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Modern Architecture

The Insanely Easy Way to Poach a Dozen Eggs at Once (VIDEO)

There's nothing more impressive than serving friends a brunch featuring runny-yolked, perfectly poached eggs. But if you're cooking for a crowd, there's a problem: The classic technique only allows for poaching one or two eggs at a time. Thankfully, F&W Test Kitchen maestro Justin Chapple has a …

5 Creativity Myths you Need to Stop Believing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>There’s a letter from an 1815 issue of <i>General Music Journal</i> where Mozart describes his creative process as instantaneous: no struggle or writer’s block. The muse simply showed up and he was ready.<p>The problem? The letter is a fraud.<p>Much like many other …

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>These shipping containers have left …

Costa Rica

Demystifying Tempura Batter

I've gone tempura crazy! Why, because I LOVE it. Tempura is a great way of frying seafood and vegetables, without the oil that frying them would add. Both get cooked perfectly on the inside, while being encased in a crunchy, crispy outer layer, while the flavor of each vegetable is enhanced. I …

Breakfast

American Sniper Trial: Killer Eddie Ray Routh Is Schizophrenic, Says Defense Psychiatrist

As <i>American Sniper</i> enters the home stretch of the Oscar race this weekend, the riveting real-life drama surrounding the murder of former Navy SEAL …

Gifts for Lovers of Books, Coffee, Cocktails, and Good Food

<i>Remember that feeling of panic when Christmas is days away and you have no gifts wrapped? Not this year! We're introducing our 2014 holiday gift guides -- with ideas for everyone on your list, arranged by personality and price.</i><p><i>Today: Got a friend who only drinks Ecuadorian coffee, or one who will</i> …

Coffeemakers

Amboise Troglodyte/Chez Hélène - Caves for Rent in Nazelles-Négron, Centre, France

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True For $245,000...Anywhere In The Country

Blu Homes has created a line of houses that are not only cheaper than they used to be, but environmentally friendly as well.<p>No matter where you live in the US, you could be the owner of a new Blu Homes prefab house. The company specializes in architect-designed homes that can be built anywhere …

Classic Paintings Cleverly Translated into Google Street View

<b>Boulevard Poissonnire by Jean Braud (1849-1936)</b><p>You can spend hours virtually travelling through Google Street View. It's fascinating to get an up-close look at places you'd never see otherwise. If you've ever zoomed in on a city, you'll notice that it offers fantastic details of shops and people on …

Google Street View

The cult of manipulation: photography at the fringes of reality

This year's Paris Photo exhibition is a hive of altered imagery, from a tank of swimming rabbits to apocalyptic visions of society. Jonny Weeks explores these manufactured worlds<p>In an unusual 15th century Renaissance painting titled The Healing of Deacon Justinian by Fra Angelico, a miraculous tale …

BN0032 Steel Range by Braun

The Braun BN0032 Steel Range is a minimalist timepiece designed by German-based company Braun. I recently received the watch thanks to Ameico, …

Industrial Design

Articles about modern los angeles bungalow renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>This welcoming Airbnb in the Hollywood Hills is designed around entertaining, but defined by its guests.<p>Architect Peter Grueneisen of Nonzero Architecture takes on …

Los Angeles

Floating Vacation Rental: A Modern Houseboat in Berlin

From rustic shacks to glassy light-filled modern homes, houseboats offer cozy and private accommodations enhanced by the gentle movement of the …

Forgotten Homes in Chris Mottalini’s Poignant Series ‘After You Left, They Took It Apart’ - The Fox Is Black

<i>After You Left, They Took It Apart</i> is the title of a series of images taken by the New York based photographer Chris Mottalini. Showing a collection …

Dwell

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Home Tours

This Paris Building Has A Fluttering Origami Facade

In another hard-won triumph for contemporary architecture in Paris, a new building casts stone into bright and airy modernism.<p>Paris’s urban center is a large set piece that’s preened and preserved to look every bit like the City of Lights you see in the movies. Contemporary architects who break …

Architecture

Summer forever

I wish summer would last forever. To sit here at my computer with the window open and listen to the birds, traffic (LOL), and enjoy the cool breeze. …

Can You Learn to Control Your Mind?, by Richard Davidson

Many people believe that it is not necessary to <i>learn</i> to control one’s own mind because they think they already have such control. Others, based on …

Mindfulness

5 Outstanding Independent Coffee Shops in Montreal

01 of 05<p>Café Saint-Henri<p>This coffee shop opened by Jean-François Leduc, a coffee aficionado who remembers falling in love with the brewed nectar as a …

'Lego' viruses stick together to fight disease - Futurity

RICE (US) — Imagine fitting viruses together like Lego pieces and using them as a …

Take a Tour of Thom Browne’s Apartment

<i>Architectural Digest</i> recently visited the Manhattan apartment of fashion designer Thom Browne and we have to admit, it gets very close to our …

Skillet Peach Cobbler

8 Servings<p>When peaches are in season, there's nothing that tops a classic peach cobbler recipe crisped to perfection in a cast-iron pan. And this recipe garners some bonus points with whipped cream doctored with crème fraîche. Decadent and delicious.<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose …

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

Self-help