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Before and After: A Messy Closet Becomes a Crafting Nook

This formerly untidy space is completely unrecognizable now. This story originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p>"We wanted to turn a small 12'x12' bedroom into my craft/office room in our home," says Hometalk and Beneath My Heart blogger, Traci. "We started the process by turning the reach-in …

How To Build a Solar Bus Home - Most Amazing Conversion Ever | Self-Sufficiency

<b>Story Views</b><p>I had to share with you this amazing box truck conversion home that was hand built by Joseph Tayyar who was tired of the hustle and bustle …

Building a House, One Scrap at a Time

<i>by Jenni Hodges</i><p>Amy Andrews and Ethan Van Kooten had no money. How could they build a house?<p>The Central College students, both environmental studies …

Peek Inside This Cheerful 260-Square-Foot Home

This house will make you believe in love at first sight.<p>If there was an award for "Happiest Tiny House," then this home might take the prize. Though it clocks in at just 260-square-feet, this cottage's bright and colorful design exudes a cheery atmosphere from all corners.<p>Designed by Richardson …

Articles about 20 modern kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it …

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Architecture

Articles about create-indoor-garden-elegant-planters on Dwell.com - Dwell

Creating a beautiful landscaped garden takes planning, care and love – however it can pay off hugely in the end and result in a...<p>Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale.<p>A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged …

Architecture

Catch A Wave - Dwell

When John Matosky hired Merge Architects to upgrade his loft, it was a pretty standard project—renovate the existing lackluster bathroom, add a second bathroom, and build a bookshelf. But Elizabeth Whittaker, firm principal and an adjunct assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of …

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Articles about landscape design all climates on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...<p>The profession of landscape architecture is very much rooted in the European tradition of garden design, and it didn’t germinate...<p>In Hobe Sound, Florida, a home …

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Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad

More than one-third of kids in America are obese or overweight. In 2013, the National School Lunch Program, a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools, served 5.1 billion lunches, Bloomberg reports. The quality of these lunches must somehow correlate to the …

5 Foods to Relieve the Symptoms of Rheumatic Diseases

Pain due to disease can be reduced by eating certain foods. Quoted from pages Okezone, some types of substances contained in food effective to reduce …

Widely Used Food Additive in Processed Foods May Cause Obesity

We all know that we should be careful about what we eat. But did you know that a widely used food additive may actually promote obesity? Scientists …

Disturbing chart shows the 25 foods that make up most of the calories Americans eat

A cup of broccoli has 55 calories; a single chocolate-frosted donut has 240. So it's no surprise that vegetables are nowhere to be found on the below list of Americans' top sources of calories.<p>Coming in at number one? Grain-based desserts, which include "cake, cookies, pie, cobbler, sweet rolls, …

Nutrition

8 Easy Superfood Smoothies for a Better Morning

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but how many of us still skip our morning meal on occasion because we're just too …

How Good Gut Health Can Boost Your Immune System

Over the last 100 years, with the industrialization of our food supply, our diet has changed dramatically. This highly processed, high-sugar, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

Men's Fashion

6 Ways to Beat Your Sugar Habit

Slash your consumption of the sweet stuff with these super-easy tweaks

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before—all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water, and try to spend less time sitting, …

Food additives linked to weight gain, inflammation

Food additives that are commonly used to thicken and stabilize processed foods may disrupt the bacterial makeup of the gut, causing health problems, a new study in animals suggests.<p>In the study, mice that were fed two chemicals that are commonly added to foods gained weight, had altered blood sugar …

Medical Research

13 ways to stop drinking soda for good

You know soda's not exactly good for you—but at the same time, it can be hard to resist. Its sweet taste, pleasant fizz, and energizing jolt often seems like just what you need to wash down your dinner, get you through an afternoon slump, or quench your thirst at the movies.<p>But the more soda you …

Nutrition

12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

How many of them are already in your diet?<p>Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. (Insert eye roll here.) But truth be told, certain eats <i>do</i> deserve props in the fitness arena, says exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy Sims, Ph.D.—especially …

15 Cheap Cities Where You Don't Need a High Salary to Buy a House

<i>This story has been updated since it was published on Feb. 25, 2015, to include five more cities.</i><p>NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Are you making enough money …

Real Estate

5 Ways Spring Home Sellers Can Gain an Edge

Along with tulips and daffodils, "For Sale" signs will soon be popping up across neighborhood lawns. An improving labor market in the U.S. is …

Real Estate

Living Small In The City: With More Singles, Micro-Housing Gets Big

Back in 2012,something unusual got started in an alleyway in an already tightly developed part of northeast Washington, D.C.<p>On an 11th-of-an-acre lot next to a cemetery, behind a block of row houses, tiny houses started to go up. And not just one little house in backyard, like you might see in many …

Housing

13 things I learned about money in my 20s

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

We want to remortgage for home improvements

According to Zoopla, the value of our home has increased in the two years since we bought it<p><b>Q</b> We bought our house 20 months ago and have a mortgage of 80% of the value of the property when we bought it. The mortgage is on a two-year fixed-rate which is due to end in June.<p>In the past two years, the …

Housing

Find your real estate focus and motivation every day

Action is what inspires motivation — so as you read this, keep in mind that our goal is to motivate you into taking action, not just passively …

Top Tips for Generating Seller Leads

Real estate pros are in the business of selling, which is why generating leads is the lifeblood of a successful career. The challenge is, in the …