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18 budget bathroom ideas (to make it your home's star)

We feel a little sorry for bathrooms. They never seem to get the lion's share of interior design attention and it doesn't make sense. This is a room …

DIY Outdoor Concrete Bench - Quiet Corner

My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the wooden forms from that project to make the …

Woodworking

13 Habits of Phenomenally Successful Leaders | Inc.com

<i>In running or managing a business, what are the most important things you can do as a leader? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Evan Asano, CEO & Founder: Mediakix.com, @EvanAsano, on …

Leadership

Caterpillar is latest big name to eye potential of solar-plus-storage in microgrids

Caterpillar has launched a microgrid solution that can be figured to incorporate thin-film solar panels and various energy storage technologies. …

This Former Fisherman Is Now Farming the Most Sustainable Food on Earth—Underwater

[From the introduction by Lisa Holmes, president of the board of CitySeed and member of the board of GreenWave:] <i>By designing a small-scale,</i> …

10 best CrossFit workouts for weight loss

A level-with-you fact: If you do CrossFit, you will almost certainly drop fat. “High-intensity interval training, common to CrossFit, is very …

Workouts

Revolutionary new solar windows could generate 50 times more power than conventional photovoltaics

We’ve seen several transparent solar cell concepts on Inhabitat, but perhaps none with such ambitious claims as those made by SolarWindow …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

Diets That Work Fast - 7 Day Diet Plan

A 7 Day Diet Plan is most suitable for people that want to lose weight in a short amount of time. There are several good 7 day diet plans available. …

100 Incredible Resources For Tech Entrepreneurs And Startups

Note: Please support the creator of this article by viewing it on DailyTekk.com (where I originally published it)!<p>Dude. Startups are hard. But they …

You've Never Tasted Anything Like Baijiu

<i>By Justine Sterling for Food & Wine</i><p><b>Feitian Moutai Baijiiu</b><p><b>What It Is:</b> Though you've almost certainly never had it, baijiu (pronounced bye-joe) is not an obscure beverage. It's actually the biggest-selling spirit in the world, thanks to one very large country: China. Now reps for the potent white …

Articles about 10 ways use shoji screens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Looking for creative ways to incorporate rugs into outdoor spaces that feel otherwise unfinished? These 10 examples will give you...<p>Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.<p>There’s something about brick that we just can’t enough of. It's earthy and natural, symmetrical and sturdy, …

Prefab Homes

Articles about 7 cool kitchen sinks on Dwell.com - Dwell

Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>Just because your bathroom might lack space, doesn't mean it has to lack style or functionality.<p>No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your …

Kitchens

Dwell

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Home Tours

Articles about 8 great modern interiors japan 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>For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, …

Pacific Ocean

Dry Undies in a Flash!

Designed for areas that widely rely on clothes lines, the Ôyer portable dryer is for smaller garments like underwear & socks that often require …

Articles about 7 prefab prototypes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.<p>How Superstorm Sandy helped inspire a Brooklyn prototype for more efficient temporary housing after a natural disaster.<p>Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration …

Prefab Homes

Michelada

1 Servings<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime wedge (for glass)<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>1½ cups fresh lime juice<p>1 ounce tomato juice<p>½ ounce fresh orange juice<p>1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce<p>Hot sauce<p>Mexican lager (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Rub the rim of a pint glass with lime wedge and dip in salt; …

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Upside-Down Shower: Ground-Up Design for Decks & Yards

For in-house and off-grid use alike, a traditional top-down shower still probably makes the most sense – in the first case, there is no reason not …

Avant-garde