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MIT Invents A Shapeshifting Display You Can Reach Through And Touch

The Tangible Media Group at MIT’s Media Lab has unveiled a futuristic display made of atoms, not pixels.<p>We live in an age of touch-screen interfaces, but what will the UIs of the future look like? Will they continue to be made up of ghostly pixels, or will they be made of atoms that you can reach …

Touchscreens

Infographic: How Architecture Can Save Your Life

Architects wield more power than you think over your mental and physical well-being. A new interactive chart reveals just how much.<p>Design doesn’t just impact lives, or enrich lives. It can save them. That is the message the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is trying to emphasize in a new …

Mental Health

Articles about 12 modern homes midwest on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's often said that rooms are furnished by books.<p>Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism—the American Midwest has much to offer.<p>New England is one of the oldest, most patriotic regions in the United States.<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" …

Frank Lloyd Wright

CGI Loft by 4eFergovi

One of my dreams is to live in a loft, I've always had this fascination about the idea of a super open place. 4eFergovi created a virtual loft all in …

Personalized Plate Cooking

The Plate Cooker is intended for busy working folks who can’t spend much time on cooking. It reflects a unique Korean culinary culture: preference …

Historical Figures Playfully Portrayed as Cats and Dogs

<b>Cat Queen</b><p><i>Animals From History</i> is a playful series that ties together history lessons with incredibly detailed animal illustrations. Created by Christina Hess, each full color print features a famous character portrayed by a well-dressed cat or a dog. Hess pairs her illustrations with the elaborate …

Pets

How to Make a Roux

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to get over your fear of the roux.</i><p>There are certain things that become a part of a home cook's arsenal: a good roast chicken, some killer …

Spicy Thai Steak Salad

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight dinner that's down to wait -- and gets better as it does.</i><p>Do you know what the best part of the ballet is? Not having to go. Sorry to all you toe shoe lovers …

Recipe Reclamation: Bringing Back Chopped Steak

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Don't think TV dinner. Every culture has a (delicious) chopped steak recipe, and it's time to bring them back.</i><p><i>Hanb?gu: a</i> …

Fonduta con Tartufi (Fondue with Truffles)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A classic fondue from Piedmont, because Italians do it better.</i><p>Depending on where you're from, fondue may conjure up images of 1960s dinner parties …

Pok Pok's Salt-Crusted Fish with Chile Dipping Sauce

<i>This week's guest editor is JJ Goode, the writer behind Andy Ricker's new cookbook, Pok Pok. All week, he'll be sharing some of his favorite recipes from the book, interviewing Andy about Thai cooking, and convincing us all to pick up a book and get in the kitchen.</i><p><i>Today: Build up the courage to</i> …

Chinese-American Pork Roast

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight twist on braised pork -- and one that's perfect for lunch all week.</i><p>There are few things my children love to eat for lunch more than ramen noodles. This …

7 Hot Drinks

There is nothing worse than being cold, and there is nothing better than being warmed by a hot drink. A hot drink is winter’s most useful accessory. You can be looking for something rich and decadent, or something jazzy and spiked. It can make a quiet, solitary Sunday morning feel suddenly …