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Is Nuzzle The iPod Of Pet Insurance? Ammunition Thinks So.

This smart collar insures a pet’s health in more ways than one.<p>In America, as much as 47% of all households have a dog, and up to 37% have a cat. Despite this, only 2% of all Americans have any form of pet insurance. Not because they don’t love their pet. Not because their pet doesn’t get sick. Not …

Wearable Tech

The 2015 Global Housing Market Crash. Property Prices Plummet Worldwide | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Housing markets are prone to the bandwagon effect, they continue rising when the fundamentals vanish, a year, maybe two years before. Stock market</i> …

Cruise Through Neo-Soul, Hip-Hop & Jazz in Alfa Mist’s Exclusive Mixtape

Growing up in East London, Alfa Mist began his journey into music production at the age of 15 when he started making grime and hip-hop beats for his …

Four Countries, Four Artists: From Africa to Europe, Music Worth Listening To

Globetrotting is a feast for the eyes—and the ears. If you’re a music lover, as I am, being overseas means exposure to exhilarating new sounds. Take a listen to four artists I discovered during global journeys, then carried home with me. New music, after all, is the ultimate travel souvenir.<p>SONDRE …

Kidnapping

An Inglewood Saxophonist Might Have Made the Best Jazz Record of the Year

Within L.A.’s insular jazz scene, Washington is no secret. He’s toured with Snoop Dogg, Lauryn Hill and Raphael Saadiq and collaborated closely with …

Horns

The Art of the Beaten Biscuit

A perfect partner for your country ham<p>The beaten biscuit doesn’t disintegrate into buttery crumbs. It lacks the tang of buttermilk and the lightness of baking powder. It’s a dense holdover from the antebellum era that can require more than an hour of hard work, or a bulky, nearly extinct piece of …

Articles about rural houses across america will make you want ditch city life good on Dwell.com - Dwell

Craving more adventure, a couple decide to make a radical life change by becoming full-time Airstream residents and renovators.<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.<p>From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for …

American Cities

How to raise entrepreneurial children

Last month I attended a panel called 'Generation squeezed? The outlook for young Canadians.' During the discussion, one of the participants turned to the audience and asked parents of children ages 18 to 24 years old to raise their hands. He proceed to tell us that we were part of the reason this …

Entrepreneurship

Articles about midcentury modern renovation hudson valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

High on the east bank of New York's Hudson River, a special midcentury home receives a stunning renovation inspired by the...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...<p>Seeking an escape from bustling city life, a …

Hudson Valley

Welcome To The Brave New World Of The Corporate-Sponsored Artist

From Amtrak to Facebook, it seems like everyone is launching an artist-in-residence program. But can art and commerce thrive together?<p>On Whidbey Island, off the coast of Washington State, there is a quaint farmhouse called Hedgebrook.<p>Since 1988, the bucolic, brown-shingled, chimney-warmed …

Social Media

The Overlooked History Of Africa’s Architectural Modernism

After many African countries gained independence from colonialism, architects helped shape the identity of the new nations.<p>In the 1960s, dozens of countries in central and sub-Saharan Africa gained independence from their European colonizers. This kicked off a remarkable period of experimental …

Africa

How To Make Infrastructure Sexy

Infrastructure is vital, but totally boring. One Chicago agency tries to spice things up with data viz.<p>Infrastructure is key to maintaining safe, efficient, people-friendly cities, but it’s not the most alluring topic. Road repairs and rail maintenance rarely command the same urgency as, say, …

Urban Design

Nicholas Felton Will Teach You Data Viz In A $10 Online Class

Nicholas Felton, the information designer behind Facebook’s Timeline and the annual Feltron Report, has just uploaded a course on Skillshare that will introduce you to the art and techniques of data visualization. You’ll have to enroll for $10/mo to watch it.<p>Over the course of 16 short videos (none …

Data Visualization

Robert Moses Gets His Own Graphic Novel

Don’t want to read the 1,200-page Power Broker? Try this instead.<p>The career of Robert Moses, New York City’s erstwhile master builder, resulted in hundreds of miles of parks, playgrounds, bridges, tunnels, and expressways, and New York landmarks like Lincoln Center and the United Nations …

New York City

A Beacon of Hipsterdom

Big beards and even bigger glasses? A local resident notes the pros and cons as his little city transforms into a très trendy town.<p>By Leander …

Planet Meatball: 20 Meatball Varieties Around the World

Doused with a healthy portion of gravy, stuffed between crunchy bread, or served bobbing in a piping hot soup, meatballs are prepared and served in nearly limitless ways. But for a long time in the States, meatballs meant one thing only: the plump, beefy Italian-American variety, served with …

Cooking

Les Garagistes

The new issue of <i>Edible Hudson Valley</i> is out, and it includes a piece I wrote and photographed about Coppersea distillery. This one was quite a while …

At MoMA, How 'Tactical Urbanism' Can Preserve the Future of Cities

As the world braces for a huge population influx into cities, a new exhibit looks at how scaling infrastructure could improve life in the accompanying "unplanned settlements."<p>In the overcast light of a Mumbai slum, six men surround a rectangular frame that has been set on the ground. It is hoisted …

Miles Davis’s Illustrious Jazz Career Visualized Like A Record

Talk about kind of blue.<p>How do you visualize the decades-long career of a jazz titan? Songs written? Records recorded? Notes played? In this beautiful visualization, which looks almost like a record shot into space, the prolific body of work left behind by jazz great Miles Davis is visualized by …

Data Visualization

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Real Money Pro's Doug Kass: Sowing the Seeds of a Downturn

<i>Editor's note: This article was originally published on Real Money Pro Dec. 1 at 8:43 a.m. EST.</i><p>NEW YORK (TheStreet) --<i>"The popularity of inflation</i> …