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34 Homes That Inspired Us in 2016 Photos

What makes a house a home? Is it a living room with an ocean view or a kitchen ideally conceived for entertaining, a modern layout that allows for an airy, open flow or discrete rooms that lend historical charm? <i>AD</i> editors have seen plenty of gorgeous, pin-worthy residences over the last year, but …

Interior Design

16 secrets to a perfect home

Before we get started here, don't forget that one man's perfect is another man's nightmare, so perfection is relative, but we think we've found some …

Home Decorating

Trump names Haley, a foreign policy novice, as envoy to U.N. | Reuters

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump on Wednesday named South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a former critic with little foreign policy experience, as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations at a time of uncertainty over America’s international role under his …

ISIS leaders may flee Mosul as their ranks are decimated

<b>Qayyarah Airfield, Iraq (CNN) —</b> US military officials expect that senior leaders of ISIS may try to flee Mosul, the capital of ISIS' self-styled caliphate in Iraq, as their control of the city comes under attack from Iraqi forces, backed by the US.<p>ISIS leaders will likely take women and children as …

Leonard Nimoy’s 1920s Manhattan Apartment

The Star Trek actor and his wife, Susan, called on designer Rosemary Peck to supervise the renovation of their residence on Central Park West<p><i>This article originally appeared in the April 2002 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>One day in the late 1960s a woman recognized Leonard Nimoy in an airport and …

Leonard Nimoy

Britain committed to European foreign policy, security - Johnson | Reuters

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Britain is committed to European foreign and security cooperation even though it is preparing to leave the European Union, its foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, said on Friday as he arrived for talks with other EU ministers.<p>British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives his …

New portraits that reflect the changing face of Britain

Not satisfied being confined to the four walls of a gallery space, the <i>British Journal of Photography</i>, in conjunction with JCDecaux, has taken to Britain’s streets to install 100 portraits that reflect the multifaceted nature of the country, titled <i>Portrait of Britain.</i><p>“Public art works well when it …

7 Effective Ways to Tame Your Negative Thoughts

What you tell yourself every day will either lift you up or tear you down.<p>It's one of the most destructive forces you'll ever have to face, and it's inside your own head.<p>It's that negative, judgmental voice telling you <i>you're not smart enough</i> or <i>you don't work hard enough</i> or <i>you don't deserve to</i> …

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

'If we Etonians think we're special, it's because the world thinks so, too'

Look at them, just look at them: 11 teenage boys in suits and ties, posing for the camera. They could be any sixth formers anywhere, except that these boys are lounging around the Kremlin like they own the place.<p>Now here they are shaking hands with Vladimir Putin, man to man, looking him in the eye …

14 photographs that reveal the beautiful symmetry of life on Earth

New York City

Edward Snowden’s Long, Strange Journey to Hollywood

The summer light was fading to gold near Red Square as Oliver Stone maneuvered through the lobby bar of a five-star Moscow hotel last year. He walked past the marble staircase and the grand piano to a table in the back. A group of businessmen in suits lingered nearby. Stone grimaced.<p>“I think we …