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All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.<p>With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying …

Televisions

Behold! The most beautiful and admired ear of corn in all the world

You might think you understand what beauty is. But you don’t, not really—not until you have gazed upon this ear of corn.<p><i>How can such wondrous majesty exist in nature?</i> you must be asking yourself, clutching your hair with wild admiration, while tearing down the photos from your walls to clear space …

Social Media

Port Ludlow House

Port Ludlow, Washington<p>The Port Ludlow House is a compact, 2400 SF modern house located on a wooded waterfront property at the north end of the Hood Canal, a long, fjord-like arm of western Puget Sound. The house creates a simple glazed living space that opens up to become a front porch to the …

Architecture

This farmhouse-style tiny house on wheels fits family of four

Roost 36 has three sleeping nooks<p>Tiny houses come in all shapes (but usually just one general size) and a number of styles, though in our experience, it appears that “rustic” and “farmhouse” are among the more in-demand of them.<p>This tiny house by North Carolina-based Perch and Nest is dubbed Roost …

Once Covered in Mold, a Midcentury Gem Outside Chicago Is Reborn

An artist recasts the home of a Mies van der Rohe student as a minimalist haven.<p>Eva Kowalow leans over a table in her Lake Forest, Illinois, painting studio, paging through a sheaf of architectural plans. The plans, each drawn in pencil on yellowing tracing paper and dated 1959 to 1964, depict the …

Architecture

Tianjin Teda School / schneider+schumacher

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a reconstruction project for TEDA No.1 Secondary School. The school’s layout was messy and each …

Estes Park Residence

Estes Park, Colorado<p>Nestled at the foot of Rocky Mountain National Park is a modern cabin that celebrates the outdoors. The home wraps up from the site, framing the Great Room with views of the meadows and mountain range beyond.<p>Keep it simple: rustic materials meet modern form to make a timeless …

National Parks

Breezy studio shows how to fit a lot function into a small space

Don’t be deceived by this studio’s small size—architect Ulrika Saar of Freshwater studio designed the Freshwater Granny Flat to fit a lot function in …

Offecct Gives Frank Lloyd Wright Tiles a New Lease on Life

The company's latest offering adapts an iconic concrete design by Wright for indoor use<p>Nearly 100 years ago, Frank Lloyd Wright began experimenting with a humble building material: concrete. Capitalizing on its potential for reproduction, he developed a new design for houses crafted from concrete …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Pleasant Street Residence

Saugatuck, Michigan<p>The conviction that the '40s, '50s, and '60s were the pinnacle of American design resonates when a HR geek, Art, Architecture & Design Aficionado teams up with west Michigan firm, Lucid Architecture.<p>The home embodies classic mid-century modern style and detail right down to the …

Architecture

World's first freeform 3D-printed house to break ground this year

The world’s first freeform 3D-printed home just got one step closer to fruition. Designed by WATG Urban, the Curve Appeal home won the Freeform Home …

Architecture

A Lakeside Retreat in Quebec Looks Sharp With a Blade-Like Roof

Anchored to a rocky site on the shores of Lake Memphremagog, a granite home sports a long, sleek roof.<p>Near the sloping shores of Lake Memphremagog in Quebec, a low-slung, 4,500-square-foot residence by local studio MU Architecture is composed of massive volumes of dry-stacked, locally supplied …

Architecture

The Slender House / MU Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the beautiful region of the Eastern Townships near the US border in Quebec, the Slender House …

Smart windows channel magnetic fluids to shade and heat rooms

Our future selves might look back and wonder how we ever handled having just plain old glass in our windows. Curtains or blinds might get the flick …

Google quietly bought a UK startup that turns your screen into a speaker

The Cambridge-based Redux also used vibrations to simulate touchable buttons on 2D displays<p>Google has quietly bought a UK startup named Redux that uses vibrations to turn phone and tablet displays into speakers, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>. It’s not clear when the purchase was made, or for how much the …

Big Cabin Little Cabin

The award-winning Big Cabin | Little Cabin is a project by RDG Architecture studio, a beautiful design that centers around dual structures, both …

Ryan's Legal Tiny House in Rutherford County NC

Well, it took about four months of solid work to build this house but it’s done. We pulled permits and passed the final inspection last Monday. Now …

We Just Found the Tiny House of Your Dreams

Who knew it was possible to fit this much charm in 396 square feet?<p>To all those tiny houses outside of the South, we don’t want to say we told you …

These truly wireless earbuds are like AirPods, but they cost $40 instead of $159

Apple’s AirPods weren’t the first truly wireless earbuds to hit the market, but they created a tidal wave of followers that now offer similar …

Tiny houses in 2017: More flexible, clever than ever

Very impressive<p>It’s the end of 2017, which means tiny houses are kind of old news. By that we mean, this has been another year of so many new micro homes on wheels (or not) in all shapes, sizes, styles, and settings—which also means that it now takes <i>a lot</i> to impress.<p>Still, the year was not without …

Scenic tiny house village opens in the Midwest

With units for rent and purchase<p>When it comes to “tiny house hotels,” there are already a number of options around the country—from Getaway cabins in the Northeast to a handful of tiny home villages in Portland, Oregon, to even a couple of Airstream resorts in California. Now, a tiny home …

Off-grid tiny house keeps toes toasty in the coldest climes

The Laurier measures 32 ft (9.7 m)-long and has a light-colored cedar exterior with metal accenting and not very much glazing. It serves as a …

A Dashboard Gadget That Will Totally Change How You Drive

It was the last car on the rental lot: a white Nissan Altima that looked as if it had hit every pothole and puddle between Ohio, where it got its …

Flat pack three-room house that takes six hours to build on offer for £24,000

Welcome to the future of affordable-chic living.<p>With housing crises plaguing countries around the world, architects have taken it upon themselves to …

Housing

Stunning shipping container home can be yours for $125k

1/17<p>Ty Kelly Shipping Container Home<p>Wanting to disconnect from the stresses of a hyper connected life in Seattle, architect and builder Ty Kelly …

Shipping Containers

This Fairytale-Like Tiny House is Completely Off the Grid

(Image credit: Innermost House)<p>The little house that Diana and Michael Lorence built for themselves in the woods of Northern California is like …

This All-In-One Piece of Furniture Is A Tiny House Must-Have

A single piece of furniture, designed by architect Angel Rico, allows this husband, wife, and child to live happily in only 20 square meters of space …

Furniture

60+ Best Modern Living Room Shelves Design Photos And Ideas - Dwell

244 Living Room Shelves Design Photos And Ideas<p>Filter<p>The modern living room is one of the busiest spots in the house. It is where family and friends alike gather to share stories, watch movies, read, and unwind. As you'll find in the projects below, there are endless ways to configure a fresh …

Living Rooms

6 Kitchen Flooring Trends For Every Style and Budget

A kitchen floor serves an important functional and decorative purpose. The right flooring material can bring together and enhance the most beautiful …

Adorable Streamline Moderne time capsule in Montecito Heights asking $700K

Vintage charm and a sizable yard<p>Midcentury modern has had an impressively long run as the “It” architectural style among those who care about such things. But recently, some observers—<i>Architectural Digest</i><i>,</i> for instance—have started to take note of an increasing interest in and appreciation for the …