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Smorgasburg’s Lumpia Shack Opening West Village Location

Husband-and-wife team Neil Syham and Angie Roca have earned a devoted following for their twin Filipino-inspired Smorgasburg stands, Lumpia Shack and …

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Is the HTC Vive Pro worth it?<p>Frederick Blichert20 hours ago<p>This great new VR headset goes for $799. As good as it is, is it worth it?<p>15 funny things …

Filing Says Sleep- And Health-Tracking Startup Lark Is Raising Another $3.6M

Lark, which launched a wearable silent alarm onstage at TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference back in 2010, has raised $3.1 million of an intended $3.6 million round of funding, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.<p>I’ve emailed the company and its CEO Julia Hu for …

Facebook to place ads on Instagram

This week brought further proof that advertising has become the life blood of social media.<p>On the same day that Twitter disclosed that 87 percent of its record $253.6 million in revenue generated in the first half of 2013 came from advertising, Facebook let it be known that it would soon allow ads …

BLU Studio 5.5 smartphone carries big screen, $179 off-contract price

Is that big-name giant smartphone way beyond your price range? No problem: BLU Products has just shipped the Studio 5.5, one of the more affordable large phones that we've seen in a while. The Android 4.2 device won't impress with its 854 x 480 resolution, quad-core MediaTek chip or 4GB of …

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‘New’ Tolkien novel The Fall of Gondolin to be released later this year<p>Derrek Leigh7 hours ago<p>The story is among the earliest written by …

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iPhone 8 and 8 Plus get the (PRODUCT)RED treatment<p>Derrek Leigh2 days ago<p>This time with black bezels instead of white!<p>Tinder Loops lets you show your …

Microsoft Extends Its Trade-In Program: $200+ For Your “Gently Used” iPhone 4S, 5

Microsoft wants to take your Apple product off your hands, today expanding its trade-in programs to allow owners of dated iPhone hardware to cash in their now-passé electronics.<p>If you own an iPhone 4S or 5 that is “gently used” and not much worse, Microsoft will offer you no less than $200 for it. …

Is iOS 7 making you seasick? Here’s how to turn off the parallax effect.

Advertisement<p>40 Comments<p>As people upgrade their old iPhones(s aapl) to iOS 7 — or get new handsets running Apple’s latest software — some are …

Motorola's DVX rumored to be low cost follow-up to Moto X

A cheaper relative of Motorola’s customizable Moto X handset is rumored to be headed to low-cost carriers. The phone is said to be called the DVX, and according to a <i>PhoneArena</i> report from earlier this week, it will be available on Republic Wireless sometime in October.<p>Not much is known about the …

Meet Microsoft’s Surface 2 And Surface Pro 2

Today Microsoft took the wraps off its holiday hardware lineup, unveiling two new tablets, and a number of new and updated accessories. It’s a lot of information to process, so let’s go through each piece in order.<p>I spent time in Redmond last week with the new hardware, and the team behind the …

Apple May Be Working With Quanta Computer on Larger iPad

Apple is continuing development of its rumored larger-sized iPad and working with supplier Quanta Computer, reports Chinese site <i>United Daily News</i> (via <i>Mac Otakara</i>) [Google Translation]. The report from <i>United Daily News</i> refers to the larger tablet as a 12-inch device, but rumors from <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Articles about tunquen treasure on Dwell.com - Dwell

A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a...<p>Ambra Medda, cofounder and creative director of design resource L’ArcoBaleno, tells us what home goods she treasures.<p>No matter where you're located or what time of the year …

Articles about rocks on Dwell.com - Dwell

As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and...<p>Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...<p>One of our favorite booths at Dwell on Design …

Articles about green sustainable home montauk on Dwell.com - Dwell

Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>In 1892, when John Muir founded the Sierra Club, the only …

Articles about bellwether belvedere on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sustainable consultant to the stars Jordan Harris convinces Hollywood starlets to go hybrid, but when it came to greening his own...<p>The Garden Museum in London has re-opened—and rebranded—after a short and surprisingly affordable modern makeover by the talented...<p>This 1954 post-and-beam residence …

Articles about coastal commissions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...<p>The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.<p>Founder Ariel Kaye launched Parachute after coming home from a trip to the …

Articles about inclined relax on Dwell.com - Dwell

Midcentury modern lines harmonize with earthy Scandinavian colors in this 1967 Norwegian rental designed by acclaimed architect...<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor …

Articles about beaten path on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dramatic departure from your typical cabin on the lake, this unique retreat adds shades of black to a tiny island awash with...<p>The term "design hotel" takes on refreshing new meaning at Taipei’s Play Design Hotel, an “inhabitable gallery” where the rooms...<p>With a series of community-minded …

Articles about brown green on Dwell.com - Dwell

Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...<p>Design pared to the bone is a high-risk strategy, but as this Australian home illustrates, it can also produce a sublime...<p>Carver + Schicketanz Architects’ eco-friendly …

Articles about run sun on Dwell.com - Dwell

You don’t have to choose between sustainable energy and curb appeal.<p>In Los Angeles, California, a family of four inhabits a polychrome fantasia in the heart of Chinatown.<p>Designed by acclaimed Bay Area architect Joseph Esherick, this magnificent midcentury modern in Oakland, California, …

Articles about lot love on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a leafy residential area a few miles from downtown Kansas City, Missouri, an enterprising architect saw opportunity where...<p>Regina and Andy Rihn weren’t exactly modernists when they first began their frustrating, unproductive slog through the pricey...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of …

Articles about modern wooden frame retreat france on Dwell.com - Dwell

Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of...<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s …

Articles about small footprint fayetteville on Dwell.com - Dwell

The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning...<p>I've always been a firm believer that …

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

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Articles about 6 small kitchens big style on Dwell.com - Dwell

The exhibition "Small Scale, Big Change" opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this Sunday.<p>Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny …

Articles about tiny architecture 5 modern outbuildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...<p>Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she …

Articles about best small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great …

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit …