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Articles about 5 midcentury modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>A well-designed living room is welcoming, comfortable, and personal.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we …

The Colours To Try In 2015

Springtime for hipsters: photographer Mr Paul Octavious refocuses his Pantone Project on MR PORTER’s palette for the season<p>As the “great dress …

The Secret of Gobekli Tepe: Cosmic Equinox and Sacred Marriage - Part 1

Göbeklitepe is an ancient and significant site which has been pushing back the beginnings of civilization further than we previously assumed. As each …

The death of the exam: Canada is at the leading edge of killing the dreaded annual ‘final’ for good

Print<p>Exam season — that annual academic ritual of last-ditch, high-stress cramming — is upon the students of Canada. But as two major universities, …

Minimalist Bathroom Fixtures Collection by Ex.t

Articles about 6 homes framed trees on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of …

Ancient tablets reveal whole family underwent Sallekhana, ritual fasting unto death

Archaeologists in the state of Karnataka, in South West India, have discovered a set of ancient tablets with inscriptions that reveal a family of six …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Articles about wood house on Dwell.com - Dwell

The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Designing a house for this setting was a …

'Bedlam' graveyard excavation may reveal thousands of skeletons

Archaeologists could pull thousands of skeletons out of the ground in London over the next few weeks as they dig up the 450-year-old Bedlam graveyard to make room for a new train line.<p>London's Liverpool Street station is under construction so that it will be able accommodate a new east-west train …

9 DIYs of the Week!

A few brilliant DIYs we've bookmarked this week:<br>CONTINUE READING...Copyright 2005 - 2013 Poppytalk. All Rights Reserved poppytalk.blogspot.ca

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Upcycled Pallet Furniture • Recyclart

Furniture made from repurposed pallets by Probosc, a Spanish Furniture Company who mainly use pallets for their works. A nice …

How-To: Transfer a Photo onto a Slice of Wood

Tired of putting your photos into right angled frames? Give this ink to wood transfer technique a try.<p>You can find ready to use kiln dried wood slices at most large craft stores. If you want to use your own DIY slice of wood cut from a fallen tree, be aware that if not dried with the proper …

Natural History Museum creates 'virtual dive' to take you on trip to the world's most spectacular coral reefs

A gallery space will be transformed with a bank of screens providing a 360 degree immersive experience<p>If a trip to the Great Barrier Reef is beyond your means this year, the <b>Natural History Museum</b> has a novel alternative.<p>The museum is creating a ‘virtual dive’ that visitors can undertake without …

Seeing a 600-Year-Old Voyaging Canoe Up Close

Changing Planet<p>Tucked away along a hillside in Porohara, South Island, New Zealand, is <i>Onetahua Marae</i>.<p><i>Onetahua</i> means the “Gathering Sands,” and is named for the spit of land that juts out into the Tasman Sea at the northwestern edge of South Island. Here sperm whales annually beach themselves, and …

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Islamic Coins Discovered in Viking’s Shield Boss

TRONDHEIM, NORWAY—Last year, a metal detectorist discovered a sword from the Viking Age in a field in central Norway. Archaeologists from the Museum …

Distant planet has four suns

Were it possible to see the skies from this world, the four parent stars would look like one small sun and two very bright stars visible in the …

Stolen ‘parrot lady’ sculpture surfaces in Canada

The ‘parrot lady’ is a sculpture of a naayika or heroine seen at several medieval temples in central and southern India.<p>Written by | New Delhi |<p>A …

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Ancient skeletons hold key to origins of language

A study of ancient skeletons as old as 8,000 years reveals a previously unknown, but massive migration of prehistoric people from eastern Russia to …

Mercury in Ancient Fish Bones Linked to Rising Seas

KING SALMON, ALASKA—<i>Alaska Dispatch News</i> reports that the bones of cod recovered from a coastal archaeological site on Mink Island in Katmai National …

13th-Century Fortress May Have Belonged to Genghis Khan

MORIGUCHI, JAPAN—Japanese and Mongolian archaeologists have investigated a structure they say was commissioned for Genghis Khan by a close aide in …

Archaeologists Are Creating a Database of Endangered Sites

Scholars estimate that in North Africa and the Middle East alone, there could be up to five million archaeological sites. The majority are still …

Dates Obtained for Earliest-Known Homo Fossil

STATE COLLEGE, PENNSYLVANIA—The earliest-known fossil of a human ancestor, discovered in the Afar region of Ethiopia, has been dated to between 2.8 …

“Significant Variation” Found in Skulls From Pre-Contact Peru

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA—It had long been thought that there was very little skeletal variation among the pre-Columbian peoples in the New World, …