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You Can Now Ride on a Train While Flying on a Plane

British Airways has revealed the Turducken of in-flight entertainment.<p>In November of 2009, the Norwegian channel NRK aired a seven-hour-long program called "The Seven Hour Train Journey to Oslo." This title was, depending your perspective, either delightfully descriptive or painfully literal: The …

A Green-Movement Website Shakes Up The Debate Over GMOs

A 26-part series on genetically modified food was not Nathanael Johnson's idea. And he didn't realize it would take six months, either.<p>Last year, Johnson was hired as the new food writer for Grist, a website for environmental news and opinion. Grist's editor, Scott Rosenberg, was waiting with an …

Bio Gas Car: Pros, Cons, Costs

Epoch Times is taking a look at each of the major options for going green on the road. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of biogas cars.<p><i>See Epoch</i> …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

The sunny side of solar power

If solar were fashion, we'd say it was having a moment. Over the past few years we've gone from near zero solar photovoltaic panels to 2.5GW of capacity. Of this 1.9GW is installed on rooftops and 0.6GW on giant solar farms, with planning secured for a further 0.9GW of utility scale …

Venture capital funds are shunning clean tech, but that could mean there are deals to be had

Tech IPO funding has gone through the roof this year. But clean technology companies aren’t seeing the love they used to. Instead they’re scrambling for early-stage funding.<p>According to research from PitchBook, the amount of capital invested by VC funds into clean-tech companies (which can include …

Marines push to front lines in renewable energy innovation

<i>This article originally was published by Yale Environment 360 and is reprinted here with permission.</i><p>Last month at the U.S. Marine Corps' Mojave …

iRobot Bugs

Secretly we'd all like to switch souls with a bug for a day. You know – scuttle about a bit, crawl into places usually out of reach, scare your …

Vintage Book iDock

Shopping

The Best Looks From London Fashion Week: Fall 2014

See the standouts from London Fashion Week Spring 2014.<p>London Fashion Week is officially over. BAZAAR broke down the best of the best and selected the top 5 looks from the best collections. Consider it your definitive guide to the runways. Plus, check out our complete Fall 2014 Fashion Week …

International Garden Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

A selection of some of the entries from various categories in this year’s competition

DIY Beauty: The Best Use of Valentine's Day Roses

Photo: Getty Images<p>Florists are filling their shelves with extra roses in preparation for their busiest day of the year. But the flower can offer much more than a somewhat cliché romantic gesture on a Hallmark holiday. Rose petals contain healing and therapeutic benefits that can calm your mind, …

Rosewater

These Maps Lay Out Exactly Where to Find California's Gold

A Parisian Colorist Works Her Magic

Based just north of Paris, interior designer Marianne Evennou believes that houses have souls and are the “carriers of mysteries and stories”; her …

10 Easy Pieces: Instant Kitchen Islands

Do you have a smallish kitchen? Or maybe you’re on the fence about work islands (think they’re too suburban?). Here are a dozen low-commitment, …

International Style: At Home with LA’s Stealth Stylemakers

Whenever we need a dose of inspiration, we head to Matin, the under-the-radar LA private art gallery that’s also the creative workshop of owners …

The Power of Pastels: A London House Reimagined

As a young girl growing up in Dublin, Michelle McKenna of Space and Grace was fascinated by the effect that color has on a person’s well-being. …

7 Beautiful Folk Floral Fabrics

Nina Kraviz

100+ Best Room Decorating Ideas - Home Design Pictures

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>You know, your walls don't <i>have</i> to be white.<p>These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Gorgeous. It's gorgeous.<p>Cancelling nighttime plans from now until forever.<p>I swear you'll LOL.<p>Too soon? NEVER.<p><i>She's a brick</i> …

A California Cottage That's Young, Playful, and Fresh

Perfect for entertaining inside and out.<p>This isn't your average California wine country house. By adding splashes of bright color and decorating with the spirit and energy of summer in mind, designer Stephen Shubel transformed this cottage into a place that's perfect for entertaining inside and out.

Interior Design

Top Pin of the Day: A Small Kitchen with Mirrored Cabinets

Today's top pin is a kitchen with antiqued mirrored cabinets. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In a Brooklyn townhouse designed by Jonathan Berger, antiqued mirrored glass on cabinet doors enlarges the small kitchen. Granite countertops and backsplash in Imperial White …

Countertops

A Malibu Ranch With Electric Color

Nickey Kehoe wakes up a slumbering ranch.<p>Interior designers Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe inject surprising and bold color — a pink wool sofa, an electric blue dining room, a jade green kitchen island — into a Malibu house for a young, extroverted family. The result is a fun, high-energy home makeover. …

12 Wedding Dresses for the Winter Bride

These gorgeous couture gowns offer inspiration for the betrothed<p>These gowns will offer inspiration for the betrothed and daydreaming material for those, like us, who will take any opportunity to drool over some gorgeous couture.

A Small, Elegant Manhattan Apartment in Blue

Glamour in bare-bones space.<p>Designer Kelly Giesen brought chic glamour to her bare-bones, 725-square-foot Manhattan apartment by adding elegant moldings, French doors, sparkling mirror, and a fresh blue and white palette.

Living Rooms

Top Pin of the Day: An Elegant Living Room

Today's top pin is an elegant living room. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>Conjuring a romantic past inside her no-frills Manhattan apartment, Kelly Giesen deployed architectural salvage, including windows and doors. A Plaza Hotel mantel adorns a faux fireplace below the …

Interior Design

12 Most Romantic Bedrooms

You're about to fall hard for these.<p>Soft throws, canopy beds and glam chandeliers — it doesn't get much more sexy and sophisticated than these bedrooms.

Bedrooms

How to Style Your Coffee Table Like a Pro

This space isn't just for giant books anymore.<p>These decorating tips — from how to lay out a tray to arranging a personal collection — show you how to get a chic, stylish look for your coffee table.