Colin Sherrill

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The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

How to take pictures of the Perseid meteor shower and the stars

If you’re lucky to see stars where you live, or you’re camping outdoors this summer, photographing the night sky can yield spectacular results. With …

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Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale

London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.<p>A labor of love, the 377-square-foot Woodland Cabin is a design/build project completed over multiple trips to the lakeside lot in the village of Nouvelles in southern Belgium. The architects …

43 Books That Will Legit Change Your Outlook On Life

Fiction, non-fiction, sci-fi, YA, self-help, you name it.<p>They shared all kinds of books from a variety of genres. Check them out below!<p>And just as a heads up, some of these submissions talk about loss and grief, suicide, eating disorders, and other mental health issues.<p><i>Responses edited for length</i> …

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Beginners Guide: 4 Quick Tips for Absolute DSLR Photography Beginners

Rating:<p>4.14 based on 7 Ratings<p>November 15, 2017 By Julian Rad<p>Beginners Guide: 4 Quick Tips for Absolute DSLR Photography Beginners …

These Are the 66 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

Donald Trump 'Fish Feeding Gaffe' Is Not Entirely What It Seems

'Trump did exactly what the Japanese PM did.'<p>As he often does with the simplest of gestures or phrases, Donald Trump on Monday prompted fears over …

Donald Trump

A Guide to Big Bend National Park

Spanning the border of Mexico and Texas, Big Bend National Park is nothing short of magical.<p>Greg Henington, a 26-year area resident, well remembers a …

10 Easy and Budget-Friendly DIY Side Table Ideas to Try Out

DIY projects can become an obsession of sorts once you get a hang of them. When it comes to DIY décor, the benefits are several fold. For starters, …

Travel Guide: How to Explore Zion National Park in 3 Days

The Grand Canyon's glacier-carved cliffs often steal the spotlight when adventurers are planning out their stateside itineraries. While you can't …

National Parks

20 Places to Visit That Are So Whimsical It's Hard to Believe They Exist

The spiral rock arches of Antelope Canyon are unreal!<p>If you love traveling to destinations off the beaten path, we have a few unbelievable locations you'll want to add to your travel bucket list. These canyons and islands and parks aren't just unexpected, they are completely and utterly whimsical. …

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Home improvement: 8 easy steps to your own pergola

Building a pergola might seem like a complicated task, but it's actually one of the tasks you can manage in a weekend without bringing out too many …

Home improvement: build your own pergola in 9 steps

Building your own pergola or gazebo is a surprisingly easy endeavour, provided you're prepared.<p>The construction of a garden gazebo can be a …

DIY: how to laminate your own floors in 7 simple steps

Who knew flooring could be so easy?<p>Laminate flooring can instantly upgrade your house to look sleeker and more stylish. Although you can contact a …

Home Improvement

DIY: how to makeover your floor (in 10 easy steps!)

So your dull and dilapidated floor is in need of a major upgrade to look sleek and stylish again. Well, in this homify feature we look at 10 easy …

You Can Camp Above the Trees in These Fire Towers

These abandoned lookouts offer great views.<p>While the term “fire tower” may bring to mind something ominous, they are actually an intriguing and …

The Best Backpacking Tent I’ve Ever Used

The trouble with most ultralight shelters is that they sacrifice livability to achieve their exceptional packability. They’re great to carry, terrible to sleep in. This new Nemo is different. It weighs less than two pounds, but can genuinely accommodate two people comfortably.<p>What Is It?<p>The big …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

These 13 Outdoor Showers Will Make You Consider One For Your Own Yard

Though it's not a necessity, having an outdoor shower on your property can be a game changer—especially if you plan on using your space all summer long.<p>Whether your home is close to the beach, you live in a region that's nice out all year long, or have kids that are known for running around in a …

15 Modern Playhouses for Cheerful Backyards

There is a real balancing act for families with young kids who prefer modern styles of decorating. You definitely want your home to feel welcoming …

California is about to explode with a spectacular wildflower display

California's parched, drought-stricken landscape was soaked this winter by ceaseless storms, creating the perfect conditions for a spectacular floral display.<p>In coming weeks, wildflowers will bloom in colorful profusion, carpeting the state's undulating hills and grassy valleys, especially in …

Five Fire Lookout Cabins With Amazing Views

In the early 1900s, thousands of lookout stations were built across the Western U.S. to spot wildfires. The bare-bones dwellings atop mountains from Montana to California numbered around 5,000 by the 1930s. Over the years, modern fire surveillance technology rendered these cabins useless, and many …

How to Create Stunning Panoramas of the Night Sky

It’s a common problem for photographers that enjoy creating images of the night sky - the gorgeous celestial bodies might not be close enough to fit …

Japanese Soaking Tubs

For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular indoors, too. Relaxing in steaming neck-high water marks the end of each day for many families, a custom catching on in the West as homeowners ask their architects for spa …

How Porsche's Turbo Shrinks the Lag but Keeps the Power

We dissect the turbo in the 718.<p>The Porsche 718 coupe and convertible—the artists formerly known as just "Cayman" and "Boxster"—are each propelled by a turbo flat-four. Their predecessors famously used a non-turbo flat-six, one of the best engines on earth. Before wishing a pox on Stuttgart's …

Americans Are Paying Apple Millions to Shelter Overseas Profits

by Andrea WongAndrea Wong<p>December 7, 2016<p>Over the years, Apple Inc. has become the poster child for U.S. multinationals accused of sheltering …

Gardening 101: Creeping Fig

Creeping Fig, <i>Ficus pumila:</i> “Tropical Ivy”<p>Like the title character in the classic thriller Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, creeping fig is both hailed as a …

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50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of France’s lesser-known wine regions, America’s next big dining spot, and a buzzy Greek …

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