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This Science-Backed Yoga Trick Boosts Dopamine Levels in the Brain by 65%

The benefits of yoga know no bounds—the physical, mental, and spiritual practice has been linked to reduced stress, increased flexibility and muscle …

Yoga

Yin & Yang house features an elaborate rooftop garden

"The Yin & Yang house is designed for a small family, that wants to live off-grid, independent and self-sufficient," says Penda. "At the same time we …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Travel

How to ‘unf—k yourself’ at work, in a relationship and in life

‘Unf—k Yourself’ author Gary John Bishop tells Moneyish tips on changing the way you think to live your best life<p>It’s time to unf—-k yourself.<p>Life is …

Dow Jones

Urlaub zu Hause – 11 unterschätzte Reiseziele in Deutschland

Der Odenwald<p>Der Odenwald zwischen Frankfurt am Main und Stuttgart ist sicherlich einer der schönsten Wälder Deutschlands. Endlose Wanderwege führen …

Low-cost wooden home has all its plans available for free

Open and airy<p>If you ever saw a bare-bones wooden house and thought, <i>Hey, I could roll with that</i>, you’re in luck: The architects of this fab pared-back dwelling in France have made all building plans and other relevant documents available to download for free here. Appropriately named Open Source …

Japanese skinny house reaches skyward

The narrow home in Kobe measures just 8 feet wide<p>Like Vietnam’s many skinny houses, this 2.5-meter-wide (that’s approximately 8 feet) house in Kobe, Japan, takes advantage of its narrow site and reaches skyward to maximize livable space—and light.<p>Japanese studio FujiwaraMuro Architects designed the …

12 Things That Surprised Me About Traveling in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a place that’s all about going into the wild. So what better way to experience my first time there than to go as spectacularly wild as it …

Japan

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

Japan

DJI added a zoom lens to its Osmo stabilized camera

Best known for its camera drones, DJI's new handheld camera gives you the same smooth results, but on the ground and now with a 7x zoom.<p>DJI's camera drones let you capture subjects from incredible heights. Now its Osmo handheld camera can get you closer to things on the ground.<p>The new 7x zoom Osmo …

Cameras

Circumnavigating Italy’s storied Lake Como by paddle and pedal

Traveling via water gives you a different perspective. Sitting in the front cockpit of a tandem kayak 200 feet off shore from Varenna, Italy, in the middle of Lake Como, I count three gelaterias faster than you can say, “I know why George Clooney spends so much time here.”<p>Navigating Varenna by …

Italy

Open Floor Plans with Blu Homes

<b>Small house plans, little house plans, anything to do with residential architecture seems to resonate with me.</b> Perhaps that’s why I named my blog …

Prefab Homes

Japan’s UltraSmall Houses Photos

In Japanese cities, the average house is 1,075 square feet. That makes sense when you consider that the country has a landmass smaller than Montana but a population that puts it at number 11 worldwide. Creativity abounds despite such constraints, notes Naomi Pollack in Jutaku: Japanese Houses …

Kate's House / Bower Architecture

“A house for living in!” exclaimed the client in the early stages. “Textured and warm with a touch of whimsy – but no stunts that will date..”<p>With …

Shipping container homes | Andrew Dwight

Shipping container? or contemporary compact granny flat. This shipping container has been transformed in three weeks to a sustainable well insulated …

Cities across America are giving homeless people tiny homes, and it’s working

Thanks to the Low-Income Housing Institute (LIHI), Seattle joins Austin, Portland, and others in a fast-moving trend. Instead of forcing the homeless to find a home, many governments and private donors are simply providing them with one.<p>They are insulated, heated, structurally sound, and some even …

Neueste Fliesentrends für exklusive Raumgestaltungen

Fliesen und Natursteine liegen nach wie vor im Trend. Heute sind es gerade die ausgefallenen und hochwertigen Fliesen, die einen Raum zu etwas ganz …

El Chapo Speaks

A secret visit with the most wanted man in the world<p><i>Disclosure: Some names have had
 to be changed, locations not named, and an understanding was</i> …

Mexico

California dreaming: the homes where the spirit of the 60s lives on

The residents of Starboard Court, Marin County, have been living the mid-century modernist dream since the actual mid-century. Of 10 original owners, five still live there, and no houses changed hands until 1991. Most of the residents are in their 80s and 90s, though their sprightliness suggests …

San Francisco

Articles about essential small space living tips on Dwell.com - Dwell

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective …

Small Spaces

The 34 best hotels in Europe

We recently published a list of the 30 best hotels in the w orld.<p>We pulled out the top hotels in Europe and ranked them here.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotels, Conde Nast Traveler's …

Not Surprisingly, Norway's Passport Design is a Work of Art

Time for other countries to step it up.<p>There's nothing that screams "Norway" more wholeheartedly than the country's passport design. Whether you're a …

Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Prefab Homes

12 Essential Tips for Your Wide-Angle Photography

Wide-angle lenses - you use them to cram more stuff into your photos. Now wait... If that's what you know about this type of lens, you're missing the …

Photography