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65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

Elvis as a Teen? See a Never-Before-Published Photo From His Hometown in Tupelo, Mississippi

Is it really him? Elvis friends, relatives, and experts weigh in.<p>Elvis Presley is one of the most photographed figures in music history. But in the nearly 37 years since his death, every significant picture of rock’s swivel-hipped pioneer has been widely seen. Or has it?<p>Wade Jones, 50, a lifelong …

Green Smoothies You'll Actually Want to Drink

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

10 Iconic Hair Styles That Endure Time

From Twiggy's famed pixie to Veronica Lake curls, take a cue from these retro inspirations that translate thoroughly modern in 2017.<p>From Twiggy's famed pixie to mastering Veronica Lake's curls, take a cue from these retro inspirations that translate thoroughly modern in 2017.

Iron Lady: Georgia May Jagger as Margaret Thatcher

Model Georgia May Jagger salutes Margaret Thatcher.<p>With a biopic about Margaret Thatcher hitting the big screen soon, model Georgia May Jagger salutes the former prime minister's formidable fashion, power suits and all. Plus, read Suzy Menkes' article on Thatcher's sense of style.

Models’ Faces Turned Into Stunning Optical Illusions By Creative Russian Duo

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov and makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan have created a bewitching series of portraits that play with the …

15 Truly Breathtaking Pools From Around The World

Forget the world's most crowded swimming pool. If you're planning a vacation in the future, why not treat yourself to a dash of luxury and check into …

Artist Transforms New Zealand's Utility Boxes with Graffiti

Auckland, New Zealand is being transformed, one utility box at a time, by artist Paul Walsh. After gaining local recognition for a Grumpy Cat mural he created, the gifted illustrator and web designer was approached by Chorus (a company that operates New Zealand's phone network) to beautify their …

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The Most Exquisite Rooms Inside the Beautiful Louvre

As one of the world's most visited museums, it's rare to see the Louvre's array of lovely rooms completely empty. Through a project that began as a commission by Le Muse du Louvre, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot gives us a rare glimpse of the colorfully ornate spaces throughout the …


Meditative Moments of Solitude Expressed in Black and White

Self-taught photographer Miro Simko captures strikingly secluded moments in his series entitled <i>Solitariness</i>. Each photo features a single car, truck, or person moving along an empty highway or a deserted back road. The strong contrast between one long strand of road and a single subject creates a …


Polar Vortex: Chicagoan Turns Boiling Water into Cloud

While most of the US tries to stay warm through the Polar Vortex, one man in Chicago (or “Chiberia”) decided to have a little “scientific” fun. Two days ago, as temperatures dropped to a staggering -14F, Scott Harrison stepped into the cold and shot this cityscape view of downtown Chicago while …


Fr. Robert Nugent Dead: Priest Founder Of New Ways Ministry, Gay And Lesbian Catholic Group, Dies

A devoted advocate for gay and lesbian Catholics, Father Robert Nugent, SDS, has passed away. Nugent is known for co-founding New Ways Ministry, an organization that cares for gay and lesbian Catholics.<p>A blog on the New Ways website shared the news of his passing, which took place on January 1, …

China man in balloon bound for disputed islands crashes

<b>A Chinese man flying a hot air balloon to a group of disputed islands had to be rescued after his balloon crashed, Japan's Coast Guard has said.</b><p>The man, who said he was a cook, was heading to an East China Sea island chain controlled by Japan, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China.<p>The man …


Awesome Spray Painted Illusion of a Hovering Tree Cut in Half

Graphic designer Daniel Siering and art director Mario Schuster (aka Mario Shu) have taken a solitary tree in Potsdam, Germany and transformed it into a split, hovering trunk with nothing more than some paint and tin foil. To create the illusion, Siering and Shu wrapped a section of the tree in …

Digital Art

Lighting Up Legally in Pictures

Antarctica ship rescue plan foiled by weather

Passengers aboard a scientific research ship stuck in sea ice near the coast of Antarctica are preparing to spend another night on the vessel after plans to evacuate them by helicopter were aborted.<p>The rescue mission was cancelled in the early hours of Wednesday because of hazardous weather …

Killer storm: 13 deaths blamed on winter blast as snow piles up

A massive winter storm dumped snow across the Northeast and ushered in dangerously cold temperatures Friday, leaving travelers stranded and cutting a deadly trail across several states.<p>The treacherous conditions have led to at least 13 deaths in the eastern United States, according to The …

20 Tips To Change Everything In 2014

As humans, it’s part of our DNA to strive for bigger, faster, stronger, and better. And, at no time is this drive more consuming than at the …

The Runway Trends That Came Alive in 2013

In 2013, fashion seemed tired of acting proper—and all our favorite stars endorsed the excitement. The odes to understatement and ladylike allure … on Twitter: "#Vogue covers of the year: #MillaJovovich took us to the Big Apple in February."

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Shrug it Off: 8 Off-the-Shoulder Dresses

This season there's nothing hotter than giving the cold shoulder.<p>This season there's nothing hotter than giving the cold shoulder. The 80s trend feels fresh again in sophisticated shapes. Leave your basic sheath in the back of the closet, and show off a little skin at your next holiday fête in this … on Twitter: "A metallic blue strap and pink sapphires make the @Dior VIII watch more covetable than ever"

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Secrets of a Makeup Master

Napoleon Perdis is redefining what it means to be a modern guru. Christine Lennon meets the unstoppable Aussie.<p>Even among the peacocks who populate his professional circle, Napoleon Perdis is not known for subtlety. On a recent morning, the Australian makeup artist turned entrepreneur is in mobile …

Michael Schumacher: what we learned from the press conference

Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is being treated in hospital for a head injury sustained while skiing off-piste in Méribel in the Alps. Doctors treating Schumacher in Grenoble gave an update at 10am GMT on Monday on his condition. They said:<p><b>• Schumacher sustained an injury to the</b> …

Dollar drops as Treasury yields edge lower

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The dollar dropped against the euro and other major currencies on Monday as Treasury yields edged lower.<p>“Some of the panic …

Doctor says former F1 champion Michael Schumacher is 'fighting for his life'

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion race car driver Michael Schumacher remained in critical condition and was "fighting for his life" Monday after suffering head injuries in a skiing accident in France.<p>Chief anesthesiologist Jean-Francois Payen told reporters Monday that the seven-time champion is …

The weekend in pictures

The best images from around the world this weekend