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The Ambivalent Superpower

America and the world aren’t getting a divorce. But they’re thinking about it.<p>The world never really loved America as much as Americans like to think. In the Eisenhower era, to take one period now seen in rosy hues, Latin mobs pelted Vice President Richard Nixon’s motorcade with stones, shouting, …

The Rags-To-Riches Tale Of How Jan Koum Built WhatsApp Into Facebook's New $19 Billion Baby

<i>Click here for our magazine cover story on the Facebook-WhatsApp Megadeal: The Courtship, The Secret Meetings, The $19 Billion Poker Game</i><p>Jan Koum picked a meaningful spot to sign the $19 billion deal to sell his company WhatsApp to Facebook earlier today. Koum, cofounder Brian Acton and venture …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 17 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

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Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark<p>• Check out our gallery of motion blur photos here

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

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Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far<p>• Check out our other ‘10best’ galleries such as the 10 best multiple exposure photos

Sochi 2014: 10 stunning mountain backdrops at the Olympics – in pictures

The Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort has provided a stunning backdrop to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Here are our favourite photos from the past two weeks in which the beautiful scenery steals the show

Seen From Space: Ice Covers 80 Percent of Great Lakes

A deep freeze has settled in over the Great Lakes this winter and a new image released by NASA shows the astonishing extent of the ice cover as seen from space.<p>NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the lakes on the early afternoon of Feb. 19. At the time, 80.3 percent of the five lakes were …

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Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev

Meteorite hits moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded - video

Astronomers capture the moment a Meteorite hits the moon on 11 September 2013 with so much force that a bright flash can be seen from Earth with the naked eye. The 400kg (63st) meteorite, travelling at 40,000 mph, punches a fresh crater on the moon's surface around 40 metres wide in what is thought …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

California

Bugatti Definitively Kills Galibier Sedan Project

Earlier this week, we wrote about Bugatti still having roughly 40 of its multimillion-dollar Veyron Grand Sports supercars yet to be commissioned, and the efforts the firm is making to sell them. Bugatti is keeping the Veyron’s successor under wraps until it has filled all of those slots, and we …

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This '69 Chevelle hides a race-ready NASCAR engine

When a dream becomes an obsession.<p>Doug Scott is our kind of guy. After totaling his '69 Chevelle back in the 1980s, he was determined to someday recreate the spirit of that car while simultaneously incorporating his love of classic NASCAR. And with that, we introduce to you the monster of a muscle …

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1968 Land Rover Series IIA

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>4x4<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Off Road<br>• Vintage<p>This 1968 Land Rover Series IIA is probably one of the nicest non-museum examples to be …

The News for February 21st, 2014

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! This is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or the bull. I …

Pensions Spared Worst Pain In Detroit Recovery Plan

The city of Detroit is asking unsecured creditors to accept its plan to spend $1.5 billion on new services and infrastructure to make the city more livable, while offering to repay just 20 percent of what it already owes them for past improvements.<p>Retirees would fare much better under Detroit’s …

Video Review: 2014 Jeep Cherokee TrailhawkPrettier in person

When the first images appeared of the all new Jeep Cherokee, the Internet threw up in its mouth a little bit. Initial reactions to the front end …