Christine Lim

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25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Articles about designer omer arbels eclectic home vancouver on Dwell.com - Dwell

Omer Arbel is a Vancouver–based architect and designer who creates spaces and objects in equal measure.<p>In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these quiet moments in the homes of designers whose work...<p>A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an …

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20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

40 Things To Say Before You Die

Before you’re sprawled on your deathbed, there are some things you really have to say. They’re not complicated. They’re not poetry.<p>They’re just short sentences with big meaning.<p>I hope they get you talking.<p><b>40</b> <b><br>“I wonder.”</b><p>Give yourself time to think so the time you spend doing things will be better …

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Protests and riots are spreading around the world. Where do they come from, and what do they signify?<p>Not long before he went to the altar of Notre …

What Are The Dangers Of A Single Story?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Framing The Story.<p><b>About Chimamanda Adichie's TEDTalk</b><p>Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about …

Once Unsafe, Rio's Shantytowns See Rapid Gentrification

A new gastronomic guide to Rio de Janeiro's shantytowns — for a cool $35 — has just been published. A new boutique hotel perched on top of one of Rio's previously most dangerous <i>favelas</i> is about to open. And yes, there is a jazz club and yoga, too.<p>These are new services catering to a new kind of</i> …

Chess champion Garry Kasparov flees Russia

Garry Kasparov, the former world chess champion who became a fierce critic of Russia's President Vladimir Putin, has become the latest public figure to flee the country claiming he fears prosecution.<p>Mr Kasparov, 50, who was previously a leader of The Other <b>Russia</b> and Solidarity opposition movements, …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in June

<b>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in June:</b><p><b>Fête de la Musique</b> (June 21) isn’t your average music festival…because anyone can perform! The festival was first held in <b>Paris</b> on the summer solstice with the idea of having “the …

Syrians accuse Greece of 'pushing back' migrant boats

<b>Some of the Syrians fleeing the conflict in their country have crossed Turkey aiming for Greece, in order to claim asylum in the European Union. But to get there they have to take to boats - and there have been persistent reports of Greek officials pushing them back into Turkish waters, sometimes</b> …

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Today's Throne Speech: What you need to know

The Governor-General delivered the new Liberal government's official word on its priorities in Ottawa. What are they promising? How does the speech compare to Trudeau's election pledges? Follow along as we pore through the details<p>The Liberal government unveiled a Throne Speech confirming its plans …

IBM’s Clever Billboards Double As Benches, Shelter, And Ramps

Billboard ads are an architectural eyesore. And they’re fundamentally designed to get in your way–to leverage visual noise to distract you while going about your day and having your own thoughts. Worried about filing that report? A bus stop wants to sell you french fries. Dodging other drivers …