Mandi Maenhout

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Turquoise gems: Photos that’ll make you want to be seaside, stat

Color association is a funny thing: blue and green can both evoke subconscious feelings of security and peace, but for different reasons. Blend them …

How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

Stunning Aerial Photos Offer a Unique Perspective of Venice

Being one of the most photographed cities in the world, it's hard to get a unique image of Venice. And yet, architect and photographer Dimitar Karanikolov managed to do just that with his stunning aerial photographs. People often think that the best views of Venice come by boat, but Karanikolov's …

Want the beauty of Utah’s Bryce and Zion, without all the people? Try these less-crowded areas — or 20 others across the country.

Park visitation is at a record high — good for tourism, not so good for peace and quiet. From Acadia to Zion, Bryce Canyon to Yosemite, leading …

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

Chickadee / Surround Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in West Boulder, tucked into the base of the foothills, the site was among a handful of …

Arquitectos Valencia | Estudio Fran Silvestre Arquitectos | Inicio

Fran Silvestre Arquitectos<p>Lo primero que uno puede percibir en torno a las casas y otros proyectos de Fran Silvestre y su estudio de <b>arquitectos</b> …

Stunning home in California wine country opens up to the outdoors

Feldman Architecture‘s beautiful House in Healdsburg embraces the outdoors with large pivoting walls that blur the boundaries between inside and out. …

Expert tips on capturing moody, misty mountain photos

During my eight years as a professional photographer, I’ve come to appreciate the moody and somber aspects of photography even more than the bursting …

11 spectacular waterfalls in the US you need to see in your lifetime

1/<p>Palouse Falls, Washington<p>Palouse Falls has been dubbed the "official waterfall of Washington State" for good reason. It clocks in at 198 feet tall …

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Tortilla Soup

Tortilla soup is a traditional Mexican dish made with fried corn tortilla pieces and a variation of other ingredients. Here, we spotlight a delicious …

Ranger’s Ridge

Redmond, Oregon<p>Situated on the edge of a canyon overlooking the Deschutes River, the existing ranch house lacked personality, unlike its charismatic owners. Three modern additions redefine the structure and create a more functional plan for the retired ranch owners. Doubling as a gallery, the new …

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Squeezable Metal Bottles Hit Kickstarter

In sports most athletes need a squeezable bottle that allows for one-handed, fast and precise drinking. But currently all squeezable bottles are made …

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Here’s How to Use ND and Polarizing Filters to Shoot Better Photographs (VIDEO)

While many photographers think nothing about spending big bucks on high-end cameras and premium glass, these same shooters often ignore inexpensive …

Dramatic apartment renovation puts glass pool center stage

Simply jaw-dropping<p>Fantastical glass-walled swimming pools never fail to entice (or frighten), and this latest example in São Paulo is no exception. Designed by local practice Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados, the residence in question, called Panorama, is all the more impressive because it’s …

Feed Your Avocado Addiction With These Gluten-Free Baked “Fries”

Are you an avocado aficionado? Then these gluten-free baked “fries” with spicy aioli are for you. Not only are they a healthier alternative to fried foods, but they’re also super easy to make at home. Whether or not you follow a sans-wheat diet, this is a recipe you’re sure to adore.<p>Part appetizer, …

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Brown Rice Lentil Bowls Are Your Meal Prep Secret Weapon

Bring the broth to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the rice, lentils, and a big pinch of salt, and return to a boil. Cover and …

It’s official: Washington governor signs landmark net neutrality bill into law

Internet providers will be required to treat all lawful content the same in Washington state under a landmark net neutrality law that just became …

Vortecon Kinetic Desk Toy

Price: ~$32+ | PledgeLooking for a cool alternative to fidget spinners? This metal desk toy spins smoothly on its leather base to reveal a hypnotic …

This whimsical houseboat in Seattle is straight out of a fairy tale

Floating on Seattle’s Lake Union, this fairy-tale houseboat – which is on the market for $850,000 – has more storybook features than you can shake a …

Gravity-Defying Coin Stacking by Japanese Man With Incredibly Steady Hands

Mixing creativity and architectural ingenuity with steady hands, Japanese Twitter user Tanu creates incredible structures from stacks of coins. We first stumbled upon his coin stacking hobby a couple years ago and he hasn't shown any signs of slowing down, as he frequently posts photos and videos …

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Lake Waconia House by ALTUS Architecture + Design

ALTUS Architecture + Design have designed an industrial modern house for a large family that sits on the shore of Lake Waconia in Minnesota.<p>The …

How to Capture Breathtaking Photos of Mist and Fog

When it comes to landscape photography, mist and fog can be eerily beautiful, quiet, or moody – adding a touch of drama and otherworldly beauty to …

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