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Guns, Graveyards and Fried Catfish: The Mississippi Delta

“Wait … you have a gun in your purse here? Here and now? At this dinner?”<p>“Sure do. I don’t leave home without it. Don’t ask me to pull it out at the …

U.S.-backed Syrian force vows to take all Manbij from Islamic State

NEAR THE EUPHRATES RIVER, northern Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian fighters in a major new offensive against Islamic State vowed on Thursday to cut off the last remaining access route to the outside world for the self-proclaimed caliphate, and won vital, if tacit, backing from Turkey.<p>Smoke …

The incredible NoMad Hotel #architecture

My kids love the Trees! And I have to follow them.

The ACE hotel in NoMad always make you feel good

Lunch on the mountain at Zac's Cabin. Nice to take the boots off for a while.

Lots of snow in Bachelor Gulch

A lovely cloudy day at Bachelor Gulch

Back-Road Trip: The Mississippi Delta’s Blues Highway

Take your time on this ride down U.S. Highway 61<p>Blues greats Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Son House, and B. B. King all grew up within whistling distance of U.S. Highway 61, the storied stretch of blacktop that cuts through the heart of the Mississippi Delta and decades ago delivered the musicians …

Yoga Wallet | Yoga Mat Carryall

Caroline Okun's yoga mat carryall/wallet keeps all your stuff together so you won't lose your zen after class! It also features a removable yoga …

America's Best Doughnuts

Nothing beats a doughnut, whether they're glazed, jelly-filled or dressed up in crushed Oreos or a crunchy strip of bacon. These beloved fried …

Articles about 8 ways modernize farmhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>Print quarterly, website, and online marketplace dedicated to the art of farming and the people doing it well, Modern Farmer,...<p>Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions …

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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby With These Modern Mint Julep Cocktails

Photo Credit: Brent Hofacker/Shutterstock<p>The 2014 Kentucky Derby is in full swing and if you're not lucky enough to be there this weekend, you're …

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Now that the last laptop computer and toilet-paper dispenser have been liquidated from the once-mighty Circuit City, some very...<p>Every hour, enough sunlight hits the earth to power the entire planet for a year.<p>Most designers, be they graphic or interior, consult their Pantone fan guide when …

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Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Inspired by the great depression, this poster is a free download (along with 4 others) through Readymade …

20 Great Southern Short Stories

The American South has produced an incredible amount of great literature. Earlier this month, we published a hearty list of classic novels to come …

Loo & Improved

When Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug, principals of Butz + Klug Architecture, began renovating the master bathroom of a nearly 120-year-old home in Brookline, Massachusetts, they made “all sorts of horrible discoveries,” Klug recalls. The floors were completely rotted, the structural elements had been …

This Million-Dollar Carbon Fiber Trailer Is a Rolling Mansion

This blacked-out behemoth is an RV the same way the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is a “car.” They're both marvels of excess beyond anything in their …

Articles about home office design inspiration on Dwell.com - Dwell

What’s the future of office design? We investigate how start-up culture is influencing everything from corporate campuses to...<p>With more and more people beginning to telecommute and work remotely from home, the home office is getting more attention than...<p>In an age where offices come with ping pong …

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Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

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On the Red Couch with Glenn Beck of TheBlaze

Glenn Beck is ready to talk. It’s an occupational requirement for the outspoken Texas-based radio personality, who hits the airwaves each weekday …

A dramatic departure from your typical cabin on the lake, this unique retreat adds shades of black to a tiny island awash with...<p>The term "design hotel" takes on refreshing new meaning at Taipei’s Play Design Hotel, an “inhabitable gallery” where the rooms...<p>With a series of community-minded …

4 Ways to Say No Without Sounding Like a Jerk | Inc.com

You no doubt know that focus is key to doing your job well. Common sense and about 8,000 blog posts a year remind entrepreneurs and others that limiting your commitments is the only route to excellence (and continued sanity). But let me guess, you still struggle to take control of your schedule.<p>Why …

What’s in Season: Brussels Sprouts

Who says Brussels sprouts have to be bitter?<p>Chefs Terrence Gallivan and Seth Siegel-Gardner of the Pass & Provisions in Houston aren’t above passing blame for the Brussels sprout’s notoriously bad rap. “At some point between the discovery of fire and now, everyone was told to cook the s*** out of …

Articles about dutch designers modern chicken coop on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our July/August 2011 family- and play-themed issue we featured three very cool chicken coops designed and built by a cadre of...<p>In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the...<p>Tuesday night, Jerry Helling, the …

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Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>To kick off the new schedule, we thought …

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