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19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

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15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

Sharp debuts mosquito-catching air purifier

Mosquitoes are pesky insects in most western countries, but in tropical areas they're a legitimate threat to public health. Now, Japanese appliance maker Sharp has a new device to help Southeast Asia tackle its mosquito problem -- an air purifier that also catches the bloodsucking insects.<p>The Sharp …

Air Purifiers

Goldman Sachs sees big money in used clothes

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs (GS) is betting on second hand clothing marketplace ThredUP by leading a $81 million funding round in the …

LG Rolly wireless keyboard folds into a stick you can fit in any pocket

The mobile accessory market is booming and LG sure doesn’t want to stay at the bench. The Korean manufacturer has been hard at work and today they are announcing one of the most interesting wireless keyboards we have seen in a while. The LG Rolly is a pretty awesome contraption with a mechanism …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Forget the Apple Watch — this timepiece will change everything

Bravado aside, Ive has a point.<p>The Swiss watch industry has to be concerned about what a computer on the wrist means for its business. Even if it doesn't spell the end for the luxury watch, Ive's product makes it clear that we're living in a new era for the timepiece and there's no going back.<p>But …

Innovative Chinese Company Assembles 3D-Printed Modular Home in Just Three Hours

Thanks to new 3D printing technology, an entire house can now be built in less than three hours, as demonstrated by Chinese company Zhuoda Group. Last week, in front of an audience of journalists and curious bystanders in Xi'ann, construction workers used a crane to stack six 100-kilogram units on …

Samsung's Big Plan To Dominate The iPhone 7

Samsung knows it needs to do something special to claw-back the market share lost to Apple. Is the next big flagship battle – the iPhone 7 vs the Galaxy S7 – Samsung’s best shot? That comes down to whether or not it goes ahead with its most radical concept yet, a foldable smartphone.<p>It’s been two …

Galaxy Note

Expert Advice: 11 Tips for Making a Room Look Bigger

As a former New Yorker and current owner of a wee Cape Cod cottage, I am quite familiar with both the charm and challenges of small spaces. When done …

Small Spaces

Samsung Stuck With an Elliott in the Room

For Samsung’s Lee family, the merger of two affiliate companies was never expected to be anything but a formality: a straightforward step in a long-planned succession aimed at consolidating control of South Korea’s biggest conglomerate in the hands of heir apparent Lee Jae-yong.

South Korea

Tesla's Musk: New 'ludicrous' mode shoots Model S to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds

Tesla Motors Inc.is offering a slew of new options for its Model S electric sports sedan, including a “ludicrous” driving mode that will rocket the car from zero to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds.<p>The Palo Alto automaker on Friday introduced three new versions of the Model S, offering a new base model …

How billionaire Michael Bloomberg made his fortune

Though his 12-year run as mayor ended in 2013, the billionaire remains as busy as ever, and is spending plenty of money as he goes. After all, he hopes to give away his entire fortune before he dies.<p>From his early days working on Wall Street to his generous philanthropic donations, here's how …

Articles about inside 5 modern barns and farmhouses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for its quintessentially New England charm,...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern …

These are the companies allowed to fly drones over the US

A precision agriculture firm in Charles City, Iowa. A builder performing roof inspection from Carlisle, Kentucky. A company monitoring explosive charges based in Ijamesville, Maryland. A security firm conducting surveillance over private property in Cottage Grove, Oregon. These are just a handful …

Samsung forgot the lesson it learned 2 years ago, and now it's imploding

Its semiconductor business is growing healthily; it is Samsung's beleaguered smartphone business that is the problem.<p>Samsung was once the undisputed king of the smartphone industry. But in recent years it has run into repeated difficulties.<p>A lack of meaningful differentiation from other devices on …

A Cottage in France Gets Updated

What once was a summer cottage in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France is now the updated Chalet ‘Dag’ in Chamonix by Chevallier Architectes and readied for …

Luxury House at Bragança Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil

The Quinta da Baroneza house at Bragança Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil – a luxury residence by Candida Tabet Architecture.<p>The Quinta da Baroneza house …

Brazil

5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Since dropping out of Stanford at age 19 to found her health-technology company in 2003, Holmes has raised $400 million in venture capital and become a billionaire in the process.<p>Theranos is founded on the idea that a single drop of blood can provide enough information for a complete, inexpensive …

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New Models of Suspended Tents Offer More Versatility for Sleeping Among Trees

Tentsile has the adventurous camper in mind with their innovative suspended tent systems. We first featured the company last year, marveling over how you could safely sleep in the trees with their sturdy, waterproof products. Since then, they've unveiled a few new models that allow for even more …

Dwell

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Coolest Cooler: what's a small business to do when it gets millions overnight?

As Americans fire up their barbecues for Independence Day and Britons swelter in record-breaking heat, people on both sides of the Atlantic may be reaching for their ice boxes.<p>In 2014, an unassuming-looking cooler shattered records on crowdfunding site Kickstarter, raking in more than $13m from …

Crowd Funding