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The 2013 Style 100: The Best Looks and Trends of the Year

Restraint? So 2012, Hal Rubenstein writes in <i>InStyle</i>'s December issue. No where was this more evident than on the runway, where designers showed off …

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A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Sugar Plum Fruitcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Many of you know that I've spent 2013 baking for Betty. It's been a lively year of fun minion cakes, candy bar creations and snickerdoodle skillets. …

Jim Morrison Lives: The Legacy of the Lizard King

<b>Jim Morrison, 1981: Renew My Subscription to the Resurrection</b><i><br>by Rosemary Breslin</i><p>Kelly’s mother picked up the phone for the fifth time that night. It …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in December

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December:</b><p>Ring in 2014 with thousands of your closest friends for <i>three days</i> at <b>Edinburgh</b>‘s <b>Hogmanay</b> (December 30-January 1). Scotland’s biggest New Year’s party …

Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to …

6 things to feel hopeful about if you like Mother Earth (and one lost cause)

If you care about the environment, it’s easy to get frustrated these days. No matter how hard you try to be part of the solution — from personal …

Icebreaker Cruise: Instead of a Sunburn, Think Swimming Polar Bears and a Stopover in Greenland

All I see is fur. Part of a claw, some paw. Suddenly, in a flash of sunlight, I know. A polar bear. Alive and enormous, bobbing down and up in waves and tilting like a buoy.<p>You can keep them: Cruises that add up to tropical cocktails, gift-shop islands, sun-and-deckchair afternoons. When I'm at …

Arctic Circle

The Best Cruises of 2014

The cruise industry has taken a publicity hit in recent years following some high-profile accidents and ship malfunctions. The subsequent media frenzy has left a lot of travelers wondering whether taking a cruise is a smart idea.<p>The cruise industry has taken a publicity hit in recent years …

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Pope Francis, Nelson Mandela, and “Scandal”: What we shared on Facebook this year | Salon.com

What happened to just hanging out at home, enjoying the holidays on our own terms? Enjoy the Holidays at Home: 9 Things to Do Around the House Just for Fun--> http://apttherapy.com/1aStHVD

Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

Gift Guide: For the New Paramour

When I was young, whenever I labored aloud over what to buy a boy I liked–for a birthday party, Valentine’s Day, whatever–my mom would invariably …

Gift Guides

Seeking Fortune, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 11, 2013<p>Brilliant leaders zig when others zag. In 1930, a scant four months after the collapse of Wall Street signalled …

How to Secretly Arrange Furniture Around the TV

Let’s face it. It is no secret, really. We’ve all got them. Televisions, I mean. For most of us, our lives don’t revolve around the black rectangular …

Costa Rica Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Costa Rica (including the rain forest, beach, San Juan, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

45 Stocking Stuffers for the Most Fun Christmas Morning

Because good things come in small packages.<p>Fill your family's (and friends!) stockings with a bunch of sweet surprises. These cute picks include something for everyone on your list.

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Alice Munro ‘quite enjoying’ Nobel Prize hoopla, ex-husband says

Alice Munro's ex-husband says the short story legend is "quite enjoying" the hoopla surrounding her Nobel Prize for literature.<p>Jim Munro says the entire family is thrilled about the prestigious honour, which daughter Jenny will receive in Stockholm today on her mother's behalf.<p>The 82-year-old short …

Cold-Weather Photography Tips From the Pros

Adventure<p>As we head into the winter months, our adventures will likely take many of us into high mountains or across vast plains covered in ice and snow. Whether you’re riding skis, a snowboard, or a dogsled, taking pictures is pretty much a given. Unfortunately fridged temperatures at this time of …

The Best Holiday Crawl in NYC

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Every once in awhile my husband, Andy, and I make an effort to step out of our routines and remember why we chose to live in this chaotic, wonderful uproar of a city–and this month seemed like a good time to take advantage of one of the most festive places in the world.<p>When …

How to Make a Zillion Cookies in One Oven With Two Cookie Sheets

You should know exactly how to break the most common rule of cookie making.<p><i>Every week, baking expertᅡᅠAlice Medrichᅡᅠwill be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: The best way to make a lot of cookies, really fast -- without ever having to wait for baking</i> …

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Recipes, Menus, and Stories for Snowy Days

Foul weather means great food, so bring on the blizzards. We found recipes, menus, and stories perfect for the snowiest of snow days<p><b>Snow days are full of opportunity.</b> Granted, most of us still have to schlep into work and it's hard to appreciate a good snowfall when you're trundling through slush. …

12 experiences you can only have in Thailand

WHEN I FIRST settled in the northern city of Chiang Mai three years ago, I didn’t expect to see much apart from temples, crowded markets, and carts …

45 Kitchen Cabinet Ideas We're Obsessed With

There's rose gold involved.<p>Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards. We've got inspo on inspo (on inspo) for you, so you can finally tackle …

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