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23 books Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone should read

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around the world.<p>It's one reason why he decided to launch a Facebook-based book club last year, with a reading list that focused on "different cultures, beliefs, histories, and technologies."<p>Although the birth of his daughter, …

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50 Best Books for Boys and Young Men | The Art of Manliness

As a boy, one of my favorite times in school was when we’d get a new Scholastic News book “catalog.” I would pour over the pages picking out which …

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

Articles about modern shipping container home san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two San Francisco art and travel addicts overhauled a loft—and customized a pair of shipping containers—to accommodate their...<p>Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Mention San Francisco and you might stir up images of steep streets lined with colorful and …

Articles about eco friendly rustic cabin retreat canada on Dwell.com - Dwell

Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you …

Rubber Band Power: 7 Stretchy DIY Toys

The humble rubber band opens up a whole range of possibilities for fun DIY projects. These rubber band toys make great gifts, particularly for geeky kids or partners who appreciate the homemade touch.<p><b>Rubber Band Car Launcher</b><p>You can use the explosive energy stored in a stretched rubber band to …

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

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>A patio or outdoor deck can bring a …

Articles about 7 dream kitchens inspire your renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, turn to Instagram.<p>In this …

Kitchens

Bodum Chambord Espresso Stovetop Maker

The Chambord stovetop espresso pot offers unique, classic style combined with ease of use and quality construction. The beautiful polished body, base …

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Surprise! This Subscription Box Takes Kids Adventuring

Have we told you lately that we’re obsessed with <i>Shark Tank</i>? Well, we are, and we love seeing where the alums end up — like Surprise Ride. This company curates monthly subscription boxes for kids ages 6-11 that are educational and fun. Each box contains a themed set of projects, a snack and some fun …

We So Love These 42 Miso Recipes

Miso is a funky Japanese fermented soybean paste that's probably been patiently loitering in the back of your fridge for months twiddling its thumbs, waiting for you to realize its worth.<p>Miso? That's a soup, right? Okay, yes, but also no. Miso is a funky Japanese fermented soybean paste that's …

How to Make Old-World Mozzarella and Burrata, According to DiStefano Cheese

Meryl Rothstein gets her hands dirty learning the art of the burrata mozzarella from a master<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of America’s coolest food artisans. Over the next few months, we’re apprenticing with the best knife forgers, cider brewers, and spice blenders, then</i> …

7 High-Style Italian Kitchen Ranges

Years ago I borrowed an Alfa Romeo from a friend and was loath to return it. I was smitten–not with the engine power (there was a lot), but with the …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead

Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient homestead, and it’s unlikely that any two 1-acre farms will follow the same plan …

This is the Pallet Emergency Home. It Can Be Built in One Day With Only Basic Tools.

This is the pallet emergency home.<p>This pallet house can be built in one day using only basic tools.<p>You can also upgrade it with insulation, AC, smoke …

Furniture

Articles about 11 amazing prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.<p>The allure of prefab is really about control.<p>From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with …

Articles about 8 ways renovate airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.<p>Check out …

100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers

October 20th, 2010 by Staff Writers<p>YouTube has earned a reputation for featuring brain cell-slaughtering fare such as the truly abysmal Fred and …

Articles about prefab proven on Dwell.com - Dwell

The allure of prefab is really about control.<p>From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.<p>The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at...<p>Founding Dwell …

Modern Lake House by John Robert Nilsson

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>A cozy fire pit furnished with comfort-minded seating provides a getaway at the end of a long day spent on the beach.<p>3 |<p>With no distinction …

8 Uncommonly Cool Children's Museums

(photo: Paul Specht/Boston Children's Museum)<p>While plenty of adult museums offer specific exhibits with kid appeal, there is a whole genre of museums that take child-friendliness to a much higher level. These institutions are specifically designed to engage the younger set through hands-on, …

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

Articles about 5 modern glass houses 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>Philip Johnson and David Whitney used to invite great minds from the architecture, design, and art worlds to the Johnson-designed...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

The Architect Is In: A Low-Impact Summer House on Orcas Island, Multiple Views Included

This week, Joe Herrin from Seattle-based Heliotrope Architects talks about creating a low-impact and low-maintenance summer home on the San Juan …

How To Live To 102

Doctors say that healthy habits will help get you to age 85, but how to live beyond that remains a medical mystery. We interviewed people in their 100s to find out how they did it. (Pictured here: Daisy McFadden, 101.)

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Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes champion golfer Bubba Watson and his wife, Angie Watson, who recount...<p>All of a sudden I looked at the calendar and it had …