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The Storm Whale: A Tender Illustrated Story of Loneliness, Loss, Single-Parenting, and the Redemptive Power of Love

A sweet celebration of what it takes to feel at home in one’s own life.<p>Psychologists have found that presence is the key to great parenting and yet also maintain that growing a capacity for fertile solitude is a developmental achievement for the child.<p>London-based illustrator and animation director …

Literature

Running Tips - How to Develop a Race Strategy

Many runners approach a race with a strategy laid out before they even get to the starting line. They know what pace they want to hit for each …

How Meb Keflezighi Trained to Win the Boston Marathon

Exclusive details on mileage, diet and more.<p>Meb Keflezighi is an excellent example of the modern professional marathoner. Running comes first, of course, but there’s a lot more to Keflezighi’s preparation than putting in the miles; he considers everything he does in terms of how it affects his …

The Pros and Cons of Massages for Runners

Research finally reveals just what massages can—and can't—do for runners.<p>There is good reason massage therapists are part of an elite runner's entourage. And why the lines for a postrace massage seemingly extend for miles. A rubdown—even a deep, intense one—feels great. Runners report that massages …

9 Design websites to bookmark if you love data

“If data journalism is about anything, it’s the flexibility to search for new ways of storytelling.” Simon Rogers, Facts are Sacred.<p>There are a lot …

Articles about spiral staircase shapes tokyo home on Dwell.com - Dwell

How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...<p>A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and...<p>A renowned architect transforms a 1920s home, …

Bong Joon-ho

Design Travel Guide: Cape Town, South Africa

Taking the reigns as 2014’s Design Capital of The Year, Cape Town is happening. Between Design Indaba and a host of local designers, artisans, and architects, we've put together a list of a few of our favorite spots to visit in this magical city.<p>Honored with the title of World Design Capital 2014, …

South Africa

Why Being The Most Connected Is A Vanity Metric

<b>Over the last half century, a field of academic study called network science has turned traditional relationship building on its head. Surprisingly, research shows that being the most connected person is not an effective way to build your network. The single best strategy is one that almost no one</b> …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

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The Psychology of Getting Unstuck: How to Overcome the “OK Plateau” of Performance & Personal Growth

<i>“Any sequence of mental action which has been frequently repeated tends to perpetuate itself,”</i> William James wrote in his influential meditation on habit, <i>”so that we find ourselves automatically prompted to think, feel, or do what we have been before accustomed to think, feel, or do, under like</i> …

How to Make Your Own Luck

<i>“You are what you settle for,”</i> Janis Joplin admonished in her final interview. <i>“You are ONLY as much as you settle for.”</i> In <b>Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build an Incredible Career</b> (<i>public library</i>), which comes on the heels of their indispensable guide to mastering …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones

Dwell

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Home Tours

Nextt Is The Social Network For The Near Future

Facebook and Twitter are so over! “By the time the company goes public, there’s no money to be made, in my eyes,” says Jude Gomila, an avid startup entrepreneur and investor in San Francisco, quoted in a recent <i>New Yorker</i> article. But that’s not the kind of <i>over</i> I mean. What you experience of social …

Social Media Is Redefining 'Depression'

Online communities like those on Tumblr are perpetuating ideas of "beautiful suffering," confusing what it means to be clinically depressed.<p>A few months ago, Laura U., a typical 16-year-old at an international school in Paris, sat at her computer wishing she looked just like the emaciated women on …

7 Things I Learned in 7 Years of Reading, Writing, and Living

<b>Allow yourself the uncomfortable luxury of changing your mind.</b> Cultivate that capacity for “negative capability.” We live in a culture where one of the greatest social disgraces is not having an opinion, so we often form our “opinions” based on superficial impressions or the borrowed ideas of …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

5 Tricks to Finally Achieve Inbox Zero

Reaching inbox zero is like the Holy Grail of digital lifestyle. As the number of unread messages steadily increases, so does your unshakable feeling …

The Biggest Mistakes Runners of All Levels Make (and How to Fix Them)

Over the last three years of coaching runners, I’ve reviewed hundreds of runner questionnaires. This is the exhaustive list of questions that allow …

Marathons

Articles about clean slate on Dwell.com - Dwell

Your fiancé’s place is ten times nicer than yours and you’re planning on moving in. If only you could get out of your lease.<p>Far from pandering to the whine of youth, this urban play garden fosters thoughtful interaction in a protected setting within the...<p>Easy DIY ways to spruce up and declutter …

Architecture

Articles about industrial loft belgium on Dwell.com - Dwell

Chic and trendy space, perfect for a young entrepreneur.<p>A Norman Foster master plan has transformed a decaying German industrial port into a vibrant neighborhood.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer embark on a sensitive …

Lofts

How Is Information Technology Changing Healthcare?

It's not such a surprise these days when you visit your doctor's office and your physician uses an iPad to take notes and store your medical records …

Articles about scrap house on Dwell.com - Dwell

"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...<p>Dwelling in a tiny Tokyo apartment for decades, the school teacher had dreamed of a vegetable and flower garden with a little...<p>An architect couple sets out to transform a …

Architecture

Articles about basic instincts on Dwell.com - Dwell

If I had a fatter wallet, and a big, spreading tree in my backyard (if, indeed, I had a backyard), I would most certainly covet...<p>Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend.<p>A 1940s bungalow literally raised the roof in Vancouver.<p>Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add …

Living Rooms

WhatsApp Launches Voice Messaging, Hits 300M Monthly Active Users

With all the texting that people do these days, it’s naturally taken a messaging app to re-introduce the act of using our voices to communicate.<p>WhatsApp, the increasingly ubiquitous global messaging app, has launched “voice messaging,” a new feature that will let users record and send audio files …

Articles about ray kappe designed multilevel house los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.<p>A video takes a behind-the-scene tour of the Los Angeles architect's family home.<p>The Monogram Modern Home will be joining thousands of architecture and design enthusiasts at …

Los Angeles