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Falmouth: A grumpy, muddled... and utterly charming seaside town

Two momentous pieces of news recently shook the salty port of Falmouth in Cornwall. One was that the town had made the 2018 <i>Sunday Times</i> Great Places To Live list, with the paper citing its “four fine beaches” and “(EU-funded) speedy broadband”, declaring it an “all-season arty-party town” – while …

“HIGH” TECHNOLOGY

There’s gold in them thar weeds!<p>Some years ago, a relative of mine decided to move to Northern California to become a legal <b>marijuana</b> grower. Easy money, he thought.<p>He had been, for much of his life, a long-haul trucker and the back-breaking work was taking a toll on his body. So he and a pal, who …

Celebrity News | Marie Claire

The 13 best French pharmacy beauty products to try now

There seems to always be something very appealing about the French style and beauty habits to us Brits. The relaxed effortlessness of it all; if I dared to wear a Breton with a red lip, my subconscious would be yelling ‘try hard’ to me the whole journey to work. And although none of us would ever …

Warnings over shock dementia revelations from ancestry DNA tests

Companies have been told to accept moral responsibility and provide counselling for people who inadvertently discover health risks<p>People who use genetic tests to trace their ancestry only to discover that they are at risk of succumbing to an incurable illness are being left to suffer serious …

Alzheimer's Disease

Amazing images of San Francisco before it was a city

Golden Gate Park, the 1,000-acre green space south of the famous bridge that turns 80 years old this year, is located on what was once the largest sand dune ecosystem in the western hemisphere. These dunes spanned seven miles, essentially the entire width of modern-day San Francisco.<p>About two …

Saudi Arabian Airlines refuses to fly passengers who show arms or legs

Saudi Arabian Airlines (also known as Saudia), the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has warned passengers about the way they dress, stating that those who are “clothed in a manner that would cause discomfort or offense to other passengers” could be denied boarding.<p>The restrictions apply to “women …

‘I get paid to be a bridesmaid – at £1,500 a time’

It’s easy to spot Jen Glantz at a wedding. She’s the one fixing the bride’s hair when her curls fall out. She’s the one on her hands and knees sewing up the maid of honour’s dress when it rips at the reception. And she’s the one dancing to Abba with the groom’s drunken uncle so he doesn’t fall over.<p>…

7 Macro Lens Recommendations for Canon Photographers

Are you a Canon shooter who loves macro photography and wants to either get into it, or shoot more of it? Perfect, because today we have several …

Cameras

Canon Holds ‘Sight Unseen’ Photo Auction, Sells 10 Photos for $22,000

“Would you buy a photograph without seeing it first?” That’s the question Canon Australia asked recently through its experiment titled, “Sight …

Photography

Ravens ignore a treat in favor of a useful tool for the future

Planning ahead means they're even smarter than we thought.<p>If humans, chimps, gorillas, and orangutans can all do something, but monkeys can’t, that …

These 7 Vintage Airstreams Were Transformed Into Modern Escapes

Airstream trailers may have emerged in the 1930s and become iconic of the 1950s, but today, owners and designers are revamping classic Airstreams with a contemporary, modern flair.<p>As emblems of the midcentury automobile-oriented vacation culture, Airstream trailers combined aerodynamic aesthetics …

9 Things All Great Cooks Do in the Kitchen

Becoming a professional chef takes years of learning and refining techniques, and for those who love to cook as a hobby, your skills improve with …

Top Vintage Markets Around the World for the Best Antiques

When you travel, nothing quite beats the thrill of arriving home with a unique, one-of-a-kind souvenir or antiques bought at a reasonable price. …

The French Girl's Guide to Entertaining

What is it about the French? They’ve officially nailed that nonchalant, tousled-chic look when it comes to fashion (we all want to dress like them), …

9 Pairs of High Heels That Shaped History

While it may seem like every season brings a new breed of high heels—block-heel mules, teetering satin pumps, toothpick-thin stilettos—the history of …

High Heels

This Couple Has Lived 1,000 Nights in Airbnbs

Some brands have their fans—and then they have their superfans. Apple has legions of fanboys (and fangirls). Harry Potter has Potterheads. T.J. Maxx …

Festival of the Unexceptional 2017 – a glorious celebration of ordinary cars, in pictures

There Are Thousands of Human Trafficking Victims Each Year. Here's How You Can Help

Thousands of people fall victim to human trafficking across the globe each year, and the number of reported cases in the U.S. is on the rise, human …

'Goodbye My Brother': Hundreds Say Goodbye To Hero Marine Dog In Emotional Ceremony

Cena, a black labrador, served three tours in Afghanistan with the Marines. He died on Wednesday at the age of 10.<p>Hundreds of people lined the streets of Muskegon, Michigan, this week to pay tribute to a true hero.<p>Cena the black labrador served in Afghanistan over six months in 2009 and 2010 …

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards – in pictures

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards founders have launched a new show for pet pictures. Here are the finalists, selected from 2,500 entries

Awards

100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

The restaurant reservations website's users helped compile this list of eateries with the best views.<p>Today, OpenTable released their list of the most …

10 Modern Floating Homes That Offer an Aquatic Lifestyle

In recent years, there's a been a surge of interest in floating homes for many reasons—mainly because they can be easily adapted for site-specific environments.<p>Ranging from a water villa with a sunken floor below the water, to a self-sustainable residence that can travel to some of the world's most …

De Beauvoir House

London, England, United Kingdom<p>Webb Yates Engineers completed the structural design for the extensive refurbishment and extension of De Beauvoir House, a large Georgian semi-detached house in London. The main works involved opening up the lower ground floor and constructing a new glulam frame …

Use “The Minimalists'” 90/90 Rule to Help You Declutter

No matter how much you want to live more simply, it can be hard to part with your things. First of all, if you have a lot of stuff, where do you even …

This Material Will Take Your Backsplash to the Next Level

Want to make your kitchen truly unique? Add a little bit of shine. A metallic backsplash, be it brass or copper, is a great way to bring the metallic …

Peek Inside an Exquisite Art Deco Mansion in West Palm

Preserving and improving upon one of the last original art deco homes in South Florida.<p>For years on his way to and from work, investment professional …

Looking At The Basics of Balancing Natural Light With Flash

Almost everyone who starts out in photography does so relying upon ambient light. As you grow in the field and start to develop a body of work, you …

Blurry is Beautiful (Blurred Vision Revisited)

Back in January I published an article in FujiLove Magazine called ‘Blurred Vision’. I shared my thoughts on some images I took while I was in Hong …