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7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Beef Stew

From using the wrong cut of beef to overthickening the stew, the most common ways home cooks ruin beef stew<p>It's stew season! We've been taking advantage of the chill in the air, and making warm, cozy dishes like chili, posole, and chicken stew for dinner. But there's one stew to rule them all: beef …

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28 Scandinavian Holiday Decor Ideas That Are Totally Häftigt

If the traditional wintertime explosion of tinsel and glitter decorations makes you cringe a tiny bit, Scandinavian holiday decor can be a treat: Handmade decorations, simple color palettes, natural elements and as many candles as you can light are all characteristic of the Nordic aesthetic, and it …

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Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.<p>A traditional home in Toronto goes modern.<p>Shh, can you keep a secret? The Royal College of Art in London is having its annual RCA Secret exhibition and one-day shop of …

Articles about illuminated arkansas home changes colors tap smartphone on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Manhattan renovation takes cues from its neighbors—a pioneering artist’s loft and the light of the nearby Hudson River.<p>Flanking a gritty, humming stretch of Colfax Avenue, a Studiotrope-designed building weaves cultural influences into a community...<p>New to the American market and armed with a …

11 Unexpected Fall Color Combos You Need to Try Now

Along with an onslaught of super chic layers — capes, fluffy scarves and of-the-moment-oversized sweaters to name a few — one of the best parts of fall has to be the reemergence of all those rich jewel tones and foliage inspired-hues. It might be tempting to deck yourself out in classic black, …

The Real World Series Rivalry: Kansas City vs New York Strip Steak

Baseball may currently be on the forefront of the intense competition between New York and Kansas City, but the two cities also have a deep-rooted food rivalry that dates back to the 1800's: Is it a New York or Kansas City strip steak? New York's iconic steakhouse Delmonico's is credited with …

Yahoo wants to kill passwords with revamped Mail app

Yahoo thinks it can make your password a thing of the past.<p>The Sunnyvale, California-based Internet giant unveiled new features Thursday, including one that enables people to log in to their email accounts without a password. You go to mail.yahoo.com, enter your user name and press "continue." …

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Are These 7 Superfoods Actually Super?

Kale, chia seeds, seaweed: these trendy superfoods have garnered a lot of buzz for their health benefits. But are any of them actually a “magic bullet” nutrition solution? We get to the bottom of it.<p><b>Tyler MacNiven</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s grub guru and food explorer, just debunked the myths surrounding the …

Is a Buddhist Nun Making the World’s ‘Most Exquisite’ Food?

Is a woman with a vegan arsenal of ingredients, a limited audience, and no professional culinary training one of the world's top chefs? This is the question author Jeff Gordinier poses in a profile of Zen Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan, featured this week's issue of <i>T Magazine</i>. Kwan lives and cooks in a …

Articles about old row house montreal gets colorful modern upgrade on Dwell.com - Dwell

Warm, repurposed building materials are favored in this savvy renovation by MARK + VIVI.<p>A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.<p>Following the interventions of architect Matthew Baird and interior designer Janet Liles, Mo Ogrodnik’s apartment, which …

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

3D Printing Rescues Frank Lloyd Wright’s Annie Pfeiffer Chapel

Did you know the largest architectural enclave of architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s work in the world is located on a Floridian college campus? …

The hardest college to get into in every state

With an acceptance rate of just 5.8% and typical SAT scores between 2120 and 2390, Harvard University is America's hardest college to get into, according to a new list from the academic review site Niche.com.<p>The rankings are based on acceptance rates and SAT and ACT scores reported to the US …

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Classic Viennese Apartment Given a Modern Renovation

In the 15th district of Vienna lies a classic, 1400 square foot Viennese apartment, named Apartment H+M, that was built at the turn of the century. …

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7 Preserved Modern Architecture Icons in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Conservancy announced the recipients of its 34th Annual Preservation Awards, and has honored architect and Googie preservationist, Alan Hess, with this year’s President’s Award. Here's a peek at this year's winners.<p>Of all the deserving submissions for the 34th Annual Los Angeles …

These Florists' Gorgeous Instagram Accounts Make Us Feel #Blessed

Love gorgeous flowers? Great. Follow these accounts on Instagram.<p></head>Move over, avocado toast: We've expanded our Instagram fixations. While it's no secret that a few blooms on the table can really elevate a dinner into something special, it's a little trickier to create stunning centerpieces …

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Articles about japanese designer reimagines relationship between architecture and furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

An enterprising duo mines their respective creative and business backgrounds to create a furniture collection with French roots...<p>Four design teams create temporary spaces that toy with the concept of home in Trafalgar Square.<p>Two British designers handcraft a French country retreat as elemental as …

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10 overrated tourist attractions in the US — and where to go instead

Knowing which tourist attractions are worth seeing and which aren't can help you save valuable time and leave you feeling like you saw the best of the area on a trip.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the most disappointing tourist traps in …

An Actually Useful Guide to Louisville, Kentucky

We're going to Louisville, Kentucky—and Please & Thank You barista Ethan Shepherd is showing us the ropes. This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on where to go and what to do in their hometowns.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the</i> …

Why Winning the Dancing Baby Lawsuit Is a Big Deal For the Internet

In 2007, a home video of a baby dancing to Prince’s 1984 masterpiece <i>Let’s Go Crazy</i> was uploaded onto YouTube. Eight years and a few dozen lawyers …

Cleansing Tea

Makes about 4 cups<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Nutrients are lost when ingredients boil, so steep this cold-and-flu-buster at a relatively low temperature.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2" cinnamon stick<p>¼ cup coriander seeds<p>1 bunch cilantro, with roots if possible, lightly bruised with the …

15 Hidden New Features Tucked Away In iOS 9

After months in beta, iOS 9 hits iPhones and iPads today! Hurrah!<p>Want to be the master of all things iOS 9? We’ve compiled a list of some of the neat but not-so-obvious features, many of which are tucked away enough that you might not otherwise stumble upon them on your own.<p>We’ll expand this list …

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A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs

From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by America's most famous architect.<p>If you were plotting a Frank Lloyd Wright tour of American architecture, the 2700 block of West Burnham Street in Milwaukee might not …

How Namee Jorolan Sunico wrote the first Filipino Baby Food Cookbook

From the time she was a little girl, Namee Jorolan Sunico grew up knowing how to choose the best, freshest ingredients for cooking well. Namee …

Airbnb's logo found in decades-old trademark book

Airbnb switched to its ‘Bélo’ logo roughly a year ago, and the curvy triangle certainly looked familiar to some. While many charged that it evoked a certain part of the female anatomy, at the time we noted that it had a very similar appearance to the logo for Automation Anywhere.<p>But actually, the …

Polaroid's $99 ink-free Snap instant camera is a joy of a toy to use

BERLIN — Polaroid's new Snap camera that prints instant photos without ink is so hot right now, it could catch on fire — and it's not even out yet.<p>We …

Pics or It Didn't Happen! Making Memory and Meaning in the Age of Overload

A Photograph Not Taken<p>Several years ago, I visited a watchmaker in Rotterdam. I was living in the Netherlands at the time, but was unfamiliar with …

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Know Your Rights: Photographers

Taking photographs of things that are plainly visible from public spaces is a constitutional right – and that includes federal buildings, …