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How One Couple Turned a “Toxic Corner” of Cleveland into a Development Hotbed

Public art, bike racks, and renovations transformed Cleveland’s Hingetown neighborhood into a destination.<p>Four years ago, <b>Graham Veysey</b> and <b>Marika Shioiri-Clark</b> set out to develop and cultivate their ideal neighborhood. “I wanted to go to a place where I could sink roots down and make an impact,” …

New San Francisco restaurant replaces humans with iPads

Those sick and tired of having to deal with their fellow humans all the time have a new respite – a fully automated restaurant in San Francisco.<p>Customers at Eatsa in the Financial District will order from an iPad, sending the order to the kitchen. When the meal is ready, it appears in a small glass …

San Francisco

This Is the Single Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men. Are You Doing It?

Add this one-move workout to your routine for a bigger, stronger, and more athletic body<p>Ask me for an upper-body workout, and I’ll give you one exercise: the standing single-arm overhead press.<p>Here’s why: It works the deltoids, biceps, triceps, lats, and pecs, as well as all of the stabilizing …

Oh Great, Here’s Another Halloween Candy Display In July

Just in case you thought it might be some kind of fluke that Walgreens had their Halloween candy out on July 21, we assure you that Walgreens isn’t …

Consumer News

Don't pity Cleveland's sports fans: they've been winning for years

LeBron James is home and fans have a strong bond with their teams – these are good times to be in Cleveland<p>By the time the Golden State Warriors finished dancing with the trophy and flew back home to California, a tired, old script was being written about the city they left behind. Woe is Cleveland …

The forgotten story of ... the Barons, Cleveland's ill-fated NHL team

The Cleveland Barons were an honest to God, living and breathing NHL team, until they became the last major US sports franchise to fold<p>Ever heard of the Cleveland Barons? Don’t feel badly if you haven’t because you’re not alone. Who were they? They were a real, honest-to-goodness National Hockey …

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion.</b> Here's why AOL thinks it makes sense.<p><b>2. We asked ad execs what they thought about the deal.</b> The feedback was extremely mixed.<p><b>3. Investors think a bidding war will erupt over AOL.</b> They think $4.4 billion won't be enough.<p><b>4. The ad tech sector looks an awful</b> …

15 Android Apps That Will Make Your iPhone Friends Jealous

Today, most apps launch on both Android and iOS, but the most interesting Android apps are exclusive to Android because they do something Apple wouldn't allow.<p>From an app that lets you message your friends while still watching Netflix to an app that lets you hack your smartphone's LED lights for …

Apps

Chipotle Reveals Its Guacamole Recipe To The World

Is Chipotle farther away than your own kitchen? Probably, but that won’t matter now if you’ve got a hankering for the chain’s guacamole, because …

Food

8 great alternatives to the Apple Watch

If the Apple Watch has kindled your interest in smartwatches, but you don't use an iPhone or don't want to spend $350 or more, you still have several good options.<p>There are highly-rated Android Wear smartwatches brimming with features compatible with Android devices, and there are smartwatches …

Wear OS

Comcast CEO Tries To Cheer Up Employees Following Implosion Of Time Warner Cable Merger

You have to respect a man who had the foresight to allow his dad to build him a multibillion-dollar cable and Internet empire.<p>While the majority of …

Time Warner

You Can Now Google “Find My Phone” To Locate Your Lost Android Device

A new update to the Google app on Android devices now allows users to merely Google “find my phone” and get not just the location of the device, but …

Watch The American Home Get Supersized Over 40 Years

We had to store all those beanie babies somewhere.<p>American homes have gotten bigger. From 1974 to 2013, the average American single family home ballooned from 1,560 square feet to 2,384 square feet.<p>A CNN Money animation from data viz specialist Bård Edlund visualizes that extraordinary growth by …

5 Things California Can Do To Survive A Megadrought

By Adele Peters5 minute Read<p>It’s year four of the California drought. A few remote communities have already run out of water. The governor just …

