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Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin …

Kima Ventures Will Allow Startups To Raise $150K Within 15 Days Via AngelList

As Paul Graham wrote a few months ago, fundraising can be incredibly distracting to a founder. It often takes months of pitching, re-pitching and paperwork to finally get your money in the bank. Kima Ventures is hoping to change this at the seed level with a new program. The seed stage investment …

The Indian company turning e-waste into mounds of profit

Old computers and electronics have created huge dumps of electronic trash around the world, and as the back office to the world, India is particularly burdened—Bangalore alone generates 18,000 metric tons of e-waste a year, an amount growing 20% a year. And although India banned e-waste imports in …

This Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will Fail

Instead of guessing, consulting, or offering advice based on years of experience, Growth Science is trying to take the disruption theory to a whole …

Introducing The First-Ever Desktop Wire Bender

What could be better than 3-D printing? How about a tabletop printer that bends steel?<p>3-D printing can theoretically build anything you can imagine. Theoretically. But when designers at Pensa were prototyping a stylish chair with spindly legs, they discovered a problem: Since the printing was …

Google Will Soon Let Thousands Of People Buy A Brand-New Version Of Glass

On the Glass Google+ page, Google said that it's got a new-and-improved version of Glass ready and that its current early-bird Glass owners, known as Explorers, will be able to invite up to three of their friends to purchase it.<p>The initial Glass program awarded the device to 8,000 people, plus …

Super Streetview: How Paul Trillo Made A 2-Mile Uber Zoom Down New York’s 5th Ave.

In NY 41×41, director Paul Trillo uses a 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone camera to zoom two miles down 41 blocks of 5th Avenue. Warning: Vertigo ahead.<p>In digital photography, there’s a direct correlation between the size of a pixel on a camera sensor and how much light it can soak up. In a …

Matplotlib and the Future of Visualization in Python | Pythonic Perambulations

Last week, I had the privilege of attending and speaking at the PyCon and PyData conferences in Santa Clara, CA. As usual, there were some amazing …

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Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe's Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics

Kickstarting: A Digital Death Watch That Will Make You Feel More Alive

Now on Kickstarter, the Tikker is a wristwatch that constantly counts down to the date of your death.<p>If he wore a digital wristwatch, the Grim Reaper might very well strap a Tikker around his sepulchral radiocarpal. Ebon and unadorned, the Tikker tells more than just the time. It tells you the time …

This Mind-Blowing Illusion Sets A New Standard For Mind-Blowing Illusions

Projection mapping can create incredible illusions within the real world. One video has set a new bar for the techno-art miracle.<p><i>Happy Thanksgiving! To keep you busy while you recover from turkey coma, we’re republishing some of our favorite stories from 2013. Enjoy.–Eds</i><p>“Projection mapping” is the …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

This Water Droplet Maze Is Mesmerizing

Watch it in action. Plus: learn something about the Leidenfrost effect.<p>Have you heard of the Leidenfrost effect? If not, it's about to be your favorite effect. If yes, same.<p>The basic idea is, when a liquid comes in contact with something really hot--about twice as hot as the liquid's boiling point, …

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How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place

<i>This is a guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, co-author of the book</i> 135 Networking Career Tips.<p>Increasingly, we network by e-mail or through social media, such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. That’s a godsend for shy people. You can listen to conversations and chime in on your own terms.<p>But sometimes …

Awesome Life-Sized Lamborghini Made of Paper

Many of us have built a small paper-craft object once or twice in our lives, but graphic designer Taras Lesko takes it to a whole new level. The determined artist, who is no stranger to working with paper, has built everything from Gundams, wall art, and 3D busts out of the fragile material. Most …

7 Amazing Product Designs Guaranteed to Turn Heads

Ready for some head turning designs? Today, over at My Life Scoop, we've rounded up seven products with such unique designs you can't help but take a second look. We hope that this list with help you think outside-the-box in your next creative endeavor.<p>See the list, <b>here</b>.

America Is Still Running Out of Fresh Water

For much of the last week, poli­cy­makers’ eyes have been trained over­seas, as Pres­id­ent Obama tries to con­vince Con­gress (and the pub­lic) that …

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Watch LG Terrify Job Applicants Into Thinking Their Flat Screens Are Really Office Windows

What better way to demonstrate the life-like quality of your televisions than by using them to scare the bejesus out of people?<p>That's what LG Chile did in a prankvertisement promoting its 82-inch "Ultra HD" TVs. The commercial, which surfaced Monday on YouTube, shows the LG team rigging up the TVs …

Facebook is hiring a data scientist, but you’ll have to fight for the job

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Simon Bratt<p>Facebook (s fb) is looking to hire a new data scientist, but rather than sift through …

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

Borrow These 5 Smart Startup Habits To Maximize Your Productivity

Startups create systems of efficiency to make organizations maximally awesome. That works for individuals, too.<p>“Entrepreneurship, by definition, is the art of creating systems that generate more value for less effort,” Contently cofounder Shane Snow writes on LinkedIn. “Startups realize that the …

City nearly complete with annual chlorine flush

The city is wrapping up a water purification process that leaves Midland tap smelling like chlorine.<p>The utilities department typically uses …