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People are sharing "jokes that are so stupid that they're funny" and they're COMPLETELY RIGHT

Over on Reddit <i>Aweseom_</i> has asked “What’s a joke that’s so stupid it’s funny?” and there’s been over 9,616 comments in less than a week, and the …

Howard Hodgkin: 'I felt like an outcast in the art world'

The artist, famously as emotional as his vibrant works, only started to earn acclaim in his 60s – and two decades later, paints more passionately than ever<p>“I hate painting,” says Howard Hodgkin, one of the world’s greatest living painters. “Most of the time it’s irrelevant. It doesn’t mean enough, …

National Portrait Gallery

AP PHOTOS: Deep in Israel desert, shimmering glass mountains

YERUHAM, Israel (AP) — Deep in the heart of Israel's desert, shimmering mountains of glass dominate the landscape.<p>Tiny shards, millions of them, are piled into rolling hills of green and brown. They are 50 feet high and span the length of a few soccer fields.<p>This is the junkyard at Israel's only …

Coca-Cola

A Painter Challenges the Traditional Privilege of the White Male Gaze

Jennifer Packer’s Breathing Room creates space between the subject and the viewer.<p>The emotional paintings of Jennifer Packer mean to challenge the male gaze and reject the politics of perception that traditionally define classical representation in figurative painiting. In the show <i>Breathing Room</i> at …

The Only 2 Tips You’ll Ever Need to Keep Your Home Tidy

<i>For those of us who hope to keep both our house and our sanity.</i>Every year I become more of a Cozy Minimalist. I want to have a homey, pretty house …

House in Sengataki / Case Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> House in Sengataki sits on a gentle southern slope, facing roads in the north and east and surrounded by …

Architecture

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9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

The Revenant: first reactions to DiCaprio thriller suggest Oscar potential

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s much-anticipated survival thriller The Revenant has had a warm reception on Twitter after it screened for the first time over the weekend.<p>Director defends The Revenant after shoot branded a 'living hell'<p>Read more<p>Despite a global embargo on reviews until December, …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Coffee project based on Big Issue model gets London launch

Change Please will train baristas, pay living wage and underwrite tenancies for workers who would otherwise struggle to rent a property<p>The British public’s itch for a daily fix of gourmet coffee is to be harnessed to provide jobs and housing for the country’s growing population of rough …

Housing

Laos holiday guide: plan the perfect two-week trip

Laos has so much to offer it can’t be ‘done’ in a fortnight, so focus on one region or cherry-pick from our list of its top sights, treks, homestays, tours and even the Most Secret Place on Earth<p><b>Laos readers’ tips and the best places to stay in Vientiane and Luang Prabang plus more itineraries in</b> …

Vietnam

Prague: finding a new edge

With Old Prague now tourist central, David Farley follows local artists and hipsters to the Czech capital’s newly transformed outer neighbourhoods<p>The barista with the Salvador Dalí moustache refused to bring milk for my coffee. “Trust me,” he said, adjusting his man-bun. “It’s much better this …

European Travel

The Price of Art: Printed and Framed

Covet art at the price you are willing to pay.<p>Theoretically speaking, art is an object that should speak for itself. A Paris-based artist and philosopher who goes by the moniker Simon created the rebellious <i>NUMBERS</i> project as a snub to the art world. Simon manufactures pictures with their price …

Art

Vanuatu's Espiritu Santo, where paradise is a leaky canoe without a paddle

Smiles dazzle, adventures abound and bliss comes out of the luminous blue water on the island that inspired South Pacific<p>I’ve just found my happy place.<p>It’s been a long time coming. For years whenever anyone told me to close my eyes and picture it I’ve drawn a blank, then spent the next few minutes …

Mad Max

Articles about 5 open plan home renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...<p>Not only are these homes located in breathtaking places, but they also champion intriguing, open-floor plans.<p>When you are involved in building renovations, whether a small scale …

Sadie Snelson Architects converts London warehouse into photographer's home and studio

Sadie Snelson Architects has transformed an east London warehouse into a live-work space for a photographer, featuring a folded steel staircase, a …

Architecture

UK government pledges universal access to 10Mbps broadband, but it’ll also be spying on you

The UK government is a confusing, sprawling mess wherever you stand politically. Pick a public service – it’s almost certainly in crisis with its future hanging in the balance.<p>It’s a convoluted assembly of outdated systems and processes.<p>There’s one thing that UK Prime Minister David Cameron …

It's Never Too Soon To Plan Your 'Driving Retirement'

Harriet Kelly has one word to describe the day she stopped driving four years ago: miserable.<p>"It's no fun when you give up driving," she says. "I just have to say that."<p>Kelly, who lives in Denver, says she was in her 80s when she noticed her eyesight declining. She got anxious driving on the …