Dan Pawlowski

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Intricate 3D printed ceramic bricks would cool homes with evaporation

Though it promises to revolutionize design, manufacturing and distribution as we know it, the hype surrounding 3D printing has been rightfully …

He had an epiphany while living in a dumpster. And it could help change the future of housing.

He was living in a dumpster when the idea first came to him.<p>His name's Jeff Wilson — Dr. Jeff Wilson, actually. He's a professor at Huston-Tillotson …

Home Building

GE banks on LEDs, ditches compact fluorescent bulbs in the US

If you're the sort of person who gets worked up about what goes in your light fixtures, listen up. Starting today, GE is phasing out production of compact fluorescent light bulbs — yeah, those curly ones — in the US in favor of more efficient LED light bulbs. Don't expect those other bulbs to just …

Energy Star

Articles about grid prefab combines open plan living rugged durability on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.<p>Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to …

Prefab Homes

Modular Mobile Home Offers Easy Transport and Assembly for Living Off-the-Grid in Style

Prefabricated architecture is known for its mobility, allowing people to live in faraway and previously isolated locales. Colectivo Creativo Arquitectos has created VIMOB in this vein, designing it as a modular home that can be easily transported and assembled.<p>The 398-square-foot dwelling has a …

5 things you didn't know your tablet could do

Here's the scenario: You open that rectangular present sitting under the Christmas tree. One whiff of that new tablet smell and you know it’s going to be great. You quickly power it up, get it on Wi-Fi, set up Facebook, login to Netflix and play around for a while.<p>Then you set it down to go do …

What Everyone Who Hates Donald Trump Gets Wrong About Donald Trump, According to an Expert

Is Donald Trump a fascist?<p>In the wake of the relentlessly polemical presidential candidate's pledge to ban the immigration of Muslims into the United …

How Do You Design A UX For Infinity?

For the guy who turned Jorge Luis Borges’s “Library of Babel” into a web app, this isn’t an idle question.<p>Somewhere in the universe, there is a shelf of neatly organized books with titles made of nonsense. One of these books contains 410 pages of uncapitalized English words strung together in no …

Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths

(This story has been officially corrected by NHTSA to change record death rate reference in paragraph four from million vehicle miles to hundred million vehicle miles)<p>A man uses a smartphone in New York City, in this picture taken November 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Segar<p>By David Morgan<p>WASHINGTON …

Apple Car Could Launch In 2019, Being Developed Under Project Titan

The Apple Car project has apparently been given the go ahead by Apple, the project is apparently designated internally at Apple as a ‘committed …

Katy Perry falling off a Segway and 14 other Instagrams that capture the wonder of Burning Man 2015

Yes, it’s very hip at the moment to dump on Burning Man and fret that tech companies are killing the art festival. Or make jokes about building a wall around the Bay Area to keep Burners out.<p>Whatever.<p>Hate all you want. There is nothing like Burning Man. Nothing. And while we were getting a trickle …

Wacom's nifty folio digitises your handwritten notes

Japanese company Wacom is best known for producing graphics tablets, but at IFA this year it showed off a new product that harked back to a more …

Bruvelo Smartphone Controlled Coffee Machine (video)

Dustin Sell has created a next generation smartphone controlled coffee machine called the Bruvelo, that he’s says has been built “to do one thing and …

New Apple TV To Cost $149

The new Apple TV will be made official at Apple’s iPhone 6S event next Wednesday, the device will get a new design and a range of new …

Raspberry Pi Dashcam Created Using GPS HAT (video)

If you fancy building your very own Raspberry Pi dashcam, YouTube user ‘mrMirzam’ has published details on building one over on Reddit and even …

New Nest Thermostat Features Bigger Screen, More Sensors And Farsight (video)

Google has unveiled its third-generation of Nest thermostat this month, that has been equipped with a larger display and a thinner design as well as …