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Saving the art of conversation in the age of the smartphone

“I am going to be a little boring,” Sherry Turkle announces as we sit down to tea in the living room of her sprawling Boston townhouse. “And you’re going to be a little boring, too.”<p>Turkle, for the record, is not boring. She is a psychologist and a professor at MIT whose primary academic …

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8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

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Tikker Is A Watch That Counts Down To Your Death, Because YOLO

You wait in the doctor’s office with a furrowed brow and a heavy heart. When he returns, his face is somber and his eyes concentrate on the clipboard in front of him.<p>“You’ve only got a little time left,” he says apologetically. “If there’s anything you want to do before you die, now’s the …

A Facebook Like Is Now Covered by the First Amendment

The Founders could not have anticipated Facebook. In another way, though, they totally anticipated Facebook.<p>In November of 2009, B.J. Roberts, the sheriff of Hampton, Virginia, ran for re-election. A group of workers in Roberts' office, however, among them one Bobby Bland, weren't enthused about …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the last seven days, including worm burgers, beetle robots and a private mountain peak on the top of a building.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>Baby lobsters and the most sophisticated robot of its time<p>Clouds from space, illegal animal trade, and an eyeball-shaped …

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Researchers Finally Ask Henrietta Lacks's Family If They Can Study Her Cells

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's taken 62 years, but researchers finally asked Henrietta Lacks's family for consent to use her …

Activision: Destiny has potential to be billion-dollar series

Bungie Studios' first post-Halo project--shared-world shooter Destiny--has the potential to become Activision Publishing's latest billion-dollar series, according to CEO Eric Hirshberg.<p>Speaking today during an earnings call, Hirshberg said Destiny is on pace to set the all-time preorder record for …

Fan video reimagines Super Mario Bros, as made in 2013

A new video imagines what Nintendo's iconic <i>Super Mario Bros</i> might look like if made with modern-day design sensibilities.<p>Mario tackles the underground world 1-2 in his familiar sprite form, but things are a bit more violent this time around. Stomping on Goombas reduces them to a splash of blood, …

Your App Is Slow Because Our World Is Ending

The meatiest article I ran across on the Internet this week was also–maybe–a harbinger of doom for life as we know it. I mean Drew Crawford’s superb piece <i>Why mobile web apps are slow</i>. It’s long, and somewhat dense, but definitely worth reading if you’re technical enough to follow along.<p>Its upshot: …

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Personalized Cigar Case and Flask Combo- Engraved-Groomsmen Gift - Retirement - Birthday for Men - (154)

This Stainless Steel Cigar Case and Flask Combination holds one cigar and 1 1/2 ounces of a favorite beverage. Engraved-Personalized-Groomsmen Gift - Men's Retirement - Birthday for men.<p>Please include name and date to be engraved in the Notes to Seller box during checkout.<p>Dimensions: 1 3/4" x 8" …

Waterproof: Summer's Best Poolside Gadgets

Shop the best beach and poolside tech accessories.<p>The idea of tuning out and powering down is a lost cause — even when we're beach and poolside. Embrace the future with water resistant, outdoor friendly gadgets from solar showers to blue tooth speakers to smart phone covers that allow you to …

5 Eco-Friendly Cities Built From The Ground Up

From Incheon, South Korea, to Osceola County, Florida<p><b>Lavasa</b> <i><br>Maharashtra, India</i><br>Planned population: 300,000<br>Projected completion date: 2021<br>Lavasa's designers are using biomimicry to transform an arid site in India's Western Ghats into a lush city. Building foundations will store moisture, as trees do, …

Study Finds Hawkmoths Generate Sonic Pulses Using Their Genitals

Researchers have discovered that hawkmoths can generate sonic pulses from their genitals. Researchers think this probably jams bats echolocation …

A Submarine In Space And Other Amazing Images From This Week

First-Ever Super-Slow-Motion Video Of Hummingbirds Hovering

How does a hummingbird hover? Let's point a $150,000 high-speed camera at one and find out.<p>In order to design and create better flying robots, a team at Stanford University needed to see things our pitiful human eyes can't--like, how exactly does a hummingbird hover? How does a swift dive? So they …

33 Exquisite Moroccan Dining Room Designs

What can be more relaxing than sit at a table surrounded by cushions, refined lamps, candles and bright textiles? If you want this luxury, just …

Stark Simple House Conceals Bright, Complex Interiors

What appears to be a stark, simple white home in an archetypal shape on the outskirts of Tokyo is actually one massive envelope containing a wide …

How to make your Bluetooth speaker sound better

Try the Audiophiliac's simple experiments, and you might get better sound. It's easy to do, and it's free.<p>One great thing about Bluetooth speakers is you can use them to learn about how room size and acoustics affect a given speaker's sound quality. Experiment with placement and you'll quickly …

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This Week In Trailers: 100 Bloody Acres, Finders Keepers, Satellite Boy, Accused, Off Label – /Film

<i>Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing</i> …

Lytro’s New iPhone App Mobilizes The World’s Craziest Camera

The Lytro is a real camera from some sort of sci-fi future. And now, you can use and share its advanced filters from your iPhone.<p>The Lytro appears to be the future of camera technology. Its claim to fame is sucking in not just one piece of light per pixel, but all sorts of pieces of light flying in …

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How to Create Decorative Balloon Flowers

Turning balloons into flowers is a very simple but original way to create decorations for the perfect little princess party or an afternoon tea with …

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DIY With Bookhou: Woven Lamp

28 Comments<p>what you need:<br>-strips of wood veneer (you can also get 3/4 in. veneer at the hardware store that is for ironing on the edge of shelves - …

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Bright Ideas for Incandescent Bulbs

The incandescent bulbs that shone so merrily in the Queen's palaces all her life and yours, Dear Reader, is going to be phased out by the federal …

Show Hometown Pride with DIY State-Shaped Memo Boards

Is anyone else feeling guilty about your hoarding-like tendencies with all the talk of spring cleaning that is in the air? Us too. We decided to create memo boards to get some of that clutter up off our workspaces. But not just any memo board – we wanted to create something more personal, something …

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