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The best architecture of 2016 | ArchDaily

The research project of Architecture of the VII Day is fascinating on so many levels, encompassing politics, spirituality, community, construction …

7 Pictures of shelves to inspire you for your home

Organizing and keeping the house clutter-free is the most challenging aspect of housekeeping. The only pieces of furniture that can keep it organized …

Concrete-and-glass house in Argentina is spare and beautiful

Casa GS is meant to be ‘timeless’<p>Argentina is no stranger to beautiful, Brutalist concrete architecture. Showcasing the country’s rugged landscape, these homes often marry the indoors and outdoors through massive windows and a flat, low profile.<p>Casa GS in rural central Argentina follows this trend. …

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

Fall in love with this luxury home in Ross, California

Today we will show you a beautiful <i>luxury home</i> in Ross, California, a project by Griffin Enright Architects, It is elegant and beautiful and it counts …

Decorating your house? Don't make these 7 mistakes!

Be it deciding on the wall palette, picking out a fabric for the upholstery or selecting the tiles for the bathroom, the job of an interior designer …

7 Fabulous DIY Weekend Projects to Add Style to Your Kitchen

Does your kitchen feel drab and boring? Are you looking for a way to add some class to the room? Then, you may be interested in a fun weekend …

The right paint color can visually declutter a space or help you sleep: An expert’s tricks

Painting is the easiest, least expensive and single most transformative tool in all of interior design. Paint can change the mood of a room and your perception of its size. It can spotlight overlooked details in your home’s architecture, and it can make blah furnishings spring to life.<p>That said, …

27 Modern Living Rooms Full of Luxurious Details Photos

As one of the most frequent gathering spots for family and friends, whether you're hosting a movie night or a cocktail party, living rooms should be welcoming and cozy—but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style. These living rooms from the <i>AD</i> archives embrace a minimalist, modern aesthetic to …

Britain has more coastline than Brazil – but which country has the most seaside?

Love to be beside the seaside? Then you won't be disappointed in the destinations that appear in darker colours on the map below – they can boast the longest coastlines in the world.<p><b>Canada</b> has the most coast of all - a staggering 202,080 kilometres, according to the CIA World Factbook - though the …

8 Easy Ideas to Give Your Small Balcony a Makeover - Meraki

It’s that time of the year when you can enjoy outdoors the most. If you do not have a garden or a backyard, or not even a terrace; you can still …

Magazine Storage: 12 Tables and Stools That Can Help Organize Publications

Keeping reading material close at hand<p>While coffee tables can be designed to store all kinds of things, some coffee tables—along with side tables and …

11 Ideas For Making A Room Feel Taller

Living in a space with low ceiling can be frustrating. If it isn’t decorated just right, the space can feel darker and smaller than it actually …

Interior Design

13 Style Lessons from the Best- and Worst-Dressed Men of the Week

Featuring Brad Pitt, Channing Tatum and Jay Z, among others.<p>From the wrong way to go monochrome to the right way to embrace summer whites, there's a lot to learn.

10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

20 Amazing Ideas For Complete Kitchen Remodel

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The Tiny Upgrade for a More Stylish Rental Kitchen

The one thing my rental apartment kitchen has going for it is that it's new. When the old tenants moved out, a team of contractors came and removed …

36 Inspiring Kitchens with White Cabinets and Dark Granite

Gallery featuring images of 36 Inspiring Kitchens with White Cabinets and Dark Granite counters that are sure to inspire any kitchen design into …

The mystery of India’s deadly exam scam

It began with a test-fixing scandal so massive that it led to 2,000 arrests, including top politicians, academics and doctors. Then suspects started turning up dead. What is the truth behind the Vyapam scam that has gripped India?<p>On the night of 7 January 2012, a stationmaster at a provincial …

Crime

Middle East luxury hotels: 6 that take opulence to new level | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Nothing succeeds like excess, as Oscar Wilde so rightly said.<p>These luxury hotels in the Middle East have taken that message to heart, putting together some of the most extravagant experiences that your money probably can't buy.<p>Even if you can't check in, you can check them out.<p>1. Emirates …

Travel

3 things Expedia has learned from analyzing airfare data

Expedia, the travel technology giant, has analyzed its trove of data to identify key trends in air travel.<p>The data was consolidated primarily from …

Flying

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Nature

80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …

Self-Acceptance

Gorgeous Hollywood Starlets (14 photos)

<b>Malin Akerman</b><p>Kayt Jones is a female photographer who knows how to shoot women. Her photos are not only unbelievably sexy, they have an innocence and vulnerability to them that could only come from within. It's apparent that there's an underlying trust that she's fostered with her celebrity clients, …