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Russian Artist Uses Ancient Technique To Turn Walls Into Art, And The Result Is Gorgeous

Bas-Relief is a technique as old as humankind’s very first artistic endeavors, a way of sculpting figures that are slightly raised from a flat …


How to Treat and Heal Sunburned Skin

The sun is shining. You’re outside soaking up Vitamin D and getting all kinds of tan. And suddenly, your dermis is fried. It’s burnt, it’s itchy, …

Skin Care

An architect designed a hidden garage in his home — and you have to see it to believe it

Jonathan Smith worked with his cabinetmaker to build a hidden garage in his home. He wanted to maintain the character of the home in Ponsonby, New …


Residences With The Most Extravagant Car Parking Spaces Ever

More often than not the garage or parking space is merely an add-on, a feature that comes with the house. Sometimes, however, this feature is given …

Living Rooms

No Bake Cookies III Recipe

"Easy peanut butter cocoa flavored cookies without turning on the oven."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups white sugar<p>3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 cup …


We Found the Best Merino Wool Socks After 3 Months of Testing

You can judge a man by his socks. The inch or two of ankle you see peeking out between pant cuff and footwear say a lot about a man for the occasion …


Believe It or Not, This Stretch Will Drastically Improve Your Pop Up

Photo: Gershon Borlai<p><b>Whenever I am teaching beginners proper pop-up technique on dry land,</b> I always emphasize the importance of the deep squat. …


25 Healthy Foods to Eat at Night

Does this sound familiar? It's 9 p.m., dinner is a distant memory, and your stomach starts to grumble. You begrudgingly make your way to bed and go to sleep hungry because you've heard over and over that eating after dinner is a no-no.<p>Contrary to this outdated advice, certain foods can actually …


7 Dinners To Make This Week

Make the most out of seasonal ingredients with these recipes.


What the Best-dressed Blokes at the Royal Wedding Can Teach Us About Style

Whatever your thoughts about the relevance of the Royal Wedding, there’s no denying the event gave some of the most stylish guys in the world a great …

Royal Weddings

'Beautified' China shows country's modern architecture in new light

<b>(CNN) —</b> An arched skyscraper in Suzhou, a museum in Guangzhou composed of Tetris-like blocks and a Shanghai theater with a bronze facade that moves constantly throughout the day -- these are just some of the bold Chinese buildings that have attracted attention and, for some, raised eyebrows in the …


The 78 Best Home Decorating Ideas Of All Time

How many do you already know?<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Home Decorating

The Healthiest Frozen Meals You Can Buy at the Grocery Store

Here’s the great thing about microwavable meals in 2018: Companies have pivoted away from packing mystery meat with sodium to mimic a flavorful, …

San Francisco

The most exceptional new homes in North America, according to architects

These buildings won the prestigious recognition for exceptional designs that emphasize sustainability and are well integrated into surrounding environments. The jury — which consisted of five longtime architects — gave the awards to homes in four categories: one- and two-family custom residences; …


A Royal Wedding for the Ages: Pictures

Prevention Diet: Foods for an Enlarged Prostate

Roughly 50 percent of men over the age of 50 have an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to the National Institute of …


Watermelon-Jicama Salad

"Basil pairs perfectly with watermelon, and the jalapeno gives it a spicy kick."<p>Now Playing<p>Crispy Chicken Parm Balls 00:47<p>Learn how to make these …


The world's most exclusive hotels

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a special breed of hotels that cater to the most discerning and tasteful of luxury travelers, so profoundly unforgettable and special you want to keep them all to yourself.<p>Set apart by their location, sheer luxury, history or venerability -- and in many cases, all of the above -- …

Amalfi Coast

11 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Will Keep You Full For Hours

Including...yes, pancakes.<p>The struggle is real, especially when it comes to low-carb breakfast options. What can you eat when you’re skipping cereal, oatmeal, pancakes, and toast? A lot, actually. And no, it doesn’t mean eggs on repeat every day.<p>If you’re team protein, try these 11 super-simple …


The Best Drip Coffee Maker

Since 2014, we’ve spent 71 hours brewing in 19 coffee makers to find our top home brewer. After tasting hundreds of pots of coffee, we think the OXO …


Top 10 Best and Most Powerful Luxury Classic Muscle Cars

Just recently, we’ve brought you this list of 10 best and most powerful entry-level classic muscle cars and this time we’re doing things the other …

Classic Cars

20 things I love to put on toast

<b>It's true that avocado toast may be perfection, but variety is the spice of life.</b><p>Having grown up in southern California, we were eating avocado toast …


What are the best foods for heart health?

Heart disease is still the number one killer in the United States. In this Spotlight, we outline 16 foods that, when consumed as part of a …


Incredible Vintage Photographs Offer a Rare Glimpse Inside the Romanovs' Imperial Train

The Domestic Imperial Train of Nicholas II (there was also an Imperial train exclusively for international travel) was built between 1894-96 in the …

Dining Rooms

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …


10 easy ways to lose weight during the summer

1/<p>Revamp your breakfast routine<p>Reaching for sugary cereal every morning is packing on pounds with empty calories. Though tasty, most boxed cereals …


Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

San Francisco

This One Ingredient Swap Will Give Your Pancakes A Heart-Healthy Boost

All-purpose flour is most people’s go-to for bread and other baked goods, and while it’s great for lots of things, it’s not the best nutritionally. …


How to Clean Your Coffee Pot

When it comes to eco-friendly housecleaning, white vinegar is like a magic potion, capable of cleaning everything from your washing machine to the kitchen sink. It's also the perfect solution to cleaning your coffee pot. <br>Since you use your coffee pot often — maybe every day — and always for the …


This $299 Device is the Apple Watch of Premature Ejaculation Treatments

Is it bogus, or could it actually help you last longer in bed?<p>A new FDA-cleared program called Prolong may help solve guys' premature ejaculation problems<br>• The six-week program costs $299 and involves using a vibrating masturbation device<br>• One expert says the product probably works — but there are …

Apple Watch