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Impressive Contemporary House Embracing Nature in Dominican Republic

Chilean architectural studio VASHO designed an impressive contemporary house in Dominican Republic, for a group of 18 people eager to explore this …

The 4,000-Year-Old Sumerian Love Poem and the Sacred Ritual of Marriage

<i>'Bridegroom, dear to my heart; goodly is your beauty, honeysweet; lion, dear to my heart'.</i> These are the passionate words of a lover to a king, from …

Neurology and psychiatry in Babylon

How rapidly does medical knowledge advance? Very quickly if you read modern newspapers, but rather slowly if you study history. Nowhere is this more …

Free: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Offer 474 Free Art Books Online

If you like reading about visual art but don't like spending the considerable sums required to build your own library of vintage exhibition …

Delicious Interiors with Natural Materials and Gorgeous Outdoor Spaces

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>This interior view, with a nearly panoramic look into the garden, is from a terrace house in the Paddington area of Sydney.<p>7 |<p>A …

The top 10 novels featuring works of art

A work of art can fire my imagination like nothing else. If I’m feeling stuck during the writing process, I look at a painting from the period I’m writing about and it’s usually enough to help me: a way into another place and time.<p>Looking at paintings was a central part of the research for my …

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15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

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The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

8,000-year-old olive oil found in ancient clay pots

Ancient people pressed olive oil as far back as 8,000 years ago in Israel, a new study finds.<p>Researchers found residues of the Mediterranean-diet …

Top 25 Interior Design Resources

The good news for anyone interested in interior design is that there is a wealth of inspirational ideas available online and in magazines. The bad …

Architecture

30 Modern Living Room Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Lifestyle

Your living room is where the social part of the home life takes place, a space designed to be used as you decide: entertaining, spending time with …

Renovated Historic House With Appealing Design Features in Connecticut

<b>Stonington Residence</b> is a renovated historic house neighboring a large meadow in Connecticut, USA. Initially developed by architect John Lincoln in …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

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Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

Articles about pursuing perfection on Dwell.com - Dwell

Resuscitating a classic can be time-consuming and pricey, but when it comes to the rehabilitation of neglected masterpieces, one...<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home …

Pure White by Susanna Cots

Barcelona-based Susanna Cots has designed the interiors of a house in Almuñecar, Granada.<p>Description<p>Pure white. This is how this project was named …

Download Free Music from 150+ Classical Composers, Courtesy of Musopen.org

Yesterday, we told you about a new Kickstarter campaign that intends to put 245 pieces by Frédéric Chopin into the public domain. The campaign is …

Paris Review - Lawrence Durrell, The Art of Fiction No. 23

Interviewed by Gene Andrewski & Julian Mitchell<p>Issue 22, Autumn-Winter 1959-1960<p>The interview took place at Durrell’s home in the Midi. It is a peasant cottage with four rooms to which he has added a bathroom and a lavatory. He writes in a room without windows, with notices of his work in foreign …

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Modern White Residence Which Seems to Rise from Water: Carrara House

<b>Carrara House</b> was designed by Andres Remy Arquitectos and is located in Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With a living space of 660 square meters, the …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

The 10 Best Writing Apps on the iPad

Writing apps for iPad<p>As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant improvements to their offerings. Here are our picks for the 10 best apps for getting some …

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900 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

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Watch Andrei Tarkovsky’s Films Free Online: Stalker, Solaris, The Mirror & Andrei Rublev

Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986) firmly positioned himself as the finest Soviet director of the post-War period. But his influence extended well beyond …

Sleep Like a Monkey: Nine Highflying Tree House Hotels (Photos)

Don't Look Down!<p>Check into one of these hotels to fulfill your childhood fantasies but with grown-up, luxury accommodations.<p>06.30.13 4:45 AM ET