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Head to Arkansas for What May Be America's Coolest Art and Design Hotel

Architect Deborah Berke designs a modern retreat in Bentonville, Arkansas, for 21c, a hotel mini-empire blending art, design, and hospitality.<p>Located on the northeast corner of the Bentonville town square and a short walk to Moshe Safdie's Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 21c Museum Hotel …

The five (new) pillars of workout wisdom

Hang on, you're not still doing HIT interval workouts, are you? That was last year! Exercise science moves on, and we move with it. Here are five fresh topics that are currently roiling the waters of fitness research, along with my predictions of where they're headed:<p><b>PAIN VS. EFFORT</b><p>Vigorous …

Every Formal Portrait You Should Take at Your Wedding

*If there's one must when it comes to your wedding photography, it's portraits. These are the pictures that stand the test of time, after all! But, overwhelmed with choices — from first look, to getting-ready shots and candids at the reception &,dash; the number of portraits you should take, and of …

Astronomers Spy "Bullet" Galaxy Blasting Through Other Galaxies

A speedy space collision rips gas from a fast-moving galaxy.<p><b>What's New</b><p>A distant galaxy pierced another group of galaxies like a bullet, astronomers report, in a cosmic collision some 1.4 billion light-years away.<p>Observations from Europe's XMM-Newton X-ray space telescope reveal that the bullet …

Universe

Foods that Induce Insomnia

Because I've been having a little trouble with insomnia, I am writing one post a month on the topic.<p>By reading about and then writing about insomnia, …

He Took His Skin Off for Me: Watch Ben Aston’s marvelous short film (VIDEO).

The premise of Ben Aston’s latest short film, <i>He Took His Skin Off For Me</i>, is self-explanatory: to satisfy his girlfriend, a man peels off his …

30 Days, 30 Ways: Savor More Seafood | Williams-Sonoma Taste

All throughout January we’re bringing you <b>30 Days, 30 Ways to Good Health</b>, a series of easy strategies for overall wellness (and because we love food, it’s focuses on the foods and cooking techniques to add into your life instead of what to take away.) Read on for our latest eat well strategy: savor …

Food tax would fund public health, say councils

<b>The Local Government Association is calling for a fifth of VAT raised on unhealthy foods to go back to councils to fund health and leisure facilities.</b><p>The organisation says councils do not have enough money to tackle the obesity crisis once other services, such as sexual health clinics, are paid for.<p>…

Rocky Balboa just punched me: The neuroscience behind our tears, fears and flinches at the movies

We know we’re at the movies, but sometimes jump, bawl and squeal anyway — and genius brain science explains why<p>"Rocky II." It’s round 15 of the rematch between Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed. The two fighters are beating each other into hamburger. As the final round builds, the camera pulls in close …

The Age Of The Crisis Of Man

By Richard Marshall.<p>Once upon a time, and for a very long time, knowledge was one thing amongst others in the world. Then a miracle happened and now …

Pictures From Our Favorite Pet Instagram Accounts

Clutter, clutter, clutter

Clutter....it's a very scary word! It's one of those words that we all know what it is, even kids know! We all have it in our houses, too! Everyone …

Caroline Seikaly Talks Fashion, Celebrities and Motherhood

You probably have seen <b>Caroline Seikaly</b>'s designs, either worn by well-known celebrities like Hayden Panettiere and Madonna, or from her fashion shows …

Iwona Blazwick: 'I could have bought a Damien Hirst for a thousand quid'

The Whitechapel Gallery director, and most important woman in British art, Iwona Blazwick reflects on her four-decade rise – including the day she discovered Damien Hirst<p>Iwona Blazwick is talking about the first time she saw a piece of work by <b>Damien Hirst</b>. Blazwick was a young curator at the</b> …

Why the Entire U.S. Weather Satellite System is at Risk

New report finds our next-generation weather satellites are threatened by budget overruns, blown deadlines, and mismanagement.<p><b>Members of the House Committee on Science</b>, Space, and Technology are worried about the future of U.S. weather satellites, which may include a gap in coverage that could …

Cyber-attacks

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Home Decorating Trends Through the Decades to Keep—and Skip

Source: iStock<p>Looking back at what each decade brought us in terms of interior decorating can help people decide how and where to begin. This article …

The Broke Girl's Guide To Healthy Eating

<i>This article was originally published on April 26, 2016.</i><p>Yes, it's true that health food can be staggeringly expensive — especially if it's something …

Healthy Eating

See how black hairstyles have changed in the last 100 years

Last year, a video from Cut.com showed us in only one minute how hair and makeup has changed for women in the U.S. in the past 100 years.<p>Now the site has released a new version of their beauty history lesson, with black hair. The video, titled "100 Years of Beauty: Marshay," after the model …

grow onions from seed, with seed breeder don tipping of siskiyou seeds

SICK OF SPENDING BIG on onion and leek transplants? Master growing those edible <i>Allium</i> from seed, and also learn a bigger lesson: about the powerful …

The Best Moments of Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2014

America’s largest design event celebrates its most successful year yet.<p>In its new home in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center, Dwell on Design 2014 was abuzz with more than 31,000 attendees, 400-plus exhibitors, and over 200 presenters. On Friday, June 20, the show kicked off with a …

A few words of wisdom for prospective parents

Are you really ready to start a family? Take this test…<p>Here’s some sage advice for anyone thinking of starting a family sometime soon…<p>First, some key …

azuma makoto iced flowers exhibition sets plants in an inorganic space

jan 18, 2015<p><b>azuma makoto iced flowers exhibition sets plants in an inorganic space</b><br>images courtesy of azuma makoto<p><b>the ‘iced flowers’ exhibition</b> …

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

Design color trends<p>We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.

Interior Design

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …

Workouts

Patrick Stewart’s Bad Airplane Etiquette, Nancy Grace’s Debate Skills, and More Viral Videos

<b>5. Twins Come Out To Dad</b><p>When a child comes out to a parent, it’s obviously a massive moment for all involved. Rarely do others get a look into the …

The End of the Partisan Divide Over Climate Change

The revelation late last week that global average temperatures set a new record in 2014 seemed to underscore a political and cultural shift on climate change that, by many accounts, was already well underway. From the stock markets and Wall Street to the boardrooms of Big Oil — and even the living …

6 Dog Breeds With Secret Superpowers

Unlike the lazy, couch-hogging fatbodies they tend to be today, dogs used to be required to work for a living. For centuries, "man's best friend" was …

Pets

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …

Weight Loss