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Follow the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid

Let the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid be your guide to making smart eating choices. It's pretty simple to use. The goal is to choose most of …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

10 Ideas for small space gardening in your home

Greenery does a lot more than just being a pretty accessory in a home. Some plants help to purify the air, others mildly scent the surroundings, and …

The White House photographer has taken more than 2 million photos during Obama's presidency — here are the best

Pete Souza has taken an estimated 2 million photographs during Obama's eight years in office, and released them to the public in real time on Flickr and Instagram.<p>Souza has captured historic moments, such as the Situation Room meeting where Obama learned the outcome of the mission to kill Osama Bin …

My Minimalist Animal Illustrations

A collection of animal illustrations where I use the background colour to integrate the shape and colour of the animal.

Minimalism

A 10-Minute Butt And Abs Workout For Strong Muscles

Your glutes and abs muscles might not <i>seem</i> like they work together, but doing a combo butt and abs workout can be a strategic way to work your muscles …

Photos: These wildlife photography winners will put a smile on your face

A pelican losing its lunch and an elephant falling on its face, both relatable behaviors made much more humorous by a well-timed camera click.<p>Judges …

Luminous Watercolor Paintings Capture the Captivating Colors of Nature

Russian watercolor and vector artist Dina Lepchenkova uses light and tonal color to produce exquisitely delicate paintings. Her luminous works capture snapshots of her surroundings—from bare trees in the snow to cafes bathed in sunlight—and evoke the fleeting and sublime beauty of …

20+ Of The Best Entries From The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer Of The Year

2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest has come to an end, but before the judges pick the winners, let's take a look at the …

Traditional Bags Get An Elegant Twist

Venque is a Canadian brand focused on making everyday bags stand out with an elegantly stylish twist. The brand was born out of necessity—founders …

Next-Generation Neon

Inspired by vintage displays, Electric Confetti’s Natalie Jarvis uses LED neon flex to create customizable lighting designs with modern flair.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to see your name in lights, you should have a chat with Natalie Jarvis, the mastermind behind Electric Confetti. The Melbourne-based …

14 Coffee Cones to Inspire a Good (and Delicious) Start to the Week

If you’re a coffee lover, you’ll know that there are a million different ways to enjoy the robust, flavorful taste of java. From coffee-infused desserts to seasonal espresso drinks like the infamous PSL, there are no shortage of delicious coffee options out there. But what if instead of changing …

Coffee

12 Halloween Decor Hacks to DIY from Crate and Barrel’s Collection

Creating chic Halloween decor that’s both spooky <i>and</i> stylish takes some planning, and fortunately, Crate and Barrel’s Halloween section is full of *must-have* accessories that are the perfect inspo for a creative upgrade or a total DIY hack. Obviously, you have to have a few holiday favorites like …

Decorations

121 Definitions of Architecture

There are at least as many definitions of architecture as there are architects or people who comment on the practice of it. While some embrace it as …

16 things you secretly wish your garden had

Gardens can easily be a feature of your home that's enjoyed year-round. With the right design, tools and accessories, gardens can turn into magical …

5 Web Design Tips For A Compelling Website

Why do people visit websites? To gather information. To look for something to do. Maybe it’s just to waste some time randomly searching for…something …

Web Design

Ikea Lets Kids Design Its New Toys, And They’re Delightful

Children have amazingly active imaginations, and tend to come up with things that even the most creative adults would never think of. Now, Ikea is smartly tapping into this wellspring of ideas for a line of stuffed toys, dubbed Sagoskatt–Swedish for “mythical treasure”–which hits shelves on …

Lee Broom Takes His Latest Lighting Collection on the Road

Lee Broom thought of a clever way to take his brand new collection of lighting on the road – quite literally. To launch Optical, he designed the …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

Songs That Heal: Preserving A Thousand-Year-Old Tradition

Only six people in the world know how to do what Sergio Pacheco is about to do.<p>A middle-aged man who rarely smiles, Pacheco stands in the middle of a crowd on the National Mall, wearing a feathered headdress, beaded necklace and wrinkled dress that's been hand painted with a large, maroon bird on …

Brooklyn Bridge Stained-Glass House

#EmptyBeach

The latest installment of Instagram’s #Empty series, which has captured the Frieze Art Fair in New York and London, the Musée du Louvre in Paris, and many other location around the world, arrived at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. for Fourth of July weekend. @Snarkitecture invited …

Victoria And David Beckham Celebrate 16th Wedding Anniversary On Instagram

While Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July, the U.K.'s favorite celebrity couple was honoring another milestone.<p>Victoria and David Beckham took to social media on Saturday to celebrate their 16th wedding anniversary. The current Vogue Australia cover star, 41, posted a photo of her family …

4 Lip Gloss Launches We’re Already Obsessed With

If there’s one beauty item we can’t leave home without, it’s lip gloss. The low-maintenance staple enhances our pouts with the perfect amount of …

Artist-Designed Outdoor Pillows from Society6

<i>In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with Society6 to offer The Design Milk</i> …

Another Side of Nantucket

Get an inside look at the summer’s most popular vacation destinations with the help of Instagram’s new “discover” feature. Here, the top 10 photos of Nantucket, Massachusetts in all its preppy glory.

Movie buff creates real-life, laser-firing Iron Man glove

<b>(CNN) —</b> You've seen the films — now you can have the gadgets.<p>A lab technician from Germany has replicated the Iron Man glove, complete with laser firing capabilities — and he did it all from the comfort of his own home.<p>What started out as a hobby has turned into a full time job for Patrick Priebe, …

The massively popular Instagrammer who follows his girlfriend around the world just got married, and the pictures are stunning

<b>In 2012, the world fell in love with the Instagram account of a woman leading her photographer boyfriend around the world.</b><p><b>Moscow-based Murad Osmann and his girlfriend, Natalia Zakharova, filled their Instagram accounts with gorgeous travel photos of rice fields in Bali, the streets of Barcelona,</b> …

Art Basel Opens in Basel: Pictures

Art