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Tailor Brands raises $4M to have robots design logos for you

For the most part, apps like Prisma depend on curated training sets to impersonate style and apply it to a new context. While this may signal that machine creativity is dead on arrival, we shouldn’t forget that even Picasso needed to attend a showing of African masks before he could push cubism …

The 25 highest-paying jobs you can get without a bachelor's degree

Don't have the time or money to get a bachelor's degree?<p>Don't fret. There are plenty of high-paying jobs that require only a two-year associate …

Employment

10 Modern Micro-Apartments for Living Large in Big Cities

The micro-apartment. It’s real estate’s newest buzzword.<p>At this point, we all know about the revolutionary “tiny house movement”. Now, city dwellers …

Innovative Solar Canopy offers smart solution for New Yorkers looking to install solar power panels

With building code restrictions and numerous other physical obstacles, New York rooftops aren’t exactly the easiest places to install flat solar …

Solar Panels

Articles about lakeside getaway entertains all ages on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...<p>Sabi's irresistibly cute accessories line kits out a bathroom with universal ease.<p>A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a …

Chicago

Electricity-generating paving tiles get some smarts

UK tech firm Pavegen has been harvesting pedestrian power with floor tiles that convert the kinetic energy of footsteps into electricity since 2009. …

Clean Energy

This Guy Made $12K In One Month While Working Full-Time

<i>Image credit: Clark Street Mercantile/Unsplash.</i><p>Throughout the years that I've been a digital nomad, I've been interested in different ways of making money online that would make you location independent and obviously allow you to live and travel anywhere, anytime.<p>One of the ways I recently became …

Vertical farming moves into the store

Recently-opened vertical farms from the likes of FarmedHere and AeroFarms allow produce to be grown more efficiently, transported shorter distances …

Sahara Desert Project to grow 10 hectares of food in Tunisian desert

With 75 percent of its country comprised of desert, it’s not easy for Tunisia to grow food. But the Sahara Forest Project aims to change that with a …

Renewable Energy

Electronic system takes the guesswork out of respiratory diagnoses

Listening to a patients' breathing is certainly a key part of diagnosing their respiratory problems. However, doctors' individual observer bias …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the …

Financial Services

The website that offered 47 million pirated academic papers is back

Digital piracy is not all about movies and music—pretty much anything that people feel is unfairly priced will find its way online in large numbers. Even academic papers.<p>In October 2015, a New York district court ruled in favor of the academic publisher Elsevier, which had accused Sci-Hub, a …

Judiciary

This Unusual Trick Can Help You Memorize Ridiculous Amounts of Information

When you master this, you will be able to remember any information that you need for your business or your life word-for-word.<p><i>What's an effective strategy to memorize a book verbatim? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with</i> …

Quora

MacTrast Deals: Adobe KnowHow All-Inclusive Photography Bundle

- Feb 13, 2016<p>Whether you’re a beginner, a skilled amateur, or a top-notch professional photographer, you’ll benefit from the 65+ hours of …

Articles about 7 modern homes across mexico on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>In Tijuana, Mexico, an architect designs an elegant new residence for his family of four.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the …

American Cities

France Wants To Install 1,000 Km Of Solar Roadways Over The Next Five Years

In 2014, the Netherlands built the world’s first solar bike path, a 70-metre stretch named SolaRoad. The proof of concept performed even better than expected, generating, after six months, enough electricity to power a small household for a year.<p>Successful and fascinating as it is, the project is …

Roads

This Solar-Powered Streetlight Also Zaps Mosquitoes

See ya, suckers.<p>Innovations in streetlighting are not always the kind of scientific discoveries that get the masses jumping for joy. But researchers at Malaysia’s University of Malaya have come up with a particularly cool and multitasking streetlight, one with an extra-bright LED light powered by …

Clean Energy

Connected Sleeve Wireless Smartphone Charger (video)

French designer company De Rigueur has created a new wireless smartphone charger called the Connected Sleeve, that has been created to provide a …

Are mining shares the steal of the century?

Shares in miners are at their cheapest for almost 12 years having collapsed by 76pc since early 2011, but there are important reasons to stay cautious.<p><b>Mining sector<br>Questor says AVOID</b><p>Shares in mining companies are at their lowest levels for almost 12 years. Bargain hunters are right to be attracted …

FarmedHere has high ambitions with new 60,000 sq ft vertical farm

The new farm will cover an area of 60,000 sq ft (5,574 sq m). This will make it smaller than AeroFarms' 69,000-sq ft (6,410-sq m) facility in Newark, …

Hydro Power Plant Called 'Rotor' Is Made From A Simple Inner Tube

If you live in rural, underdeveloped areas you have to be clever to survive. The Rotor, a homemade hydro plant created from an inner tube that …

This self-filling water bottle is the ultimate in vaporware

Austrian startup Fontus is developing a novel water bottle that is vaporware in just about every sense of the phrase. Not only does it not yet exist …

Sandpath House by Adrian James Architects

Adrian James Architects have designed the Sandpath House, a ‘flat pack’ house for a client with a tight budget in Oxford, England.<p>The architect’s …

Articles about 8 modern homes london we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior …

Lofts

Articles about durable calgary home allows easy aging place on Dwell.com - Dwell

Telecommuting may let you answer email in your underwear, but is the home office all it’s cracked up to be?<p>Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all vying to coalesce the still-nebulous array of smart home...<p>New Alexa-enable devices offer more ways to command your smart …

Articles about sustainable mexican retreat made raw readily available materials on Dwell.com - Dwell

From neon resin to found twigs, Benwu Studio's playful designs stand out.<p>An artist crafts a sustainable tree house in the Puerto Rican tropics as an inventive take on the exhibition space.<p>Designed by the firm AT103, the award-winning design is meant to serve as a model for sustainable educational …

Architecture

Painless electrical zaps may replace dental anesthesia needles

As much as some people fear getting dental fillings or root canals, what many of them are <i>really</i> afraid of is the needle that delivers the anesthetic …