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How “Cyberspace” Became A Household Word

William Gibson explains how he came up with his most famous phrase.<p>The advent of computers and digital communications gave rise to all sorts of new terminology. These weren’t just new technologies and new products but a whole new world of <i>concepts</i>, and they demanded new words. In the 1990s, we …

Artificial Intelligence Is The New Uncanny Valley

As a society, we’re already used to the almost-human figures we’ve feared for so long. But what we’re not ready for? Artificial intelligence that begins where the aesthetic left off.<p>The uncanny valley is a paradoxically attractive mythos to technologists. Despite being a theory that dates back to …

Flattering Skirts that Lengthen and Show Off Your Legs

It's gam time! Kick off leg-baring season in a flirty, figure-flattering number

Best Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

​Look at you, rocking those shades.<p>Shopping for sunnies? It’s completely normal to go into a store or two and idly walk around, trying on sunglasses left and right. There are so many options. Literally, rows and rows of sunglasses dotting the walls. But instead of trying them on at random and …

Alexandra Daddario

What to Wear to...A Work Presentation

Your foolproof guide to getting dressed for a big day at the office<p>Giving a speech or presentation at work can be super nerve-wracking—and getting dressed for the occasion can be just as stressful. When all eyes are on you, you want to look professional and presentable without being ostentatious. …

Vitamin D Benefits: Weigh Less, Smile More!

Why getting your fill of vitamin D can help you lose weight and improve your mood<p>As the moment of truth with your bathing suit inches closer, you might be cursing your sweet tooth for the belly bulge you can't seem to shed. But it could be what you're not eating that's actually responsible.<p>A 2000 …

Why Are Women More Exhausted Than Men?

Here’s what you can do to even the playing field<p>Getting a good night’s sleep and waking up rested might just be one of the best feelings in the world. But—bummer alert—women may be less likely than men to regularly experience that refreshed feeling. New information released from the Centers for …

Go Nuts: 3 Delicious Recipes

Nuts are the ultimate snack food—and so much more than just a midday munch<p><b>1. Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Bark</b>This salty-sweet combo gives you a double shot of antioxidants, and research has found that pistachios may help lower LDL ("bad") cholesterol.<p>1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips1/2 cup …

The Essential Wrinkle-Smoothing Ingredient

Keep skin smooth with retinoic acid<p><b>Ingredient:</b> Retinoic Acid<p><b>Superpowers:</b> Preventing And Smoothing Wrinkles<p><b>On the job:</b> Retinoic acid ramps up collagen growth to fade lines and speeds cellular turnover, ensuring old cells don't pile up, dimming your glow and clogging your pores. But these perks may …

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The Most Perfect of All Sandwiches

<i>There are grilled cheeses far and wide, for good reason. Many of them are good. Some, great. For April, Grilled Cheese Month, we'll be trying grilled cheeses from all over, and dispensing a little wisdom along the way.</i><p><b>"The love of a sandwich must, I suppose</b>, be an unrequited one; and so grilled …

Plastic Surgery Blamed for Making All Miss Korea Contestants Look Alike

It's an accepted truism that all beauty pageant contestants have a certain similar "look," but one Japanese blog has touched off a firestorm of …

For women, microbe may spell STD trouble

<b>WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) —</b> A common microbe likely causes a condition that can make women more vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases.<p>The …

Women's Health

Melatonin slows ALS symptoms in mice

<b>U. PITTSBURGH (US) —</b> Injections of melatonin delayed the onset of symptoms and death in mice with a condition similar to Lou Gehrig’s disease.<p>The …

Medicine

A Hidden Victim of Somali Pirates: Science

Fear of buccaneers opens a vast "data hole" in the Indian Ocean.<p><b>During 32 years of fieldwork in the deserts of Ethiopia, Tim White, the eminent American paleoanthropologist, has brazened through every conceivable obstacle to his research into human origins.</b><p>Flash floods have marooned his vehicles in …

'Urgent need' to remove space debris

<b>There is now so much debris in orbit that the space environment is close to a cascade of collisions that would make space extremely hazardous, a major international meeting has concluded.</b><p>Its summary position stated there was an "urgent need" to start pulling redundant objects out of the …

Origins, unknown: where did the Maya empire really come from?

After a seven-year excavation, a new theory emerges<p>Photo by Takeshi Inomata, University of Arizona<p>The astronomy, calendar, and apocalyptic predictions have been well documented, but there's one part of Maya history that researchers have yet to agree upon: how the ancient civilization actually came …

Einstein was right – so far

Record-breaking pulsar takes tests of general relativity into new territory.<p>Astronomers have used ESO’s Very Large Telescope, along with radio …

Constant Rotation: ‘Wait to Pleasure’ by No Joy - The Fox Is Black

If there’s one word repeatedly used to describe Montreal band No Joy, it’s shoegaze. They’re often compared to 1990’s bands like Lush, Curve, and My …

The Rise of the 'Designeur': IDSA Western District Conference Recap

<i>Reporting & photo by Lisa Krohn</i><p>Remember the days when all you needed to be a crack industrial designer was a knack for drawing, rendering and model …

Entrepreneurship

Old Horse Stables Become a Modern Home with Character

AR Design Studio took a historic, unused, and dilapidated stable in Headbourne Worthy, UK, and renovated it into a modern and minimalist …

Articles about more natural life on Dwell.com - Dwell

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 heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.<p>A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a …

EC details Google's proposed search concessions

Google's proposal for resolving a European investigation into anticompetitive practices in search includes labeling its own services in search results, showing services from rivals nearby, and letting specialized search services block Google from using their content.<p>The European Commission on …