Joy Glasier

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African Design Center can be the 'Bauhaus of Africa' - CNN Style

Written by Kieron Monks, CNN<p>The Bauhaus design schools of Germany are celebrated as the most influential of the 20th century, leaving a legacy that is visible today in the architecture of cities from Chicago to Tel Aviv.<p>The "Bauhaus of Africa" may be aiming higher.<p>The African Design Center will …

South Africa

The Bewildering Beauty of Recycled Waste

Every day, people generate a volume of trash that weighs roughly as much as a million elephants. By 2050, if things don’t change, the plastic waste in the ocean will outweigh the fish. The Belgian photographer Paul Bulteel is deeply interested in this problem, perhaps in part because he lives in a …

The radical plan to destroy time zones

Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: Pyongyang time.<p>As a plan, it …

Daylight Savings Time

A deal on Britain's EU future: four possible outcomes

Hopes remain high that a deal can be reached on Britain’s EU future at the upcoming European summit, but several outcomes are possible. The only certainty is that any deal struck will be declared a victory by David Cameron. He has no other choice if he is to campaign for Britain to stay in the …

Great Britain

Kurds' advance in Syria divides U.S. and Turkey as Russia bombs

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The rapid advance of U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, taking advantage of Russian air strikes to seize territory near the Turkish border, has infuriated Ankara and threatened to drive a wedge between NATO allies.<p>Buildings which were damaged during the security …

Middle East

Everything You Need To Know About What Happens Now With The Supreme Court

A guide to everything happening in the wake of Justice Antonin Scalia's unexpected death this past weekend.<p>On Saturday, the legal and political worlds were upended when news came from Texas that Justice Antonin Scalia — the firebrand whose voice controlled the conservative legal movement for …

Obama: No excuse for GOP not to vote on a court nominee

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that Republicans have no constitutional grounds to refuse to vote on a Supreme …

On pointe! Ballerina Misty Copeland re-creates Degas dancers in Harper's Bazaar photos

Misty Copeland has long shaken up people’s ideas of what a ballerina should look like.<p>The first black woman to be named principal dancer at the American Ballet Theater, Copeland now is taking on another classical role.<p>Copeland, 33, recently posed for a Harper’s Bazaar photo shoot that recreates a …

Dancing

Conservationists fear Madrid's design blueprint will repeat past mistakes

It's been a tough year for Madrid. In September the city lost its third consecutive bid to host the Olympics. Months later a 13-day strike by rubbish collectors left rotting meat, vegetable peelings and plastic packaging piling up around the city. All this as the city continues to reel from an …

The Top 17 Cities Stories Of 2013

From rising income inequality to Detroit’s historic bankruptcy, cities struggled this year. But from stress also comes resilience and innovation.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Top Stories Of The Year<br>• …

2013 Year in Review: Designer Desktops

January 2013 by Lisa Congdon: “Design is where science & art break even.” –Robin Matthew \\\ DOWNLOAD<p>February 2013 by Wesley Bird: “The only thing …

2013 Year in Review: DIY – Make it Modern

DIY Minimal Leather Stool Cover<br>Make it Modern begins with a bang by repurposing an old side table/stool and giving it new life by creating a minimal …

Haute Fashion Developed From NASA Photographs

What happens when you print Hubble images onto fine silk? We remember that we’re all made of star stuff.<p><i>“All of the rocky and metallic material we stand on, the iron in our blood, the calcium in our teeth, the carbon in our genes were produced billions of years ago in the interior of a red giant</i> …

grain editDesign vs Cancer

Design by Peter Deltondo<p>Design vs Cancer is a new project that aims to generate awareness and support people and families fighting cancer. Over the …

6 Amazing Lego Artworks That Will Blow Your Mind

While for many, Legos will always be known as a childhood toy, some grown-ups have taken Legos to fascinating new heights making it more like an art form. Whether they're using thousands of Lego bricks to recreate familiar pop-culture scenes or creatively assembling them into sculptures worthy of a …

2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …