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Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

Colorized Black And White Photos Bring Historical Figures Like Darwin, Lincoln And Dali To Life (PHOTOS)

What would Charles Darwin or Jim Henson look like in color?<p>Thanks to Mads Madsen, an active Reddit and Facebook user with a knack for photo manipulation, we can find out what historical icons look like in color. The 18-year-old colorizes historical images, from close-ups of famed scientists Albert …

Free at Last: The Robert Redford Story

He's always been obsessed with the American way of winning and losing, the blessing also being the curse. It's the subject of much of his career and the substance of much of his life. PLUS: The Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Photos of Redford from 1959<p><i>Published in the April 2013 issue</i><p><b>The war is over,</b> …

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Articles about best modern glass homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...<p>Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense …

Articles about homes with sliding glass doors walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Create a space that stands out.<p>Building on its reputation for movable pieces of art, sliding door manufacturer Raydoor will team up with two artists for an...<p>An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...<p>Every …

DOMA Undone! Seeing Beyond the Inequality of the "Times that Blind"

As predicted here, and elaborated in blog posts for the <i>California Lawyer</i> as well, DOMA is dead, most likely 5-4, though I retain the belief that the Chief Justice will join for reasons explained at length earlier in this space.<p>DOMA constitutes discrimination against a class of citizens. Treating …

Tokyo, Japan: Illustrated Travel Guide, Phrasebook and Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

New York's Pierre Penthouse Hits Sale Block With $125 Million Price Tag

<i>Update: Sine this article was initially published, the Pierre penthouse officially listed for sale, asking $125 million. The pricey apartment is co-listed with Elizabeth Lee Sample, Brenda Powers, and Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty.</i><p>The real estate rumor mill has been atwitter for …

Keeping Women Off Of Corporate Boards Is A Really Bad Idea

Worldwide, only about one out of every ten corporate board members is a woman (PDF).<p>That's a sharp imbalance, and some countries and institutions have been working to correct it. In 2003, Norway introduced a mandate that at least 40% of every public company's board be female, and last year, the …

The Brand New Range Rover Sport Is A Lightweight Powerhouse

Unveiled just before the 2013 New York Auto Show, the 2014 Range Rover Sport improves upon the previous model's formula with quicker acceleration, lighter weight, and greater agility.<p>How much lighter is the new Range Rover Sport? Try 800 pounds lighter. That's like kicking four 200-pound …

Risk Is Back: America's Big Banks Are Knee-Deep In Derivatives

<i>The following is a guest post by George Schultze, founder of Schultze Asset Management LLC, an alternative investments firm founded in 1998 that manages approximately $230 million in assets and specializes in distressed securities.</i><p>I’ve been following the derivatives markets for almost two decades – …

Industrial Age Education Is a Disservice to Students

Both of my parents are educators, and from my travels around the world, there is a clear understanding that we need a major change in how we educate students. The traditional model of education, born in the industrial age with a one-size-fits-all approach, is not meeting the needs of our knowledge …

Obama Administration Begins Free Trade Talks With European Union

WASHINGTON -- After months of pressure from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the White House is following through on President Barack Obama's pledge to negotiate a new free trade agreement with the European Union.<p>The push is viewed with skepticism by consumer advocacy groups, environmental …