Luke Lee

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I Tried Living In This Tiny House On A Vacant Lot In Amsterdam

By Adele Peters4 minute Read<p>The first thing you notice about the Heijmans One house is how skinny it is. At 3.5 meters across, it’s only a little …

Solar Thermal

Watch 6 bug-sized robots tow a 3,900lb SUV

Ants are incredibly strong for their size on their own, and can carry enormous weights when they work together. This inspired a team of Stanford University researchers to try and get many tiny robots to team up and combine their efforts.<p>The result is astonishing: a team of six microrobots, each the …

Robotics

Tokyo’s Best Hostel Lets You Have A Sleepover In A Bookstore

When you’re backpacking, there’s nothing quite as nice as tucking in early and curling up with a book in your hostel. And that’s doubly true at Tokyo’s Book and Bed hostel, a place designed to look and feel like sleeping over in an old bookstore for the night.<p>Hostels tend to be one of a couple …

St. Louis's Riverfront Was a Thriving Neighborhood Before the Arch Was Built

Today is the 50th anniversary of the completion of the Gateway Arch, one of the most striking and distinctive monuments in human history. But like …

Architizer

World Beard and Moustache Championships: Pictures

Austria

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Burglary borrows equally from the skill sets of a technical science and theatrical improv; it follows careful rules yet just as...<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are …

EPA

Japanese Bathrooms are Designed Really Differently From Western Ones

Here's 13 design differences<p>As an American living in Japan for a year, I expected the apartments to be smaller. What I didn't expect were the …

Apartments

North Korea's Kim dynasty survived 'series of coups', says CIA agent

Former operative says plotters attempting to overthrow North Korean dictatorships in the 1990s dealt with ruthlessly<p>A former Korean operative for the CIA has claimed that Kim Il-sung and his son and heir to the North Korean dictatorship, Kim Jong-il, survived a series of attempted coups in the …

Watch this guy jump over an entire island while kitesurfing

I'm fairly certain that the idea of jumping over an island has never crossed my mind in all my years of thinking. But if you're a champion kitesurfer …

In Tokyo, at the Intersection of Japanese Gangster Culture and Lamborghinis

The GIF you see above isn't CGI, it's a Lamborghini wrapped in holographic vinyl film. Not many of us can relate to the problem of our Gallardo not …

How humans have created stories through the ages in a nine-panel strip

It doesn't matter if it comes from a book, a movie or a friend: <i>Conflict</i> is what triggers the majority of the stories we know and love. And the …

Transcend Introduces JetDrive Lite Expansion Cards Up to 128GB for MacBook Air, Retina Macbook Pro

Transcend has introduced new JetDrive Lite expansion cards designed to increase the storage capacity of the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro with Retina display. The cards provide up to 128 GB of additional storage for less than $100.<p>The new JetDrive Lite expansion cards are tailor-made with a flush …

Causes of death across all age groups in the United States

Here's a fascinating look at the different causes of death across all age groups in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control …

4 Myths About Apple Design, From An Ex-Apple Designer

What’s life really like designing for Apple? An alum shares what he learned during his seven years in Cupertino.<p>Apple is synonymous with upper echelon design, but very little is known about the company’s design process. Most of Apple’s <i>own</i> employees aren’t allowed inside Apple’s fabled design …

Elon Musk blames bribery for Air Force awarding rocket contract to a competitor

Remember that Air Force rocket contract Elon Musk was so peeved about? If you don't, let's recap: without accepting other bids, the Air Force awarded an exclusive deal to a company called United Launch Alliance that covers some 36 rocket launches -- launches Musk and his company SpaceX believed …

The Metric of More: Why You Shouldn't Just Focus On Growth

Not enough Twitter followers, reach on Facebook, mailing list subscribers? We must be doing something wrong because we aren’t reaching thousands with what we have to say. Right?<p>The problem with “the metric of more” is that it’s dehumanizing. It’s easily the biggest problem with this new …

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Anton Purisima Files the Largest Lawsuit Ever Over a Rabid Dog, and It Could Bankrupt the World

New Yorker Anton Purisima claims a rabid dog bit him on a city bus. The result is the world’s largest ever lawsuit—and, if he wins, the awarding of …

HackedPack Hammock-Backpack Now Available On Amazon

Add some R&R to your hikes, picnics or any other outdoor adventures with the HackedPack Hammock-Bakcpack in tow. The Kickstarter campaign first came …

Legion Meter Can Charge Your Device 92 Percent Faster

Are you sick and tired of the slow charging of your smartphone and tablet? If the answer to this simple question is yes, then you may want to look at …

Excalibur climbing wall towering over 121 feet at the Klimcentrum Bjoeks in Netherlands ... http://t.co/ARkZrLRrMT

World's cheapest 3D printer moves forward

If you want a home 3D printer for under $200 that's not made out of LEGOs, you're not alone, as the successful Kickstarter launch of the $199 QU-BD …

Where the World's Unsold Cars Go To Die

In the past several years, one of the topics covered in detail on these pages has been the surge in such gimmicks designed to disguise lack of demand …