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What to do on the Panama Canal: adventure, wildlife and village life

It’s an engineering marvel, a multibillion-dollar commercial behemoth. The Panama Canal, which joins the Atlantic to the Pacific, is certainly Panama’s greatest claim to fame. Moving mountains and carving through dense jungle, the creation of the canal in 1914 literally reshaped the natural …

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Articles about and now some architectural eye candy 8 award winning buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.<p>This year at Dwell on Design we're awarding our first ever Modern World Awards to the designs that move, inspire, and elate us....<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon …


Black Boxes Weren't Found in AirAsia Tail Lifted From Sea

A tail section from the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea late last month, killing all 162 people on board, became the first major …


22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.


How a Classic Color Combination Got a Bold Update

Bold, uncomplicated, livable — and it's pretty.<p>Bold, uncomplicated, livable — and it's pretty. Robert Couturier mixed patterns with a blue and white palette to update a Naples, Florida, house.

LIONEL MESSI: How The Most Expensive Athlete In The World Spends His Millions

Despite his insane wealth and popularity, he's is one of the most private people in the sport.<p>He drives a $200,000 car and lives in a nice house, but the rest is a mystery.


11 Ways to Add Sparkle to Your Home

11 ideas to add sheen and shine.<p>From silver metallic wallpaper on the ceiling to a glitzy pillow, these ideas add glam sheen and shine to your decor.

A Silicon Valley Banker Just Sold His Enormous Mansion With A Secret Bar For $25 Million

The sale price was a whopping $25 million, realtor Arthur Sharif, who represented Porter in the sale, confirmed with Business Insider exclusively.<p>"It's a historic home," Sharif told us. "It was never a question of whether we would get the price we wanted — it was about finding the right person. We …

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Holiday hotspots: where to go in 2015

Looking for inspiration for this year’s holiday? We’ve selected 40 hot destinations for 2015, each with a fresh reason to visit, from new budget flights, hotels, arts events and festivals to a solar eclipse …<p>Málaga, Spain<p>Málaga’s credentials as a cultural city-break destination will get a serious …


HTC Desire Eye review

Pros<p>Full HD screen, very fine selfie camera with flash, powerful processor<p>Cons<p>On the chunky side<p>Price<p>£400<p>8 / 10<p>HTC has no shortage of handsets in its …


This Could Be the Future of Cruising

"Lilypads" off the coast of Monte Carlo. - <i>Photo by Vincent Callebaut</i><p>Fifty years ago, no one thought cruise ships would evolve into 1,200-foot behemoths capable of carrying 5,000 passengers. And while we’re excited by the innovations on new ships like Quantum of the Seas, it’s hard not to wonder how …


Samsung brings more metal, launches 5.5-inch Galaxy A7 phone

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung Tomorrow<p>After years of criticism of the materials quality for its plastic smartphones, Samsung has turned to …

How I quit my job to travel: The blogger

Liz Carlson traded a stable office job in the US for the uncertainty of full-time writing at the end of the world.<p>It was sunny and the trees had just started to sprout leaves the day I quit my job to travel. As a contract administrator for a shipping company, I’d spent 2012 working in a windowless …

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Aspen Split Between Wealthy Visitors and the Working Poor That Serve Them

At first, Loly Garcia didn’t have to travel far to her jobs in the chic hotels of this fabled tourist town. She shared a tiny studio apartment with …

New York City

11 Design Problems SOLVED! in 2 Sentences Or Less

From how to make a small space look bigger to choosing a lampshade, we've got you covered (quickly!)<p>We won't lie and say that the decorating conundrums that have been haunting you are <i>easy</i> to solve. But we can share the most boiled-down, easy-to-pass-on advice from our own Ask-A-Designer expert Scot …

10 of the best long-distance trails for hikers around the world | CNN Travel


The Design Trends That Will Be Out In 2015 — According To Our Readers

We asked our Facebook fans about the design trends they think will go out of style in 2015. These are their predictions.<p><i>Photo via Vissbiz.com</i><p>It's no secret that trends come and go, and people tend to have pretty strong feelings about which ones should stick around, and which ones should disappear …

Island of Nice: Sri Lanka

Fellow travelers frequently ask me if there are any places I have been that I would go back to in a heartbeat. Well, <b>Sri Lanka</b> quickly comes to mind (I’m currently planning my third trip there). Which, of course, begs the question: Why?<p><b>Here are seven reasons Sri Lanka is on my revisit list for</b> …

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Apartment Therapy

15 Simple, Budget-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Kid's Room for the New Year --> http://on.apttherapy.com/Km4ZR1<p>If you're fresh out of nooks and …