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Why has this video of a waterslide had 7m views?

Video of the Royal Flush Slide at a Texas Water Park has gone viral for its summer vibes and attractive extras<p>This video of a water slide in Texas has been viewed nearly seven million times in just over a week.<p>Filmed on the Royal Flush Slide at the BSR Caple Park in Waco using a combination of …

18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America

Small town America is alive and well.<p>Our friends at CountryLiving.com asked their Facebook fans to share their favorite small towns in America. Here are some of the nominations, all with populations of under 13,000.

12 of the best secret gardens in the UK

The author of new book Wild Garden Weekends picks 12 gardens bursting with colour in spring and summer yet usually uncrowded even in the peak season<p>Coton Manor, near Northampton<p>Bluebells, a wildflower meadow, great cafe, and the most surprising birds (I won’t spoil it for you) are among the …

The foodie traveller … on probably the best pork sandwich in Copenhagen, and the world

Even those who have forsworn animal products seem to find it hard to resist a flæskesteg roast pork roll from Copenhagen’s Isted Grill<p>It was at around 3am on a Saturday morning that I realised Isted Grill, a Danish/Chinese fast food shop in the heart of the happening Vesterbro district, was on to …

Korean Interior Design Inspiration

• 1 |<p>When you can escape into the luxury of a good book, you don’t need anything else to enjoy yourself. But this space, with its floor to ceiling …

Interior Design

10 things Americans want in their homes

There’s the ideal home. Then there are the homes in which we actually live.<p>The discrepancy between the two is the topic of a new report from the …

Self-build: it's time to go Dutch

With the government claiming self-build is the answer to Britain's housing crisis, we look at how they do it in the Netherlands – and whether it would work here<p>Half an hour by train from Amsterdam is a vision of a new Britain. On polder land reclaimed from the Zuiderzee lies Europe's biggest …

Self-build houses: show us your designs

Have you built your own home, or are you part of a group self-build project? We want to see your design<p>From flat-pack kit homes in the Netherlands to fideicomiso self-build apartments in Argentina, more and more people around the world are choosing to bypass the volume house builders and do it for …

Coalition minister wants to give land to young to build own homes

Planning minister Nick Boles puts case for self-build scheme to help meet needs of 'Generation Rent'<p>Young people who cannot afford to buy somewhere to live should be handed plots of state-owned land so they can build homes of their own, the planning minister, Nick Boles, has suggested.<p>The idea is …