Rachael Elliott

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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Forests

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.<p>At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new …

Military

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

Urbanism

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Daily Inspiration #1774

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Pin-Up Inspired Illustrations by Julianna Brion

Pin-Up inspired Illustration Series.<p>Baltimore-based artist Julianna Brion studied illustration at MICA. Nowadays, she operates her own design and …

Rodrigo Nino Wants to Crowdfund Your Next Hotel

Getting in on the ground floor of a Manhattan real estate development can be a prohibitive investment for many. The ambitious 17 John project, an extended stay hotel being proposed by Rodrigo Nino’s Prodigy Network, may change all that, while showcasing how an alternative funding and crowdsourcing …

Real Estate

Meander Chair and Rama by Anna Goniaeva

From designer Anna Goniaeva comes two new projects. First is a jewelry box called Rama, which is a study of contrast in material in color. The white …

Oona Ratcliffe’s Broken Topographies

This week’s CMYLK pairs Colourlovers palettes with three paintings by California-born artist Oona Ratcliffe, whose work is represented by gallery …

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Could It Be? Millennials Are The New Generation Of Hippies, But With Better Weed

The Beatles are as popular as ever, Volkswagen vans are back in, and hippies have just become hipsters. Black rights have become gay rights, women's …

Strong Geometry Shaping the Exterior of Birds Nest Residence in Arizona

Located in in Scottsdale, Arizona, the <b>Birds Nest Residence</b> is a clean-lined residential project defined by bold geometric forms. Embracing …

A His-and-Hers Bathroom with Dramatic Mosaic Tile

Tranquil glamour in a his-and-hers space.<p>Designer Sandra Nunnerley adds tranquil glamour to a his-and-hers bathroom in New York City, where the use of mosaic tile creates two different looks — one soft, one bold.

7 Common Makeup Questions Answered

In reality, I have been a professional makeup artist for the last six years. In my mind, I have been a professional makeup artist since I was four. My love for makeup and fashion came at an early age, and enhancing a woman's natural beauty has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember. …

The New Queens of Haute Couture

Becoming an haute couture designer isn’t easy—it takes years of work and acceptance into the official federation. A new documentary follows two young …

#theLIST: Best Dressed: Grammy Awards 2014

Eat These Immunity-Boosting Foods

This season, win the fight against germs by supercharging your natural defenses.<p>Most of us already know the basics when it comes to warding off a wintertime cold or flu—from excessive hand washing to loading up on vitamin C and getting plenty of rest, as well as keeping stress at bay. However, …

Best Ads from Spring 2014

See the most stellar ad campaigns from Spring 2014.<p>With faces ranging from models with buzz to pop superstars and Oscar winners—and the most-in demand photographers behind the lens, ad campaign season is a bit like fashion photography Christmas. See the most stellar of the season.

Why Can't I Look Away From This Lava Destroying A Coke Can?

Maybe, just maybe, the can isn't consumed by lava the 40th time I play the video. Then I'd look like a real idiot, if I missed that.<p>In the video here, you will see, as promised, a can of Coca-Cola devoured by lava. There are two cans, even. I am hypnotized by this. Is it the juxtaposition of the …

Can Mom's Pregnancy Diet Rewire Baby's Brain For Obesity?

Moms-to-be are often reminded that they're eating for two. It's tempting to take this as an excuse to go for that extra scoop of the ice cream. (Believe me, I've been there.)<p>But a solid body of research suggests that expectant mothers should be walking away with the opposite message: Pregnancy …

6 Famous Thought Experiments Explained in 1 Minute Each

Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”<p>The Open University, an online educational institute, took …

American Philosophy

Sale Shopping Guide: The Best Deals in Design, Week of January 20, 2014

Sales from 15-50% off at Crate & Barrel, Arhaus, Burke Decor, and more.<p><b>This week's home design sales from around the web:</b><p>15% off all media storage, consoles, towers, and entertainment centers at Crate & Barrel.<br>• 15% off occasional and accent tables at Ethan Allen.<br>• 15% off sofas and sectionals and 20% …