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The impending release of new episodes of cult favorite <i>Arrested Development</i> is pretty much all I can think about these days — and it seems Etsy sellers are on the same wavelength. In fact, the Etsy community has translated their enthusiasm for the Bluths and their twisted-yet-hilarious family …

7 Memorable Graduation Speeches by Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders | Inc.com

In 1994, I witnessed perhaps history's most insane commencement addresses, at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass.<p>Connie Chung, then the anchor of CBS Evening News, offered a stream-of-consciousness recounting of a dream she'd had the night before--not exactly a Martin Luther King Jr.-style …

Princeton University

18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)

Jean Trinh rounds up the best music festivals in the U.S., with artists like Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails.<p>Julie Jacobson/AP, Brian Spady/Spady …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

How-To: Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollup

Relive your fruit snack-filled childhood with this handy tutorial from fifteen spatulas, which shows you how to make homemade strawberry fruit rollups from just three ingredients.<p>[via frickyeah1990s]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Dried Fruit Rolls<br>• MAKE | Recipe: Make Homemade Fruit Leather<br>• MAKE | How-To: Dry …

Food Preservation

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Buenos Aires

Cocktail Science: 5 Myths About Ice, Debunked

Editor's Note: Please welcome Kevin Liu of Science Fare to SE: Drinks. We're pumped to have him here to share a bit of cocktail science.<p>The difference between a perfectly balanced cocktail and a so-so one often comes down to ice. How does ice affect temperature? Dilution? Since as much as half the …

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

Leadership

How to Find the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Everyone looks good in wayfarers, but find out who looks great in aviators.<p>Finding a flattering pair of sunglasses can be slog, but with this advice you'll be able to pick the frames that complement your face in a snap. And if you're still unsure, here's a pro top: <i>everyone</i> looks good in a classic …

Victoria Beckham

Dehydration Myths: 7 Things You Should Know About Staying Hydrated

Every single cell in the human body needs water to function properly. We need water to regulate our temperature, to cushion and protect joints and organs and to help digestion move smoothly. Most of us drink at least some water every day, but now that it's summer and the mercury is rising, it's …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair Gods<p>Becks gets a fade, Tyler the Creator goes leopard, and more.<p>By Megan Gustashaw2 days agoView More<p>Sneakers<p>And they're already sold out on …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

10 Wacky and Wonderful Ice Creams

It's official: summer has arrived. As the temperatures rise, we've been dreaming about delicious ways to cool off. A frozen treat is the perfect way to indulge during the hot days of summer, and these recipes are definitely worth treating yourself to. Sweet, salty, nutty, fruity -- these recipes …

How To Sketch For Better Mobile Experiences

Mobile user experience design is maturing. One way to gauge this is to look at the tools at our disposal. Prototyping tools such as Balsamiq, Axure …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Delta Millworks guides us through the art of shou sugi ban.<p>Taking …

Architecture

Discarded Canvas Waste Becomes Wallets: Remade by CanvasPop

You probably know CanvasPop for printing photos onto canvas, but they’re launching something brand new: Remade by CanvasPop. Their latest project …

Wildflowers

The WOOD.b Bike by BSG | Colossal

<p>The WOOD.b is a new urban bicycle designed by Strasbourg-based BSG in partial collaboration with Thibaut Malet, whose wooden expertise you might …

Food

Articles about 6 concrete homes we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of …

Architecture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

This Clothes Rack Turns Your Mess Into Art

Chairs seem to exist in two states. Either there’s a person sitting in the chair, or it’s buried under jackets, hats, and bags. For some, coat racks and closets don’t really exist. For guilt-ridden folks who are unable to curtail the habit of throwing their clothes on a chair, Arash Eskafi, a …

Stainless Steel

My (Simple) Workflow To Design And Develop A Portfolio Website

<i>A look behind the scenes of my design and development workflow</i><p>After receiving a bunch of emails asking me about the design decisions I made during …

grain editHighs & Lows

<i>Highs & Lows</i> is a new iOS app by Alex Fuller and Jessa Brinkmeyer that allows people to document and reflect on their day in a simple way. Hundreds …

Disruptus

A creative resource for adults and kids alike, Disruptus is "designed to open every mind," and from what we can tell, it works as advertised. Using product flashcards as a starting point, and a die for direction, the game instructs players to either improve, transform, disrupt or create upon the …

Kids

The Sandwich Book | Colossal

<p>Designed by Wrocław-based artist and designer Pawel Piotrowski, the Sandwich Book is exactly what you think it is, an entire book made from pages …

Nowhere to Nowhere

At its core, professional cycling is a beautiful exercise in pairing physical fitness with mental strength. While the majority of media coverage given to the rigorous sport focuses on efforts to cut time and win races, the difference between claiming a stage and falling behind often depends as much …

Cycling

Blu-ray & DVD Holder Inspired by Music Levels

Young design firm, Shift, is based in Monterrey, Mexico and they’ve created a Blu-ray and DVD holder that was inspired by music levels. Levels was …

Blu-Ray