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Will Practicing A Skill In Your Head Make You Better At It?

Short answer: Only if you’re already good<p>When Carson Palmer, the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, hurt his elbow a few years ago, he took a week off from throwing the football. But in his head, Palmer practiced every day. “You stand right behind the center, and you see the …

Arizona Cardinals

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Rare Earth

Top 10 Things to Do in Japan

In a nation as culturally rich as Japan, it can be hard to know how to spend your time there. Here are ten of our favorite things to do.<p><b>Visit Kyoto’s Ancient Sites</b><br>Japan’s capital from 794 to 1868, Kyoto is bathed in history. The most iconic remnant of the city’s imperial past is the outrageously …

Japan

Architizer

11 Style Details You Might Be Getting Wrong

Cut out these simple errors to take your look to the next level.<p>1. Don't Ignore Your Shirt Collar (See Above)<p>It's great to make do and repair your clothes, but only to a point. Your work shirt from summer 2008 may look white from the outside but be sure to inspect the inside of your collar for …

Men's Fashion

What Ever Happened To Pastel Kitchen Appliances?

They were all the rage in the '50s, but have since become a novelty.<p>Kitchen appliances today are almost guaranteed to be stainless steel, black or white. But neutrals weren't always the preferred colors for kitchen decor.<p>The 1950's saw pastel colors take center stage in almost every house in …

7 Ways to Ruin an Omelet—or to Cook It Perfectly

Omelets are theoretically an easy breakfast staple—but they are too easily ruined with these seven common mistakes<p>Omelets come in many shapes, sizes, and iterations. Your classic diner omelet is army-sized, studded with visible fillings and semi-browned. A French restaurant will serve you a small, …

Breakfast

Articles about 7 homes center single tree on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>While tree houses are frequently available for residence …

Architecture

Feeding fussy kids: top five ways to get them eating better food

No matter if you’re a top chef or a reluctant home toast-burner, every cook in the kitchen knows that the toughest critics are the ones under four feet tall. Feeding children can be a hard road, but there are plenty of ways to smooth out the bumps. Here are my top five tips for feeding fussy …

Parenting

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

How to Pack for Weekend Trips

Packing for a weekend away isn’t an exact science. I’m not going to tell you “bring two dresses and a pair of jeans.” So much depends on where you’re going, the weather, and your personal style. But I do have some tips I can offer to help you pack for success.<p>If I’m traveling, I’m usually working, …

How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

Quantum Mechanics

Transparent Sculptures Explore the Depth of Human Emotion

Korean artist Jin Young Yu fabricates poignant plastic sculptures that mirror both her adolescent emotions and adult personality. To capture these feelings and characteristics, the sculptor gives her transparent figures fairly stoic faces with many appearing to hold back a flood of tears. “My works …

Art

Meet New York’s homeless fashion photographer

Mark Reay was looking for a job. It was 2007 when he entered a New York newsagents, writing down the email addresses of staff from magazines on the shelf. He sent out around 50 messages with some images from his photography portfolio. We called him back. Thus began seven years of shooting for …

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