Mandi Maenhout

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Milky Way over a Winter tree

The Ceiling

Everything Is Awful So Let's All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

Can we spend the next four years here?<p>The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It's built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups—and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, …

Fairy Path

10 Modern Institutional Buildings With Extraordinary Architecture

The world is full of great minds and their extraordinary creations and if there’s one thing that we enjoy being amazed by when visiting places that …


Underground Tranquility

Time-Lapse Google Maps Show How The World Is Changing

Google Earth's time lapse videos of earth's landscape could make you think about the great baseball player Yogi Berra.<p>"I thought about one of the quotes attributed to Yogi Berra," says Marc Levy, a political scientist at Columbia University's Earth Institute who specializes in issues of global …

A Sled Hill Roof Transforms this Swedish Home into a Wintry Playground

<b>Pulkabacken</b> is the perfect home for entertaining with features like a party deck and sled hill roof. Street Monkey Architects customized a …


Seattle Sounders Cap Emotional Year by Earning Elusive MLS Cup

TORONTO — The Seattle Sounders have lifted trophies before.<p>The Sounders have also been at or near the top of the Major League Soccer totem pole since arriving in the league eight years ago.<p>But there was always a void in the trophy case, at least until Saturday night.<p>The Sounders were crowned MLS …


'Hippos snapped my last boat in half': Planet Earth II's hairiest moments

As David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II draws to a close, six producers reveal their proudest – and scariest – exploits, from navigating a city’s ‘hyena gates’ to laying off the insect repellant in case a jaguar smells you<p>Chadden Hunter: ‘Don’t let a crocodile take your leg off!’<p>The most …

Bungalow 15

Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2016

Over 500 houses featured on Dezeen in 2016. Continuing our review of the year, editor Amy Frearson picks out the 10 most exciting properties, …

Glacier Bay, Glacier Bay National Park

The Beginning or the End

Make this lemon chiffon pie recipe your new go-to Thanksgiving dessert

When it comes to Thanksgiving dessert, it’s all about the pie. This is one holiday that’s not complete without the pumpkin pie, or pecan, or perhaps even the apple or cherry. But if you’re looking for something just a little lighter, with a nice tang from fresh lemon juice and zest, give this lemon …


A Mountain Memory

Banff & Lake Louise is the most gorgeous place to ski on the planet

CHAMPAGNE AND BLUEBIRDS — that’s the kind of snow and skies you’ll get in Banff and Lake Louise in winter. With three world-class resorts — Norquay, …


Banff at night

Winter sea

This New Year's Eve Wedding in Boston Was Full of Glitter and Romance | Brides

Cinderella isn't the only person who has fallen in love with a handsome stranger on the dance floor at midnight. In February of 2012, Amalie Keerl was flying solo at The Boston Winter Ball, an annual fundraiser full of 20-something professionals. "As the clock struck 12, I forced myself onto the …

Canada investigates mysterious 'pinging' sound at bottom of sea in Arctic

Canada's military is investigating a mysterious "pinging" that is emanating from the sea floor in the Arctic.<p>The sound, which has also been described as a "hum" or a "beep", has apparently spooked the local wildlife in the Fury and Hecla Strait.<p>Paul Quassa, a member of the legislative assembly, …


Yosemite sunlight

Smart pen measures the dimensions of virtually any object

The Instrumments 01 sends depth, height and length right to your smartphone.<p>Despite all the technological advances over the years, measuring items in your home still tends to involve old-school rulers and tape measures... and they can be inaccurate if there are curves. Instrumments thinks it has a …

11 Heavenly Geometric Wedding Cakes to Celebrate National Dessert Day

In honor of #NationalDessertDay, we’re focusing on one of the sweetest big day trends going down right now — geometric cakes! These delightful numbers range from Jackson Pollock-inspired to boho, so whatever your style may be, there’s really no wrong way to pull it off.<p>Check out these drool-worthy …

Mountain Sheep

Green-roofed Colorado home is buried into the earth to save energy

When New York-based architecture firm Gluck+ was tapped to build a home in the stunning Colorado Rocky Mountains, the architects knew they would be …


Exquisite Wedding Portraits Capture a View of the Bride Reflected in Their Beloved’s Eye

Photographer Peter Adams-Shawn of Memories of Tomorrow Photography is known for the unconventional way in which he captures happy couples on their wedding day. Using reflections as the conceptual jumping-off point, we’ve previously marveled at his series <i>Ringscapes</i> that displays minuscule portraits …


Pilot abandons landing after 'airport security goat' escapes onto runway

A passenger plane was forced to abandon its landing at Kathmandu International Airport after its pilot spied a goat on the runway.<p>The Bhutan Airlines flight was on final approach to Nepal’s only international airport when the captain opted to go-around – or “goat around”, quipped the Aviation …