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Architect turns old cement factory into incredible fairytale home - and the interior will blow you away

When Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory in 1973, he saw opportunity in the ruins. Bofill bought the early …

Cement

Get Ready for Apartment Envy

It’s hard to look at this flat and not be jealous of the people who get to call it home! Titled “33 Kinds of Joys of Life”, it’s the latest work from …

Mary Tyler Moore: A Life in Pictures

Dick Van Dyke Show

10 of the best new laptops coming in 2017

Though CES in Las Vegas has a bit of a reputation as a place to debut incredible new, groundbreaking gadgets, it's more often than not a place where …

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

A San Francisco Bachelor Pad with Breathtaking Views

<b>Project by:</b> Senalee Kapelevich of SVK Interior Design <b><br>Location:</b> Russian Hill, San Francisco, California<p>When Senalee Kapelevich of SVK Interior Design …

Interior Design

Interior design tips for small spaces

Do you ever walk around other people's homes and notice things you wouldn't do in your own home? Or that you think are real home furnishing …

These Urban Decay Photos Turn Abandoned Buildings Into Work of Art

<i>All images by Christian Richter. Used with permission.</i><p>Christian Richter is a 36 years old fine art architecture photographer based in the small town …

The 12 Most Mind-Melting Artworks Headed To Burning Man This Year

Can you feel the dust particles in your eyeballs already?<p>Approximately 525 years ago, an Italian polymath named Leonardo da Vinci completed a pen and ink drawing called “The Vitruvian Man.” The piece depicts a nude man in two superimposed positions, inscribed in a circle and a square. Inspired by …

Burning Man

Just 4.2 light-years away, scientists spot a rocky, Earth-like planet that could have liquid water

Pale blue dot, meet pale red dot.<p>Astronomers have spent decades scouring the skies looking for Earth-sized planets around distant stars. And now they've found one, sitting smack in the habitable zone of our nearest stellar neighbor.<p>Proxima b, described Wednesday in the journal Nature, could be one …

Astronomy

Richard Renaldi’s Portraiture Offers An Honest Look At The Human Condition

Once upon a photography seminar in Bozeman, Mont., my professors challenged us to make work like Richard Renaldi. Not in his style, or modeled after him, per se, but work that challenged the viewer. They wanted us to create images that raised questions our audience didn’t know they initially wanted …

What Great Listeners Actually Do

Chances are you think you’re a good listener. People’s appraisal of their listening ability is much like their assessment of their driving skills, in that the great bulk of adults think they’re above average.<p>In our experience, most people think good listening comes down to doing three things:<p>Not …

Mystery planets and strange orbits: what is lurking in the far reaches of our solar system?

Whether it's 'my very early morning jam sandwich' or 'many vile earthlings', everyone has a memorable way to list off the planets in our solar system.<p>…

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

9 Squares // Round 5

9 Squares is an international collaboration between designer-animators. 9 animators. 9 squares. Twice a month. Probably. Check it out: …

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