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Riding Vietnam's Reunification Express

It’s been 80 years since the completion of Vietnam’s north-south railway, but the journey from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh has become much more than a train …

These Tiny Homes Are Changing the Lives of Tennessee's Homeless

Just wait until you hear what the man behind this micro community did to raise the funds.<p>In the era of smartphones and a 24/7 news cycle, it takes extreme measures to get people's attention — which Reverend Jeff Obafemi Carr knows first hand. When he set out to raise money to build a micro …

Articles about modern homes spread across three stories on Dwell.com - Dwell

Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.<p>…

Architecture

Articles about tiny two story structures on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.<p>Two modest cabins in coastal New Zealand make waves with their respectful approach toward their environment.<p>Now that gas prices in the U.S. are hovering around two dollars a gallon, what's happened to green...<p>Taking cues from …

Architecture

The Mini Cheesecakes Your Next Party Needs

Fact: It's impossible to not be delighted by the presence of petite desserts.<p>These bite-sized delights prove the cuter your dessert is, the better it tastes.

Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter<p>2 ounces thinly sliced American …

Recipes

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them

Healthy Eating

Black Houses: The Pros and Cons of a Dark Painted Facade

Black is a color to take seriously. Dark colors add drama and depth, and black painted houses send a message that you’re not afraid to be noticed. …

Landscaping

IKEA Makes Your Layover So Much Nicer

Lucky travelers to Beijing International Airport can take a nap in IKEA's pop-up showroom.<p><i>IKEA</i><p>Anyone who's been stuck in an airport overnight knows how irritating it can be. Gateside chairs aren't made for snuggling, and there's something unnerving about curling in a ball on the cold laminate …

Diane von Furstenberg: 'Be the woman you want to be'

The designer has more than a few tales to tell, from marriages to a German prince and an American tycoon, to her immersion in New York's club scene of the 1970s and her invention of the wrap dress - and it's all there in her no-holds-barred new autobiography<p>On a humid afternoon in September I …

Luminous 3 Bedroom Apartment Flaunting Modern Scandinavian Style

How do you choose your 3 bedroom apartment design? Maybe you fell in love with the modern Scandinavian style and that’s exactly why this apartment …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

Tour A Tiny Home With A Tinier Hot Tub

Even skeptics might be sold on small-space living with this one.<p>The minimalist living trend certainly does not seem to be dying down. There are families of four who live in just over 300 square feet, surprisingly charming buses-turned-hotels, and cottages on wheels. And the latest home we've …

Diane von Furstenberg: 'I danced at Studio 54. Now I work with Google'

It's 40 years since the designer invented the wrap dress that made her a fashion legend. She discusses Oprah's influence, working with Warhol and what Anna Wintour once confided over breakfast<p>It is completely impossible to interview Diane von Furstenberg. It is almost as impossible to meet her …

Expert guide to Burma

Local laws and etiquette<p>The Burmese dress conservatively and regard sleeveless T-shirts and shorts as underwear. Visitors should wear loose casual clothes (no cleavage, no bare shoulders, no see-through skirts, no leggings). Shoulders and knees must be covered in temples and shoes and socks removed.<p>…

Rakhine State

Small Loft in Manhattan, New York by Specht Harpman

The clever and beautifully furnished Manhattan Micro-Loft.<p>The team of Specht Harpman had to deal with a very special challenge. The renovation of …

Interior Design

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Cooking

The 7 Craziest PB&Js on the Internet

Breakfast

8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books

Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further.<p>As summer rolls on, you may find yourself with free time to catch up on …

Clashing prints: fashion for all ages – in pictures

Each week, the Weekend fashion team pick a range of outfits that represent a current trend and style them for different age groups. This week that look is clashing prints, which are huge on the high street at the moment, and show how this potentially tricky look can work whatever your age

Bangladesh's main attractions – in pictures

From the world's longest beach to its largest mangrove forest, and from lush tea estates to Bengal tiger territory, there is plenty for tourists to discover in Bangladesh – and you're likely to have it all to yourself

My Happy Life In 160 Square Feet

Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.<p>Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.

Portland à la cart: the city's brilliant street food scene

Portland is famous for hipster restaurants and artisan baristas, but it's the city's brilliant street food that blows away Guardian restaurant critic Marina O'Loughlin • Top 10 food trucks in Portland • Plus – our city guide to the best of Portland<p>The chap we're meeting is unmissable: he's tall, …

Tumblr Page Shows What Happens 'When Women Refuse' Sexual Advances

In the wake of last Friday's massacre near the University of California, Santa Barbara, and suspect Elliot Rodger's misogynistic manifesto, a new …

What Is Citizen Science, and How Can You Get Involved?

You don't need to be a '90s-bred Bill Nye fan to know science rules. Just look at the state of the Internet in 2014 — we f*cking love that sh*t.<p>Now, …

Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

In praise of X-Men's Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage, the star of Game of Thrones and now X-Men: Days of Future Past, is one of the best actors working today. And it's all because he refused to play an elf<p><b>There was a scene in the final moments</b> of a recent episode of <b>Game of Thrones</b> that demonstrated precisely why Peter Dinklage is such …

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