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The Healthiest Memorial Day Foods At Your Cookout

If you're out cleaning your grill in anticipation of this weekend, you aren't alone. Memorial Day is the second-most popular holiday for barbecuing, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association. And while everyone likes to celebrate, some health-minded folks hear the word "barbecue" and …

On the Red Couch with Remodelista's Julie Carlson

On the Red Couch with Remodelista’s Julie Carlson<p>Inside Flipboard / May 3, 2013<p><i>Julie Carlson is the doyenne of closets, cabinet poles and</i> …

A Sense of Volume And Love For Wood: Modern House in Portland

Wood is one of the fine materials that never go out of trend. It’s an inspiration for all architecture enthusiasts out there because it’s both modern …

Fragments of Nature and Nostalgia Reflected by Charming Family Home

The design team at 3+1 architekti developed a charming residence for a family who feels a strong connection with this beautiful land in Va?ov, the …

Inviting Retreat in Switzerland Opening Up to Fantastic Views: House Weinfelden

Located on a challenging sloped terrain with extensive views over the town of Weinfelden in Switzerland, this mountain family home “coated” in wood …

High-Tech and High-End Apartment in Warsaw by Republika Architektury

Situated on the top floor of a modern building near the center of Warsaw, Poland, this contemporary loft was especially designed for rent by the team …

Cool Startup Tech Office Of The Week: Kayak

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>7 |<p>8 |<p>Though suitably compartmentalized, Kayak’s headquarters, rather than feeling closed off, come across as a fundamentally open …

11 Luxurious Traditional Kitchens

• 1 |<br>• Source: 3ddd<p>The overly textured cabinetry in a warm finish adds a warmth to the space while 4 x 4 white tiles set on the diagonal at the …

Dynamic Duplex from Pulltab Design

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>7 |<p>8 |<p>Richly elemental in their approach to materials, the design team has taken pains to incorporate bronze, steel and walnut, and …

16 Brilliantly Lit Interior Visualizations

• 1 |<p>A Ukraine pizzeria features charming accents of natural stone tile, green wood pickets, exposed air ducts, and multi-layered tables.<p>2 |<p>A summer …

Homes with Indoor Ponds

• 1 |<br>• Architect: RichardHO<br>• Photographer: Vineyard Productions<br>• Via: Arch Daily<p>2 |<br>• Architect: SAOTA<p>3 |<br>• Via: Dwell<p>4 |<p>5 |<br>• Architect: Studio Mumbai<p>6 |<br>• Source: The …

Workspaces with Views that Wow!

Source: Home Designing <br>The conventional wisdom also says that a change is as good as a holiday. However, not all professions allow for the mobility …

A Unique Addition to the Global Property Market

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>7 |<p>8 |<p>The glass paneled accordion doors open into an expansive space that has quite literally turned the concept of open plan …

Visualizations from Triple D Designs

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>7 |<p>8 |<p>Advertisement<p>Get Free Updates by Email Or Facebook<p>...AND GET THIS EBOOK FREE<p>9 |<p>10 |<p>Both modern and contemporary design …

10 Extraordinary Bedrooms

This collection features some outstanding bedrooms that we have had the pleasure to gaze upon and dream about recently. A challenge is extended to …

Nordic Interior Design

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>7 |<p>8 |<br>• Visualizer: Hoang Minh<p>This image marks a shift in concept due to a shift in designers. This, and that which is to follow, is …

Living Rooms Alive with Inspiration

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Styron Alenka<p>2 |<br>• Visualizer: Anh Le<p>3 |<br>• Visualizer: Cesar Vazquez<p>4 |<br>• Visualizer: Alexander Gurevich<p>Unlike those that came before it, this …

Kitchen Cabinetry in a New Light

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>7 |<p>8 |<p>In a departure from a sleek façade that has not the need for handles, the cabinets featured in this image are altogether more …

Vietnamese Visualizations with Commendable Concepts

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>Subtle repetition is evident with these first few images depicting open plan kitchen, dining and entertainment areas. The basket-like …

It Takes an iVillage

Inside Flipboard / May 6, 2013<p>Launched in 1995, iVillage is the <i>grand dame</i> of women’s sites. Like so many dotcoms born during the Web’s infancy, only …

A Market For All Seasons in Thailand

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Thailand is a pleasure for the senses. Tourists come from around the world to visit the nation’s gold-adorned temples and sample its delicious cuisine. Each new attraction is better than the last.<p>Though there are many ways to see Thailand, touring markets is one of the best …

10 Great Cooking Classes Around the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Want to explore local culture in a new way on your next trip? Sign up for a cooking class.<p><i>Here are our recommendations for ten of the best culinary workshops in the world:</i><p><b>1. The Madrones (Philo, California)</b><p>The workshops at the Madrones pay homage to tried-and-true locals …

The 10 Best BBQ Joints in America

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>In the land of the free and the home of the brave, nothing tickles the taste buds quite like barbecue. BBQ capitals like Kansas City and Memphis are well represented on our list, but America’s love affair with smoked meat is quite clearly a national preoccupation.<p><b>From sea to</b> …

Reader Recs: World’s Best Chocolatiers

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The best thing about the digital age is dialogue. We’re not here to tell you what we think you need to know; we’re here to start a conversation — to ask you for your input, to learn from your experiences and expertise, and to share that local insight with the world.<p>Some of …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here are ten of the best chocolatiers in the world.<p>Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a …

The Best Holiday Teas in London

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Nothing bad can happen at afternoon tea. On the occasional dreadful day when everything seems to be going wrong, I head straight for the teapot to sort out any problems. After sipping a cuppa and nibbling on flaky scones and lemon-drizzled cakes, even the biggest grumps have …

15 Signature Sandwiches in Cities Around the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Last week, our <b>Food Fridays</b> story was all about the Cuban sandwich and its roots in Tampa, Florida. Inspired by the idea of the “signature sandwich,” we started itching for more. We asked you to share the sandwich that makes your city sing, and you answered (and made us drool …

The Best Cake in Vienna

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Browsing in the gift shop of Vienna’s famed Cafe Sacher, I resist the cookbooks, magnets, robes, and teddy bears. But I can never resist buying an Original Sacher-Torte, a dense but delectable chocolate cake made with a thin layer of apricot jam and a rich chocolate glaze, …

The World’s Best Pâtisseries

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Are you salivating yet? Wait for it….<p><b>1. Sweet Lady Jane</b><i><br>8360 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA</i><p>This upscale bakery makes some of the best lemon meringue tarts, flourless chocolate cake, and cheesebread in the U.S. The decorated cakes are both visual and culinary …