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8 reasons South Africa is the most beautiful tourist destination in the world

<i>Featured image: Flickr.com/Ajay Goel<br>Article images: Walter Jackson</i><p>At the time of writing this article, I have travelled to over 140 countries across …

South Africa

Travel Guide: The South Africa City You've Been Overlooking

There are many ways to describe Durban, South Africa: It's the country's third most populous city, a melting pot of African, Indian and colonial influences, and in 2015, it was one of seven cities named the new urban wonders of the world.<p>But Andrew Rall prefers the Destiny's Child analogy. "Someone …

South Africa

Travelers Say That This $128-A-Night Hotel Is The Best In The World

It beat out luxurious properties all over the world for the top honor.<p>The people have spoken — world travelers have deemed Viroth's Hotel in Cambodia the very best in the world, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards.<p>The travel site released their 2018 hotel award-winners this week, …

Hospitality

Inside A Mid-Century Modern Loft In Tribeca by Kevin Dumais — Mid-Century Modern Homes

When asked about his love of midcentury furniture, Kevin Dumais answers with a crime story. The year was 2002, and he had just moved from his native Massachusetts to Manhattan. To celebrate, the young designer bought a long-coveted vintage Finn Juhl chair online and arranged to collect it from a …

Interior Design

''Do We Really Need to Fly?'': Meet the Climate Scientists Walking Their Talk

Last December, atmospheric scientist Peter Kalmus ruffled some feathers when he called out 25,000 of his colleagues for flying to the American …

Tour A Young Bachelor’s Apartment In DC - Bachelor Pad Ideas

There are a lot of firsts in life that signal a new era—your first driver’s license, the first time you need a vehicle that can fit the whole family, and for a young, real estate developer and serial investor, the first time you’re in the financial position to start building your own art collection.<p>…

Interior Design

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According To Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

Thomas Heatherwick does totally tubular, totally mind-blowing repurposing of grain silos

<b>Silos in Capetown are turned into South Africa's biggest art museum.</b><p>When I was a kid growing up in Toronto, the entire waterfront smelled like …

The Founder Of 'EyeSwoon' Curates A Home Collection For 'Chairish' That's Full Of Amazing Antique Finds

The digital and interior design maven knows how to pick out an accent chair.<p>If you aren't the type to enjoy rifling through vintage shops for hours in search of <i>the</i> perfect chair or textile, then an online shopping alternative is probably your jam. Digital marketplace Chairish is already a go-to for …

Interior Design

Dana Robbins Schneider (Sustainability Champion)

<i>Sustainability Champion is a woman who through her career and influence is working to stem the depletion of the world’s natural resources and</i> …

New Jersey

20 Brilliant Dining Room Light Fixture Ideas That Elevate Entertaining

Dinnertime just got 10 times better.<p>Most dining rooms are traditionally stately spaces, reserved for family dinners and entertaining friends. But that doesn't mean boring decor is going to cut it. Make your entertaining space equally as fun as the dinners you hold, with the right light fixture that …

Interior Design

How Technology Is Driving Us Toward Peak Globalization

At some point in the future—and in some ways we are already seeing this—the amount of physical stuff moving around the world will peak and begin to …

Emerging Technology

BP is to blame for Deepwater Horizon, but its mistake was actually years of small mistakes.

About 40 minutes into the new movie <i>Deepwater Horizon</i>, there is a scene in which crew member Jimmy Harrell is suddenly called into the dining area on …

Heroism

5 Great Beauty Brands That Don’t Test on Animals

No bunnies were harmed in the making of these products.<p>The recent controversy surrounding Nars’ decision to start selling its products in China, a country that mandates animal testing on some foreign cosmetics, has put the conversation about so-called cruelty-free beauty products front and center. …

Beauty
Carbon Emissions

How to Handle Underperformers on a Team You Inherit

Recently I was talking with a new manager about the team she had inherited. While she thought that most of the team members were doing a good job, she was concerned that one or two people were not pulling their weight. She wasn’t sure what to do about them. She was worried that if she fired these …

Management

How To Avoid Burnout as a Parent and Employee

The working mother has quite a bit on her plate which makes it very likely that she might burn out over the course of the year. Avoiding this burnout …

Motherhood

If We Want A More Equal World, We Need To Dispel These 5 Economic Myths

HONG KONG ― Many of the economic development ideas the West believed to be long-held truths and major Western contributions to modernity no longer seem so accurate. From the unorthodox rise of China and the increasing economic heft of the developing world, through Brexit and the election of U.S. …

Economics

Creating a Culture of Security Through Change Management

It can be difficult to make security a permanent and default behavior within your company, and organizational change management is an unpopular topic …

Ecology

A Simple Centerpiece Is The Secret To This Lush Spring Table

We bet you’ve already got three out of the four items somewhere in your home.<p>We’ve all seen them: those impossibly lush tablescapes that seem to require their own budget and production department. But what if we told you that the keys to creating an inspiring spring fête are already in your …

Decorations

10 Ways To Master Navy Blue and Gold Decor, Pinterest's New Favorite Color Scheme

It's a match made in design heaven.<p>Certain colors were destined to be together: black and white, pink and green, navy and gold?<p>Though unconventional, the latter duo has emerged as one of Pinterest's most popular new decor trends, and we can't help but love the way glamorous gold punctuates the …

Home Decorating

7 Best Things To Do In New Orleans That Deviate From The Expected

Experience the vast history, art and neighborhoods that make the city what it is today.<p>New Orleans: It has an undeniable intrigue that attracts around 10 million visitors per year (and as the backdrop to much of Beyonce's "Lemonade" visual album, we can only imagine that interest is …

New Orleans

Frank LLoyd Wright's Schumacher Fabrics From The 1950s Are For Sale

The vintage textiles are being reissued in honor of the architect's 150th birthday.<p>It's a big year for fans of Frank Lloyd Wright. Not only have several homes designed by the famed architect hit the market, so have a collection of textiles Wright designed in the 1950s in collaboration with fabric …

Architecture

This garden house grows enough food for three generations of one family

Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nhia Architects are no strangers to bringing green space indoors, but their new Binh House can actually grow enough food for …

Architecture
Management
Trump Administration

Jane Goodall Says Trump’s Efforts To Derail Climate Action Are ‘Immensely Depressing'

WASHINGTON — In the face of enormous environmental challenges, including climate change and a biodiversity crisis, Jane Goodall, now 82, continues to spread a hopeful message about the future. But even the famed conservationist, a natural optimist, can recognize a dark day for the planet when she …

Climate

20 Best Gray Living Room Ideas For Your Design Tastes

Sophisticated, playful or relaxed — this hue can conform to the personality of any space.<p>Too often, gray is dismissed as an unemotional color — one that's impartial or bland when placed in a home setting. However, this hue can be a chameleon of sorts, blending with warm hues for a laid-back space, …

Interior Design