If you've rolled your eyes as a guy ditched the pictograms and went straight to assembling that PAX, you might owe him an apology. A Norwegian study tested men and women's abilities to assemble IKEA furniture, with and without instructions, and here's what they found out:
It's every antique hunter's dream: an accidental Paris time-capsule, unoccupied since 1942. This Right Bank apartment was owned by actress and socialite Madame de Florian who fled Paris during World War two and left all her possessions behind, where they remained undisturbed for more than 70 years.
On Wednesday, a tiny house was pushed up Broadway, because this is the sort of thing that happens in New York. It took a little while for someone to figure out who was behind it, but find out someone did:
If your idea of winning a white elephant/Yankee swap/dirty Santa gift exchange is bringing the gift that everyone wants, well, this isn't for you. Ben over at FiveThirtyEight shows you how to use math and averages to get the best gift for yourself.
If you've ever passed out during a Netflix binge, and woke up to not remember where you left off, or —even worse— in the middle of a spoiler, this is for you. Netflix created smart socks that automatically pause your show when you fall asleep.
At Design Miami last week, Revolution Prefab revealed their limited edition collection of prefab homes and pavilions, designed by the likes of Tom Dixon, Zaha Hadid, David Salle, the Campana Brothers, and more.
To get the point across that our new book, The Complete & Happy Home, is THE PERFECT holiday gift and pairs seamlessly with so many things, I'm collaborating with my old friend, Craig Kanarick at his cool indie food company, Mouth this month. I've looked through their incredible growing inventory of unique, amazing small batch food and drink and put together four "tasters" - food and objet - that will jumpstart your holidays or your friend's holidays. Take a peek at all four right here, right now at Mouth.com (20% discount for readers, code = ATmouth) and look out as I feature each over the next few days. Cheers!