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18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

European Travel

Meet the Architect Making Radical Affordable Housing—and Skilled Builders

Indian architect Anupama Kundoo designs easy-to-assemble homes intended to teach occupants construction skills<p>"People often mistake this kind of work as vernacular, which is wrong," says Indian architect Anupama Kundoo of the simply-built affordable homes she's known for. "My approach is not about …

9 signs you aren't saving enough money

Earning a lot of money doesn't necessarily make you rich.<p>At the end of the day, no matter what your paycheck reads, you still have to save and invest your money if you want to accumulate wealth.<p>Are you setting aside enough? To help you evaluate, we've rounded up nine red flags to watch out for.

Personal Finance

A Beginner's Guide To Travel Hacking: Level One

As buzzwords go, “hack” is one of the 21st century”s most overplayed. You’re promised life hacks, style hacks, home hacks, hacks at work, and hacks …

Why Hubble Still Blows Our Minds After a Quarter Century in Space

To celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s 26th anniversary in space, NASA released a series of images, videos, and simulations of an object known as …

Emerging Technology

You Must See This Tiny Apartment's Micro Interior Design

Mood lighting, cinema, and gym facilities included.<p>Like many large cities, Hong Kong is a pricey place to live. Because of that, it's no surprise residents looking for property in the expensive urban center of the seven million-person city try to squeeze as much as they can into sometimes …

We’re obsessed with this men’s dress shoe company that’s disrupting the luxury market

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><b>The Stewart Penny Loafer retails for $369 and has options in both leather and suede. Paul Evans As part of an ongoing series, each week</b> …

Men's Fashion

Working Hard Gets You Nowhere

If it's one thing I've learned over my adult years, it's that working hard gets you nowhere.<p>You can keep your head down in the muck all day long and in the end, your voice still isn't heard, your best ideas aren't realized, and you are no further along at the end of the day than you were when you …

8 Surprising Reasons Everyone Is Buzzing About This Caribbean Destination

Your beach waves called to say they miss you. Sure, you can fake ’em, but nothing beats the salty water, sand and sun to work wonders for your hair <i>and</i> your state of mind. If you’re drawn to the siren song of blue-green waters and stunningly beautiful uninhabited islands, then the British Virgin …

British Virgin Islands

Converted milk proteins clean pollution, strike gold

Tenacious proteins similar to those implicated in Alzheimer’s disease could help purify polluted water.<p>A newly designed membrane uses thin amyloid …

Pollution

Former dumpster dweller launches affordable smart homes for urban millennials

1/7<p>Kasita micro apartment<p>Do you dread moving? Here’s an apartment that could make moving cross-country a no-packing snap with just a few taps on your …

Survival Backpack

Looking for an affordable, lightweight backpack that doubles as a shelter, fire kit, rabbit stick and more? Here at Wilderness Awareness School, we …

Seattle

50 Genius DIY Garage Storage and Organization Project Ideas – Page 8

36 Compact Shovel Rack<p>36. Compact Shovel Rack: This compact rack is strong and simple to build. You can store shovels, rakes, a sledgehammer any …

Viral

So You Want to Learn About: Architects in Their Own Words

<i>The "So You Want to Learn About" series highlights books focused on a particular theme: think "socially responsible architecture" and</i> …

Bjarke Ingels

Stunningly Detailed Sculptures Carved From Pencil Tips By Bosnian Artist

All artists use tools, but Bosnian sculptor Jasenko Đorđević turns tools into art. Born in Tulza, Bosnia, Đorđević uses an X-acto knife and tiny …

Sculpture

Frank Gehry's Undulating NYC Highrise Was Just Named The World's Best New Skyscraper

The best tiny houses wring big luxury from little spaces with smart design

Whether you’re living in a treehouse, shipping container home, or houseboat, your lifestyle is going to undergo some adjustments. In the case of tiny …

Pacific Northwest