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10 Quick, Cheap, and Impressively Relevant DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is less than a week away, and your time for finding a costume is almost up... <i>almost</i>. We’ve got a guide to a bunch of quick, cheap, …

Halloween Costume

Plein Air Painting Adventures - Ep08 - Testing The Bushcraft Plein Air Easel

Plein Air Painting with Frank Francese - The Value Sketch (Part3)

plein air painting with Dennis Tyson Dec 15

The 28 Fittest People of 2015

From on-screen tough guys to CrossFit champs to Internet dunking stars, we rounded up the fit men and women who made this year uniquely memorable

Take a Visual Journey Through the Genius of Walt Disney's Nine Old Men

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>“Disney animation is so much more than technique. Creating personalities on the screen through drawings is extremely difficult …

Animation

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

MyFC launches the Jaq, a tiny fuel-cell charger that runs on water and salt

Fuel cells are starting to live up to their promise. They may not save the world, but they’re certainly capable of providing enough energy for your smartphone.<p>MyFC is demonstrating this with its eco-friendly Jaq fuel-cell charger, which is debuting this week at the 2016 International CES (the …

I Decided To Make Paper Cut Art My Profession

I am Parth Kothekar, paper cut artist from Ahmedabad (India). It was during my experiments with graffiti stencils that the idea of paper cuts came to …

Beaming 93-Year-Old Gleefully Models Granddaughter's Colorful Weavings

Artist Chinami Mori weaves delightfully colorful creations, her cheerful 93-year-old grandmother models them, and together they're a match made in Instagram heaven. Using a rainbow-colored assortment of fabric, string, and yarn, Mori engages in a freestyle Japanese weaving technique known as Saori. …

How Van Gogh Discovered Art in the Borinage

By Nellie Hermann December 31, 2015<p><i>We’re away until January 4, but we’re re-posting some of our favorite pieces from 2015. Please enjoy, and have a happy New Year!</i><p>Vincent van Gogh, <i>Coalmine in the Borinage</i>, 1879.<p><i>Van Gogh finds art in the Borinage.</i><p>In October of 1879, Theo van Gogh went to visit his …

South coast revolving artist studio completes first year

<b>A group of artists have completed the first year of a travelling art project working inside a revolving studio.</b><p>The Observatory project has seen six artists each spend two months working inside the temporary studio in two locations, Winchester and Lymington.<p>Identical in dimensions, one is a weather …

Building a Shipping Container Cabin

Secured Shipping Container Cabin<p>This will probably be the most controversial post I make on this blog. I’m actually going to make the case AGAINST …

5 Awesome Shipping Container Retreats

While shipping containers make excellent building blocks for permanent homes, they also make for great, inexpensive retreats. Below you will find a …

One Man Built A Home Out Of Shipping Containers And It's The Coolest Thing Ever

Would you live in a shipping container? No? Well, what if it looked like this?<p>Joseph Dupuis is the Carp, Ottawa man behind the "Off Grid Shipping Container Cabin" that's taken the Internet by storm. Currently listed on a classifieds site for $58,000 in Canadian dollars (roughly $46,500 USD), it's …

Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Take A Look At The World’s Best Tiny Houses

Don’t you wish you lived here?<p>With rising rents, a short supply of housing, and more people flocking to cities, it’s no wonder that micro-dwellings have become a zeitgeisty solution for modern living.<p>In <i>Big Little House</i> (Routledge, 2015), Houston-based architect Donna Kacmar chronicles the economic …

Small Spaces

Six Oaks is a Modern Yet Rustic Shipping Container Home in California

1/11<p>Six Oaks Shipping Container Home by Modulus in California<p>Six Oaks is a recycled shipping container house located in the forested mountains …

Articles about inside 5 tiny homes all under 600 feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising …

Tiny house with full-size appliances can sleep 8

Have your cake and eat it too<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Remember the Escape Traveler, the fab tiny home with major amenities like a full-size oven and bathtub? Well, despite already offering one of the more …

Articles about self contained on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s hardly a surprise that the Plant-in City cofounder lives surrounded by vegetation.<p>Miele's new La Perla series dishwashers (available in late fall 2008) have an automatic door opening and closing system that aids...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2016 issue.<p>A …

MUJI Launches Minimalist Prefab Homes

Thanks to minimalist all-stars MUJI, a weekend getaway home might not be too far of a stretch. The brand launched a trio of small prefab homes, …

Prefab Homes

Michigan's Second Shipping Container Home Has Landed

It looks like Michigan has jumped on the shipping container bandwagon. The Detroit News recently reported that a second home in Michigan made (partially) out of the large, hardworking steel boxes recently finished construction. Local firm ModEco Development constructed the 2,250-square-foot, …

Shipping Containers

15 Well-Designed Shipping Container Homes for Life Inside the Box

The hot trend of shipping container homes fulfills many design desires: living simply, lessening clutter, being environmentally conscious, building a …

The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

The 6 Most Brutal CrossFit WODs

Chris Giblin

Create Your Own CrossFit WOD

If you’re looking for creative ways to train smarter, not longer, look no further than some of the workout of the day (WOD) formats commonly used in …

CrossFit - Laurie Nelson Starts CrossFit in her 60's

Crossfit method training for seniors