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A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Black and White: The Race Issue

|<b>When we decided to devote our April magazine to the topic of race, we thought we should examine our own history before turning our reportorial gaze to others.</b><p>It is November 2, 1930, and National Geographic has sent a reporter and a photographer to cover a magnificent occasion: the crowning of …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

11 of the Most Impressive and Innovative Rooftop Spaces

This week, we present a selection of 11 of the best images of rooftop spaces. These spaces, usually terraces conceived for the enjoyment of views and …

Concrete balcony extends from Brazilian house by Felipe Rodrigues

Brazilian architect Felipe Rodrigues has created a split-level house, with a glazed living area between thin concrete planes that project from a …

Living Rooms

American Experience

Freedom Summer | Article<p>Fannie Lou Hamer<p>Fannie Lou Hamer was born in 1917, the 20th child of Lou Ella and James Lee Townsend, sharecroppers east of …

Black History

Iceberg four times the size of London breaks off from Antarctica ice shelf

A trillion-tonne iceberg - one of the largest on record - has broken away from an ice shelf in Antarctica.<p>Researchers have been monitoring a huge crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf, which had left a vast iceberg more than four times the size of London or a quarter the size of Wales "hanging by a …

Global Warming

Air-purifying pavilion uses plants to absorb harmful toxins in Hanoi

A green oasis has popped up in Hanoi, a city choked by smog. Hung Nguyen Architects designed and built the Pavilion of Origins, a greenery-draped …

Architecture

Apartments are the hot new tech sector

Welcome to the land technology forgot. High-end leases negotiated and signed via fax. Millions of dollars in apartment inventory — in some of the hottest real estate markets in the country — tracked on whiteboards with dry-erase markers. Client histories recorded in longhand in legal notebooks and …

Japan's Shinzo Abe's landslide election win paves way for constitution change

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s landslide election victory is a double-edged sword.<p>His LDP-led coalition won two thirds of the seats in the upper house which, combined with the support already in place from the lower house, means he can seek to revise the country’s pacifist constitution for an …

Confederate flag flies once again — for a few hours — at the South Carolina statehouse

On July 10, 2015, a flood of thousands gathered outside the South Carolina statehouse, intent to watch the Confederate flag fall and never return.<p>It had been nearly a month since an avowed white supremacist gunman had murdered nine people in a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., just over …

South Carolina

MARGINAL STREET LOFTS

This new nine-unit residential building occupies a small but unique site on the waterfront in East Boston. Located between the residential …

Architecture

Frogs & Dogs

Concrete Details: Examining the Initial Designs of D.C.’s Proposed Family Homeless Shelters

Ward 1Since February, when Mayor <b>Muriel Bowser</b> announced her plan to close D.C. General and replace it with seven neighborhood shelters for homeless …

Architecture

10 Exercises That Work Your Arms to Exhaustion

When most people size up the results of a good pump, they look to the arms for evidence. There’s something about Popeye-worthy biceps and razor-sharp …

Workouts

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the-gentlemens-barber

Men’s Fashion Inspiration -Hugo Boss Scarf Giveaway Contest!

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Men's Fashion

Samson — at New York, New York

Samson — at Allerton Avenue

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New York's first micro-apartment building to be completed in December

A modular residential tower designed by nArchitects that is meant to offer a solution to New York's affordable housing shortage is nearing completion …

Auch in Deutschland gibt es massive Kritik an Amazon

<b>Die "New York Times" hat Mitarbeiter von Amazon zu ihren Arbeitsbedingungen befragt. Auch in Deutschland gibt es massive Kritik. Gewerkschafter</b> …

Wirtschaft

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Is Filtered Milk Better for You?

Here’s the background: Ultra-filtered milk has become more widely available this year with the release of a new brand, fairlife, which is under the Coca-Cola umbrella and uses a grammatically-frustrating all lower-caps brand name.<p>There are also other brands available, like Hood Simply …

Elizabeth Warren rouses California Democrats: 'America is ready to stand with us'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a tub-thumping speech to delegates at the California Democratic Party convention in Anaheim on Saturday, touching on the policy themes that have made her the increasingly popular champion of her party's liberal wing and bestowing conspicuous praise on state Atty. …

6 Moisturizers to Help Your Face Look Its Best

Turns out your mug needs more than just soap and water.<p>After decades of research devoted to women's skin, some of the greatest innovations in skin care are happening with moisturizers for men. See, the skin on guys' faces is oilier, thicker, and harder to penetrate than women's, and the newest …

Skin Care