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Maggie Smith Gave Emma Watson Amazing Career Advice

Last night, Emma Watson visited <i>The Late Show With David Letterman</i> to promote her new movie, <i>Noah</i>. The actress talked about working with Darren Aronofsky, and revealed that Dame Maggie Smith gave her some tough love when it came to her career:<p>"Do you get nervous when you see yourself in the movies?" …

Emma Watson

The Extras: Go Nude

The best go with everything bags, shoes, and jewelry<p>The best go with everything bags, shoes, and jewelry.

Bottega Veneta

9 Key Fashion Items Every Girl Needs

With Spring almost in bloom, its time to invest in staple pieces you'll want to keep forever.<p>Let's face it: winter's bitter cold left us feeling disillusioned with our wardrobes. So with warmer days ahead, it's time to shop for must-have pieces that'll keep your look fresh for months to come.

Emma Watson

Quick Hit

Hairstylist Julien Farel’s new 32-chair salon is located in a hotel (the recently renovated Loews Regency), but it seems to have been conceived with busy New Yorkers in mind. One of several time-saving options: Power Highlights, which hide roots using just a handful of strategic streaks. Even with …

Incredible Focus Stacked Time-Lapse Video of Coral Made Up of 150K RAW Frames

If you’re ready to have your mind blown for the next three and a half minutes, go ahead and press play. And keep in mind that the masterpiece your …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Vibrant Patterns Form On Images Exposed To A Deadly Electrical Voltage

<b>New York, Brooklyn-based</b> artist Philip Stearns has embarked on a fascinating project entitled ‘High Voltage Image Making’ in which he created these …

Port X

On the banks of the Prague's Vltava River lies one of Europe's most inventive housing concepts. Designed by architects Jerry Koza and Adam Jirkal, along with engineer Tomáš Kalhaus from Atelier SAD, the modular, floating house dubbed Port X was first created as the prototype for a serial production.<p>…


House Lam by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Lam in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>Nico van der Meulen Architects were approached to refresh the architecture design of an existing …

The 10 Tiniest Rooms We've Ever Seen

Stylish and efficient spaces.<p>From a 48-square-foot kitchen to a tiny and cozy reading nook, we've rounded up beautiful small spaces that don't spare style or efficiency. Take a look a these amazing designs.

Interior Design

House by the Lake Incorporating Modern Elements of Design in Austria

A home is the only place where you feel in peace with the world, no matter what your brain and heart dictate you. It’s the place that …

40 Gorgeous Green Rooms That'll Give You Serious Goals

This shade isn't as scary as you think.<p>It's Mother Nature's favorite color — and there are so many fresh shades to work with. From a pea-green kitchen to a bath with lime stripes, there's a palette for every palate here.

Interior Design

Impressive Two-storey Vacation Home on the Shores of Lake Okanagan

Robert Bailey Interiors completed a two-storey vacation home located on the shores of the beautiful Lake Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada. The …

How to Setup a Photo Shoot

This article is aimed at the newbie and those who want to branch out into fashion or people photography. If you’re new to the genre, you need to get …

An Insider's View Of 19th-Century Paris (Even The Urinals)

A city under construction — and destruction — is currently on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris" is a collection of 19th-century photographs of one of the world's most beloved cities as it transitioned from medieval architectural hodgepodge …

Pictures of the week: Eric Leleu's Day Dreamers

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Eric Leleu's visual look at China as a nation of nappers.

Nokia Syncs Flashes with the Lumia 1020 for Full-On Professional Studio Shoot

As the battle for cameraphone supremacy rages on, companies want to win over amateur and professional shooters alike. That’s not to say that Nokia or …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Nature’s Ice Sculptures

Nature photography is a versatile genre. You’ll see images that are beautiful or bizarre, frightening or fascinating. Today’s featured photo was …

Useful Tips on How to Photograph Winter Sports

With winter rapidly approaching those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, we thought it might be fun to pass along some tips on how to …

Sport picture of the day: gymnastics in space | Sport | The Guardian

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This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

High-Speed Photographs of Water Balloons as They Burst

London based photographer Edward Horsford photographs balloons in a very inimitable way. Horsford refined the art of photographing a balloon full of …

Landscape Photography

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

Articles about modern lilong house renovation shanghai on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.<p>In North Vancouver, Canadian architects Scott & Scott have breathed new life into an aging mid-century home.<p>For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and …


Mind-Boggling Flame Dances Atop a Water Fountain

<i>Water Flame</i> is a mind-boggling installation by artist Jeppe Hein that features two opposing elements coexisting–water and fire. The artist, who is based in both Berlin and Copenhagen, leaves viewers guessing at how the anomaly is possible as they look on in awe. Hein says that his work is meant to …


Straight Out Of Sci-Fi: Cyberpunk Author Plans Tallest Skyscraper Ever

Neal Stephenson’s Tall Tower project imagines a record-setting skyscraper that can shoot rockets from the top.<p>Science fiction is increasingly becoming plausible reality, as technology catches up with our starbound fantasies. The Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI), a roundtable of …

Science Fiction

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.