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Articles about editors picks 7 inspiring examples american design on - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2015 issue.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Highlights from the products, furniture, and lighting at Dwell on Design 2013, handpicked by Dwell editors.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda …


Is There an Ideal Running Form? |

Making a few small changes in the way you run can make you faster, more efficient and possibly less injury-prone. But how do you know which changes …


Articles about 5 larger life prefabs on - Dwell

When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>Despite its compact urban setting, prefab homes are becoming increasingly favored in …

Prefab Homes

Everything You Know about Sitting Ergonomically Is Wrong

Sitting is hard. It’s certainly hard on our bodies, which are long and agile and meant to be moved, stretched and used — not crumpled into unnatural …


How Much For A Camel, Beer, Or Prostitute? Google’s Most Popular Cost Searches In Each Country

A revealing look at some of the most-Googled prices around the world.<p>What would you consider buying abroad? Beer? A luxury car? A camel? A new infographic from, a cost estimating site, reveals that the answer differs by country. Taking the top Google autocomplete search for “How much does …


The High-Tech Battle Against Pirates

A stealth vessel and other technologies could protect ships in troubled waters--if only we'd deploy them<p>Ghost looks more like a spacecraft than a seaborne combat vessel. It's waiting for us in the Piscataqua River, a few minutes out from its home at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. …


Party's over: China authorities crack down on funeral stripping

Ministry of culture said it will work with police to prevent people from hiring erotic entertainment meant to celebrate the deceased and attract mourners<p>China is cracking down on funeral strippers after controversy over “obscene” performances in the east of the country.<p>In China, the bereaved often …



Will we ever… live in underground homes?

As cities get more crowded, why not build down? Kieran Nash profiles some of the world’s most unusual underground constructions, from Australian rock homes to Beijing’s subterranean spaces.<p>In many respects, Bernadette Roberts’ three-bedroom house is like any other. “Lounge, dining area, kitchen – …

Urban Design

In the Lab, Maple Syrup Helps Zap Superbugs

Maple syrup is more than just a prime pancake topper. It also helps kill bacterial pathogens, according to a recent paper in the journal <i>Applied and Environmental Microbiology</i>.<p>Nathalie Tufenkji and colleagues at Canada’s McGill University found that concentrated maple syrup made such microbial …



Articles about prairie escape embraces landscape green roof on - Dwell

Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.<p>An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.<p>A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.<p>A pair of …


Articles about scenic country home made flat packed panels on - Dwell

Streamline your home and life with Chamberlain.<p>Bees have always been admired for their industrious nature and intricate honeycomb architecture; Charles Darwin called the...<p>A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.<p>Feeling the squeeze from Hong Kong's …

Columbia University







SpaceX launch live: watch unmanned rocket land on drone ship

Watch as a SpaceX rocket takes off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, carrying supplies to the International Space Station, before landing in the Atlantic<p><b>This live has now ended.</b><p><b>SpaceX</b> will attempt to launch an unmanned rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station today, with the aim of delivering …


Planning Korea Designs Resort Hotel for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

Seoul-based architecture and art practice Planning Korea has unveiled their design for a seaside resort hotel, to host visitors to the 2018 Winter …

The Time for Boat Shoes is Now

<b>ALDO</b>Boat shoes are easy. Slip them on, slip them off. No boat required. Socks? No thanks. They are an easy style to dress up a pair of jeans and …


40 Foods with Superpowers

<b>Alaskan King Crab</b><b><br>Bone Builder</b><br>High in protein and low in fat, the sweet flesh of the king crab is spiked with zinc—a whopping 7 milligrams per 3.5-ounce serving. "Zinc is an antioxidant, but more important, it helps support healthy bone mass and immune function," says Susan Bowerman, assistant …