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Joseph White, pioneering black psychologist who mentored students at UC Irvine, dies at 84

A pioneer in the field of black psychology and an influential figure to countless students at UC Irvine, Joseph L. White was 84 and planning for the future.<p>The psychologist and retired professor, friends said, had books he wanted to write. He was thinking of compiling recordings of his past …

San Francisco adopts law requiring solar panels on all new buildings

Tech capital is first major US city to require all new buildings of 10 storeys or under to have solar panels, reports BusinessGreen<p>San Francisco has this week passed landmark legislation requiring all new buildings under 10 storeys in height to be fitted with rooftop solar panels.<p>The city’s San …

San Francisco

5,000-year-old tree in Scotland is changing from male to female

The Fortingall Yew standing in a church yard in Perthshire, Scotland is estimated to be 5,000 years old. For as long as people have been recording …

Botanical Gardens

Super Peanut Butter Smoothie | Healthy Protein Smoothies

This Super Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe is loaded with protein and nutrients. Smoothies are a great way to add fruits, vegetables, and protein into …

Top 12 Stories of 2015 - Art & Design

Top 12 Stories of 2015<p>Author:<p>Patrick<p>Publish date:<p>Beauty, as we all know, is in the eye of the beholder. Yet, there were some big developments in that …

World's Largest Organic Rooftop Farm Powered 100% by Renewables Opens in Chicago

Brooklyn-based urban farming company Gotham Greens opened the world's largest rooftop farm in Chicago, the company announced Thursday.<p>Located in the …

Pope Francis criticises 'new colonialism' in Kenya speech

Rapturous welcome for pontiff in Nairobi’s Kangemi slum as he condemns inequality and injustice during his first Africa tour<p>Pope Francis has launched a blistering attack on “new forms of colonialism” that exacerbate the “dreadful injustice of urban exclusion” while speaking to thousands of people …

How to make sure your green home upgrades pay off

Investing in making your home more energy efficient can help the environment, lower your utility bills and possibly help you fetch a higher sale price.<p>But homeowners considering a green remodel should also weigh how long it will take for the improvements to reap savings. Some pricey features, like …

Smartphone Alarm Clock

An LED You Can Blow Out Like a Candle!<p>The Astronomy Clock<p>Lord Vetinari Clock<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>This looks great. I'm eager to build this. It doesn't …

Gear & Gadgets

Hotel Hotel lobby and bar by March Studio named World Interior of the Year 2015

<b>Inside Festival 2015:</b> Australian office March Studio has been awarded the World Interior of the Year prize for its design of a sculptural timber …

Hong Kong

Elon Musk and SolarCity unveil ‘world’s most efficient’ solar panel

The sun is a virtually endless supply of energy that goes mostly untapped. The solar panels you see covering the roofs of an increasing number of …

Solar Power

Rooftop aquaponic 'Farmlab' uses tilapia fish to grow edible plants

Urban farming has been gaining popularity these days in NYC, but a Brooklyn-based company is taking the verdant practice to new heights–literally. …

Inside the ISIS Blueprint for Winning

Despite the success to come, the auguries boded ill for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi when he assumed leadership of the Islamic State in May 2010. American …

Mao Zedong

The case against Dropbox looks stronger with each passing day

Files sinking<p>I first met Drew Houston four years ago, when Dropbox, the file storage and synchronization company he founded in 2007, reached 25 million users. Dropbox was in the midst of a growth spurt that has carried it to more than 400 million users, and a valuation of $10 billion in private …

Meet Agenda Founder Aaron Levant, The Professor X Of Streetwear

At 19 years old, most of us still have a grip on that last thread of irresponsibility, still savoring the last traces of our teenage years. But in his late teens, Agenda Tradeshow founder, Aaron Levant, was riding a different wave. Now 32, Levant was 19 when he launched a satellite show of thirty …

Entrepreneurship

The world’s largest Delta 3D printer creates nearly zero-cost homes out of mud

The future of affordable (and sustainable) housing may lie with 3D printing. The World’s Advanced Saving Project (WASP) has unveiled the world’s …

Med-Pot Patients Turn Away from Prescription Pills, Booze • High Times

Patients with access to pot typically reduce their consumption of prescription pills, booze and hard drugs, according to Canadian investigators who …

Martin Fenlon puts contemporary face on historic bungalow near downtown LA

US architect Martin Fenlon cites the Gehry House as inspiration for the renovation and expansion of his own home – a cedar-clad bungalow in Los …

Inside the Syndicate: The Photographer Who Spent 2 Years Living With Japan’s Yakuza

In early 2009 a Belgian photographer was allowed entry into one of Japan’s Yakuza families. Over two years, he captured the lives of those living in …

Articles about simple tips and tricks burglar proofing your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Burglary borrows equally from the skill sets of a technical science and theatrical improv; it follows careful rules yet just as...<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are …

Jagged Wood Fragments Find New Purpose When Fused with Resin by Jeweler Britta Boeckmann | Colossal

<p>Melbourne-based designer and jeweler Britta Boeckmann has a way of seeing the perfect in the imperfect, a skill she uses to form a hugely diverse …

Adventurers Relax in Hammocks Hanging Hundreds of Feet Above Ground

One century ago, fierce battles broke out in the shadow of Monte Piana in the Italian Dolomites as WWI began. The 18,000 young soldiers who lost their lives at that site were honored this past week at the 2015 Highline Meeting Monte Piana, an annual event that unites young people from all over the …

How This Startup Went From Slow Initial Launch to $750 Million Enterprise

Like many startups, AppDirect had an anemic first launch. But they figured out how to bounce back with a vengeance. Here's how they did it.<p>In early 2011, in a tiny windowless office in San Francisco, two entrepreneurs, Daniel Saks and Nicolas Desmarais, then in their mid-twenties, stared silently …

How Can Independent Brands Succeed in 2015?

Running an independent brand isn’t easy these days. With more competition than ever and financial security far from guaranteed, many upstart labels …

How one woman turned her passion for tinkering into a $33 million business — without a dime of funding

Her classmates couldn't help but notice her personal style, and they asked how they could build their own. Fried started selling little kits with all the electronics they needed to get started.<p>It became a nice little business for Fried, and she saw the opportunity to turn her passion for teaching …

Billionaires Who Started with Paper Routes and 5 Key Lessons Learned

As I research incredibly successful billionaires, I am fascinated by one common theme: Many started their rise to power at an incredibly young age (usually 12 years old) and often with a paper route.<p>Billionaire John C. Bogle was the founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Group and creator of the …

Business Strategy

A Really Simple way to Stay Motivated Throughout the Year

Sometimes the simplest of ideas really are the best.<p>One of the problems of doing business today is the sheer amount of data you have to manage and process. You tend to spend most of your business life responding to demands from others, which results in a frenzy of doing stuff but a sense of not …

Motivation

Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

Hard as rock, concrete ornaments are easy to make. Even better, this versatile outdoor material is low cost and prettier than you might think. Try …

Landscaping