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Tokyo Recrafted

Japan's ancient arts—from silks to ceramics, calligraphy to kaiseki—are now more vibrant than ever. Jackie Cooperman goes shopping.

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Tank Watch

Of cannibal fish, sharks, and undersea butterfly hunters: bringing color and drama to luxury aquariums.

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Top Dogs

Who's your canine counterpart? Julia Szabo finds the perfect breed for you.

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The Greenhouse Effect

One offshoot of this decade's passion for gardening is a rise in the number of residential greenhouses.

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Real Estates

Looking for that perfect getaway? Say, an oceanfront in Palm Beach or a ranch in Montana? Travis Neighbor Ward reports on what $3 million buys...

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Private Obsessions of a Remarkable Collector

Writer Paul Theroux has traveled the world by plane, train, horse, and foot. For his book North Star Africa, he went by canoe, "chicken...

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In Full Bloom

Dutch artist Wouter Dolk doesn't just make wallcoverings. He creates extravagant painted panels that transform rooms into works of art.

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New Hotel Suites with Great Views

From ocean horizon to mountain range, these new suites are transporting.

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Europe’s Best One-Room Spa

It’s worth the trip to Tuscany to find out why.

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7 Tips for Sleeping Better

Dr. Frank Lipman helps the tired, the exhausted, and the just plain spent.