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Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

Incredibly Surreal Scenes Where Women Defy Gravity

In this project called <i>Zero Gravity</i>, Moscow-based photographer Nikolay Tikhomirov creates dramatic portraits that feature elegant female figures casually drifting into the air while everything around them stands still. The artist's surreal worlds are a creative blend between dreams and reality that …

Digital Art

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Architecture

Traveling With Kids: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

<b>Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park rocked my kids' world</b>. Heck, it rocked my world. Where else on the planet can you see prehistoric landscapes, land boiling to life, <i>LAVA!</i>, and such stark lessons of the geology of the earth? Um, exactly, nowhere! That's why it is one of Hawaii's best places to take …

Hiking

Kenya's Westgate siege: Number of missing reduced to 39

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1014000/1014871_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522457102_3a5b81714ea8bd430af4ab35c829c78a<p><b>The Kenyan Red Cross has said the number of missing in the Westgate shopping centre attack has gone down to 39 from an earlier figure of 61.</b><p>Fourteen …

Africa

Selldorf Architects Color-Punctuated Rooms

Established by Annabelle Selldorf in 1988, Selldorf Architects is located in the Manhattan neighborhood of Union Square. The firm has fashioned every …

Architecture

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Walnut Streusel Recipe

<b>Makes 1 (9-inch) tube cake</b><p>Ingredients<p>For the cake batter:<p>14 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened, plus more for greasing the pan<br>• 3/4 cup granulated …

Dessert

Six Flags Says World's 'Tallest Drop Ride' To Open In 2014

Talk about terrifying: Six Flags announced today that it is building the world's "tallest drop ride" at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.<p>As the company said in a press release, it'll "hoist riders 415 feet into the sky, twice as high as the Statue of Liberty, and rocket them back to Earth at …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

30 – August – 2013 – Fubiz Media

Photographs of Outdoor Trees Framed by Giant White Canvases

For his project titled “Tree,” South Korean photographer Myoung Ho Lee found solitary trees out in nature and then erected giant white canvas …

Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Architecture

Bright and Inspiring Single Family House in New Jersey by McCoubrey / Overholser

Owning a house nearby the seashore can be a wonderful experience. Hearing the sea’s whisperings, capturing thousands of unique sunsets and waking up …

OMG, I Want This House: Venezuela

Need a vacation off the grid? Spend some time at this stunning Venezuelan compound accessible only by helicopter.<p>Simon Upton/The Interior Archive

Objects & Figures Form Human Faces in Optical Illusion Paintings

Ukrainian artist Oleg Shuplyak cleverly arranges objects, figures, and other elements in his paintings so that they suggest the form of a person’s …

Painting

America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.