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DNA study reveals third group of ancient ancestors of modern Europeans

Mixture of hunter-gatherers and farmers was augmented by third wave of migrants, perhaps 5,000 years ago, from north Eurasia<p>Strands of DNA taken from ancient corpses have revealed an unexpected addition to the ancestral roots of modern Europeans.<p>The first <i>Homo sapiens</i> arrived in Europe about 45,000 …

Stylish Holiday Retreat In Bali With Black-Accented Décors: Mahatma House

<b>Mahatma House</b> is located in the traditional Balinese village of Seseh, just steps from the black volcanic-sand beaches. Set against a tropical …

The 10 Most Important Factors for Buying Your Dream Home

Purchasing a “Dream Home” is one of those life accomplishments that tops nearly everyone’s bucket list. Whether you prefer a modernized urban loft or …

The Top Fall Trends For Interior Design

If you read our recent post on stylish summer sale items, you know that retailers are clearing out their summer stock to make room for fall’s bounty. …

Elegant and Highly Functional Drawer Accessories for Modern Kitchens

Known for its hand-crafted, high performance kitchens, <b>Henrybuilt</b> has recently launched a new line of drawer accessories. The line is illustrative of …

Japanese-Inspired Retreat Generating a Soothing Ambiance: The Azumi House

We love to see how great traditional design is sometimes delivered in the mix of contemporary architecture and <b>The Azumi House</b> by <b>Webb & Brown-Neaves</b> …

Another Lovely House in Singapore from Guz Architects

Here is another al fresco beauty from Guz Architects with their signature elegance and ease; the Willow House.<p>Like their Fish House, this outdoor …


15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …


Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

Interior Design

Hot Outdoor Design Trends For Summer 2014

When it comes to home design, the focus is often on the indoors. We are always worried about what color to pick for the living room, which theme to …

How Dreams Become Residential Structures: Luxury Villa in Brazil

How does it feel to be the proud owner of a luxury villa in Brazil? We should ask Brazilian TV presenter Alex Lerner, he’s enjoying his fascinating …

How to Incorporate Feng Shui For Bedroom: Creating a Calm & Serene Space

We all want to feel restored and relaxed in our own bedrooms, don’t we? I mean, who doesn’t love entering a serene sanctuary that is their bedroom at …

How To Decorate Around Black Coffee Tables – What’s Your Favorite Design?

The coffee table, although not impressive in size, is the focal point of the whole living room. It usually sits in the center and it’s the element …

12 Benefits of Potato Juice

October 05, 2012<p>Potato Juice – A Very Healthy Drink<p><b>By Dr. Paul Haider</b><p>Potatoes grow all over the world and have been found in the diets of people down …

11 Spectacular Rooms from Around the World

Spaces in France, Morocco, and more.<p>From a natural, open-air porch in Kenya to a glamorous Moroccan bathroom, these inspiring spaces have global style.

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12 Most Romantic Bedrooms

You're about to fall hard for these.<p>Soft throws, canopy beds and glam chandeliers — it doesn't get much more sexy and sophisticated than these bedrooms.

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101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Home Decorating

Private London Residence Sizzles With Smart Decor And A Dramatic Glass Feature

Nestled in the affluent neighborhood of <b>Crouch End</b>, North London, this fabulous modern residence was designed to exude a sense of flair and inviting …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Home Decorating

Color Obsession of the Week: Dark Teal

A ceiling light, a rug, nail polish, and more finds in dark teal.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Tole Tent Flush Mount, $1,175. City Lights Pillow, $22. Coqo Floral Rug, starts at $98. Fine Paints of Europe Paint in RAL 5020. …

Home Decorating

10 Happy Bedrooms

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Glass Houses From Around the World

There’s something incredibly mysterious and dramatic about the look of a glass house. Although the entirety of the building may not actually be made …

How Science, Art & Technology Together Create the Kitchen of the Future

<b>The future of the kitchen – otherwise known as the 2063 kitchen</b><p>While I was in London I attended, Design Junction, a contemporary design show where, …

Blue Furniture Design Ideas That Are Versatile

They’re a vision in blue! Today’s featured finds are striking precisely because they showcase a range of azure shades, from peacock to steel. That’s …

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

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145+ Designer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Whether you favor bold and modern or traditional and cozy, these spaces are so pretty it will be hard to pick a favorite.<p>Get inspired with over 145 ways to style the heart of your home. Need ideas for other areas too? Our bedroom and bathroom galleries have so many gorgeous projects to emulate.

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Instant Room: 10 Designers Share How to Get Their Look

Top decorators provide inspiration.<p>Top decorators create inspiring rooms, from a dramatic dining room to the ultimate outdoor room fantasy. Use these room sketches for inspiration for your next project.

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15 Modern Kids’ Room Interiors Featuring Bold Colors And Sleek Lines

If you were to decorate a children’s room right now how would you do it? Would it be the typical cute décor or would you opt for something simpler? …

Minimal and white

I often wish I had enough will power to live minimally. This location home in the UK is a dream. It's a bit sad to see what must have been alot of …

40 Bedroom Colors That Will Make You Wake Up Happier

Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>These take-notice bedroom color ideas are total mood boosters. Once you've gotten all the inspiration you can here, check out our most stylish bedroom ideas.

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