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Wendelstein 7-x stellarator puts new twist on nuclear fusion power

Created by the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) and designed with the aid of a supercomputer, the Wendelstein 7-x is the first …

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Articles about coastal getaway maine inspired camping and frank lloyd wright on Dwell.com - Dwell

When a traditional architectural style meets handmade details, the result is a quietly modern retreat.<p>East meets Midwest at Prairie School, a cocktail haven for architecture buffs that touts a noteworthy beverage program by...<p>At this day and age, the name Frank Lloyd Wright is virtually inseparable …

Malcolm Turnbull: Seven things to know about the ambitious barrister turned Prime Minister

From his single-parent childhood, early 'Spycatcher' success, and 'Dog Blog' — here are seven facts that will better acquaint you with Malcolm …

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Once-Forgotten Garage Transformed into a Glowing Lakeside Cabin

Along Vashon Island in Washington state sits <i>Garage</i>, a gorgeously airy cabin overlooking the water. Designed by creative studio Graypants, the structure was repurposed from a once-forgotten garage, but now appears sleek and modern. It uses a combination of salvaged materials and vintage decor …

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8 Tricks to Improve an Open Concept Space

<i>By Hugo Tugman, Houzz Contributor</i><p>People are increasingly excited by the lifestyle possibilities offered by open-plan living, but sometimes are frightened off by the idea of rattling around in a big, soulless space. To avoid having an open-plan space that looks dull and flat, borrow ideas from the …

Ryska Posten / Vida Arkitektkontor

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Stockholms most noticeable logistics company Ryska Posten gave Vida arkitektkontor the assignment to …

Exclusive: 17 Downright Beautiful Electric Guitars from Famous Rockers

Like David Crosby, Jimmie Vaughan, and Robbie Robertson.<p><b>The electric guitar.</b> The thing can take you to heaven or beckon you toward the devil. Each one, if put in the right hands, imbued with the potential to make a legend. Van Halen, Crosby, Vaughan, Johnson, Santana, Nielsen, Allman — legends like …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

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Small, Yet Extremely Creative Home Extension in France by Loïc Picquet Architecte

French architectural firm Loïc Picquet Architecte completed work on the restoration and decoration of an old house in the city of St. Louis, in the …

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Why humans and animals rely on social touch

From monkeys to humans, grooming is an important way to win favours and earn social standing. For babies, it can also be the difference between life and death.<p>When you run your hands through your lover’s hair, you’re probably not thinking about your place in the social hierarchy. Give your …

World's first floating apartment build to commence in 2014

The Dutch are known for their ingenuity in taming it and using it to their advantage, but their systems for keeping water at bay are now being …

Quantum black hole study opens bridge to another universe

Singularities, such as the infinitely strong crushing forces at the center of a black hole, in a physical theory are bad. What they tell you is that …

Autofamily House brings out your inner Bruce Wayne

Autofamily House's driveway is set upon a level plot and gradually turns into a tunnel. The attractive house and garden are both raised 3 m (10 ft) …

Nobel Prize in Physics won by Higgs boson theorists

Following a last-minute delay, physicists Francois Englert and Peter Higgs were today jointly awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for their …

3D-printed attachment turns smartphones into sub-wavelength microscopes

A team of engineers at UCLA has created a 3D-printed attachment that enables smartphone cameras to image particles as small as 90 nanometers. This …

The room with 260 million surfaces: 3D printed architecture is here

Hansmeyer and Dillenburger, both computational architects at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology's architecture department in Zurich, wrote …

The World's Most Beautiful Places In Photos

Lonely Planet has been guiding travelers to destinations across the globe for 40 years.<p>In celebration of those four decades, the company's travel experts handpicked images of the world's most beautiful places and compiled them into a book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>.<p>Check out some of the …

'World's Most Traveled' Man, Mike Spencer Bown, Heads Home After 23-Year Journey

Should 44-year-old Mike Spencer Bown ever find himself portrayed in pop culture, the best analogue would likely be Dos Equis' (fictional) beer endorser, the "Most Interesting Man in the World."<p>His promo would read something like this: "He invented the term 'Wanderlust;' His Facebook profile reads …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …