Diana Calderon

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73 Practical Bathroom Storage Ideas

Notwithstanding a small bathroom you have or not, you need some creative storage ideas that suit your interior and the amount of space you own. …

A Glossy, Sophisticated White Kitchen

A little shimmer adds style.<p>A little shine — and a few twists on tradition — inject a lot of style in this kitchen in Rye, New York designed by Louise Brooks.

40 Stylish Kitchen Countertop Ideas You'll Love

A countertop is to a kitchen what a statement necklace is to an outfit — make yours speak to your home's personality.<p>These days, designers have gone way beyond Carrara and Calacatta marble — they'll use just about anything for kitchen and island countertops. With options like limestone, zinc, …

How to Overcome Procrastination

Yesterday my parents left France after a visit and I woke up this morning feeling a little bit sad and more impacted than I thought I would. I was supposed to be in my office two hours ago working on a project, but I found myself dragging my feet this morning.<p>This is what I want to ask today: Is …

The Moscow Metro System Is Just Incredible

Boasting 188 station stops and covering 195 miles of track, <i>Moskcovsky metropliten</i> , Moscow's metro system, is more than up to the task. On an average day, the system sees 7 million people get from place to place.<p>But just as noteworthy as its function is its fashion. The stations are simply …

New York City

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Where to eat in Paris if you only have 48 hours

For traditional French croissants or other pâtisserie, try Boulangerie Eric Kayser, which produces their own yeast in-house. Breakfast in America, …

Thai Navy Accused Of Involvement In Smuggling Myanmar's Minority Rohingya Muslims

(Recasts to add comment from U.S. State Department)<p>By Amy Sawitta Lefevre<p>BANGKOK, July 19 (Reuters) - Thailand's navy denied on Friday a Reuters report that its personnel were involved in a lucrative smuggling and trafficking network that exploits minority Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in …

On the mofongo trail in Puerto Rico

This beloved dish pays tribute to the Caribbean island’s rich history and its embracing culture, both of which continue to permeate its food and its people.<p>From urban Old San Juan to the beaches of Isla Verde, past the cities of Bayamón and Ponce, through lush rainforest and striking coastlines, …

'Smart' drugs don't actually improve students' grades

A new study shows ADHD medication does not guarantee improved school performance for children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the benefits of the drugs, which include increased attention, concentration, and improved short-term memory, help students …

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Why You Should Stop Touching Your Face

How many times a day do you touch your face? What about rest your chin or cheeks on the back of your hands? It's probably a lot. But between turning door knobs, typing feverishly on iPhones and tying shoelaces, our hands come in contact with millions of germs. Does this make hands our greatest …

Summer 2013 Guide to Chicago

<i>We have updated this list for 2014. Read Summer 2014 Guide to Chicago</i><p>Chicago in the summer is a beach town—a crazy thought to the uninitiated who …

Discover the beauty of the French Riviera at the Grain & Ficelle hotel

The Grain & Ficelle hotel is located in the heart of the French Riviera. It was created from scratch by the owner and it’s a very inviting and …

RICHARD BRANSON: Here's How You Write A Brilliant Airline Complaint Letter

You could gain lifetime elite status on your favorite airline. You could travel the world on miles you accumulated in all kinds of clever ways.<p>Or you could write a complaint note about a miserable experience that's so damn <i>elegant</i> that no less than <b>Richard Branson</b> declares it to be "brilliant."<p>So …

Airports

Why Social Media Advertising Is Set To Explode

Social networks like Facebook and Twitter are daily destinations for millions of consumers. Increasingly, their ad products offer targeting according to specific demographics, social connections, interests, and habits.<p>As brands look across a fractured media landscape, where few digital properties …

Social Media

Brazil’s once-richest man lost $19 billion last year. And it’s only getting worse.

Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista’s commodities empire seems to be unraveling with remarkable speed. The announcement yesterday that his flagship oil and gas production company OGX would likely shutter its only productive wells next year was just the latest blow.<p>Shares of OGX lost nearly all of …

The City

Spiderweb-like tower would harvest air pollution in London and turn it into biofuel

Giant spiders haven't invaded London (as far as we know). But that's how it would look if one architecture masters student's vision came to fruition. Chang-Yeob Lee of the Royal College of Art wants to radically transform London's BT Tower at some point in the future, equipping it with exterior …

Places You Never Thought to Take Your Kids

Sure, Disneyworld, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon certainly come to mind as essential family trips, but have you ever considered taking your youngsters somewhere that doesn't hold the same kid-friendly reputation? Adults-only playgrounds like Las Vegas and Amsterdam aren't necessarily known for …

Stem-Cell Transplants Erase HIV In Two Men

Two cancer patients in Boston no longer show any evidence of HIV infection, researchers announce.<p>Two men with HIV seem to have been cleared of the virus after receiving stem-cell transplants to treat their lymphoma, scientists announced Wednesday at an International AIDS Society conference in Kuala …