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dailymail.co.uk - New York flats have furniture that falls from the ceiling on command
New York flats have furniture that falls from the ceiling on command
Mail Online

The nifty system for cramped living spaces is courtesy of San Francisco design company Bumblebee Spaces Furniture including beds and storage units all descend from the ceiling, activated by app or voice commands It's already been installed in…

expressandstar.com - John Corser - Garden furniture supplier sitting pretty in new HQ
Garden furniture supplier sitting pretty in new HQ
Express & Star

A Walsall warehouse unit has been acquired by rapidly-expanding garden furniture supplier Autumn Leaves in a £2.2 million deal, commercial property consultants Burley Browne announced today. Subscribe to our daily newsletter! The 50,000 sq ft…

ft.com - Richard Milne in Oslo, and George Hammond and Jonathan Eley in London - Ikea buys former Topshop Oxford Circus flagship
Ikea buys former Topshop Oxford Circus flagship
Financial Times

Ikea is buying the former flagship Topshop store on Oxford Circus for its latest city-centre shop in what the world's largest furniture group branded a long-term vote of confidence in retail in London and the UK. The group is paying £378m for…

indianexpress.com - Express News Service - Pune: Major fire breaks out at furniture storage facility, no casualties
Pune: Major fire breaks out at furniture storage facility, no casualties
The Indian Express

A major blaze was reported at a furniture storage facility in Gangadham area in Pune on Monday night. No casualties were reported in the fire. Officials from the Pune Fire Brigade said the fire started some time between 8.30 and 8.40 pm, at a…

hindustantimes.com - {'@type':'Thing','name':'HTC'} - Fire at furniture godown in Gangadham area
Fire at furniture godown in Gangadham area
Hindustan Times

PUNE: A fire broke out at a furniture godown in Gangadham area on Monday night Published on Oct 25, 2021 11:12 PM IST PUNE: A fire broke out at a furniture godown in Gangadham area on Monday night. The fire department initially sent 15 fire tenders…

globalnews.ca - csmithglobal - The domino effect: Customers see delays, higher prices due to supply chain strain
The domino effect: Customers see delays, higher prices due to supply chain strain
Global News

People like Lisa Whittingham know all too well how frustrating delays can be when you just want to fully complete a home renovation. Story continues below advertisement She and her husband have recently finished the bulk of a kitchen reno and were…

standard.co.uk - Joanna Bourke - Ikea reveals major new plans for former Topshop Oxford Street site
Ikea reveals major new plans for former Topshop Oxford Street site
Evening Standard

The UK boss of Ikea has revealed plans to open a new store where the huge Topshop Oxford Street flagship was, after a £378 million swoop for the site was inked. The investment arm of the firm behind Ikea has agreed a conditional purchase…

forbes.com - Derek Saul - 'Mattress Mack' Declines Millions In Reported Cashouts For Record-Setting Houston Astros Bet
'Mattress Mack' Declines Millions In Reported Cashouts For Record-Setting Houston Astros Bet
Forbes

Houston furniture tycoon Jim ‘Mattress Mack' McIngvale still won't hedge his wagers on the Houston Astros to win the World Series that begins Tuesday, looking to cash in on a historic $35.6 million profit—including a $22 million…

theguardian.com - Alice Fisher - October design news: moon art, forest crayons, celebrating second hand
October design news: moon art, forest crayons, celebrating second hand
The Guardian

Award-winning work sounds elitist, but outside the Turner or the Oscars or Emmys there are many prizes which rarely make the mainstream news. This month you could visit the award show for Koestler Arts, a charity which has rewarded the artistic…

techcrunch.com - Safy-Hallan Farah - The grand unified theory of aesthetic vlogging
The grand unified theory of aesthetic vlogging
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Madelynn De La Rosa / YouTube At the beginning of the pandemic, Rian Phin, recently furloughed from her stressful job and struggling to create content, was living in a poorly lit townhome in Brooklyn with five roommates. When she…

forbes.com - David Hambling - This Hotshot AI Drone Can Speed Through Complex Environments Thanks To New Kind Of Virtual Training
This Hotshot AI Drone Can Speed Through Complex Environments Thanks To New Kind Of Virtual Training
Forbes

A team from the University of Zurich has trained an artificial intelligence system to fly a drone in a virtual environment full of obstacles before setting it loose in the real world, where it was able to weave around obstacles at 40 kph (25 mph)…

boingboing.net - Boing Boing's Shop - Save over $50 on this ultra-comfortable, high-tech sofa that massages your body
Save over $50 on this ultra-comfortable, high-tech sofa that massages your body
Boing Boing

The pandemic has forced all of us to live with our decisions, which includes the type of furniture we're trapped indoors with. But if your furniture isn't helping you relax, do you truly own furniture, or is it just for show? If you're hunting for…

sourcingjournal.com - Jennifer Bringle - Exhibitors and Buyers Optimistic at High Point Market Furniture Show
Exhibitors and Buyers Optimistic at High Point Market Furniture Show
Sourcing Journal

A year ago, the High Point Market looked like a ghost town. While the bi-annual home furnishings trade show —traditionally held in April and October in High Point, N.C.—opted to cancel its spring 2020 show, it forged on that fall with…

psychologytoday.com - Tyler Jamison Ph.D. - Please Stop Looking for Your Soulmate
Please Stop Looking for Your Soulmate
Psychology Today

Posted October 25, 2021 | Reviewed by Davia Sills Whether we believe that relationships are 'meant to be' or 'grow from experience' predicts how we think, react, and behave in relationships. Growth beliefs are a stronger foundation for love…

theglobeandmail.com - Afghanistan's population faces extreme hunger as collapsing economy, drought and conflict hamper access to food
Afghanistan's population faces extreme hunger as collapsing economy, drought and conflict hamper access to food
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. More than half of Afghanistan's population – 22.8 million people – will face extreme hunger over the winter months as the country plunges deeper into a worsening food crisis. A collapsing economy…

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