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How authors from Dickens to Dr Seuss invented the words we use every day

<b>Butterfingers</b><p>Charles Dickens used the term in his 1836 The Pickwick Papers (more properly called The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club): "At every bad attempt at a catch, and every failure to stop the ball, he launched his personal displeasure at the head of the devoted individual in such …

Loll’s Containers

So, with the nice weather here it might be time to add a few plants around your home. And, sure, your local plant nursery probably has plenty of …

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Top Trends at Brimfield

You can find almost anything at Brimfield, from sleek antiques to the weird and wacky. And while each field and booth is often quite different, I …

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …

The Shorebreak Art of Clark Little

Marlin<p>Little thinks this is probably his favorite shot of all time. “I remember taking it. I saw it for a split second and I’m like gosh, this is unbelievable,” he says. “It’s just this frozen water that looks like a glass blown image. It’s just this crazy shot that I’ve never been able to get …

Extreme walk over Rio De Janeiro (10 pictures)

It’s not enough to have no fear of heights. This walk requires nerves of steel, patience, self-control and excellent condition.<p><b>Like it? Share …

Chelsea flower show 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gallery/2013/may/21/chelsea-flower-show-2013-in-pictures<p>720<p>The final touches are made to the RHS Chelsea …