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This Website Helps Travelers Get Compensation for Delayed or Canceled Flights

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, in 2017, 19.6% of flights on American carriers coming in or out of U.S. airports were either delayed or canceled. And if you've ever been a traveler unfortunate enough to encounter either of these situations, you know how unpleasant it can be. …

Yoga para reducir cintura

Esta rutina de yoga, creada por la profesora de fitness y yoga <b>Amalia Panea</b> te permitirá tonificar toda la musculatura de tu faja abdominal sin …

Memo Pad “Excavates” Architectural Sites with Each Sheet You Remove

Perfectly pairing a penchant for cool stationery with a love for classic Japanese architecture, the <i>Omoshiro Block</i> by Triad is an office supply with a twist. Aptly (and loosely) translated to “fun block,” each one-of-a-kind memo pad reveals a beautiful architectural model as it's used, turning …

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How to Take a Class From Harvard—and Over 800 Other Universities—for Free

Ever wish you'd had time to take that interesting class at university, but could never fit it into your schedule? Or, perhaps you're simply a curious individual who loves learning. The rise of MOOCS—massive open online courses—is a great place to get university-level learning from the comfort of …

How to Make Your Own Stencils + Thousands of Free Ready-to-Use Downloads

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info.<p>Stencils are as common place in art as drawing or painting. We're often acquainted with them when we're young. For kids, stencils offer an easy way …

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12 of the World’s Most Scenic Train Trips

To many people, travel is all about reaching a destination. With this mindset, they may be tempted to hop on a plane or pack up the car, oblivious to the spectacular sights they'll miss as they zoom toward their target. Hoping to open jet-setters' eyes to alternative ways of traveling, <i>National</i> …

Trains

15+ Vintage Camper Van Remodels That Will Inspire You To Hit the Road

When it comes to seeing the world, everyone is different. Some folks want to take in the sights by train while others prefer to board a plane to experience new locales. Then, there are people who make travel not just a once (or twice) a year activity, but a cultivated lifestyle. Through mobile …

RVs

Over 83,500 Vintage Sewing Patterns Are Now Available Online

McCall's, Butterick, Simplicity. If you were into sewing, or simply spent time as a child rummaging through patterns with your mother at the fabric store, these names will bring on a wave of nostalgia. And now, thanks to a fantastic online collection of vintage sewing patterns, it's time to dust of …

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Wearable Tech

Artist Creates Dazzling High Fashion Sketches with Carefully Coated Nail Polish

Nail polish is no longer limited to fingers and toes. Chan Clayrene of Artclaytion uses nail polishes, matte and sparkly alike, as the ink for her glamorous illustrations of haute couture gowns. Her designs are inspired by luxury labels, such as Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, and Ralph & Russo, as …

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Delicate Floral and Nature Tattoos Inspired by Changing Seasons

Crimean artist Pis Saro takes inspiration from her travels and innate fascination with nature to create her soft and dreamlike tattoo designs. “The mood of my art changes with the seasons,” Saro told Illusion Magazine. “I grow flowers and watch them attentively, looking at each fractal detail in …

Body Art
Art

Colorful Paintings Capture the Endless Freedom of the Open Road

East Hampton, Long Island-based artist Grant Haffner paints vivid landscapes inspired by the beautiful country roads and bodies of water of his hometown. Using acrylic, marker, and pencil on wood panel, the painter deconstructs the road scene into a striking series of graphic lines and eye-catching …

Art

urban campsite amsterdam offers sculptural habitats for an art/sleep experience

<b>urban campsite amsterdam offers sculptural habitats for an art/sleep experience</b><br>photography by anouska rickard / courtesy of urban campsite</b> …

Tranquil Pond House Generates Energy Instead of Consuming It

Louisiana's Holly & Smith Architects has designed a sustainable home that's the epitome of relaxation. The beautiful retreat–which is known as <i>The Pond House</i>–seamlessly blends in with its serene surroundings. The naturalistic look of this residence is enhanced by the fact that it overlooks a calming …

Architecture

Esta es la historia del Sándwich Club (y su receta)

Seguro que muchos recordáis el Sándwich Club, un estupendo sándwich de tres pisos que se corta en cuartos y se presenta formando una cruz o alineando …

This Victorian Home Is A Rainbow of Happy Hues

The owners clearly weren't shy with their decor choices.<p>What's black and white and ... every other color? This Victorian home in the West Ridge area of Chicago. It's currently on the market for $575,000, and it comes with quite the deliberate decorating scheme. Let's just say that any beige-loving …

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This Sweet English Cottage Has a Literary Past

And an impeccable garden, to boot.<p>The U.K. is really the capital of adorable homes. For proof, look no further than this enchanting property that's currently on the market for £1.85 million. The term "storybook cottage" has never been so appropriate: The home previously belonged to noted children's …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

32 Bedazzled Wedding Dresses

Our experts at Style Me Pretty roundup the best bedazzled wedding dresses to wear on your wedding day.<p>Our experts at Style Me Pretty roundup the best bedazzled wedding dresses to wear on your wedding day.

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12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

Photos: The world’s most impressive outdoor mazes and labyrinths

Outdoor mazes and labyrinths have captured our imagination for centuries, harking back to King Minos of Crete’s elaborate, winding structure to corral the hulking Minotaur in Greek mythology.<p>Corn mazes, especially plentiful in the US, provide farmers an additional source of revenue. From the 14th …

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How to Darn Jeans

12 Must-Eat Breakfast Sandwiches Across America

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Quick! You've just woken up. You regret having a salad for dinner. Maybe you're a little hungover. You're <i>hungry</i>. So what are you craving?<p>If you're like us, it's probably a breakfast sandwich of some sort. An egg …

Vibrant Rainbows Created Daily for 100 Days out of Everyday Objects

Artist <b>Julie Seabrook Ream</b> has been arranging everyday objects to form brilliant photo sets that mirror the colors of the rainbow. Using delicious foods, art supplies, and objects from nature, Ream has created collections that feature spectacular, visual motifs and an incredible amount of liveliness.<p>…

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DRESS YOUR TECH / 97

this week adriana gallo made some fun desktops for us just in time for summer.<p>these watermelon are my favorite. aren’t they cute?<p><i>CLICK THROUGH TO</i> …

Glowworms Transform a New Zealand Cave into an Enchanting Starry Sky

By venturing into the 30-million-year-old limestone caves on New Zealand's North Island, photographer Joseph Michael was able to capture magical images of the glowworms that call this place home. Against the natural backdrop that the cave provides, it looks as though there are hundreds of …

New Zealand

Whimsical DIY Project Transforms Broken Pots into Beautiful Fairy Gardens

Just because a clay pot is broken doesn't mean that you have to throw it out. Creative gardeners have developed a resourceful trend that repurposes the broken pieces into whimsical creations, making for a fantastic DIY project. Commonly known as fairy gardens, these arrangements fashion the clay …

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20 Minimalist Tattoos for the Design Lover

Simple straight lines, geometric shapes and a few nature-inspired designs are like a breath of fresh air in the typically bold world of tattoos. Even if you are not usually the type who likes tattoos, these are so delicate and discreet that the fear of commitment disappears. From constellations of …

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