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How to Tie a Perfect Half-Windsor Knot in Just 5 Steps

Never go disheveled again.<p>Maybe you don't like the size of the full Windsor knot. Or maybe you're just afraid that James Bond will see you and think you're a cad. Either way, if you're looking for a knot that's nice and symmetrical but not quite as bulky, the half Windsor is for you. It's got all …

Men's Fashion

10 Paint Colors with Cult Followings: Architects’ All-Time Favorite Paint Picks

Why reinvent the wheel every time you need to paint a room? Even architects and designers turn to their favorite colors—versatile and universally …

Home Decorating

Adventures by Rail: The Most Scenic Train Vacations in North America

Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been tracks on the ground. Millionaires Jay Gould and …

Trains

Handcrafted Miniature Worlds by Secret Wood – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Miniature

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be able to get my message across effectively to my [team/employees/potential investors]."<p>But here's the thing: …

Public Speaking

5 Essential Beginner Yoga Poses for Men

Strengthen and stretch your cycling muscles with these key moves for men

Yoga

Articles about light filled cabin netherlands completely made hand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram …

San Francisco

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

Gorgeous 3D Printed "Lacelamps" Cover Entire Rooms in Intricate Patterns

Artists Linlin and Pierre-Yves Jacques used 3D-printing technology to create their first lighting collection called <i>Lacelamps</i>. Comprised of two stunning lamps, each includes an intricate translucent lace pattern that's set against a glossy black bell. They look beautiful when turned off, but once …

3D Printing

Surreal Collages by Eugenia Loli | Colossal

<p>Collage artist Eugenia Loli uses photography scanned from vintage magazines and science publications to create bizarre visual narratives that borrow …

Minale-Maeda's 3D Printed Connector Can be Downloaded to Make DIY Furniture

Italian-Japanese Studio Minale-Maeda has come up with a little clever design that allows people anywhere in the world to make their own furniture. …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet to Become a Great Negotiator - Altucher Confidential

A bad negotiation leads to these things automatically: anger, resentment, crying, slavery, and poverty.<p>So it's very important to constantly study …

Slow Factory: Satellite Images Printed on Silk Scarves

Look up at the sky on even the clearest, most perfect summer night here in New York City and you might realize that something is missing. Sure, the …

New York City

19 Mind-Boggling Views of Factories and Nuclear Plants, Carved From Google Maps

A normal person might use Google's satellite imagery to look at the house they grew up in as a kid. Jenny Odell spent the last year using it to find …

Project: Highways of the United States of America

After almost two years of single-handed research, design, checking and cross-checking, I’m incredibly proud and thrilled to present my latest map …

Roads

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

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BBC

A Charming Cover of Radiohead’s “Kid A” - The Fox Is Black

I was digging through covers of Radiohead songs on Soundcloud when I came across this gem by Craig McMahon, his version of “Kid A”. It’s all …

A Supercut of Centered Shots in Wes Anderson Films | Colossal

<p>Watching any film by Wes Anderson it’s impossible to ignore the director’s obsessive visual aesthetic. From his harmonizing use of color to …

7 Perfectly-Scored Wes Anderson Scenes

From Bowie to Bobby Fuller, music supervisor Randall Poster shares his favorite pairings<p>According to the Guild of Music Supervisors, the job …

Articles about 7 innovations 2014 international ces part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...<p>For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in …

National Parks

Indestructible Vinyl Bags & Gear from Holly Aiken Bags

Holly Aiken, of Holly Aiken Bags, has been cranking out her indestructible bags and gear since its launch back in 2004 and the line has evolved from …

North Carolina

Remodeling 101: How to Build the Perfect Flush Recessed Baseboard

Who doesn’t love a good insider tip? We do, so our ears perked up when Jeff Sherman of Delson or Sherman Architects mentioned his trade secret for …

A Stable Reborn in Rural Norfolk

A ruined 19th-century stable block serves as the basis for David Kohn’s Stable Acre dwelling, with interiors that are a masterful blend of ancient …

Architecture

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …

Hiking

A New Identity for the Whitney Museum of American Art by Experimental Jetset - The Fox Is Black

Can the identity of a museum be a piece of conceptual art itself? That seems to be the road that Experimental Jetset has taken with the design system …