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21 Color Combinations for the Truly Fearless

Is charcoal and burnt orange not the coziest palette for fall?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's brave …

Articles about open light filled house mexico city on Dwell.com - Dwell

An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.<p>A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...<p>A London renovation resolves a family’s yearning for open air and greenery.<p>Gallery owner Hilario Galguera …

Mexico City

The Mistake Oprah Says People Make When Dreaming Big

In November 2004, Paolo Presta's life was forever changed when Oprah's Wildest Dreams bus dropped in for a surprise visit at his family's grocery …

29 Essential Places Your Well-Traveled Child Should Not Miss

From breathtaking national parks to natural wonders, bridges, dams, and museums that make learning a blast, these are America's top must-see …

Travel

A pilot explains why it’s time to get over your fear of turbulence

Turbulence: spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is it a crasher of planes? Judging by the reactions of many airline passengers, one would assume so; turbulence is far and away the number one concern of anxious passengers. Intuitively, this makes sense. …

Stormy

The Paperless Classroom is Coming

The national shift to computers in the classroom is happening fast, with paper, textbooks and pencils replaced by tablets, headphones and keyboards …

The Answers to Our Food Problems Need to Be Delicious

Even though I’ve traveled around the United States many times and keep fairly on top of many food culture and policy writers from there, my life and …

When Immigration Isn’t a One-Way Street

When my great grandfather made his way from China to the United States in the 1920s, I doubt he ever imagined his grandchildren and great …

CDC Director Compares Ebola Outbreak to AIDS Epidemic

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Thursday that the world must act to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from …

Amazon Plans to Open Its First Brick-and-Mortar Store

The world’s largest e-commerce company is finally going to embrace brick-and-mortar.<p>The Wall Street Journal on Thursday reported that Amazon.com will …

See the 20 Most Famous Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

Barack Obama, 2009 "For his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples"<br>Brooks Kraft—Corbis

The Perils of Nanny Cams and Kid Trackers

I’m acutely aware of how much time I spend fretting about my kids. I’m an admittedly nervous mother – all hell breaks loose in my house if someone …

You Can Buy the House Featured in Entourage

Ari Gold's house is up for grabs. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p><i>Photos: HBO/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage</i><p>The house, which was also owned by Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, features a pool, chef's kitchen, a large media room, and a three-car garage. And another bonus? It comes …

Canterbury House with a Gorgeous Pool by Canny Architects

<i>0</i><p>Auckland based studio Leuschke Group Ltd Registered Architects have designed the Parry Court residence. Parry Court by Leuschke Group Ltd Registered …

Architecture

Hillside Luxury: Head Road 1816 by SAOTA

This four-bedroom residence is located in the Fresnaye section of Cape Town, South Africa and was designed by the incomparable SAOTA (Stefan Antoni …

Stunning Mid-Century House Renovation by Mitchell Weisberg

Originally built in 1955 by HB Wolff & Co, Elm House was renovated and re-built from top to bottom in 2008 by developer/designer Mitchell …

A Home in Silverlake Gets a Modern Renovation

This 3700-square-foot home in Los Angeles’ Silverlake neighborhood got a major renovation by Matthew Finlason Design. The one million dollar property …

Flair and Functionality Exhibited by Luxurious Family Retreat in Australia

This custom designed family retreat envisioned by Residential Attitudes and located in Bicton, Australia, makes the most of its setting, capitalizing …

Why Trying to Find Your Life’s Purpose Is a Waste of Time (and What to Do Instead) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Waiting to discover your purpose? That’s a stupid strategy.<p>Blogs, courses, and coaches all over the internet claim that we each have one perfect …

Motivation

Three Ways Smartwatch Upstarts Can Survive the Apple-anche

The wearables market is technology’s latest battleground with small upstarts like Pebble and Omate, as well as early entrances from big players like …

Take A Tour Of SLS Las Vegas, The Hottest New Hotel On The Strip

After a $415 million renovation of the Sahara hotel, SLS Las Vegas debuted on August 23rd as the first major casino resort opening in Vegas in several years.<p>The enormous hotel has three separate towers with over 1,600 rooms, nine restaurants, three clubs, a spa with a salon, a 10,000-square-foot …

Iggy Azalea

How to Judge Someone's Character

<b>Answer by Michael Baucom</b><p>The things they laugh at.<p>I had a coworker back in Sulphur who saved his laughter for things he genuinely thought were …

13 Things That Make a House a Home

We're talking can't-live-without, warm-fuzzy stuff here. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>A house provides shelter, but a home is where you weather all of life's little storms — and revel in the sunshine. Here are a few of our favorite things that transform a mere shelter into …

5 Tips for Choosing Bed Linens

The founder of DwellStudio shares five tips for the selecting the chicest — and coziest — bed linens out there.<p>Being that we spend about one-third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to invest in bedding that's not only comfortable, but stands the test of time. But with so many options out there — …

16 Stunning Black and White Rooms

The graphic impact of black-and-white schemes never loses its appeal, and the combo works in rooms both haute and humble<p>The graphic impact of black-and-white schemes never loses its appeal, and the combo works in rooms both haute and humble

Interior Design

Now You Can Control Your House From Your Phone: Here's How

Wireless devices that control your lights, temperature, and more are all the rage. Get in on the trend with these best buys.<p>Imagine it: You're headed home and, with a few taps on your smartphone, you preheat the oven, tweak the thermostat, turn on the porch light and start a load of laundry. Sound …