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Americans Don't Trust Scientists' Take On Food Issues

If you're curious about what people really think about some of the hottest of hot-button food controversies, the Pew Research Center has just the thing for you: a survey of attitudes toward genetic modification, organic food and the importance of eating healthfully.<p>The survey results are published …

These Destinations Aren’t on Your Bucket List—but They Should Be

From climbing the Eiffel Tower to walking the rim of the Grand Canyon, there are some iconic destinations that seem to appear on everyone's bucket …

Grand Canyon

Seven Small Towns You Must Visit in the U.S.

Seven reasons to start planning that U.S. road trip, stat.<p>New York City—more specifically the neon insanity around Times Square—may be the most …

11 Blissful Escapes Around The World

Whether you are looking to relax or rave, these experiences will give you a mental and physical reboot.<p>1. Cool Cloister<p><b>Quebec City, Canada</b> <br>Recently opened in the heart of Old Quebec, Le Monastère des Augustines offers the serenity of a convent but with options for yoga and scrapbooking thrown in. …

20 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

Articles about durable yet comfortable cabin woods on Dwell.com - Dwell

A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the...<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>A pair of boutique hotel owners transforms an A-frame …

Articles about former garage hosts best parties on Dwell.com - Dwell

A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.<p>An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>A …

Articles about luminous australian renovation packs lot 23 foot wide lot on Dwell.com - Dwell

A surprisingly modern addition transforms an 1880 bungalow in Adelaide, Australia, into a spacious and sensuous abode.<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>Regina and Andy Rihn weren’t exactly modernists when they first began their …

Articles about farmhouse cor ten steel clad dream on Dwell.com - Dwell

From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with...<p>Perched along the banks of the River Ouse near the historic English town of Lewes is a Cor-Ten steel house with a "carved-away"...<p>Available for as low as $55,000, the …

Articles about couple achieves their glass house goals on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.<p>Philip Johnson and David Whitney used to invite great minds from the architecture, design, and art worlds to the Johnson-designed...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating …

Articles about firm found serious potential industrial castoff on Dwell.com - Dwell

While in Washington DC we popped into Founding Farmers, the District’s only LEED Gold certified restaurant and bar.<p>A Norman Foster master plan has transformed a decaying German industrial port into a vibrant neighborhood.<p>When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, …

Articles about compact minimalist apartment slovenia on Dwell.com - Dwell

A transforming apartment in New York offers ingenious solutions for making the most of limited square footage.<p>Crosby Studios just cares about the essentials.<p>Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...<p>Slovenian …

Articles about design duo takes over whole factory on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.<p>Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...<p>Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor …

Louis C.K. Sends Out Epic Email Annihilating Donald Trump's Candidacy

"Don’t vote for your own cancer. You’re better than that," the comedian told his fans.<p>In a lengthy email he sent to fans on Saturday after a brief plug for his show "Horace and Pete," Louis C.K. took very precise aim at GOP front-runner Donald Trump, saying bluntly: "This guy is Hitler."<p>The …

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Apps

Unbelievable Realist Paintings of Women Underwater Look Like Photos

Matt Story's paintings look like frozen memories.<p>Recalling both idyllic summer days at the pool, New York-based painter Matt Story captures many facets of the underwater world with an eerie accuracy just shy of hyperrealism in his new show at Robert Lange Studios, <i>Water</i>. The collection depicts women …

A Brilliant Trick for Better Mac & Cheese

There are some clever vegan pasta recipes out there that approximate cheese sauces by way of blending nutritional yeast, miso, paprika, and probably a pinch of voodoo magic.<p>This is not one of those recipes. If you aren’t planning on diving face-first into a gooey bowl of pasta, butter, and extra …

How to Render and Cook With Bacon Grease, Your Kitchen's Liquid Gold

Bacon grease is liquid gold. Here's how to render it the right way—and make the most out of it in your cooking.<p>When it comes to adding flavor and richness to your cooking, there's little better than bacon fat. As a bonus, you are required to cook and eat bacon before getting to the grease; a task …

Breakfast

The New Caprese, a.k.a. the Best Way to Eat Ripe Heirloom Tomatoes

Tomatoes, basil, cheese—a dish we know and love gets a major upgrade and gives us the Caprese we didn't know we needed.<p>Every once in a while, we eat a restaurant dish so sublime that we order another plate seconds after taking the first bite. At St. Anselm in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, ordering two of …

Italian Food

Make a Sand Castle Ice Cream Cake

Summertime is in full swing, and that means it’s time to celebrate all things ice cream. Sure, we love it in a cone, but with simple plastic sand castle molds you can turn it into architecture!<p>Sand castle molds can be found during summer months in the seasonal aisle at most discount stores, or you …

16 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Your Independence Day Grill

Can't decide what to make for the biggest cook-out holiday of the year? We've got you covered. From smoky ribs to spiced kebabs, juicy pork chops, and spicy chicken wings, we have 16 great excuses to fire up your grill this Fourth of July.<p>Before you get started, make sure you know how to these …

Ember-Roasted Corn and Leeks

4 Servings<p>No soaking, husking, or de-silking required. The corn cobs will slip right out of their husks when cooked. If camping, make the spice mixture at home before you go.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Spice Mixture<p>1 teaspoon coriander seeds<p>2 teaspoons Aleppo pepper or ½ crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 …

BA's Best Hash Browns

4 Servings<p>There are two kinds of hash browns: The chunky, floury, vaguely brown but not crisp kind, and the lacy, crunchy, shredded version here. Guess which one we prefer? This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter or 6 …

Recipes

This Summer, Feast on Korean BBQ and Sides

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>When you hear “BBQ,” you probably think juicy ribs and Texan brisket. If your tastes run more towards the spicy and garlicky, …

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …

How to Make a Meatier, Juicier, Tastier Grilled Mushroom

As much as I love a good steak or spicy chicken wings hot off the barbecue, a meal cooked outside isn't complete without some grilled vegetables. Mushrooms are particularly well-suited to the task (and make a great vegetarian main dish, too), but that doesn't mean there's no wrong way to grill …

How to grill corn: Billy Dec shares his tips and street corn recipes

<i>Chicago's Billy Dec, the man behind restaurants including Rockit Bar & Grill, Sunda and Rockit Burger Bar, shares his top tips for buying and grilling corn, plus flavor-packed grilled corn recipes inspired by Mexican and Southeast Asian favorites.</i><p>Billy Dec's tips for buying the best corn<p><b>When to …

These 3-Ingredient Pizza Rolls Destroy Hot Pockets

We all know that Hot Pockets were God's answer to the burning question, "How can I make my pizza more fun to eat?" Unfortunately, the devil got a piece of the action as well. He never fails to scald the insides of our mouths as we take that first bite of lukewarm bread only to reach the fiery …