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40 Bougie Products On Amazon That Are Surprisingly Inexpensive

Have you ever walked into a particularly bougie boutique, sniffed a delicious-but-ever-so-delicately-scented candle, and then turned it over to …

Shopping

A Well-Traveled Couple Launch a Line of Sleek Homes on Wheels

The husband-and-wife duo behind Living Vehicle tell us the story behind the off-grid, mobile home that is shaking up the industry.<p>Santa Barbara, California–based architect Matthew Hofmann and his wife and business partner Joanna have been embracing the nomadic life for the past few years, residing …

Santa Barbara

The 25 Most Important American Craft Beers Ever Brewed

With more than 5,000 breweries, some of which produce dozens of different beers every year, America is home to the largest and most diverse beer …

Beer

My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields Gets Deep Into 'Loveless'

This is a complex and fascinating conversation with Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine about the latest version of the band's legendary 1991 album, <i>Loveless.</i> It's also about the group's future.<p>If you have the vinyl version of <i>Loveless</i>, you probably think it's an analog recording. The technical …

103 Earthworks: Local Natives: The Colorado River Chapter 1

Tour a Beautifully Renovated 1972 Airstream for Two

<b>Name:</b> Rachael Gibilterra, her husband Virgil, and their rescue pup, Jovie <b><br>Location:</b> San Diego, California <b><br>Size:</b> 180 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 3 …

Airstream

Hieroglyphic Being fuses John Coltrane and Herbie Hancock with Chicago house on new Soul Jazz LP

The post Hieroglyphic Being fuses John Coltrane and Herbie Hancock with Chicago house on new Soul Jazz LP appeared first on The Vinyl Factory.

Soul Music

Blast Your Entire Upper-Body With These 4 Moves

This complex from trainer Andy Speer will fire up your muscles without taking up a ton of time<p>This complex from trainer Andy Speer, creator of Anarchy Arms from <i>Men's Health</i> — a series of workouts that will help you build a ripped upper-body — will fire up your muscles without burning up a ton of …

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St. Vincent

Whenever I imagined a St. Vincent Tiny Desk Concert, it was always going to be loud and electric. But I didn't see this coming – the brilliant guitarist arrived at NPR with one steel string acoustic guitar and without a warm-up or soundcheck. Annie Clark stood at my desk, in front of a few …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

This 10-Minute Circuit Practically Guarantees a Ripped Upper-Body

Both quality and quantity should be your focus<p>"There's a lot of power in completing 50 quality reps," says Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of <i>Maximus Body</i>, which is designed to help you build muscle and burn fat insanely fast. It's a brief statement, but it's loaded with wisdom.<p>Mastering a …

Sean Parker unloads on Facebook: “God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains”

Sean Parker, the founding president of Facebook, gave me a candid insider's look at how social networks purposely hook and potentially hurt our …

Health Care

James Murphy Wants to Justify LCD Soundsystem’s Existence (Again)

The musician James Murphy is the kind of guy who can — and will — tell an intimate David Bowie story, while also making it clear that he knows it’s a bit embarrassing, or at least uncomfortable, to be the kind of guy who might drop a two-ton name like that out of nowhere. He can tell what you’re …

This Simple Daily Habit Will Make Your Day Better

Becoming the best version of yourself doesn't require magic. It starts with this simple habit.<p>Learning a language, writing a book, getting a job promotion, improving productivity, becoming a million dollar business, becoming healthier, developing fulfilling relationships, getting out of debt, …

10 things you should do for your self-esteem every day

Simple yet effective strategies for feeling better about yourself<p>Developing good self-esteem is a bit like building physical fitness. It doesn't …

10 Kit Home Companies to Watch

In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin. However, today you can create an ultra-modern look with natural materials by going the route of a prefabricated kit home.<p>Many companies will deliver all the materials necessary for …

Vermont Make Music You Can Listen to Even When You're Tired of Music on New Album 'II'

Danilo Plessow—AKA Motor City Drum Ensemble—and Marcus Worgull open up about escapism, trance, and their sophomore album on Kompakt.<p>What exactly do DJs and producers do during the week, when they've not got gigs lined up? Buy records for their next set, maybe? Spend the days listening to track …

Every Book Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

Whether he’s reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, President …

Your Creative Calendar: 68 Things To See, Hear, And Read In January

• J<i>eff Ross Presents Roast Battle II</i>, premieres January 1 on Comedy Central.• <i><br>The Mick</i>, premieres January 1 on FOX.• <i><br>Ransom</i>, premieres January 1 on</i> …

TV

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This New Love Chair Can Seat One . . . or 12

Expand Furniture's Flexible Love chair can extend roughly 17 feet and bend around tables<p>If your apartment is small and your squad is large, this may be the chair for you. Expand Furniture's Flexible Love 12-seat expandable chair is an almost magical example of adaptable design. At first glance, the …

'70s bunker-like house is actually a dream

Under ground but not underground<p>If you’re not quite ready to burrow all the way down into the ground in preparation for whatever may ensue in our volatile world in the coming days, weeks, and months, then consider the appeal of this under-ground but not-underground home in McLean, Virginia.<p>Designed …

You Can’t Take Your Eyes Off Of Bon Iver’s Latest Visual

“8 (circle)”<p>We almost thought that the day would never come when Justin Vernon released another Bon Iver record into the world, but alas <i>22, A Million</i> is here. Since the drop, the group has shared a handful of lyric videos to accompany some of the tracks.<p>All of the videos for this project were …

Aldo Leopold Bench Plans

This step by step woodworking project is about aldo leopold bench plans. This bench is super simple to build, but surprisingly sturdy. If you like …

Woodworking

‘Rushmore’ Behind-the-Scenes Documentary Shows the Making of Wes Anderson’s Classic

The 18-minute featurette was made by Anderson's brother Eric.<p>“Rushmore” saved Jason Schwartzman. What did you ever do? Wes Anderson somehow manages …

Prefab Housing Isn’t A Subculture Anymore, It’s A Necessity

In the fifth book of her “Prefabulous” series, author Sheri Koones hits upon “the ideal method” for building homes.<p>Housing trends come and go, but <i>Prefabulous Small Houses</i>, the latest book from prefab evangelist Sheri Koones, isn’t about a flavor of the month. She argues that this is the most …

New Mix: Wilco, Sleigh Bells, The Julie Ruin, JEFF The Brotherhood, More

On this week's episode of <i>All Songs Considered,</i> we play new music from old favorites Wilco, JEFF The Brotherhood and Sleigh Bells. We also share songs from artists we've only just found out about: Bob introduces us to the young, Singapore-based Linying and our intern Sophie brings us Globelamp.<p>Robin …

Architecture’s Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson – review

They were rivals who shaped American architecture, but to call them an ‘odd couple’ overstates their relationship<p>Frank Lloyd Wright was a true original – creator of buildings both flawed and brilliant, a devout believer in his own genius, nature-loving, midwestern, New-York-hating – who sought to …

The most iconic midcentury modern dining room in the US is being auctioned off, piece by beautiful piece

Since its opening in 1959, the Four Seasons restaurant in midtown Manhattan has served as an epicenter of a certain sort of New York power. “Spectacular, modern and audacious,” espoused The New York Times food critic, Craig Claiborne that year. “Both in décor and in menu.”<p>Two weeks before the …

Dining Rooms