Last night the 54th Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and they put up one serious show. Many awards were given out but it was Adele who stole the show when she picked up six awards including Album of the Year for 21. Other big winners included the Foo Fighters with five awards, Kanye West with four awards, and Skrillex with three awards. The night was filled with ...

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Boutique hôtels have been popping up all over the place and with good reason. Being on vacation is usually based on seclusion and relaxation so avoiding the bustle of gigantic hotels is a priority. But have you ever seen a boutique hotel that was once a 19th-century military fortress? Cap Rocat is exactly that. This recently renovated getaway located in Mallorca’s Bay of Palma is an adults-only paradise, overlooking the ocean. The idea ...

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When I think of Ralph Lauren the first thing that comes to mind is his clothing line, which is expected since thats what he’s famous for. But it turns out that he has something else he’s known for and thats his one of a kind multi million dollar collection of super cars, and what a collection it is! So take a look into the almost museum like garage called D.A.D, Ralph’s personal ticket to the ...

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“What? These aren’t real? What the …” That was my reaction when I first saw these spectacular paintings. Yes thats what I said, paintings, not photographs! The insanely talented artist behind these hyper-realistic paintings is Steve Mills, who probably has more talent in his pinky finger than most people have in a lifetime. My brain hurts just thinking about how he accomplished such a thing. I never in a million years would have guessed that these ...

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This video is so gorgeous that there are no words that can describe it. The video was provided by NASA and is a time lapse sequence of photographs taken by the astronauts of expeditions 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station (ISS) from August to October, 2011. The ISS’s altitude is about 350 kilometers above Earth surface, and the video captured from it is breathtaking! The astronauts involved in taking the footage are as follows: - Commander ...

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There are many blogs dedicated to helping fellow cooks and food enthusiasts on their journey to creating the perfect meal, but I have never seen one as creative, beautifully designed and professional as Roost. The site is run by Caitlin (a.k.a Coco) who started the blog when her husband was diagnosed with Crohns disease. The illness meant that she had to start cooking a gluten/grain/sugar/lactose and starch free diet known as the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. ...

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I simply adore these images for the Spring 2012 Campaign of fashion powerhouse Prada. The photo shoot had a “Gasoline Girls” theme and retro vibe which fit the collection perfectly. The campaign features some of the industry’s top girls including Natasha Poly, Guinevere van Seenus, Elise Crombez, Meghan Collison, Katryn Kruger and Ymre Stiekema. The fifties inspired style was captured by Steven Meisel. Everything about these images is flowing with elegance and the beauty that can only ...

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Tubalr is a very interesting website that I stumbled upon which lets you stream music from Youtube. Being the music enthusiast that I am, sometimes I just want to listen to the song minus the clutter Youtube has nowadays, all these comments, ads and so on. This website lets you search for an artist and it immediately starts playing songs/videos by that artist. It is an easy and convenient way of just listening without finding ...

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Well, 2011 is gone forever but the photographs taken will live on and here are some of the best photographs from last year. Im constantly amazed at the creativity and dedication that some of these photographs hold. Some were shot in the Arctic under extreme conditions that would take sheer willpower to endure and a bit of insanity. Others were taken at just he right moment, forever freezing that memory in time. No matter what ...

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Purple has always been a color that’s been associated with royalty and nobility but here its just plain funky! This is the House Of Purple, a hotel located in Seoul, South Korea. The lavish home-away-from home is located in Seoul’s prominent gangnam-gu neighborhood for the purple card holders of South Korea’s leading credit card company, Hyundai Card. This lavish getaway was designed by Staat, an international creative agency based in Amsterdam. The whole design is modern with a ...

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How do they celebrate New Year’s Eve On The Death Star? Well apparently Lord Vader or Boba Fett celebrate it in true style. They look sharp in their suits but of course the helmets stay on to help spread the fear and terror. This amazing photo shoot was brought to you by two Scandinavian bloggers Matti and Frikkie who posed for the camera and who obviously have a soft spot for tattoos and Star Wars ...

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Vanity Fair magazine has always been famous for their gorgeous photographs and with good reason. Thats probably because they hire our favorite photographer Annie Leibovitz, whose work is truly awe inspiring. Her images surprise us time and time again with the subtle lighting and slightly dreamy vibe. So we decided to choose some of our favorite images that were featured on the magazine this year and it was no easy task since all their images are ...

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Breathe in, relax, and imagine living in the beautiful Rio de Janeiro with a house as gorgeous as this. The 1,500 square-meter (about 16145 square feet) house is centered around the design of two main blocks. The larger block is the main family residence, the smaller one accommodates staff rooms, laundry, garage, home theater and the spa that is directly connected with the outside pool and patio area. This exquisitely refurbished residence known as the ...

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Happy New Year from Chuknum! 2011 is gone forever and we’ve started a new year with new opportunities! Its been a great year but I think a lot of people would agree that the year did have some trying times so heres to a better year and a happy 2012! We’ve only just started this blog in may but thanx to our readers, we’ve have a great and supportive audience so we hope to ...

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Sheltered from the bustling crowds of Paris, this boutique hotel is tucked into a quite street near Montmarte. The hotel, known as ‘The Kube‘ is located in an antique Parisian building with a retro fitted modern facade which acts as the hotel’s concierge and assistance. So soon as you walk into the building, the chic design stands out thanx to the work of the designers Raymond Morel and Christiane Derory who took the u-shaped ...

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Planning your next getaway? Well if paradise is what your looking for then look no further! This gorgeous villa situated along the Umbrian countryside on the border with Tuscany, is called Villa Arrighi. The private estate is in an area is known as the green heart of Italy, a land of rolling hills, vineyards, olive groves and peaceful perfection where few things have been altered since the Middle Ages. The Villa has been restored and redesigned ...

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