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8 simple exercises for a strong and toned back

Feel stronger with these moves<p>Whether your goal is to strengthen your muscles for that oversized backpack, or to hone and tone your shoulders, we …

14 Bedrooms That Will Inspire You to Get on the Light and Airy Trend

If you aren't already convinced by the fact that every bedroom should have a calming color palette, then let us introduce you to the "light and airy" decor trend. By keeping things bright and cozy, you'll create a relaxing space that will help you manage your stress and decompress — and, who knows, …

Alfa Romeo Stelvio review: will Alfa's SUV pass the test?

Concrete house offers indoor-outdoor living among fruit trees

Ahh...<p>Indoor-outdoor home designs often feature large glass windows to create that seamless transition. But this home in Israel takes it one step further— the architects lifted the roof off the walls to create an opening in the walls, ensuring that there is no break between the interior and …

Architecture

DIY: 6-steps to a home-made gazebo

Building a pergola or gazebo is surprisingly easy if you've planned in advance and accounted for all the materials.<p>A garden is often the most …

30+ White Bathrooms That Will Instantly Make You Feel Serene

An all-white color palette makes any bathroom a peaceful, settling retreat.<p>You won't be able to stop staring at these gorgeous (and spotless) all-white bathrooms.

Interior Design

BMW i Designer, Other Key Execs Leave for Chinese Electric-Car Startup

Benoit Jacob’s name is attached to one of the most striking car designs you can buy today, the paradigm-shifting BMW i8. But recent reports suggest that Jacob and two of his BMW i division colleagues are jumping ship for yet another out-of-nowhere Chinese-backed electric-car startup.<p><i>The Wall Street</i> …

Electric Vehicles

Ford Offers Stealth Light Bar for Police Interceptor Utility

Trust no Explorer<p>A new stealth light bar is now available for the Ford Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility. With no need for a roof-mounted light bar, the new option will make a Ford Police Interceptor Utility harder to recognize.<p>“Today, agencies typically use aftermarket interior visor light …

Laundry Rooms

Dubai hotel fire: Inferno at 63-storey Address Downtown hotel near New Year's Eve fireworks display

Hundreds of Dubai’s tallest buildings are infernos waiting to happen, a leading fire safety expert says, as new video of the burnt interior of the Address Hotel is released

1950s Kansas Ranch House Gets a Modern Makeover

Located in Leawood, Kansas, this home is the result of an inspiring renovation. The family living here challenged <b>Hufft Projects</b> to adapt their 1950s …

Architecture

Erdogan dissuades Bosphorus Bridge jumper

A dramatic scene on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge on Friday as Turkish President Erdogan dissuaded a man from committing suicide.<p>Erdogan motorcade happened to be crossing the bridge as the man was preparing to jump.<p>The president’s bodyguards approached him and Erdogan spoke to him through his car …

Tiny Kitchen, Big Ideas

Kim Cornelison Photography Inc.<p>Kim Cornelison Photography Inc.<p>Kim Cornelison and her husband, Alfie Ferreyra, endured 15 months of dust, disorder, …

Articles about light filled brooklyn townhouse features large indoor outdoor space entertaining on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Featuring architecture by award-winning JFAK Architects...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>A designer couple …

Outdoor Spaces

Lonely Planet's best beaches in Europe 2015

Europe is blessed with many beaches of coffee-table book beauty, but it’s the sheer variety of them that sets it apart. From Caribbean-quality strips of sand and glinting water to storm-sculpted collisions of land and sea, few parts of the world offer beach lovers such breadth of choice.<p>Whether …

European Travel

Should holidaymakers to Greece be worried about a Grexit?

Can I cancel my trip to Greece?<p>Tour operators and airlines are under no obligation to provide a refund should you decide not to travel to Greece. In theory, unless the Foreign Office advises against travel to Greece, or the areas that holidaymakers are travelling to, those who are due to depart for …

This Genius Tiny Apartment Transforms Into 5 Different Rooms

It has everything you need in 360 square feet.<p>Well, here's a new twist on the micro-apartment trend: This 360-square-foot apartment in New York City's Gramercy neighborhood turns itself into five different rooms with the push of a button. Created by MKCA — designers of many of New York's tiniest …

Dining Rooms

Sakti3: The Next-Gen Battery Company You Need to Know About

We’re always on the lookout for emerging technologies, manufacturing processes, and other nerdy things that could disrupt or enhance the automotive industry—but we must admit that our most recent discovery was a bit of a surprise. That discovery would be Michigan-based battery-tech startup Sakti3, …

Clean Energy

10 Modern Bathroom Spaces with Cozy Features

In the days following Christmas it’s been COLD in my neck of the woods. Who’s with me here?! In the dead of winter, it’s important to turn your home …