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Articles about 6 incredible homes big sur on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible.<p>Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

Welcoming London Home Boasts Ingeniously Suspended Living Room Bed

This unusual looking home in London instantly captured our attention and you probably guessed why. Found on JJ Locations, the striking design project …

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A gold iPad mini 2 surfaces as word of double RAM bubbles

While we can almost be certain the iPad mini 2 will be come in a darker shade of gray, details have dropped potentially revealing new tech specs for …

iPad Mini

LG Dubai Offers Users to Exchange Their Galaxy S4 with LG G2

LG introduced its latest flagship smartphone, LG G2 last month. As a promotion, LG Dubai is offering users a onetime offer to exchange their Samsung …

Best tablet 2018: from slim and sexy media tablets to productivity powerhouses

By Spencer Hart<p>If you're looking for the very best tablet to buy, get Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro. It's the ultimate combination of premium design, …

Nokia Lumia 520 Is the Best-Selling Windows Device, Even Better Than Tablets and PCs

Nokia Lumia 520 is the best-selling Windows Phone 8 handset available in the market. The $99 smartphone is currently dominating the Windows Phone …

It’s hard to be green

THE Yasuní National Park in Ecuador’s slice of the Amazon contains countless endangered species of animals and birds. For that reason Rafael Correa, …

National Parks

An environmentally friendly battery made from wood

Scientists have developed a battery made from a sliver of wood coated with tin that shows promise for becoming an environmentally friendly energy …

Groundbreaking New Particle Could Make Hard Drives 20 Times Smaller

There are many reasons why we still have size limitations on technology, but when it comes to data storage, one thing really stands out. You can only …

Ten weird and wonderful transport concepts of tomorrow

US entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled his vision for the Hyperloop, transporting people in a tube between cities at supersonic speed. Here we look at some of the other transport concepts pushing the boundaries of what's currently possible.<p>Elon Musk is a man who thinks big. He has already pioneered …

This DIY Team Is Trying To Build 1,000-MPG Autonomous Vehicles

Meet project Elcano. For now it's just a self-driving electric tricycle, but its makers have far more ambitious plans using the power of crowdfunding.<p>Google's self-driving car doesn't come cheap. Minus the price of the vehicle itself, the Silicon Valley's autonomy-enabling equipment costs about …

An Architecture Firm Packs Serious Style Into A Skinny Footprint

NatureHumaine turned the close quarters of a Montreal street into a collaborative space.<p>Architects, or the famous ones at least, have a reputation for neglecting the needs of their clients. And there are many, many leaky roofs in the history of the practice that give credence to the claim.<p>But …

Living Rooms

How Two Newspaper Reporters Helped Free an Innocent Man

Daniel Taylor didn't commit murder — and the author, a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, proved it in The Chicago Tribune. But it took the justice system more than a decade to catch up.<p>During nearly 25 years as a reporter at the <i>Chicago Tribune</i>, I received hundreds of requests for help from …

How They Built the Record-Setting New Bay Bridge Span

Opening Labor Day, the 2047-foot eastern span of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge has new seismic engineering and work-arounds for the murky Bay Area mud.<p><b>The designers of the east span of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge</b>—opening Labor Day weekend as the result of a 13-year, $6.42 billion …

Polio eradication: A humanitarian fix.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been spearheading an effort over the past couple of years to close the last mile on polio eradication. …

Phonebloks: A modular phone you update a piece at a time

One of the most annoying things about some smartphones (and other gadgets) is that they don't have removable batteries. Or you can't upgrade the memory. Or once the screen breaks, that's it, game over. Or you have found another phone with, say, a camera that better suits your needs. You have to …

Gear & Gadgets

Reports Say Tesla Is Developing A Self-Driving Car

With all the buzz over autonomous automobiles these days – among other automakers currently in the race, Nissan recently pledged it would bring a self-driving car of its own to market by decade’s end – it comes as no surprise that high-tech darling Tesla Motors would be working on its own auto …

World's First 3D Scanner for iPad Triples Kickstarter Goal in One Day

Yesterday morning San Francisco-based Occipital launched Structure Sensor—the world’s first 3D scanner for iPad—on Kickstarter with a fundraising …

Curiosity Has Found Water Bound Up in the Soil of Mars

The Curiosity rover has found water on Mars, or rather <i>in</i> Mars. The rover analyzed a soil sample and found it to be made up of about two percent …

Video examines leaked iPad 5 parts compared to iPad 4, showing changes - Pocket-lint

A new video on YouTube claims to show leaked parts for the iPad 5, compared to older iPad versions including the iPad 4 and iPad mini. The …

Generation Touch Will Redraw Consumer Tech

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Josh Elman is a partner at Greylock Partners. Follow him on Twitter @joshelman.</i><p>Ten years ago, young adults and those in their late teens were among the fastest and earliest adopters of new social networks — Friendster, Myspace, and ultimately Facebook — and many other products that …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

Orange Layers

Technology in Education

Post has attachment<p>k5create.blogspot.com<p>Post has shared content<p>Hi everyone. One of our high school is starting a course (Calc 3) where they will be …

US officials accuse Iran hackers of breaking into Navy's computers

Oh, how times have changed. Almost a year ago, Iranian officials claimed the country was suffering from constant internet-based attacks. Now, according to the <i>WSJ</i>, it's Iran -- or hackers working for the Iranian government -- that's allegedly behind a series of digital intrusions on the US Navy's …

Apple isn't dead yet – iPhone 5S and iOS7 have a secret weapon

When Steve Jobs was still with us, many commentators – yours truly included – used to complain about the "reality distortion field" that surrounded Apple's charismatic leader. Those in attendance when Jobs launched the devices and services (iPod, iTunes, OS X, iMac, MacBook, iPhone and iPad) that …