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5 Must-See Museums and Tours for AvGeeks

Part of the charm of airline travel are the airplanes themselves, and nobody loves gawking at airplanes more than AvGeeks. If you want to take your …

Aviation

Sully Weighs in on Captain Shults' Heroic Landing of Flight 1380

Southwest Airlines captain Tammie Jo Shults catapulted to the forefront of the world’s attention Monday for her calm, controlled handling of Flight …

Flying

This is stunning, but should anyone be building homes like this anymore?

<b>Mies van der Rohe famously said "less is more"; Morris Lapidus said "Too much is never enough." I don't know which describes this house.</b><p>Dezeen shows …

Architecture

This Is the Most Scenic Airport Runway in the World

From gorgeous coastlines to rocky islands, some of the world's most striking landscapes are also where you'll find the most scenic runways.<p>In a …

Top 10

Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be simpler

The number of rough sleepers in Britain is soaring, with deaths now a weekly occurrence. It’s time we got over our prejudices<p>“I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started. My abusers …

Housing

How 'cockpit politics' can lead to plane crashes

Since the early days of commercial aviation, flight safety has steadily improved.<p>Considering the number of flights, accidents are now extremely rare, …

Psychology

Martin Luther King's last 31 hours: the story of his final prophetic speech

On the eve of his assassination, King delivered an improvised masterpiece, ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop’. In it, the civil rights leader foresaw his own death.<p><b>While the man who</b> would assassinate him the next day was holed up in the New Rebel motel, hundreds of people were filtering into Mason …

Black History

A grand tour of the world's most amazing architecture

When we travel it’s often to see a building – the Taj Mahal, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Eiffel Tower. We then photograph ourselves in front of them and, let’s face it, the feeling of having claimed these sights is part of the joy of tourism. But why? Because, buildings are endlessly intriguing: …

Frank Lloyd Wright

The most underrated US attractions: readers’ travel tips

Our tipsters sidestep big cities and theme parks to explore a bridge leading nowhere, great galleries, steaming volcanoes and outposts of US history<p><b>Winning tip: Kinzua Bridge Sky Walk, Pennsylvania</b><p>The jewel of Kinzua Bridge state park is the Kinzua Viaduct (once the US’s highest railway bridge). In …

National Parks

Bill Gates says another financial crash 'is a certainty' in Reddit AMA

Very few experts saw the 2008 global financial crisis coming, and those who did were not taken seriously.<p>A decade on since the US financial crash, …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

This amazing wilderness timelapse of Canada took 6 weeks to shoot and 9 months to edit

Every once in a while, a timelapse comes along that just takes your breath away. You could take almost any frame from such films and it stands up on …

Time-lapse Photography

100 Beautiful Bedrooms And Their Dreamy Interior Decors

Beauty is indefinable. It depends on too many aspects to be able to establish a set of specific rules or features which could be applied in …

Interior Design

Gallery: To the ends of the Earth – the most remote hotels on the planet

Feel like spending a few nights in the desert? Find a five-star hotel in the middle of the Liwa sand dunes hours outside Abu Dhabi, or take a trip to …

Abu Dhabi

Architecture Documentaries to Watch in 2018

The new year is here! And with it, a new slate of documentaries we're dying to see.<p>Of all the media forms, film seems to be the most adept at making …

São Paulo

The 50 Most Popular Architecture Photographs of 2017

At <i>ArchDaily</i>, we're lucky enough to know a fantastic network of architecture professionals, allowing us to share the world's best architecture with …

Architecture

House in Higashi Ohwada / CASE-REAL

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A wooden architecture plan situated at the bottom of a bamboo forest where a small river also flows. The …

Living Rooms

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

European Travel

Great heights and spectacular sights: The 17 coolest buildings on Earth

Since claiming dominion over this drifting space rock, humans have peppered the planet with abodes and edifices both large and small. Over the past …

Swimming Pools

Cabin Kvitfjell / Lund Hagem Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Our design process was inspired by the client’s desire to have “a summer cabin in a winter …

Camp Adventure Treetop Experience, A Gorgeous Circular Walkway That Rises Amongst the Trees

Danish architecture firm EFFEKT has created an absolutely beautiful way to experience the Gisselfeld Klosters Skove preserved forest with their …

Legendary architect Zaha Hadid changed architecture forever with these stunning designs

Hadid was known for her neofuturistic style, with buildings featuring sharp angles and wild forms. In 2004, she became the first woman and the first Muslim to win a Pritzker Prize, considered the Nobel Prize of architecture.<p>The Iraqi-British architect designed iconic buildings around the world, …

Architecture

20 Amazing Images of Architecture as Seen from the Sky: The Best Photos of the Week

This week we have prepared a special selection of 20 images of architecture as seen from the sky. This style of image, made possible by the emergence …

Architecture

Majestic Architecture Through The Lens Of Philipp Heer

Famous Instagram <i>Influencer</i> and Swiss photographer Philipp Heer has a real passion for photography and architecture. In his pictures, we find …

New Zealand's backcountry huts inspired this breezy, open home

Indoor-outdoor living at its finest<p>A home inspired by New Zealand’s backcountry huts has been completed in the settlement of Puhoi, just 50 kilometers, or about 31 miles north of Auckland. Designed by the director of local firm LTD Architectural David Maurice for him and his own family, the simple …

Architecture

Architecture for travellers: a novice's guide

Don't know the difference between a plinth and a pilaster? You don’t need to be an expert to recognise a good building but understanding a little about architectural history and theory can make a walk around an unfamiliar city all the more rewarding.<p>Get to grips with the basics and see how many …

City Halls

30 architectural masterpieces everyone should see in their lifetime

Buildings may be some of the most impressive works of art we have.<p>After sinking untold sums of money into their construction, we can walk through the …

Walt Disney Company

This Young Muslim Engineer Gave A Powerful Speech About Racism In Australia

"This isn't the Australia I have grown up in."<p>Nada Kalam was walking in the city of Melbourne when a man started chasing her, screaming that he wanted to kill her because he was convinced she had a bomb under her hijab.<p>Kalam, who was born and raised in Australia, can't go for more than a few weeks …

Australia

In Vietnam, A Rush To Save The World's Largest Cave From The Masses

The world’s largest cave, the mammoth Hang Son Doong in Vietnam, is a relative babe-in-arms when it comes to natural history: The cavern was first discovered in 1991, then lost, then found again before it was first explored in 2009. But less than a decade later, environmentalists are scrambling to …

Vietnam

Are Australian boardrooms in 2017 still like Mad Men?

After more than one hour of conversation about other topics including executive pay, whistleblowers, technology, Brexit, Donald Trump, and the future …

Mad Men