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Articles about 7 tiny cabin retreats on Dwell.com - Dwell

It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from bustling contemporary life.<p>An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city …

Nassau County

Video Game Designers Say Virtual Reality Is Here to Stay

If you think virtual reality is doomed to fizzle, don’t tell the software artisans currently building those future theme parks of the mind.<p>Of more …

Virtual Reality

Former Apple CEO John Sculley says this is the one book every entrepreneur should read in 2016

He writes in his new book, "Moonshot!" that the four game-changing technologies of today — cloud computing, wireless sensors, Big Data, and mobile devices — are cheap and readily available to all entrepreneurs who want to think up new ways to use them to solve consumer problems, so now is "the …

Startups

4 Marketing Lessons From Snapchat Genius DJ Khaled | Inc.com

I love Snapchat.<p>Why?<p>Because it gives you a medium to show your true self. DJ Khaled, American record producer, radio personality, DJ, and record label executive uses Snapchat on a daily basis to connect with his fans, and show his true colors.<p>Whether he is on his "elliptical talk" game, or walking …

DJ Khaled

America Dreaming: Mike Osborne's Desert Landscapes

Floating Island<br>Mike Osborne<p>1 of 16<p>At first glance, Mike Osborne’s book, <i>Floating Island</i> (Daylight Books, June 2014), appears to unearth life in the …

“Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.” // #traveloregon #neverstopexploring #vscocam #campvibes #makemoments // Shot with the @moment_lens tele #momenttele

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To Get Honest Feedback, Leaders Need to Ask

“The only way to discover your strengths,” wrote Peter Drucker, “is through feedback analysis.” No senior leader would dispute this as a logical matter. But nor do they act on it. Most leaders don’t really want honest feedback, don’t ask for it, and don’t get much of it unless it’s forced on them. …

HP CEO Meg Whitman on 3-D Printing: 'We're on the Case'

SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett-Packard Co. will outline plans to enter the commercial 3-D printing market in June, saying it has solved a number of technical problems that have hindered broader adoption of the high-tech manufacturing process.<p>Chief Executive Meg Whitman told shareholders on Tuesday the …

Enterprise Tech

Life on Ice: A Snapshot into Our First Month in Antarctica

Here's a short compilation of video clips giving an insight into our time in Antarctica so far. They've been sent back from our tent using Intel's latest 4th Generation technology and a customized Iridium Pilot satellite system. The videos were taken while crossing the first 300 miles of the Ross …

National Geographic Travel

Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6 pitted against G63 AMG in GeländeWar

Much like the Humvees that participated in last month's <i>Head 2 Head</i>, the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG and G63 AMG 6x6 in the latest installment are some of the toughest off-road vehicles money can buy. And you'll need a lot of money to buy the 6X6 - at least $500,000. We're not sure why Mercedes-Benz …

Contemporary Richland Villa Offers Stunning Views Of Surrounding Landscape

Nestled at the foot of the imposing Badger Mountain and overlooking the beautiful Columbia River, this elegant modern residence is all about blurring …

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 …

Small Spaces

Articles about modern passive house los altos on Dwell.com - Dwell

Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new …

Architecture

Africa’s Okavango Delta For Future Generations

The Okavango Delta is Africa’s last-remaining wetland wilderness. From the air this a vast patchwork mosaic of open floodplains, simmering lagoons, never-ending reed beds, waving impenetrable papyrus, meandering channels, and thousands upon thousands of green, palmed islands and tree-lines seem to …

Africa's Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Scuba Diving

Record sales will not be enough for Sony’s PS4

Sony announced this weekend that its new PlayStation 4 (PS4) console sold over 1 million units on the first day in the US and Canada.<p>The sales figure marks the first time that any video game console has sold so well, so quickly. The one-day figure for the PS4 launch easily beat the 2000 release of …

Tablets

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Skiing on icebergs in Antarctica – in pictures

Daredevil Chris Davenport climbed a 60ft iceberg in the Antarctic – and then skied down it, coming perilously close to taking a dip in the icy waters below. Photographer Greg Von Doersten captured the moment from a nearby zodiac. The team also took on giant peaks and mountains in the remote area

Snowboarder Jeremy Jones Ventures to Earth’s Far Corners for Conservation

<i>Jeremy Jones at the office. Photo by Clark Fyans</i><p>My organization, Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation (ASC), has always been concerned with connecting the adventure and science communities. Both communities are very diverse, and from an adventurer’s point of view we’ve worked with the entire …

National Geographic Travel

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Workouts

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Climbing On Mount Denali