Kelly Rogue

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How making morning altars from nature helped this artist heal his broken heart

Maybe your usual morning routine involves a tall glass of lemon water, a clarifying meditation, and a quick bite before dashing off to your morning …

Spirituality

Is tech or the city responsible for Seattle’s housing crunch? Report explores roots of affordability crisis

Two fast-growing Seattle-area tech companies went public this week. DocuSign and Smartsheet both opened with higher stock prices than expected, …

Housing

When will Britain face up to its crimes against humanity?

After the abolition of slavery, Britain paid millions in compensation – but every penny of it went to slave owners, and nothing to those they enslaved. We must stop overlooking the brutality of British history. By Kris Manjapra<p>On 3 August 1835, somewhere in the City of London, two of Europe’s most …

Black History

87-Year-Old Grandma Uses MS Paint to Create Idyllic Landscape Art, Finds Internet Fame

The Microsoft Paint program is legendary. Created over three decades ago, it was one of the original forms of digital expression, and it still has a cult following today. The program is so intuitive that anyone can make MS Paint art—but it’s hard to master. Concha García Zaera, an 87-year-old …

South Africa votes to transfer land from white to black farmers

South Africa's parliament voted 241-83 on a motion that would allow land to be transferred from white to black land owners without financial …

South Africa

Bird's-eye view: The best drone photographs from 2017

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

A Breathtaking 40 Day Trip Through New Zealand

German photographer Florian Wenzel presents a stunning visual narrative of his 40-day trip through the breathtaking landscape of New Zealand. Wenzel, …

Colorful Paper-Cut Sculpture Captures the Diversity of a Coral Reef

French paper designer and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates colorful sculptures out of intricately cut paper shapes. Previously mentioned for her three-dimensional animal masks, the artist’s latest piece of paper art is a magnificent, three-dimensional representation of a vibrant coral reef. Titled</i> …

Art

The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …

How Nigeria's Millennial Priestess Is Revitalizing Spirituality

Omitonade Ifawemimo presents as a modern-day sage, with gleaming eyes, a petite frame — and wisdom to spare. She is in fact a 20-something Orisha …

Are Granny Flats The New Tiny House?

With many major cities facing an affordable housing crisis, alternative modes of living have been on the rise. From tiny houses, to van life, to …

Darkest hours: Iceland's eerie winter – in pictures

The relentless dark of Icelandic winter means its people experience it under the constant glow of streetlights. Stuart Richardson captured their stark beauty

New York City

Divers Found The World's Largest Underwater Cave, And It's Full of Maya Secrets

The photos are spectacular.<p>After 10 months of intensive exploration, scientists in Mexico have discovered the world's largest flooded cave system – …

Here’s What Your Body Is Missing Out on by Not Visiting Saunas (Video)

For thousands of years, Finns have loved saunas. There are an estimated 2 million saunas in Finland for a population of 5.3 million people.<p>Turns out …

Oregon Artist Turns Dead Creatures Into Beautiful Compositions

It's just before Thanksgiving, and artist Christopher Marley is packing up items for a big exhibition outside Miami. Marley transforms poisonous snakes, tropical fish and exotic insects into works of art — and he just realized he forgot to frame a foot-long isopod that's still in the freezer.<p>He …

Summer Olympics

The Game of Thrones Theme Sounds Smarter When Played on a Bunch of Calculators

It’s a song of ice and mathematics.<p>YouTuber It’s a small world has debuted her latest jam, which uses four calculators to recreate the theme song to</i> …

Chocolate Mousse Brownies Dessert

These chocolate mousse brownies are so creamy, chocolatey, and dense! If you are a fan of chocolate then these decadent bars are perfect for you! …

Potassium Broth Is the Key to Slimming Belly Bloat and Boosting Metabolism

Chances are, if you've ever heard of potassium broth, you've wondered about its health benefits. Though the detox solution on everyone’s lips in …

Sheet Pan Fried Rice

Step 2<p>Preheat broiler with oven rack in center of oven. Place a sheet pan or rimmed baking sheet in hot oven for 5 minutes. Add oil and rice to sheet …

Country Lifestyle

France was the first country to ban supermarkets from throwing away unused food — and the world is taking notice

France is a culinary leader — both at the table and, more recently, in the trash can.<p>In February 2016, France became the first country in the world to prohibit supermarkets from throwing away unused food through unanimously passed legislation.<p>Now, supermarkets of a certain size must donate unused …

Creamy Chocolate Mousse Pie

Rich, creamy chocolate mousse pie is a perfect treat for everyone who likes mousse and chocolate. Deep, decadent mousse is nestled in a chocolate …

The Sorrow and Grace of Abandoned Cats, in Photos

“I remember having the clear feeling that I was taking photos of people,” Italian photographer Sabrina Boem tells me of her first encounter with …

Time I

Spanish king slams ‘disloyal’ Catalan breakaway leaders

Spain’s King Felipe accused pro-independence Catalan leaders of “disloyalty” in a rare royal TV address Tuesday, and said he would strive to keep the …

12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker …

Outdoor Spaces

10 intelligent house floor plans to inspire!

Before anyone starts building a house or renovating an apartment, the first thing to tackle is always a floor plan, or a drawing/computerized image …

Living Rooms

Envisioning Nature-Rich Cities

Author Richard Louv invites us to imagine a future filled with urban parks, greenery, and gardens.<p>Homes destroyed by mudslides, villages flattened by hurricanes, glaciers melting into the sea, land cracked by drought: Such images of the effects of climate change fill social media feeds and …

Ecology

Flourless Orange Cake Recipe

This delicious cake is just popping with orange flavor! Dense and moist, this cake makes a very satisfying end to a good meal or goes wonderfully …

The Great Outdoors, Small Space Style: 10 Tiny Balconies

One of the sacrifices you make as an apartment dweller is not having a backyard. If you're lucky enough to have an outdoor space at all, it's likely …

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