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Beautiful Houses: The Deck House

This week we will show you the breathtaking Deck House in Pahang, Malaysia, a project by Choo Gim Wah Architect. We couldn't find details about the …

Architecture

Must-See Video: 3-Sweep is the Fastest Way to Get 3D from 2D That You've Ever Seen

It's not often I'm sitting in front of the computer with my mouth hanging open, but the video below is literally jaw-dropping. Researchers Tao Chen, …

Hong Kong

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

96-Year-Old Man's Love Song to His Late Wife Tops iTunes Charts

Earlier this summer, Illinois-based music recording studio Green Shoe Studio launched a singer-songwriter contest open to the public in the hopes of getting to know local talent, but they had no idea that 96-year-old Peoria resident Fred Stobaugh would enter with a heartwarming song dedicated to …

Documentaries

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

Ralph Lauren

How Many Times Will You See Your Parents Before They Die?

Using publicly available data, this website quickly calculates how many times you’ll probably see your parents before they’re gone. It’s beyond disturbing.<p>I’m about to share a link with you, and maybe I shouldn’t. Because once you see it, you’ll have to use it–anything else is bucking human …

World Health Organization

OMG, I Want This House: San Francisco (Photos)

Bring the beach home—without the sand? We’ll take it. Take a look at Ken Fulk’s San Francisco townhouse.<p>Karyn R Millet/The Interior Archive,Ken Fulk

Here's How To Properly Dance To Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky'

Daft Punk and Pharrell's hit new song "Get Lucky" has helped the music duo score the no. 1 album on the Billboard charts and is already being hailed as the song of the summer.<p>But it's not the easiest song to dance to.<p>So one YouTube user came up with the solution: Soul Train.<p>70s dance moves from the …

Dance

Uh, This Dude Re-Invented the Wheel. And It's Kind of Square.

David M. Patrick has accidentally re-invented the wheel. The California-based inventor was toying around with six short, curved lengths of cable that …

Engineering

WiSee: A gesture interface that uses Wi-Fi as the controller

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>It seems I’m not the only one obsessed with new user interfaces for controlling the internet of things. Four researchers at …

Astonishing Numbers: America's Poor Still Live Better Than Most Of The Rest Of Humanity

There’s a lot of debate (from certain quarters it’s less debate than whining actually) about the increasing inequality in the United States. Sure, maybe it’s true that the country continues to grow but what about the poor and their incomes?<p>And there might even be something worth worrying about in …

67 Cool Backyard Pond Design Ideas

Zen-like Japanese garden house surrounded by peaceful greenery, big natural stones and a stick private fence.<p>It’s almost summer and in some regions …

Exotic Chemistry: World's Oldest Water and The Rarest Element

How to Speak with a British Accent (VIDEO)

I'm in London right now. And as I walk through the streets I can't help but to mimic the accents I hear. But the honest truth is that I'm not so good at it!<p>So, in an attempt to get a London accent right, I took a lesson from a dialect coach.<p>Watch the video. Follow along. And try to get it</b> …

Language Learning

Here's What $5 Million Buys In Housing Markets Around America

Not too many people have $5 million to spend on a home, but we thought we'd see what kinds of mansions that amount of money would buy.<p>Our friends at Zillow helped us round up $5 million homes from coast to coast.

Real Estate

A Micro Loft Designed For Maximum Impact

New York architects demonstrate just how good micro-living can be with their surprisingly spacious Manhattan Micro Loft.<p>Design constraints can breed invention. Few have tested this thesis more fully, perhaps, than architects Specht Harpman, who have transformed a dreary 425-square-foot New York …

Architecture

Check out the Golden State Warriors' Sleek New Arena Renderings

The Golden State Warriors will make the move back to San Francisco once their lease at Oracle Arena in Oakland runs out following the 2017 season, and artists' renderings have finally come out for the concept for the new arena.<p>In short, it seems as if they're building a work of art and playing …

San Francisco

The Evolution Of The Disco Ball Is Now Complete

You walk into a dim room. You become aware of a mass hovering in the distance. As you draw near, you see that it’s a cloud made up of thousands of ping-pong-ball-sized spheres–and you see that it’s hovering over a pool of water. Then, suddenly, it comes to life, with blue lasers dancing and drawing …

Art

26 Home Theaters You Wish You Owned

Suddenly your couch seems really inadequate.

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …

Micro Condo: New York Loft Makes 425 Sq Ft Feel Spacious

If necessity is the mother of invention, then the absence of space is the father of good architecture. It is nothing short of amazing what can be …

Dutch crowning: King Willem-Alexander becomes Europe's youngest monarch

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has begun his reign by paying tribute to his mother Princess Beatrix who abdicated in his favour after 33 years as Queen.<p><b>Tens of thousands of Dutch gather in Amsterdam <br>King Willem-Alexander: hard-partying prince who won over country <br>10 things you never knew</b> …

Europe

President Obama plays Daniel Day Lewis in White House skit– video

The White House releases a video of Barack Obama pretending to be method actor Daniel Day-Lewis portraying the president. A skit for the White House …

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT - Posters, Photos, and Magazine Covers

Self-Assembling Furniture That Could Make Ikea Obsolete

Developed from space antenna technology, this amazing pop-up foam furniture could make the Ikea Allen wrench a thing of the distant past. Good riddance.<p>I want you to imagine a scene. You come home with a bundle of squished white fabric. You plug it into the wall like a heating blanket. And within …

Furniture

This 1993 Computer Instructional Video Will Make You Cringe

Michael Bublé sings with a cappella group in NYC subway

“I feel like a real New Yorker now,” said the singer<p>Three-time Grammy Award winning Canadian singer-songwriter Michael Bublé made an appearance at New York City's W. 67th Street subway stop today for an "impromptu" a capella performance of "Who's Lovin' You," off his new album "To Be Loved." …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel