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Sebastian Brajkovic exhibits warped furniture at Carpenters Workshop Gallery

Furniture that has been extruded and manipulated into distorted forms by Dutch designer Sebastian Brajkovic is on show at the Carpenters Workshop …

Menu's WM String chairs have matching but inverted wire backs

Wire lattices form the backs of this pair of chairs by Rotterdam-based Studio WM for Danish brand Menu, with one positioned the opposite way around …

5 breathtaking road trips in England and Wales

Five stretches of UK road that make driving fun – and reveal some of the most stunning countryside you'll ever see<p>The UK has over 200,000 miles of …

From Lisbon with love: the best city spots for romance

Lisbon is the perfect Valentine's date – bright, charismatic, naturally good-looking, fun-loving and ever the dreamer. Romance literally embraces you on every street corner here, be it the way the cobbles shimmer like silver after the rain, the plaintive wail of <i>fado</i> song drifting through open …

Inca Trail essentials

It's the most famous hike in South America – perhaps the world – and a must-do, life-changing experience. Hiking the Inca Trail through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu is both arduous and awe-inspiring. Four days of cold, pain and exhaustion dissipate as the mist lifts to reveal the emerald peaks …

Are today's young women in a worse position than their mothers were?

Today's young women are beset by debt, job uncertainty and rising housing costs. Rebecca Holman asks women of different ages if they think happiness depends on the year they were born<p>Do we have it better or worse than those born before us? Once, the assumption was that each generation would be more …

World-Famous Architects Design Stunning 3D-Printed Shoes

Though it might not seem like it, architecture and fashion can go hand in hand. United Nude envisions this with a stunning collection of shoes that are produced using 3D printing. The company teamed up with 3D Systems to create these accessories, which are designed by five of the world's greatest …

Northern Ireland Enjoys the ‘Game of Thrones’ Effect

Extras are sworn to secrecy, coach tours are ferrying fans to locations—Game of Thrones has helped transform Northern Ireland into a second Hollywood.<p>…

Time Traveling in Marrakech

Revisiting Marrakech’s fascinating history of beheadings, prostitution, and a forgotten eccentric leader.<p>Marrakech, like Timbuktu or Kathmandu, is a city whose name conjures the faraway and exotic. These are otherworldly places that we know little about. When you go to Marrakech, in Morocco, you …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

An Afghan nightmare: Forced to marry your rapist

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) —</b> It is an unimaginably hideous outcome.<p>To be raped by your cousin's husband; be jailed for adultery as your attacker was married; to suffer the ignominy of global uproar about your jailing and assault, but be pardoned by presidential decree; and then to endure the shame …

Liquid engineering: Meet the man who builds houses with water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you build a house with water?<p>Hungarian architect Matyas Gutai believes that water is the perfect material for keeping a house at a comfortable temperature.<p>And while that doesn't mean that he can do away with traditional materials like bricks, cement, and plaster, his system promotes a …

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

Sigmund Freud's cocaine problem

<i>Editor's note: Nearly 130 years ago, cocaine was the world’s newest wonder drug - touted as a cure for everything from morphine addiction to tuberculosis. And its biggest supporter was Sigmund Freud. Dr. Sanjay Gupta has the fascinating history and what it means for us today on "Sanjay Gupta M.D."</i> …

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Scotland independence debate heats up ahead of referendum

Fewer than 100 days remain until Scots go to the polls to vote on the future of their country.<p>It's a vote that could end Scotland's 300-year union with England and Wales as Great Britain -- and see it launch into the world as an independent nation of some 5.3 million people.<p>Activists on both sides …

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Blair Is Bonkers, Says Boris

<i>Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 16 June 2014...</i><p><b>1) BLAIR IS BONKERS, SAYS BORIS</b><p>"Fury at 'Blair the warmonger'," is the headline on …