The First Zombie-Proof House Somehow, ritual drunk-conversation concerning team captains for the apocalypse has become a major part of the lives of 20-somethings. Having been matured in the Grandaddy-crowned masterpiece film (put “A.M. 180” on and forget that you have a job) 28 Days Later and the best-selling Zombie Survival Guide, we’re all a little too ready to deal with the 2012 zombie apocalypse of our dreams. “The Safe House,” designed by KWK Promes, starts to get eerily close to something I could work with, if say 200 bludgeoned members of the undead army came over to eat their way into borrowing some sugar. Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design The luxury Dhigu Resort, Maldives Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa is encircled by mystic lagoons and unspoilt crystal shores, the resort is a heavenly sanctuary on a secluded paradise island, offering barefoot elegance in one of the world’s most celebrated tropical havens. Here the sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean offer an endless horizon of aquatic allure and the evocative location is matched by a tranquil island design style.
"It's like twitter. Except we charge people to use it." From: Simon EdhouseDate: Monday 16 November 2009 2.19pmTo: David ThorneSubject: Logo Design Hello David, I would like to catch up as I am working on a really exciting project at the moment and need a logo designed. Basically something representing peer to peer networking. I have to have something to show prospective clients this week so would you be able to pull something together in the next few days? I will also need a couple of pie charts done for a 1 page website. What is italki Apps, flashcards, and books are all useful, but do they really prepare you to SPEAK a foreign language? With italki, you can get access to the best tool for foreign language learning -- a personal foreign language teacher. Studies have shown that taking 1-on-1 classes with a personal teacher is the fastest way to learn a language.
11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don't need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We've got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you're a science geek. Click on any image to see it enlarged. 1. Aerogel 10 Benefits of Learning a Second Language Benefits of learning a second language include brain growth, staving off dementia, boosting memory, improving attention and more… “To have another language is to possess a second soul.” –Charlemagne People used to think that learning two languages created confusion in the mind.
Who owns our cities – and why this urban takeover should concern us all Does the massive foreign and national corporate buying of urban buildings and land that took off after the 2008 crisis signal an emergent new phase in major cities? From mid-2013 to mid-2014, corporate buying of existing properties exceeded $600bn (£395bn) in the top 100 recipient cities, and $1trillion a year later – and this figure includes only major acquisitions (eg. a minimum of $5m in the case of New York City). I want to examine the details of this large corporate investment surge, and why it matters. Inside Nike's &Adaptive Traction,& the Wolverine of Soccer... At a big, blow-out event in London last week, Nike unveiled its splashiest innovation, in advance of the 2010 World Cup: The Mercurial Superfly Vapor II football boot (or "soccer shoe," to Americans). Aside from the hotrod looks, the most intriguing innovation was the "adaptive traction technology," which allows the pegs of the cleats to actively adjust to turf conditions. Say what?