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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

"Imagine a football stadium filled to its brim. That's how much food goes wasted every single day in America."<p>Komal Ahmad, CEO of Feeding Forward

Google's Going To Put Its New Self-Driving Cars On The Road

Google’s self-driving cars are hitting the road.<p>The tech giant said Friday it plans to start testing its small, egg-like prototypes on the streets of the company’s hometown of Mountain View, California.<p>The announcement comes three days after Google admitted that its vehicles -- mostly Lexus 450h …

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

European Travel

A Tour of Pierre Cardin’s Bubble Palace

When the fashion pack descended upon the French Riviera for Dior’s resort collection, their spaceship, in the form of the Palais Bulles, aka the Bubble Palace, was waiting. This futuristic, amorphous pile, built between 1975 and 1989, is the invention of the Hungarian architect Antti Lovag. No fan …

The car of the future is 'the most powerful computer you will ever own'

The chips inside driverless cars will be as powerful as those used in some supercomputers, according to Danny Shapiro, senior director of automotive at Nvidia<p>The car of the future will be the most powerful computer you will ever own, packing the processing power of a supercomputer into a box the …

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

Architizer

Asymmetrical Cabin Design Inspired by the Surrounding Dolomite Mountains

Overlooking Italy's Dolomite Mountains sits the <i>Valley House</i>, a timber cabin designed by architecture firm Plan Bureau. It's a unique asymmetrical home whose shape was inspired by the topography of its gorgeous surroundings. Much of this structure seems beautifully unconventional, including the …

Architecture

How the Visually Impaired Community Can Use Flipboard

Did you know that Flipboard is accessible to people who are visually impaired? We believe all people should have access to everything from current events to great stories around trends or topics they want to keep up on, which is why early on our developers ensured that Flipboard could be read out …

Architizer

LightSail spacecraft declared a success after unfurling solar sail in orbit

Tiny privately funded vehicle will re-enter atmosphere after testing thin sails that could be used to gain propulsion from sun’s rays<p>A privately funded space project to demonstrate an innovative solar sail passed with flying colours despite a series of near-fatal technical issues, program managers …

Space Travel

Articles about 6 coastal homes cedar decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A home by the sea doesn't have to mean Cape Cod or cottage.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an …

Cape Cod

Apple 'iPhone 6S' Upgrading To 12-Megapixel Camera, Says Report

At the beginning of September, Apple is expected to announce a new line of iPhones. There are rumors that the new iPhones will be called the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 6C. Over the last few years, Apple has not upgraded the number of megapixels built into the iPhone camera so it is due …

10 weird gadgets that are really popular

Goofy gadget concepts, along with their pun-driven brands and bizarre commercials, have moved from "As Seen on TV" to crowdfunding sites.<p>Here are 10 of the weirdest gadgets on Indiegogo and Kickstarter that made our foreheads crinkle with wonder.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Wired In.</b> Telling someone to go away is hard. If …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Apps

10 Bucket List Activities for the Great American Adventurer

And gear to help you conquer all

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How I Did a Zombie Attack Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot

The 2014 wedding season was very unique for me. It wasn’t just that I participated on it from “the other side” — I myself became a happy husband — I …

Smart money is buying energy stocks. Should you?

Forget politics and religion. One of the biggest debates on Wall Street these days is whether oil and energy stocks are toxic or terrific.<p>Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAC) put out a note last week telling clients now is the time to buy. Hedge funds have already pounced. The 50 largest hedge funds …

Stock Markets

This Futuristic Concrete Heals Itself With Built-In Bacteria

A solid idea<p>Concrete has been a go-to building material since Roman times. It’s durable, easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. There’s just one problem: It has a tendency to crack.<p>There are a lot of different reasons that concrete cracks, but in general, it gets stressed either from the load …

Engineering

Photographer Takes Incredible Self Portraits Posed in Vast Landscapes

Photographer Nicholas Roemmelt reminds us just how big and beautiful our world is with his ongoing series of breathtaking self portraits. Based in Austria, the 40-year-old is lucky enough to have nature that's easily accessible from his backyard. He'll hike the nearby mountain and insert himself …

Nature Photography

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

UI Design

This is what sunset looks like on Mars

The Curiosity rover has been sending back data and photos since it landed on Mars nearly three years ago. Unsurprisingly, there are a lot of rocks in those images.<p>But finally, for the first time, on Curiosity's 956th solar Mars day -- April 15, 2015, to all you Earthlings out there -- its Mastcam …

Breathtaking travel destinations from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Travel Photography

The world's most eye-catching art galleries

Articles about 8 modern american kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for …

American Cities

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Apple Releases Apple Watch CAD Drawings

I think they could sell posters of these<p>For those of you looking to create watchbands or cases for the Apple Watch, they've released the CAD drawings …