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These Delicious Cooking GIFs Are Infinite Food Porn

Cinemagraphs are now part of a balanced breakfast, thanks to the cinemagraphs of Daria Khoroshavina and Olya Kolesnikova.<p>When it comes to GIFs or Internet animations, the usual descriptor one thinks of isn't “mouth-watering.” But thanks to the Moscow-based photography duo of Daria Khoroshavina and …

Helping Children Understand Wealth Before You Pass It On To Them

Ask any parent what he or she really wants; most will tell you that it’s for their children to grow up happy, fulfilled and financially independent. Yet it says something that Bill Gates, currently worth $81 billion, announced his intention to leave each of his children only about $10 million; and …

Retirement

The Biggest Mistakes You're Making With Your Dishwasher

Major don't: Mixing stainless steel and silver flatware.<p>1. Overloading<p>If you try to pile in too many dishes, you'll end up having to do twice the work. If dishes are blocked and water can't reach them, then they won't get clean.<p>2. Arranging dishes incorrectly<p>You'll want to be strategic when loading …

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Adjustable Winter Home Nestled in the Quebec Forest

Nestled deep in the Quebec forest, <i>La Luge</i> is a vacation home that allows visitors to live directly amid the wonders of nature. Created by yh2 architects, the home was constructed out of cedar, oak, and walnut, with the darker and lighter woods separated into different sections to create very …

B-Rocket is a Harley fit for Chuck Yeager

Aficionados of fine timepieces and devotees of Harley-Davidson motorbikes do not, generally speaking, occupy the same social circles. But their planets collided on 28 March at the Baselworld 2014 watch and jewellry show in Basel, Switzerland. Bell & Ross, a French watchmaker, unveiled the mighty …

Articles about modern renovations historic buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...<p>If you can't get enough of historic architecture, then consider one of these heritage hotels that have been modernized in all the...<p>After suffering a devastating fire, the …

Vacation Home for Nature Lovers by Anik Péloquin Architecte

Situated on a steep lot in Messines (Quebec, Canada), this lakefront house was built as a vacation home by Anik Péloquin Architecte. Hidden within …

Vacation Homes

A Design Classic Reimagined: Artek Stool 60

Designed in 1933 by Alvar Aalto, the Artek Stool 60 is the definition of functionalist furniture design. This simple stool is a versatile piece—it can be used as casual seating at a kitchen table, as a side table, or as extra seating. The Dwell Store features several versions of the Artek Stool 60, …

Articles about 5 green homes dwells april outdoors issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Every day, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.<p>Explore all of the Dwell Magazine Issues for 2016. New issues will be added throughout the …

Fire Island Opera

After ferrying over to the beach community of Fire Island last summer, we attended the inaugural Fire Island Opera Festival. With the image of the grandeur of traditional opera burned into our minds, we were pleasantly surprised by how intimate, relatable and playful the experience was—from …

Modern Tower House Camouflages Itself Among the Trees

The sleek and modern <i>Tower House</i> is a vacation home that's designed as a stairway to the treetops. It was built by Thomas Gluck, a principal of the architecture firm GLUCK+, on his family's land in upstate New York. The cantilevered structure prominently features a bright yellow, glass-enclosed …

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