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Porsche designs a high-rise

For affluent urbanites who suffer bouts of nighttime car-separation anxiety, relief is at hand.<p>The Porsche Design Tower under construction near Miami, Florida, features a virtuosic parking system that whisks vehicles up to sky garages adjacent to handsome floor plans. This thrill ride for …

Real Estate

10 Vacations To Take With Your BFF

BAZAAR's edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

Ancient History

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Flute

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Tech Q&A: Hide your Facebook profile, hotel Wi-Fi, and more

<b>Hide your Facebook profile</b><p><b>Q.</b> I'm a corrections officer and I've gotten some friend requests on Facebook from former inmates when they get out of jail. I want to keep in contact with my family, but I want to stay hidden from everyone else. How can I make myself invisible on Facebook without …

The Scientific Cure for Hangovers

In the legal disclaimer of every Friday — especially Summer Fridays, with their earlier drinking start times and later bedtimes — should be a note about hangovers. But with science on your side, you might be able to short-circuit some of the gnarly side effects of excessive booze. From the fine …

15 Pictures Of 'The Most Alien-Looking Place On Earth'

Because of its extreme isolation from other land masses, Socotra has very unique plant life, a third of which can be found nowhere else in the world.<p>Not only are the plant endemic to Socotra, but they look weird as can be, causing people to refer to it as "the most alien-looking place on earth."

National Parks

The 10 New Classic Bags to Buy

There are certain styles—think the Fendi Spy bag, the Yves Saint Laurent Muse and the Louis Vuitton Speedy—that have outlasted their It bag era and buzz to earn the simple, yet hard-to-earn title of "classic." Click through for the 10 new bags to invest in that we're betting have the staying power …

Small Loft in Manhattan, New York by Specht Harpman

The clever and beautifully furnished Manhattan Micro-Loft.<p>The team of Specht Harpman had to deal with a very special challenge. The renovation of …

#theLIST: All-Season Essentials

Its approaching that point in the season when swimsuits and sundresses start feeling stale and were dying to buy something newbut with sweater weather still a while away, the idea of coats and cozy knits isnt on our radar quite yet<p>It's approaching that point in the season when swimsuits and …

ZADOR – Soap Branding and Packaging Design

An exquisite soap branding and packaging design for ZADOR.<p>Hungarian graphic designer Eszter Laki was entrusted with the work on an exquisite branding …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

8 vending machines you didn't know you needed | CNN Travel

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations.<p>Before your next visit to a major tourist attraction, brace yourself -- for better or for worse -- by learning what you're <i>really</i> in for.<p><b>The Great Wall of China is STEEP.</b><p>One trekker recalls …

Brain games that could pay off in retirement

We all know that exercise helps keep our hearts healthy, but what keeps our brains in top form? Researchers are working overtime to answer this …

Humanity

The Curious History Of The World Cup Soccer Ball

The design history of the world’s favorite ball, from leather clunkers to the nostalgic Buckyball to the most spherical ball in the world.<p>The soccer ball has evolved pretty rapidly in the past 50 years. Most of us grew up with the soccer ball known as the “Buckminster Ball, or Buckyball,” made by …

Soccer

Adobe’s Big Plan To Infiltrate Your Creative Apps

Photoshop in your Instagram account? It could happen.<p>Buried in Adobe’s news yesterday was an announcement that marks an important shift for the company. Adobe announced a major update to their Creative Cloud that spans their online apps, including Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom, and also …

Apps

Design innovation: new ways of thinking can change the world

From beeswax packaging to paint that pours only one way, tomorrow's designers show huge promise but they need support<p>Many people think that design is about prettification. But those people are horribly, dreadfully wrong. Design is much more than that; it's a superpower, and with it you can change …

Mini Superleggera Vision Electric Roadster Where Classic Italian Style Meets Modern Britishness

<b>Mini Superleggera Vision</b> is the latest concept from BMW Group to celebrate the meeting of time-honored and the contemporary at the Concorso …

Roadsters

The Silo Font Family from TypeUnion

Silo, a fluid sans serif font family.<p>The <b>Silo font family</b> is a harmonic sans serif typeface from TypeUnion, a digital font foundry based in the north …

Typography

How Yelp Brought A Sprawling Campus Feel To Downtown SF

Studio O+A converted a historic San Francisco high-rise into a vertical campus for Yelp’s expanding business.<p>Yelp’s new headquarters in downtown San Francisco has the qualities of a sprawling tech campus squeezed into a relatively narrow Art Deco tower. The offices, by San Francisco-based interior …

San Francisco

TERA: An Interactive Fitness Yoga Mat That Poses As a Rug

When it comes to yoga, everyone needs a little motivation and direction sometimes. TERA, a circular Kvadrat wool rug embedded with an array of LED …

Yoga

Off Piste: Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park

The amount of Jurassic-era limestone rising above the trees of western Madagascar's Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park—hundreds of miles worth of jagged rock—gives the landscape the look of a formidable fortress. Lofty spires, twisted pinnacles and narrow ridges of razor-sharp stones reach up to 150 …

Hiking