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Give Your Home a Breath of Fresh Air – Interior Design Inspired by Nature

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you are among countless homeowners who are simply tired of looking at the same old, same old, it’s probably time you did …

Why Runners Shouldn't Avoid Hilly Races

I am not a fan of hills. I try to avoid hilly races. If someone describes a race as ‘kinda hilly’ or ‘challenging’ or in any way alludes to a ‘killer …

Here's the easiest way to tell if your workout is actually doing anything for you

When's the last time you spent an hour at the gym and wondered how hard you actually worked out? Turns out, there's a pretty intuitive way to tell — no fitness tracker required.<p>The next time you're in the middle of a run or a yoga class, take a second to pause and ask yourself how you feel, not …

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Nutrition

Top Fat Burning Foods You MUST Eat

Most people know that eating too much makes them fat. What many don't know is that eating certain food can also help with fat loss. Of course, they …

10,000 Stacked Photos Create Insanely Detailed Insect Portraits

Photographer Levon Biss magnifies tiny insects into hugely detailed and stunning prints for new exhibition 'Microsculptures.'<p><i>Levon Biss. Orchid cuckoo bee. Image courtesy of Levon Biss</i><p>British photographer Levon Biss' macrophotography turns 10mm insects into massive 10' prints in new exhibition,</i> …

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Couple Living in 500-Square-Foot Small House By Smallworks Studios

Meet Brendon and Akua who built a 500-square-foot small house in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.<p>The home was designed and constructed with the …

These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college

Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, with "no one paying attention to the teachers" as Gardner recalls.<p>The more they talked about it, the more annoyed they were. If technology …

Stunning photo series celebrates contemporary childhood without technology

Growing up with no smartphones, no Netflix, no Snapchat? To many these were the good ole days.<p>Those childhoods of yesteryear are alive and well today …

A Nobel Prize-winning psychologist explains a hiring problem no company will be able to fix

The system he designed required interviewers to measure young men on six dimensions in a specific order, and only then use their intuition to imagine what kind of soldiers the men would make.<p>Sixty years later, the system is still in place — a testament to the power of structured interviews in …

The caffeine curse: why coffee shops have always signalled urban change

Coffee shops take flak for being markers of gentrification. But they might not be so different now from the social and intellectual hubs of 350 years ago<p>It’s a bright February morning at the Proud Archivist (now the Proud East), a coffee shop facing the canal just off Kingsland Road in London, and …

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10 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Decor a Masterpiece

Who doesn’t want to have a masterpiece for their interior design? No doubt, everyone of us is doing their best to make their home as beautiful, …

Articles about dramatic cliffside kitchen gets sharp and sculptural update on Dwell.com - Dwell

And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.<p>More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside …

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Antibiotic resistance is not theoretical: the threat is real and immediate

On the 61st anniversary of Alexander Fleming’s death, we are on the road back to where he started: the days of people dying from common infections and injuries<p>In 1928, as Alexander Fleming was sorting through a pile of petri dishes that he’d been cultivating bacteria in, he noticed something …

Medicine

Articles about finally-office-furniture-laptop-workforce on Dwell.com - Dwell

Good Mod, a Portland, Oregon, studio and retailer, develops an inventive furniture model for the 21st-century office.<p>Dutch designers Makkink & Bey prove that flexible furnishings can increase efficiency in the modern workplace.<p>The original Slingbox was one of those rare devices that did one thing, …

Furniture

Articles about cannonball jump these modern pools on Dwell.com - Dwell

Take a splash in this inspiring collection of modern pools. We picked pool designs that feel like an extension of the home.<p>Summer is coming, and we are more than ready.<p>Cool off and enjoy the last drops of the season with these 8 modern pools we love.<p>Jaime Hayon's new vessel for Fritz Hansen …

Articles about get genius storage ideas japanese home on Dwell.com - Dwell

People like to say less is more, but that might be because they haven’t found a good storage solution yet.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs suggests that we only think about fancy needs like …

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These Beautiful Homes From HGTV's "Fixer Upper" Are Now Available to Rent

Plus, one of your biggest questions about what it's like to be on Fixer Upper was just answered.<p>If watching Chip and Joanna Gaines renovate homes on <i>Fixer Upper</i> has moved Waco, Texas to the top of your travel bucket list, we have good news: Not one but two houses that the couple renovated on their …

Real Estate

This Is What Peaceful Borderlines Between European Countries Look Like

In light of current global conflicts and the push for tightened borders throughout Europe, Netherlands-based photographer Valerio Vincenzo is shining a light on a more hopeful, inspiring aspect of society through a project titled <i>Borderline, the Frontiers of Peace.</i> The series explores the radical …

Articles about three sisters renovate their parents midcentury home on Dwell.com - Dwell

When you are involved in building renovations, whether a small scale domestic renovation project or a large scale industrial job...<p>These midcentury modern homes showcase the design of Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Gwathmey, Willis & Lillian Leenhouts, and more.<p>Rescued from disorder and disrepair by …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Heaven -- Now or Later?

Christians believe that if you have accepted Christ as your savior and have led a good life, you will go to heaven when you die. Hindus believe in reincarnation -- you must keep coming back to this world until you have achieved the state of enlightenment -- <i>nirvana</i> -- heaven within. The Muslim …

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

Struggling to Find Your Purpose? You Might Be Trying Too Hard

What if the process of discovering our purpose in life was actually much easier than we've ever made it out to be?<p>What if we just need to be able to recognize something very simple and basic about ourselves? And that is: how it is we express ourselves in the world at our most core and visceral …

The Secret To Finding Your Purpose In Life

<i>These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Tony Stubblebine, behavior designer, startup founder, CEO of Coach.me, on Quora.</b><p>Q: How did you find your life purpose?<p>A: This should be the …