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California's assisted suicide law offers new option for terminal patients

<b>Burbank —</b> Matt Fairchild, 46, is in near constant pain. Advanced melanoma has spread to his brain and bones. He takes 26 medications a day and rarely leaves his house except to go to doctors' appointments.<p>Fairchild, a retired army sergeant, refuses to say he is fighting a battle against cancer, …

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Six Feet Of Sea Level Rise By 2100 Could Impact 13.1 Million Americans

Rising waters<p>A rising tide might lift all boats, but rising sea levels could have a negative impact on millions of Americans. A study published today in <i>Nature Climate Change</i> found that if sea levels rise 6 feet by 2100, an estimated 13.1 million people would be impacted, losing the land they live …

Patients Carry Superbugs on Their Hands, Study Finds

Hospitals may be cracking down on handwashing for doctors, nurses and other staffers, but they’re missing a big source of superbug spread, a new study finds: Patients.<p>Researchers at the University of Michigan found close to a quarter of the patients they tested had some sort of drug-resistant germ …

Articles about 7 green renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a …

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15 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Cabbage

Move over kale, cabbage is the new king in the vegetable aisle.<p>Eating seasonally is almost second nature to many of us. But what do you do when the …

Articles about seriously tiny and slightly strange hangouts push limits micro living on Dwell.com - Dwell

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>The tiny house movement is no longer an obscure fad—around the United States, more and more homeowners are looking to downsize...<p>A professor takes the first step toward …

Articles about micro and modular two our favorite things come together bay area on Dwell.com - Dwell

Woodworking techniques meet 21st-century production in a bicoastal collaboration.<p>This bisected 17th-century house in the Swiss Alps transforms into a 970-square-foot home for a British designer and his family.<p>We're on the hunt for homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area to feature in an upcoming …

You 10000000% Need a Cast-Iron Griddle

When you need something that can handle a huge steak or grilled cheeses for a crowd, go griddle.<p>Every breakfast-loving home cook worth her flapjacks knows a well-seasoned, two-burner cast-iron griddle is the key to proper diner-style chow. It’s a glossy blank slate, awaiting all manner of eggs, …

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Articles about get genius storage ideas japanese home on Dwell.com - Dwell

People like to say less is more, but that might be because they haven’t found a good storage solution yet.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs suggests that we only think about fancy needs like …

What is Tapioca, Anyway?

That is the question I asked myself in the dry goods section of my grocery store, surveying the shelf of tapioca products. We're likely best acquainted with tapioca in the form of tapioca pudding, or as the gummy pearls swimming at the bottom of our bubble tea, or as something we stir a spoonful of …

These beautiful tiny homes cost less than $20,000 to build — take a look inside

After more than a decade of designing, editing, and reworking, the students at Rural Studio, Auburn University 's architectural-design program, built two cottages with raw materials that cost just $14,000 each. (The team calls them the "20K Homes.")<p>The goal was to create a model for building homes …