Putri Dwimirnani

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Inside the World of Amal Clooney

A sudden late snow is falling, bright with just a touch of magic, as the automatic gate to Aberlash House opens. It’s an afternoon in March but, in this powdery landscape, could be January. Footprints lead a few steps down a drive, between a row of trees, and climb to a small colonnaded entryway. A …

Human Rights

Scenes Unseen: The Summer of ’78

Long-forgotten pictures capture escape and discovery in the city’s parks.

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

Interview with Danish Model Turned Designer Emil Thorup

The phenomenon of “model turned actor” is so prevalent, it has its own acronym: MTA. Less common is the route from modeling into furniture design, …

Furniture

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

... and the movies and TV shows we watch<p>Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object,” says Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, who reads, it …

The Brain

How Grace Kelly overcame shyness to become Hollywood royalty

The actress turned princess was the ultimate ‘it girl’ – if not to her father. But a lack of praise may have steeled her resolve, writes Amy Nicholson.<p>Her father, Jack, was a three-time Olympic gold medallist who turned a $7,000 loan into an $18 million construction company. Her mother, Margaret, …

Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns

What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being.<p>Three billion people, around 40% of the world’s population, use online social media – and we’re spending an average of two hours every day sharing, liking, tweeting and …

Social Media

Changing Inmates’ Behavior With Architecture

Denmark’s new prison has a grocery store, workshops, and lots of glass. It looks more like a college campus–and that’s the whole point.<p>Can a prison be humane? In socially progressive Scandinavia, perhaps. The Danish Prison and Probation Service and architecture firm CF Møller have designed what …

Crime

Autumn in the UK: Pictures

England

Everything you wanted to know about bitcoin but were afraid to ask

The value of cryptocurrencies is rising fast. But is it sustainable? And how does it work, anyway? These questions, and many more, answered…<p>The money has become too much to ignore and so bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are back in the news. You may have heard about Ethereum, a cryptocurrency that has …

Cryptocurrency

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

Time Management

4 Proven Artistic Principles That Can Help Make Better Architecture

<i>This article was originally published by Common Edge as "Enduring Principles of Art That Also Apply to Architecture."</i><p>It is safe to say that …

The relationship between design deliverables and presentation skills

How the level of detail of a design deliverable varies depending on the presenter’s storytelling skills.In 13 years working in UX, I have joined a …

Meet Lucas, The Most Adorable Spider That Will Cure Your Arachnophobia

Even if you hate spiders, you will love this one. Joshua Slice has put together a short animation and asked his nephew Lucas to do the voice acting. …

World Urbanism Day: A Selection of Texts About Cities and Urban Planning

Today, November 8, we celebrate World Urbanism Day. Created in 1949 by Carlos Maria della Paolera, a professor at the University of Buenos Aires, the …

The Eerie Light in the London Sky: Pictures

England

Four Reasons Why Southeast Asian Startups Struggle To Conquer Their Home Turf

In Silicon Valley, new players are emerging to disrupt established industries every day. And the large incumbents in these industries ignore the small startups until it’s too late. They then resort to lobbying, investing and legal fights as final recourse. Sometimes they can battle it out, but once …

A Tiny House with a Unique (& Clever!) Bedroom Solution

There's a problem frequently encountered by designers of very small houses, which is that beds are very nice to have while sleeping, but, even when …

The most beautiful lamp ever built

The Komorebi lamp is a hallmark of great product design because its idea and execution reflects uniqueness and sheer brilliance. Designed to …

Floating Cloud lamp adds levitating magic to any room

Take your home to new atmospheric levels with this incredible floating cloud lamp. Designed by Richard Clarkson Studio and Crealev, Floating Cloud is …

floatingcloud

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Cotswold Way: Why a walking holiday in the UK is the ultimate staycation

“Parachute a local into any Cotswold village and they’ll tell you where they are by the colour of the stone,” Andrew Guppy, owner of Cotswold Walks, …

Millennials, Here's How To Retire By 40

At the risk of sounding like a Facebook friend trying to fold you into my latest direct sales venture: Early retirement is possible.<p>If you read the Internet, you might already know this is true. It’s been done; in fact, retirement at age 30 or 40 has become a trend of sorts, largely led by …

Trees to grow on the balconies of Penda’s timber high-rise in Toronto

A new kind of “vertical forest” has been envisioned for Toronto where trees would grow on every balcony. Architecture firm Penda teamed up with …

This design studio creates giant moving sculptures that are suspended in midair

Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world.<p>Their …

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

Steve Jobs Systematically Cultivated His Creativity. You Can Too.

What Jobs did intuitively to unlock his creativity has been scientifically proven to work.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Apple brand is synonymous with creative product design as well as appealing to the creative artist. This was in large part thanks to …

Creativity

9 Reasons Why The Danish Make Every British Person Feel Inadequate

It's. Not. Fair.<p>Lithe and fit, connected to nature, glowing with health and complete with an ideal work-life balance: the Danes inspire awe in their …

Work-life Balance