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Stikwood

So…wood walls, yes or no? If your ‘no’ has aesthetic reasons, then I’ve got some images that might change your mind. If your answer is ‘yes, but…’ …

Design

Spacious Apartment Gets A Sustainable And Luxurious Update

An apartment like this one, with a total surface of 114 square meters, offers lots of possibilities in terms of interior décor and layout. It’s …

20 Terrific Living Rooms

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Anna Marinenko<p>This living room stands out from the crowd with an eye-catching rug in shades of fresh green that are carried through …

Modern Wood Gadgets Come to Digital Life With a Touch

Kitchen gadgets don’t have to be made of cheap plastic or easily-dirtied metal. There exists a very attractive balance in the GK Series from Thingk. …

A 100-Year-Old Hollywood Farmhouse Goes Modern With a Neutral Palette and Mirrors Everywhere

A house with a neutral palette and a lot of shine.<p>Designer Tobi Tobin updated her Hollywood Hills cottage with mirrors, a neutral palette with pops of high-gloss black, and strong wallpaper. The result is a modern design with a lot of shine. Read the interview with the designer.

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

oDesk and Elance merge, forming one giant freelancer company (updated)

<b>Updated at 1:45 PM PT with additional comments and details from the CEOs of oDesk and Elance</b><p>Two crowdsourcing Goliaths are joining forces to fight off those pesky Davids.<p>Elance and oDesk, two of the largest online marketplaces for freelancers, today announced their intention to merge. The deal is …

This ‘air modem’ could hack your PC or phone via sound waves — without any electronic connection

The one thing you’ve always been certain of is that a computer that’s not connected to a network, doesn’t munch data from any USB sticks, and doesn’t accept any kind of electronic connection requests is reasonably safe against hackers and crackers breaking into its electronic vaults.<p>Not so much, …

How to Organize a Closet

It’s a running joke that every impeccably designed home has at least one closet door that remains closed at all costs! Do you have a closet that’s …

This is the first interesting search engine since Google

It’s hard to build a really new search engine. Microsoft has spent enormous resources trying to convince people that Bing’s search results are just as good as Google’s. Bing has won market share, but not at Google’s expense. Other Google alternatives like DuckDuckGo are growing rapidly because they …

AdWords

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBQ

http://www.homedsgn.com/2011/07/13/amazing-loft-space-in-soma-san-francisco/ Amazing Loft Space in SoMa, San Francisco