Brandon Zurawlow

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10 Luxurious Bathtubs That Pair Well With a Glass of Wine (and a Good Book)

There are few more satisfying things when coming home from a stressful day than drawing a bubble bath and sinking in with a glass of wine and a good …

Sabah Brand Identity & Interior Design by Futura .

Let's take a look at this brand identity & interior design by Futura, a studio based in Mexico City, Mexico. This is their design for Sabah, an …

These Midcentury-Modern Lamps Will Illuminate Your Space in Style

Casting the right light in your home can truly transform the entire atmosphere. And while wattage certainly plays a key role in that transformation, …

Mac concept imagines a refreshed mini form factor w/ built-in Touch Bar & Face ID

With 3 years now gone by since the last Mac mini update, it’s one of Apple’s long running product lines ripe for a complete overhaul. That’s likely why industrial design student Louis Berger’s latest concept envisions a miniature desktop Mac but with a much more modern approach. He’s dubbed the …

Tim Cook

11 Tea Lattes for Fancy Brunches or Chilly Fall Mornings

Nothing hits the spot like a flavorful, creamy drink when you first wake up in the morning. But if you don’t drink coffee, hot, iced, or nitro, it can be a little harder trying to figure out what to pour into your mug. Enter the tea latte. Made with herbal or caffeinated leaves and topped with …

Science says IQ may be the best predictor of your potential to excel at work — and no one wants to hear it

"The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people," Bill Gates once said in an interview. "There is no way of getting around that in terms of IQ, you've got to be very elitist in picking the people who deserve to write software."<p>Gates was talking specifically about Microsoft, …

Emotional Intelligence

10+ Rare Photos Of 1980s Italy Reveal The True Meaning Of ‘Living La Dolce Vita’

For over fifty years photographer Charles H. Traub has been capturing expressive moments around him, but his most impressive works have to be the …

Aging Parents With Lots of Stuff, and Children Who Don’t Want It

Mothers and daughters talk about all kinds of things. But there is one conversation Susan Beauregard, 49, of Hampton, Conn., is reluctant to have with her 89-year-old mother, Anita Shear: What to do — eventually — with Mrs. Shear’s beloved set of Lenox china?<p>Ms. Beauregard said she never uses her …

The Mystery of S., the Man with an Impossible Memory

On an April afternoon in 1929, a timid-looking man with a broad face appeared at Moscow’s Academy of Communist Education and asked to see a memory specialist. The man, who would become known in the psychological literature as S., had been sent by his boss, a section editor at a Moscow newspaper …

Tribeca Loft

New York, New York<p>In Manhattan’s landmarked Tribeca North, the top floor and roof of an 1884 warehouse are reconceived as a warm and welcoming residence with a fluid connection to the outdoor environment. A relocated mezzanine features a sunken court yard with a retractable glass roof and connects …

13 creative ways to display your plants indoor

Decorating with greenery is a fresh way to update your living space. Getting creative with plant decor creates a natural energy by livening up any room. We've found 13 of the most original planters and pots that will add a unique touch to your home decor. From geometric shapes to a chalkboard vase, …

AOL

Having this retro arcade console on your desk will make you the coolest person in the office

8Bitdo is a company that specializes in game controllers, and now it’s trying out a bit of furniture design. This year at Gamescon the company unveiled its 8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick, and the company's showing off the pretty arcade system on its Facebook. Check out that retro wooden design. We …

Wooden Desktop Arcade Might Be the Most Beautiful Retro Hardware I've Ever Seen

8Bitdo, the company behind those Bluetooth SNES and NES controllers that let you play classic 8 and 16-bit games without annoying wires, is teasing …

Retrogaming

Mesmerizing Motels of the Atomic Age

Mark Havens spent his childhood exploring the Jersey Shore's kitschy jewel: Wildwood. Once home to the country's largest concentration of midcentury hotel architecture, the barrier island's distinctive plastic-palm facade has given way to modern condominium development. “As motel after motel was …

Watch How the BMW 3-Series Evolved Over 40 Years

The 3 Series has changed a lot since 1975, but the general concept remains the same.<p>BMW's ubiquitous 3-Series has grown larger and more mature over its 40 years of existence, but the general concept has stayed mostly the same: two or four doors, relatively understated styling, excellent handling …

BMW

Space and Time: Inertial Frames (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

The term “reference frame” was coined in the 19th century, but it has a long prehistory, beginning, perhaps, with the emergence of the Copernican …

Japan once tested poison gas on rabbits on this secret island — now rabbits have taken over

Ōkunoshima Island was the site of Japan's secret chemical-weapons-production factory during World War II.<p>During the war, the island factory produced more than 6 kilotons of poison gases, which were tested on rabbits.<p>Today, the island has been reborn as a tourist attraction and is called "Us agi …

Rabbits

11 Creative Staircase Designs for the Home Decor Snob

Staircases are rarely the object of interior design because most homeowners seek function more than style, and saving space is the number one …

10-micron-wide flowers can bloom just like the real thing

A team of researchers from the RMIT-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology Research Centre has developed a technique to create 10-micron-wide flower-like structures that bloom like the real thing. The group mixed two ingredients in water to make that happen: NDI-bearing phosphonic acid and …

The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Buddhism

You can develop the right attitude toward others if you have kindness, love and respect for them, and a clear realization of the oneness of all human …

White House: Two U.S. hostages killed

WASHINGTON — President Obama expressed "grief and condolences" Thursday for a January drone strike against suspected terrorists in Pakistan that accidentally killed two hostages, including an American aid worker.<p>Obama said he took full responsibility for the operation and apologized to the families …

Al-Qaeda

U.S.-led strikes have killed 2,079 people in Syria: monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes by the U.S.-led coalition in Syria have killed 2,079 people, including 66 civilians, since the start of the aerial campaign against Islamic State militants last September, a group monitoring the war said on Thursday.<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human …

Thousands evacuated as Chile volcano erupts

Southern Chile's Calbuco volcano has erupted for the second time in a day, after being dormant for about half a century.<p>The first eruption on Wednesday sent a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometres into the sky, local television images showed.<p>More than 5,000 people were evacuated from the …

Former SS guard says he 'couldn't imagine' Jews surviving Auschwitz

A former Auschwitz guard being tried on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder has testified that it was clear to him Jews were not expected to leave the camp in Nazi-occupied Poland alive.<p>"I couldn't imagine that" happening, former SS Sgt. Oskar Groening told the Lueneburg state court on Thursday …

Special Report: British voters heading for a Disunited Kingdom

GLOUCESTER, England (Reuters) - Like millions of other British voters, Karl Wakeman supported Margaret Thatcher’s Conservatives in the 1980s and then Tony Blair’s New Labour in the late 1990s. But now, as Britain heads toward a general election on May 7, the 49-year-old from Gloucester has no time …

Voting

Photog Goes in Search of the Architecture that Was Once the “Vision of the Future”

<i>Relics of the Future</i> is a short documentary that follows Toronto-based fine art photographer Toni Hafkenscheid as he explores the world of …