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Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design

Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab series of standard models designed to be functional, attractive, and energy-efficient.<p>Read excerpts from Dwell's interview with principal Joel Turkel below. …

Prefab Homes

Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could.<p>And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, The Telegraph reports. We could've guessed that.<p>But we</i> …

Bill Gates Fears A.I., But A.I. Researchers Know Better

The general obsession with superintelligence is only getting bigger, and dumber<p>Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Bill Gates to the A.I. panic of 2015.<p>During an AMA (ask me anything) session on Reddit this past Wednesday, a user by the name of beastcoin asked the founder of Microsoft a rather …

Artificial Intelligence

Now, Even Artificial Intelligence Gurus Fret That AI Will Steal Our Jobs

It’s easy to find lots of people who worry that artificial intelligence will create machines so smart that they will destroy a huge swath of jobs currently done by humans. As computers and robots become more adept at everything from driving to writing, say even some technology optimists such as …

Artificial Intelligence

In One Chart, the Story of How Facebook Came to Take Over the Media and Marketing Worlds — The Content Strategist

Marketers and publishers alike have spent the past 15 years trying to appease the Google gods, but in 2015, we may have a new deity to worship.<p>The …

Your BMW just downloaded a security patch

Have a BMW, Mini or Rolls Royce with the ConnectedDrive feature parked in your driveway? Maybe <i>all three?</i> Well, it turns out there was a bug that allowed ne'er-do-wells to manipulate it -- entirely wirelessly. According to <i>Reuters</i>, by simulating a fake phone network researchers at German outfit ADAC …

Apple: what do you do after becoming the world’s most profitable company?

Its quarterly results stunned the tech industry – and its Chinese competitors, who have now been eclipsed in their home market. But reaching the financial pinnacle creates some questions – and even problems – of its own<p>When Apple became the most profitable company in history last week, analysts …

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How To Wear Your Instagram Photos As Tattoos

One of the crazier Instagram-related products I’ve seen so far has to be the latest service from Picattoo, based in the Netherlands.<p>No-longer will you have to reach for your phone or tablet, so show of your favourite Instagram photos – instead Picattoo lets you wear them all over your body by …

Free Shipping

The Most Creative 404 Error Pages On The Web

But not always. Some companies use their 404 pages to have a bit of fun.<p>We browsed through the blog FourZeroFour to round up some of the best 404 pages on the web.

Rothenberg Ventures’ First Virtual Reality Accelerator Emphasizes Health And Education

VR could enlighten and heal, not just entertain. Its immersiveness could distract us from pain, help us face our phobias, or give us first-hand training. “We have a belief that VR will disrupt every industry. And it’s global. So we made efforts to find companies in every different industry and that …

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Design

Meet the Startup that Wants to Deliver Your Deliveries

Parcel is Uber for missed deliveries before you miss them.<p>If you live in a big city these days, there’s a delivery startup for everything: groceries; weed; and even meals from restaurants that don’t offer their own delivery.<p>Now there’s a startup called Parcel that — wait for it — wants to deliver …

Luxury Homes for Animal Lovers

For some homeowners, the ultimate creature comfort is watching other creatures.<p>Gail Morrison has gotten used to the tour boats and kayakers who stop by her glass house on Sarasota Bay’s Siesta Key—known locally as the Dolphin House, for the bottlenose dolphins who leap from the water to catch …

Luxury Homes

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

What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia Benoit3 days agoView More<p>Ask a Bartender<p>Bartenders tell us what to do with …

Ski and snowboard fashion for 2015: Inside the SIA Snow Show in Denver

DENVER - The SIA Snow Show is back in Denver, and we've got an insider's look at the ski and snowboard industry trends for 2015.<p>A few of the major …

33 Ways Spray Paint Can Make Your Stuff Look More Expensive

It's basically the Midas touch in a can.

A Home In Massachusetts Designed For River And Ocean Views

Hammer Architects have completed the Long Dune Residence, a home designed to take advantage of the views of the ocean and the Pamet River in Truro, …