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Please Do Not Change Who You Are

Please do not change who you are.<p>Please do not look at these men — these lovers who take in what they can when it benefits them and walk away when it …

8 Unexpected Things You Do In Your 20s That Will Make You A Good Parent One Day

<b>Stay up all night</b><p>There are no fewer than a billion reasons why 20-somethings frequently stay up all night. A non-exhaustive list:<p>Studying<br>• Making out …

31 Truths I Wrote In My 10th Grade Diary

On a rainy Sunday while cleaning my room I happened to find my grade ten diary. With nothing better to do I opened up the diary and read it front to …

10 Ways To Find Happiness When You’ve Hit Rock Bottom

I’ve been in some shitty situations in my life, to say the least. Who hasn’t, right? Some of them were of my own creation and others came straight …

The 16 Most Beautifully Touching Love Letters From Famous Writers And Artists

1. Allen Ginsburg to poet Peter Orlovsky:<p>Dear Petey:<p>O Heart O Love everything is suddenly turned to gold! Don’t be afraid don’t worry the most …

48 Little Things You Can Do To Make Yourself Happier Now

1. Read a whole chapter of that book you have been meaning to finish forever – no interruptions.<p>2. Spend five minutes soaking up the sunshine on your …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Interview: Scott Meleskie of Clark Street Mercantile

Opening just over a month ago, Clark Street Mercantile is a modest boutique in Montreal aimed at the discerning gentleman. Clothing, footwear, apothecary, pens and paper, magazines, accessories, artwork, bags, blankets, tonic and grenadine, razors—the inventory is a panoply of products from brands …

Compress

Ricotta Cake with Fresh Berries

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>A light ricotta cake topped with macerated …

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

Changing Planet<p><b>The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one living entity of its own, instead of the sum of its parts?</b><p>This is what John Nelson …

Digital Art

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

A Lotus in the Desert: China's Xiangshawan Resort

In the Xiangshawan Desert, a remote stretch of dunes in Inner Mongolia, about 350 miles west of Beijing, an architectural lotus recently blossomed: the Desert Lotus Hotel. The hotel is part of a new resort built amid a vast sea of sand dunes, increasingly popular with Chinese tourists. The resort …

The View From Aurland Lookout Is Seriously Vertigo-Inducing

Sometimes nature and architecture can combine to create a unique image and experience.<p>At the Aurland Lookout in the Sogn og Fjordane region of Norway, this is certainly the case.<p>Originally designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen as part of a program on tourist routes commissioned by the …

The Ultimate Piece That Will Complete Your Bed

Colorful stripes, exquisite framework, and more.<p>These headboard ideas — colorful stripes, cool upholstery, exquisite framework — are sure to inspire your bedroom design.

The 10 Best Writing Apps on the iPad

Writing apps for iPad<p>As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant improvements to their offerings. Here are our picks for the 10 best apps for getting some …

OMG, I Want This House: Provincetown

Serenity at the tip of Cape Cod? We’ll take it. Look inside this eclectic hideout just steps from the bay.<p>William Waldron/The Interior Archive

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

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Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

'It' Girls Through the Ages

Abandoned Doctor's House Photos Reveal The Past Lives Of A Mansion (PHOTOS)

When we come across photos of forgotten homes, they usually leave us totally stunned and full of questions. And we're clearly not the only ones who find these images captivating. We stumbled upon photographer Daniel Marbaix's Flickr site, chock full of eery pictures like these from an abandoned …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

Central America

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

One Direction Is a Boy Band That Proves You Can Be Both Famous and Unknown

Kevin Fallon on how One Direction managed to be both the most and least famous band in the world.<p>It’s been a banner week for having to explain the …

How to use your mobile device to create awesome travel images

MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHY has become a full-blown movement. From San Francisco to Shanghai, amateur and professional photographers alike have been …

Mobile Photography

A Tale of Two Houses by FARM

• 1 |<p>The upper level and swimming pool can be seen here from the compound’s second house.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The lower levels sit beneath a lawn covered roof and top …

Interior Design

Vibrant Apartment in Budapest Featuring Custom Made Design Treats

Csorba Anita is an interior designer from Budapest whose original approach to modern design caught our attention. We recently received some photos of …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

Travel

Simple Tips to Create Levitation Photography with Snapheal

Photographers make magic happen using a wide range of interesting techniques. Some popular wizardry now being spread around is levitation …

Tutorials

Miley Cyrus: The Nadir of American Civilization?

Welcome to the nadir of American civilization! Tunku Varadarajan on Miley Cyrus’s depressingly un-sexy performance at the VMAs—and our absurd …