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Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Automatically Back Up Your Evernote Notebooks with These Scripts

Evernote is an awesome tool for capturing all sorts of information, but what if it suddenly <i>doesn't</i> remember everything? (I.e., it goes down or …

Avoid Relationship Fights by Reversing Your Assumptions

In relationships, we sometimes blindside our partners with unfair accusations. We assume the worst, when we should be assuming the best. Next time, …

The real ragù: 10 things you didn't know about authentic spaghetti bolognese

Slurping an authentic spaghetti bolognese in the city of its origin, Bologna, is on every gourmet traveller’s bucket list. But there are many misunderstandings about this world-famous Italian dish.<p>1. It’s not served on spaghetti<p>The true vehicle for bolognese sauce is tagliatelle, a ribbon-like …

Italian Food

Colourful and Light-Filled Apartment in Manhattan by Axis Mundi Design

Axis Mundi Design, a multidisciplinary firm based in New York imagined the colourful and light-filled interior of this 675 sq. ft one-bedroom …

NSA system designed to attack 'millions' of computers -- report

Through an operation called Turbine, the NSA crafted an automated system designed to hack "millions" of computers, new documents from Edward Snowden's leaks on government surveillance reveal.<p>According to documents published by The Intercept on Wedesday, Turbine created "implants" that let it gain …

Rectangular-Shaped Private Residence in Ljubljana, Slovenia

<b>The Black Villa</b> is a rectangular-shaped private residence within the centre of Ljubljana, designed by <b>Primož Novak &</b> Demšar arhitekti d.o.o. in 2011, …

The Bathroom Renovation Checklist

Planning an overhaul? No matter how big or small, start here.<p>Renovating a bathroom can be overwhelming. You have to decide how much you can spend, select the right products, and determine if you're going to change the layout.<p>And that's often <i>before</i> you call a contractor.<p>To ensure that your bathroom …

F-Secure report shows once again why you should stick to the Play Store for app downloads

Finnish security company F-Secure published its Threat Report for the second half of 2013, which includes a section dedicated to mobile security issues.<p>According to the company, threats in the mobile space are almost entirely surfacing within the Android ecosystem, with 97 percent of malware …

20 Reasons to Love Your 50mm Lens

The 50mm lens is a favorite amongst many photographers. However, there are some that don’t warm up to this focal length as much as others. Either …

A Traditional Tudor House Gets a Youthful, Vivid Update

Sunshine and color breathe life into a young family's home.<p>Sunshine and color breathe life into a young family's suburban Tudor in Rye, New York. Designer Sara Gilbane filled the traditional space, originally built in 1919, with nature motifs and jewel-tones hues.

20 Impressive Home Office Ideas That Will Increase Your Productivity

These designer spaces are primed for energy and inspiration.<p>You won't mind getting work done in a hideaway like what you see here. Not only are these work-ready spaces aesthetically pleasing, but their unique designs will inspire new ideas and boost your productivity.

Simple Yet Clever Coffee Table Design with Integrated Chairs

If you are looking for a smart coffee table design to integrate in your modern-minimalist interior scheme, here’s an idea. Spotted on The Fashion …

Flip for Decorating: The Bookcase

Learn how to arrange and decorate your bookcases to showcase your things.<p>Don't just fill your shelves. Color them, arrange them, decorate them, dress them, personalize them. The books you store on your shelves are just the beginning.

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

Spectacular Sliding Door System: Evolution by Klemens Torggler[Video]

Austrian designer <b>Klemens Torggler</b> came up with a spectacular sliding door system. The designer’s <b>Evolution Door</b> slides open without the use of tracks. …

Eye-Catching Laundry Room Shelving Ideas

Are you looking to add <b>shelving</b> to your laundry room? Kate here, and if you read Decoist on a regular basis, you probably know that I’ve been a bit …

3 Ways to Boost Home Energy Efficiency Using Décor

Energy costs are continually on the rise, and property owners are constantly seeking new ways to reduce their energy consumption. Enduring hot …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Doodling

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

Cancer

45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

10 Easy Pieces: Instant Kitchen Islands

Do you have a smallish kitchen? Or maybe you’re on the fence about work islands (think they’re too suburban?). Here are a dozen low-commitment, …

Israel apologises for John Kerry 'obsession' comments

<b>Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon has apologised for quotes that appeared in a newspaper that lambasted US Secretary of State John Kerry's role in the Middle East peace process.</b><p>Mr Yaalon was quoted as saying that Mr Kerry was acting out of "misplaced obsession and messianic fervour".<p>The US …

Israel

10 Tips to Capture Amazing Photographs of Birds in Flight

Birds in flight is probably the most sought after type of bird photography. Who do not wants to photograph birds in flight!<p>Today you will learn top …

Nature Photography

Sony a7 Review: Catapulting the Mirrorless Market

Sony rocked the photographic world when it launched the first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the a7 and a7R. These cameras catapulted the mirrorless …

Why Mirrorless?

Follow me<p>Why Mirrorless ?<p>What is a Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (MILC)<p>and<p>How does it differ from a Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) …

Cameras

Welcoming Modern Crib Displaying an Intriguing Architecture: Oakley House

An original modern architecture approach defines <b>Oakley House</b>, a project developed by <b>Benjamin Waechter Architect</b> on an existing foundation measuring …

Modular Storage: Clutter-Eliminating Solutions from Go-Organize

It’s a new year, and time to finally get organized–do it while you still have the drive. Get started with modular, stackable storage furniture that …

50 Most Beautiful Nordic-Style Workspaces

The simplicity and cleanliness of Nordic interiors rarely fits an area as well as it fits a work space. That’s because work spaces are meant to be …

One Simple Tip for Great Family Portraits

Even if the only pictures you ever show are landscapes, or closeups, or flowers, or horses, someone is going to ask you to make a family picture. …