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The Dunn House / The Practice of Everyday Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Our clients, a young married couple, purchased a two and a half story historic home in Parkdale, …

Kitchen of the Week: A Cost-Conscious Kitchen in Sweden

Since Christmas 2015, Maria Förstberg, a librarian and weaver, has been living in a home tailor-made for her in Linköping, in southern Sweden. The …

Want To Improve Your Instagram Photographs? Try These 3 Simple Styling Tips

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>The fundamentals of good photography apply to all kinds of mediums, from a professional grade DSLR or a smartphone. …

These Colorful Arrangements of Mass-Produced Objects Are Supremely Satisfying

Adam Hillman's rainbow aesthetic will make your inner neat freak sing.<p>A spectrum of artificial colors and flavors awaits visitors to Adam Hillman's intoxicatingly satisfying Instagram account. In the summer of 2015, the Rutgers University art history major began arranging candies, crayons, and …

Art

Kitchen Paint Colors: Design Inspiration for 2017

As part of our predictions for the trends that will dominate kitchen design in 2017, we're taking a deep dive into the world of color in the kitchen. …

Home Decorating

Interior Design Ideas - 5 Alternative Door Designs For Your Doorways

The common hinge door, while functional and important in daily life, aren’t the only option when it comes to separating spaces in a home. There are a …

Nissan builds a versatile mobile office inside its e-NV200 electric van

The Nissan NV200 van actually made its debut as a mobile workspace concept back in 2007. The new e-NV200 Workspace isn't quite as extreme as that …

Nissan

Scuba divers rescued after 48 hours adrift; sharks circled them | Adventure Sports Network

Two scuba divers who were swept out to sea by a strong rip tide off the Colombian island of Malpelo kept their hopes alive by thinking about their …

Scuba Diving

Marilyn Monroe's Happy Birthday Mr President "skin and beads" dress expected to fetch £2 million at auction

The slinky dress that Marilyn Monroe wore for her iconic sultry performance of 'Happy Birthday Mr President' to John F. Kennedy is to be auctioned, and it is expected it will reach up to £2.2 million.<p>At the time this dress was just as provocative as Monroe's breathy bedroom voice. On stage at …

Italy must block mafia from earthquake rebuild, says expert

Anti-mafia chief says organised crime gangs were notorious for infiltrating construction contracts after 1980 quake<p>Italian authorities must ensure the mafia is blocked from playing any role in reconstruction after the earthquake that killed nearly 300 people, the country’s top anti-mafia prosecutor …

Natural Disasters

Canon EOS 5D IV: What you need to know

It's been more than four years since the launch of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, and just ahead of this year's Photokina trade show in Cologne we …

Cameras

Don't buy anything Apple-related right now -- it'll change

As we head into September, a lot of things in the Apple hardware ecosystem will change — and that’s why buying anything to do with Apple right now is a huge mistake.<p>Don’t buy cases (okay, maybe one or two if you’re sure about the iPhone 7). Or accessories. Definitely don’t buy cables.<p>Why? …

The first colour photographs of America

Diving for Our Dinner on the Bahamas’ Wild Coast

The azure blue turned to black, silently swallowing up the spears of light that etched their way meekly into this world of the deep.<p>Will, in his black wetsuit with a streak of gold down the side like some outlandish, otherworldly deep-sea creature, seemed as much a part of this environment as …

Bahamas

8 Quick Tips to Improve Your Photos of Architectural Details

Photography

Heartbroken son takes photos of his parents in intensive care after double family tragedy

A couple’s final goodbye has been captured on camera by their son, who photographed his parents holding hands as his father’s breathing tube was …

Intensive Care

Modern-Day Logos That Look Awfully Similar to Older Logos From Different Companies

Alibaba Marketing VP says "Nothing is original, especially in design"<p>AliExpress, which is something like China's counterpart to Amazon, has been …

Intimate Family Moments Captured in a Tiny Chinatown Apartment

Born and raised in New York, photographer Thomas Holton had always been exposed to other cultures yet felt little connection to his Chinese roots …

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AOL

Kris Lamba's RV1 Carbon Chair is made from a single carbon-fibre sheet

British designer Kris Lamba has folded a 20-metre-long piece of carbon fibre into a chair that facilitates different sitting positions (+ …

Furniture

How Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’ Went Viral

‘The Great Wave’ takes a starring role at the MFA Boston April 5<p>“The Great Wave,” Katsushika Hokusai’s woodblock print from the early 1830s, may be the most famous artwork in Japanese history, and its popularity isn’t cresting anytime soon.<p>The image of a wave towering over Mount Fuji is the subject …

Art

Cancer Survival Boosted by Tetanus Shot With Vaccine

Treatment with tetanus shot seems to enhance cancer vaccine’s effects, stimulating the immune system, Duke University study of glioblastoma patients finds<p>A common tetanus booster shot given to patients with a deadly form of brain cancer shortly before an experimental cancer vaccine prolonged their …

Cancer

Simply breathtaking: Freediving couple's stunning underwater photo shoot | CNN Travel

Extreme Sports

Clipping Magic Helps You Easily Remove Picture Backgrounds

Here’s a tool you may not have heard about but may useful at some time in the future. It’s called Clipping Magic, and it’s designed to remove …

The Power of a Photo Essay: The Battle We Didn't Choose

“A picture is worth 1000 words…” and while this cliche may be both tired and incredibly overused, there is still some truth and value to it. When you …