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12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

Sculpture

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Associated Press News

Scary smart! Clever crocodiles, alligators use sticks to lure prey

As if crocodiles and alligators weren't terrifying enough, scientists have discovered that these ancient, sharp-toothed beasts are incredibly cunning. So clever that they use lures to trap and gobble unsuspecting birds.<p>The discovery in two crocodilian species — mugger crocodiles and American …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop in jewel tones …

How to travel Iceland on a budget

I seem to be drawn to the world’s most expensive countries. Having already drained my bank account during a five-week stint around Ireland this year, …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about 8 striking designs wisconsin on Dwell.com - Dwell

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative...<p>British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...<p>Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind …

Alzheimer's Disease

Artist Uses a Rake to Create Amazingly Large Sand Paintings

Artist Andres Amador takes unconventional art to a whole other level with his incredible sand paintings. Using the beach as his enormous canvas and rakes as his brushes, Amador creates massive, eye-catching murals featuring geometric and floral patterns. The sand artist uses his whole body to …

Art

How to Burn Calories Without Even Trying

jean-marie guyon<p>The holidays can be stressful enough without adding the burden of trying to lose weight. But if you know you're going to want to whip …

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

National Geographic Travel

23 Reasons Australia Is The Most Stunningly Perfect Place To Travel

Australia is travel heaven, and if we had it our way, we'd be there all. the. time.<p>In fact, if "money were no object," U.S. travelers would choose to visit Australia over almost every other country on Earth, according to TripAdvisor's most recent TripBarometer study.<p>And we can't say we blame them. …

Articles about 10 more tiny kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Cool, creative designs at NeoCon 2014 bring a …

Summer Fashion

How to Get the New Waves

Think tousled, imperfect and incredibly sexy. Like bedhead, only better.<p>Giselle's polished ringlets were once the last statement in must-have hair. But the reign is over. Now, it's all about letting hair loose and being a little undone. Tommy Buckett, celebrity hairstylist for Garnier Fructis at …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

6 Photography Tips I Learned From a Wildlife Photographer You Can Use Anywhere, Anytime [PHOTOS]

Photographing wildlife in Africa is a unique experience, but what I discovered about photography when I shot with professional wildlife photographer Gerry van der Walt, director of Wild Eye, and his team in Kenya this past September was surprisingly universal. Whether in the bush or in your own …

Landscape Photography

Nelson Mandela sentenced to life in 1964 - a picture from the past

This photograph taken on 16 June 1964, shows eight men, among them Nelson Mandela, leaving the Palace of Justice in Pretoria after being sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rivonia trial. Their fists are raised in defiance through the barred windows of the prison car. For many people this was the …

Photog Creates Beautiful Fantasy Worlds in Her Tiny Studio Without Any Photoshop

Some of the most extraordinary photography we’ve run across was created by folks who use little to no Photoshop while capturing incredible photos …

Storms, floods and tidal surge devastate the UK's east coast - in pictures

The worst storm and tidal surge in 60 years have hit Britain's North Sea coastline, with thousands evacuated from their homes and coastal properties collapsing into the sea

The Breathtaking Beauty of the Western US Captured in Time-Lapse

It’s getting harder and harder for photographers who shoot time-lapse to get our attention. You see, they’re getting too darn good, and so gorgeous …

National Geographic – 125 years of groundbreaking travel photography

Before television and the internet, there was National Geographic. Using the world's finest photographers and writers, the 'golden rectangle' brought the planet into our homes. Travel writer Pico Iyer celebrates 125 years of the iconic magazine<p>In pictures: 125 years of National Geographic<p>As a …

Ariel Castro days before suicide: 'I don't know if I can take this neglect anymore'

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Frustrated by conditions in his cell, obsessed with the quality of prison food and convinced that guards were mistreating him, Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide as the reality of living out his life in prison set in, two consultants concluded Tuesday.<p>The two, …

UPDATE: Florida’s stranded whales are making their escape

“The overall mood became more hopeful,” says the NOAA<p><b>Update 12/5/2013 3:45 PM ET:</b> More encouraging news from the NOAA, which is tweeting live updates:<p>[embedtweet id="408696876376928256"]<p>[embedtweet id="408697469749317632"]<p>[embedtweet id="408698176443392000"]<p><b>Update 12/5/2013 3:33 PM ET:</b> At least 20 …

Associated Press News

Stranded whales spotted disappointingly closer to shore

Hopes that a large group of pilot whales stranded in Florida's Everglades National Park may have gone out to sea were dashed when officials spotted seven whales that have now joined others swimming slowly in shallow water.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said it is less …

Yes, We’re Dropping Thousands of Dead Mice Laced With Tylenol on Guam

For the fourth time, the U.S. has dropped onto Guam a huge pay­load of dead mice at­tached to tiny card­board stream­er-para­chutes and laced with …

Climate Change Is Creating Anxious Fish