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5 of the Best Art Deco Buildings in Paris Photos

The term Art Deco is derived from the 1925 Paris show—L’Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes. It was here the style first burst on the art and architectural scenes, representing modernism in an age of industrialism and grandeur. Art Deco differed from the existing …

The World's Youngest Country Is 'on the Brink' of Genocide, Says U.N. Commission

The U.N. Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan says that the country, which has been in a state of civil war for the duration of its three-year …

U.S. veterans, tribe elders join forces in pipeline protest

CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - U.S. military veterans spoke with tribal leaders on Saturday about their shared interest in blocking a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation, with as many as 3,500 veterans joining protests at the site.<p>Veterans Stand for Standing Rock …

The graffiti kids: How an act of teenage rebellion sparked the Syrian war

At the start of it all, before the uprising and the civil war – and the refugee exodus and the terror and the hatred that have sprung from it – a 14-year-old boy stood giggling with a can of black spray paint, pointing it at the wall of his school in southern Syria.<p>Naief Abazid’s graffiti sparked a …

Middle East

Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained

The Swiss architect was a stickler for color, as a rare wallpaper book now up for auction shows.<p>Henry Ford was famous for saying a customer could have any color of car she or he wanted, so long as it’s black–a nod to how the industrialist viewed color, all function no fun. Black paint dried the …

10 Stunning Modernist Homes That Melt Into The Landscape

The only things more incredible than these beautifully designed houses are their epic surroundings.<p>Architectural photographer James Silverman has traveled all over the world to capture the most stunning examples of modern homes. In his new book, <i>Infinite Space</i>, he focuses on beautifully designed …

For-Profit Prisons: American Slavery, Under New Management

With U.S. crime down yet prisoners up, and private prisons raking in billions off their labor, it's becoming increasingly clear that American slavery …