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Stunning modern house in Brazil's rain forest has cozy sunken living room, green roof

Absolutely gorgeous<p>What brilliant person would have ever thought to place a conversation pit in a house set in the jungle? That would be the folks at Studio MK27, the São Paulo-based firm led by Marcio Kogan behind the Ramp House and a penthouse lined with bookshelves. Though it’s more of a …

Architecture

This new grocery concept should terrify Wal-Mart, Target, and Whole Foods

The retailer has enjoyed 47 quarters of same-store sales growth.<p>Kroger has opened a new concept store near its headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. The location — the company's second largest ever — includes everything from gourmet food to clothing to housewares.<p>Wal-Mart and Target are struggling to …

23 BIG bucket list adventures

The rarest travel experiences. The toughest. The dearest. The ones that won’t be around for much longer. These are the real do-before-you-die …

British firm invents hydrogen-powered phone battery that could keep your mobile charged for a week

A British company claims to have invented a working hydrogen-powered smartphone battery that could potentially allow your phone to go a week without …

Gear & Gadgets

How To Make A Slipcover For An Ottoman Or Coffee Table {Ikea Style}

What to hear a shocker? I want my living room to be more white. I know, I know. Right now, it just seems to be all the same creamy color. My walls …

15 Gorgeously Designed Henna Tattoos with Unbelievably Intricate Patterns

For thousands of years, the art of henna (called <i>mehndi</i> in Hindi & Urdu) has been practiced in India, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. The henna plant is crushed and mixed with other ingredients into a paste, which can then be applied to the skin in dazzlingly intricate patterns. Once the …

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Philip Pape<p>Read full profile<p>Your twenties are behind you. You have a job and responsibilities, but you know there’s more to life.<p>You’re looking for …

14 incredible national parks around the world

From the grassy planes of the Serengeti to the Arctic wilderness of Svalbard, these are the parks that are worth traveling the world to see.

This Chicago Home Gets Better With Every Room

How to travel in luxury without spending a fortune

But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy.<p>If you'd like to vacation like a millionaire without refinancing your mortgage or sabotaging your credit score, try these seven travel tips to add a little …

Are Airlines Cracking Down On Throwaway Ticketing?

There’s a lot which frustrates consumers about airlines. We’ve seen airfare increase significantly recently as airlines are turning record profits. …

British Airways

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What is Parkinson's disease?<p>American Society of Plastic Surgeons issues new warning over butt lift surgery<p>Health alert issued for salads containing …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

The Hottest Skincare Trend You Should Already Be Doing

Korea is pretty much the mecca of beauty treatments at the moment, and its products are only now making waves worldwide with BB creams, cushion compacts and new favorite brands. Actually, skincare in Asia as a whole has long been a carefully practiced tradition passed on generation to generation …

Skin Care

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13 Affordable Trips to Europe

For a storybook-worthy vacation to Europe, head straight to Bavaria. Book a room at Burg Colmberg (a 14th-century castle rising from a rocky crag …

25 Bathroom Organizers

Few bathrooms have enough places to hang towels. Stacking towel bars behind closed doors is a great way to remedy the shortage and use space efficiently.

31 Insanely Clever Ways To Organize Your Tiny Kitchen

Storage, maximized.

Coolest Cooler: what's a small business to do when it gets millions overnight?

As Americans fire up their barbecues for Independence Day and Britons swelter in record-breaking heat, people on both sides of the Atlantic may be reaching for their ice boxes.<p>In 2014, an unassuming-looking cooler shattered records on crowdfunding site Kickstarter, raking in more than $13m from …

Crowd Funding

This espresso and cappuccino maker is like having Starbucks in your kitchen—for a fraction of the cost

<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>Sergey Bogomyako/Shutterstock<p>Coffee is one of life's simpler pleasures. But, your caffeine habit presents an interesting Catch 22: …

Ever dreamed about the house you could enjoy? This is it: Lake Geneva, France

Geneva

Why are the majority of Alzheimer’s patients women?

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.<p>What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics? Biological differences in how women age? Maybe …

Top 10: best cities to visit and things to do in Canada

1. Toronto<p>The largest city in Canada and arguably the best-known, Toronto is not the country's capital (Ottawa is), but it is the Ontarian. Like a more civilised, clean-cut New York, Toronto has its skyscrapers downtown, glitzy shopping in Yorkville and Bohemian districts in Queen Street West. It …

Flying on a private jet is getting much cheaper

By Seth Miller, Travel + Leisure<p>The appeal of private air travel is hard to ignore: easy-to-reach airports, quiet terminals, no lines or long waits, …

Best Beauty Tips and Skin Care Advice from Our Favorite Experts

<b>Our expert contributors weigh in on beauty tips, tricks, and ways to pamper yourself at home.</b><p>How to Revive Your Skin<p>Learn the best way to keep your skin dewy and fresh all year-round.

20 DIY Ticket Stub Arts & Crafts Ideas

<i>Collect old ticket stubs? Put ‘em to good use with these DIY arts and crafts ideas.</i><p>If you’ve collected event ticket stubs over the years but never …

26 Simple Ways To Add Style To Your Home

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

argo design envisions the hyperloop travel experience

<b><br>the hyperloop is a conceptual high speed transportation system put forward by spaceX and tesla motors founder elon musk, that incorporates tubes in</b> …