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28 DIY Vases Sprouting Up as Our Faves

With spring in sight (we swear it’s coming!), it’s time to start thinking about flowers and how you are going to display those fragrant beauties once they start blooming. Get ready to daydream about warm weather: We’ve got 28 gorgeous DIY vases to display some blooms.<p><b>1. Frosted Vase</b>: Oh la la, do …

How to get upgraded to first class like a boss

Here are the 12 simple steps I followed to get upgraded to business class on my 15-hour flight from Seattle to Dubai.<p>1. Travel solo.<p>The chances of …

These 19 travel hacks will change you

Whether you’re concerned about saving space in your bag or the size restrictions on the liquid toiletries, organising all of your belongings into one …

Corpus Libris, A Series of Photos of People Posing with Book Covers Matched Up With Their Bodies

Since 2008 book enthusiast Emily Pullen has been collecting humorous photos of people posing with book covers matched up with their bodies for her …

21 Furniture Ideas for Pet Lovers And Their Furry Friends

When we furnish our apartments or homes, it’s easy to forget our animal companions. Getting furniture just for your cat or dog might be a bit …

Dictator and Famous People Valentine Day Cards by Ben Kling

There’s nothing wrong with getting your significant other a valentine’s card with hearts, roses, or a pair of swans, but eclectic artist Ben Kling …

Illustrator Finds A Creative Way To Spend Time On A Train

During our commute, most of us will resort to listening to music, reading, or staring at the window and pondering the meaning of life. Illustrator …

9 Tips On How To Get Along With People In Any Situation

No matter where you fall on the extrovert/introvert scale, wouldn’t it be great to learn better tactics to help you get along with the people you …

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Everyday Objects Turned Into Playful Illustrations by Victor Nunes

Artist Victor Nunes combines every-day objects with simple illustrations to turn them into pictures of faces, animals and other playful scenes. His …

15 Unusual Animal Friendships That Will Melt Your Heart

There are some people out there that still believe that animals are just dumb beasts, but the unlikely animal friendships we’ve gathered here will …

33 More Perfectly Timed Photos

With all the cameras and smartphones out there, it’s no surprise that, once in a while, someone captures a truly bizarre once-in-a-lifetime photo. …

Russian Mother Takes Magical Pictures of Her Two Kids With Animals On Her Farm

These wonderful photographs by Elena Shumilova plunge the viewer into a beautiful world that revolves around two boys and their adorable dog, cat, …

10 Stupid Things Americans Do Overseas

Have you been guilty of a foreign-soil faux pas? Our easy guide to being a good citizen of the world will come in handy next time you get your …

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Covet: Packable Camping Cot

Don’t sleep on the cold ground this winter, and don’t pack in a clunky old cot, either. Instead, check out the Helinox Cot One, which becomes available in April.<p>At just over four pounds, the Cot One is light enough to carry on a camping trip and small enough to fit in a pack. It’s taught enough to …

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Anatomy Of A Backpacker

| <b>source:</b> Jan 4th, 2014<p>What is this place we’re living in? Society, I guess that’s what <i>they’re</i> calling it these days. I call it the social prison, …

The Shield of Superman: The Evolution of an Icon

If you want to dress up like Superman, it is important to understand which Superman your going to be. The Shield of Superman: The Evolution of an …

10 Cozy No-Knit Scarves

<b>Scrappy Happy Scarves</b> – These cute scarves with super fun fringe are a great stash-busting tutorial!<p><b>Sweater Sleeve Cowl</b> – So many sweater crafts …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Take these tips from illustrations to your own home.<p>Take these decorator-sourced tips from illustrations to your own home.

10 Decorating Secrets Revealed

Designers share their top dos and don'ts.<p>We asked designers to share some of their favorite tricks and ideas for putting together a beautiful space. Here, they reveal their top dos and don'ts.

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How to Travel to the Maldives for Cheap (Guest Post By Danny) – The Everywhereist

Posted in: Guest Posts<p>This photo, and all the others in this post, courtesy of Danny.<p>–<p><i>Last week, my friend Danny emailed me about writing a guest</i> …

FYI: Do Fat People Stay Warmer Than Thin People?

Pack on some extra pounds for winter<p>At the yearly Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia, participants often smear their bodies with animal fat for insulation against the 70-degree water. But their own body fat also helps to keep them warm, like an extra layer of clothing beneath the skin. When …

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This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Happy 75th Birthday To The Wizard Of Oz

A new exhibition considers the legacy of this quintessential hero story.<p>Happy Birthday, Dorothy and Toto! <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>, MGM’s Technicolor masterpiece, celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Maine’s Farnsworth Museum pays homage to its emerald legacy with an extensive exhibition: <i>The Wonderful</i> …

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