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A Handbuilt Bicycle via Kickstarter? The Urban Tour by Thomas Callahan of Brooklyn's Horse Cycles

It seems like just yesterday I was commenting on the seasonal influx of urban cyclists riding both for business and for pleasure. Oh wait, it <i>was</i> just …

Commuting

Milan Design Week 2013 Preview

With Milan Design Week 2013 just a few short days away we've been inundated with sneak peeks of collections both big and small. Rather than keep everything under wraps until we see it in person we've put together a short, exclusive preview of five select pieces and where they can be found during …

Design

Articles about five new generation materials upscale market on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative imagination is a key ingredient in timeless, luxury designs.<p>Long before smoke-spouting power plants were relegated to the remote outskirts of the industrial city, large-scale energy...<p>As KitchenAid unveils its black stainless steel line, we take a look at new material trends in the …

San Francisco

#22 - Ghost World (2001)

<i>Throughout April, we’re counting down to the release of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 with our picks for the Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time; here’s</i> …

Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman in "Roman & Jason" by Graydon Sheppard

More Than You Probably Ever Cared to Know about How Aluminum Bicycle Rims Are Made

Well, as the saying goes, the large cat has transformed into a young sheep: As of last week, it seems that spring has finally arrived here in New …

New York City

How easy is it to delete yourself from the web – your experiences

There are many reasons you may want to try and delete yourself from the web from fake social media accounts and compromising photographs to long …

Craigslist killer Richard Beasley sentenced to death

<b>A US man convicted of luring men to their deaths with fake job ads on the Craigslist website will face the death penalty, a judge has ruled.</b><p>A jury had recommended execution for Richard Beasley, 53, who murdered three men and wounded a fourth in the US state of Ohio in 2011.<p>His teenage accomplice, …

Crime

The Telegraph

Cookbook of the week: Fox Pot

'Fox Pot' is an exciting collection of homegrown recipes from Fox Primary school in West London.<p>A school in Notting Hill is almost bound to be multicultural, classy and blessed with famous neighbours – and Fox Primary is no exception. Apart from its 40 different nationalities, this west London …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bordus Table by Ola Giertz

Swedish furniture and product designer Ola Giertz‘s latest project is called Bordus, a coffee table with some seriously aerodynamic lines. Inspired …

Furniture

Top 100 Electrolux Design Lab 2013 Entries Announced

From more than 1700 entries this year, Electrolux Design Lab has shortlisted 100 entries. The submissions encompass 3D printing technology, wearable …

How Airplane Toilets Flush

While I've always suspected that this is what happens when you flush the toilet on a plane...<p>...but apparently it's a little more complicated than …

Airplanes

Bespoke Audio

The ECKO SS5.1SL1 (Surround Sound 5.1 Special Leather v1) combines traditional luxury materials with modern styling for a premium system that’s at …

Horse Thief - I Am The Bear

It's a cliche to say that a band take you on a journey.<p>But it's a fact that <b>Horse Thief</b> have actually been on a journey. Originally from Dayton, Texas …

Scientists 'read dreams' using brain scans

Brain activity correlated with the images that people saw in their dreams<p><b>Scientists have found a way to "read" dreams, a study suggests.</b><p>Researchers in Japan used MRI scans to reveal the images that people were seeing as they entered into an early stage of sleep.<p>Writing in the journal Science, they …

University of Oxford