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Articles about these transformations show why challenging renovations are worth it on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>The best use for a building can be reuse.<p>Tucked into the side of a scenic San Francisco hill, one of the city’s more diminutive houses battles everything from dry rot to...<p>An inspiring renovation gives new life to a …

7 Things I Learned on an Elimination Diet (and How They Still Keep Me Healthy Every Day)

Honestly, I'm totally averse to "diets."<p>I've never put myself on one because I think they often set people up to "fail" because they are not sustainable in the long-term. It's this really sad, vicious cycle of trying to find the next easy way to "get skinny" that ends up making people feel really …

The Foods That 9 Nutritionists Say They Eat Every Day

Good news: Dark chocolate made the list.<p>Yes, variety is the spice of life—and one of the keys to a balanced diet. Still, there are some foods that are so full of vitamins and minerals, the people who know the most about nutrition make sure to eat them (almost) every day. Find out the foods and …

A CEO wrote this brutal memo when he realized his billion-dollar startup was failing

Fab.com was once considered the fastest growing startup in the world. The e-commerce site partnered with thousands of designers to sell their funky decor and trinkets via flash sales.<p>Within its first six months, Fab generated $20 million and Silicon Valley investors valued the company at $400 …

Why Website Structure & Content Marketing Go Together Like Spaghetti & Meatballs

When you think of two things that go well together, combinations like peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti and meatballs, and lamb and tuna fish may …

Articles about 8 ingenious storage solutions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the Coverboy wire system has your...<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be …

EXCLUSIVE: 49 Extraordinary Vintage Portraits of Hollywood's Most Famous Faces

These new photos of Ethan Hawke, Jason Segel, and other notable attendees at Sundance Film Festival capture what they might have looked like in the 19th century.<p>These new photos of Ethan Hawke, Jason Segel, James Franco, and other notable attendees at Sundance Film Festival capture what they might …

WTF is fractional attribution?

Attribution is an increasingly hot topic among brand marketers. Just last week at the Digiday Retail Summit, marketers from Target called it one of …

AdTech

Bad News For IBM (And HP) Is Good News For IT And Your Business

IBM has been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons. Following another weak quarter that saw the company report the 11th straight decline in revenue, the company had to fend off doomsday rumors of impending employee cuts on a scale rarely seen outside of corporate bankruptcy. Yet the …

Google quietly unveils Android 5.1 Lollipop, shipping first on Android One devices in Indonesia

Google today announced that Android One, the company’s standard for bringing smartphones to the developing world, is coming to Indonesia later this month. This makes Indonesia the fifth country to roll out Android One, in addition to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.<p>Yet the bigger news is …

Brooklyn's Most Expensive Listing

An 18,000-square-foot mansion in Brooklyn Heights has just listed for $40 million, making it the highest ask price ever in the borough.

GM Surprises With Strong 4th Quarter, Dividend Increase and $9,000 Bonus For Factory Workers

General Motors' pre-tax profit surged 27 percent in the fourth quarter to $2.41 billion, better than analysts expected, thanks to better pricing and strong sales of pickup trucks and SUVs in North America.<p>It was GM’s best fourth-quarter performance since the automaker emerged from bankruptcy in …

The Woman Who Followed Her Identity Thief for Two Years

Photographer Jessamyn Lovell put her own identity thief under surveillance for two years—and exhibited the results for all to see.<p>Portrait of …

Identity Theft

12 common mistakes shoppers make at the grocery store

We asked Melissa d'Arabian, Food Network host and author of the best-selling book Ten Dollar Dinners, about some of the most common mistakes they make.<p>Here are the expensive blunders—and easy ways to fix them.<p><b>1. Paying full price for meat.</b> "Meat is usually the most expensive item on your dinner …

Citi: The oil (and gas) plunge isn't over yet

The oil crash -- and cheap gas bonanza -- probably isn't over yet.<p>For a few days, oil was showing real signs of life following last year's meltdown. Prices spiked above $54 a barrel on Tuesday after oil's best three-day performance in six years.<p>Drivers may have even noticed a little pop in gas …

3 Things We Can Learn From Robin Williams’ Estate Battle

The actor's loved ones are feuding over his personal items, but you can spare your family the same battle when you move on.<p>Six months after comedian …

Robin Williams

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015

These eight sectors are hotbeds of opportunity for entrepreneurs with the foresight and motivation to take advantage.<p>The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market …

Public Sector

A 2008 Pentagon think-tank study claimed Putin has Asperger's syndrome

Putin's "neurological development was significantly interrupted in infancy," wrote Brenda Connors, an expert in movement-pattern analysis at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.<p>She added that movements reveal "the Russian President carries a neurological abnormality."<p>The researchers …

Ryan Seacrest owes BlackBerry $860,000 for selling an iPhone keyboard that ripped off BlackBerry's design

He got an iPhone but missed the keyboard on his Blackberry. So he launched Typo, an iPhone case that has a keyboard built in.<p>Typo was popular. Pre-orders on the $99 case sold out quickly. But a few months after its launch, Blackberry filed an injunction against the startup for infringing on the …

The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year

“It’s a genius way to start a business nowadays, especially because nobody’s doing it.”<p>The man sitting beside me is sharing the most insightful business advice I’ve heard lately. His ideas are as unconventional as the location of our conversation. We’re not in a coffee shop or a corner office. …

Uber

Hundreds of Ford workers get $19,000 raise

Ford Motor plans to raise the pay of 300 to 500 entry-level workers by more than $19,000 a year, or nearly 50% -- another sign of the rebound of the U.S. auto industry.<p>The workers had been paid $19.28 an hour, which is roughly $9 an hour less than what veteran autoworkers receive.<p>The United Auto …

Automotive Industry

Jailed al Qaeda operative makes explosive claims about Saudi royals funding pre-9/11 terror

Zacarias Moussaou, a 46-year-old French native serving life in prison for his role in the 9/11 attacks, said he was instructed by Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan to create a database of all of the donors to the group.<p>Among those who donated, Moussaou alleges, were the Saudi intelligence chief Prince …

Last ever photo of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko released to show "Kremlin" killed him

Grainy image shows the former KGB agent on day before he succumbed to effects of his radioactive poisoning, inquiry in to his death reveals<p>The last photo taken of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko before he died has been shown for the first time.<p>The grainy image shows the former KGB agent lying …

Russia

Jordan executes prisoners after ISIS video

<b>(CNN) —</b> The family of a Jordanian fighter pilot mercilessly killed by ISIS is calling for total revenge.<p>Lt. Moath al-Kasasbeh, 27, was burned alive while confined in a cage.<p>In response, Jordan executed two prisoners -- Sajida al-Rishawi, a would-be suicide bomber whose release ISIS had previously …

Jordan