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One Day: 'I turned my bad online dates into a business'

It’s Sunday lunchtime and I’m standing outside Waterloo station waiting to meet my date – a David Beckham lookalike I met online. I’m excited. In his pictures, he has a strong jawline, well-styled brown hair and he looks tall and confident. Just my type.<p>I notice an exhausted-looking man shuffling …

Jennifer Lawrence Says Guys Are Mean to Her

Jennifer Lawrence covers the December issue of <i>Vogue</i> and her profile, billed "Jennifer Lawrence Is Determined, Hilarious, and — Above All — Real," lives up to its title. The <i>Hunger Games</i> star ditches plans at a fancy restaurant because she wants to stay at home and order a pizza, conducts another …

How Elon Musk Topped Even Himself in 2015 | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: Inc. Magazine announced its pick for Company of the Year on Monday, November 23. It's Slack! See which one Inc. readers chose as their favorite company of 2015. Here, we spotlight Elon Musk, one of the contenders for the title in 2015.</i><p>When Elon Musk was named <i>Inc.</i>'s Entrepreneur of …

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Articles about 5 rugged fire resistant homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taming fire was humankind’s first and most critical step toward its mastery of the material world.<p>Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, …

Prefab Homes

UK housing market: Rents outgrow house prices in England and Wales amid Summer Budget warning

Rental prices of homes in England and Wales have grown more than house prices for the first time in two years.<p>Rents across England and Wales reached …

Unconventionally chic interiors have made DimoreStudio the design firm of the moment. Find out why: http://wmag.co/1uh3lZS Photo by Mai Linh.

How To: Make a Colorful DIY Hanging Rope Mirror

I love, love, LOVE this colorful spin on the nautical rope/leather belt mirrors that have been popular lately. And, as it turns out, this version is …

The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books of 2012

On the heels of this year’s best science books, art books, design books, and philosophy and psychology books, the 2012 best-of reading lists continue with the annual roundup of the year’s ten-or-so most delightful children’s and picturebooks. (Catch up on last year’s roundup here.)<p>HENRI’S WALK TO …

Small Apartment In Berlin Designed For Casual Living

Situated in a building that dates back to 1880, this apartment might be small but it has something very charming. The size makes it perfect for a …

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Bottoms Up :: Peach, Kale & Coconut Smoothie

Sorry guys, but for today’s edition of Bottoms Up, we’re keeping it clean with a recipe that involves no last-minute “spikes” of vodka or “top-offs” …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

The Spirit of Winter

A series of Winter photos, all taken 2012 and 2013 in Finland.

Welcome to the third installment of #ArtThursday! Today we make our way to National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland, home of "The Awakening." This dramatic sculpture, created in 1980 by J. Seward Johnson, Jr., is made of five separate pieces to give the impression of a giant struggling to free himself from the earth. The tallest piece of the aluminum sculpture is the arm, which extends 17 feet (5.2 meters) into the air. To see more photos of "The Awakening," tap the blue location link above. Photo by @heyterri.

"For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating." Are you an introvert or an extrovert? http://f-st.co/Dt0zlvr

A Savannah Kitchen With European Elegance

Inside a 100-year-old house's new kitchen.<p>In designer Mary Jo Bochner's Savannah, Georgia kitchen a mix of French antiques, second-hand-finds, and new open shelving creates a relaxed feeling with a touch of European elegance. For more decor and design ideas, read an interview with Bochner.

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …

Very Smart And Creative Use Of Space In A 29 Square Meter Apartment

Mini apartments with total floor areas of 20 or 30 square meters are usually considered too small to be comfortable and buyers tend to ignore just …

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/07/12/fremantle-additions-by-jonathan-lake-architects/ Fremantle Additions by Jonathan Lake Architects

Steal This Look: A Rustic Porch and Summerhouse in Australia

Yesterday, we posted on the interiors of Ellis House, a historic guesthouse in Kyneton, Australia. Today, we’re dissecting the outdoor style of the …

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She describes herself as Los Angeles based Portrait and Interiors Photographer. I describe her as genius. Her work is crisp and simple yet packed …

An Artist at Home in London, Family Included

For an artist and his wife, a warehouse building in south London was the perfect live/work space—until their family expanded by one. The couple …

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There is something about photographer Tara Donne‘s work that reminds me of old masters’ paintings. The composition, the lush light, the colours, oh …

Rainbow Colored Stairway Made of 600 Meters of Picture Frames

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but we think that this fascinating staircase made out picture <i>frames</i> is priceless. Unveiled by UK designer …

Only in LA: 10 Architecturally Interesting Homes with Classic West Coast Style

Most every city gets certain types of housing stock associated with them, such as New York with brownstones and high rises or Chicago with coach …

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Gigaom | Despite lawsuit, Boundless takes on publishers with $19.99 interactive open-source textbook

Advertisement<p>For more than a year, Boston-based Boundless has been mired in a lawsuit with some of the textbook world’s biggest giants. But that …

Harvard Innovation Lab’s youngest team launches recommendation engine Side

Many spend their freshman year of college sleeping through Psych 101 and drinking cheap beer at parties. Nithin Tumma, James Ruben, and Neel Patel, however, dedicated their first year to building a startup.<p>Side also connects with Facebook in order to pose questions about your friends, like “which …

The Quiet Mobile Giant: With 300M Active Users, WhatsApp Adds Voice Messaging

WhatsApp, a tiny startup with a very basic idea, boring design and lots of competition, has somehow managed to connect up most of the world. And …

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Why San Francisco May Be the New Silicon Valley

14 brands that increased conversion rates via responsive design

<b>Every month more than 100,000 people visit Econsultancy using a mobile device, but we're yet to launch a responsive site. This isn’t because we don’t</b> …

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