Kathy Lum

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The Best Travel Destinations, According to TripAdvisor Users

When you’re planning an epic vacation, you want to be sure you’re headed somewhere incredible in more ways than one. You want fascinating culture and …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Shabby Chic made Beautiful by You

Shabby chic when ‘done well’ can create a space in your home that is inviting, warm and lavishly beautiful. Shabby chic is a design term for …

Monochromatic Love in Home Design

Style and design is fluid, ever-changing and yet simultaneously comforting. How we create this comfortable feeling is by incorporating ourselves into …

Interior Design

These Ultra Trendy Tiles Have Taken Homes by Storm

There are so many beautiful flooring options out there. One that I'm particularly excited about is wood-look tiles. While still achieving the warm …

Ginger & Cayenne Home Inspirations

Create a home that is 'your own' with shabby chic painted furniture. There are many ways and ideas to give your furniture a fresh look.<p>Advertisements

Shabby Chic

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

National Parks

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

The Brain

Scientists have expanded the genetic code in bacteria

AGCTXY<p>Every living thing on Earth is built up from the building blocks that are the four genetic bases, which are designated as A, G, C, and T. Now, …

Genetics

It Took 160 Hours to Create This Stunning 600-Megapixel View of the Manhattan Skyline

Photographer, engineer, and entrepreneur Dan Piech has long been fascinated by the possibilities of ultra-high resolution photos, spending over a decade refining his techniques. His recent work <i>A New York City Dream</i> is an impressive 602-megapixel composite made from 189 individual photographs of the …

Photography

How The Loss Of U.S. Psychiatric Hospitals Led To A Mental Health Crisis

A severe shortage of inpatient care for people with mental illness is amounting to a public health crisis, as the number of individuals struggling with a range of psychiatric problems continues to rise.<p>The revelation that the gunman in the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church shooting escaped from a …

Mental Health

Travel Pacific Northwest – Seattle’s Coffee Houses, Jazz Cafes and Serious West-Coast Style..

Traveling the West Coast with its charm and beauty can sometimes be overlooked, however it can be a destination that one would either return to often …

Customer Service

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

5 Stunning Natural Wonders You Can See in the U.S.

And how much they all cost to visit.<p>For some travelers, a trip is not complete without a big “wow” moment: a superlative spectacle, an eye-popping …

A Brand New Disney Theme Park Is in the Works

There are plenty of new attractions worth traveling to Disneyland and Walt Disney World for in the next few years, but if you want to experience a …

Walt Disney Company

The perfect one-day walking tour of Reykjavík

Reykjavík is not particularly pedestrian-friendly beyond the downtown area (aka 101). Most Icelanders get around by car, and though there is a bus …

European Travel

10 European Cities You Can Actually Afford

This may be the merriest time of year (the gifts, the parties, the family!), but it can also be the most stressful (the gifts, the parties, the …

Follow the Silk Road – 10 days in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

Traveling in a foreign country is a daunting concept. Exploring cities or provinces you don’t know and trying to find out what can you do in a short …

Spend the Holidays in New York!

<i>Painting credit to the Incredible Rod Chase http://subscribe.ru/group/chelovek-priroda-vselennaya/4832989/</i><p>The Canadian Thanksgiving has jukst come to …

New York City

Insensitivity to Pain – and the Rare Danger of Not Experiencing it

The strange phenomenon of never feeling pain… it may sound positive, but believe it or not it is anything but positive.<p>Without pain…our lives would …

Designing Your Own Life!

Are you’re feeling in a rut, wondering why you’re not happy with your life, thinking of how much you wish you could change things? Maybe you spend …

Self-improvement

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Monet: A Brilliant Perspective

<i>Claude Monet changed the way people see the world -even when he could no longer see it himself.</i><p>As the sun rose over Giverny, France, a gardener …