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Grow Your Own Grass Chair In Your Backyard

‘TERRA grass armchair’ by Studio Nucleo lets you grow your own furniture in your backyard. All it takes is a bunch of cardboard frames, soil, grass …

Don’t think you can buy a home? Here’s how some people are finding workarounds.

For many millennials, the idea of buying a home seems as outrageous as a day trip to the moon. We don’t want to give up on the American dream of the …

Federico Babina's ARCHIPLAN Illustrations Analyze the Floorplans of Master Architects

“The architectural plan is a formula to order the anarchy of space.”<p>In these latest images from Federico Babina, the artist explores the design …

What Designers Collect

Mythical taxidermy, pocket squares, exotic hot sauces, and cast-iron robots. These are just some of the things designers hoard.<p>Designers have a deeper appreciation of the beauty of objects compared with most people, but they also tend to live minimally. That got us wondering: When designers <i>do</i> cave …

13 Ideas For Creating A More Manly Masculine Bathroom

Although men typically don’t spend as much time as women do in the bathroom, it doesn’t mean that the bathroom shouldn’t cater to their design needs …

Extension of the Biotechnical Faculty / CBD Contemporary Building Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The department of wood science and technology is an extension of the Biotechnical faculty and is …

Shravan Venkataraman's answer to Which of the concrete habits that you've adopted (e.g. “I take a walk daily”) has done the most to improve your life?

1. Visualization.<p>Whenever I set goals, I set the highest possible bar and work towards that. People call it impossible and unrealistic. But hey, …

Articles about 6 stunning modern prefabs california on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks …

Prefab Homes

Where’s the justice in geoengineering?

As geoengineering researchers gather for a conference in Cambridge<b>, Duncan McLaren</b> draws lessons from ethics and science fiction to make a case for caution<p><i>(This post is based on a lecture given earlier today at the SRM Science conference in Cambridge)</i><p>Geoengineering is a technology that promises …

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Bill Gates: Here’s My Plan to Improve Our World — And How You Can Help | WIRED

That was the beginning of our education in the problems of the world’s poorest people. In 1996 my father sent us a <i>New York Times</i> article about the …

Craft Works: Engineer Your Way To Rock Stardom With The LittleBits Synth Kit

Fun with engineering! You can build your own instrument with the newest kit from LittleBits. Reggie Watts will show you how it’s done.<p>If you ever hope to approach the level of coolness exuded by Reggie Watts, LittleBits’s latest creation, the Synth Kit, might be your best bet. Success is not …

The craziest OkCupid date ever

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee<p>Clara Bensen<p>November 12, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>We’re standing on the side of a highway in Budapest, trying to hitch a ride. I’m elegantly dressed for a proper afternoon at the National Gallery in …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Dan Huang's answer to What is it like to drive from New York to Los Angeles in less than 30 hours?

One word: <b>Intense.</b><p>But as intense as 30 hours nonstop on the road may seem, with the right combination of preparedness, attentiveness, and …

Ryan Carlyle's answer to What is needed to produce 75% of global energy from 100% safe, cost-effective, planet-friendly fission by 2025?

2025 isn't going to happen, sorry. Energy transitions take decades. Building a single nuclear plant takes 10-20 years depending on regulatory delays. …

Why free-to-play app pricing is so effective, and what you can do about it

It should come as no surprise that free-to-play gaming has become a huge financial success in mobile gaming. Free-to-play (FTP) in the iTunes App …

How New Zealand banned software patents without violating international law

What do you do when you’re a small country with a technology industry convinced that innovation requires the banning of software patents, but you’ve signed an international treaty that in theory obliges you to make software patentable? If you’re New Zealand, you simply declare, in a historic and …

New Zealand

The Aluminum Airship of the Future Has Finally Flown

There was once a time when man looked to the skies and expected to see giant balloons rather than airplanes drifting above. The Hindenburg Disaster …

Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe’s Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

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Why all we knew about planets is wrong

We thought we knew how planets form, but the discovery of hundreds outside our Solar System changed all that, even what type of world can house life like ours.<p>Up to only a couple of decades ago the perception of our Solar System was so simple. Every planet is unique: Saturn has its spectacular …

The Arab Sunset

Since their modern formation in the mid-twentieth century, Saudi Arabia and the five smaller Gulf monarchies -- Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the …

Here's Some Wonderful Writing From Elon Musk That Everyone In Business Should Emulate

There's no shortage of reasons to call Elon Musk a badass.<p>He's super-successful. He has a company that does private rocket launches that look like something approaching magic. He's made the best car of all time, according to Consumer Reports. And the latest news is that he's made the safest car of …

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Frenetic Urban Time-lapse Videos of Shanghai, Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur by Rob Whitworth | Colossal

<p>It is almost impossible these days to click around the web without running into the work of filmmaker and architectural photographer Rob Whitworth …

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Adobe's VP of Experience Design Michael Gough on Paper dependency and the omniscient gadget

<i>Every week, a new and interesting human being tackles our decidedly geeky take on the Proustian Q&A. This is the Engadget Questionnaire.</i><p>In this week's edition of our regular answer sessions, Adobe's VP of Experience Design Michael Gough discusses digital sketching and six-fingered spies. Head to …

3D-printed 'Cortex' cast concept puts a modern spin on bone fracture treatment

To anyone that's ever broken a bone, the negatives of traditional plaster casts are familiar: they're cumbersome, heavy, and can get rather smelly. Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill is looking to change all that with his Cortex cast. A mere concept for now, Evill says the cast — …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …