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21 helpful apps for teachers and educators

Students attempting to text in class might be the bane of teachers everywhere, but even the most jaded luddite would have to admit: Tablets and …

Apps

Outside Van

Portland-based Outside Van specialize in converting the Mercedes Sprinter into a drool-worthy, tricked-out camper van with loads of interior space …

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

Education
Dining Rooms

Lachlan Morton: Pro Cycling's Unconventional Adventure Rider

<i>Editor's Note: This article first published in the July 2016 print edition of</i> Bicycling. <i>For more stories like it, you can subscribe here.</i><p><b>The bird flapped once,</b> then twice, then leapt into the air from the road. But it took too long to gain lift and the SUV, with bikes atop its roof, was coming too …

Cycling

MIT Museum exhibition 'Images of Discovery' highlights science photography

MIT Museum has opened a photography exhibition called 'Images of Discovery: Communicating Science through Photography,' running through January 2017. …

Photography

10,000 Stacked Photos Create Insanely Detailed Insect Portraits

Photographer Levon Biss magnifies tiny insects into hugely detailed and stunning prints for new exhibition 'Microsculptures.'<p><i>Levon Biss. Orchid cuckoo bee. Image courtesy of Levon Biss</i><p>British photographer Levon Biss' macrophotography turns 10mm insects into massive 10' prints in new exhibition,</i> …

Oxford University

Embrace The Weird With These Strange But Road-Trip-Worthy Museums

All too often, the mention of a museum leads to flashbacks of mandatory field trips — getting herded around sterile buildings and forced to look at fine works of art while standing a safe distance behind a red velvet rope. While there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that, museums can also offer …

Museums

Meet the Little Map Publisher Doing Big Things

<b>Note:</b> Herb Lester designed the chapter maps for both Issue One and Issue Two of the <i>Gear Patrol</i> Magazine. Free shipping for new subscribers.<p>“People …

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

European Travel

New Balance 1300 Heritage

A Made in USA limited edition, this is the New Balance M1300 Heritage CLB Black/Grey. Dubbed as the "best running shoe ever made” when it was first …

Beautiful Houses: Villa Boreale

Today we will show you a clean and beautiful house in Charlevoix, QC, Canada, a project by CARGO Architecture. Pale tones, natural textures and lots …

Architecture

This writer's shed was designed to be a quiet haven in the big city

WSD Architecture were commissioned by their client, an author and illustrator, to design and build a backyard shed where they could work, at the end …

London

7 Hottest Sneaker Trends For Men In 2016

We're sprinting through the year. And with no sign of slowing down, the sneaker (comfortable, durable and effortlessly stylish) is synonymous with …

Trends

The Art Megacollectors Who Live in Their Own Contemporary Museum

Once a year, to coincide with the Armory Show weekend in March, megacollectors Michael and Susan Hort open the art-covered 17,000-square-foot spread …

Frank Lloyd Wright

15 Of The Most Anticipated TV Shows Of 2016

Ain’t nothing like some Netflix and chill to get you through 2016 or at least, the rest of the working week.<p>According to Complex, about 450 scripted …

TV

An Illustrated Guide to 11 Espresso Drinks

By definition, espresso is relatively simple: 1 ounce of coffee beverage made from 7 grams of ground beans, brewed at 9 bar of pressure (130 psi) at …

Essentials for the Ultimate Coffee Table

The coffee table is the centerpiece of every discerning man’s home, a landing place for mail, magazines, books, empty coffee mugs, Chinese take-out …

MIT’s insane new app lets you ‘edit’ reality

The future promised by the Internet of Things still feels like it’s a long way away. But when (and if) it arrives, the Swiss army knife for fiddling …

Internet of Things

Why All Parents Should Use The Teachings from the Jedi Master in 2016

<i>Photo credit: Lucas Films</i><p>It was 1980 in Century City. I was 10 years old waiting in a line that did not seem to end with my grandma (now 104). We waited for two hours to see the <i>Empire Strikes Back</i>. There was a buzz in the air that I couldn't explain but could feel. It was three years after the …

Star Wars

A home on the edge of a forest in Denmark

Architectural firm C.F. Møller, have designed a home located on the edge of a forest in Aarhus, Denmark.<p>The architects were inspired by the unique …

Architecture

Amazon launches a free cloud-based screenwriting app

Amazon has unveiled Storywriter, a free cloud-based tool for writing movie and TV screenplays in standard format that’s suitable for users of all skill levels.<p>Storywriter includes a number of useful features such as automatically formatting your text while you type, auto-saving and …

The 15 Best Books of 2015

The Japanese have a word for the pile of books on your nightstand. “Tsundoku” refers to two things: the act of buying and never reading books, and to …

November Finds On Huckberry

Its that time of the month when we update our BTS x Huckberry store. With the cold days heading our way, we have picked some items to keep you warm, …

Clothing

Articles about 7 solar sensitive eco friendly homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model …

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