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Robin Bowman

Why You Aren't Happy Right Now (And the Simple Fix)

Have you found yourself feeling like certain life circumstances outside your control are holding you back from truly being happy and having it all? If only you had a 9-5 job you would be happy, or if only you had a spouse, or could get pregnant, or made more money, or had more vacation time, THEN …

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How Tom West Built A Pirate-Proof Yacht

The 30-ton vessel, Faith, is armored to keep out unwanted guests.<p>Tom West has tackled some impressive builds over the years, including telescopes, a sawmill, and his house in Poland, Indiana. But West, a retired teacher, recently completed his swan song: a 30-ton, 56-foot-long sailboat named <i>Faith</i>. …

How to Make Mead and Drink Like a Viking

Home-brewers have embraced mead, or honey wine, the drink of choice for many ancient cultures. If you want to whip up a batch of your own, follow these steps.<p><b>Mead may be the ancestor of all today's booze</b>. People gathered, ate, and probably fermented honey long before the agricultural developments …

Gerry Dunn

C Programming Language app review: write and compile with this invaluable development app

Introduction<p>C Programming Language by Dimitry Kovba enables you to design and compile your own programs and protocols using the globally recognized C …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

National Parks

How to Make a Modern Adirondack Chair

The classic backyard beauty gets a well-deserved makeover in these plans for an updated adirondack chair.<p>The classic backyard beauty gets a well-deserved makeover in these plans for an updated adirondack chair.

How to Use Google Plus

While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up? Learning how to use Google Plus is easy, especially if you already have a Google account.<p><b>Adding Yourself to</b> …

'Carry On': Why I stayed

<i>"Why did you stay?"</i><p>He asked me, unprompted, as we waited quietly for the light to turn green. My heart revved. I always thought he knew.<p>"I love you," …

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How to Use Google Voice

Google has its own voicemail and call-forwarding service. Here's what you need to know to get started.<p>Google Voice is a powerful platform, and a great way to streamline your digital life. Voice is a convenient voicemail service that also creates a catchall phone number to ring multiple devices. It …

21 Adorable Scalloped DIYs

Scallops are like the sugar of the craft world...they make everything sweeter.

How To MacGyver A Million-Pound Orbiting Space Laboratory

When things go wrong on the International Space Station, astronauts often have to get creative with the repairs. Here are 5 of NASA's most MacGyver-y moments.<p>_<p>Click to launch the photo gallery_<p>Spacewalking astronauts seem to have fixed a leak on the International Space Station by replacing a busted …

Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read …

Architecture

Complementing Fine Arts: Folded Book Sculptures by Luciana Frigerio

In case you thought books are just for reading, well, here’s something we want to show you, that might exceed your expectations! We figured out that …

Interactive Painting

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

Culture<p>Sean Flynn found out what people do when they think they only have moments left to live.<p>By Sean Flynn1 day agoView More<p>Hair<p>A slightly more …

Harley-Davidson Sportster Custom by Art of Racer

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Custom<br>• French<br>• Harley-Davidson<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Retro<p>Every now and then I like to go and feature a motorcycle that’s a little out …

Articles about jens risoms block island family retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p>The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.<p>A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.<p>Jens Risom …

Architecture

N. Korea approves 'merciless' attack on U.S.

It is the latest escalation of tensions between the Koreas and the U.S.<p>Hours after North Korea said that it had final approval to launch "merciless" military strikes on the United States, South Korea's defense minister said North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast.<p>…

Slow-Motion Video Of A Bridge Exploding Is The Best Way To Start The Week

Just sit back and enjoy the carnage.<p>Monday mornings pretty much always make me feel like blowing things up. So watching videos about things blowing up -- or people blowing things up -- seems to be a perfect way to ease into the work week.<p>Happily for my now-improving mood, demolition experts …

Bacon Condoms Could Be The Best Thing To Happen To Your Hog, Ever (PHOTOS)

Bacon condoms. They exist.<p>J & D's Foods, a Seattle company that also makes bacon lubricant -- which "began as an elaborate April Fool's prank and was never intended to be a real product" but nonetheless persists out of sheer novelty -- has topped itself by offering a pork-flavored …

Mouth-Watering Bugatti

The Bugatti Gangloff is like the chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream frosting of the luxury supercar world… self indulgent… decadent… sexy… …

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

At Seattle Tacoma Airport, the Beatles boarded their chartered Americn Flyer Airlines Lockheed Electra plane bound for Vancouver, British Columbia, …

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Free at Last: The Robert Redford Story

He's always been obsessed with the American way of winning and losing, the blessing also being the curse. It's the subject of much of his career and the substance of much of his life. PLUS: The Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Photos of Redford from 1959<p><i>Published in the April 2013 issue</i><p><b>The war is over,</b> …

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