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How to Protect Your Camera in Extreme Weather

If you love to photograph nature, you surely know how unpredictable, and often hostile the elements can be. While we may get a sniffle or a chill …

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Gorgeous South African Home Perfectly Frames Surrounding Mountain and Sea

Located near the base of Lion's Head mountain in Cape Town sits the <i>OVD 919</i> house. It's a massive 10,000 square foot estate designed by the renowned architecture firm SAOTA. Despite its large size, the focus of the copper-roofed home is not only the structure itself, but the gorgeous sky and sea …

Architecture

10 of Europe's best national parks … that you've probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/27/1427478158484/c953cf50-91e1-4a84-8a54-656560902bcf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national …

The World’s Best Hidden Beaches

When Leonardo DiCaprio stood on “The Beach” he’d discovered in the film version of Alex Garland’s novel of the same name, his blue eyes glistened …

No excuses: Apps to get you in shape in no time

New year, new you, right? Well, at least until life gets in the way. Don't let your busy schedule stymie your goals to get moving with these apps.<p>The hot new fitness trend is getting in a workout in a short amount of time, from as little as seven minutes. These apps can help you fit in a workout …

3 Breakfast Rules to Follow to Lose Weight

Now that the New Year is solidly here, many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make …

The world's greatest walking trails

Hiking

Castle Rock House by Herbst Architects

Established in 2000 by Lance and Nicola Herbst, their namesake practice, Herbst Architects, has<p>Established in 2000 by Lance and Nicola Herbst, their …

Architecture

Articles about beautiful homes middle nowhere on Dwell.com - Dwell

As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...<p>Here at Dwell we've always acknowledged the power of great art, whether it's adorning the walls of a modern house, or gracing...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing …

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Must Watch Video: Amazing Porsche 918 Spyder Being Assembled

Having already told you about the 15 things we learned on the Porsche 918 Spyder factory tour, we now have an in-depth video look at the facility where highly precise technicians use highly precise tools to assemble the highly precise hybrid hypercar. (Those recalled axle fasteners are clearly the …

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7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

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We try out the £10,000 car wash

“The first time I got hold of the polisher, I lost control, slammed into the Mercedes badge and knocked it across the room. It was like, ‘S**t, how …

How to get bigger arms

For the first outing of Jonathan Goodair's new GQ six-step fitness regime, load your biceps for a three-part gun show<p>A special offer from Jonathan …

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Cars With Crazy Expensive Options

Most of us can only dream of owning an exotic sports car. But it’s hard to imagine anyone could dream up some of the crazy options available on a number of these models. From the extravagant paint jobs to the smallest accessories, here are some of the most outrageously expensive features on today’s …

Revealed: London's most affordable commuter towns - Telegraph

Top 10 winter camping and glamping breaks in the UK

Great Langdale, Cumbria<p>Winner of the Great Outdoors accommodation of the year award 2014, this campsite at the head of a valley is a beautiful spot for winter walks. But while hiking should keep you warm by day, a selection of cosy hideaways will keep you snug at night. Visitors can choose from …

The Porsche Design watch more expensive than a 991 Turbo S

24 Nov<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Formed in 1972, the Porsche Design Studio was created by none other than Ferdinand Alexander ‘Butzi’ Porsche, the man who …

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4

We didn't see any bears, wolves, or moose—but we did experience off-road vannin'.<p>We’re serious about the rigor we apply to testing and evaluating new cars, but every once in a while we skew a little toward the absurd. Take our flying to Kelowna, British Columbia, to drive the 2015 Mercedes-Benz …

Canadian Designer Beats Nike To The Punch Making Self-Lacing Sneakers A Reality

But will people still care if they don’t look like the ones in Back to the Future II?<p>Self-lacing sneakers have been a dream ever since Marty McFly pulled on a pair of futuristic Nikes in <i>Back to the Future II</i>, but they’ve never come to market despite the promises of Nike design guru Tinker Hatfield. …

Fjaðrárgljúfur, The Most Beautiful Canyon in the World

Have you eve seen a canyon so beautiful? Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland that's known for its breathtaking beauty. It's up to 330 feet deep and about one-and-a-quarter kilometers long, with a river called Fjar flowing through it. Created by a progressive erosion of flowing water …

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