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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

It’s Tartt—But Is It Art?

No one denies that Donna Tartt has written the “It novel” of the year, a runaway best-seller that won her the Pulitzer Prize. But some of the self-appointed high priests of literary criticism—at The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and The Paris Review—are deeply dismayed by The Goldfinch …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

How virtual reality overcame its ‘puke problem’

For years, VR devices caused motion sickness – known as the “barfogenic zone”. Have engineers finally solved it, asks Colin Barras, or just replaced it with a different kind of queasiness?<p>Back in the early 1990s, virtual reality was poised to revolutionise gaming. Games giant Sega, makers of the …

Cybathlon 2016: first 'Olympics' for bionic athletes

Cybathlon, a Swiss-hosted Olympics for bionic athletes, will be held in October 2016.<p>The Cybathlon is a championship for racing pilots with …

Goats Found To Be Much Smarter Than Previously Believed

New research shows goats can quickly learn a puzzle, and remember how to solve it.<p>You think goats are dumb? Think again.<p>New research found that most goats tested could quickly figure out how to solve a "mechanical puzzle" that yielded a delicious piece of fruit. In this case they had to pull on and …

Goats

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British officials report first cat-to-human transmission of tuberculosis

British health officials announced today that two people have developed active tuberculosis (TB) after interacting with TB-infected cats, reports <i>The Guardian</i>. Two other humans were also infected, but the disease is not currently active. This is the first documented instance of cat-to-human TB …

West Nile virus may have met its match: tobacco

A drug made inside tobacco plants neutralizes West Nile virus in mice<p>Some people think of tobacco as a drug, whereas others think of it as a therapy — or both. But for the most part, it's hard to find people who think of the tobacco plant in terms of its medical applications. Qiang Chen, an …

How Being Ignored Helped A Woman Discover The Breast Cancer Gene

Back in the 1970s, a geneticist named Mary-Claire King decided she needed to figure out why women in some families were much more likely to get breast cancer.<p>It took 17 years for King and her colleague to identify the single gene that could cause both breast and ovarian cancer. During that time, …

Scientists just took a major step toward making life from scratch

For the first time, researchers have synthesized a eukaryotic chromosome in a lab<p>Synthetic biology has come a long way in recent years. In the last two decades alone, scientists have been able to go from synthesizing the genome of a relatively small virus, Hepatitis C, to creating what researchers …

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

Wall Art

Articles about links we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

An exciting animated GIF that illustrates the history of Dr. Who - The Fox Is Black

I’m not a huge fan of Dr. Who (honestly I’ve never seen the show before) but I saw this animated GIF and thought it was worth a post. Javi de Castro …

Capture the Color of Anything with the SwatchMate Cube

You know how when you’re out and about and you run across a color you want to remember for something? Say you want to use it in a design or to paint …

Design

Retro-fy Your iPhone!

The Retro TV for iPhone is the most adorbs way to prop your phone up to watch videos and movies! But its cute birch wood design isn’t just for looks- …

Nike SB Lunar One Shot

While some purists still dispute Nike's presence in skateboarding, there's no denying their contribution to skate shoe design and development. The latest tech to reach the market lies within the Lunar One Shot, a new shoe announced today, 26 November. The Swoosh claims the sleek, slim shoe to be …

Fantastically Simple Animal Illustrations by Lisa Jones Studio - The Fox Is Black

Recently I’ve been spotting a few cards around town by the excellent Lisa Jones Studio. Based in an old post mill on the edge of The South Downs in …

Never Load Paper Again With This Smarter Printer

Just place this printer right on top of a big stack of paper, and it’ll handle the rest.<p>Twenty years ago, inkjet printers seemed like magic–they printed so many colors, so fast! Now they’re that necessary evil for producing concert tickets or handling that one thing in your life that you still have …

The Complete Guide to Saving Money on Textbooks

With student loan debt at an all-time high, the high costs of text books hurt even more. This year, save yourself a ton of money by buying your …

Textbooks

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