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Solar Panels and Eco-Sensitive Design Create Smart Home in Sonoran Desert

Nestled in the arid landscape of the <i>Sonoran Desert</i>, this contemporary residence aims to find that perfect balance between an inviting living …

Architect Alexey Ilyin has designed a house for himself and his family

Architect Alexey Ilyin of SPEECH, has designed a house for himself and his family, located in the Pushkin district, outside of Moscow, Russia.<p>The …

Interior Design

Inside Ikea’s Innovation Lab For The Future Of Better Living

The open-source lab in Copenhagen will help Ikea come up with the catalog of 2026, not 2016.<p>Ikea usually keeps a close lid on what it is working on next. But with Space10, an innovation lab recently opened in Copenhagen’s hip meatpacking district, Ikea is looking to change all that. The Swedish …

Innovation

Long Distance Couple Stays Connected through Split Portraits of Parallel Experiences

Korean couple Danbi Shin and Seok Li are two halves of the same whole—even if they're 6,863 miles apart. Since Danbi currently lives in New York and Seok Li is based in Seoul, the couple bridges the distance by collaborating on their <i>Half&Half</i> photo project. While they're on video calls, Danbi and …

Bridges

8 Colorful Winter Coats That Will Help You Stand Out from the Crowd

When it comes to cold-weather fashion, the first thing to make an impression is your coat. Instead of blending into the crowd this season with a …

Clothing

Shocking pictures of child playing in the sea during 70mph winds of Storm Barney

The RNLI have warned parents after pictures of a toddler frolicking in dangerous waves emerged<p>Shocking pictures of a child playing in the sea during 70mph winds have emerged.<p>Officials have warned not to take selfies and pictures during the storm and to remain vigilant to avoid death or injury.<p>This …

Weather

World leaders to don pineapple shirts for Philippines Apec summit

The traditional barong shirts have been made to suit the build and posture of each leader as Filipino designer bids to break run of summit fashion disasters<p>Star Trek suits are out and pineapple shirts are in as the Philippines seeks to keep the world’s most powerful leaders off the list of summit …

Asia

After Criticism, Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Activate Safety Check For More Human Disasters

In the last 24 hours, 4.1 million people marked themselves safe using Facebook's Safety Check, after the social media platform activated the tool for people near the terror attacks in Paris, enabling them to easily tell their friends and family that they were safe. As a result 360 million people …

Social Media

Ronda Rousey knocked out by Holly Holm in staggering UFC upset

Holly Holm convincingly knocked out the heavily favored Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 on Saturday night, stunning the most dominant figure in combat sports …

Ronda Rousey

Tokujin Yoshioka designs glass kitchen "to show the beauty of kitchen tools"

Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has developed a transparent modular kitchen system with smoked glass surfaces that display the tools inside (+ …

Kitchens

France Has a Powerful and Controversial New Surveillance Law

The law authorizes the government to tap phones and computers of terrorism suspects without much oversight.<p>As it plans its response to a series of six terrorist attacks Friday night that killed 129 and injured 352, the government of France will likely step up its efforts to keep tabs on the …

Surveillance

Style Lessons Famous Daughters Learned from Their Rockstar Dads

We're obsessed with look-alike mother-daughter moments. Obsessed. (See celebrity proof: Gwyneth Paltrow and Apple, Demi Moore and Rumer, Reese …

Demi Moore

Architizer

Molenbeek mayor received terror suspects list including on-the-run Salah Abdeslam one month before Paris attacks

EC chief says Schengen is 'comatose' and warned euro may collapse without it, as Brussels emerges from four days of lockdown

Terrorism

IS group claims Paris attacks, says France at 'top' of list

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks in Paris that killed 127 people and said France would remain at the "top of the list" of its targets.<p>An online statement said eight militants armed with explosive belts and automatic weapons attacked …

Extremism

The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: The Wests, Liv Tyler, and More!

We won’t lie: Even though we love an excuse to dress up, it’s difficult to breathe new life into formalwear. Sometimes the age-old traditions of black-tie seem, well, just that. But as our favorite Instagrams proved this week, there is always room for invention, especially when a few literary and …

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Paris Attacks as Arrests Are Made

With Paris is deep shock and grief, the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility Saturday for the six coordinated terror …

France

Why Geek-Chic Glasses Call for a Brand-New Beauty Equation

With contacts and Lasik all but eliminating the need for prescription lenses, it’s no surprise that glasses have gone from necessary, perfunctory accessory to gleefully off-kilter model favorite—with a brand-new beauty equation to match. In fact, forget about eye-defining shadow trickery or heaps …

ISIS is claiming responsibility for the Paris attacks

In an official statement, the group said its fighters strapped with suicide-bombing belts and carrying machine guns carried out the attacks in various locations in the heart of the capital that were carefully studied.<p>ISIS released the statement in Arabic, English, and French through its various …

Terrorism

Windows 10 is getting a massive update

Windows 10 is getting its first mega-update on Thursday.<p>After updating your Windows 10 PC, your computer will boot faster, your photos will be clearer, reminders will be easier to set, and your PC will perform more smoothly.<p>But Windows 10 won't look any different -- most of the improvements are …

Windows 10

Here's How The World Is Showing Solidarity With France

In the aftermath of Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, which left at least 120 dead and scores more injured, the world has turned to the …

France

Islamic State 'goes global' with Paris attacks

Isis is following al-Qaida’s tactics, adopting ‘direct action’ to terrorise the west and inspire sympathisers<p>The downing of the Metrojet Airbus full of Russian holidaymakers over Egypt two weeks ago – probably the work of an Islamic State affiliate there – indicated an evolution in the group’s …

Terrorism

French intelligence under scrutiny in wake of Paris attacks

New security and surveillance measures brought in after the Charlie Hebdo attack have yet to make a significant impact<p>France’s intelligence services are facing intense scrutiny over whether they could have prevented the Paris attacks, but their defenders argue the scale and complexity of the jihadi …

Terrorism

The Latest: Empire state goes dark for Paris

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly shootings and explosions in Paris. (All times local):<p>2:31 a.m.<p>The Empire State Building is dark in sympathy for the people of Paris after more than 120 people were killed in Friday's series of shootings and explosions.<p>Saturday is the second consecutive night …

International Olympic Committee

6 Decor Secrets To A Perfectly Styled Bookcase

Yes, there's more to it than your favorite books.<p>Open shelving is a matter of preference in the kitchen, but elsewhere around the house — like, say, your living room — it can be nearly impossible to avoid. (Everyone still owns books, right?) The catch is that if it isn't done right, your display of …

The Morning After the Paris Attacks: Pictures

Krakow

Terror in Paris: What we know so far

<b>(CNN) —</b> Investigations into the series of terrorist attacks that killed more than 120 people in Paris are moving forward, with people taken into custody and two of the gun-wielding suicide bombers identified.<p>ISIS claimed responsibility for the massacres in a statement. In response, France has …

Downing Street

Paris massacre: At least 128 killed in gunfire and blasts, French officials say

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists -- some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them -- attacked …

Death Metal

Witness accounts from across Paris: 'I saw my final hour unfurl before me'

Amid reports that scores of people had been killed in Paris, witnesses spoke to journalists and wrote on social media about what they saw<p>Dozens of people are reported to have been killed in and around Paris, in a series of explosions and shootings on Friday night. Witnesses to the attacks have …

Death Metal