Albena Todorowa

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Here's How To Tie Anything And Everything

Knots, laces, togas, scarves — you have met your match. Bookmark this immediately.

12 Decorating Do's and Don'ts From Top Designers

No rules — but timeless, unforgettable advice. Twelve designers share their favorite words of wisdom.<p><b>Don't: Use White Decor If You Have Kids or Pets</b>"If you have pets or children, white rugs and upholstery are just not in the cards. People love the way they look but never realize that you have to …

8 Decorating Ideas to Steal From Instagram

Design trends on the visual-heavy app.<p>Interior designers, bloggers, and tastemakers have taken to the visual-heavy app to capture life's most captivating moments. Here, we compile some of the most inspiring snapshots by the must-follow crowd.

Home Decorating

Big in Japan: A Guide to the Films of Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki

On February 21st, <i>The Wind Rises</i>, director Hayao Miyazaki’s 11th, and supposedly final, feature film hits American theaters. The movie is a departure …

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The Art Of Animation

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

My book of cartoons “You’re All Just Jealous of My...

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

11 Expert Tips To Beat Stress In 5 Minutes Or Less — Really!

Let's face it: Stress is one of those things that can sneak up like a thief in the night, with no regard for your jam-packed schedule. And while we …

How the way we walk can increase risk of being mugged

The way people move can influence the likelihood of an attack by a stranger. The good news, though, is that altering it can reduce the chances of being targeted.<p>How you move gives a lot away. Maybe too much, if the wrong person is watching. We think, for instance, that the way people walk can …

Wellbeing: the pitfalls to avoid if you want to stay healthy

The index card<p>Science<p>The index card: Professor Paul M Stewart offers some golden rules that can help you to dodge poor health, expensive gym fees and trouble with the law<p>First published on Sun 10 Nov 2013 02.00 EST<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Topics<p>Science<br>• The index card

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Comparing Vastly Different Body Types of Olympic Athletes

New York-based photographer Howard Schatz captures the diverse range of body types of Olympic athletes. Referring to a body as an athletic build is often thought to be a perfect, rippling mass of muscle boasting a six pack, but Schatz's series reveals the wide variety of heights, widths, body …

Isaac Asimov's Rules for Writing and Revising

“Over and over again, we are told about the importance of polishing, of revising, of tearing up, and rewriting. I got the bewildered notion that, far …

More Americans die each year from antibiotic-resistant bacteria than AIDS, and there are no new drugs coming

“We’re in the post-antibiotic era,” Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, the deputy director of the US Centers for Disease Control, tells PBS. His agency just reported that at least 23,000 Americans die each year from antibiotic-resistant infections, more than the 15,000 who die from AIDS, notes health researcher …

Microbiology

Tim Dowling: how do you greet an audience of 12 spread across 100 seats?

The band I'm in is commencing its inaugural tour of Scotland. Only not quite yet, because the van that is meant to take us there hasn't arrived; it's over an hour late. The guitarist and I are staring out of the window with the special apprehension that belongs to the guy who hired the van (him) …

The Art Of Animation

What It's Like to Grow Up Hapa

“The question of nationality perplexes my little brain. Why are we what we are? I and my brothers and sisters. Why did God make us to be hooted and …

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Stunning Snapshots of Sunday’s Solar Eclipse

Changing Planet<p>This amazing shot of the partial solar eclipse on the morning of November 3 was taken from Kearny, New Jersey, on a hill overlooking Manhattan. Credit: Chris Cook<p><b>Sky-watchers in most of the Western Hemisphere were treated to a rare solar eclipse on November 3, and many captured</b> …

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24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

An Insider’s Guide to Tel Aviv

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>For a relatively small city, Tel Aviv 
can sometimes feel like an overwhelming 
place, crowded with choices. The best way to get to know it is to focus on the small, independent places.<p><b>Here’s an insider’s guide to Israel’s second-largest metropolis:</b><p><b>> Where to Eat</b><p>The <b>Levinsky</b> …

11 Fascinating Trees

It's difficult to reflect on trees and not get sappy. (Badum tish! Pun intended.) Besides providing shelter, shade and fruit, the tree is a metaphor for life. Just think of the Buddha sitting under a Bodhi tree, or Robin Hood and his merry men hiding in an old oak, and of course, Adam and Eve, …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

Graphics, Illustrations and Logos by Dustin Wallace

Wallace Design.<p>Dustin Wallace is a designer currently based in Dallas, Texas who creates outstanding graphics, illustrations and logotypes. Below is …

Graphic Design

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

Kodak No 1 Camera – early images to mark its 125th anniversary

The Kodak No 1 camera, launched 125 years ago, was pre-loaded with 100 exposures and required customers to use all the film and then return the camera to Kodak for processing. The customer then received 100 images, all circles with a diameter of 2.5 inches (6.5cm). The camera from the Eastman Kodak …