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These Photos of Plants in Greenhouses Look Like Paintings

Plants have historically had a significant presence in visual arts, from the vibrant flowers in Monet’s paintings to the still and colder photographs …

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty America has to offer. From shorelines to mountain …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Fatal NYC fire started by 3-year-old playing with stove, official says

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A 3-year-old boy's screams alerted his mother that a fire had erupted in their first-floor apartment in the Bronx on Thursday night. The boy had been playing with the burners on the kitchen stove, New York fire officials said Friday.<p>When the mother fled the burning apartment with …

Red Cross

A Study Found Homes Painted These Colors Sell For More Money

What color to paint the different rooms in a home is always a hotly debated topic. Interior designers have their standbys, trends point towards another set of colors, and mood boosting or calming hues dictate their own palette. But Zillow found that homebuyers place a premium on certain colors — …

Real Estate

Huge NYC apartment is a nature-filled refuge in the sky

Who says “indoor-outdoor” is only for the West Coast?<p>Some people in New York City would be lucky to afford a new micro apartment of some 300 square feet, but for those with truly deep pockets, an expansive duplex combining multiple apartments is well within the realm of possibility. Just check out …

Manhattan

Why You Only Need 10 Work Outfits—Seriously

As anyone who works in an office knows, figuring out a different outfit for every day of the week is quite the challenge. And what working woman has …

An 18-Year-Old’s Painting Is Now In The Met, Because Dreams Do Come True

We're already huge fans of her work.<p>Cliffannie Forrester is a wunderkind.<p>At 18 years old, the senior at the High School of Art and Design already has a piece of her artwork in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, New York.<p>The oil-painted piece is titled, "Uganda," and entered into the …

Art Galleries

Eco-Friendly Botanical Wall Art Brings the Self-Sustaining Beauty of Nature Indoors

Designer Erin Kinsey is something of a moss boss. Her handcrafted botanical artwork transforms one's living space by bringing the beauty of the outdoors, inside. Combining a dual passion for design and nature, she has established a company named Artisan Moss which offers one-of-a-kind plant wall …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

16 Unhealthy Habits You Should Get Rid Of By Turning 35 Years Old

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

On Cliches and Photo Ideas

Credit: Kevin Browne, Fotolia #17039046, slightly edited<p>If you go through Flickr galleries and popular photo, model mayhem or Facebook photography …

The Perfect Skirts and Shoes to Wear With Tights and Hosiery this Fall and Winter

From colored ribbed knits at Tommy Hilfiger to graphic, oversized fishnets at Proenza Schouler, the fall runways were overflowing with tights in every color and style. Which, might we add, is always a welcome notion, considering how cold the winter winds can be. An accessory that offers function <i>and</i> …

9 Things Every Preppy Girl Knows About Fall Fashion

The time for fall fashion has arrived, and we've loving it, celebrating with scarves, jackets, and the six types of sweaters every woman needs. While your approach to the season will surely differ based on what the weather's like in your hometown, key differences also pop up due to your individual …

How to Pull Off Fall and Winter Fashion Trends in Warm Climates

As jealous as you might be of those areas of the country that are able to count a 50-degree winter day as not only normal but also—dare we say—even <i>cold</i>, jumping into cozy fall and winter fashion trends may be a bit daunting to stylish warm weather Americans. After all, wool and shearling aren't …

What the Modern Presence of Water on Mars Means

Mars may be the solar system’s most tragic planet. It once had a dense atmosphere; it once fairly sloshed with water; just one of its oceans may have …

11 Fall Date-Night Outfit Ideas That Feel Fresh

Have plans for a big night out sometime soon? If you need an outfit that reflects your mood, is on-trend for fall, and feels totally fresh, look no further than the 11 fashionable...

Clothing

You are when you eat

<b>(CNN) —</b> We have all heard the age-old weight loss advice to eat less and exercise more. But a number of recent studies suggest that the key to dieting success is not just in how many calories you eat, or don't, but in when you eat them.<p>"There has been so much energy on what we eat and on …

Weight Loss

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Siblings

10 Great Secret Spots In (And Around) Boston, MA

You've done the Freedom Trail, you've gone to the museums, now discover what some Bostonians don't even know about their own city. Here are ten secret spots. How many are you familiar with? Want a bit more? The Getaway Mavens take a deeper dive.<p>You've done the Freedom Trail, you've gone to the …

Boston Red Sox

Hotel In A Volcano-Waterfall Is The Sweetest Digs You'll Ever Find

We've seen some pretty tricked-out hotel rooms in our day, but nothing quite beats these.<p>Welcome to Montaña Mágica Lodge, a hotel built INSIDE A MAN-MADE VOLCANO in Chile's Patagonian rainforest.<p>Here, the daily "eruption" is not lava, but rather a magical waterfall trickling down the plant-covered …