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BEFORE & AFTER: Nate Berkus Transforms A 90-Square-Foot Nursery

From cramped guest room to a dream nursery.<p>The designer and dad-to-be takes on a cramped guest room, turning it into a dream nursery that's poised to grow with baby

How to Freeze Action with External Flash

Smashing wine glasses together isn’t just about making a colorful mess; it’s about getting the settings on your flash and your camera perfect to …

Clever App Reveals a Snapshot of Your Location—In the Past

The makers of the augmented reality app Pivot want to create a time portal—on your phone.<p>The app aims to bring glimpses of history to your smartphone …

Twitter launches Periscope live video streaming app to rival Meerkat

Social network makes its move into live-streaming video with free app that allows public and private broadcasts from celebrities and regular users alike<p>Twitter has launched Periscope, an app that broadcasts live video filmed by your smartphone to your followers on the social network.<p>The free iPhone …

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Facebook Finds Strength As A Family, Not An App

F8 started with a family photo. But not of the Zuckerbergs. Of Facebook’s products. “Facebook used to be this one blue app on your phone, and now Facebook is a family of apps” said its CEO as he showed off the user counts of the different family members. Facebook Groups with 700 million. WhatsApp …

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8 of the Coolest Bunk Beds We've Ever Seen

Designs kids and adults will love.<p>Who didn't want a bunk bed when they were growing up? Kids will love these designs — and maybe even adults, too!

Jeremy Clarkson could face police investigation after BBC dismissal

The BBC has been asked by North Yorkshire police for a copy of its report into the incident that led to the presenter’s departure from Top Gear<p>Jeremy Clarkson could face a police investigation into the unprovoked attack that left a colleague bleeding and cost the Top Gear presenter his job, …

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7 Ways to Dress Up an Ordinary Dog Crate

Upgrade Fido's quarters with a slipcover that matches his personality.<p>Upgrade Fido's quarters with a slipcover that matches his personality. Go classic with simple patterns and practical details or splurge on a fanciful castle.


A Beginners Guide to Light Modifiers

Regardless of the light source you use (daylight, continuous or flash) it’s really easy to use light modifiers or shapers to train the light in any …

350 Square Feet For $22k: The Tiniest, Most Brilliant Home We've Seen

Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space<p>Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space. Plus check out more cool tiny homes.

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Arthur Tress’s best photograph: a boy from the Boston ghetto hides with a gun

‘When you take pictures of children with guns, they’re often aggressive, but this boy posed in a defensive, frightened way’<p>In the late 1960s, an old schoolmate of mine started doing art projects with young kids. In one, they examined their dreams and used them as the inspiration for paintings and …

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Playful Photo Booth Portraits Showcase Adoptable Dogs' Sweet Personalities

There's no shortage of pets that need a good home, but how do you best show people that their new pal is waiting for them at the shelter? The Humane Society of Utah has an ingenious way of enticing potential owners to adopt homeless dogs. Photographer Guinnevere Shuster captured the pups' colorful …


10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …


'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …


Articles about amazing cantilevered home mountains on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.<p>Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. Take a peek at our favorite homes this week that will have you remodeling...<p>Nestled …


Smartly Engineered WaterNest 100 Lets Residents Live as One With Nature

This masterfully designed floating home delightfully resembles a tidy, efficient nest that a water-loving animal would build. The pod-shaped WaterNest 100, produced by EcoFloLife, has been years in the making, and the firm's patient attention to detail is evident in the unit's beautiful aesthetics …


The Magic of Thinking Big in Photography

You want to be the best photographer you can. You’re constantly trying to educate yourself, improve, and take your photography to the next level. But …

Lee Friedlander - "the book is more my medium than the wall"

As a photobook maker and fan of Lee Friedlander's work I was intrigued to come across a piece in VICE - <i>Photographer Lee Freidlander's Monumental</i> …

Could This Be the Future of Indoor Furniture for Small Spaces? [Video]

What do you think of the idea of Pop-Up Furniture? For some, it may seem a natural step in the direction of minimalist design, backing-up the trend …

8-Year-Old Feeds Crows and They Leave Her Small "Thank You" Gifts in Return

In 2011, Gabi Mann was a four-year-old in Seattle with a habit of dropping her food. A chicken nugget might fall off her lap while she's getting out of the car, and Gabi wouldn't pick it up. Instead, the crows rushed to the forgotten morsel and hoped for another bite. Gabi eventually noticed this …

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Photographer Travels the World to Capture the Diversity of Beauty in 37 Different Countries

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc is on a mission to capture portraits of women from every country in the world in order to shed light on the beauty that exists everywhere. A little over two years ago, at the age of 27, Noroc quit her job, withdrew all her life savings, and embarked on an …

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The Best Paint Color Ideas for Your Living Room

Go bold in this space.<p>To give your family's go-to spot a fresh new vibe, look no further than these designer-approved picks. Each color is just the right amount of daring to ensure your space will take on a stylish sophistication after a few brush strokes.

9 Reasons You Look Awful in Photos… And How to Fix Them

Want to improve the way you look in portraits, or improve the portraits that you shoot? Here are 9 common reasons people look awful in portraits and …

BEFORE & AFTER: A Cluttered Room Refreshed...On A Budget!

A cluttered and crazy media room gets a calming refresh thanks to Lara Spencer, in her new book, Flea Market Fabulous<p>A cluttered and crazy media room gets a calming refresh thanks to Lara Spencer, in her new book, Flea Market Fabulous

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Flesh Love: Photographs of Vacuum-Wrapped Tokyo Couples

On a kitchen floor in Tokyo, Japanese photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi spends 10-20 seconds photographing couples that he meets in nightclubs. He …

Into the wild: the rebels living off-grid all over Europe – in pictures

They’ve opted out of cities and started all-new rural lives, building their own straw homes, teepees and bath tubs. Since 2010, photographer Antoine Bruy has travelled from the Pyrenees to Romania tracking down urban refuseniks<p>See Scrublands at FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby from …


Crufts 'Murder' Dog Owner Says Beloved Irish Setter Jagger Must Have Been Poisoned On His Show Bench

One of the owners of a prize-winning dog allegedly poisoned while at the world-famous Crufts show said they have lost "our love, family member and …