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O-M-Ghee! Why Clarified Butter Is Good for You—Plus 3 Chefs’ Recipes

Could butter—that icon of dietary naughtiness—actually be good for you? As it turns out, yes. One type in particular boasts a slew of surprise benefits: ghee, the clarified, concentrated form of the ingredient—an ancient staple of Indian cooking in which water and milk proteins are removed from …

Recipes

The 9 types of men's collars and when to wear them

Here are the most common styles in menswear, along with a little guidance.<p>Distinctive quality: the narrow space between the two collar points, which are often not covered by the jacket lapels.<p>Recommended for: traditionalists, minimalists, bowtie wearers, formal shirts, guys with round faces, narrow …

Men's Fashion

Photographer Spent 18 Months Shooting This Spectacular Chicago Time Lapse Video

Josh Beavers is a photographer/cinematographer who captured this amazing time lapse while living in Chicago. It took him 16 months to shoot the …

Everything You Need to Know to Capture a Stunning Sunset & Enhance the Image in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Everyone loves photographing a beautiful sunset, but sometimes our results don’t quite convey the epic scene we attempted to capture. In this …

Celebrating 30 Years of Burning Man

The first Burning Man took place in San Francisco in 1986, drawing a small, curious crowd on Baker Beach. Thirty years later, the experience draws …

Burning Man

Lauren Conrad Outfit Advice: Wear Neutrals to Help When You're Super Busy

Thanks to <i>Laguna Beach</i>, we've been taking style cues from Lauren Conrad since <i>high school</i>. That's a serious journey, people. Even as adults, we're still attuned to whatever advice she throws out, whether it's specific tips on how to wear head-to-toe metallic or what to pull on for drinks after work. …

The 2016 guide for flawless blog optimization

Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links.<p>Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your blog. Generally speaking, the more high-quality sites that link to your blog, the higher your …

These Painstakingly Hand-Marbled Wooden Designs Swirl with Color

Pernille Snedker Hansen uses an ancient technique to create coiling, colorful amoeba-like designs.<p>Marbling is a painstaking way to create an image. Artists slowly drip paint onto the surface of a pool of water or other liquid, allowing the paint to become swirling, colorful designs. Then the …

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

Yosemite National Park

99 of the Best White Elephant Gift Ideas Ever

Brit + Co never plays around when it comes to holiday parties (or any parties for that matter). But around these parts, ain’t no party like a white elephant party, because a white elephant or Secret Santa party is prime time for ridiculous gifts. From kitschy necklaces to cowhide wrapping paper, …

Shopping

11 Fabulous Ways to Get Creative With IKEA Rugs

These affordable pieces deserve a spot in your home — but not always on the floor.<p>These affordable pieces deserve a spot in your home — but not always on the floor.

Your Foolproof Guide to Ridding a Pimple Overnight

Have you ever gone to bed with a not-so-cute pimple that you’re hoping could be gone by morning? Us, too. That said, we checked in with NYC …

Adventurous Couple Uses LED Hula Hoop to Electrify Grandiose Natural Landscapes

Taking a road trip through the United States is a fantastic way to see all of the beautiful sights that the country has to offer. After graduating college, photographer Grant Mallory and his girlfriend Maria Jacob did just this, traveling across the Midwest and through several Western states to …

4 Uses for Glycolic Acid—from Fighting Wrinkles to Preventing Ingrown Hairs

If you have yet to discover the many uses of glycolic acid for your complexion, start taking notes. With the ability to tackle just about every …

Skin Care

Full Moon Lamp Provides Mystical Glow to Set Tranquil Mood

Illuminate your space and mind by incorporating the beauty of the natural world into your home. Acorn Studio, a Taiwan-based company, is helping to do just that with <i>Luna</i>, their Indiegogo-funded series of full moon lamps that bring an element of magic to interior design. This serene decor casts away …

Astronomy

This is How People Lie About Their Lives on Instagram

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer Chompoo Baritone recently created a clever series of images that pokes fun at how Instagram users often use …

Dreamscapes of Los Angeles in Cotton Candy Colors

The world is turned into a realm of colored pastels as the skies and the horizon meet in Anthony Samaniego’s series entitled <i>Dreamscapes</i>. Photographed …

Landscape Photography

The Most Glorious Glamping Getaways for Your Labor Day Weekend

It’s officially the last hurrah of summer; so rather than hole up in a hotel room for the long Labor Day weekend, take your cue from these glamping destinations and sleep over en plein air. These glorious tented oases are about as close as you’ll get to the comforts of a top-notch hotel while …

Labor Day

Fall Home Decor: 9 Color Trends To Try

You might want to rethink this season's color palette.<p>For some reason – it's hard to say exactly how it came about – fall is largely associated with dark colors. Perhaps it's the early sunset or the leaves' shift from green to orange to brown, but pastels, and fun prints shouldn't be relegated to …

Designer Develops Alzheimer's-Friendly Tableware Thanks to Inspiration from Her Late Grandmother

Industrial designer Sha Yao created the inspiring Eatwell tableware line to help those who are coping with Alzheimer's disease. “When my grandmother was first diagnosed with the disease, I began volunteering at senior care centers to learn more about the condition,” the creator explains. “I noticed …

Alzheimer's Disease

Articles about 5 grid vacation homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.<p>A …

Vacation Homes

Artist Finds Photos of Random People, Transforms Them into Illustrated Characters

Rather than using a friend or a relative as his muse, artist Julio Cesar has an alternative source of inspiration–the illustrator randomly selects people who've posted pictures online and recreates them as fun, illustrated characters.<p>Overall, there's something quite playful about the artist's …

Pixar

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

Jessica Alba's Honest Sunscreen Proves The Placebo Effect Isn’t Strong Enough for the Sun

Parents and non-parents alike have trusted Jessica Alba's Honest Company to bring them non-toxic goods such as diapers, cleaning products, and sunscreens. But, as <i>Jezebel</i> noted, Alba's sunblock has let parents down by doing virtually nothing to protect their tots from the sun.<p><i>NBC 5 Chicago</i> says that …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

National Parks

The Fascinating Way Fashion Bloggers Edit Their Instagrams

Marianna Hewitt shares the secrets to editing your photos like a blogger.<p>If you feel like your Instagram feed can't keep up with today's top fashion bloggers, you're definitely not alone. Fashion bloggers (or Instagram ninjas, depending on how you look at it) have the life skill of making every …

Mobile Photography

Bonjour Typeface

Bonjour, a hand painted typeface with lots of extras.<p>Bonjour is a bold hand painted typeface. The nice brush-lettering style works great for a …

Articles about 7 waterfront homes oceans lakes and rivers their backyards on Dwell.com - Dwell

Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...<p>The all-American concept of the Kit Home had its heyday in the first half of the 20th century and used to be restricted to the...<p>Eco-friendly features like solar panels …

Cost of Living

Baby With Down Syndrome Follows in His Model Mom's Footsteps After Finding Instagram Fame

At not even a year old, Micah Quinones is already a full-blown Instagram star. Though the little tyke was diagnosed with Down’s syndrome when he was …