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iClick Good Pictures With iCamera

Amidst many iWatch and iPhone 5S / iPhone 6 rumors, we have here the iCamera Concept. A total figment of creative imagination that sparks a debate …

Box Office: 'The Wolverine' Grosses $21 Million, 'Fruitvale Station' Flourishes

Showing signs of uncomfortable front-loading, <i>The Wolverine</i> (review) took in $21 million on its first 1.25 days, including $4 million in Thursday night shows. That’s 19% of its “Friday” total coming from Thursday shows, compared to 13% for <i>X-Men: The Last Stand</i> ($5.9m/$45.1m)<i>,</i> 14% for <i>X-Men Origins:</i> …

Tour bus flips over in wash amid Ariz. rain storm

Driver tried to pass portion of water-covered road while flash flood warning was in effect.<p>DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. — A Las Vegas-bound tour bus carrying 33 people was swept away by Arizona floodwaters as the driver attempted to cross a wash before turning the bus on its side amid heavy rains.<p>None of …

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Thunderstorms to rage across much of US after 2 die in North Carolina

Thunderstorms were set to hit much of the country Monday, bringing more rain after two people - including a girl - drowned in a swollen river in North Carolina.<p>The National Weather Service warned late Sunday and early Monday that “hazardous weather” could hit from Florida to Maine and as far west …

Italy bus crash: at least 39 dead

At least 39 people, many of them children, have died when the bus they were travelling on careered through a concrete barrier on a flyover in southern Italy and plummeted 98 feet.<p><b>39 dead after coach plunges off flyover <br>Cause of accident unclear - driver thought to be dead <br>Several children feared to</b> …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Delta Millworks guides us through the art of shou sugi ban.<p>Taking …

Artisans

Literalist Wall Lamps: Familiar Shapes via Light-Up Outlines

This is a design that could make or break a room’s decor depending on its deployment, treading the filament-like fine line between kitsch and …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Prince Cambridge makes his debut

The Cambridge baby prince meets the media and the world about 27 hours after he was born amid celebrations and cheers.<p>LONDON — The world's most famous baby prince met the world today, when Prince William and Duchess Kate left St. Mary's Hospital here with their infant, about 27 hours after he was …

One Small Step For Man, One Giant Lunar Park For The U.S.?

Can astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap for mankind" be permanently preserved? Two House Democrats want to do just that: They proposed a bill to create a national historic park for the Apollo 11 mission — on the moon. The legislation would designate a park on the moon to honor …

Can Hassan Rouhani break Iran nuclear impasse?

<b>Since Hassan Rouhani's victory in the presidential election in June, there has been no shortage of optimism among ordinary Iranians over his campaign promise that better days lay ahead.</b><p>This was reflected in the rise in value of Iran's battered currency, the Rial, and a turnaround in Tehran's stock …

Asia

Private Company To Put A Telescope On The Moon

Lunar citizen science by 2016!<p>Private space exploration is coming to the Moon, and soon. The world's first mission to the Moon's sunny South Pole will put a private telescope on a the lunar peak Malapert Mountain as early as 2015.<p>Moon Express, a private 'lunar commerce' startup, and the …

India jails six for life over Swiss gang rape

Six men convicted of the gang rape of a Swiss woman in India earlier this year were sentenced to life imprisonment on Saturday.<p>The woman, 39, and her …

Vitamin D: Laughter

<i>(click on the image for a larger version)</i><p>This design focuses on laughter, something that’s super important to me. I take things way too seriously …

Design

A Brief History of Golf Ball Design, and Why You Shouldn't Hit People with Baseball Bats

I once helped a career criminal move some things out of his basement—long story—and when we got to his golf clubs, he hit me (not literally) with …

Golf

Perceval 9.47 Table Knives

When Michelin-starred chef Yves Charles couldn't find a table knife to match the caliber of his cooking, he decided to make one. Inspired by the pocket knives carried by many of his compatriots—and the 9.47% ABV wine Charles and his friends shared when the decision was made—Charles took up with …

Infographic: Just How Fat Is The U.S.? Here’s A State-By-State Breakdown

This summer, the AMA officially labeled obesity a “disease.” Here’s how it’s spread, gaining weight across the country.<p>This summer, the American Medical Association moved to add obesity to the national register of diseases. The decision, which ignored the protests of a special committee charged …

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Articles about passive houses across america on Dwell.com - Dwell

From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five …

American Cities

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Woman dies on Texas rollercoaster

A woman riding a rollercoaster at an amusement park in north Texas died on Friday when she fell from a ride that is billed as the tallest …