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Graffiti Meets Oil Painting in Stunningly Realistic Murals - Creators

Artist Ant Carver floods the streets with a new technique.<p>Combining graffiti techniques with detailed oil painting, London-based street artist Ant Carver creates expressive, gestural murals using a rainbow palette of spray paints. An exploration into alternative approaches to street art, Carver's …

Los pueblos más bonitos de Italia (1)

De San Gimignano a Cefalú, 35 poblaciones italianas que se merecen un viaje

Crónicas escogidas de nuestros corresponsales y enviados en 2016

Los reporteros de EL PAÍS que han recorrido el mundo este año eligen una de sus piezas para componer un mosaico sobre la actualidad …

21 overlooked architectural masterpieces in the US

The United States is home to several iconic architectural landmarks — everyone knows the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty — but the country also has a great number of lesser championed masterpieces.<p>We have compiled a list of the coolest works of architecture in the country that often …

Raymond Kelly: “El ISIS será una amenaza durante generaciones”

EL 11 de septiembre de 2001, a las 8.46, cuando el primer avión se estrelló contra la torre norte del World Trade Center (WTC), Ray Kelly estaba en …

Now that the Olympics have ended, what's in store for Rio's stadiums?

Aug 23, '16 6:05 PM EST<p><i>Future Arena, the handball venue, will be taken apart and the pieces used to build four schools around the city, each serving</i> …

Brazil

El negocio del fútbol, en llamas

LLEGA EL MOMENTO en que un niño empieza a cuestionar la existencia de Santa Claus o de los Reyes Magos. Algo oye o algo ve que le siembra la duda. …

Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents

The Catalan capital’s radical new strategy will restrict traffic to a number of big roads, drastically reducing pollution and turning secondary streets into ‘citizen spaces’ for culture, leisure and the community<p>In the latest attempt from a big city to move away from car hegemony, Barcelona has …

These Are the 50 Cheapest Countries to Live

Time for a change of scene?<p>With the American dollar strong compared to other currencies, moving or retiring abroad could be a smart strategy to …

Personal Finance

A Parthian shot

UNLESS creatures such as yeti and Bigfoot turn out to be real, the only kind of human in the modern world is <i>Homo sapiens</i>. But that is only recently …

Humanity

Who Invented Air Conditioning?

With the U.S. in the midst of a massive heat wave during one of the warmest years on record, it is, in a word, hot. As temperatures rise—and look to …

Great Depression

15 libros que tu hijo adolescente debe leer (aunque tú desearías que no)

Hay que asumirlo: nuestro hijo se acerca a la edad adulta. Aunque nos pese, estas lecturas le enfrentarán a dilemas que le ayudarán a formarse<p>Es …

Lessons from a liberal swashbuckler

EVEN by the standards of an extraordinary age, it was a remarkable life. Francisco de Miranda, who was born in Venezuela in 1750 and died in a …

Oil

La magia tecnológica detrás de los conciertos de U2 : El futuro es apasionante

Es difícil precisar cuándo se origina una leyenda. En el caso de U2, una de las bandas de rock más grandes de la historia, resulta todavía más …

This Is Your Body on Music

We asked experts how music affects the brain, our emotions and everything else.<p>Artist Louise Bourgeois listened to it at night, using childhood …

How Theresa May can save U.K. from full-blown crisis

Theresa May became U.K. prime minister on Wednesday, taking the reins of government at the most turbulent time in the country's postwar history.<p>Enormous political and economic uncertainty hangs over a divided country that needs to find its new place in the world after voting to leave the European …

2016 International Drone Photography Contest

We are very excited to announce the winners of the 3rd annual<br>International Drone Photography Contest.<p>Thousands of entries were submitted from …

Beautiful Houses: Newberg Residence

Today we will show you a breathtaking house in Oregon, a project by Cutler Anderson Architects. This place is really beautiful. It looks like …

Architecture

The 10 best architects of all time, ranked

New Yorkers don’t have to look very far to see the power of architecture: It boasts an iconic skyline, after all, made up of buildings ranging from …

The 7 Best Foods to Decrease Your Heart Disease Risk

Imagine a room full of 10 people you know. Eight of them could be on a path to heart disease, according to recent research. But you don’t have to be …

Nutrition

¿Tú también, Michael Gove?

La traición del ministro, que acabó con las ambiciones de Boris Johnson, resulta clave en la carrera hacia Downing Street que entra este lunes en una …

Cristina Kirchner se defiende en Facebook mientras su grupo se resquebraja

La expresidenta trata de mantener unidas sus filas y denuncia persecución política<p>La expresidenta argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, ha …

"El Dios de la Edad de Piedra vestía con pieles y andaba a cuatro patas"

A la divulgadora gallega Emilia Cerezo Moedano (Lugo, 1983) no le basta con ser una de las científicas españolas más importantes de su generación: …

Crimea, la obsesión de Putin

CRIMEA. Rusia. Para siempre”, “Sebastopol. Rusia. Para siempre”. Acompañada por estos lemas, una enorme foto de Vladímir Putin jalona las carreteras …

A tragic split

HOW quickly the unthinkable became the irreversible. A year ago few people imagined that the legions of Britons who love to whinge about the European …

Europe

These solar powered, floating homes could be the future of housing

A staggering 4.2 million Americans could be displaced by rising sea levels in the next 100 years, according to a Nature Climate Change study.<p>But a floating home could help you continue living safely along a coastline.<p>California-based Terry & Terry Architecture has designed floating concepts that it …

Perrolatría

CUANDO Obama ocupó la Casa Blanca hace casi ocho años, se encontró con un problema inesperado, mucho más grave que su raza o su poco definida …

Elogio del olvido

El antídoto de una memoria histórica dañina o inconveniente no es otra memoria histórica más justiciera. Es la Historia<p>Hay que prestar atención al …

Rich upon rich

<b>Brazillionaires: The Godfathers of Modern Brazil.</b> By Alex Cuadros. <i>Spiegel & Grau; 368 pages; $28. Profile; £10.99.</i><p>ONE evening in 2012 Wanderson …

Europe’s murky deal with Turkey

IT WAS meant to be a game-changer. When a deal between the European Union and Turkey was struck in March with the aim of limiting the numbers of …

Angela Merkel