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A 1960’s Single Story Home Expands in Montréal

Thellend Fortin Architectes were asked to design an addition for a 1960’s single story Outremont residence in Montréal with living spaces that unfold …

Architecture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about run down farmhouse becomes sleek modern retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Jacek Kolasiński took on a massive renovation project in his dream neighborhood.<p>Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by …

Architecture

Articles about 6 ways use gold accents kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.<p>Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.<p>This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you …

Kitchens

Earth has entered sixth mass extinction, warn scientists

Humans are responsible for so many species dying out that we are now in a sixth mass extinction, Stanford University has warned<p>Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction with animals now dying out at 100 times the normal rate, scientists have warned.<p>Humans have created a toxic mix of habitat loss, …

Extinction

The water crisis isn't limited to California

The American West, not just California, is experiencing a long-term drought.<p>As drought conditions drag on, the region's water reservoirs are getting drained.<p>Dean Farrell of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill made a stunning (and frightening) interactive graphic illustrating how empty the …

Water

This Squishy Honeycomb Could Build Strong, Lightweight Armor

Better buckling, better bumpers<p>Armor can be light, durable, and effective, but rarely all three at the same time. New research from the University of Texas Austin has a new solution: a honeycomb shape, but one durable enough to reform after impact.<p>Man-made honeycomb structures used in armor are …

Engineering

Articles about 7 homes brick facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Yves Borghs and Katleen van Ammel wanted their new house to offer maximum privacy but also maximum light.<p>Built on the site of a former garage in Islington, an artist and designer's new home cleverly captures light and greenery.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs …

Architecture

Articles about modern home experiments exposed concrete and sliding yellow doors on Dwell.com - Dwell

We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.<p>Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.<p>Extremely durable, versatile, and sustainable to boot, concrete is a smart building material, as these homes show.<p>Smitten from the start with a …

Architecture

The Cutest Little Kitten in the World

By golly, I think we've done it. We just found the cutest kitten in the world! Her name is Daisy and she lives in Japan. The blue-eyed ball of fur is only cuter because of her miniature size, which owner Ben Torode accentuates by capturing her peeking her head out of a mixing bowl or from under a …

Pets

50 Fun, Cheap Dates (That Aren’t Netflix)

1. Cheer on an amateur sports team in your city. It’s just as fun as supporting a Real Team but tickets are dirt cheap. My city’s non-pro baseball …

REPORT: Amazon wants to buy some of RadioShack's stores

So far Amazon has only built pop-up shops and Kindle vending machines.<p>Amazon has discussed acquiring some RadioShack outlets, Bloomberg reports, as the US electronics franchise prepares for bankruptcy. Yesterday, the New York Stock Exchange declared action to delist the common stock of RadioShack. …

eCommerce

20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

<b>You paid the bills this month,</b> and maybe even had extra to spend on non-necessities. It doesn’t matter how much you belabored the checks as they went …

Infographic Tracks the Daily Routines of Famous Creatives

According to the infographic <i>The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People</i>, not all great minds think alike. In fact, they plan their days very differently from one another. Podio, a project management software company, created this chart that visualizes how artists, writers, and musicians went about …

Creativity

Sensor-laden smart socks will turn you into a better runner

LAS VEGAS — Tons of wearables at International CES promise to help you get better at everything from brushing your teeth to perfecting your golf swing, but the last place we expected someone to toss a sensor was into our socks.<p>Sensoria’s Fitness Socks are aimed at transforming you into a better, …

iOS Apps

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived …

Prefab Homes

10 Things Men Find Unattractive In Women But Probably Won’t Tell You

1. Excessively Drunk Women<p>When I was a boy I thought a group of drunk women was the move. When I go to the club now and see a chick throwing up in …

15 Side Effects Of Getting Back From Study Abroad

Studying abroad changes us in the best possible way. As our souls (and our stomachs, and our alcohol tolerances) grow during this experience, we become different people than before.<p>So different, in fact, that home just doesn't feel the same anymore. Watch out for these common side effects of study …

12 Dating Tips For Women From The 1930s That Are Hilarious Now

1.<p>Nobody has used a handkerchief (other than folding & stuffing in a pocket for aesthetics) in like 38 years, so this couldn’t possibly still be a …

Why A New Year's Theme Works Better Than A Resolution

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>A few years ago, I learned a new approach to making New Year's resolutions. Instead of the typical resolution that identifies a concrete behavior, you assign a theme to your New Year. The theme should be a word that resonates with you and embodies something that has …

If We Lived By These 10 Great Quotes The World Would Change

I'm in!<p>There appears to be much conflict, suffering and violence occurring in the world at the moment. While propaganda plays a part in geopolitics …