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Now THAT Was a Bike: 1990 Mantis Valkyrie

Some readers may know that I made mountain bikes back when the sport was in its infancy and the vintage bike featured here, a 1990 Mantis Valkyrie, …

Mountain Biking

Strava City Guides Make Finding a Ride Easier

Social fitness site leverages user data to offer up the best rides and runs in 12 cities around the world<p>It’s the logical next step from Strava’s popular Heat Map feature. The social fitness pioneer has released Strava Local, which promises to deliver the best rides and runs in cities around the …

Stunning Bird Sculptures Made of Herms Leather

For their latest work, French duo Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann of the graphic studio Zim & Zou created epic artist windows for the Herms store in Shanghai. The concept was inspired by a Museum of Natural History and a Cabinet of Curiosities. The windows displayed hand-made sculptures of …

Birds

Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Design

Bulletproof Coffee: The Buttery Caffeine of Champions

Forget cream and sugar. Add butter to your morning brew to kickstart your day and feel invincible when you ride.<p>In his new book, <i>The Bulletproof Diet</i>, author and cyclist Dave Asprey says, "When you mix coffee with the right fats, you get a drink that stomps on hunger, and helps you lose weight, …

Does Pooping Actually Affect Your Weight?

How your bathroom habits can change the number on the scale<p>Can spending some quality time on the porcelain throne cause your weight to go up or down?<p>As it turns out, it can—but not in any lasting way. In other words, don’t expect to see your power-to-weight ratio change drastically, says Mitzi …

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Warning: there's math involved in the answer<p>If you have the cash, you really can't go wrong with one of Rod Emory's creations.<p>If you go off-course in a WRC race, odds are there's a few dozen people around to help you out. This Peugeot needed a little bit more t…<p>It was the year of the C4 Corvette …

Chevrolet Corvette

What You Really Need to Know About When to Buy Flights

Wait a second, now Sunday is the cheapest day to book airline tickets? Forgive us for being skeptical of this (and every previous) study naming one …

Articles about 6 tiny texas spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

For the spatially challenged, think vertically: Lofted beds make every inch count.<p>Move into a mini abode with this roundup of resources on modern small space living.<p>Linked by a modern version of a white picket fence, two near-identical houses in Los Angeles add space by extending beyond their...<p>The …

Design

Articles about serene sustainable home colorado on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.<p>Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...<p>For this rural Ontario home, building …

Architecture

Articles about modern energy efficient smart home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.<p>If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.<p>Drawing from …

Clean Energy

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

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

Interior Design

Invergo coffee-maker improves extraction and saturation, and can serve cold coffee

Invergo’s main novelty is how the ground coffee is treated and extracted. It features a patent-pending technology called Autospout, which ensures the …

Make iced coffee at home!

Iced coffee is like the weather: Everyone complains about it, but no one ever does anything about it.<p>So even as the price of New York’s official …

The Upside Down AeroPress Coffee Brewing Tutorial

When it comes to brewing coffee with the AeroPress Coffee Maker, there are two main methods. The first method is described both in the directions …

Caffeine Crawl Twin Cities Is a Rainy Day Cafe Delight