Joanna Skerczynska

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The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

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Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, …

Nexus 4 gets an unbelievable $100 price cut! [Updated]

The Nexus 4 is arguably one of the finest Android smartphones ever made, and it is now available at a shockingly low price point. In India the Nexus 4 has a cult like following with a huge demand despite the higher prices than the US.<p>At a price that’s better than what most consumers have to pay to …

Google slashes Nexus 4 price and offers new Nexus 7 around the world

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Fans of stock Android will want to check this out: not only has the new version of the Nexus 7 tablet gone on sale in Europe …

16 Smartwatches You Should Know About

With confirmation from a company exec that Samsung will formally unveil its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in just a few days time, the tech world is whipping itself into a fervor at the thought of what the South Korean electronics giant will unveil.<p>Likewise, Apple’s much-rumored and never-spotted ‘iWatch’ …

Why Apple And Google Can't Sync Right—And Don't Care If You Suffer

There’s a mobile ecosystem battle raging, with Apple and Google racing to build end-to-end mobile monopolies. According to VisionMobile, “The triumph of iOS and Android is a testament to the superiority of ecosystems economics over legacy business models.” Sadly, this triumph has a casualty, and …

Google acquires Android smartwatch maker WIMM Labs

Google has acquired the smartwatch manufacturer WIMM Labs, seemingly as part of an effort to bolster its own plans for wearable devices. The acquisition was first reported by <i>GigaOM</i>, and has been confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> by a Google spokesperson. WIMM Labs released its first smartwatch back in 2011, …

New faces of Android: inside Google's management shuffle

With Andy Rubin and Hugo Barra out, who's next up to lead Google's biggest platform?<p>One big loss at the world's most popular smartphone platform has been followed by another. Five months after Android founder Andy Rubin left his creation to work on unspecified other projects inside Google, head of …

Dear Daughter on your First Day of School...

Yesterday, I bought you a dinosaur backpack and some closed-toed sneakers. After watching a "Bubble Guppies" episode about school, you screamed for joy when we told you that you, too, would be going to school soon.<p>Now, every morning you ask us how many days until school starts. You read books to …

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Canadian interior designer Natalie Fuglestveit is transforming homes in Calgary, Alberta into fun, contemporary, über stylish spaces that are …

A BEAUTIFUL HOUSE FOR RENT IN TRANCOSO, BRAZIL | THE STYLE FILES

A few weeks ago I featured a beautiful house in Brazil. Today an update on this house as I have some more images and information. The main news is …

Modern Pop Art Style Apartment

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>7 |<p>As you can see through the photos, the pop art design is carried throughout the home in the bedroom, bathroom, foyer, and office …

Cool Californian Home Offers Exquisite Views And Serenity With Style

Renovations and home upgrades are harder than they appear on the surface. They require careful planning, right execution and ample creativity. Owners …

45 Kitchen Cabinet Ideas We're Obsessed With

There's rose gold involved.<p>Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards. We've got inspo on inspo (on inspo) for you, so you can finally tackle …

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Glass Box Home Blends Audacious Design With Innovative Interiors

Taking the idea of an open living plan to a whole new level, the stylish design of the Glass Box Home impresses us with its fluidity and creativity. …

Apollo Floor Lamp

Release your inner screen god/goddess with the Apollo Floor Lamp. 6 low-watt globes give off a dramatic, old Hollywood glow, and an exposed indigo …

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I’ve got more British talent for you – this time it’s stylist Olivia Gregory. Bright, colourful and vivacious, her styling is impeccable. This one is …

10 Things You May Not Know About Adding Color to your Boring Kitchen

If you go through the rooms in your home and consider which one you spend the most time in, undoubtedly it would be your kitchen. While your bedroom …

House in Itami by Tato Architects

Wooden furniture forms sections of staircases at this house in Japan by Tato Architects (+ slideshow).<p>Japanese studio Tato Architects incorporated …

What to consider when buying a new camera for street photography

[all photos: Eric Kim]<p>On my flight from Dubai back to the states I just finished an excellent book by psychologist Barry Schwartz titled: 'The …

Vaccinating Babies For Rotavirus Protects The Whole Family

A 7-year-old vaccine that has drastically cut intestinal infections in infants is benefiting the rest of America, too.<p>A study published Tuesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that vaccinating infants against rotavirus has also caused a striking decline in serious …

The Truth About Coffee

I have a confession to make. I drink coffee. Lately with the introduction of Chinese origin Matcha teas, I drink more Matcha to get my caffeine than coffee. However, I still hate it when either gets a bad wrap.<p>As long as I can remember, coffee has been touted in the press as a guilty pleasure with …

DIY coat rack

Inspiraatio Bisrto Sinnestä. Loistava meidän pieneen makuhuoneeseen, käyttövaatteet saa siihen nätisti eikä vie paljoa tilaa. LIKE IT!<p><i>Inspiration</i> …

Superfood Bliss Bowl: Fresh Fruit, Cacao Cream, Warm Brown Rice.

This <b>Super Food Fruit Salad</b> started off pretty simple with some sweet zing-y fruit: juicy oranges, perky kiwi, sweet banana and tangy Goji berries. …

Five Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Studies link the summer treat to many health benefits.<p><b>Big, sloppy slices of watermelon served at a picnic table are the quintessential summer snack—sweet enough to be dessert but, as several recent studies remind us, good for our health as well. (And only 84 calories per wedge!)</b><p><b>1. It soothes sore</b> …

Do our brains pay a price for GPS?

When I moved to Boston in 2011, I took public transportation to work. A couple years later, a friend lent me his car while he was out of town, and …