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Your own Italian home for $1? You can buy it in Ollolai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever dreamed of owning a home in a pretty village in Italy ? The news you've been waiting for has finally arrived.<p>You can now buy one for just over a dollar.<p>Ollolai, a destination in the mountain region of Barbagia on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, is selling hundreds of abandoned …

Italy

Bea de Giacomo photographs the wonders of pregnancy

Milan-based photographer Bea de Giacomo describes her aptitude to the medium as combining “elements hailing from different photographic fields”. As a …

Pregnancy

Managing overtourism an increasing feature of global travel

LONDON — Venice is planning to divert massive cruise liners. Barcelona has cracked down on apartment rentals.<p>Both are at the forefront of efforts to …

The Rise of 'Bleisure' Travelers

A new study from Expedia reveals how the trend of bleisure travel—a combination of business and leisure travel—is a rising trend in the United States …

Hospitality

White Sand Beaches Where You Can Plan That Vacation You've Been Daydreaming About

The image of a flawless beach is one that often includes white sand — and palm trees, clear water, and blue skies, of course.<p>Though many of the …

Beaches

Photographer Exposes The ‘Truth’ Behind Professional Portraits, And It May Surprise You

We've all seen it when flipping through Instagram; those perfect, cinematic portraits of pregnant women in enchanted forests, happy couples lounging …

The OXYGEN Bomb: Place This Wherever You Want To CLEAR Toxins And Negative Energy From The Air In Your Home

Do you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, or get colds every once in a while even though you take good care of yourself? If the answer is yes, …

Google's new Android app: Manage storage, share files without using mobile data

Google's Files Go will give Android users a simple way to share files and manage storage.<p>Google is preparing to launch a new Android app that will …

Apps

10 Commonly Misused Phrases That Make You Sound Unprofessional | Inc.com

Most of us have misused a word or phrase at one time or another--in a meeting, a written report, a conversation, or even in public speaking. Whether you find out about it right away or long after the fact, it's embarrassing to realize you've gotten something wrong, especially in front of people you …

Language

Get Paid to Live at Luxury Resorts in Cancún

Dream job alert: Get paid $10,000 a month to live the good life in luxury resorts in Cancún.<p>If you would rather be lounging on the beach, sipping …

Want to Stay Safe While Traveling? Wear a Rolex

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

The Coolest Fall Styling Trick No Matter Your Body Type

<i>When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist</i> <i>Micaela Erlanger</i> <i>also divulges her</i> …

Huawei reportedly plans to launch its foldable smartphone in November

Speculations as to whether or not Huawei will release a “truly foldable” smartphone have been surfacing for years now but a launch date may be near. …

This Photo Series Celebrates Women’s Orgasm In All Its Raw Beauty It’s Totally Refreshing

A woman's sexuality is often questioned, repressed, looked down upon and sometimes, even chastised. Across the world, women are told to keep their …

Someone just transformed the iPad into a touchscreen MacBook Pro

When I first discovered a Medium post that explains how developers were able to add a button to an iOS device, I thought that’d be a neat solution …

This little machine can clean your clothes with 10 liters of water and no power

Update: The Drumi is finally in production as of late September, but without an exact ship date. Yirego, the company behind the electricity-free …

10 Spooky Ghost Towns that You can Actually Visit

You can tell a lot about a place by its past, and this world is filled with historic cities built on the backs of visionaries from long ago. While …

Articles about minimalist mexican retreat uses array strategies beat heat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Comprised of four modules arranged around a central courtyard, this home is a fresh take on the casa de fin de semana.<p>Using local materials and building methods, a London-based firm crafts a serene home in South Africa.<p>Mason Florence, ex-rodeo rider, photo gallery director, and publisher of Bangkok …

Mexico City

China's 'Great Cannon' could hack anyone, researchers warn

China's recent attack on GitHub and GreatFire.org was carried out using a specially designed offensive system dubbed the "Great Cannon" (GC), …

10 Secrets to Ultra-Cheap Travel

<i>(Photo: Woman with Elbows on Overflowing Suitcase via Shutterstock)</i><p>Seasoned budget travelers aren't "cheap" in the traditional sense of the word -- they're just good at stretching every dollar. Here are 10 secrets every budget traveler should know about seeing the world on the cheap without …

Travel tip: Showering with your clothes is an easy way to do laundry

<i>Reader Mary E. Barton Mayes shared this idea for getting clean on the road:</i><p>Here's a tip I borrowed from my husband and that I pooh-poohed at first, with regrets.<p>He does his own hand laundry while showering -- no painful leaning over a small basin and splashing on the counter, no worries about …

Laundry

The Gem-Like Turquoise Ice Found on Lake Baikal

Russian photographer Alexey Trofimov calls Lake Baikal “the gem that does not need to be cut.” It’s the oldest, largest, deepest, and clearest …

Meet The Stylist Who 'Spoofed' 11 Iconic Fashion Ads

After 30 years in the style business, Nathalie Croquet is finally getting her chance to shine. Croquet is a French stylist who's become an Internet sensation for her parodies of famous high-fashion ads, which are a series of eleven pictures in an art project she calls "SPOOF."<p>Imagined by Croquet …

word.camera Turns Your Photo Into Paragraphs

word.camera is a curious new website that can magically transform a photograph into words, sentences, and paragraphs that describe what’s seen in …

This guy has gamed the airline industry so he never has to pay for a flight again

"It's just a day in the office in here essentially," the 28-year-old Keyes told Business Insider. "I've got a nice work space, food, drinks, some Wi-Fi. This is like this whole other world."<p>Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress, gained access to the lounge as a perk from one of his 25 credit cards. …

Free Microsoft tool scans files with 50 different antivirus scanners

A new version of the useful and popular Microsoft Autoruns tool has added support for VirusTotal. VirusTotal is an online virusscanner from Google …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

This 3D Printed Toyota Engine Really Revs

When people discuss engines, they usually mention the number of cylinders, horsepower, and maybe the engine’s torque, but do they have an …

Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of World's First Vertical Farms

A unique conveyer belt design allows the three-story greenhouse to be efficient and sustainable, providing jobs and fresh produce to the Jackson community.<p>Jackson, Wyoming, is an unlikely place for urban farming: At an altitude over a mile high, with snow that can last until May, the growing season …

Urban Agriculture

This strange-looking ‘Impossible’ electric bike can be easily folded into a backpack

“Impossible” is the name of a new electric bike Kickstarter project started by Impossible Technology that has almost doubled its target goal, with 41 …