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15 Stylish Houseplants That Actually Thrive In Low Light

Hard to kill, easy on the eyes.<p>(Be cautious if you have pets, though — some of these can be toxic.)

5 Brain Exercises to Strengthen Your Mind

What Can You Do to Strengthen Your Mind?<p>While you might know that you need to exercise your body, did you know that it might also be important to …

The Brain

Here Are 99 Of The Most Popular Movies Of All Time – How Many Have You Seen?

Don't @ me about the list, I didn't make it.

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

Soundtracks

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes palm trees and glaciers (not to mention four languages to call them by), and some of Europe’s most modern …

European Travel

51 Best Color Sites for Designers—Updated!

Get featured in PRINT’s all-new book when you win a Regional Design Award!Fire up your bookmarks: These are 50 of the best color sites for designers. …

Capturing Central Asia's rugged, stark beauty

<b>(CNN) —</b> We were sweaty, hungry and covered in dust as we left the Bartang Valley on another bluebird day in the Pamir Mountains.<p>After a spectacular, but exhausting, two-day hike under the blazing August sun, it was a relief to finally settle in under the shade of the van for the ride back to …

Birds Sleep in Giraffe Armpits, New Photos Reveal

Nighttime camera trap images from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania reveal giraffes acting as "bed and breakfasts," scientists say.<p>The best way to guarantee breakfast in bed for some small African birds is falling asleep on your dinner plate—even if it's a giraffe's armpit.<p>Scientists have long …

Travel Photography

Children struggle to hold pens because of excessive use of iPads, claim experts

Children are struggling to use and pencils because the excessive use of touchscreen phones and iPads is damaging their dexterity, specialists have claimed.<p>Paediatric doctors, handwriting experts and orthopaedic therapists are warning that although youngsters can swipe a screen, they no longer have …

Touchscreens

18 Fantastic Permeable Facades

Recently, a new trend in architecture has emerged: Several of the latest projects highlighted by <i>ArchDaily</i>, including some winners in the Building of …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Eco-Friendly Insulation Offers Thermal Performance, Sound Absorption and Fire Resistance at the Same Time

With the aim of promoting more efficient ways to isolate and protect building envelopes, the Chilean team Rootman has developed Thermoroot; a …

Biodegradation

2018 Windows and Doors Trends You Should Know

Windows and doors play a prominent role in adding more style and aesthetics to your home’s overall appearance. Even a small change in their glasses, …

The World's Most Romantic Adventures

You're guaranteed to get some action on these heart-racing trips.<p>Grab your partner, lace up your matching boots, and summon your wild kindred spirits to take on these romantic adventures around the world.<p>Whether you prefer unmatched access to Earth’s most interesting species, a wintry cross-country …

National Parks

10 Playgrounds With Modern Twists

Playgrounds have followed the same architectural playbook since they premiered in the 19th century—a few swings, a slide or two, and maybe some monkey bars.<p>As research proves to show how important these communal spaces can be for childhood development, the need for mindful redesigns have become …

Young Architect Guide: 21 Pieces of Candid Advice for Emerging Architecture Professionals

Samantha Raburn is a newly licensed architect at Stantec Architecture in Plano, Texas. Her blog, The Aspiring Architect, recounts her journey to become qualified and acts as an insightful guide to all those following a similar path into the profession.<p>It is a scary thing to go from architecture …

New super-thin film acts like "air conditioner" for buildings

Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a thin, artificially structured “metamaterial” that can cool objects without the use …

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

Old Hay Barn Converted To A Modern Guest House Filled With Light

It used to be just another old hay barn. It didn’t really have a purpose anymore. Then, in 2016, someone decided to make something out of it. That’s …

11 Foods That Shouldn't Ever Need An Expiration Date

You might be throwing out perfectly good food.<p>The expiration date food system is confusing. Not only is there more than one date to try to understand ― best-by, sell-by, etc. ― but a lot of times those dates can be totally off. And consumers aren’t sure how to read them, so a lot of good food gets …

M2 Premium Videos

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 June 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>May 25, 2018<p>Hitting Neon’s platform on June 28 is the hit show Billions. A complex drama which dives deep into the …

Fair Trade

Amazing Balloon Sculptures of Animals and Insects by Masayoshi Matsumoto | Colossal

<p>Forget your run-of-the-mill cutesy balloon dogs and crowns twisted at kids birthday parties, Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto (previously) …