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Tiny house, big benefits: Freedom from a mortgage - and stuff

America is having a big love affair with tiny houses. There are television shows: "Tiny House Nation" and "Tiny House Hunters." There are movies: "Tiny: A Story About Living Small" and "Small Is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary." Pinterest has more than 900 boards devoted to tiny houses, and …

Behind the Lens: Taylor Wessing Prize Winner 2014 - Interview with David Titlow | LensCulture

The Taylor Wessing Prize—considered to be among the premier portraiture prizes in Europe—recognizes excellence in contemporary photography. While the widely-held understanding of portrait work can be fairly staid, conjuring a mental image of bland studio backdrops and a straightforward pose, David …

Photography

How to Set Up Your Digital SLR for Night Photography

Setting up a digital camera specifically for the type of photos you like to produce is essential to get the best from any camera. In this article I …

Cameras

High Impact Flash Photography Tips at Dusk

Dusk and dawn are magical times of day! Combine an interesting background with an interesting well-lit subject at exactly the right moment… Boom!!! …

Landscape Photography

Manual Versus Autofocus Lenses for Night Photography

Through the Looking Glass<p>Lenses are for life. An old cliché but it still holds true, especially in this era of digital technology. The relentless …

Democratic Republic of Congo

<b>Introduction</b><p>This report seeks to explain the achievements of One Billion Rising Revolution of February 14, 2015. It justifies how Congolese can’t …

Africa

Find a Firm

New York City<p>1100 Architect<p>Architecture<br>• Interior Design<p>New York City<p>2Michaels<p>Architecture<br>• Furniture Design<br>• Interior Design<p>Cambridge, MA & Austin, …

A Compact Solar And Power Storage System Gets Off-Grid Communities Their Own Minigrid

Power to dozens of households, no annoying electric company.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEFlpqpE8NE<p>More than a billion people don’t have electricity, and a billion more live with unreliable electricity. Getting power to these people is key to economic development, but it’s a big challenge: …

Renewable Energy

Revenue Streams

Is Spotify the music industry’s friend or its foe?<p>Daniel Ek, the C.E.O. of Spotify, is a rock star of the tech world, but he is not long on charisma. At thirty-one, he is pale, boyish, cerebral, and calm. <i>Jantelagen</i>, the Scandinavian code of humility and restraint, is strong in him. He doesn’t greet …

Smithsonian Stands By Wildly Misleading Climate Change Exhibit Paid For By Kochs

The Smithsonian risks damaging its reputation by having a polluter-funded science denier on the payroll and a wildly misleading Koch-funded exhibit …

Climate Change

Read “Guantánamo Diary”

I don’t often recommend books; I figure that what you read is your business. But I can’t help thinking that everyone should read “Guantánamo Diary,” the newly published memoir by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a forty-four-year-old man who is, right now, a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay. Slahi, a Mauritanian …

Freedom of Information

One Art Museum Is Exploring Why Canadian Culture Shies Away From Nudity (NSFW)

<i>Warning: This post contains fair amounts of nudity and may not be suitable for work.</i><p>Next month, Ontario's THEMUSEUM is "<i>Getting</i> Naked," presenting an exhibition of over 100 works -- all nudes -- shown together for the very first time. The artworks hail from the 17,000-work collection of The …

The People’s History Museum in Manchester is the most forthright museum I’ve ever visited

A new exhibition, Election! Britain Votes, at the People’s History Museum in Manchester explores the nature of democracy in a candid and sincere …

30 Links to Inspiring Photography Articles and Amazing Photos

It's been another terrific week in the world of photography with many talented artists sharing photographs and articles exhibiting the finest in the …

The Sunny 16 Rule – how to take photos without the use of a light-meter

<i>On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16; the according shutter speed</i> …

“This Girl Can” Campaign Empowers Female Athletes

Video encourages women to focus on what their bodies can do, rather than how they might be perceived<p>Many of us may have forgotten what it was like to be a beginning cyclist—how uncertain our feet were on the pedals, how awkward we thought we looked in our new helmets, or how exposed we felt …

India builds solar plants atop canals to save land, water | Reuters

VADODARA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As India moves to ramp up investment in solar power, it is exploring innovative places to install solar plants, including across the top of canals.<p>A private security guard walks between rows of photovoltaic solar panels inside a solar power plant at Raisan …

India

Discover the best fantastic-desks-complete-these-inviting-home-offices on Dwell - Dwell

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Home Tours

Articles about 9 young designers know now on Dwell.com - Dwell

An exhibition heralds a new wave of Dutch designers plying technology and craft.<p>Get to know Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm, Jakob Jørgensen, Line Depping, and Pernille Snedker Hansen—four rising Danish design...<p>From muralists and ceramicists, to fiber artists and furniture makers, these 12 creatives …

Fabrication

Dwell

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Home Tours

The Met Vs. MoMA: Bob Colacello Uncovers The Battle For Art, Prestige, And Young Trustee Blood

<i>Vanity Fair</i> special correspondent Bob Colacello reports on the competition between New York’s Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art for artworks, prestige, and young, moneyed trustees—“which in the museum world means anyone under 60,” Colacello writes. As Picasso biographer John …

Art

33 Million Things: The Secret World of Museums

Author: Gwen Pearson. Gwen Pearson<p>Date of Publication: 01.07.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The American Museum of Natural History has a …

Find Missing Masterpieces Inside the Museum of Stolen Art

“If you come across any of these pieces outside of a museum please report immediately to the International Police."<p><i>Images and GIFs courtesy the artist</i><p>You’re strolling through a gallery space and out of one corner of your eye, you spot a sculpture of a pastoral landscape painting. In the next room …

The Internet of Things Plan To Make Libraries and Museums Awesomer

Are cultural institutions the environment iBeacon has been waiting for?<p>Two large banners greet patrons when they walk into Orlando Public Library.<p>Amid posters about the library’s family-friendly services and upcoming programming, the banners urge patrons to do something a bit uncharacteristic for a …

Young Self-Taught Photographer Captures Wanderers Against Magnificent Landscapes

Self-taught Canadian photographer Elizabeth Gadd described her photography niche better, perhaps, than anybody else when she said, “I, uh… shoot …

11 Essential Quick Access Functions for Photography and Video | Gear Talk Episode 8

Changing Settings Quickly<p>When we’re shooting photos or video there are certain settings we want to have available quickly. Check out our essential …

No School Like Old School | Classical Lessons For Modern Photography That Will Help You Stand Out

Some time ago, I wrote a piece addressing the value of analyzing and critiquing photos for personal growth in the craft. I heralded the merits of …