Katrina Bartoszcze

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A Chinese Architect Built His Own Office Out of Beer Bottles

No word on if he emptied them all himself.<p>Why build a house out of something so boring as wood or brick and mortar when there are far more interesting—and environmentally-friendly—options around. Chinese architect Li Rongjun must have asked himself that question before building an office out of old …

Detroit Is Cultivating Local Entrepreneurship to Secure Its Future

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you visit downtown Detroit today you can’t help but hear and see the opportunity. The city is alive with events and networking, apartment buildings at full occupancy, and entrepreneurs opening up new businesses. Though the recession …

Why Smartphone Photography Stinks

First – to be clear – I’m talking about the process of using a smartphone camera for photography – not the pics, pix, snaps, shots or whatever it is …

Drag racers: High heeled runners race through the streets of Madrid, in pictures - Telegraph

This Parfait Popsicle Is Your New Fave Breakfast

When the summer heat is in full force, it’s hard to imagine eating anything hot or super filling for breakfast, let alone think about turning on the stove or oven. Well, we’ve got your first meal of the day covered for the season with these perfectly portable, icy cool Breakfast Parfait Popsicles. …

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6 New Must-Try Summer Beers

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Summertime, and the drinkin' is easy. But choosing <i>what</i> to drink is actually kind of challenging. Store shelves fill up with bottles labeled 'summer beer,' but there's no one style that ties them all together, so it's …

The Healthy Potato Salad Recipe You Need For Your Next Party

If you strive to eat healthily but often crave carbs, here’s one way to indulge without destroying your diet: healthy lemon potato salad. Nutritionist Keri Glassman shares her recipe in the video above for an alternative to mayonnaise-based potato salad, and explains how potatoes can actually help …

New Nation, New Cuisine: The First Cookbook To Tackle 'American Food'

In 1776, the American colonies declared independence from Britain.<p>But it wasn't until 1796 that someone dared to tackle a question that would plague every generation of Americans to come: "What is American food?"<p><i>American Cookery</i>, the very first American cookbook, was written by Amelia Simmons (more …

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The Wright Brothers: Even More Badass Than You Thought

For his new book, The Wright Brothers, ­Pulitzer Prize winner David ­McCullough pored over newspaper articles, photographs, and more than 1,000 letters to create a gripping account of Wilbur and Orville's quest to fly.<p>No one paid attention to the Wright brothers when they first started working on …

50 Beers to Add to Your Ice Chest This Summer

You might just wear out your bottle opener.<p>Sure, citrus-y wheat beers are summer staples, but we've got a massive cooler's-worth of warm-weather brews to stock up on this season—like tropical-inspired shandies, exotic imported lagers, and some that are even sprinkled with sea salt.

Is Sunscreen Actually Safe, or Is It Bad for You?

Setting sunscreen's bad rep straight.<p>It began with backlash from perpetually tan celebs like Gisele Bündchen, who reportedly said of some sunscreens, "I cannot put this poison on my skin." And while medical advice from models requires a large grain of salt, the tubes' ingredients — octocrylene? …

This Courtroom Reunion Between a Judge and Her Former Middle School Classmate Will Break Your Heart

"This was the nicest kid in school," she said.<p>A courtroom in Hialeah, Florida, was the scene of an unusual class reunion this week when a judge recognized a suspect on trial for burglary as a former classmate, NBC reports.<p>Arthur Booth, 49, was in court on a bond hearing Thursday following an arrest …

Buy a Cheap Bottle of Booze and Infuse Your Own Flavored Vodka Immediately

Homemade infused vodka: So much easier than you think!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans by hand, Bilow’s all about doing things the slow</i> …

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Paris Approves Its First Skyscraper in 42 Years – But It Has to Be ‘Invisible’

France can be very demanding when it comes to certain things, such as Uber or Airbnb’s conquest of Paris, as you may have recently discovered. …

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Newspaper Rejects Foo Fighters Photo Contract, Will Buy Fan Photos Instead

There’s a revolution brewing in the world of concert photography. After photographer Jason Sheldon penned a viral open letter to speak out against …

Japanese Bathrooms are Designed Really Differently From Western Ones

Here's 13 design differences<p>As an American living in Japan for a year, I expected the apartments to be smaller. What I didn't expect were the …

Owlet and Kitten Are Inseparable Nap Buddies at a Caf in Japan

An adorable owlet named Fuku and a lovable Scottish Fold kitten named Marimo have become the best of friends at the Hukulou coffeehouse in Osaka, Japan. Besides enjoying each other's company in daylight, the adorable duo also have a passion for cuddling during their many naps. Seeing Fuku's …

Articles about 9 epic outdoor hangouts on Dwell.com - Dwell

With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the...<p>Lighting circumscribes a space, and therefore how we interpret ourself within that space.<p>The good folks at Epic Software are building a video production studio out of old …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Twitter's CFO has explained why the company put the finance guy in charge of marketing.</b> Anthony Noto said the board wanted to "elevate the importance of marketing as a key component of everything we do."<p><b>2. The police report for Gravity4 CEO Gurbaksh Chahal's arrest last year paints a picture of</b> …

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Lock down your aerial! London's 1980s pirate radio scene – in pictures

Out to the 80s pirate radio massive ... from B-boys to dub fanatics, Kiss FM’s early days to crate-digging in Groove Records, skip back to the time when towerblock studios, parties, zines and even an illegal television station fuelled UK bass culture. Believe!

16 Dresses for Every Kind of First Date

Date nights are a good time — well, unless your date pops up on @TinderNightmares. And first dates always have us a-flutter. Whether you’re planning the perfect picnic or you swiped right for a casual cocktail, we’re here to help take getting dressed out of the equation, so you can focus on what’s …

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Photographer Takes Incredible Self Portraits Posed in Vast Landscapes

Photographer Nicholas Roemmelt reminds us just how big and beautiful our world is with his ongoing series of breathtaking self portraits. Based in Austria, the 40-year-old is lucky enough to have nature that's easily accessible from his backyard. He'll hike the nearby mountain and insert himself …

Here's The Line-Up Of The Finest Beach Festival In Southern Asia - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>Fiji’s Your Paradise festival is looking like the next big thing.</b><p>Sick of partying to the backdrop of the same mundane festival venues? Following on …

Don't Try to Pigeonhole Asian-American MC and Badass Hip-Hop Bandleader Lyrics Born

The Northern California funk master talks about his new album, NOLA, and reimagining the role of the MC as the bandleader in the style of James Brown or George Clinton.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Lyrics Born</i><p>Lyrics Born got his start rolling with the Northern California crew known as Solesides (later Quanuum …

‘Mad Men’ Series Finale Recap: Coke and a Smile

“What you call love,” <b>Don Draper</b> once said, “was invented by guys like me to sell nylons.” And so <i>Mad Men</i> ended with Don trading his singular pitches …

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Iraqi forces, civilians flee as ISIS gains control of Ramadi, US official says

Fear of a possible Islamic State bloodbath sent tens of thousands of Iraqis fleeing Ramadi on Monday after government forces abandoned the city -- just 80 miles from Baghdad -- in what one U.S. military official conceded was a fight "pretty much over."<p>Some 25,000 people have fled the embattled …

Fujifilm's X-T10 is a smaller, cheaper flagship camera

The X-T10 looks <i>a lot</i> like the X-T1, which isn't really a bad thing. It's not until you put them side-by-side that you can really see the differences between the two cameras and how much smaller the X-T10 actually is. It has the same, sharp, angular edges as the X-T10, as well as the same knurled …