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Candid Photos Of New Yorkers Riding The Subway In 1960

The sleepy commuters, crowded cars, conductor's voice, and train doors opening and closing are just a part of traveling around New York City.<p>And though the subway system has only gotten larger and more punctual since the first line was opened, the subway commuters themselves have not changed all …

New York City

Articles about 8 striking designs wisconsin on Dwell.com - Dwell

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative...<p>British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...<p>Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind …

Architecture

Ancient Human Genes Cause New Confusion For Science

When Matthias Meyer began studying the ancient DNA in the 400,000 year old fossils he found in the Sima de los Huesos, or Pit of Bones cave, deep …

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

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Bird Sense: What it's Like to be a Bird, by Tim Birkhead – review

Bipedal mammals can't really 'know' what it is like to be a penguin, a flamingo or a tropical hummingbird, but we can indeed marvel at the difference<p>Who'd be a bird anyway? Chickens have bi-focal vision: one eye for the close-up work of pecking seed; one for the fox on the horizon or the hawk in …

Dark matter stays hidden as detector fails to see a single particle

Physicists face major setback in search for mysterious substance as Lux dark matter detector draws a blank<p>The world's most advanced instrument for detecting dark matter – the invisible substance thought to account for most of the matter in the universe – has ended its first three months of service …

45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …

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2014 BMW i3 Prototype

Ready or not, here i comes.<p>Regardless of whether the wider driving public has asked for it, the electric car is here—and here to stay. Charting the number of new segment entries by model year creates a graph more steeply inclined than a Himalayan ascent. As recently as five years ago, the EPA …

A history of experimental planes and flying machines from the 1950s - Telegraph

Aviation

Articles about pursuing perfection on Dwell.com - Dwell

Resuscitating a classic can be time-consuming and pricey, but when it comes to the rehabilitation of neglected masterpieces, one...<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home …

Puerto Rico

Steam devil over Yellowstone Lake, Wyoming

Steam devils are rare, but they may form over large lakes and oceans during cold weather, if the water below is still relatively warm.<p>Kevin Palmer …

Data roaming charges: how to avoid big costs abroad

<b>You would have a shock if you received a £5,858 phone bill following a trip abroad.</b><p>That's what Claude Douglas from Aldershot got because he forgot to turn off the data roaming function on his handset.<p>Smartphones and tablets automatically seek out mobile connections in order to install updates so …

European Union