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In Kazakhstan, inequality and polygamy may go hand-in-hand

A poll has found that 41% of Kazakhs, or nearly 8 million people in the country, favored legalizing polygamy, Bloomberg reported yesterday. That’s considerably higher than in 2004, when an unofficial survey by local newspaper Express K found that 40% of men were in favor of legalizing polygamy, …

Polygamy

Immigration is essential (according to the science)

"Just because a dog is born in a stable, doesn't make it a horse." The implication of this cliché being that being born in a country doesn't make you "of" that country; you have to be part of the culture and history or something (it's never really made clear). But the claim that being born in a …

128 Colorful Nice Things Icons For Free

<i>Hit the ground running with three different PNG sizes!</i><p><i>A preview of all of the icons in this set. (View larger preview)</i><p>Download The Icon Set For …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

6 Features of a Successful Photography Website

In a piece I wrote a short while ago about some of the myths concerning professional photography, one of the flagrant fictions included the following:<p>…

SEO

20 Reasons Why You Should Be Glad You Don't Own A Flat

Young people of London (and most of the rest of the UK)!<p>Are you stuck in rental oblivion? Would need to sell a vital organ or go on the game, just to …

Lonely Planet’s travel nightmares

Even the most careful travellers occasionally find themselves getting lost, failing hard at local etiquette, or otherwise blundering and puking around a new destination. And while we’re seasoned explorers, Lonely Planet’s writers and staff have experienced their fair share of travel</i> …

N.A.C

<i>N.A.C (North Audley Cantine) opens in the heart of Mayfair offering contemporary French cuisine in relaxed bistro atmosphere.</i> <i></i><p>With a creative French …

ASOS Africa Collection AW13

<i>Now in its eighth season, the ASOS Africa Collection returns for Autumn/Winter ’13.</i><p>Since launching its modest debut capsule collection eight seasons …

Ultra Slow Motion of Dogs Shaking Inspired by Viral Photo Series

Some say that the secret to success in photography is finding your niche. A niche is a specialized area in a field in which you focus your work on. …

Street Photography

The Diana F+ Instant Camera Combines Cool Effects and Instant Photography in One

Introduced in 2007, the Diana+ is a replica of the Diana camera which is a plastic-bodied box camera using 120 roll film and 35 mm film. The new …

Typography Mania #208

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Typography

Minions Street Art Springs Up in Singapore

“If you riot, riot quiet. It's Singapore after all…,” states Ernest Zacharevic. As part of his month long residency in Singapore, street artist Ernest Zacharevic transformed three drab cement blocks into cute minions in riot gear. (Minions are those small, cylindrical yellow creatures featured in …

Satan Lucky

Beijing-based comic designer and illustrator Satan Lucky—a light-hearted name choice he made as a teenager—is not a dark character at all. On the contrary, he’s a smiling, cheerful young man with a very independent spirit and a true passion for storytelling.<p>Since his childhood, Lucky has been …

Free Design Resources: Templates and UI Kits

Time for more great freebies for you! This time I've made a brief selection of some top-notch website templates that look simply amazing, and I've …

100 Graphic Designers On The Charms (And Curses) Of San Francisco

Today’s leading graphic designers–including Paula Scher, Eddie Opara, Ivan Chermayeff, and more–visualize all the things that make San Francisco so … San Francisco.<p>Few cities inspire as much love (or as much vitriol) as San Francisco. Which makes sense considering that the city has given us …

Unexpectedly Gruesome Drawings of Cute Cartoon Characters

Artist and freelance graphic designer Pez created this remarkable series, called <i>Distroy</i>, in which the many cute cartoon characters whom we have grown to know and love are transformed into unexpectedly gruesome illustrations.<p>With just a graphite pencil on paper, Pez creates incredibly detailed …

Drawing

Dutch Design Week 2013: Highlights and Curiosities

<i>Reporting by Charles Mathis</i><p>Eindhoven may be a relatively small city (population 220,000) in a small country, but this year's Dutch Design Week was …

Design

Global wine shortage on the horizon, economists warn

Global demand for wine is booming but vineyard production is on the decline<p><b>More here:</b> <b>The global wine industry in six charts</b><p>You may need a fortified drink before reading this - or, if it’s too early in the day, a stronger shot of coffee.<p>A global wine shortage is in prospect as vineyards struggle to …

Let there be light! Mirrors brighten up sun-starved Norway village

Sunlight is something many of us take for granted.<p>But giant mirrors are needed to ensure it hits one sun-starved village in southern Norway where winters have been dark and dreary for far too long.<p>The locals in Rjukan are celebrating their installation although the concept and the cost took some …

Britain must say 'no' to eastern European workers, says Cameron

The Prime Minister says young Brits cannot "fully" compete with hard-working immigrants from Eastern Europe<p>BRITAIN must "say no" to Eastern European workers by making young people more able and willing to compete with immigrants, David Cameron has said.<p>The Prime Minister said that in factories …

David Cameron: UK should say 'no' to migrant workers

Prime Minister David Cameron says "you can't blame" eastern European immigrants who come over and take local British jobs, but that "as a country, what we ought to be saying is no"<p>Speaking to workers at a Mini factory, <b>Mr Cameron</b> said, "you can't blame" migrants for working hard and taking jobs that …

How can the EU and UK Government tackle Youth Unemployment?

On Monday 28 October the House of Lords EU Committee holds its first evidence session of a new inquiry into EU measures to tackle youth …

UK Parliament

Cameron: More foreign takeovers please, we're British

David Cameron will court controversy today by insisting Britain is better off if foreign companies take over the UK's biggest companies.<p>The prime …