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18 Beautiful Villages And Towns In Spain To Visit

Spain is one of those countries that’s totally different depending on which region you visit. I mean, it’s pretty vast (by European standards, at …

What to Know Before You Go: Guatemala

It’s hard to imagine someone traveling to Guatemala and leaving unchanged. The mountainous landscape is nothing less than magical, and the …

10 Brilliant Brazilian Houses With Contemporary Designs

We absolutely love contemporary homes not only for their smart design but their visual appeal. Architects have a way of varying their design …

17 Most Beautiful Architecture Cities in Europe

Here is a list of ten best architecture cities in Europe where architecture is synonymous with life, of history and with an indomitable human</b> …

Woodland House

With a palette of cedar and glass, the Woodland House fades into the forest landscape. It's situated on a wooded plateau. Comprised of three realms, …

A Map Shows What Happens When Our World Gets Four Degrees Warmer: The Colorado River Dries Up, Antarctica Urbanizes, Polynesia Vanishes

Humanity faces few larger questions than what, exactly, to do about climate change — and, in a sense larger still, what climate change even means. …

The insect that painted Europe red

Truly vibrant red was elusive for many years: until a mysterious dye was discovered in Mexico. Devon Van Houten Maldonado reveals how a crushed bug became a sign of wealth and status.<p>Although scarlet is the colour of sin in the Old Testament, the ancient world’s elite was thirsty for red, a symbol …

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

Pine Forest Home

Surrounded by a natural Mediterranean garden, the Pine Forest Home uses a horizontal layout to capture the best views. The house sits on a small …

Invermark House

Set below Table Mountain in Cape Town, the Invermark House bears the influence of two iconic homes. Architect Gilbert Colyn designed the home for …

Architecture

Pine Ridge Lake Home

Settled on the shoreline in Minnesota's Northwoods, the Pine Ridge Lake Home is at one with the surrounding landscape. Its darkened timber facade …

Dining Rooms

The Very Best of Spain

Best Cities in Spain<p>What is the best of Spain? That's obviously an impossible question to answer, so let's break it down into a few categories. Over …

50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of all sizes.<p>While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of …

Architecture

Watch the History of the World Unfold on an Animated Map: From 200,000 BCE to Today

"Where are you from?" a character at one point asks Babe, the hapless protagonist of the Firesign Theatre's classic comedy album <i>How Can You Be in Two</i> …

Leading Stanford climate scientist builds incredible net zero home, complete with Tesla Powerwall

A leading climate scientist — who has dedicated his career to proving the feasibility of transitioning the world off fossil fuels — walks the walk …

Groundbreaking Passivhaus development features ultra-green homes that you can actually afford

UK-based architectural firm Hamson Barron Smith have built a ground-breaking Passivhaus development in Greater Norwich, UK. The Carrowbreck Meadow …

Design

Perfectly clear solar panels could power your home and you’d never even see them

Solar energy has the potential to totally destroy our reliance on fossil fuels, so why aren’t we all running on power from the sun? Solar panels …

16 Of The Most Beautiful Villages Across The World To Add To Your Travel List

Heading to the mountains to escape the city life? Wait till you see the breathtaking scenic beauty of these villages across the world. Unscathed from …

The world's 20 oldest cities

The most innovative countries in the world in one map

It may not be the most prosperous nor the smartest country on earth, but the U.S. leaves the rest of world in the dust in one important …

Innovation

16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …

Most Beautiful Bridges in the World Photos

In the world of architecture, perhaps nothing is more utilitarian than a bridge. Indeed, not only do these spanning structures allow us to safely pass over a gap, but unlike some skyscrapers and homes, everyone has access to using a bridge. And just because they are functional does not mean they …

The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

The 9 best countries for expats seeking sun

For that reason, more than 60% of British expats consider the weather at their target destination before moving abroad - 17 percentage points more than the global average of expats worldwide - according to a study by Internations.<p>The expat consultancy surveyed more than 14,000 expats from over 191 …

Central America

Last Year's Global Temperatures Were the Highest Ever Recorded

Less than a week after President Donald Trump notified the United Nations of his intent to exit from the Paris climate accord, his government’s chief …

Climate Change

Cities before they were cities: the villages that became modern metropolises

Hong Kong

'Despacito' Breaks Record For Most Viewed Video In The History Of YouTube

It's also now the first video to ever surpass 3 billion views.<p>“Despacito” has no plans of slowing down when it comes to breaking records.<p>Not content with already being the most streamed song of all time or the first Spanish-language song to be No. 1 in the U.S. since “Macarena” in 1996, Luis …

Kengo Kuma’s first U.S. home is an indoor-outdoor masterpiece

The Suteki home was built as part of a residential showcase in Happy Valley, Oregon<p>Hot off the heels of his expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden, architect Kengo Kuma has designed a house in Happy Valley, Oregon, for Yokohama-based homebuilding company Suteki.<p>Built as part of Metro Portland’s …

Earth Overshoot Day: From this day on we're using an unsustainable amount of the Earth's resources

Today marks Earth Overshoot Day - the day by which the human race will have used more of Earth's natural resources than the planet can renew in the whole year.<p>Put simply, we use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate and this puts the Earth on an unsustainable …

11 Best Cities to Explore on Foot

A great way to explore a new city is on foot – to soak in the sounds, aromas and all the little details that make a place unique. Whether you’re on a …

European Travel