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25 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About

Los Angeles-based graphic designer, letter and illustrator Drew Melton started Justlucky in 2009. Guided by curiosity and relentless yearning to to …

Zagat

5 Great Steaks to Remember for Killer Grilling! Plus, a Caveman T-Bone Recipe You'll Never Forget

S T E A K. Five simple letters that spell a world of carnivorous pleasure. A well-grilled steak (like this Caveman T-Bone recipe!) stimulates all your senses: the sight of the dark crust, the scent of smoke, the sizzle of the meat on the grill, the meaty chew, and, of course, the inimitable flavor: …

Labor Day Dreaming: Week in Review

This week, we gave you an excuse to daydream—with Labor Day around the corner (and all the deals that come with it) there’s no reason not to. We …

Cape Town

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The Core Of Discovery

Meriwether Lewis would never have won the spelling bee.<p>Reading from the American explorer’s journal on the plane made me feel a little better about some of the typo-rich copy I am guilty of punching out (on occasion). In recounting the tale of what is perhaps one of the greatest overland …

Vladimir Putin angling photos raise suspicions

It is not the first time Vladimir Putin has used pictures of himself engaged in manly pursuits to burnish his public image, but Russian bloggers say …

Former US ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk to oversee talks with Palestinians

The US secretary of state John Kerry said on Monday that "tough" peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine will be faciliated by a former US …

Photography Basics: Qualities of Natural Light

We all know that we need light to take pictures. If you’re planning to take pictures outdoors during the daytime, you might believe that light is the …

Landscape Photography

New Moon Found Orbiting Neptune, But What To Call It?

Astronomers have found a new moon orbiting the solar system's outermost planet, Neptune.<p>The tiny moon, just 12 miles across, was discovered in more than 150 pictures of Neptune taken by the Hubble Space Telescope between 2004 and 2009.<p>The moon was barely visible in any one photo, but by combining …

US under pressure to bring federal charges against George Zimmerman

The Obama administration was facing intense pressure on Monday to bring a federal prosecution against George Zimmerman, acquitted of murdering the …

Can This Sink-Urinal Hybrid Get Men To Wash Their Hands?

A Latvian designer has developed a new urinal to convince men to soap up before leaving the bathroom.<p>People, in general, aren’t good at prioritizing. We blow off work to repeatedly refresh our news feeds and bookmark articles we don’t ever finish reading. We eagerly wait an hour for a cheeseburger …

The Craziest Ice Cream Creations Ever

By: Lawrence Bonk<p>Related To:<p>Dairy<p>This gallery of the most-amazing ice cream creations ever concocted is filled with cool, sweet stuff.<p>Keep Reading<p>The …

Photo Booth Prank Results in Portraits of Sheer Terror

They say you shouldn’t laugh at one’s misfortune, but a prank pulled off by BlackBoxTV shows just how silly we look when we’re terrified — and it’s …

New York Gets a New Surfing Film Festival (Preview Films)

SMASH FEST 1 is a monthlong series of film, art, and community events that will span the New York area, from Brooklyn to Long Beach, Montauk, and Rockaway Beach. It will bring to life all of what SMASH stands for—surf, movies, art, shaping, history. The film festival will also be the first …

Cool Stuff: Ton of Cool Additional 'Pacific Rim' Art From Mondo, Odd City and Chogrin – /Film

<b>Guillermo del Toro</b>‘s <b>Pacific Rim</b> is now in theaters and for the past few weeks, one thing has been made abundantly clear. No film in recent memory has …

Construction

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Question Of The Week: What Music Will You Be Nostalgic For In 20 Years?

<i>Earlier this week week we asked you to look ahead 20 years from now, and guess what music from today you'll be the most nostalgic about. There were some great suggestions, including Wilco, Outkast and Sufjan Stevens.</i><p><i>We've put together some of your picks in a couple of playlists — at the bottom of</i> …

Doctors Heed Prescription For Computerized Records

Uncle Sam wants your doctor to go digital. And the federal government is backing that up with money for practices that start using computerized systems for record keeping.<p>Nearly half of all physicians in America still rely on paper records for most patient care. Time is running out for those who do …

getting ahead

Beautiful Melbourne – Street Photography by William Watt

Every day at 11:01AM, Australian photographer William Watt posts a fresh picture of Melbourne on his photo blog. Needless to say, William loves …

Photography

Why Modernism Is The Worst Thing That Ever Happened To Architecture

As Salingaros explains, not only is it impossible to have any "Green" architecture within a modernist framework, but, moreover, Modernism encourages us to deny our biologically-evolved senses and embrace an unnatural, inhuman built world - and why? Because there's a whole lot of money and power …

New century global center

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As Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast, this may be an opportune time to recall that Lowe's is selling Katrina Cottages.<p>Join us tomorrow, January 23rd for the latest Dwell Conversation at AetherSF.<p>As demands rise for sustainability and affordability in residential housing, many academic …

Prefab Homes

New York Turns To Old Voting Machines For Upcoming Primary

Election officials in New York City, worried that electronic voting machines won't work in September's primary, are going back in time and back to warehouses to bring out their antique, lever-operated ancestors.<p>Transcript<p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST:<p>Now to New York State where there have been other election …

Stunning Macro Shots of Vibrant Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the most varied and arguably the most beautiful of all marine habitats. Often referred to as “rainforests of the sea”, coral reefs …

Photographer Gets So Close to Lava That His Shoes and Tripod Catch on Fire

Back in May, we featured the volcano photos of photographer Miles Morgan, a guy who gets so hot to lava that he’s had his shoes and tripod melt. If …

Canon’s 11-22mm f/4-5.6 Wide Angle for the EOS M Will Not be Coming to the US

About a month ago, almost every Canon website announced the release of the brand new EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM wide angle for the company’s …

A Writing Shed in the Garden

Recipe for happiness: Take one ramshackle hut filled with spider webs and asbestos. Replace with a light-filled work studio with full-height …