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Artificial muscles easy to make by twisting fishing line

"Artificial muscles" that can lift 100 times more weight and generate 100 times more power than human muscle can be made cheaply and easily by anyone …

Beautiful Houses: Boz

This week we will show you the beautiful House Boz in Pretoria, South Africa, a project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. This house is super …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 15 on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete …

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17 Bizarre Aircraft We Love, and the Stories Behind Them

Oddball ideas take flight.<p>It's easy to love these funny-looking planes just for their sheer weirdness. But many of them were built to prove a point or to advance the science of aerodynamics.

'Micro-windmills' could charge cellphones, inventors say

Researchers in Texas have created a windmill so small it appears as a speck on the surface of a penny. But they say a multitude of the …

LA Auto Show: 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo

Only the truly power mad would think the current GT-R's 545 horsepower wasn't enough. And you can count Nissan itself amongst those loonies because the GT-R Nismo has been upgraded to produce an even 600 hp thanks to larger turbos.<p>Of course Nissan's tuning arm, Nismo performed some magic on the …

Know Your Mechanical Exoskeletons

Wearable exoskeletons will revolutionize manufacturing, healthcare, and the military. Say hello to the prototypes and new models that will make it happen.<p>Wearable exoskeletons will revolutionize manufacturing, healthcare, and the military. Say hello to the prototypes and new models that will make …

Fright Night: 1988 Lamborghini Countach Basketcase Project

This 1988 Lamborghini Countach is a non-running project with a stripped interior but original engine and transmission intact. The seller says that …

The 2014 Z/28 Camaro is faster than a Murcielago around the Nurburgring

Nürburgring. In the rain. In a Camaro.<p>If anyone ever had a complaint about the new-generation Camaro, it's that in its mission to be a true muscle car it went too far. It was biased towards straight-line performance over handling. But Camaro has a rich track history, as the Donohue/Penske Z/28s …

Leno gets a crack at Batman's Tumbler

If anyone had the famous chin to play Batman, it would certainly be Jay Leno, but no, the car-loving comedian hasn't bumped Ben Affleck from his upcoming role as the Caped Crusader. Instead, Warner Bros. swung by for the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage to show off the modern interpretation of …

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Kim Kardashian Publicly Humiliated By Construction Workers

One erects buildings, the other erects ... well, you know ... but it seems a construction company in Canada is taking a shot at Kim Kardashian with a …

Ford builds USAF Thunderbirds Edition Mustang for charity

Each year since 2008, Ford has created a one-off Mustang to celebrate military aviation, and the cars have been auctioned off at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Gathering of Eagles charity event to raise money to inspire the next generation of aviators. This year's charity car is the …