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The Chilling Letter Marilyn Monroe Wrote When She Was at a Psychiatric Clinic Is Up for Auction

The note was sent to her therapist who later found her dead.<p>For a brief spell in 1961, Marilyn Monroe was committed to a New York City psychiatric clinic. While she was confined to the sanitarium's walls, she wrote a heartbreaking letter to her psychiatrist, Dr. Ralph Greenson, describing her …

27 Movies Every Musical Nerd Absolutely Has To See

Hint: Basically anything starring Julie Andrews.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Temple in Stone and Light / SpaceMatters

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> India has a glorious history of temple architecture. The desert state of Rajasthan, where the temple is …

Solar plane on global trip completes Arizona-to-Oklahoma leg

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has landed in Oklahoma after taking off from Arizona on the latest leg of its around-the-world …

The Mentawai Islands Have Got To Be The Most Beautiful Place On Earth

Paradise.<p>To find the ultimate tropical escape, follow in the footsteps of a surfer.<p>They'll lead you to Tahiti, Bali, and Hawaii, of course, and under-the-radar destinations that'll make your heart skip a beat. Case in point: the Mentawai Islands.<p>The island chain, located in West Sumatra, Indonesia, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>A very scientific investigation into the world of hotness and evil.<p>By Anna Peele4 hours agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>On his new album, the Texas …

Dmail Makes Your Gmail Messages Self-Destruct

Have you ever regretted sending an email, and wished you could take it back? Or maybe you’ve worried about sending confidential information over email – especially after seeing the damage a large-scale email hack can cause, like the one that hit Sony Pictures last year? A new “self-destructing” …

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

The Difference Between The Top Landscape Photographers and Everyone Else

<i>Hey, I am Manuel Becker and I am the founder of Locationscout, a platform for discovering & sharing amazing places for photographers. I am living in</i> …

Portrait Posing Tips- How to Help People to Relax and Take Better Photos

Editor’s note: this week we will be featuring a series of articles on posing for portraits. Look for a new one each day. If you miss any make sure …

Landscape Architect Visit: “Sex and the City” Meets Edith Wharton in Manhattan

Not everyone loved the the mid-19th century architectural fashion that introduced to Manhattan genteel rows of brownstones whose “uniform hue coated …

Landscaping

Dramatic Portraits of Ethereal Women Captured with Natural Light

Photographer Alessio Albi has continued to capture images of women that feature an incredible use of their surrounding environment. Rather than taking an ordinary portrait, the photographer utilizes the quirks and distinguishing features of each unique setting to add an interesting aesthetic within …

14 inspirational quotes from pioneering women

<i>By Mary Scharffenberger and Anna Lemberger</i><p>March is Women’s History Month! Throughout history, women activists have been a source of inspiration and …

6 Beauty Secrets Moroccan Women Know That You Don't

But now you do.<p>If you thought Argan oil was the tip of the iceberg for Moroccan beauty secrets, think again. We've uncovered some of the most powerful treatments, but there are many more tricks Moroccan women are keeping in their beauty arsenals. Here, the big reveal of them all.<p>The Hammam<p>The …

Everything You Need to Know to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea

Know your tea types, and how to steep 'em right.<p>Apologies in advance for the bubble-bursting, but we have an announcement: Making tea is not just boiling water and pouring it over a bag. There's a time and a place for PG Tips, to be sure, but beyond that place is a whole world of greens, blacks, …

Tea

A Simple Tabletop Hurricane Light DIY

Coffee Table Made From Pallets

How to make a coffee table from pallets. This has probably been done 1000 times but I was impressed with the outcome and it was fun, and proves how …

Woodworking

Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap

Introduction: Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap<p>About: Hi everybody! I'm Filippo from Bologna, Italy! My friends call me Orso (Bear) :) I follow …

Coworkers recreate classic art using props found around the office

We all need something to break up the mundane routines of office life.<p>Coworkers Francesco Fragomeni and Chris Limbrick were goofing off at the …

Protect Your Tech: DIY Smartphone and Tablet Cases

With our love of staying connected, our iPads, iPhones, and the like are almost like next of kin. But it can be tough to find the right case – you want something that no one else has, but you don’t want to end up with some random case covered in flying monkeys. So, why not make your own? With a …

Sewing

Move Over Ikea!

This ultra-utilitarian system of paper and tape furniture, called TapeFlips, brings a whole new meaning to affordable DIY furnishing! The design’s …

How-To: Paper House Luminary

When I spotted this DIY paper luminary project by Cathe Holden at Just Something I Made, it really lit up my day! Cathe provides a template that you can print onto paper and cut out by hand. I am thinking of converting this into a pattern my Silhouette machine can cut for me. I would love to make a …

Small things that are surprisingly big: cardboard sheet school desks

12 Iconic Colors from Around the World

So many inspiring places, so many evocative hues.<p>So many inspiring places, so many evocative hues — and you don't even need a passport. Designers share their favorite global hues.

Interior Design

Enchanting Newly Built Edwardian-Style Home in California, USA [Video]

<b>Lindsay Chambers</b> commissioned Palo Alto based architect <b>Andrew Young</b> of Yound and Borlik Architects to design a turn of the 20th century Queen Anne …

Sophisticated and Tempting Vegetarian Restaurant in Central London: Ethos Foods

<b>Ethos Foods</b> is a sophisticated, self-service vegetarian restaurant, conveniently located near Oxford Circus in Central London and specializing in …

Scandinavian Apartment Jazzed Up By Industrial Design Elements

We got used to Swedish homes displaying unassuming comfortable decors, with a cheerful vibe throughout. Comparing to what we usually publish, this</b> …