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Tokyo's Newest Airport Terminal Is an Exercise in Low-Cost Minimalism

An airport terminal that is impossible to get lost in.<p>Airports are generally not a pleasant place to be — filled to the brim with frantic souls yet simultaneously alienating, the less time spent in them the better. This playful design by architecture firm Nikken Sekkei for Terminal 3 of Tokyo’s …

Amazing footage debunks the 200-year-old theory of how hummingbirds get their food

These tiny birds can suck 10 drops of nectar out of a flower every 15 milliseconds, researchers at the University of Connecticut recently discovered. For nearly two centuries, scientists have thought the birds used a much slower "wicking" technique, LiveScience reported.<p>It turns out that …

New beginnings: Yoshio Taniguchi to redesign his father's Tokyo Okura Hotel

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What The City Of The Future Looked Like In 1925

We’re still missing some of the best ideas.<p>Even today, predictions of the future feature flying cars, <i>Blade Runner</i>-style advertising hoardings, and other conspicuous technology. But in the August 1925 issue of <i>Popular Science</i> magazine, then-president of the Architectural League of New York, Harvey W. …

Articles about house week budget friendly box home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap …

Articles about 27 pools dive on Dwell.com - Dwell

At first, boatbuilder turned furniture designer may sound odd, but as you think about it, it makes more and more sense.<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>As one of today’s most sought after designers, Patricia Urquiola has produced a wide range of work that …

Articles about 5 fun homes grownups on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes root in a backyard corner, an aptly...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with …

These are the only 15 skyscrapers to ever be called 'The World's Tallest'

From the first 180-foot skyscraper in Chicago to the current world's tallest structure in Dubai towering over 2,700 feet, architects continue to aim high. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats (CTBUH) has catalogued the only 15 buildings to ever hold the title of "World's Tallest …

How an artificial 'Reef' in London was designed with nature's help

For architect Michael Pawlyn, biology isn't just inspiration -- it informs every stage of his design process. Drawing from nature, he tells The …

Here's how 12 incredible World's Fair 'leftovers' have held up over time

The fairs have also left behind architectural stamps, forever changing city landscapes and skylines.<p>These "leftovers" represent the challenge that's posed to fair architects: build a structure that represents an idealized vision of the future.<p>While some of these gems — such as the Eiffel Tower and …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley14 hours …

Articles about 6 modern homes water on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of …

Freebooting: Stolen YouTube videos going viral on Facebook.

Destin Sandlin is a missile flight test engineer from Alabama who moonlights as a YouTube star. His science-y YouTube channel, SmarterEveryDay, …

Police raid Uber offices in Hong Kong and arrest 5 drivers

A Hong Kong police senior inspector, Bruce Hung, said undercover police officers had used a mobile phone app to hail five cars, and after being driven to their destinations, arrested the drivers.<p>The drivers lacked the required hire car permits or third party insurance, he said.<p>The police officers' …

Huge, Alien-Hunting Telescope Could Become Hubble's Successor

Introducing the High-Definition Space Telescope<p>It’s never too early to start planning ahead. Hubble is nearing the end of its lifespan, and the James Webb Space Telescope is just gearing up to take its place in 2018. But what comes after that?<p>“As we near Hubble’s 25th year in orbit, we’re asking …

Don’t make fun of renowned Dan Brown

As the film adaptation of Dan Brown's fourth Robert Langdon novel, Inferno, is released, we present this appreciation of the author by Michael Deacon from 2013.<p>Renowned author <b></b>Dan Brown woke up in his luxurious four-poster bed in his expensive $10 million house – and immediately he felt angry. Most …

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The real reason marijuana is illegal in the United States

Hemp was once a key component of U.S. agriculture. A wave of xenophobia would doom us to a senseless war on drugs<p>It is hard to imagine a time when most pharmacies carried cannabis and farmers were required to grow hemp, much like they are given incentives to grow corn these days, but that is a …

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

Is That Travel Review Fake or Untrustworthy? Here's How to Tell

By Teresa Bitler for ShermansTravel<p>We'll admit it. When we're planning a vacation, we can't resist reading peer-based reviews on sites like TripAdvisor and Yelp. While incredibly valuable, unfortunately, some of the reviews are biased, and others are outright fake. So how do you wade through the …