Ali Vanderhider

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18 Cocktails Every Tea Lover Should Know

These cocktail recipes give a whole new meaning to teatime.<p>Whether hot toddies or iced tea are your thing, we've found 18 delicious, tea-infused cocktail recipes to enjoy throughout the year.<p><i>Recipe: Sugar & Cloth</i>

Tea

The Seven Most Over-Rated Things to Do in New York

New York is a city that, for the most part, lives up to the hype. The bagels, the pizza, even the tap water—all are justly celebrated. But for every …

Saudi Arabia’s Art Scene Is Horrified by the Death Sentence Given to Poet Ashraf Fayadh

News of his upcoming execution has made international headlines, but the harsh court ruling just underscores how hard it is to be an artist in Saudi Arabia.<p>Ashraf Fayadh, a poet recently sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia by beheading, relayed a simple but grim message to the world from his prison …

Saudi Arabia

Spitting images: the man who captured anarchy by accident – in pictures

Ray Stevenson was roped in by his brother to snap the Sex Pistols as a favour. He went on to take pictures of all the leading lights in punk’s fizzing music and fashion scene, including Vivienne Westwood, Johnny Rotten, the Clash, Siouxsie Sioux and Jordan<p>• On show at the Michael Hoppen gallery …

Anarchism

Life inside America's secret nuclear past – in pictures

The secret Manhattan Project created the nuclear bomb over 70 years ago. Three of the sites, Los Alamos in New Mexico, Hanford in Washington and Oak Ridge in Tennessee, are to be preserved as national historical parks. These pictures of Oak Ridge show what it was like to live in a town built to …

New Mexico

Test Driving Bluesmart's New Smart Luggage

The big news in bags is the emergence of “smart” luggage: souped-up suitcases that can charge phones, weigh themselves, send out homing signals when …

The Sweet-and-Sour Condiment You'll Want to Put on Everything

Agrodolce is a little sweet, a little sour, and more versatile than any condiment in our arsenal.<p>Takeout Chinese food joints aren’t the only ones dishing up sweet and sour sauce. Italian <i>agrodolce</i>—a sticky, tart-sweet condiment made by reducing sugar or honey, vinegar, and sometimes fruit and/or …

10 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes, No Cans Required

When I think of my must-have Thanksgiving recipes, green bean casserole—the kind made almost entirely with canned ingredients—comes to mind before almost anything else. The thing is, I love it mostly for the gloopy cream of mushroom soup and the crispy fried onions—the bland, mushy green beans are …

5 Amazing Apple Pie Filling Upgrades

This Thanksgiving, go beyond traditional apple pie.<p>From Marcus Samuelsson's cardamom-spiced pie to sweet-savory cheese-filled hand pies, here are …

Baking

Meet the Guy Who Sells Star Wars Heels for $300

Dan Sullivan talks about his customers, his craziest designs, and how exactly he incorporated a flashing lightsaber and Darth Vader sound effects into a pair of shoes.<p>Describing the shoes Dan Sullivan designs as "eccentric" would be to do him a disservice. his shoes look like they were designed by …

Darth Vader

Tihar Festival Celebrates Dogs in Nepal: Pictures

Dog Training

Forget Windows, This Private Jet Has Floor-To-Ceiling Panorama Views

The views afforded by the tiny airplane window–whether it’s cloud cover, city skylines, or mountain ranges–apparently aren’t good enough for design firm Technicon. Their French office has created a concept for a private jet called the Ixion that would replace windows with floor-to-ceiling digital …

Beautiful Swirls of Paint in Water Form Stunning Portraits

South African artist Chris Slabber has created a spectacular new series called <i>Destruction/Creation</i>, which features images of gorgeous “sculptures” formed from paint swirling in water. While the colorful spirals of paint are already beautiful to look at, Slabber takes it one step further by using …

Photo Manipulation

“City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection”: See Some of the Greatest Graffiti Relics from 1980s New York

Artist Martin Wong moved to New York City from San Francisco in the late 1970s, and took a job at Pearl Paint in Chinatown. There, he befriended many of the city’s young graffiti artists and began collecting their works, amassing one of the largest collections of New York City street art. He …

Blue Penthouse by Dariel Studio

Thomas Dariel of Dariel Studio took on the challenge of designing a functional and unique home for a family in Shanghai, China. After a renovation …

Eye-Opening Images of the 2010 Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Many of you will still remember the news as it unfolded on live TV, as we all watched one of the worst oil spill disasters worsen each day. It was …

Coastlines

The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

Articles about best midcentury homes america on Dwell.com - Dwell

Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Palm Springs thrives as a getaway, but lately an influx of people visiting through home-sharing services has some people...<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>These midcentury …

Frank Lloyd Wright

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

Dwell

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Home Tours

A 15-Foot-Wide House You’d Kill To Live In

Australia’s hottest young architect has transformed a skinny Victorian rowhouse into a dreamy sustainable dwelling. If only every shoebox could feel like a palace.<p>Editor’s Note<p>12/26/13<p>Happy (almost) New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. …

Articles about smart live work spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

A husband-wife architectural duo transform a former tire shop into a versatile home-office.<p>A deserted corner store is redeveloped into a furniture and art gallery, showroom, apartment, and office space for a newly...<p>Richard Cook, a principal at Cook + Fox Architects, surveyed the Near Westside’s …

Architecture

Meet the Man Who Made Your Halloween Sexy

Photo: Courtesy of Yandy.com<p>Sexy Halloween costumes have been mocked, analyzed, bemoaned and bought with equal amounts of vigor every Halloween for the past decade or so, but whether or not you choose to partake, the question remains—<i>Who</i> thinks of this stuff? Since 2006, the answer to that question …

Articles about oh canada modern homes great white north on Dwell.com - Dwell

Moleskine is debuting a new white notebook today in its online store.<p>For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, there are tons of great modern systems for storing them, some that...<p>Founded in 2004, Minnesota-based Hive Modular creates affordable high-end prefab homes that minimize …

Architecture

20 of the Worst Halloween Costumes on Etsy

Etsy boasts some talented crafters, but it’s no secret that the e-commerce website is loaded with horrible, no good, very bad items. Halloween seems …

Decorations

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique <br>garden greenhouse or potting shed? Old windows, doors, and other …

Have you considered copper penny tiles for your next project?

<i>The fate of the American One Cent piece is yet to be determined. Will we follow Canada's lead, discontinuing the faithful penny? Well, keep saving</i> …

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

Among the most talked-about installations at Burning Man 2013 was "Church Trap," descibed as "an interactive wonderland for the religiously …

Festivals

Hilarious Twitter Feed Highlights First World Problems

London-based Benjamin Lee is the clever mind behind the Twitter account Middle Class Problem, a feed through which he retweets all kinds of “problems” that people complain about through social networking. Each dramatic statement is made by a person suffering from what Lee calls “Real problems but …

Networking

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.