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An Orioles Veteran Savors Playoff Runs 17 Years Apart

Unsurprisingly, the Italian World Cup team is traveling in far better style than the English

Fashionable travel is tough. Trousers get wrinkled, temperatures are unpredictable, and for overnight international flights, comfort is of the essence. But Italy’s national soccer team still managed to pull off a stylish arrival in Rio de Janeiro last week.<p>Shortly after 4am, team Italy stepped off …

Marks & Spencer

AN APARTMENT IN AN OLD FACTORY IN FINLAND | THE STYLE FILES

This beautiful home decorated mainly in black & white is located in an old factory in Vaasa, Finland. Owners Netta and Jaakko created a modern …

20 Incredible Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

These dreamy chef stations let you whip up summer dishes (and drinks!) all season long.<p>Dining al fresco is only half the fun — things <i>really</i> heat up when you bring the entire cooking experience outside. Set your sights on the gorgeous details within these outdoor kitchens, and get inspired to design …

Spacious Mansion In South Africa With Views Of The Garden From Almost Every Room

The way I see it, the only reason to live in a house and not in an apartment is if you want to have a closer connection with nature and if you have a …

13 Things That Make a House a Home

We're talking can't-live-without, warm-fuzzy stuff here. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>A house provides shelter, but a home is where you weather all of life's little storms — and revel in the sunshine. Here are a few of our favorite things that transform a mere shelter into …

A Bold, Burnt Orange Kitchen in Hillsborough, California

5 Things You Can Do to Kickstart Your Day

Have you ever had days where you just don’t feel like doing anything? At the end of the day, you look back and you realize you’ve accomplished …

Productivity

'Flappy Bird' creator breaks silence, says he pulled hit game because it was 'addictive'

Indie developer Dong Nguyen has broken his silence following the sudden removal of his popular <i>Flappy Bird</i> game recently. In an interview with <i>Forbes</i>, Nguyen says the game was originally designed to be played "when you are relaxed." However, the notoriously difficult game, created in mid-2013, rose …

Design Dilemma: An Auto Repair Shop as Home

Industrial spaces have become fashionable places to call home. Just check out this old Amsterdam auto repair shop, converted into a living space by …

Interior Design

30 Small Kitchen Ideas That Maximize Both Style and Efficiency

Sky-high cabinets and mirrored backsplashes are your friends here.<p>When your prep space is no larger than a closet, even one person can feel like too many cooks in the kitchen. Make the most of your counter space and cabinetry using the tricks within these petite rooms as a guide. And if you're …

Intimate Atmosphere Within a Highly Modern Apartment in Singapore

The owners of this apartment at the Interlace Singapore, designed by famed German architect Ole Scheeren, commissioned <b>KNQ Associates</b> to create an …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in June

<b>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in June:</b><p><b>Fête de la Musique</b> (June 21) isn’t your average music festival…because anyone can perform! The festival was first held in <b>Paris</b> on the summer solstice with the idea of having “the …

Bon Jovi

High-altitude traffic jams are depriving Mount Everest of its sense of adventure

Climbing Mount Everest is no longer the challenge it used to be, climbing experts are protesting. Since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of the world's tallest mountain in 1953, the number of people attempting to scale it has exploded, at times bringing its slopes to a virtual …

Mountaineering

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

China is starting to get embarrassed about its tourists’ obnoxious behavior abroad

Chinese tourists are making their mark on the global tourism industry—literally. The picture above is a relief etched 3,500 years ago in Egypt’s Luxor Temple in Egypt. More recently, someone added the characters “Ding Jinhao was here,” as documented by an ashamed Chinese traveler who posted his …

China