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Labour’s election strategy utterly failed, and it has to admit as much

Many on the left were sanguine and self-deceived about this campaign. They must now confront the question of responsibility<p>When Ed Miliband was elected leader of the Labour party in 2010, a delighted Neil Kinnock was famously reported as saying, “I’ve got my party back.” As the results of the 2015 …

Labour Party

U.K. Election: What the Street Thinks of David Cameron’s Victory

The pound has shot to a three-month high, the FTSE 100′s making sharp gains, and the prospect of days or weeks of uncertainty — something markets hate — is no longer an issue. U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is set to return to 10 Downing Street as the country’s leader after an unexpectedly …

Downing Street

Nick Clegg – the inoffensive ordinary guy who could have been great

As the leader of the Lib Dems steps down after a nightmare election, his career so far can be read as one of remarkable achievement or of opportunities lost<p>He might go on to greatness. Or he might not. It’s the kind of ambivalence of a school report, the sort of comment that Nick Clegg’s headmaster …

Liberal Democrats

What will the new Tory government do?

David Cameron’s first priorities will be an effort to reinforce the union, drafting the EU in/out referendum bill and bringing in further cuts to tackle the deficit<p>Even before the final results of the general election are announced, David Cameron has made clear his first priorities of a majority …

United Kingdom

Why the UK election matters to the rest of the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Oh, how analysts worried ahead of UK elections.<p>They were certain voters would fill Parliament with extreme political factions making it tough to form a new government, much less keep one together.<p>They feared the election would reshape Britain's global role, having ripple effects around the …

Europe

Liberal Britain just got slaughtered

We're going to need a sequel.<p>The Liberal party's successors, the Liberal Democrats, got absolutely thrashed Thursday in Britain's general election. They are a centrist, socially liberal party that prides itself on sitting between the right and left flanks of British politics. One of its MPs …

This is the most stunning election victory since 1992

Overall the Conservatives are now projected to take at least 325 seats, one short of a technical majority but two over the line once you factor in Sinn Féin's unused seats and the speaker. This will mean that David Cameron would not have to do a deal with any other party to remain in office, though …

Boris Johnson

How 'shy Tories' confounded the polls and gave David Cameron victory

“Well hung” was the headline on the Sun’s front page, while the Guardian ran with “It couldn’t be closer”. The polls were predicting Labour and the Conservatives were neck-and-neck, but they couldn’t have been more wrong.<p>All of the polls significantly underestimated the Tories, and they were …

Polling

Pacific Light: Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov who is probably best known for his experiments in liquid typography just released this experimental video …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Open up the definitive guide to delightfully detailed doors.<p>Many modern-day projects by cutting-edge firms include details of incredible rigor.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Inspired by ancient Islamic architecture but realized through state-of-the-art …

Time Travel

Desks Made from Salvaged Airplane Parts by MotoArt

California-based company MotoArt designs striking furniture pieces made from iconic aircraft. More sculpture than industrial design, MotoArt brings …

Androidly Puts The World On Your Wrist

Check out the latest smart watch on the block, Androidly. Packing in communication, entertainment and productivity into one watch, the Androidly is …

http://designdautore.blogspot.it/ Rubber #Duck Sea In 1992 a shipping container filled with rubber ducks was lost at sea. Over 28,000 rubber duckies fell overboard on their way from Japan to the United States. Imagine thousands of rubber ducks floating on the ocean. Many of them have since washed up on the shores of Hawaii, Alaska, South America, Australia and the Pacific Northwest. Others have been found frozen in Arctic ice and made their way to Newfoundland and Scotland. How wonderful to find a rubber duck on shore one day! Perhaps what is more interesting and the key point of this story is it is believed there are over 2,000 of them are caught up in the currents of the North Pacific Gyre. The Gyre is a vortex of water that stretches between Japan and southeast Alaska. It is a vast churning area of water that holds anything that comes into it in a whirlpool for years if not forever. Now imagine thousands of rubber ducks churning around and around in a whirlpool of water for over 20 years.

Design Objects and Furniture for the Private and Paranoid Person

We now know that hackers can spy on us through our web cams, and the NSA is reading our texts, emails, and listening to our personal phone calls. …

Furniture

Articles about icon design google play music zachary gibson on Dwell.com - Dwell

Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...<p>A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.<p>Greta Grossman, for a while relegated to the …

Google Play

Articles about first leed gold certified family home san diego on Dwell.com - Dwell

A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED certification has become the most widely-used third-party...<p>In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two California natives …

San Diego

Levying the land

TAXES on property go back a long way. Ancient civilisations from Greece to China had levies on land. In 11th-century England the Domesday Book, a …

Economics

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New PRISM slides say the program allows NSA to eavesdrop on live conversations

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>As controversy continues to swirl around whistleblower Edward Snowden and his whereabouts, …