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Paul Lukez Architecture breaks ground on sustainable multi-use development in China

1/7<p>Paul Lukez Jindu Sustainable Pavilion lead<p>Paul Lukez and his team at Paul Lukez Architecture (PLA) are masters of sustainable design, and they’ve …

Architecture

'There's a lot of fakery': insiders spill on the dirty tricks behind wildlife photos

After a photographer lost an award for allegedly using a taxidermy anteater, colleagues describe cases of glued insects and trained tigers<p>The Brazilian photographer Marcio Cabral was stripped of a prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year award last week after judges noticed that the anteater …

Nature Photography

Why You should Travel to Ladakh in Winters

Winter’s here and travel plans are in the making. Any traveler will know that India has numerous terrific holiday destinations. But, if there’s one …

Ladakh

Food Blogger Jose Martinez Looks Back at His 'Best Of' 2017

Looking back at 2017, there were plenty of fine meals and liberating libations had. From a truffle pizza at Serafina to rich cannoli to decadent noodles, I relished trying new restaurants and bars, as well as revisiting venerable favorites. Along the way, a few special meals stood out among the …

10 Browser Extensions For Bloggers That Can Make You a Superstar

Blogging, though fun, can be a hell of a lot of work, can’t it?<p>There are always blog posts to edit, screenshots to capture, keyword research to …

Evernote

I Am A Gay Boy From Northeast India, And This Is My Story Of Pain, Hope And Survival

<b>By Jared Massar:</b><p>I am a Khasi-Assamese gay boy from Meghalaya and I am a Christian. My experience of ethnic and sexual identity is qualitatively …

A rainbow diet could be the key to perfect health

Feeling blue? Nutritionist explains why eating a RAINBOW diet full of different coloured foods could make you healthier<p><b>Nutritionists say eating a</b> …

Wellness

Apple CEO Cook breathes new life into old iPhones | Reuters

(Reuters) - By delivering solid financial results that beat Wall Street’s expectations for both revenues and profits on Thursday, Apple Inc’s CEO Tim Cook put to rest concerns that the company’s flagship device, the iPhone X, wouldn’t be ready in time for the holiday shopping season.<p>FILE PHOTO: Tim …

Tim Cook

8 Startups Trying to Make 2018 a Little Easier for Everyone | Inc.com

2017 is already coming to a close and it's time to start thinking about what's next. Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple get the headlines but there are millions of startups and under-the-radar businesses poised to do big things in 2018.<p>What I learned in compiling this list is that there isn't one …

Startups

This city is one of the most visited in Europe — and you’ve probably never heard of it

One of the fastest-growing cities in Turkey is among the most visited destinations in Europe — and you may not have even heard of it.<p>According to Euromonitor International's annual Top 100 City Destinations ranking for 2017, which measures international tourist arrivals in 100 of the world's …

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast Explores Our ‘Journey to Japan’ Series

<i>What new bourbon are we pumped about? Which hiking trail are we exploring? Why is the next supercar so cool? The Manual is a website dedicated to</i> …

Beards

'Everyone deserves to find love, including our brother'

THE brother and sister of a man with multiple disabilities have set up a website to help him find love.<p>Shane Walton was born blind and has recently …

How to write more than 10,000 lines of code by yourself

Programming, coding, development — whatever you call it, there’s a huge demand for all of the above in today’s world. More importantly, companies are …

Spinach, Kale, Brussels Sprouts, Oh My: 10 Tasty Ways To Eat Your Greens

Getting your daily fill of greens is easy when you have delicious recipes to turn to. From Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing to Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter, here are ten green vegetable dishes you’ll want to devour.<p>1. Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing<p>Want to summon your …

Idli: South India's favourite delicacy fast gaining universal appeal

<b>Mumbai, Oct 22 (PTI):</b> What better than starting the day with a plateful of idlis - the soft and fluffy round steamed savoury cake - served usually …

Indian Breads

Japan, and tea as a ritual of refinement

Every day before he meditated, Confucius would straighten his mat. It was a ritual that on the surface of it served no real purpose, at least not a …

‘He has been called a freak, a Halloween monster, ugly boy’: Mother of son with half a face reveals the heartbreaking daily abuse he suffers

• <b>Charlene Beswick's twin son Harry was born with Goldenhar syndrome</b>• <b><br>The rare condition has left him with a face deformation, including underdeveloped</b> …

Numb

The 20 best hotels in Europe in 2017

As part of the Readers' Travel Awards 2017, Condé Nast Traveller asked its readers to rate their favourite hotels across Europe that they had visited this year.<p>Each hotel was rated based on various factors including staff, location, and remarkability. The complicated selection process took into …

7 Kitchen Storage Ideas to Steal from Real-Life Tiny Houses

(Image credit: Dwell)<p>While most of us probably couldn't stand the idea of living in a tiny house, we can all stand to take some ideas from these …

Explore Your Favorite Movie Worlds Through Beautiful, Hand-Painted Maps

See the geography and plots of Star Wars, Princess Bride, Lord of the Rings and more laid out from start to finish on these hand-painted maps.<p>Illustrating everything that happens in an action adventure movie like <i>Star Trek</i> on one page is like playing Tetris, according to artist Andrew DeGraff, who …

Star Trek

Learn About These 5 Gut-Friendly Fermented Foods From Different Asian Regions! - One Green Planet

Long before probiotics hit the mainstream food scene and solidified themselves as <i>the</i> trending ingredients in the microbial sphere, people all over …

I was already an organized person, and writing my to-do list at night has still changed everything

For years, I started my day the very same way: I'd sit down at my computer and jot down my lengthy to-do list. Everything was listed there—the projects I needed to complete, the emails I needed to answer, and those little reminders that have a way of mysteriously falling out of my brain.<p>I assumed …

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Wild Bird Trust presents this week’s selection for the Top 25. This week we have some well-known birds such as the Greater Flamingo and some birds …

Birds

How to figure out what's worth your time and money — and what isn't

There are many parallels in running a business and running your life— especially when it comes to deciding whether to throw time or money at solving a problem. The there is a catch in knowing when and how to value your time over money.<p>For example, when you're young and you don't have a lot of …

Entrepreneurship

Types of Momos You Should Try If You Are in Delhi

Delhi

Strange and beautiful things under a microscope – in pictures

A competition, now in its 43rd year, dedicated to showcasing the beautiful and bizarre as seen under a light microscope attracted over 2,000 entries from 88 countries. Here’s a selection of the winning and commended images from the 2017 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

Photography

Fascinating new book reveals the most interesting spots to drink in on every continent (and yes, including Antarctica)

• <b>Drinks connoisseurs Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley scoured the globe in a bid to create their book, Straight Up</b>• <b><br>The tome features six sections</b> …

Comic Books

2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

National Geographic has opened its annual photo contest for 2017, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 17. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $7,500, publication in <i>National Geographic Magazine</i> and a feature on National Geographic’s Instagram account. The folks at National …

These Are The Most Beautiful Streets And Neighbourhoods in the World

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