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‘Yesterday’, A Short Story by Haruki Murakami - The Fox Is Black

About a month ago Haruki Murakami released a short story titled <i>Yesterday</i>, a tale about two college aged men who work in a coffee shop near a …

20 Cute And Hilarious Animals With Their Tongues Sticking Out

Just like creating a tongue sticking out of a smiley face makes it a bit more wacky, a cute animal sticking their tongue out is just that much …

Relive Robin van Persie's World Cup Header Through a Flipbook

One of the highlights of the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game Friday was when Robin van Persie scored a diving header, contributing to the Dutch …

27 Musicians And Their Hits Reimagined As Buildings

What if you could live inside your favorite songs, from “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “Space Oddity?”<p>A beloved album can turn into a sonic home of sorts, and provide a measure of comfort that trumps an actual living space. Now we have a mash-up of both: In his new illustration series, “Archimusic,” …

Novel Watching: 16 Movies That Inspired a Book

<i>Editor's Note: Andrew Lewis Conn has written essays, short fiction, and reviews for</i> The Believer<i>,</i> Film Comment<i>,</i> The Village Voice<i>,</i> Time Out New York<i>,</i></i> …

Cola: The Fun Side, and the Dark Side

What an era we live in, where both advertising agencies and regular consumers are able to program the television that is YouTube. It's a far cry from …

Very Good Girls - Trailer 1

Best friends Lily and Gerry, home for one last New York summer, make a pact to lose their virginity before leaving for college. But when they both …

Orange is the New Black and the Modern Memoir

Piper Kerman's memoir, <i>Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison</i> has distinctly different aims from the critical megahit about to release …

Hendrix biopic: former girlfriend says domestic violence is 'made up'

Kathy Etchingham, the girlfriend of Jimi Hendrix who appears as a central character in forthcoming biopic All Is By My Side, has said the film's depiction of Hendrix as violent towards her is "completely made up".<p>In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald she described the film as "completely …

Stick Thin Lighting

Stick is a skinny twist on the pendant that’s sleek, slender and functional in any setting. It’s unimposing in kitchens, dining rooms, and living …

Tickle-me Socks And Wakeup Call

The ACUWAKE is a pair of socks that buzzes you awake in a gentle fashion. Essentially the socks come fitted with micro vibrators, which massage your …

Wooden Weight Calculator

As a person who has had to battle the bulge for eons, I am scared of standing on this Bamboo + Scale! It looks precarious yet innovative. I mean, no …

Minimal Pop Lighting

Graph is the über-minimalistic lamp from German design team form|knast that’s made for multitasking. Thanks to a design language of reduced form, its …

Total Lockdown

What’s worse than a stolen bike? Finding out that you don’t have enough fare to get home! The Transit Bicycle Lock and Carrier system will ensure …

Interactive Illumination

The Infinity Light is an interactive lighting solution that you can control with your hands all without touching! How? Its integrated motion sensors …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

DIY: Create An Epoxy Resin Coffee Table to Creatively Show Off Your Photos in Style

If you’re looking for a neat, photography-related DIY project to do this weekend, Canon has you covered. Shared on the Canon USA YouTube channel, the …

Riding Royal Enfield's Continental GT Café Racer

To most, the late '60s and '70s were the glory days of motorcycle design. America made muscle and the Japanese took over the industry with attractive, simple, reliable machines of all engine sizes. While Triumph's Bonneville and Honda's new CB1100 offer something vaguely akin to the aesthetic of …

Motorcycles

256 Floating Balloons Beautifully Illuminate to Music

For the Mapping Festival, an audiovisual art event held annually in Geneva, Switzerland, a mesmerizing installation was just presented that turned ordinary white balloons into a mesmerizing installation. On May 16, in front of the Museum of Art and History in Geneva, a matrix of 256 balloons that …

Art

Fresh From The Dairy: Triangles

We’ve got triangles on the brain this week. Colorful ones, specifically! Here are some of our favorite pics from Society6 this week focused on our …

Articles about dwell design west side home tour on Dwell.com - Dwell

During the conference, Dwell’s exclusive home tours offered the rare chance to visit some of the most inspiring private...<p>Representing the architectural eclecticism of L.A.’s west side, the five homes selected for day one of the Dwell Los Angeles Home...<p>After a successful kick-off program in San …

Designing for Dirty Laundry

As a professional organizer, I believe in having plenty of easy-to-use laundry hampers. Sometimes the reason the dirty clothes don't make it into the …

Stars in their eyes: architects and scientists mull designs for ark in space

The good news is you will fly into space on a mission to save humanity. The less good news is you will abandon the rest of Earth to certain doom and live in a mud burrow with only nerds for neighbours.<p>Such are the quandaries that passengers will face if plans work out for an interstellar spaceship …