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The most exceptional new homes in North America, according to architects

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The American Institute of Architects has named the 11 winners of its 2018 Housing Awards .
These buildings won the prestigious recognition for exceptional designs that emphasize sustainability and are well integrated into surrounding environments. The jury - which consisted of five longtime architects - gave the awards to homes in four categories: one- and two-family custom residences; one- and two-family production homes; multifamily housing; and specialized housing.
Check the winners out below. Dubbed the Ghost Wash House, this residence sits along the hillside of Camelback Mountain in...
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Here are the winners of the 2018 Nebula Awards

Here are the winners of the 2018 Nebula Awards

5 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is currently holding its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend, and last night, the organization announced the winners of its prestigious Nebula Awards.
N.K. Jemisin's The Stone Sky won the award for best novel. It's the final installment of her Broken Earth trilogy, about a far-future Earth that experiences periodic, devastating apocalyptic events, and it's a work that establishes Jemisin as one of fantasy's best writers working right now. Other winners included Martha Wells' first Murderbot book, All Systems Red...
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HP packs 20 hours of battery life and 4G LTE in redesigned Spectre x360 models

HP packs 20 hours of battery life and 4G LTE in redesigned Spectre x360 models

For the fall season, HP is introducing refreshed versions of the Spectre 13, Spectre 15, and also a new Elitebook X360 1040 G5. Some of the new devices come packed with 4G LTE... Read more ...

Apple planning to launch streaming service globally: report

Apple planning to launch streaming service globally: report

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Macworld Podcast: Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 10 a.m. Pacific

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Razer Phone 2 will soon receive support for Verizon's network

Razer Phone 2 will soon receive support for Verizon's network

The newly launched Razer Phone 2 is already available for purchase in the United States. The flagship is compatible with many GSM, HSPA+ and LTE carriers, but it does not have... Read more ...

HP Spectre x360 13, 15 laptops launch with premium style and features

HP Spectre x360 13, 15 laptops launch with premium style and features

HP has unveiled its new Spectre x360 product lineup featuring the new Spectre x360 13 and Spectre x360 15 convertible notebooks. The products are able to meet various needs... Read more ...

Elon Musk just said Tesla will stop offering 'many' interior options for the...

Elon Musk just said Tesla will stop offering 'many' interior options for the Model S and Model X after November 1

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday that "many" interior options for the Model S sedan and Model X SUV will no longer be available after November 1 to simplify the production... Read more ...

This new 'Game of Thrones' game kept me locked to my phone for hours, and...

This new 'Game of Thrones' game kept me locked to my phone for hours, and I've yet to survive the winter

"Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision making is... Read more ...

Target is making an ambitious and unprecedented move to steal shoppers from...

Target is making an ambitious and unprecedented move to steal shoppers from Amazon

Target announced on Tuesday that it is removing the order minimum requirement for most items sold online during the holiday season. That means most items, regardless of price... Read more ...

Space agency plans to build its own micro-gravity moon base on Earth

Space agency plans to build its own micro-gravity moon base on Earth

The European Space Agency is developing an astronaut center in Cologne, Germany, where it will replicate the surface of the moon. The facility will be used to test new... Read more ...