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10 Most Important Travel Documents When Traveling With Kids

Unlike business travel or backpacking, travel with kids requires quite a bit of pre-planning and paperwork. Sadly, you cannot just arrive at the airport with your passport and an e-ticket on your phone.<p>Unlike business travel or backpacking, travel with kids requires quite a bit of pre-planning and …

Family Travel

3 Unique Theme Parks Redefining the Vacation Experience

As these theme parks testify, your next family vacation doesn't have to be a series of long queues for the same old roller coasters, giant swings, or Ferris wheels.<p>Ever since Disneyland opened its doors on July 17, 1955, all kids have had a clear must-visit destination on their bucket list -- the …

Amusement Parks

Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Accommodations

Well, there are lots of ways to score discounted (or even free) accommodations these days. We've done it ourselves in both our personal travel and for our work for International Living.<p>Ever wonder why someone else always seems to get a better deal for their hotel or travel accommodation than you …

Travel Deals

Unique Flooring Made with Vintage Leather Belts

If you're looking for something that's more original than wood or carpet flooring, well, Inghua Ting has it. Her company is called Ting, and it reuses vintage and reclaimed leather belts and turns them into a unique home decor treatment. They reside on floors, are fashioned into rugs, and are even …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Mosquitoes on a Mushroom

The biggest problem with camping is the battle with mosquitoes (and other creepy crawlies). No matter how much of the repellent you rub on yourself, …

Playful Furniture Design Looks Like a Giant Comfortable Birdsnest

Israel-based Merav (Salush) Eitan and Gaston Zahr of OGE Creative Group were inspired by the structure of a bird's nest to develop this large, playful reclining space. Called <i>Giant Birdsnest for Creating New Ideas</i>, the circular wooden structure is filled with soft, egg-shaped pillows and is intended …

Portraits Painted With Fire

French artist Steve Spazuk “paints” portraits of faces, figures, and animals, using a highly unconventional, potentially dangerous technique: He uses fire and soot.<p>In this gorgeous video, by Patrick Peris, watch Spazuk use the flame of a candle or torch, combined with stencils and inked needle-tips …

Three Photographers’ Journey Through the Jaw-Dropping Landscapes of Iceland

Around this time last year, photographer Elizabeth Gadd decided that she would visit the number one country on her bucket list, Iceland. She convinced her two photographer friends, Rob Woodcox and Whitney Justesen, to join her on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Soon, they had their tickets book and …

New Hand-Cut Layered Glass Sculptures of Ocean Waves by Ben Young

Sydney-based artist Ben Young, whose gorgeous, handcrafted glass sculptures of ocean waves brought him to the forefront of Australia's budding glass art scene, recently unveiled a new collection of aquatic pieces to be displayed at the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in …

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GamerGate is happening because we let it happen

Maybe you’ve heard of GamerGate.<p>Countless stories have been written about the controversy over the past two months—yes, it started that long ago—in …

Destiny's UI gets an impressive overhaul from fans

Reddit's board for <i>Destiny</i> has become a focal point for those looking for the latest loot cave. It's also been a place where many fans have put their ideas for changes and improvements. One Redditor who goes by the handle anrock1 has actually put in the time to mock up some modifications to the user …

Hyper Light Drifter is the Next Stylish Indie Game to Have on Your Radar - The Fox Is Black

Last week Bobby covered <i>Firewatch</i>, an upcoming indie game backed by a ‘holy trinity’ of game development. It’s sure-to-be-gorgeous-design reminded me …

675-Day Honeymoon Around the World

This was our chance to explore, share new experiences, and celebrate our life together so we quit our jobs, rented out our house, and set out on HoneyTrek: Our 675-day honeymoon around the world.<p>When planning our honeymoon, Mike and I knew that ten days by the hotel pool wasn't going to cut it. …

Northern Ireland

Exclusive cover peek at latest Ian Doescher 'Star Wars' parody

Life's but an Ewoking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage.<p>"William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return" -- the third installment of Shakespeare's "Star Wars" parody books by Ian Doescher from Quirk Books -- hits bookshelves on July 1, and CNET got an exclusive look at …

How violent video games can impact teens' morality

Teenagers' abilities to develop empathy, trust and concern for others are delayed by spending too much time playing violent video games, according to a study conducted in Canada and reported on by BBC News.<p>The study classified violent games as anything that allowed players to kill or maim other …

Goat Simulator explores the adventurous lives of goats

<i>Sanctum 2</i> developer Coffee Stain Studios' latest project, <i>Goat Simulator</i>, takes a step away from the first-person tower defense genre and instead ventures into more animal friendly territory.<p><i>Goat Simulator</i> is what it sounds like — players run amok as a goat. One point is earned for eating grass, …

Stackable Seasonings

From the creators of the adorable Jumbo dish dryer, this clever table set combines containers of salt, pepper and olive oil conveniently and …

Annie Leibovitz’s Celebrity Disney Dream Portraits

World renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz has been capturing shots of celebrities as popular Disney characters for years, as part of her ongoing collection of Disney Dream Portraits. The latest addition to her portfolio of work is Academy Award nominated actress Jessica Chastain as the …

River WordPress Theme

River – Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme.<p>The <b>River</b> WordPress theme was made for multi-purpose. It’s responsive and retina ready. The River theme is …

Web Design

How The Simpsons Brand Took Over The World

Bart Simpson is loving life. Because when Hollywood rebels grow old, their fans grow old with them–and buy Bart Simpson merchandise.<p>Just this week, the crowdsourced design site Threadless released a new line of officially licensed <i>The Simpsons</i> T-shirts. Designed by fans, the products are a first for …

Fliders Can Save Our Office Mouse!

YD has recently moved from a virtual office setup to an actual office setup. As design advocates we had to reflect modern design in our office, so we …

A House for Social Gatherings Amongst Art & Design

This family longed for a home that was not just a hub for socializing, but a place to be amongst their collection of art and designer goods. The firm …

Logofolio by Miro Kozel

Inspiring Logo Design.<p>Miro Kozel is a graphic designer and art director from Bratislava, Slovakia. The creative designer has published this selection …

Articles about 7 city lofts we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes …

Star Wars 1313 Concept Art by Gustavo Mendonca

07.2.18<p>In the very visual field of digital art, it’s invariably better to show than tell. That being said, theSpring 2018...<p>04.25.18<p>Concept artist …

New Ornate Insects Drawn by Alex Konahin | Colossal

<p>Latvia-based graphic artist and illustrator Alex Konahin (previously) recently completed work on a new series of ornate insect drawings titled …