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These Portable Solar Panels Fit In A Bucket And Assemble In 2 Minutes

With no instructions or expertise needed, the kit is ideal for off-grid homes in the developing world.<p>Installing solar panels usually takes a couple of days and trained workers. But a new solar kit, designed for off-grid areas in rural Africa or Asia, can be set up in minutes with no instructions …

Use This Principle To Boost Your Productivity

If You’re Busy But Still Find Your Hard Work Doesn’t Pay Off, You Probably Lack This Important Skill<p>Kyle Hiller<p>Author, Writer Read full profile<p>Former …

Time Management

How to Create a Watercolor Texture in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingGet on trend with watercolor textures in Adobe Illustrator! In this tutorial we'll create our very own watercolor textures …

Nanomaterials could double efficiency of solar cells by converting waste heat into usable energy

An experimental solar cell created by MIT researchers could massively increase the amount of power generated by a given area of panels, while simultaneously reducing the amount of waste heat. Even better, it sounds super cool when scientists talk about it: “with our own unoptimized geometry, we in …

Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement

After 4 billion years of evolution by one set of rules, our species is about to begin evolving by another.<p>Overlapping and mutually reinforcing revolutions in genetics, information technology, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and other fields are providing the tools that will make it …

Genetics

5 Top Hand-Lettering Tips for Beginners

Lettering designs are downright gorgeous, and a useful skill for designers to master. The good news is that anyone can learn it – it just takes …

These lamps were designed to grow plants in windowless spaces

This is Emilia Lucht and Arne Sebrantke of German design studio We Love Eames, and they wanted to create a lamp that would allow greenery to grow in …

8 Weird, Science-Backed Ways To Improve Your Focus And Productivity

So you’ve found yourself slacking off at work or school and are wondering what you can do to improve your focus or productivity. You’ve heard all of …

7 Practical Life Lessons From Albert Einstein

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

Articles about industrial designer focus konstantin grcic on Dwell.com - Dwell

Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic has done it all, from spoons to umbrellas to lights, but he’s best known for his data-driven...<p>Yesterday we at Dwell had the honor of welcoming designer Konstantin Grcic and Josef Kaiser, president of Vitra, to our offices.<p>As commissions for new furniture and …

Articles about splashes color enliven abstract painters crisp white home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A boldly minimalist house rises in South Korea.<p>In a midcentury home in Victoria, Australia, an interior designer embraces color and a connection to the outdoors.<p>Summer weather may feel like a distant memory, but these pools have us dreaming of our own private oasis.<p>To be copied, it seems, is the …

19 Free Alternatives to Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is a powerful raster graphics editor which supports layers, masks and several color models. In addition to the built-in tools and …

25 Free Online Courses To Equip You With Valuable Skills

Kelsey Humphreys<p>Read full profile<p>Now that the inspirational sparkle of the new year has worn off, you may be falling back into your old routines and …

University of California

10 Real Reasons Behind Kids' Bad Behavior

Parenting is always uneasy. It’s often about striking a balance between loads of elements like attention, advice, freedom, etc. Below are 11 images …

Parenting

8 Times Benches Proved They're the Most Versatile Piece of Furniture

Productivity Tips from Flipboard Curators

Every Monday, we put the spotlight on a wonderful curator in our MagMaker blog. We ask them to share insights about their media diets and habits, both on and off Flipboard. In doing so, we also learn about what makes them tick.<p>At the end of each post, we ask for a special productivity tip. And …

Social Media

Lagoon Tables That I Create By Merging Resin With Cut Travertine Marble

The concept of La Table is to create unique, artistic, attractive designs that fit to their future owners as much as possible. For that purpose they …

Restaurant Built Inside An Italian Cave Let’s You Dine With Breathtaking Views

What’s more romantic than a candle lit dinner at the seaside? A candle-lit dinner in a grotto restaurant carved into the Italian seaside. Grotta …

The Top 50 Bachelors of 2016

Town & Country unveils its annual list of the world's most eligible men.<p>Town & Country has unveiled its annual list of the 50 hottest bachelors to keep an eye on in 2016. From tech billionaires and Hollywood players to handsome heirs and top athletes, these guys know how to have a good time.

Peter Thiel

15 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read Ahead Of 2016

Stay Productive On The Go - The Top 20 Tools For Digital Nomads

So you’re ready to become a digital nomad and travel the world while working? We’ve talked to digital nomads and come up with a list of 20 tools you …

Alex Gibney explains why his Steve Jobs documentary may cause you to put down your iPhone for good

"The motivation to make the film was why so many people who didn't know Steve Jobs were weeping when he left," Gibney told an audience last week who had recently seen his film "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine."<p>Gibney opens the film with footage of people all over the world crying at makeshift …

12 Hour Guide to Norwich, England

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White, University of East Anglia<p><b>Just two hours by train from London, Norwich has the sort of charm that can only be found in British towns, but with the excitement of a small city.</b><p>Once the biggest city in England following London, Norwich is a city full of …

10 Can’t-Miss Experiences in Singapore

Throughout 2015, Singapore celebrated its Golden Jubilee, which marked its 50 years as an independent nation. Over the past five decades, this tiny …

24 incredible underground attractions to visit in your lifetime

While some are man-made constructions, others are fascinating natural wonders that have been formed over the course of thousands of years.<p>We've put together a list of 24 subterranean attractions to visit in your lifetime, from a 10,000-year-old cave in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, to a town that built …

Pitsou Kedem design a home of concrete and glass

Tel Aviv-based studio Pitsou Kedem, have designed the “Concrete Cut” house in Ramat Gan, Israel.<p>From the street, you can see that the mostly concrete …

5 Ideas to Steal from a Doctor's 58sqm Condo

What can you do with a 58sqm condo in Mandaluyong? Architect Jaii de Guzman filled this two-bedroom unit owned by Dr. Joselito Diaz with earth colors …

Condominiums

Why People Who Don't Use Phones All the Time Lead A More Meaningful Life

Prepare yourself for a bit of a rant.<p>I spent much of January, 2011 in Costa Rica on a study abroad trip. I returned with many vivid memories, such as …

Costa Rica

How does your garden grow? Microsoft finds success, sustainability in urban farming experiment | Stories

There’s a quiet, green revolution growing in the middle of Microsoft’s Café 34. Under plasma lights, lettuce thrives in hydroponic towers. …