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Top 10 Photoshop Plugins for Web Designers in 2016

Photoshop wasn’t created as a web design tool, but no one bothered telling us web designers that. Luckily, here are 10 plugins to <b>make Photoshop do to</b> …

Ordos, China's largest ghost town - the abandoned city that's an architectural marvel - CNN Style

Written by Stephy Chung, CNN<p>Once intended to accommodate over one million residents, the new town of Kangbashi in northern China is today home to just one-tenth of its projected population.<p>In the early 2000s, Chinese government officials poured over $1 billion into the development of the city, …

19 Free Website Design Tools

There are plenty of free tools and resources to help with your website design, whether you’re just looking for a little flare or you want ...

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Mimi Zeiger on design, density and her new book 'Tiny Houses in the City'

Architecture critic and author Mimi Zeiger grew up in Berkeley with a Bronx-raised mother who she says had no patience for driving her anywhere.<p>So it's no surprise that her latest book, "Tiny Houses in the City," (Rizzoli, $29.95) focuses on creative pint-sized homes that are wedged into densely …

10 Essential Female Architects – Page 11

<b>Denise Scott Brown</b><p>Denise Scott Brown’s name is linked to husband and partner, Robert Venturi. The duo designed buildings for Yale University, …

Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she leaves behind a host of landmark structures …

Our Top 10 Exercises to Tone Your Butt

Hip-Lift Progression<p>This is an awesome way to relieve tension in your lower back and work your butt at the same time. (A cushy mat will keep your …

Beauty Addicts Share Their Favorite Makeup Organizers

When my plethora of lipsticks and gossamer falsies are finally in place after a good organizing session, it's like slipping in the final piece of a …

You Can Stop Looking For The Perfect Face Oil (We Found It)

<i>In this series, we'll spotlight one better-for-you-beauty-buy every week that not only does what it promises to do but that also upholds the green,</i> …

30 Fresh new Photoshop tutorials from 2016

The key to success and evolving your design skills is always constantly seeking out new ways to evolve those skills. One of the best ways is learning …

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p><b>’</b><b>Appy days: Tell us your favourite travel app in the comments below</b><p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a …

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Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Tokyo, Japan

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the local bites.<p>From day to night, culture and cuisine come together in tantalizing <b>Tokyo</b>. As you experience stunning shrines and bustling markets, bright lights and big-city skyscrapers, take …

The future's tiny: Japan's microhomes craze – in pictures

Japan has exploded with jutaku – gravity-defying microhomes often crammed into skinny plots on leftover land. Architect Naomi Pollock travelled from Tokyo to Kawasaki to Sapporo to photograph the jutaku gems that put the boring old A-frame to shame

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This Might Be The Easiest Way To Lose 10 Pounds Yet

<i>By Kasandr Brabaw, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>When you want to lose a few pounds, you generally do two things: change your diet and hit the gym. But researchers have found another, easier way to slim down that doesn't require an ounce of sweat.<p>Drinking two glasses of water before …

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What To Eat And Drink To Help Your Digestion

Nothing's fun about constipation 💩<p>We all get a little stuck sometimes.<p>Constipation can be caused by a host of things: A poor diet, a poor exercise routine and often stress can all contribute to discomfort on the toilet.<p>In most cases, adding a little extra fiber to your diet can help get things …

Take A Peek At The World’s Coolest Cabins

The popular Cabin Porn Tumblr is now a gorgeous coffee table book.<p>City-dwellers have been idealizing remote cabin life since well before Thoreau penned <i>Walden</i>, but our current hyper-connected, productivity-obsessed lifestyles have made the quest for calm feel especially pertinent. It’s the …

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The Best New Ways to Book Your Flights

Innovative new apps are one-upping the online travel tools you already know and love. And they’re about to make planning trips faster, easier, and …

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

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Top Adventure Travel Trips 2014

Venture to the most pristine and exotic location on earth, mingling with penguins, seals, and whales on the last continent of Antarctica. Quark …

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8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

10 Foods to Help You Lose Weight Without Feeling Hungry

A group of nutrition experts name "superstar foods" on 10 types of foods because they contain enzymes and properties help to reduce weight along with …

Exhaled Pounds: How Fat Leaves the Body

When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled.<p>In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and …

The 5 best ways to lose belly fat

Repeat after me: "Crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub," says Chris Piegza, training manager at …