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Articles about 10 stunning skylights on Dwell.com - Dwell

Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.<p>By installing skylights—large windows and apertures in your roof—you can naturally warm up your home, brighten and open up your...<p>With 3.8 million square miles, America is packed to the brim with architectural gems.<p>German photographer Ken …

Architecture

For sale at one euro: a house in an idyllic Sicilian village

Council in Gangi selling off around 20 homes for the price of a cup of coffee in the hope of attracting new life to hilltop community<p>It's yours for the price of a cup of coffee - a historic house in a terracotta-tiled hill town in Italy.<p>In fact for the price of a full English breakfast, you could …

Italy

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Find Your Passion With These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In a previous post, I shared questions that can help in overcoming fear of failure. But sometimes, there’s an even more basic …

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>3 days ago

Kylie Cosmetics

World Wide Web: Global force for good? | China

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, an invention that has brought change at a pace unequalled in the history of humanity.<p>It was back in 1989 that British engineer Tim Berners-Lee first submitted his idea to share information between universities and institutes around the …

HerStory: Seven defining moments for the Pakistani woman

Begum Liaquat Ali Khan, talks on "Women of Pakistan" at Town Hall, in New York, New York. -Photo Courtesy: Truman Library.<p>They are the hardy flowers …

A Bright Year for Solar in the U.S.—But There Are Clouds on the Horizon

You don’t get any brighter than the reflecting mirrors at the just-opened Ivanpah Solar Power Facility, in California‘s Mojave desert. When I visited …

Manchester United manager David Moyes facing whole new threat as loyalty of 'Ferguson's' players begins to turn

Robin van Persie's backchat and Manchester United's timidity against Olympiakos poses a whole new threat. If players turn on you these days, there is no way back<p>David Moyes has a new problem. At a lesser club <b>Manchester United</b>’s insipid performance at Olympiakos would point to an undeclared mutiny …

How To Bypass Smartphone Lock Screen

To Bypass lock screen of iPhone and Samsung Smartphones vulnerabilities. Which have founded by security researchers.<p><b>Bypass iOS7 Lock Screen</b><p><b>Samsung</b> …

10 priciest collector cars from Scottsdale auctions

How to Challenge Yourself To Be A Better Photographer

We all want things to be easy, stress free, and effortless. So much in fact we often overlook the benefits of a challenge. To continue improving our …

Chewbacca Tweets an Epic Series of Behind-the-Scenes Photos from Star Wars

Ok, you lot really like pics of a certain princess! Here's one of Carrie and her stunt double. You're Welcome. http://t.co/CmHYPPvIpM—<br>Peter Mayhew …

The Economist on Twitter: "Why is renewable energy so expensive? http://t.co/zhsfEAnkYf http://t.co/1DgDPK2dhs"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>elsoldemerix</b><p>@<b>elsoldemerix</b> @<b>Goernefrau</b> @<b>TheEconomist</b> the problem that utilities …

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Gear & Gadgets

Photographer of the year: Goran Tomasevic

The Guardian's photo team have chosen Goran Tomasevic, of Reuters, as their agency photographer of the year. We look back over his work in 2013 including coverage of the conflict in Syria and the Westgate shopping centre attack in Kenya

Homes In The 50 Most Expensive Zip Codes

We pulled examples of the pricey pads listed for sale in America's top 50 Most Expensive Zip Codes. Listings came from Sotheby's International Realty, Coldwell Banker Prewviews International, Purdential Douglas Elliman, Stribling and Associates, the Corcoran Group, Trulia.com, Realtor.com and many …

Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet

How one of the most notorious alleged hustlers in the history of e-commerce made a fortune on the Web<p>If you want to get a sense of Jesse Willms at his absolute peak—the wealth, the lifestyle, the aura of swaggering invincibility—then the weekend of November 12, 2010, is where we want to begin. That …

Nutella Liqueur Is the Most Delicious Booze Ever

Nutella makes everything better -even booze. If you want to enjoy enjoy the delicious flavor of hazelnut and chocolate with vodka, you won't want to …

Entrepreneurs’ Brains are Wired Differently

Windows of entrepreneurial opportunity can open unexpectedly and briefly, typically under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Founder entrepreneurs must therefore be alert, tolerant of ambiguity and able to respond quickly when opportunity knocks. But does this mean that founders´ brains work …

Danica Patrick Wears Muscle Suit in Newest GoDaddy Commercial

GoDaddy.com has been known to incorporate sex appeal in their commercials, so the latest commercial featuring Danica Patrick may pleasantly surprise you.<p>In it, Patrick is seen dressed in a full muscle suit and running in front of a group of men. Check out the picture below, via SportsNation on …

Meet Kathy Brown, the Internet Society's New CEO

If you’re the kind of person who keeps track of Internet policy and governance debates, you should know that the Internet Society has a new CEO as of …

Net Neutrality

The World's 25 Highest-Paid Musicians

Madonna is living up to her nickname: the Material Girl tops our annual list of the top-earning musicians by a wide margin. How much did she make, and who was her closest competition? Read the full story here or click through to see the rest of the Top 25.

Madonna

SolarCity Pledges Solar For Schools

The idea that existing schools can save money by installing solar systems isn’t anything new. But solar technologies could potentially be even more influential in getting new classrooms into place more quickly in communities where electricity isn’t readily available.<p>One well-known company taking …

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

No Impunity Campaign - IFEX

Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud killed in drone attack

PESHAWAR/KARACHI: Hakimullah Mehsud, chief of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), was killed in a US drone strike in the North Waziristan tribal …

Global Internet Bodies Turn Their Backs on U.S. Oversight

A batch of the Internet’s oversight bodies have taken a strong stand against the long-term dominance by the U.S. in governing the operation of the …

ICANN

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …