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4 Ways Your Brain Tricks You Into Spending

Your subconscious mind loves to shop.<p>We know how retailers trick us into spending. Putting more expensive branded goods at eye level in grocery …

Can exercise cure depression and anxiety?

By Amanda Loudin<p>At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis of chronic severe depression and a prescription for an antidepressant. Eight years and 20 pounds later, she was sleeping poorly, felt a lot of anxiety and had lost her therapist because of insurance complications. Looking to “fix …

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Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>In this new, exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture will track the hands-on renovation of...<p>In this new, exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture will …

Architecture

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

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In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.<p>The stately Tudor Revival-style manor in Pacific Heights was the home of the British consul general and site of a formal...<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San …

San Francisco

Criminal Minds Are Different From Yours, Brain Scans Reveal

The latest neuroscience research is presenting intriguing evidence that the brains of certain kinds of criminals are different from those of the rest …

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Architecture

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Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you …

Off-grid

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

Science Shows How Crossing Your Arms And Legs Can Hugely Change Your Brain

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

900 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

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Literature

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …

Books

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An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.<p>For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by …

Cape Cod

Warm Up With 14 Fall-Inspired Meatless Monday Recipes

We’re all aware that eating meatless is WAY more than just eating pasta or tofu. Fall produce — like butternut squash or sweet potatoes — helps bulk up any meal and will leave you feeling full, especially when you’re going meatless. Whether you’re a full-time vegetarian or vegan, want to save a …

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A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.<p>The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Each week, …

Architecture

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Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Inside the artful, beachy retreat Filmmaker Jess Bianchi and …

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A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Tigg Coll Architects takes a new approach to a straightforward town house renovation and expansion.<p>The owners of a historic property in …

Architecture

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Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.<p>An East Hampton abode is designed to be a comfortable setting for two, while also a perfect place to entertain family and friends.<p>A New Zealand family taps into the …

Vacation Homes

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Lake Erie

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A Los Angeles bungalow keeps its roots while growing to accommodate family.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family member occupying...<p>Toronto–based architects tackle the complex issue of aging in place by designing an …

Architecture

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Architectural harmony defines a family’s home near Lake Tahoe.<p>To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Danish design house Ferm Living cleared the cobwebs from an old Copenhagen power plant for...<p>Modeled after the Danish sommerhus, this getaway for a Seattle family boasts lofty interiors that spill …

New York City

6 Inspiring Quotes That Have Stood the Test of Time

A challenging morning can be made less difficult by reading a few inspirational or motivational quotes. Sources for inspiration can be found in the quotes of former presidents, successful business people, inventors or even your parents. A deeper meaning for each quote can be determined by what is …

Motivation

29 Creative Kitchen Color Ideas to Make Your Space Shine

When thinking of renovating the kitchen, most of us are presented with tried-and-true design choices: wood or white cabinets, granite or quartz …

Divine White Interior: Church Remodeled into Modern Home

Some church conversions end up looking like anything but their original function. By using white throughout the stark modern interior of this …

The Food Lab Pronto: Soak Your Pasta for Easy Skillet Baked Ziti

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