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Winter Olympics

Sochi Is Scrambling 'Volunteers' to Fill Empty Seats

Shani Davis Fails to Medal in Men's 500-Meter Final at Sochi 2014 Olympics

Shani Davis is considered perhaps the United States' best shot at a speedskating medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, but that won't be happening in the 500-meter event.<p>Davis finished with an overall time of 70.98 seconds, putting him in 24th place overall and far out of contention for a medal. The …

Speed Skating

2014 Winter Olympics medal count: Canada takes top spot

Canada, the Netherlands and Norway each have seven medals heading into Tuesday.<p>The Netherlands continued to dominate the speed skating competitions on Monday, with three Dutch skaters sweeping the 500 m sprint event. Heading into Tuesday, the Netherlands, Norway and Canada are on top with seven …

Associated Press News

2014 Winter Olympics figure skating: Germans dance as Paris Hilton, nerdy professor

This probably wasn't what you were expecting from the figure skating portion of the show.<p>Figure skating is an elegant and graceful sport. Points are awarded for technique, style and interpretation. It's as much an art form as it is a sport.<p>On Saturday morning during the team short dance, figuring …

Luger loses sled, somehow completes magical run

Magnets. How do they work?<p>It looks for a moment like 31-year-old Indian luger Shiva Keshavan is headed for a terrific spill during a practice run in Sochi. The he just kind of lands back on the sled. Luging is obviously a lot easier than it looks and any of us could do this.<p>Guess what! This is all …

Julia Mancuso Wins Bronze Medal in Women's Super-Combined Final at 2014 Olympics

Julia Mancuso has another super-combined medal to go with her silver in 2010 following Monday's final in Sochi.<p>Mancuso finished the race in third place with a time of two minutes, 35.15 seconds to secure the bronze. Eurosport provided the top three medalists, while the U.S. Olympic team posted an …

Olympics
Skiing

Russia win their first gold of Sochi Winter Olympics – in team skating

• Evgeny Plushenko justifies his controversial selection • A star is born in 15-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaya<p>A skating star in the twilight of his storied career and another who could go on to be just as impressive combined to put in top performances at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Sunday night and …

Cassini Photo: Stunning New Views of Saturn’s Hexagon Storm

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>NASA this week released the highest-resolution view yet of the unique, six-sided jet stream circling Saturn’s north pole—known as “the hexagon.” This movie (click image to run), made from images obtained by Cassini’s imaging cameras, is the first to show the hexagon in color …

Articles about rocks on Dwell.com - Dwell

As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and...<p>Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...<p>One of our favorite booths at Dwell on Design …

Napa Valley

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about new zealand goes modern part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent,...<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Solar Farmhouse among the newest models of Renew...<p>Babies happen. They can even happen in a …

Architecture

Articles about 7 solar powered homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>As a thought-provoking exploration of environment and design, this minimalist ring-shaped holiday home in Aragon, Spain, abandons...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal …

Public Policy

Articles about 7 fantastic backyard buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer …

Architecture

Genetic circuit supresses appetite in response to blood-fat levels

Most who have tried it would agree that dieting is a generally unpleasant, and an oftentimes ineffective way to lose weight in the long-term. The …

Bowstring Truss House turns a warehouse with a spectacular roof into a home

Oregon architects Works Partnership Architecture converted a warehouse in Portland into a home and studio by punching skylights through the preserved …

Frank Gehry to Submit Grand Avenue Vision to L.A. City Officials

After reviewing proposals from a selection of other firms, Related Companies has chosen to move forward with Frank Gehry’s Grand Avenue vision for …

Advanced Water Purification Facility / Mainstreet Architects + Planners, Inc.

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> With the ever-increasing challenges of water use in Southern California the City of Oxnard has set …

Villa belgorod

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>March 9, 2018<p>There are two points to getting a house in your bachelorhood. First, you get seemingly infinite freedom to get on with your life …

Het Bushok / Borren Staalenhoef Architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> After some contemplation passers by thought that this small building was a busstop under construction. …

Rome apartment modernised with faceted ceilings and minimalist staircase

Italian architects Scape have modernised an apartment in one of Rome's oldest neighbourhoods by adding faceted ceilings and a boxy wooden …