Vijay Baidya

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Killer swine flu strikes India

<b>Mumbai, India -</b> When one of her relatives became sick with the swine flu virus recently, Preeti Muley raced with her family to get the H1N1 vaccination.<p>But the 26-year-old was too late - two days later she came down with a 38.3 degree Celsius fever and body aches, and within two days her doctor …

Public Health

Art at Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Delhi-NCR

Immersive production design is as much a part of the Bacardi NH7 Weekender experience as the impressive and comprehensive line-up of indie musicians …

Made in California: Fender an instrument of change in guitar industry

Deep inside a cavernous factory in Corona, some legendary rock names gather nonchalantly along a wall.<p>There's Eric Clapton next to Jeff Beck, with Mark Knopfler only inches away — not the actual musicians, but the bespoke guitar necks that those performers prefer bolted to their Fender …

San Francisco

Why cats never became man’s best friend

Dog lovers will find it baffling that cats are the world’s most popular pet. After all, they’re passive-aggressive, emotionally unavailable, and known for their chilly independence—traits that at most qualify felines for the role of “man’s best frenemy.”<p>It turns out, though, there’s an evolutionary …


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THE SHOT: Robyn's Odyssey

In 1977, I was given the ultimate National Geographic assignment: track down a mysterious and stunningly beautiful young woman named Robyn Davidson who crossed 2000 miles of treacherous Australian outback alone with four camels and her dog Diggity. I photographed her five times during her nine …

It's National Adoption Month: 20 surreal photos of foster kids at play

November is National Adoption Month in the U.S., and photographer Rob Woodcox is helping foster kids act out their dreams in real life. As a former …

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

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10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

Jurassic Park

The World's Best Rooftop Bars

Because whether you're in Bangkok or Barcelona, there's nothing like a high-rise mojito.<p>Because whether you're in Bangkok or Barcelona, there's nothing like a high-rise mojito.<br>Plus, see the best new rooftop bars in NYC.<i><br>Via</i><p>Courtesy Grand Hotel de Bordeaux

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

National Parks

New 7 Wonders vs. Ancient 7 Wonders

10 Things To See If You Visit Ghana

If the World Cup has taught us anything about travel so far, it's that we're still not very well-versed in Africa's diversity.<p>Delta Air Lines caused a kerfuffle on Monday when, in a congratulatory tweet to the United States men's national soccer team, the airline included a photo of a giraffe to …

How to Tell If Roasted Coffee Is Good Quality

If you're bewildered by the array of coffee --- ranging from $1 per pound to $12 per pound --- here's one simple trick that will help you determine …

The Top 10 Coolest Caves Around the World

The deep, dark world of caves is fascinating. From caves that light up with the glow of millions of glowworms, to underground caverns stuffed with crystals bigger than the average house -- here's our guide to 10 of the coolest caves in the world!<p>1. Cave of Crystals - Chihuahua, Mexico<p>Know what …

'To Travel is to Live': 24 Quotes that Will Inspire You to Wander

Shares 1K<p>By Silvia Mordini<p>In the spirit of full disclosure, you must know I am an admitted travel addict and spiritual explorer. My life and the …

How To Set Your Outdoor Table

The art of dining alfresco as captured by some of our favorite designers and tastemakers to follow on Instagram.

Garden Visit: Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage at Dungeness

The space around this modest cottage in Dungeness, Kent, the former home of the multitalented filmmaker Derek Jarman (1942-1994), could be considered …

The Ultimate Manhattan Apartment for a 20-Something

Inside a client's first grown-up space.<p>For a woman in her 20s, Lilly Bunn designs a sophisticated New York apartment with glamorous color and details. Get 5 essential tips for your first apartment.

Interior Design

Banana Mood: 27 Yellow Dipped Room Designs

Yellow is lively and fun. It sparks a happiness as no other tone can and creates a free-flowing, effortless spirit. It’s amazing to welcome spring or …

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Articles about best small spaces on - Dwell

To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great …

Small Spaces

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Outdoor Spaces


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Home Tours

Articles about compact minimalist apartment slovenia on - Dwell

A transforming apartment in New York offers ingenious solutions for making the most of limited square footage.<p>Crosby Studios just cares about the essentials.<p>Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...<p>Slovenian …


Articles about minimal home narrow plot japan on - Dwell

A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New York.<p>These spare homes turn our minimalist …

São Paulo

Outdoor Lounge Design With A DIY Twist

Greetings, Decoist Readers. Kate here, and if you’ve been following my recent posts, you know that one of my top summer projects has been creating an …

Architecture Tale of Old and New: Inspiring Residence in New Jersey

Redesigned and extended by <b>Jensen C. Vasil Architect</b>, this inspiring four-story residence in New Jersey, United States exudes elegance and diversity. …