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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 …

Breakfast

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

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

Typography

A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours

A two-story, shipping container prefab offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on campus.<p>Installed on site in half a day, the pre-finished and retrofitted shipping containers were assembled in as little as four hours, and were fully operational and occupied several days later.<p>Following …

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 …

Graphic Design

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 …

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 …

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 …

The 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 …

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 …

Workouts

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 …

Sculpture

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 …

Yoga

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>This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour …

Architecture

The Same Dive Watch Worn In Spielberg's Jaws Is Getting A Limited Re-Release

<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 …

Watches

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>By chance, they drove past Koenig’s Case Study House #1 in Glendale, which Koenig was using as his own residence at the time. The Scotts were so impressed by the house, that they rang the …

35 utterly gripping British TV thrillers

TV

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

Smoothie To Fight Inflammation | Women's Health

OSTEOARTHRITIS is the "wear-and-tear" arthritis that happens with age or injury. There is a wearing down of the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones. Swelling occurs in joints that support weight over a lifetime, such as knees, hips, feet, and the spine.<p>RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS is an …

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 …

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Step 1<p>Place 1/2 cup stock and 1 can beans in a blender, and blend until smooth. Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high. Add onion; …

Food Preservation

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 …

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 …

Prefab homes from Go Logic offer ‘rural modernism’ assembled in 2 weeks

The New England aesthetic gets a modern upgrade<p>Since its start in 2008, the Maine-based design-build firm Go Logic has built eco-conscious summer homes, prefab getaway cabins, and the state’s first passive house. To keep up demand, the firm is launching a line of prefab passive-house dwellings that …

Pursuing Perfection: 8 Glass Boxes With Beautiful Detailing

Sometimes, thinking outside the box requires looking right through it. Grounding architecture, pure forms and geometry structure ideas on space, sequence and light. Architects and designers use shapes like triangles and squares as building blocks to larger concepts. As one of the most fundamental …

Avant-garde

Meet New York’s Ultra Tough Guy Who Runs an Ultra a Month

<i>Photo: Daniel Weiss</i>Chris Rice, 6’1” and 188 pounds, is the kind of guy you might meet sipping his morning coffee and reading The Wall Street Journal …

Running

What's So Great About British Shoes?

The short answer: a lot.<p>Along with a stiff upper lip, a deep-rooted dependence on tea, and endless small talk about the weather, the British are renowned for their distinctive sense of style. The menfolk, in particular, have a reputation for being rather snappy dressers. Seeing as London is home to …

Men's Fashion

Buy a Piece of Photographic History in Magnum’s Print Sale

Works by Martin Parr and Bruce Davidson feature in the collective’s biannual opportunity to expand your art collection, this time on the theme …

ISDT style: A vintage vibe for a 2016 Triumph Bonneville

The air-cooled Triumph Bonneville is one of the best donor bikes you can get. They’re widely available, there’s no shortage of custom inspiration, and you can blow your budget many times over on quality aftermarket parts.<p>But you know what can’t be learnt or bought? Good taste. It’s the difference …

Living Rooms

This concrete home cost only $109K to build

It’s located in a coastal town in Portugal<p>Is it possible to build a house for €80,000 (that’s approximately $87,000)? That was the million-dollar question a Portuguese family had for local architect José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira of NoArq. The answer turned out to be <i>not quite</i>, so the family upped …