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This Man Gave His Wife 55,000 Dresses Over 56 Years of Marriage—Now They're Selling Them All

As a young man in the 1950s, Paul Brockmann worked at the seaport in Bremen, Germany. One day, a shipment came in from which he was allowed to pick out a few things he wanted—he chose 10 dresses and gave them to his then-girlfriend, now-wife Margot. That was the beginning of a glorious …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

Why Do We Want Better Cameras If We Keep Making the Photos Look Worse?

There was a time in the mid to late 90s when Nirvana was all the rage, people wore too much flannel, and the design world was pre-occupied with …

Workerman

For some reason I always shy away from writing about beautiful knives. There’s something about them that reminds some people of violence or …

14 Essentials for Every At-Home Bar + Poster Freebie

Each week this summer, our e-mail newsletter has been guiding you through the season with our essentials for summer style. This week, we’ve got your …

Sketchbook Sneak Peek: Stephanie Graegin

Getting a peek into an artist’s sketchbook is oftentimes like getting to a glimpse into his or her mind. Filled with unfinished pieces, doodles, and …

Paper to Petal Book Preview + Weekly Wrap Up

Today I’m spending some time in Ohio for a family wedding, so I’ve got flowers on my mind. As much as I love fresh flowers (there’s really no beating …

As strange as it sounds, it is a real thing! Hidden Underwater River Flowing Under the Ocean in Mexico (7 pics): www.boredpanda.com/cenote-angelita-underwater-river-mexico/

Strawberry Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This rich, dreamy ice cream -- which no one would ever guess is vegan -- benefits from fresh ingredients: seasonal, freshly picked strawberries and fresh vanilla bean. But if you only have vanilla extract, fear not. You're still going to get a supremely delicious dessert. —Gena Hamshaw<p>…

Simple Springtime Dishes

Strawberry-Basil Margarita, anyone? 10 Delicious Ways to Use a Bunch of Basil - http://bit.ly/1ejMnQv

How To Make Hummus from Scratch - perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon! http://bit.ly/1elhCdZ

The 15-Minute Body-Weight Workout

This fresh routine is ready to roll wherever you go<p>Ah, summer: long days at the beach, cocktails rimmed with salt, and—most important—a break from everyday life. But it can also mean staying in cramped hotel rooms and deciding between packing your running shoes or those cute wedges in your carry-on.<p>…

Yoga for Pain Relief

Relieve all your aches and pains with these soothing yoga poses<p>Pain Killers<p>Most people start hitting the mat because they want the famous yoga body: toned arms, tight abs, gravity-defying glutes. And it doesn't take long to discover how great yoga can make you feel on the inside—energetic, happy, …

Vertical planter with small footprint

<b>Materials:</b> Stolmen pole and ODLA planters<p><b>Description:</b> I have a very small footprint of a patio to plant anything as I’ve downsized from a 7 bedroom …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

10 Places to Get Your Late Night Coffee Fix in Seattle

Considering Seattle is one of the most wired cities in the United States, you'd think<br>there would be an abundance of late night coffee shops in town. The truth is, getting a late night hit of the dark stuff isn't so easy. Perhaps the coffee astute prefer to use an AeroPress or practice their …

Ideas & Instructions: 9 Woody DIY Headboards

I once had to make a headboard for a photo shoot and found it surprisingly easy. I just ordered the wood from the local hardware store in the width …

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Vintage Desk by Karpenter

Vintage Desk is a minimalist desk designed by Karpenter. The desk is made of 100% wood, and is available in either American Black Walnut, White Oak, …

Why Pinterest Makes House Calls

There’s no better way to learn how people actually use your product than to visit them in their homes, says Gabriel Trionfi, Pinterest’s user experience researcher (and imaginary friend expert).<p>Every once in a while, Gabriel Trionfi, a user experience researcher at Pinterest, will walk over to his …

How do you find the best mobile health apps? HealthTap gets doctors to weigh in

With an estimated 40,000 mobile apps for iOS (s AAPL) and Android (s GOOG) that want to help you lose weight, track your fitness, manage chronic …