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Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

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Interconnected Spaces: Contemporary Renovation of Residence 1414 in Austin, Texas

A house originally built in 1940’s, in a historical neighbourhood in Austin, Texas, a contemporary renovation by Miró Rivera Architects, to meet the …

How to Create Motion in Still Photographs Using the Parallax Effect

London-based artist and Make Productions founder Joe Fellows talks about how he creates motion in still photographs using the parallax effect in this …

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How To Make Your Very Own Legal Drug [Video]

Mike Power, author of Drugs 2.0, explains how simple it was to create a legal high.<p>"You can ban drugs, but you can't ban chemistry," Mike Power, author of <i>Drugs 2.0</i>, explains in this talk at the HIT Hot Topics Conference. And he gives a personal, investigative story to prove it.<p>Governments can …

How to Recreate the 360-Degree Effect from ‘The Matrix’ Using One Camera and Mirrors

Mark Rober demonstrates how to recreate the 360-degree effect from <i>The Matrix</i> — which makes time appear to stop entirely — using a single camera and a …

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How to Make ‘Star Wars’ Death Star LED Ornaments That Light Up

“<i>That’s no Moon!</i>”<p>Nashville-based craftycounterpart demonstrates how to make <i>Star Wars</i> Death Star LED ornaments that light up in their step-by-step …

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A Bold Way to Fill Up Wall Space

Turn your favorite poem, quote, or song lyrics into bold wall art with this DIY that uses a primed stretched canvas and black shoe polish to paint each word.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>raw and unstretched canvas<br>• poem<br>• white house paint<br>• black shoe polish<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Alisa Burke

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DIY Block Printing: The Customized Tea Towel and More

I’ve had some experience dyeing and weaving textiles, but the idea of carving stamps and block printing has always intimidated me. Then Izabella …

The lie that won’t die: “We don’t know enough about marijuana!”

Drug warriors insist we still don’t know enough about its possible therapeutic properties. It’s simply not true<p>Speaking recently with the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, UCLA professor and former Washington state "pot czar" Mark Kleiman implied that we as a society are largely ignorant when it comes to the …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

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Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

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Absolutely Stunning 3-D View of a Cosmic Cloud

To call Finnish astrophotographer J-P Metsävainio a magician is definitely not an exaggeration! Take a look at his latest handiwork, this amazing 3-D …

Extreme black hole is more luminous than astronomers thought possible

For decades, astronomers have puzzled over an odd source of X-ray light in an arm of the galaxy M101, just off the handle of the Big Dipper. The …

The Year’s Most Beautiful Photos From Space

Cosmic photography is always breathtaking, so a full year’s worth of images provides plenty of choices. Here are some of 2013’s highlights.

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …