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Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

The Future Of Architecture In 8 Ingenious Buildings

The future is now, people!<p>After his groundbreaking TED Talk on 30 years of architectural history, he's now released a new TED Book, <i>The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings</i>, which brings together 100 of today's most radical designs for a new tomorrow.<p>Rather than moving from style to style, …

Architecture

The Inventor Of These MagSafe Headphones Thinks He Outsmarted Apple

But is he right? The future of his magnetic headphone adapter, Magzet, hinges on the answer.<p>Over the past decade, untold numbers of people have taken a look at the MagSafe cable charging their MacBook and thought to themselves, “Wouldn’t it be fantastic if there were a MagSafe for headphone …

Audiophile

Articles about 6 surreal structures will make your head spin on Dwell.com - Dwell

In most modern homes, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms.<p>Just because your kitchen is on the smaller side doesn’t mean you can’t make it as efficient and effective as possible.<p>If your M.O. is making your kitchen more compact and streamlined, then look no further than these clean-lined …

Logging

World's Grandest Abandoned Hotels

Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was …

European Travel

A Cocoon Inspired Hotel In Costa Rica By Zürcher Architects

Zürcher Arquitectos designed the Andaz Hotel, located in Costa Rica.<p>The architect’s description<p>During our walks through the site we encountered …

Costa Rica

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Tibetan Buddhists celebrate Religion and Culture...

<b>Tibetan Buddhists celebrate Religion and Culture at Great Prayer.</b> Photo Feature by Kevin Frayer<p>Tibetan Buddhist monks of the Gelug, or Yellow Hat …

Capturing the Yukon Quest in -50°, Sourtoe Cocktail in Hand

Drop longtime conflict photographer Katie Orlinsky in the middle of any “big bad capital city” and she says she’ll be just fine. But working in “middle of nowhere, Alaska,” presents a different set of challenges. Last year she photographed the Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race for the first time and …

Photo of the Day: Best of February

The leaping springbok in the photo above makes me smile every time I see it. I particularly love knowing there is such a word as “pronking,” which is how this acrobatic behavior is more colorfully described. I hope this month’s round-up of highlights from February’s Photo of the Day brings a smile …

1953: Are these the first miniskirts and hot pants?

Student fashion at the<br>Glasgow School of Art<p>Miniskirts and hot pants, 15 years before their time<p>Glasgow School of Art is situated in Scotland in a …

Introducing the Community Choice Award: Another Reason to Enter the 2015 Core77 Design Awards

Since 2011, the <b>Core77 Design Awards</b> has relied solely on juries of international design experts to bestow the Winner, Runner Up and Notable honors …

Product Design

Google Now Lets You Hang The World’s Greatest Paintings Right In Your Browser

If you’re tired of blank, white “new tab” windows in your browser, Google has a solution. Its Cultural Institute–Google’s arm that works with museums–has released a Chrome extension that will hang works from artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Edgar Degas, and Claude Monet in your browser. Whenever you …

Google

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

War Photographer Lynsey Addario Shares the Photos That Impacted Her the Most

Conflict photographer Lynsey Addario has gotten quite a bit of attention lately after publishing a memoir about her life and work. The book has since …

Photography

Articles about wood house on Dwell.com - Dwell

The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Designing a house for this setting was a …

Architecture

Whitetail Woods Regional Park Camper Cabins / HGA Architects and Engineers

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled into the hillside of a new regional park within the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, …

21 Ways Architects Can Work Smarter, Not Harder

<i>In their day-to-day work, architects face a lot of distractions and challenges: managing clients, collaborators and contractors; keeping up to date</i> …

Project Management

Creepy Time-Lapse of an Amorphous Magnetic Putty Blob Slowly Engulfing Small Metal Blocks

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Ian Parks has created a series of entertainingly creepy time-lapse videos exploring the magic of magnetic putty …

Articles about colorful custom built guesthouse london on Dwell.com - Dwell

Thanks to designers Nina Tolstrup and Jack Mama, an aging workshop in London’s once-gritty Bethnal Green is reborn as a colorful,...<p>The Lighthouse, by British architects Sheppard Robson, seeks to redefine the future of residential energy by plugging into the...<p>An apartment-like boutique hotel …

Architecture
Furniture

10 Beliefs That Suck the Life out of Photographers

What if I told you that it’s not the industry, the bad economy, where you live, what camera you shoot with, how many lights you have or how small …

Online

Smithsonian Magazine's 2014 Photo Contest

The editors of <i>Smithsonian</i> magazine have just announced the finalists in their 12th annual photo contest, selected from more than 26,500 entries. They've kindly allowed me to share several of these images here from the competition's six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, …

New South Wales

Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

The most fun on three wheels? Try driving a tuk-tuk through Sri Lanka<p>Scared of flying? What’s myth versus reality<p>A country that doesn't exist: The …

Booze Clues: How To Cure A Hangover

Broke Gullo's rules? Try a hangover cure from these party-circuit regulars.<p>"I don't have a single patient who's heavy because of alcohol," says Gullo. "It's the food they eat <i>after</i> drinking that gets them into trouble." Consume wisely (and prevent a hangover) with his advice:<p>1) Limit yourself to two …