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Enlightening Light

If you’re reading this on your computer right now, chances are you AREN’T one of the vast groups of people lacking electricity (and therefore light) …

Articles about 6 space saving solutions japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Put your corridors to work as storage, seating, or gallery space with these ideas.<p>The Splitback Sofa series from Innovation USA expertly pairs design and functionality.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has …

US teenager sues parents for 'refusing to pay' for her university education

A New Jersey student has asked a court to make her parents support her and pay for her college education after a row<p>An 18-year-old student has lost the first round in her lawsuit against her parents over school fees and living expenses, in a case that could set a precedent for a family's obligation …

Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers?

The third episode of the BBC Radio 4 series, My Teacher is an App, offered a provocative glimpse into the ways that technology is now being used to meet current educational needs. I attended the debate at The Great Hall of King's College London, where a respected panel and an energetic audience …

Illustrations by Giordano Poloni

Selected Editorial Illustrations.<p>Giordano Poloni is a Milan, Italy based illustrator and motion graphic designer. This is a small collection of his …

Adorable Animals Form Whimsical Alphabet Letters

London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J …

The Amazing Pattern Library

The Amazing Pattern Library, started by Tim Holman and Claudio Guglierei, is an on going project that complies patterns shared by the most talented …

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Squirmable Seating

There’s something very honest and friendly about this simplistic yet inviting chair and footrest combination called Nuno. Everyone knows that when it …

Playful Illustrations Make It Easy to Learn Chinese

If you ever wanted to learn Chinese but never thought you could do it, here is a great opportunity! London-based entrepreneur and author ShaoLan Hsueh is developing a book, <i>Chineasy</i>, that makes it rather simple to learn basic Chinese words and phrases.<p>The visual system uses playful illustrations to …

Vans Collaborates With The Beatles 'Yellow Submarine' on First-Ever Footwear Capsule

Pharrell's hat may have gotten most of the fashion attention at last night's Grammy Awards, but there was another major style coup waiting in the wings: a new collaboration between The Beatles and Vans. A nice addendum to Paul and Ringo's Grammy performance, don't you think?<p>Created to mark the 50th …

The Best Of Sundance: 9 Films To Get Psyched For

Okay, this may have been a stroke of good luck or perhaps some sort of lovely portent for the future of film, but, real talk, we didn't see one bad …

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

“I feel like I was set up to fail”: Inside a for-profit college nightmare

<b>Jaqueta Cherry studying, while her daughter, Jah'Maya, sleeps (Adam Rust)</b><p>Some schools feast on federal aid and don’t care if the student can repay it. Here’s one woman’s tragic story<p>Adam Rust<p>January 25, 2014 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Jaqueta Cherry did not have a glittering GPA or a résumé loaded with …

Highly Educated, Highly Indebted: The Lives of Today's 27-Year-Olds, In Charts

A new study by the Department of Education offers up a statistical picture of young-adult life in the wake of the Great Recession.<p>What are today's young adults really like? For those who've spent too much time gazing into the dark recesses of <i>Thought Catalog</i> or obsessing over "Girls," the Department …

Giant Zombie Ape Battles Giant Tortoise in Geek Art