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Why the referendum on Catalan independence is illegal

THE Catalan regional government of Carles Puigdemont is preparing to hold a unilateral referendum on seceding from Spain on October 1st, which it …

Carles Puigdemont

Should inheritance tax be brought back?

Think tank warns that reintroducing tax can have severe repercussions on economy.<p>Ferlito says bringing back the inheritance tax could affect personal …

How Italian women used words to fight the Nazis

When the sun set over Turin, Italy, the city’s clandestine network of printing presses roared to life with a group of female partisans at the controls.<p>I chained up my rusty red bicycle and stepped into the courtyard of the former Conceria Fiori tannery, where the chairs and tables of a beer garden, …

The colourful tradition saving Bangkok’s street vendors

When the Thai government threatened to ban street stalls, vendors in Bangkok’s Ari neighbourhood came together around an ancient practice of colour coordination.<p>When Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away in October 2016, his subjects were plunged into mourning, wearing black for months out …

One of the Best Cold War Spy Movies Is Streaming on Netflix

Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Colin Firth all shared a screen in 2011 with Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.<p>Although everyone knows James Bond's drink preferences, diehard spy fiction fans know there's no greater character than George Smiley. The star of John Le Carré's genre-defining …

James Bond

Cool Beans: 5 Great Cold Brew Coffee Makers

Iced coffee has been a longstanding warm-weather alternative to the hot stuff since forever, but there have always been drawbacks. As you’d expect, …

You’ll Never Forget Your Phone Charger Again With Popcord

Unless you carry a purse, toting around your iPhone charging cable is a pain. With Popcord, you can slickly have a charger with you at all times …

10 Famous Buildings That You Absolutely MUST See

Just like there are places that are so beautiful and amazing that anyone should get to see them in person, so are buildings that you should …

Timekeeping Icon: Rolex Cosmograph Daytona

Vintage watches are more collectible and visible than ever, with auction reports gracing the pages of mainstream publications like the <i>Wall Street</i> …

Loop Wheels Curl Carbon Fiber Loops into Suspension Inside the Wheels

Spotted at the Bespoked, UK’s handmade bicycle show, Loop Wheels should be getting things Kickstarter’d this week for their carbon fiber looped bike …

Tree Art Museum / Daipu Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Songzhuang, Beijing China, Tree art museum lies beside the main road of the area. Original …

Orrong Road House in Melbourne, Australia - Architecture

We take a look inside the beautiful Orrong Road House located in Melbourne, Australia. Breathe Architecture are credited for the designing the airy …

Wood, White and Worked All Over: 10 Modern Desks

A man’s desk is his life. It’s where he does his work, pays his bills, keeps his keepsakes, composes his words and his thoughts. It might be the most …

The 10 Men's Accessories That Matter The Most

Recently we asked the D’Marge community what the must-have fashion accessories for men. The responses we received ranged from the basic to the …

Can you recap 30 years of architecture?

Are you an architect, architecture critic, historian of architecture or otherwise involved with architecture and design? Have you always wanted to …

Cities Without Ground: A Guide to Hong Kong's Elevated Walkways

As a city, Hong Kong doesn't have it easy; impossibly dense and smothered by unsympathetic hilly terrain, the gymnastics that it performs to survive …

Great Fen Visiting Center Competition Entry / Alexandros Avlonitis + Aggeliki Anagnostopoulou

Designed by <b>Alexandros Avlonitis</b> + <b>Aggeliki Anagnostopoulou</b>, their proposal for the Great Fen Visiting Center is derived by the observation of the …

Essentials: John Watson of Prolly is Not Probably

John Watson has made a career out of exploring. His bike culture blog, Prolly is Not Probably, is<p>John Watson has made a career out of exploring. His …

La Trobe University Institute for Molecular Science by Lyons Architects

La Trobe University in Melbourne gets a makeover with the delivery of a new science building by<p>La Trobe University in Melbourne gets a makeover with …

4 DAYS LEFT TO GET THE ALL-NEW COMPUTER ARTS! Today we bring you the fourth in our series of exclusive sneak previews of the all-new Computer Arts, which hits newsstands on 4 April. Our fourth image is a spread from the new Projects section, where we go behind the scenes on the most fascinating design briefs and explore the creative processes behind the client work created. Subscribe by Monday 18 March to guarantee you receive the redesign issue with one of these great deals: UK readers: 3 issues for £5 http://www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/coax1u US & Canadian readers: 3 issues for $10 http://www.imsnews.com/computerarts-2025 Everyone else: http://www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/coax1t Check back tomorrow for the next in our series of sneak peeks.

3 DAYS LEFT TO GET THE ALL-NEW COMPUTER ARTS! Today we bring you the fifth in our series of exclusive sneak previews of the all-new Computer Arts, which hits newsstands on 4 April. Our fifth image is the opening spread of one of our designer profiles, where we talk to high profile creatives about their design philosophies, working life and creative output. Subscribe by Monday 18 March to guarantee you receive the redesign issue with one of these great deals: UK readers: 3 issues for £5 http://www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/coax1u US & Canadian readers: 3 issues for $10 http://www.imsnews.com/computerarts-2025 Everyone else: http://www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/coax1t Check back tomorrow for the next in our series of sneak peeks.

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A five-step program for those suffering from too much stuff and not enough space.<p>This week I'm staying in Sebastopol, California, home of the Tiny Tumbleweed House Co, recently featured in a New York Times...<p>One of the best booths at ICFF this year (see a bunch more roundups onsite and offsite …

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