High School Dropout Becomes Millionaire by Building Beaches in People’s Backyards
Mar18

High School Dropout Becomes Millionaire by Building Beaches in People’s Backyards

Sometimes, you don’t know your true calling until it finds you. This was certainly the case for Eric White, 33, the owner of Zydeco Construction. The once formerly-homeless man now owns a Louisiana-based company that builds beaches in people’s backyards, and he’s making millions doing it. When White was 15-years-old, he was homeless for about eight months. “Growing up, things weren’t easy for me,” he told USA Today. White dropped out...

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Should Children Be Taught How To Grow Food As Part of Their Schooling?
Mar03

Should Children Be Taught How To Grow Food As Part of Their Schooling?

If you are a parent, you should probably think about one good question: should your children be taught to grow food at school? The modern era is marked by the constant advancements in technology, and the new inventions have provided the comfort and conveniences that we never even imagined to live in. However, we lost a large part of the needed real-world knowledge and skills to survive and take care of our families on our own.  This...

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25 Extraordinary Design Ideas That Will Help You Nail Your Next Home Renovation
Feb24

25 Extraordinary Design Ideas That Will Help You Nail Your Next Home Renovation

There is no place like home and how true that rings when you walk into rooms like shown below. From indoor hammock to falling cubes on your toilet floor, these houses have some of the most incredible home designs we never knew we needed. To be honest, as much as we love our own homes, we really wished we could do something about it and turn it into the place that we really can never part with. So, here are some ideas that we found...

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A French Engineer Invents Shelters For The Homeless That Retain Heat During Winter
Feb19

A French Engineer Invents Shelters For The Homeless That Retain Heat During Winter

Kindness is beautiful. As we feel the winter chill in the air, we can be thankful for the heat and comfort in our home. However, not everybody in our world is so lucky. As the winter rages outside, there are currently people living without shelter. Homelessness is a real issue, and while we can be sympathetic, sympathy alone isn’t going to keep someone warm. More info: www.iglou.fr, Iglou Source A French engineer has come with an...

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Lacoste Replaced Iconic Crocodile Logo With 10 Endangered Species To Raise Awareness
Feb16

Lacoste Replaced Iconic Crocodile Logo With 10 Endangered Species To Raise Awareness

Lacoste, a world-famous French clothing brand, replaced its iconic crocodile logo with endangered animal images to spread awareness about these species and dangers that they are in. In a collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Lacoste presented ten new designs of their iconic polo-shirts. Each of the ten featured animals are on the brink of extinction. The number of polos produced for each series...

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Woman Turned 110-Year-Old Dead Tree Into A Magical Free Little Library For The Neighborhood
Jan09

Woman Turned 110-Year-Old Dead Tree Into A Magical Free Little Library For The Neighborhood

Even though we live in a connected world, with access to so much knowledge at the click of a button, there’s still something magical, and important, about books. The ability to immerse yourself in literary fiction and read slowly and deeply, as opposed to the temptation to skim and scroll, is rich in rewards and helps to foster important skills like critical thinking and empathy, two things that are becoming more obviously missing in...

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In 2022 Studio Ghibli Theme Park Will Open, And Here Are The Visualizations
Dec31

In 2022 Studio Ghibli Theme Park Will Open, And Here Are The Visualizations

Hayao Miyazaki’s fans will probably be thrilled to hear that the magical world of the famous Japanese animator is finally coming to life. Hayao Miyazaki is the mastermind behind one of the most famous animation houses in the world – Studio Ghibli. You’ve probably seen at least some of the studio’s masterpieces, such as the Oscar-winning ‘Spirited Away’ or ‘My Neighbour Totoro.’ The theme park is set to open to the public in 2022. It...

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20 Design Ideas That Can Take Your House To Another Level
Sep05

20 Design Ideas That Can Take Your House To Another Level

Steve Jobs once said, “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. It’s not what it looks like and feels like. The design is how it works.” A growing number of people want to turn their houses into unique places that will bring joy to their hearts and will be pleasing to the eye. The list below is a compilation of design ideas that combine both: a stunning appearance and a practical approach. We collected...

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25+ Things That Are Surprisingly Bigger Than You Probably Thought
Aug16

25+ Things That Are Surprisingly Bigger Than You Probably Thought

My favorite section of the ‘Guinness World Records’ book was always the biggest things. I marveled at the Blue Whale, the skyscrapers vying for the world’s tallest and trucks with wheels the size of a house. The most important part, the thing that really makes you say ‘wow’ is the scale. You can’t really appreciate the sheer size of something unless something familiar is placed alongside it for...

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25+ Epic Design Fails That Are So Bad We Can’t Believe They Actually Happened (New Pics)
Jul31

25+ Epic Design Fails That Are So Bad We Can’t Believe They Actually Happened (New Pics)

Designs at their best can make your brand memorable through catchy slogans and imagery. At their worst, however, they can make people remember your company for all the wrong reasons. The subreddit “Crappy Design” is a great example of how designs can go so very wrong, and leave a bad mark on your name. A&D has curated a new list of our favorite design fails from “Crappy Designs.” Sure these designers might have had good...

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