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A Whiskey Glass That Combines The Best Aspects Of The Snifter And Tumbler In One

When it comes to drinking whiskey in style, there are two common types of glassware: the narrow Glencairn snifter, designed for pushing aromas up toward the nose, and the tumbler, which feels more natural to hold. This leaves whiskey snobs with a choice–you can either enjoy your whiskey nose-down, …

Railroad trestles created a vast and handsome network across America

Railroad trestles<p>Taking the high (rail)road.<p>1918<p>As railroads spread westward across the United States in the 19th century, engineers had to contend …

Sleek Vertical Planters Let You Grow an Elegant Garden Indoors

If you live in a small home, then you know that floor and counter space is at a premium. This often leaves little room for potted plants, but floral designer Kim Fisher has an ingenious solution. She has created a 22-inch circular hanging planter that holds colorful vegetation, even with limited …

5 Astronauts Told Us Their Most Terrifying Moments In Space

Quick thinking doesn't come close to capturing it...<p>During Chris Hadfield’s first flight, he and his fellow astronauts had to navigate a quarter-million-pound shuttle toward a target the size of a coffee cup saucer on the Russian Mir Space Station.<p>Hadfield’s job was to relay the speed and range …

Space Science

Strange drone thefts ​baffle tech biz

In the early morning hours of Sept. 28, five hoodie-clad individuals approached a Studio City, Calif., storefront. Using power tools and blowtorches, …

Photographer @grantmallory thrives to see more from the United States various landscapes by pushing the envelope. After teaming up with his LED hula-hooping fiancé, Maria Jacob, the results are mesmerizing. This shot was taken in the Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah just after the sunset. Click the link in our profile for more on these fascinating, illuminated #landscapes. (Image:Grant Mallory)

Male brain is programmed to seek out sex over food

Brain cells specific to men fire up when mates are present and override the need to eat, scientists have found<p>It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but a new study suggests that when it comes to sex, food is the last thing on his mind.<p>Researchers have found that the male …

Biology

How Much Weight Soldiers Carry, and Incredible POV Footage of a Massive Paratrooper Drop

The amount of gear that they jump with is unbelievable<p>An old Army saw has it that<p>The General asks, "What does it do?"<br>The Senator asks, "How much does …

Tesla is mapping the Earth, 'cause your GPS won't cut it for self-driving cars

Self-driving cars require an incredible amount of information to operate safely. Tesla and Elon Musk know this well.<p>Tesla Motors formally launched …

Hackers Prove They Can ‘Pwn’ the Lives of Those Not Hyperconnected

It took the hackers less than two hours to take over Patsy Walsh’s life.<p>On a recent Friday, Mrs. Walsh, a grandmother of six, volunteered to allow two hackers to take a crack at hacking her home. How bad could it be?<p>Mrs. Walsh did not consider herself a digital person. As far as she knew, her home …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

Articles about 5 totally rundown houses transformed modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A French Riviera That Has Hosted …

Tea House

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook is working on augmented reality

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed the social network has ambitions in augmented reality, not just virtual reality.<p>Speaking …

Rud Ra

11 Beautifully Haunting GIFs Created By Blind Artist George Redhawk

Don't bother trying to work, because we know you'll never stop staring at these.<p>Artist George Redhawk has put together a series of stunning GIFs, perfectly looped and beautifully haunting. Even more incredible is that Redhawk is legally blind.<p>"With the use of visual aides and computer softwares …

How Your Brain Remembers Where You Parked The Car

If you run into an old friend at the train station, your brain will probably form a memory of the experience. And that memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw him.<p>For the first time, researchers have been able to see that sort of link being created in people's …

Neurophilosophy

Boy, 5, Claims He Lived Past Life As Woman Who Died In Chicago Fire

Luke Ruehlman is a healthy 5-year-old boy. Still, he's already had a lifetime of experiences -- he has even died!<p>At least, that's what he claims. In a bizarre series of TV interviews, Ruehlman has managed to convince at least a few people that he lived a past life as Pam Robinson, an …

Book Review: 90 Degrees by Andrew Kim

The term ‘Knolling’ has been around since the mid-1980’s and is centered around the practice of organizing any number of objects for a specific …

Deconstruction

Tag Archives: knolling<p>Winter’s coming here in Europe and as it gets progressively colder I think more and more of comfort food, cocooning and: …

What Top Designers Think Of Apple’s New Smartwatch

Gadi Amit, Brett Lovelady, and Dana Krieger weigh in on the watch and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.<p><i>Today, Apple unveiled three new products: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch, Cupertino’s first (and long rumored) foray into the wearables category. We asked three top</i> …

Watch: This Optical Illusion Will Make You Hallucinate

A neurological principle first written about by Aristotle can make you trip.<p>Dropping a tab of acid is a surefire way to experience a hallucination, but for a less chemical-heavy trip, set aside two minutes and watch this video. Then immediately look away. Come back when you’re done.<p>Freaky, right? …

Review: Transcend’s JetDrives add whopping 240-960GB SSD to MacBook Air at a great price

See that little $190 daughter card up there^? It houses 240GB of Transcend SSD and it could replace the 64GB or 128GB SSD that came in your MacBook Air in as little as 5 minutes. Even better, Transcend just released larger versions in 480GB and 960GB sizes to blow your SATA III MacBook Air or Pro …

Hundreds Of Naked LEDs Make This Lamp Look Like A Starry Night Sky

The diodes on most LED-powered lamps are hidden from sight behind plastic or metal -- after all, not everyone wants to see the electronic guts of …

Articles about spotlight arik levy lighting euroluce on Dwell.com - Dwell

Earlier this month, Workstead, a Brooklyn–based design firm comprised of Robert Highsmith and Stefanie Brechbuehler, unveiled...<p>Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes.<p>One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is …

Furniture

The MeCam: A GoPro for Non-Athletes?

GoPro-captured footage is awesome, allowing us non-extreme-athletes to witness POV footage from amazing perspectives we'd likely never otherwise see. …

50 Cozy And Inviting Barn Living Rooms

Barn renovations are very often today because it’s a great idea to change an old space into a modern house without building – it won’t cost so much. …

Articles about world’s most spectacular skylines on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but …

Architecture