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Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

A Holiday Photo Book That Puts Families In An 'Awkward' Position

In 2009, Mike Bender was horrified to find that his mother had hung a particularly embarrassing family photo.<p>"It was a vacation photo. It was my dad's 50th birthday. I was 13," he says. "My dad had my brother and I do a Rockette's kick with our skis. We were on top of a mountain, right by the lift, …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.<br>• Read Jon Henley on the …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

Jimmy Kimmel Halloween Prank - Parents Tell Kids They Ate All Their Candy

Half Of The World's Richest People Come From Just 2 Families

Here's a fact that will make any liberal cringe.<p>Seven of the 12 richest people in the world have names ending in Koch, Walton or Adelson, according to a new calculation by Bloomberg Markets magazine.<p>Of course, extreme wealth gives you a lot of political power. Here's how these folks wield their …

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The 18 Best Things in the World About Food

From crispy chicken skin and runny egg yolks to clouds of cream in your coffee, the 18 best things ever about food<p>We loved BuzzFeed's 19 Worst Things Ever. But you know what we love more than bad things that are funny? Good things. Good things, and food. So here, to counter our friends at BuzzFeed, …

How to invest in the changing energy market

Britain is building new power stations, which in turn is throwing up investment opportunities. We look at the different ways to invest<p>"Don't get mad, get even." If this is your reaction to rising gas and electricity bills – and the steady stream of profits they appear to generate – one response is …

Investing

We Are Working Less And Sleeping Less Due To The Internet

We are working less and sleeping less, according to a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.<p>According to the study conducted by Scott Wallsten of the Technology PolicyInstitute, we spend sixteen fewer seconds working for every minute we spend online. Similarly, we spend seven fewer …

White House official sacked for pseudonymous tweets

Jofi Joseph, once thought in line for a promotion, had been tweeting internal White House info since at least 2011<p>According to a report in the Daily Beast, Jofi Joseph, a director in the non-proliferation section of the White House's National Security Staff, was fired recently for being the person …

Ice Cream Cake Recipes (PHOTOS)

No matter how old you are, it's hard to deny the awesomeness that is ice cream cake. Sure, ice cream cake may be made with the six-year-old in mind, but it'll put a smile on anyone's face (whether they're six, 16 or 60). It's a cake made entirely of ice cream, what's not to love?<p>Carvel is …

55 Charming Morocco-Style Patio Designs

Morocco is an exotic country in the Northern Africa which is distinct in its peculiar Eastern style. Moroccan style is very popular thanks to its …

Design

How I Learned to Love Exercise (yes, really!)

A fitness-phobe discovers the secret science of workout happiness.<p>Exercise has always been a necessary evil for me. Actually, for a while it felt like an <i>unnecessary</i> evil, one to be avoided at all costs: I perfected the list of excuses that would get me out of gym class (periods and ear infections …

Fitness