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Waste not, want not: UK's first zero-waste restaurant

UK's first permanent zero-waste restaurant is to open in Brighton later this year<p>A British chef is to open the UK's first permanent zero-waste restaurant in Brighton.<p>Silo, owned by British chef Douglas McMaster, will offer just six staple dishes on the menu every day, including one meat option, one …

Could This 3-D Printed Cast Really Heal Bones Faster?

A designer claims that his concept for a 3-D printed cast would shorten the bone-healing process nearly 40%. We ask hand surgeon Michael Hausman to weigh in.<p>In the near future, having a broken arm could look way cooler thanks to a new, black, lightweight 3-D printed cast that’s patterned like …

3D Printing

Tutorial: Giant Ruler Growth Chart - Wholefully

Shares 1K<p>I think pretty much everyone has a story about where in their childhood home they marked their height as a kid. I always loved the idea of …

Articles about kids room renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

When investing in a nursery, think big picture and look for pieces that have the potential to go above and beyond your child's...<p>A furniture designer carves out a modern family home in a renovated 1925 structure on the outskirts of Copenhagen.<p>Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler …

Architecture

Articles about family friendly landscape design virginia on Dwell.com - Dwell

We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...<p>A young family builds a Wyoming retreat filled with playful details from top to bottom.<p>In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for …

Architecture

Is IBM Making Plans For The End Of Silicon?

As chips get smaller, chipmakers investigate new methods and materials.<p>Since the computer age began, microchips have consistently been shrunk to smaller and smaller sizes. Moore’s Law, articulated in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts, fairly accurately to date, that the number of …

Quantum Computing

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

Computer Science

Bionic ears: let's hear it for cochlear implants…

Cochlear implants have transformed the lives of children born without hearing. But at around £40,000 each, it's a different story for adults trying to get them on the NHS<p>Sitting at the kitchen table rolling a ball of Play-Doh, Oliver Campbell is a picture of childhood contentment. At just under two …

5 Meditation Apps for Channeling Your Inner Peace

Meditation and, more broadly, mindfulness have of late been linked to everything from increased creativity to stress reduction. But who has time to …

Hundreds of Paper Birds Roost in an Origami Chimney

Inspired by the Vaux's swift, a species of birds that flock together in groups of 30 or more, and that build their nests in dark cavities, paper artist Bijian Fan has created this mesmerizing installation called <i>Roosting</i> . This particular work was inspired by the swifts in downtown Los Angeles. Due …

Birds

Inga Sempé on Being a Boring Person, Learning From the Flea Market, and Why She Wants to Redesign Scrabble

<i>This is the latest installment of our Core77 Questionnaire. Previously, we talked to Jonas Wagell.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Inga Sempé<p><b>Occupation:</b> Product</b> …

Father and Daughter Team Pay Homage to Iconic Portrait Masterpieces

Bill Gekas is a self-taught, fine-art portrait photographer with a few accolades under his belt. He was born and continues to reside in Melbourne, …

Twitter fights Turkish censorship, determined to uphold its status as free-speech champion

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Ever since the “Arab Spring” uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, Twitter (s twtr) has been seen by many as an engine for free …

Soft Rocker: Sculptural Solar-Powered Outdoor Lounger

Lay back and relax outdoors with your laptop, tablet or phone without any fear of losing juice. The SOFT Rocker by architecture students at MIT is a …

Furniture

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Javier Prez's Whimsical Creations

Graphic designer Javier Prez produces playful photographs by blending everyday objects with simple line drawings. His ongoing series, <i>Instagram Experiments</i>, is a whimsical collection that gives life and personality to small scraps, random office supplies, and ordinary foods. His cheerful collection, …

Art

Lumio: A Portable Light That Opens Up Like a Book

While Lumio looks like a bound book at first glance, you’ll realize as soon as you begin to open it up that the “pages” don’t contain words. The …

Furniture

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

Longer breastfeeding tied to better development | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who were breastfed for more than six months scored the highest on cognitive, language and motor development tests as toddlers, in a new study from Greece.<p>Earlier research tied breastfeeding to better thinking and memory skills. But how it’s related to language …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Apps

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

Landscape Photography

No Such Thing as Organic Bamboo Clothing

While clothes marketed as organic bamboo fabric are gaining popularity worldwide, it turns out no organic bamboo textiles have actually been …

Separated from your family in a natural disaster? There's an app for that

RapidFTR, an app that processes information about missing children in disaster situations, is helping to reunite families<p>Imagine a flood strikes, filling your house with water and washing you away from your children; or waking up alone in hospital after an earthquake has hit your home; or getting …

5 Critical Mistakes That Can Kill Any Startup

Just believing in your product or service isn’t enough. Is your startup scalable? Is it marketable? If no, you’re probably making some of these mistakes.<p>You’re an entrepreneur. You believe in the product or service that you’ve built. But then sales stall. What went wrong?<p>The truth is that over half …

Startups

Tag: Domestic Science

13 German-Made Essentials for the Kitchen<p>by Julie Carlson<p>Trend Alert: 12 Modern, Fragrant, All-Natural Dishwashing Liquids<p>by Julie Carlson<p>Domestic …

How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place

<i>This is a guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, co-author of the book</i> 135 Networking Career Tips.<p>Increasingly, we network by e-mail or through social media, such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. That’s a godsend for shy people. You can listen to conversations and chime in on your own terms.<p>But sometimes …

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Drawing

5 Pieces of Photography Gear to considered for your first upgrade

5 Pieces of Photography Gear to considered for your first upgrade - reflector, nifty 50, tripod, walk-around lens and a flash - what to look for and …

Photography

Yes, Your Toddler Really Is Smarter Than A 5-Year-Old

Parents, does your 18-month-old seem wise beyond her years? Science says you're not fooling yourself.<p>Very small children can reason abstractly, researchers say, and are able to infer the relationships between objects that elude older children who get caught up on the concreteness of things.<p>In …