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OMG, I Want This House: Frank Lloyd Wright in Phoenix (Photos)

The Daily Beast presents a look at one of the most insane houses in the world.<p>It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to live in a house …

Young people have a lot to learn about friendship

There are good reasons why pensioners have more friends than the people that Facebook is aimed at<p>Can it be? Do we pensioners really have more friends than young gadabouts in their twenties? Is this true, even though many of us don’t subscribe to so-called social media, whose devotees have countless …

Towson Hot Bagels wants to double its presence in Greater Baltimore - Baltimore Business Journal

Towson Hot Bagels is looking to add three new stores, a move that would double its presence in Greater Baltimore.<p>The local bagel chain, which has …

Time I

Let’s Not Make Such a Big Deal About Genital Herpes

"It happens to so many people that it's kind of strange and unnecessary when people think they're alone when it happens to them."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>Comedian Sarah Silverman has a bit where she tells the audience that one in six people have genital herpes. Then, she asks …

Early men and women were equal, say scientists

Our prehistoric forebears are often portrayed as spear-wielding savages, but the earliest human societies are likely to have been founded on enlightened egalitarian principles, according to scientists.<p>A study has shown that in contemporary hunter-gatherer tribes, men and women tend to have equal …

Anthropology

After Years of Daily 'Wake 'n' Bakes' I Faced My Battle with Psychological Weed Addiction

It took more than a decade, countless pledges to quit cold turkey, and some harsh words from my grandmother, but I've finally decided to start taking my dependence on weed seriously.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>For the past six years or so, I've started my day with the same …

Masters Degree

Be Her Best Lover Ever

Until a few years ago, my sex life was like an endless TiVo loop of <i>Lost</i>. I wasn't sure where I was or what I should do, and there were startling noises in the dark. For my girlfriends, each episode was frustrating—all tease, no climax.<p>Today I'm off the island, relieved and happy. I have a Ph.D. in …

A sculptural staircase inside this apartment in India. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/08/15/sdm-apartment-by-arquitectura-en-movimiento-workshop/

Liconi Centerpiece

Liconi Lake is a glacial lake in the Valle d'Aosta region of Italy, located nearly 8,000 feet (2400 meters) above sea level, overlooking the Gran …

Defriend Scented Candle

Nothing makes a bolder statement than getting defriended and this candle captures that sweet smell of attempting to stalk someone’s profile, only to …

Articles about open light filled house mexico city on Dwell.com - Dwell

An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.<p>A chance encounter led a Dallas couple to a neighborhood where nature is prized as much as design, and houses are built to make...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Michel …

Architecture

Meet the Most Punishing Man in Fitness

Last September, I met Joe De Sena at his in-laws’ house in suburban Massachusetts. Earlier that day, De Sena had driven south from Vermont for a meeting in Boston, and we had arranged to get together for dinner. Sitting at a kitchen island in front of his computer, De Sena turned to his …

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Rocky Top Road Trip

Bomb down epic singletrack, play in Class IV whitewater, and take in Colorado’s famous 14,000-foot vistas on this 500-mile multisport tour of a lifetime.<p><b>Packing List</b>: Your entire gear closet, a big roof box, a GoPro<p><b>Highlights</b>: Start this odyssey by playing in the four brand-new features in downtown …

The National Parks Road Tour

See the country’s most iconic wildlife and mountains at five stunning national parks along this 600-mile route.<p><b>Packing List</b>: Binoculars, Stetson, beer mug<p><b>Highlights</b>: Burn off jet lag with a couple of fingers of Wyoming Whiskey on the deck at Bin22, then rest up in one of 132 rooms at the …

National Parks

Glenn Greenwald’s New Book on Snowden Explains, and Humanizes, the NSA Whistleblower

His eloquent book about the Snowden case, <em>No Place to Hide</em>, is less about Snowden than the “tens of thousands” of documents that the 29-year-old copied, organized, and handed off to Greenwald and a select group of other journalists.<p>When Glenn Greenwald first met Edward Snowden on the …

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

Jalan Binchang House by A D Lab

Kratom Tea Is the Beverage of Recovering Heroin Addicts

Kratom is a plant-based legal drug commonly ingested in the form of hot tea. Often used to aid recovering heroin addicts, kratom is gaining popularity at bars in North Carolina and Florida.<p>Someone told me about a place in Wilmington, North Carolina, that sells tea brewed from "some weird drug …

A Small Office Becomes a Private Apartment

Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos transformed a tiny, 28-square-meter (300 sqft) office into a private apartment located in the historic center of Duque …

Interior Design

A Tower House That Leads to the Treetops

A small vacation home in Upstate New York leads its occupants up to the treetops, hovering over the forest below and offering up enchanting views of …

Architecture

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Articles about it house joshua tree on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds...<p>The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of trees and is nestled in the woods...<p>After an architectural epiphany, a …

Articles about idyllic vacation home greece on Dwell.com - Dwell

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of …

Laurel Way by Whipple Russell Architects More images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/10/25/laurel-way-by-whipple-russell-architects/

Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

Crime

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