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Amazon's Letter To Shareholders Should Inspire Every Company In America

Late last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published his latest letter to shareholders.<p>This year's letter, like most of Bezos' letters, should inspire most companies to change the way they do business.<p>Specifically, it should inspire companies to do business the way Amazon does business — sacrificing <i>this</i> …

For the Dogs: These Japanese Homes are Pet Playgrounds

In Japan, where more and more couples are choosing not to have children, something new is taking the place of nurseries and primary-colored baby …

Pets

Articles about world’s most impressive bridges on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but …

Chinese New Year

Articles about sustainable brownstone transformation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and …

Architecture

Instagram Infographic Breaks Down Its User Types

Instagram to some has democratized photography, whereas to others (professional photographers) it’s bastardized the art form. Take it or leave it, 40 …

A Nice Use of Electrical Discharge Machining: Mas Design's Suh-weet Bauhaus Carabiner Keychains

Mas Design's simple, elegantly-designed Bauhaus Series of carabiner keychains, all created from a single piece of titanium, are pretty darned sweet. …