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Living with Houseplants: Four Years Later in a Brooklyn Apartment

The first time we visited Summer Rayne Oakes in 2013, the wellness author and houseplant enthusiast was living in Brooklyn with more plants than we’d …

Plants

Luxurious solar home wraps around a sloped green roof

Architecture and landscape unite in the MeMo House, a solar-powered home in Buenos Aires built to maximize green space. Located between infill …

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New York City

The government nearly junked art history but scientists have shown that scanning, fixating and lingering on a canvas has a dramatic effect on the brain<p>Just when we thought we were going to lose art history A level, the government recently announced a reprieve. As Anish Kapoor said: ‘Art and art …

Art

Polish Artist Splatters National Gallery’s Staircase With Paint And It Looks Absolutely Beautiful

Zacheta, Polish National Gallery Of Art, is a place which combines modernity with history. Usually, it holds exhibitions, but painter Leon Tarasewicz …

Art

How To Be More Like Frida Kahlo, As Told By Frida Kahlo

In honor of the Mexican painter's birthday, some life advice from the icon herself.<p>Let’s face it: We all wish we could be Frida Kahlo. She was a feminist before her time, incorporated indigenous and national Mexican symbols into her art with complete authenticity, and kept up a passionate -- if …

Minimalists in Japan take simple living to new extremes

<b>A growing number of young Japanese people have emptied their apartment to a point that appears nearly unlivable -- and they love it.</b><p>In 1899, Edwin …

Minimalism

Art Nouveau - History and Legacy

June 23, 2016<p>Deeply invested in contemporary art, Widewalls magazine aims to provide a unique experience for its readers in form of in-depth and …

The Forgotten Material That Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Painter Tomo Campbell on finding beauty in imperfection

A Central Saint Martins graduate, former artist-in-residence at the English National Ballet, and briefly a model for Dior, Tomo Campbell is undeniably a talented artist who doesn't strive towards perfection in his art but finds joy in its flaws. This month, his debut show <i>Held On The Tips Of Fingers</i> …

Did You Know That Barcelona…

It’s true that Barcelona is famous for its sunny blue skies, stylish Mediterranean vibe, and quirky architecture, but did you […] The post Did You …

Post Impressionist Artists That Live Through Their Art

Paul Cezanne - The Father of Us All<p>Who better to start our list than the great <b>Paul Cezanne</b>, considered the ‘father of us all’ by the famous Pablo …

7 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Can't Find Success

Think back to when you were in high school. Do you remember that person who stood out amongst the class? That guy or girl everyone thought would change the world?<p>They got straight A's on their report card and were praised all the time. People would talk about the things that person would go on to …

A medieval castle – that floats?

St Michael’s Mount, located half a mile south off the Cornish coast, can be accessed on foot – but only at low tide.<p><b>Fraternal forts</b><br>Many travellers have heard of Mont St-Michel, the fortified medieval monastery perched on an island in Normandy, France, that you can walk to when the tide is out. More …

Watch This Makeup Artist Flawlessly Transform Her Face into Famous Paintings

Her face is her canvas.<p>If you ever find yourself in need of proof that makeup is its own spectacular art form, look no further than Lexie Lazear's gorgeous Instagram. Every look the makeup artist and wig designer posts is as stunning, magical, and colorful as the last — but recently, Lazear has …

Makeup

5 Stunning Hotels That Were Once Palaces

We often get caught up in the new and now when it comes to choosing a hotel, but sometimes it’s worth taking a look back at more unapologetically lavish times. Traveling in style used to mean opulent, over-the-top glamour and romanticism, not sharp, modern, and buzzy. This summer is prime time to …

Royal palaces you can visit

Lawrence of Arabia: New play tackles man behind movie image

<b>The picture most people have of the writer TE Lawrence is the version of him in David Lean's film Lawrence of Arabia. But that was more than half a century ago and playwright Howard Brenton thinks there are things to say about Lawrence which make him relevant today.</b><p>Lawrence was part artist, part …

Art History Books You Must Read

The Books that Shaped Art History: From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss<p>This pioneering volume is a concise and brilliant study of the …

10 of the best places to stay in Europe this Spring

Why wait until Summer to get away this year? The Spring can be the perfect time to get away – often that little bit quieter outside of the main …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

National Parks

The first Muslims in England

<b>Sixteenth-century Elizabethan England has always had a special place in the nation's understanding of itself. But few realise that it was also the first time that Muslims began openly living, working and practising their faith in England, writes Jerry Brotton.</b><p>From as far away as North Africa, the …

Important and Not-So-Important Things I Want to Tell My Kids, From A to Z

<i>Raise your hand if random things pop into your head at 2 a.m. that you want your children to know. (Hold on, let me put my hand down, because it's hard to type this way.) I've compiled some of mine and hope you might add your own advice in the comments.</i><p><b>Aging:</b> Two of the greatest things about …

Someone found these two huskies abandoned at a dog park with the saddest of notes

HelloGiggles may receive compensation for some links to products and services in this email. Offers may be subject to change without notice.<p>TO …

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Here's How Restaurants Manipulate Menus To Make You Spend More Money

Americans are spending more on eating out than ever before, and restaurants are doing everything they can to up the bill. Professionals known as "menu engineers" work to increase the amount of money consumers will spend by looking at the profitability, placement and popularity of certain items.<p>Last …

الوطن أون لاين ::: وليد فتيحي ::: نعم.. العبقرية تعلم

اختلف حوله علماء النفس والفلاسفة منذ أقدم الأزمان، هل هو متوارث فطري أم هو مكتسب بيئي؟ هل هو إلهام؟ هل يولد به الإنسان أم أنه ثمرة العمل والجد …