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Articles about jonathan adler and simon doonans shelter island vacation home on Dwell.com - Dwell

For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...<p>For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...<p>Though I've become quite fond of them, …

Four reasons Rob Ford had a good debate

REUTERS/Mark Blinch<p>Is that true?<p>Many of the Mayor's opponents seemed unable to muster cogent, short responses to some of the obvious untruths uttered on stage. Here on the Internet we can show you to a story that counters the things Mr. Ford said, a luxury the candidates lacked:<p>Karen Stintz, John …

Your Next Cooking Oil Could Come From Hemp

A new strain of hemp produces oil with all the qualities needed for fine frying.<p>Agricultural hemp produces strong and decay-resistant fibers, a versatile oil, and requires little in the way of herbicides, since it outcompetes weeds. Hemp oil isn't widely used for cooking, though, partially because …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

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Eating 'Wilder' Foods for a Healthier Diet

In <i>Eating on the Wild Side</i>, author Jo Robinson reveals how the nutrition and flavor has been bred out of supermarket fruits and vegetables. Robinson tells us what we can do to reclaim our wild roots and the nutrition from our foods.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, HOST:<p>This is SCIENCE FRIDAY. I'm Ira Flatow. …

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5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

Rob Ford Is The Ugly Truth About The Suburbs

Rob Ford isn't a mistake.<p>We like to think Canada is a tolerant nation, but the mayor's pride and prejudice is an accurate reflection of much of the …

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Study: Playing video games can increase brain size

Playing video games can increase brain volume in regions of the brain responsible for spatial navigation, strategic planning, memory and motor skills, according to a new study from research centers in Berlin.<p>The study, which appears in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, was conducted by researchers …

Yikes! Woman discovers deadly spiders on banana purchased at supermarket

It's like a scene out of a bad horror movie.<p>Fade in: Unsuspecting young woman goes into the kitchen for a snack and picks up a ripe yellow banana. Halfway through eating it, she suddenly notices tiny white spots on the banana's peel. To her horror, she realizes the spots are moving and are in fact …

The Scientifically Best Times To Drink Coffee During The Day

Why you should treat caffeine the way you treat painkillers or antibiotics<p>When's the optimal time to get your coffee kick? Sometime between 9:30 and 11:30 in the morning should work well, neuroscience doctoral student Steven Miller explains in a supremely helpful blog post.<p>Careful timing of when …

These images show just how differently cats and humans see the world

Cats and humans have very different perspectives on the world, both literally and figuratively. Indeed, as these visualizations beautifully …

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Cancer resistance, longevity secrets revealed in naked mole-rat

The naked mole rat is an unassuming rodent with incredible longevity and resistance to cancer.<p>Now, researcher Andrei Seluanov and colleagues from the …

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Microsoft Announces 'Fable Legends' For Xbox One

Microsoft announced a new entry in the <i>Fable</i> franchise at Gamescom today.<p><i>Fable Legends</i> is coming exclusively to the Xbox One. The game, developed by Lionhead Studios, pits groups of up to four players against a villain character who controls the enemies. Players can play co-op or with AI …

Sony unveils the SmartWatch 2 with larger screen, aluminum frame and water resistance

In addition to the ultra-big, ultra-thin Xperia Z Ultra, Sony unveiled a sequel to its SmartWatch, aptly titled SmartWatch 2, today in Shanghai.<p>The …

EA opens DICE LA studio

EA has opened a new DICE studio in Los Angeles. The office currently plays home to EA employees who worked on the Medal of Honor series while at …

EA Opens Star Wars-Centric DICE Studio In LA

EA may be in the news lately for cutting its workforce or winning anti-awards, but they’re now doing a bit of reshuffling thanks to a huge deal they recently secured with Disney.<p>EA has the exclusive rights to publish all Star Wars-related video games that aren’t mobile or social, which is a huge …

New to nature No 103: Tinkerbella nana

The family Mymaridae includes more than 1,400 species of diminutive insects called fairyflies. They are not flies at all, but tiny wasps that deposit …

Minds traumatised by disaster heal themselves without therapy

One of the largest earthquakes ever recorded hit on Boxing Day 2004. The resulting tsunami devastated huge swaths of the Indian Ocean coastline and …

Cambridge-based scientists develop 'superwheat'

<b>British scientists say they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase productivity by 30%.</b><p>The Cambridge-based National Institute of Agricultural Botany has combined an ancient ancestor of wheat with a modern variety to produce a new strain.<p>In early trials, the resulting crop seemed …

Dyslexic girls have different brain anatomy from dyslexic boys

The study found less gray matter volume in parts of male brains used to process language. It found less gray matter volume in parts of females brains …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …