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Surreal estate: a 15th-century pile in Axminster

Grade I-listed Weycroft Hall in Devon comes with a stunning banqueting space that can seat 100 people

Vegetable Gardens

The 10 Best Photos from National Geographic's Earth Photo Contest

20 best Android apps and games this week

Google Photos, MixRadio, Periscope, Inbox by Gmail, Skiing Yeti Mountain, Biz Builder Delux, Lara Croft: Relic Run and more<p>Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, covering smartphones and tablets.<p>All these apps have been released for the first time – ie not …

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Why 1970s Summers Were Way Better

Crank up the radio in your Trans Am. Put on your terrycloth shorts/romper/shirt.<p>Grab your rainbow flip-flops and join me for a run through the sprinkler in the front yard, won't you?<p>Below are just a few reasons why my '70s summers were just the best.<p><b>1. Marathon banana seat bike rides.</b> I remember …

Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Clothing Finds

No time to page through thousands of eBay listings? Then just sneak a peek at my Weekly eBay Roundup of top vintage clothing finds.<p>This eclectic mix of designer and non-designer vintage clothing and accessories caught my discerning eye because of its uniqueness, contemporary feel and highly …

The teddy bear that went to war and then went viral

Five-inch teddy bear and his 89-year-old owner becomes internet sensation after his RAF exploits during the Second World War came to light<p>He is barely five inches high, with a stern little mouth and rather worn ears and paws – a scruffy little teddy bear that you would not give a second glance in a …

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Alaska ghost villages are recalled by Native elders and scholars in two new books

Alaskan maps are dotted with settlements that once thrived with businesses and families, names to which the ghostly word "abandoned" is attached in …

'The living walls': Russian artist breathes life into abandoned & shabby buildings (PHOTOS)

Dilapidated buildings and ramshackle structures in Russia and beyond are now wearing expressive faces, thanks to a talented young Russian artist. …

Modern Ghost Town – Motor City, Detroit USA – Strange Unexplained Mysteries

Americas newest ghost town<p>Detroit – The fastest growing ghost town in USA?<p>Once the cornerstone of America‘s industrial revolution, Detroit, at almost …

Ghost Town of Monte Cristo Snohomish County Washington

Monte Cristo located in Eastern Snohomish County northwest of Monte Cristo Peak.<p>In 1889 Joseph L. Pearsall discovered gold and silver bearing ores in …

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Haunting Beauty: Visit the Ghost Town of Bodie, California

<i>By Lauren Walser</i><p><i>Bodie is preserved in a state of "arrested decay" -- meaning everything stays just as it was when the abandoned town was acquired by the state parks department in 1962.</i><p>No one comes to Bodie, California, for the gold anymore.<p>That kind of traffic peaked in the late-19th century, after …

Seaside Ghost Town: The Abandoned Millionaire's Resort

<i>S</i>t. Tropez, Miami Beach, the Bahamas; imagine if the world’s most glamorous seaside resorts were abandoned overnight; the luxury hotels emptied of …

The Haunted Pod Village of San-zhi

<b>NOTE: The Sanzhi Pod Village was torn down in 2009.</b><p>Nestled along a short stretch of coastline in Northern Taiwan lies a strange complex known as The …

The Guide to the Good Life: Restaurants Hotels Lifestyle Reviews

Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Hospitality

East Haddam ghost town for sale again

Video<p>EAST HADDAM, Conn. (WTNH) -- An East Haddam ghost town has just come back on the market for a cool $2.4 million.<p>Johnsonville, known as a ghost …

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The Suburban Paris Ghost Town

<i>P</i>aris lies is the center of Ile-de-France, the most populated region in the country with more residents than Austria, Belgium, Greece, Portugal or …

Mediterranean Ghost Town: Craco Italy

Craco, Italy is a commune and medieval village located in the Region of Basilicata and the Province of Matera, about 25 miles inland from the Gulf of …

Florida's Beautiful but Inhospitable Springs

Mallory Dimmitt<p>Executive Director<p>Florida Wildlife Corridor<p>[00:03] The light is just peering in these shafts and it's really kind of otherworldly seeing these long strings of green algae with the light on them kind of dancing in the water.<p>When I'm sitting out on the water you did see a manatee swim …

Damien Hirst's Aerial Cityscapes Formed with Needles, Pins and Scalpels

<b>New York</b><p>Light glints off New York, Paris, Baghdad and fourteen other cities in <i>Black Scalpel Cityscapes</i>, the latest series by renowned UK artist Damien Hirst. These canvases may look black and white from a distance, but they're actually collages of steel surgical instruments and found metal scraps …

Emily Carr: Canada’s answer to Frida Kahlo

The Canadian artist Emily Carr grew up on the fringes of the British empire. She was a girl, from a deeply conventional family, thousands of miles from the galleries and museums of Europe and the American east coast, and shackled by the limited expectations and options that women of her class and …

Berlin named most 'fun' city in the world

<b>Berlin</b> has pipped <b>London</b> to the title of “most fun” city in a poll of travellers.<p>The German capital was among 1,800 cities ranked according to categories such as “bars”, “clubs”, “shopping”, “adult entertainment” and “activities”. Factors such as the average price of a beer, and whether or not …

How the cat went domestic: by working smarter, not harder, genes suggest

Domestication appears to have driven changes in genes associated with learning<p>The ordinary house cat, best-known for its sleeping habits and hunting prowess, is smarter than its feral peers, according to scientists who have mapped the cat's genome. An analysis of the the domestic cat genome …

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Female fashion photographers are as much a rarity today as they were when Frances McLaughlin-Gill became the first to sign a contract with <i>Vogue</i>, in 1943. Then 24, not only did she exemplify the young American woman the magazine was increasingly speaking to, but her work broke with the stilted …

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100 Terrific Tweed Fashion Innovations<p>InAisce Fall 2011 - Brooklyn-based label InAisce prepares for autumn with a locally produced collection of …

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Journal of a Nobody<p>Kenneth Frazier "Woman with a Rose", 1892 (USA, Symbolism, cent.<p>See more<p>Loving these surreal mixed media illustrations by German …

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'Sitzende Frau' (Sitting Woman) by Johannes Itten, 1919<p>See more<p>The Eavesdropper - Horchende by Johannes Itten<p>See more<p>Itten, Johannes - 1916 Group of …

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▴ Artistic Accessories ▴ hats, clothes, parasols in art - Dream Witness -Nathalie Levene<p>See more<p>The absence of the details of her face add to the …