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The Parador Ariston, an Abandoned & Deteriorating Latin American Architectural Classic…

In 1948, Hungarian architect Marcel Breuer designed and built — along with fellow architects Carlos Coire and Eduardo Catalano — the Parador Ariston in the La Serena neighborhood of Mar de Plata, Argentina.  Formerly remembered as the well-known Ariston Restaurant, the building’s overall shape and form — designed to hold social gatherings, dances and cocktail parties — is inspired by a four-leafed clover to provide maximum glazing and natural sunlight, with its main space elevated a single level with curved walls. However, sadly the building today stands abandoned, deteriorated in ruins, neglected, and covered in graffiti. Continue reading The Parador Ariston, an Abandoned & Deteriorating Latin American Architectural Classic…

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CloneApp Backs Up All Your (oft-neglected in fresh installs) Windows Program Settings!

CloneApp Backs Up All Your Windows Program Settings

Should you be migrating from one Windows PC to a new one or doing a clean install, your life (and time) is simpler when you move all your settings and tweaks along for that ride. However, if you don’t want to perform a full backup and restore, CloneApp WILL back up settings for Windows’ most popular programs, allowing you to restore them later. HOORAY!!
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Home w/ A Moat, Autonomous Planes, PS3 Surgery & NO HOLDS BARRED! – WIRed #8

This week’s episode of The PractitioNERD discusses a Dutch house built along a moat (The Water Villa), self-flying planes that dodge obstacles (MIT’s Autonomous Plane), my episode with repairing my old PS3 and backing up my data (What the Inside of a PS3 Looks Like), and Hulk Hogan stars in NOOO HOLLLLDS BARRRRRRED!! (“No Holds Barred”: The Movie and the Match).
…also, THE QUESTION OF THE WEEK!!   Continue reading Home w/ A Moat, Autonomous Planes, PS3 Surgery & NO HOLDS BARRED! – WIRed #8