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Articles about packed naturally on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Rocky Mountain Region is best known for the arresting beauty of its wide open spaces.<p>This flat-packed, laser-stitched lamp shade invites endless customizations.<p>From clay bricks to the naturally filtered pool, the Khamsa House in Senegal is literally green from the ground up.<p>For a Toronto couple …

Celebrity Chefs

Articles about 6 rammed earth houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt …

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Zimbabwean inventor showcases his own drone, electric car and green generator

<i>[Updated here to point out and reflect on what the real inventions or innovations are, according to Saith Technologies]</i><p>We have just been to the Saith …

Inventions

One battle the Confederate flag is still winning

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you want to know what Southern heritage is all about, don't follow the debate over the Confederate flag.<p>Follow the money, says Michael Lind, a historian and native Southerner.<p>While the Confederate battle flag may be coming down in places like South Carolina, there is one part of the Old …

Income Inequality

'Hempcrete' Could Be Putting the 'Green' in Green Building

When the word “hemp” comes to mind, you probably envision clothing and food-based products such as granola, hemp oil, hemp seed butter, or hemp milk, …

How Websites and Online Marketing Have Evolved in the Restaurant Industry

Today's Internet technology offers restaurants multiple opportunities to promote their business and increase sales. There is so much that can be done, with so few resources, that it's almost a crime to do nothing at all. These are some of the top ways restaurants can optimize their online presence …

The Casa GD by Reyes Rios + Larrain Architects

A luxurious and open build-out in one of Mexico’s most rustic cities.<p>Mexican studio Reyes Rios + Larrain Architects blurs the line between indoors and outdoors with its new project. A gorgeous, modern residence for a family of five, the Casa GD is built around an expansive terrace that connects the …

Architecture

Taking the U.S. to 100 Percent Renewable Energy State by State

A group of researchers at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, led by Stanford’s Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi, says …

Mikme wants to fix your iPhone’s audio problem

SAN FRANCISCO — While other people were crapping their pants or scratching their heads during the Apple Music unveiling, Philipp Sonnleitner was having an “aha!” moment.<p>It happened right after Apple took the wraps off of Connect, the social element of Apple Music designed to let artists share …

Why the Saudis Are Going Solar

The fate of one of the biggest fossil-fuel producers may now depend on its investment in renewable energy.<p>Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammad Al Saud belongs to the family that rules Saudi Arabia. He wears a white <i>thawb</i> and <i>ghutra</i>, the traditional robe and headdress of Arab men, and he has a cavernous …

New Digital Fabrication Tech Can "Print" Welded Steel in Mid-Air

This 6-axis robot arm will print-weld its own way across a canal, leaving a bridge behind<p>The crew at R&D organization MX3D had a brilliant idea: What …

24 hours with a marijuana grower - CNNMoney

About<p>Jeremy<p>Moberg<p>For more than 20 years, <b>Jeremy Moberg</b> dreamed of growing cannabis in the sunshine -- without the threat of helicopters or arrest. Now that marijuana is legal in his home state of Washington, he can.<p>Last year, Moberg started CannaSol Farms, where he is licensed to grow marijuana in …

Cannabis

Mexican authorities discovered a 'narco tank' factory near the US border

Narco tanks are cars and trucks that have been specially reinforced to withstand ballistic attacks from both high- and low-caliber weapons. These armored vehicles are used to help ferry drug shipments into the US and are used for protection against rival drug traffickers and the police.<p>"The 8 …

Mexico

Lab-made blood cells may curb brain cancer

Mouse study suggests it's possible to use the immune system to hunt glioblastoma<p>Teaching T cells to hunt cancer has spurred remissions in two kinds of leukemia. A new study suggests the technique may also work to treat glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer.<p>Today's study, published in <i>Science</i> …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

This case transforms your iPad's screen to make typing easier, and it looks like magic

Touch screens are designed for tapping and swiping, but typing has not been their strong suit. A startup called Tactus Technology is looking to change that.<p>Tactus is getting ready to release its Phorm accessory for the iPad mini — a combined case and screen protector that enables small "finger …

The Most Creative 404 Error Pages On The Web

But not always. Some companies use their 404 pages to have a bit of fun.<p>We browsed through the blog FourZeroFour to round up some of the best 404 pages on the web.

Articles about 5 examples walnut modern home 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>The term "clerestory" is applicable …

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Articles about 7 modern swimming pools on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>Whether it’s a place to rest your saucers or your sneakers, …

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Articles about 5 examples stone 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>The term "clerestory" is applicable …

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Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

The Collapsing Ruble Is Creating Food Shortages

Russia's currency on Tuesday slipped 3% to below 63.5 rubles to the dollar as falling oil prices threaten to unwind the government's efforts to defend the currency.<p>The collapse of the ruble is causing price inflation throughout Russia. Inflation is running at 10%, according to The New York Times. …

Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

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9 Simple Steps To Create A Good Presentation Using Google Drive

April 2, 2014<br>Google has recently revamped a bunch of its key services including Google Presentation. One essential feature Google added to …

Sense: A gadget to change the way we sleep

British entrepreneur James Proud, 23, presents a white sphere the size of a tennis ball covered in a criss-cross pattern. “It is beautiful,” he says, when asked to describe it. “It doesn’t look like a piece of technology. We wanted to make something people actually want to put on their bedside …

How To: Unsend An Email

We've all been there: against your better judgement, you sent an email that should have never been sent. You write your boss and detail all the …