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Magnificent Iranian Mosque Architecture Captured In Rare Photos By Mohammad Domiri

Mohammad Domiri is a young self-taught photographer from northern Iran who takes beautiful photos of traditional architectural monuments throughout the Middle East. Most of his subjects are grand traditional mosques, heavily decorated with mesmerizing geometric patterns and mosaics, beaming and swirling with color just like colossal kaleidoscopes.

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Chris and Amber's Old + New Renovated Home — House Tour

Name: Chris and Amber Earl Location: North Hollywood, CA Size: 1,190 square feet Years lived in: 2 years Amber met Chris at a mutual friend's BBQ and she admits it took her forever to notice him but once she did she was done for. Chris grew up in Papua New Guinea and is a talented woodworker and chef and Amber is a fashion rep who grew up in SoCal. After getting married, they moved into Chris' grandfather's old house and renovated the space which includes a spacious outdoor area and speakeasy...

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Ebola's spread

The current ebola outbreak is the worst on recordLIBERIA has closed most of its borders, banned public gatherings and announced quarantines of some communities in an...

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Weird Decor: What Are Death Masks?

Picture this: nestled among the dusty dried flowers and dim Tiffany lamps decorating a Victorian library mantle is the face — peaceful in plaster — of a dead relative. It's macabre and a little bit morbid, but throughout much of history, the death mask — the wax or plaster cast made of a deceased person's face — was a common object in life, religion, and even decor.

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Bringing Home a New Dog? The Essential Shopping List for a Damage-Free Home

If you're considering adopting a dog or a puppy, there are a few must-have items that will come in handy for keeping your home intact. All dogs need a little time to adjust, whether it's a frightened rescue or a romping pup! Consider the following to help make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your new furry friend, while keeping your space damage-free.

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The Empowerment of Aesthetics: Denmark’s Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale

Denmark's exhibition for the 2014 Venice Biennale focuses on the country's history as a pioneer in the development of a welfare state, and the role that architecture, in connection with art, literature and science had in creating an aesthetic manifestation of this 'better life for all'. By exploring the output of a range of fields in connection to a wider social movement, Empowerment of Aesthetics comes to a fuller understanding of how modernity affected architecture in Denmark.

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8 Sneaky Ways to Create the Illusion of More Space

There are plenty of ways to “open up” your living spaces by fooling the eye to make others (and yourself!) think that your home is much, much larger than it actually is. It doesn't always require tearing down walls or major renovations (although sometimes those help too)! Check out this bag of tricks at your disposal, and see if any work for you.

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