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Google Nexus 9: First Look And Hands On With The 8.9-inch HTC Tablet

No one has been more critical of HTC than me, but at the same time there’s nothing personal in what I previously said about the company and its 2014 product line-up. My big problem with HTC is that it’s proven itself incredibly capable of making great hardware, but somehow fails at every other …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Salted Caramels

Caramels are one of my favorite candies. That melt-in-your-mouth honeyed flavor with a subtle punch of salt is so addictive, and the perfect canvas for creating delicious Halloween candies. I love making batches of these to keep in bowls at costume parties and get-togethers. Enjoy!<p><b>SALTED …

Dessert

The Top 10 Things Photographers Wish They Learned in Photo School

Hindsight is always 20/20 – which is why if you’re a photography student or about to launch your photo business, you should turn to those who have …

Articles about 12 tips clutter free home office on Dwell.com - Dwell

All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are in the air.<p>An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.<p>Of …

Home Offices

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road

Today, the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is relatively remote, known mostly for its magnificent medieval ruins. But over a millennium ago, it was …

This Is What 100 Calories Looks Like

Diet fads come and go every day, each one more extreme than the next. No carbs, no fat, high fat, no meat, high meat, no gluten — we don't know about …

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

Wellness

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Arabic Calligraphy – Taking A Closer Look

Can different scripts tell us more information, such as the geographical area where each was developed? How much is the local culture affected by …

Celias – Geometric Font Family

Celias – A Sharp Geometric Type Family.<p><b>Celias</b> is a geometric font family from Type Dynamic, which consists of 7 weights (ranging from Hairline to …

Articles about inexpensive gabled garden shed belgium on Dwell.com - Dwell

A few years ago, Ben Lord surveyed the garden sheds on the market in his native England and didn’t like what he saw.<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural …

Architecture

Articles about design icon renzo piano on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling dialogue between city and culture.<p>As we look forward to the new rising stars of architects, it is equally important to acknowledge existing work of seasoned...<p>In our February 2009 issue we sat down with acclaimed …

Frank Lloyd Wright

A Concise Video Refresher of the Basic Rules of Composition

Composition and the rules that accompany it are some of the most basic aspects you learn when first picking up a camera. If you’ve been a …

How to Succeed as a National Geographic Photographer

Being a National Geographic photographer sounds like a dream job for many aspiring photographers, but as William Albert Allard explains in the …

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real …

Cute

The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Dan Christofferson - The Fox Is Black

Dan Christofferson is an illustrator, painter, and designer from Salt Lake City who also goes by the name Beeteeth (which I think is pretty rad). He …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hiking

I Heart My City: Jill’s San Francisco

<b>Jill Schneider</b>‘s career as a photojournalist takes her all around the world, but her hometown of San Francisco always calls her back. A high school photography teacher and leader for National Geographic Student Expeditions, Jill is also a frequent Intelligent Travel contributor. Here are some of …

New Skull Reveals A Simpler Family Tree — NOVA Next

It took just one skull, but it allowed anthropologists to drastically simplify our evolutionary family tree. The 1.8-million-year-old specimen was …

Why do cats purr?

These comforting sounds are good for them and for us, too.<p>It's easy to assume that cats purr because they're happy. After all, when your kitty …

Pets

A Photographic Exploration Of The Oldest Living Things In The World

For nearly a decade, photographer Rachel Sussman has been traveling the globe in search of the world's oldest living things. From the Mojave Desert to the Australian Outback to Greenland's icy expanses, she captures portraits of life forms so relentless they've managed to survive eons of planetary …

Shakira's 12 Best Songs As A Brunette

<b>Shakira's</b> been blonde for so long, it's hard to remember the days when the <i>Colombiana</i> rocked a darker set of locks. Back in her rocker days, Shakira was a full-fledged brunette... and she recorded some of her absolute best songs during those years.<p>So, here it is: the 12 best Shakira jams from her …

Shakira

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