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Articles about cost panels plummets energy utilities rethink solar on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.<p>Hal Harvey, the head of clean energy think tank, Energy Innovation, shares his vision for the future of solar power.<p>When fashion meets technology, the results can be electrifying.<p>How do you …

Fine Arts Museum

These include elegant Funan-era sculptures of Vishnu, the Buddha and other revered figures (carved in both wood and stone), and Cham art dating from the 7th century to the 14th century.<p>More statuary is scattered around the grounds and in the central courtyard (accessed from the rear of the …

Model Boat Builder, Ho Chi Minh City | John Lander Photography

Ho Chi Minh City

Apocalypse Now

Barchick Says<p>Date Updated: 28/06/2012<p>Welcome to Saigon’s warehouse of sin. If you are looking for a hooker, then this place is a bit like a swarm of …

Australia’s Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Why Are Kids Who Get Less Candy Happier On Halloween?

What makes trick-or-treaters happy is candy. And more candy is better, right?<p>Well, it turns out that might not actually be the case. A few years ago researchers did a study on Halloween night where some trick-or-treaters were given a candy bar, and others were given the candy bar and a piece of …

A Fox Is Living on the White House Grounds and No One Can Catch It Because of the Shutdown

Really.<p>Illustrators of children's books, here is your next story:<p><i>The U.S. government has shut down and the woodland creatures of Washington, D.C., use the decline in human presence to take over the grounds of the White House.</i><p><i>Squirrels frolic in the first lady's vegetable garden, feasting on</i> …

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Designers Rejoice, Froont Wants To Keep Developers Out Of The Responsive Web Design Process

Inventure-backed Froont has launched in public beta today with a web-based tool that aims to make it easy for designers to create, prototype and share responsive website designs, without the need to code. Using a visual, largely drag ‘n’ drop interface that creates responsive CSS/HTML on the fly, …

How Volkswagen Made SEO Cool

Let's face it, SEO is rather boring. Despite being a necessary part of any site strategy, it's probably the least fun part of any content writing you may do. Doing keywords research, fitting them into your article or post and ensuring that the flow of your content isn't disrupted is a lot to think …

Famo.us, The Framework For Fast And Beautiful HTML5 Apps, Will Be Free Thanks To “Huge Hardware Vendor Interest”

Famo.us, the JavaScript framework designed for building crazy rich (yet super fast) interfaces in pure HTML5, is making two announcements out of the HTML5 Developer Conference in San Francisco this morning: the framework will be free to developers thanks to a few “huge hardware vendors” taking …

Lockheed Developing Mantis Exoskeleton for Industrial Applications. Angry Construction Workers May Get a Lot Scarier

Anyone who's seen James Cameron's <i>Aliens</i> cannot forget the images of 1.) Ripley in a cargo-loader exoskeleton, and 2.) Vasquez prowling the corridors …