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Maze-Like Sauna Is A Steamy Winter Retreat

Boston-based Matter Design has come up with a sauna that’s certain to both relax and intrigue. In this narrow structure, built for a New England farm, you get to your steam room by climbing a series of picturesque, enclosed wooden stairways.<p>Named Spruce, after its material, the sauna features …

The Naked House in Thailand – Architecture by Marc Gerritsen

The Naked House – Architecture Project.<p>Oh my goodness, I want to live in a house like that! Photographer and architect Marc Gerritsen designed this …

Muay Thai

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Burj Al Arab

The AMB House by Jacobsen Arquitetura

Beautiful Architecture – The AMB House.<p>The AMB House was designed by Jacobsen Arquitetura. The residence is situated at the coastline of São Paulo, …

Residence in Rio de Janeiro by Arthur Casas

Luxurious Residence in Rio de Janeiro.<p>The architects of Arthur Casas have designed this luxurious residence located in a breathtakingly beautiful …

Brazil

David Hepworth's blog

The genius of Summer Heights High<p>I was introduced to "Summer Heights High" a few years ago. We were marooned by storms in an old farmhouse in …

Sigma's new Quattro camera is like nothing you've ever seen

Sigma is better known for its lenses than its cameras, and the shooters it does release tend to exhibit staid, anonymous design like the DP Merrill series. But the company is turning that image on its head with the the new DP Quattro line, on show for the first time at CP+ 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. …

Lust and Marriage: Sweet, Sexy Portraits of Steve McQueen and Neile Adams

Steve McQueen and his wife, Neile, Palm Springs, 1963.<br>John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>1 of 3<p>We live in an age filled with <i>way</i> too much …

Frozen in time: the Beatles in Taunton, 15 September 1967

Amy and James Smedley invited the band to their fish and chip shop. Three days later the Magical Mystery Tour dropped in …<p>The Beatles hadn't been in Taunton for four years – they played their last gig in the Somerset town in September 1963 – but on this Friday afternoon it provided a charmingly odd …

Elegant Portraits Document Tribal Traditions in Ethiopia

<i>Paracosm</i> is an elegant series by photographer Vincente Pamparo which documents the Karo Tribe in Ethiopia, the smallest of the more than 200,000 tribal people living in Africa's Great Rift Valley. The body of work demonstrates how, in an ever-changing world, the Karo Tribe finds ways to balance the …

Africa

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 17 on Dwell.com - Dwell

The end of the year is the perfect time to celebrate change and renewal.<p>We celebrate the architecture firms that have led the way in Dwell's online community.<p>Here are the extraordinary prefabs that made the biggest splash this year.<p>These designs are cooking with gas.<p>These are the soothing spaces …

Architecture

Adorable Kids Learn to Read While Soothing Cute Shelter Cats

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County has a program called <i>Book Buddies</i> that welcomes children in grades 1-8 to their shelter to read books of any grade level to cats. The young boys and girls are invited into the adoption room, where they're able to pet and play with the adorable felines while …

Pets

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

Prism: A Wireless Nightlight That Tilts like a Seesaw | Colossal

<p>Designed by Georgia-based industrial design student Nicholas Baker, the Prism Nightlight is a minimalist, battery-powered nightlight that turns on …

Rainmaker: A Plant Watering Cloud

Who needs a fancy watering can when you can take an old plastic soda bottle (1, 1.5, or 2 liter) and attach the adorable Rainmaker to it to get the …

XAN Residence by MAPA Architects

XAN Family Residence.<p>MAPA Architects designed the XAN family residence, located on the north coast of Shangri-La, 135 km from Porto Alegre, Brazil. …

How to Make Better Stew, in 3 Easy Steps

These are three crucial steps to the perfect pot of stew<p>1) Sear It<p>Getting a good sear on the meat is the first (and, we’d say, most important) moment. The browned surface of the meat and those crusty bits on the bottom of the pot deliver concentrated flavor and rich color. Don’t crowd the pot …

Cooking

10 Ways to Make Photoshop Run Faster on Your Machine

Optimizing the performance of Photoshop can be crucial if you work with large images, or if you use features like HDR, Photomerge, or 3D and Video …

Photography Clients Are Still Willing To Pay A Premium For Unique Work

Last summer we flew Mike Kelley, one of my favorite architecture photographers, to Charleston for 3 weeks to film the 8 hour tutorial How To …

Real Estate

The Beatles: Backstage at "The Ed Sullivan Show"

A Really Big Show<p>Credit: CBS Photo Archives<p>Paul McCartney and Ed Sullivan<p>Credit: CBS Photo Archives<p>Toast of the Town<p>Credit: CBS Photo …

Humanities

Music Review: Neil Young - 'Live at the Cellar Door'

<i>Live at the Cellar Door</i> is the latest in a series of releases of archival material from Neil Young. This one captures songs from six sets Young did …

Neil Young

A Seinfeld Reunion Is Happening!

It’s really happening, people. The cast of <i>Seinfeld</i> is reuniting one more time. It all started when Jason Alexander (George),and the show’s creator, …

Shut Your Dumb, Stupid Mouth about the Beatles Being Overrated

You don’t sound contrarian. You just sound like an asshole.<p>Every so often, some person—wait, let me start over...<p>Every so often, some <i>total dick</i> will start going on about how The Beatles weren’t that good or were overrated or whatever other contrarian bullshit he wants to say about the band to get a …

Bruce Springsteen Talks Official Bootlegs, Kanye West

'There's a lot of hours in those records,' he said of the rapper<p>Earlier this week, Bruce Springsteen sat down for a seventy-eight minute interview …

Kanye West

Neil Young and Crazy Horse Take Bonnaroo By Storm

Watch their two-hour-plus set from 2003<p>Neil Young and Crazy Horse were just one week into their 2003 summer tour when they arrived at Bonnaroo. Their …

Bonnaroo

Report: Neil Young and Jack White team up for covers album

Earlier this month, Jack White revealed that he is “producing two albums this month, and finishing them,” adding that “one of them is mine.” Could …