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Explained: new US copyright exclusions for abandoned games

The United Stated Library of Congress has ruled to add new exemptions to the USA's Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that will allow legitimate …

Our Favorite Multitasking Furniture for Small Spaces

(Image credit: Anthropologie)<p>When you're living in a small space and can't fit in a lot of furniture, the pieces you do have have to work hard. It's …

Furniture

How to Make a DIY Eyelighter Reflector for $40

After sharing his DIY square “ring light” build here back in July, photographer Isiah Xiong is back again with another DIY project. This time, Xiong …

10 Surprising Facts About Nutella

Nutella has rescued us from breakups, from bad days at work, and often from our own hangry selves. But how much do we really know about the …

Ingenious Nesting Bookshelf Designed to Expand to Any Size You Need

Japanese design firm Nendo merged the concept behind Russia's traditional matryoshka dolls with an ordinary bookshelf so that book lovers will always have room for their growing personal library. This creation, known as the <i>Nest Shelf,</i> is designed with practicality in mind, with the added bonus of …

Furniture

Adobe is giving away Photoshop's best features for free

It seems like everyone knows a person with a pirated copy of Photoshop. If you ask them why they don't pay for it, their answer probably amounted to something like this: <i>Photoshop costs well over $1,000, and I use 10 percent of its features</i>.<p>For so long, Photoshop simply hasn't been for those people …

Tutorials

Watch As An Autonomous Truck Zooms Down The Autobahn

Look, Ma, no hands!<p>When driving on Germany's notorious ultra-fast Autobahn, you generally hope that the other drivers have their hands firmly on the wheel. But last Friday, there was at least one giant freight truck on the Autobahn whose driver took a more hands-off approach, allowing the truck …

Autonomous Vehicle

Architizer

Mr Hoverboard kit really hovers, leaf blowers not included

You too can have a working hoverboard with Mr Hoverboard. It's not quite the same as what Marty McFly rode, but it does actually hover.<p>Our "Back to the Future: Part II" hoverboard hopes rose late last year when tinkerer Ryan Craven showed the Internet how he made himself a working, hovering, …

Hoverboards

Three-Dimensional Human Collages Encased in Layers of Glass

Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Dustin Yellin has received worldwide recognition for his technique to creating large-scale, fantastical collages encased within layers of glass. <i>Psychogeographies</i>, his newest exhibition commissioned by the New York City Ballet for the annual Art series, is a …

Art

Articles about 5 modern brooklyn homes we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established designers.<p>Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you house your books speaks volumes about...<p>This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of …

Lofts

BlackBerry confirms it will launch a new Android smartphone called Priv

BlackBerry has finally confirmed its intentions to launch an Android smartphone, after months of speculation and leaks.<p>In its second quarter financial results, BlackBerry today said it “plans to launch a flagship handheld device that will run on the Android operating system with BlackBerry …

Mobile Technology

How to make your own Google Cardboard headset

Ever since the launch of Google Cardboard back in 2014, virtual reality has slowly been making its way to the masses. Not only are more and more manufacturers producing higher-end headsets such as the Samsung Gear VR and the Oculus Rift, there are also a slew of super affordable options available …

Virtual Reality

Top 11 Things To Store Under Your Bed

If you’re not keeping things under your bed, you’re missing out on prime real estate for storage — especially large, awkward, and gangly stuff that …

Real Estate

7 Of America's Most Eerily Beautiful Lava Tubes

You can actually walk through the once-fiery depths of Mother Nature.<p>For most hikes, the destination -- whether it be the top of a dramatic cliff or the foot of a tall waterfall -- is the reward.<p>But then there are lava tube hikes, where passing through and exploring the mysterious and alluring …

National Parks

Google has a new trick

Google 'fun facts' and get fun facts!<p>Google knows pretty much everything. It can tell you the lifespan of a goat, or the name of the actor who played Wolverine, or teach you how to do a flip on a trampoline, but previously you'd need to search for specific things to find out why your cat's poop was …

Search Engines

Just add water and this squid-inspired plastic heals itself

While you've been busy scarfing down fried calamari rings, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have been doing something else with squid. Namely? Studying the cephalopod's ring teeth for a way to create a material that heals when water's present, much in the way that those tentacle-bound …

This router will be the last thing you see before the internet consumes you

If you were wondering how Asus would respond to the challenge of Google's OnHub wireless router, wonder no longer. Forged in an off-world colony and teleported here by its own sheer power of will, the artfully titled RT-AC5300 is a wireless portal like no other. It takes the spaceship looks of …

Here's how Steam will soon work better with TVs and controllers

Valve is testing a new version of its Steam gaming platform for TVs, just a couple of months before the Steam Controller goes on sale. You can check it out for yourself by opting into the beta channel in Steam’s preferences, but here’s the main change in the tweaked Big Picture mode: a …

Smart TV

Bluetooth substitute can send data through your body

The king of close range communications between mobile devices continues to be Bluetooth. This technology has served us very well – its energy efficiency is hard to eclipse, and it can cover pretty good distances. UCSD (University of California San Diego) researchers have found a solution that may …

Magnetism

Top 16 for 2016: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2016, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.<p><b>IN THE LOOP: Sign up for our weekly theme parks newsletter</b><p>It already …

Walt Disney Company

U.S. Ebola survivors: Where are they now?

<b>(CNN) —</b> "It's your worst nightmare," Nancy Writebol says.<p>"There's vomiting. There's diarrhea. There's weakness... There's fever. There's a rash.<p>"It just attacks the body and begins to attack your organs. And as the disease progresses, a lot of people do bleed out."<p>Writebol describes the virus that …

Disease

New Galaxy Note 5 Details and OnePlus 2 Display Specs

Create your own private disappearing chatroom with hack.chat

There are a dozen-odd ways to chat with people these days, from IM to Twitter direct messages to apps like Slack, Snapchat and GroupMe.<p>If you want to create your own with no more fuss than typing in a unique URL in your web browser, though, you can’t go wrong with hack.chat, a new, bare-bones, …

Apps

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Arduino

Articles about 12 window seats we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

San Francisco

This Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein Vision Test Can Quickly Tell If you Need Glasses

Who do you see?<p>MIT researcher and scientist Aude Oliva created this hybrid image made from the high spatial frequency components of a picture of …

Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Prefab Homes

Notorious Sydney criminals: The mad dentist of Wynyard Square

HENRY Louis Bertrand was many things. Husband, father, dentist, self-proclaimed mesmeriser, philanderer… murderer.