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House Plans Under 100 Square Meters: 30 Useful Examples

The challenge of designing a house with a tight budget and space constraints, together with the essential duty of responding correctly to the …

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

The 50 best documentaries of all time, according to critics

Some of the greatest moments in cinematic history are scenes of nonfiction.<p>From a profile of boxing legend Muhammad Ali to a portrait of a renowned sushi chef, the best documentaries capture real-life phenomena in a memorable and artful fashion.<p>To find out which documentary films have received the …

The world's 21 best universities by subject — from biology to business management

QS's latest ranking was released on Wednesday, tracking the best schools on the planet in 48 different subject areas, including standard subjects like business and history, all the way to more obscure degrees such as mining.<p>In total, 22 different universities are considered to be the best in the …

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

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 …

Method in Modular: 10 Floor Plans Using Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping container architecture has developed its own niche in both design and representation. Colorful or grungy? Economical or gentrified? Either …

16 Sci-Fi Pop Culture Moments to Look Forward to in 2016

Besides another Avengers movie.<p>The last year wasn't too shabby when it came to science fiction, but there are great things ahead in 2016. Here are just a few of the things you have to look forward to in 2016.

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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TED Talks

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Chocolate Banana Bread - For Breakfast Or Dessert!

<i>An ultra chocolatey & extra fudgy homemade chocolate banana bread recipe, for breakfast or dessert!</i><p>This chocolate banana bread is definitely for …

Architecture News

WA Contents • Jul 6, 2018 • 907<p>Bjarke Ingels and BIG Partner Jacob Lange have launched a crowdfunding campaign to install this giant mirrored sphere …

Architecture

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

The Disappearance Of The Instruction Manual

Instructions not included: what the vanishing manual says about us<p>In the late 17th century, the printer Joseph Moxon published <i>Mechanick Exercises</i>, the first guide to printing in any language. It had been nearly 240 years since the debut of Gutenberg’s press, and books had proliferated. There were …

Google Glass

Watch comet ISON hurtle toward the sun in stunning NASA video

From a camera far out in space, NASA has captured comet ISON's stunning first trip past the earth. The video, which you can watch below, shows comet ISON from November 20th up until November 25th, traveling by both Mercury and Earth on its path toward rounding the sun. The comet will begin rounding …

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

Wearable Tech

Antares Rocket Launch Picture Might Be Among The Most Beautiful Photos Of A Space Launch Ever

It's not the most popular picture taken at the Wallops Space Facility this week - that honour belongs to Frogstronaut - but it's the most …

Did A Hedge Fund Guy Unlock The Biggest Question In The Universe?

A Grand Unified Theory is the greatest missing piece of contemporary math and physics. Now, Oxford believes that a man 20 years out of academia may have discovered it.<p>If you aren’t a space or physics geek, you may have missed one of the big, looming questions left by 20th-century scientists. …

Physics