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In Case You Still Needed Proof That Stanley Kubrick Didn't Fake the Moon Landing

His daughter calls conspiracy theories "a grotesque lie."<p>In 1968, Stanley Kubrick released <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, a film that is widely regarded as a masterpiece of science fiction. Even today, its futuristic visuals of space—of stations orbiting the earth, of astronauts in zero gravity—hold up with …

There's a Cottage Hiding Above This NYC Penthouse

Talk about a creative way to utilize your rooftop.<p>When it comes to living in New York City, any amount of outdoor space is a major score. But when that outdoor space is a rooftop includes a storybook cottage? Well, where the heck do we sign?<p>And this home is completely real: Nestled between the East …

Banned, burned, or simply life changing: what are the best dangerous books?

Authors including Patrick Ness, Melvin Burgess, Tanya Landman, Louise O’Neill, Bali Rai, Candy Gourlay, James Dawson and Leigh Bardugo share the books they probably weren’t meant to read that either rocked their world or rocked <i>the</i> world<p>• Plus what’s coming in our joint Amnesty International and …

A Swirling Skyscraper Built From Cargo Containers

We’ve rented worse apartments.<p>Cargo containers are stacked in every port of the world, which has made them tempting as low-cost, prefab building material. (Even Starbucks and Taco Bell have experimented with repurposing cargo containers for their stores.) But none of these ideas has been quite as …

Architecture

Drug Can Stop Radiation Poisoning Up To 24 Hours After Exposure

A new tool for emergency medicine<p>Even at low levels, radiation can make people sick over time. But brief periods of intense exposure, like after the destruction of the Fukushima reactor in 2011, can cause more immediate health threats, especially on the gastrointestinal tract, or even death. Now …

Half-Naked Humans Are Home Decor In This Beautiful And Absurd Photo Series

In his new book, Oltrepensare, Bologna-based photographer Giuseppe Palmisano makes his subjects another prop on his set.<p>Giuseppe Palmisano creates lovely and bizarre photographs by juxtaposing woman’s bodies with antique furniture in his new book <i>Oltrepensare</i>.<p>In many of Palmisano’s photos, his …

In the Jungle, You Can Swim in a Stream of Stars

Two weeks ago, I was staring at an unbelievably star-studded sky. We were in the Peruvian Amazon, far from city lights, and had set up camp along the Alto Madre de Dios, one of the region’s mighty rivers. I wasn’t there to star gaze – my assignment was to report on the jungle tribe that has been …

Particles From The Edge Of Space Shine A Light On Fukushima

It's one of the greatest, and most disturbing, questions of the Fukushima disaster: What happened to the nuclear fuel inside the plant? Now physicists are trying to shed some light on the problem using particles from the edge of space.<p>The Fukushima accident was broadcast around the world. On March …

Nuclear Energy

Through The Lens: The Making of "Jurassic Monkeys"

Monkey Creek, New Zealand. f/11, 1/2 sec, ISO64, 23 mm<p>In April of 2015 when I was photographing the sunrise at Monkey Creek in Fiordland National …

Articles about 8 homes striking layouts on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<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, …

A Photographer's Guide to Shooting Book Covers

Shooting book covers is different from general photography. Not in the sense that it requires any specialized equipment, but rather that it requires …

Robert Scoble

The Red List Lets You Study the Work of the Greatest Photographers

Photography is an art; by looking upon past examples, we can not only learn to improve our own technique, but also to study and appreciate times …

Furniture Design

Articles about 5 marcel breuer designs modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s a rare occasion that an iconic home is put on the market—let alone one that the architect actually lived in. So is the case...<p>It’s been …

‘Tokyo could end up being surrounded by Detroits’: Near Japan’s biggest city, abandoned homes dot the hills

YOKOSUKA, Japan — Ever since her elderly neighbor moved a decade ago, Yoriko Haneda has done what she could to keep the empty house she left behind …

This Tiny Apartment Is Full of Hidden Surprises

We've heard of dual-purpose rooms, but this place takes the cake.<p>When it comes to small-space living, efficiency is key. For the everyday apartment dweller, that might mean outfitting your kitchen with some extra hooks, or owning a dining table that can double as a desk. But this sleek pad, …

The majority of Android users are using really weak lock screen patterns

A lot of Android users are using overly predictably lock screen patterns, according to a new study by Marte Løge, a graduate student from the …

Android News

10 Oscar Speeches That Were 10 Words or Fewer

When Greer Garson won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1943 for <i>Mrs. Miniver</i>, she set a Guinness World Record for "Longest Oscars Acceptance …

Meteorite smashes into moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded

Astronomers have captured the moment a lump of rock slammed into the moon with so much force that the bright flash could be seen from Earth with the naked eye.<p>The 400kg (63st) meteorite, travelling at 61,000 km/h (40,000 mph), punched a fresh crater on the moon's surface some 40 metres wide in what …

Space Rock Smacks Moon, Creating Biggest Lunar Explosion Ever Seen

Author: Adam Mann. Adam Mann Science<p>Date of Publication: 02.24.14.<p>Time of Publication: 1:16 pm. 1:16 pm<p>Pow! That would be the sound of a giant rock …

At 4.4 billion years old, these tiny blue crystals are the oldest on Earth

The oldest thing on Earth is smaller than a piece of human hair. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, have determined that blue zircon crystals found in a remote part of Australia are 4.4 billion years old, just 160 million younger than the formation of our solar system. The …