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Beautiful Travel Landscape Photography by Christina Tan

<b>Christina Tan</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, world traveler and instagramer based in Indonesia. Christina attended Fashion Institute of …

Indian surgeons extract 40 knives from stomach of patient who swallowed them whole

When a patient shows up at a hospital with severe abdominal pain and an ultrasound reveals a mass in his stomach, it’s only logical to think first of a tumor, perhaps cancer.<p>And that’s just what surgeons at Amritsar Corporate Hospital in India first assumed, according to a hospital statement. But …

Medicine

This insane 'Flintstones House' is on sale for $4.2 million in California

One of the most famous homes in San Francisco is on the market for $4.2 million — and the house looks like something out of the Prehistoric cartoon town of Bedrock.<p>The three-bedroom home — nicknamed "The Flintstone House" — is being represented by Judy Meuschke of Alain Pinel Realtors, according to …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

The 7 most beautiful religious buildings in the world right now

From that list, the "building of the year" is determined.<p>The 2015 festival features 338 finalists, but we're looking at the seven in the religious category, which is especially noteworthy since last year's big award went to a simple community chapel.<p>The festival and awards announcement will take …

The People of This German Village Pay Just 88 Cents in Rent

And their rent hasn't gone up in 500 years — talk about a nice landlord!<p>It's been seven years since Fuggerei was in the news. That was when the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> paid a visit to the historic German village. But the strange town is still just as intrigueing today.<p>Here, the 142 residents live in a …

Wall Street

11 of the best new hotels in the world

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

Instead of Throwing Away Your Greens, Make Them into "Meatballs"

<i>We're serious about keeping farmers market produce on the menu all year long. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Kitchen shows us how to store, prep, and make the most of it, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Hold onto your carrot tops! And onion tops! And turnip tops! And beet greens, too. You can turn</i> …

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers, and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days. No demo day required!

Shopping

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Cleaning

Which of These 5 Dating Personality Types Are You?

Have you ever noticed that people follow distinct patterns when it comes to their dating habits? Have you identified your own pattern? When it comes to dating, most of us can be pretty predictable and fall into one of five basic dating personality types.<p>There is no positive or negative here. Your …

World's First 3D Printed Office Building, Complete With 3D Printed Furniture & Interior To Be Built in Dubai

By now the thought of a 3D printed structure like a home or an apartment building doesn’t surprise most of us. After all, we know for a fact that …

The Unexpected Color Palettes of New Orleans' Homes

This photographer's shots just might inspire you to head to the paint aisle.<p>Rows of technicolor homes might not suit every city (we'd be certainly be surprised if every brownstone in Brooklyn was suddenly a "purplestone" or a "pinkstone" — though they do exist). But New Orleans is another story. …

New Orleans

Forget #TheDress — These Mind-Bending Buildings Will Blow You Away

The whole "black and blue" or "white and gold" debate has nothing on these crazy structures.<p><b>"Cracked" Building</b><p>British artist Alex Chinneck's sculpture installation, "Take My Lightning But Don't Steal My Thunder" stunned visitors in London's Covent Garden. It looks like the building has "cracked" …

Architecture

Illinois mom’s cellphone photo leads to son's cancer diagnosis

For all intents and purposes, Avery Fitzgerald is an ordinary 2-year-old boy— one who jumps on the couch with his older brother when his mother looks away.<p>But a snapshot that his mom took on her cellphone revealed something different about the little boy, CNN.com reported.<p>Julie Fitzgerald, of …

10 Amazing Places You Should Go While The Dollar Is Strong

Having to change dollars into foreign currencies may well be the most tedious part of international travel, but it also that means that budget-­wary travelers can save a lot just by keeping an eye on how the American dollar fares against other currencies.<p>To make that process easier, Hopper's …

When Not To Complain To Your Airline

Please, don't be this lady.<p>Most of the time there's no point in complaining to the airline. It won't change anything except maybe make it worse for all the other flyers stuck in the same situation. I once saw a grown man yelling and kicking his carry-on over a weather delay. That was palpably …

10 Foods That Are Surprisingly Good Cleaners

Add these kitchen staples to your cleaning arsenal. Seriously.<p>Your go-to cleaners might come in a bottle, but when tackling a tricky stain, it's worth cleaning outside the box. Try these fridge and pantry finds to freshen and brighten nearly every area of your home.<p><b>1. Lemons</b>Citrus can zap grime …

Cleaning

24 Things Only Neat Freaks Understand

You cannot and will not deal with an unmade bed.<p><b>1. You just do not have time for anyone who doesn't put the toothpaste cap back on properly.</b> It's just another form of cruelty. Cruelty against neat people.<p><b>2. Letting a disorganized friend crash at your place pushes you to the limit.</b> Her junk is all …

8 Designer-Recommended Color Combinations You Should Try

For a knockout room, multiple hues are sometimes better than one.<p>For a knockout room, multiple hues are sometimes better than one.

Interior Design

Hayley Williams Wrote the Book on Being a Female Celebrity

She never expected to be an international role model, but she handled it with aplomb just like she does everything else.<p>It’s impossible to talk about Paramore without talking about Hayley Williams. When founding members Zac and Josh Farro left the band in 2010 following a nasty public fallout, they …