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A $45 Million Experiment To Turn Dorms Into Incubators

At Lassonde Studios, dorm life and startup culture collide, as aspiring entrepreneurs work, live, eat, and play all in one place.<p>For University of Utah sophomore Jocee Porter, alone time is overrated. When she entered the school, the computer engineering major says she spent a lot of time hunkered …

Young carpenter builds cost-effective timber cabin for his first home

When a young carpenter with a modest budget wanted to build his first home, he turned to Atelier l’Abri for help with the design. The Montreal-based …

Shop Like the Pros and Order Your Beef Online

These days, you can purchase nearly anything online. Beef is no exception. From traditional mail-order companies like Omaha Steaks to farm-direct …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

A steak master shares his 7 steps to grilling the perfect cut of meat

But if you're looking to truly impress guests at your next backyard barbecue, you'll want to try these steps to the perfect steak, courtesy of chef Wade Wiestling of Mastro's Steakhouse.

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Design Thinking Comes of Age

There’s a shift under way in large organizations, one that puts design much closer to the center of the enterprise. But the shift isn’t about aesthetics. It’s about applying the principles of design to the way people work.<p>This new approach is in large part a response to the increasing complexity of …

The best steakhouse in every state

All across the country, restaurants serve it charred, medium, well done, rare, and tartare to salivating customers. It comes with an incredible variety of sides, from creamy mashed potatoes to buttered string beans and corn bread.<p>It's a dish that reaches across American diversity, binding us …

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A Flat-Pack Sofa Designed by the Bouroullec Brothers

French designer brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec turn down 90 percent of commission work offers, but when Danish design brand Hay asked them to …

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

Why Italian Craft Beer is So Expensive (and Worth the Splurge)

Drinking in Italy calls to mind mornings at the café, <i>signore e signori</i> crowding the counter, jockeying for their morning espresso, and afternoons spent over leisurely lunches, accompanied by carafes of house red. <b>But if you’re in Italy and aren’t thinking about craft beer, you’re missing out.</b><p>While …

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The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

New York City's elite public high schools have a big diversity problem

There are nine of these selective high schools in New York City. At eight of them, students take a test to get in, and at one—La Guardia High School, which specializes in the performing arts—students must audition.<p>Of the schools that "test in," black and Latino students will likely make up no more …

A Subscription Box For People Who Want Less Stuff And Better Design

The lifestyle brand strategist Aja Edmond has created a Birchbox for minimalists.<p>Splitting her time between Los Angeles, New York, and Berlin, Aja Edmond isn’t just a minimalist by choice: luggage only being so large, she’s one by necessity. And she doesn’t think she’s alone. “Everyone talks about …

Where Ruth Reichl Eats When She Visits Portland

Last week, six-time James Beard Award-winning author Ruth Reichl passed through Portland to give a lecture at OSU's Food Innovation Center, and after her talk, Eater caught up with the food writing legend to ask where she eats when she's visiting Portland. Reichl said she'd recently eaten at …

Best Oregon Wineries to Visit

That Oregon, with its wet weather and short summers, could ever be famous for wine was in doubt until as recently as 30 years ago, when it began to …

10 Places to Visit in Montreal

Restaurant impresarios are looking beyond Québécois classics at influences ranging 
from old-school Argentinean to ’70s-era Chinese. 
— Mark Slutsky

The Restaurant Essential That Beats All Your Tupperware

These rugged containers are the best thing for your leftovers<p>There is, and it’s those big, boxy hard-plastic food service containers with colorful …

5 Great Bottles for Riesling Fanatics

Riesling-obsessed with nowhere to go? New York's upcoming Rieslingfeier draws Riesling nuts from far and wide. For those who can't make it, here are …

Here’s What Happens When You Unleash A Bunch Of Designers On An Island And Tell Them To Build Their Dream Campsite

Armed with a few supplies, two weeks time, and a wealth of ideas, 18 designers descended on the Swedish island of Gotland and built their dream campsite. Hailing from all across Europe and practicing an array of disciplines—from product design to biology and mathematics—the group riffed on the …

Articles about revitalized brooklyn home designed adjust changing family on Dwell.com - Dwell

For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.<p>The newly opened Wythe Hotel proved to be an apt setting for the City Modern Brooklyn Design panel.<p>We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, …

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Magnificent Faucet Swirls Water into Elegant Patterns

A London student recently designed this conservation-friendly faucet that swirls your water into captivating geometric patterns as soon as you turn on the tap. The faucet weaves small jets of water into intricate, cross-hatched designs that look like they belong on delicate crystal glassware. The …

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No Let-Up in High-End NYC Steakhouses

If I may make one prediction for the year 2015, it is that the misnomer "healthy food" will fade while the even more misleading term "unhealthy food" will also become passé, except among those who believe in Dr. Oz.<p>For, from all I see happening in the U.S. restaurant sector, the idiocy of …

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Firing Randy Carlyle Is Toronto Maple Leafs' Latest Step Toward True Improvement

The Toronto Maple Leafs are...learning?<p>The firing of coach Randy Carlyle on Tuesday morning is the latest evidence that the Leafs organization has become sentient, the first step required before any robotic mechanism can rule humankind.<p>The Leafs have a long way to go—they are still not a good team, …