting the finishing touches to an arts centre in the Taiwanese port city of Kaohsiung, which plays host to a selection of …

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

The Jesus we’ve inherited from centuries of Christian art is a lie

Over the past few decades, the question of what Jesus looked like has cropped up again and again. Much has been made of a digital reconstruction of a Judaean man created for a BBC documentary, <i>Son of God</i>, in 2001. This was based on an ancient skull and, using the latest technology (as it was), shows …

Theology

Bill Gates Slammed Donald Trump This Morning

The annual letter from the Gates Foundation is a huge clap-back at the President and his policies.<p>Bill and Melinda Gates released their annual letter this morning and it contains a huge slam at Trump and his policies. Here are some excerpts, followed by my comments:<p>"For decades the United States …

Found: the real Bullitt Mustang that Steve McQueen tried (and failed) to buy

Honor Thy Father.

Plans for a 21-story tower dropped from massive Figueroa Street project

The Exposition Park development will include housing, retail, and a 298-room hotel<p>A major new mixed use development proposed for Exposition Park may be a little lower to the ground than earlier plans suggested.<p>Called The Fig, the project is set to rise at 3900 South Figueroa Street—directly across …

Skyscrapers

Top 12 Best-Selling House Plans

Tideland Haven<p>Sheltered by deep overhangs and a wraparound porch, this award-winning plan is detailed in comfort.<p><i>Square Footage: 2,418<br>3 bedrooms and</i> …

Outdoor Spaces

New Cars for 2018: Lincoln

LEGO Architecture Studio includes 1,200-pieces + 272-pages of designs for $113

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the LEGO Architecture Studio 21050 Building Block Sets for <b>$113.29 shipped</b>. Also at Toys R Us. For comparison, it …

Stephen Curry, on a ‘Surreal’ Day, Confronts a Presidential Snub

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors said he awoke Saturday morning to “about 20 text messages” from friends who were expressing their support for him.<p>At first, he said, he had no idea what they were talking about because he had not checked social media. Then he saw …

Basketball

With 1 Simple Statement, the Golden State Warriors Showed Donald Trump the True Meaning of Modern Leadership | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Let's get the invective and the tweets out of the way first.<p>Donald Trump thinks that any NFL player who made a silent protest against the treatment of minorities in the US by sitting or kneeling …

Donald Trump

Hotel Review - The Peninsula Bangkok

Bangkok is one of those Asian metropolises that cast a spell on you. The “City of Angels” charms visitors with its authenticity, excites you with its …

Oscar de la Renta

TAG Heuer launches Connected Modular 45 Kingsman Special Edition -

This $1 million motorhome is a luxury yacht on wheels for your family and your Porsche -

Luxury Yachts

In L.A.’s Broadway Theater District, Chinese developer builds condos priced for first-time buyers

Beckoned by the lingering allure of Old Hollywood, a Chinese developer is building a $300-million condominium skyscraper on a long-moribund corner in the historic Broadway Theater District.<p>The intersection, at Broadway and 4th Street, is part of a six-block stretch of downtown that is home to 12 …

Twelve-story high-rise development proposed for suburban Skokie

The mixed-use development calls for new commercial space topped by 153 rental units<p>After spilling into neighboring Evanston, Chicago’s rental apartment boom is looking to leapfrog one village north to suburban Skokie, Illinois. Last week, co-developers Greenspire Capital, Pontarelli & Company, and …

Skyscrapers

Swiss Army Bed: The Ultimate Modular & Multifunctional Furniture Design

[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Furniture & Decor. ]It’s hard to imagine a more flexible and functional piece of furniture to spend a third of your life …

A Waterfront Villa on One of Mexico’s Best Beaches

This first-floor home in Cabo San Lucas with two ocean-facing master bedrooms will be yours to move into in 2018<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>
Location:</b> Cabo San …

How do you become a millionaire? Here are 7 ways to end up with $1 million.

Becoming a millionaire might seem like a pipe dream, but it’s certainly not impossible. At the end of 2016, there were actually 10.8 million …

Have a great shower while saving water and energy with Flow Loop

<b>Flow Loop introduces a new closed loop shower that will bring back one of life’s little pleasures: a long hot wet shower.</b><p>Showers use a lot of water …

This New Rural House Sits On A Hillside In New Zealand Surrounded By Bush Land

LTD Architectural Design Studio have designed a small and modern house in Puhoi, about 50 km north of Auckland, New Zealand.<p>Surrounded by bush, the …

Dunpar Offering Family-Sized Townhomes Near Streetsville GO

As new condominium towers continue to populate Mississauga's Downtown, for those who would like something closer to the ground in our neighbouring …

Downsview Park Luxury Townhomes to Begin Construction Soon

Steps from the future Downsview Park station on the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, Stafford Developments will soon be adding new residential …

Take a first peek at designs for the city's waterfront Pier 8 park

City planners have released a batch of preview images highlighting six proposals for the promenade at Pier 8.<p>They're also hosting a big reveal of the …

Skyscrapers

Stadium Road Neighbourhood

Stadium Road Neighbourhood Planning<p>Stadium Road Neighbourhood Planning is expected to start in Fall 2017. The process will include broad public …

University of British Columbia

$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer

In what may be the largest award so far in a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder, a Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s trademark Johnson’s Baby Powder on her …

Biomedicine

Bentley Flying Spur V8 S Black Edition is a subtle black-trimmed beauty

A slightly darker black.<p>Rolls Royce may be making waves with the all-new Phantom VIII, but it's not the only big uber-luxury sedan with news. The aging but still handsome Bentley Flying Spur V8 S Black Edition is here to prolong the life of the four-door Continental before a new model arrives …

Bentley Motors