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An easy strategy to get you to your retirement goals

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>You know you need to save for retirement, and you know that generally means investing. The …

How to Take The Stress Out Of Retirement

Lifestyle changes, anticipated emotions, and uncertainty about what to do in retirement contribute to the stress and anxiety that make retiring hard. …

Feng Shui expert says this one design flaw could be ruining your sleep

Do you constantly feel drained at night or have trouble sleeping? Well, according to one feng shui expert that could be down to the layout of your …

Box-framed louvres shade windows of concrete house in Tel Aviv

This concrete house in Tel Aviv by Bar Orian Architects features vertical louvres that can be either rotated to filter light or slid open to reveal …

Friday Labs unveils new minimalist & easy-to-install smart lock w/ HomeKit support

As HomeKit continues to expand in popularity, a pair of new smart locks have been introduced that both embrace the platform. Friday Labs has introduced the new Friday Lock, while Danalock has unveiled a new V3 smart lock.<p>First, the Friday Lock claims to be the “world’s smallest smart lock” with the …

Home Automation

Expensive Looking Home DIYs (That Are Secretly Cheap!)

Spring is traditionally thought of as a time of fresh starts, so shouldn't the same thought process be applied to your decor? There's no need to …

Wall Art

Frank Lloyd Wright's textile designs from 1955 available to buy now

The architect designed them for home design company Schumacher<p>Ahead of what would have been Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, home design company Schumacher, in collaboration with the Wright Foundation, has revived a collection of geometric-print textiles that the world-famous architect designed …

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Architectural Illustration - Famous Buildings

Architectural illustration Progress Profiles is a illustration project shared by Andrea Minini. He was commissioned to create thirteen architectural …

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.<p>With its amazing ability to replicate handmade crafts, collapse the development timeline of health initiatives, and, inexplicably bringing modern society closer to understanding its own humanity —3D …

17 Garden Design Trends for 2017

Gardens matter. Are you looking for a way to make a difference this year? Support local wildlife. Buy well-made tools. Plant your supper.<p>Here are 17 …

See the Most Captivating Infographics of the Last Century

Selections from 128 years of “National Geographic” magazine’s best charts, maps and diagrams.<p>The first issue <i>of National Geographic</i> magazine, …

Infographics

These cute little planters are designed to stick to almost any surface like a gecko

A team of creative people in San Francisco has designed Livi, a versatile planter that kind of looks like a cute little creature, that can easily …

San Francisco

Design Spaces

2. Design Spaces<p>by Brian Whitworth and Adnan Ahmad<p>While the previous chapter described computing system levels, this chapter describes how the many …

This 3D-printed automatic gun is semi-automatic, untraceable, and totally legal

In the case of a YouTube user known simply as Derwood, he'd prefer spending his weekend 3D printing a working semi-automatic weapon; within the boundaries of the law, of course.<p>Shown off via a YouTube video published late last month, Derwood's creation is self-described as a "mostly" 3D-printed …

Arc Bicycle has 3D-printed steel frame created by TU Delft students and MX3D

People in the Netherlands will soon be able to cycle over the world's first 3D-printed steel bridge on the world's first 3D-printed steel bicycle (+ …

Articles about striking bohemian geothermal home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.<p>On an eight-foot-wide site in London, architect Luke Tozer cleverly …

Architecture

France plans to install 621 miles of solar-paneled roads by 2020

The French government has just announced that it will pave 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) of road with durable, photovoltaic panels, which will provide solar energy to 5 million people across the republic, according to Global Construction Review.<p>This project, which will take five years to complete, …

Doctors should be able to create babies with three genetic parents, US panel says

But only for male embryos<p>The US government should let scientists combine the DNA of three people to make an embryo, a panel organized by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said in a report today. The procedure, which was approved by the UK House of Commons last year, …

The closest thing yet to a cure for terminal cancer?

Immunotherapy has given Sandra Sayce an extra 10 years of life, and now new combinations of the treatment may offer hope to many more patients<p>Sandra Sayce often finds she is seeing a new doctor when she goes for her regular hospital check-ups. She has a suspicion they all want to meet her. The NHS …

Cancer

Late-Night Snacking May Have A Surprising Effect On Your Memory

If it's past your bedtime, it might be best to steer clear of the fridge.<p>Scientists have long known that chowing down late at night can have negative effects on our bodies, from weight gain to an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes.<p>Now, a new study conducted at the University of California, Los …

Research

Sphero’s BB-8 Wearable Will Give You The Force

Gesture Control Coming Fall 2016<p><i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i>, as mentioned in our review, introduced many important new characters, but the fan favorite may have been the soccer ball droid BB-8. What many consider to be R2-D2 for the 21st century, BB-8 offers a lot to love: a slick …

Wearable Tech

How Complex Systems And Chaos Theory Work, According To Emoji

How do neighborhoods become segregated, forest fires spread, and herd immunity work? Emoji can help explain it all.<p>Emoji are a great way to express yourself. Through Simulating the World, the latest interactive web toy by artist Nicky Case, they’re more than just cute stickers. They become a tool …

Garmin bike headset warns about traffic behind you

There are already bike-friendly smart headsets that will tell you how you're doing, but they won't usually say much about traffic. How are you supposed to know when a car is getting uncomfortably close? That's where Garmin thinks it can help. As part of a larger CES launch, it's unveiling a Varia …

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

The biological wonders of this miniature marvel could jump-start an agricultural revolution that saves the world from drought-ridden starvation

These microscopic invertebrates are capable of surviving the most extreme conditions you could dream up, including prolonged desiccation and near-100 percent water loss, freezing and boiling temperatures, intense ionising radiation, and the vacuum of outer space.<p>Scientists have discovered that to …

Mark Zuckerberg’s House Is Going to Be So Much Smarter Than Your House

Like Tony Stark. Except Tony Stark is make-believe.<p>Billionaire tech CEOs are just like us! Except for the fact that they are billionaires.<p>Also, their New Years’ resolutions are much more interesting.<p>Mark Zuckerberg, for instance, is going to build a robot that controls his house.<p>Okay, okay. Not a</i> …

Here are official photos of Samsung's crazy fridge with a giant touchscreen

CES hasn't started yet, but Samsung was apparently so eager to show off its new, exceptionally odd fridge / smartphone hybrid that it posted a few official photos online. Alongside a variety of other products, the company's Korean Flickr feed includes pictures of what Google Translate calls a …

Israel suspends contact with some EU groups over labeling

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Sunday suspended contacts with European Union representatives on Mideast peace issues to protest the 28-nation bloc's …

Israel

Israel to open office for renewable energy in Abu Dhabi

Israel is to open its first ever official and visible presence in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), even though the two countries have no diplomatic relations.<p>The mission would represent Israel at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which is headquartered in …

Abu Dhabi