Ella Alano

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MAD completes undulating Harbin Opera House in China

Beijing studio MAD has completed the undulating Harbin Opera House, the firm's first and largest project designed for the Harbin Cultural Island arts …

Here's Exactly How The Most Recent, Huge Death In "Game Of Thrones" Was Pulled Off

This post is literally one gigantic SPOILER, even if you're caught up on the show. But aren't you kind of curious how they did it?<p>Huge shout out to all the very intrepid "detectives" over at the <i>Game of Thrones</i> subreddit.

Tutorial: Pleated knit skirt

Erin from Sewbon shows how to make a pleated knit skirt. The style is modern and kicky, especially when made out of a heavier weight knit that will …

Fjelstervang Udeforsamlingshus / Spektrum Arkitekter

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Thanks to unique unity, hard work, volunteer help and tremendous commitment, the inhabitants of …

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18 Resolutions To Help You Have A Better 2014

365 days of self-improvement. Or something like that.

21 Ways To Make This New Year's Eve So Much Better

Whether you're hosting a party or hitting up someone else's, ring in 2014 the right way.

12 DIY Jewelry Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Wear

Christmas is around the corner and <i>gasp</i>! You need gifts for your gal pals. And you’re on a budget. Luckily, we’ve searched the interwebs high and low and found some of the best jewelry you can DIY that your friends will be proud to wear. Let’s start with necklaces!<p>1. Prairie Feather Necklace: Isn’t …

The First Official "Godzilla" Trailer Has Arrived

And it looks SO AWESOME. Please be good please be good please be good.

21 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Smoke Weed On Christmas

Have yourself a very hazy merry Kush-mas.

12 Reasons Lijiang Is The Prettiest City On Earth

Eat it, Venice. There's a reason every young person in China dreams of moving there.

The 22 Arab States Where It's Hardest To Be A Woman

While Arab women have been at the forefront of the Middle East's uprisings, a new poll finds that sexual violence, female genital mutilation, and legal discrimination continue to undermine advances in gender equality around the region.<p>Egypt is the worst Arab state to be a woman, according to the …

Android Tricks You Should Be Using

ANDROID 4 LIFE. *demonstrated using the Galaxy S3*

500 Internal Server Error - Dwell

Our best engineers are working on a fix.

The 30 Best Pop Songs You Might Have Missed This Fall

Looking for some hot new jams? Then check this out. A follow up to 35 Pop Songs You Might Have Missed This Summer.

And, The Best Doughnut In NYC Is...

Photographed by Alison Ives.<p>If there's one thing you should know about me, it's that I'm forever searching for the dessert that will satisfy my …

16 Magical Pie And Ice Cream Combos

You (probably) wouldn't show up to Thanksgiving without pants on, so why should your pie go naked?

Tutorial: Midi circle skirt

Liz at Cotton and Curls shares a tutorial for making a midi circle skirt. The midi length comes just below the knee. A circle skirt flares from the …

Tutorial: Metallic gold pencil skirt

Oh my, how I am loving this metallic pencil skirt that Liz from Cotton & Curls made! How awesome would this be for holiday parties! She shares a …

DIY Pressed Rose Petal Tray - Say Yes

We live right across from a beautiful rose garden in Golden Gate Park and sometimes Henry and I collect petals to press on our way home. This DIY …

BIG’s Beach + Howe Tower Wins Approval in Vancouver

<b>Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)</b>’s 700,000 square foot Beach + Howe development has been approved by the Vancouver City Council. Though concerns still …

Michael Kors Says Today's Teens Will Reject Fast Fashion In Their Twenties

"This generation of teenagers is going to start shopping very differently when they reach their twenties. I think they're going to have an aversion to the idea of disposable fashion."<p>Designer Michael Kors says that today's teenagers, whom social media has made more sophisticated and fashionable …

Menlo Park Residence

Matthew Millman<p>as Contractors<p>Ground up project featuring an aluminum storefront window system that connects the interior and exterior spaces. Modern …

Villa at Sengokubara by Shigeru Ban

This timber house in Kanagawa by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has a square plan with a teardrop-shaped courtyard at its centre (+ …

This Man Wore Blackface And Dressed As Trayvon Martin For Halloween

Is this the most offensive Halloween costume ever?<p>The image was originally uploaded Friday to the Facebook page of Caitlin Cimeno, pictured in the middle, with the caption "Happy Halloween from Zimmerman & trayvon." It was tweeted on Sunday by @jamievandekamp.<p>The man dressed as Martin is William …

The 19 Most Unnerving Spots On Earth

Dare to spend a night?

Horrifying Urban Legends That Are Actually True

There are a lot of urban legends that just aren't true. Well these are.

37 Ways To Proudly Wear Your Love Of Books

If you have to wear pants, they may as well be LOTR-patterned.

28 Unsettling Animal Mashups That Should Probably Never Have Happened

Courtesy of the often weird but always brilliant @animangles.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement