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14 reasons you must visit vibrant Venice for the Carnival

The Venice Carnival starts tomorrow, but this fabled city on the water has plenty to offer all year round.<p>1. See the original carnival<p>Venice was already a tourist honeypot by the 18th century. But visitors were also drawn by the courtesans, gambling dens and the original carnival. The party …

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Soothe Your Soul (And Make You Much Happier!)

You don’t have to practice meditation or yoga to benefit from Buddhist ideas. There are powerful elements to Buddhist philosophy that apply to all of …

Meditation

10+ Of The Most Heartwarming Historic Photos Ever

When looking at the majority of historical photos, it might seem that the world was black-and-white and all we had were wars and disease.<p>However,</b> …

21 holiday gift ideas for the marijuana lover in your life

Weed won big in 2016.<p>The 2016 election brought legal recreational cannabis to four more states, continuing a trend of ending a decades long …

Cats In Hats Made From Their Own Hair

Japanese photographer Ryo Yamazaki, makes hats from the hair his cats shed, and they are adorable!<p>His Scottish fold cats are Nyaa 8 year old (tabby), …

Pets

Bus driver writes note to parents: 'Your children are beautiful inside and out'

For parents, a note from the school bus driver doesn't usually bear good news. But Princeton, New Jersey, bus driver Cindy Clausen likes to let parents know when her young passengers stand out for all the right reasons, too.<p>Clausen, 60, who has been driving for the Princeton public schools for 23 …

15+ Of The Funniest Protest Signs Ever

Protests happen every day (especially recently in the USA) and while we can all agree that they are necessary and often effective when promoting …

Study Confirms: The Words We Speak Can Literally Alter Our Brain

Recent studies report fascinating results: The words you choose to use can literally change your brain. Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at …

Humanity

See Gorgeous Vintage Disneyland Posters From the Park's Early Years

Original Disneyland "Fantasyland" Attraction Poster, Disneyland, 1950s.<br>Courtesy Van Eaton Galleries<p>1 of 12<p>When Disneyland opened in July of 1955, …

These Goofy Wildlife Photos Capture Animals at Their Least Graceful

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards showcases the world’s quirkiest, funniest and cutest animals.<p>The animal kingdom is full of characters, and nothing showcases that better than The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The contest, which will announce winners at an award show on Nov. 9 in London, …

Wildlife

Shades of grey: a chic south London flat - on a tight budget

Former dancer Amber Jeavons’s home is dark, dramatic and surprisingly luxurious. Jo Leevers visits<p>“I call this luxury on a Brexit budget,” says Amber Jeavons of her south London flat. The interior designer’s home is where she loves to play around and try out new ideas but, she says, “I can’t just …

Harry Potter Makeup Brushes Are Real And Coming Soon

Give it here, or we’ll knock you off your broom!<p>You may not have heard of Storybook Cosmetics, but that’s about to change. If you have Harry Potter fever like us, you’ve probably already seen the faux palettes and all the Harry Potter-inspired makeup that’s been littered across the internet, but …

Whoa: This new "smart tattoo" is next level cool

The phrase “wearable tech” can conjure up images of clunky (in both design and function) electronics strapped onto your clothes or your skin, but …

25 Cool Tattoos by Julia Shpadyreva

60.2K Shares<p>Comments<p>Julia Shpadyreva is a tattoo artist and illustrator based in Moscow whose work with black ink is something totally unique and …

Amazing

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Coco Chanel

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel once said, “Fashion is ephemeral, but style is eternal.” Next Friday marks the 133rd anniversary of the late couturier’s birth, and more than a century later, our fascination with the legend has yet to wane. In honor of her birthday, five things you may not have known about …

Coco Chanel

Photographing the Mirage of the American Dream in Las Vegas

From the book Insert Coins.<br>Christian Lutz—VU<p>1 of 21<p>"Insert coins! Insert coins!" The blinking neon words flash across the screen in front of a …

Disney Wants to Track Park Visitors By Secretly Photographing Their Shoes Like a Creep

With millions of tourists visiting its theme parks around the world each year, it makes sense that Disney would want to track how visitors move about …

Defuse Arguments with Your Partner Through Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness can mean many different things and has many different benefits, but it isn’t limited to your own improvement. You can also use …

Biologist Single-Handedly Repopulates a Rare Species of Butterfly in His Backyard

The California pipevine swallowtail butterfly was once suffering a fate that so many creatures face—the loss of its habitat in San Francisco was causing their population to decline. But thanks to one man’s DIY efforts, the iridescent blue-winged insect is flourishing again. California Academy of …

"Pirate Printers" Are Using Manhole Covers to Print Urban Designs Directly onto Shirts and Totes

Who says you need a fancy printing press and machinery to create your own t-shirt designs? The Berlin collective called Raubdruckerin (“Pirate Printers”) have taken to their own city streets with only a paint roller, ink, and a keen eye for geometric patterns. The group finds street fixtures—like …

T-shirts

This kit is the perfect solution for anyone who wants an herb garden but doesn't have enough space

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>But even with the heat and monotony and backaches that came with it, gardening was a rewarding experience; very few things can …

Gardening

12 Tattoo Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram

Disneyland Opened Today in 1955

On July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened to the public, complete with a 90-minute live TV special aired on ABC. With hordes of press on location, the …

Gymnastics

This transparent lipstick has real flowers inside and you won’t believe what it does

What’s better than fresh blooms in a garden, or in your hair? Flowers in your lipstick, of course. Add to that a sprinkling of gold dust and you got …

How To Ditch Your Office And Work From A National Park

Working at camp. Camping at work. Burn your desk for fuel.<p>Our national parks system turns 100 this August. If you ever needed an excuse to visit a national park—besides just being alive—this is your moment. And if you play your cards right, you might be able to do it without taking time off from …

RVs

Disneyland Is Testing New Interactive Droids That Will Roam Its Expanded Star Wars Lands

If you thought Disney’s only reason for buying Lucasfilm was to make more <i>Star Wars</i> movies, you’re way off. The company is also currently in the …

Artist Combines Passion for Math, Nature, and Art to Create Incredible Topographical Art

Made out of thousands of tiny little triangles, these delicately thatched composites strike a pleasing visual chord through their careful balance of negative and positive space. Created by LA-based artist Katy Ann Gilmore, the organic geometric images are realized through a variety of influences …

Modern Art

There's a real life fox and the hound and they are here to make you happy cry

Meet Juniper the fox and her buddy Moose the dog.<p>Basically, they are <i>The F</i><i>ox and the Hound</i> IRL.<p>For a quick background, because we know you’re curious, …