Deborah McConnell

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Architect Ricardo Bofill’s Abandoned Cement Factory Residence and Studio | Colossal

<p>In 1973 Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a cement factory in Catalonia, Spain, an enormous compound of silos and buildings that …

Makeup Artist at the Drugstore: Best Base Product Finds

Celebrity makeup artist Nina Park picks the winning foundations, concealers, blushes and bronzers under $15.<p>Not only is the cosmetics aisle at the drugstore more jam-packed than a Sephora, you can't really try samples, which makes picking new products tricky. That's why we took celebrity makeup …

The grown-up Instagram style stars you need to know

Ten years ago, all it took for a fashion brand to see sales rocket was to get its clothes worn by a supermodel or an A-list actress. Although we’ll probably never tire of wondering whether we can pull off Kate Moss’s skinny jeans or Gwyneth Paltrow’s jumpsuit, these days the people really inspiring …

A Superhero-Filled TED-Ed Animation Explaining How Vitamins Work in the Body and Why They Are Important

A TED-Ed lesson by Ginnie Trinh Nguyen explains how vitamins work in the body and why they are so important. The animation depicts the vitamins as …

Animation

Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work

<i>“Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before,”</i> Neil Gaiman urged in his commencement-address-turned-manifesto-for-the-creative life. <i>“The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them — especially not from yourself,”</i> philosopher Daniel …

Best Herbal Remedies

<b>Best Herbal Remedies</b><p>Not long ago, American herbalists had to rely on folklore and anecdote. There was little clinical data on herbs, and what did …

Top 20 Natural Painkillers In Your Kitchen - Herbs Info

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National Geographic Travel

Three Reasons to Visit Swedish Lapland

If you’ve got “See the northern lights” on your bucket list, you may want to start planning a trip to Swedish Lapland later this year because your chances of catching the aurora borealis are pretty high. NASA is predicting that the strongest solar explosions of the last decade (called “solar …

Australia: Animal Lover’s Paradise

There’s an animal for everyone where the rainforest meets the sea in Tropical North Queensland.<p>I’ve been to Tanzania, roaming Arusha National Park in a jeep and by foot in search of zebra, giraffe, baboon, and other beautiful African creatures. But when it comes to amazing, eclectic wildlife, …

Irish Eden: The Magic of Ballyfin

Can you go back to the 1820s? In Ireland, you can. (Don’t worry, there is still great Wi-Fi.)<p>I’ve been lucky enough to visit the real Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, where I imagined myself (Lady Annie) sitting on a bench under a parasol dreaming up the witty remarks I’d use to flirt with my third …

Hiking the Inca Trail

The security line at my home airport in Washington, D.C., isn’t where I expected to get my first reminder that I should have trained a little more for 19 days of trekking the mountains of Peru.<p>I assumed that lesson would be taught somewhere around 9,000 feet, on the Inca Trail. But before I even …

Great Read: Aloha, Honolulu

Above the freeway, beyond the suburban houses crawling up the slopes of the Koolau Mountains, through a stand of Cook pines, past a grove of pungent eucalyptus, beside leafy breadfruit and Malay apple trees, long-stemmed bird-of-paradise flowers bloom. A regal-looking rooster struts across my path, …

Wildscreen photography festival 2014 – in pictures

The world's leading wildlife photographers will hold workshops, talks and training events at the Royal Geographical Society in London from 24-26 October 2014. Photojournalist and conservationist Tim Laman, BBC Springwatch presenter Chris Packham and writer and zoologist Mark Carwardine are among …

Wettest Place on Earth

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

New Zealand

Gisele Bundchen

It's all about Brazil and the country's patron saint of beach babe.<p>Like Madonna and Cher before her, Gisele needs only one name as a qualifier—consider the Bundchen superfluous. With all eyes firmly on Brazil at the moment, the model and mother of two seems like the woman to look to this week. If …

How The iPad Air Compares To Samsung's Best Tablet Yet, The Galaxy Tab S

But now, four years later, Apple faces tougher competition than ever in the tablet space — particularly from Samsung.<p>Earlier this month, Samsung unveiled its newest tablet, the Tab S. It's one of the few 10-inch tablets out there that feels lightweight enough to carry everywhere while maintaining a …

Phones

These Luxury Smartphones Cost More Than Your Car And Your College Tuition

However, that price sounds like nothing compared to what some luxury designers charge for their high-end smartphones.<p>Forget hundreds of dollars — some some extremely high-end devices will cost you millions.<p>Here's a look at some of the most expensive smartphones on the planet.

iPhone 5

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Glastonbury 2014: day one – in pictures

A bit of sun, a fair bit of rain, and a succession of exciting acts to savour, from a beguiling Lily Allen and fired-up Kaiser Chiefs to full-on stagecraft from Arcade Fire, MIA and Skrillex

What Road Trip Snacks Do Kids Like Best?

If you're going on a road trip with kids, you need to pack snacks. A dozen adorable kids tell us what they really want to eat—and it's not all junk food!<p><b>When you load the kids into the car to go to school,</b> soccer practice, or the supermarket, all you need to do is toss them some packages of …

Healthy Eating

Comment on Hello Bank! iPhone App – Mobile UI Design by kurth34765@mail.ru

Yeah this is good design and i think users should be like this UI design. It looks so well in a simple art. So i think these iPhone do well business …

UI Design

National Geographic Travel

The Roles of Magnesium in the Body

Magnesium is the eleventh most abundant element by mass in the human body, and the fourth most abundant mineral. In fact, researchers estimate that …

10 Easy Steps To Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice.

Like all the other shoulds and musts in life, it’s hard to make it a daily habit. We are so burdened by the laundry list of our day to day …

The Transforming Power of Mindful Prayer

Although not always highlighted in the West, prayer and devotion are a living stream in Buddhism. The earnest wishes expressed in the practices of lovingkindness and compassion -- may I be happy, may You be free from suffering -- are forms of prayer. The aspiration to find refuge in the Buddha (or …

Spirituality

The Nia Technique to a Quiet Mind

With the upcoming deadline, and the mountain of work still left to do, you have no idea how you will get it all done on time. You are literally down …

Meditation

Why There's No Such Thing as a "Bad" Meditation

My morning meditation was fairly half-assed. I didn’t ride my bike at sunrise to my preferred Buddhist center in Cambridge, over the Mass Ave. bridge …