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InsideOut School / Andrea Tabocchini & Francesca Vittorini

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> InsideOut is a school prototype built in Yeboahkrom, a rural village in Ghana where the wind had …

3 Countryside / BOSS.architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled into the rural, rolling landscape of Cherry Hills Village, this home presents a modest face to …

10 Best Luxury Hotels To Visit In The Off-Season

For some travelers, cold weather means an escape to hot beaches; for others, it's a chance to take part in winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. But what about travelers looking for something a little different? It may not seem intuitive to visit places like Long Island or Chicago in the …

What Marriage Counselors Want You to Know About Real Love

Trending Stories<p>8 Time-Saving Approaches to Everyday Tasks<p>A Mantra to Live By<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>Mantras That Get You Through Your …

The 10 Cities You'll Be Talking About In 2015

Lonely Planet is on a roll. The travel company released their Best in Travel lists this week, including the countries you need to be visiting (hint: Singapore) and the budget destinations to hit up next year.<p>Also on the list, of course, are the 10 cities you should be visiting in 2015. You're …

16 Books to Check Out in April 2014

This month we're reading a novel that explores a passionate affair, an enigmatic thriller from Emma Donoghue, a tale of a gender-bending artists and …

Award-Winning Books You <i>Need</i> to Read

Suddenly there are a lot more gold-stickered covers at the bookstore. Here are our picks from the recent honorees, including a few surprises.<p>The …

The Answer to Pop's Prim-Princess Problem? Lykke Li

Searching for a little more soul and a little less predictability in a world of hypermanaged pop stars? Swedish indie-soul singer Lykke Li is here to answer your prayers.<p>In September 1981, Stevie Nicks appeared on the cover of <i>Rolling Stone</i>. She'd just released her legendary first solo album, <i>Bella</i> …

The BarkerBag

A solid pack and pair of sturdy hiking boots are essentials for all outdoor enthusiasts, but nothing propels you further and with a better attitude than having a dog by your side. After a long day when all parties are exhausted through, having your pup curl up at the bottom of your sleeping bag can …

Camping

Avantree Jogger Pro Bluetooth Stereo Headset with Microphone Hands-on Review

After reviewing Avantree Sacool Bluetooth Stereo Headset, it’s time to review <b>Avantree Jogger Pro Bluetooth Stereo Headset for Sports</b>. Just like its …

Audiophile

10 Conversations You Need to Have with Your Children

• <b>Author:</b> Rabbi Shmuley Boteach<p>Why do I have to repeat everything? Why does every conversation end in an argument?<p>Communicating with our children. Conversing. Connecting. When did it become so difficult? And how do we begin to change it for the better?<p>This book was designed to help parents answer …

How To Cook Perfect Steak in the Oven

<b>Let the steak come to room temperature:</b> Open the package and blot the steak dry with paper towels. Let the steak come to room temperature for about …

BBQ
Amazing

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Which Architects Are Most Admired By Other Architects?

As part of their annual research for the World Architecture Top 100, Building Design (BD) has compiled a list of which architects are most admired by …

Architecture

25 Cheesy Dips That Will Make You Swoon

Nothing is more alluring than a bowl of silky, molten cheese. Just sitting amongst a pile of chips, waiting to be devoured.

Articles about 7 modern wooden louver facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Airstream trailers may have emerged in the 1930s and become iconic of the 1950s, but today, owners and designers are revamping...<p>Jospeh Eichler's post-World War II tract homes have had an astounding impact on modern architecture as we know it today.<p>The Los Angeles Conservancy announced the …

Architecture

Passive Houses: 13 Reasons Why the Future Will Be Dominated by this New Pioneering Trend

If you don’t know what a ‘Passive House’ is you’re in good company, most people haven’t. Passive Houses are essentially buildings which use very …

Knitting For Dummies ®, Mini Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Pam Allen<p>Your get-started guide to knitting The advice you need to begin a new hobby! Understand knitting basics with this easy-to-follow guide! From casting on and off to performing beginning stitches, this guide helps you discover the joys of knitting and create hand-knit items for family …

Crafting

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

Vampires in the Lemon Grove

We've been reveling in great books all year. Here are the ten we can't stop talking about.<p>The Isle of Youth<p>By Laura van den Berg<p>256 pages; FSG …

Books

Renovations

Sick of Sydney? Visit These Islands on the Great Barrier Reef (Photos)

The big cities of Australia’s Gold Coast may be tempting, but they’re also crowded. Avoid the same old tourist destinations and try the islands on …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Hotels

Taming The Last 10%: Lessons For Finishing Meaningful Work

Struggling to complete that big work project, painting, or manuscript? These inspiring tips from creative masters (Shakespeare) and less likely sources (Rocky Balboa) can help.<p>Most authors will tell you that writing a book often forces you to reflect upon your own life’s journey (personal and/or …

Articles about 6 modern homes connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home …

Architecture

The 10 best contemporary still lifes

Art historian Michael Petry chooses works from Marc Quinn and Sharon Core among his favourite contemporary still lifes<p>Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still-Life Tradition by Michael Petry is published by Thames & Hudson (£35)