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A Paris Gang Has Allegedly Been Turning Victims into Zombies with 'Devil's Breath'

Colombian Devil's Breath—also known as scopolamine—puts people into a trance-like state, in which they can be coerced to hand over thousands of dollars worth of valuables to criminals.<p><i>Read: How to Get Rid of All the Shit You Put Into Your Body This Summer</i><p>Paris police have arrested three people on …

Migrants Climb on Roof of Eurostar Train From London to Paris: Passenger

LONDON — Desperate migrants climbed on the roof of a high-speed train in a bid to traverse the 30-mile tunnel linking France and Britain, according to a passenger.<p>People were heard walking on the roof of the stationary train after staff told them migrants had clambered aboard, London-based lobbyist …

Winter Daal Recipe

Longtime Washington DC resident Rano Singh, on a mission to prepare traditional Indian meals, became frustrated with the lack of spices available in her town. Even with regular trips to suburban Indian grocery stores, she found that often what greets customers are spices that have been sitting in …

America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

A covered bridge played a supporting role in one of Hollywood's most intense and fleeting love stories: <i>The Bridges of Madison County</i>, which still inspires visitors to seek out Iowa's Roseman Covered Bridge. (It ranks higher on TripAdvisor than John Wayne's nearby birthplace.)<p>Embodying a simpler …

Vogue Makes A Complete Joke Out Of Google, And Google Doesn’t Even Notice

Google Glass made it into Vogue’s esteemed September issue. But its treatment says a lot about how the fashion industry views the geek elite.<p>Google Glass just scored a 12-page spread in <i>Vogue</i>’s September issue, or what’s easily the most influential issue of the most influential publication in all of …

Graft: Disposable Tableware That Looks Like Vegetables

We’ve seen this design floating around the internets and we fell in love with it. Project designer and recent graduate from the Masters program at …

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Pure Minimalism: Black And White Monochromatic Apartment Design

Why do Japanese designers love minimalism? I think because their philosophy is related to it: beauty is not in excessive luxury but in harmony of …

+ Pool Tile by Tile Project to Clean East River of New York City

<b>+ POOL</b> Tile by Tile is a very ambitious project of FamilyNetwork and PlayLab, can you imagine there’s gonna be a giant floating pool in the East …

Kickstarting: An iPhone App To Turn Windows From Clear To Opaque

Tap an icon. Instant privacy. Magic? Nope. Just the future of DIY home upgrades.<p>Blinds are a clumsy technology. And generally, they can’t offer privacy to your windows without cutting out light. So when your blinds are down, you might as well not have a window at all.<p>A startup named Sonte has a …

Try Not to Get Vertigo: POV GoPro Footage of One World Trade Center Spire Being Raised

Of all the reasons why I could never be a construction worker—not strong enough, can't consistently wake up at 5am, don't know how to …

Koo Koo Mailbox by Playso

Who says modern can’t have a sense of humor or a dash of whimsy? Certainly not Bill Playso, the head of the Australian lifestyle brand Playso. He …

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Articles about modern kitchen remodel austin on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>What’s the secret to successfully wedging a kitchen into a 258-square-foot apartment? A visual balancing act.<p>An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital …

Articles about sustainable brownstone transformation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and …