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The 14 Best Places to Buy (Stylish) Furniture on a Budget

So you have a list of everything you *need* to make your home Insta-perfect. But where can you go to get the most bang, er, furniture, for your buck? If you’re working with a tight budget, let this list of 14 affordable shopping destinations (both online and brick-and-mortar) satisfy your design …

Urban Outfitters

Scientists might have seen an entirely new form of gravitational wave in huge breakthrough

Scientists might have detected an entirely new kind of gravitational wave.<p>If true, the discovery could give humanity a very distant look at some of …

News from Space: Diamond Rain

Scientists say they have demonstrated that inside our solar system’s great ice giants, Neptune and Uranus, it is raining diamonds. Yes! Rain those …

Astronomy

Did you get that 'free cruise' robocall? You may be eligible for $900

There may be a bright side if you received one of those annoying robocalls offering a free cruise. Turns out, you may be eligible for up to $900.<p>That’s because a judge in Chicago recently approved a settlement that mandates Resort Marketing Group and Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise …

Class Action

As Trump ranted and rambled in Phoenix, his crowd slowly thinned

PHOENIX — Just before President Trump strolled onto the rally stage on Tuesday evening, four speakers took turns carefully denouncing hate, calling for unity and ever so subtly assuring the audience that the president is not racist.<p>Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson proclaimed that …

Donald Trump

Boy Bait To Banana Bread: 8 To-Die-For Breakfast Cakes

Cake for breakfast? Yes, please! From blueberry coffee cake (aka boy bait) to marbled chocolate banana bread, these recipes will motivate you to jump out of bed and start your day.<p>1. Blueberry Coffee Cake (aka Boy Bait)<p>The recipe for this old-fashioned blueberry coffee cake traces back to a 1954 …

Dessert

9 Ikea Kitchen Hacks That Change Everything

Kitchens are superfunctional spaces, and it can be difficult to balance function and style. But kitchens are also one of the best places in your home for you to get creative, and nothing lets you express your creativity while maintaining functionality like some good Ikea hacks. Try a simple DIY …

Hacking

15 Japanese Cartoons That Are Way Too Revealing For North American Standards

Japanese animation has always held appeal for Western audiences. When cyberpunk adventure movie <i>Akira</i> first screened in the West in the ’80s, …

13 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in May 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to …

European Travel

15 Clever Things You Need to Decorate If You Have a Teeny-Tiny Apartment

Home Decorating

Gorgeous solar-powered greenhouse home in Sweden hits the market

If you’re looking for a gorgeous home surrounded by an idyllic landscape, this greenhouse hybrid is currently on the market for a cool $864k. Located …

The Truth Behind New Mexico’s Mysterious 'Bottomless Lakes'

When cowboys were exploring the Wild West, they came across nine lakes in New Mexico. In an attempt to get to know the land, they cut giant pieces of …

New Mexico

Nobody Knows Where Brainwaves Come From

Electric waves at the heart of neuroscience have no identifiable source.<p>W<i>ub-wub-wub-wub.</i> Brainwaves are electromagnetic proof that we are alive. …

The Brain

Watch outer space for free on a live stream

Of course you have to sign up<p>A company called Slooh, which provides live streams of outer space via telescope, is opening up its sightings of eclipses, full moons, asteroids, and comets to anyone with an internet connection — for free. All you need to do is sign up on their website.<p>Slooh owns seven …

Astronomy

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

Butter Chicken

This design studio creates giant moving sculptures that are suspended in midair

Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world.<p>Their …

Art

Hill of Buddha by Tadao Ando

The Japanese architect Tadao Ando created a unique religious space in the Sapporo region, in the North of Japan. The temple is an almost entirely …

Japan

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

The Brain

How to watch every Marvel Cinematic Universe film in the right order

Marvel Universe

This Is One Ridiculous, Fun, and Clearly Perilous Way to Catch a Wave

The guys over at Stab Magazine have entirely reinvented the pop up, with 100-foot-long floating strip of plastic they call “The Dock.” This half ton …

Sailor Moon Gift Guide for All True Moonies

It’s time to treat yo’ self and your loved ones to the magical world of <i>Sailor Moon</i>! We’ve compiled this magical girl gift list to keep yourself, your …

Anime

Fried Chicken Biscuits With Red Pepper Jelly

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Whisk flour, baking powder, sugar, 
and salt in a large bowl. Grate butter on the large holes of a box …

5 Surprising (and Useful!) Ways to Save for a Down Payment

Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the good stuff, you’ve got to …

A Glass Pool Table (With a Catch)

Designing for novelty, yea or nay?<p>As I've mentioned here before, when I was studying ID one of my (famous) design professors <i>hated</i> when people …

Pool Table

10 Most Beautiful National Parks on Earth Nature Lovers Must Visit

1. Lake District National Park, England<p>Located in a region that inspired artists and writers like J.M.W. Turner, William Wordsworth and Beatrix …

National Parks

This incredible triangular beach house can be yours for $1.75M

William Morgan designed the home in 1973 for him and his family<p>This incredible house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, was designed by none other than renowned Jacksonville architect William Morgan—who studied under Walter Gropius and Paul Rudolph—for his own family.<p>Completed in 1973, the geometric …

Architecture

11 kitchen styles!

Kitchen is the heart of your home, and it follows naturally that proper consideration be given to designing this space, loading it with tasteful (pun …

Interior Design

Sleep your way from San Francisco to LA on a 'moving hotel'

A new “moving hotel” will take travellers between San Francisco and Los Angeles – and let them get a bit of shuteye on the long drive – starting in July.<p>Cabin, a new overnight bus service, was announced last year under the name SleepBus, but has since rebranded under the new name, Cabin. The pilot …

San Francisco