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Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

The UK’s best house of the year is a funhouse full of tricks

Richard Murphy’s personal residence has plenty of surprises up its eaves<p>And the Royal Institute of British Architects’ 2016 House of the Year is the Murphy House, by Richard Murphy Architects. Built as the architect’s personal residence in Edinburgh, the playful, truly whimsical home, with its …

An Instagram star with more than 150,000 followers quit his office job to travel around the world

A man plays a guitar in Lisbon, Portugal — one of Hinton's many travel stops.Allan Edward Hinton<p>Allan Edward Hinton has always been fueled by wanderlust. He traveled far and wide in his late teens and early 20s, but after an eight-year stint in London, he was ready to start exploring again.<p>Hinton …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Scientists are using origami to build nanobots

One of the world’s oldest art forms could inspire some particularly futuristic technology. In a paper published in Nature today, a team of scientists from Cornell University showed how origami influenced designs for atom-thick graphene objects that could one day be used in nanotechnology.<p>The …

Nanotech

20 best new iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest new iPhone and iPad apps and games. All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of in-app purchases.<p>You can read the previous Best iPhone and iPad Apps roundups for more recommendations, but if Android is your …

Apps

Your New Ride To Space

You don’t need a rocket to leave Earth. There’s a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.<p>When Alan Eustace lifted off into space from the New Mexico desert this past October, it was with a quiet whoosh, and a slight jostle of his harness. The 57-year-old computer scientist …

Space Travel

Stunning Body Paintings Glow under Black Lights

Artist John Poppleton continues to utilize the human body as a canvas when painting stunning landscapes that glow under black lights. From summery African savannas to energetic lightning storms, the body painter has the ability to capture various mesmerizing scenes on the curves of the human …

Digital Art

Articles about five-best-audio-products-market-today on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative imagination is a key ingredient in timeless, luxury designs.<p>Here at Dwell, we love music.<p>With its community market initiative, PPS reinvents the public square on the international scale.<p>Although we shouldn’t admit it, the Dwell reception area doesn’t always resemble the best of modern …

San Francisco

Illusional Sand Art Looks like a Hole to Another Dimension

Artists Constanza Nightingale and David Rendu (former founding member of 3DSD) have continued their tradition of creating eye-popping sand art by designing an illusive, beach-based “hole” to another dimension. Using alternating squares of sand and white seashells, the imaginative pair designed an …

Art

This Philadelphia Castle Loves All Decor Trends Equally

Contemporary? Traditional? Quirky? It's all of the above.<p>If you came across a castle — even one in suburban Philadelphia, like this stunning $19.5 million estate — you'd probably make some snap judgements about its interior design. Impressive stonework, heavy drapery, and ornate molding are typical …

12 Ideas For Attic Kids' Rooms

Limited on space? Transform your attic into a playroom, a bunk room for the kids, or both! This collection of brilliant spaces are proof that an …

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

New Zealand's 10 most unforgettable beaches

With 15,000 kilometres of coastline, New Zealand is heaven for beach-lovers. Its diverse shores dish up everything from lazy days and blazing sunsets, to active adventures such as swimming, kayaking and surfing. Finding a great beach is easy; to find an unforgettable one, read on…<p>Ninety Mile …

Stress caused by bitter rivalry led to premature deaths of leading 19th century composers, study suggests

Competition from just one extra composer working in the same city reduced longevity by more than two years, research showed<p>Real jealousy, rivalry and bitter competition - the themes of some of the greatest classical music and opera - may have shortened the lives of leading composers.<p>Stress from …

Flute

12 Timeless Paint Colors That Will Never Go Out of Style

Home Decorating

The World's Best Cruise Ships for 2015

The winners of the 2015 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards have been announced, naming the best cruise ships of the year, based solely on member reviews posted to the Cruise Critic website.<p>Disney Cruise Line's Disney Dream was named Best Large Ship; this is the third year in a row a Disney ship …

9 Places That Are Surprisingly Cheap This Year

(Photo: Peter Zelei/Getty Images)<p>Call it the year of the bucket list. A strong dollar in destinations around the world is making this an amazing time to go farther and do more for much, much less in 2015. Find great value around the globe -- from usually pricey destinations like Japan and France to …

Letters: Trip to Antarctica? Phenomenal

I was excited to read Eddy Hartenstein's article on Antarctica to see whether the writer shared our views ["South of Everything," Feb. 15].<p>When I retired, my wife and I decided to visit both poles. In 2010, we traveled to Antarctica on the National Geographic Explorer. It was so phenomenal that …

Antarctica

Beautiful Moon Phases Calendar

If you've ever wanted to keep track of full moons and new moons, there's now this art print that can help. Designer Christy Nyboer of Little Lark has created this simple yet beautiful calendar that you can hang on your wall. Coming in several different styles, like platinum on white, gold on white, …

Posters

Unique Cutouts in Roof of Louvre Abu Dhabi Create Patterns in Light

The architectural beauty of the Louvre Abu Dhabi art museum will soon complement the incredible works to be housed inside. Designed by the renowned architect Jean Nouvel, the building is currently under construction, located on Saaydiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates. It will be the first …

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Baked Alaska with a Lighter! How to Make Baked Alaska Ice Cream Cake

Foraging the Futuristic Recycled Fruits of the Fungi Mutarium

As someone with a deep curiosity for the weird and wonderful world of fungi, the Fungi Mutarium concept by Livin Studio is what I’d call the perfect …

Designers Works Over Ten Years to Complete Gorgeous Grand Piano of the Future

Hungarian pianist Gergely Bognyi recently gave the classic grand piano a makeover with a futuristic twist. The Bognyi Piano presents a sleek two-leg design that looks like a sideways “V” in profile. The streamlined style offers practical benefits: Supporting the piano with two legs instead of three …

Flute

Adorable Children Use Everyday Household Items to Form Elaborate Scenes

Jan von Holleben creates whimsical scenes of a kid-friendly world with adorable children and props formed from everyday household items. His small, energetic subjects lie on the floor surrounded by objects such as pillows, kitchen utensils, sports equipment and cardboard boxes. The scope of his …

Cute

Live The "Real Housewife" Lifestyle For $4 Million

One of the show's New Jersey stars is selling her opulent digs.<p>Teresa Giudice is one of the most notorious "Real Housewives," starting with that whole table-flipping incident and ending with her pleading guilty to several counts of fraud. So of course, back when she was living large (and racking up …

The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong

If you find yourself tossing soggy celery and mealy tomatoes in the trash all too often, you're not alone. No one gives you a guidebook on how to store food properly to prolong shelf life and flavor. So, it's no surprise that the average American throws out more than 20 pounds of food per person …

Traffic Light That Lets You Play Pong with Person on the Other Side Officially Installed in Germany | Colossal

<p>Back in 2012, a trio of interaction design students from HAWK University unveiled a concept for StreetPong, an interactive game of pong installed at …