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Expansive Telluride mountain retreat grew out of past
Steve Catsman's dream house in the wilderness started as a collection of pre-Civil War cabins and a barn. He disassembled them in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee and shipped them across the country to the mountains nine miles outside Telluride. There, he put them back together as pieces of an 11,729-square-foot luxury mountain home.The home, completed in 2003, is now on the market for $10.25 million.
Leonardo DiCaprio fights 'carbon monster' in new eco-documentary
Seems the Wolf of Wall Street has a few economic ideas for halting climate change. In a new documentary called Carbon, released online Wednesday, narrator Leonardo DiCaprio contends that trillions of dollars worth of fossil fuels are awaiting commercial extraction from the ground and that if we burn them, our planet is toast.
Dear celebrities, please stop straightening your hair! A plea from a curly-haired fan
I can still remember the day I found out my hair was curly.I was 12 years old and recovering from a terrible short haircut, the kind of close crop my mom called a pixie to make it sound better but that made waitresses direct me to the boys bathroom, or led my science teacher to ask, when I tripped down a flight of stairs, Hey, is that little boy OK?
Billy Crystal to honor Robin Williams during Emmy Awards
Summer hair hacks! Bloggers share their most ingenious tricks
Take your taste buds to Santorini with these versatile wines
When you travel around the sun-baked Aegean Islands of Greece, you feel like youre a million miles from home. Though most of the islands are only an hour or two by plane from Athens, there is a remoteness that makes them unique in Europe. Among the more unusual is Santorini, with its black volcanic sands and its extraordinary wines.
Savannah Guthrie, baby Vale send adorable birthday wishes to Al Roker
New mom Savannah Guthrie welcomed baby Vale a week ago today. But only being a week old hasn't stopped baby Vale from wishing TODAY's Al Roker a very special happy 60th birthday.With the help of mom and dad, Vale took to Twitter this afternoon to wish Savannah's TODAY colleague a very happy 60th birthday.Vale, of course, already trended on Twitter herself.
7 cheap and out-of-the-ordinary vacation stops
For many vacationers, visits to exotic locales and partaking in unique cultural activities are beyond affordable. Fortunately, the United States, in all its breadth and depth, offers countless stunning and out-of-the-ordinary attractions that are free or cheap to enjoy.
The worst baby names of the year: Ransom, Craven and more unfortunate choices
Way down at the very bottom of the official U.S. Popular Names List are those baby names given to only five children each year. (The Social Security Administration doesnt publicize those names given to fewer babies because of privacy concerns.
Ice, ice baby! Zoe Saldana addresses pregnancy in Ice Bucket Challenge video
The Ice Bucket Challenge videos for ALS awareness are coming in faster than we can mop up, but a few celebrity offerings are worth pointing out. Zoe Saldana tops our list today, namely because in her video, the actress finally addresses her pregnancy.Standing poolside, Saldana, 36, pivots to reveal a profile of her baby bump and rubs her belly.