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Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”

The greatest literary classics tend to attract a plethora of visual art and graphic tributes. But the highest convergence of text and image happens when an influential artist reimagines an influential piece of literature — take, for instance, Picasso’s 1934 drawings for a naughty ancient Greek …

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The Dash Builds Wearable Fitness Sensors Into The Headphones You’re Using Anyway

We’re finally starting to see some real consolidation around wearable tech, and Kickstarter project The Dash is a great example of that trend in action. It’s a pair of Bluetooth in-ear headphones that also offer up performance tracking via in-built health and body sensors. With passive noise …

Hands-on with the 3Doodler

The way the pen works is simple. First you fit a 3 mm piece of ABS or PLA plastic filament at the top, which heats up near the tip. Then you press …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

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Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

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Central Park Monkeys Caught Whispering About Hated Supervisor

You think those monkeys aren't gossiping about you? How naive.<p>The tamarins of New York City's Central Park Zoo have been caught telling secrets. In the first recorded evidence of whisper-like behavior in non-human primates, the tiny monkeys were observed making very quiet, almost inaudible …

10 of the world's best beers for celebrating L.A. Beer Week

It’s<p>L.A. Beer Week<p>, and while the 10-day-long celebration is best observed with copious quantities of locally brewed beer, it's always a good idea to mix in some of the best beers from around the world to compare with our local suds.<p>Here are 10 of Earth's best beers in a variety of styles that …

10 Of The Most Amazing Textiles Of The Future

A jacket that protects your personal space, wallpaper that lights up at your touch, and more<p>Textile design is one of those fields that seems like it never changes all that much. Wallpaper is wallpaper. A rug is a rug. Right?<p>Wrong. A new crop of tech-minded designers is adding futuristic spins on …

The 25 Beers You Need to Drink This Fall

A good fall beer will guide you away from light, Summery suds and ease you into stuff with more flavor and character. A <i>great</i> fall beer is like 17.5% ABV and described as "daring & vulgar." And then there're all the ones in between. We rounded up beer experts from around the country to give their …

GIFs of a Captivating Light and Movement Performance

<i>Nuance</i> is a spectacular video by multidisciplinary artist Marc-Antoine Locatelli that features dancer Lucas Boirat combining his gift of movement with captivating beams of light. The interpretative performance presents a push and pull between the human silhouette and a shape-shifting abstract …

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Beer essential: self-serve taps

Call it the lazy drinker’s dream, or call it 3-D beer art; either way, it’s pure genius. Beer Tubes (about $99) are self-serve taps that dispense 100 …

The latest 'Gravity' trailer is as beautiful as it is terrifying

Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's <i>Gravity</i> has been slowly building for months now. The film's received praise at recent festival screenings, and director James Cameron recently called it the best space film ever made. This latest clip emphasizes the isolating silence of space, before plunging …

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

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Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

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Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

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Paleo Chicken Pot Pie - Fed & Fit

<i>on</i> December 1, 2012<p>I love chicken pot pie. My best friend recently suggested that I come up with a paleo version. I accepted the challenge and got …

DIY: Instant Wine Bar

Here’s a clever idea we spotted at the Medlock Ames Winery in Healdsburg, CA: a picnic table as wine tasting bar.<p>Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape …

The Best Homemade Peach Brandy Recipe

The Best Homemade Peach Brandy Recipe<p>Updated on September 9, 2017<p>Baby Raccoon in Peach Tree<p>Ripe peaches on our tree are ready to pick.<p>Tree Ripened …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

Prohibition Bakery Reveals Its Secret Boozy-Cupcake Recipes

The Prohibition Era was full of genius, discreet ways of transporting and imbibing alcohol: Any complicated, but beautiful entrance into a New York …

What Your Taste in Beer Says About You

YORK, Pa. (AdAge.com) -- The beer you drink says a lot about you -- even before you've had a few too many.<p>Your choice of beer can be as telling about …

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