Mandi Maenhout

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Tile design uses optical illusion to slow people down

The floor entices visitors to look twice at the showroom of tile company Casa Ceramica<p>There’s just something fascinating about optical illusions in architecture, whether they’re eye-popping murals, clever cut-outs, or paste-on coverings. The British tile company Casa Ceramica created their own in a …

Architecture

Artist cottage with modern farmhouse vibes asks $1.3M

Inspired by the architecture of South Carolina Lowcountry<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Bluffton, South Carolina<p><b>Price:</b> $1,285,000<p>This …

Houses

12 eerie photos of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, …

Cities

Modern guesthouse tower adds space, views to lakeside cabin

Check out its silver-stained massaranduba facade<p>The master retreat-makers at Andersson Wise Architects are at it again. After building such dream getaways as this modern Montana cabin and the lake home with cordwood walls, the Austin-based firm has added an exquisite sleeping tower to the site of a …

Chose

20 Recipes for Cinnamon-Lovers

There are two types of people in the world: those who believe everything is better with a sprinkle of cinnamon, and those who prefer to take a pass …

Breakfast

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Sunset paddle

5 arrested in alleged South Africa cannibalism ring after man tells police he’s ‘tired of eating human flesh’

<i>Editor’s note: This story contains graphic detail.</i><p>More than a week ago, a South African man walked into a police station with a morbid confession. He was “tired of eating human flesh,” he told police.<p>The officers questioned the man’s bizarre claim and noticed he gave off a rancid smell, local media …

Crime

Long Haul Pilot Captures Night Flight in Timelapse

More so than most people, Sales Wick keeps his eyes in the sky. That’s because, aside from being one part of a Zurich based film agency, he’s an …

Long Haul

Dinner time!

This Napa Valley Wedding At Sunset Is The Epitome of Romance

It’s no secret Napa Valley is a perfect location for an intimate wedding. With so many vineyards and wineries to choose from, you will definitely end up with something magical. Photographer, Manali Anne Photography was able to capture the elegance of this sunset wedding along with all of the …

Weddings

Sun Rain Room review – a home for all seasons

Architects Anna Liu and Mike Tonkin have spent 12 years on an extension that lets the weather straight into their Georgian townhouse. The result is hard not to love – especially on a rainy day<p>When it starts raining on the slate roof of the Grade II-listed, late Georgian north London house where the …

Architecture

The Interior Of This Seattle House Opens Up To A Small Courtyard

mw|works architecture + design have recently completed a new home in Seattle’s Madison Park neighborhood that’s designed for two people and their …

Why so much smoke in Seattle from B.C. wildfires? ‘Nature’s air conditioning’ is broken, weather service says

Seattle's heat wave and the hazy, smoky air from British Columbia are due to this phenomenon: Our usual Pacific Ocean breeze isn't blowing.

British Columbia

20 Summer Desserts That Make the Season Even Sweeter

Dessert

Feeling it

The One Seattle Neighborhood Food-Lovers Should Know

It's totally legit to spend a day exploring Seattle's famous landmarks along the waterfront. In fact, I would encourage you to do so, especially if …

Tree House in Cape Town Makes for Peaceful Hideaway

The creative team at Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design was challenged to design a nature hideaway in Cape Town, South Africa. This modern …

Architecture

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Chainsaw attacker targets insurer in Swiss rampage, still on run

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - A chainsaw-wielding loner who mostly lived in the woods stormed into an insurance office in a Swiss town on Monday, wounding two members of staff and three other people before fleeing, police said.<p>Police put the center of Schaffhausen into lockdown and launched …

Terrorism

This incredible triangular beach house can be yours for $1.75M

William Morgan designed the home in 1973 for him and his family<p>This incredible house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, was designed by none other than renowned Jacksonville architect William Morgan—who studied under Walter Gropius and Paul Rudolph—for his own family.<p>Completed in 1973, the geometric …

Architecture

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5 Boozy Slushies That Were Made for the Summertime

Nothing signals summertime's homecoming quite like sipping frozen cocktails by the pool in anticipation of the night's Fourth of July festivities. …

Frozen

These gorgeous Reddit photos look like they're straight out of a Wes Anderson film — but they're not

Ever wonder why Wes Anderson movies look so cool and appealing? Sure, they're filled with gorgeous pops of color, fascinatingly detailed sets and …

Wes Anderson

The 25 Most Beautiful Places in the World

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1600 Lakeside

An odd-shaped property was no match for architect Ryan Young, who designed his family's home on a beautiful lakeside property in Central Florida. "I have a profound fascination with the authenticity of materials and the beautiful imperfections of wood, concrete and steel," said Young. "My interest …

Architecture

Glacial rivers in Iceland.