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How to Make Salted Caramel Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Maker

<i>Photo by Grace Bodkin</i><p>You might be attempting a healthy summer diet right now, and if you are, I'm sorry because this ice cream will change that. This no-churn salted caramel ice cream is heavenly - plus it only takes 15 minutes to prepare. Oh, hell yes.<p><i>Photo by Grace Bodkin</i><p><b>No-Churn Salted Caramel</b> …

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Study: Smokers who beat mortality rates may hold a special genetic key

We all know one: an aunt, a great-grandfather, an in-law who flies in the face of common health wisdom and who, despite smoking regularly for decades, shows no sign of slowing down. Turns out, there may be a genetic reason for their resilience—a new study suggests that smokers who live …

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A Tree Swing that Creates a Light Show at Night

Drop your darkness fears at the door and hop on the LED Tree Swing by Germán González Garrido and swing your way to a nighttime light show. The seat …

Furniture

Party on Your Patio: Outdoor Serving Station

Entertaining outdoors this summer? Mix drinks and display appetizers with ease with this simple and smart outdoor serving station!<p>For me, the biggest stress related to patio dining is almost always an issue of space. Having a dedicated serving area removes this problem so you can enjoy your guests, …

Landscaping

These Cracked Log Lamps Look Like Something Out of a Pixar Movie

Cracked Log Lamps by Duncan Meerding<p>Posted in Living<p>What if we told you that a blind man was designing interior lighting that looked like something …

Watches

Talk of poo has suddenly moved from the gutter to cool design circles thanks to the debut this week of il Museo della Merda - or the Museum of Shit - in Castelbosco, Italy: http://po.st/2IlyqM

Brightly Colored Murals Mesmerize with Their Hypnotic Abstract Patterns

Miami-based artist Douglas Hoekzema, also known as Hoxxoh, uses vibrant colors to create murals that seem to burst with energy. The abstract designs cover the sides of buildings and stadiums, mesmerizing passersby with their hypnotic patterns. Undulating waves and psychedelic circular shapes are …

Art

Renovated House Has the World's Largest Pivoting Windows

This Antwerp home has a pair of glass doors recognized as “the world's largest pivoting window.” The two-story twin glazings, designed by Belgian studio Sculp IT, are impressive pieces of architectural design–in size, weight, and sleekness. Together, they clock in at nearly four tons and are 20 …

Architecture

Vibrant Paintings on Cross-Sectioned Trees Made Using Ballpoint Pen

Tucked just beneath the edges of tree bark are brilliant technicolor paintings by artist Shane McAdams. Collecting walnut, ash, and oak woods, he gives these rough textures a psychedelic twist. The organic shapes of the cross-sectioned trees create the perfect frame for McAdam's vibrant technique, …

Digital Art

Sunday #DrinkPorn: Cooling Summer Cocktails

Maybe you’ve had a long week. Or maybe the heat, so slow to start, is already getting to you. A cooling cocktail just might be the perfect “corpse reviver”—to borrow a phrase from P. G. Wodehouse. In addition to tried-and-true tipplers like gin and tonics and mojitos, there are lots of handcrafted …

Articles about photo week modern backyard tree house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to …

Architecture

Articles about 10-modern-serving-trays-and-platters on Dwell.com - Dwell

Jaime Hayon's new vessel for Fritz Hansen reimagines an ancient flower-arranging technique.<p>A Denver family lives in a Victorian home built in 1890, with its classical charm and conventions.<p>In Salt Lake City, a place not renowned for progressive architecture, Brent Jespersen built a luminous canyon …

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DIY Shape-Shifting Lamp Lets You Stack and Build the Lamp of Your Dreams

Craftsman Mike Warren was inspired by the beauty of the Babele lamp by Manifattura Italian Design, but unwilling to pay the high sale price. So, the determined designer decided to hand craft a version of the lamp, which is a playful, shape-shifting piece that can be arranged and stacked to your …

Woodworking

Artist Gives Snail Shells an Upgrade So People Don't Accidentally Step on Them

For several years, artist Stefan Siverud has been decorating snails' shells with colorful, eye-catching designs for his <i>Snailpimp</i> project. Thus far, the series has featured tiny mollusks sporting anything from a vibrant rainbow or an impressive miniature lighthouse to the McDonald's logo. Aside from …

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Floating Observation Dome Gives Koi Fish a Scenic View of the Outside World

Koi Fish swim gracefully underwater but, unfortunately for them, their view of the outside world is just out of reach. The Floating Fish Dome by Dutch company Velda solves this issue and allows the privileged fish to swim a bit higher than the pond's surface. The fish are especially enticed to …

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Spirals – Experiments in Color, Rhythm, and Repetition

Spirals, a digital art series by Ari Weinkle of experiments in color, rhythm, and repetition.<p>Ari Weinkle is a Boston based artist and designer. His …