Olivia Franco

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Watch Patrick Stewart React as He Wears a Dancing, Singing Christmas Hat

No, you haven’t drunk too much spiked eggnog, that really is Patrick Stewart wearing a singing, dancing Christmas hat.<p>As you watch the video, titled …

Star Trek

Audrey Tautou Gives a Near-Perfect Explainer on Love

French director Michel Gondry (<i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i>, <i>The Science of Sleep</i>) has always had a knack for nailing the nexus between the ordinary and the extraordinary as it applies to love. His latest, <i>Mood Indigo</i>, out now, stars Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris as a couple that almost …

Printing Your Resume on Beer Is a Smart Way to Get the Job

Brennan Gleason is an enterprising young fellow from British Columbia that created the best resume ever: <b>The Resum-ale is a resume printed on a four-pack of beer.</b> Each bottle contains different information about the applicant and the carrier box includes contact information. First, he brewed his own …

Household Myths: Are These Urban Legends Legit?

Your grandma did it and your mom does it all the time, so should you continue the tradition? From salting boiling water to grinding ice, read on for …

10 Wind Chimes to Buy or DIY

I hope you don't mind, but my posts have been inspired lately by my own DIY and to-do list. Right now it's all about my patio. I've always loved the …

Recycling

Seriously Sleek: 10 Stylish Home DIY Projects that Look Like Expensive Store-Bought Items!

Looking to get crafty this weekend and add something stylish to your home that looks like an expensive item you could have bought at a store? You'll …

DIY

Why does ice float?

5 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants for Apartments with Low Light

One of the biggest frustrations of living in a space with limited light is the seemingly impossible task of keeping your houseplants happy. While all …

Plants

Make It Work: The Complete Guide to IKEA Hacks & Projects

You know the saying: give someone a fish and they eat for a day. But teach that person to fish and they eat for a lifetime? Wise words, and …

50+ DIY Project Ideas for the Bedroom

When you're renovating, redecorating or simply sprucing up your home, it can get really overwhelming to take on too much at once. So let's pare it …

Interior Design

Patrick Stewart Demonstrates How to Moo in Different Cow Accents

In a recent episode of the How To Do Everything podcast, Patrick Stewart answered a listener’s question by demonstrating the regional accents of …

DIY Chevron Rug

One of my favorite parts of my most recent project has to be the rug I made. From the very beginning of the project I kept talking about how I was …

Love Your Rental: Tips & Inspiration

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2013 roundup! From December 21 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts …

How To: Hang Art in Groups (Like Kate Spade)

Full disclosure: I think Kate is soooooo much cooler than Andy Spade (and, yes, I'm a guy). Hilary (woman) may lose, but Kate (woman) has won. Her …

Allow Wu-Tang Clan's GZA To Rap To You About The Big Bang

It's as amazing as you suspect.<p>Rapper GZA, of Wu-Tang Clan fame, is releasing a space-themed album called <i>Dark Matter</i>. He's even been chatting with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about the project. Here, as part of a talk at the University of Toronto, he previewed an a cappella version of one …

New to nature No 114: Hydrophylita emporos

This remarkable species of parasitic wasp hitches a ride on the abdomen of a damselfly in order to plunder its eggs<p>About 800 species of parasitic wasps of the family <i>Trichogrammatidae</i> have been named to date but, as with most species-rich groups of small-sized insects, there are no doubt many yet to …

How do I know if wild game has the plague?

<i>A:</i><p>First, pay attention to state-issued warnings, which are usually made public during spring and summer when plague outbreak is high. Check with your local DNR or Game & Fish Office to be sure. Here in Arizona the peak season is May-June, but keep in mind that fleas are found on most warm-blooded …

Environmental Health

A Creative Mother’s Photos Take Her Sleeping Baby Boy on Magical Dream Adventures

California artist and mother of three Queenie Liao took a creative series of photos, <i>Wengenn in Wonderland</i>, that take her sleeping baby boy on magical …

Homemade Remake of the Scene in ‘Ghostbusters’ Where Slimer is Sucked Into a Ghost Trap

Cinefix has created a homemade remake of the scene in <i>Ghostbusters</i> (1984) where Slimer is sucked into a ghost trap. This new episode of <i>Homemade Movies</i> …

How Exactly Does the Tea Kettle Whistle?

Image: The Aeroacoustics of a Steam Kettle, The Physics of Fluids<p>Fresh from solving the mystery of why coffee rings form, physicists were eager to …

Intimate Portraits of Wild Lions and Elephants

Wildlife photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols has been capturing intimate portraits of African lions and elephants for years, giving insight into their daily lives. The dedicated photographer manages to get in close to the wild creatures through a variety of methods including the use of a rover, …

Wildlife

Step Inside An American Psychiatric Unit For The Mentally Ill

The confronting work of photographer Jenn Ackerman shines a light on the conditions and realities for some of societies most marginalised and …

5 Headboards Made From Wall Hangings

Have a favorite rug, piece of fabric, or vintage tapestry and looking to add some color and pattern to your bedroom? Consider hanging them behind …

Stylish

Saving Summer: 5 DIY Ways to Keep & Display Flowers or Botanicals

It's hard to let garden flowers go at the end of the season. By pressing or drying your beloved botanicals, you can keep nature at hand throughout …

DIY

Rustic Meets Luxe in a Los Angeles Home

<b>Name:</b> Jeannie Mai and Freddy Harteis <b><br>Location:</b> Los Angeles, California <b><br>Size:</b> 2,400 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 year; Owned<p>You may recognize this …

Interior Design

DIY: Hanging Belt Vessel

21 Comments<p>We've been saving some pretty cute Italian juice jars recently for a possible project in our future, and finally was inspired. Later last …