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Wood Blocks Painted And Carved | Art Decoration Design

Wooden Blocks Carved and Painted Artist Victoria Wagner works with giant items of reclaimed wooden sliced into geometric varieties and painted to …

Art

Here's Proof That L.A.'s Chinese Food Scene Is Now Superior to New York's

But that's not all. Since last fall, three more Shaanxi-style places have opened in the San Gabriel Valley. Shaanxi Gourmet opened a second location, …

Study Finds Which Stage Of Vacation Gives The Largest Boost Of Happiness

Discover when you are most happy while planning your vacation, and learn how you can best achieve happiness through the entire holiday experience.

Happiness

A Lesson In Minimalism From The Dalai Lama

What does the Dalai Lama keep in his small red bag?<p>My favorite story about the Dalai Lama was from an article in <i>The Globe and Mail</i> in 2002. The Dalai Lama travels the world frequently, teaching people about Buddhism and the plight of the Tibetan people. A man without many possessions, he always …

Dalai Lama

8 Underrated National Parks That Will Leave You Speechless

National Parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, or the Grand Canyon are rightfully some of the most famous destinations in the U.S. They're iconic and …

National Parks

Facebook

During my competitive cross-country running days it wasn’t uncommon for me to run five miles at five o’clock in the morning and another nine miles at …

San Diego

Climate change could alter the chemistry of deepwater lakes and harm ecosystems

In an age of rapid global population growth, demand for safe, clean water is constantly increasing. In 2010 the United States alone used 355 billion …

Israel's greenest building produces more energy than it consumes

Green architecture may still be somewhat of a niche in Israel, but the country is making a noteworthy push towards weaving more eco-conscious …

Design

Men's Health: How To Get Your Six Pack Back

While your main goal might be to crunch or plank your way to redefining your mid-section, you may want to make eating healthy your first priority to achieving six-pack abs. It is not unusual for men to hit middle-age and notice more weight around their waistlines. This may occur due to a decrease …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Books

A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You

Some people may be dimly aware that Thailand's chilies and Italy's tomatoes — despite being central to their respective local cuisines — originated in South America. Now, for the first time, a new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops …

Agriculture

The Red Road: Picturing Modern Native American Identity

<i>The powerful set of portraits at the basis of this project were selected as a finalist in the LensCulture Portrait Awards</i> <i>2016</i>. <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 39 of the winners and finalists.</i><p>The "Red Road Project" is a collection of photographs and stories exploring the relationship between …

C.F. Møller's Proposal for the Örebro Timber Town Blurs the Line Between City and Nature

C.F. Møller Architects and C.F. Møller Landscape, in association with Slättö Förvaltning, have won the competition to design a new residential …

Design

New Mexico has the most impressive skies in the US

I HAVE LIVED IN northern New Mexico for the better part of the past two decades, in part because the night skies are reliably clear and dark more …

This Fashion Editor's Italian Wedding Makes Kimye's Nuptials Look Bargain Basement

The Italian stylist returned to her roots for her seaside nuptials to Swedish realtor Oscar Englebert on Friday, June 10. Here's a peek inside the boisterous and extremely stylish wedding weekend.<p>The bride wore a custom dress with embellished corset and a <i>major</i> train.<p>For the wedding rehearsal, the …

Paradise Now

Project info<p>Paradise Now explores how urban fantasies and construction function as expressions of nationalistic ambition, blurring the line between the natural and artificial within the hypermodern city.<p>Paradise Now is driven by my ongoing curiosity into the human condition, and a desire to …

Architecture

A Graphic Designer Redesigns a Movie Poster, Every Day

The 'A Movie Poster A Day' challenge delivers a graphically-pleasing box office of visuals.<p>Synthesizing a passion for film and an ability to follow a stringent schedule, Peter Majarich has embarked on a personal mission to redesign some of the most well-known movie posters. The Sydey-based designer …

This ‘Star Wars’ Sushi Is So Well Done, Eating It Would Break Your Heart

I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating… And it gets <i>everywhere</i>. But sand is necessary because beaches are near water, and water holds fish. As we know, fish are the main ingredient to sushi and sushi is one of mankind’s greatest creations. Even Anakin Skywalker likes sushi, and that …

Minimalist desert house by Ibarra Rosano Design Architects

Contemporary new home in desert with long, low profile, bridge walkway, pool, open-plan living by Ibarra Rosano Design Architects<p>Minimalist desert …

This $1.5 billion PC gaming company's first US store stole some of the spotlight from the new Apple Store in San Francisco

Razer is a company that makes PC game equipment for hardcore gamers.<p>Although relatively unknown to nongamers, the Southern California-based company enjoys a truly cult-like following, often being called the "Apple of the gaming industry." In its last round of funding, Razer was reportedly valued at …

San Francisco

Florence exhibits examine the art-fashion dynamic

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Italy's Renaissance capital, Florence, is reclaiming its centuries-old role as an incubator of the interplay between fashion …

Art

Meet Cambodia's Underwater Bomb Squad

The UXO salvage diver team lines up ahead of a sea swim for training on the island of Koh Rong off the coast of Sihanouk<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Charles Fox<p>1 of …

The Dalai Lama begins his exile

In 1959, the Dalai Lama fled Tibet and made India his residence-in-exile. He was 24 years old.

Hinduism

World's best food festivals: 14 for the true foodie | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — This story was originally published in May 2016.<p>(CNN) — Seems everywhere has a food festival these days, or at least an excuse to sell overpriced paper bowls of pulled pork in a tent.<p>For the dedicated diner, the standard shindigs are unlikely to satisfy. They're after something …

Festivals

The world's longest pizza – in pictures

The world’s longest pizza was made in Naples and is 1.8km long. It took 250 pizza makers six hours and 11 minutes. They used 2,000kg of flour, 1,600kg of tomato sauce, 2,000kg of mozzarella cheese, 200 litres of oil and 30kg of basil. The pizza made it into the Guinness World Records, and was …

Italian Food

Iran's travel hotspots – in pictures

Iranian photographer Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji has spent years capturing mesmerising pictures of Iran. The photos take us from downtown bazaars and ornate bath houses to luscious green fields and neverending deserts

Deserts

Auschwitz mug reveals jewellery hidden 70 years ago

Staff at museum in Poland discover gold ring and necklace hidden by death camp prisoner in false-bottom mug<p>For more than 70 years, the rusting enamel cup held its secret: a gold ring and necklace wrapped in a scrap of canvas, hidden beneath a false bottom.<p>Now the pieces of jewellery have come to …

History

His wife was in pain, and he couldn’t afford her meds. So he killed her, deputies say.

William Hager had some coffee Monday, he told investigators.<p>He reached out to his daughters.<p>Then, he phoned 911.<p>“I want to apologize, I didn’t call earlier,” the 86-year-old told a deputy who responded to the scene that afternoon, according to an arrest affidavit. “I wanted to tell my kids what …

Crime