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The 15 Most Shocking Things from the Unauthorized Kardashian Biography

Caitlyn Jenner and the Razzie Awards go way back.<p>In his new book <i>Kardashian Dynasty</i>, Ian Halperin attempts to explain how the Kardashians have built their empire over the past decade. Drawing on information from the Kardashians' own books and interviews, as well as meetings with friends and former …

17 Important Life Lessons I Wish My Daughters Knew Earlier

As a mother of two girls, there are many things that keep me awake at night. Our world is becoming smaller and increasingly artificial, reducing the …


Misadventures in the Fragrance Trade

I have great taste. Call it a God given talent, call it an acquired skill — it is what it is. So when a friend playfully implied that the scent of my candle of choice might be disturbing the neighbors, I wondered: are my eyes deceiving my nose?<p>Luckily for me, Pratt Institute offers a crash-course …

Airbus has a crazy idea to speed up airplane boarding that looks like something from 'Thunderbirds'

Airbus has just been granted a patent for a wild new way to try to speed up boarding on planes — and as Ars Technica points out, it's just like something out of "Thunderbirds."<p>Here's how it works.

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

Tokyo, Japan: Illustrated Travel Guide, Phrasebook and Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

China Countryside

See photos of China’s countryside (including the Great Wall, Sichuan Province, the Taklimakan desert, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.


Articles about high tech green family home los angeles on - Dwell

How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first …

Los Angeles

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

There's a building in China shaped like Star Trek's USS Enterprise

Trekkies bored of their annual conventions now have a new place of pilgrimage - the offices of a gaming firm in the obscure Chinese city of Fuzhou.<p>As these aerial shots show, the exterior of the NetDragon Websoft HQ in the south-eastern province of Fujian bears a striking resemblance to the shape …

25 places to party before you die

We've found 25 places every partyer will want to cross off their bucket list.<p>From the yachts of Saint Tropez to the raucous clubs of Ibiza and Las Vegas, these destinations will give you a party you will never forget.<p><i>Megan Willett contributed to this post.</i>

Free Things to Do in Los Angeles

Think of Los Angeles and your mind likely defaults to surfer dudes, beach babes, or celebs donning the latest on the red carpet. All images aside, L.A. will still leave you awestruck. For starters, several American cities delight in having a Chinatown, but L.A. treasures its Koreatown, Little …


11 things you did not know about Karl Lagerfeld -

Fendi. Chanel. Karl Lagerfeld. No, I’m not naming the must-haves of this season. I’m talking about the man-behind-the-scenes, Karl Lagerfeld. …

Karl Lagerfeld

Runway Bride: The 23 Prettiest Spring 2015 Looks That Double as Wedding Dresses

Wedding dresses are traditionally designed for brides to wear on the big day, but these days, that doesn't always have to be the case. Bridal …

8 Ways To Become A Wine Expert Overnight

A crash-course on the art of wine.<p>Fed up of blankly staring at wine lists? Don't know your Sauvignon from your Sangiovese?<p>Between trying to remember 'that one you had last time that you really liked' (not to mention that one that you really didn't), and not wanting to reveal your utter confusion …

The 50 Most Powerful and Influential Families

<i>Town & Country</i> presents the world's most powerful dynasties in its second-annual list. From the dazzling empire of Monsieur Arnault to the undeniable influence of Jay Z, these are the names shaping the world in which we live. <i>Via</i>.