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10 Simple Living Room Ideas That Will Transform Your Space in Minutes

The living room is arguably one of the most important spaces in your home. It's probably where your family gathers at night, where you wind down on a …

Home Decorating

Cool concrete summer home sits among a sea of trees

Life in this concrete forest doesn’t seem so bad<p>Designed by the Buenos Aires-based studio Besonías Almeida Arquitectos, this summer home is situated in a seaside resort south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and blends a clean modernist aesthetic with the surrounding landscape. The home’s design relies …

Architecture

Medellín, Colombia

Medellín is Colombia's second largest city and is nestled in the Aburrá Valley of the Andes Mountains. Medellín was founded in 1616 but remained a …

South America

A daily ritual that will help you de-stress (in just 5 minutes)

Process your thoughts, diffuse stress and find an optimistic perspective in just a few minutes.<p>For many, stress is an accepted part of daily life, whether it’s triggered by a mile-long to-do list at work, a schedule packed full of family commitments or the stream of never-ending bills in your …

Mindfulness

Beadboard ceiling wood beams design - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

10 Ways to Improve Your Beadboard Ceiling ← Back to article<p>10 Ways to Improve Your Beadboard Ceiling<p>Beadboard ceiling wood beams …

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, …

20 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

Exercises to Strengthen the Paraspinal Muscles

Your paraspinal muscles run next to your spine to support it. You have numerous small, individual paraspinal muscles that help control movements …

Discover Nishizawa Architects’ Movable Walls

Nishizawa Architects created beautiful metallic walls to replace the facade of this residence in the An Giang region in Vietnam. These panels give an …

Amazon's Best-Selling Travel Items Are Total Lifesavers

Think you've got your airport arsenal on lock? Well, Amazon might make you think twice. As <i>Travel + Leisure</i> points out, the retailer has some amazing …

Explore Indonesia’s Raja Ampat – A Comprehensive guide to Asia’s most spectacular Island Paradise

Pianemo Viewpoint, Raja Ampat Islands<p>In the age of exaggeration, it is rather hard to explain the transcendent beauty of Raja Ampat islands in our …

Gallery of Emil Garleanu / Ion Popusoi + Bogdan Preda - 3

Image 3 of 33 from gallery of Emil Garleanu / Ion Popusoi + Bogdan Preda. Photograph by Radu Malasnicu

The Best Dress Shirts for Under $100

Don't blow your whole paycheck on your work wardrobe.<p>So, you need a new dress shirt. What you don’t need is to spend an entire paycheck on it, especially if you’re going for a full closet refresh. The good news is, you don’t have to. Here are some options that will keep you looking polished from 9 …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

The 8 Best Vegetables to Grow Indoors

A little sunlight and the right soil is all you'll need.<p>1 of 8<p>Scallions<p>Grow these sweet onions then add them to dishes like dill scallion dip, …

Gardening

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

Life-Changing Lessons in How to Pack Right for Travel

I feel bad for most people I see in airports. Not only are they carrying larger, heavier bags than I am (or, gasp, <i>checking</i> luggage), but they’re lugging all that extra weight just to bring along clothing and other stuff that’s making them less comfortable. These lessons from the outdoors world will …

Joanna Gaines Thinks We're Designing Our Laundry Rooms All Wrong

From using this uncommon shade of blue paint to making room for some more fake flowers in your life, Joanna Gaines has never let us down with her …

7 Tips to Make Your Laundry Room Design Efficient and Functional

Laundry room represents a very special place in every home. Since an average American family does 8 to 10 loads of laundry each week, it means this …

These 8 Prefabs in Seattle Make Us Want to Move to the Emerald City

There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so popular in the booming northwestern corner of Seattle, Washington.<p>Although Seattle has long been acclaimed for being surrounded by water, mountains, and evergreen forests, more recently, it's become a hotbed for modern design and high-quality …

50 Gorgeous Bathroom Tile Ideas You Need to See

So you're planning a bathroom. One of the most important considerations you'll face is what tile to use: on the floor, in the shower, maybe even on …

Apartment Renovation Exposes A Rich History Captured In Layers Of Transformation

In a world so focused on change, on finding the next great trend and on looking forward, it’s refreshing to also see that sometimes we also like to …

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

There’s so much more to Jamaica than just beaches and Bob Marley – here’s what you should do instead

<b>Think of Jamaica and images of stunning beaches and Bob Marley will probably enter your mind.</b><p>Quite right too – situated in the Caribbean sea, Jamaica …

Preventing Shower Leaks

Here at BOWA, we’ve made a lot of money fixing other contractors’s mistakes. Many of those mistakes appear over and over again, and a lot of them …

Michio Kaku on making the "impossible" possible

Scott talks with theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku about making what was once considered impossible technology into reality.

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert

The lazy person's guide to time management..<p>For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on …

Time Management

I 'Prefer' This 5.25% Yield Over Common Stocks Today

As a dividend growth investor, my portfolio consists of a mix of low-yield high-growth, high-yield low-growth, and a few holdings somewhere in …

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …