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Big Home Decisions: What's Holding You Back?

When I went to finalize an order on a new entry door for our house, the store owner chuckled as he pulled up the estimate, saying that it hadn't …

Graduate School

Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPthegreatindoors

<i>Weekend Hashtag Project is a series featuring designated themes & hashtags chosen by Instagram’s Community Team. For a chance to be featured on the Instagram blog, follow @instagram and look for a post announcing the weekend’s project every Friday.</i><p>This weekend’s tag was #WHPthegreatindoors, which asked participants to take creative and beautiful photos of interiors. Every Monday we feature some of our favorite submissions from the project, but be sure to check out the rest here.

Seeking Inspiration Midair with @manonwethly

<i>To see more of Manon’s artfully captured images of #flyingstuff, follow @manonwethly.</i><p>For Dutch designer Manon Wethlij (@manonwethly), the contents of her arresting #flyingstuff photos are less important than the conversations they provoke. “People are free to see or feel whatever they want in the shapes,” Manon says. “I love that they make people talk to me and ask questions.”<p>“I studied architecture for two years, then graphic design, but the thing that has always made me happy is photography.” …

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For millenia the Great Sphinx would be periodically “rediscovered” only to be covered again as the desert sands shifted

For millenia the Great Sphinx would be periodically “rediscovered” only to be covered again as the desert sands shifted. Today it is protected as best as humans can from the encroaching dunes.

4 No-Bake Birthday Cakes for Hot Summer Days

There's no need to turn the oven on to make these couldn't-be-simpler birthday cakes.<p>Too hot to bake? No problem. Whip up one of these no-bake wonders for birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just don't forget the candles.<p><b>Mud Pie</b> Fill a pre-baked cookie or graham cracker crust with about 2 pints of …

Dessert

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Cooking

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

Vertical Glass House Features Transparent Floors & Ceilings

<i>Vertical Glass House</i>, a four-story building in Shanghai, China, proves that architecture has the ability to be both inconspicuous and provocative. Designed by architect Yung Ho Chang of the firm Atelier FCJZ, the outside of this house has a very simple, unassuming concrete facade that's broken only …

Architecture

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

iPhone 6 Rumour Round-Up: January 2014

Apple's iPhone 6 is on its way - we know that. We also know that before its (presumed) launch date in Autumn 2014 we'll have to endure months of …

Stephen Wilkes' Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

In each caption, Stephen Wilkes shares his thoughts on each of his iconic cityscapes. Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2013 This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stephen Wilkes<p>1 …

The Best Traveler Photographs of 2013

National <i>Geographic Traveler’</i>s director of photography, <b>Dan Westergren</b>, has the distinct pleasure (and sometimes pain) of choosing which photographs run in the magazine.<p>The award-winning photographers assigned to our stories come back from the field with such a rich variety of images that it can be …

Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

How to Make a Small Space Bigger With Color

Soothing, even-toned rooms make a small room seem bigger. These color ideas will enlarge your space. See more ways to make the most of a small space.<p><b>1. Bedding and Curtains</b><p>Harmonize bedding and curtain patterns.<p><b>2. Palette</b><p>Adhere to the same palette to create unity from room to room.<p><b>3. …

Small Spaces

The 10 Tiniest Rooms We've Ever Seen

Stylish and efficient spaces.<p>From a 48-square-foot kitchen to a tiny and cozy reading nook, we've rounded up beautiful small spaces that don't spare style or efficiency. Take a look a these amazing designs.

How to Take Great Pictures of Food in Restaurants—and Not Look Like a Jerk

The New York Times may disagree, but you can take good photos of food in restaurants--without annoying everyone. Matt Duckor explains how<p><i>Welcome to Consumed, in which Matt Duckor devours the food world, documenting the people, places, and plates that keep him hungry.</i> <i>Today, a reaction to something</i> …

Mobile Photography

13 Seasonal Sweet Potato Recipes to Eat All Day Long

Asking you to choose between potatoes and sweet potatoes would be like asking you to choose between chocolate and vanilla ice cream, mozzarella and ricotta cheese, or pumpkin and pecan pie. There's no right answer and luckily, it's not a decision you have to make.<p>But if we did, hypothetically …

The Food Lab: How to Make Stuffing-Flavored Potato Chips

Nobody can deny that <i>ThunderCats</i> was the best tv show of the '80s and Tygra was the coolest of the <i>Thundercats</i>*. My mom never bought me a Tygra sleeping bag or beach towel, but <i>man</i>, would I have looked cool in one.<p>*If you try to deny it I will smite you with the power of Grayskull.<p>Similarly, …

Lose weight & improve your health with a real food diet

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Mushrooms

Cocktail of the week: Clove Kiss gin and tonic

The event designer Fiona Leahy adds a festive blood orange and clove twist to a classic gin and tonic recipe<p>Fiona Leahy is one of 10 designers, chefs and artists giving their take on Bombay Sapphire's classic gin and tonic as part of The Ultimate Gin & Tonic Project, a new website celebrating gin …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

How to stay in an igloo (and live to tell about it)

'They give me a piece of insulation so me feet don't freeze to the floor,' the bartender tells me cheerfully at the Iglu Village in Kühtai, Austria, roughly a 40-minute drive west of Innsbruck. It's cold in the Tyrolean Alps. Very cold. And after a long day of pushing powder around the slopes, …

Igloos

11 New Ways to Use Leftovers

You're probably a little full right now. You convinced yourself the annual post-meal nap was due to tryptohphan (it's not!), and you gave plenty of thanks. But it's not time write off Thanksgiving just yet -- your Tupperware is stuffed to the brim. Why not transform your leftovers into dishes that …