Renos Antoniou

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How to track your sleep schedule

Track your sleep schedule to improve your sleep hygiene (and your life).<p>We spend about a third of our lives sleeping, yet most of us know very little about how we sleep. At best, we know "around" what time we need to go to bed in order to wake up feeling relatively refreshed the next morning, and …

Felice Varini puts painting in perspective at the pavilion Paul Delouvrier

Anyone familiar with Felice Varini's work knows the rules: you must orient yourself at a precise vantage point in order to view his dimensional perspective paintings as completed pieces.<p>Entering the pavillon Paul Delouvrier to be met by three of his installations sharing such a confined space …

You can now send directions and notes to your phone via Google search

Sending info from your desktop to your Android phone is just a Google search away<p>Google's taking small steps to more intimately connect your Android phone and desktop computer. The search company has rolled out a new feature that lets you send directions, notes, reminders, and more directly from …

Spacehus sets a new standard for energy efficient homes

The housing crisis is Britain is not just one of a shortage of homes. Our housing stock is among the oldest and coldest in Europe and the cost of heating leaking properties is leading to a rise in fuel poverty.<p>More than a million working households are in fuel poverty<p>Read more<p>The BRE’s Home Quality …

Housing

Four things you should do before the tax year ends

This tax year ends on Sunday 5 April, so now is the time to review your finances to make sure your money is working as hard as possible for you. Here are four things to do before the end of the tax year.<p><b>1. Use your Isa allowance</b><p>Savers have three weeks left to make use of their Isa allowance for the …

Finance

100 Famous Artists And Their Studios

A good studio for an artist is a very important place. Our creative studios might sometimes look like a pile of rubbish or a mixed-up room, but this …

Photographer Peter Lik Has Sold Nearly Half a Billion Dollars in Prints

Last December, the art world balked when photographer Peter Lik announced the world’s priciest sale of a photograph: a single black-and-white print …

Lenovo's security breakdown shows the danger of invisible systems

Lenovo is having a very bad day. Last night, the company was called out for implanting adware that cut through user security. This morning, researchers uncovered a crucial password in the system, exposing Lenovo users to all manner of malicious attack. It's a major, embarrassing security failure — …

How to protect your anonymity online

Protecting your identity online might seem impossible, but there are several measures that web users can take to protect their privacy<p>The revelations by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013 about the mass surveillance programmes organised by the US and other governments …

Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil a new kind of battery to power your home

The eccentric CEO said the product will be ready for production in a matter of months<p>Tesla didn't ship nearly as many cars this quarter as it had projected, but CEO Elon Musk remained upbeat during today's earnings call as he let some details slip about a brand new product. According to Musk, the …

The 10-Minute Workout

Thanks to my fantastic personal trainer, Tiffany Dallenbach, my favorite new aerobic routine is Tabata, an extreme, high-intensity form of interval training on the treadmill. In 10 minutes, you run top speed and a high incline for 20 seconds, jump off the moving treadmill and rest for 10 seconds, …

‘It’s like a ghost town’: lights go out as foreign owners desert London homes

Racine had everything a west London restaurant could ask for: beaming reviews, great cooking and an enviable location opposite the V&A on the Brompton Road. For 12 years it served immaculate French standards to discerning diners and from the outside it looked like an institution to last a …

Housing

Surprising Infographic Visualizes the Cost of Living Around the World

We often think about the cost of living from city to city and less often from country to country. Movehub, a resource for those moving abroad, visualized data that shows us how this cost changes around the world. They used information from the website Numbeo, which is a crowdsourced global …

Infographics

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

Art

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>What are sinkholes and what causes them?<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in …

Archaeology

Remodeling 101: Easy Whitewashed Scandi Floors

Last fall, when I dropped in on Mjölk, my favorite Toronto housewares emporium, owner John Baker invited me upstairs to see the newly renovated flat …

Home Improvement

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Architecture

30 great New Year jokes and quotes

Literature

Health Q&A: tummy bugs

Britain's leading health and wellbeing specialists answer your questions<p>Two months ago I had a stomach bug and things have still not returned to normal. Every time I eat I need to go to the lavatory straight afterwards and my stomach is still very bloated. Is there anything I can do to get things …

10 movies and TV shows to stream on Netflix this Christmas

The presents are open. Dinner is done. Now you've got some free time to kill, and there's one obvious place to look: Netflix. <i>Marco Polo</i> may not have turned out so well, but Netflix has still added a pretty great selection of new and classic movies over the past month. Here are 10 favorites for you …

Check out This Man's Badass Beard Sculptures

His motto: "Growing a beard is like growing a baby on your face."<p><b>While on the surface</b>, 30-year-old Isaiah Webb might look like a <i>Portlandia</i> extra, the San Francisco-based Sony employee is in fact the superhero "Incredibeard"—a remarkable man who can shape his facial fuzz into veritable works of art, …

Sculpture

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Virgin Galactic’s Spaceship Two crashed – and then, 300m miles away, Philae landed on a comet. From the distant origins of humans to our future on the planet, 12 leading scientists pick their key moments and stories of the year<p>1 The West Antarctic ice sheet enters irreversible decline<p><b>13 January</b><p>In …

The find-your-stuff Tile beacon now has an Android app

We’ve all lost something. Maybe it was your keys, maybe it was your wallet or purse and maybe it was something of value like a camera or a bike. That’s where the Tile beacon comes in. It helps you find your lost (or stolen) stuff and now its companion app is available for Android.<p>Released today, …

Overtime should count in holiday pay, landmark tribunal hearing rules

Millions of workers could now have their holiday pay recalculated to take into account overtime<p>Businesses are facing a multibillion-pound bill as a tribunal ruled today that overtime should be taken into account when holiday pay is calculated.<p>In a landmark case<b>,</b> the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled …