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SAN House / Juan Ignacio Castiello Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The property is located in a traditional residential subdivision of the city of Guadalajara that is …

Dining Rooms

Kubernetes and microservices: A developers’ movement to make the web faster, stable, and more open

The four years that William Morgan spent as an engineer at Twitter battling the Fail Whale gave him a painful view into what happens when a company’s rickety web infrastructure gets spread too thin. But while Twitter’s instability was highly publicized, Morgan realized that the phenomenon existed …

Truckee Creek House

Not a single bolder was harmed during the construction of the Truckee Creek House. Located on a rocky plot in California, the home weaves its way …

JJO House / Arqbox

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The architectural design approach of this residence was born by the analysis of the topography. A …

Living Rooms

Google: 60.3% of potentially harmful Android apps in 2017 were detected via machine learning

Google released its Android Security 2017 Year in Review report today, the fourth installment of the company’s attempt to educate the public about Android’s various layers of security and its failings. One of the most interesting learnings to come out of the report is that 60.3 percent of …

Machine Learning

Physically Fit Women Were Almost 90% Less Likely to Get Dementia in 44-Year-Study

The intricacies behind what can cause dementia are still largely a mystery and highly debated. But a new study published Thursday in <i>Neurology</i> offers …

Humanity

Omega-3s Aren’t So Great For Your Heart After All

Omega-3s were supposed to protect us all from heart disease and other health problems, but it’s taken some time for the evidence to catch up with the …

A Harvard professor thinks that tech’s true power comes from design

There’s great risk attached to providing personal information to tech companies through everyday connections—these days, even as you sleep. Harvard professor Latanya Sweeney says the companies’ great power comes not only from the inescapable presence of their creations but from the ability to …

Online Privacy

Modern Sydney Home Atop Steep Hill Offers Views, Comfort

With vision and creativity, architects have transformed steep, rocky slope into a spacious home with distant views to Sydney harbor. Located in the …

Anzac Bay House / Vaughn McQuarrie

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The concept for the house was to create a central grand space, surrounded by smaller spaces, somewhat …

Architecture

Increase Conversion On Your E-Commerce Site By Optimizing These 12 Features

If you’re doing everything right to promote and drive traffic to your e-commerce website and you’re not getting the revenue you expect, you’re not …

Chipster Blister House / AUM Pierre Minassian

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Chipster Blister House is born from the collaboration between a couple with 3 children and Pierre …

FSY House

Surrounded by a lagoon and golf course, the FSY House contrasts its lush Buenos Aires landscape with a concrete facade. The exterior carries a …

What is Visual Hierarchy?

Visual Hierarchy: Organizing content to follow natural eye movement patterns<p>Let’s look at a topic that deals with, oddly enough, how we look at …

Mazda Would Like To Remind You All That Electric Cars Are Often Coal-Powered Cars

Lots of celebrities drive Teslas and Nissan Leafs because they think electric vehicles make a strong statement about “green” environmental …

Electric Vehicles

Even more evidence that we’re eating all wrong

Forget fat, it’s carbs that might stick it to your ticker.<p>From the glorious gluttony that is the turducken, to the gustatory pleasures (#foodporn) that make up so many Instagram photos, Americans sure do know how to eat. <i>What to eat</i>—that is, what we should be eating to stay healthy—remains somewhat …

The Internet of Cigars

We know, we know. They are bad for you. You shouldn’t start, but some people do love a cigar. And a fine cigar is pretty particular about drying out. …

Ring Video Doorbell review

This smart doorbell doesn't need to be wired into your house.<p>Like most other smart doorbells, Ring lets you see who’s at your door and interact with your guests before letting them in. Unlike its competition, however, Ring doesn’t require dedicated electrical wiring; instead, it can work off of …

This Is Why You Crash Your Motorcycle—According to Science

I know that talking about crashing can harsh your mellow. But, I’m betting you’ll want to know how to avoid the expense and embarrassment of an …

Virginia Tech

Everything You Need to Know About Glycogen

“Glycogen is gold.” Those are the words of Iñigo San Millán, PhD, of The University of Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance Center (CUSM&PC) in Boulder, Colorado. Hyperbole? Perhaps. But fact is you can’t win gold—or even go for it—without this precious resource. And if you ever find yourself …

Nutrition

A New Physics Discovery Could Make You A Faster Runner

It's all about the force. 👊.<p>When it comes to race day, runners may have favorite moisture-wicking gear, a stopwatch and tunes to help get that coveted personal record.<p>But physicists say running at your top speed may actually be a lot simpler. It all comes down to the force of your foot striking …

Are you as fit as you should be for your age? Pass this simple test

It's National Fitness Day, so today seems like the perfect opportunity to rethink your approach to exercise. According to Virgin Active’s latest research, 52% of British women between the ages of 25 and 34 would rather look slim and toned in their holiday photos than be fit enough to run a …

Use a Raspberry Pi and Touchscreen as a Recipe Manager for Your Kitchen

It’s no secret that an Android tablet or iPad loaded up with a recipe manager like Paprika is a great way to get all those cookbooks out of the …

Sitting down for hours a day speeds up ageing - new research

Elderly people who spend most of their time sitting down age significantly quicker than more active contemporaries, according to new research.<p>A study of 1,500 pensioners found those who kept to a sedentary position for ten hours or more a day and who did less than 40 minutes moderate physical …

The Raspberry Pi Zero Makes a Great Motion Sensing Security Camera Too

We know that a Raspberry Pi can be turned into a motion sensing security camera, but it’s even cheaper to do it with the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero. DIYer …

Meet The Most Secretive Porsche 911 Builder In The World

Porsche 911 specialist Willi Thom is one of the most elusive men in the world. It took the car-crazed filmmakers of Studio Kippenberger four years …

Watch Air-Cooled VW Enthusiasts Fix up an Abandoned Panel Van in the Woods

This forest find needed a lot of work, but eventually, it drove out under its own power.<p>For many vintage car enthusiasts, the barn find is their Holy Grail. They dream of one day stumbling onto a rare classic that's been stored for so may years, the original owner most likely forgot it was there. …

Classic Cars

This Is The Best Exercise For Women's Bodies, According To Doctors

We all have our go-to exercise that actually makes us enjoy (or at least tolerate) breaking a sweat. Spinning, dancing, kickboxing, and hiking are …

Daily Teaspoon of Cumin Help You Lose 3 Times As Much Body Fat

Ever felt that everyone you know seems to be losing weight, but when you try their dieting tricks, you don’t have the same success? You may not be …

Macs are up to $543 cheaper than Windows PCs, says IBM

For years people have looked at the sticker price of Macs, compared them to the sticker price of Windows PCs made with lesser components, and sneered …