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Astronauts get a 3D-printed whisky glass – but the taste may disappoint

Ballantine’s reveals ‘space glass’ prototype, but what gets put in it may taste of ‘antiseptic lozenges and rubbery smoke’<p>In space, no one can hear you scream. But on the plus side, you may be able to sip your glass of whisky without splashing it all over the cabin.<p>The alcohol brand Ballantine’s …

Whiskey

Boy, nine, fitted with first prosthetic hand that can change grip with gestures

Josh Cathcart can now eat with cutlery and pull up his trousers for the first time thanks to i-limb quantum, a special child-sized hand<p>A nine-year-old boy, born with his right arm missing from the elbow, can build Lego, eat with a knife and fork and pull up his trousers for the first time thanks to …

Bionics

Revealed: the first hydrogen-powered battery that will charge your Apple iPhone for a week

British firm Intelligent Energy has claimed a breakthrough in building smartphones that run for a week on a single cartridge<p>A British technology company has claimed a major smartphone breakthrough by developing an iPhone that can go a week without recharging, running instead off a built-in hydrogen …

10 Unsung Graphic Design Visionaries You Should Know

Will Burtin and Cipe Pineles might not be household names but you know their work—and have felt their influence.<p>“Visionary graphic designers will always be less visible than visionary architects or product designers because of the ephemeral nature of what they produce,” writer Caroline Roberts …

Graphic Design

Porterlight's Customizable Cargo Bike

Young London-based company Porterlight has re-thought the cargo bike from scratch, and their debut model, the Bringley, is one that will have urban residents swapping out their car keys for bike helmets. Founder Lawrence Brand wanted to design a compact cargo bike that could seamlessly be …

Bicycle Helmets

7 Beautiful Buildings in Unexpected Places

For every brand-name skyscraper, there's an equally interesting building off the beaten path. In fact, some of the most interesting structures require a pilgrimage to a far-flung location—proof that, for these seven projects, the trip is part of the design.<p>Halley VI Mobile Research Station, Brunt …

Apple Store

Architizer

Articles about 7 waterfront homes oceans lakes and rivers their backyards on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for …

Northern California

Sleep On The Side Of A Mountain In These Vertigo-Inducing Pods

We all know traveling can be a hassle, but usually it doesn’t involve a harness. Inconvenience is the appeal in at the Natura Vive Skylodge Adventure Suites in Cuzco, Peru, where guests must literally climb a mountain to their accommodations. Their rooms are transparent pods, which they reach after …

Luxury Lifestyle

Lommer: Handmade Modern Bags

Athens, Greece based Danai Gavrili and Alkioni Matsourdeli are the founders of Lommer, a company that makes handmade modern bags. There are three …

Furniture

Beats Teardown Guy Tackles Two Authentic Pairs This Time

Sticks to his guns on metal-added-for-weight, but that's not the real problem<p>Avery Louie, the prototype engineer whose knockoff Beats teardown made …

3D Printing

Brilliant Airplane Seat Design to Make Coach Even More Uncomfortable

Welcome to Economy Class Cabin Hexagon (a/k/a ECCH)<p>Zodiac Aerospace's Seats Division bills themselves as "the leading providers of aircraft seats for …

Light Bulbs

Articles about 5 ways use concrete kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>In light of the Eichler-inspired prefab house from our Dec/Jan Issue, we found five different ways to celebrate, purchase, or...<p>Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.<p>It might seem strange to be thinking about …

Architecture

Stunning Modern Home for a Family of Five with Unique Details

The Wolseley Residence, designed by mckimm, is a unique property located in one of Melbourne’s premier neighborhoods, Brighton. Specifically designed …

Architecture

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Arduino