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Lotus Meditation Cube

The idea: I have been dealing with a little bit of run away anxiety and stress lately so I started to practice meditation. One thing that I noticed …

Real Estate Investing: Why REITs Look Risky

Without much fanfare, real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have become one of the past decade’s fastest-growing investments. These securities let …

Eco-friendly Avalon House is a green-roofed beach getaway that takes only 6 weeks to build

The eco-friendly home of your dreams could be constructed in as little as six weeks, if you take Avalon House as an example. Designed and built by …

Floating Shipping Containers May be Copenhagen’s Answer to Affordable Housing

The design startup Urban Rigger has just launched the first iteration of a novel solution for the housing crunch facing many of the world’s cities. …

Where house prices are falling fastest

Around one in three homes listed for sale has had its original asking price slashed amid signs that sellers have become more willing to offer a …

16 architecturally stunning homes you can buy right now

The experts at property listing site Estately helped us find 16 of the most architecturally stunning homes on the market right now.<p>From a concrete estate that resembles the Flinstones' Bedrock property to a wooded, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed residence, any one of these private mansions could be …

Meet the robot that delivers fresh towels and coffee at hotels across Silicon Valley

At first glance, Botlr might be mistaken for a glittering garbage can on wheels.<p>It sits in a docking station in the lobby of the Aloft Cupertino, a high-end hotel located steps from the Apple headquarters, charging patiently until a guest calls it to duty.<p>The robotic butler is part of a fleet of …

This 29-year-old startup founder learned to kiteboard to impress investors — and it paid off big time

It was the start of big things for the Sydney-based Canva, which provides online tools to make it easy for anybody to do advanced graphics design work. It's basically a simpler alternative to Adobe Photoshop, and Perkins boasts you can learn how to use it in 23 seconds.<p>In the last 12 months, Canva …

23 incredible tiny homes from around the world

Real estate is constantly getting more expensive, and we're facing overpopulation and environmental damage. Tiny homes can help solve these issues, but many also prefer them to traditional housing because they're the perfect hybrid of comfort and convenience, since they are often mobile.<p>On roofs, …

Priceline Founder Wants To Show Business Travelers The Upside Of Monetizing Their Down Time

How much is your spare time worth when you’re traveling?<p>No, not the time you spend having fun with associates or clients at night, or taking in a movie, a ball game, or doing just about anything to avoid sitting alone in a hotel room; your real “spare” time. We’re talking about those extra 10 to 20 …

Neglected London bakery transformed into beautiful luxury housing

A neglected 19th century bakery complex has sprung back to life, but this time it’s not for baking bread. Jo Cowen Architects gutted a series of …

Marriott Is Preparing For Gen Z With An Innovation Lab Hotel

At the Charlotte location, the chain is trying out a bunch of new concepts that guests can evaluate by pushing a button or swiping a screen.<p>The Marriott in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, offers a familiar scene to anyone who’s ever set foot in one of the chain’s properties. Guests are often in …

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