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Articles about golden state 5 great homes california part four on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...<p>These homes are in a golden state of mind.<p>Overlooking …

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CNN’s Redesign Will Color Code News, Like A “Mood Ring”

CNN’s “breaking news” has never been more colorful.<p>If you were one of the millions of viewers who helplessly tuned into CNN for “breaking news” during the tragic Boston Marathon bombings, you likely learned that “breaking news” was rarely just that. In fact, the eye-catching headline rarely left …

Kickstarting: An Innovative Bamboo Bike, Designed To Create Jobs In Alabama

HEROBike is spurring economic development in its hometown of Greensboro and bringing a two-wheeled piece of Alabama bamboo to you.<p>A cash-poor Black Belt town in Alabama is an unlikely birthplace for an inventive new bike technology. But that’s exactly what it became, when an enterprising nonprofit …

A Narrow House Filled With Plywood by YYAA

You know how much we love plywood interior design around here so we couldn’t resist this small Kyoto home designed by Yoshihiro Yamamoto Architects …

For the Corvette Stingray, a User-Configurable Dashboard

As we recently saw, Ford has been experimenting with ways for drivers to use real-time vehicle information. Now competitor Chevrolet is also throwing …

A Secret New York Tunnel Opens Up…To Free Speech

Artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s underground installation is like graffiti, made from light and sound.<p>This summer, art in New York has totally abandoned the conventional frame: The Museum of Modern Art’s Rain Room turned bad weather into a scintillating sensory experience (inducing wait times of up to …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Each Line One Breath: Morphogenetic Freehand Drawings By John Franzen | Colossal

<p>In his series of drawings titled Each Line One Breath, Netherlands-based artist John Franzen creates textured drawings reminiscent of wrinkled …

8 Vintage SUVs We Want Right Now by Cool Material

We all know the appeal of the SUV. It brings about a sense of adventure filled with thoughts of powering through snow-covered roads while other …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Tom Brady returns to practice

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady returned to practice on Thursday, a day after leaving the joint session with the …

NFL linebacker spent his vacation eating rats

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy vacationed in the jungle this summer. While most of us slap on SPF 50 and hang out at the beach, Levy hiked through Peru, spending time on the Inca Trail to Machu Pichu and exploring part of the Amazon rainforest. Levy isn’t one to shun the authenticity of his …

The Crazy Stat That Suggests The Red Sox Are Doomed Tonight

ESPN pointed out today, that since 1997, the Red Sox are 0-13 on Ben Affleck's birthday.<p>So, are the Red Sox cursed by Ben Affleck? Actually, they may be cursed by the movie "Good Will Hunting" which came out in 1997.<p>Of course, this is all just a wacky coincidence and none of this had anything to do …

This man ran 163 miles without sleeping to honor Boston Marathon victims

Adam Scully-Power ran 163 miles without sleeping.<p>It took him 41 hours and 33 minutes and he did it to raise money for cancer and to honor Boston Marathon victims. He only stopped to stretch his legs, eat and change his shirt. Otherwise, he kept going, all the way across Massachusetts.<p>Scully-Power, …

NFL, union say no deal in place yet for using ex-players in HGH study

The NFL distanced itself Thursday from the idea of using former players in a population study on human growth hormone, one day after USA TODAY Sports learned that NFL Players Association officials had presented current players with the plan.<p>Two people familiar with the negotiations told USA TODAY …

The Dodgers' 'Magical' Rise From The Cellar

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the hottest team in baseball. They've won 40 of their last 48 games, and Wednesday night, they came from behind in dramatic fashion to beat the New York Mets in 12 innings.<p>It's a remarkable turnaround for a team that was near the cellar before the All-Star break. Now, …

The Route du Vin in Alsace

The Route du Vin is the Wine Road of Alsace. This region, between the Rhine River and the Vosges Mountains, has historically been fought over between France and Germany. The Germans believe the mountains are the natural border, while the French think it's the river. It's interesting to think that …

Newly Discovered Carnivore Looks Like Teddy Bear

In "incredibly rare" find, scientists discover animal in Andean cloud forests.<p><b>A fuzzy fog-dweller with a face like a teddy bear is the first carnivore found in the Western Hemisphere in more than three decades, a new study says.</b><p>The 2-pound (0.9-kilogram) creature, called an olinguito, didn't make …