Andrea

152 Flips | 5 Magazines | 63 Likes | 9 Following | @andrepath | Keep up with Andrea on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Andrea ”

"I Live in a Steven Holl"

How many people can say that they've lived a chunk of their lives inside the walls of a starchitect-designed building? In light of September's Back To School spirit, this is the first in a short series in which we peek inside unconventional living spaces on a college campus (specifically at the …

11 ways to improve your life while you sleep

Make every decision a no-brainer<p>Trouble deciding which mortgage quote looks least like a financial black hole? Sleep on it. University of California …

Articles about our scandinavian style dreams come true brooklyn town house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn...<p>Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...<p>Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree …

This Kitchen-In-A-Box Unfolds To Meet All Your Culinary Needs

Ana Arana’s kitchen system is designed for small apartments–and can be stored away when not in use.<p>For her final master’s thesis project in experimental design at the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Madrid, designer and architect Ana Arana decided to build a kitchen for single-occupancy …

Transform One Bunch of Cilantro into 6 Summer Dinners

<i>How to use your entire bunch of cilantro—stems and all—and make 6 summer dinners along the way.</i><p>One of the things I look forward to most in the summer is having a garden filled with fresh herbs, which allows me to cut only what I need, right when I need it. When cooler weather overtakes and my …

A dream researcher explains where nightmares come from

Dr. Fireman, a nightmare researcher and Chair of Suffolk University's Department of Psychology, has devoted his life to understanding the complex emotional world of dreams. Well, not just dreams — Fireman specifically focuses on nightmares, which he believes are a result of the brain struggling to …

How to Start a Daily Running Habit

Many of us love the thought of running. But running every single day often seems like an impossible thing to do. However, starting a daily running might be more achievable than you think.<p>Twelve months ago I ran exactly 0 miles a week. But now, I'm running 20 miles a week. I'm not saying that to …

5 steps to memorize a speech in less than an hour

<b>• Memorizing a speech is sometimes easier said than done.</b><p><b>• Two-time national memory champion Ron White has some tips on how to memorize a whole speech.</b><p><b>• From outlining the talk to creating a mind palace, here are a few tips on how to become a confident public speaker in no time.</b><p>Speaking in front of …

Three Skills Millennial Marketers Need: Advice From Microsoft, Pixlee And McKinsey Marketing Leaders

Millennials are now increasingly seeking a career beyond the traditional ABC route, commonly known in business schools as accounting, banking, and consulting. The new career of choice? Marketing, especially in social media and data analytics. In 2015, Glassdoor ranked marketing as the top 25 …

Marketing

The Belt Cable Will Never Get Tangled

You could toss a charging cable into your bag for five seconds and it would still come out as one gigantic knot. That is, of course, unless you use …

Lightning

How to Pan-Sear the Perfect Steak

Recipe: Salted Caramel Café au Lait

A perfect blend of sweet chocolate and caramel balanced with two touches of salt<p>Learn how to make your own cup of sweet-and-savory Café au Lait or …

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

Why is OPEC refusing to cut oil production?

Despite plummeting oil prices and a glut in global supplies, members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), have decided to increase oil production levels amid growing disagreement among members over the strategy.<p>OPEC, which provides one-third of global oil, recently …

Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Crunchy shrimp (thanks for the help, cornstarch!) gets its zesty, floral heat from Sichuan peppercorns. It's hard to believe that a main course this complex comes together so quickly.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound shell-on large shrimp<p>3 …

16 foreign fast-food chains that should come to the US

But restaurant chains abroad have also mastered the art of quick meals on the go.<p>From creative pizzas to rice burgers, here are 16 fast-food chains we wish would come to the US.

Why this popular restaurant chain has the right recipe for profits

We asked Noah Blackstein, a portfolio manager with 1832 Asset Management, to name his favourite stock in the consumer discretionary sector (things people like, rather than need). He picked the expanding U.S. Mediterranean restaurant chain Zoës Kitchen. Blackstein, who runs the index-beating Dynamic …

Switzerland is about to launch a huge experiment in 'the war on cash'

Both countries have central banks that have imposed negative interest rates on their commercial banks, making it costly for those banks to store cash. The intent is to force the banks to lend out the cash, thus spurring the economy and a small amount of healthy inflation.<p>But the two countries have …

A Middle Eastern feast: soak up all the flavours of the souk

There is a lot more to Middle Eastern food than hummus, tahini and falafel if you follow Israeli-born chef Michael Rantissi’s lead. And so you should. His recipes are a mouth-watering update on the classics: chocolate and pistachio baklavas; date and dukkah brownies; vibrant broad bean salads which …

Articles about 5 times we fell floor ceiling windows on Dwell.com - Dwell

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of...<p>Set on Lake Rummelsburg is a modern floating home that features wraparound windows, offering spectacular views of Berlin.<p>When it comes to creating an indoor/outdoor …

Articles about loft floating home san francisco waterfront on Dwell.com - Dwell

A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.<p>I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood a few days ago, and stopped by one of my favorite shops: Park Life, a cool...<p>San Francisco is a hotbed for design, …

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

Articles about these gut renovations make case going big when remodeling on Dwell.com - Dwell

Is bigger better? Pinterest wants to know.<p>Prefab is one of our favorite subjects at Dwell on Design, and this year we're picking up the discussion with a variety of prefab...<p>An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.<p>It’s …

Articles about best modernmonday changing modern home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect …

Cheeses are often best after their ‘best before’ date | Letters

I write as a retired food technologist who spent many years working in the food industry. Joanna Blythman’s article (Food labels have passed their sell-by date, 5 November) is the first sensible article on this subject that I have ever seen in the media.<p>The legislation which at first insisted that …

Caramel Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Don’t be put off by the sugar in this recipe—it’s balanced by the vinegar and soy sauce.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2½ pounds skin-on, bone-in chicken legs and thighs<p>Kosher salt<p>8 garlic cloves, peeled<p>⅓ cup (packed) light brown …

Recipes

How to Reduce Food Waste and Create Tastier Meals with Chef Watson

Cooking with recipes from IBM's Watson (yep, the "Jeopardy" computer) is different than using traditional cookbooks. Here's how.<p>You know our friend and partner Chef Watson? The one who has been using cognitive cooking technology to help cooks create unique dishes based off of our database of over …

'Food Of Oman' Serves Up Surprising Cuisine At Crossroads Of Cultures

Setting out to cook a meal from Felicia Campbell's new book, <i>The Food of Oman,</i> can take you to a range of places: Middle Eastern grocers (black limes, rosewater), Asian markets (powdered coconut milk), and even the hardware store (a paint chipper, the closest hack for the tool used to make the …

Arepas

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Chef Ryan Pera, Coltivare Pizza & Garden, Houston, learned the art of arepas from his sister-in-law. Now, this recipe is his easy Sunday meal of choice, packed with leftovers or farm-fresh produce.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups arepa flour …