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Volkswagen is finally putting an electric Microbus into production

Version of 2017 concept car will appear by 2022<p>A staple of coastal California’s towns, the Volkswagen Microbus will be reincarnated as an electric vehicle. VW announced that it will build a version of its I.D. Buzz concept bus, which it hopes to begin selling by 2022.<p>Unveiled earlier this year the …

Detroit Auto Show

Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.<p>DUBLIN -- If Bolt Threads has its way, the clothes of the future could be made from synthetic fibres similar to the web fired from Spider-Man's wrists. How's that for wearable …

Clothing

ESQ&A: Marc Dolce of Nike Sportswear

<b>If you're into sneakers, you already know</b> that Nike, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the iconic Air Force 1, recently released a lighter, sleeker update to the quintessential streetwear shoe. It took about 20 months of development, and it's called the Lunar Force 1. And even though you …

Shoes

modern architecture Archives - Page 2 of 5 - Freshome.com

Modern architecture has something for everyone. Even if your taste may veer towards the opposite side of the design spectrum (i.e. rustic country)— …

Blue up your boring tie collection. (Photo by @thedanforbes)

Why shaking hands is still a big deal

Researchers find the gesture creates better cooperation and trust between humans - even when it is carried out by a robot<p>Shaking hands before negotiations results in a better deal for both parties - even when one is represented by a robot, a study has found.<p>The act of shaking hands at the start of …

Robotics

The White Party

<b>What:</b> A celebration of the launch of The White Collection, a collaboration between The Webster in Miami and Le Bon Marché in Paris, for which a host of top designers (Azzedine Alaia, Raf Simons, and Dries Van Noten, among them) were given <i>carte blanche</i> to create limited-edition items in white.<p><b>When:</b> …

Apple reduces the amount of storage iOS updates require

Image copyright Kevin C. Tofel.Apple started pushing a iOS update to iPhones and iPads on Tuesday. It’s a small bump to version 8.1.3, so it won’t …

Standardized Testing

Architecture That Makes The Most of Indoor-Outdoor Living

One of the benefits of living in California is getting to spend so much time outdoors all year long and with that being said, it’s no wonder people …

Beverly Hills

Apple Loop: Major iOS 8 Bug, Apple Supercharging The iPhone 6S, iPad Pro's Stylus

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the doubling of the memory for the iPhone 6S, the iOS 8 GMT bug, battery life on the Apple Watch, why a rumored stylus for the iPad Pro makes sense, Japanese market share, music analysis acquisition, iPhones …

IPad Pro

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Decorative Glass Rainscreen Systems

Bendheim Wall Systems’ rainscreens can dramatically change the appearance of an otherwise structurally sound building and preserve it for years to come. Installing decorative rainscreens over the existing façade is a far less costly process than traditional demolition, repair, and re-glazing of …

Discover the best 5-smart-home-materials-you-need-know-about on Dwell - Dwell

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Home Tours

Gucci 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

Following Frida Giannini’s abrupt departure from Gucci, the label’s team of young designers<p>Following Frida Giannini’s abrupt departure from Gucci, the label’s team of young designers have presented a striking collection despite the circumstance. In a mere five days, every last detail was changed; …

Architizer

A Guide To How Men's Clothes Should Fit

If you're like most men, you've probably been wearing clothes your entire life that are too large for you.<p>"Most guys are used to wearing baggy clothes," says Veeral Rathod, CEO of the men's clothing e-retailer J. Hilburn. "They want to dress properly and they want to present themselves well, but …

Clothing

New Year Astrology 2015: Predictions for your zodiac sign

What stars have in store for you in the coming year<p><b>By Peter Vidal</b><p><b>ARIES</b> <b><br>MARCH 21 – APRIL 20</b><br>There’s so much potential in your life this year, …