In ancient Greek lore, "arkhe" is the concept of origin and the forces underlying life. Standard philosophical themes to think about in a hair salon, right? Moriyuki Ochiai Architects designed this salon, ArKhe, in Chiba, Japan to channel water and remind people of the flow of life.
President Obama has requested that you tweet your representatives to help solve this whole debt ceiling mess. But if you live in, say Cleveland, that's a waste of time. Tweet at these pols—who can actually get stuff done—instead.
Useful for Austin Powers wannabes living in tiny apartments is the BedUp: a bed that retracts into the ceiling. Saving you up to 30 square feet, the bed slides up when you're not using it and can even have lighting integrated into its underside— so much more 21st Century than the flip-up closet Murphy beds. More info…