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Nat Geo Photographer Takes You Along on a Dive with Massive Goliath Groupers

Here’s a short jealousy-inducing behind the scenes look at some of what storied underwater photographer David Doubilet gets to do when he’s out on …

The US military is already using Facebook to track your mood

Critics have targeted a recent study onhow emotions spread on the popular social network site Facebook, complaining that some 600,000 Facebook users did not know that they were taking part in an experiment. Somewhat more disturbing, the researchers deliberately manipulated users’ feelings to …

Social Media

Salcombe is Britain's priciest seaside town to buy a home

Estate agents are calling it Britain's "prime waterfront", with one-third of homes costing £1m or more. Salcombe in Devon has emerged as the priciest seaside town in the country, easily surpassing the millionaire mansions of Sandbanks near Bournemouth to emerge top of an annual Halifax survey of …

Google Glass Beta No Longer Exclusive. Do You Care, and What's Your Attitude Towards Design Research?

If Google Glass is anything to judge by, when it comes to physical product, Apple and Google have pretty opposite development methods. Apple waits …

Alibaba, ShopRunner plan to launch joint China service | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has struck one of its largest deals with a U.S. e-commerce company, agreeing to help Amazon.com rival ShopRunner expand into China.<p>An employee sits next to a logo of Alibaba during a media tour organised by government officials at the company's …

The inventor of everything

It’s a sunny morning in Camarillo, California, and the fields along Pleasant Valley road are full of berry pickers in colored sweatshirts moving swiftly to gather ripe fruit. I take a left turn down Calle San Pablo into an unassuming industrial park, the research and development center for Cool …

KOOTTU CURRY

Ingredients<p>Brown chickpeas-cooked-1/2 cup( see notes)<br>• Raw plantain / kaya-peeled and cubed-1/2 cup<br>• Elephant yam /chena-cubed-1/2 cup( see note)<br>• Kashmiri …

Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Taj Mahal

AirBulb wants to put a speaker in your lightbulb

Connected lightbulbs are a nice idea. But what about a connected lightbulb that’s also a Bluetooth speaker?<p>That’s the idea behind the AirBulb, whose developers just started a Kickstarter fundraiser to make this dream a reality.<p>Screw this bad boy into a lamp or overhead socket, connect your phone to …

St. Petersburg From Above

Recently, photographer Amos Chapple spent some time in Saint Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city. He used a small drone to lift his camera high above the cathedrals and fortresses, capturing some amazing aerial photos. Chapple: "There's a legend in Russia that Saint Petersburg was constructed …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Angry Birds

Spot the sniper – in pictures

German artist Simon Menner has photographed a camouflaged sniper in each of these images. Can you spot them?

Articles about 7 small beach houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features …

This Connected Sex Toy Wants To Change The Future Of Digital Intimacy

By Jenna Kagel4 minute Read<p>Toon Timmermans got the idea for his new product during a sex scene in the movie <i>Demolition Man</i>. In it, characters don …

Using maths to explain the universe

LEONARD SUSSKIND is a professor of theoretical physics at Stanford University and director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics. He is …

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What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

65 Awesome Garden Hot Tub Designs

a fire bowl and a hot tub would make your patio a lovely oasis<p>If you often need to relax after a hard long day, you’ll be happy to jump into a pool …

Landscaping