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Watch the Mesmerizing Way Aluminum Suitcases Are Made

Rimowa is celebrating 80 years of iconic luggage.<p>Rimowa's aluminum luggage shifted what it meant to carry a high-quality travel bag. Instead of your standard (and heavy) leathers, back in 1937 Rimowa used lightweight aluminum to create its nearly indestructible suitcases.<p>SHOP RIMOWA<p>But the shift …

Luggage

These lost type symbols need to make a comeback

Where would we be without punctuation marks? In a land of grammatical misunderstandings, that's where! (See, we're only three sentences into this …

Fox News Magazine

How Do We Get Our Drinking Water In The U.S.?

Before you take a gulp of water, try to mentally trace where that water that just gushed out of your taps has been: How did it go from that weird-tasting raindrop to the clear, odorless water that is sitting in your glass now?<p>Safe drinking water is a privilege Americans often take for granted — …

Hong Kong indoor air pollution so bad it could be making you chronically ill, tests show

The air pollution inside some Hong Kong homes is worse than beside some of the city’s busiest roads, tests show. And it could be making the homes’ …

Wakayama, Japan: See fire festival and 10 other things | CNN Travel

Next Generation Sneakers

The most comfortable kicks you could wear all spring and summer. (And they're all under $100 too.)

Clever Packaging Makes Cavatappi Noodles Look Like Gorgeous Hair

Great packaging instantly grabs your attention–especially when it's among a bevy of other competing products. Moscow-based designer Nikita Konkin has made it hard to see any other box of pasta on the shelves with this clever design concept. The shape and texture of the noodles playfully peek out a …

Spaghetti with Garlic, Olive Oil, and Chile

Kosher salt<p>1 lb. spaghetti<p>1⁄3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed<p>2 dried red peperoncino chiles, …

Betty White Provides The Only Review For ‘Deadpool’ That You’ll Need

<i>Deadpool</i> has been getting a lot of reviews ahead of its release, earning it a fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. But this review from Betty White is likely the only one you’re going to need. It has the white seal of approval, which is not a race thing in this case if David Duke asks. Instead, White …

Japanese Pastry Maker's White Strawberry Tart Captures the "Scent of First Love"

Japanese pastry maker Qu'il Fait Bon captured the art (and scent) of love in a single, delectable treat. Their fruit tart is made with a white strawberry called <i>Hatsukoi no Kaori</i>, which literally translates to “The Scent of First Love.” After 20 years of research done by plant suppliers and fruit …

Photos: this is your food—ingredient by ingredient

Have you ever wondered what caffeine looks like?<p>What about corn syrup, or other basic, yet seemingly mysterious, additives contained in our food like shellac, mono- and diglycerides, or soy lecithin?<p>A new book lifts the lid on what goes into the processed foods we like so much.<p>Using minimalistic …

JmGO View projector is beautiful, runs Android and is coming to CES

There’s plenty of smart and mobile projectors out there, but very few will look as good, be as self-sufficient or work as well as the JmGO View. This Chinese manufacturer is not very commonly known in western markets, but they aim to change this by bringing their latest and greatest product to CES …

Gear & Gadgets

Seafood Pastas

These hearty recipes include angel hair pasta with squid, mussels, and zucchini and seafood capellini with saffron.

Sleek Vertical Planters Let You Grow an Elegant Garden Indoors

If you live in a small home, then you know that floor and counter space is at a premium. This often leaves little room for potted plants, but floral designer Kim Fisher has an ingenious solution. She has created a 22-inch circular hanging planter that holds colorful vegetation, even with limited …

Landscaping

Wanted: A Planter for Growing Vertical Gardens Indoors

<i>From our friends at Fast Company, "bridging the fuzzy border between design and business."</i><p>One of the crappy things about living in a small apartment …

Plants

Apple HomeKit devices: great smart home appliances that work with iOS

HomeKit is Apple's attempt to bring all your smart devices together into a single connected ecosystem. In Apple's vision of the home of the future …

Bowers and Wilkins' new Zeppelin speaker nixes the dock to go wireless

Eight years ago, Bowers & Wilkins released its first Zeppelin speaker dock. After a few updates along the way, the company nixed the dock and went wireless for the new model. The appropriately named Zeppelin Wireless keeps the airship-esque design while adding support for AirPlay, Spotify Connect …

Audiophile

Articles about 8-modern-wristwatches-we-love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Olloclip’s Macro Pro Lens Gives Your iPhone 6 Camera 21x Magnification

Olloclip is a company that may need no introduction for many of you after their quick change lens system for the iPhone took Kickstarter by storm in …

Mobile Photography

Beijing drinking water reservoir had lead levels ‘20 times WHO standard’ for at least three years

A major reservoir supplying drinking water to Beijing and other cities in northern China contained heavy metal pollutants at levels far above safe …

Petites Can Pull Off the '70s Trend Too! See How With These Boho Chic Pieces

We're all in when it comes to the '70s trend happening right now, but sometimes the louche silhouettes can overwhelm petite frames. For how to style …

How to Build a 6-Figure Business While Traveling Around the World

It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time.<p>This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title …

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

Website Flowcharts and Site Maps – AI & EPS

The huge website flowcharts and site maps template.<p>With countless included vector graphics and elements, this huge template lets you create visual …

The Art of Persuasion: 10 Brain Hacks to Leverage in Business and Life

Image Credit: Pixabay.<p>If you throw a frog into boiling water, it'll jump straight out. However, if it's placed in cold water and the temperature gradually increased, it'll be found dead without any attempt to escape. We've all experienced that subtle death.<p>Neuromarketing takes advantage of that …

43 Meals Everyone Should Eat In Their Lifetime

From unpretentious fried fish tacos in Baja, Mexico, to the foraged tasting menu at Copenhagen's Noma (the best restaurant in the world), we found 43 meals that are worth traversing the planet for.<p>Foodies will want to put these spots on their travel bucket list.

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

H2O Bilbao: A Water Pitcher Designed for Charity

Bosa partnered with designer Patricia Urquiola to design a water pitcher for a charity project. H2O Bilbao is a reinterpreted ceramic Kaiku, a …