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Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images …

Inventions

Movie Review: Rounders - LINA WANG | Content Marketing & Social Media

This weekend, the mood was poker nostalgia for me and my movie buddies, and we had to pick a poker movie we all liked. We all play poker and some of …

8 Facts to Know about Your Libido

Let's talk about sex.<p>We asked Dr. Nancy Simpkins, and internist and medical consultant for the state of New Jersey who works with libido issues in women during pregnancy, menopause and depression, what to know about sex drive.<p><b>1) The more testosterone, the higher the libido.</b> "Men have larger amounts …

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Roseanne Barr Says No One in Hollywood Was Surprised About Bill Cosby

Rosanne Barr says she wasn’t surprised at all when sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby came to the fore, and that no woman in Hollywood was …

Super Bowl Predictions 2015: Final Score and MVP Pick for Patriots vs. Seahawks

The mark of a great Super Bowl is when it's impossible to make a definitive prediction. This year's showdown between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks has the makings of a classic, with two of the great chess masters in Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll matching wits for the right to be …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Mental Disorders

Google Will Change Its Privacy Policy At UK Regulator's Behest

Google has agreed to make changes to its privacy policy and better inform users about how it handles their personal information. The move comes after an investigation by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) which found its existing policy is too vague.<p>The ICO has required Google to sign …

16 Minimally Beautiful Tattoos Inspired By Britney Spears

Do I imagine it, do I see it there? A minimal yet adorable Britney tat?

When to Sell with Facts and Figures, and When to Appeal to Emotions

When should salespeople sell with facts and figures, and when should we try to speak to the buyer’s emotional subconscious, instead? When do you talk to Mr. Intuitive, and when to Mr. Rational?<p>I’d argue that too often, selling to Mr. Rational leads to analysis paralysis, especially for complex …

Emotions a Nu - Photographs and text by Joana Choumali | LensCulture

<i>Being naked<br>this is nothing to hide</i><p><i>Words are not even needed<br>Because the body speaks for itself.</i><p>—Victor Lévy Beaulieu<p>“Emotions à nu” is a series of female portraits, each without a face.<br>These photos are an attempt to convey the “naked truth”: human, beautifully unadorned, without makeup. Women are …

Michael Moore on Eastwood threat, “Sniper”: “American Sniper is a mess of a film”

<b>(Reuters/Lucas Jackson)</b><p>In a new Facebook post tonight, Moore confirms Eastwood’s “I’ll shoot you” threat, calls extremists “American ISIS”<p>Salon Staff<p>January 30, 2015 2:27am (UTC)<p>On his Facebook page tonight, Michael Moore addresses a Salon story about an uncomfortable confrontation with Clint …

Haute Couture in Paris: Pictures

How 'Strange Magic' kept George Lucas's touch—without George Lucas

<i>Strange Magic</i> had been percolating in George Lucas’s mind since his days working on the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels. Yet when the filmmaker sold his production …

Bjork's 'Vulnicura': An Inquiry Into Melodrama

What the Icelandic art star Bjork has accomplished at the intersection of pop and the avant-garde cannot be summed up in one detail, but one thing to focus on is the way she sings the word "emotional." Climbing it like one of the cliffs she often evokes in her pastoral lyrics, she lets it open up …

Why the Women of Deborah Turbeville Are Timeless: From Her Bathhouse Beauties to Her Memorable Nudes

Deborah Turbeville’s photographs, which are the subject of a new exhibition at New York’s Staley Wise gallery, are as evocative as a lingering trace of fragrance. Not the clean, bright burst of a summer floral, but something moody and mysterious that captures the essence of the decaying bloom and …