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This Sleek, Angular Tiny Home Is Not Your Average A-Frame Cabin

Measuring only 180 square feet, this exquisite, off-grid tiny home features a big sense of style.<p>Inspired by the classic A-frame cabin design, architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has created their first tiny home with Klein, a prefab-housing startup in New York. Sited in Hudson Valley, the …

Architecture

Tuscan Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde Recipe

"Skirt steak with a Tuscan-inspired marinade is grilled and served with a Mediterrean-style salsa. Use your food processor to quickly prep this …

Recipes

7 Tiny Home Companies to Consider on the West Coast

These design-forward home builders on the West Coast are crafting tiny dwellings that are big on style and sustainability.<p>Transportable, affordable, and quite adorable, it's no wonder the tiny-home movement is taking America by storm. Not only do these smaller structures let you to leave a smaller …

Southern California

This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance

Thanks to its modular construction, a modern retreat treads lightly on the pristine landscape.<p>When Clive McCarthy and his wife, Tricia Bell, were on the hunt for an escape from San Francisco, they found the perfect spot for their second home three hours north of the Bay Area on a 64-acre site in …

Architecture

Air-fried General Tso’s Chicken

This air-fryer riff on the Chinese takeout classic saves the day with nearly half the saturated fat of restaurant versions and loads less clean-up …

Food & Dining

Nissan takes camper vans fully electric with new e-NV200 pop-top

Nissan announced the first deliveries of its new extended-range 40-kWh e-NV200 van in Madrid, the same day it showed the new camper vans. It would …

Campers

Large Windows and Glazed Doors Let This Modern Cabin Mingle With Nature

Nestled at the base of a dramatic rocky butte, a tiny cabin in the woods of Washington blurs the distinction between indoors and out.<p>Towering ponderosa pines and a steep, boulder-strewn slope form a dramatic backdrop for the low-slung Chechaquo Lot 6 Cabin, a sleek retreat that seems to float atop …

Architecture

The One Food You Can Eat Every Morning Without Gaining Weight

It’s 7 a.m. and you’ve already pressed the snooze button twice. You’re going to need a lot of energy to make it through this day and that starts with …

Nutrition

6 Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

Workout #2: Timed circuit<p>Timing your sets works just as well as counting the reps in them, and helps you set goals for how many reps to get. The more …

Workouts

This Award-Winning Cabin Is a Relaxing Antidote to City Living

Sited in a remote Canadian forest, a luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor-outdoor living.<p>When a Shanghai–based, Canadian–Brit family approached Robert E. Miller of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design their dream cabin in the woods of Ontario, the principal architect went the extra mile.<p>Designed as …

Architecture

The Little House clad in black cedar is nestled among Washington's evergreens

Seattle-based mw|works architecture + design has completed a modern cabin that offers big views with a small footprint. Aptly named the Little House, …

Architecture

Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara

There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.<p>Photo Categories:<p>The home that architects Clay Aurell and Josh Blumer, of AB Design Studio, devised for Bret and Dani Stone on a sloping site in the foothills of Santa Barbara, California, is nothing short of a triple-threat: It’s largely …

Santa Barbara

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>1 min read<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a …

eCommerce

The Urwahn Bike is German Design and Precision at its Best

Pure, perfect, and no frills attached is probably the best way to describe Urwahn’s bikes. Designed and manufactured in Germany, the bikes showcase a …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

These Tiny Camping Pods Could Be the Next Glamping Trend

If you're anything like me, your Instagram feed over Memorial Day Weekend was filled with FOMO-inducing photos of friends camping out in nature's …

Memorial Day Weekend

A Family Customizes an Off-Grid Tiny Home With Online Design Tools

A tiny house builder’s clever online design tools enable a family of five to create their dream home.<p>When the Nguyens, a couple with three young children, were looking to build a tiny home that would comfortably accommodate their entire family, while also allowing them to live sustainably off-grid …

Off-grid

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Let This Hanger Steak with Scallion Sauce Be Your Life Coach

We have a new recipe that swaps your usual chimichurri with a charred scallion sauce instead, and is easy enough to pull off on a weeknight.<p>You know when you get back from vacation and you’re like “I’m going to eat so healthy and treat my body right and even go to the gym in the morning”? Well good …

BBQ

San Francisco foodie bucket list: All the dishes you must try whether you’re a newcomer or native

Food is an integral part of a San Francisco visit (0r staycation), so rather than scroll through miles of Yelp reviews or wander aimlessly through the streets, we crafted the ultimate list of Bay Area food dishes all newcomers or natives have to try.<p>It's the perfect starting point for anyone …

These 10 Skills Are Putting Top Freelancers In Hot Demand

Want to make sure you’re always busy as a freelancer? Then it’s important to offer the services clients truly need today.<p>Keeping an eye on the skills that are most sought-after on major freelance platforms can offer some guidance on where to focus your efforts to stay current. Upwork recently …

Machine Learning

Everything You Need To Know About Raw Denim

Raw denim is the Holy Grail for true denim nerds, but what exactly is it, what makes it different to selvedge, should you wash it and where should …

Clothing

The Complete Guide To Going Sockless

Sockless, ankle-baring looks have become increasingly common over recent years, especially during spring/summer. We bring you a complete guide to …

Men's Fashion

This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling

Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a container can be.<p>Thanks to the help of Athens–based Cocoon Modules and the Greek mattress brand Coco-Mat, shipping containers are not only becoming a symbol of modernity and …

Dining Rooms

Strength Training for Beginners – Here's How You Get Started

Though your mind may be ready to plunge into a weight loss program, your body may not be on the same page. Sure, you want to make up for lost time, …

Exercise

The Burger Lab

• <b>The Burger Lab</b><p>The Burger Lab Teriyaki BurgersJ. Kenji López-Alt<p>The Burger Lab Homemade Burger King Whopper-Style CheeseburgersJ. Kenji López-Alt<p>The Burger Lab Pimento-Jalapeño CheeseburgersJ. Kenji López-Alt<p>The Burger Lab Thick and Juicy Home-Ground Grilled CheeseburgersJ. Kenji López-Alt<p>The Burger …

Cooking

Daddy Eddie's Roast Pork (Pernil), Puerto Rican-Style Recipe

"Pernil is roasted pork shoulder, seasoned to the max. It is served with rice and beans, salad, or sweet plantains."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>3 …

Pork

Sweet Potato Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool sightly.<p>In a bowl, stir together yogurt, …

Food

The Best Grilled Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together brown sugar, salt, paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard, and pepper in a small bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Rub ribs with olive oil, …

BBQ

Why Managing Up Is A Skill Set You Need

You’ve heard it said and you know it’s true: People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses.<p>For many people, the primary ingredient in job satisfaction is not the quality of food in the lunchroom. It’s not the office layout or equipment. It’s not even the workload, salary, or benefits. It’s the …

Leadership