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Start Composting: Turning Trash into New Produce

As we focus on starting a vegetable garden, one thing you can’t forget is how easy it is for you to create your own soil that is nutrient rich and …

Gardening

What does sustainable living really mean?

Despite the significant risks for human and non-human life, greenhouse gas emissions (GhG) are still rising. Something has to give – and that …

The 5 Pillars of Interaction Design

<i>Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin —</i> <i>the wireframing and prototyping app</i> <i>— where he develops in-app and online content for the wireframing and prototyping platform.</i><p>In today’s world of infinite-scrolling websites and touch devices, you must understand interaction design in order to create user …

UI Design

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

How Decrepit Piers Inspired Thomas Heatherwick’s Vision For A Floating Park

British designer Thomas Heatherwick discusses his vision for Pier55, a sort of aquatic High Line on the Hudson River in New York.<p>Last week, the Hudson River Park Trust announced a plan to build an elevated pier park and performance space on the Hudson River in New York.<p>It’s more floating park than …

Crazy Project Will Let You Hijack A Human And See The World Through His Eyes

Have an adventure without ever leaving your house.<p><i>Walk into that market. Take a look around. Ooh, what are those strange spikey fruits? Walk up to them and give ‘em a sniff. How do they smell? Like feet? Awesome. Ask the lady what they cost. 588 yen? That’s…about $5? Okay, tell her you’ll take</i> …

How NASA Will Send Humans To Mars

NASA scientists are tackling a big challenge: building capsules that will take humanity to Mars.<p>It’s official: NASA’s Orion project, which will send humans to Mars, is a success. A test flight on Friday morning was successful; NASA’s command center called it “the most perfect flight you could ever …

You Can Lose Weight by Eating During These 12 Hours

Sticking to a certain timeframe could mean the difference between frustration and results.<p>If you're trying to maintain your weight or shed a few pounds, you might want to do more than swap burgers for salads: New research suggests it's not just what you eat but when you eat that can cause you to …

Holistic Medicine

15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen

Interior Design

9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

Wearable Tech

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Architecture

POD-Indawo Offers a Compact Sustainable Living Concept for Young South African Professionals

South African architect Clara da Cruz Almeida and designers Dokter + Misses have just launched a new and sustainable pod living system, the …

4 Masculine Apartments with Super Comfy Sofas and Sleek Color Palettes

• 1 |<p>The first apartment is highlighted by a chocolatey brown leather sofa.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The dark gray wingback chair is ultra modern and perfect for enjoying …

Articles about modern poolside prefab joins 1928 house on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Morelos, Mexico, a sleek prefab is assembled in a backyard after being constructed entirely off-site.<p>SXSW Eco is just around the corner, and Dwell will be on the scene, covering the conference and hosting a party! Be sure to join...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally …

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

Style Me Quick – 10 “Short” Hair styles

I am going to dedicate this post to our reader “Gwen”. She asked us to find some short and quick hair style tutorials and my oh my was it hard. I am …

7 Makeup Mistakes That Are Aging You

Hollywood's top makeup artists weigh-in on the things women do wrong—and give quick corrections for making it right.<p><b>Dark Lipstick</b><p>"Lots of women wear heavy lipstick with blue undertones, which immediately makes the lips look small and cold. Go for color, just make sure it pops." —Molly R. Stern …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

The Salon: Art & Design 2014

Opening to VIPs today, and then to the public tomorrow through November 17 at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, The Salon Art + Design fair brings together over 50 international galleries in art and design. Here, Elena Soboleva, a contemporary specialist at Artsy, which has been offering an online …

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Cool Rider: 20 Biker Jackets to Rev Up Your Winter Style

Please tell us we’re not the only ones who’ve seen <i>Grease 2</i>. A little recap for those of you who missed out: Michelle Pfeiffer played ultimate cool gal, Stephanie Zinone, who kept turning down a hunky (yet vanilla) British exchange student. Eventually he Sandra Dee’d himself in by riding on a hog …

Finally, a Reusable Bottle That Unscrews in the Middle for Cleaning

You can show up at your gym drinkless and buy overpriced beverages there, or you can save a few bucks (and the environment) and carry your own …

Eco-Friendly Refold’s Portable Cardboard Standing Desk for Mobile Office

Refold’s Portable Cardboard Standing Desk aims to change the way you work. It’s a green flexible, foldable, and affordable desk which is 100% …

50 free ebooks every web developer should read

In the digital era, less and less people rely on paper books. That obviously doesn’t mean people have stopped reading books, just that ebooks have …

Jamie Oliver's Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe From Comfort Food

These days, Jamie Oliver might be one of the most recognizable chefs on the planet—and one who's known round the world not only for his super-easy, super-yummy recipes but also for his grassroots work, raising awareness and rallying around improving kids' nutrition, both at home and at school—but …

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 …

Minimalist Neus Sideboard With Asymmetrical Doors

Jo-a have designed a contemporary sideboard named Neus. The Neus sideboard is eye-catching, surprising and invites you to take a closer look. At …

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