Katrina Abbott

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Owning a Horse

Horse ownership can be very exciting and rewarding. The primary benefits from horse ownership are companionship, recreation and relaxation, but many …

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Woman dies after farewell to horse at Wigan hospital

<b>A cancer patient has died after a final farewell to her favourite horse outside the hospital where she was treated.</b><p>Staff at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan granted Sheila Marsh's last wish, by arranging a visit from two of her horses on Monday afternoon.<p>The hospital said the 77-year-old, …

14 Colorful Ideas for Your Bathroom

Don't overlook this space in your house.<p>Don't overlook this space in your house — add some color, whether it's through tile, wallpaper, or even your towels.

Interior Design

Circus Lions Rescued in Peru, Headed for New Home in Colorado

Twenty-one circus lions and ten monkeys await transfer to a Colorado sanctuary early next year.<p>By early next year Jan Creamer, co-founder and president of Animal Defenders International (ADI), intends to see 30 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia running free in a permanent new home in …

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …

7 Mistakes You Make Vacuuming

Make sure you're vacuuming correctly! Here are seven mistakes you might be making.<p><i>Pamela Moore / Getty</i><p><b>1. You don't vacuum in both directions</b><p>If you only vacuum in one direction, you're not removing all of the dirt and dust. Some of it can hide under carpet fibers, and vacuuming in both …

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The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Hitchhat pattern by Martina Behm

Earn a 10% discount if you put 3 or more of my patterns in your shopping cart!<p><i>Pattern available in English and German – Anleitung auch auf …

Knitting

Every single Black Friday deal you need to know about

Black Friday

Narrow House in Japan With A Vertically Living Space

It’s not the first time Fujiwarramuro Architects surprise us with an unusual design. We’ve already seen another one of their creations, a house with …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

9 Disliked Celebrities Who Deserve Another Chance

Sometimes it's easy to get wrapped up in the fervor that follows certain shunned celebrities. Maybe they've made some mistakes. Maybe they're dealing with personal problems. Or maybe they've done nothing wrong at all and simply lack a likable public persona. Still, they are human beings, and they …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of getting from one …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

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 …

Meet K-Pop Superstar G-Dragon: The Fan Favorite Best New Artist!

After weeks of intense voting, one artist emerged as a runaway fan favorite in this summer's Fuse Favorite: Fan Edition poll. To celebrate the …

Hat + Hand Warmers for Beginners

Many of us probably remember using grandma’s scratchy scraps and old bent aluminum needles to knit our very first scarf, hat or blanket. We were …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before