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How to Get the Most Out of College

We overwhelm teenagers with advice about choosing a college. Go big. Go small. Put prestige above cost. Do the opposite.<p>We inundate them with tips for getting in. Spend summers this way. Write essays that way. Play a niche sport. Play an obscure instrument.<p>And then? We go mum, mustering less …

College & University

The Hottest Colors To Paint Your House Right Now

We're bringing sexy back.<p>Picking out paint colors for your homes exterior is more complicated than it seems. You have to consider three different hues—siding, front door, and trim—and since it's not only a major undertaking, but also a major financial investment, the pressure to get it right is …

Home Decorating

The 40 Best-Ever Recipes from Food & Wine

Of the more than 24,000 recipes we've published since 1978, these are the ones that were so memorable, so revelatory, and so delicious that we're …

Sparkling Wine

Best Professional Bath: Modern Farmhouse Master Bathroom by Megan Bachmann Interiors

The winner of the 2018 Remodelista Considered Design Awards Best Professional Bath is Megan Bachmann Interiors for her Modern Farmhouse Master …

Interior Design

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

12 White Paints Designers Use Over and Over

Move over, 50 Shades of Grey;when it comes to painting your walls, it's more like 50 shades of white. Design lovers know there's no such thing as one …

Home Decorating

The Fastest Way to Make a Layer Cake

Waffles are involved. Enough said.<p>Baking a layer cake at home isn't difficult, but it does require quite a bit of time. If you're in a hurry, or just …

Genius

Soy Sauce Butter Pasta with Shrimp and Shiitakes

It was a long time ago now that I first discovered the epic, umami-laden combination that is butter and soy sauce. I first tried it in a Japanese …

Indoor/outdoor versatility

It all started with a deck. Jim and Insu Nuzzi wanted more outdoor entertainment space for their Del Mar home, but they weren’t sure how to go about …

Home Improvement

Steal This Look: A Semi-Custom Kitchen in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park

In the renovation of an 800-square-foot apartment in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, design firm Space Exploration overhauled the dated kitchen …

Kitchens

‘Chopped’ Champion Brian Riggenbach’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Has Taken 40 Years to Perfect

Chef <b>Brian Riggenbach</b> is perhaps best known for showcasing his skills on season 24 of the Food Network’s award-winning show <i>Chopped</i>, which he won, but …

Dessert

Shrimp and Basil Stir-Fry

4 servings<p>There’s so much more you can do with your farmers’ market basil than making pesto! Just toss a bunch in a hot pan as the finishing touch for charred shrimp that’s been flavored with a spicy, garlicky marinade, resulting in a fuss-free summertime dinner. This recipe is part of the …

Seafood

So you want a kitchen island?

Here’s what to consider first<p>Kitchen islands have been rising in popularity over the last decade and for good reason. If the space allows it, an island can be an effective way to add surface area and storage while creating a modern family room of sorts for daily living and entertaining.<p>But an …

Kitchens

Top 5 Homes of the Week That Ooze Midcentury Modern Vibes

Whether constructed in the '50s and '60s or paying homage to the style, these homes from the Dwell community love midcentury modern just as much as we do. Take a peek at our editor's top picks of the week of homes with a distinctly retro sensibility.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the</i> …

Mid-Century modern

A Forest Retreat in Washington Takes Cues From Scandinavian Design

Modeled after the Danish sommerhus, this getaway for a Seattle family boasts lofty interiors that spill outdoors.<p>Located in Quilcene, Washington, on a peninsula that juts south into Hood Canal, this nature retreat for a Seattle family has a clean, economic form, and a material palette that’s …

Architecture

Here’s How to Achieve Professional Lighting Design in Your Home With a Simple Switch

NOON light switches let you coordinate all the lights in your home with one touch, meaning setting the mood for any occasion with scene-based lighting has never been simpler.<p>When it comes to setting the vibe in your home, lighting might just be the most important element. It may seem like a minor …

Home Ownership

Home design smarts: 8 tips from Remodelista's Julie Carlson

You can Pinterest, you can Instagram, you can even Houzz. But if you’re looking for rock-solid renovation inspo online, you’re going to want to check out the site that has the most tightly edited look on the internet — Remodelista. The pared down, sometimes minimal aesthetic manages to stay true to …

Ask these 7 questions in a job interview to land the perfect candidate

How many quarters would you need to stack to reach the height of the Empire State Building? How many ping-pong balls fit in a school bus? How do you …

Employment

Thai-Marinated Grilled Flank Steak

July is National Grilling Month and the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association reports that summer holiday weekends continue to be one of the most …

10 Best Thickening Shampoos for Full, Luxurious Hair

While thin hair is nothing to be ashamed of, it's perfectly natural to look for a way to maintain the luscious locks you know and love — and the …

The Best Window Curtains and Shades, According to Interior Designers

Windows are intimidating. Leave them bare and a place looks naked. Overdecorate them and your best source of natural light gets fusty. Plus, brass or …

5 Surprising Building Trends for 2018

With half of 2018 in the books, it’s becoming clear which trends are making a comeback. And, when it comes to building, you might be surprised at …

Keep It Cool with These 16 Gorgeous Modern Ceiling Fans

Though traditionally they’ve been eyesores, a ceiling fan is one of the most energy-efficient ways to keep your room cool. Luckily, things have …

32 Ways to Save During a Home Renovation

Save money in big ways during your remodel with these tips.<p>There are easier ways to gain some room around the house rather than tearing down walls. …

An Iconic Portland Midcentury Is Seeking a New Owner For $1.6M

Once home to a famous artist, a historic midcentury is reimagined as an stunning modern-day dwelling.<p>Originally designed in 1939 by Roscoe Hemenway, the Burton House was once home to famed artist Verne Tossey, who was best known for his campy pulp fiction book covers throughout the 1950s and …

Dining Rooms

Lao Gan Ma Noodles & The Godmother of The Godmother Sauces

If you have never heard of The Godmother’s Chili Crisp Sauce or The Godmother’s Black Bean Sauce, get out from under your rock because you are …

"I stopped eating carbs after 2:30 pm and it changed my body"

T<b>wo weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates.</b> Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. Sweet potatoes? Sadly, no. Eliminating breads, starches, and baked goods in …

Peach-Raspberry Buckle Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare the Topping: Stir together flour, chopped pecans, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and salt in a …

A Real-Life Hacker Reveals What You Should Stop Doing Online

One tip: Before you Insta that photo, pay attention to what's in the background.<p>Stephanie Carruthers is a “white hat” hacker known as Snow whose clients include both Fortune 100 companies and startups. In 2014, she won the Social Engineering Capture the Flag competition at DEF CON, one of the …

Social Media

Your Outdoor Space is Missing Something Big This Summer

It's summertime, and all you want to do is be outside. But, particularly if you live in the southern part of the country, it's hot out there. The sun …