Erin B

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Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

What’s Next for the Future of Photography? Take Some Cues From Imaginative Pro Shooters

As we look ahead to 2017 and focus on the future of photography, it seemed appropriate to ask photographers who’ve created innovative, …

Go on a Drone Tour of the Insane $820 Million Hamburg Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall

The Hamburg Concert Hall finally wrapped up construction in November and is set to open next month in January – but despite that, feelings of …

Eating at all of LA's grand old restaurants and dives, one at a time

The Remains of LA blog has a mission: to "visit all the cool old places in LA (not all at once)." I met its proprietress today, working at my local …

Cory Doctorow

The Best Hot Springs in California: Big Sur, Ojai, and Beyond

When thinking of idyllic ways to pass time, a body of water and a beautiful view will suit just about every agenda. And the ultimate body of water to find “out there” is a hot natural spring, one that you can soak in for a few hours before the time comes to mosey back home. A hot spring has healing …

Going Solo: How and Where to Enjoy Life Abroad as a Single

href="https://www.facebook.com/International.Living">Facebook, and Google+!Last year, at 70—an age when most recent widows sell the family home and …

Parents shamed for living in a tiny home

A sensible response to expensive housing is to scale back on the size of your home. For some, that will mean living in a condo instead of a house. Prepare for some pushback if you do that, however.<p>A couple living with two kids in a two-bedroom condo recently received an anonymous note shaming them …

REI announces plan to close all 149 stores on Black Friday

Feeding the frenetic consumerism beast, Black Friday takes a hefty environmental toll each year. To combat the craziness, REI decided to close all …

New York City

Russian Artist Creates Fantasy Animal Sculptures From Velvet Clay (15+ Pics)

Demiurgus Dreams is a studio, founded by Evgeny Hontor, where amazing fantasy animal sculptures are born.<p>Evgeny Hontor started sculpting in 2006 and …

Hardscaping 101: Poured-In-Place Concrete

As a landscape designer in Northern California for more than 15 years, I often find myself talking about the importance of “good bones”—the important …

Ladies, this AR app wants to apply your makeup for you

In the future, women will be able to use augmented reality to beautify themselves without makeup. A Japanese company is working to bring that future to the present.<p>TeleBeauty is an app developed by Shiseido, Microsoft Japan and Skype for Business. It's aiming to bring cosmetics to …

Augmented Reality

These adorable wooly math projects will make you want to learn to knit

Higher mathematics are hard. Yarn is soft. And in most cases, these two things would remain separated — after all, how could concepts like a pursuit curve or circle ratios possibly relate to making a scarf?<p>Pat Ashforth and Steve Plummer are two British math teachers who have been trying to answer …

An Untouched 1940s Paris Apartment Inspires a Thrilling New Novel

Bestselling author Alyson Richman explains the remarkable story behind her newest book, The Velvet Hours<p>For those bewitched by the charms of nostalgia, there could be no better story than that which emerged in 2010 on Paris’s Right Bank: A 1940s apartment was discovered to have been untouched by …

Interior Design

Here's why Boulder, Colorado, is one of the coolest cities in America

This laid-back state of mind has infiltrated nearly every element of life in this vibrant town.<p>Take, for a prime example, the Tree X office, an outdoor office space that has been built around a linden tree in downtown's Central Park, including table and chairs (and Wi-Fi!); anyone can reserve it …

Hiking

Limoncello Recipe

Limoncello is one of the most famous Italian liqueurs in the universe. Three ingredients make up my Nonna's #family recipe and the flavour explodes like a #citrus circus in your mouth.<p><i>Watch video recipe:</i><p><b>Limoncello Recipe | Nonna making the best limoncello in the world Italian Homemade</b> …

Beautiful Bathroom Tile Ideas + Inspiration

In my line of work, I look at lots and lots of bathrooms, but still I find myself continuously amazed by the creative ways in which interior …

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Meadows-in-a-can are a myth. Real ones take a lot of planning and patience.

The meadow garden has long captured the imagination of gardeners resisting the cultural hegemony of the lawn. The meadow stands as an appealing hybrid between the gaiety of the cottage garden and the primal power of the prairie. In an age of ecological gardening, its allure grows even stronger, and …

This is Donald Trump at his lowest yet: a man hinting at murder | Lucia Graves

When he darkly invoked the second amendment as a means of stopping Hillary Clinton, Trump violated the most basic rule of democratic civilisation<p>Donald Trump has long held that Hillary Clinton is stealing the election. But on Tuesday he suggested something even darker and more sinister: that his …

Wanna Know How Your Trendy Home Decor Will Age? Look to These 'Model' Rooms of the 1970s

Consider—if you will—the fate of the trend, which is to fall dramatically from grace. For instance, these “model” interiors from the 1970s. Look on …

50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History

Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.<p>Le Corbusier, the pioneering modernist architect who is lionized for his ideas as much as his buildings, got another boost this week when his body of work joined the ranks of cultural landmarks like the …

Man leaves rat race to grow dream permaculture farm - and it's flourishing after 3 years

Andrew Martin left the fast-paced business world in order to live a more simple and sustainable life in balance with nature. He and his wife Beth …

I Got a Pembroke Welsh Sable Corgi for my Birthday!

Wales

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

If you're getting close to retirement, but you're planning on working an extra couple of years because you just "don't have the money," think again. …

European Travel

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I …

Ancient Civilization

Dream Landscapes: 10 Perennial Gardens Inspired by Piet Oudolf

Considered “the most influential garden designer of the past 25 years,” Dutch plantsman Piet Oudolf has done for perennial gardening what artist …

Looking for the secret to nonna's boozy cherries

Every summer, my maternal grandmother made magic with sour cherries. She would lay the crimson fruits out under the warm Abruzzo sun until they turned dark and crinkled, and then preserve them in a syrup made from sugar, brandy and alcohol. The cherries were tiny booze bombs, slightly chewy, with …