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Crocodile Mummy Genes Confirm an Ancient Egyptian Hypothesis

'Two thousand years later, we use DNA and show that they were absolutely right.'<p>Wildlife researcher Evon Hekkala, Ph.D., from the American Museum of …

Ancient History

Pet-Friendly Home Decor Do's and Don'ts

Your new puppy might be so adorable that he has thousands of followers on Instagram. But how cute is he when he sheds all over your couch? What about when your cat scratches your favorite armchair?<p>Don't worry-having a pet and having a beautiful home are not mutually exclusive.<p>But remember that …

Pets

Sculpted House Hovering Over the Mediterranean

New York-based architects SOMA delivered an outstanding private residence located on the north side of Jouneih Bay, It is a significant milestone for …

4 Things Your Plumber Knows About Your Bathroom Habits

<b>1. You Take Long, Steamy Showers</b><p>When mold moves into your bathroom, it can colonize in the crevices, the caulking, and even grow on your bathroom ceiling. But the fungus doesn’t mean you’ve been neglecting your cleaning duties.<p>“If the shower is moldy, it should be kept drier,” says Roger Wakefield, …

We've finally found gravitational waves, so can we time travel?

Physicists working with a powerful observatory on Earth announced Thursday that they have finally detected ripples in space and time created by two …

Science Reveals That Quick Thinkers Are More Charismatic

<b>Think Fast! Research Shows Quick Thinkers Are More Charismatic</b><p>It’s that intangible quality that separates enigmatic leaders from just so-so speakers; …

This is how often you should clean your home, according to science

Unfortunately cleaning isn't something you can get away with doing on a once-yearly basis.<p>If you've been avoiding spring cleaning since, well, before …

New Zealand

Dirty Secrets of a Home Cook

Last Thanksgiving, my guests went crazy over the shiny, crackly skin on my perfectly roasted turkey. How, they wanted to know, had I cooked the bird …

How to turn your spare room into the ultimate walk-in closet

Longing for a bigger closet?<p>Remember that rooms in your home don't have to be used the way they were originally intended. Get creative and convert a small room into the ultimate walk-in closet, says Egypt Sherrod, host of HGTV's Flipping <i>Virgins</i> and <i>Property Virgins</i>.<p>"Homes built before the 1980s just …

Home Depot

6 Manly Products to Help Your Beard Look Its Best

Greg BroomBarret WertzRight ScruffGive your beard some manly TLC with these 6 products.

Beards

The Secret to Properly Loading Your Dishwasher

Turns out, the answers come right in the box with your machine.<p>If you own a dishwasher, we bet you've had marital spats (or even fights with your mother) about the best way to load it. Of course, our very own experts in the Good Housekeeping Institute have shared their own trusty instructions (make …

Designing a Shared Kids Space

Designing a shared kids space? Make it simpler with these tips, inspiration images, and beautiful girls' room product picks.

5 Ways to Color Correct Beautifully in Photoshop and Remove Any Color Cast

<i>Jimmy McIntyre is a world-renowned travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national</i> …

Why The Color RED Made Me a Better Photographer

I want some attention!<p>I want people to notice my photography.<p>I want my skills to be recognized.<p>It’s true isn’t it? We all crave attention.<p>You want …

Street Photography

Video: Polar Bear Charges a Nat Geo Photographer

National Geographic photographer Cory Richards was recently shooting at Franz Josef Land in the Russian Arctic, just 560 miles from the North Pole, …

Wildlife

How Your Child Photography Can Be Improved With 5 Key Ingredients

Kids are at once a favorite photographic subject and ultimate challenge. All photographers need a <i>child photography toolkit</i> to reach into. Here are a …

Landscape Photography

Tutorial: How to Make Freckles Stand Out with Lightroom

<i>PortraitsBySam is French portrait photographer with a distinct style that often has his images at the top of the 500px Popular page. Whether he’s in</i> …

Here’s a Fun Way to Do Portrait Lighting Diagrams

Enjoy looking at lighting diagrams to see how photographers light their photos? Check out the way photographer Joey Hernandez shares his. Instead of …

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Pollution

12 Fictional Journeys Any World Traveler Will Envy

A shift in perspective, or at least a quick, cool dip into the mind of another person, is the objective of travel, and also of reading great books.<p>So if you’re both knowledge-hungry and couch-bound, pick up a road trip saga or family drama set during a listless beach vacation. Here are some options:<p>…

Books

High Tech Meets High Style in This Unique Home in Germany

“Life in a high-tech format” was the concept behind this unique home in Germany, built by an engineer in the fields where he once played as a child. …

Architecture

Articles about check out view through these floor ceiling windows on Dwell.com - Dwell

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of...<p>When it comes to creating an indoor/outdoor feeling in your home, a set of floor-to-ceiling windows is the key ingredient to...<p>Set on Lake Rummelsburg is a modern …

Architecture

Your Cluttered Desk Might Be Making You Lazy

So that's why you're always too exhausted to go to happy hour.<p>If you're constantly turning down plans to meet up with friends after work, ditching your spin class at the last minute, or ordering takeout instead of making a fresh dinner at home, your disorganized desk might be to blame. According to …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Make the Most of Your Home Renovation Budget

So you’re going to renovate…great! But now what? You have a total figure you can spend on your home renovation, but how are you going to approach the …

Home Improvement

Modern Penthouse Addition Tops San Francisco Flat

This creative, 1,620-square-foot home was completed by <b>Mork Ulnes Architects</b> in San Francisco. Constrained by zoning requirements and a tight budget, …

San Francisco

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I pretty much fall in love with every home located in Paris. The ornate architecture, the random assortment of the most exquisite vintage …

Architecture

15 of the Most Beautiful Lakes in the World, a Photographer’s Wish List

There’s something so peaceful about a lake. The smooth surface going out for miles, sparkling a different color depending on the lake’s origin and …