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Vincent van Gogh on How to Live

Van Gogh didn’t become popular until shortly after his death. To this day it’s unclear whether his letters drove the initial interest in his art.<p>The …

These Tiny Wagons Make the Simple Life Stylish

With exposed wood details and a streamlined design, they're like the hipster alternative to trailers.<p>If life on the frontier ever strikes your fancy, these adorable wooden wagons would be the way to do it. Güte, the Canadian company that crafts these moveable huts, makes pioneering look much more …

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Articles about tadao andos reimagined clark art institute on Dwell.com - Dwell

The striking Massachusetts museum Clark Art Institute reopens its doors after a decade-long transformation.<p>The architecture of Tadao Ando seeks to connect the building with its surrounding.<p>This backyard is its own modern retreat in the Berkeley Hills.<p>The Headlands Center for the Arts, located due …

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Neuroscience

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Articles about 8 one room wonders on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though not strictly modern—well, not modern at all, really—the Wonders of the World series of books from Harvard Universtiy Press...<p>Due to its shape and size this living room presented quite a challenge in terms of creating a cohesive, organic interior design.<p>Check out this list of furnishings and …

Breathtaking Paper Figure Sculptures and Geometric Origami by Richard Sweeney

British artist Richard Sweeney creates paper sculptures that range from intricate geometric origami to wonderfully expressive figure sculptures. Much …

Articles about 6 space saving solutions japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>The Splitback Sofa series from Innovation USA expertly pairs design and functionality.<p>A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.<p>Although she probably hasn’t …

How to Pick a Life Partner Who'll Make You Happy

There’s plenty of research out there showing that if you marry someone who is your best friend or someone closer in age your chances of a long and …

10 Ways Exercise Makes Your Sex Life Better (According To Science)

Here's what getting fit has to do with getting busy.<p>Sure, it's great to get in shape so you don't get winded climbing stairs or carrying groceries. But let's not forget the health benefits of exercise that allow you to have have sex that's more athletic, or that lasts longer. "Sex is a physical …

Self-esteem

Keep Your Relationship Strong by Avoiding "Bargaining Theory" Thinking

You're probably aware that a solid relationship is comprised of both give and take, but a recent study demonstrates how easy it is to take too …

13 Crucial Facts About His Penis

Consider this your go-to handbook for his manhood<p>If you’ve been with enough guys in your lifetime (however many that may be) you might think you know your way around a penis. But the truth is, whether you’ve been with one or 10, you probably know a lot less about them than you thought. So to …

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11 Ways to Last Longer In Bed

Though it may seem hopeless, there are several effective ways to curb premature ejaculation<p>One of the most frustrating afflictions that can befall a man is premature ejaculation. It's embarrassing, it's unexpected, and it turns what is supposed to be one life's greatest joys into one of life's …

Sexual Health

4 Body Parts She Wishes You'd Touch

Lavish a little attention on these under-appreciated spots and you'll both be glad<p>During foreplay it’s easy to spend energy on your girl’s headline features up front—who doesn’t want to use a little extra time caressing the girls? But, by focusing too much on predictable erogenous zones, like her …

The Best Way To Recover From A Break-Up — According To Science

6 Ways You Kill Her Orgasm

Make these moves and you'll ruin her night—and the rest of yours<p>She’s right on the edge of ecstasy, and then you do something dumb in bed that derails her pleasure, throws her off her game, and ruins the rest of the night. Some maneuvers may seem innocuous, but they actually distract her from her …

Windy Lady

The 120-Second Ab Routine

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Articles about small box home black metal facade japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...<p>This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes.<p>A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>First …

Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies

Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, on the border of Bangladesh, the village is home to the indigenous Khasi people. Theirs is a matrilineal society, where women inherit land, children …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

Smart Homes

Articles about 8 super colorful kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

2017 is promising to be an exciting year.<p>Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.<p>Equip your kitchen with these smart home technologies for a boost in convenience, efficiency, and productivity.<p>From updating hardware and faucets to layering …

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Space Shots: The Universe's Best Images

A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.<p><i>This post was last updated on Friday, May 12, 2017.</i><p>Here at <i>Popular Science</i>, we love space—and we know you do too. From seeing the nearly-true colors of Europa, a molten metal orb levitate in microgravity, or even a map of a …

Tim Drummond, Bassist for Neil Young and Bob Dylan, Dead at 74

Journeyman bassist Tim Drummond, who performed with Neil Young, Crosby, Stills and Nash and Bob Dylan among many more rock legends, passed away …

Articles about house week brilliant attic renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>In our latest Backstory series, …