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30 Behavioral Interview Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer

Interview prep 101 dictates that you should have your elevator pitch ready, a few stories polished, and a good sense of what you have to offer. So, …

Twin stars at nebula's heart doomed to end in supernova explosion

At the heart of a strangely shaped planetary nebula, astronomers have discovered a pair of doomed white dwarf stars that will inevitably merge and explode in a dramatic supernova.<p>The imperiled pair, described in the journal Nature, sheds light on how different stellar systems can meet the same …

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<b>Treehouse, Koh Rong</b><br>Cambodia’s second-largest island, Koh Rong, is under an hour from chaotic Sihanoukville by fast boat, yet it’s still so undeveloped that there’s neither mains water nor electricity. Prices are high for Cambodia – but you get to stay in a treehouse on a tropical beach. Rustic …

27 Pre-Written Templates for Your Toughest Work Emails

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by …

A Modern, Copper-Clad House with an Archetypal Feel

GRAUX & BAEYENS architects designed this copper-clad dwelling, named House VDV, in Destelbergen, Belgium, right outside of the town of Ghent. The …

Japanese Artist Kiyo Hasegawa

Abstract paintings by Japanese artist Kiyo Hasegawa.<p>Kiyo Hasegawa was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1984. After a BFA in 2009, she graduated with a MFA in …

Australian Beach House on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland

The Marcus Beach House by Bark Architects located on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia.<p>The team of Bark Architects completed the Marcus …

House Ber by Nico and Werner van der Meulen

House Ber, a contemporary glass house in Carlsworld, Midrand, South Africa.<p>The architects of Nico and Werner van der Meulen have completed House Ber, …

Architecture That Makes The Most of Indoor-Outdoor Living

One of the benefits of living in California is getting to spend so much time outdoors all year long and with that being said, it’s no wonder people …

Scandinavian style doesn't come cheap but not all of these cool hotels, in Denmark, Sweden and Norway will break the bank<b><br>• To add a tip for next week and be in with a chance of winning a £200 Hotels.com voucher, go to GuardianWitness</b><p>The Thief is a stylish new luxury boutique hotel in Tjuvholmen …

Living in: Great waterfront cities

From Stockholm to San Francisco, these five cities are intrinsically tied to their harbours, coastlines and bays.<p>Some cities around the world are intrinsically tied to their harbours, coastlines and bays, their geographic location shaping the way they develop and how their residents interact with …

Beautiful Houses: Russet Residence

Today we will show you the beautiful Russet Residence in West Vancouver, Canada, a project by Splyce Design. This house is really beautiful. The …

Havana’s second revolution

As state control over Cuba’s food supply lessens, local restaurants are gaining access to previously hard-to-find ingredients, and hometown chefs are bringing their talents back.<p>On a bright Saturday morning in Havana's leafy Vedado district, the outdoor market on the corner of 17th and K streets …

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Winter sports in weird locations

Alpine huts, chocolate crêpes, outdoor hot tubs and gallons of glühwein. These things probably spring to mind when you conjure up images of ski or snowboarding resorts.<p>But what about active volcanoes, African sunsets and a warming plate of rogan josh at the end of an invigorating day on the slopes? …

Amsterdam's most unique bars

While Amsterdam's pulsating Red Light District and party hubs like Leidseplein need no introduction, the Dutch capital has some wonderfully diverse bars away from the raucous stag parties and tourist crowds.<p>Many offer dining too, although just stopping by for a drink is fine. Here are 10 of the …

How to road-trip Canada on a budget

Canada is big and beautiful, but climate, distance and the high cost of domestic travel make it hard to get to know her. Having the freedom to throw your stuff in the trunk and set off as you please makes self-driving a tempting way to explore this frequently spectacular country.<p>The Trans-Canada …

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Favelas of Rio de Janeiro – in pictures

Rio de Janeiro's mountainside favelas are as iconic as some of the city's famous landmarks – but offer a completely different perspective to the main tourist sites. Formerly dangerous no-go areas, many are now safe and open, welcoming visitors on favela tours and music nights at bars held within …

World's Largest Buddha Statue Carved into a Cliff

The <i>Leshan Giant Buddha</i> is the world's largest stone Buddha statue located in the Sichuan province of China, near the city of Leshan. The monumental structure was first carved out of a cliff where the Minjiang, Dadu, and Qingyi rivers meet during the Tang Dynasty (618-907AD) and continues to stand …

Why Not? The World’s Furriest Travel Book

Available for the first time in the U.S., For You the Traveller is a limited-edition, rabbit fur-covered “directory of kind people” in five continents.<p>“I was just sitting with my dog in the sun daydreaming and the book came along, the rabbit fur cover, the feeling of the thing, its weight,” …

Round House Design Offers a Unique Architectural Experience

This beautiful <i>Round House</i> is a unique home design concept where soft curves replace the dusty corners of a typical four-sided home. Developed by L.A.-based architecture firm Johnston Marklee, the completely open interior space is enclosed by floor to ceiling windows, allowing light to radiate …