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Super-Strong Material Inspired By Squid Teeth Is Self-Healing

To repair, just add water<p>A team of researchers led by engineers from Penn State University has created the first material that heals itself in the presence of water, according to a study published yesterday in <i>Scientific Reports</i>. The material, inspired by squid teeth, could be used to repair devices …

Articles about smaller texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.<p>Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...<p>Texas is known for propagating a "bigger is better" attitude.<p>A family matriarch enlisted an …

User-generated stories are a huge hit with Pocket Gems’ Episode

People love reading and writing their own stories. And Pocket Gems has figured out how to make that happen in a big way on mobile devices with the interactive stories of Episode.<p>Pocket Gems released its Episode platform for telling interactive stories in February. It made it easy for people to …

United front: breasts without the airbrush

The shocking thing about Laura Dodsworth’s pictures of 100 women’s breasts isn’t the flesh on show, or the many shapes and sizes, but the realisation that images of unairbrushed, non-uniform breasts seem to be so rare. “We see images of breasts everywhere,” says the 41-year-old photographer, “but …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Layered Taco Salad With Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Ingredients<p><b>Cilantro- lime dressing:</b><br>• 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar<br>• Juice from one lime<br>• 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, loosely packed<br>• 1/4 cup nonfat plain …

Awesome Digital Paintings by Rhads

Artyom Chebokha aka Rhads is an artist from Omsk, Russian Federation who creates some awesome digital paintings. His love for the sea reflects on his …

Art

How To Protect Yourself In A Divorce Using A Domestic Asset Protection Trust

There is a word in a relationship that sparks more fear than even the dreaded words, “We need to talk.” That word is prenup. Successful and confident grown men and women shutter at having to breach this subject with their soon-to-be spouse. It’s a painful conversation that all want to avoid – and …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

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Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Shutter Speed

Limitless – Drag and Drop WordPress Theme

Limitless – Multipurpose WordPress Theme.<p><b>Limitless</b> is a WordPress theme based on the latest web design techniques. This multipurpose theme is so easy …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

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The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Home Decorating

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Harissa Potatoes - Recipe

<i>Potatoes with harissa, feta and dill</i><p>This was absolutely an improvisation; I’d been traveling and had very few vegetables in the house on my return, …

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This politician wants to blow up the cable industry’s stranglehold on what you can watch

Later today, US senator Jay Rockefeller will introduce legislation designed to encourage growth of online video platforms and prevent cable companies from engaging in what he claims is anti-competitive behavior in the US. The West Virginia Democrat, who chairs the Senate commerce, science and …

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