John Ou Young

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A House Between Freshwater Wetlands and a Tidal Estuary

Located in East Hampton, New York, the Northwest Harbor house finds itself between freshwater wetlands and a tidal estuary that’s just six feet above …

Interesting Engineering

Engineering

The G-pod Dwell home in a container that expands

G-pod, the Australian and Hong Kong based company, have shown off their shipping container to home conversion that stands out from others as it comes …

Shipping Containers

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Lost in Fukushima

Project info<p>I have been taking pictures of Fukushima since the disaster hit the prefecture in March 2011. The first series of my Fukushima project "Lost in Fukushima" consists of pictures which I took in the first year after the disaster. Reflecting this series, now in 2014, I feel that it was the …

Fukushima

Beautiful Houses: Tsai Residence

Today we will show you the beautiful Tsai Residence, a minimalist apartment in Taipei, Taiwan, a project by Tai & Architectural Design. I love the …

Architecture

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Hasbro Is Letting Kids Make Themselves Into Superhero Action Figures Through 3D Printing

Have you ever dreamed of being a superhero? What it would be like to swoop in and save the day? Well for a limited time, you can now create a 3D printed action figure that looks just like you.<p>Hasbro, Marvel, Walmart, and 3DPlusMe all teamed up to launch the "Super Awesome Me" experience, which …

UPDATED: Kremlin denies mulling Russian separation from global internet in ’emergencies’

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Byman designs/Thinkstock<p>The Kremlin is not considering ways to cut the Russian internet off from the global internet, …

Residence Sukhumvit 33 by DBALP

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Interesting Engineering

Engineering

A Slim, Environmentally Responsible, Reusable Water Bottle

Do you ever wonder why almost all disposable and reusable water bottles are round? I’ve always disliked that because they’re big and bulky and take …

Milk

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Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

CitizenM Times Square Hotel

When citizenM announced they were opening their first American outpost in Times Square, we were a bit skeptical. After a stay, however, we were happily proven wrong—they've created an oasis in the middle of one of the most chaotic places in the world. From the futuristic-looking rooms to the Google …

Hospitality

Gritty New Cityscapes by Jeremy Mann | Colossal

<p>It’s almost impossible for me to select a favorite piece when looking at paintings by San Francisco painter Jeremy Mann (previously). Each of his …

How Zombies Help Siemens Design Disaster-Proof Cities

Ben Collar’s job at Siemens is to figure out how to help cities design transportation systems that can move people quickly in times of emergency, whether that’s a terrorist attack, a natural disaster, or Z-Day.<p>Once there’s no more room in hell and the dead start walking the Earth, whatever can go …

Solar Taxi Provides High Performance Service in The City Using Clean Energy

Addressing for one of the main concerns of the century by using clean energy; <b>Solar Taxi</b> has been designed so as to provide a high-performance service …

Phablet – Tablet = Phone

It looks so funny when people try and talk on the Galaxy Tab (like a phone) and on the flipside we rue that the iPad can’t make calls. I love the …

Experience Over Convenience: The Manual Coffeemaker No. 1

There's a clear difference in taking some precious morning moments to brew a fresh cup of coffee for yourself and paying a visit to your local …

Shipping Container House in El Tiemblo by James & Mau Arquitectura and Infiniski

Designed by studio James & Mau Arquitectura and built by Infiniski, the Casa El Tiamblo is made of four 40 foot shipping containers.<p>Located in El …

Magliocco House by savioz fabrizzi architectes

Magliocco House is a project completed by savioz fabrizzi architectes in 2012.<p>It is located in Chamoson, Valais, Switzerland.<p>Magliocco House by …

Articles about european plants generate energy—and pride— waste on Dwell.com - Dwell

With Europe leading the way, waste-to-energy plants are turning an unlikely resource—garbage—into electricity.<p>While the Western world forgets its waste with a flush, 2.6 billion people don’t even have toilets.<p>"We are designers.<p>We've been all over the world in our search for the best architecture …

Environmentalism

Grandiose Panoramas Reflect Some of the Most Magnificent Places on the Planet

Lensman Kevin McNeal from the Pacific Northwest of America specializes in landscape photography. He shoots grandiose, expansive panoramas that …