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Low Maintenance Indoor Plants

A little bit of greenery can do wonders for your home décor: adding some life to a space and brightening a room with color. If you’re worried that …

Houseplants

Body Lotion Hacks

Body lotion is a vital component of the modern gentleman’s grooming routine. The specialty cream isn’t just a remedy for treating flaky skin. It can also help ward off premature skin aging, stop wrinkles from developing, and yes, prevent skin cancer. Some might even call it the fabric of our …

Etiquette Rules To Live By

Were you raised with impeccable table manners and cringe when you see elbows on the dinner table? Do you always hold the door open for others? Have you ever cursed someone out for merging at the last second while driving?<p>Even if you don't consider yourself a stickler for etiquette, you probably …

This Is the Dream Home of 2016, According to Pinterest

Considering the number of Pinterest boards dedicated to visualizing the "dream home," it's no surprise that the popular social media site is widely …

Can You Spot a Liar?

Probably not. But here are some techniques grifters use, courtesy of Maria Konnikova and her new book about con artists.<p>In November, I came across a story that made absolutely no sense to me. A 33-year-old consultant named Niall Rice gave $718,000, little by little, to two Manhattan psychics who …

You Don’t Need More Free Time

AMERICANS work some of the longest hours in the Western world, and many struggle to achieve a healthy balance between work and life. As a result, there is an understandable tendency to assume that the problem we face is one of <i>quantity</i>: We simply do not have enough free time. “If I could just get a …

Stanford University

How to exercise smarter

If you’re serious about your exercise plan, you need to smarten up.<p>Before you head to the gym, here are seven fascinating insights from science to help motivate you and get more from your exercise, plucked from the BBC Future archive:<p><b>1. Why exercise boosts IQ</b><p>Consider this: children who walk to …

Muscle

Want a 'smart home'? There's a store for that

Want to fill your home with the latest smart gadgets but can't quite figure out how it all works? One London retailer may have the answer.<p>Department store John Lewis has opened a 1,000-square foot space in its flagship Oxford Street location dedicated to products for connected homes, laid out like …

Smart Homes

6 Inventions that are Changing the World Right Now

The European Patent Office has identified this year's class of inventions that are shaping the future today.<p>X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for …

Inventions

This thatched cottage got a glass box extension for the kitchen

When the owners of this thatched cottage in Knutsford, England, wanted to add an extension to their home, they asked Alex Saint of bulthaup by …

Architecture

How to Make Introductions: What to Say & FAQs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This excerpt is from</i> Etiquette for Young Moderns, a book <i>originally published in 1954 and geared towards teens. For more tips on the</i> …

Living Rooms

Save Time In The Gym

January 7, 2016<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>"I don't have time to work out."<p>It's one of the most common lies of the 21st century. An effective workout is an efficient one and if you want to save time in the gym, it basically comes down to selecting the right types of exercises and using small tips and tricks to focus …

Morning Yoga Challenges For Men

If you’re anything like me, the thought of a morning workout is similar to requesting I lift a large vehicle, only using my left hand, while eating a pint of ice cream and watching reruns of Friends all at the same time and before I’ve even brushed my teeth.<p>Most mornings start with three thoughts: …

How To Turn On The Charm

Every man's quest in life is, at some point, to become the most charming version of himself. Whether you were born being told you were suave or grew up thinking you were a huge nerd, being charming is something that everyone can do. However, if you’re like me and need a little kick-start, I’ve …

Achieving Mental Clarity

The recipe for success is a complicated one. It takes a lot of talent, a little bit of luck and a relentless work ethic — but even those three ingredients won’t guarantee success. It takes one more thing, and it’s something that is often overlooked.<p>The one thing you can’t accomplish goals without …

Simple Solutions To Knee Pain

<i>Naturally, this article begins with a giant caveat: if you have severe or prolonged knee pain, see a doctor, immediately. If your pain is mild, or if your major symptoms are stiffness, soreness or movement inhibition brought on by exercise, read on.</i><p>Whether you're a dedicated athlete, fitness …

How To Deal With Ingrown Hairs

To smite thine enemy, first you must know thine enemy: ingrown hairs are ugly beasts that can ruin your day. But they’re not mythical monster; they’re medical ones. Specifically, they are defined as curled hairs that grow sideways under the skin rather than outward, causing irritation and producing …

What Makes A Woman Sexy?

I am all about being egalitarian, especially when it comes to defining what makes something sexy in a gender. I had previously written about how what makes someone attractive or sexy has changed over the years. Back in the 60s, it was sexy for women to cook an elaborate meal and be in full make-up …

7 Examples Of Windows Designed For Sitting

1. This window seat in a home in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Pleysier Perkins.<p>2. This window seat in an apartment in South Korea, designed by …

Architecture

13 Exceptional Examples Of Bunk Beds To Inspire You

1. This floating bunk bed from a home in Water Mill, New York, designed by Bates Masi Architects.<p>2. These bunk beds from a country home in Quebec, …

Architecture

For a Kitchen Workflow that Works

Simplify your kitchen workflow from food prep to dishwashing and clean up with the INSINK 4 in 1. Three products; the Katcher, Kaddy and Kup help …

Articles about 6 reading nooks we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and …

San Francisco

45 Startup Website Templates, Designs and Tools

It seems like we see more and more startups launched each day. Young adults prefer to emerge in the world of entrepreneurship, rather than choosing …

5 Modern and Chic Ideas for Your Home Office

Everyone has a different set of needs for their workspace, so many design ideas are by no means one-size-fits-all. However, that doesn’t mean that …

Wall Art

21 Decking Lighting Ideas – An Important Part Of Homes Outdoor Design

Decking lighting ideas become the important part of designing homes that can make it more beautiful. Nowadays, many people are interested in having …

Landscape Inspiration: A Dozen Lush & Lovely Townhouse Backyards

(Image credit: Megan Pflug)<p>The outdoor design for an urban dwelling is something totally different to a sprawling suburban or country yard. There's …

14 Great Inspirations of Balcony Modern Interior Design

The balcony became a favorite room when relaxing with family. Makes a nice balcony is not difficult, can make a balcony with curved or flat shape in …

14 Amazing Kitchen Interior Design Ideas For Any Home

Kitchen interior design for everyone is different concept. For example, someone sees an option beautiful kitchen in a classic design with pretty …

Feeling Restless? Here's a Simple Cure | The Art of Manliness

“I wish to see our people hardy, vigorous, strong, able to hold their own in whatever test may arise. I wish to see them able to work and able to …