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Overfishing Remains Biggest Threat to Mediterranean, Study Confirms

Changing Planet<p><b>Overfishing is still the most important threat to Mediterranean underwater ecosystems, “more than pollution, invasive species, or climate change”, says Enric Sala, one of the authors of the most comprehensive study made of the sea, published this week in the science journal PLoS …

11 Hottest Fresh Outdoor Trends in 2014 You Must See

The outdoors is to a house as shoes are to a person. Do you want to know what a person is like, look at their shoes, it can tell you a great deal. …

Articles about 8 victorians modern additions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Ellen DeGeneres’s House

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>A vision of architectural modernism, the huge nine bedroom home is located on 2.3 acres in Holmby Hills, rubbing shoulders with Hugh Hefner’s …

Garden Visit: Helen Dillon’s Garden in Dublin

The closest thing to gardening experience that renowned plantswoman Helen Dillon had before starting her legendary garden was working as a junior …

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Articles about best midcentury homes america on Dwell.com - Dwell

Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Palm Springs thrives as a getaway, but lately an influx of people visiting through home-sharing services has some people...<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>These midcentury …

Find True Tranquility in This Cottage at the End of the Earth

While there's certainly no shortage of sweet little cabins right here in the States, those looking for a truly remote getaway might instead consider trekking out to this far off home on the Norwegian island of Vega—not far from Arctic circle. Built by Swedish firm <b>Kolman Boye Architects,</b> the …

How to Choose the Right Color Palette for your Home

Nothing is as personal as color. Choosing a color palette is both the most important part and yet the most daunting part for many when it comes to …

The Murmurations of Starlings

When starlings flock together, wheeling and darting through the sky in tight, fluid formations, we call it a murmuration. These murmurations can range from small groups of a few hundred starlings in a small ball, to undulating seas of millions of birds, blocking out the sun. I thought today would …

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Did Leo DiCaprio Drop $5.23M on a '63 Palm Springs Pad?

Leonardo DiCaprio rumored to buy Dinah Shore's Palm Springs house<p>Leo photo via Getty<p>A few days ago this self-proclaimed "legendary tennis estate" and "blueprint for modern desert living" sold for <b>$5.23M.</b> According to <i>The Desert Sun,</i> the listing agents and sellers signed confidentiality agreements …

SoCal's 'Rare' and 'Magical' Villa Andalusia Wants $8.3M

SoCal's 'Rare' and 'Magical' Villa Andalusia Wants $8.3M<p>Well, it looks like right now is the absolute prime time to snap up a SoCal mansion with old school, high society pedigree. First, oil heir William H. Doheny's Bel Air, Calif. manse flounced onto the market, and now this legendary 1931 …

Green Giant Cauliflower and Black Bean Tacos

What's better than a fast, easy and healthy dinner recipe? A fast, easy and healthy dinner recipe for tacos, of course! Green Giant® frozen vegetables and a few additional ingredients will make this recipe a fun weeknight standby. And check out more great recipes from Green Giant® here.<p><i>Green Giant</i> …

Fun Little Midcentury Modern in SoCal Asks $1.25M

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p>34 58TH Pl<p><b>Location:</b> Long Beach, Calif.<b><br>Price:</b> $1,249,000<b><br>The Skinny:</b> Much of the adulatory attention of fans of Southern …

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Articles about 7 modern architects home on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for its quintessentially New England charm,...<p>Montreal-based architect Paul Bernier has been creating …

Commune With Nature at This $7.95M Cali Beach Escape

Commune With Nature at This $7.95M Cali Beach Escape<p>Tucked away on a sandy inlet in Carmel Highlands, Calif., this ridiculously lust-worthy home is newly on the market for <b>$7.95M.</b> Set on one private acre, the 3,612-square-foot, three-bedroom property offers pretty much everything anyone could want …

Reinterpreted Traditional Caribbean Architecture in a Modern Way

<b>Kamique</b> is the pure expression of luxury, a complex of traditional Caribbean villas reinterpreted in a modern way by the architectural firm LHSA+DP. …

Great Wave Watch by I Love Ugly

The I Love Ugly Great Wave Watch features Japanese artist Hokusai’s "The Great Wave off Kanagawa" print.<p>Also features a genuine leather strap with …

Flashbang Bra Holster

The Flashbang is a thermo-plastic molded clamshell that snaps into place over the barrel/slide and trigger-guard of small pistols and revolvers. It …

Sailing Wall Mural

Enjoy this breathtaking view all day.<p>Transform your room into a stylish and contemporary space, quickly and easily with this stunning photo wallpaper …

9 Designers' Bold Painted Floors

Nine designers show off their colorful floors.<p>Is your brown wood floor a bit of a bore? Nine designers show how they've used paint to make bold and colorful statements underfoot.

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The Men Who Dream of Bigfoot

Among those who believe that such a thing as the Sasquatch exists, there is general agreement that the creature probably stands between seven and ten feet tall, weighs between a thousand and two thousand pounds, has elongated arms, is covered with either black or auburn hair (depending on the …

Shark Nada: Australia's Crusade to Cull Beach-Bound Predators

Since 2010, seven people have lost their lives in the waters of Western Australia due to shark attacks. That spike has driven away tourists and spiked consternation among local surfers, divers, and other recreationalists. The regional government responded by culling large predatory sharks found …

Illegal Tiger Trade: Why Tigers Are Walking Gold

Changing Planet<p><i>Talking Tigers: Part 2 of a 12-part series</i><p><b>In December 2013 at the Tadoba Tiger Reserve in India, we finally got the word: Three confiscated steel-jawed poacher’s traps would be brought to the Forest Department office at one o’clock, and we’d been granted permission to film them. We</b> …

London Summit Intensifies Battle Against Wildlife Crime

World leaders pledge new commitment to fighting the illegal animal trade.<p>Bringing together heads of state and government ministers from 50 countries, Thursday's high-level summit on illegal wildlife trade may represent a turning point in the fight against wildlife crime.<p>The London summit—hosted by …