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Solar-powered home boasts an “upside down” layout for an expansive feel

When a couple finally decided to fulfill their dream of living by the beach, they reached out to Sydney-based architecture firm Rolf Ockert Design to …

Living Rooms

Iconic Houses: The Eames House

Constructed in 1949 by the husband and wife duo of Charles & Ray Eames to serve as their home and studio and also known as <b>Case Study House No. 8</b> (as …

Architecture

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan

How to Calculate Spiral Staircase Dimensions and Designs

Spiral staircases save valuable square meters because they occupy a much smaller area than a conventional staircase. With daring shapes and diverse …

Mathematics

Sampaio Vida House / Rocco Arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The main modification in the renovation of this residence built in the 1940s was on the ground floor. …

Architecture

Ayvalaan House

Glass, concrete, and wood come together to form a modern dwelling in Guatemala. The Ayvalaan House is situated on a hillside in country's capital. …

Architecture

Free 29-part course to learn Machine Learning

Machine Learning is everywhere. Like Mathematics and Computer Science, it is quickly becoming a tool which is widely used to make everything more …

Machine Learning

There's a Hidden Section of Amazon Where Things Are $2

As if we needed another reason to buy everything on Amazon, we go and uncover a whole new section of affordable offerings, most of which are $2. Yes, …

Shopping

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Emotional Intelligence

The Best Micro Apartments In The World Reveal Their Clever Interior Designs

How small does an apartment actually have to be for it to be considered small? What’s small to some people might be tiny to others or standard to …

Interior Design

Inside a Yogi's Tranquil, 500-Square-Foot NYC Home

The key to staying zen? A bathtub in your kitchen, of course.<p>When it comes to small space living, New Yorkers know best. And when you look at an …

Small Spaces

A Melbourne Home Gains a Gorgeous Glass-Fronted Addition

A glass-fronted addition aims to re-engage a small-scale Melbourne home with its exuberant garden.<p>When Melbourne-based Taylor Knights was tapped by clients—a creative couple with a teenager—looking to add a flexible space to their existing bungalow in the suburb of Brunswick West, the team of …

Architecture

My CrossFit Transformation Was Much More Drastic Than I Expected–But Not for the Reason You'd Think

After Gabrielle Kassel, a former college athlete, lost her job in a new city, she found work at a CrossFit box. A year later, the sport has …

These Acne Products Don't Just Work, They Work Fast

Skin Care

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Here are the five things I learned installing a smart mirror

I recently received a review unit of the Embrace Smart Mirror. It’s essentially a 24-inch Android tablet mounted behind a roughly 40-inch mirror. It works well when third-party software is installed. Here’s what I learned.<p><b>It’s impossible to get a good photo of the smart mirror</b><p>I tried a tripod, a …

Smart Configurations for Small Kitchens

Small spaces sometimes have to host essential functions. How can you incorporate the kitchen into your design in the best possible way when your …

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Harvard Study Says This Is How Long You Should Wait to Respond to a Customer

It won't take even five minutes to do this.<p>You're probably losing at least a good chunk of your sales because of this. And it's right under your nose.<p>Here's the scenario I'm talking about: A customer calls you, and you respond two hours later. You might think that's not too bad, but I'm telling …

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

Liquor

How do I make my home look great on a budget? (9 tricks you need to know)

You might think that making your home look chic and elegant means a big blow to your wallet. The truth is, there are a few ways that you can get this …

Interior Design

Genius Company Installs Beehives In Your Living Room, And Here’s How It Works

As you probably know already, the bee population is in a consistent decline and has been for some time, with modern industrial farming methods and …

Ecology

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

204 House / MW archstudio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house locates in Nha Trang City–southern part of Central Vietnam. “204 House” is an Individual House …

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

A House in Panchkula with Glass Walls and an Elevated Pool

Studio Ardete was tasked with designing a home on a busy road in Panchkula, India, for a couple to relax and entertain their visiting family and …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

The 30-Minute Abs Workout Program: Hit every part of your midsection on day 4

Now that you've reached week two of the 30-Minute Abs Workout Program, this workout should seem familiar to you. Once again, we're doing 3-4 sets of …

Google’s voice-generating AI is now indistinguishable from humans

Humans have officially given their voice to machines.<p>A research paper published by Google this month—which has not been peer reviewed—details a text-to-speech system called Tacotron 2, which claims near-human accuracy at imitating audio of a person speaking from text.<p>The system is Google’s second …