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Sri Lanka's hottest new hangouts for 2018

On the rutted road to Camellia Hills, we pass a group of giggling schoolgirls in immaculate white uniforms. In fields either side of the track, their …

Sri Lanka

The 18 hottest hotel openings for 2018

Hotel Lutetia, Paris<p>Paris’s hotel scene has never been shinier, smarter or more exciting than it is right now. Two of its grand dames, The Ritz Paris …

For Indians, nothing like a morning cuppa—and mobile videos

Television breakfast shows, beware!<p>Indians begin their day with videos on their phones, a report by mobile advertising firm InMobi shows. Between 6:30am and 9:30am is their preferred time for this activity.<p>Mobile-video viewing is highest during weekends, the report said.<p>In recent years, …

Discover 25 hot illustrators to watch in Computer Arts 276

Illustration is a hugely subjective discipline with, in theory at least, as many styles as there are practitioners.<p>But the field can be buffeted by …

Logo Design

This Trendy New Hotel Is a Minimalist’s Dream

<i>This story was originally published on Domino.</i><p>The Downtown Camper By Scandic, which made its debut earlier this month, is an inherently Swedish oasis in the heart of Stockholm. Think of it as the ultimate basecamp—only, it’s so much more than just a crash pad.<p>Conceptualized with the urban …

Hayes

This amazing green office is covered with native plants that were rescued on-site

Ho Khue Architects has created a beautiful office space in Da Nang infused with lush native greenery. The Vietnam-based firm constructed the Modern …

Architecture

Core77 / Core77 Design Awards

By - Jul 17<p>We had so much fun at our 2018 Core77 Design Awards celebration at Kickstarter in New York last month that we decided to do it all over …

Product Design

The Architecture of Product Design: Circulation in Mobile Apps

<i>A version of this article originally appeared on the Percolate Blog.</i><p>In spring of 2009, I graduated from architecture school. At the time, the …

Paperclip Design

KC Grande Resort and Spa-Hillside by Foundry of Space: http://www.archello.com/en/project/kc-grande-resort-and-spa-hillside

John Maeda: Fall in Love with Technology through Great Design

About this presentation<p>For all the love given to technology and its impact, a fatigue is brewing. Better specs are no longer the reason to buy, so …

Startups

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

It's the weekend, and you know what that means: Time to download some sweet new apps! Here's the best of what came out this week for your Android, …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Coco Tangalla - Sri Lanka Housed in a lovingly...

<b>Coco Tangalla - Sri Lanka</b><p>Housed in a lovingly restored black and white colonial villa on the South West coast of Sri Lanka, Coco Tangalla is an …

10 Unique Glamping Experiences To Try In A Lifetime

Adding a touch of luxury, style and eco-friendly sophistication to the traditional camping experience, glamping has become one of the most popular …

The FIFA World Cup is reviving the fortunes of an ancient shipyard in Kerala

Qatar has received a torrent of bad press recently as attention has been focused on the hazardous conditions under which labourers building facilities for the 2022 FIFA World Cup live and work. But far from the heat of Doha, in the Kerala village of Beypore, where a small fleet of luxury yachts is …

FIFA World Cup

3 Easy Steps Using Photoshop to Making your Images POP

Having taught in-depth image post-processing workshops for Photoshop users, I’ve found that three of the simplest techniques are the ones that people …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Kizo Condensed Sans Serif Font

The Kizo Typeface.Font designer Mariya V. Pigoulevskaya of The Northern Block Type Foundry has created the <b>Kizo</b> font family in 2013. This geometric …

The Military Duffel by Whipping Post

Building on the success of their previous vintage-inspired leather messenger bag, leather goods producer Whipping Post's latest offering is a rough-and-tumble duffel. Originally from Georgia and now NYC-based, founder Ryan Barr (who started making leather goods after he needed a new guitar strap) …

Vietnam War

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Sydney is the most reputable city in the world. What that means and why it matters: http://onforb.es/17wuMlj

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Oliver Burkeman looks at the daily routines of history's most creative minds in Guardian Weekend: http://gu.com/p/3j6qb/fb Illustration: Jean Julien for the Guardian

Chard with lentils, spiced lemon, turmeric butter and egg recipe

A short braise of lentils and seasonal greens, finished in the oven to make a perfect vegetarian supper for an autumnal evening.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p><i>For the lentils</i><p>180g green lentils or brown Umbrian lentils<p>2 cloves of garlic, crushed<p>1 sprig thyme<p>2 tbsp olive oil<p><i>For the buttered spiced greens</i><p>400g chard, boiled …

The Student Hotel Amsterdam

Accommodations while traveling often break the bank and when you’re a student studying overseas you’re probably on a tight budget. The Student Hotel …

California Institute of Technology takes the No.1 slot again this year in the 10th annual World University Rankings http://bit.ly/1c6fBG4

Altoum Collection by Rue Monsieur Paris

Rue Monsieur Paris have designed Altoum, a single or double seater chair made from laminated coco and rattan in black or white resin finish.

Software Engineers Map All the Buildings in the Netherlands

The Waag Society, together with designer and software engineer Bert Spaan, have put the Netherlands back on the map - the data map. After several …