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New Orleans Nightscapes: Beautiful Long Exposure Photos of NOLA Houses

Heartbreak and tribulation are never something we strive for. Yet, they’re unavoidable byproducts of a life well-lived, that teach us lessons along …

Reclusive Heiress's Mansion Uninhabited and Frozen in Time for 60 Years Finally Revealed (PHOTOS)

For 60 years the contents of Huguette Clark’s mansion, Bellosguardo, in Santa Barbara, California, have remained a mystery to the general public, …

Picture of the Day: The 1920s Selfie

THE 1920s SELFIE<p>In this fascinating capture from nearly a century ago, we see the photographers of the Byron Company getting together for a portrait …

A Cabin so Small it Doesn’t Even Require a Permit

In 2010, Finnish designer Robin Falck wanted to build a place he could call his own. While hiking in the woods he found a beautiful location for a …

Photographer Captures The Mysterious Lives Of Modern-Day Gypsies

Photographer Iain McKell documents people in England who have voluntarily abandoned mainstream lifestyles in favor of nomadic ones.<p>Photographer Iain McKell first became acquainted with new age travelers 25 years ago on an assignment for the <i>London Observer</i>. Calling themselves the “Peace Convoy,” a …

Photography

Father and Daughter Beautifully Recreate Wedding Photos of Late Mother

Father and daughter Ben and Olivia lost Olivia's mother, Ali, when Olivia was just one-year-old to a rare form of lung cancer. This November, after two years of being on a “rollercoaster of emotions” Ben decided to move out of their Cincinnati home that they had lived in with Olivia's late mother. …

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Jamie Dornan and his wife welcome their first baby

<p><i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> star <b>Jamie Dornan</b> has taken on another huge role — as a first-time father. The handsome Irish actor and his wife Amelia Warner …

Celebrity News

enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe

Almost daily, I yammer at Paul about a new DIY project I've cooked up. Almost weekly, I decide to follow through on the project. And almost monthly …

Antony Gibbon has designed a treehouse that looks like the elves’ forest home taken right out of the Lord of the Rings movie. Called ‘Roost Treehouse’, the concept treetop dwelling is made up of a series of pod-like capsules harnessed to tree trunks. Each capsule has sleeping quarters, and a spiral staircase that leads up to an outdoor viewing platform, which connects to adjoining pods. Only one of the pods has a staircase that runs to the ground. Designed to mimic organic forms found in nature, Roost aims to blend in and camouflage itself with the rest of the forest.

Thought-Provoking Paintings of Out-of-Body Experiences

Soul Out is a series of oil paintings by Berlin-based artist Deenesh Ghyczy that presents surreal portraits of people having an out-of-body experience. The intriguing scenes feature an abstraction of realism, blurring the the boundaries between reality and figments of one's imagination. With each …

Art

A Beautifully Simple Solution to Covering Up An Ugly AC Unit

Air conditioning is great when it comes to comfort, but the exterior unit is a serious eyesore. But one couple, the creative minds behind House Pet, …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

22 Jump Street Red Band Trailer Official

Sports Illustrated on Twitter: "Presenting 2013’s #SISportsman of the Year: @Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning http://t.co/Nq66RFKKFi http://t.co/ityqMCUo4i"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>SInow</b><p>Do you agree with @<b>SInow</b>'s choice of Peyton Manning as #<b>SISportsman</b>?? Mariano Rivera would have been …

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FORTUNE may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.<p>Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Drawing

Fergie and Josh Duhamel's Son Axl Gets Baptized

With parents like Fergie and Josh Duhamel, performing is in little Axl Jack’s genes – but the 3½-month-old was perfectly behaved during his baptism …

23 Extreme Gravity-Defying Photos That Will Give You Vertigo

How many times have you been told that anything is possible? Do you believe it? Here are 23 extreme photos of serious risk takers that prove anything …

Photography

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Bridges

12 Award-Winning Photos Beautifully Capture Daily Life

You might think that professional photographers, whose craft is being co-opted by Instagrammers and selfie-takers, would be the last to crowdsource “Likes” as a metric to judge a photography contest. Think again: the Morpholio Project, an online creative community of architects and academics, used …

Communicate

6 Josh Hutcherson And Jennifer Lawrence BFF Moments That Were So Cute You Couldn't Stand It

1. That time Jennifer Lawrence discovered a childhood photo of Josh and reacted accordingly.<p>2. That time Jen clarified they only make out in the GAMES FILM, then Josh giggled and you could hear the sound of #Peetniss shippers dropping dead across Tumblr.<p>3. That time they dropped an obscure "When …

Films That Flip

Inside Flipboard / December 7, 2013<p>There isn’t really a plot to the Coen brothers’ latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis. And that’s OK because the …

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), Anti-Apartheid Revolutionary, Humanitarian and Former President of South Africa

<i>AP Photo</i><p>Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela the anti-Apartheid revolutionary, humanitarian and former President of South Africa, has died today at the age of …

South Africa

These 10 People Made the World a Better Place. More People Should Know their Names

There are countless unsung heroes throughout history that are deserving of greater recognition and appreciation. This post strives to shed light on …

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

You can whip one of these up in a matter of minutes. They’re so easy to make and they work really well. First find yourself some scissors and a …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

National Geographic Travel

Pop-Out Power Outlet Stays Hidden in the Wall Until Needed

The adorne Pop-Out Outlet by Legrand is a three-plug wall outlet that extends from the wall when needed, and can be pushed into the wall and out of …

An underwater hotel opens in Africa

The underwater room at the Manta Resort on Pemba Island immerses guests 4m below the surface, 250m from shore in the Indian Ocean.<p>Joining a list of other experimental under-the-sea hotel rooms in Florida, Sweden and the Maldives, the underwater room at Manta Resort on remote Pemba Island in …

Indian Ocean