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Mark Wahlberg to Fan Who Mistook Him for Matt Damon: 'Close Enough'

Two Matt Damon fans who ran into Mark Wahlberg recently mistook the former for the latter, and good-sport Wahlberg was kind enough to take a picture …

3D Printing Hits The Fashion World

The word “printing” probably conjures up images of 8.5 x 11 paper jammed in a malfunctioning machine. But not for long. As 3D printing becomes more mainstream, its applications are broadening.<p>Architects and scientists have been using 3-D printing to create models for decades, but it’s beginning to …

'Wizard of Oz' One of the Last Remaining Munchkins Dies

Ding dong ... one of the last remaining Munchkins from the "<b>Wizard of Oz</b>" movie has passed away.<p><b>Margaret Pellegrini</b> reportedly died this morning …

Modern Seaweed House Inspired by Traditional Techniques

On an island where trees were scarce, crafty locals made use of an abundant, yet highly unusual building material: seaweed. Naturally insulating, …

Articles about 8 inspiring minimalist bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...<p>Clean lines meet earth tones in this …

Amazon Is Now Selling Fine Art

The 19-year online retail juggernaut, which began as a bookseller but now does everything from groceries to patio furniture, launched "Amazon Art" to market works from galleries in Miami, San Francisco, New York and other US cities.<p>The site showcases more than 40,000 works from over 150 galleries …

A guy from Bakersfield built a real-life Wall E

Bakersfield, California is well on its way to becoming known as more than just the country’s third-most important pit stop for dirt and Sonic drive ins, as Bakersfield’s own Michael McMaster has built a real-life working replica of Wall E. Or, to put it another way, Johnny 5.<p>According to the video, …

FYI: Why Does My Voice Sound Different When I Hear It On A Recording?

It sounds different because it is different. "When you speak, the vocal folds in your throat vibrate, which causes your skin, skull and oral cavities to also vibrate, and we perceive this as sound," explains Ben Hornsby, a professor of audiology at Vanderbilt University. The vibrations mix with the …

Bus-sized lump of fat discovered in London sewer

Discarded food fat is a big issue for London, but Thames Water is using it to generate electricity<p>London water authority Thames Water has discovered what it calls the UK's largest "fatberg;" a mushy deposit of congealed fat and sanitary wipes. Found in a sewer in Kingston, South West London, the …

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