Yolandi Farham

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8 Jaw-Dropping Furniture Makeovers

Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs specialize in the restoration of vintage and antique furniture. Here, we take a look at some of the cherished pieces they've given new life.<p>Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs …

Louisa's Little Bit Quirky

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:LouisaLocation:Astoria, NYSquare Feet:440Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:I love that it is a …

Small Spaces

12 Of The Best Ideas From CES 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show is a boring affair, but if you look closely enough, it offers a taste of tomorrow. Behold, the future!<p>I’ve been to the Consumer Electronics Show more times than I’d like to admit. And while it’s considered a showcase of technology to come in the next year, it’s a …

Living Clay: Artist Johnson Tsang Brings Ceramic Bowls and Cups to Life | Colossal

<p>With an adept understanding of ceramics and anatomy, Hong-Kong based artist Johnson Tsang (previously here and here) creates strange and unexpected …

5 Ways to Regain Your Sense of Inner Calm

You can learn to decompress. Here's how<p><b>Go Big—But Go Home</b>Use short bursts of restlessness to your advantage when tackling challenges. Your fight-or-flight response can help you get through anything that scares you a little (a work presentation, asking out a cute guy). However, adopt the habit of …

Yes, You Can: 10 Ways to Build Inner Strength

"Boom-boom! Pow! Can you feel that? Boom-boom! Pow!"<p>There are days when these lyrics remind me more of the overwhelming stress that can hit us from all sides like bombs exploding once-stable air. Like when you find out you have lost your job with no option in sight "Boom!" your spouse leaves …

Training advice - The Running Bug

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Heart-shaped boxes: The 10 greatest vans

A Beach House Goes from Formal to Relaxed

Bold patterns give a relaxed feel to this beach house.<p>Designer Annie Selke creates magic with bold fabrics in this Chatham, Massachusetts, beach house.

Beautiful Paintings of the Expressive Body in Motion

Hong Kong-based British artist Simon Birch creates beautifully expressive full-body portraits of people in motion. His smeared paintings capture the energetic beauty of movement, giving an artistic rendition of motion that is both elegant and powerful. Each portrait in Birch's collection offers a …

Art

Incredible Oil Paintings of Dark and Foreboding Skies

The fourth edition of Beyond Eden, a multi-gallery event celebrating the new contemporary art scene, is starting tonight in Los Angeles and one of the exciting pieces being shown there will be the one you see above. Thinkspace Gallery will display artist Brian Mashburn's <i>Give Me a Home</i>, a stunning …

Art

Realistic Oil Paintings by Alyssa Monks

The Art of Alyssa Monks.<p>Selected oil paintings by Alyssa Monks. The selection shows very realistic portrait paintings of bathing or showering women. …

Art

9 Pinterest Boards All Fit Women Should Follow

Follow THESE boards to add fitspiration to your Pinterest feed<p>Pinterest can be an awesome tool for uncovering inspirational quotes, amazing workouts, and more—if you follow the right boards. To fill your feed with more pins that make you want to get up and move, follow these 9 fitspirational boards.<p>…

Academics will need both the physical and virtual library for years to come

Ask someone to describe an academic in the throes of research and there's a good chance that description will include a physical library (or at least a collection of office shelves not dissimilar to a library) with books and journals open on the desk, and a notebook – whether hard copy or …

Busting the top five myths about open access publishing

Rather than lock up knowledge in costly journals, increasingly universities and governments are recognising that publicly funded research should be …

Open access: why academic publishers still add value

It was not long after I arrived at Springer that I found myself – relatively new to academic publishing – immersed in the dialogue on open access (OA) and the role of publishers. The US Research Works Act was still bitterly disputed in the media, and would be another month before it died in …

Taking Some Alone Time in the Stunning Symmetrical City

German artist Kai Ziehl approaches architecture photography with a certain style that results in visually powerful, contemplative moments. Ziehl transforms architectural structures into stunning geometric shapes and lines that fill each composition. Light and shadow complement each other in the …

Architecture

Top 5 Leg-Strengthening Exercises for Runners

Running is a great way to improve your endurance and stay fit. But exclusively performing running workouts ignores a critical aspect of fitness and …

6 Foolproof Ways To Become A Morning Runner!

<b>Tempted to wake up early and run first thing? There are many benefits to running in the morning.</b><p>If you don’t consider yourself a morning person, the …

Injury Prevention in Running

<b>1. Know your limits.</b><p>Increase mileage gradually. Do not do too much too fast or too soon.<br>Try to increase one variable, either speed or distance at no …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Remodeling 101: What to Know When Buying a House: 6 Problems that Shouldn't Be Dealbreakers<p>by Barbara Peck<p>May 24, …

Bedroom Makeovers on a Whim: NOYO Headboards With Interchangeable Slipcovers

NOYO Home Décor creates custom headboards that can give any bedroom the personality it deserves. NOYO’s slipcover headboard design makes bedroom …

35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

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I often get tired of homes that don’t look like anyone actually lives there (often the case of architects’ portfolios). Perhaps that is why this …

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Beyond Fairy Gardens: DIY Cracked Flower Pot Landscapes

A slight variation on the popular Fairy Garden phenomena, some people have taken to upcycling broken and abandoned ceramic pots into layered scenes …