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Drop this dreamy prefab cabin wherever you like

Ready to use for $22,000<p>Call them what you will—creative cabins, artist out-houses, high-design huts—but mini prefab homes are having a moment.<p>The latest example comes from Drop Structures, a Canadian studio that designs small “lifestyle-specific” luxury buildings. This includes The Mono, a …

Prefab Homes

Renowned film director Wim Wenders hits out at phone 'photography'

Renowned film director and photographer Wim Wenders has hit out at phone 'photography'.<p>Talking at an exhibition of his Polaroid works, he said photography was dead and thinks mobile phones are to blame.<p><i>Video produced by Trystan Young</i><p><i>Listen to more stories from</i> The Newsroom<i>.</i>

Polaroid Photography

U.S. spy agencies: North Korea is working on new missiles

U.S. spy agencies are seeing signs that North Korea is constructing new missiles at a factory that produced the country’s first intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States, according to officials familiar with the intelligence.<p>Newly obtained evidence, including …

North Korea

MH370 Was `Manipulated' Off Course to Its End, Report Says

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, missing since 2014, was probably deliberately steered off course and flown to the southern Indian Ocean, according to …

Airplanes

Watch Emma Stone, Jonah Hill in Disorienting First Look at Netflix’s ‘Maniac’

Emma Stone and Jonah Hill blankly stare at each other in the disorienting first teaser for <i>Maniac</i>, the upcoming Netflix limited series directed by …

Entertainment

These Stunning Countries Are the World's Least Visited

If you are literally sick and tired of seeing billions of tourists on vacation, have no fear, because the United Nations World Tourism Organisation …

European Travel

North Korea’s dispersed and hidden weapons complex highlights the challenge of denuclearization

The warheads — at least 20 in number, and perhaps as many as 60 — remain for now in their bunkers, somewhere in the rugged hills north of Pyongyang. Until today, there has been no public pledge from North Korea to dismantle them, or to allow inspectors to see them, or even to disclose where they …

'I’m nothing but compost’: Bill Murray on good friends, bad bosses and Harvey Weinstein

The last time I met Bill Murray things got rather physical rather quickly. It was the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars party and I was about to leave, bloated with celebrity sightings and starting to suffer from indigestion. But as I walked out I saw a man arrive who made me turn around and go right back in.<p>…

Bill Murray

Chinese state media suggests cutting billions of dollars in Australian imports to 'make Australia pay'

China’s globally-focused state media outlet has suggested Beijing could cut Australian imports by billions of dollars and cool diplomatic relations …

The Emerging China-Iran-Pakistan Alliance Is Directed DECIDEDLY Against The United States

6:07 AM 05/23/2018<p>In a January 10, 2018 Daily Caller article titled “China May Have Just Brokered An Iran-Pakistan Accommodation,” I outlined the …

Forget Iran. Russia is the real threat to the US in the Middle East

President Trump's plan to abandon the Iran nuclear deal is like the BREXIT: It caused a continental earthquake. Iran and Israel are inching towards …

Bjarke Ingels designs an A-frame-inspired prefab tiny house

Not made for roughing it<p>The A45 Klein is not your typical A-frame cabin. Desired by Bjarke Ingels, the micro home looks like a glass spear sticking up out of the ground. The A45 is built from prefabricated, flat-packed modules—a timber frame, subfloor, wall modules, and a floor-to-ceiling …

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Work-life Balance

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket flung that Tesla car on a path that goes beyond Mars

The Tesla Roadster that launched Tuesday on the first test flight of SpaceX's powerful Falcon Heavy rocket is heading farther into space than expected.<p>The red car — along with a dummy in the driver's seat named "Starman" — were targeting an elliptical, or egg-shaped, orbit around the sun that would …

The New Global Arms Race Is Scarier Than the Last

If you're looking for hard data proving that the world is increasingly insecure, look no further than the output statistics of the world's top 100 arms manufacturers.<p>The global arms industry just registered its first rise in annual sales since 2010, according to fresh data from The Stockholm …

Geopolitics

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Middle East5 hours agoAmerica’s Genocide in Yemen Starts Tuesday Middle East23 hours agoParallels between Turkish soccer and general elections could …

How Email Open Tracking Quietly Took Over the Web

"I just came across this email," began the message, a long overdue reply. But I knew the sender was lying. He’d opened my email nearly six months …

Trump Announces That the Moon Is Astronauts’ Next Destination

President Trump announced on Monday that the moon would be the next destination for American astronauts, putting the Oval Office’s imprimatur on what other administration officials have said for months.<p>“It marks a first step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the first time since …

Global Conflicts to Watch in 2018

“The U.S. is now the most unpredictable actor in the world today.”<p>As conflicts ignite and burn and flicker out around the world, U.S. officials assess the dangers they represent back home. Not all of these conflicts directly threaten American interests, which is why the Council on Foreign Relations …

Geopolitics

Police wait for snake to cross the road, and nope

Welp, this is a long snake.<p>Two policemen in Australia have come across probably the longest snake you'll see in a while, during a night patrol north …

An Insane View of the Milky Way From the Edge of New Zealand

New Zealand's South Island spans 58,000 square miles of breathtaking, verdant terrain. But nothing on the ground surpasses what's in the sky. The …

The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

7 ways cities are transforming urban rooftops

With street-level space at a premium, urban rooftops are underused spaces ripe with potential<p>Over the past few years, a sweeping construction boom has rendered U.S. cities ever denser, but there’s one type of urban space that’s still an untapped resource: rooftops.<p>Sure, every city lover can name a …

Want to save the bees? Here's what you should know.

Plus some bee-utiful photography.<p>Most bees are solitary. This may come as a surprise, especially if your bee knowledge comes from reading about colony collapse disorder and that one time you saw <i>The Bee Movie</i> once on a plane. To most people, bees are fat, buzzing, social insects that live in hives …

Ecology

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

Without Priebus, Trump Is a Man Without a Party

By ousting Reince Priebus, the president is severing one of his few remaining ties to the GOP.<p>Reince Priebus looked battered. It was Monday, October 10—the morning after the final presidential debate—and our eyes met as I boarded a Southwest Airlines flight from St. Louis to Washington, D.C. It had …

Donald Trump

The World Is Even Less Stable Than It Looks

I’m normally leery of the pervasive threat inflation that tends to dominate discussions of foreign policy. Because the United States is so strong and …

Give Trump a Chance in the Middle East

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the United States, starting with the decision to oust Iraq’s Saddam Hussein launched a …