Arshad Khawja

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Advances in pain relief technology welcome to millions of chronic sufferers

Pain is a natural response that’s associated with disease or injury. It’s the body’s way of telling the brain that something is wrong and needs to be fixed. Without pain, you wouldn’t know to remove your hand from a scalding pot of boiling water. But there’s a difference between acute pain and …

50 foods to try before you die

Ice Cream

10 simple, easy gin cocktails

Prosecco cocktails are all the rage these days - but for those of us with a soft spot for Mother's Ruin, nothing beats a gin cocktail.<p>Whether you want a drink that's long or short, refreshing or sweet, gin is the perfect spirit.<p>Bramble<p>One for when you see the first blackberries appearing in the …

12 designer-picked sofas for every budget, and people with pets and kids

Buying a sofa requires a strong knowledge of self, says Amy Rutherford, owner of furniture and home store Red Barn Mercantile in Alexandria, Va.“The …

Home Decorating

Underwater Photographer of the Year: Award-finning images from our oceans

The winners of the prestigious 2017 UK Underwater Photographer of the Year Competition have recently been announced and the winning photographs will …

Why it’s important to read aloud with your kids, and how to make it count

One of the most important things parents can do, beyond keeping kids healthy and safe, is to read with them. That means starting when they are newborns and not even able to talk, and continuing well beyond the years that they can read by themselves. Study after study shows that early reading with …

Kids

30 Beds and Headboards that Bring Color to the Bedroom

We always emphasize on the fact that your bedroom must reflect your personality, offer a soothing and peaceful sanctuary and should be draped in …

Interior Design

Keeping Rooms Are the Best New (Old!) Trend Your Home Needs Now

It'll solve your biggest hosting annoyance.<p>Anyone who's hosted a party, knows it's the chef that usually gets stuck in the kitchen making all the food. Meanwhile your guests are hanging in your living room and sipping on your signature cocktail. Bummer, we know. But it doesn't have to be that way. …

Jameson: Break from tradition and let transitional décor revive your room (Part 1)

We all know someone (and don’t rule yourself out) who once decorated a room, or a house. And then it stayed that way, and stayed, for years. Decades. …

Home Decorating

Very Surprising Tiny House by Mizuishi Architects Atelier

This cottage, built near to a river, in a small triangular space, is brilliantly organized inside, proving an incredible sense of proportions and …

7 Interior Design Trends That Will Help Your Home Sell

And the two that turn buyers off, according to real estate experts.<p>If you're looking to sell or remodel your home in 2017, listen up: The real estate agents at Redfin have rounded up seven design features and materials that you should consider installing to get the most bang for your buck on the …

Cozy Family Home Artistically Blends Modern And Traditional

Every family has its own idea of how a perfect home should be like. For a family from Switzerland, the perfect home was designed by wohgelmuth & …

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

10 Ideas For the Minimalist Bathroom of Your Dreams

Possibly one of the most important rooms in your home—a sleek and simple bathroom can easily be aesthetically pleasing without sacrificing functionality.<p>Whether you choose to install a statement bathtub, re-tile the space, or a perfect mirror, the following tips can help keep you on track for …

Interior Design

$299K gets this spacious two-bedroom in Hyde Park

Get a lot of bang for your buck with this large two-bed, two-bath unit<p>For $299,900, you can claim this large two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit in a classic art deco-era building on South Hyde Park Boulevard as your own. The unit sports heaps of windows allowing in plenty of natural light and brightly …

Arctic Ice Isn't Doomed Yet—Here's How to Save It

Crazy warm winters haven't pushed Arctic ice beyond a “tipping point.” Every ton of CO2 we don't emit saves 32 square feet of it.<p>During the long, sunless Arctic winter, temperatures normally plunge far below zero; sea ice thickens and spreads. But throughout most of 2016, conditions in the Arctic …

Trump lashes out at federal judge who temporarily blocked travel ban

President Trump on Saturday morning ripped into a federal judge's decision to temporarily block enforcement of his controversial travel ban.<p>"When a country is no longer able to say who can, and who cannot , come in & out, especially for reasons of safety & security - big trouble!" Trump posted on …

Tesla Motors Wins Title: World's Ultimate Renewable Energy Giant

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has ambitions that reach far beyond the road and electric cars. Much of the world already knows the luxury car brand …

How Vancouver got its housing bubble under control: a lesson for cities like London and San Francisco

Good news Londoners, Stockholmers, and San Franciscans: Vancouver may have solved one of your toughest problems. Last year, the Canadian city topped UBS’s Global Real Estate Bubble index, a ranking of cities most at risk of being in a property bubble; the bank said Vancouver’s housing market was in …

Canadian Real Estate

The scary implications of Trump’s Prayer Breakfast speech: Destroying the line between church and state would be terrible for LGBT people

Trump may have kept his anti-LGBT executive order sheathed, but the Johnson Amendment may now be in play<p>After days of speculation that Donald Trump would announce an executive order striking at the rights of the LGBT community, the POTUS was surprisingly silent on the subject at the National Prayer …

Global Demonstrations Over Trump's Policies Heat Up Amid Anger Over Travel Ban

Protesters and immigration attorneys rallied at airports from coast to coast Saturday to welcome in previously barred travelers — part of larger demonstrations around the globe aimed at President Donald Trump's policies.<p>In front of a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, about 30 people …

Donald Trump

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Climate Change Is Giving Us 'Pre-Traumatic Stress'

Scientists on the front lines are speaking out about how their climate data drives despair, but these emotions may also be the most potent force for change.<p>On January 6, "rebel meteorologist" Eric Holthaus sent a series of 15 tweets describing how he was coping with feelings of despair in the face …

Self-driving boats will soon be setting sail

Move over, self-driving cars - self-sailing boats are here. "Autonomous systems can take on dangerous or dull tasks," says Commander Peter Pipkin, …

The U.A.E. Sets Its Sights on Biggest Solar Farm Ever

The U.S. solar market has moved away from massive solar farms in recent years, favoring smaller developments that plug into the grid a little more easily. But international markets aren't shying away from giant solar projects, particularly in desert locations.<p>The latest headline-grabbing project is …

Renewable Energy

LED light bulbs are a smart upgrade whether or not they’re ‘smart’

Allow me to enlighten you about illumination<p>Lighting my home is something I only ever think about fleetingly — usually while replacing a blown-out halogen bulb — but this past week I discovered LED light bulbs and, well, I’m sorry I’m so late to this cool party.<p>Unfortunately, LED lights have been …

Kitchen Flooring Ideas That Are Unforgettable

The floor may not be the first thing you think of when planning your new kitchen — but that doesn't mean a floor can't make or break a kitchen. Here …

Kitchens

Here’s How Much People Spend on Kitchen Renovations

<i>Originally published by Real Simple.</i><p>If you’re thinking about taking on a kitchen renovation project this year, you might want to look at these …

Home Improvement

Fossilised Protein Has Been Discovered Inside a 195-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bone

This is an incredible discovery.<p>When scientists uncover bones and other hard objects from the ground, they can sometimes find scraps of organic …

10 devices you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017: Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others

Here are 10 devices like Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others that you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017.<p>You could end up breaking …