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Soccer Strength: 9 Exercises That Will Help You Add Power to Your Game

The best soccer players need a combination of speed, agility, and stamina to outlast their opponents on the pitch. But if you don’t focus on adding …

17 incredible rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

Articles about sparkling new home perfect remake classic sarasota school modernism on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a modernist seaside enclave, a couple calls in a pioneering architecture firm to build a new house rooted in midcentury style.<p>A $9.2 million renovation looks to the future while preserving the past.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>This is probably one of the …

These Are the 5 Haircuts Every Man Needs to Know This Spring

And how to get them.<p>A fresh haircut is the perfect way to welcome the warmer weather, and this year, it's all about variations on three classics: long hair, the short back and sides, and the crop. That's according to Adam Brady from award-winning UK-based barbershop Ruffians. Here, he breaks down …

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Here’s the Full Transcript of TIME’s Interview With Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with TIME’s Nancy Gibbs and Lev Grossman on March 10 to discuss his company’s rapidly escalating fight with the FBI over …

100 best hikes in America's national parks revealed in new book from Backpacker magazine

Three great things about hiking in a national park: fresh air and your own two feet. Now a new book from Backpacker magazine can guide you to finding the best trails.<p>"Backpacker: The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes," a new book by Ted Alvarez, the magazine's Northwest editor, offers …

The Single Biggest Mistake You’re Making At The Airport

Seriously, why are you still doing this?<p>By and large, airplane travel is one of the most stressful, unpleasant routines we put ourselves through.<p>While there isn't much you can do about crammed leg room or delayed flights, there is one major improvement you can make. It starts by getting yourself …

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The World For 2015

They literally do it all.<p>Many savvy travelers will tell you that all-inclusive resorts are THE way to travel -- not only because all-inclusives handle the room, food, drinks and fun for one (typically) low price, but also because they're also located in some of the most stunning places on Earth.<p>As …

There's An 'Eerily Untouched' WWII Bomber In Hawaii You Need To See

And we're finally getting to hear its amazing story.<p>In February 1942, after America's first heavy bomber offensive raid of World War II, a bullet-riddled U.S. B-17E bomber crash landed in a remote swamp in Papua New Guinea because it was running out of fuel.<p>The crew of nine survived, and over the …

A one-way trip to Hong Kong that's lasted seven years

As many of her friends settled down, Sabrina Iovino opted out of the rat race and began a life of full-time travel.<p>Surrounded by young, good-looking backpackers in Bangkok, Thailand, I made up my mind: once I got back home to Germany, I was going to quit my job and travel the world.<p>It was 2007, and …

Australia’s Great Ocean Road

A mob of kangaroos grazes in a chilly pasture, then flees in front of an approaching pickup truck. The herd looks like a bunch of deer on pogo sticks.<p>The scene is unfolding outside the ecolodge window I’m peering from on this early winter morning in August. It’s my second day on Australia’s <b>Great</b> …

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Vietnam's prison-island paradise

Despite being a quick 45-minute turboprop flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Con Son is a world away from Vietnam’s well-beaten tourist trail, with inexplicably few Western travellers.<p>At 5 am and 6 pm, government loudspeakers crackle to life all over Vietnam. Relics of an era before homes had …

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A Brief History of Norfolk Island

Wildlife<p>Although it’s the biodiversity that brings me to some of the most remote islands of the planet, the inhabited islands always have as rich a cultural history, equally at risk in this modernised world of mobility. Norfolk Island is no exception. There have been four distinct settlement phases …

The Greek Warrior

How a radical finance minister took on Europe—and failed.<p>On July 4th, the night before a referendum asked the Greek people to decide how far their debt-ridden government should accommodate the demands of its main creditors—the “troika” of the European Union, the European Central Bank, and the …

We Asked A Pilot About The 'Terrifying' Landing Going Viral

The video has 3 million views on YouTube — but is the landing really that bad?<p>Did you see this scary video of a plane landing in the teeth of a storm and vow to never fly again? Fear not. A pilot tells us the landing wasn't nearly as dangerous as it looks.<p>The worst July storm of the century hit …

Birchbox’s Strategy For Hooking Men On Grooming Supplies

Because marketing beard oil to men is not like marketing anti-wrinkle cream to women.<p>Birchbox has big plans for American men.<p>For three years now, the brand has offered men a taste of grooming products like beard oil and face scrubs its monthly mail-delivery program, and just announced its plan to …

Articles about modern los angeles bungalow renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>This welcoming Airbnb in the Hollywood Hills is designed around entertaining, but defined by its guests.<p>Architect Peter Grueneisen of Nonzero Architecture takes on …

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Articles about accessible modern prefab northern california on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.<p>Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian …

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Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

World Economic Forum on Twitter: "What is at the centre of the world's biggest risks? http://t.co/44EUzx3rpQ #globalrisks #grr14 http://t.co/QV8b4JDG2U"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>wef</b><p>“@<b>davos</b>: What is at the centre of the world's biggest risks? http://wef.ch/c37FY #<b>globalrisks</b> #<b>grr14</b> …

Why Big Data Doesn’t Live up to the Hype

A new book heralds the promise that big data will reveal more and more about how we live our lives and what we think, but is it really that useful?<p>In …

26 amazing startups you need to watch in 2014

You might be forgiven for thinking 2013 was a year of redundant, me-too startups flailing around trying to come up with the best way to gamify wage slavery, deliver butt wipes to your door, or make a buck off the badly misnamed “sharing economy.”<p>But we’re not here to tell you about all that.<p>We’re …

Europe's top 5 startups to watch in 2014

<i>In the last installment of VentureVillage’s Top 5 Startups of 2014, Michelle Kuepper, our editor, explains why she’ll be keeping an eye on these up-and-coming startups this year. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out our other installments (by Nina Fowler and Charmaine Li).</i><p><i>Here are a handful</i> …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …