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Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

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Japan told to halt Antarctic whaling by international court

The international court of justice (ICJ) has ordered a temporary halt to Japan’s annual slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean after concluding that the hunts are not, as Japan claims, conducted for scientific research.<p>The UN court’s decision, by a 12-4 majority among a panel of judges, casts …

Climate panel: Time to act is now

A United Nations science panel issued its most dire warnings yet Monday on the dangers of climate change, saying the impacts already being felt on every continent threaten to reduce crop yields, wipe out poor people’s livelihoods, inundate low-lying lands, worsen droughts and possibly even increase …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Over-the-top amenities help luxury homes stand out

If you thought Southern California mansions could hardly get more outlandish, consider the latest must-have feature: A moat encircling the property.<p>Other exclusive amenities include dental chairs, botox stations and wine "cellars" that somehow made their way into the kitchen. It's all part of …

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How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

35 Things You Absolutely MUST Agree Upon Before Getting Married

<i>Written by Jeanne Sager for CafeMom’s, The Stir.</i><p>Ask the experts what an engaged couple should discuss before they get married and you'll probably hear something along the lines of "money, sex, and kids." Heck, that's even the name of one relationship book. With all due respect to the experts, I …

How To Have More Sex With Your Wife

You may envy the wild life of young, single men. You might imagine their escapades, that they sleep with a different woman every night. Maybe you remember sowing your own wild oats -- or regret that you didn't sow more while you had the chance.<p>But I have news for you: Research has shown that …

Celosia Orange made Pantone's top 10 colors for Spring, 2014. And it's easy to see why! Pop over to The Perfect Palette to see which other colors made their list! http://www.theperfectpalette.com/2013/11/top-10-pantone-colors-for-spring-2014.html

The Myth of the Brainstorming Session

<i>This post was originally published on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>He told me a bit about …