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Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

Photographer Documents Customers Snoozing at Ikea

Try it before you buy it.<p>Or, if you're in one of China's Ikea stores, fall fast asleep on a bed in a display room.<p>For Ikea shoppers in China, the act …

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

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5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

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Wooden Weight Calculator

As a person who has had to battle the bulge for eons, I am scared of standing on this Bamboo + Scale! It looks precarious yet innovative. I mean, no …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

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13 Steve Jobs Quotes About Design

The best 13 quotes from the late, great Steve Jobs and how he has inspired my approach to product design.<p>oSnap:<p>http://osnapapp.com/<p>Photo Credit:<p>http://www.fullhdwallpapers3d.com/

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6 Of The Boldest Concept Cars Ever Built

Who wants a hybrid when you can drive a jet?<p>Atlanta’s High Museum of Art is opening an exhibition of some of the rarest and boldest concept cars ever built. At a time when cars are getting plainer and plainer, and teens and twenty-somethings can barely be bothered to get a driver’s license, it’s a …

La Dolce Vita of 1960s Rome – in pictures

It was one of the most fertile periods in contemporary Italian cinema and saw the explosion of celebrity culture. This summer the Estorick Collection in London presents The Years of La Dolce Vita – 80 photographs capturing the <i>dolce vita</i> (literally ‘sweet life’) enjoyed by Italian film stars and …

Candid Camera

Before there was Instagram, there were Polaroids, and the ones that Robert Rich took were seen only on the walls of his office. Robert was the manager of the Marc Jacobs store on Mercer Street in New York, and I spent what felt like a good part of the late ’90s and early 2000s there in his basement …

Heathrow Terminal 2 review – more boring than soaring

Imagine an airport as majestic as a cathedral, with the vitality and sociability of urban squares, and as enriching as a great art gallery. It would feel not like a piece of transport equipment, nor a shopping mall, but a piece of city. Usually airports are extensions of the space of international …

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

Nike CEO Confirms Move Away from Wearables

Nike’s chief executive officer confirmed the sportswear giant was moving away from developing hardware and wearable technology after it was reported …

Mark Ruffalo: a role from the heart for film's great activist

He has seized the megaphone available to Hollywood idols in order to rail against those who deny climate change and those who would outlaw abortion. He called for gay marriage to be legalised years before Barack Obama felt safe to do the same.<p>Yet while Mark Ruffalo has won plaudits from liberal …

Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Artist Andy Warhol may be best known for his paintings of Campbell's soup cans, but he also took a little-known side trip into the world of computer art back in 1985. He was commissioned by Commodore International to show off its Amiga 1000 computer's graphic arts uses.<p>Warhol obliged, dipping into …

Articles about design icon 10 buildings marcel breuer on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.<p>Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.<p>By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Brit has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.<p>Frank …

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The World of Japanese Vending Machines

For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interesting, mundane, and useful things. Things like manga. Or bread in a can. …

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The 10 Best Bond Villains

<b>James Bond is often only</b> as good as his villains, which is why the Internet went nuts when rumors began circulating late last week that 007's next adversary might be played by Chiwetel Ejiofor. The Oscar-nominated <i>12 Years a Slave</i> star would be not only the rare black actor to face off against Bond …

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Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

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