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Apps That Hikers Love

It’s that time of year when children and college students are out of school, families are vacationing, and generally speaking, more and more people …

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Designer Robin Falck designs a zero impact mobile cabin in Finland

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7 Brain and Body Supplements for Limitless Performance

Take your business game to the next level by improving cognitive performance and enhancing your body's natural chemistry.<p>Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there …

I Found the World's Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark.<p>As a tech …

SPACE10 creates an open-source Growroom you can build at home

1/9<p>IKEA Space10 open source design Growroom 9<p>In September, we shared the exciting news about SPACE10's Growroom - a spherical farm pod that lets you …

A Bucket List of the Best Hikes in the World

Alta Via, Italy<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Picture-perfect scenery awaits on the Ligurian Coast of Italy where the Alta Via, or High Path, in the Cinque Terra …

Macaroni Au Gratin Recipe

<i>This macaroni au gratin is no ordinary macaroni and cheese. Not at all. It’s still pasta in cheese sauce but blanketed with a layer of ooey, gooey</i> …

A hypersonic commercial plane that goes into space for insanely fast travel

The concept<p>The Paradoxal is a commercial supersonic/hypersonic passenger aircraft concept capable of flying on a sub-orbital parabolic trajectory between distant parts of the globe within hours. It uses a Rotary Ramjet engine as the air-breathing engine and then converts to a rocket to reach a …

Is the treehouse the pinnacle of sustainable living? - CNN Style

Written by Katy Scott, CNN<p>Many a child spent their youth scrambling up trees and building secret dens in the branches.<p>In an instant, plain-planked interiors propped in the trees transformed into faraway lands, forts and hideaways.<p>Brothers Andy and Simon Payne were no different. Growing up in Kenya, …

These luxury homes on the Canada border will give you island envy

When it comes to luxury island living, nothing beats the offerings of the San Juan Islands.<p>The archipelago between Washington and British Columbia has more 400 islands, 128 of which are named. The region is world famous for its fishing, boating and general sightseeing.<p>It's no surprise, then, that …

De Markies Camping Trailer Triples Its Size with Foldable Awnings

There are many excellent campers on the market, but if you want a more ample and comfortable mobile living space, the De Markies camping trailer will …

Scientists have invented a fabric that powers mobile devices with your movements

Your phone inevitably runs out of juice when you need it most, but soon your clothes could keep personal tech perpetually powered. Scientists have created a fabric that uses human movement, the wind, and the sun to charge electronics. Wearing a power t-shirt while you walk around all day could keep …

10 Dump Cake Recipes You Can Practically Bake in Your Sleep

Funny to say and even easier to make: a dump cake. This is the ultimate semi-homemade dessert, and anyone — seriously, anyone — can bake a perfect one with minimal effort. Made by dumping boxed cake mix and fruit into a dish, dump cakes are quite possibly the easiest baking project you'll ever …

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101 Best Modern Cabins

What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.<p>Enjoy.<p><i>(This story is composed of photographs from both Dwell and those submitted by community members. All captions are from the original contributor or source story.)</i>

Beautiful cedar-covered pavilion is a poetic rest stop in the English countryside

A lovely meditative space made of wood has taken root in a forest above Surrey Hills at Winterfold. Giles Miller Studio recently installed …

This $150 million stairway will be like a gigantic real-life M.C. Escher drawing for Hudson Yards

M. C. Escher drawing or honeycomb for humans? British designer Thomas Heatherwick has just unveiled a dizzying new project for an installation that …

The Compact Wooden City: A Life-Cycle Analysis of How Timber Could Help Combat Climate Change

Nowadays the main building materials used in the construction industry are concrete, steel and timber. From the point of view of ecological …

Homes by Famous Architects That You Can Actually Rent

We had the pretty incredible opportunity to take up residence in a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed space in San Francisco for our latest goop MRKT—and it …

This Is the Healthiest, Easiest Ice Cream Recipe Ever

Despite all of the wonderful perks that summer has to offer (beach days and cute wedges, just to name a few), these sun-soaked months leave some of …

NASA Wants to Build a Magnetic Force Field and a Deep Sleep Chamber For Astronauts on Mars

A self-assembling space habitat, a deep sleep chamber to shuttle astronauts on long journeys, and a protective magnetic force field are the latest …

Space Science

Handcrafted Miniature Worlds by Secret Wood – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Vancouver-based jeweller Secret Wood handcrafts finely detailed, snow globe-esque scenes out of wood, resin and beeswax. More images below.<p><i>Secret</i> …

Superfood Chocolate Avocado Pudding - Quiet Corner

This chocolate avocado pudding is as chocolatey and luscious as any other pudding, and it’s even richer-tasting, more unctuous, and even more …

16 Healthy, Homemade Protein Bar Recipes

Check the packaging of many protein bars and you'll find a list of ingredients that looks like it belongs in a science experiment. Save the extra …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

11 Healthy Lunch Wraps That Put Sandwiches to Shame

There's a lot to love about a good old lunch wrap: They're easy to make, super portable, and bursting with flavor in every bite. Check out some …

19 Recipes to Make the Most of Fresh Herbs

Whether you’ve got a plethora of fresh herbs on your hands because your herb garden is blooming, or you just wanted to try out that new recipe calling for tarragon and don’t know what to do with the rest, it’s a major bummer to see your greens go to waste. So make the best of those leftovers, try …

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This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

The future of skyscrapers: A huge drone hive, an subterranean Central Park and a 'rain maker' building are among winners of this year's design competition

A huge drone tower in New York, sustainable buildings that create rain and purify the air around them and even a sunken Central Park are among the …

3 Easy Ways to Make Oatmeal for Breakfast

One of my favorite things to eat for breakfast is oatmeal, which is no wonder I've come up with a variety of ways to make having it for breakfast so much easier. Check out three processes I use to keep me organized and eating healthy all week long.<p><b>No-Cook Overnight Oatmeal</b><p>This cold bowl of oatmeal …

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