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

One year 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

One year 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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IOS 13 public beta released today plus iPadOS preview

IOS 13 public beta released today plus iPadOS preview

Apple has opened the doors to the iOS 13 public beta, along with iPadOS 13, and if you're feeling ambitious you can try out the upcoming iPhone and iPad software on your own... Read more ...

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now out in more than 140 countries

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now out in more than 140 countries

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First Look: reMarkable writing test vs. Apple Pencil

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Just kidding? Ubuntu 32-bit moving forward, no word yet from Valve

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MacOS Catalina 10.15 Public Beta is now available

MacOS Catalina 10.15 Public Beta is now available

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How to watch SpaceX's challenging Falcon Heavy night launch live

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Netflix taps George Clooney for new post-apocalyptic feature film

Netflix taps George Clooney for new post-apocalyptic feature film

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Cyberpunk 2077 will feature romance options beyond heterosexual relationships

Cyberpunk 2077 will feature romance options beyond heterosexual relationships

CD Projekt Red's upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 will feature a gender-fluid character creator, and the game's lead quest designer reveals that the romance options will be more diverse... Read more ...

Amazon's back-to-college store drops deals on refurbished items before Prime Day

Amazon's back-to-college store drops deals on refurbished items before Prime Day

Buying refurbished is a great way to save money, and Amazon has a ton of deals right now. While there's hundreds of Amazon refurbished items on the site, we've found 20 items... Read more ...

Fortnite ‘The Blues' LTM full gameplay details leaked by Epic

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