When it comes to furnishing houses or apartments, it would probably not be possible to find two that are exactly alike – but that is a topic for another time. Today, to the contrary, we’ll have a look at the most popular and widely admired home styles, whether inspired by Provence, the Mediterranean, Scandinavian decor or Colonial style, for instance. Which is your personal favourite?
There’s no doubt that our lives are filled with different kinds of conflicts, and that’s not anything we have to be ashamed of. Dealing with misunderstanding doesn’t make us «wrong» as people. Otherwise, experts call «normal» only those relationships where partners argue with each other infrequently, indicating that they care about one another and don’t take their interactions for granted. This rule works with family relations, friendships, and so on.
At a time when a new architectural style had conquered Europe, the major characteristics of the new style dictated that it would mostly serve sacral purposes. Gothic Cathedrals were designed to bring the faithful closer to God through visual experience. The indoor and outdoor support system helped Gothic buildings to reach to great heights while delivering light at ground level. The supporting system served at the same time a decorative function. This unique performance in combination with ornamental vaults, and last but not least the colour effects of stained-glass windows, were fascinating then and continue to charm us today.
The beginning of the new year is usually a time to sum up the previous year and re-evaluate what happened in it. We at YT have completed the customary look back and review and have prepared for you a list of the most interesting and popular articles of 2017. Here they are:
As it happens every year, we plan to start a new and better life with the beginning of the new year. And yes, often that includes a promise to lead a healthier lifestyle, and to lose weight and gain strength. To avoid making it a flop again this year, check out the changes that don´t have to be drastic to make a difference.
Does Christmas bug you a bit, or does it simply not appeal to you the way it traditionally appeals to so many others? No worries. We have prepared an alternative list of activities for the upcoming holidays that will get you out of the Christmas doldrums.
While in parts of Europe crickets and other insects are being dehydrated and ground into protein flour, we won't go to the culinary fringe quite so radically for this Christmas baking season. Nevertheless, the need for a healthy lifestyle is making itself felt in confectionary trends, as will be noted in our Christmas baking tips. Here are the new, healthier trends in sweets.
People without know-how would be lost if it weren’t for the more talented writer-scientists who actually take the time to create popular science books about the fields they know well. This article demonstrates that we have many books on neuroscience, genetics, memory, nature, time, and black holes. And all of them amazing.
Packages, bags, boxes, sachets, and more. Wrapping is a crucial part of giving gifts. It can show creativity and care, or a lack of imagination; and it can even be of actual use in daily life. Good enough reason to think of something original this year, isn´t it? Stay with us, and we‘ll provide you with a few ideas.
Central Park – a notable landmark in New York City, a green oasis (sometimes also referred to as the lungs of New York) surrounded by skyscrapers. With a sizeable area of 843 acres, it might be assumed that the park was always a part of the Commissioners' Plan. The opposite, however, was the case. New York City’s population expanded rapidly before the second half of the 19th century, and the growing need to escape from the rush and noise of the city became the question of the day.