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Groundbreaking gadget claims to fit in your ear and translate foreign languages in real-time

Trying to understand someone who doesn't speak your language could be a thing of the past, thanks to this new piece of technology.<p>Pilot earphones act like much like Babel Fish in 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' - they let two people who speak a different language understand each other.<p>The gadget …

Language

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

Consumer Tech

30 Surprising Ways to Use Pennies

The copper currency makes a nice backsplash or decorative doorstop.<p>If you feel that pennies are a pain to count and a pain to roll, a penny is …

Personal Finance

What Poly People Can Teach Everyone About Parenting

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year that same-sex couples could marry no matter which state they lived in, many believed it would open the door to polyamorous marriage -- marriage among three or more people.<p>"I don't think it's going to be as far in the future as people think," a confident …

Parenting

Silicon Valley’s Star Design Firm Goes Analog And Builds A Lifestyle Brand

Ammunition–a 2016 National Design Award winner–departs from its typical tech work to create a brand for an Alaska Native corporation.<p>The state of Alaska conjures up all kinds of associations. For some, it speaks to endless expanses of untrammeled wilderness; to others it’s Sarah Palin territory. …

Silicon Valley

The simple idea that could transform US criminal justice

Judge Victoria Pratt looks defendants in the eye, asks them to write essays about their goals, and applauds them for complying – and she is getting results<p>Municipal court in the US works like this: the accused stands with his attorney in front of the bench, looking up at the judge on high. The …

Crime

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Los Angeles

Articles about 7 tiny prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>With its main components manufactured in a factory and assembled on-site, prefab homes can cost less to build, offer a higher...<p>One of the benefits of prefabricated and modular …

Prefab Homes

Super Mario 64 in your browser is perfect retro Sunday fun

Ask Nintendo 64 owners what their favorite game was and, after a little reminiscing, many will tell you <i>Super Mario 64</i>. Now, you can relive the …

Unpacking Etsy’s S1

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ezra Galston is a venture capitalist with Chicago Ventures and the former Director of Marketing for CardRunners Gaming. He writes the blog</i> <i>BreakingVC.</i><p>As an investor in many digital marketplaces (Kapow Events, Spothero, Bloomnation, Shiftgig, among others, as well as an arts and crafts …

eCommerce

21 Best Real Life Infographics

What are Real Life Infographics? Real Life Inforgraphics or data that is represented by physical objects, is an up and coming trend in the way we …

145+ Designer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Whether you favor bold and modern or traditional and cozy, these spaces are so pretty it will be hard to pick a favorite.<p>Get inspired with over 145 ways to style the heart of your home. Need ideas for other areas too? Our bedroom and bathroom galleries have so many gorgeous projects to emulate.

Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO

Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's raised up on skinny steel struts.<p>Because of its irregular, otherworldly form, and how it seems to be suspended in midair, the cabin was named "Ufogel," which is a melding of …

8 Ergonomic Solutions for Your House

Healthful living at home.<p>We asked ergonomics expert Vivienne Fleischer about using design to promote healthful living at home — and then we rounded up solutions.

Ergonomics

Interior Design Predictions for 2015

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about design in the new year.<p><b>Q: What are your design trend predictions for 2015?</b> …

FAA Proposes Rules To Open The Sky To Some Commercial Drones, But Delivery Drones Remain Grounded

After a number of delays, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today officially announced its proposed rules for small commercial drones. Most of the proposed rules already leaked earlier this weekend. Overall, the proposed rules are pretty straightforward and more lenient than expected, …

Unmanned Aircraft

6 types of content every organization should create

You can certainly create killer blog posts or amazing articles as part of your content strategy.<p>It's more efficient and effective in the long term …

Infographics

9 Infographics To Help You Understand The Woolly World Of Science

Even before the invention of the periodic table, which might be the world’s best-known infographic, scientists have known that their complex findings are often best conveyed visually. In contemporary media outlets, data designers use pretty pictures and diagrams to help the non-Einsteins among us …

Infographics

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about eight daring designs mexico city on Dwell.com - Dwell

Michel Rojkind and Gerardo Salinas of Rojkind Arquitectos have taken on commissions all over the world, but the work they have...<p>Last week, we shared our discoveries from Caravana Americana by LAGO, Mexico City’s design fair that showcased the best of Latin...<p>Words: Caroline Joan Peixoto and …

Mexico City

Accent Wall in Living Room: Effects

Living Rooms

A Small, Natural Modern California House Encased in Glass

A modern house with rooms that feel as big as the outdoors.<p>For his small (just 1,200-square-feet!) contemporary house in West Hollywood, interior designer Mark Egerstrom made the most of the limited space by expanding vertically, extending rooms outside, and choosing multi-functional furniture. For …

Italian Transformable Furniture for Kitchen

Sneaky ad-spewing apps land on millions of Android devices

As a rule, rogue Android apps don't last long on Google Play -- either Google catches them quickly, or enough people complain that something gets done. That doesn't appear to have happened with a recent batch of apps, though. Antivirus developer Avast has noticed that multiple titles, including …

Articles about midcentury renovation portland capitalizes nature seven doors outside on Dwell.com - Dwell

An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>Architect Risa Boyer deftly redesigns the interior of this 1950 home to ensure it still feels original.<p>A …

Architecture

Watch: 3D-Printed Fibonacci sculptures come to life in mind-blowing optical illusion

Based on the Fibonacci sequence, these incredible sculptures create a mesmerising optical illusion when rotated<p>John Edmark, a design lecturer at Stanford University in the US, has created a set of 3D-printable sculptures that come to life when spun around and filmed using a very short shutter speed.<p>…

43 Parents You Should Definitely Follow On Instagram

Looking for parenting inspiration, aspiration, or commiseration? Look no further than your Instagram feed.

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

Interior Design

10 Reasons to Go Color-Crazy in Your Kid's Room

Interior Design