Joan Nalianya

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The Ultimate Guide to Paris Design Destinations

Parisian style icon Sarah Lavoine invites us to rediscover Paris—and some of her favorite places—through her love of contemporary design<p>It’s a late …

France

This map plugs a 500-million-year gap in the history of Earth

Earth is estimated to be around 4.5 billion years old, with life first appearing around 3 billion years ago.<p>3D mapping uncovers extra layer of …

Earth Science

7 Ways to Make Your Photos More Interesting

When I first started taking photos, I knew the importance of finding what “good” really looked like. I knew that there were a million people out …

The 50 Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

These tricks from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

The Best Beauty Looks of the Week: September 14, 2015

How to make BLT Sandwiches for a Party

The only thing better than a BLT is a BLT that you just made yourself, exactly the way you like it. You know, the one with mayo on just one side. And a sprinkle of sea salt on the tomato to draw out its heirloom-y goodness. And six strips of bacon instead of just three because, well, why not? A …

This Is How You Reach Guacamole Nirvana

You might as well make a double batch now—you'll definitely need it.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is senior food editor Rick</i> …

Twitter code determines the most exciting goals of Euro 2016

The just-finished Euro 2016 tournament had its share of exciting goals, but how do you decide which ones were the most thrilling? If you're Twitter, you leave it up to code. The social service has posted an interactive chart that shows the most exciting goals from the football/soccer tourney as …

Microsoft scraps Finland phone unit

<b>Microsoft has confirmed it will close its mobile phone unit in Finland, cutting 1,350 jobs.</b><p>The US software giant paid $7.2bn (£5.5bn) for Nokia's handset business in 2014, but failed to make a success of new devices.<p>In May, Windows-powered smartphones accounted for fewer than 1% of global …

Apple is killing the headphone jack — here's how headphone companies are preparing for a total hardware revolution

Apple is reportedly ditching the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the next iPhone. And Intel is reportedly helping further USB-C's status as an alternative digital-audio connector — the implication being that it could one day serve as the 3.5 mm jack's successor on future Android phones and laptops. Some …

Watch out, Instagram: new Polaroid app brings a nostalgic classic to your phone

Reverence for the original brand inspired two San Francisco-based Brits to bring back the magic with a modern twist: 3D moving images<p>Before everyone had a digital camera tucked inside their mobile phone, before the duck-faced selfies and sepia-toned filters of Instagram, before Flickr and Periscope …

Periscope

Have You Seen Gravit, a Free Alternative to Adobe Illustrator?

Marketers have long known that images are the ultimate online marketing power-up. They attract attention, hold that attention, and increase …

20 Creative Floors You Won’t Be Able to Stop Staring At

So you want to give your floors a makeover, but you’d like something a little more exciting than a new area rug. The options are endless, but a creative floor pattern might be exactly what you’re looking for. One of the boldest ways to revamp a bland room is to paint the floors… if you’re up for …

Pictures of the Week 7.7.16

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

Cooking

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

Cooking

13 New Shows You Need to Watch This Summer

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TV

This 'Hole' On The Surface Of The Sun Looks Amazing

But what caused it?<p>Everyone knows not to look directly at the sun. It's dangerous, and besides, that's what we have NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) for.<p>The SDO is a spacecraft that scientists use to study and monitor space weather, keeping a particular eye out for changes in the solar wind, …

Astronomy

20 Paradoxes Most Human Minds Can’t Wrap Themselves Around

11 of the World’s Most Unusual Artist Residencies

Study: Antibiotics Kill Gut Bacteria, Stop Growth of New Brain Cells

Our lives are intertwined with microbes. These creatures have developed a symbiotic relationship with the plants and animals of this Earth, evolving …

Astronomers Might Have Just Solved a Key Mystery About the Origin of Life

If a massive solar storm struck the Earth today, it could wipe out our technology and hurl us back to the dark ages. Lucky for us, events like this …

The Real Story Behind Brutalism

Phaidon’s new book This Brutal World is a photographic ode to one of the most polarizing modern architectural movements.<p>“It’s hard to love a brute,” mused the podcast <i>99Percent Invisible</i> in an episode that aired last year. The sentiment certainly rings true as Brutalist buildings are among the most …

Architecture

Guide to Grilling: Planking

More<p>Grilling<p>All the tips and recipes you need for the perfect barbecue.<p>For all that I've grilled (150-plus recipes and counting), there's always plenty of uncharted territory. One of those areas: <b>planking</b>. There aren't usually many planking recipes in cookbooks, save the ubiquitous planked salmon.<p>It …

Here's why Google's Chromebooks are so awesome

And soon, they're getting a huge update that'll let them run Android apps.<p>Here's why Chromebooks are so great, and why you'll probably want to buy one soon.

9 Home Decor Tricks That Work

<i>Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Every interior designer has go-to tricks. Here are top cheats that many designers use time and again for quick results. These foolproof ideas can solve many of your design dilemmas in an afternoon.<p>12 Decorating Trips to Make Any Room Better<p>Photo by Taylor Jacobson …

Photo Friday: Finding Your Purpose in Photography

The Japanese concept of “ikigai,” or a “reason for being,” is determined using four concentric circles, each with its own criteria for identifying your purpose: what you love, what the world needs, what you can be paid for, and what you’re good at. If you’re a fan of our Photo Friday posts, there’s …

Steve Jobs Was From California. Bill Gates Is From Washington. Here's How You Can Tell

Each is a perfect reflection of his home state.<p>For two people who revolutionized the same industry, worked together for many years, and became famous for similar accomplishments, it's hard to imagine two public figures more unlike each other than Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. For years, I've assumed …

Silicon Valley

15 best Oscars lineups of all time