Laurel Finlay

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10 Vintage Trends That are Making a Comeback Photos

Everything blah is stylish again. Never ceasing to keep us on our toes, designers seem to have resurrected the most banal surfaces, trims, and furnishings you would never expect to see in a well-designed home. In some cases, dated materials have been reinterpreted in a modern design and suddenly …

Home Decorating
Alice In Wonderland

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

How to Move On When You’re Hurt and Waiting for Closure

<b>“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>Ah, closure. That feeling of vindication, or a sense of …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Paul Rudd

Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents.<br>The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011:<br>"I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back angle …

"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

Time Capsules

Rob Ford must resign

<i>"I do not use crack cocaine."</i> - May 24, 2013<p><i>"Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine… Am I an addict? No. Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors. Probably, approximately a year ago."</i> - November 5, 2013<p>Rob Ford is a liar. For months, the Mayor of Toronto tried to deny and evade, but ever …

Venezuela's President Just Moved Christmas To November

If you're Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, and you're sweating an upcoming vote, the solution isn't to campaign more. No, the obvious answer is to move Christmas.<p>Maduro announced last week that Nov. 1 would herald the arrival of "early Christmas" in Venezuela, "because we want happiness for all …

The Shocking Truth About 9 Foods You Thought Were Vegetarian

It's easy to avoid the big no-no's as a vegetarian. Nobody gets confused about where a cheeseburger comes from. However, it's not always safe to assume that certain processed foods on the shelves are vegetarian-friendly. Some labels may be misleading -- or worse: Some foods sneak meat-based …

Designs for Great Architectural Landmarks that Were Never Built

If you're writing an alternate history, these would be the buildings you'd want to include. They're the discarded designs for famous landmarks. …

Skyscrapers