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Five ways tech is crowdsourcing women’s empowerment

From gathering data on street harassment in Egypt to finding respectful gynaecologists in India, technology is helping women fight discrimination<p>Around the world, women’s rights advocates are crowdsourcing their own data rather than relying on institutional datasets.<p>Citizen-generated data is …

Volcano eruption grounds flights, strands thousands in Bali and nearby islands

The eruption of a volcano has forced the closure of several Indonesian airports, including the one serving the popular resort island of Bali.<p>The eruption of Mount Rinjani sent ash and debris more than 11,000 feet into the air, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman, …

BJP hits back at Arvind Kejriwal over 'Make India' dig

BJP on Sunday hit back at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's veiled dig on Centre's 'Make in India' campaign, saying the AAP leader should first …

Want To Lose Weight? Don't Focus On Exercise

I have <i>that</i> friend, and you probably do too. We watch them slog through miserable aerobics classes or glide halfheartedly on the elliptical machine …

Weight Loss

This Might Be Demeter's Weirdest Fragrance Yet

Demeter—the fragrance line known for their "everyday scents" like Grass, Dirt, and Pizza—is no stranger to odd fragrances. But this time, the company has completely outdone itself. Next month, it will debut Baby's Head, a fragrance that it's allegedly been working on for years. Since "baby's head" …

The Dos and Don'ts of Kitchen Remodeling

<i>By Deanna Kane</i><p>Remodeling your kitchen is a top way to improve your home's interior aesthetic and to increase its resale value. According to the Remodeling 2014 Cost vs. Value Report completing a midrange minor kitchen remodel costs on average, $18,527 and you can recoup 75.4 percent of the …

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

Make a Sliding Spice Rack for That Awkward Space in Your Kitchen

Do you have a lot of spices? Not enough room for them yet still have weird awkward spaces in your kitchen? This DIY is for you.<p>Linda Nortje offers …

Top 15 travel experiences in Sikkim, India

One of the Himalaya’s best-kept travel secrets, Sikkim is a welcome diversion from all conventional notions of an Indian holiday. Far from Rajasthan’s royal trail, Goa’s beaches and Kerala’s backwaters, this tiny Indian hill state prides itself on pristine alpine forests, lofty snow-capped …

10 Small Bedroom Decorating Tips

Decorating a bedroom is a task quite different from planning for the rest of the house. Unlike the kitchen and the living area, a bedroom is a …

63 Contemporary Bathroom Ideas For A Soothing Experience

The contemporary style is more difficult to describe than others simply because it’s a style that contains everything that’s unusual, unconventional …

Interior Design

36 Relaxing And Harmonious Zen Bedrooms

What is zen? It’s harmony and relaxation; in an interior it not only Asian features but harmonious minimalist style. You may use even the most …

Interior Design

Interview: Inner Growth

<i>Life is change. Growth is optional. Choosing to recognize the greatness within ourselves is a positive and powerful self tool we can use to make</i> …

Yoga

Vipassana meditation retreats: enjoy the silence

There's this thing I do, every now and then. I will step away from the comforts of my life: my spouse and child, my home and dog. I pack a small bag with two pairs of old linen trousers, three T-shirts, a thin cotton wrap and flip-flops. Then I make the trek to a Vipassana meditation centre and …

Living Rooms With Beams That Will Inspire

House construction used to always feature beams of great solid wood that carried the weight of the upper floor, or ceiling, transferring the stress …

Nordic meets industrial in a small loft

Making good use of the space available in a small apartment is not that difficult when you have a sense of style. You can’t use just anything. You …

Interior Design

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29sqm Apartment Features Space-Saving Stairs & Loft Bed

With just over 300 square feet to work with, every inch becomes precious. Multi-functional rooms are critical, but make it difficult to maintain …

Renovated Tribeca Loft Now Features A Mix Of Classic And Modern Elements

Located in Tribeca, New York, this loft mansion is a dream home for lots of people. Structurally speaking, it has what most people want: high …

Living Rooms

Bestie Currywurst by Scott & Scott Architects

Over a hundred peg holes puncture the walls of this currywurst restaurant in Vancouver by Canadian studio Scott & Scott Architects, creating spaces …

Unconventional Yoga Classes You Never Knew Existed

Yoga classes are not hard to come by, and that's a good thing considering the many mind and body benefits the practice boasts.<p>Hundreds of studios exist in the little island of Manhattan alone. Within those studios, a varied mélange of classes are offered: From Bikram to prenatal to antigravity …

Closet Tips Stolen From Fashion Editors

The most impressive closets in the world don’t belong to Kim Kardashian or Lady Gaga — they belong to fashion magazines. Set up for <i>business</i>, fashion …

4 Ways to Fix Frizzy Hair

Beat the heat with these frizz-fighting tips for every hair type<p>Think only curly girls are hit with frizzy hair in the summertime? Not so. The dreaded style destroyer can strike nearly anyone, whether your locks are straight or wavy. . .and even if you're a hairstylist! However, the pros—by virtue …

10 Unique Ways to Decorate with Mirrors

Tips from Kay Douglass, Steven Sclaroff, and more designers.<p>No matter where you put one, mirrors are an easy way to reflect light, make a space look bigger, and open up a room. Here are 10 decorating ideas for using them in your house.

Interior Designs Filled with Texture

• 1 |<p>This apartment space is used as a combination bedroom and living room. But because of the floor to ceiling windows and the clean design, the space …

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