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15 Totally Breathtaking Places You Won't Believe Are Real

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11 New Not-Boring Ways to Suit Up for the Office

Suits might be the epitome of office attire, but we’re ready to go beyond the matchy-matchy looks that have been the standard for decades. Sure, they might look impeccably polished, but there are other ways to achieve the same effect without sacrificing personality. We’re talking new silhouettes, …

Clothing

Zirx parks $30M to build a fleet of valets

Like other city drivers, I’ve wished many times that I could pay someone to park my car.<p>San Francisco-based startup Zirx is looking to fulfill this desire for an increasing number of frustrated car owners, fueled by its announcement today that it has closed a new round of $30 million.<p>Launched last …

Articles about 5 modern headboard ideas 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>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>We've come a long way since the clawfoot.<p>There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the …

Google launches Chrome remote desktop app on iOS

Controlling your computer with an iPhone just got a lot easier.<p>Google launched an iOS version of its Chrome Remote Desktop app Monday, which allows …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

Smart Homes

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

CES Snapshot: ZTE’s Smart Projector Gets Brighter, Better Battery Life

ZTE's frankendevice is back, with some welcome improvements.<p>ZTE grabbed a lot of attention at CES last year when it debuted the Spro, an Android-based portable projector that doubles as a mobile hotspot. The company has chosen Las Vegas once again to announce the next version, and while it’s not as …

Why Mercedes’s Self-Driving Car Is So Much More Tempting Than Google’s

Mercedes-Benz just dreamed up the first tempting self-driving car. And in the process, they show us all what Google was missing.<p>A man pulls his cellphone out of his pocket and hits a button. A glowing vehicle pulls up that looks like it was carved from a single block of silver. The door opens …

Miami Art Week 2014: Smears, Swipes and Strokes

Regardless of the movement within contemporary art, process and technique translate to scene and sensation. The following works found across Miami Art Week all invoke sustained strokes, be that caked-on smears stretching across a canvas to petite tip-of-the-brush swipes. Altogether, they …

SoftBank backs high-altitude wind startup Altaeros

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Altaeros<p>Japanese telecom giant SoftBank is investing $7 million in startup Altaeros Energies, which has developed a …

11 things we just learned about how the Apple Watch works

As of today, developers can now make apps for Apple Watch. Well, they're not separate apps so much as they are extensions of pre-existing iPhone apps, and there isn't a lot of flexibility in the WatchKit toolset — but it looks like that'll change next year.<p><b>Update:</b> Read our Apple Watch review.<p>We've …

Why Wearables Should Be Free

Companies shouldn’t just give out wearables for free; they should pay users for data, argues Frog’s chief creative officer.<p>Owners of wearable technology, like the upcoming Apple Watch or Microsoft Band, are the most vital part of the product ecosystem because they generate valuable information each …

Odysee Automatically Saves Your Mobile Photos And Videos To Your Home PC

A new application launching today called Odysee offers a different way for consumers to back up photos and videos from their smartphones. Instead of backing up to the cloud, which can be both pricey and sometimes even insecure, with Odysee, content is backed up to your home computer. For free! …

Geoff Dyer and John Berger, 1984

By Dan Piepenbring November 5, 2014<p>Arts & Culture<p><i>Geoff Dyer and John Berger, 1984.</i><p><i>Marxism Today</i>, December 1984.<p>I read Berger’s <i>Ways of Seeing</i> and then started to read more and more of him, and I found it all very stimulating and exciting. He was doing something that I hadn’t come across before in …

A Trio of Young Women Publish Potent Memoirs

This month, a trio of young women find themselves drawn across generations and continents to grapple with personal histories that have retained a potent electromagnetic force. <i>New York Times</i> contributor <b>Meline Toumani</b> grew up in an Armenian enclave in New Jersey, singing hymns to martyrdom at summer …

Google redesigns Maps for iPhone and Android Lollipop, adds restaurant reservations

Google today announced a refresh for its popular Maps application for mobile devices to follow in its new Material design theme.<p>The move, announced in a blog post this morning, follows recent previews of new Material-style Drive, Gmail and Google Calendar apps, as well as the new Inbox email …

100+ Clever Street Art Works in New Book by Oak Oak

French street artist Oak Oak has just released a new book that has more than 100 images of his creative and clever works. From Bruce Lee kicking some concrete to a tightrope walker about to cross a chain, each piece is a hilarious take on an ordinary object. Here's the intro to the book.<p>“Oak Oak is …

Why CVS Needs Apple Pay (It’s The UI, Stupid)

Despite having terribly designed products, retailers like CVS and Rite Aid have taken measures to block Apple Pay from their stores.<p>Making a purchase at Duane Reade is a nightmare. It’s remarkable that the retail chain, which solely exists to sell goods, is so incompetent when it comes to actually …

Why Banksy Is (Probably) a Woman

The world's foremost street artist is a social justice warrior and a viral media master. She could be anyone.<p><i>Banksy Does New York</i>, a new documentary airing on HBO on Nov. 17, opens on a bunch of scofflaws trying to jack an inflatable word balloon reading "Banksy!" from the side of a low-rise …

Free Design Resources: UI Kits, Mockups and More

Freebies, freebies, freebiesss! Yes! We can't get enough of it. Most of us will just flip out when we see such good tasting freebies like these. …

Can you hear me now? Verizon, AT&T to make voice-over-LTE interoperable in 2015

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Verizon<p>AT&T and Verizon have just started rolling out voice over LTE (VoLTE), but they already have plans to link their …

The Boy Who Would Be Crichton

As a child, I thought of myself as a prodigy.<p>In the sixth grade I picked out a paperback from the school library for no other reason than it appeared …

A Conversation About "Our Secret Life in the Movies"

A detail from the cover of <i>Our Secret Life in the Movies</i>.<p><i>When the writers Michael McGriff and J. M. Tyree lived together in San Francisco, they set out to watch every film in the Criterion Collection. Their new book,</i> Our Secret Life in the Movies<i>, is a coauthored mash note to cinema classics from</i> …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Tim Cook as good as confirms mobile payment via Touch ID on the way

When Touch ID was first rumored, there had been much speculation about whether the iPhone 5s would act as an electronic wallet, with payments to retailers authorized by fingerprint. While that hasn’t yet happened, it does now seem clear that it’s on the way.<p>Asked about mobile payments during …