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Cable Car Transformed into Luxury Room Suspended Above the French Alps

Adventurous travelers can now direct their wanderlust towards Airbnb's daring, redesigned cable car-turned-luxury accommodation. It's suspended in midair above the Courcheval ski resort in the French Alps. But, before you book your plane ticket, know that it's not available for just anyone to rent. …

Sea Level

Photographer Captures an Eerily Empty New York City

It was suppose to be the snow storm that paralyzed New York City, but it in the end it turned out to be a bust. Still, a few days ago, everyone cleared out, making it the perfect place to shoot a rarely ever empty New York City. Who else was there on hand but photographer Vivienne Gucwa, a native …

New York City

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

Woodworking

HOUSE OF THE DAY: A Lavish NYC Penthouse Hits The Market For $66 Million

The price is astounding, and if it sells at the list price, it would become the most expensive apartment building sold in downtown New York, according to Curbed.<p>The 7,241-square-foot apartment features six bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, a gym, home theater, wine cellar, and beautiful rooftop patio.

Dining Rooms

Why does food taste different on planes?

When your taste buds are way above the clouds, your normal sense of taste goes right out of the aeroplane’s window. Katia Moskvitch investigates why this happens, and how airlines are trying to find ways to get our appetites back on track.<p>If you think the food airline companies serve up is bland or …

American Airlines

The Charles Darwin Foundation saved the giant Galápagos tortoises. Now it must save itself.

The Charles Darwin Foundation may shutter after 50 years of conservation work<p>The Charles Darwin Foundation, a 50-year-old conservation organization on the Galápagos Islands, faces an uncertain future. Though the Ecuadorean government calls the foundation "essential," the government hasn't provided …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

'Night Will Fall' an eye-opener about documenting Nazi camps

The documentary "Night Will Fall," receiving an Oscar-qualifying run in advance of its HBO premiere in January, is a masterfully constructed, eye-opening and, at times, eyes-averting look at an obscure chapter of Holocaust history. It's also one of the most harrowing cinematic journeys on the topic …