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Exquisite Wooden Heels Hand-Carved with Ancient Vietnamese Pagoda Techniques

Designer LanVy Nguyen believes that luxury, quality, and ethics should play equal parts in the fashion industry. Her company called Fashion4Freedom represents Vietnam’s first supply chain to marry those values, creating stylish and opulent consumer goods with socially responsible and transparent …

15 Cheap And Easy Ways To Make Your Bedroom More Cheerful

ROY G. BIV!

19 Impossibly Cool Crafts For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

They might blow your mind, too.

How to Generate Content Ideas Using Buzzsumo (and APIs)

Content is an important part of any digital marketing strategy. Whether it be content for links, conversion, education, search or any number of …

Why Content Should Be Your Product, Not a Marketing Tactic

“Content marketing is just solving the same problems that your product solves through media you create and promote.”<p>This quote by Jay Acunzo of …

7 Content Marketing Trends That Will Reign Supreme in 2016

Once upon a time, SEO and content marketing were separate concepts…<p>They are quickly becoming one and the same.<p>Google places value on high quality …

Microsoft Launches Plumbago, A Paper App Competitor That Lets You Sketch & Handwrite Notes

Microsoft’s Office suite already has a popular note-taking app with OneNote, but today the company is turning its attention to how note-taking should work on tablets that support stylus and touch-based input. The company has now released Plumbago, a digital notebook application for Windows 8.1 and …

The Tepozcuautla House Makes It Feel as If You're Living Amidst the Forest

Concrete and metal, all without interfering with the environment.<p>Nestled in the hills of Mexico City, the Tepozcuautla House consists of two concrete …

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

New Zealand artist's airbrushed tattoos are sure to give sick kids a smile

Remember when sporting a temporary tattoo was the coolest thing ever as a kid?<p>One artist from New Zealand is taking it up a notch by pledging to help …

Photo Manipulation

Why increasing exercise and cutting carbs is a recipe for disaster

By Jae Berman<p>It’s a common tale. You want to lose weight and get fit, so you decide to work out more and cut calories, in particular all those starches — breads, rice, pasta and cereal — that we keep hearing are making us fat.<p>Except it doesn’t work. What gives?<p>Weight loss doesn’t always come down …

Carbohydrates

Insanely Creative Things People Have Made from IKEA Bed Slats

What can you make from IKEA's most utilitarian offering, you ask? Well what <i>can't</i> you make? The SULTAN LADE bed slats are a $10 take home add-on that …

The Best Jean and Boot Combinations for Fall

Denim is just about as easy as it gets. Not only does the age-old fabric go with literally everything in your closet, but it never goes out of style. And in a world where fast fashion reigns supreme, this is incredibly comforting (for both your sanity <i>and</i> your wallet). To give your jeans an …

Skinny Jeans

Lady Mary Crawley's 15 Best Dresses and Outfits on Downton Abbey

The sixth and final season of <i>Downton Abbey</i> is almost here and we're pretty devastated to see it go (Bates and Anna! Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes! The Dowager Duchess and her on-point bon mots! It's all too much to bear.). And as we tune in to pick up where we left off with our favorite upstairs and …

The blessing and curse of the people who never forget

A handful of people can recall almost every day of their lives in enormous detail – and after years of research, neuroscientists are finally beginning to understand how they do it.<p>For most of us, memory is a kind of scrapbook, a mess of blurred and faded snapshots of our lives. As much as we would …

The Brain

We've All Been Pronouncing 'Zara' Wrong This Whole Time

Forget everything you ever thought to be true!<p>This latest Zara news is making our minds melt with the stress of the situation.<p>According to Refinery 29, we are not pronouncing the popular high street store's name correctly. Yes, Zara, isn't actually 'Zara', it's 'Zara'. Get it?<p>As one of the R29 …

Recipe: Triple Lemon Fettuccine Alfredo

Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, finely grate the zest of the lemons on a Microplane; set the zest …

5 Superfood Snack Recipes You Can Make at Home

Get energized and stave off the munchies deliciously with easy-to-make whole-food snacks.

10 Swoon-Worthy Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day

What's better than a box of chocolates on Valentine's Day? A homemade chocolate dessert, of course. From Chocolate Bread Pudding to Chocolate Cupcakes to Chocolate Cream Pie, these desserts are sure to make your sweetheart swoon.<p>What's better than a box of chocolates on Valentine's Day? A homemade …

Dessert

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

30 Surprising Ways to Use Pennies

The copper currency makes a nice backsplash or decorative doorstop.<p>If you feel that pennies are a pain to count and a pain to roll, a penny is …

Japanese freehand tattoo artist's work ranges from bloody & erotic to delicate & beautiful

Talented freehand tattoo artist combines the unconventional with the traditional.<p>Gakkin is a Japanese tattoo artist operating out of Harizanmai …

Tattoo Artist

10+ Minimalist Home Door Design Ideas And Inspiration

Homes with a minimalist style to some extent affect its components, is no exception door. To use the door minimalist house minimalist model. …

DIY: Pretty and Carefree Paper Plants

Not everyone has a green thumb. Our recommendation? DIY some carefree paper plants with the help of Corrie Beth Hogg. All it takes is a one-time …

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

3 DIY Furniture Designs to Steal from a Creative Couple's California Apartment

Architectural designers Amanda and Brandon are masters at DIY. When they can't find something they need at a retail store, they just... make it. …

Give Old Furniture New Life with This DIY Trick

Most of us own a piece of furniture that could use a bit of a facelift, whether it’s an antique find, an old set of drawers “gifted” to us by a …

BBC Food recipes: 10 recipes you should probably download now (just in case)

UPDATE: The BBC has now said that the 11,000 recipes are <i>not</i> actually being deleted. They’ll be archived and BBC Food will disappear, but the recipes …