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The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

ANKANG, SHAANXI PROVINCE, China – A winged menace has killed 42 people and injured at least 1,600 since July, striking fear across this heavily industrialized area of central China.<p>Now local officials in Shaanxi province are declaring an uneasy stalemate with the virulent population of Asian …

Watch A 3-D Printer Make A Pizza

Just some dough, ketchup, and cream cheese. Classic pie.<p>This summer we heard about a 3-D printer for food developed with NASA funding, but we didn't have much to look at in the way of a prototype. Now, lo and behold, the printer has shown up at SXSW Eco, and we caught a short demonstration from the …

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5 Closet Staples Under $150

The five closet staples every twentysomething should own.<p>The perfect wardrobe always starts with the basics, and we've put together a list of the essentials. From nude heels to a tailored blazer, these five pieces are the building blocks to your closet.

Expect a Stronger Love Triangle in 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

Lionsgate<p>Fans of YA literature and America's BFF Jennifer Lawrence are chomping at the bit to see next month's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," and the details we're getting about the sequel are only stoking our excitement.<p>Director Francis Lawrence recently chatted with New York magazine about …

Articles about 5 modern apartments paris on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, the folks at AutoCamp are experts.<p>Dwell …

Prefab Homes

Za'atar-Rubbed Cod With Spicy Chickpea Purée and Grilled Zucchini

For those in the know, aromatic za'atar seasoning is a pantry staple, one that takes everything from bread to vegetables and grilled steak to new heights. Here, it's rubbed on flaky cod fillets and served on a bed of spicy chickpea spread. If you want yours extra-hot, don't bother removing the …

Omnibus House by Gubbins Arquitectos

Modern Architecture in Chile – The Omnibus House.<p>Gubbins Arquitectos have designed the Omnibus House, located in the vicinity of Quebrada de Aguas …

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Photos by Michael Shainblum

Photos by Michael Shainblum<p>Beautiful astrophotography. You can see more of his work at his website.<p>SHARE:

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

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Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 0 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

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Xkuty One electric bike by The Electric Mobility Company

Riders can use their iPhone as the dashboard for this electric bike designed by Spanish transport firm The Electric Mobility Company.<p>A free app …

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Paper iPad app brings digital sketches back to print with Moleskine 'Book' partnership

From Paper to paper, developer FiftyThree's CEO Georg Petschnigg says 'what print is really good for is that it's a scarce resource'<p>More than 8m people have downloaded US startup FiftyThree's Paper app for iPad since its release in March 2012. Designed as a tool for creating and sharing sketches, …

Comfortable Home Placed in a Lovely Picturesque Site: Villa Seignosse in France

Debarre Duplantiers AssocieÌs Architecture & Paysage completed the <b>Villa Seignosse</b> project (the house being named after the region), a home that …

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House by the Lake Incorporating Modern Elements of Design in Austria

A home is the only place where you feel in peace with the world, no matter what your brain and heart dictate you. It’s the place that …

Bord-du-Lac House by Henri Cleinge

Architect Henri Cleinge was tasked with renovating a 200-year-old stone house in Quebec while adding a substantial addition in a project called the …

So You Think You Know How to Pour a Beer?

You've done it a thousand times before: Open beer, drink beer, repeat. Unfortunately, you've been doing it all wrong.<p>By Andrew Knowlton

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This Burger With A Bun Made Of Fried Mac 'N' Cheese Is The Most Beautiful Thing In The Whole World

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Reinvent Your Nachos | Men's Health

This is what chefs José Ramos and Gonzalo Guzman Gonzalez of Nopalito in San Francisco do. Their “totopos con chile” coats corn tortilla chips with a fiery sauce made with chiles de arbol. Breifly bathed in this sauce, the chips takes on a crunchy yet pliable texture. Grated Cotija cheese, diced …

Crying Tiger Lamb From 'Everyday Thai Cooking'

Most of the dishes in <b>Katie Chin's</b> new cookbook, <i>Everyday Thai Cooking</i>, aren't terribly spicy. They have hints of heat running in the background, but most of them are geared towards the (relatively) puny American spice palate. Not so with her <b>Crying Tiger Lamb</b>, named for its ability to make even a …

A Sandwich a Day: Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwich at Il Vicinato

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>As I mentioned in the Cheap Eats guide to Pilsen, <b>Il Vicinato</b> is a deeply confusing place. But since no one chimed in with an explanation, I've decided to post about it again. See, at first glance Il Vicinato looks like every other …

Fifty Bicycles That Changed the World

Short of material innovation and aesthetic refinement, the bicycle as we know it has changed very little since its early days of development in the late 19th century. However slight, the evolution of the world's most widely used mode of transportation is not one to overlook. To document the most …

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