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Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

The Dark Art of How (and When) to Buy an Airline Ticket

Buying a plane ticket has never been easier — or more complicated. Online travel agencies claim to offer the greatest fares; fare aggregators claim …

British Airways

17 great garden rooms you can find peace and quiet

With the working week behind you, what can be nicer than sitting out in the garden for a weekend of relaxation? Having a stunning, weatherproof spot …

Here's How To Eat Healthy For A Week With Just $50

Take it from us: It can be done.<p>We’re Wendy and Jess of Food Heaven Made Easy, an online resource for nutritious and delicious living. We’re both registered dietitians and BFFs. We love to cook, eat, travel, and save money. We also host the <i>Food Heaven</i> podcast, where we nerd out on all things …

The visualizations transforming biology

Inventive graphic design and abstract models are helping researchers to make sense of a glut of data.<p>A smart visualization can transform biologists' …

Articles about one familys backyard becomes their own tiny retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nestled near Lake Michigan, a family finds peace and relaxation in the form of an off-grid tiny home.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading …

Nassau County

The 9 Movies You Must See in January 2016

It's a fallow month for movies, but there are still some gems.<p>Most moviegoers will spend January doing one of two things – catching up with some of December's many award-courting releases, or watching <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> for the seventeenth time. But don't miss the handful of new films well …

15 Thanksgiving Appetizers and Snacks for Maximum Overeating

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was always a marathon day of food. Sure, dinner was an elaborate affair, but we actually started eating hours before sitting down at the table, and the appetizers were as important as the turkey and mashed potatoes. We blamed the snacking on the fact that dinner …

Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

Articles about take me home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of weekend...<p>In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...<p>After last year’s collaboration, we …

Articles about shutter island on Dwell.com - Dwell

While my appreciation of New York’s 24-7 public transit system remains immeasurable, I am pleased, as day two begins, to catch a...<p>In 1997, musician Lars Storschen started renting out rooms in his house to supplement his income.<p>st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and …

Articles about simple gabled house features intricate latticework shell on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>The science and design behind the famous Eames shell chairs is pretty impressive.<p>Danish architect …

Articles about high tech prefab outbuilding surprisingly peaceful retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

From city slickers to country bumpkins, homeowners have always longed for a special place from which to escape the toils of...<p>A sci-fi-inspired prefab with an efficient edge is grounded in real-world technology.<p>The Australian maverick unifying surfing and science,...<p>A hike to the Park Butte fire …

The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

Interior Design

20 Videos We Couldn’t Stop Watching In 2014

From science explainers to exploding spice bags to a David Lynch-directed nail polish commercial, these were the best videos made in 2014.<p>In the breakneck pace of digital culture today, our attention span has been whittled down to the length of a two-second GIF. Deciding to click play on a longer …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome | Inc.com

Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your brain, in anticipation of the time off, just says: <i>I have had enough! Bring on the downtime.</i> Then the afternoon just drags on and …

Productivity

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Cooking

These Macro Coral Photos Are Totally Jaw-Dropping

We knew coral reefs were beautiful, but these macro shots of the aquatic polyps are totally breathtaking.<p>The photos were taken by Daniel Stoupin, a 26-year-old marine biology student who was given access to studios owned by coral collectors and aquarists. All of the photos are from coral found in …

Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

In the summer of 2011, I chanced upon a lovely Italian edition of a little-known, playful short story young Mark Twain had written in 1865 at age of 30, with Victorian-scrapbook-inspired artwork by celebrated Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, mischievously encouraging …

Suzanne Goin's Grilled Pork Burgers

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: When rethinking the perfect burger, it's what's inside that counts.</i><p>There are perfect burgers made of beef, salt, and pepper. This is not one of those burgers. …

Recipes