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Top 10 books about spies

Photograph: Harold Clements/Getty Images<p>Kim Philby holding a press conference after being cleared of spying charges by foreign secretary Harold Macmillan in …

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A Hidden Bed Drops From The Ceiling In This Compact Living Space

Simon Woodroffe, designer/creator of YO! Sushi and YOTEL, has now created YO! Home, a design concept for a compact living space, that has a variety …

8 Awesome Storage & Organization Hacks

At Homes and Hues, we offer a lot of storage tips because we understand that almost everyone could use a little extra space in their home. We started …

Articles about 4 dreamy nordic saunas on Dwell.com - Dwell

New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's creatives work.<p>With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...<p>The stylish and functional Nordic Kitchen series by …

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10 influential pulp novels that are criminally good

American pulp fiction first appeared on cheap, wood pulp paper. In the early 20th century, it lived in fiction magazines that cost no more than a …

Articles about stairway slumber 13 modern sleeping lofts 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>More than just a means of getting from A to B, stairways can add architectural interest to a home with just a little lateral—or...<p>While surfing around, I found this …

Architecture

Couple Creates the Most Beautiful Stone Walls Ever

Artists Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl are partners in life and business. Together, the kindred spirits create stunning works of functional stone art …

Kiwis try to label the different parts of Australia and the stereotypes are hilarious

In a recent BuzzFeed article, a bunch of New Zealanders were given a blank map of Australia and were asked to label the empty spaces, showing their …

Want to see the best street art in Australia? Just venture down Hosier Lane in Melbourne

If you're looking to set your eyes on some serious street art - street art where some of the world's best artists come to play - you don't have to …

2 Beautifully Modern Minimalist Asian Designs

• 1 |<p>At 1424 square feet (132 square meters), this apartment presents a unique solution to a ceiling problem, in which there was a height difference …

7 Spectacular Tiny Homes That Prove Size Doesn’t Matter

Source: Daily MailTiny homes are sprouting up all over the world, in both highly urbanized cities and some of the earth’s most remote locales. For …

Regulation

'Penny Dreadful' Is Back And Still Highly Addictive

Before I get to the reasons you should watch the second season of Showtime's "Penny Dreadful," a recommendation: Watch the show's bracing first season.<p>It's not a binge that requires an excessive amount of time. Season 1, which ended up on my 2014 Top 10 list, is a mere eight hours long, and this …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Treehouse in Tokyo

Built in the top of a hill in north Tokyo, this house named “Treehouse” is divided in four parts, offering a spacious and intimate interior in a …

Articles about most popular homes 2014 small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>You’ve known you were destined to dwell in outer space ever since you first saw The Jetsons.<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting …

Small Spaces

The 10 Best Books We Read All Year - PAPER

<i>Believe it or not, we didn't spend all of 2014 watching dancing divas on YouTube but actually read quite a few worthwhile tomes. Below, we select our ten favorite books of 2014.</i><p><b>1. The Martian by Andy Weir</b><br>Started as a serial blog and then the hardback came out this year. A timely tale about being …

A Grotto Sauna on the Lake

Perched at the north-west edge of San Souci Island on Lake Huron, the 800 sq. ft. Grotto Sauna is a free-standing structure situated on a large-scale …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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We Want To Move Into This Small-Space Japanese Home

MUJI is an organizing <i>trap</i>. You walk in to buy just one ballpoint pen, and you emerge an hour later armed with 20 clear boxes and five brown-paper …

Curved Chapel in Finland

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You Can Turn A $2,000 Shipping Container Into An Epic Off-Grid Home

Why Mermaids Were Probably Real<p>Published<p>2 hours ago<p>on<p>July 30, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Mermaids have been written about by several cultures across …

Top Drawer

Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept.<p>In traditional Japanese houses, clever carpenters often combined staircases with storage to maximize living space. This project in Fukushima Prefecture …

Living Rooms

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yoshichika takagi: house k<p>constructed like a tiny village landscape under a single roof, the wood-clad home offers both privacy and the secret …

Family House with a Secret Room

This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John DeForest puts it—thanks in part to a hidden media room.<p>The owners of the house, empty-nesters who have three kids in college, "asked for a small and rustic modern cabin that …

Small Spaces

Bedroom Storage: Making the Most of the Under-Bed Space

<i>I'm Jeri Dansky, and I've been a professional organizer since November 2004. I help people whose clutter is driving them crazy—and I help the mostly</i> …

Secret Bookcase Doors, Always Fun And Always Mysterious

I’m sure you remember those movies when someone entered an office or library and suddenly a secret door appeared and the bookcase opened to reveal …

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A Modern Fold Out Murphy Bed For Pets by Murphy’s Paw Design

The Modern Fold-Out Pet Bed by Murphy’s Paw Design and Clark Richardson Architects addresses both the need for giving your pet a comfy bed and a …

20 Wonderful Storage Solutions for Every Part of The Home

With the modern living, sometimes in our lives, everyone of us are facing problems with a low storage space. Today, there are so many people that …