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Creative Wall Art Ideas to Breathe New Life Into Your Home

Looking for new ways to freshen up your space? These wall art ideas offer the biggest impact in a room. When designing a home’s interiors, many …

There May Be Another Painting Hidden Beneath The Mona Lisa

Here comes Tom Hanks.<p>A recent discovery seems to indicate that Mona Lisa isn't actually Mona Lisa. Da Vinci, you sly fox. As the BBC reported, French scientist Pascal Cotte analyzed the masterpiece with reflective light technology until he determined—after 10 years—that a portrait of a completely …

Five of the best art exhibitions for Christmas 2015

<b>Visions of Paradise: Botticini’s Palmieri Altarpiece</b><p>It is the season to put nativity scenes on postcards, but the story of religious art goes so much deeper than we tend to notice. This exhibition focuses on one of the most spectacular Renaissance paintings in the National Gallery, a detailed …

Art

Vatican walls lit up to support climate change awareness - in pictures

The Holy See is lending itself to environmentalism with a special public art installation timed to coincide with the final stretch of climate negotiations in Paris. The facade of St Peter’s Basilica was turned into a massive backdrop for a photo light show by Obscura Digital about nature organised …

Climate

Ten Reasons to Love Paris in the Winter

<b>"I love Paris in the winter, when it drizzles...." Cole Porter</b><p>Strolling the streets of the City of Love on a wet, wintery afternoon is one of the fondest memories of my year as a Parisian. I'm no fan of cold weather, and would at times find myself complaining bitterly. But when the trees blossomed …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

Italy

See London's landmarks in Lego at annual Lego-fest Brick

Lego enthusiasts of London, rejoice! The annual Lego show, Brick, returns to the Excel Centre on December 11 for a whole weekend dedicated to those …

Lego

This travel photographer shows one of Italy's most beloved cities in a way you've never seen before

When he was asked by Pixartprinting to continue his series in Venice, Italy, he jumped at the opportunity. Having never visited the city before, Erras was curious to see if stunning floors were as easy to find there as they were in Paris.<p>Erras had no trouble finding a wide array of spectacularly …

21 Intensely Beautiful Places You Need to See Before You Die

It's a great, big beautiful world out there — both near and faraway.<p>It's a great, big beautiful world out there — both near and faraway.

Venice | Discover the Italian Renaissance | Europe Itineraries | Fodor's Travel Guides

Experiences<p>Cruise down the <b>Grand Canal</b> in the vaporetto no. 1; it's the bargain way to take in the view.<br>• The colossal, yet delicate Palazzo Ducale …

Don’t overlook Central and Eastern Europe: 5 tips for trade success

This entry was posted in 2015: a year to export, Blog, Chambers of Commerce, DHL Express UK, Emerging markets, Europe, Go Global, Import/export …

Europe

The Paris climate talks are raising some of the biggest questions humanity has ever had to face

In Paris, the negotiations over a global climate deal are drawing to a close. Will the debates result in decisive action against global warming, or fail as other attempts have failed?<p>There are encouraging signs. A “coalition of high ambition” has emerged, featuring a group of over 100 countries …

Climate

Christmas full moon to arrive for 1st time since 1977

This year, when you look up at the sky on Christmas morning, you'll get a Christmas treat that no one has had since the year the original <i>Star Wars</i> …

Street Style News and Photos (266)

<b>Rita Ora</b> nearly decked herself out in head-to-toe <b>Roberto Cavalli</b> Monday night for dinner at <b>Hakkasan</b> in Beverly Hills.<p>Gasp! What would <b>Unkle Karl</b> …

Street Style

Provence's Legendary Lavender and Olives Threatened by a Changing Climate

AIX EN PROVENCE, France<p>To growers, timing is everything, but climate tinkers with nature’s timing. While climate negotiators face off in Paris, dramatic change hits the luxury crops in Provence that give the storied farm region its identity.<p>Down a row of sage-colored trees, workers on footstools …

36 excellent things to do in London this weekend

South London has it all going on this weekend, with clothing pop-ups and craft markets in Peckham, magazine sales in Elephant and Castle and festive …

England

President Obama just named his favorite movie of the year — here's why his pick is so great

According to Vanity Fair, Obama didn't offer any explanation for why it was his favorite, but he's certainly not the only one who loved the movie.<p>I think "The Martian" is the best space sci-fi movie made in my time. Here's why.<p>"The Martian," directed by Ridley Scott, is a gritty survivalist tale …

Winter Fashion Tricks So Good You'll Look Like You Have a Whole New Wardrobe

Try one of these genius winter style hacks so easy, you might just use them.<p><b>How Freezing Your Tights Will Change Your Whole Damn Life</b><p>Rejoice, no more runs in your tights!<p><b>The Right Way To Style Ankle Boots</b><p>Did you even realize you were doing it all wrong?<p><b>The Sweater Hanger Trick That Just Might Blow</b> …

Hillary Clinton Explains Why Bill Clinton Would Be An Asset In The White House

"He's a great host, so any event I could count on him to make people feel comfortable."<p>Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday she would welcome former President Bill Clinton in the situation room under some circumstances.<p>During an appearance on NBC's "Late Night," host …

Bill Clinton

6 of the best Christmas drinks from around the world – and how to make them

Boozy, warming, and very indulgent – what more do you expect from a Christmas cocktail? Try one of these delicious drinks from around the world while …

This Adidas 3D-printed sneaker is made from ocean waste

Although it's just a prototype for now<p>Adidas has teamed up with Parley for the Oceans — a movement aimed at eliminating the plastic waste that ends up in our seas — to create a new 3D-printed sneaker concept. The design consists of an upper made from "ocean plastic content" and a 3D-printed midsole …

23 fascinating London firsts

Big Ben is the icon of London. Millions of tourists crowd the area around its base snapping photos and selfies to take home their piece of this historic landmark.

London Days Out: Christmas shopping in Covent Garden

<b>I love Covent Garden at Christmas. There’s always a lively atmosphere, the buildings are decorated with festive garlands and baubles, there’s a huge</b> …

The 100 best shops in London

Shopping in London is the best. This city might be hectic, noisy and all-too-often grimy, but, incredibly creative, it’s also a place where …

England

London at Christmas

<b>London at Christmas really is a wonderful place to be. The Christmas lights in town look stunning and shops such as Harrods and Selfridges are famous</b> …

Christmas ice skating rinks in London

Ice skating is one of London's favourite winter pastimes, especially in the run-up to Christmas.<p>There are several permanent indoor London ice skating …

London icons

London is home to some of the most famous and iconic attractions in the world - from Big Ben and the red telephone box, to black cabs and Tate …