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9 Spots in Your Kitchen That Could Use a Good Scrub

Even if you keep a clean kitchen, there is a good chance harmful bacteria like E. coli and salmonella may be lurking in a few easily-overlooked …

REVIEW: Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ Wows with Audacious 3-D Visuals, Sags Dramatically

REVIEW: Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' Wows with Audacious 3-D Visuals, Sags Dramatically<p>“The Great Gatsby” is a guilty pleasure, a swirling, …

Photographer Takes a Boy with Muscular Dystrophy on an Imaginary Adventure | Colossal

<p>Slovenia-based photographer Matej Peljhan recently teamed up with a 12-year-named Luka who suffers from muscular dystrophy, to create a wildly …

60 Free Film Noir Movies

During the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark …

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Pure Salvage: 10 Eclectic Tiny Homes Built with 99% Scrap

The premise of this small design-build firm is simple: almost everything you could want or need to build a new house is already in a a disused or …

Articles about best norwegian design on Dwell.com - Dwell

NAi Publishing, in collaboration with the Dutch Design Awards, recently released the 2010 Dutch Design Yearbook, a 216-page atlas...<p>Insidenorway brings an array of top-notch Norwegian design the LA Convention Center for Dwell on Design.<p>See highlights from Salone del Mobile and beyond.<p>The Dwell team …

Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008 | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer and competitor for Best Dad Ever David LaFerriere has been drawing illustrations on his children’s sandwich bags since 2008. Lucky …

Bioengineers 3D print tiny functioning human liver

A US biotechnology company has 3D printed a tiny functioning liver in the lab that survived just over five days -- more than twice the life …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Small Spaces

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Why your brain loves music

New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.<p>The love affair between <b>music</b> and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising because music’s power over us is so huge, and so odd. It’s not like …

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Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim Trail is a 100-mile mountain-bike route with clear …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Closet Cleanout: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

Clothing

Brilliant Words Of Advice From 14 Great Graphic Designers

A new book anthologizes the wisdom of the most influential designers in the world.<p>It’s late in the day, you’ve been working on a project for weeks, and you’re stumped. The client meeting is in hours, and you’ve got tons of ideas, none of which seem to be quite right. Then, self-doubt creeps in: …

18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

We first wrote about Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retoucher, 4 years ago, when he was still a computer engineering student. Even back …

A 17th-Century Russian Community Living in 21st-Century Alaska

This clan has traveled from Russia through China, Brazil, and Oregon to make a home in the remote north, struggling to avoid modernization.<p>Father Nikolai says that candles represent a little sacrifice. They cost the members of the congregation a dollar, which goes to the upkeep of the church.<p>On a …

Do Opposites Attract? See These 11 Surprising Decor Matches

Designer tricks to prove opposites attract.<p>Forget the matchy-matchy look. Decorating a room with different furniture styles, colors, and patterns is fashionable and fresh — but it can also be hard to pull off. Here are easy expert tricks for mixing antique, modern, and traditional design so that …

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How to Find Motivation to Meditate

`Meditation can be a great way to relax and de-stress. It's also used to create emotional and spiritual well-being. Sometimes, though, meditation …

Manon Wethly’s Instagram Photos of Airborne Beverages | Colossal

<p>Belgium-based photographer and designer Manon Wethly keeps a wonderful Instagram account where more traditional landscapes of the European …

From Henry VIII to Nelson: how historical figures could look today – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/gallery/2013/may/02/television-secret-life-historical-figures-today<p>720<p>Yesterday's Secret Life of … series …

The Best Grilled Cheeses from Grilled Cheese Month

A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and eat the ultimate grilled cheese.<p>A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and …

Articles about 7 rooms view on Dwell.com - Dwell

Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision …

Flying Business Class For Thousands Less

Buying frequent flyer miles is usually a bad idea, because the price per mile isn't good value. But what if your airline gives you a 100% bonus? Then things become interesting.<p>Through May 31, 2013 for every mile you buy, US Airways will give you an additional mile for free and if you use the miles …

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Buying Airfares Cheap

It used to be all so simple. Back in the days when the peppy stewardess (that's what they called them back then) would pin little plastic pilot wings on you (or your kids), airfares changed so infrequently that airlines actually printed them on their schedules. You'd call your favorite travel agent …

4 Signs It's Time To Fire An Employee

<b>1. Not performing up to expectations</b><p>No matter how much you appreciate employees' efforts, if they're failing to meet expectations month after month, then they should probably go. Not only are they costing you money, but they're pushing responsibilities onto other colleagues, causing stress within …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

A Seriously Hot Neighborhood: How Midtown Became the Sichuan Belt

It’s a mystery why some pockets of the city become hubs of a particular type of cuisine, though it stands to reason that where a pioneer finds …