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Runners, Banish Lost Toenails Forever With These 9 Ways To Look After Your Feet

Runners, listen up. Sure, foot health isn’t the sexiest of topics, but it’s an important one nonetheless. After all, as any well-stepped runner will …

‘Floating’ modern home offers stunning cliffside views

And it’s for sale<p>Don’t look down! This “flying” home just outside of Stockholm sits perched atop a cliff, cantilevered precariously while offering gorgeous views of the island-dotted ocean stretching out before it.<p>Designed by Trigueiros Architects, the boxy modern home sits on stilts that make it …

Build an Ultralight Backpacking Kit for $600

Going ultralight just makes sense. The lighter your gear, the longer, faster, and more comfortably you can hike. The problem is that ultralight gear is usually bitterly expensive. If high costs have been keeping you from shaving ounces from your kit, you're in luck. Through the end of the month, …

5 Tiny Coastal Cottages

1 of 24<p>Cottage 1. New England Classic<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 24<p>Living Room<p>3 of 24<p>Kitchen<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 24<p>Dining Room<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Inside a 600-Square-Foot Coastal Maine Home

The homeowners built the entire thing themselves.<p>This 600-square-foot calm, cool, and collected home situated in coastal Maine is impressive enough …

Charred timber cabin in Vermont is a minimalist’s dream

Perfect for getting inspired<p>If you’re looking to get away from it all, it certainly can’t hurt to do it in a place that’s easy on the eyes. At least, that’s the thinking behind this studio in the forests of Vermont, an elegantly stripped back cabin that seeks to blur the lines between the built …

Iconic Houses: The Eames House

Constructed in 1949 by the husband and wife duo of Charles & Ray Eames to serve as their home and studio and also known as <b>Case Study House No. 8</b> (as …

Weekend Recipe: Peanut Butter Protein Balls That'll Help Fuel Your Workouts

These delicious protein balls take about five minutes to make and are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack on the run. I often make a …

Typefaces Used In Some Of The World’s Most Recognized Logo Designs

Image by Emanuele Abrate and featured with permission<p><b>It’s inherent for</b> designers to look at a logo and take in more than what’s shown at face value. …

Graphic Design

A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours

A two-story prefab made of shipping containers offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on this college campus.<p>When classroom space was becoming limited for at Bard College in New York's Hudson Valley, representatives from the school looked to MB Architecture for a fast, effective fix. By …

Prefab Homes

Hand-Drawn Graphics by Deep Bear

Check out these hand-drawn logos and badges created by Deep Bear.Deep Bear is a branding and graphic design studio specializing in old methods of …

10 Best Luxury Safari Lodges In Africa

Africa’s top 10 best safari camps and lodges in Africa are situated all across this magnificent continent, on Tanzania’s Serengeti, Kenya’s Masai …

South Africa

How to Make Irish Soda Bread: The Trials of an Impatient Baker

If you’re looking to create an enveloping sense of nourishment—for body and soul—with the minimum of effort, the answer may be soda bread. With St. Patrick's Day around the corner, this crumbly, cozy Irish loaf springs easily to mind.<p>Soda bread was part of my Irish Aunt Mary’s formidable …

Baking

Dad Builds His Son a Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bed That Hangs From the Ceiling

In an effort to get his son to sleep in his own bed, Dericrw built an amazing <i>Star Wars</i> themed Millennium Falcon bed and decked out the rest of the …

Millennium Falcon

From Q With Love: 12 Best Bond Watches

55 years is a long time for a movie franchise to stick around. Since Sean Connery delivered his first lines in 1963’s <i>Dr. No</i> the world has seen the …

Watches

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

Amazing Artist Carves Animals Crawling Out of Fallen Logs

In an ongoing series of sculptures, artist Mori (Moriyuki) Kono carves animals crawling out of fallen logs. Born in 1967 in Japan, the artist moved …

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Articles about sustainable retreat fire devastated site boulder on Dwell.com - Dwell

A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>Simon Hjermind Jensen, founder and lead …

Alsta Nautoscaph II Dive Watch

<i>Jaws</i> is not what comes to mind when one thinks of films with iconic watches. James Bond, Apollo 13, and Le Mans, sure – but a movie about a giant …

Reference Points: Understanding The Rolex Sea-Dweller

The Sea-Dweller is definitely not the best-known Rolex watch. It sits far behind the everlasting Datejust, the presidential Day-Date, and the James …

Ever Wanted to Stay in a Midcentury House Designed by Pierre Koenig?

Spend the night in an iconic L.A. house designed by Pierre Koenig in 1954 that's been carefully restored.<p>As the fourth house that was designed by American midcentury-modern architect Pierre Koenig, the Scott House in Los Angeles' Tujunga neighborhood is now available for short-term rentals through …

35 utterly gripping British TV thrillers

Yannick Read’s Miniature Motos

<i>“No, you’re not buying our 10 year old son a motorcycle!”</i> a common statement heard in households across the globe. But it’s how you interpret life …

Motorcycles

This Delicious Smoothie Will Help Fight Dangerous Inflammation In Your Body

Sip your way to better health.<p>Inflammation is part of the body's immune response. White blood cells release chemicals into the blood to protect your body from harmful substances. This chemical release increases the bloodflow to the injured or infected area and causes warmth and redness. When fluid …

Healthy Eating

Something Well

Marie’s Wardrobe by Tsuruta Architects<p>An impressive large staircase in a turn of the 20th century house made the circulation generous, light and …

Quick Green Chicken Chili

Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups unsalted chicken stock, divided<br>• 2 (15-oz.) cans unsalted Great Northern beans, rinsed, drained, and divided<br>• 2 tablespoons olive …

Striking concrete and glass home has a twist

Does the front door ruin its style?<p>From certain angles, this home on Portugal’s São Miguel Island looks like a concrete cousin of Philip Johnson’s famous Glass House—a single glass-walled horizontal volume, a statement of modern minimalism. Designed by the Portuguese firm Arco Mais, the home has a …

Living Rooms

5 Killer Moves To Get Summer Abs

• Begin in push-up position leaning on your forearms and toes to the floor<br>• Keep your torso straight and hold a line from your ears to your toes without …