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Mara Pollins Costello Engages the Terror and Beauty of the Sublime in Her Landscape Works

And then again, sometimes an artist makes such a stunning leap in their work that some of us who have been watching their progress for a while are left dazzled in the process. Such was the case with Mara Pollins Costello's work last summer. I remember walking into a small exhibition that she was …

31 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Will Actually Fill You Up

Breakfast standards and brunch classics with all the deliciousness and a fraction of the carbs.

Articles about contemporary north carolina home navigates tricky site atop ridge on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing inspiration from the Hebrew alphabet, architects Elihu Siegman and Michael Silverman dreamt up an adaptive structure to...<p>A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American South.<p>Built in 1953 and completely renovated last year, this split-level residence both upgrades and references its …

16 Gluten-Free and Paleo Easter Brunch Recipe Ideas Everyone Will Love

Holiday entertaining doesn’t have to be a pain when it comes to special diets. Nowadays there are plenty of delicious options out there that <i>everyone</i> can safely enjoy stuffing their faces with. These 16 naturally gluten-free (and sometimes paleo) recipes are perfect for Easter brunch and beyond. …

Pho: Vietnamese Bone Broth

<b>Kelly:</b><p>My husband gets an idea to make a recipe… like twice a year (I’m laughing now 🙂 ). Last time it was a Thai dish, this time it’s Vietnamese. He …

Recipes

Grilled Mexican Shrimp Corn and Avocado Salad recipe

We love Mexican food in this house. Fajitas are a staple in my menu rotation. They are not only delicious, but really quick and easy to throw …

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Sliders (with Guinness Mustard!)

<i>Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Sliders with Guinness Mustard are a fun and festive appetizer or meal, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!</i>St. Louis …

Architizer

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Comment on Abstract Paintings by Artist Jeff Erickson by Marina Smith

I am a collector of abstract art, it is a technique that moves emotions, and basically the artists are based on the feelings they want to express, I …

6 spring break alternatives to help you change the world

Spring break is a time-honored college tradition that isn't complete without the beach, booze and bumming around, right?<p>Not necessarily. If you're …

7 Healthy Pancakes to Make for National Pancake Day

From delicious, fruit-packed pancakes to savory mini-pancakes, here are seven healthy recipes to make in celebration of National Pancake Day.<p>From …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Walker Zanger Sonja La Fluer Tile Mosaics - modern tile design inspired by Roman

[New Product Coverage from KBIS 2008]<p>The antique Roman influence is readily evident in the new Sonja Tile Mosaic Collection, as is its nod to more …

Design

Why Furniture Matters Most When Redesigning A Room

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just discovering a budding love for all things interior design, odds are good that you’ve noticed that furniture is …

How To Make the Crispiest Chicken Wings

<b>So You</b> want to make the crispiest chicken wings for Super Bowl Sunday ? You are in the right spot. After all, what is better on game day than extra …

Bodum Chambord Espresso Stovetop Maker

The Chambord stovetop espresso pot offers unique, classic style combined with ease of use and quality construction. The beautiful polished body, base …

Heating

Now Hear This: 9 Podcasts to Enrich Your Mind and Soul

Headphones and earbuds ever’where. You see people wearing them while shopping at the grocery store, driving their cars, walking down the street, …

Self-improvement

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

British Museum now lets you 3D print its artifacts using Sketchfab

Why visit a museum halfway around the world, when you can check out 3D scans, and print them from your own home?<p>Sketchfab, a platform that lets users …

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture

Philippe Starck Dreams Up Super Green Prefab System

The famed designer on how his modular living system offers a new, greener take on housing.<p>"Building one’s own house can be a source of extreme danger," says French designer Philippe Starck. "We all know when it starts, but we never know when it is going to end or how much it will cost in the …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

10 Jalapeño Poppers That Are Better Than Yours

You may have ordered jalapeño poppers at a bar before, and you may have liked them, but you don't know how good these bite-sized snacks can be until you make your own at home. Jalapeño poppers -- which are basically a pepper stuffed with cheese and deep fried -- have so much potential for …

20 Things You Should Do With a Chocolate Chip Cookie

There's nothing more satisfying than a warm, fresh out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookie. When you lift it off the tray and it's oozing with gooey, melted chocolate, there's nothing on Earth that can give you more joy than that simply decadent cookie. National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day only rolls …

We love how these impasto portraits by LA-based artist Vanessa Prager appear to almost melt off the canvas.