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Tav Group builds rural artist's house in Israel with "cannabis walls"

Walls made of hemp and lime, and local stone make up this sand-coloured house on a hill in northern Israel, which Haifa-based studio Tav Group …

7 things Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the greatest American architects, got wrong about design

Chun-Hung Eric Cheng / Flickr“It takes a brave soul to buy one of Wright's houses,” says Chicago-based architect John Eifler.He should know: He’s …

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Scientists Just Updated Their Warnings About Zika and Sex

The virus lingers in blood longer than previously suspected.<p>As the Summer Olympics in Rio approach—raising concerns about the global spread of the Zika virus—the world's top scientists are urging the public to take greater precautions when it comes to sex. On Tuesday, the World Health Organization, …

12 Different Designs for Movable Bridges, Animated For Your Pleasure

Folding, curling, spinning, tilting, sinking and more<p>Watching Frank Howarth and his son build that model of the bi-level vertical-lift bridge, I got …

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When design met modern medicine

Designing conceptual stuff is easy. Designing real world products that affect and improve lives is the real challenge. The Bend is a medical …

Industrial Design

Scientists Just Found Cells They Thought Could Never Exist

We may have to rewrite the textbooks.<p>Two mitochondria. (Photo: Louisa Howard/Public Domain)<p>On Thursday, scientists made a surprise announcement. From …

Biology

“There is just no such thing as God”: A physicist searches for meaning in the natural world

Why are we here? What is our purpose? Only science holds the answers, argues “The Big Picture” author Sean Carroll<p>Clara Moskowitz<p>May 12, 2016 9:45am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>It is time to face reality, California Institute of Technology theoretical physicist …

Statistics

Symbols on T-shirt help wearer overcome language barriers | CNN Travel

Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

Weird Loops Of Genetic Material Help Cause Cancer

Scientists have shown that an unusual form of genetic material can help cause blood cancers.<p>While DNA stores life’s instructions, another genetic material – RNA – relays information. Some RNA molecules are copied from DNA as genes that encode proteins. But only 2% of the human genome consists of …

Living cells ‘hacked’ and hijacked by MIT

Scientists at MIT have proven they can ‘hack’ living cells and programme them to carry out new tasks.<p>In the same way that computer language tells a machine how to operate, researchers have shown it is possible to write DNA ‘code’ and insert it into bacteria to alter how they function.<p>They hope that …

Nikon D4 vs. D5 high ISO comparison, NEF samples available for download

Some more Nikon D5 sample photos (both JPG & NEF) as many readers already have the D5 in their hands:<br>First, Ole Liodden updated his Nikon D5 review …

Cameras

This New Cycle and Pedestrian Tunnel in Amsterdam Features an 80,000 Tile Mural Inspired by Cornelis Boumeester | Colossal

<p>Recently constructed by Benthem Crouwel, this expansive new pedestrian and cycling tunnel in Amsterdam features a fantastic tile mural depicting a …

Articles about how refresh midcentury gem quebec winter white everything on Dwell.com - Dwell

A renovated home blends interior and exterior, uniting nature and materiality.<p>Nestled in the mountains of Ogden, Utah, this impeccably renovated midcentury home is on the market.<p>Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling …

This 'earthquake-proof' bed looks utterly terrifying

Wang Wenxi's design will slam you inside a reinforced chamber at the first sign of a quake<p>Do you lie in bed at night worrying that an earthquake could strike at any moment, burying you in a heap of rubble?<p>Well, Chinese inventor Wang Wenxi has the answer. He's designed an earthquake-proof bed that …

Articles about six concrete boxes make jaw dropping marthas vineyard home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Despite being set in concrete, an idyllic modular retreat is built to go with the flow.<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling …

Popular Superhero-Themed Bionic Arms Made for Children

Startup company Open Bionics is teaming up with Disney to specially produce affordable 3D prosthetic hands for children. The best part is that Disney's provided the organization with royalty-free licenses, so that these life-changing devices can be modeled after popular characters and superheroes. …

Articles about coastal getaway maine inspired camping and frank lloyd wright on Dwell.com - Dwell

When a traditional architectural style meets handmade details, the result is a quietly modern retreat.<p>At this day and age, the name Frank Lloyd Wright is virtually inseparable from the topic of American architecture.<p>One of the most impressive homes in America has surfaced on the market after a …

Once-Forgotten Garage Transformed into a Glowing Lakeside Cabin

Along Vashon Island in Washington state sits <i>Garage</i>, a gorgeously airy cabin overlooking the water. Designed by creative studio Graypants, the structure was repurposed from a once-forgotten garage, but now appears sleek and modern. It uses a combination of salvaged materials and vintage decor …

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

A Hamptons Home Referencing Gabled Potato Barns

Bates Masi + Architects once again knocked it out of the park with another beach retreat where we’d like to stake our claim. Named Pierson’s Way, …

Articles about 5 modern prefabs woods on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Monogram Modern Home, a prefab designed by Method Homes featuring a luxury kitchen outfitted with Monogram appliances, toured...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Discover the benefits of prefab construction with these New …

Prefab Homes

Sky High Real Estate Prices Equals a New Look for San Francisco

It’s not exactly breaking news that the housing prices in San Francisco are high. The median price for a home in San Francisco is now exceeding $1 …

Can you solve it? Is beehive Hidato the new Sudoku?

Not long ago a puzzle with an exotic name appeared, asking solvers to fill out numbers on a grid. Sudoku then became a worldwide craze.<p>Now there’s a new one with similar aspirations. <b>Hidato</b> is the creation of Israeli inventor Gyora Benedek. (The name comes from <i>hida</i>, the Hebrew for riddle.)<p>The aim of …

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Articles about these houses will have you seeing double on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Russia, a bipartite modular system gives way to a contemporary country getaway.<p>Jean Verville architecte designed FAHOUSE, a residence burrowed in the middle of a hemlock forest in Eastern Townships, Canada.<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows …