Luisa Faria

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10 Ways to Cut Workplace Drama and Make Work Fun Again

Keeping your business competitive and growing today is tougher than ever before. The last thing you need is more drama to slow you down.<p>Is it just me in my role as business advisor, or is emotional drama in the workplace increasing? Team members seem to be spending more and more time venting to …

Leadership

Gloss smudging is the hair highlighting trend you're about to see everywhere

Hair alert: this summer’s hair highlighting trend is gloss smudging and it’s awesome. Seriously, this is <i>the</i> way to get your hair the perfect hue this …

It Just Got A Lot Harder To Toss Your Old Ikea Couch

Reduce, reuse, reupholster.<p>Millions of people around the world own Ikea couches because they’re cheap and relatively well-designed. That also makes them more disposable. When it’s time to move or redecorate, many of us would rather toss our old couches than get them reupholstered.<p>That’s something …

Furniture

16 Boxy Modern Pools For This Summer

Take a splash in this inspiring collection of modern pools. We picked pool designs that feel like an extension of the home.

Architecture

Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

It's National Plan For Vacation Day. So what are you waiting for?<p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign …

10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Bedside Shelves with Drawers

The key to living in a small space is thinking vertically, using available wall space to add to your square footage and keep floors uncluttered. Take …

Inside Thierry Gillier & Cécilia Bönström's House in Normandy

The World's Best Destinations for the Solo Traveler

These are the top 12 countries that are well-known to cater to the solo traveler -- due to their safety, popularity among other solo travelers, and overall guaranteed to give you the time of your life.<p>I'm not going to try to convince you that you should travel alone at least once in your life. …

21 Unforgettable Adventures for Your Labor Day Weekend

Photo: Daniel Brittain, Explorer for The Outbound<p>When a holiday weekend comes around, you need to take advantage of that extra day off and spend some time outside. We've got 21 unforgettable adventures that are the perfect way to do just that. Whether you're into hiking, camping, biking, climbing …

6 Books You Absolutely Can't Miss This May

Because nothing raises your badassery quotient like reading.<p>Real life proved more thrilling than fiction this month, with six non-fiction books beating out the competition as our top picks for May. From the story of the five men who took the civil rights movement to space to the memoir of a doctor …

15 Tips to De-Stress Your Day

It’s a little wacky that we live in a world that glamorizes stress. When did it suddenly become okay for us to consistently be running around with frazzled nerves and a to-do list the size of a small book? We have our jobs, our side jobs, our blogs and websites, and it’s easy to understand why …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

O planeta Terra em 50 fotos

"O que é isso que lhe chamou tão repentinamente do nada para desfrutar por um breve tempo um espetáculo que permanece bastante indiferente a você? As …

Pictures of the Week 1.24.14

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Travel Worry-Free With The Backup Battery Bundle [Deals]

I like to travel light, bringing as few chargers and cables as possible. This Cult of Mac Deals offer is one I also like – because it helps me in my quest to travel as light as possible.<p><b>The Backup Battery Bundle</b> features a high-end portable battery and a car charger that make for the ideal package …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Pictures of the Week 12.20.13

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Rock & Roll

10 Destinations On The Rise, According To TripAdvisor

We never really can get sick of people telling us where to go next.<p>The advice is always varied and gives the inner traveler in you ideas of where you want to schlep off to next.<p>Enter TripAdvisor, who has released their annual list of places "on the rise." Many of the spots have been around for, um, …

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

A Kangaroo And Wombat Form An Absolutely Adorable Friendship

Some of the best friendships are the product of the most unlikely pairings. Case in point? The union of Peggy the wombat and Anzac the kangaroo. …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes

Though we can’t pick your friends, we strongly encourage you to ostracize anyone who expresses disinterest or disdain for <i>Calvin and Hobbes,</i> the …

Comic Books

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10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …