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Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Social Media

All Aboard the "Most Scenic Train Ride in the World"

Rolling rice fields, terraced tea plantations, sprawling mountains blanketed in vegetation, buffalo-peppered farms, indigenous villages... I’d read …

Take a Trip Through New York City in the Year 1911

Back in 1911, the Swedish film production company Svenska Biografteatern visited New York City during a trip to America and shot footage of various …

Hawaiian house by LifeEdited harvests more energy and water than it consumes

Design consultancy LifeEdited has built a family home on Hawaiian island Maui, as a model for sustainable, off-grid living.<p>The LifeEdited: Maui …

All the Things You're Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain

The globe-trotting TV host shares his advice for all types of budgets.<p>Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower …

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

Travel

How to Stand Out With Your Photography

Do you value yourself as a photographer? Do you value your photos? Do you value yourself?Problem: many photographers talk down on themselves.For …

Street Photography

Hogar font family from Latinotype

Hogar, a sans, a script, and lots of stylish interior related dingbats in one font family.Hogar is Spanish and means “home” in English. Resulting …

Typography

“Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels a universal misunderstanding

Design is not art. It’s a distinction understood by practicing designers, but it still eludes many. In an Oct. 29 talk at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the 87-year-old graphic design legend Milton Glaser gave the best definition of the practice of design.<p>“Design is the process of going …

Graphic Design

Keeping It Honest: Lil Wayne Is Now A Better Skateboarder Than Rapper

Watching the fall of Hip Hop’s self-proclaimed “Best Rapper Alive” has been cringe worthy in regards to 2015. Last year featured Lil Wayne making the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How Gordon Murray's iStream Process Could Revolutionize How Cars Are Built

Yamaha says its sports car concept is designed to be produced using iStream, a process created by Gordon Murray, but what does that mean?<p>Gordon Murray is no stranger to pushing the limits of car technology. He is, after all, a former Formula One designer and the man behind both the McLaren F1 and …

Google Nexus 5X: The purest expression of Android hardware and software

Google sells Nexus phones with the intention of providing a blueprint for other phone makers to follow. As such, they function more like prototypes, …

Report: Ariel Nomad Adds 290-HP Supercharged Engine Option

Insanity comes standard.<p>Just when you thought the new Ariel Nomad couldn’t get any cooler, a new report from <i>Autocar</i> reveals the availability of a supercharged engine package for the bonkers off-road superbuggy.<p>The standard Ariel Nomad comes equipped with a potent 2.4-liter Honda i-VTEC …

Oishi Yoshio: A Ronin motorcycle for Pikes Peak

When we featured the Ronin 47 motorcycle a year ago, it quickly became one of the most popular bikes ever to appear on the site. So we’ve given it a starring role in the new book The Ride: 2nd Gear.<p>Most builders would be happy to sit on their laurels after such a successful launch, but not Magpul. …

Vintage 1938 Film Explains Exactly How Your Car's Suspension Works

You probably already understand the basics, but this old-school film breaks it down perfectly.<p>Your car's suspension is an engineering marvel. Even the roughest-riding cars out there do an amazing job of smoothing out the bumps, cracks, dips, and potholes that riddle our roads.<p>And even if you …

Limited-Edition McLaren 650S Can-Am Celebrates 50 Years of Race Series

Bespoke car features exclusive styling bits.<p>McLaren is celebrating 50 years since the inaugural season of the Can-Am series with the new limited-production McLaren 650S Can-Am road car based on the 650S Spider. The bespoke model, which will be limited to 50 examples, is inspired by the McLaren …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

These Are 30 of the Best Looking Cars From the 90s

This Zero-Energy Home Is Run By Machines And Costs A Lot Less Than A Regular House

Can the Axiom House create a new model for how we design houses–and how we build them?<p>A net-zero house–one that creates as much energy as it uses–is usually a pricey custom design. The cost is one reason that there are only around 600 of the homes in the U.S. today.<p>But a new startup wants to make a …

Google Fiber

6 scientific tips to improve your writing - Futurity

A new book uses insights into the reading brain to give writers clear-cut, science-based guidelines—and to debunk some classic writing advice.

The Space Plane NASA Wanted to Use to Build Solar Power Plants in Orbit

1970s space dreaming at its finest: The massive Star-Raker space plane would take carry solar power satellites into orbit.<p>At the height of the oil crisis in the 1970s, the US government considered building a network of 60 orbiting solar power stations that would beam energy down to Earth. Each …

Camera Drone Captures Gorgeous Aerial Shots of Iceland's Diverse Terrain

Polish photographer Jakub Polomski used a camera drone to produce a collection of breathtaking scenic photos. For two weeks in July, Polomski spent his time capturing Iceland's incomparable landscapes. “Iceland is [a] unique land," Polomski told PetaPixel. “Some locations look really abstract in …

We Strap into Another Obscure—but Insane—British Sports Car – Feature

It sometimes feels as if most of the British economy is based on the production of oddball sports cars. These can be divided into two categories, those that have been designed to deliver thrills at relatively modest cost, and those that combine the lightest possible structure with an engine …

Sports Cars

This Elemental RP1 Prototype Is a Yellow Cornering Rocket

No power steering? No problem.<p>It sometimes feels as if most of the British economy is based on the production of oddball sportscars. These can be divided into two categories, those that have been designed to deliver thrills at relatively modest cost, and those that combine the lightest possible …

TT Firs Font Family from TypeType

TT Firs, a universal sans-serif font family from foundry TypeType.Ivan Gladkikh, a Russian font designer of foundry TypeType has created the TT Firs …

Typography

Advertising the 1960s: 40 Excellent Sixties Car Ads – Feature

In the 1960s, <i>Sports Cars Illustrated</i> turned into <i>Car and Driver</i>—complete with its own advertising campaign!—reflecting a broader focus that in some ways mirrored the decade-long shift in American culture away from the uptightness of the ’50s. Our pages weren’t just filled with now-iconic vehicle …

Classic Cars

Photographer Seeks Out Havana’s Cool Kids in ‘Cuban Millennials’

Barcelona-born, New York City-based photographer Edu Bayer has always valued and felt close to Cuban culture and history, but it wasn’t until earlier …

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Mud Honey: Down and Dirty with the Ariel Nomad

Think of it as an isotope of the Ariel Atom: radioactive and differing in mass.<p>From the August 2015 issue<p>Life is lived vividly in the Ariel Nomad, a vehicle that delivers a level of sensory experience unknown to the well-insulated drivers of cars that feature such fripperies as roofs and bodywork. …

Go-karts