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Get Elected, Get Your Kids Rich: Washington Is Spoiled Rotten

A governor’s daughter is made CEO without a MBA. A senator’s son starts a hedge fund right out of college. Democrats have joined Republicans in the …

Up to Speed: Five Things You Need to Know on Syria

Christopher Dickey on the factions involved in the war, the U.S. objective, the real game changer, and more.<p>One way or the other, the United States …

The 65 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like Zara, without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive list of the …

Got An Occasion? Never Fear, Candela's Lookbook Is Here

Nothing says resort quite like flowy frocks and all floral everything. Lucky for us, Candela NYC's resort collection has all that and abag of …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Delta Millworks guides us through the art of shou sugi ban.<p>Taking …

Architecture

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From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...<p>The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid …

Architecture

Articles about week review 7 great reads you may have missed 8 on Dwell.com - Dwell

As Friday winds down and we await the three day-weekend with bated breath, take a few moments to enjoy the best of Dwell.com from...<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing pleasure, but with 50...<p>The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: …

Palm Springs

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

6 Summer Rugs We Love - Dwell

Aelfie is the eponymous vintage rug showroom and design studio of Aelfie Oudghiri, a 26-year-old whose passion for tapestries began at a very young age. The Bushwick loft that serves as her showroom hides an array of treasures, stacked and overlapped in the industrial space. In addition to her …

Summer Fashion

Articles about 7 modern getaways on Dwell.com - Dwell

Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to …

Palm Springs

Meccanica: Flexible Open Framework Kitchen Shelves

A lightweight metal framework system works in conjunction with washable fabric panels to create flexible shelving for the kitchen and other rooms in …

55 Charming Morocco-Style Patio Designs

Morocco is an exotic country in the Northern Africa which is distinct in its peculiar Eastern style. Moroccan style is very popular thanks to its …

Rebecca Solnit: California dreaming

'Move over, Joan Didion" was the headline on a profile of Rebecca Solnit published in her hometown newspaper the San Francisco Chronicle a decade …

The First 10 Works of Fiction You Should Read If You’ve Never Read a Book Before

Recently, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver told reporters that — while he has written more than 20 cookbooks — he had never read a whole book until …

Articles about first leed gold certified family home san diego on Dwell.com - Dwell

A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED certification has become the most widely-used third-party...<p>In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two California natives …

San Diego

How To Make Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Machine: An Easy, Foolproof Method

This method for making ice cream in a bag is very popular with our readers, but honestly, I find it to be a bit of a pain. I think I've found a …

Ice Cream

7 Best Hikes in the US

From coast to coast, there are endless trails to trek through some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes. Rugged and technical to smooth and …

Hiking

23 Books For Your Perfect Young Adult Summer Reading List

Wandering into the young adult section of your local bookstore is never something to be embarrassed about — even if you haven't actually been a teen …

I'm an everythingist – craving new experiences, but unwilling to put the work in

When I was pregnant, someone told me that she read Dostoevsky novels to her baby, both in the womb and after he was born. Apparently, at about two …

Daft Punk

<i>Photos by Nabil</i><p>Daft Punk are standing on a helipad overlooking downtown Los Angeles as fireballs make their sequined suits glisten with hot heat. It's a few days before this year's Coachella, where the duo's shiny new duds will premiere by way of a Jumbotron trailer for their new album, <i>Random</i> …

New Albums

The Best New Architecture

From ‘snow architecture’ in Austria to a Chinese theater that resembles a butterfly, see recipients of the 2013 Architizer A+ Awards.

Daniel Dennett: 'You can make Aristotle look like a flaming idiot'

Big thinkers make for big targets and they don't come much bigger, physically and intellectually, than Daniel Dennett. The tall, 71-year-old …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Ominous Storm Approaches

People like to take pictures of the sky — fluffy fair-weather clouds, sunsets shot with pinks and golds, great expanses of clear blue. But sometimes …

Italian Riviera

10 of the Greatest Cold War Spy Novels

Before his death, legendary crime writer Mickey Spillane entrusted the completion of his unfinished work to his longtime friend, Max Allan Collins — …

Love Hurts: A Kit to Survive any Heartbreak by Melanie Chernock

We’ve all had our fair share of heartbreaks throughout our lives and there’s nothing better than those tried-and-true items we take comfort in during …

Relationships

Tips, links and suggestions: What are you reading today?

One conversation in last week's thread was particularly pleasing to the books team: it was about the relative merits of Mohammed Hanif's The Case of …

15 Books You Should Definitely Not Read in Your 20s

The Internet (this site not the least bit exempt) is fond of telling you which books you should read. Particularly, it seems, when you’re in your …

10 Books to Read While You’re Waiting for ‘The Great Gatsby’ to Come Out

About a month from now, Baz Luhrmann’s much-anticipated film adaptation of <i>The Great Gatsby</i> will hit theaters, and try as we might to maintain a …

The Painted Landscapes of China Danxia

China Danxia is a UNSECO World Heritage Site and the name given in China to landscapes developed on continental red terrigenous sedimentary beds …

Articles about blue facade on Dwell.com - Dwell

Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>A 450-square-foot apartment in the Upper West Side needed to accommodate the resident’s working, entertaining, and resting needs,...<p>An …

Architecture