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Articles about transformative duplex renovation montreal on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the city's Villeray neighborhood, a cramped structure is recast as an open work-play space for a young family.<p>Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A …

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A Modern Renovation of a 1950’s House in Texas

LR Studio and Katagiri Architecture + Design collaborated on a renovation of a late 1950’s house in downtown McAllen, Texas. Casa Westway improves on …

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Articles about make appearance these 9 modern entryways on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's September 2016 issue.<p>Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers...<p>From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.<p>Humble in …

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5 Trillion Pieces of Ocean Trash Found, But Fewer Particles Than Expected

Scientists estimate extent of plastic pollution amid mystery of where it's all going.<p>A new study on the amount of plastic pollution floating around the world's oceans found a lot of garbage but fewer small particles than researchers expected, raising new questions about how litter is interacting …

Will Wearing Makeup During a Pregnancy Make Your Baby Dumb?

You also could be potentially screwing your kid up if you eat cheese, sleep on your back, or go in a hot tub while pregnant.<p>Pregnancy is no cakewalk, from what I hear. Sometimes you feel inexplicably weepy. Sometimes you get adult acne. Sometimes your feet swell up so much that you go up a shoe …

Testosterone linked to colon cancer in rats

Testosterone may be a contributing factor in the formation of colon cancer tumors, new research with rats suggests.<p>Previous cancer research has shown …

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Starfish Are Melting

From Mexico to Alaska, starfish have been mysteriously melting for more than a year. When a starfish first gets sick, its arms pretzel up and white lesions form on its skin. Next, the starfish, normally plush with water absorbed to keep its shape, starts to deflate. Then suddenly, its limbs begin …

Pope Francis denies Dalai Lama an audience because of China concerns

Pope Francis has denied a private audience to the Dalai Lama because it could harm the Holy See’s already fraught relations with China, the Vatican said on Friday.<p>The request was declined “for obvious reasons concerning the delicate situation” with China, a Vatican spokesman said. The Dalai Lama, …

Typhoon Hagupit: UN using crowdsourcing platform to help assess damage

At least 27 people have been killed and a million people evacuated after Typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby) made landfall in the Philippines on Saturday night. Though Hagupit appears to be weakening as it approaches the Philippines capital, Manila, it’s thought to have destroyed around 80% of …

Geminid meteor shower: share your photos from around the world

If the night sky is clear, this weekend will be your best chance of capturing the annual Geminid meteor shower. It is expected to be visible from around 10 pm on Saturday in the UK, but the meteor shower can be viewed from almost anywhere on the planet if the weather conditions are clear enough.<p>Are …

What Does It Take To Bring Transparency To Medicine?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Courage.<p><b>About Leana Wen's TED Talk</b><p>Doctors in the U.S. don't have to tell patients about conflicts of interest. When physician Leana Wen asked her fellow doctors to open up, the reaction she got was frightening.<p><b>About Leana Wen</b><p>I'm going to fight against any forces …