Shreya Mago

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The World's Most Beautiful Houses You Can Visit

From Claude Monet's home in the French countryside to a Marrakesh villa once owned by Yves Saint Laurent, these buildings span eight countries and nearly as many architectural styles. The best part? You can set foot inside all of them.<p>Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England<p>Nesvizh Palace in Nesvizh, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

The 54 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

There is no “best” romantic comedy. Something is funny when someone laughs, or romantic when their heart swells, for better or for worse, and we have no right to say why one of these should top another. Your uncle, or cube-mate might say, “That’s stupid. <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> is obviously the best …

La La Land

The Edge Is the Greenest, Most Intelligent Building in the World

The Smartest Building in the World<p>Inside the connected future of architecture<p>By Tom Randall | Sept. 23, 2015<p>From<p>Watch the video 3<p>It knows where you …

Espresso

8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like

Cities used to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on a hill or an island, or somewhere near an extractable …

15 interview questions to measure emotional intelligence

Earlier this year, Container Store CEO Kip Tindell said one of the most important things a leader can have is high emotional intelligence.<p>“Emotional …

28 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

May is here and that means it’s time for graduation, moving on and possibly moving into your first apartment. As a recent grad (congrats, Huskies 2015!), I picked up my stuff, moved across the country and started a job at Brit + Co (ahem, we are hiring!). It was a bit intimidating but also …

13 Free Apps That Are Better Than A Gym Membership

A personal trainer in your pocket.

Apps

SpaceX made some awesome travel posters for Mars

With all the recent news about International Space Station resupply missions, reusable rockets, and drone barges, it's easy to forget that reason Elon Musk created SpaceX in the first place is to help land humans on Mars. In a way, it's great that we're so familiar with the private space company's …

The Beginning Of The End For Terrible Wi-Fi On Planes

Internet on the plane doesn't feel magical anymore, just slow and expensive. That could soon change.<p>Ever wonder why, in 2015, Wi-Fi on U.S. airplanes is still terrible, or expensive, or both? Or completely nonexistent, as is the case on one in five domestic flights? Does it have to be like this? …

Telecoms

18 Photo Booth Backdrops to Buy or DIY for Your Big Day

Even though wedding planning has its rough patches, it is important to remember that you are planning a giant, dazzling, wonderful party to celebrate one thing: LOVE. And of course, if you’re like us, a photo booth is a must-have for any party. It’s entertaining for guests and fun to document all …

17 Gorgeous Marble Looks for Your Dream Kitchen

Move aside, granite. There’s a new stone in town. With its crisp white hue, marble offers a bright and welcoming look that’s both chic and modern. Whether you dream of a simple update to a traditional space with marble backsplash or the ultimate sophisticated kitchen with marble and copper …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

New Jersey

10 Farm Sinks We Wish We Owned

Farm sinks not only add a pastoral touch to any kitchen, they’re also extremely functional. Roomy enough to accommodate the aftermath of a large dinner party, these vintage sinks are also favored by those who love a good DIY floral project. Ahead of spring's bloom, we scoured Instagram for the best …

Americana

5 Spots With The Clearest Waters In The World

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Marjan Lazarevski</i><p>How many times have you visited a beach or a lake, only to be tragically disappointed by the murkiness of the water? Sure, you could go for a swim in there if you <i>really</i> wanted, but there's no way of knowing if whatever brushed your leg was seaweed, …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Sleep

10 Gorgeous Takes On The Open-Shelving Trend

We couldn’t help but notice that nearly every stylish kitchen we’ve spied recently has one thing in common: open shelving. Feeling inspired, we’ve …

Storage Ideas

A Year Later, $19 Billion For WhatsApp Doesn’t Sound So Crazy

Messaging is the center of mobile. Snapchat is raising at around a $20 billion valuation. And no one cares who owns apps. On February 19, 2014, we didn’t know any of these things for sure. So when Facebook announced it would pay $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp — an app most American pundits had …

24 Historic Photos That'll Make You Want To Be An Astronaut

Featuring Buzz Aldrin taking the first selfie in space. And also a lot of American flags.

Space Science

Snøhetta Unveils Final Design for Calgary's New Central Library

Following two years of community engagement, <b>Snøhetta</b> and <b>DIALOG</b> have released the final design for their competition-winning New Central Library in …

The world’s coolest airline pilots

Last week the captain of an Icelandair flight treated passengers to a lap around the erupting Bardarbunga volcano. We take a look at this and five other examples of pilots keeping their cool – or just getting the pizzas in – under pressure<p>Volcano-a-go-go<p>Delays and detours normally mean bad news for …

Reduce Your Carb Count, Have A Healthier Diet: 32 Low-Carb Foods To Try

It's no secret that opting to eat low-carb foods can help you to stay healthy, and in turn, reduce your body fat. *Puts crisp packet down*<p>A study …

Al Jazeera’s Rebel Architecture: Episode 4, “Greening the City”

“Green architecture helps people live harmoniously with nature and elevates human life by embracing the powers of the sun, wind and water into living …

West Bank