Nataleigh Alvarez

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This Photographer Is Changing People's Perceptions of Pit Bulls, One Flower Crown at a Time

Like many people, Sophie Gamand wasn’t always the biggest fan of pit bulls. As a volunteer photographer for animal shelters, she used to tense up any …

Art

16 Reasons Why Vaccinating Your Kids Is The Worst Thing You Can Do

It's just plain irresponsible.

Smallpox

An Intense Animation That Imagines What Might Have Happened During the Last 48 Hours of Pompeii

In 2009, the Australian digital animation studio Zero One created “A Day in Pompeii“, an incredibly intense visualization that recreated what may …

Animation

Liberia: MSF Opens Pediatric Surgery Program

<b>MONROVIA, LIBERIA/NEW YORK, JANUARY 31, 2018—</b>Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened a pediatric surgical program at …

Disease

Leonardo Da Vinci is history’s best case for wasting time

A few years ago, Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn, wrote: “Differentiate or die.” So-called “spanners,” people who work across boundaries or genres, cause cognitive dissonance in others, according to Michael Hannan, StrataCom Professor of Management Emeritus at Stanford Graduate School of …

The Greatest Works of Russian Literature Everyone Should Read

There are certain books that are always on lists of “books you must read” and the like, and these books are generally two things: old and complex. …

Literature

These 33 Shark Tank Products You Can Now Get On Amazon Are Total Brilliance

Fish

Under-$40 IKEA Finds That'll Double Your Bathroom Storage

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, sometimes, with little to no storage space. While carving out extra room in a small …

Cigarettes and pot linked to teen psychosis

<b>(CNN) —</b> For teens, using either marijuana or cigarettes is associated with higher odds of psychotic-like experiences, a new study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found. Psychosis describes the mental condition of losing touch with reality, such as experiencing hallucinations or …

This Big Dog Snuggling With His Two Lil Dog Pals Is Absurdly Precious

It doesn't get snugglier than this.<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Pets

29 Strange Products People Are Buying On Amazon That Are Pure Genius

People are always telling me I have an affinity for the bizarre, and I like to think that translates over to the kinds of things I love to buy …

Skin Care

21 People With Desk Setups That Will Seriously Inspire You

Looks like I'm about to go on an Ikea shopping spree...

Home Decorating

A Skin-Whisperer’s Guide to a Fantastic Complexion

Photo Courtesy of Anthony Deeying<p>With busy skin clinics in both Dusseldorf and Munich, Barbara Sturm, M.D. started her career in molecular …

Meet Red Bull 3Style World Finalist, DJ Remake

DJ Remake performs at the 2016 Red Bull 3Style Germany Finals. (Credit: Lukas Wagneter / Red Bull)<p>Erkem Keklik, a.k.a. DJ Remake, will compete in the …

Let This Vagabonding Couple Explain How To Budget For The Van Life

Every vanlifer we’ve interviewed (and we have interviewed a <i>lot</i>) is confronted with queries about financing their vagabonding lifestyle. It’s a pressing concern, right? Especially if you’re trying to develop a career from within the confines of a vehicle and keep gas in the tank. There are obvious …

The world’s 13 most efficient, open, and competitive economies

The organisation compares 104 variables to come up with its list, splitting those variables into nine subindexes. One of the big components of the ranking is the strength of a country's economy.<p>Economies are not ranked solely by their size and strength, with the Legatum Institute taking factors …

Surfing the Big Waves in Portugal: Pictures

House for a Mother & Daughter

Seattle, Washington<p>The client specified three very specific requirements for her house: a simple building form; square windows; and a gable roof. The resulting design is based on a series of contradictions, with the intent of generating elements of surprise – at first glance, the house might appear …

10 Cheap Organizing Hacks for a Clutter-Free Home

Create order out of chaos with creative, low-cost—or, even better, no-cost!—DIY ideas.<p>Use Shoe Boxes as DIY Dividers<p>Why pop for manufactured drawer …

Tiny houses in 2017: More flexible, clever than ever

It’s the end of 2017, which means tiny houses are kind of old news. By that we mean, this has been another year of so many new micro homes on wheels …

People Are Obsessing Over This Mattress

Casper is only three years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

This $40 Device Adds Gigabit Ethernet to Your House Without Having to Install Anything

Even if you have fastest Wi-Fi, wired internet connections yield much faster streaming speeds, and allow you to watch your programs without …

Sleek multifunctional 'bedroom box' maximizes this small apartment

Small apartments in old urban centres like Paris or Madrid are cheap, but can be cramped and rundown. To update this old apartment in Paris, Batiik …

7 Cheap and stylish bedside tables for your bedroom

There are furnitures that are essential in the house, and furnitures that aren’t essential but used as decoration. Bedside tables belong to the …

Furniture

13 Pieces Of Indispensable Wisdom From Ursula K. Le Guin

"The hell with The Great American Novel."<p><b>In her new</b> collection of essays, beloved fantasy and science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin meditates on aging, literature, human nature, and, of course, cats. Pulled from her blog, her short pieces are as funny as they are thought-provoking — little …

10 literary masterpieces on which every Russian was raised - Russia Beyond

For Russians, classical literature is more than a way to learn their language or to pass the time. Some classics that are taught at school play an important role in forming the nation’s cultural identity, and Russians often refer to them when making comparisons with similar situations, to …

Stunning Glass and Concrete Ocean Sculptures

From the simplest materials, like concrete and glass, New Zealand-based artist Ben Young designs stunning ocean like sculptures. His work is close to …

Sculpture

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

National Parks

Workspaces Inspiration: Some Ideas to spice up your productivity

One in a while, we will throw together an Office Inspiration feature to spice up your next workspace idea. Is this something you would like to see …

Interior Design

How To Reupholster A Chair – Makeovers To Inspire You

Furniture inevitably gets old and there’s a point when we look a chair and we decide it’s time for a change. Sometimes that means a brand new chair …