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Articles about super smart super green prefab may be future suburban living on Dwell.com - Dwell

The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.<p>Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...<p>Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House …

Prefab Homes
Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright

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Boost Sales With These 7 Social Media Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When social media first hit the scene, I thought three things: this is a waste of time, I don't have time for it and my customers are not here. I was wrong on all three counts. Social mediums are vital to your business. They all can grow …

Marketing

Behance

CREDIT SUISSE: The 3-D Printing Market Is Going To Be 357% Bigger Than We Initially Thought

A Credit Suisse research team led by Jonathan Shaffer has revised the firm's 2016 projection for the market up 357%, to $800 million from $175 million.<p>The reason: overlooked opportunities among consumers and "pro-sumers," which Shaffer defines as engineers, architects and educators.<p>3-D printing and …

Credit Suisse

What Is Love (cover)

Tactus Raises Series B To Help Bring Its Disappearing Touchscreen Keyboard To Market

There were plenty of media darlings at last year’s CES, but few tickled people’s fancies the way that Tactus and its amazing disappearing tablet keyboard did. The company has spent the past few months crafting reference devices for would-be partners and gearing up to help OEMs bring that impressive …

Beautifully Detailed Drawings Burnt into Pieces of Wood

Eben Cavanagh Rautenbach, artistically known as LeRoc, uses a soldering iron to create detailed illustrations on pieces of wood. This art of decorative burning is called pyrography or pyrogravure. When LeRoc first became interested in pyrography, he started drawing with only a lighter, a nail and a …

Drawing

DIY Barn Door Track Tutorail

Scott, my husband, is an AMAZING DIY handyman. I like to call him the Handy Husband. Between the hardwood floors, our entire home office, the kitchen …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Elon Musk

This Harvard Prof’s Printed Batteries Could Revolutionize Our Gadgets

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 12.23.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Harvard professor Jennifer Lewis …

Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

Surreal Tree Branches Sprout Out from Indoor Support Beams

<i>Baitogogo</i> is a half-sculptural, half-architectural installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira that presents a surreal growth of tree branches out of white columns. The So Paulo-based artist's piece offers a unique perspective of indoor design while reminding viewers of the materials used …

Architecture

McBess Illustrations

Illustrator Matthieu Bessudo aka McBess.<p>Matthieu Bessudo also known as McBess is an outstanding illustrator and art director. His artworks are full …

Steve Jobs’ Doctor Wants to Teach You the Formula for Long Life | WIRED

It’s 6:30 on a Monday morning and already David Agus is doing an admirable job of sticking to the rules. Dressed in the no-nonsense uniform that one …

Lamps Made From Clothespins by Crea-re Studio

Crea-re Studio takes your average clothespins and uses them to create handmade lamps in Poland. The Clips lamps appear to be supported with a frame …

Furniture

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

Americans Might Soon Get To Buy Mexican Beachfront, Border Land

For the first time in nearly a century, Mexico is considering letting foreigners own land outright along the coast and near international borders. Right now, only Mexicans can hold the title to land in the so-called restricted zone. The president and many lawmakers want to relax the ownership laws …

Study: Weatherization Could Save U.S. $33 Billion

Weather­iz­ing every home in the U.S. would save the coun­try $33 bil­lion a year in en­ergy costs, ac­cord­ing to a new Lawrence Berkley Na­tion­al …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Parenting

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

Coffee

How to Get Unlimited Talk, Text, and Data on an iPhone for $30 a Month

*This post was written by Abdel Ibrahim of The Tech Block, and is shared here with permission. The Tech Block is a site that finds and promotes the …

Beautiful Houses: Pure White Interior Design

This week we will show you the elegant interiors of a house in Almuñecar, Granada, Spain a project by Susanna Cots. The interior design of this house …

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

Associated Press News

Fingerprint-Activated Electric Bike Goes 40 MPH, 90 Miles on a Charge

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 09.06.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Part bike, part motorcycle, the Greyp G12 …