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Home Design, Decorating and Remodeling Ideas and Inspiration, Kitchen and Bathroom Design

A deft mix of antique hand-me-downs, midcentury modern and new pieces, and contemporary art suits this Toronto Victorian<p>8 minutes ago<p>8 minutes ago<p>15K …

Interior Design

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

Understanding Your Brain: the Architecture of Emotion

These two similar rooms have one very big difference and it has do with your emotions. Try this: turn off your analytical brain and pick the room …

Curvy

10 Hot Trends To Bring Metallic Influences To Your Interiors

This season is the best for bringing out metallic inspiration throughout your interiors. Everywhere you look metals are a hot trend – from the warm …

Africa’s wildlife in the raw

Ethiopia may not have the luxury safari lodges of its southern neighbours, but wildlife viewing here is an unbridled adventure that is big on nature and short on flashy tours.<p>Think of an East African wilderness adventure, and Kenya and Tanzania often spring to mind. Ethiopia – with its hidden cliff …

Wildlife

The Dish on Puerto Vallarta

The scene: A beautiful woman sips a fruity drink out of a coconut, lounging on a picture-perfect beach with a pink hotel in the background. The words “<i>Puerto Vallarta“</i> are scrawled across the strangely muted image, immortalized forever in the postcards of yesteryear. Take me there, I always thought.<p>…

Icebreaker

The winter of 2006 was snowless until it unleashed one of the biggest snowstorms in the city’s history. It snowed all day and night. I woke the following morning in my apartment on Eleventh Street and traipsed to the café on the corner to have coffee and look at the snow. A man was shovelling just …

What Makes a Great Teacher: Training? Experience? Intelligence? Grit?

Making sense of a new study about Teach For America's effectiveness<p>If a teacher is successful in the classroom, does it matter how she got there, or how long she intends to stay in the profession? Should personal qualities like perseverance and grit count just as much as completing the requisite …

Ballpoint Barber: A Stop-Motion Reverse Haircut by Peter Simon | Colossal

<p>The ludicrous battle of haircut/shaving videos continues with an new stop-motion short from Peter Simon that was inspired by an old magnetic Wooly …

The Black and White Photography of Benoit Courti | Colossal

<p>French photographer Benoit Courti worked for years as a music composer before shifting his career toward professional portrait and art photography …

The Wind Portal by Najla El Zein Studio | Colossal

<p>Created by Najla El Zein Studio in conjunction with lighting designer Maurice Asso from Hilights, The Wind Portal is a new interactive artwork of …

Typography Sketches

Typography from Ryan Hamrick

Venture Bucket List

Brownstone Slab by Alejandro Paul

Alejandro Paul’s Brownstone Slab is based on his own popular, award-winning, Brownstone Sans typeface.<p>Like the original Sans, Brownstone Slab is a 21st-century design, influenced by the Victorian decorative motifs of the ironwork and carved decorations of New York City row houses. Brownstone Slab’s sturdy serifs make it slightly more masculine and solid than its predecessor.<p>As with Brownstone Sans, Brownstone Slab includes character sets for Latin-based languages, including Western and Eastern …

betype:

Typography is always one of the designer’s first considerations when it comes to making a statement, and in recent years the world of lettering and type has exploded in an unprecedented wave of creative discovery. Contemporary artists, typesetters, and designers of all kinds are exploring new horizons in illustrated and hand-drawn lettering, digitally rendered lettering, and 3D lettering. This collection—large in scope but petite in size—surveys the recent lettering renaissance, showcasing a …

How Much Effort is a Pet Worth?

I agree with Dan Hopper's placement of dragons on this chart. They're the greatest possible pets, but the upkeep demands are terrible.<p>Yes, babies …

Three Ways of Looking at Obama's Syria Speech

"You want to know about innocent children dying in horrible circumstances? Read John Hersey's Hiroshima."<p>I am on the road once more and not in a position to do a detailed speech response. So here are three reactions from readers. [<b>Update</b> see bonus #4 point below.]<p>I think that it is worthy of note …

Think you’re a good business writer? Wrong

Sometimes it's kind of like watching auditions for <i>Canada's Got Talent</i> . Does that fellow actually think his tuneless wailing qualifies him to be the next Michael Bublé? We can have a similar reaction when we hear someone proclaim, "I'm a good writer" – and then receive a report from this person …

