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Why Do We Call Baby Deer Fawns?

If you've ever wondered about the names for baby animals ranging from swans to seals, read on for answers.<p>Can’t resist that kitten video? Don’t even try.<p>A 2012 study showed that watching cute animals boosts our productivity. (Related: When We See Something Cute, Why Do We Want to Squeeze …

Visit the Crossroads of Jerusalem's Most Unique Neighborhoods

A train stop connects—and divides—two different communities in the city, but residents rarely cross the tracks.<p>As the most populated and largest city in Israel, Jerusalem undoubtedly presents a patchwork of ethnic and religious diversity. Yet few spots better show the city’s cultures, colors, and …

Israel

Living with Plants: A Family Apartment in Taiwan

For a young family in an apartment with no outdoor living space in the Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung, Taiwan-based HAO Design designed an indoor …

Interior Design

The Most Incredible Medieval Castles in the World

Even if you never dreamed of being a prince or princess as a kid, it's hard to deny that there's still something incredibly romantic about a castle …

8 tricks for sleeping on a plane, according to a sleep specialist

Whether you're jetting from coast-to-coast or around the world, jet lag is a downright drag. A little background on the traveler's worst enemy: <b>"Jet lag occurs when we experience a desynchronization between our internal body clock and the external time clock of our destination,"</b> explained Natalie …

7 Ways to Deodorize Your Kitchen

<i>Written by Jae Vinson of Design OCD</i><p>Typically, you use baking soda in two ways: either as a leavening agent in baking, or to keep your refrigerator odor free. But there are so many other ways it can be used!<p>Let’s start with the basics: What exactly is baking soda? Baking soda, otherwise known as …

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Books

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Portuguese photographer André Vincent Gonçalves started out taking snapshots of colorful windows in his native Évora; his "Windows of the World" project has since grown—and gone viral. Gonçalves spoke to Conde Nast Traveler about the windows that inspire.

We're the Same Inside

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21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

Instagramming Around Taiwan

While traveling through Taiwan with AFAR Magazine and Taiwan Tourism, I recorded my initial thoughts and shared my favorite images through Instagram. …

8 Steps to Starting a Writing Habit That Sticks

<i>Originally posted on andrewdeyoung.com:</i><p>"I wish I could find the time to write more."<p>I hear this all the time. Everyone I meet wishes they could write more, it seems: some would like to write a novel, while others just want to blog more consistently or keep a personal journal. But between jobs, …

Book Review: 'Nothing Was the Same' by Kay Redfield Jamison

<i>Knopf. 208 pp. $25</i><p>"It has been said that grief is a kind of madness. I disagree. There is a sanity to grief, in its just proportion of emotion to cause, that madness does not have." So writes Kay Redfield Jamison, the clinical psychologist whose widely acclaimed 1995 memoir, "An Unquiet Mind," …

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Storm approaching at Liguria, Italy. Photo by Chiesi Gian Paolo

Apparently this is a close-up of the blood vessels in a human eye http://t.co/gQJOrfXIIF