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Stunning geometries grace new Muslim cultural center in China

Wowza<p>Islamic tradition meets modern edge in this jaw-dropping new Muslim cultural center in Dachang, China, about 40 miles east of Beijing. Commissioned by the local government for the region’s significant Muslim population as well as visitors, the 376,700-square-foot building houses exhibition …

The 100 best movies of all time as chosen by actors

What are the best movies of all time? Depends on who you ask, of course. We’ve got our own ideas, ranging from the best movies out right now, to …

Al Pacino

These Are the Best-Designed, Most Useful Architecture Firm Websites

Our editors look at hundreds of websites per week. What do they admire and appreciate the most? Organization and simplicity. Sites that are not only …

Why Saudi Arabia, not Iran is the country responsible for the spread of terrorism

Sunni Muslims make up 90% of the world’s Muslim population. Within Islam the Shia are very much a minority.<p>The current wars in the Middle East are to …

11 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

Chinese Tourist Loses Wallet, Lands in German Refugee Center

A Chinese tourist in Germany who tried to report a stolen wallet ended up signing an asylum application that landed him in a refugee center for 12 …

Fluffy’s Cafe & Pizzeria

Venue name:<p>Fluffy’s Cafe & Pizzeria<p>Contact:<p>Address:<p>370 W 58th St<br>New York<br>10019<p>Do you own this business?<p>To improve this listing email: …

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

See 15 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, located at 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, Ill. Built circa 1889.<br>Don Kalec/Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation …

Architecture

10 Homes That Changed America: New PBS Series Explores U.S. Architectural History

This cross-section of homes, apartments, and mansions shows the evolution of American life<p>Can the history of our country be told via a few dozen locations? A new series by PBS aims to tell part of that sweeping story later this month. This new three-part series begins tonight with <i>10 Homes That</i> …

Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she leaves behind a host of landmark structures …

12 Excel Formulas Every Architect Should Know

<i>It may not be the most exciting piece of software an architect will ever use, but Microsoft's Excel is a powerful tool which can help architects with</i> …

Mathematics

Top 10 Logo Changes

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TIME Person of the Year 2015: Angela Merkel

Fairy tales are where you find them, but any number seem to begin in the dark German woods where Angela Merkel spent her childhood.<p>The girl who would …

Reference: Common Dimensions, Angles and Heights for Seating Designers

If you're designing a chair, sofa, stool, bench, booth or banquette, start here<p>Furniture dimensions don't come out of the air. They come out of heavy …

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

The 9 Apple Interview Questions That Might Make You or Break You | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Companies that think themselves terribly clever often have the urge to prove it.<p>So when you wander along to interview with them, confident in that petrified way you have, preparation is vital.<p>But …

Customer Service

How Nikola Tesla Predicted the Smartphone

Nikola Tesla was a famous 20th century Serbian-American scientist who is most famous for designing the alternating current (AC) electricity supply …

Religion Makes Children More Selfish, Say Scientists

Morality is often associated with religion, but new research reveals that children from religious households are actually less generous than kids from a secular background.<p>This conclusion comes from a study of over 1000 children from around the world, published in the journal <i>Current Biology</i>. The …

Religion

Inside Apple's perfectionism machine

Inside Apple's perfectionism machine<p>Inside Apple's perfectionism machine<p>CUPERTINO, California — In retrospect, it was easy to miss — a bit of …

Force It

15 Accurate Predictions Bill Gates Made About the Future in 1999

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EXPLORING THE ULTIMATE FRONTIER

From the first Submariner in 1953 to the latest Rolex Deepsea, waterproof to an extreme depth of 3,900 metres, Rolex has always been at the forefront of pioneering ocean exploration and cutting-edge diving technology.<p>The oceans cover three-quarters of our planet, yet we know less about them today …

Maths palace built by calculus 'rock star' on sale for £11.4m

James Stewart’s calculus text books made him very rich. He spent his fortune on Integral House, an award-winning architectural marvel inspired by calculus, which is now on sale after he died last year<p>James Stewart was an unlikely literary sensation.<p>The Canadian mathematician made a …

Mathematics

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

These Are the 20 Best Beers in the World

In honor of International Beer Day, August 7, the beer-rating and -review site RateBeer.com has curated a list of the top beers in the world.<p>The 20 …

New Fifty Shades of Grey novel puts Christian Grey centre stage

Grey, the fourth book in EL James’s erotic series, is released on the birthday of her fictional male anti-hero<p>Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James is ringing in the birthday of her fictional anti-hero, Christian Grey, by releasing the fourth book in her series of erotic novels in the dark hours of …

Shades of Grey

See Cecil the Lion and Other Animals Light Up the Empire State Building

Cecil the lion from Zimbabwe is seen on the Empire State Building, in the 'Projecting Change on the Empire State Buildin<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kena …

Extinction

Kaveh House Renovation in Tehran / Pargar Architecture and Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This work is an example of preserving valuable buildings in Tehran while the majority of development …