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Philippines crowd attempts new paper lantern record

<b>Thousands of paper lanterns lit up the night sky above a university campus in the Philippines as a crowd gathered to attempt a new world record.</b><p>The organisers, a Thailand-based organisation called the Middle Way Meditation Institute, said 15,185 lanterns were released in total.<p>It said Friday's …

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Does Stop-And-Frisk Work? Debating A Controversial Police Tactic

A federal court is set to decide on the lawfulness of stop-and-frisk, New York City's polarizing policing strategy meant to stop gun violence. The policy gives police officers wide discretion to stop, question, and in some cases, pat down people they suspect are carrying illegal guns.<p>But the city's …

Curiosity Drills A Second Hole On Mars

Earlier this week, the Mars rover Curiosity used its robotic arm to drill a hole into a Martian rock and collect a sample from its interior. This marks both the second time that Curiosity has collected such a sample, and the second time any such sample has been collected from Mars, period. The hole …

In Oklahoma, Rescue Efforts Give Way To Recovery

(Most recent update: 8:30 p.m. ET.)<p>The news Wednesday from Moore, Okla., much of which was destroyed by a massive tornado Monday, begins with word that officials doubt they will find any more survivors or bodies under the hundreds of homes, businesses and other buildings that were leveled.<p>Moore …

Oklahoma rescuers comb wreckage for survivors in wake of savage tornado

Rescue workers were scaling back their search for survivors amid the devastation wrought by one of the most powerful tornadoes in modern US history …

Facebook’s “like” is on trial, so think twice before liking this article

There are many perils associated with Facebook faux pas (for example, “liking” an ex-girlfriend’s bikini photo or unfriending a former boss), but some are becoming more serious than others—and ending in legal battles. Turns out, seemingly innocuous Facebook clicks have deeper meanings.<p>In the <b>United</b> …

Social Media

At least 51 killed, including 20 children, as tornado tears through Oklahoma

At least 51 people, including 20 children, were among the victims of an enormous tornado that roared through the suburbs of Oklahoma City Monday, pulverizing entire city blocks and leaving behind miles of mangled cars and splintered wood.<p>Officials warned the death toll was likely to climb, making …

The Cicadas Are Coming: Here's Photographic Proof

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The cicadas haven't even reached their mating season climax and already the visual evidence of their …

The first GIFs? Prehistoric rock carvings become 'animated' under sunlight

Prehistoric human artwork is simple but breathtaking, as anyone who has seen some up close or in movies such as Werner Herzog's 2011 documentary <i>Cave of Forgotten Dreams</i> can attest. But now archaeologists say that there is more to it than meets the eye: a group of rock carvings in the Italian Alps …

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Kitchen Grater Lets You Use Butter Right From the Fridge

If you enjoy a nice piece of toast in the morning, you probably fall into either the margarine camp or the butter camp. And those who prefer butter …

Kitchens

Tri-Go Scooter by Tobias Windsor-Wayland

The <b>Tri-GO scooter</b> features a top speed of 28mph with a range of up to 31 miles equivalent to a 50cc engine. The compact trike scooter comes with a …

Industrial Design

Picnic Accessories for Bicycle

Even Google’s Own Developers Won’t Be Seen Wearing Google Glass

Google I/O should be the mecca of Glass. So why is Google burying the news while their own developers opt not to wear the specs?<p>I was standing in line for this week’s Google I/O keynote when I asked a developer friend if he’d tried Glass yet.<p>“Oh, I have it right here in my backpack,” he …

Articles about 8 pinterest users we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

Pacific Ocean

Edible Furniture: The Answer to Tough Economic Times?

In hard times, we all have our own methods for dealing with lack of funds or a shortage of food. Design Studio Lanzavecchia + Wai came up with some …

Furniture

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