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This pill prevents type 1 diabetes from developing in mice

If it works in humans, it could get rid of the need for insulin injections<p>A pill staved off type 1 diabetes in mice, and it may one day prevent the disease in people, too.<p>The pill blocks the buildup of a specific acid in the pancreas, which then stops the disorder from taking hold, according to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Paper towels are not coffee filters.<p>By Beca Grimm4 days agoView More<p>Hair<p>A slightly more nuanced guide to a very simple haircut.<p>By Adam …

The 21 best places to retire in the world

If you're looking to settle down soon, you may want to reconsider sunny Florida, serene Cape Cod, or any other retirement hot spot in the US.<p>For the third year in a row, the US barely made it into the top 20 of the global retirement index rankings put together by Natixis.<p>Northern European nations, …

Rome Travel Guide: LDV Founder John Meadow on Where to Eat, Drink, and Shop in Italy's Capital

<i>Photo: Gary Yeowell/Getty Imgaes</i><p>John Meadow—the dapper young founder of LDV Hospitality—certainly knows food.<p>The 35 year old started working in the industry right out of college: first as a manager at the Oak Room then as beverage manager at New York’s Plaza Hotel. And he moved on to open his first …

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Articles about space saving bathroom renovation amazing fold tub on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Announcing our new feature where we draw from Dwell's Instagram account to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot...<p>Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being utilitarian spaces.<p>Who doesn't love a good patio or back …

17 stupendous works of art by mysterious French artist JR

The "photograffeur" — that's a combination of photographer and graffiti artist — prints humongous versions of the portraits he takes, often in black and white, and "flyposts" them where he chooses. The exhibits span whole cities and continents.<p>JR, who has received a TED Prize for his work, sees the …

The Coolest Shelters on Earth

Photo: Sarah Murphy and Stefaan duPont<p>Sarah Murphy and Stefaan duPont did it. The duo left their desk jobs—Murphy as a textiles designer at Martha Stewart, and duPont as an interface designer at the agency R/GA—and hit the road. After a year on the move, they started the travel blog Miles & Miles, …

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Rent a Yurt Under Texas Stars

By now you’ve heard of Marfa, the tiny arts-leaning town in west Texas known for its large collection of Donald Judd sculptures and the allegedly paranormal light show that occurs each night on the outskirts of town. But the high-desert outpost is more than the sum of its quirks. It’s also an …

Thawing of US-Cuba relations inspires Havana tourism dreams

HAVANA (AP) — Tourism dreams are growing in Cuba.<p>The thawing of U.S.-Cuba relations has inspired many Cubans to think big. Visits by Americans were …

Pinterest Unveils New 'Action Buttons'

The social networking site revealed the plan for its long-awaited revenue-generating feature.<p>Pinterest, the visual social network where users "pin" images or links to virtual boards, only recently began offering advertising on the site.<p>Its slow approach to revenue generation hasn't deterred …

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21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

Rancho La Puerta: The 75-Year-Old Spa That Continues to Define Luxury Wellness

It started out as a pretty basic “health camp,” where outdoor enthusiasts (probably called health nuts in the 40s) could pay $17.50 for a week of hiking, vegetarian meals, and lectures. Everyone slept in their own tents. Today, Rancho La Puerta is one of the world’s most highly rated destination …

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The 15 Most Gorgeous Train Rides in the World

In a relaxation showdown amongst trains, planes, and automobiles, trains win as the most laid-back style of travel, allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view. Luckily, some of the world's most beautiful destinations are also home to the most scenic train rides--journeys ranging from a few …

A Guide to Pre-and-Post-Partying at the Venice Biennale - PAPER

A scene from a Biennale party. Photo by Joe Schildhorn/BFAnyc.com<p>Once every two years, Venice takes a timeout and is transformed into the epicenter of the art world. The Biennale spreads itself thickly over the city, taking over 30 pavilions in a decrepit park built by Napoleon, filling the huge …

SpaceX made some awesome travel posters for Mars

With all the recent news about International Space Station resupply missions, reusable rockets, and drone barges, it's easy to forget that reason Elon Musk created SpaceX in the first place is to help land humans on Mars. In a way, it's great that we're so familiar with the private space company's …

Opening Day at the 68th Cannes Film Festival

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A Tour of Pierre Cardin’s Bubble Palace

When the fashion pack descended upon the French Riviera for Dior’s resort collection, their spaceship, in the form of the Palais Bulles, aka the Bubble Palace, was waiting. This futuristic, amorphous pile, built between 1975 and 1989, is the invention of the Hungarian architect Antti Lovag. No fan …

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10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

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This Guy Invented Shoes That Grow Five Sizes In Five Years For Kids In Developing Countries

"I had no idea how important shoes were," founder Kenton Lee told BuzzFeed News.<p>"For years the idea of these growing shoes wouldn't leave my mind," he told BuzzFeed News.<p>The first step was starting Because International with a few friends in 2006, a nonprofit devoted to "working with and helping …

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Articles about glass addition blends right london victorian on Dwell.com - Dwell

Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.<p>For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a...<p>Built in the late 19th century, a former cooperage where barrels were …

Articles about inside job on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing an innovative house is a rite of passage for many young architects.<p>A new build from HMH Architecture + Interiors blurs the lines between outside and in. For an active young family of four, the...<p>We mean it—we really want to know what you think of Dwell.<p>It’s been called Byzantium, …

Articles about prairie escape embraces landscape green roof on Dwell.com - Dwell

Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.<p>An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.<p>A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.<p>A pair of …

Articles about scenic country home made flat packed panels on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your home and life with Chamberlain.<p>Bees have always been admired for their industrious nature and intricate honeycomb architecture; Charles Darwin called the...<p>A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.<p>Feeling the squeeze from Hong Kong's …

HOUSE TOUR: Inside Lori Loughlin And Mossimo Giannulli's Renovated LA Mansion

This time, when fashion entrepreneur—and serial renovator—Mossimo Giannulli and his wife, actress Lori Loughlin, purchase yet another house in Los Angeles, they adopt a new style and a new team.<p>This time, when fashion entrepreneur—and serial renovator—Mossimo Giannulli and his wife, actress Lori …

Lentil Soup with Sausage and Mustard Greens

6 Servings<p>Any type of lentil will work in this weeknight soup. Or, substitute a couple cans of cannellini beans in their place.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, chopped<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>½ fennel bulb, chopped, plus fennel fronds …

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