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10 Super Comfy (+ Chic) Shoes You Can Walk in All Day

If you commute to work in one pair of comfortable shoes and you keep a pair of more professional shoes at your desk, or find yourself weighing whether you’d rather look chic or be foot-painless in your next #OOTD, then listen up! One of our Re:Make speakers this year wants to ensure that you never …


Pocket-sized personal transporters could soon be seen on the streets of Tokyo

<i>(Reuters)</i> — A Japanese engineer has developed a portable transporter small enough to be carried in a backpack that he says is the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.<p>Twenty-six-year-old Kuniako Saito and his team at Cocoa Motors recently unveiled the lithium battery-powered “WalkCar” transporter, which is …

10 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Roses

Technically, they don't have thorns.<p>These blooming beauties are way more interesting (and much older) than you think.

25 Japanese Gardens All Nature Lovers Need to Visit ASAP

Manicured landscapes, wildflower fields, and Zen rock gardens define these historic retreats.<p>Each Japanese garden has its own fascinating history — some of the beautiful scenes here go back as far as the 17th century, while others were originally commissioned for wealthy actors and businessmen but …

12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.<p>Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …


Intricately Carved 16-Century Prayer Nuts Open to Reveal Incredibly Detailed Scenes

A prayer nut was an extravagant, intricately carved boxwood carving from the Middle Ages that could be carried and used for private devotion. Owned mainly by the wealthy in northern Europe, a prayer nut was as much a status symbol as a sign of faith, as only those with money could afford them.<p>The …


13 Stylish Poufs That Will Completely Transform Your Space

These chic poufs make a beautiful addition to any room.<p>These chic poufs make a beautiful addition to any room, and can serve double duty as extra seating or a foot rest.

Vibrant Landscape Photos Showcase the Striking Colors of China's Rainbow Mountains

In the northwestern Gansu province of China lies the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park, a gorgeous expanse of land known for its rainbow-colored rock formations. Bands of fiery red, creamy orange, rich green, and bright yellow streak across the mountains, forming the most beautiful geological …

National Parks

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Photographer's Incredible 14-Year Quest to Document the World's Oldest Trees

For the past 14 years, San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon has journeyed to almost every continent in a quest to document some of the world's biggest, oldest, and rarest trees. Using the criteria of immense size, great age, and notable history to select her subjects, Moon tracks down …

Nature Photography

Finally, A Folding Electric Bike That Can Easily Fit Inside A Backpack

Foldable bikes have always promised flexibility for bikers.<p>But most end up being far too inconvenient to ever use in a city. They are often too expensive, difficult to ride, and too big or heavy to realistically carry around with you.<p>It seemed as if finding a bike that is small enough to be …

Electric Bikes