Catherine Lam

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The Things You Should Always Carry With You in Japan

Japan is a great place to visit, especially for first-time international travelers. It feels completely different than western countries, yet totally …

Japan

45 of the Very Best Ideas & Solutions for Your Small Kitchen

So you've got a tiny kitchen. Whether a rental space or something to call your own, a foot or two of counter space and maybe a wall to work with if …

Jeanne Moreau: a life in pictures

French actor Jeanne Moreau has died at the age of 89. Best known for her role in François Truffaut’s New Wave classic Jules et Jim, she worked with many of the leading art house directors of the time including Louis Malle, Roger Vadim, Michelangelo Antonioni and Luis Buñuel

France

Beginners Guide to Night Photography

Do you enjoy photos taken at night? Do you wish that you were able to capture beautiful images of the stars but struggle to get the result you want? …

Landscape Photography

Deadlift

Equipment:<p>Barbell<p>Body parts:<p>Total Body<p>Step-by-step instructions<p>1<p>Stand with your feet hip width. Bend your hips back to reach down and grasp the bar, …

Hips

Tip: The Key to Strong and Healthy Shoulders

Follow these two steps and you'll not only build strong delts, you'll keep them healthy.<p>Most lifters will, at some point, have shoulder issues, and …

6 home renovation ideas that will cost you less than S$30k

Are you looking for a way to update your home on a budget? These days home renovations can cost a small fortune, which means it’s easy to break the …

The Secret to Saving Money on New Appliances

Shopping for a new appliance can easily feel like an overwhelming whirlwind of features and rebate offers and extended warranties, bringing up …

Amazingly simple tips for keeping your home organized

Ask any interior designer, or professional cleaner for that matter, and they'll tell you that one of the key secrets to maintaining a home that you …

Storage Ideas

18 Classic Japanese Dishes You Can Make At Home

Drop the instant ramen and bookmark this right now.

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

5 ingredients to add to your next smoothie

I love smoothies. I got a Vitamix about 5 years ago and I've been obsessed ever since. For a long time I just followed the same basic smoothie recipe but lately, I've been switching it up and I've found a few new favorites. Not only do these ingredients add a delicious flavor or a nice texture but …

Light up your room the right way

<b>Decorate a room with multiple lights</b><p>Lighting can be used in multiple ways to change or to enhance the look and feel of a space. A perfect ambience …

Home Decorating

11 Beautiful And Actually Doable Ways To Display Your Books

Your books deserve it, don't you think?

16 Cozy & Inviting Reading Nooks

This season before spring is the least exciting in my book, but the cold, rainy days turn out to be a great chance to tackle indoor projects or spend …

That Veggie Burger Builds Muscle as Well as Meat

Protein helps repair and build muscle, which is why it’s smart to recover after a hard workout with a smoothie, energy bites or another high-protein …

How Big Should Your Breakfast Be?

You’ve heard it time and again: A healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While that’s not entirely true, and studies are mixed when …

5 Things Every Loving Homeowner Should Know About Their Own Home

Your relationship with your home is one that will hopefully last a long time, so it pays to learn its most intimate details. And not to be weird, but …

3 Smartphone Camera Settings You Should Try Out

It wasn’t all that long ago that simply having a phone with a camera in it was relatively rare. Not so today!Now, the cameras on our smartphones are …

7 ingenius storage ideas from 7 small apartments

Ever wonder how you manage to accumulate so many domestic odds and ends, accessories and domestic miscellany? Keeping a home minimal, with a basic …

Why You're Probably Using To-Do Lists Wrong

If you're only using lists to track action items, you're missing a huge opportunity.<p>"In the United States, we are so focused on tallied success when it comes to the work place," says Moorea Seal.<p>We've reached peak "To Do List," with countless frameworks, organizing principles, ordering suggestions …

Meet a traveller: Lola Akinmade Åkerström, travel writer and photographer

Writing about your travel adventures and snapping shots of exotic locales is a dream job for many – but a hard career to break into. For Lola Akinmade Åkerström, a keen eye for a capture and a passion for geography helped her sculpt this dream into a reality.<p>Born in Nigeria, Lola now calls …

UHeart Organizing: Easy-Does-It DIY Drawer Dividers

Drawer dividers certainly make my organizing world go round. And when I can customize a product to fit my specific needs?! It feels like I won the …

25 Facts About the Science of Music

On this <i>mental_floss</i> List Show, John Green shares some little-known facts about the science of music.<p>Don't miss an episode—subscribe here! <i>(Images and</i> …

Two black holes are defying the limits of science

Even astrophysicists are occasionally surprised at what they find in the cosmos. University of Cambridge researchers have discovered that two black holes are consuming their companion stars at rates much faster than currently established limits would allow -- so fast, in fact, that the gas is …

University of Cambridge

Clever Space-Saving Solutions for Small Bedrooms

If you're dealing with a common small-apartment problem — a bedroom scarcely large enough for a bed, much less anything else — look no further than …

Real Estate

What I Wish I Knew When I First Started Investing

Don't make these rookie mistakes.<p>Beginning investors often make mistakes, but there’s no reason you need to make them. Instead, you can avoid …

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Santorini for first-timers

Santorini is the supermodel of the Greek islands, a head-turner whose face is instantly recognisable around the world: multicoloured cliffs soar out of a sea-drowned caldera, topped by drifts of whitewashed buildings. With its reputation for dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets and volcanic-sand …