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18 Dipping Sauces for Grilled Meats and Veggies

We've got plenty of grilling season left, but by this point in the summer I wouldn't blame you for being in a little bit of a culinary rut. Even the best grilled meats and vegetables are going to get boring if you eat them over and over again. One of the easiest ways to breathe new life into …

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The Top 10 Trips To Take In Your Lifetime

When caught with a case of wanderlust, we never know precisely where to turn first. Our bucket list is a mile long, full of cities, beaches and entire countries we'd absolutely love to see.<p>The good news is that a few particular places stand out among the crowd on this beautiful planet. Here are 10 …

5 Best-Value Retirement Havens For Under $1,500 A Month

By International Living<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>Matagalpa, Nicaragua<p>"I can easily afford to indulge myself whenever I want," says expat Rob Schneider. "Between …

The Power of Micro Naps | The Art of Manliness

Eccentric artist Salvador Dali believed that one of the secrets to becoming a great painter was what he called “slumber with a key.” “Slumber with a …

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7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

Amazon Rainforest

Kengo Kuma's Tsumiki building blocks can be arranged to create original sculptures

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has created a modelling kit made up of triangular-shaped wooden pieces, which has been described as the Japanese …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

13 US housing markets where speculators are making a killing flipping homes

This practice of buying a house, fixing it up, and then quickly selling it is a popular way to book a quick profit.<p>"After curtailing flipping activity last year due to slowing home price appreciation and shrinking inventory of flip-worthy homes, real estate investors have started to jump back on …

7 Days in Cuba on $700

What things cost for travelers in a country where cash is king.<p>Below the departures level at JFK's JetBlue terminal, in a corner near baggage claim, a queue was forming. Right now, there's only one flight from New York to Havana per week—a JetBlue charter operated by Cuba Travel Services—and …

La Eva, Chair Design by David Ortiz

La Eva, a clever chair design concept by David Ortiz.<p>David Ortiz is a San Luis Potosi, Mexico based industrial designer. The talented designer has …

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30% of homes lost value over the last year

Not all American homes are rising in value.<p>Almost 30% of all homes lost value in August from a year earlier, according to real estate company Zillow …

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

Your Complete Guide to Surviving the Outdoors

Go ahead, be the hero. Build an elements-proof shelter using nothing but your bare hands and some sticks. Really.<p>To truly earn the title of an Independent Man, you must know how to handle yourself in the wild, often without much to work with. Not only will mastering the following skills make you …

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Podcast: Alden Mills, Inventor of Perfect Push-Up | The Art of Manliness

In today’s podcast I talk to Alden Mills, former Navy SEAL, inventor of the Perfect Push-Up, and author of the new book <i>Be Unstoppable: The 8</i> …

Lower Manhattan's Best New East Side Bars

Even as favor switches from neighborhood to neighborhood, it's possible to find a good bar just about anywhere in New York City. However, it just so happens that right now a slew of well-designed hotspots with excellent drink options have opened across lower Manhattan's east side—most within …

Elegant Wood Sculptures Crafted from Discarded Tree Trunks and Branches

South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee uses organic materials like wood to create large-scale, sculptural pieces that favor both form and function. Focusing on geometric shapes such as the sphere, Lee somehow manages to transform tree trunks and hefty branches into perfectly formed globes, columns, and …

Custom Made Abimis Kitchen for Passionate Gourmet Cooks

The <b>Abimis Kitchen</b> by Italian company <b>Prisma</b> was especially developed for passionate gourmet cooks who want a home kitchen like those of the great …

A Table & Stool Set Inspired by Folded Paper

Meet Donald and Little Sidekicks. Taking inspiration from folded paper, Jingtao Zhang designed this dining table (Donald) and stool (Little …

Articles about best prefabs northeast on Dwell.com - Dwell

Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Although we shouldn’t admit it, the Dwell reception area doesn’t always resemble the best of modern design.<p>Good design isn’t inextricably wed to a high price tag. These classic designs …

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

14 of the hardest to find bars in NYC

1. La Esquina at 114 Kenmare Street<p>When it opened in 2005 People Magazine touted this Mexican restaurant and bar as “harder to get into than …

How to Sell Your Stuff Online | The Art of Manliness

There’s nothing better than a garage sale to make some extra money and declutter your place. But what if you live in an apartment or condo and don’t …

Solar-Powered Ecocapsule Allows You to Live Off the Grid Anywhere in the World

Slovakia's Nice Architects recently revealed several exciting details about the Ecocapsule that will give you the opportunity to live anywhere in the world. Ecocapsule is a micro-shelter that operates off-grid by using sustainable technology such as solar power, rainwater collection and filtration, …

Remarkable Woman Quit Her Job in New York to Build Sustainable Bamboo Homes in Bali

In 2010, Elora Hardy left her successful fashion career in New York and returned to her childhood home in Bali, which is where she decided to build bamboo houses for a living. Over the course of the last five years, Elora and her team at Ibuku have revolutionized bamboo construction, believing that …

Collective Forges a Thriving Marketplace for Design

Sweden's "Most Sought After Home" by Tham & Videgård Designs

Tham & Videgård Designs have created a quaint and unique home in Sweden that has been dubbed<p>Tham & Videgård Designs have created a quaint and unique home in Sweden that has been dubbed the “Most Sought After Home.” With the help of over 2 million Swedes, the designers analyzed 200 million clicks …

Say goodbye to your clunky air conditioner — this kitchen table uses no electricity to regulate the temperature of your apartment

Consisting simply of a surface and legs, the table is one piece of furniture that has remained largely the same for thousands of years.<p>But now, a French design duo has come up with a way to turn the humble table into a means of climate control that doesn't use any electricity.<p>Paris-based industrial …

Matthias Pliessnig's Gorgeous Bentwood Benches are Growing

The designer's work is getting both bigger and better<p>We've covered Matthias Pliessnig's excellent bentwood work since the early days of Core77, and …