Carrie Hawk

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Mindfulness Made Simple

“Mindfulness” has become a buzzword that is often misinterpreted. What is mindfulness? How can it benefit you?<p>Mindfulness is much more basic than …

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15 Furniture Makeovers You Need to Pin Now

There’s nothing we love more than a good makeover, especially when there’s vintage furniture involved. Do you have a vintage dresser you’re dying to breathe new life into, or an IKEA headboard you’ve been meaning to doll up? We’ve got just the makeover tutorials you’ll need to turn any old and …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

11 Surprising Uses for Kitchen Sponges

These sink-side staples are helpful all over the house. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>Sponges might be the best at cleaning spills and soaping up dishes, but if you confine them to your kitchen, you're missing out on their other hidden skills. These clever uses will have …

Learning Resilience From a Master

The last 10 years of Henri Matisse's life were far from what most of us would think of as joyful. His marriage was over, he was diagnosed with cancer and underwent a number of painful surgeries, and his beloved daughter was imprisoned and tortured by the Gestapo for aiding the French Resistance. …

14 Things You Must Have In Your Home For The Holidays

Everyone has their traditions, but the holidays aren't complete without these designer must-haves.<p><b>1. Fresh Greenery and Flowers.</b> Garland, firs, branches, mistletoe, seasonal flowers—it adds life to your home. "I always have lots of Potted White Amaryllis and Paper Whites at the beginning of the …

A Star is Born: DIY Foraged Christmas Tree Topper

For years, I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect star to top my holiday tree. Most, I’ve found, are either too big, too plastic, or too costly. So …

Christmas Trees

40+ Christmas Wreaths to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Deck the halls, doors and everywhere else.<p>A little Christmas crafting goes a long way. Start now and you'll have a holiday wreath for every door in your house.

How to Put Up Christmas Lights: 7 Essential Tips and Looks

Despite neighborhood peer pressure, you and you alone dictate the aesthetic direction of your home's holiday display. He who wields the extension ladder in subzero temperatures earns the creative freedom to decorate his yard however he pleases.<p>Despite neighborhood peer pressure, you and you alone …

Photographing TIME's Person of the Year in Africa, Europe and the U.S.

Foday Galla, 37, Ambulance Supervisor, photographed at home wearing a PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) suit, in Signb<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jackie Nickerson …

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Incredible French barn finds could fetch over $18M [w/video]

Heartbreaking Beauties On Display In Varying States Of Decay<p>We all dream about taking a drive and discovering the mythical barn find of a vintage Shelby Cobra or Porsche Speedster hidden way under a sheet, totally forgotten. An upcoming auction from Artcurial in France on February 6 proves that …

Heirloom Lets You Quickly Digitize Boxes of Old Family Photos Using Just Your Smartphone

If you’ve got storage containers-worth of old family photos sitting in an attic somewhere, a clever new app wants to help you turn those old, …

The Fog – Landscape Photography by Kilian Schönberger

The Fog, a photographic series of breathtaking landscapes.<p>Kilian Schönberger is a Cologne, Germany based photographer specializing in landscape and …

Landscape Photography

Hear Jennifer Lawrence's Haunting 'Hunger Games' Ballad

Katniss Everdeen's sorrowful song, "The Hanging Tree," from <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1</i>, is now streaming online. Jennifer Lawrence, who …

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11 Flower Hacks to Make the Prettiest Arrangement Ever

And instantly make any room look like a million bucks.<p><b>Jessica Marshall</b>, owner of <b>Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio</b> in <b>Las Vegas and New York City</b>, let us in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your home with beautiful flowers easy and simple.<p><b>1. Cut flower stems at a 45-degree angle one inch</b> …

5 Ways To Embrace Mindfulness At Work

You don’t have to get into lotus pose under your desk to be mindful at work.<p>Say “mindfulness” and here’s the image that pops up: Someone blissed out on a yoga mat, possibly with spa music playing in the background. In other words, it has nothing to do with the situation you likely find yourself in …

State of emergency: A year's worth of snow to hit New York over three days

<b>UPDATED, Nov. 18, 2014, 8 p.m. PT</b><p>Snow continued to blanket upstate New York into the evening Tuesday, with the National Weather Service's Buffalo …

7 Clever Uses for Dryer Sheets

This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>You probably already know that fabric softener sheets work wonders for getting rid of staticky hair, but that's not all they're good for. Here are a few more reasons to add them to your cleaning arsenal:<p><b>1. Make your shower door sparkle.</b>Skip …

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Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an internationally …

Frank Gehry

Asheville: The Paris of the South

<i>Image via Explore Asheville</i><p>When an area boasts over a 100 different types of deciduous trees and claims to have the longest and most beautiful fall foliage season, you know it has to be a colorful and amazing place to visit. When it comes to Asheville, NC you wouldn't be wrong at all.<p>Asheville, set …

Help Scientists Track Cosmic Ray Particles Using Your Smartphone Camera

Scientists at the University of California are looking to crowdsource their efforts to measure and track the unimaginable number of cosmic ray …