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Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

Designer Drills Holes into Quarters, Turns Them into Rings

Designer Nicholas Heckaman of The Ring Tree meticulously handcrafts detailed rings out of US coins. The Gainesville, Florida-based designer first discovered his skill when he was looking for the perfect ring to propose to his girlfriend with. He managed to create a special engagement ring out of a …

Engagement Rings

How to use sex to travel

Transactional sex has a pretty bad reputation around the world. For some reason, it’s okay to have sex with someone in a drunken, stumbling …

Travel

Articles about 4 inventive modern houses israel on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of...<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a …

Architecture

Google working on RAW support and improved camera features for Android

Nokia may be the first to have delivered RAW photography in a smartphone, but there's evidence to suggest that Google isn't too far behind. A month-old batch of code, recently spotted by app developer Josh Brown, reveals that work has been underway on a new Android camera API that could allow …

Race Recap: 2013 US Grand Prix, a record falls but the race fails to excite [spoilers]

An estimated 113,162 racing fans joined 20 drivers as the only ones perspiring at Austin's Circuit of the Americas on Sunday, as the recently untouchable Sebastian Vettel seemed to hardly break a sweat as he raced to win the 2013 US Grand Prix. In doing so, the 26-year-old German secured his place …

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Micro Apartment Uses Tiers to Maximize Tiny Living Space

As micro apartments are becoming the norm rather than an exception in some areas, the ways architects and designers outfit those spaces has similarly …

Avant-garde

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Study Skills

Black and White Conversions: An Introduction to Luminosity

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Warning – the following is quite advanced (even geeky) and I must assume the reader has a working knowledge of channels, …

working knowledge

Articles about torontos 10 top homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Need to take a mental vacation? Feast your eyes on the most incredible rentals of the year.<p>Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to …

Ho Chi Minh City

This Is One Of The Most Beautiful Set Top Boxes I’ve Ever Seen

When Artefact was approached to make an affordable-yet-iconic set top box, they did the unthinkable: Looked through a factory catalog.<p>The Fetch TV is amongst the most beautiful set top boxes I’ve ever seen. In fact, it’s one of the few set top boxes I’d dare call beautiful at all. But it has a …

Honda reveals updated rest-of-world Civic hatchback

The rest of the world's most recent Honda Civic was introduced for 2012, and it looks much the same as the 2014 model Honda will release in January to European and Asian markets. In fact, not much has changed, but a retuned power steering system, revised front and rear damping rates and rear wheel …

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series [w/video]

The biggest misconception about the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series is that it's simply a higher-performing version of the SLS GT - a closer look, or better yet, a few hot laps on a high-speed racing circuit, reveals that is anything but the case.<p>Launched in the States in mid-2011, the standard …

PS4 Console – PlayStation 4 Console | PS4™ Features, Games & Videos

The PlayStation®4 system now starting at $299.99 MSRP<p>You've come to the right place. Exclusive games take you on incredible journeys, from critically …

Brunswick House / Christopher Botterill

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne the home is positioned amongst an eclectic mix of …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S vs. BMW M5 Competition Pack

With 1152 Horsepower, the Going Gets<p>There was a time, not all that long ago, when the conclusion of this test would have been forgone. The AMG, a previously sedate Mercedes-Benz taxicab, was the recipient of a heart transplant in the form of a snarling pugilist of a motor with ice and fire flowing …

2014 Fiat 500 1957 Edition Celebrates Nameplate’s 57th Anniversary

Fiat 500 Nameplate Turns 57<p>The original Fiat 500, or Nuova Cinquecento, has become an icon for the Italian brand. That car, which was introduced in Fiat’s 1957 lineup, turns 57 next year — and to celebrate, Fiat is launching a limited-edition, retro-inspired model as a tribute to the …

Flipboard finally makes its appearance on Windows 8.1

Fans of Flipboard's curated content experience that are running Windows 8.1 have had to go without a native app on their Microsoft-powered machines, until today. That's right folks, after promising it was coming, the app is finally here. And with it comes the ability to pin specific sections, …

Bigger is definitely better: shooting with Sony's Alpha 7 and 7R full-frame mirrorless cameras

See those gorgeous twins up there? The ones with retro-styled magnesium bodies and massively megapixeled sensors? Known as the Alpha 7 and Alpha 7R, they're the latest objects of desire from Sony's imaging wizards, and I got to spend a few days shooting with both of them.<p>Sony's betting big on its …

70 Bachelor Pad Living Room Ideas

Beautifully decorated bachelor pads often tend to evoke images of slick leather surfaces, stylish gadgets, automated systems and an iPad or two …