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Why Facebook Is Spending Billions On Companies It Doesn't Need

<i>Why?!</i><p>As the dust settles on Facebook’s $2BN purchase of virtual reality headset maker Oculus Rift last week this remains the question on everyone’s lips. What’s more it is the second time we’ve made this exclamation in as many months after Facebook spent a seemingly ludicrous amount of money …

One Of America’s Largest Hospitals Brings Google Glass Into The ER

Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, one of America’s largest hospitals, is testing Google Glass in their ER so doctors don’t have to break eye contact with patients while treating them.<p>Patients at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center (BIDMC) might notice something different if …

Pono: only a man pays for music quality that he can't hear

Neil Young's Pono: 192kHz 24-bit music player produces sound quality that is wasted on human hearing. So why pay the extra for it?<p>Neil Young is a great musician. Well, I've enjoyed a few of his songs, and plenty of people have enjoyed lots more of them – enough to give him a decades-spanning career …

Absurdly Expressive Dog Portraits by Elke Vogelsang | Colossal

<p>It goes without saying that one of the most ubiquitous sightings on the web are millions upon trillions of pet photos. Cat gifs, funny dog videos, …

Sustainable Mid-Century Modern Dollhouse and Matching Furniture

The ARC Dollhouse is a brand new design and venture for artist/designer Krista Peel under the name 3 Star Studio. Working alongside her husband, they …

What Happens When An Ex-NASA Engineer Drops Paint Into Fish Tanks

Before switching to the creative life in the 1970s, artist Kim Keever worked as a thermal engineer on NASA projects. Perhaps this is why his abstract imagery has the air of a particularly thrilling science experiment.<p>Keever drops industrial paint tints into 200-gallon fish tanks, and photographs …

Glow-in-the-Dark Art by Jiang Pengyi

Chinese artist Jiang Pengyi mixes liquid wax and fluorescent powder onto objects to create surreal art you can't get out of your mind. He lets the fluorescence trace the objects' forms and then watches how the mixture transforms the inanimate objects into haunting ones. Called <i>Everything …

Art

Google unveils smartphone with 3D sensors

<b>Google has unveiled a prototype smartphone with "customised hardware and software" that enables it to create 3D maps of a user's surroundings.</b><p>Sensors allow it to make more than 250,000 3D measurements every second and update its position in real time.<p>Google said potential applications may include …

High Speed Sea Foam Photographed by Ger Kelliher | Colossal

<p>Back in January, photographer Ger Kelliher snapped this high speed photo of angry sea foam captured on Coomeenole beach in West Kerry, Ireland. The …

Forget Passwords, Soon Your Heartbeat May Open Your E-mail

Forget passwords, your heartbeat can unlock your laptop, phone and even your car. Passwords are considered to be not as secure as some would like for …

CES

Firework's Misfire Leads to Dazzling New Year's Photo

After seeing this stunning photo on Flickr's blog, I knew we had to get the story behind it. Photographer Kimmo Kuloveski took this incredible photo on New Year's Eve, simply calling it <i>Explosive New Year 2014</i>. There was no explanation, just a dazzling photo of fireworks flying everywhere.<p>“The …

Photography

More Quirky iPhone Photos of Everyday Objects by Brock Davis

<b>Ninja Knee</b><p>Minneapolis-based artist Brock Davis continues to delight his fans with his quirky iPhone photos. These are some of his favorite shots from 2013, as he continues to experiment with iPhone photography. Davis proves that you don't need fancy props to create art people can appreciate. With …

Schadenfreude

Traditional Pinup Photos with Splashes of Milk as Clothes Captured with High-Speed Photography

Inspired by the classic pin-ups of the 1940’s and 1950’s, photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz came up with a current version of those iconic …

Nest Protect : Smart Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Nest has released its latest product, <b>Nest Protect</b>, a smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm that complements your exiting modern interior décor. Aside …

Home Automation

Half-Drag Portraits Show the Before & After Transformations of NYC Drag Queens

New York-based photographer Leland Bobbé has put together a fascinating series of portraits that examine the idea of gender fluidity by showing New …

A Quick and Dirty Guide To Depth of Field

<i>Aperture –</i> One of the first things we learn in our studies as photographers is about aperture. Not only does it control the amount light that passes …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Smartphones that learn!

As customizable as our smartphones might seem, we’re really limited to using the controls exactly how the manufacturer intends. This case-concept …

Articles about 5 striking dining spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. Take a peek at our favorite homes this week that will have you remodeling...<p>Kerrie Kelly, ASID, shares her takeaways from building a loft to add more square footage to her office space.<p>These porches, patios, and courtyards have us green with …

Food & Dining

Mirror 2.0

Simply love the Mirror 2.0, which uses voice command, face and gesture recognition technology! Two LCD displays are placed behind a one-way mirror …

Finally, The Steampunk Coffee Shop You Always Wanted

A South African designer creates a machine-first space where the steam and the punk come from freshly roasted coffee beans.<p>Where there’s steampunk, there’s usually a lot of smoke. Thick, choking billows of diesel exhaust and carcinogenic miasmas go hand-in-hand with the cast-iron chimeras and …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Rove App

A recent trip to Beijing proved the perfect opportunity to test the newly released Rove application for iPhone. Rove runs in the background—without draining too much battery—and functions as a private but shareable log of your travel activity. Rove doesn't check you in, but figures out where you …

Apps

Hand-Blown Tumblers, With A Sculptural Twist

When New York-based design firm Aruliden created the Fishscape fish bowl, they struck a unique chord with design-minded fish owners who could finally dispose of the tacky plastic rocks and fauna usually found in fish tanks. It was a clever twist on a previously lame product, to be sure. Now …

Mind-Blowing LEGO Recreation of LOTR's Helm's Deep Battle

We've all seen some incredible LEGO builds before, but this one, by Rich-K & Big J, takes the cake as one of the most impressive pop culture recreations of all time! About 150,000 LEGO bricks and 1,700 mini-figures were used to recreate the Helm's Deep battle scene from Peter Jackson's <i>The Lord of</i> …

Lego

Invictus – Photographer Portfolio WordPress Theme

Invictus – Image and Video WordPress Theme.<p><b>Invictus</b> is a fullscreen portfolio WordPress theme created by doitmax for photographers or other …

Web Design

Spooky Ice Sculptures Inspired by Edvard Munch's Famous Painting

It's October which means we're featuring a full month of spooky art! This stunning scene of headless female sculptures, created with snow and ice, was inspired by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch's famous painting, “Girls on the Bridge.” As part of Norway's “Munch in Snow and Ice” exhibit in 2011, …

Art

Benjamin Muzzin's Clever 3D Display, Created by Spinning TVs

Here's an unforeseen application of televisions going from CRT to flatscreen: Thin as they are, you can now place two of them back-to-back. And then …

English Building's Brick Facade Playfully Slumps Down

<i>From the Knees of My Nose to the Belly of My Toes</i> is a surreal display by British designer Alex Chinneck that makes it look like the brick facade is sliding right off the front of a building in Margate, England. The eye-catching installation, which took Chinneck approximately one year to bring to …

Architecture