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63 Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

Pop, rock, rap, country, and R&B for June, in no particular order.

A Collection of Furniture Built for Multifunctional Spaces

With the evolution of living spaces turning into more multifunctional spaces, Goyo Estudio created a special collection of furniture that’s …

DIY Concrete Desktop: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

<b>Concrete</b> is one of the <b>hottest materials right now</b> in interior design. It’s used everywhere, including <b>countertops</b> and <b>tabletops</b>. If you love the …

The best two-dumbbell workout

5 of the most offbeat supperclubs in London

<b>Supper clubs</b> – a one-night experience run by enthusiasts and open to the general public – have taken off in the past couple of years. They’re now …

A Sexy Word for a Sexy Dish: Saltimbocca

<b>This dish is about perception:</b> it looks like it takes much more time and training than it actually does. That's because the ingredients do a lot of the work for you. As the prosciutto browns, it crisps (texture), seasons (salt and fat), and seals in the chicken juices (moisture), and the artichokes …

The Secret to Slow-Poaching the Perfect Egg: Seven Degrees of Separation

<b>How do you like your eggs?</b> Perhaps one of the most-frequently asked questions when it comes to food, whether you're out to brunch or cooking at home, especially if it's the morning after. Scrambled? Sunny-side up? Over easy? How about slow poached to precisely 63 degrees? That's how Chef Lonnie …

14 Chefs Reveal Their Secret Hangover Cures

Unlike most of us, chefs know how to whip up a remedy fast.<p>It happens, even to—some would say, <i>especially to</i>—culinary experts. Chefs keep weird hours. The work is hard and the nights are late. Plus there's the inherent sense of community found both intra- and inter-restaurant. A late night, lots of …

Cocktail of the Week: A Smoky Rum Drink to Sip from Your Armchair

5 Ways to Make a Manhattan

In which we acknowledge the recent surge in popularity of the 130-year-old drink, establish guidelines for making it, and offer a few ways to mess with the formula.<p><i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><b>We don't have any hard numbers</b> for you, but countless hours of observation lead us to believe that …

Articles about 8 impressive indoor gardens on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Madrid, Spain, Husos Architects renovate a turn-of-the-20th-century apartment for a client with dual passions: her houseplants...<p>By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and...<p>On a once-vacant corner lot in a …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Avoid “Zero Days” to Form Better Habits

We've talked about Seinfeld's "Don't Break the Chain" method of forming habits, but if you can't fully complete the goal each day, at least do</i> …

Procrastination

This Designer Makes Handbags From Cow Ears, Tails, And Faces

It’s like the fashion equivalent of SPAM, but way more elegant.<p>Designer Victoria Ledig has made a collection of handbags using the parts of the cow that are usually discarded by leather manufacturers. Called “Precious Skin,” the collection includes a purse made of an ear and a bag handle made of a …

The Most Elegant Ways To Tie A Tie

Tying a necktie is an artform in itself, but most of the more stylish knots are ignored by the office workers of the world in favor of a quick and …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

Kitchens

Kitchen Designs with Unusual Choices

• 1 |<p>This calm kitchen design with understated features gets a quick zing of color, with a run of green kitchen units beneath a long central island.<p>2 …

The wine business is ripe for disruption, and this man is doing it

“There are only two important people in the wine business—the winemaker and the wine drinker. Right now, they’re both getting screwed.”<p>Rowan Gormley doesn’t mince words. The founder of Naked Wines, part venture capital firm and part wholesale buying club, has little time for the wine industry’s …

Reimagining the Door

Austrian artist Klemens Torggler is reimagining the door. His designs are based on rotating squares without the use of tracks. The door displayed in …

How to Pick the Perfect Computer Monitor

When you're building or buying a computer, the monitor isn't always high on the list of priorities. But monitors differ just like other hardware, and …

Carefully Applied Dyes Reveal Colorful Anatomy of Fish

<i>Cleared</i> is a photo series by formally trained engineer and mathematician Adam Summers that offers a new way of viewing marine life. The scientific photographer, who has always been fascinated with biology, took it upon himself to experiment with his specimens by altering the pigments of their …

Remodeling 101: Concrete Countertops

From rough hewn to refined, concrete countertops have moved beyond the drab slabs of the past. Advancements have catapulted concrete into the world …

Home Improvement

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

Let’s Kill The Aid Industry

Long have I nursed a healthy contempt for the aid industry. As I spent much of a decade wandering around the planet, taking local public transit through poor and/or unstable nations1, I kept encountering aid workers in their flashy white branded 4x4s, and was almost invariably resoundingly …

Nordic Kitchens

• 1 |<p>The exposed brick walls in this kitchen give it a decidedly industrial and unfinished feeling. However, the elements of the kitchen itself are …

High/Low: Handblown Glass Pendant Light

We’ve been lusting after a light from Los Angeles designer Alison Berger for a while now; the only thing stopping us? The museum-worthy price tag. …

Los Angeles

The Year's Best Reads, Today

<b>With the setting of the sun</b> this past Labor Day, summer came to a close, meaning we'll be spending less time on beaches and more time kicking back in our armchairs — which isn't a bad thing. Armchairs are quieter and less prone to sandy contamination. Spend time in yours tonight, with one of the …

Labor Day

5 Favorites: Before/After Kitchen Renovations

Though we love to dream about our someday remodels, the fact is that all remodels come with constraints. Sometimes they’re squeezed by time (see a …

Kitchens

Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Crust

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Biscuit Crust.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 14, 2013 103<p>Sooooo I have a thing for fruit and cheese.<p>I just LOVE it. …