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Academic Farcedom

The American Studies Association wants to boycott Israel…and us to pay for it.<p>I have a degree in American Studies–actually, it’s in American</i> …

Google unveils 'smart contact lens' to measure glucose levels

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1044000/1044832_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524627938_ef04d04bf049d8cb6d0a18dc63ff051d<p><b>Google has said it is testing a "smart contact lens" that can help measure glucose levels in tears.</b><p>It uses a "tiny" wireless chip and a …

Wearable Tech

Paper, The Opening Sentence In Facebook’s 10-Year Plan

With a beautiful new app, the monolithic social network is starting to fracture itself into a series of gems.<p>Mobile design has always been something of a sore spot for Facebook. The social network has never quite figured out how to dominate our consciousness on smartphones beside apps like Twitter, …

Getting Hired: To Score a Job at DesignworksUSA, Edit Your Portfolio, Carry a Sketchbook and Don't Rule Out a Big Gesture

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

Editorial Design Inspiration: VISION Newspaper

Vision Newspaper was a college project by the Argentinian designer Mercedes Bazan. Vision makes great use of grids, with very rich typography and …

TRITON Oxygen Respirator Allows You to Breathe For a Long Period of Time Underwater

Someone said to me once you try scuba diving, you’ll get addicted to it. There’s something about underwater world that makes you pause for a moment …

Skydrop Sprinkler Controller

Last week, the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was filled with tech companies showing off their latest and greatest. While many booths featured updates to previously existing products, we stopped by one start-up that caught our eye, as it merged real-time data, environmental …

Las Vegas

Articles about eco friendly compact cabin washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>To kick off the new schedule, we thought …

Living Rooms

Incredible Award-Winning Aquatic Designs Inspired By Nature

<b>Serkan etinkol, Turkey: 2013 IAPLC Top 27</b><p>Every year, the International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (IAPLC) receives design concepts from aquarium hobbyists throughout the world. Designers propose a wide range of concepts set within various tank sizes that are intended to function as …

Hong Kong

A Houston Residence Breaking the Neighborhood Mold

StudioMET Architects designed this single family home in central Houston, Texas, on a 5,400 square foot lot. The McDuffie Residence is surrounded by …

Incredible Photos Emerge of the 1986 Challenger Shuttle Disaster

Many people watched the <i>Challenger</i> Space Shuttle take off on January 28, 1986 and tragically combust less than two minutes into its flight. Now, nearly 28 years since the catastrophic event, photos of the shuttle's takeoff and unexpected explosion have emerged via Michael Hindes. While rummaging …

Space Exploration

Sony's Gorgeous, Floor-Borne Short-Throw Projector Channels Classic Braun Design

If you've got the bucks, an HD projector is a cool alternative to a television. It's about as unobtrusive as it gets, turning any white wall into a …

Interview: Mark Fox

Manipulation is something everybody experiences every day—good or bad, conscious or unconscious. For NYC-based artist Mark Fox, manipulation has permeated his entire body of work and is a theme he continues to explore in his latest exhibition "MFKPMQ." The exhibition—which opens today, 16 January …

Art

Articles about 7 compact home tours on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this …

Home Tours

Three Smoky Cocktails

It's been said that where there's smoke, there's fire. In the winter months, that adage and the sentiment it carries can turn an average cocktail into a warmer, fuller libation and offer a toasty fireside nostalgia. Some spirits, such as mezcal and scotch, already provide a smokiness, but those …

Scotch Whisky

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Art

Competitive Aquarium Design: The Most Beautiful Sport You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

Finally, a sport that tests your biology, design and photography skills, along with your patience. Aquascaping—competitive aquarium design—is a …

Investhaus Visual Identity

Today we bring to you another great project illustrating the creative process behind visual identity and visual guidelines. The project is for the …

This Airborne Jellyfish Isn't Lost, It's a Drone

By - Jan 16, 2014<p>If you've got the bucks, an HD projector is a cool alternative to a television. It's about as unobtrusive as it gets, turning any …

Sites of the Week: Media Temple, Runrun.it, Exposure and more

Huge images and nice us of scroll is what you can find on this selection! Take a look on the new Media Temple website and TSC portfolio, they are …

Holey moley! Architecture's trend for cutting holes in buildings

Lucky coins, a Tetris stack and a ferris wheel 500m up in the air ... take a look at the buildings around the world with holes right through them<p>The lucky golden hole<p>As if a giant cable reel had rolled into town and come to rest on the banks of the Pearl River, the newly completed Guangzhou Circle …

NoMad Drinking Cards

The cocktail menu at the boutique NoMad Hotel bar changes roughly every six weeks; usually as the season changes, or based on head bartender Leo Robitschek's mood. The NoMad, however, has made one sort of secret addition that makes the going out experience even more unique. Earlier this week, while …

Coco Chanel

Getting Hired: To Work at Smart Design, Be Organized, Show Your Passion—and Check Out These Four Illustrations

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …