Nicolette Smith

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Interactive floor plan: Edinburgh House by Azman Architects, UK

Positioned on a pebbly beach in the seaside town of Aldeburgh in Suffolk, a poorly lit 19th-century house was the starting point for London-based Azman Architects. Having previously worked with the clients (a family of four) on the refurbishment of their Victorian city house, the architects were …

Living Large in our Little House

The Horrible Psychology of Solitary Confinement

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.10.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:10 pm. 4:10 pm<p>In the largest prison protest in …

Thresher sharks use their tails like bullwhips to kill or stun prey

A diver has captured rare footage of the unique hunting style of thresher sharks in tropical waters off the Philippines.<p>The film was shot near coral …

Saving One Species At The Expense Of Another

To keep America's wilderness anything like it used to be when the country was truly wild takes the help of biologists. They have to balance the needs of wildlife with those of cattle-ranching and tourism, and even weigh the value of one species against another. Ultimately, they have to pick and …

Short Story of a Picky Eater in Japan

I’ve written about it, talked about it, documented it on film and have tried coming to terms with it; I am truly a very picky eater. When at home, in …

Think the U.S. Is Having a '90s Nostalgia Craze? Take a Look at Japan

The country's unique social history and its current financial state have inspired a boom in pop-culture throwbacks to the end of the 20th century.<p>Conventional wisdom says that America may be nearing peak '90s nostalgia. Between Buzzfeed's super-viral remember-the-Aggro-Crag listicles and the …

japan-guide.com - Japan Travel and Living Guide

Guest Blog<p>Encouraging people to get off the beaten track and see all that Japan has to offer.<p>Four onsen towns with different characters southwest of …

Rainy season in Japan, Travel tip

Right now, most of Japan is right in the middle of the rainy season, but the exact period varies from a province to another. The rainy season, <i>tsuyu</i> …

Very Clever House of Stairs in Hakusan, Japan

A very appealing and inventive interior is hidden inside this plain white box in Ishikawa, Japan by Fujiwarramuro Architects.<p>The client came up with …

Celebrate Family Crafts With FamilyFun

If you love to craft and you have kids, chances are you’ve already drooled over, pinned, or posted one of the countless crafts or recipes from …

Incredible Craft Room Inspiration: Creating & How To’s

We know how to organize. We know how to choose colors. But sometimes, we just need a quick pick me up, a quick bit of inspiration to get our wheels …

Most gamers got their start in a shiny, colorful world created by Nintendo. Whether they were riding on horseback through verdant fields of Hyrule or …

Nintendo Items - Animal Crossing Wiki Guide - IGN

You can obtain <b>Nintendo Items</b> including clothing and Furniture inspired by Nintendo classics such as <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>, <i>Metroid</i> and <i>Super Mario …

Let's make happy

The Bellwether Blog

I used to sell this cross stitch chart until some silly lawyers made me stop. So now, I’m giving it away for free. Take that, law!<p>If you’d like to …

Jenna in Japan

Your daily dose of handmade cuteness and Japanese kawaii

Just a quick post to let you know I’ve been reworking our popular guide to subscription boxes. That’s now an information page that will answer all …

Asking For Trouble - Marceline blogs about illustration, Japan, crafts and the freelance life

I’ve scheduled in one of these posts for every month this year so I’ll remember to share all the fun stuff I buy. I sensibly put all my Christmas …

True Color Of An Exoplanet Discovered For The First Time

Looks a bit like home!<p>Looks a bit like Earth, doesn't it? You wouldn't find this planet very comfortable, however. Called HD 189773b, it's 1,000 degrees Celsius on its surface and it rains glass. Sideways.<p>HD 189773b looks like Earth because it's blue. Astronomers have determined its true color, a …

8 Great Vegetarian Ways To Get More Protein

One of the most common myths about the vegetarian diet is that after ditching meat it becomes nearly impossible to meet the suggested guidelines for protein intake.<p>The USDA recommends that women get about 46 grams of protein a day and men get about 56. Some people, like athletes and pregnant or …

Banana Cake Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Banana Snack Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting<p><b>Yield:</b> About 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 15 minutes<p>An …

Peanut Butter Oat Cookies With Salted Honey Buttercream Recipe

Thick and chewy peanut butter oat cookies sandwich a salted honey butter cream filling.<p><b>Notes:</b> The buttercream frosting can be tailored to your taste: add more salt if you like, and choose your favorite honey. Just use a honey with a strong flavor (such as wildflower or orange blossom) or else …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

Does your favourite film need a bleaker ending?

Happy endings are over-rated. Sure, it's nice to walk out of a cinema with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. But isn't it much more …