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MIT’s 2,000-Pound Megalith Can Be Moved With A Fingertip

The McKnelly Megalith is both a memorial and an experiment to show how one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders was constructed.<p>Last spring, MIT teaching assistant Carrie Lee McKnelly lost both her parents to a fire. As a tribute, her design students gathered on the university’s front lawn …

Articles about 8 idyllic homes wrapped cypress on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, …

Some of SoundCloud's most loyal users are starting to lose faith in the site

Business Insider has spoken to multiple users and independent record label owners who feel that the music streaming app and website has strayed from its earlier focus of supporting DJs. Instead, they feel that it is now unfairly removing content and focusing on high-profile users and licensed …

Artists Give New Life to Children's Monster Drawings to Encourage a Creative Path

The Monster Project aims to help young kids realize the power of imagination. Without rules or restrictions, elementary school students are asked to draw a monster. As they allow their imaginations to flourish, these children are encouraged to draw anything that comes to mind. The finished drawings …

New Barbie commercial features a boy for the first time

Barbie is the world's most iconic and troubling doll (sorry, G.I. Joe, but you know it's true). Millions of children have grown up adoring her, prompting many people to wonder just what ideas those kids are getting from the doll.<p>With her blonde hair, white skin, impossible body and all-girly-girl …

Photographer Cleans Out His Late Father’s Darkroom Left Untouched Since the 1970s

“I kept wishing I could sit down with my dad and ask him a hundred questions,” Brooklyn-based photographer Joseph O. Holmes says of cleaning out the …

Literature

Adobe Announces new Update but is Lightroom Safe to Install?

Keeping your software up to date usually means getting the best performance. Companies add new features to help users as well as maintenance fixes to …

After raising $3.6 million, Europe’s most successful Kickstarter project has folded

Kickstarter projects have gained a reputation for overpromising and underdelivering. But one high-profile campaign—considered Europe’s most successful in terms of dollars raised—isn’t delivering at all.<p>After raising £2,335,119 ($3.6 million) from more than 12,000 backers, Torquing Group informed …

10 Times We Wanted to Be Jennifer Lawrence’s Best Friend

There’s a seemingly endless supply of adorable Jennifer Lawrence anecdotes. (Our December cover story serves up at least a dozen.) Ahead of the final installment of <i>The Hunger Games</i>, we wanted to relish the very best J.Law moments (a surprisingly challenging task!). Here, 10 times we fell head over …

Red Carpet

Death to the Download: Google Rolls Out New Way to Stream Apps From Search

The new mobile search features find apps you've installed and ones you haven't yet.<p>Mobile apps can be the bane of Google — isolated spaces where the search engine does not mediate. But Google, being Google, finds a way.<p>The search giant’s effort here advanced on two fronts Wednesday, with new mobile …

Reuters Issues a Worldwide Ban on RAW Photos

Reuters has implemented a new worldwide policy for freelance photographers that bans photos that were processed from RAW files. Photographers must …

Photography

Scientists Made A 3D-Printed Wheelchair For A Puppy With Only Two Legs

"He's a little sweetheart and doesn't act as if he has any limitations."<p>He was the runt of the litter, FOSD board President Angela Marx told BuzzFeed News, and so was having trouble competing for his mother's milk.<p>"We decided that he really needed extra special care and to be bottle-fed so he could …

Top 10 Clothing Hacks

I would like to wear pajamas all day, every day.<p>Alas, people don't seem to like when I do this, so I have to face the facts:<p>Style is a part of presence.Clothing shapes our image.Appearance contributes to our first impression.<p>I'm no fashionista, but I know the importance of personal style. In fact, …