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Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

Yuneec's E-Go Cruiser electric skateboard is a 'light' 13.9-pounds

Sure, we've seen a number of electric skateboards out there, but we certainly won't be turning down the chance to check out one more anytime soon. According to its creators, the E-Go Cruiser is the "lightest" electric longboard out there, and while 13.9 pounds is hardly featherweight, compared to …

A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

5 Best Old-School Ski Resorts

<i>By Christina Valhouli</i><p>There’s something wonderfully comforting about an old-school ski resort. They’re not hip, they’re not cool, and that is …

Is Texting Actually Advancing Language?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Spoken And Unspoken.<p><b>About John McWhorter's TEDTalk</b><p>Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? Linguist John McWhorter says that there's much more to texting — linguistically, culturally — than it seems, and it's all good news.<p><b>About John McWhorter</b><p>Linguist …

Fitbit Force vs. Jawbone UP24: Which activity tracker should you buy?

Advertisement<p>54 Comments<p>There’s little doubt that activity trackers will be a hot gift this holiday season, but which one should you give?<p>Recently …

New and noted: 5 motorcycle books

For many of our followers in the northern hemisphere, the nights are drawing in. It might mean less time for riding, but it leaves more time for building and fettling—and reading. So we’ve picked out five motorcycle books that have impressed us recently. Is there room for one of these on your shelf?<p>…

Essential Pots and Pans: The 9 Pieces of Cookware Every Kitchen Needs

<i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in 2013. It has been updated in June, 2018 to reflect our current recommendations and product availability.</i><p>My personal "essentials" lists evolve slowly over time, based not only on minor refinements in selection or new product availability but also …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

The Complete Guide to Drinking Beer for College Students

From choosing beers to pouring them to avoiding a hangover, our fundamental guide to beer for the brew-minded college student<p>I treated my college education as a four-year extended bar crawl, spending my nights downing longnecks of Schlitz and Genesee Cream Ale and my mornings clutching my head and …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Dating app Tinder is still exposing personal information

When the purpose of your app is to connect total strangers, maybe privacy is beside the point. Still, mobile dating app Tinder has a particular knack for revealing sensitive information.<p>Earlier this year, we reported that Tinder had exposed the physical location of its users for at least two weeks, …

Ray Lewis Offers to Pay Half of Potential Fine for Ahmad Brooks' Hit vs. Saints

On Sunday, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was flagged for roughing the passer on what will probably go down as one of the most controversial calls of the 2013 NFL season.<p>While it probably won't make Brooks feel any better, former Ravens great Ray Lewis is prepared to soften the blow …

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Adventures in Google Self-Driving Cars: Pizza Delivery, Scavenger Hunts, and Avoiding Deer

After 500,000 miles of road tests, Google’s self-driving car team gave New Yorker writer Burkhard Bilger unusually deep access for a profile this …

2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale

Maranello smothers the 458 Italia with some very special sauce.<p>We’re of the mind that all Ferraris are <i>speciale.</i> Yes, even the California. We take this observation to be self-evident and universal, a fact of life that even Lamborghini owners, Red Bull Racing fans, and Prius drivers accept and …

The Psychology Of Why Being Really, Really Weird Can Get You Hired

Lady Gaga and foundational psychological theory help unlock the ways a little eccentricity can land you at the top of the “hire” pile.<p>Do us a favor and look at the below set of words:<p>apple<br>• truck<br>• necklace<br>• tomato<br>• glass<br>• dog<br>• rock<br>• umbrella<br>• butter<br>• spoon<br>• Lady Gaga<br>• pillow<br>• pencil<br>• chocolate<br>• desk<br>• banana<br>• bug<br>• soup<br>• milk<br>• tie<p>Which …

Customizable Moto X Now Available At All Major U.S. Carriers

The ability to design your own Motorola smartphone is coming to all the major carriers in the United States. The Moto X—the first true flagship smartphone from the collaboration between Google and its Motorola subsidiary—is now available at Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile in addition to AT&T. With the …

AT&T says Next plan adoption exceeding expectations

AT&T's early upgrade plan, called Next, is winning over customers.<p>That's according to AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega, who said Next was exceeding the company's expectations for the plan's adoption rate. He projected 10 percent of its customers will sign up for the plan in the fourth …

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Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

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11 Unusual Drinks That Will Up Your Cocktail Game

Because there's more out there than just rum and coke.<p>Be warned: you might have to repeat your order to a (kind of annoyed) bartender a few times, but it's totally worth it.

Cranberry Cocktail Recipe Transforms the Traditional Margarita

Incorporate a little Thanksgiving flair and transform your traditional margarita vibe. Fall is such a wonderful season of opportunity, don’t you agree?<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, “The Happy Hour.” It’s Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>Don’t think that just because the weather is turning …

My Favorite Things About Mexico

After I returned from Mexico, I met a good friend for lunch and she asked me how my trip had been. “It was a game changer,” I replied. “It reminded me why I love traveling so much.”<p>I meant what I said. Mexico wowed me in so many big ways, from the level of sophistication I saw in hotels and …

Now social-media experts can get what they deserve -- certified

Whenever I see a social-media expert, I bow.<p>Little do they know I'm doing it in the hope they don't recognize me. Otherwise, they'll regale me with their latest homilies -- I'm sorry, I mean theories -- about how to get more of, oh, something on social networks.<p>Social-media experts are today's …

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Nexus 5 pictured in white, November 1 release date rumored

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: evleaks<p>Chances are good that Google(s goog) and LG are set to deliver a Halloween treat later this week. Noted insider …

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

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Enhancing the Feeling of Space: The Cresta Residence Designed by Jonathan Segal FAIA

There are those who say that “Less is more” and then, there are those who express their dissatisfaction and state that “Less is never more—less is …

Is The Moto X More Innovative Than The New iPhone? Researchers Think So

The dictionary defines “innovative” as something that features new methods, is advanced, and original. That being said, how much more original is the new Moto X smartphone than the iPhone 5C and 5S? Much more, according to analysts at ABI Research, who published the results of their teardown of the …

24 Extremely Delicious Slow Cooker Dinners

There's no better feeling than coming home after a long day to a great dinner that you've already made. Way to go, slow cooker. Way to go, self.