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WHO cancer report: As experts issue warning on processed meat, here are 13 practical ways to reduce your cancer risk

The World Health Organisation is expected to announce that the cancer threat from bacon and other processed meats is on a par with that of …

Cancer

How Did The Halloween Asteroid Sneak Up On Us?

Earth is getting a very large trick-or-treater this Halloween.<p>On October 31, an approximately 1,300-foot asteroid will hurtle by at about 1.3 times …

Banksy Opens up About Dismaland and Contemporary Art

“I think a museum is a bad place to look at art.”<p>Banksy’s satirical Dismaland Bemusement Park is something that has managed to capture the attention of art and pop culture enthusiasts alike, with the main draw resting in one’s own interpretation of what it all means. In a rare interview with <i>The</i> …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

Color Trends for the Bedroom

(Image credit: Lonny)<p>One of our trend predictions for 2015 was the movement towards darker, moodier colors. Nowhere does that seem more right than in …

The definitive glossary of wine tasting terms

For those who identify with the latter, this glossary of wine tasting terms will get your vocabulary off to a roaring start. The list is a group effort by some of our favorite sommeliers and winemakers, all of whom are photographed below, plus Business Insider's own Matthew DeBord, author of "Wine …

What Tesla is doing in America’s newest smokestacks-free manufacturing city

Manufacturing may conjure up images of smokestacks and smelters, but two former industrial towns are seeking to change what it means—and what it …

DIY: Dramatic Floor Stencils

Spotted (and admired) in the showroom of Chairloom in Philadelphia: rough-hewn factory floors embellished with dramatic stencils. Read on to discover …

The History of Lavazza Coffee

<b>Lavazza Coffee</b><p><b>A Landmark in Turin’s Coffee Culture</b><p>Nowadays, Lavazza is not only Italy’s leading coffee company, but also one of the major coffee …

Narrow House in Japan With A Vertically Living Space

It’s not the first time Fujiwarramuro Architects surprise us with an unusual design. We’ve already seen another one of their creations, a house with …

Friday Five with Jens Fager

<i>Swedish designer Jens Fager is a name you should get used to hearing as he steadily climbs the design ladder making international waves for his</i> …

Mix Of Vintage And Hi-Tech: Gramavox Bluetooth Gramophone

A gramophone is an antique piece for entertainment and it seemed to be forgotten already but there are some peculiar modern gramophone designs that …

A Minimalist LA Jewelry Designer Goes Maximal

LA jeweler Kathleen Whitaker recently invited us into her turn-of-the-century, wood-framed house in Echo Park; as longtime fans of her quiet …

Brooklyn Family Loft In A Former Factory

Designing a family home in a way that makes everyone happy while still maintaining a cohesive look is not easy. But this family loft really has it …

No Skirts Allowed When You Have A Transparent Glass Floor In Your House

There are tons of options to choose from when it comes to flooring. You could have wood floors in which case you’ll also have to decide on the type …

Refurbished Flat in Islington by Architecture for London

Just because a home is from another era doesn’t mean it can’t be modern. This flat in London is located within a Georgian townhouse that was built in …

Architecture

Idyllic Portland Home Blends Industrial and Mid-Century Styles

The charm of big city lights, high skyscrapers and the fast-paced life often wears off quickly and we tend to find ourselves longing for a quiet, …

A Refurbished Flat in Barcelona by FFWD Arquitectes

Located on Plaça Sagrada Família in one of Barcelona’s Eixample buildings, the SF18 Apartment got a total renovation by FFWD Arquitectes that …

Modern Apartment Takes Openness To A Whole New Level

The Oh!dessa Apartment was designed by 2Bgroup who turned it into the perfect setting for having parties and entertaining guests. Featuring a modern …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Friday Five with Ferruccio Laviani

<i>Born in Cremona, Italy in 1960, Ferruccio Laviani has set quite the name for himself in the design world where it all began after finishing school at</i> …

Articles about these modern glass homes shatter conventions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a …

Articles about 5 commercial buildings turned homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking on the challenge building your own home is a fun and exciting time.<p>These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts …

Contemporary House Extension Features The World’s Largest Pivoting Doors

Looking at the facade of this house, nobody would suspect that it hides a huge surprise on the other side. The surprise is even more amazing when you …

The Secret To Happiness

Alex Toth bought a $13 million winning lottery ticket. Before long he filed for bankruptcy, was convicted of fraudulent tax returns and owed millions in back taxes.<p>Willie Hurt won $3.1 million in the lottery. In two months he was in the process of a divorce and had lost custody of his …

The Top 9 Mistakes First-Time Entrepreneurs Make--and How To Avoid Them | Inc.com

For many, it’s the dream: Leaving your career and making the move to entrepreneurship. Some of us are even skipping college to get a head start on starting our businesses.<p>I’ve worked for and consulted with a handful of tech startups, and through both acting as a key decision maker and watching a …

Entrepreneurship

Stockholm is banning cars to promote green energy in Sweden

Stockholm is scrapping its cars. At least, for a day. The Swedish capital plans to block the use of motorized vehicles in the city center for one day on Sept. 19, as a way to help citizens envision life in the city with fewer cars, and more alternate means of transport.<p>Traffic will be banned from …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

How one man is preparing to retire in his 40s

Just ask Harry Sit of The Finance Buff, who is poised for retirement in his 40s.<p>"One piece of conventional wisdom I steer clear of is that nickeling and diming on small expenses as the key to save money and build wealth," he says.<p>Instead, Harry does the opposite by spending a little extra on small …