Mary Cipriani

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Modern Lake Cabin

The interior layout and large windows in this BONE Structure custom home provide the occupants stunning views of the lake and mountains of this region. The architecture of the house is characterized, among others things, by a huge sloping roof which creates a direct link with the views of …

Architecture

A Vegetarian Pasta That Doesn't Need Meat to Be Crazy Flavorful

Leeks. Shrooms. Almonds. Vegetable stock. This pasta is an umami masterpiece.<p>There's a leek in your bowl of pasta. No, not a leak. Nothing is escaping. You're not in danger of sinking. I'm talking about the allium, the one that, for some reason, doesn't hang out with pasta that much. Well, we …

Modern Seascape Cottage Nestled in Rock Escarpment Offers Relaxing Oceanviews

Nestled into a rock escarpment at the end of New Zealand's peninsula Banks sits the luxurious Annandale Seascape Cottage. Architectural firm Pattersons designed the abode as a honeymoon retreat, which offers a true getaway–it's completely secluded and only accessible via a helicopter or a cliff-top …

Architecture

The secrets of gardening are laid bare in Google Trends

From weed to wildlife, Ken Thompson investigates the peaks and troughs of gardening on the internet<p>Is there no limit to the fun you can have with the internet? I'm usually the last person to notice the latest bit of web-based wizardry, so apologies to those of you who have known all about Google …

Clever Built-Ins Let This Small Paris Flat Fit a Whole Family

Though <b>70 square meters</b> (just over <b>750 square feet</b>) is modest by many places' standards, it's downright roomy in urban centers like New York, Tokyo, London, and Paris. But don't say that to a family with children. With kids in tow, a 750-square-foot flat probably feels more like 75 square feet. …

Small Spaces

The Empire State Building Was Lit Up With Giant Photos Of Endangered Species

The display on Saturday night was designed to raise awareness of the plight of threatened species.

Edge of Stability: A Time-Lapse of Severe Weather and Natural Wonders

Photographer Jeff Boyce of Negative Tilt recently took an epic photography journey across the United States, shooting 70,000 photos across 15 states …

40% of U.S. food goes to waste: One man's solution

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Like many children, Robert Lee was taught never to waste food. But growing up the son of Korean immigrants who struggled to get by, he really took the idea to heart.<p>In college, Lee joined a student group that delivered leftover dining hall food to homeless shelters. That was when …

Architizer

Air Force's newest fighter gets first female pilot

<b>(CNN) —</b> The F-35 is the Air Force's newest fighter plane, and the service says it needs some of its most experienced aviators in the cockpit of the jet.<p>One of them is Lt. Col. Christine Mau, who flew combat missions in the F-15 Strike Eagle in Afghanistan. In May, she became the first woman to fly …

Articles about 6 whimsical kids rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...<p>In the face of …

Logging

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Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

Northern Lights

Find Your Spirit Animal in These Candy-Colored GIFs

TJ Fuller's trippy GIF art is a zoo of psychedelic creatures.<p>A tripped-out animal kingdom of candy-colored goodness awaits you in the GIFs of animator, filmmaker, and iPad Games for Cats designer, TJ Fuller. Dead-eyed dogs fly on tri-colored wings, turquoise penguins slide down an endless …

These Are The Ballerinas And Ballerinos Of Instagram

American Ballet Theater icon Misty Copeland has over 402,000 followers on Instagram. To compare, athletes like Venus and Serena Williams have 89,500 and 992,000 followers, respectively. Michael Phelps has 462,000. Danica Patrick has 26,900.<p>Of course, ballet is easily the most photogenic of the …

Dancing

Oscar nominations 2015: Six snubs and surprises

The announcement of this season's Oscar nominations from on Thursday offered its share of expected honorees ("Boyhood, "Birdman") and plenty of other unexpected ones. Who was in that observers thought would be out, and vice versa? Here are a half-dozen of the most notable snubs and surprises.<p><b>The</b> …

Marion Cotillard

Gourmandises

• <b>Author:</b> Pierre-Emmanuel Malissin<p>Ah la gourmandise, on n’y résiste pas. Ce livre contient mes recettes préférées et surtout dans l’air du temps, tel que le gâteau magique, le cinnamon rolls, une Mousse de dattes au pain d’épices, des bounty maison. <br>Alors allez-vous résister à ce livre et ses …

On Food and Cooking

• <b>Author:</b> Harold McGee<p>Harold McGee's <i>On Food and Cooking</i> is a kitchen classic. Hailed by <i>Time</i> magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, <i>On Food and Cooking</i> is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, …

8 Ways to Lower the Odds of Being Ticketed When Police Pull You Over

How do bad cars happen? How, for instance, did Pontiac's Aztek—the greatest failed model in recent history—get all the way from flawed design to ugly product? We asked Bob Lutz, our industry expert and man-about-town. Here's the inside dope.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Visions of America/Contributor/Getty Images)</i><p>…

How The World Will Look In 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 Years Time

The Earth’s “far future” contains some good news, but mostly a lot of bad news. On the one hand, there’s a concurrence of Gregorian and Islamic …

Where to see The Goldfinch and other paintings famous from books and films

The 2014 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction revolves around the small Dutch painting that the novel is named after – Carel Fabritius' 1654 work <i>The Goldfinch</i>. Donna Tartt's novel has inspired new interest in Dutch Golden Age painting, drawing record crowds to a gallery in New York earlier this …

Blood moon set to haunt the sky tonight

Strange happenings will be afoot in the night sky in the morning hours of October 8. Our normally yellowish lunar companion will blush during a total eclipse. This eclipse is the second in a tetrad of eclipses visible in the US. It started in April with the first of the series of four total …

Michael Jackson on Godliness | Blank on Blank

33 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

The $3.2 Billion Man: Can Google’s Newest Star Outsmart Apple?

Google is betting big on Nest CEO Tony Fadell, who helped invent the iPod and iPhone. Here, a look inside his design revolution.<p>Lounging poolside in 93-degree July heat as Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” thrums through the patio speakers, Tony Fadell takes a sip of nonalcoholic beer and sinks far enough …