Margaret Krishannen

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Mushroom Is the Millennial Pink for Your Home

Here are 10 unique and gorgeous ways to incorporate the elegant color throughout your house.

The Second Coming of Harry Potter

A sold-out play, a new best-seller and a fresh slate of wizardly movies; how J.K. Rowling is cranking back up the magic machine<p>In a locked, windowless, unmarked office in Scholastic’s Manhattan headquarters sits a manuscript that Barnes & Noble believes will be its biggest book of the year.<p>It’s a …

Books

UNESCO's 21 New World Heritage Sites Are A Traveler's Dream

UNESCO's list of protected locales are as stunning as they are diverse.<p>If you have plans to see the entire world in all its grandeur, UNESCO’s official list of World Heritage Sites is a good place to start.<p>This sacred collection consists of 1,052 locales across the globe ― historical and cultural, …

National Parks

Emma Watson Is Now an Oxford University Fellow

Another impressive title for the impressive actress and activist.<p>Just because we have not heard much about <b>Emma Watson</b> of late does not mean that the Ivy League–educated actress and U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador is any less busy than normal. In fact, sometime between filming the live-action version …

If the face fits: science of attraction is based on personal experience – study

US research analysing 35,000 volunteers’ preferences for wide variety of different faces finds sexual attraction is not based on genetics or other influences<p>If your partner has a face that could curdle milk, you only have yourself to blame. Scientists have found that the faces we fancy are shaped …

Ghost of a dying star

This glowing bubble is the Southern Owl Nebula – the remnants of a dying star.<p>The shimmering orb ESO 378-1, nicknamed the Southern Owl Nebula, is a …

Universe

RMJ Residence in Brazil Originally Interacting with Natural Elements

Designed by <b>Felipe Bueno & Alexandre Bueno</b> in Uberlândia, Brazil, <b>RMJ Residence</b> is a contemporary family home boasting a living surface of 550 square …

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

Turning cow poo into power is profitable for US farm

The family-run American farm invested in a biogas recovery system which transforms cow poo and other waste into electricity.<p>Enough electricity, in fact, to power 1,000 homes, a service which the local utility company pays for handsomely.<p>But that's just a side benefit.<p>"It works economically, but one …

Farming

Why You Should Be A Morning Person

What is one thing most successful people have in common? They get up extra early and make the most of the morning. Here's why:<p>Waking up early gives you time to think before the buzz of the day begins. To put it simply, the early morning is "you time" --  a time to lay out your priorities for the …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

Stomach fat, be gone!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Clean eating and hitting the gym can help you reach your weight-loss goal, but you might find you have a little extra pooch around your midsection. Here are three things you can do to …

Kitchen of the Week: An Industrial Yet Romantic Swedish Kitchen

Johanna Bradford, aka Tant Johanna, founder of the design blog Lovely Life, recently collaborated with her husband on the overhaul of their apartment …

Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?

We all know the feeling: Shortly after that latté, nature calls. But does coffee really make you poop?<p>We’ve all been told that coffee -- specifically, the caffeine in coffee -- is a mild diuretic, which means that it makes the body excrete more liquid than normal (read: pee more). The diuretic …

Sliding Wall Maximizing Space in New York Micro-Home: The Five to One Apartment

<b>Five to One Apartment</b> by <b>MKCA</b> is a project that takes micro-housing to a new, highly creative level. With a total surface of 36 square feet, this …

Articles about 7 bold bathroom design statements on Dwell.com - Dwell

Get inspired by these bold colors that speak volumes when it comes to marrying style with personality.<p>The color red symbolizes many things, including strength, radiance, confidence, and of course, love.<p>At Duravit's biennial conference Duravit Design Days, we had the opportunity to chat with two of …

Los Angeles

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Cooking

Why You Should Be Looking At Your Vagina On the Regular

Permission to get up close and personal with your lady-parts, granted!<p>We spent a lot of time talking about vaginas this year—but you should be doing more than just talking about your nether-region. It's also smart to take a good look at what you're working with down there on a regular basis. "It's …

4 Things All Wealthy Women Know

The earnings of the fairer sex have soared by nearly 30 percent in the past three decades, and experts believe that by 2018, women may control half of the riches in the U.S. Want to join the ranks of these loaded ladies? Start reading.<p>Whether you want to have enough money to hobnob with the likes …

Taming Christian Rage

On issues like gay marriage and birth control, cultural warriors haven't changed their minds—they just want to be left alone.<p>It's a semiannual tradition in America: the culture-war debates. Is there a culture war in America, ask pundits and professors and journalists, or isn't there? And if there …

Religion

OPINION: How Shifting to the Cloud Can Unlock Innovation for Food and Farming

By Andy Jarvis Reprint | | |<p>Andy Jarvis is a senior scientist with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food …

Why It's Time for a Facebook Break

A dear friend recently posted on my Facebook wall:<p>"Your Facebook brings me such joy because you are very clearly winning at life and I am dying slowly day by day. Miss you, bud."<p>The comment is an endearing hyperbole, but it took me by surprise for another reason. I wasn't sure what aspect of my …

Social Media

16 Days Of Activism: Combating the Global Scourge of Child Marriage

I was fourteen when my parents found death in the conflict, the horrible wars in our country.<p>With the help of a neighbor, I fled my country for Mauritania<p>where I found my paternal uncle thanks to UNHCR and ALPD.<p>At seventeen, my ordeal began.<p>It was decided that I would marry a man, to whom I said no.<p>…

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The Best Kitchen Gear Of 2014

Presenting 16 gifts for the design-minded foodie, from convertible bowl-colanders to Yves Béhar-designed seltzer makers.<p>Kitchens get hectic during the holidays, what with all the figgy puddings and latkes being cooked. And good design can help make a kitchen run more smoothly, whether it’s a …

10 Things You Need To Know Before Hiring An Architect

Whether your construction or design aspirations are small or large scale—getting to the middle of a project and realizing you’re lost or out of …

11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women

As researchers who have spent more than 20 years studying professional women, we have watched with interest the recent surge in attention paid to women’s careers, work-family conflict, and the gender gap in leadership. Among the most visible contributions to this public conversation have been …

7 Ways To Quiet Your Home From The Noisy World Around It

The early evening darkness combined with the impending winter's cold weather means more time spent in our homes. It's during this time when we tend to notice just how loud everything is -- the neighbors, the howling wind and, in many areas, traffic noise. If moving to the middle of nowhere isn't an …

How to Not Pack on the Pounds Post-Wedding

You've heard all about the dreaded "newlywed spread," but you swear it won't happen to you and your spouse, right? Not so fast. Several studies have shown a correlation between getting married and gaining weight. However, if you and the hubs can figure out how to make staying fit fun and work …