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32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

The Optimal US Road Trip

The Optimal US Road Trip<p>via washingtonpost.com<p>Self proclaimed “data tinkerer” Randal Olson has computed the optimal road trip across the United States. Using an algorithm that he previously applied to finding the best search path for locating Waldo in a “Where’s Waldo” book, Olson targeted must-see …

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Olympus' new compact camera uses retro looks to lure you in

Due to the popularity of smartphones, camera manufacturers have had to scramble trying to find ways to keep their products relevant. And Olympus is no stranger to this. Now, the company has announced its Stylus SH-2, a point-and-shoot camera that's using retro looks to, hopefully, appeal to the …

Heartwarming Photos of the Amazing Friendship Between a Dog and an Owl

Dogs may be man's best friend, but Ingo the shepherd dog's special buddy is Poldi, a little owl who loves to pose for pictures and cozy up to his canine pal. Germany-based animal photographer and collage artist Tanja Brandt documents their unlikely friendship in heartwarming portraits that show the …

Pets

Mercedes-AMG Winter Academy: Driving AMGs in Sweden in the Dead of Winter

Where else would you want to drive a 507-hp C63 AMG?<p>Arjeplog, Sweden, lies just 35 miles south of the Arctic Circle. During the summer solstice, the citizens enjoy/are tormented by a sun that never fully sets. Six months later, on the shortest day of the year, just three hours of twilight interrupt …

Weather

This electronic bike raised $3.2 million on Indiegogo in just 10 days

The bike has raised $3.16 million on Indiegogo since the campaign started on February 1. They blew by their $75,000 goal.<p>There's several reasons why people are going so nuts for this bike. The great design of the bike. The very low cost of the bike. The amazing story of bike's creator. The pledge …

How to Throw a Housewarming When You Outbid JAY Z and Beyoncé on a $70 Million Dollar Home

What do you do when you outbid JAY Z and Beyoncé on a $70 million home in Beverly Hills? You throw<p>What do you do when you outbid JAY Z and Beyoncé on a $70 million home in Beverly Hills? You throw a party as lavish as its cost, of course. And that’s exactly what Markus “Notch” Persson, the creator …

Urban Culture

Jane Austen in quotes: 30 tips for a successful life

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed<p>Sarah Seltzer on the link between Jane Austen and online feminism<p>It’s no longer universally …

15 creative parents who raised the bar in 2014

Some parents go above and beyond posting cute pictures of their kids on Facebook.<p>Whether they're bringing new life into the world or just bringing …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Japanese Design Firm Envisions a Gorgeous, Futuristic Underwater CIty

Japanese firm Shimizu Corporation has developed plans for this incredible and futuristic self-sustaining city that floats just under the ocean's surface. This safe haven capable of sustaining a permanent population of 5000 is designed to use the ocean as shelter from storms and other climate …

Desalination

How to Grow a Beard for the First Time

Odds are you know whether or not this is a possibility by now-so don’t fight nature if you suffer from boy face. But if you can (and would like to) acquire some facial fur, LA-based Baxter Finley barber Christian Olvera has some tips for doing it right. Hit the sweet spot (natural and groomed—not …

How to Make the Most of Your Hard-Earned Vacation Time Photography Wise

You are looking forward to that vacation you have wanted so much? You are not the only one. Amidst our work, family and everything else, we all need …

2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600: Galactus, Your Chariot Awaits

Absolutely, positively the pinnacle of the S-class range.<p>"The choice of a gentleman." That’s Daimler’s line in China, where the Mercedes-Maybach S-class was shown a few hours before its debut at the Los Angeles auto show. We don't think this slogan would fly in the U.S.—may we suggest “Occupy what …

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Experienced Glasses-Wearer Russell Westbrook on How to Buy the Right Eyewear for Your Face

You don’t choose the size of your nose, the color of your eyes, or the fullness of your brow (at least without the assistance of a plastic surgeon), but what you can do is accessorize those features with a great pair of glasses. Russell Westbrook, owner of a nice face to begin with, often opts to …

What is Boudoir Photography and How to Approach It?

Boudoir Photography<p>Boudoir photography’s increasingly popularity is telling us that people are losing their inhibitions, which can be a great thing, …

Home Studio Essentials Episodes 1-10

If you’ve been watching my recent videos over on Adorama TV you’ll have noticed a pattern forming. Over the past months the majority of the videos …

Walking

The Drone Above

The Observe – Xion is an observation camera that allows you to hook up your Smartphone and remotely observe the city’s sights. You can also use it as …

Beautiful Portraits by Tim Cavadini

Tim Cavadini is a lifestyle photographer out of Stuttgart and studying in Vienna. His portraits are very beautiful and yet intriguing. The way he …

Elegant, Clamp-On Table Legs Attach In Seconds

Any woodworker can attest to the strength of a bar clamp to quickly affix a job to a table. But while we trust these clamps while wielding a power saw, we don’t trust them while holding a knife and fork at the dinner table. Why isn’t more of our furniture clamped?<p>Adap.Table Legs ask just that. A …

Vibrating Watches, Tiny Chargers, Inverted Umbrellas: The Best Personal Accessories Of 2014

Your holiday gift guide starts here with goodies ranging from tiny laptop chargers to cozy blankets by a former Apple designer.<p>Personal accessories like watches, cameras, and jewelry can seem like unoriginal gifts to give over the holidays. But not if they come with a twist. Here are 15 products we …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

The Ultimate Warmup for Lifting Heavy

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Turn Her Sex Fantasy into a Reality

The top three fantasy themes that women reported included specified locations, a spouse or current lover, and a focus on her own submissiveness. Those compliant fantasies ranged from being sexually dominated (64.6 percent), tied up for sexual pleasure (52.1 percent), and spanked or whipped (36.3 …

What You Need to Know About Ordering a Custom Shirt Online

Everything you need to know about buying a custom shirt from the web.<p>A high-quality button-up shirt is a cornerstone of every man's wardrobe. For one thing, it's perhaps the most versatile piece of clothing you can own: you can dress it down with a light sportcoat and a pair of raw denim jeans, or …

Clothing

Spied! 2016-17 Honda Civic Undergoes Dramatic Redesign

Expect major changes for the next-generation Honda Civic, which will debut for the 2016 or 2017 model year. Our spy photographers caught a Civic prototype out testing for the first time with an all-new fastback design that may help the car shed its staid image.<p>Despite the camo, it is pretty clear …

Mockup Scene Creator – Desk edition

The Mockup Scene Creator for Adobe Photoshop lets you create your own scenes in seconds.<p>This Adobe Photoshop mockup is simply amazing! For designers, …

Articles about highly flexible house designed musician budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on …

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DJI Introduces The $2,800 Inspire 1 Transforming Drone

DJI is the leader in drones and the company just introduced a radical new model. The Inspire 1 builds upon the success of the Phantom and integrates some of the magic found in the firm’s professional-level drones, including the ability to stream 1080p video up to a mile away. At $2,800, the Inspire …