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Practical Architect Uses Design/Build Skills to Erect Beautiful Family Home for $180,000 Less Than Quoted Price

Zui Ng's "Chameleon Shotgun House"<p>This is well worth the watch. Houston-based architect Zui Ng used a host of brilliant principles, intelligent …

Design

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27%, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've long known that "bad" fats aren't the healthiest choices in our diets, but the latest news from Harvard is lethal: Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying.<p>The silver lining? You can reverse some of that risk by making healthier fat choices.<p>"This study is …

Nutrition

10 Weekend Trips To Take This Spring

The dreary months of winter may have you hankering for a vacation, and April is the perfect time to take a quick weekend getaway. Whether you’re …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

National Geographic Lists Its Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

<i>National Geographic</i> is, without a doubt, one of the foremost authorities in the world of photography. So when they rank their top 10 cameras for …

The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At least one website you visited today is powered by WordPress. In all likelihood, most of your favorite sites utilize the world’s most popular content management system (CMS). Perhaps your business runs on it too.<p>According to WordPress, …

Web Design

How to Craft a Compelling Storyline for Your Company

As mentioned in the beginning, the key to a consistent story about your business is that your entire team buys-in on what you’ve defined as your brand.<p>From the beginning, it’s important for the entire team to be involved in the process of creating your brand as well as providing their input on …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

Apps

Apple's New Ad Highlights How The iPhone Helps People

A beautiful new Apple ad called ‘Dreams’ was released today as part of the company’s “Powerful” series that highlights the ways the iPhone is changing people’s lives around the world.<p>The new ad is set to Jennifer O’Connor’s “When I Grow Up” and shows off a unique set of apps used by those around …

15 Real Tech Company Interview Questions You Will Probably Be Asked (And How To Answer Them)

The question was: You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and your mass is proportionally reduced so as to maintain your original density. You are then thrown into an empty glass blender. The blades will start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?<p>Answer: Lots of variants but one is that you jump …

Employment

The Perfect Office - Kickflip, Gotenna, Gigabyte Mini PC and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Gear & Gadgets

New app uses AT&T's sponsored data to sidestep monthly limits on apps, games, and surfing

Back in January, AT&T announced its "Sponsored Data" program, which lets app developers and brands pick up the tab for data send to your mobile device without it counting towards your monthly data plan. It's a very transparent way for AT&T to make money off companies that can afford to pick up the …

Cameron Diaz in Heart Saint Laurent Dress and Kate Hudson in Armani

Between the couture shows and regular Hollywood <i>things</i>, it feels like there have been even more opportunities for stellar outfits recently. Cameron Diaz, Kate Hudson, and my latest and greatest style crush, Keri Russell, made the top list from yesterday—wanna see who else?<p>Um, Pink! How fabulous did …

18 Structures That Prove Chicago Is America's Best Architectural City

Chicago is home to some of the best architecture known to man, and now it wants the world to know.<p>Using Italy's Venice Biennale of Architecture as a model, the city recently announced a major architectural exhibition of its own, set to kick off in October of 2015. If the three-month-long Chicago …

The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Opening Is Literally Making People Cry

Tuesday was a BIG day for many muggles of the world.<p>The much-awaited Diagon Alley addition to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park officially opened. And some fans had a <i>very</i> emotional experience.<p>Admittedly, we probably would cry too. The new park is basically a picture-perfect replica of …

Pilots Share Their All-Time Favorite Views From The Cockpit

Not everyone's day job includes panoramic views of the northern lights. But for pilots, it's all in a day's work.<p>British Airways recently asked a number of its pilots for their favorite views from the cockpit. From Sydney Harbor to a perfect glimpse of Mount Fuji, their picks are utterly …

10 Hot Weather Hair Ideas

Don't let your hair game falter when the temperatures start to rise.<p>Don't let your hair game falter when the temperatures start to rise. Here, 10 gorgeous celebrity styles to steal this summer.

20 Genius Space-Saving Hacks for Packing Your Suitcase

Wrinkle no blouse, tangle no jewelry, leave no beauty product behind, and still have room to spare.<p><b>1. Set your jewelry between two sheets of plastic wrap to prevent it from moving around and tangling inside your bag.</b><p><b>2. Use pill case compartments or an old lip balm container to organize and keep</b> …

National Geographic Travel

Swich wirelessly charges your smartphone in style

Lutman says that its main objective in the development of Swich was to create something easy on the eyes, but equally usable for the app-dependent, …

AT&T will reportedly be the exclusive carrier for Amazon’s smartphone

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>With Amazon’s(s amzn) first smartphone expected to be launched this Wednesday, we’re getting answers to one of the biggest …

Meet Niice, a hip site that spouts images for the designer in you

Niice, a search engine for images that can help designers devise original ideas, just got a lot more helpful.<p>It officially launched this week, with monthly subscriptions for premium services, as well as a “moodboard” feature for storing all of your favorite images in one common place that you can …

ClickHole is the smartest, sassiest, fiercest, freshest, craziest, cutest, biggest, brightest, most viral thing you will ever see

The Onion conquers the internet<p>The year is 2014. The internet's mass media juggernaut has fully processed your brain, churning it in a vat of vague hyperbole. It is now a lukewarm, absorbent porridge. An offering to the viral gods. You now enjoy the simple things. You live to see photos of Beyoncé. …

3 High-Tech Eyeglasses That Do Things Google Glass Can't

In the 1988 sci-fi flick <i>They Live</i>, a local drifter named John Nada stumbles upon a magic pair of sunglasses that give him the ability to see aliens. …

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Photographer Captures Spectacular GoPro Footage While Swimming with Jellyfish

Consider this your GoPro video break for the week. So sit back, relax, put on the head phones and make sure the video is playing in HD, because this …

Peruse Your 2013 Gmail Habits with This Year in Review Report

For those of you who’ve wondered exactly how many emails you receive and send every year, ToutApp’s Year in Review report for Gmail can give you a quick snapshot. You can also crunch the numbers on your Salesforce performance this year if you’re interested.<p>It’ll take a few minutes to generate, but …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

How To Keep A Clean House - 20 Minutes A Day

When I first learned to clean my own place, I thought Saturday had to be an all day clean-a-thon. I didn't really have a concept of how to balance …

Living Rooms