Allan Tong

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5 Tips To Make Your Photos More Compelling

Do you want your photographs to be more eye catching, but don't know where to begin? For starters, you can try a few of these simple composition tips …

Teens are tired of Facebook 'drama,' find refuge on Twitter and elsewhere, says Pew

According to the latest data from Pew, teens find Facebook to be more an extension of their daily interactions at school and home than a place where they can relax and be themselves. The unease isn’t from concerns about third parties accessing their data, or even their parents discovering …

Justice Families

The Best New Architecture

Design’s Big Night<p>From ‘snow architecture’ in Austria to a Chinese theater that resembles a butterfly, see recipients of the 2013 Architizer A+ …

Fun and Unique Superhero Art by Tim Heitz the Art Nerd

What Kind of Geek Are You?

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Low-rise, high-density housing attempts to combine the best elements of both urban and …

Architecture

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

Flavors

Watch A Super-Dexterous Robot Hand Use Tweezers

It can also pick up batteries and basketballs, use a key to open a door, and operate a drill!<p>Robots, while awesome, tend to be clumsy in unpredictable human environments. Machines that use hands as deftly as humans do, with only minimal direction, would be a tremendous boon to rescue and hazardous …

Insect-Eye Digital Camera Sees What You Just Did

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Almost all of our cameras form images by using a single lens to focus light onto a light-sensitive sheet. That’s how our own eyes actually work, but there are many other ways of seeing the world. Arthropods—insects, spiders and their kin—have compound …

Creatively Defaced Streetscapes

As we saw in "Creatively Defaced Textbooks," it's easy enough to create drawings in a book that you take home with you, or hide behind the back of …

Textbooks

Articles about things come apart todd mclellan on Dwell.com - Dwell

We all have a work hero, right? That someone whose vision and practice inspires us in some way to push harder and stay...<p>In the summer of 2001, Element Skateboards founder Johnny Schillereff stumbled on a new addition to a YMCA skate camp in Northern...<p>Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell …

6 Sweet and Satisfying Sugarless Desserts

Treats that put maple syrup, honey, agave nectar and chocolate front and center—without a grain of white sugar in sight.<p>On the Joys of …

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Apple returns to plucking heartstrings with new iPhone 5 ad

Apple has released a new, one-minute commercial for the iPhone 5 that puts the focus on the camera. First reported by <i>9to5Mac</i>, the ad shows people using the iPhone's camera in a variety of situations over the plaintive sounds of a single piano. Fortunately, none of the shots appear to include …