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Get Front Porch Ideas & Tips for a Front Door Makeover

What does your front door say about you? The front entryway and porch are an extension of our homes, and while they are easy to neglect (especially …

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

What does the science say about the best way to burn?<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what …

Exercise

How to Calculate the Thermal Transmittance (U-Value) in the Envelope of a Building

When designing the envelope of projects, we must pay special attention to each of the elements that comprise it, since each of these layers has …

Regulation

The 'Scutoid' Is Geometry's Newest Shape, and It Could Be All Over Your Body

Scientists have just defined a new shape called the scutoid (SCOO-toid) while studying epithelial cells, the building blocks of embryos that …

Nature Communications

How To: Use Cerberus to Take Control of Anyone's Android Phone

If you need to hack an Android device, try a remote administration tool. Known more familiarly as a RAT, there are open-source RATs that are …

White Hat

How I made my own WireGuard VPN server

Some of you may have heard about VPN protocols that let you establish a connection between your device and a server, such as OpenVPN and IPsec. But there’s a brand new shiny protocol that promises to be faster and more secure at the same time — WireGuard.<p>But WTF is a VPN anyway? A VPN is a virtual …

Information Systems

How to Make Sure You're Getting the Internet Speeds You're Paying For

It’s probably been a while since you signed up for internet service, but you should have an idea of how fast your plan is. If not, give your ISP a …

Git

Snøhetta's Archinect profile

Firm Bio<p>Snøhetta values human interaction. All of our work strives to enhance our sense of place, identity and relationship to others and the …

Architecture

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Plants

This $213 Train Ride Lets You See America's Most Beautiful Bucket List Sites

With its vast deserts, lush national parks, and bustling cities, there's a long list of attractions that belong on a U.S. bucket list, and travel …

12 Best AR Apps for iPhone and iPad That Change the Way We Interact With the World

Apple announced its ARKit developer tool back in June 2017 and since then, and the release of iOS 11, the popularity of iOS apps that take advantage …

A quadrillion tons of diamonds lie deep beneath the Earth's surface

<b>(CNN) —</b> As it turns out, diamonds in the Earth are much more common than we thought. About 1,000 times more common, according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.<p>A new study by an interdisciplinary team of researchers used seismic technology (the same kind used to measure earthquakes) to …

University of California

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

DNA Damage from CRISPR Has Been ‘Seriously Underestimated’

The breakthrough gene therapy has hit some major stumbling blocks in the last few months that threaten its status as a therapy.<p><i>This article is part of</i> DNA/IDK <i>, a semi-regular column exploring how genetic modification is shaping the future.</i> <b>Follow along here</b> <i>.</i><p>When CRISPR was first revealed to the …

Madrid-Barajas Airport Terminal 4 / Estudio Lamela + Richard Rogers Partnership

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The NAT (T4) at the International Madrid-Barajas Airport is located three kilometres north of the old …

Another giant study confirms that your coffee habit is probably good for you

Enjoy your morning cup of joe with a dash of smugness.<p>Here’s the thing about coffee: there’s never been much scientific debate about whether it’s healthy. Yes, people have been concerned about it since the 16th century, but as long as we’ve been analyzing its effects we’ve observed that drinking …

Gene edited monkeys offer hope for heart disease patients

For the first time, researchers have used gene-editing tools in adult monkeys to disable a gene throughout much of the liver. The approach lowered …

The most beautiful building in every US state, according to people who live there

1/<p>Alabama — The Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center in Mobile<p><i>Honorable mentions: Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House in Florence; the Alabama State</i> …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins You Should Try This Week To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

There are three important factors in staying trim around your middle. You must have a well-balanced, anti-inflammatory diet along with consistent …

How To Free Up Space on Your iPhone

Don't let limited storage stop you from taking another Instagram-worthy photo or downloading another album to listen to on the go. It's easy to free …

Apps

Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

A pretty useful trick.<p>Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using electronics like most solar cells, this particular invention relies on bacteria.<p>Many bacteria are already capable of …

74 Exceptional Architecture Portfolios

Technical skills: check. Visually coherent content: check. Distinctive personal input on both the projects and portfolio design: double …

Try to Top My Airbnb Horror Story

I should start by saying I do not hate Airbnb. Actually, despite its shortcomings, I love it, and I use the app almost exclusively when I’m traveling …

Term Sheet: Here Is Everything Entrepreneurs Must Know When Fundraising

As described in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, term sheets can be really scary for new start-up founders. More than anything, it’s the fear of the unknown, or of making a mistake that founders may regret later, as the business grows. Term sheets are important, and can be complex, but they …

Venture Capital

The best job search apps for iOS and Android to help you get hired

(Credit: iStockphoto/LumineImages)<p>Job seekers can tell you that searching all the job sites, job boards, and company websites or checking every job search engine for new opportunities and the latest job postings takes too much time. When you're on a job search, speed is key: The faster you can find …

Studios of Dutch architecture firms including OMA, MVRDV and UNStudio revealed in new photo series

The latest set of images from photographer Marc Goodwin offers a look inside 17 prolific architects' studios in the Netherlands.<p>OMA, MVRDV and …

The 13 Types of Staircases That You Need to Know

It’s an integral part of any home that has more than one level: The staircase. For a construction or remodeling project, the type of staircase is …

Office design: the latest trends in workspace architecture

Corporate identity is expressed through workspace design. Draw inspiration from the latest design trends and evolving ideas across the realm of office design. Attract the most eager millennials and accomodate the most seasoned experts into your team. Work it.<p>© TI Media Limited. Wallpaper* is part …

Employment

How to Remove (and Restore) Built-In iOS Apps

Apple's iOS comes with several built-in apps, some of which you'll never use. Here's how to quickly give them the heave-ho (and restore them if you …

35 Confusing Things About The English Language

Non-native English speakers share what stumps them ... and makes them laugh.<p>Learning another language is no easy feat. You can memorize all the rules and still find yourself messing something up.<p>The English language is no exception. With roots in many other world languages, English includes a …