Robert Smulders

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Honey: The good, bad and ugly

Honey is an ancient food with medicinal, nutritional and cosmetic benefits. While honey is generally perceived as an excellent food, it also has a …

Weight Loss

Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Killer Product Photography at Home

We’re not entirely sure why, but product photography tutorials are coming hard and fast lately. So in case this DIY lightbox wasn’t good enough, and …

Today is mainly teapots: photographing ceramics with Fuji X system.

Clive Bowen is one the U.K’s most renowned and respected potters. He makes earthenware pots made from Devon red clay dug from the banks of the river …

There's lots to learn from these small house plans from the '60s

Every January, as we build up to the big International Builders Show, there are a million stories about model homes and dream house plans, all many …

House Design

How one family thrives in the Arctic with a cob house inside a solar geodesic dome

Life inside the Arctic Circle is by no means easy, unless you’re a Hjertefølger. We first heard about Benjamin and Ingrid Hjertefølger four years ago …

Arctic Circle

6 Qigong Exercises for Cultivating Healing Energy

Qigong movement and postures are shaped by the principle of Yin/Yang: the complementary interrelationship of qualities such as fast and slow, hard …

Yoga

Qi Gong’s Healing Sounds Practice

Do you ever find it challenging to sit on your meditation cushion and simply meditate, while thoughts continue to zoom by, hooking your attention? …

Get — and Keep — Amazing Posture by Doing These 10 Stretches Today

Did you know your posture has the power to make you look up to 10 pounds thinner? It's true! And that's just one of the many benefits associated with …

Cedar Strip Canoe 4 - Heritage School of Woodworking Blog

I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving weekend. We have been extremely busy preparing for then hosting our 29th annual fair. We had just over 16,000 …

Woodworking

Solar-powered tiny houses take the spotlight in California competition

Some 20,000 people showed up to tour these designs<p>For over a decade, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition has challenged college students around the world to build the most energy-efficient solar-powered house. The biennial event is impressive for sure (just look at last …

Santa Clara University

There's an effort to write tiny homes into the International Residential Code afoot

The mainstreaming of affordable and energy-efficient small and tiny homes into our cultural consciousness has picked up tremendous momentum in the …

Build This Kid-Sized Workbench For Your DIY Child

Children love spaces to create and build using their own tools. This workbench is perfectly sized for kids and has enough storage for all of their tools and materials.<p>Kids are curious about building and using tools. You can help foster their creativity by constructing a workbench that is sized for …

Woodworking

Jefferson Airplane: 12 Essential Songs

"Don't you want somebody to love?" goes the chorus of Jefferson Airplane's best-known hit. Love was more than just an age-old crutch for pop …

Music

Articles about 5 small spaces flexible furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to...<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Five ways to open up a space to give …

Small Spaces

45 Inspirational Small Kitchen Designs for Big Spirit

A spacious kitchen may be every housewife’s dream but just because you don’t have a luxury of a big kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t feel comfortable …

Kitchens

Calgary through an architect's eye

Ken Greenberg is an architect who has worked on design projects in many of the largest cities around the world, including New York, Paris, Amsterdam …

Urban Design

Capturing the Northern Lights and Winter Magic with @stianmklo

Norwegian photographer Stian Klo (@stianmklo) does not need to leave his living room to catch a glimpse of the northern lights. Capturing them, …

Northern Lights

These Are The Best Photography Stories and Shots That We Found in the Last 7 Days

This list of links is composed of the very best tutorials, special features and great photography as curated by Toad Hollow Photography. Many …

A Steam-Free Way to Bend Wood: The Hot Pipe Method

This low-tech method is best for pieces up to 3/8" in thickness<p>Scotty Lewis describes bending wood as "one of the most exciting and magical things a …

9 Photo Composition Tips, As Seen in Photographs by Steve McCurry

<b>Rule of Thirds</b>: Place points of interest on the intersections and important elements along the lines<p><b>Leading Lines</b>: Use natural lines to lead eyes …

Effective Muscle and Fitness Tips

An exercise routine that is effectively performed regularly will certainly help with general fitness levels. This will normally involve a variety of …

Pen, Brush and Camera: A 1998 Documentary on the Life and Work of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Above is a full 50-minute documentary from 1998 about the life and work of Henri Cartier-Bresson, the legendary photographer who’s considered to be …

Street Photography

Vanajeros — She Explores: Women in the outdoors.

Madison is the one woman in a group of four young photographers and/or videographers that make up Vanajeros, creatives traveling from Bozeman, …

Volkswagen Cars-News: Transporter based Trakka Trakkadu ABT

Turbocharged engine, seven speed twin clutch gearbox, all-wheel drive, lowered sports suspension from a championship-winning motorsport team, 19 inch …