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Low-Carb Dinner Recipes

Making low-carb dinners may seem challenging when you first start to change your diet, but once you get the hang of it, it's really not hard. You are …

Nutrition

8 IKEA Hacks to Bring Your Furniture From Basic to Brilliant

Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add each of these clever IKEA hacks to your list of weekend projects.

IKEA

Michelberger Hotel

A playful plywood addition brings the house-within-a-house concept to a family-run hotel in Berlin. If you're on the hunt for a quirky place to stay the next time you're in Berlin, the city's hip Michelberger Hotel has you covered. Housed in a converted 20th-century factory building, this …

Architecture

Villa Boréale

Villa Boreale is a scandinavian inspired modern barn located in Charlevoix, an eastern region of the Quebec Province well known for its wooded valleys, skiable mountains and breathtaking point of views over the Saint Lawrence River, 10 minutes away from Le Massif de Charlevoix ski resort. This …

White cedar covers gabled lake house in Canada by YH2

Canadian firm YH2 has completed a contemporary cabin beside a lake in Quebec, with pale cedar cladding running up the exterior walls and over its …

This Barn-Like Visitors Center Features Nine Movable Facade Parts

Dutch studio 70F architecture have designed Hof van Duivenvoorde, a visitors center that looks like a barn, but at the same time is transparent and …

Cannabis Oil Cures 8 Month Old Infant of Cancer, Dissolving Large Inoperable Tumor In 8 Months | Health Times

According to Dr. William Courtney, the western medical mind has a very hard if not impossible time trying to understand the diverse actions of …

Cannabis

The 5th Street Residence By Electric Bowery

Venice Beach-based architecture and design firm Electric Bowery have completed the 5th Street Residence. Acting as their own client, they designed …

Ryan Adams Assembled A Pretty Amazing Music-Lovers Reading List

For a many, it’s simply not enough to just listen to the music created by our favorite artists. The urge to learn more about what makes Bruce Springsteen tick, how Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi overcame losing a finger, or where Judy Garland came from is a powerful one that enhances our own …

A Spanish Architect Converts a Cement Factory Into a Breathtaking Home and Headquarters

With La Fábrica, architect Ricardo Bofill reimagines a ruin from Barcelona’s industrial age.<p>"I found enormous silos, a tall smokestack, four kilometers of underground tunnels, and machine rooms in good shape," he says. "I already imagined future spaces and noticed that the different aesthetic and …

Architecture

Detail 9 Architects Gave New Life To This Mid-Century Modern House In Australia

Detail 9 Architects have given new life to a mid-century modern home in Melbourne, Australia, by adding a new extension and a basement with a wine …

Mid-Century modern

Design Detail - This Bedroom Design Includes A Headboard With A Built-In Bench And Set Of Drawers

PRISM Design together with Mori Design have recently completed a villa in China, and as part of the design of the villa, they created a master …

Jeremy Fiance, the 26-year-old founder of House Fund, ups his VC ambitions

A little less than two years ago, we reported on Jeremy Fiance, a then 24-year-old recent UC Berkeley graduate who’d just taken the wraps off his new firm, The House Fund. It had secured $6 million in capital commitments from an array of individual investors, many of them venture capitalists, to …

Venture Capital

an architectural vanishing act, the disappearance of the vernacular home

<b>ask any kid to draw a house, and chances are they’ll start with a rectangle and inevitably draw three lines on top —</b> <b>uncomplicated, but a realization</b> …

This Is the Most Popular Cauliflower Recipe on Pinterest

I can't get enough of cauliflower. I love roasting it and adding it to fresh salads, turning it into velvety soups, and transforming it into "rice" …

Food

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Roundup Of Machine Learning Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2018

• Machine learning patents grew at a 34% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2013 and 2017, the third-fastest growing category of all patents granted.<br>• International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that spending on AI and ML will grow from $12B in 2017 to $57.6B by 2021.<br>• Deloitte Global predicts …

Machine Learning

Hibou House

Designed for a young family that values connection – both with one another and with their friends and neighbours. This renovation thoughtfully updates an existing traditional 1950’s style home for a more modern lifestyle – one that feels relaxed and comfortable yet easily adapted for entertaining. …

Modern prefab home is all steel and wood

An indoor-outdoor paradise<p>For a weekend home focused on outdoor living, you don’t need a lot of interior space—at least, that was the thinking of the owners of this sweet holiday home in Morelos, Mexico. Designed by SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, these steel-framed platforms are largely open to the …

Architecture

15 Foods With Almost No Calories and a Ton of Nutrients

Do you want to be healthy and fit? Do you want to have a snack or a full meal without regret that it is full of calories and that it will affect your …

What Is Wabi-Sabi Design? Your New Favorite 2018 Interior Design Trend

In 2017, we were all about “hygge,” the Scandinavian design trend that focused on creating simple interiors that are infused with comfort. This year, …

Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease

It’s been one of the vexing questions in medicine: Why is it that most people who have heart attacks or strokes have few or no conventional risk factors?<p>These are patients with normal levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, no history of smoking or diabetes, and no family history of …

Medicine

Artificial Intelligence May Have Cracked Freaky 600-Year-Old Manuscript

Since its discovery over a hundred years ago, the 240-page Voynich manuscript, filled with seemingly coded language and inscrutable illustrations, …

Artificial Intelligence

This Affordable Prefab in Spain Only Took 5 Hours to Assemble

Built for $148,500, Casa Montaña was manufactured in a Madrid factory before being assembled in a mountainous, coastal region in northwestern Spain.<p>The prefabricated modules—which were manufactured in a factory in Madrid—took four months to construct.<p>They were then shipped 600 miles across the …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

Serenity Now

Take a 1950s-era single-family home, add an architect known for eye-popping design, and throw in the nearly perfect weather found in Santa Barbara, California, and you get Glendessary Lane, a magnificent renovation that makes the most of large glass and year-round indoor-outdoor living. The …

Mobilizing and Securing Digital Learning Environments for Limitless Learning

To rapidly—and securely—enable new learning, teaching, and business models, academic institutions are turning to cloud and digital workspace solutions.<p>Academic institutions have always found ways to push boundaries. Today, the ability to rapidly adopt new learning, teaching, and business models has …

Higher Education

Raised in Just 10 Days, This Airtight Prefab Is a Lesson in Efficiency

This stunning forest retreat in England uses prefabricated panels to minimize site impact, shorten construction time, and protect against weather.<p>Each panel of rigid insulation, lined on each side with timber skins, stretches the height of the full story and carries the building load. After all the …

Modern house for sale blends midcentury cues with Scandinavian flair

Talk about a wall of glass!<p>This modern stunner in Suffolk, U.K., was designed by Copenhagen-based Norm Architects just three years ago, and recently hit the market for a cool £1.5 million ($2 million). The sleek style of the single-story pavilion echoes modernist classics like Mies van der Rohe’s …

Architecture

These are the two books that are helping Xi Jinping understand AI

China’s president Xi Jinping is an avid reader. He peppers his speeches with quotes from his favorite writers, including Charles Dickens, Victor Hugo, and Paulo Coelho. His annual New Year’s Day greetings offers a rare look into the secrets of his office bookshelf—something Chinese netizens …