Kelly McNair

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5 Closet Organizing Tips For A Fresh Start in 2014

Get organized for 2014 with a streamlined, hyper-organized, and great-looking closet. eDrop-Off founder Corri McFadden shares her best tips.<p><b>1. Think Outside the Closet</b><br>Shoes can be art, so don't be afraid to display them on the outside of your closet. Use your favorite shoes as display pieces on …

Personal Organizing

The 5-Move Circuit Workout That'll Rev Your Metabolism

The Head Coach of Fitwall Ventures shares a five-move circuit workout<p>In a previous post, we told you all about Fitwall, an innovative and ultra-efficient new fitness technology. But Fitwall isn't available nationwide yet, so until that happens you can get a Fitwall-inspired killer workout at …

Workouts

Mothers in the United Arab Emirates are Now Required to Breastfeed their Children by Law

<i>Photo by Shutterstock</i><p>The Federal National Council has passed a clause in the Child Rights law that requires all mothers to breastfeed, because as …

Researchers Recycle Plastic Bags into Usable Fuel

A group of scientists in India have developed a process to transform disused plastic bags into usable fuel. Researchers at the National Institute of …

The State of Obama's Energy Thinking

“And when our children’s children look us in the eye,” said President Obama in his State of the Union address, “and ask if we did all we could to leave them a safer, more stable world, with new sources of energy, I want us to be able to say yes, we did.”<p>I do, too.<p>But the way to do this is the exact …

Building The Deepwater Giants

Shell's Olympus platform is nearly complete. To the right, Anadarko's Lucius spar lays on its side. In between is the Kiewit yard's heavy-lift cranes.

What The Hell, Shell? Oil Giant Warns On Disastrous Quarter

Royal Dutch Shell released a dreadful profit warning today. Fourth quarter earnings are expected to come in at $2.2 billion, down from $7.3 billion a year ago. Full year earnings will be down almost 40% to $16.8 billion. Upstream earnings were off 45% year-over-year, while downstream refining …

Mysterious Pink Ice Waterfall Pops Up in Manhattan Park

1/7<p>Colorful Pink Waterfall at Highbridge Park<p>Photo: Nigel Chiwaya for DNAinfo<p>Uptown Manhattan residents have been braving this week's arctic …

"Catastrophic collapse" in the number of lions in West Africa to 400 could lead to extinction

Only found in 1.1% of their historical range<p>According to a new study, lions in Africa now number fewer than 35,000 individuals and occupy only 25% of …

New Photos Show 'Bosco Verticale' Vertical Forest Nearing Completion in Milan

At first glance it looked too fantastical to be real, but now the completion date for the world’s first vertical forest is drawing near. Located in …

Sneak a Peek Inside the Beautifully Abandoned and Overgrown Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel

1/7<p>Grossingers Gothamist Pablo Maurer<p>Photograph taken for Gothamist by Pablo Maurer/@MLSistWhile you might not be able to tell from the photo above, …

PHOTOS: Dwell's City Modern Home Tours Take You Inside Two of Brooklyn's Coolest Homes

1/21<p>Willow Street Dwell City Modern Home Tour<p>This October, Dwell and New York Magazine collaborated to launch the City Modern Home Tours - daylong …

Huge 3D Printer Can Print an Entire Two-Story House in Under a Day

Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis’ revolutionary robot can 3D print an entire 2,500-square-foot home in just 24 hours. The technology was first developed …

Americans are fitter, yet fatter. Why?

The United States faces a fitness paradox right now. If people are exercising more, as they claim to be, then why is it not doing anything for their …

Why You Should Think Twice About Eating Shrimp

Americans love shrimp! It’s estimated that the average American eats 4.1 pounds of it every year, but you might want to think twice next time you …

More Than Half of Kenya's Electricity Will Come From Solar Power by 2016

Kenya recently laid out an ambitious plans to construct nine solar power plants at a cost of $1.2 billion, with the hope that they will provide more …

Stefano Boeri's Vertical Forest gets planted

Inhabitat is showing photos of Stefano Boeri's wonderful Bosco Verticale, or vertical forest, being completed in Milan.<p>In 2011 it was the rendering …

Silic: A "Self-Cleaning" T-Shirt That's Nearly Impossible to Stain

Parents, klutzes, and pig pens rejoice for now there is a spill and stain-proof t-shirt made with safe nanotechnology. Silic is more than just a …

EPA: Pebble Mine Would Threaten Bristol Bay Salmon

After nearly three years of study, the EPA released the final draft of its Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment this week, coming to conclusions in line with previous drafts: Large scale mining development in Southwest Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed poses a substantial risk to the region's ecosystem …

Google X Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Monitors Body Health

Google already makes an electronic monocle called Glass that allows people to take photos by winking —and now it seems the tech company wants to get …

Unfortunately, The World Is Still Barreling Towards Climate Cataclysm

As 2014 gets underway, humanity’s carbon emissions remain on course to catastrophically reshape the global climate over the next century or …

The Enormous California Wildfire Looks Like Hell On Earth

A massive wildfire in California is taking down large swaths of Southern California, thanks to one of the driest Januarys on record.<p>The primary wildfire is burning in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, near Angeles National Forest, and it looks like hell on earth.<p>Already 125 acres large …

Discover the best bold color small space min loft on Dwell - Dwell

When we think of modern lofts and loft living we think of live/work spaces with high ceilings, expansive windows, and an open plan. Here we show the best ideas for industrial loft spaces that have been transformed into modern residences. As more people look for reinvigorated downtown housing …

Artist Julio Garcia Builds a Light-Filled Shipping Container Home in Savannah

Artist and designer Julio Garcia recently built his own recycled shipping container home in Savannah, Georgia. The printmaker took two 40 ft …

Shipping Containers

Spectacular Neon Blue Lava Pours From Indonesia's Kawah Ijen Volcano At Night (PHOTOS)

You've heard of "red hot" and "white hot" to describe searing temperatures. But what about "blue hot"?<p>That's the surreal hue of Indonesia's Kawah Ijen Volcano, which glows with an otherworldly "blue lava" at night. The mountain contains large amounts of pure sulfur, which emits an icy violet color …

Agua Caliente Solar Project

Off the beaten track in Borneo

From steaming jungle to the cloud-capped summit of Mt Kinabalu, Borneo’s natural wonders are undeniable. But the island is no longer the deserted paradise it once was.<p>Package tours and cheap flights from Southeast Asia have placed Borneo firmly on the tourist trail, and solitude is becoming hard to …

The Top 8 Fitness Trends of 2014

New year; new you. From augmented-reality training to wearable technology, 2014 will be the year that science puts you at the top of your game. And these are the eight must-follow trends that will get you there.<p><b>8. Muscle Tracking</b><br>Until now, the only way to reliably measure muscle activity was …