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A Professional Photographer Reveals The Keys To Awesome Night Photography

We cover tons of photographers, influencers, and vanlifers around these parts, which means a hefty number of images arrive at a steady pace, and we have the pleasure of sorting through them to choose the best ones to slide into posts. It gives us a solid idea of what photography trends are hot and, …

Photography

Take a fresh approach to updating your entire house

We’ve all been there: You want to revamp at least one room in your home — or maybe every last one of them, but you’re stumped on where to start. You might have a definite style in mind, or you fear you might lose your mind trying to select one. That’s where our panel of professional designers comes …

Home Decorating

Being Exposed to Even a Small Amount of Light During Sleep is Linked to Depression

It may be time to invest in some blackout curtains, according to new research.<p>A study published recently in the <i>American Journal of Epidemiology</i> found …

March for Our Lives: Live Stream Online

The protest is taking place in more than 800 cities.<p>A month-and-a-half after 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the …

Naps are really beneficial. Here's how to take them.

Learn how to make any time naptime.<p>Sneaking a little midday snooze feels unspeakably indulgent. While the rest of the world is hard at work or dealing with the drudgery of household chores, you’re snuggled up in your own cozy dream world. Whether it last a few minutes or a full REM cycle, boy, does …

Sleep

Personality trait shares genetic link with depression: study

London, Dec 22 (PTI) People affected by depression may have genes associated with anxiety, worry and low mood, a study suggests.<p>Scientists analysed …

Dreaming in Color: 10 Sexy Monochrome Bedrooms

Do you dream of a colorful bedroom? Thanks to architect Jess Thomas we do. Her Brooklyn townhouse is filled with a lot of good ideas—see our recent …

Interior Design

These Two States Might Soon Opt Out of Daylight Saving Time

No more 4 p.m. sunsets.<p>As people across the country prepare to turn their clocks back an hour for daylight savings time, two states are resisting the …

Daylight Savings Time

All the Desserts You Need to Try in Europe, Mapped

We all know that one of the biggest draws of traveling to Europe is the food. Between the golden French onion soups, al dente noodles, succulent …

Europe

9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

10 things to know about sleep as the clocks change

1. We're told to get our eight hours<p>We often hear that we should all be getting eight hours' sleep a night. Organisations from the NHS to the US National Sleep Foundation recommend it. But where does this advice come from?<p>Studies carried out around the world, looking at how often diseases occur in …

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New therapy 'rewires' the brain to fight depression

Each year, Americans spend billions of dollars on antidepressants, but studies show they can be ineffective in up to 40 percent of all patients.<p>California native, Bob Holmes is one of the 16 million people in the U.S. who suffer major depressive episodes each year. Holmes has suffered from …

Polina Washington Photography

Picturesque, dreamy photographs captured by Polina Washington.Polina Washington is a 26 years old photographer who lives in Saint Petersburg, Russia. …

Photography

​A charming modern one-story house with a surprising interior

This single story home, designed by the architects at <i>KUBE Architectur</i><i>e</i> who have been credited with many modern project on the design scene, is in a …

Interior Design

10 amazing bathroom tile layout ideas

We all know that if any room is definitely going to feature tiles, it's your bathroom, but how much thought have you really given to bathroom tile …

How to Fit a Reading Nook into the Smallest of Spaces

When the weather starts to get cooler, there is no better place to be than inside, curled up with a good book. Sure, your couch or your bed will do …

Living Rooms

Top Vacation Rental Sites For Personalized Travel

When most people think about renting a vacation home or apartment during their next trip, they often turn to a site like AirBnB. The company, which has ultimately legitimized vacation rentals across the globe, has also been the source of several controversies in key cities around the planet.<p>In many …

Hospitality

5 Places to Get Free Pretzels on National Pretzel Day 2017

Free Pretzels on National Pretzel Day<p>Updated February 08, 2018<p>National Pretzel Day is a day that you can spend some time appreciating pretzels and …

10 Heady Destinations for Wine Tours Around the World

When exploring someplace new, sampling the local food and drink is always an exciting way to dive into the culture of the land. Wine tours are the …

Wine & Spirits

Why living on a cruise ship is cheaper than you think

Imagine a life where staff cater to your every whim as you travel the world and get treated like a VIP every day. You could order what you like to eat without having to shop, cook or clean up. And Broadway-style entertainment is always at your finger tips-- and you don't even need to buy a …

Nine Trips to Take Before Having a Baby

Adventure travel and babies—or even toddlers—don’t exactly go hand in hand. Parents of young children may also find that it’s difficult to fully …

These remote wooden Alpine huts are now bookable online

A new website has been set up by Switzerland Tourism which allows visitors to book a stay in an alpine hut. The alp.holidaybooking.ch site has over 250 properties available to rent that range from wooden one-bedroom huts to chalets that can sleep up to 21 people.<p>The alpine huts are spread out …

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

11 Home Libraries That Will Inspire You to Hit the Books

It’s time to get literary.<p>A home library (sort of like a swanky laundry room) is the ultimate indulgence. It's chic, scholarly and straight-up …

Learn How to Get Paid to Read, Including Writing Book Reviews and More

Get Paid for Reading -- Here's How<p>Updated July 03, 2017<p>Want to get Paid to Read? Here are a few ways you can get paid to read:<p>Book Reviews<p>Many …

Writing

Landscape Photography Tip: One Thing That Will Improve Your Images in 3 Important Ways

I know, I know…You’re probably thinking that the title I used for this article is just clickbait and that there’s no possible way that a single tool …

Landscape Photography

Science Proves Stress Seriously Affects Your Brain. Here's How To Curb It

Struggling to focus? Having sleepless nights? Not able to form new ideas and create new concepts? You’re stressed-out and as science has now found …

Wellness

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