Shaun Thomson

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Can Walmart's food labels make a dent in America's $29bn food waste problem?

If you’ve ever paused before tossing a can of food in the trash after seeing the date on the label, you’re not alone.<p>Whether it’s because of habit, cultural norms or a genuine fear of getting sick, most consumers err on the safe side and avoid foods that have passed the date stamped on their …

Agriculture

Articles about modern portuguese farmhouse features four separate wings on Dwell.com - Dwell

With its serene beauty, we believe that Portugal is a must-see destination for all design lovers.<p>Print quarterly, website, and online marketplace dedicated to the art of farming and the people doing it well, Modern Farmer,...<p>Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.<p>Nestled among …

Farmhouses

Articles about 8 kitchens custom cabinetry on Dwell.com - Dwell

2017 is promising to be an exciting year.<p>Equip your kitchen with these smart home technologies for a boost in convenience, efficiency, and productivity.<p>The Monogram Modern Home is a prefab structure designed by Chris Pardo and manufactured by Method Homes.<p>From updating hardware and faucets to …

Kitchens

How To Speak The Language Of Hiring

Job seekers and hiring managers might be looking for the same things, but research proves they aren’t speaking the same language. We asked professional resume writers for a little lesson in cross-cultural communication.<p>Take two people: the hiring manager and the job applicant. While these two …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

How to Build a Stool Out of Plywood

Google Launches Chromebox For Meetings, A $999 Videoconferencing System Based On ChromeOS

At a small media event in Mountain View today, Google announced the launch of Chromebox for Meetings, a $999 Core i7-based ASUS Chromebox setup with a remote, camera and microphone for conference rooms. The system uses Hangouts in the backend and is also compatible with existing conferencing setups …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Egg-Fried Rice Noodles with Chicken - Gordon Ramsay

Baked sausages with apples, onion, raisins and cider recipe

A hearty sausage dish with a twist - apples and onions baked in cider until golden and tender<p><i>Serves six</i><p>75g (2¾oz) raisins<br>50ml (2fl oz) brandy (you can use apple brandy, whiskey or just boiling water if you prefer)<br>2 large onions, peeled<br>3 eating apples, unpeeled, halved and cored<br>3 tbsp olive …

Mapping Whole Communities and Their Homes with Thermal Images to Reduce Heat Loss

What if you could determine how much heat your home is losing, how much it’s costing you in higher energy bills and what insulation and other …

Energy

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Dessert

Make Apple Jam—It's Better Than Apple Sauce

Why apple jam is better than apple sauce (and pretty much everything else you make with apples in the fall) and how to make it<p><i>Fresh fruits and vegetables are the joys of spring and summer, but they don’t last forever. Unless, that is, you know the tricks to keeping them around. And you can learn</i> …

Food Preservation

Beam Is a Simple No-Waste Sideboard Made from a Single Sheet of Plywood

The result of a number of experiments aimed at maximizing the material, structure and aesthetics of a 4’x8′ sheet of Baltic birch plywood, Beam is a …

Furniture

Chicken, sweetcorn & noodle soup

This superhealthy bowl can be made ahead and frozen, ready to be defrosted and used when you need it most<p>Ingredients<p>2 large carrots, chopped<br>• 2 large …

Sweet potato & pea puffs

These samosa-like puff pastry parcels filled with a spiced vegetarian mix are perfect for the freezer, so try making a batch<p>Ingredients<p>500g block …

Interior Color Beauty by Morgan Fisher

Artist and filmmaker Morgan Fisher took inspiration from a booklet his father’s pre-fabricated housing company produced in the 1930s and produced a …

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Sustainable Home Brightly Decorated: The Net Zero Energy Modern House

Sustainability is a major issue these days. I have noticed lately how people have started to pay more attention to the environment. The idea of …

Luminescent Glowworms Illuminate Caves in New Zealand

Luminescent glowworms (aka Arachnocampa luminosa) fill the Waitomo Glowworm Caves in New Zealand, mesmerizing visitors with their radiant bodies. The organic, larva-like creatures illuminate the otherwise pitch-black cavernous space as a chemical reaction, similar to bioluminescent microorganisms …

New Zealand

Villa Skipås / Tengbom

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A paved path leads up to the broad, white entry door, which provides a strong contrast to the otherwise …

Architecture

Camouflaged in Slatted Timber Screens: Motuoapa House in New Zealand

Mark Frazerhurst Architect completed the design and development of Motuoapa House, a modern residence overlooking the shores of Lake Taupo, Waikato, …

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Articles about affordable hillside home new zealand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.<p>A budget-savvy, well-caffeinated couple get their hands dirty building a house, art gallery, and coffee kiosk on New Zealand’s...<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a …

New Zealand

Articles about small and modern family lakeside getaway texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...<p>Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed …

New York City

2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge Winners

The Marvin Windows and Doors’ Architect’s Challenge winners have been announced and this year, there are some really beautiful winning modern houses. …