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Articles about 7 light filled bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has …

Time-Lapse: Homeless US Army Veteran Gets a Makeover and New Lease on Life

Veterans Day is right around the corner, so it’s nice to see that one of the time-lapses making the most impact online over the past couple of days …

A visual history of Microsoft's anime fetish

An Art Breakthrough: $90,000 for Youtube Video, Animated GIF, and Other Internet Experiments

Paddles On–a collaboration between Phillips and Tumblr–included twenty pieces, cutting a wide path through the nebulous category. There was an …

The famous Maasai tribe battles for legal rights to its name

The Maasai people are one of the best known tribes in Africa, and their name has been used to brand everything from pens to car accessories to designer clothes. A group that hopes to represent all of the Maasai, led by an elder named Isaac ole Tialolo, is now working to claim rights to the brand …

30 years of space shuttle missions: A salute in images

The shuttle era is over, but graphic artist Luke Wesley Price is determined to keep the memory from fading. A new photography book, written and designed by Price, collects some of "the most breathtaking and awe-inspiring NASA images from the space shuttle’s 30-year service history."<p>"Space Shuttle: …

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Ellen Page Is Naked In The Uncanny Valley

Or is she? That’s the question at the center of a game design controversy that Sony doesn’t want you to know about.<p><i>Beyond: Two Souls</i> is an interactive action-adventure game by French developer Quantic Dream. It’s not really a great game, but like Quantic Dream’s previous two titles, it is at least …

What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young …

Xbox One launch ad nails Microsoft's next-gen vision

All it took was zombies, Spock, supercars, and sports stars<p>Microsoft is kicking off its Xbox One advertising in a big way today. The software giant may have struggled with messaging and confusing policy reversals at its unveiling earlier this year, but it’s wasting no time trying to correct the …

Found: Old LaserDisc with never-before-seen 'Star Wars' footage

A LaserDisc that has apparently been in limbo for 30 years has been recovered, and it contains never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage of "Star Wars Episode IV: Return of the Jedi."<p>A Facebook group calling itself Return of the Jedi long lost Edit Droid Laserdisc Discovered found the LaserDisc …

12 Years Ago: 'Apple's iPod Spurs Mixed Reactions'

Hindsight, but little else, is 20/20.<p>On October 23, 2001, Steve Jobs convened a group of tech reporters and Apple fans at the company's Cupertino headquarters to announce a new product: the iPod. It was a launch that would lead the company, six years later, to drop the "Computer" from "Apple …

Meal replacement Soylent raises $1.5 million and will start shipping in December

Keen on giving up food for the rest of your life? Soylent, which claims to be a complete meal replacement, has received $1.5 million in seed funding …

You Can Now Enjoy Cole Sprouse In Comics Form Thanks To Riverdale

Comics<p>Comic Book News, Reviews, Previews, and Commentary. Get info on well-known characters and comic movies for real comic book fans.<p>Comics<p>An …

This App Tells You if That Taco Truck Will Make You Sick | WIRED

<b>Forget Yelp.</b> Soon an app could delivers something far more helpful than taco truck recommendations: a list of restaurants that might make you …

The site that claims to know if someone died in your house

Ever since you've moved into your new place, things haven't gone quite right, have they?<p>You didn't get the promotion to senior office librarian. You suspect your lover is seeing someone else. And then there's those weird feelings when you go into the second bedroom.<p>It's not that you get a shiver …

WISH: A Monumental 11-Acre Portrait in Belfast by Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada | Colossal

<p>Unveiled several days ago in Belfast, Northern Ireland as part of the Belfast Festival, <i>WISH</i> is the latest public art project by Cuban-American …

When Playing Video Games Means Sitting On Life's Sidelines

A facility outside Seattle, surrounded by pine trees, is a refuge for addicts — of technology.<p>There are chickens, a garden and a big treehouse with a zip line. A few guys kick a soccer ball around between therapy appointments in the cottage's grassy backyard.<p>The reSTART center was set up in 2009. …

WOW! An amazing new view of Saturn, created by amateur image processer Gordan Ugarkovic, shows the planet and its rings in all their glory. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/f50r Ugarkovic, a Croatian computer programmer, assembled the incredible image from 36 shots snapped by the Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 10. (www.flickr.com/photos/ugordan/)

NYSE tests its system so Twitter’s IPO doesn’t turn into another Facebook fiasco

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is preparing its infrastructure for Twitter’s IPO, expecting a rush of interest from investors.<p>The exchange, run by NYSE Euronext, will let firms test their trading systems in a mock opening auction of Twitter’s stock. The dry run is set for Saturday, Oct. 26, …

Google and Abandoned NYC uncover the city's secrets with Field Trip app

Starting today, users of Field Trip for iOS, Android and Glass will be able to experience some of New York City's forgotten -- and occasionally creepy -- locations as Google's Niantic Labs brings Abandoned NYC's content to the app. Normally, Field Trip functions as a convenient mobile tour guide, …

Wolfram Alpha Launches Problem Generator To Help Students Learn Math

If you’re studying math or science, you are probably pretty familiar with Wolfram Alpha as a tool for figuring out complicated equations. That makes it a pretty good tool for cheating, but not necessarily for learning. Today, the Wolfram Alpha team is launching a new service for learners, the …

Bunkr Unveils New Major Version Of Its PowerPoint Killer

French startup Bunkr just released a new major version of its presentation web app in partnership with Etamin Studio. It still is a fully responsive HTML5 web app that works seamlessly on your computer, phone or tablet. Yet, it was redesigned from the ground up and the new user experience should …

Read Netflix’s Fantastic Customer Service Response To One User’s Complaint

I feel a little uneasy praising the customer service department of a multi-million dollar company for doing exactly what they’re supposed to — help people. But as anyone who’s ever spent three hours trying to get in touch with Time Warner knows, it’s rare to be treated like a human when you have a …

Webcartoonist Kate Beaton's New Project Involves a Fat Pony

Kate Beaton first made waves in the webcomic scene with her comics at <i>Hark! A Vagrant</i>, where she takes a hilarious look at historical figures like …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before