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Before & After: A Summer Cottage Reborn on the Connecticut Coast

The classic adage when house hunting is to never fall in love with something before it’s yours. Last summer, our San Francisco-based friend Charlotte …

Village House by Powerhouse Company

A cluster of five gabled cabins make up this summer retreat in northern Denmark by architects Powerhouse Company (+ movie).<p>Powerhouse Company …

Two-Story Triangular Addition Built for Quiet and Relaxation

A young couple hired mA-style architects to design an addition to their one-story Japanese style house located in rural Yaizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, …

Architecture

Video: Extreme Unicycling in the Alps

This video is further proof that anything someone can do on a two wheels, someone else will try it on just one. Extreme unicyclists Lutz Eichholz and …

Aqualibrium uses fish to grow plants, and plants to grow fish

Home aquaponics kits, which combine fish and plants in a symbiotic relationship, are becoming more and more popular. One of them, the Fishy Farm, is …

The Wilderness First Aid Handbook

<b>The Wilderness First Aid Handbook</b><br>$14.95 (<b>skyhorsepublishing.com</b>)<p>A wilderness first aid handbook is worthless if you don’t bring it with you on the …

First Aid

New England Glam Chowder – VIDEO | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~How fishy do you like it? Nori is pretty mild as far as seaweeds go, but the potency varies depending on the brand, and how fresh the nori is. …

Rosemary Chocolate Chip Cookies – VIDEO | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease two large baking sheets.<p>In a large mixing bowl, use a fork to beat together the coconut oil and rosemary, until …

Kiteracer from the North

5 Sky Events This Week: Partial Lunar Eclipse, Halley’s Shooting Stars

<b>Mars and Regulus.</b> Looking high east at dawn on Wednesday, October 16, check out Mars as it pairs up with Regulus, the lead star of the constellation Leo the lion. The contrast in color between the orange-hued planet and the sparkling white, 79-light-year distant star is particularly striking with …

Before and After: A Brooklyn Townhouse with a Double-Wide Garden

Behind an unassuming brownstone in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill, a double-wide lot is home to a sprawling garden and a pair of unusually beautiful garden …

Quantum black hole study opens bridge to another universe

Singularities, such as the infinitely strong crushing forces at the center of a black hole, in a physical theory are bad. What they tell you is that …

It's bigger on the inside: Tardis regions in spacetime and the expanding universe

Fans of <i>Doctor Who</i> will be very familiar with the stupefied phrase uttered by all new visitors to his Tardis: "It's...bigger...on the inside." As it …

Appleberry Pie With Olive Oil Crust | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

<i>Prepare the pie crust:</i><br>In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour and salt. Working quickly so that it stays cold, add the olive oil by the …

QUINOA CAULIFLOWER PATTIES

Rinse the quinoa. Put the quinoa and 2 cups water in a medium pot. Bring it up to a boil, add a pinch of salt and pepper, turn it down to a simmer …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Trails

Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast

You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Here's our guide to navigating this captivating region sure to bring out the adventurer in you.<p><b>San Blas Islands,</b> …

Central America

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

New Zealand

New hope for treating cancer? Patterns seen in 12 types of tumors

Examining the molecular profiles of tumors from 12 different types of cancers, scientists working with the National Institutes of Health-backed Cancer Genome Atlas said Thursday they had found striking similarities between tumors originating in different organs.<p>Their discoveries, made possible by …

Articles about basic instincts on Dwell.com - Dwell

If I had a fatter wallet, and a big, spreading tree in my backyard (if, indeed, I had a backyard), I would most certainly covet...<p>Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend.<p>A 1940s bungalow literally raised the roof in Vancouver.<p>Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add …

Living Rooms

Designs for Great Architectural Landmarks that Were Never Built

If you're writing an alternate history, these would be the buildings you'd want to include. They're the discarded designs for famous landmarks. …

Skyscrapers
Prefab Homes

Recipe: The Plant Power Breakfast Smoothie

If you didn’t think you could create a balanced meal in a blender, that’s about to change.<p>This green, protein-packed breakfast smoothie will add …

Associated Press News

Best Workout Foods: Cycling Ally Stacher Shares Recipes and Tips

Whether you’re a pro cyclist like Stacher, or a workout junkie who just wants to stay fit, fueling properly before exercise is crucial to performance. You may not need as much fuel as she would before a 50-mile workout, but these pre-workout meals and snacks (which Stacher eats on the regular), are …

Nutrition

35 places to swim in the world's clearest water

33 places to swim in the world’s clearest water<p>HERE ARE 35 places around the world to strap on your GoPro, do some underwater exploring, and come …

Frugal Traveler: Find Awesome Accommodations For Less

by Brienne Walsh(photo: winnond/iStock/Getty Images)<i>Unexpected ways to save on hotels, home rentals and even house swaps</i>Accommodations often end up …