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This Octopus Was Trained by Sony to Take Pictures of Aquarium Visitors

Octopuses are known to be very intelligent creatures, but one octopus over in New Zealand has one upped its peers by becoming the world’s first …

Urban wildlife: when animals go wild in the city

Perching on the side of an old power station chimney with St Paul’s Cathedral to the north and the Shard, Europe’s tallest building, to the east is not where you might expect to glimpse the world’s fastest bird. Yet Tate Modern, and London landmarks including Battersea Power Station and the Houses …

Birds

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

The 10 Commandments of Typography

<i>Valentine Proust is Creative Director at Fontyou, a Paris-based online co-creation platform dedicated to typography. This post originally appeared on the Fontyou blog, and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>With millions of beautiful typefaces scattering the Web, we felt it was time to lay down the …

Typography

Aspiring to Improve the World by Crafting a Career in Sustainable Design, Part 1: A New Way of Thinking

<i>In this three-part mini-series, Stefanie Koehler shares her experiences in bringing a sustainability focus into her work.</i><p><i>Part 1: A New Way of …

30 Fantastic Websites To Lose Yourself In - The Fox Is Black

If you follow me on Twitter you might know that I moved to London last September. You might also know that since then I’ve had nothing but trouble …

Switch Easily From Work to Play with Light Object

Light Object is a simple yet ever changing lamp by Wesley Dudok. By simply altering the position, the appearance of the lamp will change. While it …

Colorful Silhouette Collages Reveal Layers of Reality

Disappear is a collage project by French artist Slip, where forms, colors, and landscapes intersect in visually exciting combinations. In the series, the artist introduces new realities where mundane black and white backgrounds are interrupted by beautifully intriguing silhouette figures.<p>By …

Art

An Existing Home & Modern Addition Become One

A couple living in the center of Lier, Belgium, quickly outgrew their house on the corner after the arrival of their baby. Luckily, the house next …

Articles about heatherwick studio design indaba on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's...<p>In its simplest version, QuaDror looks like a child's wooden puzzle.<p>The popular Sticky Notes were launched alongside our Daily Fiction collection.<p>It doesn't get much more …

Cape Town

Articles about austins casis elementary school teaching garden on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to...<p>When the Charlottesville Waldorf School bought 13 undeveloped acres outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2002, the idea was...<p>On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional …

Architecture