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How To Design The Googleplex Of Schools

Alexandria, Minnesota’s new high school could teach your so-called “open office” a thing or two.<p>When the city of Alexandria, Minnesota, asked community members what they wanted in their new high school to be like, they replied, “like the Google campus.” So they hired John Pfluger of Cuningham Group …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

Articles about renovated farmhouse northern italy on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country.<p>Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and...<p>A design team builds a minimalist abode with curving interior walls on the site …

Why Personality Is A Better Predictor Of Success Than Intelligence

When it comes to academic achievement, intelligence is an important factor -- but it is certainly not the only, or even the most important, factor.<p>According to a new Australian study, <i>personality</i> is a better predictor of success in school than intelligence as measured by traditional standardized …

Illustrator Christoph Niemann’s Quirky Visual Experiments Shared on Instagram Every Sunday | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist and illustrator Christoph Niemann sees the world a little differently. You might recognize his covers for the The New Yorker, …

How to Make Italian Ice at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Italian ice is just the thing to cool down summer's sweatiest days. Thanks to Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest, you don't have to stop at</i> …

Cowboy Bark: Trader Joe's Copycat Recipe

Cowboy Bark: Trader Joe’s Copycat Recipe<p><i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Have you tried Cowboy Bark?<p>If you haven’t, don’t even start. It’s so addictively …

No Ice-Cream Machine? No Problem! 12 No-Churn Ice-Cream Recipes

<b>You don't need an ice cream maker to concoct a delicious icy treat! Whether you're in the mood for creamy or fruity, we've got you covered with our easy no-churn recipes. What are you waiting for??!</b><p>No-Churn Mint-Chip Ice Cream<p>Condensed milk is the secret ingredient behind this frozen dessert's …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

5 Ways to Tell Your Story at Home

(Image credit: Pablo Enriquez)<p>Think about this: if someone you didn't know was left alone in your home, what impressions about you would they come …

Articles about cape town creative duo forges unique approach furniture design on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking the reigns as 2014’s Design Capital of The Year, Cape Town is happening.<p>A view-filled waterfront penthouse in Cape Town, South Africa, turns to natural elements for design inspiration.<p>Early Work is driven by an instinct to subtract and simplify.<p>Growing up in southeastern Wisconsin, Vincent …

9 Outrageous Homes For Rent

Looking for a unique vacation? For your next getaway stay in one of these over-the-top rentals<p>Looking for a unique vacation? For your next getaway stay in one of these over-the-top rentals

Creative Home Renovation with Chic English Country Style

Modern renovations and restoration projects often tend to infuse homes with a touch of sleek contemporary charm that balances the old world appeal …

Stylish Scandinavian Apartment in Murmansk

• 1 |<p>This first image gives us a beautiful overview of the open apartment and it’s bright white walls and ceiling.<p>2 |<p>Accessories like a chevron stripe …

Articles about modern wooden frame retreat france on Dwell.com - Dwell

Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of...<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s …

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The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

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When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture,...<p>Designer Jennifer Siegal’s own house is a modest 1920s Spanish bungalow on the leeward side of busy Lincoln Boulevard in Venice,...<p>A few weeks ago I attended a press event …

6 Classic, Mad Men-Inspired Cocktails to Serve at Your Next Party

Try these fun new takes.<p>Classic cocktails made with whiskey, bourbon, rye, and gin are more popular than ever. Get to know them again, then try these fun new takes.

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Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

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Vege-Table Cutting Boards by Alessandra Baldereschi

Posted by<p>Home Furnishings Main<p>View Photo Gallery<p>here<p>It’s soup-making season and these fruit and vegetable shaped wooden cutting boards with colored …