Marie DeYoung

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San Francisco On The Cheap: Do This, Skip That In Hipsterland

Despite its low-key vibe, San Francisco is notoriously not cheap. It's been called the most unaffordable city for homeowners, and last year, it was named America's fourth most expensive big city to visit [fun fact: Hawaii placed first].<p>But San Fran <i>can</i> be cheap! Behold these low-cost (and way …

Long-term travel: top tips for a fulfilling trip

Most of us have fantasised about ditching the daily grind of the office job and domestic duties for a one-way ticket to happiness. Now more people are taking action in striving for a more meaningful existence, and travel is at the top of the list.<p>The ease of leveraging digital technology is giving …

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How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

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Sixteen Summer Destinations I Love

Summer is upon us, and though I’ve spent my first few weeks at home in sunny, Washington, DC, my suitcase is crying from neglect.<p>“Now is the time to travel!” says just about everyone to me. School’s out, the warm weather wants us to celebrate, and the mountains and seaside are calling.<p>Of the Four …

Modern House Interiors With Dynamic Texture and Pattern

• 1 |<p>A spiderweb-like chandelier offers tiny points of light and a unique design element in the living room.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>A grid design area rug brings both …

10 Mediterranean Islands to Get Away From it All

The Mediterranean's charm is based largely upon its history, cuisine, sun-bleached villages, and relaxed lifestyle, and nowhere are these on better display than its many islands. This summer, why not skip the crowded beaches and touristy fare of the region's traditional summer hotspots and head for …

10 Awesome Beach-Themed Projects For A Vacation-Like Feel

The feeling you get when you’re far away from home in a beautiful resort on simply on the beach is wonderful. It’s why we want to recreate that …

5 Ways to Bring Summer Style Home

With the first day of summer hitting at the end of last week, we’re already a few days into the new season. If you’re looking to refresh your decor, …

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Art

There's a lot more to neuroscience than media 'neuromania'

Neuroscience gets a lot of press. Popular media outlets run the latest story of a brain scan that predicts your political leanings (but see a …

Veggie Crack

This Mexican-inspired salad made with black beans, corn, red peppers and avocado in a lime cilantro vinaigrette is the most popular recipe on my website and has been pinned over 650,000 times on Pinterest. It is often referred to as "veggie crack" because it so addictive.<p>It's one of my go-to dishes …

Very Smart And Creative Use Of Space In A 29 Square Meter Apartment

Mini apartments with total floor areas of 20 or 30 square meters are usually considered too small to be comfortable and buyers tend to ignore just …

Interior Design

Miranda Kerr's Body Beautiful Series Shows Us How The Model Does It (VIDEO)

Miranda Kerr has officially entered the GOOP phase of her career, awing (alienating?) fans with her lifestyle perfection.<p>Whilst maintaining her busy yoga and mediation schedule, the Aussie stars in a new web series for Net-a-Porter entitled "The Body Beautiful," where she dishes out health and …

Reading Chair: Seat with Built-In Book & Magazine Shelves

Hybrid bookshelf chairs are nothing new, but many are made to narrowly accommodate only a limited size or shape of reading selection – that is where …

Ideas For A Fancy Interior: 21 Accent Chairs

If you are looking to update your living room for example without spending too much, there are a few options to consider. A fresh coat of paint or an …