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Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post

Print this story<p><b>From the 16th century to the 19th,</b> scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be …

Diets

Wolves football club unveils new visual identity featuring 3D wolf head

The new visual identity for Premier League football team Wolverhampton Wanderers, better known as Wolves, centres around a 3D version of its wolf …

David Beckham

Infiniti's Prototype 10 concept is a modern take on the classic speedster

Infiniti has unveiled its latest Prototype 10 concept car, which aims to bring the classic speedster into the electric era.<p>The Japanese automaker …

Dezeen x Samsung Ambient Mode design competition video

Jury members for Dezeen and Samsung's Ambient Mode design competition explain why they awarded top prize to a responsive fish mobile, in this movie …

Televisions

Tech Can Sustainably Feed Developing World Cities of the Future. Here’s How

In the next 30 years, virtually all net population growth will occur in urban regions of developing countries. At the same time, worldwide food …

Developing Countries

Birzman Velocity Apogee Road Mini Pump | PUMPS

Our Price Match commitment is simple, if you find a cheaper price at one of our approved competitors, we'll match it.<p>For full details of who and what …

Shopping

Haberdashery's colour-changing Dawn to Dusk lamps rise and set like the sun

East London design studio Haberdashery has created floor and table lamps with light sources that change colour as they move up and down, to resemble …

East London

Hamptons retreat features grassy roof that blends with slope overlooking Peconic Bay

New York City firm Mapos has nestled a grass-topped holiday home into a lush hill overlooking a Long Island bay, covering it in untreated wood, steel …

Architecture

Kalashnikov unveils prototype electric car to "keep up" with Tesla

Russian defence manufacturer Kalashnikov, best known for its AK-47 assault rifle, has revealed a concept electric car that it believes will rival …

Tesla

Orbit light turns full circle to mimic the movement of moon around a planet

South African artist-cum-designer Jesse Ede has launched the Orbit light, his latest celestial-inspired collectable design piece.<p>Orbit, as its name …

Furniture

Three years on, we look at the strange legacy of Banksy’s Dismaland

Three years ago, Farhath Siddiqui woke up on the morning of August 14th ready for another day of training following a casting call that had gone out a few weeks prior. The casting call detailed upcoming filming to take place in the once thriving – then abandoned – Weston-super-Mare seafront Lido; …

Streetwear

Vollebak launches first graphene jacket that acts as a radiator

Innovative clothing manufacturer Vollebak has produced a jacket made with graphene that can conduct power, store body heat and repel bacteria.<p>The …

Jeremy Corbyn’s guide to acting decisively

HELLO, comrades. As a top politician I know only too well the importance of acting swiftly and decisively. Here’s how to take the bull by the horns …

Apple breaches $1 trillion stock market valuation

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Thursday became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and …

Apple Store

These Windows Can Generate Electricity And Provide Insulation

By Marlene Cimons<p>The windows of many cars and buildings often are tinted with a film that shuts out unnecessary sunlight, an energy efficiency …

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Particles

How Geraint Thomas won the 2018 Tour de France

<b>The key moments in Geraint Thomas’s Tour victory, from last winter to the final TT</b><p>Even after his victory in the Critérium du Dauphiné, the prospect …

CeramicSpeed's ultra-efficient Driven bicycle works without a chain

Danish company CeramicSpeed has developed what could be the world's most efficient bicycle drivetrain and has built a prototype to prove it.<p>The bike …

C-224 lamp uses LiFi technology to transmit data through light

ÉCAL graduate Alexandre Picciotto collaborated with French technology firm Oledcomm to design a LiFi emitting lamp for libraries.<p>The lamp, created by …

Sebastian Maluska creates car rooftop tent for nomadic young people

ÉCAL graduate Sebastian Maluska has created a simple rooftop tent that can be fitted to the roof of any car.<p>Maluska, who studied product design at …

Five Ways to Curb the Power of Corporations and Billionaires

<i>We need to rein in the destructive power of corporations and billionaires before it’s too late. These five ideas would do that, while leaving global</i> …

CRKT Knife Maintenance Tool

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Hands-on – Louis Moinet SpaceWalker & Skylink – Celebrating Russian Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Yuri Gagarin. Three men we pretty much all know, cemented in history due to their endeavours in outer space. But, …

Hands-on – De Bethune DB28T Kind of Blue – a Bolt from the Blue!

Looking at the DB28T Kind of Blue watch can produce a similar reaction to looking up at the night sky and seeing an iridescent blue UFO whizzing by. …

Badly-planned Tour de France route full of hills

SHOCKED Tour de France competitors have discovered that poor planning has led to a very mountainous route.

3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next?

On Tuesday, July 10, the DOJ announced a landmark settlement with Austin-based Defense Distributed, a controversial startup led by a young, charismatic anarchist whom Wired once named one of the 15 most dangerous people in the world.<p>Hyper-loquacious and media-savvy, Cody Wilson is fond of telling …

Latest Dezeen Weekly features Trump Baby blimp and an interview with Stella McCartney

A blimp depicting Donald Trump as a baby, an interview with Stella McCartney, and a pair of skyscrapers designed by Ole Scheeren feature in the …

Sam Coulton designs environmentally friendly cemetery that would slowly dye London blue

Bartlett School of Architecture student Sam Coulton has designed a concept for a sustainable alternative to cremation to help Londoners confront …

Adidas reveals interactive match ball for knockout stages of World Cup

Supporters can use their smartphones to interact with Adidas' Telstar Mechta, which is the official match ball that will be used in the knockout …

Happy #TourbillonDay – A.L. Breguet Patented the Tourbillon Precisely 217 years ago, on June 26, 1801

June 26 is now known as “Tourbillon Day”… More low-key perhaps than the “May the Fourth be With You” Star Wars holiday, this day is fundamental to …