Natalie Chow

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China's most famous tree is in danger of being 'loved to death'

HUANGSHAN, China — On one of the world’s most beautiful mountains stands one of China’s most famous trees.<p>A specimen of rugged, flat-crowned evergreen that may be 1,000 years old, the Greeting Pine — or Yingkesong in Mandarin — overlooks a dramatic landscape of granite peaks and mist-shrouded …

Natural Beauty

Aretha Franklin will always be the Queen of Soul — and of every musical genre she tried

In 1967, at the Regal Theater in Chicago, Aretha Franklin was coronated. Before a concert there, local DJ Pervis Spann placed a crown on her head and named her Queen of Soul, as her version of Otis Redding's "Respect" had taken America by storm a few months prior. Its attendant album, "I Never …

Aretha Franklin

Travel: the ultimate New Zealand wine road trip

Take a 10-day road trip through five of New Zealand's best wine regions on the country's South Island, including Marlborough, Nelson and Central …

New Zealand

Bed systestem for small spaces - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

Clever Bed Designs With Integrated Storage For Max Efficiency ← Back to article<p>Clever Bed Designs With Integrated Storage For Max Efficiency<p>Bed …

Home Decorating

20 Single-Serve Microwave Desserts For Lazy Girl Weeknights

As temperatures drop, instead of venturing out post-work, we gear up to buckle down at home. And the only thing left to complete our couch-bound, …

Dessert

How to master cacio e pepe, the deceptively difficult paragon of pasta

The first time I attempted to make cacio e pepe, I thought it had to be just about the easiest pasta dish to make, outside of the un-sauced spaghetti …

Italy

Roger Federer Net Worth: Breaking Down Career Earnings, Sponsorships and More

Roger Federer is the greatest male tennis player in the history of the sport, and that success has made the superstar a wealthy athlete.<p>From his record total of prize money earned to a vast endorsement profile, Federer is charging toward $1 billion in total career earnings. Thanks to a recent …

Tennis

Small Apartment Organized Using Function Boxes And Lots Of Creativity

Architects and interior designs are constantly struggling to pack as much function into as little space as possible and the biggest challenging is …

Interior Design

27 Minimalist Bedroom Ideas That Will Inspire You to Declutter

When life gets busy, it's easy to let your bedroom décor fall to the wayside. Things pile up in corners, creating unnecessary clutter; bedding ages …

Home Decorating

18 Modern Apartment Ideas to Make Your Space Feel Bigger and Brighter

New Yorkers know this better than anyone: In a small apartment, the best solution is to make your space feel bigger and brighter. How, you ask? While …

Small Spaces

Watch Affinity Designer for iPad in action

Last week saw the launch of Affinity Designer for iPad, the first full-spec vector graphics app for the device. Armed with features from the Apple …

Graphics

Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Motivation

Coffee Top View Scene Creator

The team of tvartworks provides us with an amazing coffee scene creator including lots of top view items and extras.Here comes another outstanding …

Graphic Design

white-l-shaped-kitchen - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

20 L-shaped kitchen design ideas to inspire you ← Back to article<p>20 L-shaped kitchen design ideas to inspire you<p>white-l-shaped-kitchenNext<p>BACK TO …

How one retired Millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

You can take the woman out of work, but you can’t take the work out of the woman. At least, that’s the case for J.P. Livingston, who retired at age …

The 10 Best Places to Taste Wine in Vienna, Austria

The Austrian capital has a winemaking history that stretches back to the 12th century. Some 630 producers in the greater metropolitan area cultivate …

Ina Garten Just Shared Some Genius Flower Arranging Tips

Ina Garten is a domestic goddess who walks among us mere mortals. Garten also happens to be a generous soul who is always willing to share tips, …

Web Design: Beautifully Designed Home Pages

Matt Wojtaś shared a set of beautifully design website home pages and shared on his Behance profile. I believe most of the work was done as a concept …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

Travel: Why wine tasting in Spain is different from California

Throughout Spain, walk-up cafes offer a tempting variety of tapas and pintxos (tapas on a slice of bread) from lunch time through late into the …

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About the Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, adequate-protein, high-fat diet. It’s also surrounded by controversy. However, in healthy individuals, it is …

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

4 Supposed Mosquito Repellents That Absolutely Don't Work, According to Science (and 5 That Do)

Tried a "sure-fire" mosquito repellent and still got bitten? It's not your fault.<p>It's officially summer and you know what that means: hiking, swimming, backyard barbecues...and mosquitoes. Everyone is bothered by them, but some people think they've found the perfect antidote to unpleasant and …

German company converts old shipping containers into gorgeous living spaces

Building with shipping containers may be a growing trend, but converting these steel boxes into livable spaces is no easy feat. Thankfully, …

Shipping Containers

Meghan Markle's father overshadows her wedding to Prince Harry

WINDSOR, England (Reuters) - Meghan Markle's father overshadowed his daughter's wedding to Prince Harry by sowing confusion about whether he would walk her down the aisle or snub the British royal family by pulling out of the intricately planned celebration at the last minute.<p>As royal fans convened …

This 5-Minute Habit Will Train Your Brain to Be More Positive

Incorporate a few minutes of gratitude into your day.<p><i>How can someone change their mindset to be more positive? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, growth mindset hacker,</b> …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing