Leslie North

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This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance

Thanks to its modular construction, a modern retreat treads lightly on the pristine landscape.<p>When Clive McCarthy and his wife, Tricia Bell, were on the hunt for an escape from San Francisco, they found the perfect spot for their second home three hours north of the Bay Area on a 64-acre site in …

Architecture

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The Shack: A Modern Hideaway for a San Francisco Couple by Feldman Architecture

A busy couple from San Francisco were looking for a place to retreat to when they wanted to get out of the city which led them to The Shack. The …

Architecture

The 20 Best Bed Frames For Modern And Contemporary Bedrooms

When choosing a bed, there are two major aspects to consider. One of them is the bed frame and the other is the mattress. It’s important for a bed to …

Furniture

A Family Customizes an Off-Grid Tiny Home With Online Design Tools

A tiny house builder’s clever online design tools enable a family of five to create their dream home.<p>When the Nguyens, a couple with three young children, were looking to build a tiny home that would comfortably accommodate their entire family, while also allowing them to live sustainably off-grid …

Off-grid

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

1 of 15<p>Paper White by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Parma Gray by Farrow & Ball<p>3 of 15<p>Light Pewter by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Brassica …

Home Decorating

A California Couple Customize Their Tiny Home With Multi-Layered Interiors

After working with a couple to design their custom trailer, New Frontier Tiny Homes decide to officially name the new model after the owners' daughter.<p>When their baby daughter Escher arrived last year, Bela Fishbeyn and her husband Spencer Wright decided it was time to buy their first home. They …

Wall Art

This Prefab Cabin Offers an Affordable Answer to Island Construction

A cost-effective modular retreat embraces the landscape on a Lake Superior island in Wisconsin.<p>With its inviting sandy shores and pristine forests, Wisconsin’s Madeline Island on Lake Superior has long been renowned as a summer destination. Yet high costs of construction due to its remote location …

Lake Superior

Could This Quaint Country Be the Next Capital for Startup Entrepreneurs?

One country hit very hard by the economic crisis a decade ago is rebounding in a big way -- and entrepreneurs should take notice.<p>I recently returned from a long visit to Iceland, where I have been consulting and mentoring businesses, entrepreneurs and students for the past three years. It is worth …

European Travel

Need a credit score boost? 6 ways to build your credit rating in less than an hour

It’s true — there’s no shortcut to achieving a good credit score. It takes years of paying your bills on time and in full, keeping balances low and managing different kinds of debt.<p>But there are small steps you can take to help your credit, in the same time it takes to watch an episode of your …

Personal Finance

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

San Francisco

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on a Keto Diet

Nutrition

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

The Key to Happiness (According to This 75-Year Harvard Study)

Although each of us might define happiness differently, it’s something we all desire.<p>Many of us wait for and depend on the incredible moments in life …

Link About It: Yale's Psyc 157 aka The Happiness Class

With a goal to rewire the way Yale students viewed the pursuit of happiness, Professor Laurie Santos developed what has become the most popular course in the institution's history. Aimed at addressing mental health, sleep, stress and happiness, Psych 157 utilizes Santos' understanding of positive …

Science proves that happiness begins at 50

With all the reasons for Americans to feel worried, it’s fun to imagine an alternative reality, one in which beneficent aliens descend from the sky …

5 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voices in Your Head

“There’s a brilliant, beautiful, priceless piece of art hanging right in front of you. It’s sophisticated and meticulously detailed—a painstaking …

Lose Weight and Debloat With This High-Protein Mango Coconut Smoothie

If you've seen one smoothie recipe, you've seen them all, amiright? Nope! This smoothie recipe is different because it literally tastes like melted ice cream, but is dairy-free and has only 19 grams of sugar. It comes out perfectly sweet and satisfying every single time. Grab your blender and whip …

Nutrition

The Best Veggie Burger

Line a baking sheet with a paper towel.<p>In a large bowl, combine the rice, beets, carrots, onion, parsley, garlic, cheese, sunflower seeds, oat flour, …

Omar Allibhoy’s recipe for cauliflower with garlic, vinegar and capers

This cauliflower dish is one I often cook at home: it is simple, light, fresh and full of flavour – the Spanish version of a Chinese stir-fry. My cooking is inspired by growing up in Spain; I learned how to make this dish at my aunt’s house in Madrid. I’m looking at putting it on the spring menu in …

Recipes

Beautiful bathroom color schemes for 2018

We feel sorry for bathrooms sometimes. Not usually treated with the same levels of excitement as other rooms in the home, they can so often be left …

Interior Design

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

40 Beautiful Beachy Bedrooms

1 of 40<p>Soothing Simplicity<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 40<p>Classic Coastal Redux<p>3 of 40<p>Cozy Retreat<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 40<p>Easy Breezy<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 40<p>Color …

Easy Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

This is an easy recipe. The fudge is intensely chocolatey, so the smaller squares aren't an issue—they really satisfy and are just sweet enough.

Dessert

8 Protein-Packed Crockpot Dinner Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Pack on the protein (and vitamins and minerals) without spending hours cooking over a stove by putting your slow cooker to good use. These eight …

Your Living Room Is Begging for One of These Ultra Comfy, XL-Sized Sofas

Sometimes it’s okay to stay in your comfort zone.<p>The sofa sure has come a long way from its origins as a stone box built around a hearth that served …

Hygge Supply: The Kit House Reimagined from Northern Michigan

After working in fashion event production for 12 years, Kelly Sean Karcher, who splits his time between Brooklyn and the Leelanau Peninsula in …

Hygge

Best Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

"This is my absolute favorite quinoa recipe! It's so flavorful and always a big hit with my family and friends. Trust me, you'll want to eat every …

How to make the most amazing pizza at home

<b>I've learned these tricks of the trade from a pro, and they make all the difference.</b><p>My sister Sarah Jane runs a very successful wood-fired pizza …