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The dark truth about chocolate

Grand health claims have been made about chocolate, but while it gives us pleasure, can it really be good for us?<p>Chocolate has been touted as a treatment for agitation, anaemia, angina and asthma. It has been said to awaken appetite and act as an aphrodisiac. You may have noticed we’re still on the …

Holistic Medicine

Hungover: 7 Modern Pavilions Taking Cantilevers to the Extreme

Today, architecture is often confined more by functional constraints than by physical limitations. Yet not all architecture has the same utilitarian concerns. Privileged by flexible programs and a wide array of construction materials, modern pavilions can be made into almost any form. The projects …

Flying House / IROJE KHM Architects

<b>Landing of An Airship that Load Nature</b><p>The owner of this house is a young pilot and his family for his future home space, the house landed lightly on …

Architecture

Lake Austin Cabin

Austin, Texas<p>This previously undeveloped 5 acre lot, nicknamed ‘the Narrows’ had been a gathering place for the family since the 1970’s. The beautiful Cyprus tree lined Lake Austin waterfront oasis lies just a few miles outside of downtown. The owners insisted on a simple, humble, yet unique cabin …

Small Spaces

How to cook the perfect creme caramel

People tend to get a bit misty of eye when you mention creme caramel. No one seems to have eaten one since about 1989, but time has not withered their enthusiasm for the gently jiggling charms of this Gallic classic.<p>Their disappearance from the national diet might be explained by their former …

Baking

10 Stunning Modernist Homes That Melt Into The Landscape

The only things more incredible than these beautifully designed houses are their epic surroundings.<p>Architectural photographer James Silverman has traveled all over the world to capture the most stunning examples of modern homes. In his new book, <i>Infinite Space</i>, he focuses on beautifully designed …

The New Mind Manipulators

Your mind is being controlled by distant strangers who don't have your best interests at heart. If that sounds like a paranoid fantasy, brace yourself and read on. These are the findings of a series of scientific studies that show how a few dominant institutions have the power to affect how you …

21 Easy and Delicious Whole30 Dinner Recipes

If you missed our Whole30 breakfast recipe roundup, here’s a simple refresher of what the program is all about. Designed to be a monthlong reboot for …

Cooking

Recipes and Tips for the Best Grilled Jalapeño Poppers

<i>Photo by Rob Baas.</i><p>You may know them as jalapeño poppers, armadillo eggs, rattlesnake eggs, or even ABTs. Whatever you call them, stuffed smoked jalapeños rock the grill across the U.S.<p>A bite-size variant of Mexican <i>chiles rellenos</i>, poppers have been around since the 1970s. Early versions were …

20 Post-Workout Recovery Recipes

Being an athlete—whether you do Crossfit, take spin class, run marathons, or dance in pointe shoes—means being committed and informed. You don't …

15 Tasty And Delicious Recipes You Must Try

From Proper Tasty to your belly.

Sunday Recipe: A No-Bake Chocolate Cake Fit for a Prince

Slightly northwest of Los Angeles proper is the city of Pasadena, California, a suburban enclave where Julia Child was born. It is also where confectioners and bakers Christine Moore and Cecilia Leung practice their craft at a cute shop on the edge of town called Little Flower Candy Company. For …

Dessert

Articles about bauhaus sea on Dwell.com - Dwell

No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the Hagerty House, his first commission in the United States.<p>No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the Hagerty House, his first commission in the United States.<p>Of all American cities, you'd think Chicago would be at the forefront of …

Architecture

This whimsical Mushroom House is straight out of a fairytale

This quirky Mushroom House is seriously one of a kind, attracting attention from all over the world for its whimsical nature-inspired architecture and decor.<p>The unique hobbit-esque home is rooted in upstate New York, neighboring a waterfall and stream in the middle of the woods. Its earthy interior …

Treehouses

Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp

<b>Recipe</b><p>1/2 pound or 8-10 large, peeled and deveined raw shrimp<p>Pinch of salt<p>pinch of black pepper<p>1-4 teaspoon <b>spice rub</b><p>1 cup of real or imitation crab …

Soysauce

What A Real Runner Looks Like

<i>*Courtesy of Daughter Of A Runner</i><p>Today, I feel as though society has painted us an image of the ‘ideal’ athlete. We’re constantly bombarded with …

21 Awesome Wedding Games That Will Keep The Party Going

Say "I do" to having some fun.<p>Nobody likes a boring wedding!<p>Keep guests entertained all night long by incorporating one (or more!) of the super fun wedding games below into your reception.

Weddings

Bioclimatic and Biophilic Boarding House / Andyrahman Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This boarding house, located in Surabaya, Indonesia, is designed by Andyrahman Architect based on …

13 Great Recipes If You Have Gout

Gout shouldn’t keep you from enjoying your food. Stick to low-purine fare, like that in the following recipes, to have a tasty meal without …

8 Tiny Dwellings That Make Downsizing Look Awesome

While American homes tend to operate on the “bigger is better” principle, there are advantages to going in the opposite direction. Tiny houses are …

Tea House

The Tackiest Architecture in the Entire World

One man’s infinite wellspring of jaw-droppingly ugly design.<p>Sure, a ban on weird architecture <i>sounds</i> bad. The directive from Chinese President Xi Jingping prohibiting China from pursuing new directions in design may strike some Westerners as excessive, backward, or overprotective. While hasty and …

Skyscrapers

Architect Ira Rakatansky's Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece

<b>Name:</b> Ira Rakatansky & Lenore Gray<b><br>Location:</b> East Side — Providence, Rhode Island<b><br>Size:</b> 4 bedrooms<b><br>Years lived in:</b> 52 — owned<p>This tour is a rare treat — …

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Creativity

Potato, Mushroom and Caraway Seed Soup

I am very fortunate to have some fabulous people working with me. This recipe comes from my assistant Voi, who grew up in Prague and is a great chef. …

Lemon Curd Berry Tarts

Today is one of those days that I don’t really want to get started. Because it starts at the doctor. It’s not like I have a problem with the doctors …

Dessert

Beauty Confession: I Found My Favorite Face Toner in My Pantry

My beauty confession: I ditched my expensive face toner for an apple cider vinegar beauty routine, and I absolutely swear by it. I'm always down to experiment with my skincare regimen, so I was totally on board when my twin sister Abby told me this stuff had straight up changed her skin for the …

27 Genius Recipes For People Who Are Obsessed With Pasta

Because marinara is only the beginning.

Cooking

20+ Mouthwatering Recipes for Foods With Surprises in the Middle

<i>Stuffed Garlic Bread | Image: Cookies and Cups</i><p>A birthday card with unexpected money inside. Opening an old box only to find a beloved, lost item. The …

[VIDEO] Croatian Recipes: Steamed Mussels with Wine, Garlic & Parsley

Dagnje na buzaru<p><b>Croatia Week have teamed up with Fini Recepti to bring you your favourite Croatian recipes in English…</b> <br>Croatian TV chef <b>Almo Čatlak</b> …

Go Egg Crazy for Easter With This Creamy Egg and Bacon Carbonara

Carbonara always sounds like such a scary dish to make. It’s one of those recipes that looks simple but can very easily go wrong, leaving you with scrambled-egg pasta (hey, we’d eat it anyway so long as you throw in some garlic bread — check out some garlic bread recipes for inspo). This easy …