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Glasshouse

Encased in a glazed facade, the Glasshouse merges its mid-century modern design with the Australian landscape. The home is minimal in almost every …

Palm Springs

​6 Bloggers Share The Healthy Snacks Their Kids Actually Eat

You'll want to try them, too.<p>Kids love their snacks. Before school, after-school, and anytime in between, their little bellies always seem to be clambering for something to eat. While you want to feed them nutritious bites, it’s easy to fall back on an endless cycle of crackers, pretzels, cookies, …

Swiss Delight: Modern Single Family House in Concrete and Wood

Set in an idyllic landscape filled with majestic mountains and a lush green landscape that comes alive each summer, <b>Single Family House on a Slope</b> in …

Architecture

10 Light-Filled Homes With Interesting Skylights

By installing skylights—large windows and apertures in your roof—you can naturally warm up your home, brighten and open up your interiors, and possibly even save a little on heating and electricity bills.<p>Big Hole in the Roof

Architecture

Gorgeous Japanese-inspired reading nook breathes new life into a Frank Gehry-designed home

A slice of reading heaven has been inserted into this Frank Gehry-designed home in Los Angeles’ Sawtelle Japantown. Local studio Dan Brunn …

Building Faith: 10 Catholic Churches Designed to Uplift and Inspire

Few works of architecture hold greater weight than places of worship. As landmarks within their contexts, each space is formed around reflection, contemplation and gathering. Designed around symbolism, these buildings draw powerful connections between surface and light, volume and material. Most …

​The Top 10 Old-School Bodybuilding Moves For New Gains

​These oldies may be exactly what your muscles need to grow like weeds<p>Bodybuilding gets a bad rap these days. Most people associate the term "bodybuilding" with steroids, baby oil, and posing trunks. And if you asked the average guy or <i>Men's Health</i> reader what type of fitness content they'd be …

Here's the cold LinkedIn message that prompted a CEO to give the sender a job

Then she received a LinkedIn message from Elliott Bell that changed her mind. Bell was hired as the director of marketing a few months later. He worked at The Muse for four years.<p>Here's the full text of the LinkedIn message he sent Minshew. It's reprinted in "The New Rules of Work," the new book …

Employment

22 Skinny Houses With a Narrow Footprint and a Broad Impact

Skinny houses have a wider appeal than their footprint would suggest. With cities becoming denser, and land becoming rare and expensive, architects …

Today's Workout 38: The dumbbell-only circuit for a total-body shred

If you're looking to put your usual muscle-building routine into overdrive—and want to see some serious results—we've got just the circuit for …

Cosgriff House Modern Home in Annandale, New South Wales, Australia… on Dwell

Australia

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

Nutrition

Apartment conversion features sleek space-saving modules

A former commercial space is now efficient apartments<p>Portuguese firm Waataa Architects transformed a space that was previously used for commercial purposes into efficient, space-saving studio apartments by installing two modules that form the kitchen and a sleep area.<p>Essentially a white container, …

Modpool Shipping Container Pools

Relocatable and convertible with a shockingly quick set-up time, Modpool Shipping Container Pools are intriguing alternatives to traditional pools. …

Mattos House / FGMF Arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Design a house for a young family was the project’s main point. The steep-sloped site had a unique view …

How Often You Should Do 12 Household Chores

Ah, spring cleaning: the most daunting of seasonal rituals. Scouring the bathroom tiles and organizing your closet may be a drag, but if you stay on …

This garden house grows enough food for three generations of one family

Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nhia Architects are no strangers to bringing green space indoors, but their new Binh House can actually grow enough food for …

How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service …

Brilliant bamboo house uses ground water for natural cooling

This experimental bamboo home is helping to set the pace for sustainable growth in China. Milan-based Studio Cardenas designed Energy Efficient …

Feng Shui

25 Dreams Homes You’ll Wish Were Yours

It’s difficult to define the things that make a house feel like a home or the characteristics that a dream home should have to actually be everything …

8 Tricks To Designing A Luxurious Bedroom For Less

<i>Neila Deen, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Looking to give your bedroom a luxe look? Before investing in a pricey designer dresser, think strategically — and a bit more critically — because spending a fortune on furniture doesn’t necessarily guarantee a sophisticated look. What actually makes a bedroom look like …

Home Decorating

Modern Countryside Villa / Maas architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The villa is located in an open countryside and is designed as a H-shape. Such as in a loft, spaces are …

Architecture

A puke bucket and an ancient drug: is ayahuasca the future of PTSD treatment?

I visited Peru to find out more about an intriguing ayahuasca study – and to have my own experience with the psychedelic brew<p>I’m sitting on a blue plastic, wipe-down mattress with my back to a wooden pillar. Within arm’s reach on the floor is a small torch to light my way to the toilet during the …

Tip: Do This First, Trigger More Muscle Growth

Tap into Type II muscle fibers first in your workout and turn on growth. Here's how to do it.<p>Grow Stubborn Muscle Fibers<p>One of the prevailing …

15 Bedside Tables and Nightstands with Understated Elegance

Of all the spaces in your home, the bedroom is undoubtedly the one place where you can fully and freely be yourself without any inhibitions. It is a …

Interior Design

Dolls House / Day Bukh Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> An addition to a dark Federation style semi detached dwelling in Sydney's inner suburbs.<p>A design that …

The CrossFit-bodybuilding hybrid training program to build a better body

Bodybuilding makes you big and strong. CrossFit builds power, agility, and endurance.<p>Now, imagine what you would get if you combined the two, taking …

What does God do about evil?

<b></b><b>A reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent</b>The question is often raised, “If God is good, why is there evil in the world?” Sometimes this dilemma is …

Catholicism

Original Spiral Staircase Wraps Trees

Called CanopyStair, this staircase was designed last year by designers Robert McIntyre and Thor ter Kulve. It was during a trip to the heart of the …

Design