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Artist Virtually 'Paints' Ancient Drawings Onto Modern Homes Around The World

Muralists need a lot of things that aren't easy to come by: money, connections, and a wall for starters. Polish artist Maria Umievskaya realized she could approximate the reach of a public artist without any of these resources, using only the internet. Her virtual series juxtaposes clean modern …

5 Affordable Amsterdam Hotels

(Photo Credit: The Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam)<p>The vibrant Dutch city is one of the most kid-friendly capitals in Europe. Amsterdam, best known for its shady Red Light district, party atmosphere and cultural gems, is also a haven for families with a surprising amount to do with kids. There are …

15 Easy Ways To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

You may <i>think</i> you know the basics when it comes to getting your home ready to sell: remove any clutter or personal effects, fix what’s broken, and stage your rooms. But buyers are a fickle lot, and they can fall in — or out — of love with a home for any number of reasons, some so subtle that the …

Israeli Team Digs Up Huge 2,800-Year-Old Farmhouse

An ancient farmhouse dating back to 2,800 years ago — complete with 23 rooms, wine presses and a grain silo — is no longer lost to the ages. Over the past few weeks, archaeologists have uncovered the sprawling stone house in Rosh Ha-'Ayin, in central Israel.<p>Archaeologists found the farmhouse during …

Archaeology

Cafe Du Monde Expansion Rumor

No trip to New Orleans is complete without a visit to the original French Quarter Café Du Monde for beignets and coffee au lait. This quintessential New Orleans experience is well worth the wait if there is a line, well worth being covered in powdered sugar when you leave.<p>Located diagonally across …

This Is What Chicken McNuggets Are Made Of, According To McDonald's

It's something you've probably wondered far too often when chowing down on McDonald's Chicken Nuggets -- what are these actually made of? Is there even chicken in here?<p>According to McDonald's, the answer is <i>still</i> yes, as stated in yet another video in the fast-food chain's transparency campaign. In …

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Gardening

The 5 Best Places to See the Leaves Change Color This Fall

It's our favorite time of year again. The air is cooling (finally!), the kids are back in school, our favorite sweaters are coming out of storage, and all the trees are starting to change color. We love it -- with one, crucial caveat. We're city dwellers, and access to the vividly color-changing …

The Trent Richardson Trade Was A Genius Move For The Browns, And It Looks Even Better A Year Later

At the time the Browns were accused of tanking. Fans ripped them for giving up on one of the most highly-drafted running backs in years after just 17 professional games.<p>A year later, it's clear that all those criticisms were wrong.<p>While the Colts may still sit above the Browns on the NFL totem …

10 Popular Things You Didn't Know 'The Simpsons' Totally Inspired

<i>If you've used one of Homer's inventions without realizing, you're about to say "D'oh!"</i><p>"The Simpsons" was originally created by Matt Groening in five hurried minutes sitting in a lobby as a rush replacement job for his other comic series, "Life in Hell." Groening had gotten the opportunity to pitch …

The No-Fail Way to Cook Steak (Hint: It Involves Butter)

<i>by Adina Steiman</i><p>By the end of summer, you've probably hit your fair share of barbecues, spent a fair amount of time at the grill, and made your way through an avalanche of (often contradictory) advice on how to master the time-honored art of outdoor cooking. But there's a truth that the most honest …

Byron Scott Seeks Return to Traditional Principles

After experiencing decreasing returns in recent years, the Los Angeles Lakers seem to be making a concerted effort to rebrand themselves. But not in some modernistic, forward-thinking way. Instead, it’s a return to bedrock principles.<p>Byron Scott, the team’s new head coach, is leading the charge, …

Hear Johnny Winter and Ben Harper Cover Blues Classic 'Can't Hold Out'

Last month, blues guitarist Johnny Winter died in a hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland, at 70 years old, a month and a half before his now posthumous</i> …

Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

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Meet The Twinkirito, A Twinkie Burrito

The Twinkie is famous for being the king of junk food snacks. Even though these golden cakes are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, it's quietly understood that they're as bad for you as a burrito the size of an infant. But that knowledge hasn't stopped people from deep frying Twinkies …

Tristan da Cunha: Island at the End of the World

This month's great read selected by our editors: Everything is off the beaten track on the world’s most remote inhabited island.<p><i>From the August/September 2014 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler<p>It's Saturday night on arguably the most far-flung inhabited island on Earth, and I’m nursing a South …

Ancient Chinese town's Ming dynasty buildings under water

Over 120,000 evacuated as picturesque old town district of Fenghuang is swamped by flooding in mountainous part of Hunan province<p>One of <b>China</b>’s renowned ancient towns was under water on Wednesday as heavy rain hit the centre of the country, with tens of thousands of people evacuated from the …

A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen with Hints of Japan

Not too long ago, on a quick business-ey type trip to Toronto, I made a side pilgrimage to Mjölk (one of our favorite shops ever at Remodelista). …

Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz

Charlie Haden, a Grammy-winning bassist who came to the attention of the jazz world in the 1950s with the revolutionary Ornette Coleman Quartet and pushed against the genre's boundaries for more than five decades, died Friday in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 76.<p>His death was announced by …

Siblings

A to Z Guide to Boston for Tourists

<b>Aquarium</b><p>Outside the New England Aquarium, watch the sea lions play for free, and next door find a Simons IMAX Theatre for some of the best nature documentaries available<p><b>Back Bay</b><p>This upscale Boston neighborhood is famous for its rows of Victorian brownstone homes, as well as restaurants and shopping …

A small village covered in fog in the mountains of Venetian Prealps. See more images of Italy: http://on.natgeo.com/1lpmn9h Photograph by Stefano Maruzzo, Your Shot

Israel's Underground City Honored as World Heritage Site

The United Nations cultural agency designated this week the network of over 2,000 years old, man-made caves outside of Jerusalem a World Heritage site, the eighth such site in Israel. UNESCO added the caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha — known as a "city under a city" — to the prestigious list of World …

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

9 Extraordinary Underground Cities

Humans like to build cities that reach for the sky, but sometimes they also build downward. Whether for protection, or just because they can, we've …