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Buying Art Doesn't Have to Be Expensive—14 Affordable Saatchi Art Prints We Love

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, which is partly why art is such a personal thing—much more than shopping for a sofa or bed linens. Of course, …

17 great new TV shows you can stream in a weekend

Featuring teen magicians, ‘80s wrestlers, talking dogs, and more.<p>There’s too much TV! We know this, you know this. But it bears repeating, because with so many good (and bad) shows out there, it can be hard to decide what to watch.<p>So we’ve compiled a list of 17 great shows from the first half of …

TV

Illustrations So Sweet They'll Make You Crave Candy​

Realism and detail abound in Alice Lin’s floral illustrations.<p>Bundles of flowers drip droplets of sweet nectar as they bury the faces of creatures from a Wonderland. Within Alice Lin's dense and fascinatingly otherworldly paintings, refined technique elevates a surrealist style. Her works combine …

3 Weeks in Romania: A Potential Digital Nomad Destination?

Our 3 months in Thailand flew by faster than normal this time. Before we knew it, we were packing up again and saying goodbye to all of our favorite …

13 TV Shows You Won't Want to Miss This Month

Many of our favorite TV series wrap up their seasons in March (like <i>The Bachelor</i> on Mar. 8 and <i>This is Us</i> on Mar. 9), but lucky for us, there's a fresh …

6 Savory Overnight Oat Recipes that Will Rock Your Morning

When it comes to easy, healthy breakfast options, it's hard to beat a comforting bowl of overnight oats. Here we round up our favorite recipes, with …

Breakfast

This Is How to Save Money With Google Flights

The ultimate perk in traveling to a faraway destination is the much-needed break from the stress (and boredom) of your everyday routine. That being …

16 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They’re Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Joyce Carol Oates, R. L. Stine, Lemony Snicket, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they’re most thankful for. Here’s what</i> …

Books

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

El Rey's Sesame Banana Bread

8 Servings<p>This bread was the talk of the BA office for a few months (in the best possible way). Some quick tips: Use the ripest bananas possible and tent the bread with foil if it’s browning too quickly.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup raw white sesame seeds, divided<p>¼ cup raw black sesame seeds, divided<p>4 very …

Breakfast

24 Microwave Recipes For When You're Hungry But Lazy

Lazy chefs, represent.

Breakfast

Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies – Best Ever {from scratch!}

<i>Deliciousness made with all-natural flavoring—triple lemon! Melt-in-your-mouth Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies at their finest and from scratch. What</i> …

Dessert

11 Places To Buy Affordable Designer Goods Online

Because paying full price is for suckers!

Shopping

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Blueberry Oat Scones

Makes 11 to 12 Servings<p>July 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all purpose flour<p>1/3 cup (packed) golden brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon plus 1teaspoon baking powder<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda<p>3/4 teaspoon coarse kosher salt<p>11 tablespoons (1 stick plus 3 tablespoons) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes<p>1 …

Baking

Blueberry-Drop Biscuit Cobbler

6 to 8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>This blueberry cobbler recipe is for individual portions—you knew you would find a use for those ramekins!<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups plus 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour<p>3 tablespoons plus 1 cup sugar<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1/2 teaspoon …

Baking

Recipe: Basil Yogurt Panna Cotta With Raspberries And Ginger

Sweet raspberries, tart yogurt, and the zing of ginger transform a traditional panna cotta into the ideal warm weather dessert.<p>Fresh berries at the height of ripeness are delicious all on their own. Put them in a dessert and they are nothing short of sublime. You must take care, though, not to …

These Tiny Homes Can Be Built in a Day

Get in on the small space movement — without the wait.<p>As popular as it may seem, tiny house living is simply not for everyone. But for those who are brave enough to ditch the extra square footage and downsize, there's a new, appealing option on the market.<p>Designed by the Dutch architecture firm …

Minimalist DIY Projects Packed With Beauty

All the latest trends point towards simplicity and minimalism and things are not any different in the field of interior design where designers try to …

Fried Chickpeas

6 to 8 Servings<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons smoked paprika<p>1 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 15-oz. cans chickpeas, rinsed, drained, patted very dry<p>Kosher salt<p>2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine paprika and cayenne in a small bowl and …

Chickpeas

Here's What Donuts Look Like All Around The World

Photo Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images<p>Let's be honest: Is there anything better than biting into a warm, airy, fresh donut?<p>Though it's tough to get most countries to agree on anything, the need for fried dough seems to be universal -- but <i>how</i> it's prepared is another story. …

8 Useful Closet Hacks to Tidy Up Your Wardrobe on the Cheap

If you’re starting to put your winter gear away to make room for your warm weather clothing, why not give your closet a bit of an overhaul while …

Hacking

Articles about 7-industrial-lighting-options-we-love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

San Francisco

15 Modern Ways to Style Your Credenza

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but credenzas furniture are making it big in the interior design world lately. Originally a classic piece for the …

Dining Rooms

This is how Cirque du Soleil reinvented the circus

It’s generally believed that the way to beat your rival is to outperform or outpace them. But in business, the better way to win is to create uncontested new market space where no competition exists.<p>Consider Cirque du Soleil, a performance that broke away from traditional circus shows by borrowing …

Innovation

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Art

The Definitive Listing Of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Novels

"Mort" or "Reaper Man"? "Pyramids" or "Small Gods"? WHICH IS THE BEST?<p>• <b>Disclaimer:</b> This list will annoy some people, but it's my list, so there. Also, I haven't included the Tiffany Aching novels and the other young-adult books, or a few other oddments such as <i>The Last Hero</i>. The list was long enough …

Books

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

For great-value city breaks, look past the capitals and big names; some of Europe’s liveliest cultural scenes are in its smaller cities<p>Ghent, Belgium<p><b>Why go?</b><br>While Bruges can sometimes feel a little like a tourist toy-town, Ghent keeps it real. The city still offers picturesque Flemish architecture …

European Travel

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.