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Infographic: The Wealthiest ZIP Codes In America

The nation’s wealth and privilege is increasingly being compressed into small Super ZIP codes, and most of them are around one major metropolis.<p>If you’ve ever been to a baseball, basketball, or football game, you’ve probably looked up at the skyboxes above and wondered what goes on in them. Unless …

Articles about 7 solar powered homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>As a thought-provoking exploration of environment and design, this minimalist ring-shaped holiday home in Aragon, Spain, abandons...<p>Resolution:4 Architecture creates …

Grant Thompson's Insane 'Solar Scorcher'

Today is Thanksgiving here in the U.S., when we all give thanks that the heavens have provided us with the Kardashians, a bitterly bifurcated …

Craigslist

4 Ways Digital Technology Boosts Innovation

And four ways it hinders it. Here, we consider the evidence on both sides.<p>Earlier this year, Yahoo put an end to employee telecommuting in the name of innovation. Company CEO Marissa Mayer was attacked as someone who opposed work-from-home options, but the decision was her effort to emphasize …

Innovation

From Shenzhen to San Francisco: HAXLR8R's Third Demo Day

If you were to take apart the hardware on your computer, you'd see a microcosm of the world. A simple look at a laptop computer on SourceMap, the …

San Francisco

A Dead Simple Explanation Of NSA Surveillance

Confused about the NSA revelations? A lively new animation makes the complicated story accessible to anyone.<p>The revelations of the National Security Agency’s widespread surveillance raised lots of complicated questions for even the most tech-savvy and politically aware among us. Don’t spies have …

Surveillance

Designing for sustainability: what are the challenges behind green materials?

Learning to surf in California's frigid breakers, Todd Copeland, a design guru at the Patagonia clothing company, concluded that wet suits weren't cutting it. Sure, a traditional Neoprene suit could keep him warm, but the suit's material could be synthesised only from non-renewable, …

Sustainability

New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data

DataViva, a project developed in part by Media Lab professor César Hidalgo, aims to make a wide swath of government economic data usable with a series of visualization apps.<p>In the four years since the U.S. government created data.gov, the first national repository for open data, more than 400,000 …

Data Visualization

Samurai Return to Fukushima to Uphold 1,000-Year-Old Tradition

<i>Fukushima Samurai – The Story of Identity</i> is a powerful series by photographer Noriko Takasugi that features portraits of Japanese men upholding a 1,000-year-old samurai tradition. Back in 2011, when the cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami hit Fukushima Prefecture, many people lost their homes and …

A Look Inside The Hellscape Of One Of The World’s Largest Electronic Waste Dumps

The Agbogbloshie dump in Ghana contains massive piles of toxic e-waste. This is what it’s like inside.<p>Agbogbloshie was named one of the world’s most polluted places in a recent report, and listening to David Fedele you can appreciate why. The Australian filmmaker spent three months at this Ghanaian …