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Learn How to Make an Emergency Landing With an Airplane

It’s a scenario that, fortunately, only ever seems to happen in the movies: In the midst of a cross-country flight, one brave—and very …

This Boulder is a Fire-Powered Wi-Fi Router

(Photo: Aram Bartholl)<p>It looks like a rock in the middle of a park. And it is a rock. But it's more than that. Artist Aram Bartholl hollowed out a …

Chinese nuclear fusion scientists achieve temperatures three times hotter than the sun

A nuclear reactor in China has created plasma at a temperature of 50 million Kelvins (49.999 million degrees Celsius or 90 million Fahrenheit) for …

An asteroid is going to swoop uncomfortably close to Earth

• MORGAN STANLEY: We’re already seeing the 'true tell' of the start of a bear market<br>• The boxing trainer brothers of Victoria's Secret models each reveal …

General relativity caught in action around black hole

<b>GENEVA</b> — An effect of general relativity that is barely measurable on Earth has been spotted in full force around a black hole.<p>Physicists detected …

24 Uses of Statistical Modeling (Part I)

<i>Guest blog post by Vincent Granville</i><p>Here we discuss general applications of statistical models, whether they arise from data science, operations …

UCLA open sources algorithm capable of seeing the invisible

A powerful imaging algorithm that is able to see beyond what humans are capable of has been released as open source by the University of California, …

Tree Kernels: Quantifying Similarity Among Tree-Structured Data

Planets may emerge from stellar duo gathering icy dust

<b>WASHINGTON</b> — A pair of stars is setting up an icy planetary construction zone, new data suggest. Carbon monoxide gas is freezing onto tiny dust …

It's Hard To Argue With This Volkswagen T1 Revival Concept

Early Volkswagen buses are kind of a big deal. The older they get, the more rare and valuable they become—a group of fanatics even airlifted a …

CES

Articles about renovated flat moshe safdies habitat 67 on Dwell.com - Dwell

A flat renovated by a pair of fashion insiders breathes new life into architect Moshe Safdie's iconic Habitat '67 building.<p>The architect reflects on Habitat ’67 and shares his thoughts on the future of prefabrication.<p>With a confident color palette and clever space-saving tricks, designer Peter …

Architecture

Articles about rational approach on Dwell.com - Dwell

Typography guru Erik Spiekermann and his wife, designer Susanna Dulkinys, hate clutter.<p>Architect Robert Swatt, designer of the GreenCity Lofts condo complex on the border of Oakland and Emeryville, California, makes...<p>Joe Osae-Addo, a highly gregarious, Ghanaian-born architect, was living in Los …

Los Angeles

Articles about 7 cantilevered homes extreme locations on Dwell.com - Dwell

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Home Tours

Museo Atlantico: British artist Jason deCaires Taylor creates underwater sculpture museum off Lanzarote

British artist Jason deCaires Taylor has created a sculpture museum at the bottom of the Atlantic off the coast of Lanzarote, one of Spain's Canary …

A Curved Museum Dedicated To The Ocean

New York-based studio Steven Holl Architects and Solange Fabião designed a museum in Biarritz, France dedicated to oceanic issues.Read more

Oceans

Daydreaming Actually Does This to Your Creativity

We’ve tried nearly <i>all</i> of the productivity hacks and productivity apps out there, but still find ourselves whiling away precious time staring out into space, daydreaming or mindlessly doodling. We should feel guilty taking a mental break instead of concentrating on completing an important task, …

The Hirshhorn Is Hosting a 360-Degree Wall Drawing by D.C. Artist Linn Meyers

Linn Meyers creating "at the time being" at the Phillips Collection in 2010. (Charles Mahorney/Phillips Collection)This spring, <b>Linn Meyers</b>, a …

Museums

5 Choices You'll Regret Forever

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life.<p>A recent study from Columbia University found that we're bogged down by more than 70 decisions a day. The sheer number of decisions we have to make …

Inside the new Pulitzer Amsterdam – in pictures

European Travel

People aged 40-59 are least happy and most anxious, report finds

“Don’t grow up – it’s a trap!” goes one wry birthday card message. According to a report, this could be right.<p>Middle-aged people are the least happy, have the lowest levels of life satisfaction and the highest levels of anxiety, the latest official wellbeing statistics show.<p>Even people aged over 90 …

Mental Health

'If the world ends in 2100, we’re probably OK'

There’s a myopia in the climate discourse today.<p>“Everyone is focused on what happens by 2100. But that’s only 2 generations from today. It’s like: If the world ends in 2100 we’re probably OK!” says Professor Richard Zeebe of the University of Hawai’i. “But It’s very clear that over a longer …

Climate Change

Here Is What Happens In An Internet Minute

What happens on the internet in a minute? Read these 15 awesome statistics that will blow your mind!<p>Do you know that an astounding amount of data …

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