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Tea Sangria

Ingredients<p>5 tea bags<br>• 8 cups boiling water<br>• 3/4 cups granulated sugar<br>• 1/4 cup each lemon juice and lime juice<br>• 2 cups cherries pitted and halved<br>• 1 apple …

Sudanese teen sentenced to death for killing husband after rape

Noura Hussein, 19, was forced by her parents to marry her cousin three years ago, activists say.<p>Noura Hussein, a 19-year-old Sudanese woman, was sentenced to death by a court for stabbing to death a man she was forced to marry after he raped her.<p>The death penalty for Hussein was confirmed by a …

Innovative 'Wooden Bricks' System Cuts Building Time to Just a Few Days

Brikawood is an intuitive and logical construction system of wooden bricks that allows the rapid construction of an entire house without the use of …

Edris House

Settled into a rocky outcropping, the Edris House is a mid-century oasis in the Palm Springs desert. The home was designed by architectural icon E. …

Swimming Pools

This Creative Woman Excels at Baking Art Pies with Avant-Garde Crust Designs

When it comes to beautiful desserts, cakes often get all the credit. It’s easy to see why—with spectacular trends like buttercream flowers and sculpted sugar brushstrokes, there’s a definite “wow” factor with these confections. But you can’t underestimate the power of creative pies. Lauren Ko, a …

Baking

Which Computer Is the Best for Architects and Architecture Students?

Buying “the perfect computer” comes with equal parts indecision and excitement—we put in hours of research, weigh brands, compare specs, read product …

Why 2,000-Year-Old Roman Concrete Still Stands

How is it that 2000 years later, certain Roman ruins still stand in harbors? Geologists have determined that it pertains to one of the components—aluminum tobermorite, a rare mineral found in volcanic ash. When struck with seawater (another component of Roman concrete, along with lime and rock), a …

Roman Empire

'You're celebrating colonization': 4 Indigenous people share why they won't be singing O Canada on July 1

For Shane Henry, it used to be about donning the red and white to celebrate Canada on July 1, but this year — on Canada's 150th anniversary of …

Anything for a party, but the idea Canada was born 150 years ago is absurd

Poor Bobby Gimby.<p>The man with the Pied Piper horn chased by children singing his 1967 Centennial anthem <i>CANADA</i> worked like a trooper to squeeze …

Casa Pinto | Insite Architetture

Casa Pinto is a country house surrounded by the olive trees in Salento, the southest area of Apulia region. It was designed by Insite Architetture …

Weekend House in Tapalpa, JAL, MX by Elíaszizo Arquitectos

This weekend house in Tapalpa, JAL, Mexico offers a more open relationship with the environment.Elías Rizo and Alejandro Rizo of Elíaszizo …

Architecture

E20_House in the German Village of Pliezhausen

Situated on a quiet street in the German village of Pliezhausen, just south of Stuttgart, is the E20_House, a crystal-shaped monolith designed by …

Indochino Suits

Built with top quality components and thoughtful construction, you can't go wrong with a made to measure gray or blue suit from Indochino's Premium …

Cozier on the inside!

The KUBE home has a strangely rigid vibe. Appropriately named, it looks like a clean cut cube on the outside. However the inside tells a completely …

Killings of land rights activists tripled in 2016

The battle over land and resources turned bloodier in the past year with treble the number of land rights defenders killed, according to a human rights group that fears that the violence will get even worse.<p>An average of nearly 16 farmers, indigenous people and advocates of land rights were killed …

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The gentrification myth: It’s rare and not as bad for the poor as people think.

It started in Soho, then moved to Chelsea and the East Village. Riots in Tompkins Square in 1988 earned it some headlines but didn’t stop its …

What You Need to Know About New York Style

New York City style reflects both the cosmopolitan nature of the city and the pragmatism of its denizens. It’s a world city that serves as hub for …

New York Style

Apartment T by KC design studio

Apartment T is a 120 square meter (1292 square foot) apartment located in the East District of Taipei City that was designed by KC design studio. …

House of Fluctuations by Satoru Hirota Architects

House of Fluctuations is a minimal home located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Satoru Hirota Architects. The site of the single-family home has many …

Architecture

Product Design: The Lifesaver Backpack

Following up on previous product design feature, we would like to share another product that genuinely combines safety and playfulness for children. …

4 bison killed for a film being shot in Alberta

The American Humane Association is investigating after four bison were reportedly killed for use in a film being shot in Alberta.<p>The allegations were …

Articles about family retreats their ipe clad backyard easy getaway on Dwell.com - Dwell

An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.<p>Nestled in the coastal Victoria region, this modern retreat caters to a three-generational family with members ranging from six...<p>It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut …

Traveling & Minimal Photography

On Social Media, we all somehow have our own conceptions of the Reality World. Through the photo and editing apps, we go from dark, bright and of …

Wood + Iron + Glass = Dream Crib

I guess the Iron House (not a GoT reference) really represents the kind of house I’d love to have in the future some day. Its beautiful Scandinavian …

Articles about wouldnt you have your own private concerts home on Dwell.com - Dwell

An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.<p>A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.<p>In today’s trade and consumer markets, many believe that sleep-deprived …

Concerts

Articles about it took whole family build house on Dwell.com - Dwell

In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>The stacked but flexible scheme is modern, urban, and …

Architecture

Shrouded Structures

Apical Reform’s self-designed new headquarters are distinguished by a striking slatted facade that serves dual purposes. Visually, it creates a soft …

A Modern Family Home in Kuwait

The Wall House might appear to be an intimidating fortress at first glance, but its solid facade was designed to protect the Kuwait-based family …

Living Rooms

A new home designed for a young family in Melbourne

Vibe Design Group have recently completed their latest project, a new home for a young family in Melbourne, Australia.<p>A window at the front of the …