Smarphone hangovers are the new thing in science. Last week I wrote a post about why I wasn’t using my smart phone as an alarm anymore and it caused quite an uproar. Researchers at Michigan State University have found that late night use of smartphones (which may include using them before bed) have been scientifically proven to prevent easy sleep.
By Dan Howarth
Could your house be smelling a little… err… ripe right now without you even realizing it? Evidently, the answer is yes. Turns out, “nose-blindness” or sensory adaptation is a real thing and here’s the fascinating reason it exists.
These tables had lived at Anam’s house since before she was born, so it was about time they got an upgrade. She says, “I’m surprised no one threw these tables away and I’m glad they didn’t.”
By Anna Winston
News: a YouTube user has uploaded aerial footage of the construction site for the Foster + Partners-designed Apple Campus shot using a GoPro video camera mounted on an unmanned aerial vehicle (+ movie). (more…)
You know you’re busy when you plaintively declare, “I just want to do laundry so bad!” We’ve been working 18-hour days, finishing up a reno on one house, prepping another to sell, and moving from one to the other. This means that laundry— when it’s done at all—is a midnight event.
Images from the history of cinematography are printed onto the glass facade of the National Film School on the outskirts of Dublin, by local architecture office ABK (+ slideshow). (more…)
Project by: Christina Britt Lewis of The Redesign Company
Clients: sons Cole & Camden
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
We live in a little house with a detached garage. We sold our big house with the “bonus room” on purpose ten years ago so that we could afford to start over and do what we love for a living. It’s a choice we never regret, but we make BIG boys and they have BIG friends. They needed more space so we redesigned our garage.
Q: Hello Apartment Therapy,
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By Amy Frearson
News: this competition-winning design by SURE Architecture envisions a futuristic skyscraper that could house an entire city – with its own ecosystem and a spiralling form that could be extended infinitely upwards. (more…)