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5 Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for a Modern Low-Water Garden

OK, so California isn’t the only state going through a water shortage. At least 30 states in the U.S. currently have some level of drought, ranging …

Landscaping

Quiet Squeaky Carpeted Floors with This Kit

Over time, as the plywood subfloor under your carpet expands and contracts, the nails can come loose and the subfloor separated from the floor …

Articles about how landscape design made home fun playground on Dwell.com - Dwell

A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.<p>I recently came across Numen's creative interactive installations, a mix between art and design, on the landscape architecture...<p>Decorating with statement rugs is often challenging, so here are some tips and …

Home Tours

This Chart Shows You Which Beers to Pair with Which Foods

We’ve mentioned before that certain beers go well with certain foods, but this chart shows you which beer <i>flavors</i> pair best with different types of …

Flavors

Dive Deep Into the Making of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy With This Documentary

Is there really any doubt that Christopher Nolan’s <i>The Dark Knight</i> is the best Batman movie? Sure, arguments can be made for others but, with his …

No Spanking, No Time-Out, No Problems

A child psychologist argues punishment is a waste of time when trying to eliminate problem behavior. Try this instead.<p>Say you have a problem child. If it’s a toddler, maybe he smacks his siblings. Or she refuses to put on her shoes as the clock ticks down to your morning meeting at work. If it’s a …

Parenting

Space Tourism Posters

Imagination is our window into the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of …

Posters

LG Ultra Short Throw LED Smart Projector

Projectors offer great image size for the dollar. But they generally also require a lot of room to reach their potential. The LG Ultra Short Throw …

Gear & Gadgets

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

Branches fused with vintage frames make incredibly beautiful masterpieces

Student Captures People's Reactions When Told They Are Beautiful

In this viral video, 18-year-old student Shea Glover was conducting an independent project, which turned into a social experiment, regarding beauty …

High School

An Excellent Montage of ‘Breaking Bad’ Scenes Told From Jesse Pinkman’s Point-of-View

Video editor Grable424 has created “Walt & Jesse” an excellent montage that looks at the entire <i>Breaking Bad</i> series from Jesse Pinkman‘s …

TV

21 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Selling

While small upgrades and minor decor replacements may seem like a waste of time when you're in a hurry to sell your house, one of the biggest mistakes you can make as a seller is listing your home without any advance preparation.<p>Whether you're listing your condo for sale in Miami, FL, or looking …

Real Estate

Disney Invents 3D Coloring Book

Coloring books are a simple way for young children to have fun. Disney Research has developed a sophisticated way to enhance this old form of …

Coloring Book

20 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Website

Plugins are a very important part of a WordPress website and that is why we selected these 20 <i>essential WordPress plugins</i> for you.Whether you want …

Could You Hide from the State for 28 Days?

(Photo: Channel 4)<p><i>Hunted</i> is a new reality TV show in the United Kingdom. Contestants are given about $700 in cash each and a one hour head start. …

Stack Overflow: Fun Finds

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>Last year I had a list of books that involve hidden pictures and searching–my middle daughter really loves those. Well, it …

3 Artworks That Changed My World

August is the “off season” for the contemporary art world in New York City. Most galleries close to prep for their much anticipated fall shows (find …

Art

Articles about texas couple builds their cast place concrete dream home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Inside the artful, beachy retreat Filmmaker Jess Bianchi and …

Architecture

Articles about lucy marstons timeless farmhouse suffolk on Dwell.com - Dwell

When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy...<p>Plugging a cord into a socket or inserting a battery may seem like the easiest way to power a small appliance but it's not the...<p>Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair, the Eames …

Architecture

A 1930s Home In Austin, Texas Gets A Contemporary Makeover

Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects have transformed a house, originally built in 1935, into a contemporary home for a family in Austin, Texas.<p>The …

Architecture

A Showerhead on Kickstarter Just Raised $2M and Was Even Backed by Apple’s CEO

The Nebia shower promises a superior experience with 70% less water. Considering it’s an activity most people do daily, that’s a lot of water.<p>The San …

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

For most authors the prospect of their books sending readers to sleep would be horrifying.<p>But the latest publishing phenomenon which is topping the Amazon charts is a book which promises to do just that, at least for children.<p>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep, has been created by Swedish …

Articles about modern concrete home peru on Dwell.com - Dwell

Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.<p>Extremely durable, versatile, and sustainable to boot, concrete is a smart building material, as these homes show.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer …

Architecture

Articles about smart modern remodel traditional dc house on Dwell.com - Dwell

To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon quite a …

Architecture

Articles about 1920s bungalow plus modern addition equals perfect austin home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go.<p>Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big impact; her bathroom...<p>A Boston family chose a double dose of prefab for an addition to …

Home Offices

Articles about three story home buenos aires easy garden access on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this new feature, we present an architectural insider’s guide to a great design destination.<p>A design lover's guide to the Argentine capital.<p>A creative office remodel for a local motion graphics studio.<p>With a design philosophy—and materials—passed down from a renowned Argentine architect, a …

Buenos Aires

Articles about strikingly minimal home built less six months on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home …

Mid-Century modern

Articles about family ski retreat thats world away cars and cares on Dwell.com - Dwell

San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...<p>Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes...<p>In Truckee, California, the charred …

San Francisco

Feeling The Heat? This Slick Table Supercharges Your A/C

As the weather heats up, certain furniture falls out of favor: leather couches, polyester seats, steel patio chairs left out too long in the sun. But what if your furniture could keep you cool in the summer? That’s the killer app of the ZEF Climatic Table, which can help supercharge your A/C in the …

Furniture