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Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Privacy

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Psychology

My Life In the Elusive Green Economy

The renewable future is here—if you can find a plug.<p><b>The earth is excellent. It’s the only planet with</b> Netflix, Coca-Cola and my kids. I worry about how we’re broiling it with greenhouse gases, how its ice caps are melting and its coral reefs are dying. I’m freaked out that we’re damaging its …

Electric Vehicles

Why do apps demand access to our photos and other data?

It may seem invasive when apps ask to access our personal information, but there’s usually a perfectly reasonable explanation. Usually...<p>Apps on …

5 Room Mistakes That Make Cleaning So Much Harder

We all must clean. But, if you feel like you spend an inordinate amount of time with duster and sponge in hand, your home might be to partially to …

Cleaning

Stonington/Lincoln Residence

Connecticut<p>The Stonington Residence is a recently renovated and restored historic house sited between 300 feet of waterfront and a large meadow. While the house is sited on a small stone ledge, the site’s additional rock outcrops help organize outdoor spaces, which include a studio, garage, pool, …

Architecture

Apartment Refurbishment / Aboim Inglez Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The existing apartment, of unusual dimensions – thirty three metres long by seven metres wide – …

The Architectural Treasures of Barcelona

In Barcelona, French photographer Gauvin Lapetoule decided to look up. And he did well, because it allowed him to find ceilings all more majestic …

The 19 Most Incredible Small Spaces on Pinterest

Big ideas for small spaces—no matter how tiny.<p>These days, folks can’t get enough of the tiny home trend. Homeowners are getting more creative—and …

Small Spaces

The DeSilver House

If you happen to be in Connecticut you might want to take a look at The DeSilver House ($1.7M)in New Canaan. The home is a ...[Read More]The post The …

Mid-Century modern

Brennan Avenue Residence

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada<p>The Brennan Avenue residence is a custom home that investigates ideas of simplicity, complexity and how they can interact to create a cohesive whole. While the exterior of the project is comprised of simple forms it is realised through a complex palette of materials and …

Dining Rooms

Here’s what you can do to protect yourself from the KRACK WiFi vulnerability

Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption protocol today. Most devices and routers currently rely on WPA2 to encrypt your WiFi traffic, so chances are you’re affected.<p>But first, let’s clarify what an attacker can and cannot do using the …

Education Isn't the Key to a Good Income

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.<p>One of the most commonly taught stories American schoolchildren learn is that of Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s 19th-century tale of a poor, ambitious teenaged boy in New York City who works …

Income Inequality

4 Essential Steps to Create a Fabulous and Functional Home Office

Shop a similar look: Chairs | Planter | End Table<p>Too often, creating a functional home office ends up at the bottom of our to-do lists. Most of us …

Make It Last: How to Update & Repair Vintage Wood Furniture

We've all heard the phrase "they don't make 'em like they used to," which in my experience, cannot be more true when it comes to quality-made …

Online Life

Floating Olson Kundig home makes way for Washington wildlife

Seattle’s Olson Kundig Architects unveiled a brilliant T-shaped home called Rimrock whose elongated design ‘floats’ over a local wildlife trail. …

Living Rooms

These Are the Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency

Fueling your body during an emergency is very different from your everyday diet. Because you’ll probably expend more energy than you normally would, …

Nutrition

New England Fall Foliage: A State-by-State Guide

Each of New England’s six states offers a different version of fall bliss, whether you're hiking northern Maine’s remote wilderness or Land Rover road-tripping Vermont’s Green Mountains. Here’s a state-to-state rundown on fantastic foliage-fueled journeys.

New England

​The Conscious Buyer's Guide To Safe Seafood

Take this cheat sheet to the seafood aisle with you to buy more sustainable, safe fish.<p>You know that eating fish—particularly fatty fish like salmon or mackerel—offers some pretty impressive health benefits, from boosting heart health to keeping your brain sharp. But as soon as you get to the …

Aquaculture

Apple Desserts

From iconic apple pie to more inventive granita, these incredible apple desserts are fresh, comforting and impossible to resist.

Understanding Mid-Century Modern and How To Use it in Your Home

With its clean lines and eminently cool vibe, mid-century modern decor has been popular for about the last decade. The comfortable and stylish …

sergey makhno embeds corten steel house deep within ukranian forest

<b>what better way to escape the hectic city life than to trek up to ukrainian design studio sergey makhno architects‘ corten steel house, secluded deep</b> …

Architecture

Code Space / Full Scale Studio

“The Efficient and friendly work environment should be where is able to face the natural light.” This is one of the most important conditions that …

Newly Engineered Antibody Can Fight Back Against 99% of HIV Strains

Experts are getting excited.<p>A new study has produced an antibody that's able to kill off 99 percent of HIV strains. The protein is made up of three …

Our Favorite New Bedroom Trend is Larger Than Life

(Image credit: Heatherly Design)<p>Beds have been around for thousands of years, so you'd think that we had pretty much seen everything, design-wise. …

Interior Design

Why Tourists Ruin Places They Visit (and What You Can Do)

Last summer while I was living in Sweden, I met up with travel writer Doug Lansky, the man behind several worldwide destination guides for Rough …

14 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to increased air pollution. And while cities like London, Paris, and Seoul are doing everything from banning diesels to …

European Travel

Trump’s Embrace of Racially Charged Past Puts Republicans in Crisis

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s embrace of the country’s racially charged past has thrown the Republican Party into crisis, dividing his core supporters who have urged him on from the political leaders who fear that he is leading them down a perilous and shortsighted path.<p>The divisions played out in …

Helen Street House

Situated around a central courtyard, the Helen Street House is a small piece of nature in the middle of downtown Seattle. At the heart of the urban …