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Articles about 5 ways use concrete kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>In light of the Eichler-inspired prefab house from our Dec/Jan Issue, we found five different ways to celebrate, purchase, or...<p>Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.<p>It might seem strange to be thinking about …

Architecture

Why Do People Do Yoga?

After my last weekend of yoga teacher training, a friend asked me over dinner, "Why do you do yoga? So you can learn to do what... headstands?"<p>Why do people do yoga?<p>More than 90 percent of people come to yoga for flexibility, stress relief, health, and physical fitness. But, for most people, their …

Yoga

Understanding the Real Source of Back Pain

<i>By Pete Egoscue</i><p>In the United States, back pain is one of the top complaints people bring to their doctors. What is the cause of this back pain that is so prevalent in our culture?<p>First, some basic anatomy. The human spine is called "the segmented bone," meaning it's a bone that the body recognizes …

Pain

7 Skin-Care Ingredients You Might Be Allergic To

Before you try a new skin-care product, be aware of these common irritants.<p><b>1. Salicylic Acid</b><br>"[This] acid is the same active ingredient in aspirin," explains Engelman. "And three to five percent of the population is sensitive to aspirin, too." Salicylic acid is usually used to treat blemishes, but …

Cuba

Decades of limited development have protected reefs in Cuban waters.<p>Cuba has a secret: The country's thousands of miles of coral reef ecosystems …

Emerald Edge: Old Growth Forest Injects New Life into Conservation | Conservancy Talk

It can be hard to define what connects us to particular landscapes. We can be born in them, we can choose to make our homes in them, or we may just …

Conservation

Virginia Wine Weekend: An Hour From Washington DC

The Piedmont of Virginia, which starts about an hour outside of Washington, D.C., is defined by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, which in the right light, actually do cast blue and even purple. They frame a worthy landscape of undulating green fields punctuated by barns, mansions and …

Wine

Road Trips for History Lovers: London to Bath

<b>For a road trip that promises bags of gobsmacking cultural allure, it's hard to beat the route from Britain's capital, London, to one of the country's most idyllic cities, Bath.</b><p>While today, millions of time-starved travellers take the fastest and most direct route possible - scooting along the …

European Travel

Why can't we see the center of the Milky Way?

Over a century later, William Herschel created the first theoretical diagram of what the Milky Way (1785) looked like. In it, he described the shape …

These Sensational Space Images Are Among The Year's Best

The Royal Observatory Greenwich, in conjunction with BBC <i>Sky at Night Magazine</i>, has announced its shortlist for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations At CES 2015

Once again, we scoured the edges of the 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show looking for what we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>Those are the innovations that enter the market both better and cheaper than existing products or services, creating the greatest …

Internet of Things

Atlantis Announces Funding For the World's Largest Tidal Energy Project in Scotland

The world’s largest tidal energy project just took a big step forward as Atlantis Resources announced it has finalized an $83 million funding package …

Home-Cooked Meals, Comfy Chairs and Netflix on Mars? It Could Happen

There is no Ikea on Mars. There are no takeout joints or Internet cafes either. Getting to the Red Planet might be half the battle, but staying happy and comfortable there is also a serious challenge.<p>Earlier this week, NASA announced it was offering $5,000 for the best ideas on how to improve …

Game of Thrones

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

Autonomous Cars

NASA wants to explore other planets with breadbox-sized satellites

Most CubeSats sent out to space by scientists and students end up orbiting the Earth -- that's pretty much their final destination. NASA, however, wants to use the diminutive satellites for missions that'll take them way beyond low-Earth orbit and right into another planet's atmosphere. Goddard …

These Are The Surprising Jobs You'll Be Doing By The 2030s

As our technological and sociological realities change, so too do our jobs. But just what, exactly, will we be doing 15 years from now? Here are some …

Habitats

23andMe Will Now Use Your DNA To Develop Drugs On Its Own

The genetic testing company is becoming a pharmaceutical company too.<p>Drug developers are paying millions to tap into the massive pool of DNA owned by genetics-testing company 23andMe. Now 23andMe will use its own data to become a drug developer itself.<p>In a major strategic shift, the Mountain View, …

Researchers Develop Transparent Solar Concentrator That Could Cover Windows, Electronics

Scientists at Michigan State University announced this week the creation of a “transparent luminescent solar concentrator” that could turn windows and even cellphone screens into solar-power generators.<p>This technology could mean that one day entire skyscrapers might be able to generate solar power …

This solar-powered airplane is about to take its first around-the-world flight

Bertrand Piccard had plenty of inspiration for building the world’s first solar airplane. Not only did he pilot the first around-the-world balloon flight in 1999, his father helped design the submarine that became the first to plunge undersea to hit the earth’s surface, and his grandfather rode the …

Solar Impulse

22 Places All Book Lovers Must Go

Travel by the book.

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Time Management

The Best Street Style from Tokyo Fashion Week

Street style cliques in New York, London, Milan, and Paris run the gamut, from the models off duty to the bloggers in freebies, and the editors who prowl the pavement between shows. But we dare you to find a place where people wear their sartorial heart on their sleeve more than Tokyo: Here is …

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

Interior Design

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Digital Art

3 Crazy Stretches That Will Help Improve Your Squat | Men's Health

The three major areas you need to monitor are your ankles, knees, and hips. Use these three easy—albeit crazy-looking—stretches to improve your mobility and boost your squat performance.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an At-Home Body-Shredding Program From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Strips Away Fat and Reveals …

Nanobots are going to be able to do mind-blowing things

Scientists are developing robots smaller than the width of a human hair with the idea they could be controlled on a molecular level — that’s …