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A guide to shopping for outdoor furniture

Five tips for navigating the market and finding quality pieces<p>As an interior designer with J.S. Brown Design, Scott Brown has beautified interiors along the West Coast for 30 years, from Mexico to his home base in Bend, Oregon. "Fifteen or twenty years ago," he says, "The outside was all but …

Scott Brown

12 Home Decor Mistakes All 20-Somethings Make

The 20s could be called the Odyssey years—a 10-year period of finding your way, metaphorically lost at sea. But honing your own interior design style—and putting together a well-proportioned apartment—has its own set of siren calls to be ignored, and stormy days ahead. So what are the most common …

Bob and Cortney Novogratz Blog: How to Create a Great Outdoor Space in Your Home

Sometimes you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor space that’s so beautiful it can stand on its own — whether it’s a beautiful warped tree trunk, or a …

18 Totally Chic Planters You Can Buy Right Now

Planters are so in for spring/summer.<p>Whether you're looking for a planter that's beautiful, quirky, or even tech-savvy, we've got it all. Your plants will never crave sunlight, drown in water, or look bland again in these containers. And don't worry if you have trouble keeping plants alive — we've …

How to throw a summer garden party

There’s something magical about eating outdoors. It could be on a blanket flung out in a park or at 'a table set out under a tree in front of the house’, as the Mad Hatter and the March Hare had it before Alice so ungraciously gatecrashed – al fresco eating inspires a sense of adventure in any cook.<p>…

Science and Starry Night - The Catholic Astronomer

One of the more famous paintings known at least to us scientists is "Starry Night" by Vincent van Gogh. In addition to the brilliantly executed brush …

Intentionally unintended landscape

I always search for sceneries that may be seen by everybody every day and I try to recognize the photographic potential of those sceneries and turn them into pictures that are worth looking at. I've chosen to make my submission here as single landscape pictures since there is no true serial …

Iceland

Beauty and the beast: How Switzerland inspired Frankenstein

When Lord Byron described the horror novel Frankenstein as “a wonderful work for a girl”, he wasn’t being patronising, just stating a fact. Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin was just 18 years old when she came to Lake Geneva and gave life to her “filthy daemon”. Two hundred years later, on the first warm …

Ask Ethan: How do we know the Earth isn’t flat?

Today, it’s the most obvious thing in the world. But how do you prove it to yourself?<p><i>“A long time ago people believed that the world is flat and the</i> …

Dude, Awesome Lack Hack

The LACK side table from IKEA, priced at $9.99.<p>I’ve discovered over time that not everyone loves IKEA as I do. While their furniture generally looks …

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

We’ve learned to read our genes. Now we need to start writing them | Susan Rosser

To understand our genetic code more fully, we need to build one to see the role of the genes and how they can change<p>Science can move at a startling pace. In 2003, biologists from the Human Genome Project announced that they had learned how to read an entire human genome. A few days ago, they …

Genetics

61 Pictures of Swimming Pools for Your Backyard Design Ideas

Amazing gallery of 61 pictures of swimming pools to inspire design ideas for your backyard oasis. All kinds of in-ground pool pictures showcased …

World Environment Day: Easy fixes to make your house eco-friendly

Conserving natural, non-renewable resources is no longer a subject for scholarly debates or armchair activism; it is a reality that 1.25 billion …

Now Your Cat Can Also Feel Like a World Traveler With These Architectural Landmarks

Cat owners can now offer their cats a range of architectural landmarks to inhabit. The design studio, “Poopycat” has released a series of cardboard …

3 Gut-Healthy Bowls For A Delicious Week

<i>We all know bowls are THE way to have a super-satisfying, healthy meal. These recipes will take your bowl game to the next level with totally unique</i> …

Recipes

Tips for planning, packing and preparing for a landscape travel photography shoot

Landscape photography, especially when you’re having to travel any kind of distance, requires some planning. You need to make sure that you pack what …

Landscape Photography

Resort to These: 5 Paradise Spas

Set amidst soaring mountains and azure waters, these spas are probably the closest you’ll get to experiencing paradise. They might be off the grid …

Google Search

9 places you must go camping

Looking for somewhere truly spectacular to pitch your tent? Camp at any of these ‘pitches’ and you’ll never want to stay in a hotel again.<p>1. Wild …

Why you should go Backpacking in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most popular countries for backpackers all over the world. If you are playing with the idea of doing backpacking yourself …

New Zealand

The secret to picking the perfect plane seat

Our Travel Hacks series features top tips to make your next holiday a lot less stressful.<p>In this video, Nick Trend, Telegraph Travel's Consumer Editor, suggests three ways to ensure you get the best possible plane seat.<p>Previous episodes have looked at how to survive a long-haul flight...<p>...how to …

5 Healthy Foods That Can Be Toxic if You Eat Too Much of Them

Slow your roll.<p>RELATED: 3 Surprising Bad Things That Can Happen If You Eat Too Many Nuts<p>RELATED: 7 Strategies To Prevent Kidney Stones<p>RELATED: 4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat<p>RELATED: 25 Delectable Detox Smoothies

6 Foods That Will Wreck Your Metabolism

There is nothing worse than starting an exercise program to burn fat, making some good diet changes, but still not seeing the results you want to …

Easy 5-Ingredient Blueberry Crisp

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup self-rising flour<br>• 1/2 cup light brown sugar<br>• 2 pints blueberries<br>• 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened<br>• 1/2 cup nutty cinnamon granola<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. Preheat the oven to 375°. In a medium bowl, combine the flour and brown sugar. Transfer 3 tablespoons of the mixture to an 8-inch by …

Banana Nice Cream Sundae For All Your Dessert (& Breakfast) Needs

Perfect for cooling off in the hotter weather, tastes delicious, is very nutritious, and even counts for one of your servings of fruit in a day. …

Breakfast

What You Can Eat on a 1200 and 1500 Calorie Diet

If you use a calorie level for a weight loss diet, it is common to set it at 1200 or 1500 calories. However, you want to ensure you are getting …

13 Veggie Benedict Recipes for Meatless Mornings

Eggs Benedict will forever be your go-to brunch order, but when you’re meat-free the options can seem a bit… lackluster. The great thing about cooking at home is that you can play with ingredients and make whatever creative eggs Benedict recipes you want. Whether you’re an ovo-lacto vegetarian or …

5 foods you should never eat just before going to bed

Healthy sleep is trending and, as odd as it may sound, finding ways to sleep more efficiently is one of the latest crazes in the world of health and fitness. There are unusual beverages that can help you fall asleep and there are even a bunch of <b>snacks you can eat before bed in order to help you</b> …