Claudia Maria

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A plan to turn every lightbulb into an ultra-fast alternative to Wi-Fi

Current wireless networks have a problem: The more popular they become, the slower they are. Researchers at Fudan University in Shanghai have just become the latest to demonstrate a technology that transmits data as light instead of radio waves, which gets around the congestion issue and could be …

Wi-Fi

July 2012

How to cut the Google cord

When it started, I had no intention of quitting Google.<p>As I described in a post from last June, my generic Gmail address had become more trouble than it was worth, so I switched to another Webmail service. Now the Gmail address is receive-only.<p>Likewise, back in July I tested two free services that …

Study Finds 3D Printing Could Save The Average Home Up To $2,000 A Year

While I don’t have to remind you about the value of studies – many company-funded studies are best dropped directly in the trash after publication – this one about 3D printing does have some merit. Produced by the authors at Michigan Technological University, it posits that at a home 3D printer can …

Kite Patch Can Make You Invisible to Mosquitoes for 48 Hours

The Kite Patch is a sticker you can attach to your shirt that contains a chemical to repel mosquitoes for up to 48 hours. A venture group called …

Meet the designer behind some of the web’s newest killer fonts

Founders of Hoefler & Frere-Jones Jonathan Hoefler (left) and Tobias Frere-Jones (right)<p>The font world is being revolutionized. Thanks to newer …

How-To: Fix a Zipper

Instructables user marcellahella posted this handy tutorial illustrating a simple way to fix a troublesome zipper!<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Mend a Fabric Tear Near a Zipper<br>• MAKE | How-To: Repair an Old Backpack<br>• MAKE | How-To: Shorten Metal Zippers

Sewing

Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream

With Father’s Day around the corner I’m digging this practical yet special DIY rosemary mint shaving cream by Food for my Family. Something a dad would actually use that also has that special homemade touch.

DIY

Real-Life Invisibility Cloak Claims to Make Soldiers Virtually Undetectable

A Canadian camouflage-design company claims to be developing a real-life invisibility cloak that causes its wearer to vanish in plain sight. Likening …

Student Science Experiment Shows Plants Won't Grow Near Wi-Fi Router

Five ninth grade students from Hjallerup School in Denmark conducted a science experiment that elicited profound and shocking results about the …

Tiny House Made of Mushrooms is Now Complete!

A short while ago, Inhabitat brought you news that New York's first house made of mushrooms was being grown in Green Island by Ecovative, and now the …

HOW TO: Make Vegan Mini Avocado Cheesecakes

Avocados are so nutritious, versatile and delicious in everything from tacos to salads to chocolate pudding! We decided to give making raw cheesecake …

Articles about photographer jill paider and gehrys biomuseo on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this installment of Photographer's Promotional Pieces We Love and Why: Jill...<p>It's the last Friday Finds of August! Here, we share photographs, gear for shutterbugs, and more.<p>Managing principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates,...<p>Looks like Santa Monica Place (originally designed by Frank Gehry) …

Los Angeles

The Peel-and-Stick Makeover: Wallpapered Fridge

Light fixtures can be changed. Colors can be painted over. Ugly floors can be covered. They're not all easy projects for renters who've found …

Peaches

Exercise at Home: A Compact 7 Minute Workout

Working out at home, especially in a small space, can be a huge hassle and feel potentially less effective, making hitting the gym seem like a …

From Pallet to Compact Wall Desk

This sort of rustic project isn't for every taste. But if pallets suit your design palette, you just might love this ridiculously easy DIY project …

Powerstrip

Cheesy Cauliflower Sauce

One of the questions I’m frequently asked about following an oil-free diet is “What do I use on baked potatoes or steamed vegetables or grits if I …

30 homemade popsicle recipes to cool you off this summer

watermelon pop strawberry popsicles popsicle boys tropical popsicles popsicle girl chocolate popsicle Yogurt berry popsicle

HOW TO: Whip Up Super Fast Organic Lemon Bars for a Light Dessert

At my house, we're not too big on sweets. We like to bake because it's so much fun, and we eat the occasional treat, but overall we're sort of sugar …

Australia's Largest Solar Cell Printer Can Spit Out a Photovoltaic Panel Every Two Seconds

An incredible new printer at the University of Melbourne has allowed researchers to print solar cells up to the size of an A3 sheet of paper. …

Solar Panels

DIY Solar Bottle Bulb

If you don’t have electricity or live in a home with no windows, it’s going to be dark inside, even during a sunny day. Luckily, a bottled liter of …

How to Release Pain

After reading Nick Ortner's new book, <i>The Tapping Solution</i>, I became passionate about tapping and started to apply the technique to every area of my life. Tapping, otherwise known as Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), is a psychological acupressure technique that supports your emotional and physical …

'True Facts About The Aye Aye' Will Give You Adorable Nightmares (VIDEO)

There's an animal called an "aye aye" (seriously, that's its name) and it looks insane. Or maybe adorable? Nope, definitely insane.<p>Ze Frank breaks down everything you need to know about the aye aye in his latest video above. Brace yourself for the shot of its teeth. Also, brace yourself for a lot …

The Steve Jobs Emails That Show How to Win a Hard-Nosed Negotiation

Court documents reveal how the late Apple CEO won over News Corp. on eBook pricing.<p>(Reuters)<p>The US government's price-fixing lawsuit against Apple goes to trial next month in New York. Ahead of its court date, the US released emails that purport to show Apple was the "ringleader" in a scheme to set …

Microsoft recruits Siri to bad-mouth the iPad in new Windows 8 tablet ad

Whatever era you call it, post-PC or simply PC plus, the Mac vs. PC war has ignited once again today. In a fresh Windows 8 ad, Microsoft is directly attacking Apple's iPad on price, an approach it took during the early Vista days with low-priced laptops. It's also doing it in a way that parodies …

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