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Twelve of the world's most beautiful bookshops - in pictures

From an underground carpark in China to a converted theatre in Argentina, take a look at some of the most stunning bookshops around the world<p>A novel oasis: why Buenos Aires is the bookshop capital of the world The 10 best independent bookshops in the world – readers recommend

Buenos Aires

10 Attractions That Are Eye-Candy for the Color-Obsessed

Palm Springs

A Dozen Shops To Help Dress Up Your Walls On A Budget

Bookmark them now!<p>It's so easy to let the balance of your decorating budget fall towards furniture and rugs — the pieces you need to be comfortable and high quality — which often leaves the walls of well-appointed homes looking a little unloved...or at least unconsidered. Here, our round-up of 12 …

Home Decorating

10 Adult Coloring Books To Help You De-Stress And Self-Express

We're fairly certain elementary school had all the answers. Nap time, snack time, recess, second nap time -- how could any third-grader not be completely zenned out? Another major factor in our eternal envy of the single-digit age group: the coloring book.<p>The coloring book is a major source of …

Daffodils

A Photographer Lovingly Captures the Unlikely Bond between His Family and an Orphaned Bird | Colossal

<p>The stories of a unique bond between a child and their pet are as timeless as they come, but rarely does the pet have wings. Such is the case with …

New York Times

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Sure, college students and party animals may seek out hostels as an ideal way to meet other young travelers and save money on the road, but there comes a point in every traveler's life when showering with flip-flops and playing drinking games with strangers becomes less appealing, and clean bedding …

Swimming Pools

Everything You Need For Getting Started Wedding Planning

After I found APW, many years ago, one of the first things I did was dig through the entire archive and copy the links to useful posts into a Word …

Weddings

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

A Gluten-Free, Vegetarian Lasagna You Should Definitely Make For Dinner

Not only is gluten-free lasagna possible, it has great potential to be delicious. All that's required is a little inventiveness. And some quinoa.<p>This immaculate <b>Upside-Down Zucchini Quinoa Lasagna With Baked Eggs</b> recipe is something like a shakshuka-lasagna-quinoa hybrid. It takes one heavenly food …

Mainstream Media

8 Ways to Upgrade Your Gin and Tonic

Here, eight ways to dress up and remake one of the world’s greatest drinks.<p>There’s nothing simpler than a classic gin and tonic. But the old-school …

35 Important Things We Learned Watching The President Get Off Of Air Force One

The eagle has landed.

United Airlines

From the Fax Machine to Fashion Week: Fashion in the '90s

Editor turned PR powerhouse Bonnie Morrison, Paper Magazine's resident fashion man Mickey Boardman and Bergdorf Goodman alum and current consultant Roopal Patel take us on a time machine back to the mid-to-late 1990s.<p>How did you get your start and what was your job?<p><b>Bonnie Morrison:</b> There was no …

The 10 Best Sculpture Parks

In woodlands and jungles, along coastlines, and on mountaintops, parks and trails have been created where you can enjoy nature and art together.<p><b>Here are our picks for the ten best sculpture parks in the world:</b><p><b>> North Mayo Sculpture Trail or Tír Sáile (Ireland)</b><p>The discovery of the most extensive …

3 Easy Steps Using Photoshop to Making your Images POP

Having taught in-depth image post-processing workshops for Photoshop users, I’ve found that three of the simplest techniques are the ones that people …

One Good Find: Non-Stick Grilling Sheet

I adore a good barbecue, and now that the days are finally getting warmer here on the East Coast, I'm excited to get back into grilling. This season, …

Stout Beer Beef Stew

<i>Large pieces of stew meat and root vegetables float lazily in a broth flavored with stout beer. The perfect bowl of comfort to see you through a</i> …

Creamy (vegan!) Butternut Squash Linguine with Fried Sage

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 35 mins<br>• Total Time: 55 minutes<br>• Yield: 4 servings<br>• Category: Entree<br>• Cuisine: Italian<p>★★★★★<p>4.6 from 63 …

Nigel Slater's Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A</i> <i>ragù that works around your schedule -- and might even be better than Nonna's, thanks to a secret ingredient or four.</i><p>It you're looking to make a correct …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Crispy Baked Tofu with Honey-Sesame Glaze

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 50 minutes<br>• Yield: 4<br>• Category: Entree<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 65 reviews<p>Tender, caramelized …

15 natural wonders of the Middle East you’ll have to see to believe

<i>[Editor’s note: Several of the images below are available for use through a Creative Commons license, but others are not. In those cases, the</i> …

Arabian Sea

Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

Spicy Honey-Glazed Parsnips

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Some parsnips can have a woody core, which you’ll want to cut away before cooking.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds parsnips, peeled, cut into 3” lengths, halved, or quartered if large<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 chiles …

Cider

9 of South America’s most legit road trip routes

The Pan American Highway links Alaska with Chile — except for a small stretch between Panama and Colombia called the Darien Gap — and is a classic …

12 Superfoods For Spring

These nutrient-packed foods are not only in season, they're sure to become staples in your countdown-to-summer meal plan.<p><b>Sea Buckthorn</b><p>"This super food has been linked to youthful skin," says Brooke Alpert, RD, founder of B-Nutrititous in NYC. "It contains the highest natural source of omega-7 fatty …

12 Tips For Finding The Best Airfares

No question about it, airfares on some routes are higher than they were four or five years ago, although Airfarewatchdog airfare searchers frequently find hundreds of fares crisscrossing the country for $250 or less round-trip. And even though fares seem higher, let's not forget that, adjusted for …

Flying

21 Mediterranean-Inspired Recipes We Love

Cooking

Native Dogs Represented as World Cup Soccer Players

With their love of chasing balls and running in packs, dogs would no doubt love to participate in the 2014 World Cup. Animal photography website Life on White imagined what they'd look like if they suited up, and placed different breeds' heads onto team jerseys. Each pairing of dog and uniform …

Pets

More Amazing Hyperrealistic Body Paintings by Hikaru Cho

Tokyo-based artist Hikaru Cho, who we introduced to you here, has created a striking series of hyperrealistic body paintings called <i>My Body My Rights</i>. Released right before International Woman's Day as a part of the human right organization Amnesty International's campaign on sexual and reproductive …

Amnesty International

Cherry Tomato, Green Bean, and Wax Bean Salad with Herbed Bread Crumbs from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

Fresh tomato salads are, in my opinion, one of the greatest joys of summer. They're even better when you can use tomatoes you've picked yourself. In her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>, <b>Jeanne Kelley</b> pairs this garden staple with snappy green beans and pale yellow wax beans for a crunchy, colorful twist. …