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The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems

Almost everybody has heard of the United Nations. But how many people know what it actually does? Or how it works? Or why, as world leaders gather for the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, the institution has struggled to live up to the promise of its founders: making the world a …

United Nations

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

ALERT: The Prom Dress This Teen Bought Online Nearly Ruined Her Prom

You need to see how bad it looked IRL.<p>File this under Prom Nightmares: Juliet Jacoby, a 17-year-old junior at Douglas County High School in Colorado, fell in love with a red gown with long sheer sleeves for her junior prom. At $149, she thought it was a little pricey, so her mom found the same …

Watch Earth’s Auroras From Space in 4K Resolution

Experience thunderstorms and auroras from the perspective of ISS astronauts.<p>Every year, skywatchers from all around the world venture to the Earth's poles to gaze at one of nature's most captivating events—the auroras borealis and australis, or the Northern and Southern lights. As charged particles …

4K resolution

Photographer captures stunning photos of dancers in the streets of Cuba

On his recent trip to Cuba, photographer Omar Robles captured remarkable snapshots of ballet dancers expressing their art throughout the nation's …

Digital Photos Capture Paint Swirling in Water

Alex Nero’s digital photographs create Rorschach-like images that explore the human psyche.<p><b>This article was originally published on April 17, 2016 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Water continues to be a source of inspiration for artists, both aesthetically and as a tool in their art-making. Alex Nero …

21 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail

Some of these features are incredibly useful and make its products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, it's fascinating to learn about the lengths Apple goes to when it comes to design and product development.<p>Here are 21 of …

Apple Watch

Architizer

House Miyagino / Kazuya Saito Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> It is a steeled house with shop consisted of “1 core”, “2 volumes”, and “3 stories”.<p>Miyagino, located …

Floating House / Nha Dan Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located within a new residential development in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam, the house is threatened by …

Architizer

Charming California barn renovated to endure natural disasters

This quaint barn built in the early 1900's used to function as a horse stable, a garage and a guest house until it sustained significant damage that …

Architizer

6 bathroom color schemes that will never look dated

Bathrooms can be one of the most challenging rooms to overhaul. Renovating them can not only put a strain on your time and budget, but it puts the room out of commission while the work’s being done. No one wants to renovate their bathroom more often than necessary, and for this reason many people …

How Woodworker Greta de Parry Changed the Design Game

The sculptor behind the iconic Coleman Stool shares insight into her creative process. (Who can't relate to #4?)<p>Chicago-based sculptor and woodworker Greta de Parry has earned a spot on the new guard of contemporary furniture designers—possibly thanks to a love affair with concrete. By fashioning a …

Articles about design duo takes over whole factory on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.<p>Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...<p>Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor …

San Francisco

14 design hotels with the coolest architecture on the planet

But today, we're judging a book by it's cover, or really 14 hotels by their facades. Fortunately, these hotels are impressive both inside and out; in this slideshow, however, we're taking you on an architectural tour of over a dozen design hotels that are truly one-of-a-kind.

United Arab Emirates

BMW Z5 caught winter testing in Sweden

BMW has been working on a replacement for the aging Z4 roadster for some time now, likely with the help of Toyota, but we’ve seen very little …

A ribbon-like wood table winds its way throughout this office, and the reason why is meaningful

Produce Workshop were tasked with designing a unique office interior, for Singaporean video production company, Little Red Ants Creative Studio.<p>The …

Windows That Morph Into Balconies at the Push of a Button

Design by HofmanDujardin<p>Dutch Architecture and design studio HofmanDujardin have developed an innovative window that morphs into a balcony at the …

Top 10

Olivia Bee Shoots "Kids in Love"

<i>April is YOUTH month on papermag.com and we'll be spending the next four weeks looking at the art, music, fashion, activism, and entertainment leaders of today (and tomorrow).</i><p>They're "real, obsessive emotions put in a pop context," Olivia Bee says of her photographs. Since her Flickr account was …

Ghostly photos show abandoned town being reclaimed by desert sand

In Melbourne, Australia, an old home filled with sand is allowing visitors to travel to an eerie corner of Africa without leaving the country.<p>The …

Zaha Hadid's final apartment building in New York looks magnificent, and we went inside

1/<p>Hadid's 135-foot-tall building lives at 520 West 28th Street on Manhattan's far west side. It's two blocks away from Hudson Yards, the new $20 …

Architecture

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22 Cruel and Unusual April Fools' Pranks

The last thing we want to do is encourage this sort of juvenile behavior but we rounded up the cruelest, messiest, most inconveniencing April Fools’ …

11 Hotels to Visit Before You Decorate Your Home

What better souvenir to bring home than a little decor inspiration?<p>Have you ever loved a hotel so much that you've been tempted to stay inside all day instead of actually exploring the city? We certainly have. While it's always nice to escape to a place where there's maid service, there are some …