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Former Cement Factory near Barcelona Turned into a Mansion

When Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory in 1973, he saw opportunity in the ruins. Bofill bought the early twentieth-century compound and, together with local Catalan craftsmen, transformed the sprawling structure of silos and compounds into an incredible fairytale home Read More »

Germiest Places in Home and Public

It’s easy for bacteria and food particles to get trapped in the crevasses of sponges, creating ideal conditions for bacteria to breed . Moist, dark—what else could bacteria ask for?! What to do: Try antibacterial sponges and dish soaps to limit the lesser of bacteria evils—but neither are very effective at controlling the spread of big name baddies like E. ... Read More »

Homa Air new Airbus 330 first and business class cabins

Business Class is found mostly on international routes and planes that are configured for long-haul travel. This class of service offers significantly more comfort and amenities than standard Economy, Premium Economy, and Domestic First Class Read More »

Women’s arm wrestling championship

The image most often associated with “arm-wrestling” is pretty consistent: two hulking arms attached to burly men, locked in physical struggle.Seen in logos and promotional flyers around the world, it stands as a virtual unofficial logo for the sport.But not for long, if these women have anything to say about it. The image most often associated with “arm-wrestling” is pretty ... Read More »

Castro’s 1959 Trip to the States

Fidel Castro came to New York, hired a public relations firm, ate hot dogs, kissed ladies like a rock star, and held babies like a politician. Loved by some, hated by others, his trips to the Big Apple were galvanizing. Read More »

Christmas Gift Ideas of The Year

All of our dreams are coming true! We can finally wake up to the smells and sounds of freshly brewed coffee with the Barisieur Alarm Clock. Funded through Kickstarter, this alarm clock doesn’t make screeching noises to get you out of bed. Instead, it will brew you a fresh cup of coffee or tea at the time of your choice ... Read More »

Everyday Life in Cuba

The average Cuban salary is about 350-400 Peso Nacional. One Peso Convertible CUC equals 1 USA dollar or 24 Peso Nacional. Some people work for less in shops or museums. There are dentists earning as little as 12 dollars a month. Read More »

Annual Women’s Dragon boat race competition

For those unfamiliar with the sport, dragon boating simply put, is a boat of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steers person paddling to cross the finish faster than their competition. It’s a team sport in its purest form that encompasses the elements of power, speed, synchronization and endurance. Dragon boats are the basis of the team paddling sport of ... Read More »

Luxury fashions in 2016 Music Awards

The 2016 American Music Awards aired Sunday Night and the biggest names in music brought out their fiercest height fashion looks. The show will be hosted by model Gigi Hadid and former “Saturday Night Live” cast member, Jay Pharoah.Hadid stepped out wearing an intricate Roberto Cavalli gown that hinted at a casual approach to her first major award show hosting ... Read More »