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Articles about 18 modern kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's April 2015 issue.<p>Hailing from Burgundy, France, chef and television personality Ludo Lefebvre brings a European sensibility to his remodeled...<p>A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its …

Why You’re Still Smarter Than a Computer

Computers today are smart. Recently, they’ve mastered the art of one of the most difficult board games. They’ve proven themselves capable of reading …

The Best Places to Travel and Teach in 2016

We all know traveling makes us more creative, but most people get stumped when it comes to funding an international adventure. That’s why teaching English abroad, fraught with all of its little surprises, is still one of the most popular ways to actually experience a new culture firsthand, while …

12 Baking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These are sure to make you seem like the best pastry chef around. (Because you are.)<p>1. Make your own buttermilk using regular milk and lemon juice.<p>Never buy buttermilk again with this trick! Using a 1-cup measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar. Fill the remainder of the cup with …

A movie about one of the most horrific moments in TV history has become the talk of the Sundance Film Festival

With the most mundane moments of our lives now captured and immediately put online for the world to see, Greene was shocked to find that not only was no footage of the Chubbuck suicide online (supposedly Paddy Chayefsky was inspired to write the Howard Beale character in "Network" based on …

Film Festivals

Most Anticipated: The Great 2016 Book Preview

We think it’s safe to say last year was a big year for the book world. In addition to new titles by <b>Harper Lee</b>, <b>Jonathan Franzen</b>, and <b>Lauren Groff</b>, we …

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

High Blood Pressure

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

The science behind why we eat chicken noodle soup when we’re sick

Although researchers have not been able to determine the cause of the alleged positive effects of chicken soup, several studies have confirmed that it helps to unblock congested noses and throats.<p>Archaeological evidence shows that people started using poultry to make soups soon after they …

The Secrets of the Juiciest, Most Tender and Flavorful Italian-American Meatballs

This week at Serious Eats is all about meatballs in all of their glorious forms. We'll share some of our favorite restaurant meatballs (from all different cuisines), and we'll feature recipes for great ones to make at home. Kicking it off this week is none other than the Italian-American meatball, …

Italian Food

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

15 MUST-TRY Korean Street Food

Strolling along the streets of Seoul means feasting on Korean Street Snacks non-stop. The sheer number of push cart stalls is mind-boggling, and we …

Ice Cream

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

What It's Really Like To Get a Happy Ending Massage

"He lowered the volume of his voice and it started to sound husky, which did change the mood."<p>Every time a happy ending massage is featured in a movie or onTV, it always involves some guy going to a seedy part of town or an illicit trip to Thailand. But how do happy ending massages actually happen? …

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing an All-Inclusive Vacation

Rebecca Schear/ Flickr<p>While every all-inclusive resort offers meals, drinks and entertainment in the nightly room rate, the amenities and perks you receive can vary drastically from place to place. You can spend as little or as much as you'd like on the experience, and book anything from a …

16 people who are living the dream without spending a fortune

Circa 4 p.m., pretty much anything sounds better than staring at your office computer screen.<p>For instance, traveling the world — working when you feel like it, how you feel like it, and with a view to rival any Instagrammer's best shot. Or maybe even putting your job on hold (or leaving it …

How We've Succeeded In Breaching The Blood-Brain Barrier At Last

For the first time, researchers have made a drug that can cross this barrier. Just how big a deal is that?<p>Last week, a team of Canadian doctors tried an experimental new procedure on a patient in dire straits. Bonny Hall has a brain tumor that she had been managing for years with medication, but it …

Scientists Invent A Liquid With Holes In It

Unique porous fluid could suck up and lock away unwanted molecules<p>You've heard of holy water, but what about hole-y water?<p>In a paper published this week in <i>Nature,</i> researchers announced that they have developed a liquid with its molecules structured in such a way that they have 'holes' within the …

17 Photos Of Classic Cars Next To Their Modern Version

Old versus new.<p>753K<p>SHARES<p>Here's a roundup of some beautiful classic cars sitting next to their beautiful modern counterpart. It's amazing to see …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Breadmaking 101: How to Mix and Knead Bread Dough Like a Pro

This post is part of our Breadmaking 101 series. For those of you just joining us, check out our introductory post, which has the big summary of what we're going to be doing in each future installment. Today's installment is all about mixing.<p>Mixing the Workhorse Loaf<p><b>Mixing.</b> Here's a word that gets …

A Summer Vegetable Lasagna That's Light (but Not Too Light)

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I can't say that my garden has been doing particularly well this summer. I think it may take another season, and perhaps a new raised bed, to achieve "successful" status, but I've been getting my fair share of eggplant, tomatoes, and basil. My …

Cooking

The World of Buttercreams: 6 Varieties to Try at Home

Let me start this lengthy guide with a very simple, but often overlooked, tip: don't ever serve buttercream—any kind of buttercream—cold. Don't do it! Why? Because cold buttercream is very, very firm, which makes it way less creamy and a whole lot more like you're just eating sweet cold butter. So …

18 Rosh Hashanah Desserts to Guarantee a Sweet New Year

The main course is certainly important, but dessert is arguably the central part of the Rosh Hashanah meal. This is a time to break out the sugar—sweet foods are a must because they symbolize a sweet year to come. Apple slices and honey are the most classic symbols of prosperity, but I figure …

Baking

Weird But True!

Watch these cool videos!<p>Get fun facts to share with your friends.<p>On Air!<p>Check out Weird But True Radio.<p>Weird But True!<p>Get facts about mammals.<p>Weird But True Books<p>See all the weirdness!<p>Book Club<p>Weird But True Christmas - Ep. 19<p>Discover 300 wacky facts about Christmas and the winter season. It’s the …

The Problem With Teens Is That They're Just Too Rational

Teenagers get dissed for being irrational and making bad decisions, which can lead to very bad things, like drunken driving, risky sex and drug use.<p>But what if the problem is really that teens are just a little too rational?<p>That's the argument of Scott Huettel, a professor of psychology and …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Self-improvement

The Food Lab: How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Back when I was a lowly line cook at a fancy-pants restaurant in Boston, as the new guy,* it was my job to wake my butt up at the crack of dawn to come in early and prep breakfast whenever …

Your Beer Bucket List: 20 Must-Try Styles

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>For the first two years of my beer drinking career, every glass I held looked more or less the same: copperish liquid with a fluffy white head. This was the color of my comfort zone. If a beer label said "amber" or …

Beer