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7 Ways To Determine A Home's Architectural Style

Whether you're headed to open houses or just cruising around town, you may begin to notice architectural details of the homes around you: round columns versus square on a front porch, stucco versus brick, and a gabled roof versus a saltbox roof. For the curious homebuyer, it opens up a slew of …

Real Estate

Amazing images of the world's greatest cities before they were cities

1/<p>Rio de Janeiro was founded by Portuguese colonists in 1565.<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>2/<p>Guanabara Bay, the second largest bay in Brazil, was one of the main …

Hatton Garden heist: Ringleader buried his loot in graves of two relatives, court hears

Daniel Jones - who has admitted his part in country's biggest ever burglary - offered to reveal where he had hidden his share of £14 million stash<p>One of the ringleaders of the Hatton Garden jewellery heist buried his stash in the cemetery plots of two relatives but only revealed one of them to the …

The 100 best books of 2015

To order any of these books from the Telegraph at a 20% discount, call 0844 871 1514 or visit books.telegraph.co.uk and quote XMAS20. Discount valid until 28th November 2015.<p>100 Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee <b>(</b>William Heinemann, £18.99<b>)</b><p>Because the action of Go Set a Watchman takes place 20 years …

The best books to read before you die

• Popular entertainment<p>Need something to read this Book Lovers Day? Here are the best books to read before you die...<p>Today marks National Book Lovers …

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Adriana, Lily, Martha and Sara Reveal Their Victoria's Secret Show Workout Regimes

<b>Adriana Lima:</b> Each year, I try to be physically and mentally prepared for the show. People say that we train like Olympic athletes and I think …

Characters From Renaissance Paintings Take Over The Streets Of Ukraine

The heroes of Renaissance masterpieces -- they're just like us!<p>For his series "The Daily Lives of Gods," Alexey Kondakov juxtaposes the modern and oft bleak streets of Kiev, Ukraine, with classic Renaissance paintings. The idea came to the Ukrainian art director when he discovered the 17th century …

Actress Brigitte Bardot Watching Pablo Picasso At Work In His Studio In Vallauris (1956)

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7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

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3 Brain Dead Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating

Everybody has <i>that</i> friend. That guy or gal who never keeps a commitment. You ask them to do something, maybe they offer to help you with something, come out for a drink or send you an email with some information. They NEVER do it.<p>We humans are pretty smart. We quickly learn that this person cannot …

Procrastination

Step into the dark fantasy worlds of artist Nicolas Delort

It all started with <i>Dragon Ball Z</i>.<p>When he was young, Nicolas Delort's friends were watching the anime and collecting the cards, but he fell in love with the black-and-white manga that inspired it all. "Akira Toriyama's ink work is so clean, precise, and elegant and I spent a lot of time tracing, at …

Artist Virtually 'Paints' Ancient Drawings Onto Modern Homes Around The World

Muralists need a lot of things that aren't easy to come by: money, connections, and a wall for starters. Polish artist Maria Umievskaya realized she could approximate the reach of a public artist without any of these resources, using only the internet. Her virtual series juxtaposes clean modern …

Art

Pictures of the Week 12.25.14

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The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Iconic photographer Phil Stern captures Hollywood

Updated 26th June 2015

A Brief And Booty-Filled Guide To The History Of Erotic Photography (NSFW)

<i>Note: This article spans the history of erotic photography. Consider yourself warned.</i><p>Since the dawn of time -- or at least the dawn of the daguerrotype -- one subject has captivated artists of all mediums and movements alike with its beauty, intrigue and mystique. The odalisque, <i>au natural</i>, in her …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Pictures of the Week 11.27.14

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See the artwork that only reveals itself at a 90 degree angle

These images seem to appear in front of your eyes - as they're formed from a formation of 160 glass strips.<p>The artwork is a quirky anamorphic structure that only reveals itself at a 90 degree angle, when a fish or a bird is brought to life before quickly disappearing.<p>Despite three images completing …

The 30 best closing lines in films

THE SHOT: Robyn's Odyssey

In 1977, I was given the ultimate National Geographic assignment: track down a mysterious and stunningly beautiful young woman named Robyn Davidson who crossed 2000 miles of treacherous Australian outback alone with four camels and her dog Diggity. I photographed her five times during her nine …

NY Through the Lens: A Photographic Love Letter to New York City and Nostalgic Longing

It’s impossible to write about Vivienne Gucwa‘s photography without trying it in to her own inspirational story of struggle and success. The images …

Approved Moments in Cleavage History, From Sophia Loren to Beyoncé

Photo: Photofest<p>This week, the Internet was rife with retellings of **Sophia Loren’**s memorable 1957 interaction with a sensationally dressed Jayne Mansfield. As seen in a photograph (shown above), the generously curved beauties shared a table at a Paramount party, where Loren was captured casting …

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

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