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Tchaikovsky’s Surprising Wisdom for Artists with Depression

The Russian composer sheds light on his journey with depression in newly released letters, giving those of us with creative and depressive tendencies …

Creativity

Articles about 7 woodsy retreats on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...<p>Sometimes one’s art can be simultaneously window and …

Fabrication

Solartab, the premium solar charger/battery for iPad and iPhone that actually works

If you’ve ever tried to charge your iPhones/iPads/etc. directly from a small solar panel you probably know it is pretty difficult. Even with direct sunlight, you aren’t likely to be able to charge the device reliably. Most USB-charged devices require a minimum of 5W (5Vx1A) of continuous power to …

Solar Charging

Articles about loving renovation updates rustic family home reclaimed materials on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple renovates one of their childhood homes to suit their modern taste, while preserving some sentimental value.<p>In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.<p>For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing …

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11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

How much do coders make? Check out this data from around the country

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Maga/Shutterstock<p>iOS rules the roost and beats Android, Bay Area coders get paid the most, and Node.js developers are …

Soldering Iron Base (made With a Sardines Can)

How to Flatten Boards With Just a Planer<p>Wooden Star Map / Nightlight<p>DIY Apothecary Cabinet<p>PVC Class<p>Thank you very much for this post but more about …

DIY

Which Apps Are Eating Your Battery? Normal Will Tell You.

Somewhere, somehow, maybe less than a year after I got the latest version of my iPhone, its battery would mysteriously deplete in about half a day.<p>I wasn’t really sure why. But now I can find out.<p>There’s a new app called ‘Normal’ out from a pair of Stanford Ph.Ds in computer science named Adam …

CSS Image Set

The emerging trend on HD screens for computer devices has changed the way we build websites, including how we add images. In the past, we can simply …

CSS

Articles about incredible island houses part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.<p>In this series, trace the story of lamesadevenn, a green live/work space in Santa Fe, New Mexico, created for two community...<p>Working part-time from a tiny studio building, architect Chris Fein redesigns dwellings from a range of eras.<p>Or is one …

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I want my MTV, again

More than 30 years ago, MTV was Music Television, and on July 4 it will be again.<p>If you were around in the '80s, you know what a big deal MTV was. It launched on August 1, 1981, with the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star," and MTV changed the way we listened to tunes. Music was an all-analog …

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