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Wedding Hairstyle 101: How to DIY a Side Bun

Last week we gave you the step-by-step instructions on how to create a trendy, braided updo wedding day hairstyle right in your very own home. But if you're looking for something more classic and understated on your wedding day, you'll love this sleek side bun.<p>This chic 'do is formal and elegant, …

Away With Words: Saga travel writing competition

Three lucky entrants to our new competition will win a masterclass with two top Telegraph travel writers before travelling the world with Saga on one of three luxury holidays.<p>To enter, all you need to do is tell us all that is weird and wonderful about the world of travel – a favourite memory, a …

A peek inside the British royal residences

As the world zooms in on the royal birth, take a look at the open-to-the-public retreats, castles and palaces where you can follow in the House of Windsor’s footsteps.

Wild horse on the Li River

Horse Photography<p>I love taking photos of horses… I’d love to have even more chances to try different things… I think I like horses in the middle of …

Living Room Feng Shui Ideas, Tips And Decorating Inspirations

Japanese-inspired interiors, Zen-style homes and amazing garden retreats that borrow generously from Asian motifs; contemporary design is quickly …

Ask a Designer: How Do I Choose Art for a Gallery Wall?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about choosing the right artworks for your gallery wall. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be …

20 Colorful Kitchen Finds Under $20

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Before and After: Jessica Alba's Bedroom

The actress's boudoir overhaul.<p>The actress, mother of two, and founder of The Honest Company shares the before and after of her boudoir overhaul.

Jessica Alba

21 Rooms That Will Change The Way You Think About Bookshelves

These hyper-organized rooms will inspire the best in your home<p>These hyper-organized rooms will inspire the best in your home

Interior Design

Colorful Apartment Design in the Chic 7th District of Paris

A family of four, with a new baby on the way, lives in this colorful apartment recently completed by Camille Hermand Architectures in the chic 7th …

20 Fabulous Summer Sale Items

Don’t you just love the rules of retail? The summer is barely half over in the official sense, yet seasonal clearance items are filling the shelves …

Wall Treatments: Say it with Stripes

Call your rooms to attention with the most orderly pattern in town, chic striped walls<p>Call your rooms to attention with the most orderly pattern in town, chic striped walls

Facebook Rape — 'Frape' — Is Now A Crime That Could Get You 10 Years In Prison, In Ireland

Prosecutors used an old law, the Criminal Damage Act of 1991, to bring the case and the conviction is believed to be the first establishing "Facebook rape" or "frape" as a crime in the country, the Financial Times reports.<p>The crime carries a maximum possible sentence of 10 years in prison, …

Crime

Facebook policy head says emotion experiments were 'innovative'

Facebook’s head of policy, Monika Bickert, has claimed that the company's emotion experiments were “innovation” and a necessary part of the research needed for new features and developments.<p>Bickert said that “most of the research that is done on Facebook” is “all about ‘how do we make this product …

The Military Doesn't Want You to Quit Facebook and Twitter

The Defense Department is already using social media to track your mood.<p>Critics have targeted a recent study on <b></b>how emotions spread on the popular social network site Facebook, complaining that some 600,000 Facebook users did not know that they were taking part in an experiment. Somewhat more …

The Art of Thought: A Pioneering 1926 Model of the Four Stages of Creativity

In 1926, thirteen years before James Webb Young’s <i>Technique for Producing Ideas</i> and more than three decades before Arthur Koestler’s seminal “bisociation” theory of how creativity works, English social psychologist and London School of Economics co-founder <b>Graham Wallas</b>, sixty-eight at the time, …

‘The Satellite’ Is A Science Project To Bring You A Live Portrait Of Earth

When you try to picture Earth, you might recall the iconic blue marble photograph taken on the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, or perhaps now you visualize Google Earth or the beautiful shots of our planet in Alfonso Cuaron’s <i>Gravity</i>. The Satellite wants to change that perception of Earth into something …

Flipkart Teams Up With Karbonn To Launch Smartphones

Indian e-commerce juggernaut Flipkart is getting busy in the mobile device market.<p>Today, it announced that it has teamed up with phone manufacturer Karbonn to launch a series of what it calls “budget smartphones” ranging from a mere Rs 2,699 ($45) to Rs 4,499 ($75). The smartphones are all dual-SIM …

Ford Testing Camera-Based Facial-Recognition Software to "Personalize" Your Drive

Parents with late-model Fords, do you enjoy easily restricting your teens’ speed and stereo volume using Ford’s MyKey programmable key fob? Are you also somewhat paranoid and controlling? Ford’s experimental MyKey-style system might just be for you. Dubbed Mobii, the camera-based system uses facial …

Researchers Now Able To 3D Print Working Blood Vessels

One of the biggest problems with printing human meat was the creation of blood vessels and ventricles. Making a solid mass of flesh was easy but adding a way to pump blood and other nutrients through the flesh was more difficult. Now researchers at the University of Sydney, Harvard, Stanford and …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

15 Cooking Tips from Alice Waters, Mark Bittman, Jamie Oliver, and Other Famous Foodies

Who couldn't use more culinary know-how? These tricks of the foodie trade will make you a pro.

Android TV set to launch at Google I/O

Google’s first attempt at taking over your living room with Google TV was, by all measures, a flop. Its follow-up, however, was the complete …

Drawing Animals using Moirée Patterns

Using the contrast effect called Moiré, the Milanese Andrea Minini stunning vector illustrations of various animals with a design of the most …

15 Colorful Front Door Ideas

Now that you’ve got a cute new doormat, your door might get jealous. Why leave all the fun for your feet? Whether you take inspiration from fall …

63 Contemporary Bathroom Ideas For A Soothing Experience

The contemporary style is more difficult to describe than others simply because it’s a style that contains everything that’s unusual, unconventional …

Interior Design

A Rhode Island House with All-American Spirit

An easy mix of patterns and colors.<p>With a blue color scheme uniting each room, designer Tom Scheerer mixed patterns and colors with the greatest of ease in this Watch Hill, Rhode Island.

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Remodeling 101: What to Know When Buying a House: 6 Problems that Shouldn't Be Dealbreakers<p>by Barbara Peck<p>May 24, …