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This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.<p>Does gambling on horse racing seem like a good career path? For a college dropout from Pittsburgh who spent years figuring out how to increase the odds, it became amazingly …

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

Free: 12 Common Construction Details Fully Modeled in SketchUp

Great architecture is nothing without carefully considered details, and no one understands this better than the architects and engineers of the International Masonry Institute (IMI). That’s why they have created an extensive series of typical construction details, each fully modeled and freely …

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

A Hypnotic Infinite Model Train Loop that Travels Rapidly in Either Direction | Colossal

<p>Model train enthusiast James Risner decided to turn several toy locomotive sets into a contemporary kinetic art installation of sorts by creating an …

How To Make Powdered Booze At Home

Fluffy like confetti and just as liquorous as the bottled stuff<p>Some truths we rarely question. The sky is blue. The sun rises in the east. Cocktails are wet. But a new product, called Palcohol, aims to crumble our everyday expectations. It's an alcoholic beverage -- in powder form. Carry a …

Shred Belly Fat with This “Metabolic Complex”

Use this cutting-edge training technique to speed up your workout—and your results<p>When it comes to getting lean, there are no shortcuts. You have to do the work. But there are ways to get better results in less time.<p>David Jack, creator of <b>The Men's Health 60-Day Transformation</b>, has found your edge: …

Stop Stress in 60 Seconds

These 3 stress-busting strategies could save your life<p>Severe stress can do more damage than just turning your hair gray and making you shorter. (It's true. Stress actually shrinks you. It's just one of the <b>Weird Things That Stress Does to Your Body</b>.) People with chronic stress have a 59 percent …

40 Foods with Superpowers

Popping a daily multivitamin might be worthwhile as "health insurance," but let's face it: Eating real food is a lot more fun than gobbling supplements. Besides, you can get most, if not all, of the nutrients essential to good health by selecting the right combination of foods. You just have to …

A Creative Brick House Controls the Interior Climate and Looks Amazing

• 1 |<p>This home, completed in 2014, sits on a 90 square meter (968 square feet) plot with 140 square meters (1507 square feet) of floor space, including …

Taking Pictures: A Cute Animated Short About Love and Photography

Animator and photography enthusiast Simon Taylor created this short animated film titled “Taking Pictures.” It’s a cute little story of two …

Cook Rice Differently To Reduce Its Calories

Researchers say it can curb obesity in countries where rice is a staple<p>Rice, the base for cuisines all over the world, contains a lot of starch. That makes it delicious but also high in calories. While that may a boon for people who struggle to ingest enough calories each day, it’s becoming a …

Nutrition

A Look at Creative Food Packaging

This too shall pass asks whether it is reasonable that it takes several years for a milk carton to decompose naturally, when the milk goes sour after …

Why Indian Cuisine Breaks All The Flavor Science Rules

Everything we Westerners thought we knew about flavor pairing was recently turned on its ear by a study of the delicious and contradictory jumble of sensation known as Indian cuisine.<p>But let’s step back a minute and look at how we decide what tastes good. Why do we choose certain flavor combos and …

Articles about how induction cooking works on Dwell.com - Dwell

Considering taking the induction cooking plunge? We've broken down how it works in four steps.<p>Can’t stand wasted heat in...<p>Ian Tattersall, curator emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, says that some anthropologists believe that we tamed...<p>What if anyone could set up a cafe or a bar …

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If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Immune System

The Teapot, Reinvented

Paul Loebach’s science-inspired design is a serious upgrade over traditional teapots.<p>Most teapots are big and bulky and fit so awkwardly in your cabinet, you’re resigned to just leaving them on the counter. Paul Loebach‘s Ora Teapot, on the other hand, looks like something you might find in a …

Try Peeing On These Walls And Your Pee Will Bounce Right Back

It’s late, you’re a drunk dude, and you really have to pee. There isn’t an open restaurant or bar in sight, so naturally, you find a tucked away corner on the street on which to urinate. Except this time, things don’t go as planned. Your pee splashes back. It’s the revenge of the city street.<p>This …

Articles about atypical modern home southern california on Dwell.com - Dwell

If good fences make good neighbors, then Shino and Ken Mori are the best neighbors ever.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...<p>Our latest stop in the …

Southern California

Articles about smaller texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.<p>Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...<p>Texas is known for propagating a "bigger is better" attitude.<p>A family matriarch enlisted an …

Architecture

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

Drink Like a Man

This winter, do yourself a favor: Learn to love scotch<p>Gentlemen, we live in the age of vodka. Yes, vodka: the spirit that aspires to be like water. No offense to vodka drinkers, but if you ordered booze that tasted like something, maybe you wouldn’t need to put cranberry juice in it. Meanwhile, the …

A Decanter Evolved

Cleverly called “Incanter,” this hand-crafted hybrid decanter/infuser is made from lead-free crystal, with a borosilicate rod that capably holds your …

This Movie of Marble Being Quarried is Truly Mesmerizing

When Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani set out to capture the carefully orchestrated process of extracting marble from a quarry in the Italian Alps, he had some pretty wonderful material to work with. Gigantic blocks of marble are carved out like enormous sugar cubes, cleaved from the …

Top Trainer Is “Shocked” By How Hard This Exercise Works Your Abs

Forgotten what a deep abdominal burn feels like? Try this and work your abs harder than you thought possible<p>If a deep abdominal burn—from your workout, not a hot wings binge—is a distant memory, it’s time to exterminate your regular core routine.<p>That lack of soreness means that your abs likely …