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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 …

Architecture

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

By Sarah Meehan <br>– Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal<p>May 5, 2015, 12:20pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> May 5, 2015, 3:46pm EDT<p>Towson Hot Bagels is looking to add …

Baltimore

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 …

Public Health

Early men and women were equal, say scientists

Study shows that modern hunter-gatherer tribes operate on egalitarian basis, suggesting inequality was an aberration that came with the advent of agriculture<p>Our prehistoric forebears are often portrayed as spear-wielding savages, but the earliest human societies are likely to have been founded on …

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 …

Mind

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 …

Italy

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 …

Decorations

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 few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...<p>A London renovation resolves a family’s yearning for open air and greenery.<p>Gallery owner Hilario Galguera …

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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

March 3, 2014<p>Share this on:<p>en_US<p>CONTEMPORIST<p>http://www.contemporist.com/jalan-binchang-house-by-a-d-lab/<p>article<p>2014-03-03T16:31:37+00:00

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 …

Drug Addiction

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 …

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 …

Modern Architecture

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>When a 40-year-old pine tree fell over at the rear of a Brentwood estate in Los Angeles a few years back, its owner, an art lover...<p>Do you ever wish you could live …

Architecture

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 Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.<p>A Connecticut home with a notable architectural legacy gets an expansive update for a family of six.<p>Perched atop a …

Savile Row

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

He's nearly 80 and his Family is smaller, but darkness still surrounds America's most notorious criminal<p>In California's San Joaquin Valley, about …

Criminology
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