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India’s 20 most-charming B&Bs

From a peaceful plantation home in the Nilgiris to a chic inn in New Delhi’s Hauz Khas village<p>NORTH<p>The Rose, New Delhi<p><b>What makes it special?</b> …

Swatch CEO signals plans to add to smartwatch range: Swiss paper

<i>ZURICH (Reuters) –</i> Swatch plans to add to its new smartwatch range, the Swiss watchmaker’s chief executive told a newspaper in an interview published on Saturday.<p>The Biel, Switzerland-based company is competing with Apple and other watchmakers in the budding smartwatch market.<p>“Our product is called …

Carnegie Mellon's Lego-like Modular Snake Robots

Like Voltron, but more slithery<p>Longtime Core77 readers know that I hate robots and hate snakes, but I fully support the idea of robot snakes. And …

Robotics

Articles about everything you need know about security age smart homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you just started and online store then you must be looking for some display fixtures which you can use to display your...<p>Not only did George Nelson design the first pedestrian shopping mall and pioneer modular systems, but he also created an...<p>Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. …

Prefab Homes

Articles about super smart super green prefab may be future suburban living on Dwell.com - Dwell

The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.<p>Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...<p>Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House …

Prefab Homes

No one ever wants to admit the real reason to buy a Kindle

Kindles are known to be cost-efficient and lightweight alternatives to traditional books, but there's another perk to using one: secrecy.<p>Reading on a Kindle (or any e-reader!) lets you peruse through guilty-pleasure stories without anybody around you having to know.<p>It's the 21st-century version of …

Shades of Grey

A Skyscraper Designed To Survive The Next 10,000 Years

RCA grad Alice Theodorou leverages classical architecture and the human form to design a building to survive London’s post-apocalyptic future.<p>Nuclear war. Disappearing natural resources. Overpopulation, then underpopulation. Rising sea levels. These are just some of the challenges Londoners will …

European Union

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

Writing

A Chip That Mimics Human Organs Is the Design of the Year

Earlier this year, Paola Antonelli, the senior curator of design and architecture at the Museum of Modern Art, added an intriguing object to the …

Architizer

This Ancient Paper Art Makes Flexible, Super Strong Electronics

Kirigami is changing the way we design materials<p>Thanks to the art of paper cutting, Kirigami, soon stretchable plasma displays and batteries will become a more viable reality.<p>Material design teams across the country are taking cues from this variation on origami—popularized in the US in the 1960s …

Nanotech

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The European Commission is ordering Google to make some big changes to the way it displays search results.</b> A charge sheet was sent to the search giant in April.<p><b>2. Apple could be developing an iPhone with no physical home button.</b> It could instead read fingerprints and presses made on the</b> …

Tel Aviv

Can Reading Make You Happier?

Several years ago, I was given as a gift a remote session with a bibliotherapist at the London headquarters of the School of Life, which offers innovative courses to help people deal with the daily emotional challenges of existence. I have to admit that at first I didn’t really like the idea of …

Thync's mood-changing wearable arrives for $299

How eager are you to calm down (or psych yourself up) at a moment's notice? If the answer is "enough to buy a fairly expensive gadget," your solution is now within reach. Thync has launched its namesake mood-changing wearable at the hefty price of $299. That's a lot to pay simply to feel different, …

How Google Finally Got Design

Google’s transformation into a company that creates beautiful software is the story of how tech itself has evolved in the mobile era.<p>It would have been crazy to say just a few years ago. But today, Google produces better-designed software than any other tech behemoth. If you don’t believe that, …

Design

Architizer

Inside U2's 'Innocence' Spectacle: A Backstage Q&A With Bono and Edge

Memories and megascreens: the band breaks down their arena takeover from the ceiling to the set lists<p>It's about 25 hours before U2 kick off their</i> …

Interview: Samuel Wilkinson

The Design Milk/CraneTV team went to London to visit with industrial designer Samuel Wilkinson, whose work you might be familiar with. You know, …

Design