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Frostie The Adorable Baby Goat Takes First Steps With Tiny Wheelchair

Frostie was born with a severe case of joint navel ill, leaving his two hind legs crippled<p>The Edgar’s Mission farm animal sanctuary in Australia put …

Syria chemical weapons allegations

<b>The BBC has seen video and eyewitness testimony that appears to corroborate allegations of chemical weapons' use in the Syrian town of Saraqeb. So what do we know about the alleged instances of chemical weapons use in the conflict so far?</b><p>Syria's chemical weapons stocks, and the possibility that …

Cannes festival rocked by $1m jewellery heist

Jewellery worth more than $1m which was due to be loaned to film stars has been stolen from a Cannes hotel in a pre-dawn heist.<p>An American female employee of Swiss jewellers Chopard told police on Friday that thieves had plundered her hotel room and ripped out the strongbox in the wardrobe.<p>Police …

Fighting to save Africa's rhinos

<i>By Rohit Kachroo, Correspondent, NBC News</i><p>First came the sound of gunshots late at night.<p>Then, a few hours later, a carcass was found -- his bloodied face and mutilated body shielded by the long grass.<p>Before long, the stench of death was rising from what was now a crime scene.<p>The rangers at Lewa …

After Deadly Chemical Plant Disasters, There's Little Action

You might think that everything would have changed for the chemicals industry on April 16, 1947. That was the day of the Texas City Disaster, the worst industrial accident in U.S. history. A ship loaded with ammonium nitrate — the same chemical that appears to have caused the disaster last month in …

Immigration reform no sure bet

After years of false starts, Washington finally appears to be on the path to rewriting the nation’s immigration laws.<p>The Senate Gang of Eight bill is holding its own in committee and is expected to hit the Senate floor in June. And in the House this week, members of a bipartisan group agreed “in …

Creationist 'Science' Quiz Rhubarb Prompts Donations To Christian School That May Close Next Year

After a creationist quiz from a South Carolina school was posted to Reddit in late April, the school received not only an onslaught of criticism, but also a slew of donations from individuals around the world. Now, the financially troubled institution is hoping the donations will keep flowing, …

Hotel in Montenegro Competition Entry / Kana Arhitekti

The main goal of the Hotel in Montenegro proposal was not to create a resort type of hotel, but rather a new town square, a vibrant part of this …

The Polite House / JVA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Situated in the residential area of Havstein, this compact single family house is overlooking the fjord …

PF Single Family House / Burnazzi Feltrin Architects

The PF single family house, the remodeling and rebuilding of an already existing edifice, lies half way along the ridge below the medieval castle of …

Kickstarting: Big Philosophical Ideas Reduced To Simple Shapes

Graphic designer Genís Carreras, whose minimalist philosophy posters went viral online in 2011, is back with more “Philographics” and wants you to Kickstart his book.<p>If there’s anything that refuses to be condensed or simplified solely on the basis of mass distribution it’s philosophy. So when …

Small But Well-Organized Apartment In Camogli

A small apartment shows the talent of the designer to organize the space so that everything necessary is at hand. This Harbour Attic apartment is …

L-Shaped Mountain Home Goes With the Topography Flow

The L House in Niseko, Hokkaido is a private holiday getaway that blends prehistoric topography with impressive views of Mount Yotei and some very …

Two Houses Become One: HomeMade by Bureau de Change

London-based design studio Bureau de Change took on its first residential design project that was to join two neighboring properties into one family …

A Futuristic House That Seems To Rise From The Earth

The Edgeland House sports a sci-fi design but uses Native American building methods.<p>Designed by architecture firm Bercy Chen for a science fiction writer and his family, the Edgeland House has everything the literary genre is made of: a gloomy industrial past, futuristic allusions riffing off …

Black and White Underwater Photography by Hengki Koentjoro | Colossal

<p>Underwater photography of scuba divers, coral, or wildlife can sometimes seem commonplace regardless of the remote destination or subject, but …

Articles about urbanscape and cityscape photo series mauren brodbeck on Dwell.com - Dwell

I wandered into the Curiosity Shoppe in San Francisco this weekend and was pleased to discover this rather winsome little set of...<p>The stylish and functional Nordic Kitchen series by Eva Solo celebrates the art of cooking and Scandinavian design.<p>The right lighting can bring warmth and atmosphere to …

On View: A Sweeping Tribute To French Designer Jean Prouvé

The mid-century designer Jean Prouvé is not short on posthumous accolades or career retrospectives. Just two years ago, architect Norman Foster co-curated a show in Madrid, and Vitra announced they would reissue 17 of his lesser-known furniture pieces.<p><i>A Passion for Prouvé</i> is a more intimate glimpse …

Articles about landscape architect bernard trainor on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're thrilled to welcome Bernard Trainor to Dwell on Design this year.<p>High up in the mountains of Norway, the V-Lodge’s simplicity in design and choice of materials speak to its wild surroundings.<p>Frequent Dwell contributor and all-around sharp design writer Mark Lamster has a bang-up story in The …

NY Design Week 2013: Reclaim x2 Brings Out the Best of New York City Design

Just over a week ago, we had a chance to catch up with Jean Lin and Jen Krichels of Reclaim NYC, who opened the doors to their second exhibition …

Articles about togo sofa ligne roset celebrates its 40th anniversary on Dwell.com - Dwell

Love it or hate it, the distinctive silhouette of Ligne Roset’s most enduring sofa model celebrates 40 years of booming business.<p>A chair by any other name is still a chair but what about a chair with no legs, no arms, and no permanent seat or...<p>A survey of greatest hits from the renowned …

World's most distinct mammals and amphibians mapped

<b>Scientists have developed the first map of the world's unique and most endangered mammals and amphibians.</b><p>The map highlights the fact that only a fraction of the areas identified as critical for the conservation of these species are protected.<p>Among the species highlighted by the map are the Mexican …

What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals' Extinction

It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?<p>Neanderthals were humans who went extinct between 20,000 and 30,000 years ago. Though there is some debate about who these people were, there is no …

FYI: Which Emotion Is The Hardest To Fake?

Unlike the commonly deployed social smile, distressed expressions–anger, fear, sadness, and occasionally surprise–prove much more difficult to display on command.<p>We've all done our fair share of faking it. Whether it's a canned excited response when that one particularly eccentric aunt gives you a …

North Pole Moves Because of Global Warming: Study

<b>North Pole moves: A new study in Geophysical Research Letters asserts that the North Pole is moving because of increased melting of the Greenland ice</b> …

Scientists create human stem cells through cloning | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than 15 years of failures by scientists around the world and one outright fraud, biologists have finally created human stem cells by the same technique that produced Dolly the cloned sheep in 1996: They transplanted genetic material from an adult cell into an egg …

Youngsters use dementia drugs to boost brain power, survey finds

Some young people in Britain have used drugs for dementia and other conditions to boost their mental performance, a major survey suggests.<p>Medicines …