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Prisoner Workout: Bodyweight Workouts | The Art of Manliness

Besides a few brief stints of freedom, notorious British criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has been …

The 13 best Chinese restaurants in New York City

But here in New York, we have our own tradition: eating at a Chinese restaurant.<p>In the beloved tradition of eating Chinese food on Christmas, we've found the best Chinese restaurants in Manhattan.

New York City

12 Hiking and Backpacking movies you can stream on Vimeo

When I do not have time to hit the trails or head out for adventures I find myself looking for something to fill my wanderlust void. I have put …

American outsiders and lowriders – in pictures

Hunter Barnes has spent a decade photographing groups that determinedly reject mainstream life – the gun-toters, bikers and the serpent-wielding pastors. He spends years earning their trust before taking their pictures

Fall hikes in Upstate NY: 10 easy hiking trails to experience fall foliage

As leaves change colors across the region, it's a great time to gather up family and friends and spend a sunny fall afternoon on one of these …

Articles about 6 stunning modern prefabs california on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks …

Prefab Homes

Articles about rustic shipping container home built shoestring budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...<p>As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping …

Shipping Containers

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Design

Half/Half tiny house leaves the inside up to you

Half/Half sits on a towable trailer and measures 20 ft (6 m) long, 8.5 ft (2.5 m) wide, and 13.6 ft (4.14 m) high. Like a lot of the tiny houses …

5 of the best natural parks in New York State

New York State boasts over four million acres of parkland – so how do you choose the best spot to explore this summer? With kayaking, rafting and …

shipping container architecture

Seems that unique remodeling and repurposing projects are popping up everywhere lately, which is a good thing. And this one is every bit as cool as …

MÜTZE GLATZE - Leon Glatzer

Raw Steel Higonokami Pocket Knife

The Higonokami knife was originally made in Japan in the late 1800s and is characterized by its lack of a locking mechanism and simple design. The …

Japan

This mountain’s only for the brave

My husband and I started our hike up Mount Katahdin on a nice August day last summer around 8:30am. We soon met people coming down the mountain, and …

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

National Parks

‘01 Harley XL1200S - Rock Solid Motorcycles

<i>Written by Martin Hodgson.</i><p>The custom bikes builders of Portugal are on fire of late and with the stakes constantly being raised, Rock Solid …

Motorcycles

35 hidden bars in New York City

Today, drinking is legal, but New Yorkers still love these speakeasies for their vintage decor, secret entrances, and cocktails made with classic ingredients.<p>From Dutch Kills in Long Island City to Attaboy on the Lower East Side, here are 35 hidden bars in New York City.<p><i>An earlier version of this</i> …

New York City

This Swedish house was designed by two million people — and it's surprisingly attractive

Between January and October of 2014, a Swedish online housing portal called Hemnet, collected data from more than 200 million clicks, gathered from 20% of Sweden's population.<p>The idea was to create the ultimate image of democracy: a home built by the people, for the people.<p>It's called the Hemnet …

Trends

How to Make an Amazing Buddha Bowl for Weight Loss

Buddha bowls, sometimes referred to as glory or hippie bowls, are hearty, filling dishes made of various greens, raw or roasted veggies, beans and a …

New York Outdoor Activities | Hiking, Biking, Camping

With millions of acres of protected wilderness and more than 2,000 miles of hiking and biking trails, New York State is a nature lover's paradise. In …

Rifle Reviews, Rifle Test | Outdoor Life

Barrett 98B<p>Score: 86.9<br>• Price: $4,419<p>The 98B delivers on its promise: Namely, that it is a tactical rifle suited for hunting. Our sample, chambered in …

The Lilypad tiny house in Portland features two loft spaces and a lot of personality

Move over, all you clutter-free tiny houses with stark interiors and no sign of personality, there's a new kid on the block. This Portland tiny home, …

Top 10 national and state parks in New England, USA

Photograph: Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images<p>Hiker descending Mount Katahdin.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/22/1432307231391/1b37fbbd-187c-48fd-967c-973b5ca7cddc-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images<p>Hiker descending Mount …

From Broken Drill Bit To Knife: Backyard Forging Basics

One of our tipsters sent in a great video showing how to make knives out of old broken drill bits. It comes from [The Art of Weapons] YouTube channel …

DIY Crate Storage Bench

Eco-Luxury Redefined: The Remarkable Portable Hotel Suite

I was fortunate to have recently experienced one of the most unique eco-friendly hotel suites in the world. Several of the prototype suites were purchased privately by a hotel developer I had met in the Caribbean. The DROP eco-hotel is a removable modular hotel room and will quickly become one of …

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

Bushcraft Soap: How to Make Soap in the Woods

Soap making in the woods can be an almost automatic thing. Anyone who’s done much camping knows that, if you throw some white ashes from a hardwood …

The Incredible Steampunk Tiny House By Maximus Extreme

When a company with the name like “Maximus Extreme” builds a tiny house you know to expect something a bit different. So when they completed this …