Niaz Rahman

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White House: Jerusalem embassy move a 'recognition of reality'

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and direct the State Department to begin the process to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, senior administration officials said.<p>The decision, which is already being cheered by the President's …

26 Sizzling Photos to Get Your Summer Started

Things are starting to heat up as the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest comes to a fiery finish.<p>Most of us crave heat–whether it's in the form of food, weather, or energy. It can rejuvenate our minds or charge our bodies to take action. We travel to hot climates for …

15 Most Photogenic Places In the World You Must Visit

Travel photography is such an integral part of our experience – whether you’re an amateur or a pro, memories captured are priceless. Here are some …

New Zealand

Why It Matters Who Females Choose to Have Sex With

Warning: Graphic duck sex.<p>Charles Darwin made Victorians splutter into their tea when he wrote <i>The Descent of Man</i>, subtitled “selection in relation to sex.” In it, he not only claimed that animals and birds select their mates according to what he called “the taste for the beautiful.” He also …

MVRDV to upgrade historic French city with modern, ecological design

France’s historic Bordeaux World Heritage Site is getting a modern ecological refresh thanks to prolific Rotterdam-based firm MVRDV. Working together …

Design

Taste Beyond The Tongue

18 Organized Bathrooms That Are Serious #Goals

If perusing ah-mazing storage solutions on Pinterest is high on your hobby list, get ready to fall in love with these clutter-free spaces. From spacious, modern arrangements to space-saving shelving ideas, we’ve gathered up 18 Insta-worthy organization gems that’ll have you ruling bathroom decor in …

13 Must-Download Apps to Help Make Your Home Renovation *MUCH* Easier

If your Pinterest boards are overflowing with marble kitchens, statement wallpaper, and mid-century modern Amazon finds (two-day shipping, y’all!), it may be time to *seriously* consider embarking on a springtime renovation. But because renos are practically synonymous with stress, we’ve decided to …

8 Essential Asian Street Food Dishes Worth Getting to Know

Luke Nguyen's new book, Street Food Asia, shows the best snacks to get in Saigon, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Jakarta<p>For the street food novice, the …

Spring into Clean: 6 Things to Toss from Your Living Room

<i>‘Tis the season to purge, tackle those cluttered closets, and deep clean *everything* in sight. Follow my Spring into Clean series with Brit + Co through March and April for tips, hacks, and tricks. Happy (spring) cleaning, all!</i><p>The living room, whether you call it your chill zone, comfy Netflix …

15 Space-Saving Home Storage Solutions You Need RN

Space-saving solutions that are functional *and* cute make our decor-obsessed hearts skip a few beats. Such organizational gems are what make stylish, small-space living possible, so we’ve gathered up some of our absolute faves to help you revamp and declutter this spring. From chic, dual-purpose …

10 Ways to Turn a Can of Tuna into a Meal

Filling out two slices of sandwich bread is just the start of what a can of tuna has the ability to do. Keep a few cans tucked away in your pantry …

Why Us Average Joe Photographers Suck at Instagram

I am not good at Instagram and neither are you. I know this because if you were good at it, you would not be reading this. The photographers who gain …

A contemporary home that didn't skimp on the luxury

The Lantern House is something of an anomaly, in that it has injected a sleepy suburban area with some seriously contemporary style and design, but …

Impressive Adobe Algorithm Transfers One Photo’s Style Onto Another

Two pairs of researchers from Cornell University and Adobe have teamed up and developed a “Deep Photo Style Transfer” algorithm that can …

Where the water is too pure to touch

Natural caves exist throughout Hungary, but a cave system in the small town of Tapolca has an especially memorable method of exploration.<p>If you liked this story, sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter, called “If You Only Read 6 Things This Week”. A handpicked selection of stories from …

How to Install Tile Like a Professional

If you've ever wondered how to install tile without calling a professional, you've come to the right place. Maybe you're a "Fixer Upper" devotee, and …

An 80 million-year-old secret

Before 2000, few people in China – or the rest of the world – had heard of the Rainbow Mountains. Now they are catching the eye of photographers and filmmakers.<p><i>If you liked this story,</i> <b>sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter</b><i>, called “If You Only Read 6 Things This Week”. A handpicked</i> …

Watch Ryan Gosling & Lykke Li duet in new Song to Song clip

Another teaser from Terrence Malick’s new romantic drama, <i>Song to Song,</i> was shared yesterday. The spacey, minute-long clip features Ryan Gosling and Lykke Li – who reportedly play ex-lovers in the film – as they duet on Bob Marley’s “It Hurts To Be Alone”. It follows another clip shared earlier this …

New Singles

Here's What the Industry thinks Sony has Been Up to - a 100-400mm beast

The rumor has been widely reported that Sony are in the process of launching their 100-400mm G FE lens.<p>We'd expect the lens to offer exceptional …

Hear Robert Plant’s First ‘Kashmir’ Performance Since Led Zeppelin Reunion

Robert Plant made an appearance Tuesday night at London’s Royal Albert Hall during a performance by violinist Nigel Kennedy to sing Led Zeppelin’s …

Guitar

Modern Outdoor Lounge Chairs That Invite You To Relax And Enjoy Life

Everyone has their own idea of what comfort looks like and this image differs depending on the setting, the decor, the ambiance or the occasion. For …

Furniture

Google: 4 out of 5 US homes have solar power potential

A five kilowatt rooftop solar installation now costs just $12,500 on average after tax credits, and pretty soon, installing one might soon be a matter of re-tiling your roof. Whether it's right for you, however, depends in large part on how much sun your house gets. That's where Google's Project …

Solar Power

Earth - Forget Dubai, Brits were building islands 5,000 years ago

Dubai has Palm Jumeirah; Bahrain, the Amwaj Islands. But man-made islands are hardly a new idea. Thousands of years before today's nations began constructing artificial islands, prehistoric people in the British Isles were doing the same.<p>View image of Dubai’s artificial archipelago of Palm …

Tiny home on a roof serves 'treehouse' vibes

The interior is all homey plywood<p>The twelve-year-old boy living inside of <i>M</i><i>irror Mirror</i> must be the envy of his friends. Forget video games or the latest gadget. Clad in mirrored glass, the rooftop addition designed by Amsterdam-based architect Remco Siebring is unequivocally cool—like a futuristic …

‘Lens vs Lens’ Site Lets You Compare Lens Quality Using Flickr Photos

There’s a new Web app in town, and it might just help you pick between those two lenses that are battling it out for your next paycheck. The app is …

Cameras

The Fast Track for Juicy Pork Chops

And how to save your chops from dreaded dryness.<p>Pork chops seem like a great dinner idea in theory—they’re widely available and they cook quickly if you buy the thin ones (not the thick, fancy butcher shop ones). All of this means you can go from work to any-old-supermarket to food-in-your-belly …

Historic Gift Helps Chile Protect Switzerland-size Land Area

Former CEO of Patagonia pledges to hand over private parks.<p>In a ceremony on the edge of South America’s famed Pumalín Park, Chilean president Michelle Bachelet and the American philanthropist Kristine Tompkins today pledged to expand Chile’s national parkland by 10 million acres. In what has been …

Conservation

Breathtaking Image is Being Called “Most Beautiful Photo of Kyoto”

Renowned for its blossoming cherry trees, countless shrines and temples, and traditional architecture, Kyoto is one of Japan’s top travel destinations. Its bountiful beauty has been captured in a seemingly infinite amount of photos, but one picture-perfect snapshot has left the Internet in awe. …