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Dandelion Jelly - Real Food

Dandelions have sure gotten a bad rap lately, and many home owners are trying to combat them using pesticides that contaminate our soil and ground …

Alternative Medicine
Motorcycles

Don't scapegoat Big Sugar. Lots of food producers profited from the demonization of fat

The recent revelation that Harvard scientists were paid off to downplay sugar’s harms in the 1960s shows how the food industry shockingly manipulated nutrition science for decades. Yet the news media has given the sugar industry too much credit. The real story about how sugar got a pass — while …

2016 Ford Edge

Infotainment and steering tweaks for Ford's midrange crossover.<p><b>Overview:</b> Ford’s mid-size, two-row Edge occupies a sweet spot in the crossover marketplace, being both larger than the predominantly two-row compact offerings (Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Mazda CX-5) but more wieldy than longer …

2015 Year in Review: Best Design Events & Shows

Las Vegas Market \\\ January 2015 <br>Fresh Finds at Las Vegas Market 2015<p>Northmodern \\\ January 2015 <br>Heading North for New Copenhagen Design …

Design

Nigel Slater’s pear and ginger cake, and baked pear with maple syrup and orange recipes

I can read the season simply by looking at the pear tree outside the window. Right now its pointed leaves are turning to amber, the stage before they develop their deep crimson winter hue. Among them hang the fruit, green freckled brown, almost round, fat as cherubs and hard as rock. Called, …

Baking

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

Baking

New Photo Book Celebrates the Unusual Architecture of Soviet-era Bus Stops

<i>Gagra, Disputed Region of Abkhazia</i><p><i>Aralsk, Kazakhstan</i><p>From Eastern Europe, passing though the Caucasus and all the way to Central Asia, American …

Infinite Bridge Sculpture in Denmark Enriches Coastal Landscape

An infinite bridge was imagined by danish architect studio Gjøde & Povlsgaard Arkitekter as being a circle floating on water . Drawing attention to …

Architecture

The Scientific Explanation Behind Underwater 'Fairy Circles'

Hint: the circles are not created by fairies.<p>For years, strange underwater circular formations in the Baltic Sea have mystified residents. Some have thought that they were bomb craters, or created by fairies or aliens. Turns out, none of the above explanations is correct.<p>"It has nothing to do with …

Marine Biology

OMGFacts

Stellating 3D Models in Inventor

Introduction: Stellating 3D Models in Inventor<p>In my last Instructable, I showed how to construct polyhedra and their duals in Autodesk Inventor …

2015 Core77 Design Awards: Meet the Furniture & Lighting Honorees

We received many entries in response to our call for "furniture and lighting products or systems for private, public, commercial or industrial use." …

Product Design

2015 Core77 Design Awards: Meet the Consumer Products Honorees

As the world of consumer products gets increasingly streamlined and optimized, our relationships with our objects are becoming more personal and …

Product Design

How To DIY a Loft Bed

(Image credit: The Bumper Crop)<p>Since most everyone sleeps, a bed is a necessary part of any habitation — but it sure does take up a lot of space. But …

Lofts

Freshome

Freshome. 1,879,402 likes · 1,739 talking about this. A place to get inspired by creative interior design, unique architecture and everything that …

This Furniture Is Made From Seaweed And Paper

Slimy brown beach dreck transforms into beautiful furniture in the hands of two Danish designers.<p>Seaweed is an underrated material, useful for far more than swaddling your sushi: it’s been used in everything from spa treatments to vaccines to ice cream to fertilizer. Now, a pair of Danish designers …

Furniture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Steel Weekend Cabin On Stilts Designed For Safe Mountain Getaways

Delta Shelter is a mountain cabin located in Mezama, in Washington and it has a unique design that makes it stand out compared to traditional cabin …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Holistic Medicine

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived …

Prefab Homes

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

Elon Musk

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Architecture

The First Year - Graphic: Neural Network

Neural Network<p>The brain begins developing in the womb and achieves dramatic levels of growth during the first few years of life. During this time positive experiences contribute to building a strong brain architecture.

The Smithsonian now lets you see 40,000 pieces of art online

The Smithsonian vowed that it would open up its digital collection by early 2015, and it's clearly not wasting time as it delivers on that promise. Both the institution's Freer and Sackler galleries have posted over 40,000 pieces of global art online, all of which can be used for non-commercial …

Articles about japanese home among trees uses bookshelves and glass walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...<p>Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, the façade of this Mexican forest retreat reflects the...<p>Cantilevered volumes of glass lift the …

Architecture

Articles about grid prefab cabin completely tune surroundings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...<p>Each …

Prefab Homes

Waterscapes Glass Sculptures by Ben Young

Amazing glass sculptures of different dreamlike waterscapes by artist Ben Young.<p>Ben Young is a self-taught sculptor raised in Waihi Beach, New …

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …