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Ten Of The Most Beautiful Cars You Can Buy On eBay For Less Than $10,000

While most people are perfectly content with driving the aesthetic equivalent of a rolling dishwasher, car enthusiasts are the wonderful outliers. …

Remnants of a Failed Utopia in the Former Soviet Union

Sometimes, as he traveled through former Soviet territories, photographer Danila Tkachenko waited days or weeks for the right amount of snow. To capture his vision of the abandoned spaceports and oil field pump jacks littering the land, “I needed a lot of snow falling,” he says. “This created a …

Oil & Gas Industry

Are you brave enough to sit in a glass bubble on top of a plane?

Windspeed Technologies have concept designs for an entertaining idea for long flights on large jets that allows you to view the clouds from above …

The VICE Guide to New York City

Where dreams are made, crushed, and you can get a slice at 4 AM.<p>Intro Sports Neighborhoods The Daytime Basic Etiquette Music Drink/Party Shopping Where to Eat Getting Around Transcendence VICE NYC Map<p>First there were dinosaurs; then a montage of gangsters eating spaghetti and stabbing stuff with …

Architizer

Modern Architecture

Interview: Love Land Invaders (14 pics)

Over the years, there have been a few projects that have really stood out to me. Because of its originality and flawless execution, Love Land Invaders by German duo Ralph Lagoi and Kate Lace sits on top of that list. Shot entirely in stunningly decorated love hotel rooms in Japan, the series is …

Accessories

SWEET PIZZA

School is back in session now and with the all the added stresses that come with it, wouldn’t it be great to create a treat to surprise your little …

Dessert

Custom Fireplace Surround Creates A Separation Between Living And Dining

When Scenario Architecture were completing the renovation and extension of a Victorian terrace home in North London, they wanted to create a …

Clasp and Cook

In light of everything being portable, it’s only fair that cooking stoves go that way too. The Clasp Range is a portable stove that is lightweight, …

A ‘Cloud Gate’ in China? Xinjiang Sculpture Resembles Chicago ‘Bean’

<i>(This story has been updated to include comment from artist Anish Kapoor)</i><p>Hot on the heels of a dust-up over its Winter Olympic anthem, China appears to have another intellectual property debate on its hands – this time over a sculpture in the far-western Xinjiang region that bears an uncanny …

China

Obama opens up on Iran - Vox

What he's learned about war, Republicans, and his own foreign policy<p>Toward the end of our meeting with President Obama, one of us asked whether the Iran nuclear deal might change the future of that country's poisonously anti-American politics, and Obama drifted from the technical and political …

Schumer’s Iran remark costs $10 million

<b>The American liberal activist group and political action committee MoveOn is launching a “Democratic Party donor strike” over Sen. Charles Schumer’s</b> …

Overview

The Mindy Kaling Way of Building Real Confidence | Inc.com

As an accomplished actress, sitcom creator, and best-selling author, Mindy Kaling has plenty of reasons to be a confident career woman. But when it comes to inspiring others to be confident, Kaling admits that it's been difficult to articulate to her fans just how she does it. Why? People are …

Comedy

Articles about 8 rooftop oases on Dwell.com - Dwell

These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...<p>Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.<p>In the hands of artist Livia Cetti, simple …

Fabrication

Because cats are our masters

Anyone who owns a cat knows that they are the actual owners. Not us. Which is why it makes absolute sense to pamper them, lest they get angry! The …

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior's Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

National Parks

WATCH: Lexus' Magnet-Powered Hoverboard Debuts

Where this hoverboard is going, you won't need roads ... just a lot of intense magnets.<p>Lexus has revealed the inner workings of a hoverboard it …

This Japanese Design Studio Has Designed An Office Building For Themselves

Mamiya Shinichi Design Studio have completed their own workplace in Nagoya City, Japan, that features various levels and a grove of wood pillars.<p>The …

Surreal Hybrid Drawings Bloom and Burst Across Sketchbook Pages

Self-taught artist and graphic designer Joseph Catimbang (aka @pentasticarts) creates visually complex doodles using only black pens and a sketchbook. The surreal, sprawling compositions seamlessly combine subject matters and artistic styles, ranging from realistic depictions of animals to small, …

Drawing

Heatherwick's gorgeous green-roofed Maggie's center makes a whole building out of a garden

Thomas Heatherwick Studio has been granted permission to build the new Maggie's cancer care center in Yorkshire, England. New images show a …

Architecture

Loft Stockholm / Beatriz Pons

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This fantastic loft is located at the cool neighborhood ”Södermalm” in Stockholm. The architect Beatriz …

Blueprints Before High Tide: An Architect Explains The Perfect Sandcastle

Architect Renzo Piano has designed the 87-floor Shard skyscraper in London, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the new home for the Whitney Museum in New York. The Pritzker Prize winner even has a number of ideas for the future of Europe's cities.<p>But there have been plenty of Piano-planned …

Skyscrapers

The Live Virtual Reality Game Show Is Not Your Parents' TV

A whole new kind of game show is heading to Norway, so we had Richard Karn of 'Family Feud' and David Ruprecht of 'Supermarket Sweep' weigh in.<p>Beginning in 2016, Norway’s Future Group plans to launch <i>The Future Universe</i>, an immersive, live virtual reality game show, the first of its kind. Recently …

Portraits of Redhead Women

Bosnian photographer Maja Topčagić focuses her work on a specific part of the population: young and pretty women with red hair. Knowing that only …

Hair Color

Mass Shootings

The yearly lists can be found on individual pages at Gun Violence Archive<p>2018 Mass Shootings:<p>2016 Methodology Changes<p>A note that the data on …