Hank Bought A Bus

Hank Bought a Bus – A website or blog documented by a chap named Hank who bought a school bus and converted it into a tiny living space for his final year project.

Hank wanted to show people  the potential in converting an existing vehicle.
I also thought it was important to demonstrate the value of full scale iteration in architectural education. There are too many architecture students who don’t understand basic physical limitations of materials or how they can be joined. This project was a way to show how building a small structure with simple detailing can be more valuable than […]

By |October 15th, 2013|Amazing Stories|0 Comments|

Current Read: David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks.

Gladwell begins with the real story of what happened between the giant and the shepherd boy those many years ago. From there, David and Goliath examines Northern Ireland’s Troubles, the minds of cancer researchers and civil rights leaders, murder and the high costs of revenge, and the dynamics of successful and unsuccessful classrooms—all to demonstrate how much […]

By |October 14th, 2013|Books, Kindle Books|0 Comments|

Kindle Paperwhite- Lowest Price, Unmatched Selection

1. Lowest book price

Over a million titles are priced at $4.99 or less. Over 1,700,000 titles are $9.99 or less.

2. Massive selection

Millions of books, newspapers, and magazines, including the latest best sellers, Kindle Singles, and more.

3. Free books in the public domain

Millions of titles in the public domain, such as Pride and Prejudice, are available for free.

4. Free book samples

Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy.

5. Borrow great books for FREE

Amazon Prime members enjoy exclusive access to the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. With Amazon Prime, Kindle owners can choose from hundreds of thousands of books […]

By |October 14th, 2013|Kindle|0 Comments|

All-new Kindle Paperwhite – 10 Good Reasons

1. No glare in bright sunlight

Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, the latest Kindle Paperwhite reads like paper—no annoying glare, even in bright sunlight.

2. Charge monthly, not daily

Kindle Paperwhite won’t leave you tethered to an outlet. A single charge can last up to eight weeks (based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless off and the light setting at ten), unlike tablets that need to be charged each night.

3. Read comfortably with one hand

Thinner than a pencil, lighter than a paperback—and over 30% lighter than iPad mini. Comfortably hold Kindle Paperwhite in one hand for long […]

By |October 14th, 2013|Kindle|0 Comments|