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E4 Analogic Watch Concept by José Manuel Otero

José Manuel Otero has submitted his latest concept watch called E4. It doesn’t look like futuristic watch, instead, it features stylish and modern …

Articles about color design idea peach accents on Dwell.com - Dwell

Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and …

Bone-conduction headphones allow cyclists to hear traffic noise while listening to music

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> these headphones by Royal College of Art graduate Gemma Roper clip to a cycling helmet and play music through the wearer's …

Skeleton: Lighting Inspired by Sand Casting

Itai Bar-On designed the Skeleton lighting series as a modern version of something made using the old technology of sand casting. This interpretation …

Here’s What Google’s Trippy Deep Dream AI Does To A Video Selfie

Totally mind-bending.<p>A few weeks ago, Google created algorithmic feedback loops in the artificial neural networks it uses to power Google Photos’ image-searching abilities. The result was a series of hallucinogenic still images that looked like a trippy mash-up between <i>Neuromancer</i> and <i>The Electric</i> …

Mashups

Seis Chiles – Mexican Cuisine Branding by Sabbath Visuals

Brand and package design by multidisciplinary brand consultancy, Sabbath Visuals for Seis Chiles – Mexican Cuisine.<p>The Monterrey, Mexico based …

Mexico

Le Petit Prince Sweater

"The Little Prince" celebrated its 70th anniversary a few years ago, and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's timeless novella remains treasured to this day. Ethical fashion line Slow Factory—which prints open-source images taken by NASA satellites and telescopes onto silk scarves—merges fantasy and science …

College Student Builds Tiny House to Graduate Debt-Free

While many people graduate college with substantial debt, 25-year-old Joel Weber decided that he didn't want to be one of them. To save money on room and board, the University of Texas student was determined to build his own tiny home. These eco-friendly type structures are usually around 500 …

U.S. vs. Japan Robot Fighting Match is Happening!

SO AWESOME<p>The U.S. and Japan might have been on the same team in <i>Pacific Rim</i>, but that was a movie, and this is real life. Last week America's …

Tonight at Curiosity Club: Explore The World Of Caves With Josh Hydeman

"Underneath The Mountains" with a Pacific Northwest cave photographer<p>Tonight at the Hand-Eye Supply Curiosity Club we'll get deep and cold and very …

Alice Smith: I Put a Spell on You (Nina Simone cover)

Originally written by Jay Hawkins, "I Put a Spell on You" made waves when the legendary Nina Simone released her bluesy, arresting version in 1965. Now, for <i>Nina Revisited... A Tribute To Nina Simone</i>—featuring covers by Lauryn Hill, Mary J Blige, Common and more—the talented Alice Smith has offered …

Soul Music

Oldest Living Person Celebrates Her Birthday and 116 Years of Sleep, Bacon, and Love

To her friends, she's Miss Susie; to her 100 nieces and nephews, she's T (short for Auntie); but to the rest of the world, this woman is known as Susannah Mushatt Jones, the oldest living person recently crowned by the Guinness Book of World Records. The Brooklyn resident celebrated her 116th …

World Records

Miniature Concrete Buildings by Material Immaterial studio

Material Immaterial studio designed a miniature community of modern, concrete buildings as a way to celebrate the beauty of concrete and all the …

Architizer

Experience The Effects Of Aging On Your Perception Of Time

If you buy into the theory put forth by French philosopher Paul Janet in the 19th century, then the first week of our lives is also the longest. Designer Maximilian Klener clearly agrees, which is visualized ingeniously in his new interactive digital project, Why Time Flies.<p>As you scroll down the …

Aging

Tokujin Yoshioka uses millions of straws to recreate Tornado installation in Japan

An installation of more than two million translucent straws provides the setting for a retrospective exhibition of work by Japanese designer Tokujin …

Architizer

Articles about 7 surprising rear facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>These unusual examples of unique shelving treatments prove that you can successfully marry functional storage with artful design.<p>Thanks to Los …

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Design

Holy Cow: This Amusement Park Ride is a Giant Rotational Molding Machine

Get ready to rotomold your lunch inside your stomach<p>This might be the world's first amusement park ride that resembles a product design production …

Out of control vaping makes Hawaii raise smoking age to 21

Becomes first state in US with smoking limit of 21<p>Hawaii is the first state in the US to raise its smoking age to 21, a measure that was signed into law on Friday and will become effective January 1st. The law bans the sale of cigarettes and e-cigarettes to anyone under 21; it also bans their …

Google's Sidewalk Labs takes over plans to line NYC streets with free Wi-Fi hubs

Launched earlier this month, Google’s Sidewalk Labs, an initiative to improve quality of life in big cities, has kept fairly quiet about what exactly it was doing to create a better metropolis.<p>Today, we’ve learned more about its first project: Sidewalk Labs has launched Intersection, a new company …

Smart Cities

Harvard, MIT Presidents Share Lessons From Online Learning Experiment | The Takeaway | WNYC

Drew Gilpin Faust, the president of Harvard, and Rafael Reif, the president of MIT, discuss the lessons they're still learning from their pioneering …

The $300 'PITA' steals encryption keys with radio waves

Your computer is leaking information. It's not from the usual suspects: WiFi, Bluetooth or ethernet, but from radio waves originating from your processor. Researchers at Tel Aviv University and Israel's Technion research institute have built a $300 device that captures those electromagnetic waves …

Envoy Lands $15M From Andreessen Horowitz To Digitize The Office

There are companies that raise $15 million, and then there are companies that raise $15 million.<p>Envoy, the startup behind an iPad app designed “to kill the lobby sign-in book” — as we reported last year when it landed $1.5 million — is perhaps not one that you’d associate with such fundraising. But …

iPad Apps

Banks are skimping on website security

Nearly every major bank is using second-rate security to guard its website.<p>Capital One, JPMorgan Chase, Suntrust, Wells Fargo -- none of them use what's commonly referred to as the "best practice" in the industry when it comes to Web security.<p>The worst offenders are HSBC and TD Bank. Their …

Customers

Instagram’s All-New Search & Explore Features Will Change How You Use Instagram

By helping you discover photos more easily, the social network is going to feel like a news app, a travel guide, and much more.<p>More than 300 million people use Instagram. They share more than 70 million photos a day. But for most of us, those gigantic numbers don’t mean much: We live in our own …