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The Most Popular Netflix Show in Every Country

Sure, augmented reality games played on your smartphone are fun, but there’s something to be said for the simplicity and whimsy of old-school wooden …

Black Mirror

See how zero electricity DIY air conditioner works

Leeanna McLean<b><br>Digital Reporter</b><p>Thursday, June 9, 2016, 1:02 PM - Air conditioning is not an option for most people living with sweltering heat in …

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, …

5 Things You Need to Know about Facebook’s Next 10 Years - MIT Technology Review

This week at Facebook’s annual developer conference, F8, in San Francisco, CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out the social network’s plans for the next …

Virtual Reality

Seven ways the driverless car will change your life

Autonomous vehicles will bring about an age of safe and effortless travel. But anything that comes with a trunk also comes with baggage.<p><b>1. You'll stop running errands.</b> If your car can drive itself, then there’s no need for it to take you along is it picks up your dry cleaning, your groceries, or …

Autonomous Cars

The 15 best poetry books of all time

Time to Get Deep

While it’s simply cool, Melancholia is a modern, minimalist clock with deeper inspiration from the Lars von Trier film of the same name. He …

Guys Who Made Money Selling Mobile Ads Want to Make Money With Ads in Virtual Reality

The pre-roll ad for VR is here.<p>Virtual reality is in its “early days” — ask anyone involved in the field and that’s usually their chosen term.<p>And as with the genesis of social media, there’s a coming mad dash of people eager for ways to cash in. On Facebook, gaming companies figured out they could …

Articles about our daydream living untouched island comes true washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seeking a quiet retreat, a couple builds a 1,600-square-foot property where simplicity reigns.<p>Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn...<p>st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and …

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Articles about how buy shipping container on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Would you like to benefit from the best construction or construction firm equipment sales through online? Then you …

Shipping Containers

The 15 Best Outdoor Dining Chairs You Can Buy Right Now

Pair your chairs with the perfect outdoor dining table.<p>Unlike a decade ago, when most outdoor seating was curlicued wrought iron or slatted teak, designers now offer chairs to suit virtually every style, from Louis XV to midcentury Scandinavian, and recent innovations in weatherproof materials have …

Tiny Modern Cabin in Norway Serves Up Style on the Rocks

This tiny modern cabin by <b>Lund Hagem Architects</b> was built among large rocks and dense vegetation in Sandefjord, Norway. The 322-square-foot retreat, …

Articles about family salvages 1880s barn create their nearly net zero escape on Dwell.com - Dwell

After suffering years of neglect, a historic row home breathes new life as a chic and modern residence.<p>How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>I first learned of this story through our friend, the incredibly talented Jeremy …

Prefab Homes

A Folding Ping Pong Table That Keeps Design in Mind

RS Barcelona brings the element of design to the folding ping pong table with RS#folding, which was designed by Rafael Rodríguez, who also designed …

Articles about glass prefab cabin ultimate outdoor getaway on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind Ocooch Mountains...<p>A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>Set in an agrarian landscape of hills, pastures, and lush green valleys, …

Prefab Homes

Ikea Disrupters: 6 New Upstart Furniture Companies

A new wave of entrepreneurs is taking on Ikea, cutting out the middlemen and offering flat pack furniture direct to consumers and, in some cases, at …

METIS: A Solid Wood Desk with Plenty of Storage

METIS is the latest piece to come from WEWOOD, who use expert Portuguese craftsmen when producing their designs. Designed by Gonçalo Campos, the desk …

Luxurious Korean Tent Pods Expand the World of “Glamorous Camping”

Some like to experience nature by getting up close and personal to the grit and grime, but for the rest of the population the answer lies in the trend of glamorous camping or “glamping” which combines the majesty of the great outdoors with the comforts of luxury travel. A South Korean company …

Luxury Travel

Introducing the YOO Styler

Articles about why your next prefab may be world famous designer on Dwell.com - Dwell

Revolution, a new design platform that commissions the likes of Daniel Libeskind and Ron Arad to build collectible,...<p>If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, turn to Instagram.<p>From Southwest-inspired residences to traditional log cabins, these prefab companies in Arizona can create the …

Articles about giant 20 module prefab perched across coastal site british columbia on Dwell.com - Dwell

Following his professional hockey career, Cory and Shannon Cross build a lakeside residence on a pine tree-covered hill that...<p>Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of craftsmen to build and finish this modern Valdes Island hideaway in...<p>Thanks to its modular construction, a …

Articles about 10-new-nordic-designs-love-stockholm-design-week-2016 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tom Dixon just released the Etch Web Stainless Steel in Stockholm, a play off of the Etch Shades that debuted this past September.<p>The Dwell team explored a week of design events in New York, snapping informal shots along the way.<p>The problem with loving all things Scandinavian is that for those of …

San Francisco

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Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged...<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>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Outdoors

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Design

Amazon wants game developers to use it's free 3D engine

Amazon has a surprise: it’s built a free, open-source 3D engine for game developers called Lumberyard. Built for “AAA” games, the engine integrates the company’s AWS cloud platform deeply to provide server-side processing.<p>Lumberyard is a full game studio; you can build and design levels, create …

You can rent this Vincent van Gogh-inspired Airbnb for just $10 a night

Raise your Instagram game instantly<p>In order to publicize an upcoming exhibition on the domestic spaces painted by Vincent van Gogh, the Art Institute of Chicago has recreated one of van Gogh's most famous paintings — <i>The Bedroom</i> — as a rentable room on Airbnb. The room accommodates two from $10 a …

This Wine Rack Will Make You Question Your Eyesight

The power of optical illusion (not just this week's happy hour) makes the bottles disappear.<p>When it comes to party tricks, this wine rack is the coolest (and easiest) of them all. It's called the Pinetti and was designed by Tony Potter, who just so happens to be both an illusionist and a …

DISNEY and Surrealism Come Together in a Salvador Dali Virtual Reality Exhibit | Nerdist

Had the legendary Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dalí been alive to experience virtual reality, we’re sure he would have approved. He might have …

The MonoCircus Manta iPhone Case Finds Oceanic Inspiration

At this point in the iPhone accessories game, it’s become difficult to elicit even a modicum of interest when it comes to truly novel designs. …

Artist Christo To Cover Italian Lake In 70,000 Square Meters Of Gold Fabric

"The work of art is a scream of freedom," artist Christo famously said. For the first time in 10 years, the artist will scream once again, embarking on a colossal ephemeral artwork that's as ambitious in scale as it is in imagination.<p>The Bulgarian creator is known for his monumental and enchanting …

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