Mark Keiser

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2015 Audi A3 e-tron First Drive

Say hello to the newest member of Audi’s A3 lineup for 2015: the A3 Sportback e-tron. Sure, at first glance it may look just like a regular A3 …

Electric Vehicles

VW Golf R pitted against BMW M235i in enthusiast's choice battle

Most people don't have two, open spots in their garage to fit a practical daily driver and a fire-breathing performance car for the weekends. That's what makes vehicles like the Volkswagen Golf R and BMW M235i just about perfect for the average person. Both of these Germans can lope around as a …

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.

Kitchens

Outdoor Showers: 20 Ideas for Bathing en Plein Air

Outdoor showers season is getting underway. Is there any greater luxury than bathing outdoors? You don’t need much more than a shower head and a …

Google's Company That Wants To Cure Death Now Has Its Own Website

Calico, the company Google launched in September to try to cure death by tackling aging and illness, now has an official website (hat-tip to SFGate, where we first saw the news).<p>When Google CEO Larry Page first announced the new lab, he didn't give much of a roadmap for how Calico would work on …

Lauren Bacall: A Photo Gallery

WWI 100th Anniversary: Rare Colour Photos from the Trenches of First World War

We are used to seeing the First World War in black and white, but it was the first conflict captured on camera in colour.<p>The Great War saw many …

Traveling Light: Putting Together a Photography Kit for Travel

Taking photographs on holiday or whilst traveling for any other reason is one of the things many of us look forward to. The problem is travel, and in …

These Amazing Colorized Photographs Bring World War I To Life

In honor of World War I's centennial this year, The Open University has "colorized" a sample of select photos from the conflict with the help of a photograph restoration expert.<p>The photos, which were originally in black and white, feel jarringly current when colorized. World War I began 100 years …

THE TRAVEL FILES: RUGEN BEACH HOUSE IN GERMANY | THE STYLE FILES

Benefiting from the rugged beauty of the Baltic coast, Rügen Beach House is a tranquil retreat immersed in nature. Scandinavian in its design, this …

Sergi Pons uncovers stonework and ceiling vaults in renovated Barcelona apartment

Barcelona architect Sergi Pons has exposed stone walls and wooden beams during the renovation of this apartment in the city's Les Corts …

Designing a Small and Glamorous Guest Bathroom

Amy Meier explains how she decorated a compact guest bathroom in Coronado, California, with rich materials and textures.<p><b>Christine Pittel: What is that gorgeous striated stone on the walls?</b><p><b>Amy Meier:</b> It's not stone. It's wallpaper. This house is on Coronado Island, opposite San Diego, and the beach …

45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

Interior Design

5 Tips for Choosing Bed Linens

The founder of DwellStudio shares five tips for the selecting the chicest — and coziest — bed linens out there.<p>Being that we spend about one-third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to invest in bedding that's not only comfortable, but stands the test of time. But with so many options out there — …

Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him. As the 14-year-old ran for …

An audience with Ukraine rebel chief Igor Bezler, the Demon of Donetsk

With a walrus moustache, a fiery temper and a reputation for brutality, Igor Bezler is the most feared of all the rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine. Nicknamed Bes, or “the Demon”, he is regarded as something of a loose cannon, even by other rebels, who speak about him in hushed tones. If the …

10 Easy Pieces: Classic Canvas Camp Cots

There was a period a while back when my favorite summer sleeping accommodations were relegated to camping’s dark ages by the emergence of …

Trendy Bathroom Additions That Bring Home The Luxury Spa!

Contemporary bathrooms are quickly transforming into amazing and opulent retreats that allow you to rest and rejuvenate right at home. Gone are the …

20 Uniquely Beautiful Coffee Tables

The amazing design here uses wood and class to create a coffee table that mimics real life topography.<p>Another table that takes its inspiration from …

Hasselblad Releases CFV-50c CMOS Back for V-System Cameras

Today, Hasselblad launched the CFV–50c, a 50-megapixel CMOS back – identical to that found in the H5D–50c – capable of being attached to any existing …

The German officer who tried to kill Hitler

<b>On 20 July 1944, a 36-year-old German army officer, Col Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, arrived at a heavily guarded complex hidden in a forest in East Prussia. His mission was to kill Adolf Hitler.</b><p>The Wolfsschanze, or Wolf's Lair, was Hitler's secret headquarters on the Eastern Front. …

Malaysia Airlines plane crashes on Ukraine-Russia border - live

Foreign ministers agree to impose visa bans and asset freezes but fall short of US expectations on deeper economic sanctions. Follow all the latest developments<p><b>• Foreign ministers agree more 'forceful' sanctions</b> <b><br>• Hollande aide: UK 'hypocrite' to call for French sanctions</b> <b><br>• British investigators to</b> …

The World’s Most Beautiful Light Switches, by Way of France

French company Meljac was founded by Andre Bousquet, an engineer by trade who noticed that electrical equipment was lacking in the aesthetics …

The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the beauty of the desolate buildings he passed on …

Back to Basics: How to Use Photoshop’s Cool Content Aware Scale Tool

Photoshop’s Content Aware Scale tool doesn’t get much headline time thanks to other popular features like Content Aware Move and, of course, the …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

Landscape Photography

Expert Advice: The Ultimate Rental Checklist, Landlord Edition

With the rise in online rental sites such as Airbnb and VRBO, it’s easier than ever to snap a few photos, create a listing, and rent out your house …

How To Make Your Home Look Like You Hired An Interior Designer

Here at Freshome, we have a lot of respect for interior designers and all of the hard work they put into their designed spaces. It takes a certain …