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How Do Travel Hackers Fly the World for Free?

<i>Copyright: Markgraf via Shutterstock</i><p>You've read the stories. You've dreamed. You've fantasized. Over the last year, stories of travel hackers who game and strategize around airline miles and travel points have been tickling the imaginations of many avid fans of travel. No doubt, for many …

Credit Cards

Scientists Invent A Liquid With Holes In It

Unique porous fluid could suck up and lock away unwanted molecules<p>You've heard of holy water, but what about hole-y water?<p>In a paper published this week in <i>Nature,</i> researchers announced that they have developed a liquid with its molecules structured in such a way that they have 'holes' within the …

Carbon Dioxide

How to Survive a Stampede

“Don’t just do what the person next to you does,” says Caesar Saloma, a physics professor at the University of the Philippines who studies the movement of mice escaping confined spaces. In some ways, mice stampede as humans do: Individuals blindly follow one another, clogging some exits and …

Pluto’s Heart Has Been Broken for Billions of Years

Billions of years ago, a piece of interplanetary debris smashed into Pluto and left an 825-kilometer-wide crater. But instead of turning into an ugly pockmark, that mighty scar may be responsible for one of Pluto’s most charismatic features: Its icy heart.<p>New data from NASA’s New Horizons …

Study: Mosquitoes hate Victoria's Secret perfume

(NEWSER) – Camping trip in your near future? Maybe skip the bug spray and prepare like you're hitting the club instead. <i>Popular Science</i> reports that a new study out of New Mexico State University found two fragrances — including Victoria's Secret Bombshell perfume — work fairly well at repelling two …

Why Mantis Shrimp Send Secret Messages Using Twisted Light

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>In the oceans, secret messages are being exchanged all the time. Some are obvious if you look closely enough, or at the right angle, or with sharp enough eyes. But mantis shrimps—a group of belligerent crustaceans—exchange signals that are <i>so</i> secretive …

Nature

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Spots Reveal A Few More Secrets

Still no Luke Skywalker in sight, but the film lands December 18th<p>There's been a disturbance in the Force. Several disturbances lately, actually: two new TV spots for the much-anticipated sequel <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i> hit the interwebs this morning, bringing us more revealing new …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

NCAA clears UCF's Tacko Fall to compete as a freshman this season

The NCAA has cleared UCF freshman Tacko Fall for freshman eligibility, UCF coach Donnie Jones told CBS Sports on Friday morning.<p>The NCAA has cleared …

Urban Decay Is Bringing Back Its Naked Vault II Set for Cyber Monday

Urban Decay released their uber-popular and ultra-limited Naked Vault II earlier this month. The brand wasn't lying when it said the set, which contains every palette in Urban Decay's Naked series (Naked, Naked2, Naked3, Naked Smoky, Naked Basics, and Naked2 Basics), was only going to be available …

Net-a-Porter and Cate Blanchett Host a Dinner at the Chateau Marmont

Vogue Homme's Paris Photo Highlights

VOGUE HOMMES CULTURE<p>Paris Photo has reigned for almost 20 years as the cornerstone of the photography scene, and from November 15 the 19th edition …

Improper Bostonians: Jeffrey and Cheryl Katz at Home on Beacon Hill

In 1984, designers Jeffrey and Cheryl Katz purchased a four-story townhouse in Boston’s historic Beacon Hill. A corner tenement with a winding stair, …

Trending on Remodelista: New New England

As we get ready for our first-ever Remodelista Market in Boston this weekend, the Remodelista team takes a look at what’s new on the local design …

DIY: Dried Vegetables, Colonial Style

An autumn tradition in my family, our annual walk on the “Battlefield Road” retraces the footsteps of Paul Revere from Lexington to Concord. Here, in …

Articles about 5 giant prefab homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...<p>Prefabricated homes in New England have never looked so appealing, thanks to these …

Prefab Homes

Why nonprofit firms walk a tightrope

<b>Q.</b> <i>As an executive at a nonprofit organisation, I'm often asked to make the type of difficult, people-related decisions that every executive must make, including firing people. To what extent can I, or should I, take my organisation's mission into account when making human resources decisions? We</i> …

The ultimate job-hopper's survival guide

Is job hopping a strategic move or career suicide? What those gaps and short stints on your CV really signal to recruiters and how to get ahead of any negative perceptions.<p>When Barbara, 36, relocated to Atlanta from Boston for a marketing job, she realised almost immediately it was the wrong …

Three secrets to getting exactly what you want

Do you know someone who seems to be on a life-long lucky streak?<p>You're familiar with the type: the person who makes a random comment about how one day they will run a certain company, or get a promotion that seems out of reach, or be awarded a plum assignment abroad. And then, they do — often …

Secrets of the second-generation Nissan Leaf [w/video]

200-Plus Mile Range, Autonomous Driving, Faster Charging<p>The Nissan IDS concept from this year's Tokyo Motor Show is a thinly veiled preview of the next Nissan Leaf, at least from a styling perspective. As with most concepts, the IDS has a few features that are way off into the future. Like a …

Electric Vehicles

Greenthink: How profit can save the planet

<b>This is an excerpt from the book "Greenthink: How Profit Can Save the Planet."</b><p><i>"Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be." —Jack</i> …

Keystone XL and the next frontier in fossil fuel risks

When President Barack Obama announced Friday that he would reject the $8 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline proposed to run 1,179 miles through a …

Building Remote Renewable Microgrids: ‘We Had to Solve Problems As We Went’

Islands and remote communities are disproportionately dependent on oil. Oil powers the way people get around, the ships and trucks that import …

Renewable Energy

Lewis Hamilton Crashes His Custom-Built Pagani Zonda

The incident that happened around 3:30 am on Monday in Monaco was the "result of heavy partying."<p>It's a sad day indeed when a Zonda gets hurt. Especially when it's Lewis Hamilton's custom-built Pagani Zonda 760LH (which stands for exactly what you think it stands for) because this is possibly the …

Here's Where You Can Fly for $11

Ryanair made its latest move to attract passengers with a “Midweek Madness” flash sale of 250,000 seats for €9.99 (about $11) each way on selected …

A romantic window into a half-drowned world

Bangladesh has some of the most dangerous waterways on Earth, but locals still swear by the historic paddlewheel steamers built nearly a century ago.<p>It was just after sunset when the first hazard came dimly into view. Peering through wire-rim glasses into the inky-black waters of Bangladesh’s …

Sailing

Star Wars Plane Lands At Singapore Airport

It's not the Millenium Falcon, but it'll do.<p>Star Wars fans can take their love for the franchise to soaring new heights.<p>A real-life Star Wars aircraft landed at Singapore's Changi Airport on Thursday to kick off the airport's #StarWarsatChangi event.<p>All Nippon Airway's R2-D2 themed jet made its …

Star Wars

How to Have a Great Los Angeles Weekend on $25 a Day

Our guide to hanging out in the City of Angels on $50 or less.<p>It might seem near impossible to enjoy a weekend in a major metropolitan area like Los …

The Only Time You Can Recline Your Seat And Other Travel Tips

I recently returned from an amazing trip (why yes I did make it to the summit of Kilimanjaro, so sweet of you to ask!) and prior to my trip I spent a good deal of time reading travel related articles looking for tips and advice. Because the word travel conjures up such wonderful emotions and …

Fair Trade

The Best Mattress: Rest Easy with Freshome’s Top Pick

<i>We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p>When it comes to …