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This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It will cost you a mere fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!<p>When the summer heat finally arrives, it seems like the only solution to …

Home Improvement

These Creamy Mushroom Chicken Thighs Are a One-Pan Wonder — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

15+ Best Woodworking Art From Around the World

Woodworking has a rich place in the history of human civilization. Used for thousands of centuries, it provided early cultures a way to construct shelters, furniture, boats, and more; in doing so, it made life easier and ultimately allowed a society to advance. The art of woodworking continues …

Gallery of Clifton House / Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design - 1

Image 1 of 36 from gallery of Clifton House / Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design. Photograph by Adam Letch

Trull Residence / in situ studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Trull Residence is on a small corner lot in the suburbs. The lot is long north to south, with …

Huge concrete beams frame ocean views from a "levitating" coastal home in Chile

La Casa H is built into hills of the coastal town of Zapallar and is constructed around a set of four massive reinforced concrete beams running the …

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Self-improvement

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

5 Porch Decorating Secrets Only Designers Know

<b>1. Think of it as a room.</b><br>"Even a great porch will look generic if you just order some matching outdoor furniture and call it a day," says <i>Coastal</i> …

Build a Sturdy Retaining wall that will last a lifetime

Build a Long-Lasting Retaining Wall<p>Anyone with a strong back can stack up a bunch of blocks and build a pretty retaining wall. But it takes skill and …

Eleanor Lakelin's stunning vessels and sculptures carved and chiselled from wood

"I peel back bark to reveal the organic chaos that can exist in the material itself and build up layers of texture through carving and sandblasting," …

Nairi Safaryan: Carving on Hard Woods (in Armenia and the U.S.) - Woodworking | Blog | Videos | Plans | How To

Print<p>Print<p>Nairi Safaryan has been interested in woodcarving since his childhood in Armenia, but didn’t immediately pursue it as a career. “When he …

Dwell

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Miravent House / Perretta Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located in Campolivar, Godella, it is a large house on a plot of more than 2000 m2 that …

Moms Are LOVING This 4-Minute Clip That Calms Down Angry Kids

There are plenty of resources for teaching mindfulness to moms, but it's an equally beneficial practice for children. Which is why we are loving this …

Mindfulness

100 Beautiful Bedrooms And Their Dreamy Interior Decors

Beauty is indefinable. It depends on too many aspects to be able to establish a set of specific rules or features which could be applied in …

OMG, I Want This House, Palm Springs (Photos)

The Daily Beast presents a look at one of the most insane houses in the world.<p>Intro: When it comes to design these days, all anyone can talk about is …

Striking modern home celebrates natural materials for a timeless aesthetic

Minneapolis-based architecture firm Strand Design completed Theodore Wirth Ranch, a beautiful home designed to stand the test of time in both …

Architecture

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

How to Turn a Bottle Stopper | 6 Days of Beginner Woodturning Projects Day 1

7 small but modern kitchen peninsulas to copy!

In kitchens with lower dimensions, where accommodating a kitchen island is not possible, a kitchen peninsula is the best option. A kitchen peninsula …

Kitchens

25 sliding door designs to take inspiration from

Sliding doors are not only great to look at , they offer a practical and modern solution to the issue of cramped spaces where conventional doors …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Futuristic villa frames stunning mountain, sea views in Greece

It also looks rather like an office staple<p>It’s gorgeous. It really is—a modern, slope-roofed, grass-covered vacation villa surrounded by verdant olive trees. Designed by architects at London firm LASSA, Villa Ypsilon is a domed beauty integrated into the Grecian landscape, with views of farmland, …

The revolutionary redox system that produces and stores energy in the home

The team calls the device a Chemical Looping Energy-on-Demand System (CLES), and it's based on an original invention by Professor Behdad Moghtaderi …

Clean Energy

The one floor home you've always wanted (with floor plans!)

These days, the most important criterion for the perfect home is contemporary comfort at a pocket friendly price. A visually sound landscape …

Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

52 Types of Wood and the Trees They Come From

Let’s take a moment to admire the huge biodiversity of the earth’s many kinds of trees, including fruit trees, conifers, rare species and common …

Modern Tranquility

California<p>This modern residence was designed to take full advantage of natural light and air flow from it's fairly open and flat site. Tucked in the surrounding vineyards, this is truly a wine country home fit for gatherings with family and friends, but also respects the clients' individual needs …