Nicholas Dickens

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GALLERY: BMW Vision Next 100 concept detailed

Remember the BMW Vision Next 100 concept? Well, the futuristic centenary present is currently making its Asian debut in Beijing at the “Iconic …

Carbon Fiber

How Porn Brought My Mom and Me Together

Can a parent ever accept her daughter's work as a porn star? Mine did.<p>I had a tense and antagonistic relationship with my mother when I was growing up. At the age of 16, I was sure that I would never speak to her again once I could move out of the house. We were too dissimilar: she, a methodical …

Dark art deco photos morph Shanghai into Gotham City - CNN Style

Written by Tiffany Ap, CNN<p>Shanghai is sometimes called the Gotham City of the East but it's never looked more so than in this new photography series.<p>Amey Kandalgaonkar, who is also a trained architect, shows viewers a moody, noire side of the Chinese metropolis with his collection of photos titled …

Female Beauty Photographed All Around the World

Almost three years ago the Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc quit her office job and set out on a journey to photograph the diversity of female …

Globalization

Natural formation: an American house becomes one with its mountainous setting

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Architecture

Kris Jenner Posts Lovely Mother's Day Message to Her "Sons"

But where's Rob?<p>We all know Kris Jenner as the fearless matriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner clan and all their offspring and significant others. So naturally when Mother's Day comes around there's lots to celebrate. Always the family cheerleader, Kris shared a few special celebratory posts of her …

Israeli cowboys live frontier life on Syria's doorstep

KIDMAT ZVI, Golan Heights (AP) — With his wide-brimmed hat, Wrangler jeans and ornate belt buckle, Yehiel Alon could easily pass for one of the Montana ranchers he once worked with. But the 53-year-old is an Israeli cowboy on the Golan Heights bordering war-torn Syria, where frontier life takes on …

Adam Blair 'one of the dirtiest players on the field', former Brisbane Broncos skipper Gorden Tallis says

Former NRL hardman Gorden Tallis says Adam Blair is "one of the dirtiest players on the field" after the forward was charged for a chicken wing …

Articles about wildlife surrounds epic home hills on Dwell.com - Dwell

An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.<p>These daring constructions illustrate that the added expense and effort of building at radical angles might just be worth it.<p>Offering lofty canyon views and poolside living, the Phineas Residence embodies …

Can oil price speculation be controlled?

Why did the oil price fall 70 per cent during the two years from the spring of 2014? And why, after falling from $115 a barrel to $30, has it now …

Selena Is Unstoppable

Revival is more than just the name of her latest hit album and sellout tour—it's also her life's story.<p>If the world is just like high school and Instagram is how we know who the popular kids are, then Selena Gomez is currently the coolest kid in the cafeteria. And what worries her is the …

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The Mafia isn't like 'The Sopranos' - it's like ISIS, crusading photographer says

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> "The Godfather" and "The Sopranos" may have romanticized the mob and created a whole genre of gangster movies, but Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia doesn't find the topic all that entertaining.<p>"Americans love 'The Sopranos.' They don't believe the Mafia is like (they see on TV), …

Don't Blame Student Debt For The Lack Of Millennial Home Ownership

On average, a person with student debt pays lenders about $350 a month. That is $350 that cannot be saved toward a down payment or contribute to monthly mortgage installments. This leads logically to the latest conventional wisdom that student loan debt is preventing young people from buying homes …

Twitter is banning US spy agencies from using a service that can detect terrorist attacks early

The Wall Street Journal reported the news on Sunday, citing US intelligence officials who say Twitter was concerned about the "optics" of the relationship.<p>The social network told The Journal that its "data is largely public and the US government may review public accounts on its own, like any user …

Hillary Clinton Plans To Have A 'Climate Map Room' In The White House, Podesta Says

If she’s elected president, Hillary Clinton intends to equip the White House with a situation room just for climate change, inspired by the Map Room where Franklin D. Roosevelt managed World War II, her campaign chairman, former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, said Friday.<p>Podesta was one …

'Uncharted 4' Has The Best Graphics I've Ever Seen

I’m not one to spend much time thinking about graphics technology. I like it when things look good, sure. Who doesn’t? I can even appreciate the clarity of 4k resolution, especially when it’s plopped down in front of my face via PC monitor. But I am not by and large impressed by resolution or …

'Captain America: Civil War' Deserves An Awesome Video Game

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i> is out in theaters, and it’s safe to say the thing is going over pretty well. It’s being hailed as one of the best Marvel movies ever, managing somehow to keep its massive cast in order even as it introduces us to new heroes. That’s all well and good, but, as is always …

iPhone 7 Leak Reveals Significant Feature Removed

Do you want an iPhone 7? In past years this would’ve been a rhetorical question. <i>Of course millions and millions</i> of Apple customers wanted the latest and greatest iPhone. But doubts are growing about what users might get in 2016…<p>And now according to the usually reliable Macotakara, Apple’s latest …

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