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Happy New Year’s Eve! Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858) | New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Ōji | ca. 1857 http://met.org/1cUOPzi

Articles about space saving wood paneled apartment manhattan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight...<p>Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>A couple crafts an ample, but budget-friendly kitchen in Cobble Hill.<p>You may think that paneled walls …

Articles about compact wooden home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo …

Architecture

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 …

Prefab Homes

Discover the best bold color small space min loft on Dwell - Dwell

When we think of modern lofts and loft living we think of live/work spaces with high ceilings, expansive windows, and an open plan. Here we show the best ideas for industrial loft spaces that have been transformed into modern residences. As more people look for reinvigorated downtown housing …

Small Spaces

Featured Artwork of the Day: Henry Ossawa Tanner (American, 1859–1937) | Flight Into Egypt | 1923 http://met.org/1jM4whX

GamesBeat weekly roundup: The best and worst of 2013, Nintendo’s holiday troubles, and Minecraft makes money

The holidays are a hectic time, but we’ve kept busy to deliver another week’s worth of content for you guys. Notably, we’re looking back at 2013’s brightest (and dimmest) games and moments. We also covered Nintendo’s network issues, reviewed the new Walking Dead episode and season from developer …

Wii U, 3DS eShops will go offline for 12 hours of maintenance starting later today

Nintendo had a bit of a mess on its hands during Christmas, and now it’s gotta spend its Friday evening cleaning it up.<p>The company’s digital-download markets on its Wii U, 3DS, Wii, and DS gaming systems experienced a number of technical difficulties on Wednesday that continued through yesterday. …

The Legend of the Christmas Stocking

<i>Christmas stockings made by a “Gentleman of German heritage,” 1950s.</i><p>“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,<br>In hopes that St. Nicholas soon …

The best gaming memes and gifs of 2013: Xbox One, Kaz Hirai, and more

<i>Check here for more from GamesBeat’s 12 Days of the Best and Worst of 2013</i><p>While gamers could have spent the last year celebrating new consoles and exciting developments in gaming, many decided to instead focus on the negative.<p>As it is wont to do, the gaming community decided to voice their …

Clemson Tigers Marching Band Performs a Tribute to Classic Nintendo Video Games

The Clemson Tigers marching band performed an awesome tribute to Nintendo during a recent halftime performance. The band forms the shape of a classic …

How the internet ruined game consoles

The time it took for my brother to get our new Super Nintendo out of the box and connected to our television couldn't have been more than five minutes. I'm pretty sure we used the same coaxial cable connector that the NES before it used, though it's possible he was bold enough to forge a new …

And Now, an 8-Bit Super Mario Version of the New York City Subway Map

Like most everyone who was born after, say, the mid-70's, we're big fans of Super Mario—see figs. 1, 2, 3—so we're definitely digging Robert Bacon's …

It May Be Time For Nintendo To Make Games, Not Consoles

It’s a little worrisome, writing this post. The opinion I’m about to put forth is one that can get you laughed out of game journalism, and one few people in the industry will even entertain. It’s the idea that Nintendo has lost their way when it comes to the home console game, and they should pivot …

Hyrulean Leather Journals Are a Thing of Beauty - Technabob

A plain old journal is not good enough for the video game fanatic. Especially after you have laid eyes on these amazing books. These mythical …

Mario Paint

Mario Paint.

SPOTLIGHT: Natural Palettes

Today’s spotlight happily goes to a fairly new beautiful Tumblr based art blog dedicated to matching all the Pantone colors to natures beautiful landscapes and everyday life.

A river ran through it

THE “Out of Africa” model of humanity’s spread is now about as well established as anything can be which attempts to describe what happened 60,000 …

Anthropology