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10 Expert-Created Festive Centerpieces

Expert ideas to steal.<p>A beautiful arrangement says, "Welcome!" Floral designers and event planners show us how they say it with flowers — and other seasonal elements.

250 Hard Drives Used To Make One Awesome F1 Car

Advertisement<p>Though this car may look like an actual Formula1 racer at first glance, taking a closer look reveals that there is something unreal …

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Modern Residence Seamlessly Integrating into the Landscape in Ottawa, Canada

Recently designed by Christopher Simmonds, this clean-lined modern residence located in Ottawa, Canada is a sanctuary of peace and tranquility. …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Seven Outstanding Espresso Blends

While the legitimacy of these abundant "national" holidays that tend to pop up arbitrarily is definitely in question, we couldn't pass up tomorrow's opportunity—National Espresso Day—to pay homage to one of the purest ways to prepare coffee: espresso. The thick, concentrated brew packed into a tiny …

Art Party: 'to preserve education we need to pull down Gove's gates'

Artists, writers, arts organisations and parents are deeply concerned that the arts in secondary education are being diminished to the detriment of future audiences, future cultural innovation and most paradoxically, future British design and product development. So this weekend I have organised …

Abstract Paintings by Artist Erik Otto

Abstract Artworks.<p>Erik Otto has over 10 years experience as a professional artist. He was born and raised in San Francisco’s Bay Area. Erik Otto is …

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Bill Gates-Backed Firm Buys Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta For $62 Million

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. announced that it has sold the 244-room Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta and its office space in Midtown for $62 million to a …

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The Economic Impact of Orange County's Airport's Mexico Connections

John Wayne Airport‘s year-old Mexico air service has not only boosted passenger traffic but given a $131 million shot in the arm to the regional …

Five family-friendly destinations you may not have considered

Everyone knows travel changes once kids come into the picture. Suddenly you have to plan around naps, easily accessible rescue centers for soiled-underpants and whining backseat drivers. What they don’t tell you is how much fun it can be, and that it doesn’t have to be limited to timeshares on …

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Lasagna Grilled Cheese. We Repeat: Lasagna Grilled Cheese

<i>We may have Joy the Baker's infamous "Man Bait" Apple Crisp recipe committed to memory, but it's not the only reason we're loyal to this self-taught</i> …

Childhood Ruined: 10 Offensive Cartoons Of Our Youth

Our grandparents and parents' cartoons were clearly offensive. The Siamese cats from <i>Lady and the Tramp</i>? The whole "Indian" scene in Disney's <i>Peter …

What to Wear on Thanksgiving: 10 Festive (and Chic!) Outfit Ideas

Whether you're hosting a low-key Friendsgiving or packing your bags to celebrate with the family, two things are certain: A big meal is imminent, and a festive outfit is in order....<p>Thanksgiving Outfit Idea: A Little Faux Fur<p>Thanksgiving Outfit Idea: The Perfect Pants<p>Thanksgiving Outfit Idea: A …

15 Hair Dryers For Every Type Of Hair

All hair dyers are not created equal.<p>Pick your tools properly and a salon-worthy blowout at home is within your reach. From ionic technology to Jen Atkin's seal of approval, there's a pro-level hairdryer for every hair need.

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Harper's Bazaar on Twitter: "Superstar Jennifer Lawrence's red carpet style only gets better and better. http://t.co/a38211W17f http://t.co/g5isTrFesz"

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Weekend readers' best photographs: culture

From cows to contemporary art: your best pictures on this week's theme, culture<p>The next topic is decorate (to appear December 7). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday November 27; …

Working with a Second photographer - Legal ins and outs

A contract with the second photographer is the best way for event photographers to protect their copyright and maintain ownership of the client's …

Photo Series Compares the Body Types of Elite Athletes

From lean and svelte to muscular and defined, the myriad of body types are practically endless. Whether mesomorph, ectomorph, or endomorph, we all …

Doctor Who - a picture from the past

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The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Kendall And Kylie Jenner Do The Safety Dance For Virgin America For Reasons We Can't Comprehend

There is officially no escaping the Kardashian-Jenner clan, not even at 30,000 feet.<p>For reasons we can't quite comprehend, Kendall and Kylie Jenner were chosen to team up with "American Idol" alum Todrick Hall for Virgin America's new in-flight safety video, which will be the first airline safety …

The rise of Jennifer Lawrence - Hollywood's most charismatic leading lady

Jennifer Lawrence's acting prowess comes hand in hand with her natural charm. As 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' is released in cinemas, David Gritten looks at her rapid rise<p><b>Catching Fire</b>, the second film in the Hunger Games franchise, opens this week against a backdrop of fevered expectations. …

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Maya Jane Coles finds Comfort in dance music's dark side

Maya Jane Coles is telling me about the time she wore duct tape over her bits for a gig in a fetish club. She was in a dubby electro duo called She Is Danger, and if she was going to have a name like that, she thought, she might as well play at BDSM ball Torture Garden. "I just threw my outfit …

The Power of Poison | video

It's Caturday, so that means it's time for a video!<p>This week's video comes courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City, where I was a postdoc and which is hosting a new exhibit, The power of poison.<p>The topic of poisons has fascinated people throughout the ages and …

Kendrick Lamar Explains Why White Fans Shouldn't Say The 'N-Word' At His Concerts

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>TRL<p>*Sings in Simlish only from now on*<p>VMAs<p>Cardi B …

Mario Batali Ordered 200 Pairs of Orange Crocs Because the Color Was Discontinued

Brace yourself: In an interview with <i>Details</i>, chef <b>Mario Batali</b> dropped the bomb that <b>Crocs</b> is discontinuing its line of orange clogs which have become the chef's signature footwear. The <b>Bistro Mario Batali Vent Clog</b> launched in 2007, with Batali saying in a press release: "It's not hard to see that …