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The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

See Celebrities Reimagined As Renaissance Masterpieces

Worth1000.com is an image manipulation site that holds contests to see who’s got the best on-theme Photoshop skills. These contests occasionally …

NASA grant to fund 3D-printed food system prototype

We’ve heard about 3D-printed guns and a 3D-printed implant, but a new project is taking the use of these printing machines to a whole new level: …

Articles about things come apart todd mclellan on Dwell.com - Dwell

We all have a work hero, right? That someone whose vision and practice inspires us in some way to push harder and stay...<p>In the summer of 2001, Element Skateboards founder Johnny Schillereff stumbled on a new addition to a YMCA skate camp in Northern...<p>Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell …

David Foster Wallace's Legendary Graduation Speech Is Now An Awesome Short Film

Novelist David Foster Wallace gave a speech called "This Is Water" to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.<p>The speech, which has become legendary, discusses how meaningless daily routines take over our lives and that we have to choose how we think, and what we pay attention to.<p>"This Is …

Where to Give Birth in 2013

<i>Australia's looking pretty good...</i>Where you were born is almost as important as to whom and during what time period. Bill Gates could have only been the computer geek success story he was because he was born and educated in the U.S. at a time in history when clunky computers were costly and far …

Understand Your Body's Timetable

It's important to organize your day around your body's natural rhythms, says Carson Tate, founder and managing partner of management consultancy Working Simply. Tackle complex tasks when your energy's at its highest level. For many this may mean first thing in the morning, after you've rested and …

The Jobs Of The Future Don't Require A College Degree

We’re all talking about the “jobs of the future” and “winning the future” and transitioning to a “knowledge economy.” Since predictions are hard, especially about the future, it’s a good idea to look at some data.<p>And it looks like we have some of it: the BLS has a handy chart of the fastest-growing …

Tiger Moms Don't Raise Superior Kids, Says New Study

When Yale Law School professor Amy Chua’s piece, “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior,” appeared in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> two years ago, I was especially interested because my son, now 16, goes to Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, an academically rigorous test-in school where 72% of the 3,300 …

How Much Do We Value Our Meta-Preferences?

Tyler Cowen recently advised a reader seeking some life advice that “meta-preferences are overrated, as there is no reason per se to side with the meta-preference over the preference”. Meta-preferences are preferences over preferences. Do you ever wish you liked exercise more? That’s a …

Making Babies: Selling Embryos, Despite Ethical Concerns, Addresses Genuine Needs

<b>As the Genetic Literacy Project reports, the desire for infertile couples to have children is not a ‘crime against nature,’ as fringe ‘responsible genetics’ organizations argue.</b><p>The latest round of ethical contretemps is an intriguing April article in <i>The New England Journal of Medicine</i>, …

Red-Band Trailer for Coen Brothers' INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

Trailer for Lee Daniels' THE BUTLER with Forest Whitaker

Zack Snyder and Henry Cavill say Man of Steel 2 is still a possibility

Although the events in Man of Steel have a big impact in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, technically it's not a sequel to Snyder's 2013 Superman …

Universal puts Jurassic Park 4 on hold

<i>Jurassic Park 4</i> <b>has been put on indefinite hiatus, after Universal released an official statement confirming the film had been dropped from its June</b> …

Articles about alexander mcqueen and meaning life on Dwell.com - Dwell

I did not attend “Savage Beauty,” the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, thinking that I would fall to...<p>Curators in Rotterdam present an exhibition that questions the often unsettling future of technology as a constant presence from...<p>Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the …

Articles about green wall silicon valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way …

Silicon Valley

SFMade Week 2013

San Francisco's manufacturing tradition is getting a jump start thanks to SFMade, a weeklong celebration of makers in the City by the Bay. Though the region's thriving tech industry regularly nabs headlines, the focus from May 6–12 is on things of a more goods-oriented sort. Here are a six event …

"Mad Men" Deconstruction: Ep. 6: "For Immediate Release"

After a few weeks of mediocrity, the AMC drama makes a comeback by refocusing on advertising and leaving Don's home life out of it.<p>After repeatedly …

'Mad Men' Landed The Chevy Vega, One Of General Motors' Biggest Lemons Ever

<b>Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 6, Episode 6 of AMC's "Mad Men," titled "For Immediate Release."</b><p>It was a triumphant "Mad Mad" moment in Sunday night's episode when the combined forces of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce and Cutler Gleason & Chaough landed a new Chevy account. But …

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

Now We Know What Early Earth Smelled Like

When one kind of microbe fed on another, the result was a rotten-egg stench—and a pathway for complex life.<p><b>P. U.</b><p><b>Early earth had a distinctive aroma. And it wasn't very nice. That's what scientists have now determined, using advanced imaging techniques to examine fossils nearly 1.9 billion years old</b> …

Academic social network ResearchGate raises $20M, filing shows

The academic collaboration startup ResearchGate has picked up $20 million in equity-based funding, an SEC filing from last week shows. The news was …

Solar Impulse begins its Sun-powered flight across America

This morning at 6:12 am PST, the Solar Impulse solar-powered airplane took off from San Francisco’s Moffett Airfield, beginning the first leg of its …

Sunflower seed husks provide concrete alternative

Ordinarily seen as a waste product, the husks of sunflower seeds could be used to make concrete, according to research out of Turkey. Not only are …

Would you wear a shirt for 100 days without washing it?

A good wool shirt is awesome, but would you wear one for 100 days straight without washing it? Wool & Prince claims that you can do exactly that with …

Clothing

Architect proposes disguising gas power station as a "green mountain"

Why do power stations always look like power stations? That's the tacit question behind AZPA's proposal for a new gas power station in Wedel, …

Hydroelectric Power

The body’s “Fountain of Youth” could lie in the brain

Instead of traipsing through Florida in search of the Fountain of Youth, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León might have been better off turning his …

Trailer Trash

<b>Through a child's eyes</b><p>Another late British entry to the Cannes jamboree is Mark Cousins's personal documentary, <i>A Story of Children and Film</i>. It …

Winona Ryder Gets Dark for Interview Magazine's May 2013 Cover

<b>The Dark Lady</b> – Actress Winona Ryder shows off her dark side for the May cover of <i>Interview Magazine</i>, wearing dark red lips and long black gloves. …