Paint Tricks: Use Disney’s “Go Away Green”

Disneyland and Walt Disney World are big on illusion. The masterminds—Disney calls them “Imagineers”—behind the theme parks even invented a paint color that was designed to make things visually disappear. They call it “Go Away Green,” and you don’t have to run a theme park to take advantage of its mysterious cloaking powers.


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New York Storage Unit Sells for $300K

Check out this story from Apartment Therapy on the cost of a NY storage unit. And you thought your house note was bad…

New York Storage Unit Sells for $300K

“In the basement of Tribeca’s newest luxury high rise, the storage wars are underway. 56 Leonard just sold a 200 square-foot storage unit for $300,000 — that’s $1,500 a square foot. The condos themselves are going between $2,000 and $6,000 a square foot, with the penthouse under contract for $47 million. The building is set to open in 2015.”

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Seattle Blend of Art and Power

I love it when you can blend art with tech. Solar power may not be the most practical power around, but when you can create a sculpture and also have it perform some function, that is very cool.

These giant singing flowers are also creating solar power

This installation of solar panels could have come right out of a Dr. Seuss book.

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Feng Shui and Tiny Houses

Guest Post Decorating a tiny house can be a challenge. Colors that would bring drama into a normal sized room can overwhelm a small space, making it seem even smaller than it already is. Many décor items take up to much valuable floor and wall space—space that would be better utilized for storage. However, these […]

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