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The 40-Year-Old Graduates

While the United States struggles to encourage older Americans to enroll in college, Sweden has made adult learning a popular choice for citizens.<p>UPPSALA, Sweden—When the instructor in her teacher-training course invited students to share some music they remembered from their childhoods, Ingela …

Ancient Tomb Chiseled From a Solitary Rock in Saudi Arabia

In the barren, desert landscape of northern Saudi Arabia, an ancient tomb half-carved from a single rock rises four stories tall from the arid plain. Known as Qasr al-Farid (“lonely castle”), the unfinished structure dates back to the first century A.D. during the rule of the Nabateans. Located …

Archaeology

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University

The 1918 Flu Killed 40 Million People. This Man Is Re-Creating the Virus.

Yoshihiro Kawaoka caused a global uproar by re-creating history's deadliest flu virus. That might sound crazy. But when a real influenza pandemic strikes, you're going to want him on your side.<p><b>BREAKTHROUGH</b><p><b>WHO</b> Yoshihiro Kawaoka University of Wisconsin–Madison<p><b>FIELD</b> Virology<p><b>ACHIEVEMENT</b> Flu pandemic …

The Untold Story Of The Peace Sign

The peace symbol originated as a logo based on an “individual in despair . . . in the manner of Goya’s peasant before the firing squad.”<p>The symbol that would become synonymous with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) was first brought to wide public attention on the Easter weekend of 1958 …

Solo Stove & Solo Pot 900 Combo for Solo Camping Trip

Solo camping trip might sound crazy, but there are many people love it. If you are one of these people, we’d like to recommend <b>Solo Stove & Solo Pot</b> …

Architizer

Back to the Drawing Board

Optic is a peripheral addition to any workspace that both novice and seasoned designers in a variety of fields will appreciate. The portable tracing …

H2OME Undersea Residence Features Panoramic Undersea View from Every Room

Living underwater is not a new thing, there are already underwater hotels where you can stare into the depths of the sea and enjoy jaw dropping …

Panoramic Photography

New York City’s Subway Stations Need $5 Billion In Repairs

In addition to being hellishly hot, smelly, and full of rats, New York City’s subway stations have structural flaws–a whole lot of them, according to a new report.<p>Of the city’s 468 stations, only 51 were free of structural and architectural defects, reveals the report, released Thursday by New York …

Ukrainian Apartment with Vertical Wall Gardens

Located in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, this light-filled apartment, designed by SVOYA studio, comes furnished with an eclectic interior and some pretty …

Architizer

Visitors Fined For Climbing Shigeru Ban’s Aspen Art Museum

Looks like fun, though.<p>Two months after its grand opening, drama continues to surround the Aspen Art Museum, designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Shigeru Ban.<p>The most recent fuss involves three visitors who attempted to scale the museum’s basket-like 47-foot-tall walls, made of a wood-paper pulp …

Renovate Your Whole House With This Magic Black Box

Maybe your house or apartment needs a new kitchen. Skip the costly renovations. Just drop in a few of these multifunctional cubes–customizable boxes that can hide a bedroom, bathroom, office space, kitchen, seating, and storage, all in one. You simply open the right doors and turn the right hinges …

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Reimagining New York City's Skyline at DODNY

A city's skyline is closely related to its identity and New York City—Manhattan in particular—has one of the most iconic. From towering skyscrapers in the Financial District and Midtown to the west side and Chelsea's ever-taller profile, the city's canyons of concrete steel are getting deeper and …

Skyscrapers

Olaf Scooters : OLAF Business and OLAF Urban with Backpack

We’ve seen many concepts of briefcase that doubles as scooter, apparently, those projects inspired Bostjan Zagar to design and develop better product …

Industrial Design

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Articles about best midcentury homes america on Dwell.com - Dwell

Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Palm Springs thrives as a getaway, but lately an influx of people visiting through home-sharing services has some people...<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>These midcentury …

Frank Lloyd Wright

A Supercut of Centered Shots in Wes Anderson Films | Colossal

<p>Watching any film by Wes Anderson it’s impossible to ignore the director’s obsessive visual aesthetic. From his harmonizing use of color to …