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Wal-Mart workers bash the retailer and say they feel 'disposable' in a powerful national commercial

In two 30-second spots, the workers claim that executives treat them like they are "disposable," cut their hours and benefits, and give them erratic schedules.<p>The ads were paid for by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.<p>"The executives and management treat us like we're disposable," one …

The Moon landing was a giant leap. The next leap is staying there.

We know we can get there. Next step: live there. And after that? The cosmic equivalent of Everest base camp. How we plan on colonizing the Moon<p>When …

Is 'Lifestyle Inflation' Making You Broke?

The tendency to spend more as you earn more can short change your long-term goals.<p>In theory, when your paycheck gets bigger, so should your ability …

Interview: Photographer Christopher Swann Captures Images of Whales and Dolphins in All Their Glory

British photographer Christopher Swann captures stunning shots of cetaceans like whales and dolphins both above and beneath the surface of the ocean. With over 25 years of experience diving and running whale- and dolphin-watching holidays around the world, the photographer has become finely attuned …

Y Travel Brand Identity Design

Y Travel Brand identity design by Nikoloz Bionika.<p>Nikoloz Bionika wrote me some lines with the request to have a look at his portfolio. The Tbilisi, …

Graphic Design

To strip and grill on a blazing, windless day is merely to provoke an ache of the head and a rawness of the back; sunbathing is a sport for masochists<p>There was a time when the Dog Days invited us to take cover.<p>Under the trees! Who but agrees<br>That there is magic in words such as these;<br>Stately …

Literature

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

European Travel

JEB BUSH: Net neutrality is 'one of the craziest ideas I've ever heard'

"The idea of regulating access to the internet with a 1934 law is one of the craziest ideas I've ever heard," Bush said.<p>Bush is referring to the Communications Act of 1934, which regulated "interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Articles about these transformations show why challenging renovations are worth it on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>The best use for a building can be reuse.<p>Tucked into the side of a scenic San Francisco hill, one of the city’s more diminutive houses battles everything from dry rot to...<p>An inspiring renovation gives new life to a …

'Awe-inspiring' FCC internet protections could alter landscape for net neutrality

Proposing a titanic legislative shift on net neutrality after a years-long push from internet activists, the head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is preparing to push through “the strongest open internet protections ever”.<p>“The internet must be fast, fair and open. That is the message …

Net Neutrality

Steal This Look: A Backyard Tree Fort

Everybody needs a clubhouse. May we suggest a tree fort? In Toronto, artist William Askew designed one on stilts that we’d love to have in the …

Landscaping

Practical and Inspiring Tree-House Granny Flat in Queensland, Australia

With the cost of construction and renovation processes skyrocketing, investing in an affordable low cost second dwelling on your existing house lot …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637653_faa8bed61f092214c9660a83097ead47<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Weekend Read: Building Joy into Brand Experiences

Tina Sharkey, angel investor and CEO of SherpaFoundry: The tiny joyful moments consumers have when they interact with a brand are extremely powerful. After all, the things that make us happy are the things we want to share. In today’s cluttered environment, marketing is not what a brand says about …

How Cereal Fanatics Talked General Mills Into Bringing Back French Toast Crunch

A passionate campaign to bring back the lost breakfast food points to a surprisingly powerful consumer phenomenon: cereal nostalgia.<p>Roxana Valdez thought her husband was making it up. In early December, Mr. Valdez began insisting he had seen a news report that his wife’s beloved French Toast Crunch …

Google's driverless car is now "fully functional"

<b>News:</b> Google has updated its prototype self-driving vehicle to make it road worthy, adding headlights and manual steering and braking to comply with …

Ghostly 3D Ship Projected onto Vertical Sheets of Water

Appearing at the Amsterdam Light Festival this year is a mysterious illusion by the Romanian architecture collective visualSKIN. Titled <i>Ghost Ship</i>, it's a 3D projection of a 17th century boat set against a backdrop of water. Two intersecting images project onto vertical and perpendicular planes of …

World Clock by 11+

South Korean design house 11+ is quickly gaining a reputation for its elegant yet approachable modern take on home accessories. The World Clock is an interactive desk clock that stylishly masks its complexity in a simple, minimalist design. A cylindrical body allows the clock to show times for all …

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