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Gothic Fairy Tale Theater “The Dance & The Dawn” | SF

Freespace is a <b>pop-up community center</b> focused on <b>hacking the civic experience</b>. It is hosted in a 14,000 sqft warehouse in S0Ma, San Francisco, …

8 great public spaces hidden in downtown San Francisco

San Francisco has more than 65 privately developed spaces that are open to the public. No two are alike, and not all are readily apparent. Some are on rooftops; some are tucked inside buildings. Others are hidden in plain sight, easy to walk by without a second glance.<p>The city’s Planning Department …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

The world according to Mario Andretti

INDIANAPOLIS -- We are often reminded that the only constant in life is change.<p>This year, it seems auto racing is pushing that old axiom to the …

NFL approves raising goalposts by 5 feet

The NFL owners voted to approve raising the goalposts by 5 feet on Wednesday.<p><b>More NFL offseason: Mock Drafts | Prospect Rankings | Pro Days | Top</b> …

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Dodgers surpass Yankees as highest paying MLB team

The Dodgers are projected to shell out about $165 million more than the last team that outspent the Yankees.<p>For the first time in 16 years, the Yankees are not the highest-paying team in Major League Baseball.<p>The Dodgers have overtaken the throne with their projected Opening Day payroll of $235 …

The 3 Stretches You Need to Do Every Day

<b>The fix:</b> Clasp your hands behind your back. Slowly raise your arms behind you until you cannot lift them anymore. You'll feel a gentle pull across your chest. Take a moment to breathe, gently drop your head back, and then repeat three times.<p><b>2. The Spinal Tap Stretch</b> <b><br>The problem:</b> You know how you …

Sun Jar DIY

They light up my life, they bring me hope, to carry on …<p>But these DIY Solar Jars really do light up my life!<p><b>Sun Jar DIY How To</b><p>* Spray jars with …

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Separate

It’s over for Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, who announced Tuesday they’re breaking up after 10 years of marriage.<p>“It is with hearts full of …

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The 65 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like Zara, without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive list of the …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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