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12 Times Ryan Reynolds Won Twitter

Ryan Reynolds is great at many things: looking handsome, being a dad, acting, and, most importantly, cracking us up in less than 140 characters. It takes a special person to be able to be funny on Twitter, and Reynolds is definitely one of those people.<p>These are the 12 times Ryan Reynolds was the …

Ryan Reynolds

These Recently Discovered 100 Year Old Images from Arctic Explorers Are Awesome

One of the cool things about being able to spend your days looking for cool photography stories online is that sometimes you find something really …

Antarctica

The Best Shoe Trends of Spring 2016

Shoe lovers, rejoice—we've rounded up the best of the best spring 2016 shoe trends from the Fashion Week runways just for you. From sneakers to stilettos, classic oxfords to...

Nissa Kinzhalina's Gentle Hint chairs resemble incomplete line drawings

Kazakh designer Nissa Kinzhalina has created a pair of chairs that look like unfinished sketches when viewed from the side.<p>The two Gentle Hint chairs …

Furniture

Architizer

10 Eye-Catching Metro Stations Worth a Stop

Stepping into this Stockholm station is like stepping into a very elaborate cave. The only place where all three of Stockholm’s metro lines meet, …

Trains

A $1.5 billion startup that’s been hiring a bunch of ex-Salesforce execs is growing like crazy

The company's been making a lot of headlines for its growth and predictive technology, but it's also known for its recent hiring spree — particularly for bringing in a bunch of executives who were once a major part of Salesforce, the $50 billion cloud software maker.<p>In the past year alone, …

Startups

The 19 most expensive photographs ever sold

It has been a long debate weather photography has its place at the fine art table or not. Opinions are divided among art specialist. Some would never …

Robert Mapplethorpe

The faces of America: Ellis Island portraits were full of hope

Ellis Island portraits<p>The faces that became America<p>1911<p>First opened in 1892, the immigration station at Ellis Island in New York harbor processed …

Dutch architect envisions self-sufficient desert cities constructed from salt

A brilliant new building material designed by a recent architecture graduate of TU Delft could solve several pressing environmental challenges at …

Joanna Biggs · I was blind, she a falcon: Elena Ferrante

Ferrante’s writing seems to say something that hasn’t been said before – it isn’t easy to specify what this is – in a way so compelling its readers …

Books

The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

Living Rooms

How Israeli Startups Can Scale

Israel has been branded the “startup nation.” For good reason: A tiny country of only 8 million people — 0.1% of the world’s population — has more companies listed on the NASDAQ than any country in the world save the United States and China. Frequently cited as one of the world’s most vibrant …

Entrepreneurship

Vietnam's prison-island paradise

Despite being a quick 45-minute turboprop flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Con Son is a world away from Vietnam’s well-beaten tourist trail, with inexplicably few Western travellers.<p>At 5 am and 6 pm, government loudspeakers crackle to life all over Vietnam. Relics of an era before homes had …

Vietnam

Tag: Landscaping 101

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Landscaping 101: Biodynamics for the Edible Garden<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Pink Grasses: …

Samsung and Google censor LGBT apps in South Korea

Samsung is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, in the hub of an exceedingly connected country: South Korea boasts the fastest internet connection speed in the world and is second globally in smartphone penetration. It's in this environment that both Samsung and Google have banned popular gay …

The 7 Best Food Combinations for Weight Loss

Would you pay top dollar for a comedy performance by…Peele? Or expect a great film from a singular Coen brother? Or rock to the sounds of just one of …

Nutrition
Internet of Things

Your body’s amazing reaction to water

<i>Featured image: Photo of freediver Hanli Prinsloo by Annelie Pompe.</i><p>Writer James Nestor explores the science of the “mammalian dive reflex,” the …

17 Important Tips For Making The Most Of Curly Hair

Cooking

This Balinese Hotel Took Water Bed To A Whole New Level

Shrimp may not sound like the cuddliest of creatures, but we think an evening among them looks pretty sweet.<p>The glass-bottomed bedroom at the Udang House at Bali's Bambu Indah resort lets you snooze above a tranquil underwater landscape.<p>The room sits above a shrimp pond, with tempered glass floor …

At home with the Danes

Danish design has long been a byword for cool, simple elegance. But it can be austere. Leonardo Clausi travels to Copenhagen to see how a new generation is softening up<p>When it comes to creating space to live in, the Danes seem effortless, natural and spontaneous in their approach, influenced …

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Original Watercolors for “The Little Prince”

Although <b>Antoine de Saint-Exupéry</b> (June 29, 1900–July 31, 1944) only wrote one children’s book in his lifetime, it is among the most beloved of all time, one of those rare gems with most timeless philosophy for grown-ups. But what few realize is that Saint-Exupéry, a commercial pilot who never …

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KAREN KAWABATA represents the best of Japan’s intellectual capital. She has just graduated from the University of Tokyo, the most prestigious in the …

Japan

Suspended Staircase Floats Above Oslo Apartment

When the owners of a top-floor apartment in Olso, Norway purchased the loft above it, they wanted to unify the two floors. Known as <i>Idunsgate</i>, it was revamped by the London-based architecture firm Haptic, who spent part of their time updating areas like the bedroom and bathroom. They also added a …

Architecture

French Revolution

Autorii pozelor de mai jos ne arată că mărțisorul este dulce și într-o primavară cu zăpadă târzie. 😊⛄️😊 French Revolution le mulțumește și le …

Broad City finale: Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson make TV’s funniest comedy.

<b>Broad City</b>, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s series on Comedy Central, finishes its triumphant, hilarious, silly, bizarre, stoned-out-of-its-mind …

Which Pop Star Should Be Your Best Friend?

Is Beyoncé your BFF, or are you meant to party with Miley? Let's find out.

Chest of Drawers by Edward Johnson

Chest of Drawers with Ripples.<p>Interior and furniture designer <b>Edward Johnson</b> wanted to push laminating in a new direction combined with his elegant …

Furniture