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The 13 best new buildings in the world

Five already-built and upcoming buildings were awarded top honors, and a dozen more — from office buildings and housing to sports arenas and schools — won for their respective categories.<p>Our favorites include the Interlace, a sprawling 42-acre LEGO-style apartment complex in Singapore, and the …

Architecture

Spain is pioneering a beautiful new style of eco-friendly building

Commercial buildings are often boxy and glassy structures designed to maximize indoor space. But recent studies show that these modern buildings use more energy per square foot than office buildings built a hundred years ago.<p>All of our advances in building technology can't overcome the fact that …

Architecture

Three-Dimensional Human Collages Encased in Layers of Glass

Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Dustin Yellin has received worldwide recognition for his technique to creating large-scale, fantastical collages encased within layers of glass. <i>Psychogeographies</i>, his newest exhibition commissioned by the New York City Ballet for the annual Art series, is a …

Art

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

View Gallery (11)<p>Architecture<p>The 2018 Super Bowl stadium in Minnesota offsets 100% of its energy<p>The NFL’s Super Bowl LII kicks off next Sunday—but …

An Open Letter to the Stranger Who Called Me a Girl

Dear Stranger Who Called Me a Girl,<p>You may not remember me. I'm forgettable; I've learned to live with it. To refresh your memory, a few months ago we were on the N train heading towards Queens. I was going to a friend's party and I think you were on your way home from shopping with your grandson …

Michael Jordan

Man On Mars? NASA Says It's Happening -- And Soon

We're going to Mars -- and we're going in the not-too-distant future.<p>NASA says preparations for a manned mission to the Red Planet are proceeding as planned, with humans expected to set foot on Mars in the 2030s.<p>"We are farther down the path to sending humans to Mars than at any point in NASA's …

Space Exploration

The Space Plane NASA Wanted to Use to Build Solar Power Plants in Orbit

1970s space dreaming at its finest: The massive Star-Raker space plane would take carry solar power satellites into orbit.<p>At the height of the oil crisis in the 1970s, the US government considered building a network of 60 orbiting solar power stations that would beam energy down to Earth. Each …

Space Exploration

Japan's Long Lost Venus Probe May Boom Back to Life

Hopefully the second time's a charm for Akatsuki.<p>In 2010, Japan's space agency, JAXA, sent a probe to Venus. Akatsuki would have studied the climate and atmosphere of the hot, hot, hot world. Except it failed to insert itself into orbit and drifted off into space. But in December, the probe will …

Astronomy

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Habitats

Has There Ever Been a More Appropriate Time to Reach for a Gender-Bending Fragrance?

On Sunday night, <b>Jeffrey Tambor</b> may take home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his turn as _Transparent’_s Mort/Maura Pfefferman, a 60-something man in the process of transitioning into a woman. Played with nuance and humor by Tambor, the career-making role has been …

Beijing Design Week 2015 to showcase contemporary Chinese design

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> Beijing Design Week is returning to the Chinese capital this month to present design, art and creativity from across the country (+ …

Design

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Articles about 6 ingenious built ins on Dwell.com - Dwell

Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...<p>In the face of often pessimistic news screens about leaking oil pipelines, …

Logging

From the Inside, This Tiny House Feels Giant

A clever layout helps 150 square feet feel super spacious.<p>As longtime fans of the tiny house movement, we're constantly impressed by the way these humble abodes maximize space — or rather, <i>lack</i> of space. At first glance, this cute home definitely looks like quite the tiny charmer (that fold-out …

Freed Trans Woman Ashley Diamond On Life Behind Bars In Men's Prison

Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman who served over three years in a Georgia men's prison, was released in late August after years of reported mistreatment, including alleged sexual assaults and being denied hormone therapy. She spoke with HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd on Thursday alongside Chinyere …

Femme invisibility is the dirty little secret of the queer community

My last three girlfriends have all told me that I look straight.<p>That’s not what you expect to hear from another woman whose clitoris you’ve licked a …

LGBTQI

Artist's Delicate Paper Zoo Bridges the Gap Between 2D and 3D Art

Paper artist Calvin Nicholls continues to develop a paper zoo that's as diverse as it is beautiful. Using scissors, a scalpel, glue, and an X-ACTO knife, the creator forms intricate paper sculptures that look as though they're about to come alive. He recreates a variety of animals—from birds with …

Bridges

Drunk man attacks adorable robot that was just trying to help

The second human on cute humanoid robot attack in two months has resulted in internal damage to a Pepper-brand automaton that worked in a store in …

Robotics

See BB-8's skeleton in this cool tear-down video

When playing around with Sphero’s BB-8 toy, the miniature version of the personality-filled droid from the upcoming movie ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ it’s hard to not feel like it’s made with a little bit of magic. His little head floats atop his body, and he maintains his ability to be upright …

Optical Illusion Paintings Framed as Colorful Portals to Another Dimension

Home / ArtOptical Illusion Paintings Framed as Colorful Portals to Another Dimension<p>By Anna Gragert on September 6, 2016<p>Anonymous street artist 1010 has downsized his substantially larger, building-sized murals to form intriguing artwork that you can actually hang in your home. Each one serves as …

Digital Art

Artist Condenses Big Ideas into Intricate Mini Paintings

Artist Karen Libecap demonstrates that tiny paintings can house some pretty big ideas. In fact, artwork the size of a quarter can be just as beautiful as a giant mural that takes up the side of a building. Using a precise set of tools and a steady hand, the painter illustrates subjects that are …

Painting
Painting

Don't Worry, a Bamboo Skyscraper Would Be Very Strong

CRG Architects unveils "Architect's Village" a collection of towers that mimics a natural bamboo forest.<p>Rethink the way we build: what if we stopped cutting into our forests, and started recreating them? Say hello to Architect’s Village, the bamboo skyscraper from Carlos R. Gomez and his team of …

Architecture

Creative Rolling Pins

Joanne Choueiri, Giulia Cosenza and Povilas Raskevicius, Students from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam have created a set of roller pins called …