Sharon Scott Dow

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Eye Ring Braille Scanner Allows Visually Impaired People to Read A Book

<b>Eye Ring Braille Scanner</b> is a concept ring device that provides a chance for visually impaired people to read books. You can find new and relevant …

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

Power? Bluetooth? USB? You’ve seen their symbols. Here’s where they came from.<p>We already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth …

10 Stunning Illustrations From Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales

A new book features the mystical, dark–and unedited–world of Andersen via illustrations from world-famous artists.<p>Every Little Mermaid Halloween costume, every reference to “Ugly Duckling Syndrome,” and every use of “the Emperor’s New Clothes” as an idiom ultimately has its roots in the fairy tales …

Nature Imitates Andy Goldsworthy: Rare Ice Disk Forms in North Dakota River | Colossal

<p>When I first saw this giant rotating ice disk spotted in North Dakota this week, I assumed it had to be some kind of human-created object, perhaps a …

Table It Competition Inspired by Marc Newson

This year, the annual Collab Student Design Competition challenged students to design a table inspired by a discipline or industry within science, …

Articles about 7 fantastic backyard buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for …