Marina Williams

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23 BEACH LIFE HACKS TO MAKE THE SUMMER A BLAST

The beach is calling my name! I can’t wait for summertime to arrive (or at least some warm spring weather). And while we’re over here dreaming up …

Lifehacks

10 Century-Old Life Hacks Are Surprisingly Useful Today

It is a known fact that hacks from the early 20th century are not the first place to turn to for tips to make life easier – all thanks to Google. The …

Lifehacks

These Vegan Cauliflower Recipes Taste Like Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Utilizing cauliflower in your cooking is a sneaky way to get in more veggies.<p>June 19, 2018<p>When you think of cauliflower, do you imagine a plate of …

Vegan

Dreamlike Landscapes Grow from Sculptural Portraits by Yuanxing Liang | Colossal

<p>Wondrously detailed worlds emerge from busts of youthful women in clay sculptures by Chinese artist Yuanxing Liang. Ambling trees, bridges, and …

Sculpture

Tropical islands suck. Go to these 7 islands instead.

Islands are awesome but, for many, the tropics aren’t worth the bother. Hot, sweaty, buzzing with tourists and mosquitoes…how are you supposed to …

European Travel

Creative Dad Always Illustrates Stunning Works of Art on His Kids’ Lunch Bags

Creative dad Lynell Jinks, aka Brown Bag Dad, knows how to make his kids feel special. Using a plain brown paper bag as his canvas, he draws and paints stunning art on his 11- and 12-year-olds’ lunch bags. The illustrations range from cartoon characters to action heroes as well as important figures …

Barack Obama

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Food

Interview: Expressive Paintings of Native Americans in Authentic Dress

Artist Jeremy Winborg is known for his expressive paintings that pair palette knife backdrops with lifelike subjects. Rendered in a distinctive style, these energetic portrayals feature iconography that ranges from local landscapes to religious figures. In addition to reimagining these regularly …

Mesmerizing Paintings Capture the Movement of Splashing Waves

Brooklyn-based artist Phoebe Sonder creates captivating seascape paintings that present the “power and vulnerability of the water's movement.” Ranging in both scale and stylistic approach, her striking series of ocean art showcases the beauty and buoyancy of splashing waves.<p>In each energetic piece, …

Art

Photographer Shoots Exquisite Portraits to Look Exactly Like Old Masters’ Oil Paintings

Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk infuses the luscious beauty of Old Masters paintings into her fine art photography. Their timeless works go beyond passing inspiration, however, and lovers of art history will find direct influences in her work. In one photo a young girl, her head covering, …

12 Bizarre Events From The World Which Prove That We’ve Done Some Serious Damage To The Planet

<b>For decades, we have been told that climate is changing and this change will cause serious irreversible damage to the Earth's ecosystem.</b> But it seems …

Global Warming

The Colombian capital has been a mecca for street artists since graffiti was decriminalised in 2011. Businesses commission artists, celebrities leave their tag, and you can even join a tour of iconic works

Bogotá

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

KKA S1 Land Ski And Surf Electric Skateboard

Surfers and skiers searching for an electric skateboard that provides a similar experience on land to surfing and skiing may be interested in a new …

Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy …

The Best Yoga Mats on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Woman Creates Pigeon-Shaped Shoes in Attempt to Get Close to Real Pigeons

A DIY master from Tokyo, Japan, recently conquered the internet with a very unusual project. She set out to turn a pair of cheap high-heel shoes into …

High Heels

Great Barrier Reef may no longer be salvageable, Australian experts concede

The Great Barrier Reef – a canary in the coal mine for global warming – can no longer be saved in its present form partly because of the …

Great Barrier Reef

Towering Murals by Blu on the Streets of Italy Confront Environmental and Societal Woes | Colossal

<p>From climate change to capitalism run amok, street artist Blu (previously) pulls no punches in his soaring multi-story murals on the streets of …

Cinematic Photos Captured in Naturally Dramatic and Diverse Landscapes of Iceland

Jay and Vicki Philbrick are portrait and wedding photographers based in New Hampshire. Their company, Philbrick Photography allows them to pursue their passion full-time, but one of their favorite pastimes is creating photo shoots in incredible locations. So, when one of their favorite models, …

Amazing Photos Reveal the Work of Britain’s First Tattoo Artist in Victorian Times

In Victorian England, Sutherland Macdonald stands out as the country's first professional tattoo artist. After James Cook‘s trip to the South Pacific, where the crew was exposed to Polynesian inking culture, tattoos began to trickle into society, growing in popularity through the years. For his …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japan

It’s no coincidence if Japanese gardens remind you of those scene-in-a-shoebox dioramas you made in grade school.<p>A Japanese garden is a miniature …

19 Sugar-Free Lunch Ideas to Bring to Work

You may not think of lunch as being a particularly sugary meal, but between the honey in bread, high-fructose corn syrup in ketchup and salad …

Incredible Photos of Japan’s Natural Landscape That Look Like Watercolors

Tokyo-based photographer Takashi Komatsubara unlocks the beauty of Japan's natural environment with his enchanting photographs. His artistic images seem almost like watercolor paintings, awash with color. Through his lens, Komatsubara transmits the calm elegance of nature in Japan.<p>Taking up …

Long-Distance Couple Traveling the World Apart Collaborate on Creative Split Photos

When couple Becca and Dan were forced to confront a long-distance relationship, they used their love of photography to bridge the gap. With Becca based in Brooklyn, and Dan part of the Remote Year project that sends him to different cities each month, the couple uses their creativity to keep them …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

10+ Amazing Street Art Installations That Cleverly Interact With Nature

Street art is there to surprise and inspire us, to shake up the often dull urban environments in which it can usually be found in order to give us a …

‘Moroccan-inspired’ home with wild fireplace wants $2.5M

The Los Feliz estate belongs to French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet<p>This “Moroccan-inspired” Los Feliz residence certainly isn’t short on personality. Called Casa Pavoreal (Peacock House) in its listing description, the colorful style easily seen from the street carries into the main house, with …

Living Rooms

Artist Makes Mini Tower Cakes You Can Hold in the Palm of Your Hand

It seems that there’s no limit to what you can do with a cake. From sculptural buttercream flowers to mirrored glazes, bakers are using the beloved confection as a canvas for unconventional art. Paying homage to this craft is Rachel Dyke, who specializes in making miniature cakes that’ll fit in the …

Weddings