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21 Snacks for Flat Abs

These guilt-free nibbles will leave you satisfied and bloat-free.<p>There's no reason to cut snacking out of your life just because you're trying to shed belly flat—but you <i>do</i> have to be smart about it. The saying "abs are made in the kitchen" exists for a reason. Enhance your efforts at the gym with …

How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations released by the British Library

What would you do with a million free images?<p>In keeping with its ambition to become the world’s most open institution of its kind, the British Library has released over a million public domain illustrations and other images to the public through Flickr for anyone to reuse, remix or repurpose. So …

British Library

Healthy French Toast? OH YEAH

2 cups almond milk<br>1 tsp sea salt<br>1 tsp nutmeg<br>2 tsp cinnamon<br>2 tsp vanilla extract<br>2 cups kefir<br>4 sprouted whole-grain English muffins, halved<br>2 bananas, sliced<br>4 Tbsp shredded coconut<br>8 tsp maple syrup<p><b>1.</b> Preheat oven to 350F. In a bowl, whisk together almond milk, sea salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla …

29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light,” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

Travel Industry

Coconut Oil: 22 Brilliant Beauty Benefits From Head To Toe

Beauty & Hair<p>by Lauren Smith | 16 07 2015<p>Getty Images<p>Surprising Beauty Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Your Hair And Skin<p>Could coconut oil be your new …

10 things you shouldn’t do in Paris (and what to do instead)

Inviting sidewalk cafes, gleaming boutiques, world-class museums, and a fabled restaurant scene make Paris the runway model of cities—beautiful, fashionable, confident, and inspiring envy at every turn.<p>But with expectations running so high, Paris can—yes, it's true—occasionally disappoint.<p>When you …

France

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Transform Your Walls With 22 BIG Wall Art DIYs

Gallery walls are amazing but *kinda* time consuming. If you want to make some serious impact with color and design, then maybe it’s time to steer away from that gallery wall template and opt for one giant piece of art. Big wall art can make a small space seem grander and help your large space feel …

Wall Art

I Ate Only Aphrodisiacs for a Day Just to See What Would Happen

Since I’m an all-in kind of girl and admittedly think the concept of foods that can make you randy is kind of B.S., I decided to do a little experiment: I’d eat only aphrodisiacs for a day and see what happened.<p>I recruited clinical sexologist Kat van Kirk, Ph.D., author of <i>The Married Sex Solution</i>, …

28 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

May is here and that means it’s time for graduation, moving on and possibly moving into your first apartment. As a recent grad (congrats, Huskies 2015!), I picked up my stuff, moved across the country and started a job at Brit + Co (ahem, we are hiring!). It was a bit intimidating but also …

Home Decorating

Son Lux’s New Music Video Animated with Hundreds of Pins and Rubberized Thread | Colossal

<p>In this new music video for Son Lux‘s “Change Is Everything,” a montage of singing faces and geometric forms is set in motion with hundreds of pins …

Music Videos

Albert Einstein’s Handwriting Is Now A Font

Even the dumbest articles look smarter when they’re printed in the handwriting of the 21st century’s most iconic genius.<p>E=MC^2. It’s not just a fascinating equation, it was written in a fascinating hand. The handwriting of Albert Einstein, the legendary German theoretical physicist, was unique: a …

Typography

Help Ease Back Pain With a 10-Minute Yoga Sequence

<i>By Yoga Journal</i><p>Half Knees-to-Chest Pose<p>Ardha Apanasana<p><b>5 rounds, 2 breaths each, 1 minute total</b><p>Lie on your back. On an exhalation, draw your right knee toward your chest and hold your right shin with both hands. In this and the following 4 poses, do not press your lower back to the floor; instead, …

Yoga

The Beauty and Grandeur of Opera Houses Around the World

For centuries, opera houses have stood as the symbol of a nation's wealth and grandeur. David Leventi celebrates these cultural landmarks by photographing the interiors of world-famous opera houses around the globe, capturing the spectacular architecture and ornate decor of vast halls in Budapest, …

Buenos Aires

Tens of Thousands of Nude Bodies Form a Floating Feather

All is not what it seems in this fascinating new work by artist Angelo Musco. Called <i>P1 (Aves)</i>, at first glance it looks like a digital photo of a floating feather but upon closer inspection you'll notice that the feather is made up of tens of thousands of nude bodies. Musco created this image by …

Art

Is Water Overrated?

In my article “Coconut Water Changes Its Claims,” I reported how coconut water might not be any more valuable than plain water when it comes to re-hydrating. But now there is a growing body of science that water itself may be overrated.<p>Yikes, did I really just say that? Me, who has been quoting …

Nutrition

10 Unsolved Mysteries That Confound The Art World

The more we learn about great art and its creators, the more mysteries we uncover. Sometimes, these mysteries are more convoluted and salacious than …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

Why Is Nearsightedness Skyrocketing Among Chinese Youth?

If you walk the streets of China today, you'll quickly notice that most young people wear glasses. In Shanghai, for instance, 86 percent of high school students suffer from myopia, or nearsightedness, according to the government's Xinhua News Agency.<p>Myopia has risen quickly in much of East Asia and …

China

9 Ways Therapists Can Tell If Your Relationship Won't Work

<b>1. Your Conflicts Include Criticism and Contempt.</b><br>Instead of saying, "Please unload the dishwasher," it sounds more like this: "Do you have some sort of mental condition? Or are you just too stupid to remember to do what I asked?" Notice how the criticism is not about the task—it's about the person. …

21 insanely lavish hotel suites to stay in before you die

When you're on vacation, some hotels will make you feel like royalty — and others will treat you like it.<p>These 21 opulent hotel suites are guaranteed to do just that.<p>Most are accompanied by a lofty price tag, but when they include personal butlers, pillow service, and once-in-a-lifetime views, you …

Dining Rooms

Your Tongue Is Trying to Tell You Something Important About Your Health

Luckily, if you’re reading this, you probably do have some sort of access to a medical professional. So grab a hand mirror, open wide, then read the info below to find out what your tongue is trying to tell you—and if you recognize any of these symptoms, check in with your M.D. or dentist for a …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

Photography

10 Surprisingly Stylish Gadgets to Make Your Life Easier in 2015

Discovering an object that makes your life easier is like sleeping on a comfortable mattress for the first time: You’ll never understand how you lived without it. To inject that same feel-good philosophy into your life, we found the best gizmos and gadgets that will enrich and enhance your …

Ralph Lauren

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Flying

Articles about your-furniture-game-exquisite-walnut-and-touch-marble on Dwell.com - Dwell

Light is the essence and reason for life. The beauty of light is inherent in its colors and a light artist brings it to life.<p>Here's a riddle: When is a ping pong table more than a ping pong table? For Vertical Arts Architecture, transcending simple...<p>Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble …

Furniture

Word of Mouth: Port Douglas, Australia

by Jocelyn Voo<p>Often overshadowed by Cairns, a neighboring—somewhat hectic—tourist town, Port Douglas is a reprieve for those desiring the big outdoor adventure of Tropical North Queensland with the kick-back roots of a sleepy fisherman’s town. Not only is it adjacent to two World Heritage Sites, …

Australia

Articles about glass-sparkles-shimmers-and-looks-just-wood-creative-products-glas-italia on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>A couple bring cohesion to an architectural mishmash in …

San Francisco