Molly Zhang

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This modern lake house in Canada has an exterior clad in wood, stone, and metal

Architecture firm BONE Structure, have designed this modern lake house that overlooks the lake and mountains in St-Donat, Quebec.<p>The architecture of …

Study Finds Lower, but Still High, Rate of C-Sections in China

China, which has long been criticized for soaring C-section rates, actually has rates lower than previously reported, although they are still quite high, according to a large new study done jointly by Chinese and American scientists.<p>Public health alarms were raised in 2010 when the World Health …

Definitive Proof That No Place in the World Does Christmas as Well as London

Prepare to be stunned.<p>If you were under the impression that we are more than a little obsessed with Christmas, then you would be right. And while we, of course, ooh and aah over the Christmas offerings in the U.S., we're here today to say something that might be a little controversial: We think …

The 19 global cities with the best economic potential

The index is compiled using a range of factors, including the projected growth of the economy, projected disposable incomes over the next decade, and the size of the working population.<p>While North American cities continue to dominate the list — taking nine of the top 19 places — is China's growing …

Tourists' obsession with authenticity is driving people to visit a tiny village in England

Those on national, international and social media were left scratching their heads, when an unexpected flood of Chinese tourists descended on the town.<p>Groups of curious travellers could be seen roaming down residential streets, taking pictures with locals and even entering gardens.<p>A survey by the …

Tourism

What Jane Eyre Can Teach Women Today About Money

Unexpected wealth gave her independence—and choices.<p>“Reader, I married him” is one of the best-known lines in literature and may seem the most …

Alluring aspects of a fabulous home

A comfy dwelling with a remarkable appearance, loaded with practicality in every element, is a big achievement for an architect. And this dwelling is …

26 Genius Ways To DIY Your Christmas Decorations

Channel your inner elf.<p>The holidays are here, meaning you can basically kiss your bank account balance good-bye, so you have to find ways to skimp where you can. And you <i>definitely</i> can with decor. You could go out and buy a bunch of brand spanking new decorations, but these DIYs will save you money, …

Decorations

British tourism suffers post-Brexit vote slump

A luxury double room in four-star hotel in Kensington for only £5 more than twin bunk beds in a nearby backpackers’ hostel: one consequence of the …

The most incredible infinity pools in the world

Infinity pools are fun, soothing and-- let's face it-- pretty awesome looking.<p>These luxurious hotel hotspots feature some of the world's coolest places to splash around.<p>1. Hanging Gardens, Bali, Indonesia<p>This luxury resort is located in the heart of the Balinese jungle. Surrounded by lush …

The Brilliant $20 Gadget That Will Keep Your Beach Umbrella Firmly Anchored in the Sand

This holiday season, give your loved ones the gift of nostalgia. These products draw their inspiration from the popular children's books that most of …

Shopping

6 ways to make your living room classic and elegant

Confused about how to design and decorate the living room in your new home? Or maybe you are planning to revamp your old living space to give it a …

An elegant home to inspire you

Some homes seem to have been designed with so much more than enviable style in mind and that's exactly what we see today with this apartment! Filled …

Dining Rooms

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11 Insane Perks Of Being An Emirates Flight Attendant

Emirates Airlines is one of the most, if not <i>the</i> most, luxurious airliners in the world. The beautiful aircrafts provide cocktail bars, humongous …

The 11 most luxurious all-inclusive resorts in the world

Discover Your Home's Decor Personality: 11 Organic Modern Room Inspirations

(Image credit: Nordic Design)<p>Organic modern is for you if you're drawn to minimal, modern interiors, but still crave a little bit of warmth. Black, …

How Many People Really Combine Work Trips with Vacation?

In corporate travel, extending a business trip for personal purposes is known as “bleisure,” an awkward term that’s only saving grace is that it’s less awful than the alternative, “bizcation.”<p>Bleisure travel has received considerable attention lately, with some traveler surveys suggesting that as …

6 of the World's Most Popular Places—And Where to Go Instead

Barcelona. Reykjavík. Santorini. Some of the world's most beloved places are getting harder and harder to access, thanks to Airbnb restrictions, tourists taxes, and outright caps on how many visitors are allowed in each year. And while we're not telling you not to go, you'll need to brace for the …

European Travel

12 Inspirations For Home Improvement With Spanish Home Decorating Ideas

Do you wanna catch a piece of summer at your home and keep it for the whole year? Making spanish decoration in your own home will be something really …

Interior Design

Top 10 fictional shops in children's books

Shops are familiar places to us all and yet in stories they are full of mystique and intrigue. Jennifer Bell shares her favourite fictional boutiques, salons and emporiums, from Ollivanders and Beatrix Potter to the Strand Bookshop in New York<p>Shops are familiar places to us all and yet when they …

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Top 10

'Off with their heads!' – the 10 greatest quotes from Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll’s children’s classic, Alice in Wonderland, turns 150 this year.<p>For a century and a half it has delighted and puzzled us in equal measure. We have fallen down the rabbit hole with Alice, taken tea with her and the Mad Hatter, been maddened by the Cheshire Cat and had to convince the …

Jacqueline Wilson on a mission to restore 'lovely dads' to children's books

Dame Jacqueline Wilson, the bestselling children's novelist, has pledged to include more "lovely dads" in her books, to combat an abundance of inadequate fathers in literature.<p>Dame Jacqueline, author of more than 100 novels which have sold 35 million copies in total, said she was on a mission to …

Top writing tips

From that killer first line to dealing with writer’s block, author Chris D’Lacey shares his top writing tips<p>I once heard a very good author say “there are as many ways of writing as there are people out there doing it”. What he meant was, we all have a unique style – or “voice”. No amount of …

Writing

What We’re Reading with Our Kids This Summer

I read to our twins at breakfast, which has the advantage of the “Time for school!” hard out. (Bedtime is a boggy netherworld of “Just one more!” special pleading.) Now that the twins are nearly ten, we’re assaying “Johnny Tremaine,” by Esther Forbes—a book I loved as a kid. It’s even better than I …

The Biggest Decor Trends the Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s — …