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Activist who accused Bahrain security forces of sexual assault is rearrested

Fears grow for Ebtisam al-Saegh, who was detained in raid following tweet criticising kingdom’s ruler and security forces<p>Bahrain has rearrested a prominent human rights advocate who has accused the country’s security services of torturing and sexually assaulting her during her previous arrest in …

This Maze-Like Pavilion Is Designed For One Thing: Summertime Lounging

The last time <i>Co.Design</i> covered a temporary pavilion designed by the Madrid-based firm Selgascano, it was the luminous, multi-colored, inflatable tunnel the architects designed for the 2015 Serpentine Pavilion. The firm’s latest is a little less day-glo, yet every bit as airy and undulating.<p>Taking …

Zaha Hadid Architects unveils new visuals for "stacked vases" hotel tower in Melbourne

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed new visuals of its proposed 185-metre tower in Melbourne, which will be made up of four stacked blocks with white …

Why The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This Mattress

Casper is only three years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

Greenery-covered ziggurat symbolizes Burkina Faso’s new era of democracy

African architect Francis Kéré is making headlines for this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, but London’s not the only place where he’s making a splash. …

Rio gang shootouts spawn apps to help bystanders dodge bullets

Amnesty International and local groups launch tools showing location of gun battles in real time as innocent people die amid soaring violence<p>Gun violence is on the rise in Rio de Janeiro, with the sound of shootouts echoing daily across Brazil’s seaside city as drug gangs battle each other and …

Curbed New York pocket guide: fall 2017 - Curbed NY

New York City has been called many things—the city that never sleeps, the capital of the world—but it could also be called "The City With Too Many Places to See." Between NYC's many iconic landmarks and and the new classics that regularly pop up, it can be overwhelming to decide which museum to …

Kengo Kuma unveils nature-filled Eco-Luxury Hotel for Paris

Travelers to Paris can soon immerse themselves in a paradise of greenery at the Kengo Kuma and Marchi Architectes-designed hospitality complex, …

Architecture

How can I invest in bitcoin?

Andy wants to know how to invest a few hundred pounds in bitcoin. It’s not hard to buy bitcoins, but whether they are an investment or a gamble is another matter ...<p>How can I invest in bitcoin? I’d like to invest a few hundred pounds. <b>Andy</b><p>There are at least three ways, though only one of them looks …

Police Officers in Helicopter Attack Venezuela’s Supreme Court

A rogue faction of the Venezuelan police attacked the country’s Supreme Court in Caracas on Tuesday, dropping grenades from a helicopter, government officials said. It was a rare uprising by government personnel in a country that has been on edge from mass protests and economic crises.<p>A video shot …

Chlorophyll City!

With a legacy of vertical forests (in Milan and now to debut in Nanjing) around the world, Stefano Boeri decided that one single tower wasn’t enough. …

Five-Storey Building in China Has a Road on Its Roof

Photos of a five-storey building in the Chinese city of Chongqing have been going viral on social media, for the simple fact that the building in …

Why Zaha Hadid Architects' Beijing "Mega-Airport" Is Now Set To Become The World's Largest Aviation Hub

When in 2015 Zaha Hadid Architects and ADP Ingeniérie unveiled designs for the "world's largest airport passenger terminal" in Beijing, much of the …

Light dancers perform an incredible LED show on 'AGT'

Light Balance, a 12-man Ukrainian dance crew recently auditioned for <i>America's Got Talent</i> (<i>AGT</i>). Their high-energy LED dance show especially impressed …

The Arab vision for fighting terrorism

The only way to fight "terror" in the region is to reclaim a shared vision that transcends tribalism and sectarianism.<p>Merely six weeks after the deadly attacks of September 11, 2001, the US Congress passed an appalling law, the USA Patriot Act, which gave the US government under President George W. …

Architects and Structural Engineers: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Charles Thornton, one of the world’s preeminent structural engineers, once said that the greatest challenge facing the profession of structural …

When does Ramadan 2017 end? UK dates, timetable, how to fast and what to pray on the 27th night as Eid al-Fitr begins

There are almost three million Muslims in the UK, and they have been busy marking holy month of Ramadan , which is observed every year.<p>Many of us …

These are America's secret elite warriors

The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) oversees roughly 70,000 operators, support units, and civilians from each of the military's sister service branches.<p>America's elite soldiers, work under a shroud of secrecy to carry out high-risk missions with swift precision, laser focus and firm …

Military

This is how you can support a friend with OCD

<b>OCD is a very difficult thing to grasp if you’ve never experienced it.</b><p>It’s illogical, irrational and sometimes, to an outside eye, a bit odd.<p>It’s …

Mental Health

Yemen doesn’t want America to conduct ground operations after Trump’s raid debacle: report

Trump’s disastrous raid on Yemen was partially caused by military leaders saying Obama wasn’t bold enough for it<p>Yemen is withdrawing permission for the United States to deploy special operations ground troops in their country to go after potential terrorists.<p>The Yemeni government was apparently …

Get Set for Festival Season: The 5 Best Websites to Buy EDM Outfits

Everybody knows that half of the fun of attending any electronic dance music event or festival is being able to dress anyway that your heart desires. …

Music Industry