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Trained Bees are Able to Detect Cancer Through Breath

Portuguese designer Susana Soares has developed a project that involves utilizing the heightened senses of bees to detect illnesses in humans. The <i>Bee's</i> project states that “bees can be trained within 10 minutes using Pavlov's reflex to target a wide range of natural and man-made chemicals and …

Fresh From The Dairy: Society6 Artist Calendar 2014

The 2014 Society6 Artist Calendar is now available as a limited edition of 1,000 – so get your hands on one. Made with the same high-quality …

Wage Star Wars In Your Kitchen With Death Star Linoleum

Well, okay, Death Star tiles. But either way, you can still relive the trench run.<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>According to the best estimates out there, building your own <i>Star Wars</i> Death …

Your Favorite Books, If They Were Tea

<i>The Great Gatsby</i> conjures many emotions–the nostalgia for a high school lit class, a romanticized notion of the Jazz Era, or by now, perhaps exasperation at its ubiquity after Baz Luhrmann got his hands on it.<p>Flora Chan’s own musings got her thinking about tea, and more specifically, what <i>The Great</i> …

Articles about 7 small spaces under 400 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has …

Santis Decorative and Fashionable Font Family by Latinotype

Santis Font Family.<p>Font designer Enrique Hernandez has created the decorative <b>Santis</b> font family in 2013 with some technical support by Daniel …

Doctor Who Google doodle: the story behind the Whodle

As Google unveils its largest ever doodle to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, we meet the designer Matthew Cruickshank who created it.<p>This summer, engineers at Google London added the Tardis to Google Street View, but that wasn't enough for Doctor Who fans, 4,000 of whom have signed a …

GLASGOW Table Lamp

Visually striking with its simplicity, <i>Glasgow</i> is a minimalist table lamp designed by <b>David Taylor</b> for <b>Bsweden</b>. It’s made of anodized aluminum.<p><b>Glasgow</b> …

You’ve Never Seen A McDonald’s Menu Look This Good

Say what you will about fast food; this graphic design from McDonald’s is surprisingly gorgeous, and just as helpful.<p>Color. Clarity. White space. Typography. It’s the visual balance driving any good art exhibition or magazine. But we’re not talking about either today. We’re talking about the …

CH Gift Guide 2013

Gifts are easy, but really nailing it is difficult even for the most experienced perennial shopper. To avoid bestowing loved ones with shower gels from the mall or other generic sentiment, look to the Cool Hunting Gift Guide. A list we're updating year-round, there's a real variety of items that …

From The Sopranos’s Logo Designer, A Brilliant Brand ID That Morphs Over Time

Ammunition’s Brett Wickens creates a hypnotic new logo that evolves alongside a young software company, whose menu of services has yet to be imagined.<p>Mesosphere is a San Francisco startup that’s developing software to make cloud systems more accessible. Sound familiar? Of course it does. Because …