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13 cool modern ideas for your walls

For a quick and easy room revamp, looking at changing up your walls is a great idea. However, if you think there's only paint and wallpaper to choose …

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

Adventure<p>This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the …

National Parks

Articles about 5 light filled homes floor ceiling windows on Dwell.com - Dwell

These airy abodes utilize immense windows to usher the outdoors in. Take a peek at our editor's favorite picks from the Dwell...<p>As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of...<p>In a former fishermen’s cottage outside …

Architecture

Renovated House Has the World’s Largest Pivoting Windows

This Antwerp home has a pair of glass doors recognized as “the world's largest pivoting window.” The two-story twin glazings, designed by Belgian studio Sculp IT, are impressive pieces of architectural design–in size, weight, and sleekness. Together, they clock in at nearly four tons and are 20 …

Dining Rooms

Portraits of South African Cows On Their Daily Pilgrimage to the Beach

Along the southeastern coast of South Africa, the cattle of Pondoland make a daily pilgrimage to seaside, spending their afternoons luxuriating and …

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

National Parks

The 26 most luxurious spas around the world

We rounded up some of the best spas around the world, from Switzerland to Barbados.<p>Many of the treatments at these spas incorporate ancient methods and aim to improve guests' mental and physical well being.<p>So if you're in need of a little TLC, consider planning your next trip to one of these …

TripAdvisor

A 3D Flythrough of the Milky Way Created with Over 400K Telescope Photos

Want to be blown away by the size and beauty of the Milky Way? daveachuk of Vancouver, Canada, created this 8-minute-long flythrough of our galaxy in …

America's Best 20 Hikes

1. Hanging Lake, CO<p>Distance: 3.2 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 1,050 ft | Learn more.<p>Photo: Nicola Easterby<p>2. The Enchantments, WA<p>Distance: 8 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 2,600 ft | Learn more.<p>Photo: Mikaela Tangeman<p>3. Angel's Landing, UT<p>Distance: 5 miles round trip | Elevation gain: …

Hiking

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

A Lonely Rain Cloud Giving Water Back to the Sea

Huw Alexander Ogilvie was flying over the Pacific Ocean in 2005 when he shot this peculiar photograph of a lone cloud dumping rain onto the world. …

Loneliness

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

10 Easy Pieces: Freestanding Wood Stoves

A new generation of wood stoves offers fuel efficiency, high combustion temperatures, and lower emissions to be environmentally responsible, powerful …

Heating

Articles about 5 examples stone modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been …

Outdoors

Articles about 7 modern swimming pools on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter …

Los Angeles

23 Gorgeous Aerial Photographs to Help Put Things in Perspective

It's easy to lose perspective in our day-to-day. To get stuck in the minutia and forget that we're part of something much bigger called the Earth, which is part of something much bigger called the solar system, which is part of something MUCH bigger called the Milky Way galaxy... you get the …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Libraries

The Best Longreads Of 2014 On World Affairs

The year 2014 was a tumultuous one, with more than its fair share of world-changing events. The media has covered the chaos using all the methods at its disposal: Live blogs, images and rapid on-the-ground reporting have allowed journalists to disseminate the news in real time, giving a visceral …

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Design

The World’s Best Dogs, According To Math

Sorry bulldogs.<p>London-based data journalist and information designer David McCandless has created some of the most thought-provoking data visualizations of the past few years. Now, he turns his hand to a decidedly more lighthearted (but every bit as important) topic: What dog breed is …

Inside the World's Most Dangerous Ski Race in Afghanistan

<i>This article was written by Yahoo Travel Editor in Chief Paula Froelich</i><p>When one thinks of Afghanistan, one usually does not think of skiing. There are several reasons for this. Afghanistan has been war-ravaged for decades. Afghanistan," "leisure sports," and "fun, relaxing time" are not things ever …

The wrath of Warren Buffett: How Benjamin Moore almost broke his promise

Not long after Berkshire Hathaway acquired Benjamin Moore in 2000, Warren Buffett appeared in a video that was sent to the company’s thousands of …

30 Years Of Music Industry Upheaval In 30 Seconds

In 30 years, we've gone from flipping cassette tapes to playing CDs to downloading iTunes to streaming Spotify.<p>These seismic shifts in the music industry are visualized in a fascinating GIF, created by Paul Resnikoff, founder of Digital Music News, using sales data from the Recording Industry …

Is this how a dystopia starts?

Ferguson, Missouri, is a stark reminder of the risks of the increasing militarization of American police<p>A police officer shoots an unarmed minority teenager dead in the streets. Mostly peaceful protests ensue, triggering an increasingly and disproportionately heavily armed police presence. As the …

26 Castles That Have Reached Fairytale Status

Castles are already pretty spectacular but put one on top of a mountain or hanging over the edge of a cliff and they get elevated to fairytale status.<p>From Scotland to Syria, the amazing architecture and jaw-dropping views are sure to impress any traveler.<p><b>Swallow's Nest, Gaspra, Crimea</b><p><b>Aragonese</b> …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …