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101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

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 …

Asus Duet TD300 laptop runs Windows 8 and Android simultaneously

Asus has unveiled a tablet-laptop hybrid that runs both Windows 8.1 and Android simultaneously -- no rebooting between operating systems.<p>The Asus …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

Readers' best smartphone travel photos

We invited readers to share their best photos taken on a smartphone and received over 700 images. Here's a selection of our favourites

Stunning Skyscraper Images of a Frozen Toronto

If you've recently checked out our Facebook page, you'll recognize the shot above. (It's presently our cover photo.) Photographer Ronnie Yip took the spectacular cityscape image of Toronto simply stating, “Everything was frozen.”<p>Like Tom Ryaboi, Yip is one of those daredevil photographers who isn't …

Skyscrapers

CES 2014, Day 3: The trade show highlights they don't want you to see!

While the White House was busy extending the lifespan of the International Space Station, we were pounding the CES 2014 show floor. Sure, the Las Vegas Convention Center is packed with home automation demos, arm-bound muscle sensors and prototype smartwatches, but there's more to a trade show than …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Rustic

Celebrity portraits by Terry O'Neill – in pictures

Terry O'Neill is one of the greatest celebrity photographers of the 20th century, and a key member of the group of portrait-takers that defined the 1960s. An exhibition at The Little Black Gallery features some of his most famous images. It can be seen at 13A Park Walk, London SW10 from 14 January …

9 Awesome Margarita Recipes to Quench Your Thirst for Tequila

We'd never turn down one of these frosty margarita recipes.<p>Whether you prefer your 'ritas shaken up with triple sec and lime or blended up with an avocado (trust us—it works!), these 9 recipes will help you get your tequila fix, stat. Bottoms up!

Cocktails

Sweet poison: why sugar is ruining our health

The average Briton consumes 238 teaspoons of sugar each week - often without knowing it. But just how hard is it to go sugar free?<p><b>This article was first published on April 12, 2013 and has been republished as Action on Sugar calls for a ban on the sale of sugary energy drinks to children. The</b> …

Diabetes

Daily Inspiration #1639

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

You’ve Never Seen A McDonald’s Menu Look This Good

Say what you will about fast food; this graphic design from McDonald’s is surprisingly gorgeous, and just as helpful.<p>Color. Clarity. White space. Typography. It’s the visual balance driving any good art exhibition or magazine. But we’re not talking about either today. We’re talking about the …

Forget Prozac, Psychobiotics Are the Future of Psychiatry

For millennia, the human race has sought to combat psychological disorders through the intervention of natural – and eventually synthetic – chemicals. Originally, the sources for these psychoactive substances were the various fruits and flowers, including the Areca tree (betel nut), the poppy …

Psychiatry

50+ Modern Bunk Bed Ideas for Small Bedrooms

<b>Bunk beds</b> are all about combining a fun, playful vibe with space-saving solutions that help maximize available room. With space becoming such an …

Articles about 7 small spaces under 400 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has …

Small Spaces

Pinterest’s New Creative Offices in San Francisco Boasting Over-Sized Volumes

<b>Pinterest</b>, one of the fastest growing social media companies, has recently opened its new creative offices headquarters, boasting over-sized white …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Articles about 8 reasons love herringbone on Dwell.com - Dwell

By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and...<p>The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of …

Pacific Ocean

Articles about 8 ways renovate airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following …

Airstream

Captivating Time-Lapse Captures Over 700 Hot Air Balloons Lifting Off into the Sky

What better subject for a time-lapse than 700+ colorful bags of hot air rising into the sky all at once, many of them shaped like beloved (or …