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Grandfather Builds Incredible 3-Story Treehouse with a Spiral Slide for His Grandkids

Jay Hewitt has built the ultimate playhouse for his grandchildren to safely frolic in. A contractor by trade, he fashioned an impressive three-story, 40-foot-tall treehouse that's supported by four maple trees on his Massachusetts property. At first glance, it looks like a conventional home–Hewitt …

Articles about 6 homes inspired japanese design on Dwell.com - Dwell

When Shevi Loewinger first left Tel Aviv for San Francisco seven years ago, she landed in the Bay Area with the eager...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, …

Great Depression

Pull Quote

Book Talk<p>Alexander von Humboldt isn’t a household name today, but ecologists and nature writers remain rooted in his vision of nature, says author.<p>In his time, the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt was an icon, as famous as Darwin or Goethe.<p>But the global dominance of Anglo-Saxon culture, …

South America

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

The 10 moments that changed science and engineering: in pictures - Telegraph

Tesla's CTO Wants To Take Batteries To A New Dimension

And inside, instead of multiple dials and switches, a large touchscreen dominates the centre console. Established carmakers have tended to make modest electric vehicles, usually small ones to eke out the range available from their pricey batteries. But it was Tesla, a Silicon Valley startup, which …

Escaping the Recession by Boat

ANCHORED IN AN AQUA LAGOON, surrounded by a necklace of thin coral beach, the 32-foot cutter Saltbreaker has a tight below-decks cabin that smells like mildew, body odor, and, just now, a strip-mall dollar store. The space is a catastrophe of new T-shirts, cheap baseball hats, sunglasses, ballpoint …

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23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

Your favourite secret corners of the British countryside – mapped

To tie in with BBC series Secret Britain, we asked you to suggest underappreciated corners of the country. Find them all using our custom-built map – just try to keep them to yourself<p>Last week was the start of a new series of Secret Britain, the BBC1 show where the corn-fed duo of Adam Henson and …

Gothenburg city guide: what to visit plus bars, restaurants and hotels

Photograph: Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Styrso island - just 20 minutes by boat from the harbour at Saltholmen.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/2/1427989053945/36ce1fdf-f97d-4a7a-af0c-d6a204925cd3-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Styrso island - just 20 …

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Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Articles about life smooth sailing these contemporary houseboat and nautical homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sited among lush trees on an 11,303-square-foot lot, this tranquil dwelling is deeply connected to nature.<p>Stealth storage and a color palette borrowed from nature lets this Australian houseboat live larger than its 495 square feet.<p>Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Ocean Gravity: Spectacular Footage of Freediver Guillaume Nery Flying through Swift Ocean Currents North of Tahiti | Colossal

<p>Filmed late last year by director and underwater cameraman Julie Gautier, this amazing footage shows free diver Guillaume Néry as he’s carried by …

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The prettiest streets in Britain

What could be more appealing than a row of beautiful houses in a picture-perfect setting? Caroline McGhie explores the country’s roads to happiness<p>In the pursuit of wealth, status and privacy, we sometimes forget that some of the prettiest streets in the country are as heart-stopping as our …

Hi-tech ultrasound gadget turns your sink into a washing machine

Ultimate kitchen gadget 'Dolfi' uses ultrasound to blast dirt from your clothes in under 30 minutes<p>When the washing machine was invented, it transformed lives – but now, there is a much more high-tech way to wash your laundry.<p>“The Dolfi” is a tiny gadget that uses ultrasonic soundwaves to blast …

22 tips, tricks and shortcuts for Android Lollipop

<b>1. Settings Search Bar</b><p>Settings now has its own dedicated search bar. While this may seem like a very minor addition, it’s actually a great timesaver when you know exactly what you’re after. For example, let’s say you want to change your network settings, but you don’t know where to look. Just head …

Android Phones

Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?

The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in the backyard (or basement), and become utterly …

Clean Energy

The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …

Tuscany travel guide

Expert guide to Tuscany<p>An insider's guide to Tuscany featuring the region's best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and attractions, chosen by our expert.<p>Why go?<p>Why is Tuscany so eternally popular? After travelling the length and breadth of Italy for over 30 years, I think I’m getting close to an …

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

Whisky: the most complex spirit on Earth

Christopher Middleton has learnt that where whisky is concerned, there’s nothing to fear<p>There are people who maintain that whisky is something not so much to be sipped as worshipped. Ignore them, says Charles MacLean, host of the first-ever <b>Telegraph Whisky Experience</b>.<p>Having written 16 books on the …

Starry Oregon Skies Sparkle in Breathtaking Milky Way Photo Series

Ben Coffman spends his nights capturing the starry skies of Oregon, and the results are astonishing. The Portland-based photographer frequents Crater Lake and other iconic Oregon vistas during odd hours to achieve awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way.<p>The effortless natural …

Natural Beauty

Hokkaido: Japan's wild frontier

It's got world class skiing and neon-lit cities, but Japan's northerly island also has untamed back-country haunted by its indigenous Ainu people<p>From …

The Identity Crisis Under the Ink

Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?<p>Some weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed subway ride to work, I found myself staring at a young woman on the other side of the car. She wore business attire with a North Face …