Jacob Curiel

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Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Maserati to Build Gorgeous Alfieri Coupe and Cabrio!

Remember the Maserati Alfieri concept that stole the show at March’s Geneva show? Although Maser wouldn’t confirm production of the sexy 2+2 at the time, it was clear from the huge puddle of drool around the thing that it would be crazy to leave it in the design studio. We’re happy to report that …

Automotive Design

Awesome Honda S660 Kei Sports Car Will Reach Production!

If you don’t know what a Beat is, well, that’s understandable. Honda never exported it to the U.S.—although some folks in Canada managed to get their hands on a handful—mostly because the car was too damn small. Designed to comply with Japanese “kei” car regulations, which mandate a tiny footprint …

Sports Cars

A Layered House that Appears to Defy Gravity

This architectural marvel, located in Paredes, Portugal, was designed by spaceworkers and at first sight, it appears to defy gravity. Look closer and …

Architecture

US to start testing universal online verification system to combat fraud (updated)

In 2011, the government started concocting a plan to issue Americans one online ID they can use create a unified online authentication system that'll work across multiple agencies' websites -- sort of like an OpenID for the government. Now, that plan's wheels are turning, and pilot testing's slated …

How to Photograph Butterflies

Imagine a field of wild flowers, with the sun shining, and jewel-coloured butterflies flitting from one flower to another. Amazingly beautiful – and …

Architizer

World premiere: The 2014 Leica T (Typ 701) review

<i>Caveat: this review was produced with a final production beta camera and lenses; this means that whilst we’re probably 99% of the way there, there</i> …

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 update: Possible debris found on western Australia beach

The submarine drone is nearly done searching, and international investigators are pondering a deeper search<p>Australian officials have confirmed that debris -- potentially from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 -- was found washed up on a western Australia beach. The debris was discovered around …

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Bigger-screen iPhone 6 may mean smaller sales at Apple -- for now

Apple fans, already waiting for the next big thing, may have paused on buying an iPhone as they wait for the large-screen iPhone 6, expected in coming months.<p>Apple may not have sold as many iPhones as investors and analysts hoped last quarter -- even with the addition of China Mobile as a …

Apple