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Why India Is The World's Fastest-Growing Wellness Tourism Destination (PHOTOS)

Even before the Beatles went on their famous pilgrimage to Rishikesh with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1969, India has been a popular travel destination for American tourists seeking serenity and spiritual growth. But in recent years, wellness travel to India has exploded.<p>Mia Farrow, Steve Jobs, and …

Sustainable Micro Home that Costs Less Than $30,000

NOMAD is a sustainable micro home developed by Vancouver-based designer Ian Lorne Kent with the intent to supply a moveable home for an affordable price that's less than $30,000. The cost-effective residence integrates all of the basic rooms in a standard home–living room, kitchen, bathroom, …

Living Rooms

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Architecture

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See photos.

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

Daily Inspiration #1556

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

5 Smart Building Skins That Breathe, Farm Energy And Gobble Up Toxins

Technically speaking, the smart facade -- or building envelope that adapts to environmental conditions -- dates back to the first window. But the …

Photographic Artworks by Matt Wisniewski

Photo Collages.<p>Matt Wisniewski is a New York City based photographer and artist. He creates photographic collages made from portraits mixed with …

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

Fishing

Everyone’s Cooking with Greek Yogurt

It’s popularity only seems to be increasing – on grocery shelves and in your kitchen.<p>Sweet & savory, people are getting creative cooking with Greek …

Hand Tree : Wearable Air Purifier to Filter Your Own Clean Air

<b>Hand Tree</b> is one of gadget series of Tree concept, it’s a proposed solution to deal with our polluted air. This gadget is your personal air purifier …

Stunning Tattoos by Art Collaborators ‘Expanded Eye’ | Colossal

<p>Artists Jade Tomlinson and Kev James of Expanded Eye split their time between London and Thonon-les-Bains, France where they pursue a wide range of …

Mindfulness: Buzzword of the Year Or Something More?

“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness…[it] means being awake… knowing what you are doing.” ― Jon …

Shifting our Perception with Meditation

Though you can start meditation at any time, it’s harder if your life is chaotic, and if you’re feeling paranoid, if you’re overwhelmed with …

Meditation

DOYOUYOGA

Of course yoga makes us feel good! It is a tried and tested holistic health system that seems to have an endless number of wellbeing benefits.<p>Yes …

Take Refuge in the Buddha and Become Fearless

As a teacher I’m often asked: What does it mean in Buddhist practice when you agree to “take refuge” in the Buddha? Does this mean I need to worship …

Spirituality

taipei pop music center breaks ground

<b><br>taipei pop music center breaks ground</b><br>all images courtesy of reiser + umemoto<p>the taipei pop music center has officially broken ground, thereby …

Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen Compete for Samsung’s Super Bowl Ad (Within An Ad)

Is this a Samsung ad or the new Judd Apatow movie? If there’s any confusion there, it’s 100% intentional, as the electronics manufacturer’s Super Bowl ad sports appearances from two longtime Apatovian leading men: Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen.<p>Created by agency 72andSunny and blockbuster director Jon …

How to Enjoy Being Rich … Without Having Any Money

This year, my boyfriend and I took the dog, the cat, and walked away from our home and our jobs. We moved into a tiny Rialta RV, relinquished our …

British Columbia

Ahmet Davutoglu: 'We respect these voices' | Iran

Protesters have faced off with riot police in the centre of Istanbul, with demonstrations dragging on for over two weeks, and the world’s media continuing to focus its attention on Turkey.<p>People have full right of demonstration ... and sometimes these demonstrations may go quite high ... but it …

Clever Food Art Plays Off Everyday Expressions

<b>Easy as pie</b><p>Many of us have heard the expressions “cool as a cucumber” or “easy as pie.” In this playful collection of food art, London-based designer Christine Kawasaki-Chan took those phrases to the next level, creating a series in which each food idiom comes to life right before our eyes. The …

Baking

Fresh From The Dairy: ADC Young Guns Faves

Erin Biggerstaff is at the helm of ADC Young Guns (YG), an international cross-disciplinary competition showcasing the best young professionals …

Furniture

New Light Paintings by Darren Pearson | Colossal

<p>Photographer Darren Pearson (previously) has been perfecting his long-exposure light painting techniques over the last few months. While I really …