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13 of Orson Welles' Greatest Put-Downs

Your relationship with Orson Welles probably depends on your age. For some, he’s the pioneering director of 1941’s <i>Citizen Kane.</i> For others, Welles is …

Articles about homeowner uses smart technology manage his napa property anywhere on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.<p>A Colorado retreat built for extended family gatherings makes the most of smart tech.<p>A start-up wants you to ditch your Brita for good.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through …

Timelapse: Restoring and Colorizing an Old Damaged Photo

Argentinian professional photographer and retoucher Joaquin Villaverde has a knack for restoring and colorizing old photographs. The video above is a …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

BlizzCon's cosplay triumph took two years to make, but no one saw it

This blows the curve for cosplayers ever hoping to impress at BlizzCon. Cosplay Py took home first place in the event's celebrated costume contest as Grand Empress Shek'zeer from <i>World of Warcraft</i>. However, her triumph ended just as it was beginning.<p>First, about this costume. It took two years to …

Huge raid to shut down 400-plus dark net sites

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1122000/1122100_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532251491_90c4e26b78dd28bfab0201c87c68af7a<p><b>Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other sites believed to be selling illegal items including drugs and weapons have been shut down.</b><p>The sites operated on the Tor …

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25 Maps That Describe America

Despite being just one country, anyone who lives in the United States knows that no two states are alike. Here are 25 maps that show some of these …

These Eerie Photos Of Abandoned Places Are So Much More Than 'Ruin Porn'

People love looking at photos of abandoned buildings. The more opulent a structure once was -- and the more dilapidated it currently is -- the better. But why the fascination with this so-called "ruin porn"?<p>Chicago-based photographer Eric Holubow's new book, <i>Abandoned: America's Vanishing …

goTenna Connecting Device Even When There’s no Wi-Fi, Satellites, or Cell Towers

<b>goTenna</b> keeps you connected with your group even when there’s no WiFi, no satellites, no cell towers. Simply pair this device with your smartphone, …

Assassin's Creed Unity trailer explores a French Revolution, a Reign of Terror and you

On July 14, 1789, a crowd of hundreds stormed the Bastille, an act that began the French Revolution. Today, the creators of Assassin's Creed at French developer Ubisoft released a video drawing a historical link between its upcoming game, <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i>, and the events that took place …

The 10 best albums of 2014 (so far)

Readers have been voting for their top releases of the last six months. Here's the pick of the bunch<p>Late last month we invited readers to vote for their favourite album released so far in 2014. As with all polls like this, results can be skewed when fans get voting in an organised fashion, and we …

Articles about modern livework space former chicago funeral home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A gut rehab turns a quixotic old building into a model live-work space near Wicker Park.<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>A deserted corner store is redeveloped into a furniture and art gallery, …

Luminous, A Video of Artist iNO Creating Glowing Art Using Fluorescent Spray Paint and Ultraviolet Light

In the short video “Luminous,” artist iNO creates glowing spray art using fluorescent spray paint and ultraviolet lighting. The video was created by …

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Man vs. Pin: DIY Shadow Chandelier

This new Threadbanger video has Rob take on a Man vs. Pin challenge where he recreates a cool shadow pendant lamp he saw on Pinterest. There are so many pins out there that make me wonder, could I <i>really</i> make that? I love that Rob answers that question for us and shows us how to make an aspirational …

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Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

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DIY Paper Orchid

I was very excited to see my guest posts for the DIY Network this morning. They invited me to show their audience how to make four of my favorite …

How to Screen Print: DIY Screen Printing at Home | FULL LENGTH DVD

The holy trail: using Trekker, Google's edge in the next mapping war

A year after it was introduced, Google's nerdy mapping-backpack is pushing into new territory<p>Christopher Fiock came to a rest. For more than four hours he and a team had mapped the Presidio of San Francisco, the former army post that is now a national park. With every step they took, the team …

Box Office: Ender’s Game’s unremarkable gross leads unremarkable pack

<i>Ender’s Game</i> (62% on RottenTomatoes) grossed $28 million domestically over the weekend to beat out the weekend’s other unremarkable releases, <i>Last Vegas</i> ($16.52 million, 44% on RottenTomatoes) and <i>Free Birds</i> ($16.2 million, 21% on RottenTomatoes). All in all, a mixed bag of meh that had producers …

3Doodler 3D printing pen starts shipping to Kickstarter backers, retail models arriving in early 2014

It's not news <i>every</i> time a Kickstarter product starts shipping to backers, but in the case of 3Doodler, it's worth a mention. At last count, the startup had raised $2.3 million to fund its 3D printing pen, and with a cost of $99 per device, well, you do the math: that's a lot of people waiting for …

Halloween Download - Spooky Owl Shade

Spice up your Halloween decor with this sweet download. Click on the black and white picture (the middle one), download and print, cut out the owl …

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Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder

Over the last few years, interest in coding (especially for the web) has led to a blossoming of resources that help average people learn how to …