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Organize Your Studio Apartment With These 7 Space-Saving Secrets

Let's take a moment and celebrate the studio apartment, shall we? These (relatively) affordable rental options are the perfect solution for those of us on a budget. Plus, if you're<p>lazya multitasker, this could be your ideal living situation -- everything is in the same room!<p>But for all their …

New Jersey

9 design ideas for small living rooms

A small living room can feel fabulous with a smart design and layout. The scale limitation is actually an advantage in many ways. Small interiors are …

Interior Design

How to travel with only a carry-on — in style

It’s easy to spot the seasoned traveller in an airport. She’s the one breezing by, a single carry-on bag gliding at her side. Chic but comfortably …

Edmonton

Growing up with my mother, the hoarder, and how I began to heal

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> White Walls: A Memoir About Motherhood, Daughterhood, and the Mess In Between <i>by Judy Batalion.</i><p>When Mom slept, the house could breathe. The walls exhaled, the roof slumped. I climbed into my mom's chair at the kitchen table. It was still warm from the hours she'd …

The secret of Google Maps' accuracy revealed

The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the '90s we've gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

Demand is frothy for foot-pedal washing machine

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>Living in a high-rise building is common in many North American cities, though it certainly comes with its ups and downs.<p>For Yi Jiang, who moved into a Toronto tower seven years ago, trekking to the …

In Pictures: Inventor's tiny washing machine won Dyson design award

The Places with the Longest Living People

Want to know the key to becoming a centenarian? Talk to Dan Buettner, an explorer and fellow for National Geographic, who spent ten years researching the places with the longest living people--or Blue Zones, as he calls them in his recently published book, The Blue Zones Solution.<p>The bottom line: …

Beheaded Scholar Refused To Tell ISIS The Location Of Hidden Antiquities

"He told me, 'I was born in Palmyra and will stay in Palmyra and will not leave even if costs me my blood.'"<p>He was nicknamed “Mr. Palmyra” after the ancient Syrian city whose excavation and preservation he had dedicated most of his life to.<p>Family, friends and colleagues say it was this very …

Sea of Japan Becoming a Dumping Ground for Trash From China and South Korea

Ever since the discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch about 25 years ago, there have been ever-increasing efforts to prevent trash - especially plastics - from entering the oceans and the waterways that feed them. So when Japanese officials recently reported that over 15,000 plastic …

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Exotic Vinegar Flies Invade California After World Tour

Here at the Goats and Soda blog, we talk a lot about tiny critters moving around the globe — andoften causing trouble.<p>Last summer it was Ebola hopping on a plane to Texas. Then a painful virus from eastern Africa, called chikungunya, found its way to Florida via the Philippines and the …

Zoology

Picasso painting sells for a record $179 million

Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today.<p>A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said.<p>The 1955 canvas, "Les femmes d'Alger (Version "O")," sets a new bar for the contemporary art market. …

Fine Art

After Major Nepal Earthquake, Himalayas Drop Several Feet

They won't stay down for long<p>Moving a mountain is considered about as possible as emptying an ocean with a teaspoon. Sure, over time, the rocky peaks of a mountain can be worn down and moved by millions of years of weathering and erosion, but moving it in one fell swoop? Impossible.<p>Or not. In the …

Splurging £102.6m on Picasso’s Women of Algiers is simply insane

Picasso was the greatest artist of the 20th century but Women of Algiers, which has just set a new world record at Christie’s, is nothing like his masterpiece. It is certainly interesting, though. In his later years, Picasso embarked on a series of interpretations of some of his favourite …

Art