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23 Unexpected Ways To Transform An Unused Closet

No cranny left behind.

The nudge theory and beyond: how people can play with your mind

The first instalment of our new psychology column looks at how mental manipulation can be backed by good intentions – but when used with stealth, it is deceitful and wrong<p>A couple of decades ago, a class of psychology undergraduates played a mean trick on their lecturer. The students on the right …

Behavioral Sciences

Vibrant Illustrations Blend Beauty of Nature and Fashion with Colored Pencils

Artist Morgan Davidson has the ability to create nature and fashion-inspired works of art that feature an incredible use of color and detail. “Nature had a very strong influence in my upbringing. I grew up very close to nature and have always had a ton of pets; my work definitely reflects a lot of …

Art

Meet Plus-Size Fashion Blogger The 12ish Style

As a successful fashion publicist in New York City, Katie Sturino hit a wall when it came to finding fashion inspiration in focusing on her size—a 12, give or take.<p>"There are so many amazing examples of women dressing for their size with incredible style, like Gabifresh and Nicolette Mason. But for …

Plus Size

You'd Be Surprised How Many People Don't Know These 5 Obvious Travel Tips

As a team of hotel and travel experts, Oyster.com has some great insider tips and tricks for traveling. And so do the staffers over at SmarterTravel, one of Oyster's sister companies that's dedicated to travel deals, ideas, and guides. But both teams find we spend just as much of our time reminding …

Travel Deals

Artist Transforms Brittle Leaves into Delicate Crocheted Sculptures

Artist Susanna Bauer uses natural objects that often go overlooked and breathes new life into them through the art of crocheting. She transforms dry, brittle leaves into delicate sculptures that are awe-inspiring in their detail and craftsmanship.<p>Bauer hasn't picked the easiest material to work …

Art

Can Silicon Valley Fix Women's Fashion?

“Fashion tech” companies like Stitch Fix are using algorithms and personal stylists to sell women the priceless commodity of confidence — but who’s left out?

How Two Fashion Industry Sisters Throw the Perfect Weekend Brunch

The girls behind accessories line Lizzie Fortunato pull off a networking brunch that's actually fun.<p>Lizzie and Kathryn Fortunato, the 30-year-old twin sisters behind the jewelry line Lizzie Fortunato, have their own ideas about how to run a small business, and one involves a big dinner table. "For …

8 Simple Ways to Be More in the Moment When You Travel

<b>1. Don't make comparisons.</b><p>Whether you travel often or only occasionally, it's far too easy to compare your current situation to one from the past. The pebbly shore off the Promenade des Anglais in Nice instantly makes you long for the black sand beaches you frolicked on in Santorini. The Pad Thai …

Cape Town

Nine psychological reasons why we love lists

The internet is awash with information that’s been sliced and diced into bite-sized chunks. But why do we find it so appealing? Claudia Hammond explores the canny mind tricks behind the buzz.<p><b>1. We know exactly what we’re getting</b><p>Whether it’s the 10 ways your body is disgusting or the 100 greatest …

University of Washington

17 Ways To Eat Protein For Dessert

Who needs protein bars when you can eat peanut butter cups?

Breakfast

7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to Know

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Marketing

Articles about 7 tasteful kitchens built budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>Although the concept looks effortless and versatile, is open kitchen shelving really as easy as it...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way …

Kitchens

16 Things No One Tells You About The Morning-After Pill

Take that, broken condom.

I Heart My City: Anne’s Aix-en-Provence

<b>Anne Elder</b> “fell in love with France somewhere between <i>Madeline</i> and <i>Moulin Rouge</i>.” After studying abroad in Paris, the life-long Francophile migrated south and found a home in <b>Aix–en–Provence, France</b>. When she’s not helping students learn English as a teaching assistant, Anne spends her time keeping …

"It's the end of fashion as we know it" says Li Edelkoort

<b>Design Indaba 2015:</b> fashion is dead, trend forecaster Li Edelkoort has declared, describing the fashion industry as "a ridiculous and pathetic parody …

10 Healthy-Sounding Foods With More Sugar Than Candy

It's like nothing but salad is sacred!<p>Because most packaged foods contain some kind of added sugar, the sweet stuff is nearly impossible to avoid.<p>In the short term, sugary foods can send you on an energy roller coaster that ultimately leaves you feeling sluggish and starving. Over time, a …

decorating with maps

Decorating with Maps {Giveaway} | I’m Lovin’ It<p>Shares 5.8K<p>If you are challenged by an empty wall, maps can often make a graphic statement, usually …

Family Photo Bookshelf Project

I am so excited to share this family photo DIY project. In our hallway we have built in bookshelves that needed a little something. I made blueprint …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

My Boyfriend Loves Fat Women

As a fat woman myself, I'm still struggling with how I feel about it.<p>Ironically enough, I met my boyfriend during the thinnest month of my life.<p>I was at a friend's birthday party at a bar when I saw my future boyfriend Brian from across the room, talking to the birthday boy. Brian was the type of …

Relationships

Anything is Possible at Any Age: A Travel Guide to Austin, Texas

I was driving from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas, following the trailer that was moving the contents of my life -- 45 boxes that represented the material total of 71 years of my life on this plane -- to a new city half way across the country. I had hoped to do the driving during daylight hours, …

On the Red Couch with Art Director/Style Writer Olga Montserrat

insideflipboard / February 11, 2015<p><i>What makes a great style blog? Charisma, personality and perspective—those things help to separate “style” from</i> …

San Francisco

How To Really Let Go Of Stress On Vacation, From Someone Who Does It For A Living

Travel Channel personality Samantha Brown has made a career doing what most can only dream of: exploring the world and experiencing just about everything that travel has to offer. She has spent the last 14 years out of a suitcase in airports and hotels, taking viewers on journeys to discover the …

When to Fly and Buy for Athens (ATH) to London (LCY)

Search another route:<p>Athens (ATH)<p>to London (LCY)<p>Good deals for this route are priced below <i>$250.</i><p>The cheapest round trip flights from Athens (ATH) to …

Deck the Walls With 16 DIY Decals

No pressure, but how you adorn your walls sets the tone for your room’s entire look and feel. Okay now that we’ve made you sweat, cool your jets, because we’ve got the solution — wall decals! Wall decals are great if you’re not ready to commit to a bold wall design (or if you’re currently renting). …

Decorations

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

European Parliament expected to push Google to break itself up

Google's been caught up in an antitrust tango with the European Union for years, and since the EU hasn't been thrilled with the search giant's attempted concessions, there might be an extreme new option on the table. According to a report from the <i>Financial Times</i>, the European Parliament is expected …