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A theater in London with Persian architectural influence , can you locate the most dominate symbol ?

A'tolan House / Create + Think Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A’tolan is the word meaning, “a place with many rocks”, from the indigenous language of the natives on …

Coastlines

China blitzes nuclear fusion record one week after Germany

You can always count on China to one-up even the most advanced scientific breakthroughs. News has broken that a German team’s impressive nuclear …

Sugar crystals inspired the interior design of this new dessert bar

Design firm party/space/design have recently completed SHUGAA, a new dessert bar in Bangkok, Thailand.<p>The concept of the interior design of Shugaa is …

How Your Diet Affects Willpower

We often think of willpower as mentally forging ahead. But to achieve such a mental state, our brain needs proper nourishment.<br>Read More

Will Power

5 Things to Know About the Chinese New Year

Monday marks the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, China’s biggest and most ceremonious holiday. Though China officially operates on the …

Articles about 5 modern colorado homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Nestled among trees and apple …

Outdoors

7 Ways You Can Be as Photogenic as Emma Stone

Emma Stone doesn't seem to take a bad photo, ever. Whether she's a blonde or a redhead, barefaced or glammed up, smiling or mid-laugh, it doesn't matter. Girl always looks good. Here, 7 Emma-inspired tips to looking better in photos.<p><b>Relax your smile just a touch. Here's how she does it.</b><p><b>Tilt your</b> …

Hair

SOM Wins Competition for Sweden's Tallest Tower

SOM, working alongside Danish practice Entasis Arkitekter, has been selected to design a new residential building in Gothenburg that will be Sweden's …

Skyscrapers

Soul-searching in Germany over printing of new edition of Hitler's Mein Kampf

There’s soul-searching in Germany over the printing of a new edition of Hitler’s Nazi manifesto, which has not been in publication since the Second World War.<p>A critical, annotated edition of Mein Kampf is coming out after its copyright held by the State of Bavaria expires.<p>Some say the work should …

I bought monkey costume for my cat

No diet, no detox: how to relearn the art of eating | Bee Wilson

Nutrition,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Children,Society,Obesity,Life and style,Fast food,Diets and dieting<p>Our relationship with food has become disordered and obsessive. As the new year brings diet madness, it needn’t be such a struggle to learn good eating habits<p>So many of our anxieties around …

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Russian Photographer Creates Stunning Visual Narratives Inspired by Fairytales

Russian photographer Margarita Kareva brings fairytales and other magical stories to life in her gorgeous fine-art portraiture. With the goal of weaving fictional narratives that fall outside the realm of photorealism, Kareva immerses her beautiful subjects in fantastical scenes that look straight …

Photography

Can a Plant Remember? This One Seems to—Here’s the Evidence

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>There’s this plant I’ve heard about that had a really bad afternoon a few years ago. It was in its pot bothering nobody and then, suddenly, it fell. Not once, but 56 times. (I’ll explain in a minute.) But it’s a plant. Things happen to plants, and as far as I …

Video: House T / Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects

House T, designed by <b>Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects</b>, is a unique two person house and office located in Tokyo, Japan. The house is only accessible by a …

Naqsh-e Rostam, a Persian necropolis near Persepolis, Iran. Tombs of Darius and Xerxes carved in the cliff side. http://t.co/Fwv32TtxR1

Subterranean 4th/5th c. Buddhist stupa-monastery complex carved into the mountain rock. Takht-i Rustam, Afghanistan http://t.co/g8pwA55QC6

Discovery of a statue of Ishtup-Ilum of Mari (2100 BC) in palace of Zimri-Lim, 1930s. Now in Syria's Aleppo Museum. http://t.co/L2UqopSF32

7 gratitude exercises you should try today

Giving thanks can take less than one minute<p>By Eli Epstein<p>Presented by<p>7 gratitude exercises you should try today<p>Giving thanks can take less than one …

Find The Top Retirement Cities In South Korea | Investopedia

South Korea won’t make anyone’s list of “Eight Best Places to Retire in the World,” but if you have a highly developed sense of adventure, you might …

South Korea

Random House told it should pay to quote Joseph Goebbels in biography

The estate of Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler’s minister of propaganda, is taking legal action against the publisher Random House over a new biography, claiming payment for the use of extracts from his diaries.<p>We are convinced that no money should go to a war criminalRainer Dresen, general counsel of …

Le Corbusier was 'militant fascist', two new books on French architect claim

Controversy erupts in France over books depicting Le Corbusier, pioneer of the modern movement in architecture, as an out and out fascist who had an office in Vichy, seat of the Nazi puppet government in France<p>France's <b>best-known 20th century architect, Le Corbusier</b>, was a "militant fascist" who was …