Hannah S

30 Added | 7 Magazines | 10 Likes | 3 Following | 3 Followers | @HannahS2oph | Keep up with Hannah S on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Hannah S”

Transgender woman elected mayor in India

Maddu Kinnar, 35, who previously made her living dancing on trains, is expected to be the first transgender mayor to avoid a legal battle<p>India has elected a transgender mayor.<p>Madhu Bai Kinnar – an independent candidate – defeated her opponent from prime minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata …

TLC pressured to cancel ‘My Husband’s Not Gay’

TLC is facing growing criticism over the decision to air “My Husband’s Not Gay,” a one-hour special slated to air on Jan. 11, which follows a group of Mormon men who, according to the network’s description, “are happily married and attracted to their wives, but they are also attracted to other men. …

Adrian Carton de Wiart: The unkillable soldier

<b>Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart was a one-eyed, one-handed war hero who fought in three major conflicts across six decades, surviving plane crashes and PoW camps. His story is like something out of a Boy's Own comic.</b><p>Carton de Wiart served in the Boer War, World War One and World War Two. In the process …

Winston Churchill

It's Cheaper To Rent A French Castle Than To Stay At Disney World

Planning a vacay on the cheap? Consider renting out a château grand enough to accommodate the entire family—extended and all!<p><b>Castle #1</b><p>14th-century La Chevallerie Château<p>Overlooking the plain of Le Mans, this 7 suite castle has everything from horseback riding paths to car racing tracks. If you're …

France

How Kate Middleton Does Glamping (PHOTOS!)

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's next stop on their Australian tour? Glamping. See the luxury accommodations below<p>The future King and Queen of England are currently fascinating the media with their whirlwind trip through Australia (as you may remember, prince George already took …

Kate Middleton

Now You Can Vacation Inside a Crane

The Netherlands is home to two industrial staples-turned-hotels. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.<p><i>Faralda NDSM Crane Hotel</i><p>The next time you're in Netherlands, forget about staying at an ordinary hotel and book a crane. The country is home to two crane hotels, Faralda NDSM …

Hospitality

Yes, A Treehouse Hotel Exists

You can stay in these modern tree rooms in Sweden. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.<p>If you dream of those days spent in your childhood treehouse (or wish you had one growing up), this hotel is the next best thing. At the Treehotel in Harads, Sweden, you can have your choice of …

12 Amazing Holiday Getaways Under $100

Get some R&R this winter.<p>Get some R&R this holiday season and stay at one of these budget-friendly accommodations. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.

The Pantone Hotel is Every Color Lover's Dream

Color company Pantone has opened a hue-filled hotel in Brussels. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.<p>Color-lovers, prepare yourselves — this is your dream hotel. Located in Brussels, Belgium, the Pantone Hotel was designed by Michel Penneman and Olivier Hannaert and has 59 guest …

Photographer Shoots Fantasy Portraits of Stray Dogs in Cyprus to Help Get Them Adopted

When photographer Stuart Holroyd moved to Cyprus in March 2014, he heard about a woman named Kayte Wilson-Smith who runs a small rescue center for …

23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

Northern Ireland

The 10 most elite vacation destinations in the US

For most people, a weekend getaway amounts to slugging beers at the beach or fishing at a nearby lake. And if you're really gonna splurge, you fill …

How to Pack Light Luggage for Vacation

If editing fashion has taught me anything, its how to pack in a carry-on and ensure everything inside works for any occasion on tap. I never check a bag, unless it's my skis, which ensures I'm never stuck without a toothbrush or bikini should my bag miss its connection.<p>How do I do this? Stick with …

Now You Can Vacation In A Real-Life Hobbit House

Are you a fan of The Hobbit and headed to Thailand for vacation? We know where you should stay.<p><i>AirBnB</i><p>Who wouldn't want to live like a hobbit? <i>The Fellowship of the Ring</i> painted Hobbiton as an idyllic land of green grass and merriment, the perfect place to kick back and relax (granted, you'd be …

Best of the Best in Photos 2014, Part 1

75 book ideas for Christmas, for everyone on your list (and we mean everyone)

<b>From the explorer to the weirdo, here are Globe Books’ plentiful holiday picks for everyone in your life</b><p>(© M. Sasek, from This is the World, Universe, 2014.)<p><b>For the explorer</b><p><i>The Canadian Geographic Atlas of Canada</i>, (HarperCollins, 304 pages, $79) Constantly confusing St. John’s and Saint John? …

Books

JK Rowling: I can't see why girls fall for Draco Malfoy

The Harry Potter author has revealed that she is 'unnerved' by the 'unhealthy fantasies' over Draco Malfoy from fans<p>Weeks after Harry Potter fans were told a <b>new Draco Malfoy story would appear online</b>, JK Rowling has finally delivered the goods: and with it, her own thoughts about Harry's Hogwarts …

26 True Stories That Prove Humanity Is Not All Bad

There's a lot of crazy shit going on in the world, and a lot of folks are quick to say that humanity is in a bad way right now. But is that really …

GIF Animations

Animal photos of the year 2014: Part 2 - Telegraph

Ornithology

How to: Turn Your Car Into a Camper

Earlier this year, I was awarded a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant to spend four months driving around the United States documenting nocturnal culture with my partner and collaborator, Kevin Weidner (who helped me write this piece), and our two dogs (check out my piece on late-night …

Our little house on wheels. #vanlife

National Geographic Travel

23 Incredible Benefits Of Getting More Sleep

We're always on the lookout for ways to transform our lives, but sometimes we forget that - along with exercise - there's another miracle drug within …

Project: Stamped Scarf

Keep yourself warm and fashionable this winter with a stamped scarf. The Inkadinkado website has all the details on how to stamp on fabric using …

Tutorial: Repurposed sweater tote

Tutorial: Repurposed sweater tote<p>Beth from The Renegade Seamstress shares a tutorial at eHow showing how you can create a chic winter tote out of an …

How-To: DIY Glitter Tights

Want to frolic around your New Year’s Eve party like a festive and sparkly holiday fairy? Check out this DIY glitter tights tutorial from Annalisa on Moustachic!<p>Fair warning: Tights stretch, and you will be working with glitter and adhesive, not woven-in sparkle fibers, so you should expect these …

How-To: Easy Ribbon Headband

Use your favorite patterned ribbons to create practical and super-cute DIY hair accessories with this easy ribbon headband tutorial from Mel at The Crafty Scientist.<p>These headbands would be great for both kids and grownups alike!<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.<p>[Via …

Waterclear Earrings Made of Plastic Bottle • Recyclart

en_US<p>article<p>Transparent, lightweight and clear earrings made of upcycled plastic bottle. Website: Cirrhopprecycle …