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DC’s Movies Are Still Haunted By Heath Ledger’s Joker

This summer, there’s been a bitter war between film critics and fanboys over a terrible summer movie season that seems utterly unworthy of such passion. The latest movie in the crosshairs is <i>Suicide Squad,</i> which critics hated and audiences seem to like — or, more accurately, audiences were willing …

Comic Books

Japan’s UltraSmall Houses Photos

In Japanese cities, the average house is 1,075 square feet. That makes sense when you consider that the country has a landmass smaller than Montana but a population that puts it at number 11 worldwide. Creativity abounds despite such constraints, notes Naomi Pollack in Jutaku: Japanese Houses …

In pictures: 10 iconic rail journeys you must do in your lifetime

Mapped: The world's tallest (and shortest) countries

Ever wondered which nationalities are the tallest? Of course not. But we're going to tell you anyway.<p>The map above shows 98 nations colour coded according to the average height of its male residents (no reliable data is available for those countries that appear in grey). It will suprise no-one to …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

RVs

Hubble captures amazing view of Milky Way

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stars upon stars upon stars.<p>In a new image, the Hubble Space Telescope peers into the center of the Milky Way, showcasing the star cluster at the center.<p>According to NASA, the photo contains more than a half-million stars. The star cluster is the densest in the galaxy.<p>Much of the light cast …

One of Microsoft's most popular products is finally coming to smartphones

With the launch of this app, SharePoint's 190 million-license business will finally join the rest of Microsoft Office suite in the so-called "cloud first, mobile first" vision laid out by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.<p>SharePoint is Microsoft's team collaboration product, and does a lot of different …

Amazing Story of Bhutan: A Tiny Country That is Carbon Negative

Back in 2009, the country of Bhutan made a hefty promise to remain carbon neutral for the rest of time. In an inspiring TED talk by Tshering Tobgay, it is revealed how this little country tucked deep within the Himalayas, and sandwiched between the two super powers of China and India, has not only …

Bhutan

Singapore Just Launched a Plan to Fill The City With 3D-Printed Homes

The future is 3D-printed.<p>Authorities in Singapore have announced plans to provide residents with 3D-printed houses, and are now conducting a …

Construction Industry

The latest cutting-edge innovation in self-driving technology: office chairs

In the future, everything will drive itself, from our cars, to our buses and trucks—and now it seems, our office chairs. Nissan, the Japanese car maker, has unveiled a new office chair inspired by the autonomous parking technology found in its newer vehicles.<p>Nissan’s “Intelligent Parking Chairs” …

Furniture

Google quietly got out of the vertical farming business last year. Yep, you heard right.

Your first two questions should definitely be: “what the heck is vertical farming and why the heck was Google doing that?”<p>The first question is the easier one to answer. Vertical farming aims to use up less space by growing up, rather than out, in order to address increasing food shortages (yeah, …

Subway in the sky: has La Paz's cable car made a real difference to the city?

Almost two years on and the <i>teleférico</i> to El Alto has proved a cheap and stress-free way to link neighbouring cities that were long seen as social worlds apart<p>As the highest, longest urban cable car system in the world, La Paz’s “subway in the sky” was guaranteed a mention in the Guinness World …

World Records

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Travel

Take a first look inside Tesla's Gigafactory

After months of anticipation (and one arrest), the world is finally getting its first glimpse at the inside of Tesla Motors’ new Gigafactory in …

Tesla

Modern Pin-Up Beauties Flaunt Dresses Made Out of Milk

London-based artist Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz blends modern interpretations of the classic pin-up girl with high-speed liquid photography. Founder of AurumLight Studio, Wieczorkiewicz produced this playful concept, entitled <i>Milky Pin-Ups</i>, in which gorgeous models flaunt chic liquid dresses made out of …

High Fashion

The Ten Most Ridiculous Car Design Details

Amazing or awful, some design details that end up on production cars are just completely ridiculous. These ten laughable design features fall right …

Aquaponics - The Urban Food Revolution

<i>Photo from Backyard Aquaponics.</i><p>[<i>This is a guest-post by Gavin Leiminer. -Ed</i>] I can’t say I’ve got a green thumb. Additionally, I haven’t ever tried …

Articles about 6 charred wood designs modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>From …

NOMOS Presents a New Movement

Coming soon: 9 outrageously designed luxury hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Ever wish you could sleep underwater?<p>Or perhaps on a bed bobbing over a crystalline sea?<p>Get ready, because this is the future of the luxury hotel industry.<p>Though there are dozens of amazing hotel concept designs floating around the Internet, few will ever actually be constructed for various …

Acquainted

Apple faces $862 million fine for infringing university’s patent

Apple may face $862 million in damages for allegedly infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent-licensing wing, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.<p>The Apple technologies that take advantage of said patent for increased processor efficiency? None other than …

Vital information could be lost in 'digital dark age' warns professor

Paper archives are vital to prevent information stored on computers becoming inaccessible because of out-dated formats<p>The world faces an information 'dark age' because so much information is stored digitally, the former president of the Royal Society for Chemistry as warned.<p>Professor David Garner …

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 announced with new Surface Pen, starts at $899

Panos Panay introduced the Surface Pro 4 by reminding us how transformative this line of devices has already been: "This challenge of the tablet and the laptop... which do you buy? Remember that problem? It's gone." There's a fingerprint sensor on the keyboard and Cortana integration inside the new …

Surface Pro 4

10 Audaciously Modern Japanese Houses

A new book from Phaidon chronicles the unconventional style of Japanese residential design.<p>There’s a surfeit of unorthodox, wildly creative Japanese houses out there, and 400 of them are packed into <i>Jutaku: Japanese Houses</i>, a new tome from Phaidon.<p>Writer Naomi Pollock wondered, “why do houses in …

Architecture

Original Design Maximizing Tight Spaces: House at Poh Huat Road in Singapore

Recently designed by Envelope Architects, <b>House at Poh Huat Road</b> is a private home in Singapore displaying an original architecture. The client’s …

Try To Land The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Yourself

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is trying to launch a spacecraft and have the rockets return safely to Earth…specifically on a floating barge. As it turns out, it’s not that easy. And it costs a lot of money. There’s now a web game that lets you give it a try yourself.<p>In case you forgot, here’s what happened in …

Articles about 15 boldly modern japanese houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design.<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a …

What's wrong with shipping container housing? One architect says "everything."

Shipping containers are now such a thing that in Denmark, they are putting them in glass cases. I have had a troubled relationship with shipping …

China’s new oil contract signals shift from Brent and US dollar

New Chinese oil contract will challenge the dollar's dominance as the primary currency for trading commodities<p>Brent crude has been the global benchmark against which most oil is measured ever since the field from which it draws its name was discovered in the 1970s.<p>The first Brent futures were …