Nicole Shiying Zhang

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Ingenious Lamps Allow Plants to Grow Indoors without Direct Sunlight or Water

Designers Emilia Lucht and Arne Sebrantke (of Studio We Love Eames) developed a lamp that allows plant lovers to grow greenery anywhere. By using LED lights in place of direct sunlight, the <i>Myrdal Plantlamp</i> is able to create its own self-sustaining ecosystem. This allows the product to mimic the …


19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

National Parks

A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Places to Travel in 2016

12 places to visit this year<p>January<p><b>Asheville, N.C.</b><br>The distant peaks might be dusted with snow, but January in Asheville is relatively mild, with …

7 ways you're wasting money while traveling

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere.<p>Here are seven expenses you can (and should) avoid paying for on your next trip.


10 destinations that are surprisingly affordable in the winter

We've scoured destinations and deals for weeks to come up with bargains and overlooked off-peak destinations that are still great in winter.<p>So, whether you're looking for a bucket-list beach destination or just wanting to hit the slopes, we've found some awesome deals both near and far.<p><i>Deals</i> …

Whistler, BC

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Spotify told us the top 20 songs people listen to in the shower — here they are

At a conference earlier this week, Ek revealed that there are 39,000 active playlists named "Shower." And these playlists get 550,000 streams every day. (No pun intended).<p>But what songs are these people listening to in the shower?<p>Business Insider reached out to Spotify to find out which songs go …

Meghan Trainor

The world's 12 best natural swimming pools | CNN Travel


20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

58 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat. That's why these 58 dishes exist.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food …

Healthy Eating

Mailboxes to Fill with Mother's Day Cards

Mother: She planned your birthday parties and your wardrobe, taught you how to hold a fork and the importance of writing Thank You notes. While there are many ways of showing your love this Sunday, Mother’s Day—with a call, text, tweet, email, Snapchat, flower delivery, or a singing telegram—snail …

Mother's Day

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Leonardo Dicaprio

The Heartland’s best hits: top Kansas sights along I-70

This is the stuff road trips through Middle America are made of: slurping milkshakes at a Formica countertop in a diner that hasn’t changed since 1950, cruising by fields of sunflowers and amber waves of grain that stretch as far as the eye can see, and stopping at the quirky, always-superlative …

Allen Fieldhouse

Street style tip of the day: Blue crush

To find out all the details about this outfit on Joie Girl, click here! <i><br>Girl On The Street highlights the very best of winter street style every day</i> …


The simple way to get a good seat on a plane without paying extra

Just because it looks hopeless doesn’t mean you should give up hope for scoring a seat up front. Even if it looks like you’ve got a snowball’s chance in hell.<p>In fact, even in the bleakest of airplane rides, when the economy cabin looks close to filling up and the only three choices are middle seats …

Los Angeles

Tag: Landscaping 101

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Landscaping 101: Biodynamics for the Edible Garden<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Pink Grasses: …


40+ Christmas Wreaths to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Deck the halls, doors and everywhere else.<p>A little Christmas crafting goes a long way. Start now and you'll have a holiday wreath for every door in your house.


15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

National Geographic Travel

Proof That One Change Can Completely Transform A Room

You don't have to invest in a full-fledged makeover just to get a new look!<p>You don't have to invest in a full-fledged makeover just to get a new look! These 11 rooms prove that one tiny thing can have an enormous impact.

Living Rooms

How to Create An Outdoor Oasis In Your Backyard

The summer heat is pounding down on your shoulders, scorching your skin. You need an escape, but you need one now— one that doesn’t require a plane …

Around the world: Ben Gorham

Since he created boutique fragrance house Byredo in 2009, Ben Gorham has had the perfumery world in raptures with his unique scents that conjure …

15 Weird Sex Facts From Around The World

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>Here in the United States in the year 2014, we have a pretty standard set of mating rituals: Mill around a bar looking for …

Articles about 9 renovations brooklyn on - Dwell

When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco—with collected ephemera, a voluminous...<p>A designer couple bring work home, refashioning their home with a studied eye.<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban …

San Francisco

Fresh From The Dairy: Diamonds

Diamond Sky print by Blake Lockard – I also really like this as a tank top:<p><b>BONUS! Free Shipping now through Sunday, January 26th.</b><p><i>In an ongoing effort</i> …

Loving Vincent: The First Feature-Length Painted Animation Will Explore the Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh | Colossal

<p>Currently in production at Oscar-winning studio BreakThru Films, Loving Vincent will be the first feature-length animated film made solely through …

A mellow yellow look! (by Alana Ruas of Alana Ruas @instintodevestir) #mellowyellow #flowerprint #clutch #ootd #fashionblogger #lookbook #lookbooker

Data Scientist: Sexiest Job Of The Century?

<i>By Judith Magyar, Strategic Communications Director, SAP Platform Solutions</i><p>If there’s one thing that gives a job an indefinable allure, it’s that no one really knows exactly what you do, or how you do it; they just know you do something important that generates impressive results.<p>A recent article …