Google Launches a $100 Chrome OS Dongle for Your TV

Google is making a big push into Chrome OS today. The company just announced a $100 TV dongle that turns any TV into a Chrome OS computer, as well as new Chromebooks.<p>The new ASUS ‘Chromebit’ is the most interesting announcement. Due this summer, the dongle attaches to your TV via HDMI and turns …

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15 amazing features in Google Apps you probably don't know about

To do that, Google isn't just matching some of Microsoft's Office's best features, it is adding a bunch of cool features of its own. Some of them can be pretty hard to find. So we asked Google to send us a list of some the best little-known features in Google Apps (plus we threw in a few of our …

Apps

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Prevent Back Pain While You're Behind the Wheel

Make your commute more comfortable with these pain-preventing tips<p>Being trapped in traffic can be more than a pain in your ass: Back problems are a common side effect of long hours on the road.<p>Unlike the sensation you get while slumped over in an office chair, your body feels a lot of different …

The 5 best headphones you can get this week for under $20

You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars to get a great pair of headphones.<p>We've found 7 great pairs that will be on sale for less than $20 this week.<p>Check them out.<p>Amazon These headphones have incredible sound quality considering that they're only $20. The sound is clear and the bass is the …

Headphones

Broken Skylights Turn A Dead Mall Into A Pastoral Snowscape

In Thailand, when an abandoned mall lost its roof, it filled with water, which attracted mosquito larvae, and then neighbors stocked it with fish. In …

Consumer News

All-Vegan, Half-Raw Café Coming to Downtown Cleveland

Austin Ruesch has been a practicing vegan for 14 years, the last five of which he worked as GM of XO Prime Steaks, ironically enough. As a …

Free App Friday: 5 Painless Ways To Be More Productive At Work

Whether you’re already a highly effective person or merely aspire to be one, there’s a tool here for you.<p>As the old saying goes: Work smarter, not harder. Never has that been more possible than with modern technology.<p>Here are a handful of ideas about how to handle messages, automate repetitive …

The Exercise You Need to Do If You Sit at a Desk All Day

Tight hip flexors can lead to things like back pain and bad exercise form. Here's how to fix them<p>You probably often hear gripes about tight hip flexors at the gym. They're not uncommon, especially if you sit at a desk all day.<p>"When you sit, your legs are parked at a 90-degree angle from your hips …

A Visit to the Home Kitchen of Cleveland Chef Jonathon Sawyer

With the new cookbook ‘Noodle Kids: Around the World in 50 Fun, Healthy, Creative Recipes the Whole Family Can Cook Together,’ chef Jonathon Sawyer talks about ways that parents and kids can collaborate. From his own mid-renovation kitchen, he talks about how his family does that at home<p>LEAVE ASIDE …

Kitchens

Removing Fish From a Surreal Abandoned Shopping Mall

Thousands of carp, tilapia and catfish will be relocated to less absurd settings by Bangkok officials.<p>Devoid of shoppers for years, Bangkok's New World shopping center is losing the thousands of fish that have more recently called the condemned mall home.<p>An estimated 3,000 fish, brought to the …

When the Future Had Fins: Fantastical Vintage Auto Drawings

Dwell on Design speaker and gallery director Christopher W. Mount opens a new L.A. exhibition of automotive drawings spanning 1959–1973.<p>Christopher Mount, the founder/director of the eponymously named gallery in Los Angeles, will open an exhibition on Friday, January 23, to include detailed …

Los Angeles

The Agora, Cleveland 1978

Imagine hearing Springsteen go from “Racing in the Street” into “Thunder Road” into “Jungleland” – and then he comes back out for the <i>second</i> half of …

Medicine, Manufacturers, and Furniture-Makers Turned Cleveland Into an Innovation Hub

Don't tell Jason Radcliffe of Framework that nothing's happening in Cleveland.<p>A few months ago, when PM began exploring Cleveland's startup scene, we quickly discovered that metal furniture designer and fabricator Jason Radcliffe was a key figure in the city's thriving maker community. Little did …

Articles about upcycled furniture los angeles studio on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designer Patrick Cain draws on his engineering background to create unique modern pieces in metal, concrete, and wood.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...<p>Though Los Angeles offers Lindsay Lohan sightings …