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See Celebrities Reimagined As Renaissance Masterpieces

Worth1000.com is an image manipulation site that holds contests to see who’s got the best on-theme Photoshop skills. These contests occasionally …

12 Actually Cool Ways To Style Your Coffee Table

It's so much more than a second dining table, seriously.<p>Yeah, your coffee table needs to be functional, but it also shouldn't be the eyesore of your living room. You could just stack some books on there and call it a day, but you're better than that. Whether you prefer some organized chaos or want …

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The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

A Futuristic House That Seems To Rise From The Earth

The Edgeland House sports a sci-fi design but uses Native American building methods.<p>Designed by architecture firm Bercy Chen for a science fiction writer and his family, the Edgeland House has everything the literary genre is made of: a gloomy industrial past, futuristic allusions riffing off …

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer has practically become synonymous with road trips, both as a way to save money on airfare and to have some fun-filled adventures on the road. …

At the altar of the Big Green Egg: How a product becomes a cult

The sociologist Robert Bellah once wrote that the real purpose of Memorial Day, a US holiday that’s celebrated this Monday and commemorates those who have died in battle, is to re-indoctrinate the American public into the “national cult.”<p>His point is that federal holidays serve to reinforce …

The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.<p>When Jeannie Peeper was born in 1958, there was only one thing amiss: her big toes were short and crooked. Doctors fitted her with toe braces and sent her home. Two …

230 Summer Recipes

Home > Recipe Roundups > 230 Summer Recipes<p>May 27, 2013 // 19 <i>Comments »</i><p>Happy unofficial first day of summer! Although the calendar states that the …

May 27: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY:</b><p>What can you do over the coming 12 months that will make you special in the eyes of the world? Mercury, your ruler, linked to Jupiter on your birthday urges you to make the most of your gifts – with the potential of serious rewards.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 – April 20):</b><p>Don't waste …