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25 Healthy Foods to Eat at Night

Does this sound familiar? It's 9 p.m., dinner is a distant memory, and your stomach starts to grumble. You begrudgingly make your way to bed and go to sleep hungry because you've heard over and over that eating after dinner is a no-no.<p>Contrary to this outdated advice, certain foods can actually …

Nutrition

Emily Blunt And John Krasinski Just Sold Their Brooklyn Home, And OMG, It's Stunning

Perhaps they wanted to move to A Quiet Place?<p>If your New York sightseeing tour involved discreetly creeping through Park Slope, Brooklyn, hoping you'd catch a glimpse of Emily Blunt or John Krasinski as they hit up their corner bodega for coffee, you're going to be disappointed. The <i>Quiet Place</i> …

Emily Blunt

Three new rug collaborations we love

Christopher Kane for the Rug Company<p>“I’m really into biology,” says fashion designer Christopher Kane, who emblazoned his spring 2014 collection with …

Ilse Crawford

Great Customer Experience Is The Combination Of Design Thinking And Agile Marketing

A great amount of time and investment is spent ensuring that consumers move through a sales funnel in the way that creates the desired outcome for marketers. What we know, however, is that consumers are not always likely to have a linear progression from the point of awareness to the point of …

Customer Experience

Deborah Berke Partners channels modernism with long and low Indiana house

A low-lying slender form, an overhanging roof and sliding glass doors are among the modernist-influenced features at this Indianapolis residence by …

B.E. Architecture "rejects stark minimalism" with eclectic interior for Melbourne house

Melbourne studio B.E. Architecture has renovated and extended a Victorian property in the city for an avid art collector, adding a varied palette of …

And then There Was Light!

<i>In celebration of our new exhibition</i> <i>The Senses: Design Beyond Vision</i><i>, this Object of the Day post explores the multisensory experience of an object</i> …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Seven trends to look out for at Milan design week 2018

With less than a week to go before the start of Milan design week, Dezeen editor Amy Frearson predicts the big trends that will emerge, including …

Design

Designers get fired up over ceramic furniture

“When most people think of ceramics, they think of small stuff like porcelain cups,” says Floris Wubben. “As a designer, I am always searching for …

These 30 White Kitchens Are Anything But Ordinary

More than just a blank slate, these pristine white kitchens expertly use the tried-and-true shade to open up small spaces, visually tidy, and give old cabinetry new life.<p>1. A Transformed 1920s Home in Washington, DC<p>2. An Ultramodern Home in Cupertino, California<p>3. A Midcentury Redesign in San …

Kitchens

The Best Hotel Chains in the U.S., for Every Type of Budget

From low-cost to luxury.<p>If you’re looking to make your dollar go further while traveling, hotels can be a good area to focus on. Hotel room costs …

Top 11 Artery-Cleansing SUPER Foods

Arteries (from Latin <i>arteria</i>) are flexible, elastic tubes with muscular walls that expand and contract to pump blood through the body. They are blood …

Varanasi: City of Life and Death

Ghats, worshippers of idol, the Ganges, pyres, Lord Shiva & the ultimate liberation.<p>Varanasi is one of the world’s oldest continually inhabited …

Hinduism

​A charming modern one-story house with a surprising interior

This single story home, designed by the architects at <i>KUBE Architectur</i><i>e</i> who have been credited with many modern project on the design scene, is in a …

Interior Design

Current Obsessions: The Naturalist

This week the Gardenista editors announced our new book, <i>Remodelista: The Organized Home</i>, and admired an architect’s paintings, inspired by and …

Peruvian Grilled Chicken: A Spicy, Succulent Delight

Spit-grilled chicken (pollo a la brasa) is popular all over Latin America. But it’s the Peruvian version that’s best known here in the United States, buoyed by the many restaurants that serve the bird in all its burnished, garlic-scented, drippings-slicked glory. Usually, they serve a spicy, creamy …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

New York plane fire: Aircraft bound for Argentina ‘explodes and catches fire’ on runway at JFK airport

Shocking video has emerged of a suspected engine fire at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York late on Thursday evening.<p>The Argentina Airlines flight, set to fly to Buenos Aires, was on the runway preparing for takeoff when a loud bang and flash of orange light surrounded the …

US condemns Russia's 'aggressive actions' in eastern Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned Russia's "aggressive actions" in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and warned Moscow that U.S. …

Russia

NBA Star J.R. Smith Reveals His Wife Gave Birth to Their Daughter 5 Months Early

Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith and his wife Jewel have had a difficult start to 2017.<p>In a video posted to Uninterrupted, the couple — who have been …

J. R. Smith

Architect Visit: A Renovated Farmhouse in Bedford with Scandinavian Influences

In Bedford, New York, architect Rafe Churchill transforms a small farmhouse, owned by the same family for 30 years, into a modern weekend house with …

The best pendant lighting for an easy kitchen upgrade

Suzanne and Lauren McGrath, the mother-daughter duo behind the interior design company McGrath II, are firm believers that a little lighting can go a long way.<p>“Many home renovations wait until the end of the project to focus on lighting decisions, but in fact lighting should be prioritized early, …

Home Decorating

The Art of Unboxing: Packaging Opportunity In The Age of Earned Content

It's like the saying goes: You never get a second chance to make a first impression - which is why presentation means everything in retail. Since the early days of product marketing, brands have strove to make packaging pop, sizzle and entice. Utilizing bright colors, catchy slogans and detailed …

Election 2016: Cyber help requests now up to 46 states

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> All but four states have now asked the Department of Homeland Security for assistance shoring up their election systems against cyberthreats, according to a senior DHS official.<p>That number has been steadily trending upward. Earlier this month, 33 states and 11 county or local …

Homeland Security

Donald Trump jokes that it’s okay for his supporters to commit voter fraud

CLEVELAND — As Donald Trump once again warned his supporters on Saturday that voter fraud is rampant and could cost him the election, he wondered aloud if he is receiving any of the fraudulent votes.<p>"Maybe they'll vote for Trump, I don't know, maybe I shouldn't be saying that," the GOP presidential …

Government

After-School Snack Attack: 7 Healthy Recipes That Won't Ruin Dinner

Be ready when the kids drop their backpacks and make a beeline to the kitchen. Before they devour the cookies and chips, let them go to town on one of these healthy after-school snacks. From Crispy Roasted Chickpeas to Homemade Granola Bars, these snacks will satisfy their hunger without ruining …

Health Officials Struggle To Fight Deadly Sepsis Infections

After Rory Staunton fell at the gym and cut his arm in March of 2012, the 12-year-old became feverish. He vomited during the night and complained of a sharp pain in his leg. When his parents called his pediatrician the next day, she said there was a stomach virus going around New York City, and his …

Medicine

Looking at the North Korean Problem From a Chinese Border City

The spindly legs of half-a-dozen dried frogs are tied together in a knot. Sharing the apothecary’s shelf are small bottles of the derivative “frog …

Audi plans 12 refreshed, new U.S. vehicles by 2019 | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) Audi of America luxury unit plans to unveil 12 updated and new vehicles in the United States over the next three years, the company said on Wednesday.<p>Audi cars during the company's annual news conference in the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt March 3, …

Environmentalism