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Eames Meets Black Mountain College In Posh New Durham Hotel

Splashy boutique hotels are expected in tourist destinations like Los Angeles, New York, Miami, and Chicago. Now add Durham, North Carolina, to the list. Commune—the design firm behind the Ace Hotel’s outposts in downtown Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Panama—was tapped by the Gentian Group, the …

Los Angeles

This week, MAD's Harbin Opera House completed and Tokyo Olympic stadium designs emerged

<b>This week on Dezeen:</b> Kengo Kuma and Toyo Ito unveiled rival bids to build the 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium this week, replacing Zaha Hadid's …

Banana Table Features Appealing Sculptural Design

The <b>Banana Table</b>, a stylish furniture piece inspired by the stem of the fruit, was designed by Florida-based 3D modeler/designer <b>Craig Monroe</b>.<p>“After a …

Canvas Illustrations Let Adults Color in Their Own Wall Art

Fancy Features, the artists that bring the joy of coloring into large group settings, have recently launched a series of portable canvases meant for one or two people to enjoy. These drawings are done in the same intricate and patterned style as Fancy Features' sprawling murals, but are on a much …

Hotels - Curbed

Over Water / Design Workshop

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> To build on the lake surrounded by mountains is always a challenge, cause whatever one builds and …

Outdoor Rocking Chair Lets Multiple People Gently Sway Together in Nature

Brothers Jules and Jason Henry are the creative minds behind Sveglio, an outdoor furniture design company that produces beautiful pieces meant to “awaken higher consciousness.” One of their enlightening creations, called Volo (Italian for “I fly”), is a rocking chair with a hammock-like basket …

Shipping Containers

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Republic Day Parade in India

For a humane society, we must never forget

It's the site of horror. Auschwitz, the largest German concentration and extermination camp, is a symbol of Nazi delusions. A visit to the …

The GOP Bracket Challenge

Those who avidly fol­low polit­ics al­ways seek clar­ity and un­der­stand­ing, simply to fig­ure out what is likely to hap­pen. At this point, at …

Could drones be used against U.S.?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small drone crashed onto the White House grounds on Monday. Described as a 2-foot-long quadcopter -- a drone with four propellers -- the event raises some troubling questions about the possibility that terrorists using armed drones could one day attack the White House or other tightly …

Purported ISIL message threatens Japan, Jordan hostages

An online message purportedly from the Islamic State warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot held by the militants have less than "24 hours left to live."<p>The group again demanded the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman sentenced to death in Jordan for involvement in a …

Cold War Echoes in a New Russian Spy Ring

The charges against three suspected spooks sound like a thriller, except it was all happening over the last three years in New York City.<p>Secret rendezvous and document handoffs. Coded messages. Using money and sex as recruitment tools. A trip to Atlantic City to scout out a casino deal that turned …

Russia

Kerry and Hollande Call for Intensified Fight Against Terrorism

Talk at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos turned to the fight against terrorism Friday, with French President François Hollande and …

Exclusive: CIA’s Top Spy Steps Down

The secretive head of the agency’s National Clandestine Service is retiring amid reports of infighting over a reorganization of the intelligence …

Sarah Palin Is 'Interested' In Running For President In 2016

"Yeah, I mean, of course, when you have a servant's heart, when you know that there is opportunity to do all you can to put yourself forward in the name of offering service, anybody would be interested," Palin said.<p>According to ABC, Palin was "serving wild boar chili to the homeless" at the …

Republicans

Obama heading to India, hoping to improve ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama arrives in India this weekend anxious to take another step in moving the world's two largest democracies …

India

APNewsBreak: Gov't reverses on health care privacy problem

Japan readies for deadline set by Islamic State for hostages

There was no word on the fate of two Japanese hostages held by Islamic State militants hours after a deadline for a $200 million ransom in exchange for their safety passed Friday.<p>The militants vowed Tuesday to kill the two men within 72 hours if they didn't receive the money from the Japan …

Syrian air strike kills more than 30: monitor, activists

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian air strike killed more than 40 people in a rebel-held area near Damascus on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group and opposition activists said.<p>Residents react to dead bodies after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia's new King Salman promises continuity

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Saudi Arabia

New Saudi king seeks unity among Arab, Islamic nations

As Saudis mourned the death of King Abdullah and world leaders paid their respects, newly enthroned King Salman pledged Friday to continue the policies of his predecessors while calling for unity among Arab and Islamic nations at a time of regional unrest.<p>"The Arab and the Islamic nations are in …

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