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10 Amazing Things You Can Do With Your Microwave Instead Of Just Reheating Food

<b>1. Cut the ends off an onion and microwave it for 30 seconds to avoid tearing up while chopping.</b><p><b>2. Heat the head of garlic in the microwave for about</b> …

Go Swimming in the Brazilian Desert in These Lagoons That Appear Like Magic Every Year

Nobody can put on an event quite like nature.<p>Every year, the sand dunes at Lençóis Maranhenses National Park in Brazil collect rainwater from about …

The Best Beer in Every Major European City, Mapped

Whether you're looking for the most haunted place in the US, the must-have desserts across Europe, or America's most cheesy, gooey, creamy and …

These enchanting islands are Europe's best-kept secret

Situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic Ocean, there is a windswept world where the grass is so electric green, the terrain so …

European Travel

What No One Tells You About Traveling to the Galapagos Islands

If you want to marvel at unparalleled wildlife and incredible terrain, look no further than the Galapagos Islands. Made up of 19 rugged and isolated …

Galapagos

The Proven Mechanics of Successful Social Media Writing

It seems like “social media engagement” is all the rage for marketers these days. You want more likes. You want more shares. You want more comments. …

Marketing

America's Best Small Cities to Move to Before They Get Too Popular

The best small towns to visit in America are easy to commit to for a weekend. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with Main Street; all you need is …

This Dutch startup turns plants into batteries

Imagine a lamp. Any lamp. Now imagine having to water it.<p>Dutch product designer Ermi van Oers created Living Light: plants that double as lights. Or lights that double as plants – whichever way you prefer looking at it. The lights run on electricity generated by bacteria in the soil.<p>Here’s how it …

Protons

The Coolest Attractions in Europe That Not Enough People Visit

There are certain <i>de rigueur</i> spots you’re obligated to hit on your first trip to a big European city. The Louvre in Paris, Big Ben in London, the …

European Travel

The seven best destinations for modern day hippies

Travel

Is This the Most Beautiful Tuscan Village You’ve Never Heard Of?

Following a $250 million investment, this cinematic Italian hamlet is about to become hugely popular<p>When planning a trip to Italy’s most sought-after region, most people head to Florence, Siena, or Pisa, but now a remote village called Montaione is coming onto the map. Perched on a high hill and …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

This ready-made tiny home can be shipped to any destination

There are those who work for months or even years to create a beautiful tiny home out of nothing, but if you don’t have time for all that, now you …

Prefab Homes

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

European Travel

The 10 titles book clubs are buzzing about in 2017

When Oprah Winfrey named a specific translation of Tolstoy classic “Anna Karenina” to her book club list in 2004, publisher Penguin immediately …

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

Japan

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

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Design Restaurants around the World

De Pékin à l’Ukraine en passant par Mexico et Hong Kong, une sélection de restaurants design issus de collaborations avec des studios de renom tels …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

Cooking

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Articles about design icon isamu noguchi on Dwell.com - Dwell

Akari, the massively popular collection of paper lanterns by Isamu Noguchi, is a bridge between age-old craft and modern...<p>With a body of work spanning sculpture, dance, furniture, lightning, and landscapes, Isamu Noguchi is one of the most revered...<p>The story behind the iconic table that almost …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Taj Mahal

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. …

Speedboat

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

Ice Cream