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The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Motown

House design: The house of harmony

A good design for a house is one in which the composition can reach equilibrium. Today we have the pleasure of heading all the way to South Korea in …

30 architectural masterpieces everyone should see in their lifetime

After sinking untold sums of money into their construction, we can walk through the finished products and even live inside them.<p>Here are some of the most ambitious projects from architects around the world, and whose works span thousands of years.<p><i>Drake Baer contributed to an earlier version of this</i> …

A Bold Experiment In Building Homes The Middle Class Can Afford

Homeownership has become the great American (pipe) dream but Jonathan Tate thinks there’s a more inclusive way to build.<p>Sandwiched between a nondescript duplex and industrial warehouse in the Irish Channel neighborhood of New Orleans, a modern, two-story home stands out from its neighbors thanks to …

Jim Cramer's 38 'Anointed' Stocks to Add to Your 2016 Portfolio

<i>TheStreet's</i> Jim Cramer has a theory on what's ailing the stock market these days.<p>The theory goes that there is a "scarcity" of investable stocks, …

Why Isis fights

For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish border and the deserts of Iraq, which hardly seemed likely to shape the fate of nations. A weathered sign at its entrance said 4,000 people lived there, most of …

Middle East

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an …

Prefab Homes

Articles about upwardly mobile homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

When it comes to real estate, the trailer park gets a bad rap.<p>After a complete revamp, a 300-square-foot camper becomes a full-time residence for a family of four.<p>At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>On the edge of a historic park …

Entrepreneurship

Five Ways To Simplify Your Life

Americans work more, take less vacation, and retire later than people anywhere else in the industrialized world. Hunched over computer screens in offices with artificial lighting, we may sometimes forget the world that exists beyond our office walls.<p>Fortunately, Mother Nature has scheduled …

Minimalism