Looking to try something a little different outside The Walking Dead or American Horror Story this Halloween? There is something inherently unnerving about black and white film—perhaps the feeling that maybe the tattered, worn footage is a remnant of a time long past, an archival document with a warning that has been forgotten—until now. Rod Serling’s classic sci-fi thriller […]
After a long, grueling day at work, you kick off your shoes and slip on ...
Which volcanic archipelago is halfway between Iceland and Norway, with rugged, unspoiled landscapes and a ...
Every October, in the cultural hub of the country, New York City, comes Archtober (ärk’tōbər) ...
If you are active on Facebook, perhaps you’ve seen the latest tag-your-friend challenge floating around: ...
Ever feel the need to get outside and get moving? Running is a great way ...
After a long, grueling day at work, you kick off your shoes and slip on your pajamas. You slide into the couch and enjoy your well-deserved night of sitting. Of course, this comes after a day of sitting at the office and sitting in your car or sitting on the bus—it feels good, but is […]
Which volcanic archipelago is halfway between Iceland and Norway, with rugged, unspoiled landscapes and a distinctive Scandinavian culture? The Faroe Islands, of course. The Faroe Islands are still relatively unknown to most travelers, but were listed in the top 5 island destinations for travelers in this National Geographic survey. Viking Origins The Faroes encompass eighteen islands […]
Every October, in the cultural hub of the country, New York City, comes Archtober (ärk’tōbər) — a month of appreciation for architecture and design, centered around some of the greatest buildings in one of the nation’s greatest cities. While exhibitions, talks and events of everything A&D stretch across the city for the entire month, Archtober […]
If you are active on Facebook, perhaps you’ve seen the latest tag-your-friend challenge floating around: a list of books that have stayed with you or had an impact on your life. I haven’t been tagged, but the challenge made me think anyway. It was a much more introspective journey than I realized, and it makes […]
Brilliant ideas, works of art and strokes of genius have started on paper for centuries before making the next leap in production. From Picasso to Wilde to Hemingway – many have carried a small notebook and pen everywhere in case inspiration struck. Today, thanks to collaboration between Moleskine notebooks and Livescribe smart pens, they are […]
Ever feel the need to get outside and get moving? Running is a great way to get active and enjoy the fresh air. You can run by yourself and enjoy the solitude or run with friends. A common misunderstandings of running is that you have to be a skilled athlete. This is not true. There are […]
At home pampering and self-care are essential rituals that can often be overlooked when things start getting hectic, but there are a few easy things you can do to transform your downtime into an at-home spa-day. First, I’d like to share with you one of my favorite “me time” staples that is possibly so generic […]
Australia’s James Evangelidis is testing a new kind of book release, providing readers with the opportunity to win millions The most connected man on LinkedIn (Australia), also happens to be a respected business author. As such, he’s devised a unique way to launch his first thriller on September 17th. James Evangelidis has turned his eBook […]
Only in the land down under. Recently, Australian architecture collective, Modscape brought an undoubtedly wealthy and courageous couples’ vision closer to life as they have designed a concept for what has to be the world’s first cliff-hanging home. Dubbed the ‘Cliff House’, this 5-story home acts as an extension of the surrounding cliffs themselves, and […]
As far as coffee goes, finding a way to enjoy it over ice has been the greatest breakthrough. A total summer staple or perfect for someone who wants to slowly enjoy their cup without worrying about a declining temp, there are plenty of situations where iced beats hot. The only problem is there really isn’t […]
For years, retailers have been using 3D printing (3DP) to create sculptures, jewelry, and smartphone covers for consumers on marketplaces like Shapeways. Now, consumers can make their own artifacts and personalized works of stereolithographic art with reasonably-priced printers like the Makerbot, now being sold at Home Depot stores. With 3DP, the garage hobbyist is rapidly […]
Age in Place design and technology is a concept that is life changing for those who desire to age in the comfort of their own home. These products and design concepts transform the idea that aging in place has to appear clinical or, in a way, unpleasant. Motion Activated Faucets – Faucets with no-touch technology […]
Expensive bottles of wine are indulgent and fun, but there is still something to be said about how you feel when you finally find a bottle of bargain wine that still tastes just as good. Here’s an overview of a few wines easy on the pocketbook (both white and red AND under $20) to get […]
For the traveler looking for rich history and breathtaking monuments and scenery, it doesn’t get much better than Athens, Greece. The city of Athens is known for its impact on art, philosophy, science and politics. Groundbreaking thinkers like Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato studied there. With such credentials, it can be overwhelming to visit. Below, we’ve compiled just a few […]