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9 of the World's Skinniest Houses

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Corporate high-flyers and admitted neat freaks Bruce Thatcher and Kirsty Leighton couldn’t handle the chaos anymore.<p>Comprised of a stunning grand estate, as well as a reinvented pool/guest house, this expansive private compound in Pasadena is...<p>We're celebrating the holidays today in the Dwell …

Architecture

Last chance to save 58% on Limefuel: the 20,000mAH dual-USB battery backup [Deals]

Limefuel was one of our favorite gadgets from 2014 and sadly today is the last day to get this innovative, battery saving product. We have all had that feeling of seeing our battery drop into the red zone without a plug in site. Cult of Mac is offering you a lifesaver, Limefuel can fully recharge …

Gear & Gadgets

iSpy: Snowden leak shows how the UK tracked iPhone users

Apple has long been outspoken about the measures it goes to to keep your iPhone secure, but new documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden demonstrate how the British spy agency GCHQ was able to carry out “realtime tracking of target iPhones” — by compromising users’ computers.<p>Rather than …

Surveillance

Best boutiques in London

Looking for something new? We bring you 50 of the best independent shops in London carrying the most stylish designers and cult brands<p><b>NORTH LONDON</b><p><b>Anna</b> <br>Anna Park's boutiques are dotted around the chicest enclaves of East Anglia - the Primrose Hill store was her first in London and is typical of her …

Live for ever: Scientists say they’ll soon extend life ‘well beyond 120’

In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope calculation. According to US social security data, he says, the probability of a 25-year-old dying before their 26th birthday is 0.1%. If we could keep that risk constant throughout life instead …

Peter Thiel

DJI's Inspire 1 hand-held gimbal brings its flying camera down to earth

DJI is perhaps best known for its drones. The company also makes some pretty sweet photography gear. Often, these two skill sets meet in perfect harmony -- like the 4K camera-toting Inspire 1 video drone. DJI thought it was a shame to keep that new camera limited to aerial photography though, so …

CES 2015: The Wildest Things We Saw 3-D-Printed

And it's not just doodads<p>CES was chock-full of 3-D printers—some big, some small, some for food, and some for prototyping outdoor gear. More exciting to the casual passer-by, the booths were chock-full of printed wares. Take a look at some of our favorites in this gallery.<p>Popular Science <i>is covering</i> …

CES

How Couchsurfing became the Friendster of the sharing economy

Advertisement<p>24 Comments<p>Credit: iStock<p>Before there was Uber, Lyft, or Airbnb, there was Couchsurfing. For a certain sect of millennials — say, those …

zutalabs

Articles about house week stacked shipping container apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>I wish I could see this …

Shipping Containers

Articles about i-woke-lamp-syncs-patterns-sun on Dwell.com - Dwell

You don’t have to choose between sustainable energy and curb appeal.<p>There are all sorts of devices emerging these days that are meant to monitor and increase awareness of our energy consumption...<p>Architects are notorious for being sticklers for detail.<p>In Los Angeles, California, a family of four …

Industrial Designer

Fruitful Wants to Cut UK Banks out of the Saving and Mortgage Lending Process

Crowdsourcing pretty much anything is standard fare nowadays. At the end of last year, we brought you news of Crowdestates, a startup that wants to crowdfund the cash for people’s home improvements – before ultimately moving up to offering full mortgage amounts.<p>Another new entrant in the …

Interest Rates

Apple laptops vulnerable to virus that 'can’t be removed'

A security flaw in Apple laptops could leave users vulnerable to infection by malicious software that hackers could use to steal data and which is virtually impossible to remove<p>A security expert has found a way to install malicious code on a tiny chip built into Apple laptops which would resist any …

Laptops

Animal photos of the year 2014: Part 2 - Telegraph

Ornithology

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

Meat

Weekend Guide with Petite Passport: Barcelona, Spain

If you ask me, Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world, but as a part-time resident, I’m admittedly biased. Like Sydney and Cape Town, …

Cape Town

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637653_faa8bed61f092214c9660a83097ead47<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

Kickstarter: how crowdfunding is booming in Britain

A scroll through the Kickstarter website is like watching Dragon’s Den, without the wilder flights of entrepreneurial fancy edited out.<p>Among the entrepreneurs recently in need of financing from users on the crowdfunding platform were a Newcastle council worker who wanted £2m to buy and sail a yacht …

How our photo obsession is threatening our memories

Growing up with a father who was a photographer, I have long been interested in how photos shape our memories. How does something as simple as a photograph help or harm our ability to remember our experiences?<p>Now that technology has enabled us to take dozens of pictures in seconds, stopping only …

Outsourcing

This brain hat helps the paralyzed make music

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever since musician Eduardo Miranda met a patient with locked in syndrome 11 years ago, he has been on a mission to create a way for the paralyzed to make music.<p>His latest invention is the brain computer music interface (BCMI) which allows people to create music using just their eyes.<p><b>How it</b> …

Wavy Timber Slats Delivering a Cave-Like Feel: New Six Degrees Cafe in Jakarta

Designing a cafe has turned into challenging task over the years, with so many creative interior schemes being born daily. Studio OOZN Design …

Britain edges past France on world stage

UK economy, boosted by the inclusion of sex and drugs in national accounts, overtakes France by a whisker to become the world's fifth largest economy<p>Britain has overtaken France to become the world's fifth largest economy, new analysis shows.<p>A shake-up of the national accounts this summer, which …

Economy

Smart iPhone case offers all-day data roaming for just $2

Anyone who travels a lot internationally has likely been stung by roaming Internet charges at some point in other. While it is possible to buy or rent a local SIM card when you’re abroad, this requires that your iPhone be either unlocked or jailbroken — and also limits users to just one mobile …

iOS Apps

Adaptics Drop review: A clever kitchen scale Drops onto the smart-home scene - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Drop scale and related iOS app rely on Bluetooth 4.0 to make baking an interactive smart home activity.<p><b>The Bad</b> There's no Android app, and you can't add in your own recipes or tweak existing ones.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> You don't need Drop to make good chocolate chip cookies, but it definitely …

Dessert

Articles about clever concept tackles movement toward smaller kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.<p>Manifesto: Robert Venturi, “Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture”...<p>Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus”...<p>Manifesto: F.T. …

American Cities

13 quirky London cafés you must visit this winter

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

London Housing: Is It Cheaper To Live In Barcelona And Commute To The UK?

Living in London is expensive. Really, really expensive.<p>House asking prices rose £50,000 in one month recently, an astronomical price hike.<p>So what …