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25 Rust Textures for Grungy Web and Graphic Projects

Share!<p>Whether you work in web-design, graphic design, you’re a Photoshop Artist or just passionate about photography, we all know that at one point …

Graphics

Three Good Places to Find Hands-on STEM Lessons

Like a lot of people, my most memorable moments from elementary school involved hands-on science lessons. One of my favorite experiences was making …

Education Technology

Researchers are developing a sustainable concrete alternative made of desert sand

The strength of bricks and concrete with half the carbon footprint<p>Sand is the hidden ingredient of design. It’s used to make glass and computer chips, and to bulk and strengthen the concrete used in many of the buildings around us. Though it seems like an abundant resource, sand miners are …

Sustainability

The Concrete Project – Graphic Design by Murmure

“The Concrete Project”, a unique graphic design project initiated and developed by Murmure in partnership with the Première Presse workshop.I have …

Graphic Design

30 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Mesmerizing Animal Sculptures

Korean artist Kang Dong Hyun makes stunning animal sculptures by putting together metallic branches and twigs. The artworks, amazingly delicate, and …

Sculpture

The 7 Books That Taught Me How To Love Being Alone

We are taught that there is shame in being alone. For women, in particular, there lurks the implication that no one is ever willingly by themselves. …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Ingredient You Should Have Before 8 AM To Get A Flat Stomach, According To A Doctor

A healthy routine needs to start in the morning. What you eat for breakfast will set the tone for your day. If you eat sugary foods that leave you …

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Hiking

Here's Every Vegetarian And Vegan Recipe You Could Ever Need

Everything you need in one place.

Engagement rings: the new trends as seen by our favorite jewelry designers

WEDDING JEWELRY<p>Brimming with minimalist, graphic, and daring inspiration, these six jewelry designers have made waves with their unique takes on the …

Jewelry

7 most popular essential oils and how they work

Since ancient times, essential oils have been used for a variety of purposes ranging from religious practices and food preparation to beauty and …

The 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America

Eating vegetarian at home: Endless options. Eating vegetarian while traveling: Do you want the side salad or the cheese pizza? But if you do a little …

Salt Lake City

10 STEM Toys That Will Blow Your Kids' Minds

Whether you’ve got kids who already love science or kids who would rather play music or sports, these 10 STEM toys are so irresistibly cool, they’ll …

Kids

Perfumes To Reduce Stress | Women's Health

Photograph courtesy of Tata Harper Skincare<p>Tata Harper Aromatic Irritability Treatment<p>Really, the name says it all—how could I possibly explain what this does better than what is already printed on the label? This natural, Lilliputian rollerball is made with a mix of organic plant oils and …

Electric honeycomb: Pakistani teen in scientific first

<b>Only 17 years old and he is already a recognised scientist. Muhammad Shaheer Niazi's research on electric honeycomb was recently published in the Royal Society Open Science journal.</b><p>Physicists have known the phenomenon of electric honeycomb for decades. It occurs when a layer of oil is placed in an …

Nobel Prize

7 impressive pergola ideas to deck up your garden

The concept of Pergolas has been around since antiquity when they served as an extension to majestic villas and as a support for creepers in the …

Landscaping

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

Travel Industry

The best islands in the world

When Condé Nast Traveller first appeared in 1997, Ibiza was trancing out many of you - so much so that it utterly failed to make the top 20 in our …

Travelers

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

8 Beautiful Car-Free Places Around the World

6 Spiritual Adventures to Challenge the Mind and Body

Adventurous souls and spiritual seekers can find peace, and a challenge, on these spiritual hikes.<p>A quiet walk in the woods can be a spiritual experience, and countless hikers head to redwood groves and high places to find a sense of awe. But if following a dirt track is a kind of prayer—the …

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

Online

Top Wow Spots of Joshua Tree National Park

Wonderland of Rocks<p>An area where towering stacks of jumbled boulders create a labyrinth in the heart of the park, Wonderland of Rocks can be explored …

5 Delicious Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Make Your Morning Easier

With a little advance prep, you can take one big thing off your a.m. to-do list—and still eat a satisfying, wholesome, and delicious meal.<p>Make-ahead …

Breakfast

23 Books Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Everyone Should Read

The Facebook CEO's best picks and why he thinks everyone should read them.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around …

Silicon Valley