Classroom fads and magic beans

When I was a kid, school was simple. We sat in tidy rows and sounded out “The cat sat on the mat,” and learned to add 4 and 3. Most of the teachers were kind and good. None had ever heard of critical thinking skills, multiple learning styles, emotional intelligence or collaborative learning. …

What my dog Buddy gave me – I didn’t realize until too late

<i>The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide</i>.<p>In the week between Christmas and New Year, you can find yourself with nothing much to do. That's how it was for us when our skiing holiday was cut short after my husband hurt …

Pets

When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning

A teacher's quest to discourage his students from mindlessly reciting information<p>I once caught an 11th-grader who snuck a cheat sheet into the final exam.<p>At first, he tried to shuffle it under some scratch paper. When I cornered him, he shifted tactics. "It's my page of equations," he told me. …

Can Your Language Influence Your Spending, Eating, and Smoking Habits?

An absurd-sounding claim leads to a surprising finding<p>Yes, I know. That headline. It looks like the most egregious form of causal inference. Americans don't save money because of ... our grammar? How utterly absurd. But bear with me.<p>In the 1930s, linguists proposed that the way we read, write, and …

Dog From Viral Photo That Touched Millions Passes Away

The deep bond between a man and his dog was captured in a tender moment in July of 2012. John Unger asked his friend Hannah Stonehouse Hudson to take …

서울 경전철의 모든 것 1: 경전철에 관한 네 가지 질문 | 슬로우뉴스

박원순 서울시장이 총 사업비 8조 5,333억을 소요할 것으로 보이는 경전철 건설계획을 발표해 큰 논란을 불러일으켰습니다. 민간자본을 유치해 총 10개 노선을 건설한다는 ‘서울 경전철’ 계획은 민자 유치 필요성과 사업의 경제성을 두고 많은 갑론을박이 오가는 상황입니다. 하지만 박원순 시장은 끝장토론을 통해서라도 사업 타당성을 증명하겠다고 할 정도로 강한 의지를 보이고 있는데요.<p>슬로우뉴스는 ‘서울 경전철의 모든 것’을 통해 경전철 사업에 현미경을 들이대고자 합니다. 논란에 관한 구체적인 근거와 상세한 데이터를 제시해 독자 여러분의 …

볼까말까 이 책 17: 김영하의 [살인자의 기억법] | 슬로우뉴스

슬로우뉴스가 가로수길서점과 제휴하여 좋은 책과 함께 매주 독자를 찾아갑니다. 가로수길서점은 “가로수길에서의 책 한 권”를 더불어 나누고자 2012년 7월에 문을 연 온라인 공간입니다. (편집자)<p>얼마 전 가로수길서점에서 무라카미 하루키 신작을 소개하며 출간 당일 많은 독자들이 교보문고에 줄을 서서 책을 구입했다는 이야기를 한 적이 있는데요. 오늘은 <b>우리나라 작가의 새 신작이 출간된 이후 진행된 작가의 낭독회에 1,000여 명의 독자들이 참석해 성황을 이루었다는 이야기</b>를 전해 드리려고 합니다. 바로 “<b>살인자의 기억법”이란 소설을 출간한</b> …

“문·이과 완전융합, 2017학년도 시행은 이르다” : 교육 : 사회 : 뉴스 : 한겨레

대입전형 발전방안 첫 공청회<p>토론자들, 중장기적 검토 주문<br>“논술 사교육 시장 확대” 우려<br>“대입제도 자주 바뀐다” 비판도<p>교육부가 지난달 내놓은 대입제도 개편안을 두고 열린 첫 공청회 자리에서 다양한 의견 제시와 함께 열띤 토론이 벌어졌다. 2017학년도 대학수학능력시험(수능)에서 문과와 이과 구분 없이 국어·영어·수학·사회·과학 5과목을 공통으로 치르게 하자는 ‘문·이과 완전 융합안’에 대해서는 장기적으로 바람직하다는 쪽으로 참석자들의 의견이 모아졌으나, 여러 부작용과 준비 정도를 고려할 때 시행 시기를 늦춰야 한다는 의견이 많이 …