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terry and terry completes light-filled skyline house overlooking oakland

<b>situated near the top of the eastbay mountain range overlooking the city of oakland, this bright and airy property sits approximately 1,800 feet</b> …

Our Most Popular Rooms in January Photos

January can feel cold, dreary, and way too long, but at the same time it pushes you to start fresh. And what better way to do so in your home than with a coat of paint? On Pinterest, you went straight for our color stories, whether it was our roundup of white kitchens or our guide to decorating …

1940s modernist gem in Brazil gets gorgeous restoration and expansion

An oasis in the middle of the city<p>This modernist gem in São Paulo, Brazil was originally designed in the late 1940s by Zenon Lotufo and recently underwent a ravishing renovation that includes an upper addition. With pristine white surfaces accented by luxuriant wood in parts, and windows covered in …

This Belgian Villa Is The Ultimate Bachelor Pad

This new villa near the Belgian city of Gent is without any doubt one of the most tasteful modern bachelor pads that we have come across in a long …

17 Photos That'll Only Make Sense To People Who LOVE To Be Organized

Everything. In. Its. Place.

Laundry Rooms

Casa Xixim Modern Home in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico by Specht…

Location: Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico - This ecoluxe private villa is located on a narrow lot fronting a protected bay in Tulum, Mexico and is designed to be a fully self-sufficient and to immerse…

Mexico

A Big Gallery of Beautiful Scandinavian Style Living Rooms

It's no secret that we love the minimal elegance of Scandinavian style. The hallmarks of the look—white painted walls, pale woods, black accents, …

Interior Design

Organizing Ideas for Entryways & Foyers Without Closets

Between jackets, purses, mail and an ever-growing mountain of shoes, the entryway is a tough spot to keep under control—and less square footage …

Wall Art

9 Ways Feng Shui Can Transform Your Bedroom

"Feng Shui Detective" Catherine Brophy shares her dos and don'ts for stress-free sleeping quarters.<p>Despite your best efforts to make your bedroom a serenity sanctuary, life often gets in the way. It's easy to let decorating goals slip away and just accept your room the way it is, but if you're …

Home Decorating

How Branding 'The Small Business Way' Got My Company Out Of Debt

Is it just me or are failure and debt a prerequisite to being a successful small business owner?<p>In 2011 I started a company with my graphic design husband with little knowledge of the industry: he was the creative, and I, “the business.” In retrospect our fearlessness was largely out of ignorance …

Entrepreneurship

Can breathing through your nose help you think and react clearly?

Researchers put nose and mouth breathing to the test.<p>Breathing is something you do all day long, without even thinking about it. And that's exactly …

The Brain

Use Your Old Amazon Boxes to Ship Donations to Goodwill For Free

By now the Amazon boxes are piling up in your house before the holidays. Before you toss them in the recycling, Give Back Box wants them. The …

Cabins With Modern Design

(Image credit: Home DGSN)<p>Humans don't hibernate, but you might be tempted to when you see these four gorgeous modern cabins. Generally, coziness …

New York State

11 Pieces Of Furniture That Redefine The Meaning Of Comfort

Coziness is their number one priority.<p>When the weather is dreary and all you want to do is relax at home with "Downton Abbey" on repeat, comfortable furniture is key to making your day a success. All of these sofas and chairs made coziness their number one priority.

Furniture

Woman is first to have baby with ovaries frozen in childhood

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 24-year-old Dubai native has become the first woman to give birth after having her fertility restored from ovarian tissue frozen during her childhood.<p>Moaza al Matrooshi gave birth to a healthy son, Rashid, at the Portland Hospital in London on Tuesday.<p>She is the first person in the world …

Pregnancy

Child’s cognitive skills linked to time spent with mother

Extending free childcare will not change parents’ work patterns, study suggests<p>It is a question that has troubled parents down the years. Just how much time should they spend with their children when they are growing up?<p>Now a new study suggests that the answer – at least for mothers – should be as …

University College London
Pets

These Adidas Sneakers Are Made From Ocean Plastic

It’s almost impossible to comprehend the amount of human-dispensed plastic that finds its way into the world’s oceans. In 2010, researchers found 2.3 …

Los Angeles

Tiny power plant sucks CO2 from the air and turns it into fuel

Ineratec, an offshoot of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), has devised a creative solution to the excess carbon dioxide (CO2) soaking the …

Top Luxury Closets For Your Modern Master Bedroom

Today, Home Decor Ideas present you some of the best <i>Luxury Closets</i> for your master bedroom design. Stay tuned and feel inspired by these elegant …

Interior Design

House Tour: Warm, Scandi-Inspired Minimalist Perfection

<b>Name:</b> Robyn and Sam, plus their two Dachshunds Carl and Prune <b><br>Location:</b> The Junction — Toronto, Canada <b><br>Size:</b> 1,400 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Owned 3 …

Dining Rooms
Medicine

5 Can't-Miss Documentaries Hitting Netflix This Month

How badly does Netflix want to keep your eyeballs glued to their screen? Bad enough to have invested a reported $800 million to deliver more than …

Forget diamonds … how about clothes and boots that last forever

A market is emerging for brands that offer lifetime guarantees to customers, from shirts to socks – and even underwear<p>A winter coat, a pair of jeans, a shirt for work, boots and a pair of socks – that’s the clothes shopping done for at least the next 30 years, maybe even for life.<p>Buying clothes …

Clothing

50 Facts About Felines for National Cat Day

Around 3.4 million cats enter shelters each year, and only 37 percent of them find forever homes. That’s why animal welfare advocates marked October …

The Fashion World Is Losing Its Mind Over Louis Vuitton’s New iPhone Cases Already

Luxury houses may produce extraordinarily expensive clothing, but the vast majority of their income comes from accessories. Louis Vuitton’s bags, …

Louis Vuitton

Millennials Want To Be Entrepreneurs, But A Tough Economy Stands In Their Way

Financial challenges facing today's young adults are stifling their entrepreneurial dreams. The results of a nationwide survey published by EY, a professional services firm, and Economic Innovation Group, a policy and advocacy group, suggest millennials' economic hardships prevent them from …

Demographics

Behind the sugar industry’s 50-year mission to axe its link to heart disease

Trust no one.<p>That’s the takeaway of a new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which claims the sugar industry in the 1960s launched a campaign in which it paid for nutrition research to downplay evidence linking America’s rising sugar consumption to …

Diabetes

The Odd Grammar Rule Most English Speakers Know But Are Rarely Taught

<i>See Also: 4 More Unofficial Rules Native English Speakers Don't Realize They Know</i><p>The English language is full of all sorts of quirks that can be …

Language

Living Spaces You'd Never Want to Leave

The unusual layout of René Roupinian’s Upper West Side home is what initially attracted her to the space, but the...<p>Now You...<p>Arbel’s projects—both products and architectural commissions—follow a chronological numbering system.<p>By the Saey fireplace, a wicker chair from Malawi echoes the lines of …

Living Rooms