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Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Incredible UNESCO Sites in Danger of Disappearing (Photos)

Threatened Wonders<p>Of the 981 properties on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, 44 are categorized as in danger for reasons ranging from political …

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

How to Fight a Baby

It’s not unusual to be scared of babies and not know how to handle them. Someone’s like, “Wanna hold my baby?” and I just close my eyes really tight, …

Deih New Mural - Malaga, Spain

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• December 3, 2013<p>After a superb piece in his hometown of Valencia last month (covered), Deih is now in Malaga, Spain where …

U.N. to investigate NSA, GHCQ spying

Top U.N. counterterror, human rights official says Snowden revealed “issues at the very apex of public interest”<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 3, 2013 4:16pm (UTC)<p>The U.N.'s special-rapporteur on counterterrorism will carry out an investigation into the surveillance operations of the NSA and its U.K. …

Assassin's Creed Pirates sailing to Android this week

When <i>Assassin’s Creed IV</i> arrived on consoles recently, many gamers liked the game’s sailing and piratical activities even more than the traditional …

Assassin's Creed

If You Think You Can Survive on 'Junk Food and Cigarettes,' You're an Idiot

<i>The Daily Mail</i> has been trailing a new book this week by "leading science writer" Tony Edwards. The first extract from the book gave the paper a valuable opportunity to address the important question of whether red wine causes or cures cancer.<p><i>Illustrations by Cei Willis</i><p><i>The Daily Mail</i> has …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

Readers' travel photograph competition: November – sunlight

Photography is all about getting the light just right, but in these stunning images it takes centre stage. Scroll through the gallery to see the winner. All of this year's winning images will be mounted by Point101, and displayed at the finalists' exhibition at the Guardian's offices later this …

Arrow Meets The Flash: 8 Things to Know About Barry Allen's Introduction -- and His Future

The Flash’s alter ego, Barry Allen (played by <b>Grant Gustin</b>), is zipping into The CW’s <b>Arrow</b> this Wednesday at 8/7c, and he’s making fast friends with …

FOX’s ‘Gotham’ TV Series to Show How Batman Begins?

We haven't heard much about FOX's Batman-avoidant 'Gotham' TV series since the announcement of its order the night Marvel premiered 'Agents of …

Ben Affleck

10 Open Questions After ‘The Walking Dead’ Mid-Season Finale

Now that we’ve sufficiently processed “Too Far Gone,” the mid-season finale of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, it’s time to turn toward the second half of season four, which will premiere on February 9, 2014. There are quite a few threads still lingering, and several questions left unanswered. Let’s take a look …

'Arrow' Bosses, Grant Gustin Reveal Details on Barry Allen's Flashy Debut

Executive producers Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Gustin discuss going younger for the iconic comic-book character, Barry and Felicity's …

Behold The Face Of Funny: Portraits Of Today’s Comic Geniuses

Each photograph was a collaboration between Hoyle and his subjects. He’d study up on each person–watch all their interviews and see all of their …

Genius

New contraceptive pill for men

A new pill for men could work as a temporary vasectomy and allow men to share the task of family planning without affecting their fertility, research suggests<p>A new contraceptive pill for men that won’t affect libido or virility could be developed.<p>The pill works by stopping sperm being released, …

Sunrise, morning haze, Grand Canyon

Nearly two billion years of geologic history can be seen in the canyon, exposed by flowing water and the uplift of the Colorado Plateau.<p>Sunrise …

Grand Canyon

Mt.Gox Launches Bitcoins.com To Explain What The Heck A Bitcoin Is

It’s Thanksgiving! And, judging by the fact that you read tech blogs, you’re probably at least a bit of a geek. Know what that means? Today’s the day you get to answer all of your extended family’s tech questions! Hurrah!<p>For the last few years, that’s probably meant explaining the difference …

Google Barge Details Revealed, Might Not Fly With Local Authorities

Turns out “interactive space where people can learn about new technology” might just be Google jargon for retail store on a boat -- and that may not sit well with local authorities.<p>According to a confidential budget report obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle, each of the three barges built by …

Stephen Colbert Wasn’t Impressed By Amazon’s Drone Delivery Concept, So He Came Up With Something Better

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