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9 utterly magnificent apartments where you can live in splendour at a fraction of the usual cost

An apartment within a listed mansion offers a fantastic mix of affordability, practicality and splendour, as these stunning places show.<p>Alderley – …

A Vegetarian’s Guide to Eating at BBQ Joints in the South

There still ways to take advantage of great BBQ joints even if you don't eat meat.<p>Here’s where we’ll start: It’s okay to go to a barbecue joint when …

China just built a solar power array that looks like a panda

It’s the first of many planned panda power plants meant to get kids interested in green energy.<p>A Chinese solar power company has just completed the first phase of an ingenious PR stunt: building a 100MW solar power plant in the shape of a panda bear.<p>According to a release from the company, Panda …

Renewable Energy

Best drone photos from Dronestagram's 2017 contest

<b>(CNN) —</b> Surely the time of Peak Drone -- when the skies over beauty spots become perilous battle zones for hobby photographers -- cannot be far away. Until then, we love nothing more than marveling at the word as seen from a buzzing aerial bot.<p>Especially when Dronestagram, a site for sharing some …

CNN

Take a look at this breathtaking house in Cape Town - Luxurylaunches

Chef Yujia Hu creates an appetizing pair of Sushi shoes - Luxurylaunches

For fashionistas with an appetite, here’s some good news! You can now expect your food to look just as gorgeous as those plunging necklines in your …

Dont like the view? You can change it. Dubai to get the world's first rotating hotel - Luxurylaunches

Dubai’s latest skyscraper project is unlike any you’ve ever seen before! If things go according to plan, the building will be sectioned off into …

Maruti rebooted: Driving a new growth story

The last five years have seen India's largest car maker adapt to new consumer expectations and emerge in a shinier, tech-savvy avatar Read more

India

Satyajit Das: Is this stagnation or something worse?

Image: Chaitanya Dinesh Surpur<p>There are now three possible scenarios for the global economy and financial markets. The first is the Lazarus economy, …

Economics
Feng Shui

Here's The One Dessert Spot You Should Try In Every Single State

Whenever we travel, we're always interested in one thing — local eats! And what better way to experience America's many food traditions than by …

Modern Indian Houses that will take your Breath away

A home is where the heart is and most probably, our heart is smitten by unique architectural designs and well-engineered houses that are full of …

Architecture

Smart Homes: How to Automate Your House

Some clever coding will let you take advantage of the Internet of Things in your smart home<p>What would the Internet of Things be without If This Then …

Smart Homes

Native Union BELT Twin Head – 6.5ft Charging Cable with Integrated 2-In-1 Adaptor for Apple Lightning and Micro-USB Devices

This Apple Certified charging cable by Native Union features a handy adapter that allows you to use it for both Lightning and Micro-USB device. The …

Gear & Gadgets

Steampunk Watch Part Sculptures by Sue Beatrice | Colossal

<p>Using the smallest components from repurposed antique pocket watches and other time pieces, New-Jersey based artist Sue Beatrice of All Natural Arts …

Brazil

The PistachiOpener

Munching on pistachios is my jam. Cracking open the shells, watching them pile up into a mountain of accomplished noshing. It's a fine way to spend a …

Comment on Negative Space Animal Logos by Bodea Daniel by Carolyn Keck

I am curious how I would purchase a Daniel Bodea animal logo as show above.

Logos

29 reasons why Iceland is incredible

As Iceland (the country) considers launching a lawsuit against Iceland (the supermarket) to gain custody of its trademark, we revel in the reasons that put Iceland (the country) on the top of our travel wishlist.<p>1. It’s even weirder than you imagine<p>Yes, we know you know this, but nothing prepares …

European Travel

France's 'Secret Venice' On the Mediterranean

By Barbara Diggs, InternationalLiving.com<p>Grand Canal, Sete, France<p>Of the handful of canal towns that fancy themselves the "Venice of France," the port town of Sète, in the Languedoc region on France's Mediterranean coast, comes closest to deserving that title. Its blue-green canals are stunning, …

The travel app that delivers special forces to your side when things go wrong

A new app affords travellers private special forces support at the touch of a button anywhere around the world.<p>Overwatch tracks its users every three minutes to within eight metres so that if need be an emergency response team can be deployed to deal with anything from floods to a hostage situation.<p>…

How I’ve Built My Own Business While Traveling The World

Five months ago, Arianna O’Dell quit her job to travel Europe, using the money she saved on rent as her startup’s seed funding.<p>One month ago, I woke up to the smell of espresso in Madrid. Today I woke up in Romania, ready to wander the streets of Bucharest. Next month I’ll awake to an Istanbul …

8 Items Interior Design Experts Avoid In Their Own Homes

If you're on the DIY route to revamping your living quarters, there are plenty of things you should splash your hard earned cash on, but there are …

Interior Design

6 Untold Reasons Amsterdam Should Be On Your List of Places to Visit

Credit<p>Just in case going on a vacation is one of the things you have planned for this summer, then exploring Netherlands should definitely be in your list. Amsterdam, the capital city of The Netherlands, situated in the south of Netherlands, has been famed for many things. Chief on that list is its …

27 Travel Gadgets That Are Too Cool To Resist

Some of them are just too fun to miss, others add extra convenience to our experiences, yet others open up new realms in the world of technology. …

Gear & Gadgets

30 Bathroom Ideas Stolen From Hotels

Planning a bathroom makeover? Get inspired with these 30 design ideas stolen from the most luxurious and unique hotels listed on our blog.<p>We all …

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Travel

Korean artist's makeup illusions will bend your mind

It's hard to figure out where reality ends and begins with Dain Yoon's makeup.<p>The South Korean artist has an incredibly confusing body of work which …

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Discover the Blue City of Jodhpur, India

One of the reasons I love going to India is because it's a photographer's paradise. All of the colors, textures, architecture and people are just some of the many reasons why India is a photo op on every corner. I swear even the way that people languidly sit on their front steps is better than any …

11 Of Hollywood's Leading Men As Brain Melting Gifs

<b>11 of the silver screen's biggest stars have been immortalised in HTML code through a series of garish and eye-popping gifs.</b><p>Ever since the first .Gif …

Leonardo Dicaprio