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Elon Musk and SolarCity unveil ‘world’s most efficient’ solar panel

The sun is a virtually endless supply of energy that goes mostly untapped. The solar panels you see covering the roofs of an increasing number of …

Creating a digital marketing plan for Start-ups and Small Businesses

SME/SMBs are often overlooked for marketing best practice advice. Our new RACE planning guide addresses this.Marketers tend to love talking about the …

Marketing

The Six Lists You Need To Make Every Day Productive

You might make a daily to-do list, but have you considered project lists or outsource lists? Here’s what to write down to get the most done.<p>Your brain is for thinking, not for storing a long list of random things you need to do.<p>“When you’re juggling a lot of tasks, things will fall through the …

Time Management

Google is scattering Alphabet blocks to mute its own success

A bit like the phenomenon of stealth Starbucks branches, Google has become so ubiquitous it is choosing to fade into the background<p>“Sergey and I are seriously in the business of starting new things,” writes Google co-founder Larry Page, in his blogpost launching the company’s latest venture to the …

Pre-school

11 Pieces of Rebel Advice That Will Catapult Your Startup Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m not here to waste your time, and I hope you’re not here to waste mine. So, I’m going to keep this short.<p>Nothing like a little Ben Affleck in <i>Boiler Room</i> to get us going. (Watch it right now here so you get a grasp on the tone of this …

Entrepreneurship

Liquid Solar Technology Could Be Next Gen of Renewable Energy

Look out solar panels, there’s a new “first of its kind” solar technology in town!<p>Its makers said it’s engineered to outperform rooftop panels by …

Are we ready to 3D print our own clothes?

3D printing in fashion might not be new. But one designer thinks soon everbody will just print their entire wardrobe, which could change holiday packing for ever<p>Imagine going on holiday with an empty suitcase, checking out the vibe of the hotel bar on arrival, then printing out the perfect dress to …

3D Printing

Floor Four Branding and Graphic Design by Cindy Forster

Graphic design, photography, and brand development by Cindy Forster for Floor Four.<p>Cindy Forster is a Sydney, Australia based designer and art …

Top tools to get your startup off the ground

Which comes first – the apps or the business? It might sound like a dumb question, but the consequences of building a business on the wrong software tools can be serious. What if your customer database can’t talk to your accounting system? Or your resource planning is in chaos because everyone’s …

Why We Still Don’t Have Cheap, Customizable 3-D-Printed Shoes For All

Today, 3-D-printed shoes are luxury experiments. Here’s what it’ll take to make shoes people actually want (and can afford) to wear.<p>The premise was promising. United Nude, a footwear company known for its experimental designs, enlisted five industry heavyweights to create 3-D-printed high heels …

3D Printing

Zero Energy Furniture stores heat to regulate room temperature

<b>Milan 2015:</b> this table by designers Raphaël Ménard and Jean-Sébastien Lagrange absorbs and releases thermal energy depending on the temperature of …

Review: Pencil Stylus for iPad

I’ve had about four months to use the Pencil Stylus from FiftyThree, and I think it’s now safe enough to call this purchase a success. I was initially worried by reviews I’ve seen on Amazon that suggest that the Pencil can’t hold up for very long before breaking, but I’ve been taking the stylus …

Apps

Yes, You Can Stay on Top of Email

A while back, one of my friends asked, “How do you get through all of your email. It’s killing me. I just can’t seem to get on top of it.” I know the …

Send directions to your Android phone with a Google search (update: and notes)

Sending Google Maps directions to an Android phone hasn't been <i>that</i> hard for a while, but it's now downright easy. Google has introduced a web feature that delivers instructions through a simple search. As long as your phone is properly linked to your Google account, you only have to search for …

Oil

Google Ventures On How To Design A Killer Website

To build the best consumer website, go shopping, says GV’s Michael Margolis.<p>What do buying coffee beans, making an investment, and choosing a doctor have in common? They’re all forms of shopping. In each case, customers follow predictable processes for finding, evaluating, and narrowing options. If …

Customers

Logitech Pulls Millions From Mice, Invests It In Design

The peripheral maker is planning a big design-led turnaround. So can they pull it off?<p>The year 2006 was a big year for headphones. It’s when the Beats brand debuted, took over every pair of ears in professional sports, and exploded into a $3 billion lifestyle-led technology company. You know what …

Logitech

Refresh Boring Old Furniture With Smiling Screws And Glow-In-The-Dark Nails

Droog’s latest collection adds a dash of whimsy to drab old hardware.<p>Tell us if you’ve ever heard this: “You’ve gotta see my new dining room table because it’s got some amazing screws.”<p>Probably not. Which is exactly why the quirky Amsterdam design firm Droog created the Construct Me! collection–a …

Furniture

Fruits and Veggies Meticulously Arranged to Form Colorful Gradients

If you enjoy food and organization, then you'll love photographer Brittany Wright. Her Instagram account, @wrightkitchen, is full of visually-pleasing images of vibrantly-hued food that's meticulously arranged. Fruits, vegetables, and even burnt toast look appetizing as they're organized according …

Vegetables

Clear solar panel could turn windows into a power source

Michigan State University researchers have developed a transparent solar cell capable of being used as a replacement for windows. Due to the fact …

Old cars make a great office space.

This Scientist Invented a Simple Way to Mass-Produce Graphene

Finally, a better method for making the material of the future<p>Caltech's David Boyd has done what scientists have been struggling to do for years: He says he's figured out a cheap, easy way to make graphene, and to make a lot of it. The kicker? He's using technology from the 1960s.<p>Cooking up graphene<p>…

Chemistry

Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Prefab Homes

Andreessen Horowitz backs London start-up TransferWise with $58m

Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capital firm created by Netscape and Opsware founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, has led a Series C $58m …

UK's largest online estate agency eMoov completes on £1.5M funding deal

Challenging the traditional high street estate agency model, eMoov combines a team of experienced sales negotiators with an alternative outlet for …

Articles about house week stacked shipping container apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>I wish I could see this …

Shipping Containers

DAS KOLIN – Restaurant Brand Identity

DAS KOLIN – KITCHEN AND DRINKS – Viennese restaurant brand identity design by Julia Klinger.<p>Julia Klinger, an art director, graphic designer, and …