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Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

Kurt Vonnegut’s Rules for Writers

How To Apply Them to Non-Fiction Writing<p>“My reason for writing is unfortunately in line with Hitler’s and Stalin’s: I think writers should serve …

Stephen Hawking's cameos: 'I have been quite popular in my time'

<b>For all of his academic work on mind-boggling scientific concepts, Stephen Hawking was also known to many for something else: his many cameos on TV, film and radio.</b><p>His most recent was broadcast just last week, as the voice of the Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy Mark II - a powerful being known on …

Stephen Hawking

Top 5 Homes of the Week With Exuberant Interiors

For the non-minimalists among us, these playful interiors have been painted with every color on the palette. Featuring vibrant furniture, colorful walls, and patterned rugs, these editor's picks aren't afraid to get bold.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our</i> …

Geneva Motor Show: Supercars and luxury SUVs in the spotlight

Ferrari, McLaren and Porsche are just a few of the high-end automakers bringing pricey new vehicles to the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.<p>The show, known for attracting the latest luxury automobiles, will feature luxury cars and SUVs from high-volume brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Six- and seven-figure …

The Gone World is a brilliant, complicated novel about the consequences of time travel

How do you solve a murder by jumping back and forth in time?<p>In his debut novel, author Tom Sweterlitsch constructed a fascinating mystery with <i>Tomorrow and Tomorrow</i>, set in a virtual version of Pittsburgh after a terrorist attack leveled the city. In <i>The Gone World</i><i>,</i> he introduces an even more …

David Chang On Chloe Kim, Domino's Pizza, & The Bright Future Of Ugly Food

What is <i>really</i> great pizza? Depending on who you ask, the answer to that question could vary from a greasy New York City slice to Japanese sushi pizza …

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Picture Stories<p>Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly …

James Cameron

Dropbox

Keep everything organized without breaking your flow<p>Dropbox brings your files together, in one central place. They’re easy to find and safely synced …

New skills in UX design

The emergence of augmented and virtual reality in multiple industries, as well as an increasingly vested interest in artificial intelligence, are …

Jump-start your inspiration with The Game of Creativity

Where do you turn to for creative inspiration? Some creatives use inspirational apps to get the juices flowing, online tools such as Pinterest, …

Beautiful Lettering Artworks

Gemma O’Brien is an award-winning artist and designer based in Sydney, Australia. Over the past 10 years, Gemma O’Brien has taken her passion for …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

Fuck Yeah Brutalism

Fuck Yeah Brutalism

Lego goes big to celebrate the brick's 60th birthday

The "2x4" monument is 1,200 pounds, 10 feet tall and waiting for you in New York.<p>What's the biggest Lego structure you've ever built? Chances are it's not nearly as big as this giant re-creation of the "2x4" brick that Lego unveiled Friday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the iconic building …

4 tasks that stock imagery makes easier

Leave your preconceptions at the door: when you don't have the time or the budget to commission bespoke photography or illustration for your design …

Get started with editorial design

If you're keen to add another skill to your design portfolio, editorial design could be a great place to start.<p>Editorial design can be a daunting …

Design Professor Shares Witty Wisdom in Honest Charts About Creative Life

When you’re a graphic design student, you’ve got more questions than answers. They range from the technical queries, like how to use Photoshop, to existential crises that force you to consider (and reconsider) your entire creative practice. Mitch Goldstein, an Assistant Professor of Design at the …

Meet the Porn Star Turned Academic Who’s Revolutionizing the Adult Industry

Aussie Angela White received the U.S. equivalent of a master’s at the University of Melbourne, and her thesis was recently published. But she has her …

Man's Search for Meaning

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for …

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

Ivan Chermayeff, who defined the look of corporate America, has died

Ivan Chermayeff, corporate America’s preeminent logo designer, has died. Born in London in 1932, the prolific designer never retired and worked until his passing on Dec. 2. His New York-based firm Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv confirmed his death on their website. His daughter Catherine posted a …

EPA

5 Reasons You'll Never Be Rich

These money mistakes could be costing you more than $1 million.<p>It takes $2.4 million to be considered rich in the United States, according to a 2017 …

The Fall Novel Guide

A privileged problem: Too many really good books came out this summer to fit them all in before Labor Day, and this fall’s reads are proving equally …

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Books

5 Essential Elements of a Call-to-Action Campaign

Perhaps your website is getting more traffic lately, it’s still necessary to have a plan in place in order to convert visitors into leads. Without …

UI Design