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MIT researchers develop a system that can store thermal energy for hours

Canned Heat<p>Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have produced a battery-like system capable of storing thermal energy and …

Clean Energy

Top 15 Energy Efficient Homes and Eco-Friendly Home Design Elements - Green DIY Home Design Ideas Illustrated!

Most people don’t think about energy efficiency, Eco-friendliness, or environmental considerations when buying or designing and building the house of …

joris laarman: bits & crafts at design miami/ basel

<b>founded in 2004, amsterdam-based joris laarman lab is a self-described ‘experimental playground’ that blends cutting-edge technology with traditional</b> …

Six of the Best: Adverts by Famous Directors

Whilst big companies tend to bring in big name actors to help them sell their products they do, from time to time, like to bring in a director whose …

Robert DeNiro

Cinefix counts down the top 10 movies that break the rules of editing, genre, and more (VIDEO).

There are certain aspects of filmmaking that we take for granted: Some are just expectations—a movie that starts off as a crime drama typically won’t …

The Real Story Behind Brutalism

Phaidon’s new book This Brutal World is a photographic ode to one of the most polarizing modern architectural movements.<p>“It’s hard to love a brute,” mused the podcast <i>99Percent Invisible</i> in an episode that aired last year. The sentiment certainly rings true as Brutalist buildings are among the most …

The 80 best '80s movies: 39-1

The big one, the capo di capi, the giant kahuna... yes, '80s Month's celebration of '80s movies is powering into its final stages by counting down to …

Movies

10. Wolf Creek

It€™s a sign of how potent Wolf Creek is that its Australian release had to be delayed until after the trial of an Australian accused of murdering a …

Horror

5. The House Of The Devil

A creepy old house and even more sinister occupants form the core of The House Of The Devil,. Ti West's low budget homage to slasher movies and …

8. Sonatine (1993)

While the US has produced scores of films dedicated to the supposed activities of the Mafia, Japan has an even longer tradition of creating movies …

10 Upcoming Architects Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know

Architects design buildings and infrastructure that will define our cities for years to come. Their creativity, artistic drive, and commitment to …

What Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups' says about L.A. and its architecture

A louche, overstuffed Instagram feed with orchestral score, "Knight of Cups" — the new Terrence Malick film and his first set in Los Angeles — is not for the bulk of its 118 minutes a model of anything resembling deference or restraint.<p>But there is one moment when Malick and his cinematographer, …

‘Lantouri’ Review: Reza Dormishian’s Latest Look at Iran – Variety

With:Navid Mohammadzadeh, Maryam Palizban, Baran Kosari, Mehdi Kooshki, Bahram Afshan, Reza Behboudi, Behnaz Jafari, Parivash Nazarieh, Nader Fallah, …

Film Festivals

When It Comes to Sustainable Design, Architects Still Don't Get It

<i>In the face of global doomsday predictions, sustainability has become one of the most crucial aspects of the 21st century, now playing a huge role in</i> …

The Man Who Turned American Movies Into Art

Before #OscarsSoWhite and #MoviesSoBland, William Cameron Menzies turned American movies into art.<br>Read More

15 Iconic Buildings Celebrate the Monumental Modernism of Louis Kahn

The 116th anniversary of Louis Kahn’s birth is today, and with it comes a chance to reflect on one of architecture’s most influential figures of the 20th century. The American passed away under sad circumstances in 1974, but his distinctive, monumental style and cultural impact across the globe …

As modern movie-goers, we're all kind of obsessed with the apocalypse. Time and time again, filmmakers are finding new and interesting ways to depict …

Turkey's first certified passive house in Gaziantep combines both passive and active sustainable features

The new Gaziantep Human Resources Center is an exceptional solar-powered structure and the first building in Turkey to receive both the PassivHaus …

The 14 best new buildings on the planet, according to architecture fans

• Reebok has big plans to be as cool as its surging parent company, Adidas<br>• Elon Musk's Twitter rant is a smoke and mirrors tactic that hides the …

Architecture

PBS Doc “Memory Hackers” Shows The Future Of Memory Manipulation

Your memories are not what you think they are. The Nova doc Memory Hackers examines the latest efforts to understand the human mind.<p><i>Total Recall</i>, <i>Inception</i>, <i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i>.<p>Once the realm of science fiction, advances in technology, neurochemistry, and cognitive science are …

Supercut of Extreme Close-Up Shots From David Fincher Films

Reinventing Paris: 10 winning urban designs to transform the cityscape

A year ago mayor Anne Hidalgo invited the world’s best architects to ‘reinvent’ the French capital. The competition called for environmentally friendly urban designs to transform sites such as public spaces and unloved tower blocks. Kim Willsher highlights a selection of the 23 winning proposals

France

€œSome movies go too far. Others start there.€ That€™s the tagline for Uwe Boll€™s Postal (2009), but it€™s also a good definition of extreme …

Best PC games for new owners

From shooters to strategy and everything in between<p>You just got a new PC, packed full with terabytes of storage space, a top-of-the-line graphics card and more RAM than is legal in most countries. Congratulations, and welcome to the gaming platform that has the most choices across the widest …

Rocket League

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

10 Best Horror Movies of 2015

It was an interesting year for horror. For a long time, studio-released films and blatant nostalgia plays had been dominating the genre — with movies …

Horror