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I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Caribbean

Forget Santorini, Check Out Sidi Bou Said in Tunisia

Tourists by the thousands flock to Santorini for the classic pic of whitewashed houses with blue trim and bougainvillea, but an overlooked town in …

North Africa

Luxe Danish houseboat with terrace yours for $925K

Not too shabby<p>Even Noah would have traded in his ark for this stunning Danish houseboat.<p>The 1,500-square-foot property spans two levels and features plenty of space to relax at sea indoors or outdoors—we’re eyeing that spacious outdoor terrace. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for sweeping views of …

Laundry Rooms

This unbelievable natural grotto is just 4 hours from Toronto

You have to see it believe it. This natural beauty is something you have to experience in person, and it’s just a four-hour drive from Toronto.<p>The …

Toronto

This is how you cool off on hot Texas days: Jacob’s Well

Summers in south Texas have two temperatures, hot and ‘where’s the nearest walk-in freezer’ hot. An hour southwest of Austin is a swimming hole …

This Striking Net-Zero Home Wraps Around a Serene Pond

Rooted in sustainable design, the Connecticut House radiates an undeniable Zen-like vibe.<p>When a family of environmentalists tapped Cutler Anderson Architects to create a low-maintenance home that offsets its energy use with renewable resources, the firm designed a modern residence that did not …

Architecture

10 classic European islands on a budget

<b>Santorini, Greece</b><p>Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently collapsing caldera formed these sheer faces. Its extraordinary landscapes justly attract hordes of …

European Travel

How to Make Boring Photos Look Awesome in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Let’s face it, most of the time, photos can look pretty bland when you see them straight out of the camera. And it’s no secret that even the best …

Tutorials

Visual Guide: What the Actual Trees of 52 Different Wood Species Look Like

From Acacia to Zebrawood<p>If you've seen our excellent series on different species of wood, by looking at boards you can identify the ones most …

This movie about a 1300-year-old family business is the most sublime thing you'll see today

Built in 718 AD, Hōshi is the second oldest ryokan (hotel or inn) in the world and, with 46 consecutive generations of the same family running it, is …

9 Anime Worth Watching On Netflix

The streaming giant is well known for their original movies, sitcoms and investments into various franchises, but Netflix's library of anime content …

Millions of scholarship dollars go unclaimed each year in Canada

You don't have to be a genius or a sports superstar to qualify for a university scholarship.<p>That's the message from financial expert Lesley-Anne …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

An Intern Architect Builds a Home For His Growing Family on a Strict Budget

To accommodate his growing family, an intern architect in Canada builds a cost-efficient home that becomes the calling card of his future firm.<p>Constructed on a tight, tree-covered, infill lot in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada, Elm Avenue Residence was designed and built by John Duerksen for his family …

Motor Mouth: Here’s to the new generation of bikers

It’s a page right out of BMW’s social media playbook. Take one cool car – oops, bike – add a couple of semi-famous actors/actresses, create some …

Branding

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Photography

No Logo Logo! Brand Identity for Something

Motherbird, a design studio from Australia created an amazing brand identity for the London based content agency Something. As they describe, it's a …

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

BMW Inspires Motorcycle Freedom with 'The Someday Ride' Film (Video)

<i>The Someday Ride</i>: Influencer Marketing at its Best<p>It takes BMW Motorrad USA only 3:53 minutes to deliver a few inspiring messages to the busy …

20 Free Graphic Design eBooks to Learn Design From

Want to learn more about graphic design? This article includes an amazing collection of 20 <i>free graphic design eBooks</i> you can learn from. Learn new …

New short film reveals how the curvature of the Earth bends straight roads

Dutch photographer and filmmaker Gerco de Ruijter has released a short film called <i>Grid Corrections,</i> which documents how otherwise straight road grids …

Video: Riding a Bike to the Arctic

Riding a bike around the world is one of those grand adventures that always sounds good when someone else is doing it, but in reality it can be a …

Gorgeous and Emotional Female Portraits by Kevin Mathison

<b>Kevin Mathison</b> is an professional photographer and retoucher currently based in Torrance, California, USA. Kevin focuses on portraiture, he shoots …

When To Start Branding Process

Discover what are the most common reasons to start branding or rebranding process in the infographic below.<p>There are some many reasons that may give …

11 Caribbean Hidden Gems You Should Add to Your Bucket List

There are many destinations in the Caribbean that are world famous. People often mention Paradise Island in the Bahamas or the Bob Marley Museum in …

California Dreams: A Motorcycle Adventure Four Australians Won’t Forget

Hitting the road (or trail) on a motorcycle can make you feel like a modern day cowboy chasing the sun into a horizon of new experiences and foreign …

An App For Democratizing Street Design

So far, tech companies have been determining how driverless cars will fit into the grid. ReStreet invites you to weigh in.<p>Updated: September 25, 2017<p>When autonomous vehicles take over the streets, the streets will change to accommodate them: Expect special priority lanes, curbside pickup “docks,” …

Vietnam. 15 Places That Will Make You Book A Ticket Right Now.

<b>If Vietnam isn’t at the top of your travel list, it should be. From breathtaking sceneries to can’t-get-enough of cuisine, it’s a country that you</b> …

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

Creativity

How to get to Stotan Falls on Vancouver Island

How to get there<p>From Vancouver you take a ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo (1 hour 45 mins) and from Nanaimo it’s about a 1.5-hour drive north. …

Western Canada