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Intensify Your Grill’s Firepower

Your backyard cooker can do more than just char hot dogs. Unlock its potential and expand your grill skills.<p>Among our abilities as men—the capacity to form religions, write poetry, and sing karaoke—is our talent for cooking food with fire. Or at least attempting to: Anyone who has attended a …

Mesmerizing Astronomy Photos Are The Best Of 2015

If you have ever questioned the enormity and the drama of our universe, these photos will set you straight.<p>The Royal Museums Greenwich in London selected these 17 stunning images, from more than 2,700 entries, to be considered for their annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year Competition. The …

Astronomy

5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

Exercise 1 Overhead Barbell Squat<p>Hold a 35- or 45-pound barbell with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Place the barbell directly over your head with your arms fully extended but not locked <b>(A)</b>. Stand with feet shoulder-distance apart, and lower your hips into a squat. Lower until …

10 foods that make you look younger

You can head off a lot of your most common beauty concerns simply by downing the right foods. That's right—eating well not only does wonders for your waistline and bolsters your immune system but can also provide some very real get-gorg benefits, such as smoothing wrinkles, giving hair a glossy …

Skin Care

4 Tips to Help you Decide Between Black and White or Color for your Image

Why do black and white photographs speak to us? In nature, colors are meant to attract, and cause things to catch our attention. Still, even without …

Decorating Trends: What We Love Right Now

1 of 39<p>Blue, Blue, Blue<p>This classic hue is experiencing quite the renaissance, in shades ranging from sky to indigo to teal, and sometimes all in one …

Why does your camera see things differently than you?

Do you ever see a beautiful scene, take out your camera, take the shot and then wonder what went wrong? Why doesn’t the display on the LCD screen …

How to Take Better Action Photos

There are many sports photographers. We generally hear about those who specialize in a specific genre of sports photography like motorsport, tennis, …

Tips for Getting Started With Timelapse Photography

If you’re a keen amateur photographer or even a pro and want to have a go at timelapse photography and timelapse filmmaking, I’ve listed some top …

Videography

As Whole Foods cuts prices, the stock is getting cheap

Whole Foods Market, also known as “Whole Paycheck,” wants to change its nickname. And that’s shaking up investors, creating a great buying …

Same-Store Sales

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

A Modern Thai Boxing Gym by Spray Architecture

All gyms kind of look the same, don’t they? A little tired and not very inspiring. Then there’s La belle equipe, a Thai boxing gym in Paris designed …

Boxing

In The Mood For A New Laptop?

Love this refreshing design for a laptop by Antoine Beynel. It’s got that sexy aluminum finish and neat keys on the keyboard. What makes it stand …

Self-Driving Cars Could Steal The Last Of Your Free Time

New concepts from Mercedes and Ideo reveal something scary. Your commute could be claimed for you…or for your boss.<p>We know self-driving cars are coming for us–in fact, by 2040, 75% of the cars on the road may be self-driving. But what will your commute look like when it doesn’t require you to drive …

Commuting
Interior Design

Architizer

Articles about home week iconic los angeles home architect ray kappe on Dwell.com - Dwell

A video takes a behind-the-scene tour of the Los Angeles architect's family home.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first SoCal model home on the occasion of Dwell on Design 2013.<p>Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los …

Architecture

Articles about peaceful bungalow makes dream retirement home on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2016 …

Architecture

Unconditional Rebel: A 3.5-Minute Music Video Shot in Just 5 Seconds with a High Speed Camera | Colossal

<p>One day in mid-Autumn of last year, 80 extras lined up along a dirt road in an industrial area in France. A car drove by at 50 km/h (about 31 mph) …

Music Videos

This Clever Video App Tackles One Of The Biggest Problems Of Modern Filmmaking

I’d rather not admit how many hours I’ve spent in After Effects, zooming into timelines and squinting my best to drop in keyframes–to mark when a graphic should pop in or a some special effect should start. But a new app, Nutshell, hides this laborious keyframing behind an action we already know: …

Videography

How One Woman Makes Almost $1 Million A Year On Etsy

Alicia Shaffer’s business, ThreeBirdNest, makes $80,000 a month selling handmade legwarmers, scarves, and headbands on Etsy. Here’s how.<p>Knitting socks, scarves, and headbands doesn’t have much in common with performing orthopedic surgery or governing a country. But this crafty hobby earns …

Selling

How to Photograph Silhouettes in 8 Easy Steps - dPS

How to Photograph Silhouettes: Silhouettes are a wonderful way to convey drama, mystery, emotion and mood to the viewers of your photos and often …

How a College Startup Scored One of the Biggest Wins in 'Shark Tank' History | Inc.com

When business school classmates Ryan Fant and Nayeem Hussain submitted their product idea to New York University's Entrepreneurs Challenge in 2012, they never imagined that just two years later they'd be pitching the hosts of ABC's <i>Shark Tank</i>.<p>Fant and Hussain's company, Keen Home--one of <i>Inc.</i>'s 2014 …

Entrepreneurship
India

Chad Sexton: Lighting and Posing in Fashion Photography

<b>All images by Chad Sexton. Used with permission.</b><p>My social media pages are:<p>www.facebook.com/csextonphotography<p>and on Instagram @CSextonphotography<p>Bio …

Simple Portrait Lighting Setup: Gorgeous Result - Digital Photography School

<i>Updated: 23 December</i><p>We loved this beautiful portrait by photographer Ryan Pendleton (who has previously guest posted on dPS on the topic of ‘<b>How to</b> …

Room with a View: How to Create this Window with Blinds Portrait Anywhere

Room with a View: How to Create this Window with Blinds Portrait Anywhere - walk through how this shot was created and how you can do it.

The 9 Best Ideas From CES 2015

The Consumer Electronics Show brings tens of thousands of new products to our shelves. Here are the nine you actually need to know about.<p>You won’t find a journalist alive who covers the annual Consumer Electronics Show and doesn’t find it a miserable experience. You’re basically trapped in the …

Virtual Reality

How Lego Became The Apple Of Toys

After a decade-long slump, Lego has rebuilt itself into a global juggernaut. An exclusive look inside the company’s top-secret Future Lab.<p>Every September, largely unbeknownst to the rest of the company, a group of around 50 Lego employees descends upon Spain’s Mediterranean coast, armed with …

Lego