Emily Balanow

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Incredible Photos of the Colorado River Kissing the Sea After More Than 50 Years

Nourishing more than 30 million Americans living in the parched West with the most vital resource, the Colorado River is one of the most channeled, …

The Tata Top Battles Gender Inequality By Helping Women Wear Nipples Proudly

A new bathing suit takes a different approach to the Free the Nipple movement—mocking breast haters by printing an exact replica on flesh-toned …

Best Sandals - Cute Womens Summer Shoes

Powerful Portraits of Incredible People Who are Facing Death with Acceptance & Peace

<i>Right Before I Die</i> is a tearjerker. It’s a heartbreaking photo series by Andrew George that strikes at the very core of most people’s deepest fear, …

Fantastic Macro Series of Ants in Their Natural Environment

Russian photographer Andrey Pavlov creates unbelievable ant images that are surprisingly devoid of any digital manipulation<p>The pictures in this …

The Sexiest High-Waisted Bikinis For Your Next Beach Getaway

Flattering retro-inspired swimsuits to take beach or poolside.<p>Whether you're team bikini or team one-piece, a high-waisted suit is the perfect in-between for a bombshell beach look. Keeping the focus on your curves and drawing attention to your waist, the retro swim cut is an always flattering …

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Outdoor Spaces

Perfect Place for the Summer: Cristal House near Lima, Peru

Enhancing the feeling of belonging to a place where the sky joins the sea, the residential project captured below in pictures, was designed by Gómez …

Brilliant Furniture is Flipping Easy to Turn into Beds

Anyone who has spent the night on a pull-out sofa bed, a futon, or a transforming chair-to-bed can attest, this type of furniture is typically the …

Furniture

Why Every Apartment Dweller Wishes Their Place Was Prewar

What makes apartments built in the 1880s through the 1930s so covetable.<p>In New York City, prewar apartments come at a premium. Iconic addresses, like The Dakota, The Apthorp, The San Remo, get increasingly beautiful and expensive with age. Today, finding a prewar apartment in pristine condition is …

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10 Breathtaking Gardens

From endless acreage to a tiny terrace, these meticulously manicured retreats (sourced from some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram) left us in awe.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> With a little ingenuity and some sharp clippers, basic bushes can become modern masterpieces.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> Attempt to conceal the concrete …

18 Celebrity Braids for Every Occasion

Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.<p>Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.

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Spring is all about reinventing plain nudes to totally wearable ultra-brightsthink pink, orange and purple. Which color will you cling to?<p>Spring is all about reinventing plain nudes to totally wearable ultra-brights—think pink, orange and purple. Which color will you cling to?

10 Affordable Sundresses You'll Want To Add To Your Shopping Cart Now

Shop the best new spring and summer dresses, all for under $100.<p>With warmer weather right around the corner, it's officially time to start building up your spring and summer wardrobe. Summer's most versatile piece—easy and effortless sundresses—come in a variety of prints, colors and silhouettes …

The Top 10 Skin-Perfecting BB and CC Creams

The right beauty balm for every skin concern.<p>Multitask your makeup and skincare regimen with tinted treatments that pack a powerful punch. Laced with potent ingredients to repair damage, reverse the clock and protect against pollution and the sun, these are the all-in-one beautifiers that you'll …

Sweeten Your Photos by Shooting During the Blue Hour

There is a period of time each day, just before sunrise and just after sunset, when the sun is below the horizon, when the light is known as “sweet …

8 Lovely Ways To Decorate With Leopard

Scrolling through Instagram has us seeing spots, quite literally. Here, we round up some of our favorite posts, from must-follow interior design influencers, that feature leopard.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> Add a dose of leopard upholstery to break-up a a color-heavy (in this case blue-on-blue) space.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> A …

A Crazy-Cool Way To Hang Art (That You Probably Haven't Thought Of!)

This insider decor trick not only utilizes every inch, it looks surprisingly chic doing it.<p><b>Want to make bland bookshelfs pop? Hang art on them!</b><p>Interior design by Alex Hitz. Photography by Lisa Romerein.<p>Interior design by Lindsey Bond. Photography Jonny Valiant.<p>Interior design by Alex Hitz. …

10 Rooms Blooming With Botanicals

BEFORE & AFTER: White Paint and A Mirror Save The Day

A coat of paint and clever storage solutions are the magic behind this budget-minded makeover. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>We'd bet money that you have this room in your house: The home office with shelves, drawers and a workspace specifically designed to keep everything …

40 Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip in Right Now

Now this is where we want to spend our summer.<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to an all-natural swimming pond, these designer pools make a splash. Steal our favorite patio and landscaping ideas too for the ultimate backyard getaway.

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A Pair of Seemingly Mesmerized Snails are Totally Taken by Falling Water Droplets

A pair of seemingly mesmerized snails are totally taken by falling water droplets as they both balance on the periphery of flower petals. Not being …

Photograph Captures the Amazing Amount of Life Found in a Splash of Seawater

Who knew a dipperful of seawater contained so much life? Well, photographer David Liittschwager, that’s who, because in 2006 he captured this …

Girls Standing on Lawns by Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler - in pictures

"It started with going to flea markets," explains American artist Maira Kalman. "I buy photos to paint, and I noticed that there were an awful lot of girls standing on lawns." Teaming up with friend and author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), and MoMA, Kalman has painted images inspired by …

Narrow Alleyway Becomes Two Story Family Home

In this house extension in Paddington, Queensland, Australian architecture firm Cox Rayner Architects set out to demonstrate that ‘left-over’ spaces …

Architecture

Teen charged in attack, child's death in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy was charged Saturday in the assault of a young girl and the killing of her 8-year-old brother, who was …