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10 Noodle Dishes Not to Miss in Vietnam

Every year, I visit southeast Asia for three weeks to get inspired by the food. I bring back some of what I find during my travels to Pig and Khao, …

I’m really excited to share this interview with Brendan Ó Sé, an award winning mobile photographer who currently has one of his iPhone photos …

Mobile Photography

Could this be a super-bloom wildflower year for Death Valley?

Despite the lingering California drought, 2015 could be one of the best years for wildflowers in a decade at Death Valley National Park.<p>That's the word from the Death Valley Natural History Assn. which last week reported "patches of green" and a few early blooms at the park on its Facebook page.<p>A …

National Parks

Articles about 7 inviting wooden prefab homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you enjoy breathtaking landscapes and sunny beaches, then Hawaii is the perfect destination for you.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to …

Prefab Homes

Articles about 5 inspired approaches kitchen storage on Dwell.com - Dwell

When Peter J. Lassen first developed the Montana System, it was built on very complex mathematical and philosophical calculations...<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Thanks to a recent remodel, this …

Kitchens

Articles about clever red pegboard backsplash remodeled kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.<p>An interesting backsplash can take your kitchen from average to extraordinary.<p>A backsplash will protect your kitchen wall against food, water, and those dreaded oil splatters—and an interesting one can...<p>What’s the …

Kitchens

Olloclip vs. Moment lenses: Best glass for your iPhone 6 camera

Like millions of photography fans, the iPhone is my main camera. In fact, ever since my Nikon D600 took a suicidal, lens-first dive off a cliff and into a waterfall, my iPhone has become my only camera.<p>I’m always trying to eke out a little extra performance from my iPhone’s tiny camera sensor with …

Canon EOS-M3 Photos Leak, Showing a More Serious Camera with a New Grip and Dials

New leaked photos offer a first look at the upcoming Canon EOS-M3 mirrorless camera. The images reveal that Canon has redesigned the interface and …

How to Make a Winter Pesto With Kale, Collards, and More

You don't have to wait until summer to make pesto. Forget the basil and make one of these winter pestos, instead.<p>Basil pesto may be a classic, but it's not the only sauce on the block. In fact, once the weather cools down, we find ourselves reaching for hardier leaves, like kale. You can still make …

Pesto

10 Ambitious Baking Projects for a Snow Day

Lucky enough to be stuck at home on a snow day? Dive into one of these baking projects.<p><b>When it's snowy, cold, and generally miserable outside</b>, there's no better place to be than in the warmth of your kitchen. And there's no better way to spend your time there than with an ambitious baking project. …

Baking

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Over Your Fear of Octopus

Don't be scared of octopus. You can totally cook it at home.<p>Octopus might be the quintessential restaurant dish. A total crowd-pleaser with impressive presentation, but somehow so daunting that it seems unreasonable to make it at home (all those legs!). Well, it's time to get over your fears. …

Octopuses

The Foldio2 Foldable Pop-Up Light Box for Product Photos is Bigger, Brighter, and Better than Ever

Remember Foldio? Introduced a little over a year ago today, it’s an ultra-portable, foldable light box that gave smartphone photographers the ability …

Articles about grid prefab cabin completely tune surroundings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...<p>Each …

Prefab Homes

Udon Recipes: The Japanese Noodle That'll Make You Feel Great About Winter

Ramen may be everyone's favorite Japanese noodle soup these days, but just because it's the trendiest doesn't mean it's the best. We're huge fans of ramen -- don't get us a wrong. We could eat ramen for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks any day of the week, instant or otherwise. But …

Articles about how buy shipping container on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Would you like to benefit from the best construction or construction firm equipment sales through online? Then you …

Shipping Containers

A culinary guide to Singapore: what to eat and where

Singaporeans don’t just love to eat – they live for it. Born out of its rich ethnic diversity, the city-state’s hybrid cuisine is the stuff of legend. From classic hawker centres to celebrity restaurants, we’ve rounded up the top spots to get a taste of the Lion City.<p><b>Hawker centres</b><p>Hawker centres …

Articles about modern mountain retreat washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...<p>Two Washington, D.C.–based writers …

Architecture

Philippe Starck Dreams Up Super Green Prefab System

The famed designer on how his modular living system offers a new, greener take on housing.<p>"Building one’s own house can be a source of extreme danger," says French designer Philippe Starck. "We all know when it starts, but we never know when it is going to end or how much it will cost in the …

Prefab Homes

Articles about cramped kitchen transformed inviting hub on Dwell.com - Dwell

In northern New Jersey, a cramped kitchen is reborn as a welcoming space for cooking and entertaining.<p>A collection of flexible islands by Raw Edges for Caesarstone explore endless options for the kitchen.<p>A formal rental apartment in Pijp, Amsterdam, previously broken up into many rooms with minimal …

Kitchens

It’s Not About the Camera. It’s About the Light.

As a photographer, how many times have you heard someone tell you, “your camera takes great pictures!” (<i>Cue irate rant in your brain</i>). Of course, we …

Cameras

Canon Throws Its Hat Into The ‘High End’ Compact Game With New G7 X

Canon has been lagging behind competitors in a lot of different areas of late, one of which has been that high end compact market currently dominated …

Cameras

Which Mirrorless Camera Is The Best Option For You? Matt Granger Compares the 5 Best

When I first jumped into the photography world, I had the age old question, “Which camera should I buy?” I didn’t really know any photographers so I …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Street Photography

Olivier Duong | Wedding, Street, Documentary Photography

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Home Tours

Articles about renovated garage ultimate modern party space on Dwell.com - Dwell

A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>With a little faith and a lot of …

Made in America

30 Recipes for *Intentionally* Burnt or Charred Foods

Burnt or charred food can be a great thing when you do it right—it adds a whole new layer of flavor.<p>Uhhh, we meant to do that?

Cooking

Ireland's best drives

Whether or not you're used to getting into the driver's seat from the right, and driving on the left, Ireland's (often pot-holed) two-lane roads make up some of Europe's most scenic drives. Particularly going village to village, pub to pub, on and off the rugged coastal drives of western and …

Articles about small kitchen extension australia on Dwell.com - Dwell

A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian dwelling.<p>A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.<p>Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the modern kitchen and …

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