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Snoop Dogg Launches Weed Site to a Roomful of People Who Won't Admit They Like Weed

No, Merry Jane won't deliver weed just yet.<p>“My name is Snoop Dogg and I’m a stoner.”<p>Looking super high onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, the rapper introduced new weed website Merry Jane, the latest in a series of tech investments he has made over the past few years.<p>Merry Jane is a …

Articles about nordic inspired woodland cabin quebec on Dwell.com - Dwell

This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a surprising contrast...<p>When Shevi Loewinger first left Tel Aviv for San Francisco seven years ago, she landed in the Bay Area with the eager...<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs …

Articles about modern coastal home stinson beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.<p>A home by the sea doesn't have to mean Cape Cod or cottage.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of …

Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 awesome sandwich<p>After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …

Recipes

How a day 'water tasting' with a water sommelier cured my skepticism about fancy hydration

Riese is the water sommelier for the Patina Group in Los Angeles and has been certified as such by the German Water Trade Association since 2010. He and I are sitting in the sunny dining room of the Ray's and Stark Bar, a restaurant tucked into the courtyard of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Articles about small footprint fayetteville on Dwell.com - Dwell

The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning...<p>I've always been a firm believer that …

When I Have a Little Girl / When I Have a Little Boy: A Vintage Illustrated Daydream about Life without Unimaginative Rules

“She can pet any dog she likes without asking if it’s friendly. (She’ll know. I always do.)”<p>The recent rediscovery of Lincoln Steffens’s magnificent 1925 meditation on the delights of gender-blind parenting reminded me of the like-spirited gem <b>When I Have a Little Girl / When I Have a Little Boy</b></i> …

This Desk Features 1,100 Yards of Scrolling Paper to Record Your Ideas

Handwritten list makers, doodlers, and note takers – rejoice! Minneapolis College of Art and Design student Kirsten Camara designed the <i>Analog Memory Desk</i>, which is perfect for people who like to write things down. It has a built-in mechanism for scrolling 1,100 yards of butcher paper that acts as a …

André Gide on Sincerity, Being vs. Appearing, and What It Really Means to Be Yourself

“Don’t ever do anything through affectation or to make people like you or through imitation or for the pleasure of contradicting.”<p>It was only at the very end of his long life that the great French author <b>André Gide</b> (November 22, 1869–February 19, 1951) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for …

Literature

Kristina’s Castagnole Recipe

Carnevale, a period which passed by me almost entirely unnoticed as a child growing up in Nashville, is inescapable in Italy, betrayed by the …

Articles about these transformations show why challenging renovations are worth it on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>The best use for a building can be reuse.<p>Tucked into the side of a scenic San Francisco hill, one of the city’s more diminutive houses battles everything from dry rot to...<p>An inspiring renovation gives new life to a …

San Francisco

Einat Admony's Tunisian Carrots

Who'd have thought, a few years back, that carrots could be exciting? But we've seen inventive carrot preparations showing up at restaurants around the country, though few as enticing as chef Einat Admony's Tunisian Carrots. Cumin, caraway, paprika, and garlic perk up the tender-crisp carrots, with …

Myers-Briggs Personality Type Infographic Provides Valuable Career Advice and Income Data

Being familiar with your Myers-Briggs personality type can provide valuable insight into what type of job might be best suited for you. The Career Assessment Site put together a socioeconomic infographic that highlights the test's personality traits, their average household income, and more.<p>There …

Articles about green zero energy family home santa cruz on Dwell.com - Dwell

How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>Green Orchard, the home Paul Archer designed for his parents outside Bristol, England, sows the seeds of an active retirement.<p>It’s become increasingly common to hear the term“zero …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

Articles about 6-simply-designed-modern-benches on Dwell.com - Dwell

This Wednesday evening, as part of Dwell and New York magazine's full plate of design programming for City Modern, design critic...<p>The newly opened Wythe Hotel proved to be an apt setting for the City Modern Brooklyn Design panel.<p>Revelers and music fans have made it through the first weekend of the …

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

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How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn: What Happens When a Restaurant Dies

More<p>How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn<p>More tales from the restaurant industry<p>There are many reasons why a restaurant can die. The building's structure is unsafe. The Department of Health closes you down. Storms damage your equipment, crippling your cash flow. The IRS comes after you …

Articles about modern wares norm architects make us fall love scandinavian design all over again on Dwell.com - Dwell

Multidisciplinary studio Norm Architects was founded in 2008 by Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn.<p>Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn founded Norm Architects, a multidisciplinary design studio, in 2008.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's September 2016 issue.<p>Single …

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Articles about black white and gray all over monochromatic copenhagen townhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>The Danish design brand's new headquarters blurs …

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How-To: Easy DIY Wood Frames for Large Art or Posters

Are the posters on your walls giving your otherwise grown-up home a distinctively college feel? That’s nothing a few classy frames can’t fix! Check out this helpful tutorial for creating your own DIY wood frames for large art or posters from John at Young House Love.<p>Turns out, making your own …

DIY Morse Code Bracelets

Photo: HonestlyWTF<p>Got a message that you just gotta get to someone? Why not encrypt some jewelry with a special message for a special someone with this ingenious DIY morse code bracelet tutorial by Erica over at HonestlyWTF?<p>This project is such a thoughtful way to give someone something that has …

Articles about two apartments were combined inviting brooklyn home on Dwell.com - Dwell

In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of...<p>A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five...<p>You've already seen our favorites in …

Articles about converted loft fit modern family copenhagen on Dwell.com - Dwell

In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with...<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 196-square-foot house born of architectural …

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Wooden Stars

These wooden stars created by Jaime from That’s My Letter were inspired by a Pottery Barn product. This is a fantastic example of why DIY totally rules and can be a big money saver. To make this project you will need access to a miter saw for accurate cutting.<p>Jaime called upon help from her fellow …

How-To: Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments

I’ve seen so many gorgeous salt dough ornament projects on the crafty internet this season, but these adorable gingerbread salt dough ornaments with painted frosting that Heather from Sprinkle Bakes shared on the Etsy blog just might be my favorite tutorial thus far!<p>I don’t think it gets much more …

How-To: Geometric Paper Christmas Tree

I live in a tiny Brooklyn apartment, so space is always at a premium, and it can be really hard to find a spot on the floor big enough for even the smallest of Christmas trees. Luckily, my friend—and fellow Brooklyn apartment dweller—Meg Allan Cole totally gets it. (Hooray!) Turn an empty wall into …