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Want A Sofa That Doubles As A Tent?

Most of us had the desire to carve a little private space out of our homes when we were kids, be it as a fort out of sofa cushions, a tent out of a folding table, or a reading nook in a closet. The design team of Álvaro Goula and Pablo Figuera has created the Orwell, a combination sofa, bed, and "cabin" to give you a greater sense of privacy right in your living room.

Barnes & Noble launches a Nook Audiobooks app for Android

Barnes & Noble has launched a new Nook Audiobooks app for Android, serving up more than 50,000 titles for phones and tablets. The app accompanies the existing e-reading app, however Nook Audiobooks appears to only be available in the US for now. Show More Summary

Home Inspiration: 27 Dreamy Nooks, Perfect For Curling Up With A Good Book

I just moved in to a new apartment a few weeks ago and am so jazzzzzed about it. Being a bit OCD, I was unpacked and set up within 24 hours (seriously), but there’s still one area of my new digs that still needs a little decorating: my reading/weaving nook. Really, this nook is just [...]

NOOK Launches The B&N Sync Up! Program

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

NOOK Media LLC has announced the launch of B&N Sync Up! The executives have curated a selection of paperbacks for this new in-store program. Customers who buy one of these books can purchase the NOOK eBook edition of that same title for $4.99. Show More Summary

Arcatecture: 12 Cat Homes Created by Architects for Charity

Raising funds for an feline-focused area non-profit group, these architect-designed cat dwellings span the spectrum from adventure spaces to cozy nooks for...

Barnes & Noble launches Nook Press Print, a print-on-demand service for authors

Here’s an interesting piece of news from Barnes & Noble – the US book giant is rolling out a new print-on-demand service for authors. With Nook Press Print, self-published authors and emerging writers can print (as in ‘on paper’) their own professional-grade books. Show More Summary

Photo Of New York City Before And After Cleaning Shows How Filthy It Is

New York is a monumental, awe-inspiring city. Much of its gritty cinematographic character comes from her heavy makeup, layers upon layers of pollution deposited for decades in every nook and crack. Trevor Little’s photo of two guys powerwashing a building clearly shows this beautiful old whore’s true skin. More »      

Inhabiting the circle… “Aikido Koan,” by Nick Lowry

The way to work with a koan is to be all the parts of it-to inhabit each nook and cranny and find out how you inform it and it informs you… much like learning aikido. Understanding the physical principles, the rules of play and etiquette, the arcane verbiage, the techniques, the kihon, the kata, the… Read More

Photo of New York City before and after cleaning shows how filthy it is

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

New York is a monumental, awe-inspiring city. Much of its gritty cinematographic character comes from her heavy makeup, layers upon layers of pollution deposited for decades in every nook and crack. Trevor Little's photo of two guys powerwashing a building clearly shows this beautiful old whore's true skin. Read more...

Photos Of Dead Ends Are A Glimpse At Brooklyn's Roads Less Traveled

Taking pictures is a great excuse to explore your surroundings, even if it’s a place you’ve lived all your life. In the case of David Mandl, that place is Brooklyn, the nooks and crannies of which he has been documenting for his many years as a local. More »      

Photos of Dead Ends Are a Glimpse at Brooklyn's Roads Less Traveled

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Taking pictures is a great excuse to explore your surroundings, even if it's a place you've lived all your life. In the case of David Mandl, that place is Brooklyn, the nooks and crannies of which he has been documenting for his many years as a local. Read more...

Tiny 86-Square-Foot Flat in Paris Transforms Like a Swiss Army Knife

The space, located on the top level under the roof of an old Haussmann building in Paris. Originally designed as maids' quarters, today these small nooks often loose their purpose and either converted into attics and storage spaces or left unused. Related:

Don’t Let NaNoWriMo Get The Best of You: Find Your Happy Place

Do you have a go-to writing spot when you need to hit a deadline? Is it a quiet corner of your house or apartment? Or the stereotypical bustling coffee shop? What is it about your favorite writing nook that allows you to focus and write? Whatever—and wherever—it is, you’re going to want to find it and take advantage of it this month. Show More Summary

Why I Own Barnes & Noble Stock

Even though Barnes & Noble sells paper books, even though it's fighting Amazon, and even though the Nook happened, this is still a good business.

Workday Wants to Be a One-Stop Shop for Business Software

Workday started with a simple message: We’ve built a better mousetrap for human-resources software. Now the company is making clear its plan to expand into nearly every nook of business software.

Are Pikmin and Tom Nook amiibo on the way?

Coming from a retail amiibo kiosk... This screen implies Pikmin and Tom Nook #amiibo figures will come at some point. pic.twitter.com/vkDxpyKnQE — Lucas M. Thomas (@lucasmthomas) October 30, 2014 This is an official Nintendo kiosk, so the info certainly can be trusted. While it isn't explicitly stated, you can certainly see Pikmin and Tom Nook amiibo silhouettes above.

Dynamic Floor Design Blending Colorful Hexagonal Tiles and Concrete

Achieving a sense of dynamics in  a room can be done in a variety of unexpected ways. Take today’s project for example, a minimalist kitchen design, part of G-Roc, a residential project completed by Nook Architects and located in Barcelona, Spain. Show More Summary

Use Your Waffle Iron to Make Extra-Crispy Churros Without a Deep Fryer

Want to eat churros every morning but don't want to deal with daily deep frying? Then these waffled churros are for you. Plus, the nooks and crannies of the waffled churros provide space for the chocolate sauce to pool.

Help with Troublesome Dining Area? — Good Questions

Q: Hello! I need some help with a strange kitchen / dining nook / landing strip area that has subway tiles extending past the upper kitchen cabinets. There’s an overhang of the kitchen counter that is meant to be a breakfast bar, but it’s not deep enough to sit at. We've tucked a table under there to create a place to sit and eat. READ MORE »

Samsung's New Galaxy TAb 4 NOOK Can Help Get Your Kids Reading More

Inspiring kids to read from an early age and keeping kids reading into adulthood is a daunting challenge. Leveraging some of  the features that the latest gadgets have to offer can help make reading easier and more fun for kids and help...Show More Summary

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