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SXSW: Ray Kurzweil Says DNA Is "Outdated Software" Biotech Can "Reprogram"

Improving what nature has given us.<p>On Tuesday, futurist Ray Kurzweil sat down for a live interview at SXSW to discuss how humanity’s ever-improving …

Singularity

Best Plant Protein Sources​ | Men’s Health

Most guys looking to gain love a juicy piece of chicken breast, and with good reason. Your body needs protein to build and maintain lean muscle. Plus, the essential macronutrient helps keep you full, regulate your hormones, and build strong bones.<p>Loading up on foods like fish, chicken, turkey, …

Hard-hitting film takes aim at Ingmar Bergman’s flawed way with women

Today the Swedish director would be called a predator, but he also created great roles in which women excelled<p>A new Swedish documentary commissioned for this year’s centenary of the birth of Ingmar Bergman is to examine the sexual relationships in which the Swedish film director engaged with almost …

Sexual Harassment

The Internet Archive and DJ Spooky

“Sonic Web,” an acoustic portrait of the Internet<p>The Internet Archive is commissioning electronic musician and experimental composer Paul D. Miller …

There's a biological reason why some people get chills down their spine when they listen to music and others don't

Some of us react more intensely to music than others. For some, listening to a certain track can send shivers down their spine, and goosebumps appear on their skin.<p>According to a new study, published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, there's a deeper reason for this than …

Research

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

UI Design

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

YouTube

The scientists who make apps addictive

Tech companies use the insights of behaviour design to keep us returning to their products. But some of the psychologists who developed the science …

San Francisco

Swiss Mix - Dwell

For a nation of only 7.5 million, Switzerland has always punched well above its weight in terms of design. During the interwar years, the "Swiss Style" played a pioneering role in contemporary graphic design; today Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra leads the pack, and the likes of Herzog & de …

Architecture

Mozart doesn't make babies smarter — and other brain myths debunked

The brain is the most amazing organ in the human body. Somehow, this collection of billions of cells gives rise to thoughts, feelings, action — all the things that make us who we are.<p>So it's no wonder that there are lots of misconceptions about how this three-pound hunk of flesh actually works. …

US Army's smart earplugs spare soldiers from loud noises

As you might imagine, soldiers can't just use garden variety earplugs to protect their ears. It might tone down the sounds of explosions and gunshots, but it'll also prevent them from hearing a crucial command or an enemy on the other side of a doorway. It's less of an issue for the US Army these …

Articles about obsessed designer fills her home vintage finds on Dwell.com - Dwell

In southwest England, interior designer Kathryn Tyler built her home around her ever-expanding furniture collection.<p>SimpliSafe’s exceptionally designed home security system is both powerful and beautiful, safeguarding every corner of the house...<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on …

Prefab Homes

Why Does Food Taste So Delicious?

Taste is not what you think. Every schoolchild learns that it is one of the five senses, a partner of smell and sight and touch, a consequence of …

Food

10 best podcasts by women you probably haven't heard — and need to now

Like other forms of media, the podcast industry is largely dominated by white, male voices. Take a quick look at the top 10 podcasts in iTunes, and …

Feminism

How do we save the Internet for history? This group is trying.

There is a building in northern San Francisco that looks like a cousin to the Acropolis in Greece. It used to be a Christian Science church.<p>Now, however, it houses 26 petabytes of digital information in a forest of blinking, heat-generating servers. Welcome to the Internet Archive headquarters.<p>“The …

San Francisco

What 2016 Will Hold for Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Other Tech Giants | Inc.com

<i>This is a guest post by Applico Principal Greg Battle.</i><p><b>1. Facebook Famous</b><p>Facebook's app constellation strategy has gotten a lot of attention over the last few years, as the company has experimented with a series of standalone apps outside the main Facebook app. Yet so far, Messenger remains the …

Livestreaming

Get Cooking with These 5 Flipboard Magazines

Cooking at home is a great way to save money, stay healthy and spend quality time with family and friends. Whether you’re preparing a big feast all day, need comfort food or are tight on time, get cooking with these five Flipboard magazines.<p>Things I Might Make by ddarlin: As you browse, use …

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Marketing

Tech For a 'Smart Enough' Home

There is not such a thing as blind

There is no such a thing as blind for the blind man. No bright mornings or the sight of a beatiful dawn, he cant see the stars on a cloudless sky. …

Articles about 20 modern kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Articles about viola park kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Henrybuilt and Viola Park rank high on our list of great, modern kitchen systems (a list that includes the likes of Snaidero,...<p>Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.<p>Albert Park House is a minimal home located in Melbourne, Australia, designed by …

Kitchens

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Home Tours

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

DJ Spooky: Multimedia Mixes to Save the Planet

Paul D. Miller synthesizes art, music, and data to spotlight environmental issues.<p><i>Editor's note: Paul D. Miller is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, which honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the</b> …

On the Red Couch With DJ Spooky

<i>Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky doesn’t just want you to dance. Though the musician still spins experimental music at clubs and museums around the</i> …