Afraid to take your smartphone anywhere because dropping it means a painful $500 bucks? Fear no more, here are many options for keeping your phone safe from drops, rain, dust, and the rigorous conditions faced by first responders, industrial workers, extreme sports enthusiasts, and even parents. In this post, we’re featuring a few good cases to safeguard your valuable investments.
In a new golden age of long-distance train travel, classic luxury tours are more popular than ever, and new routes are opening up some unexplored parts of the world. Table Mountain, South AfricaIt may be almost 80 years since Agatha Christie immortalised the Orient Express in her most famous novel, but it seems that a whole new generation is embracing the concept of train travel for pleasure. For some, this is the result of nostalgic mental snapshots from childhood day trips to the seaside; for others, of Christmas viewings of films such as Some Like it Hot. Personally, I blame Marc Jacobs-clad Adrien Brody in Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited. There’s also the growing trend for a slower, more experiential way of travelling, where the journey is as important as the arrival – a reaction against those ridiculous long-haul short breaks that have become so popular among ‘high rollers’ over the past few years. And then there is the sheer number of opportunities out there – from the ‘luxury touring train’ servi
From tributes to loved ones that end up more like terrible insults, to attempts at animals or landscapes that look like they've been drawn by children, here's our favourite examples of when body art goes bad.
Mehendi (Lawsonia inermis) is a small tropical shrub, whose leaves when dried and ground into a paste, give out a rusty-red pigment, suitable for making intricate designs on the palms and feet. The dye has a cooling property, and no side effects on the skin. Mehendi is extremely suitable for creating intricate patterns on various parts of the body, and a painless alternative to permanent tattoos.
Paddling over whirlpools of turbulent water and watching the landscapes go by can be such an adrenaline rush. Aside from the high energy buzz, white water rafting also makes for an exciting way to explore and immerse deeply in the backcountry.
Ever since the US branch of the Austrian candy maker PEZ had the brilliant marketing idea of turning their dispensers into novelty items in the 1950s, adults and children alike have collected them with a passion. If you are daunted about how to begin an affordable vintage or modern Pez dispenser collection, this lens is designed to help you decide where your interests lie and on which variety of Pez items you might like to focus. In next to no time you'll be a Pez Head!
A hobby can work wonders to the overall personality of the kid. Having a particular, consistent hobby can help in developing skills like patience, management, determination and accomplishment. The greatest hobbies always teach skills like knowledge that is crucial in every sphere of his life. Hobbies can also help children in making new friends thus enhancing their social skills. Hobby is a great source of joy.
Of course dance is a sport! It meets all of the requisites of a sport. It has rules and regulations, requires skill and concentration, it is physically demanding, and it is competitive. Why do people say that because dance is an art, it cannot also be a sport? Figure skating and gymnastics are Olympic sports as well as art forms. Dancers train, compete and have goals just like other athletes.
Clocks today go far beyond the standard cuckoo or grandfather styles — everything from a digital clock on Darth Vader's head to a simple clock on plywood grain can help add a touch of personal style and functional flair to your home.
South Africans are a crafty bunch. The country's people produce a remarkable range of arts and crafts, working from the pavements and markets of the big cities to deep rural enclaves, with every possible form of traditional artwork
As a young child (or perhaps even an adult) who hasn’t dreamed of living tree houses? Some structures are built on trees or hung from trees, but some unusual tree house building designs are even grown from trees or built right into a tree. Some people live in trees as a luxury, some to help save the environment and others out of tradition or necessity.
Glass can make a canvas for art. You can color it, etch it, stain it, cut it or paint on it in different colors. Here we tell you about techniques to make that plain, transparent glass look exquisite and beautiful. Here's your guide to glass art.
Paper lanterns come in various shapes and sizes, as well as various methods of construction. Get ready to throw your next party in style with paper lanterns. Decorate easily and affordably with colored paper lanterns.