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Articles about tiny house small house blogs sites on Dwell.com - Dwell

People blog about just about everything, so why not the massive undertaking of building your house? More and more, we're coming...<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>As we finish planning our Small Spaces issue for next year, I was …

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Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson

John F. Kennedy Moon Speech (1962)

Dozens of Atlanta Teachers Indicted in Cheating Scandal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A grand jury has indicted 35 school administrators and teachers for their alleged part in the …

Changes coming fast for Supreme Court

With the old guard disappearing into retirement, and a new breed of cases coming to the fore, the Supreme Court is entering a period of dramatic change: By the end of 2014, only one judge – Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin – will have spent more than a decade on Canada's top bench.<p>The centres of …

Most effects of sequester yet to be felt

One month after the automatic budget cuts went into effect, uncertainty remains.<p>WASHINGTON -- A month after the so-called "sequester" triggered $85 billion in automatic cuts to the federal budget, you'd be hard-pressed to find much evidence that anything has changed.<p>Flights haven't been grounded, …

James Holmes plea rejected: Are prosecutors prepping for death penalty?

James Holmes would have pleaded guilty had he been spared death, but the proposal was rejected by prosecutors – another sign they might be preparing …

China’s internet is better than yours

A new paper shines some light on the “next generation internet” China is building—and it’s far ahead of anything any other country has at the moment. The improvements aren’t just superficial faster broadband fluff either. They are deeply important changes to the very backbone of the system.<p>The …

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North Carolina takes down Confederate Civil War battle flag after protest | Paul Harris

William Faulkner once noted that in regards to the American South's awareness of its troubled history, "the past is never dead. It's not even …

Immigration Reform: AFL-CIO, US Chamber Of Commerce Come To A Meeting Of The Minds On Guest Workers

With the AFL-CIO and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce both apparently agreeing to support a key element of the bipartisan, comprehensive …

Security beefed up after 2nd Texas prosecutor slain

In January, an assistant prosecutor was gunned down outside the Kaufman County courthouse. Police won't say if events are related.<p>Elected officials near Dallas were given extra security Sunday after a local district attorney and his wife were found shot to death inside their home.<p>The bodies of …

Health care costs for older inmates skyrocket

States face a potential fiscal time bomb as their prison populations steadily grow older.<p>ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Convicted of three counts of robbery when he was still a young man, Steven Thomas has been in prison since December 1982. Now 62, frail and suffering from a relapse of Hepatitis C, he's one …

Confederate flag coming down in North Carolina. Why?

Confederate flag coming down in Raleigh, N.C., where it hangs in the State Capitol. The Confederate battle flag is coming down this weekend, …

Oscar Pistorius won't be snubbed by athletics organisers because of murder trial, insists Paralympian's agent

Oscar Pistorius would be welcomed back to certain athletics meetings when he decides to return to competition, his agent Peet van Zyl has claimed.<p>Pistorius is allowed to travel abroad for competitions after a judge changed his bail restrictions earlier this week as he awaits trial for killing his …

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Cheapest and Most Expensive Cities for Room Service

When I was a child and would take vacations with my family, we were never allowed to order room service.<p>Way too expensive, my parents would say. But …

Tennessee Teen Who Enjoyed Bucket List Prom Dies

Katelyn Norman, a Tennessee teenager whose bucket list rallied and inspired supporters from all over the country, died today after a two year battle …

Be on the Lookout for Murder for Hire

Details of a gruesome murder-for-hire plot in rural Colorado came to light in pretrial hearings for co-defendants Christopher Wells, Micah Woody, …

South African Official: Nelson Mandela 'Able to Breathe Without Difficulty'

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now able "to breathe without difficulty" while receiving treatment for a recurring lung infection, a …

SEAL Team 6 Member Brett 'Shady' Shadle Killed, Another Injured in Freefall Training

Brett "Shady" Shadle, the SEAL Team Six member who died after a training accident in Arizona this week, was "one of the best," a former colleague at …

Oklahoma Dentist's Patients Struggle to Cope With HIV, Hepatitis Scare

Among the 7,000 patients who may have been exposed to HIV and Hepatitis in an Oklahoma dentist's office are children, as their nervous parents wait …

Florida School Bus Aide Arrested for Allegedly Bullying 5-Year-Old Boy

A school bus aide in Port Saint Lucie, Fla. was arrested and charged with stalking after surveillance footage showed her allegedly bullying a …

For travelers, it's a no-quester

More than a month after Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood warned of “calamity” in the skies, travelers are still flying. Airlines aren’t yet canceling flights. And there’s no sign of the long lines the Obama administration warned everyone to expect when automatic spending cuts hit March 1.<p>What …