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Who Owns World's Top Private Art Collections?

Steve Cohen<p>Considered by many to be one of the most prestigious art collectors on the globe, <b>Steve Cohen</b> is a wealthy buyer who spent hundreds of …

The Tesla Semi is now ready to (silently) conquer the freeway

When Tesla debuts a new vehicle, the whole world watches. It happened with the Model S, it happened with the Model 3, it happened with the Model X, …

Here’s What You Can and Can’t Steal From Your Hotel Room (Video)

Every vacation, sadly, comes to an end — but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a little something home with you to help you remember it.<p>For most of us …

Why Are Critics Calling the $450 Million Painting Fake?

Even before Leonardo da Vinci’s <i>Salvator Mundi</i> went to auction Wednesday night at Christie’s in New York, naysayers from around the art world were …

More Bedrooms at the Best Hotels

Exclusive Access<p>We're the only place online where you're able to book select suites as well as connecting options. We specialize in suites that can …

This stunning 'hotel room' in the Swiss Alps has no walls

From a lodge sculpted from ice to one made from metal sheets, there are an infinite number of offbeat hotels that re-think the traditional B&B.<p>One …

Where to stay and what to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik is flooded with a magical light in autumn and its streets are largely free of tourists. Fluctuating (read: unpredictable) weather means you can enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, from exploring the city’s many galleries and museums and dipping into a local hot pool while …

The most ridiculous requests made by travellers on private jets

It's the dream, isn't it? Hiring a private jet to travel in peace and luxury, far removed from the seat-kickers and screaming babies of airline …

Travelers

7 mountains that (almost) anyone can climb | Adventure Sports Network

There is a perception that mountain climbing is a dangerous, difficult endeavor that pushes climbers to the very limits of their physical and mental …

What Colour Shoes Should You Wear With Your Suit?

Depending on your dedication to clothing, we suspect you often find yourself wondering, alongside things like “what’s the meaning of it all?” and …

10 of the coolest hotels you can visit

Sometimes you just want to spice up your vacation.<p>Here's a roundup of some of the coolest hotels you can stay in around the world:<p>1. Mirrorcube Treehouse in Sweden offers a stunning THERE view of the country's forest. The six mirrored walls camouflage the room to make it feel like you're living …

Esencia, Riviera Maya, Mexico

An anomaly among the all-inclusive mega-resorts lining the coast between Cancun and Tulum, Esencia began life as a winter retreat for an Italian duchess. Even as she opened up her colonial-style home to guests and added enough bungalows to bring the room count to 29, she preserved its quiet, …

Singapore street food stalls get Michelin stars

Two modest food stalls in Singapore made history last week by becoming the first street vendors to be recognised by the prestigious Michelin Guide.<p>Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle and Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle were among 29 dining venues to feature in the new Singapore guide.<p>With …

Researchers use neural networks to turn face sketches into photos

We all have a soft spot for Prisma, the app that turns smartphone photos into stylized artwork. But the reverse process — transforming artwork into pictures — is no less fascinating. And it’s not far from becoming real, researchers in the Netherlands said.<p>A team of four neuroscientists at Radboud …

The Arts

10 Important Collector Watch Calibres

Car nuts rattle off engine codes as a special lingo that authenticates membership within the tribe; trump card hoarding schoolboys of an earlier age …

These Are Some of the Best Drone Photos in the World

"...after the drone came out from the clouds the view was spectacular and got me completely astonished and, without brea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Francesco …

11 facts about Costa Rica that will surprise you

1. Costa Rica takes up just 0.03 percent of the Earth’s surface, but it has 6 percent of its biodiversity.<p>For thousands of years, Costa Rica has …

The Coolest Things to Do for $20 or Less in Every State

From Wedl’s Hamburger Stand in Wisconsin to Taos Pueblo in New Mexico.<p>A few years ago, $20 seemed like a lot of money. However, these days, $20 can …

9 Wall-Mounted Organizers for Keeping Frequently Used Items Close at Hand

When space is limited (and even when it's not), wall-mounted organizers are often useful tools. Wall space provides many organizing options: hooks …

archatlas: Japanese Landscape Photography In the words of the artist Hidenobu Suzuki: My photographs are like Japanese paintings. I think that realism is more Western style. Japanese like to express emotions and spiritual feelings through the landscape photography. Contemporary theater, art and music stimulate the brain and increase mood. Emotional art heal people and leads the society to harmony. I took a challenge to capture emotions with my camera. Using logical thinking at photography results in better attention to the detail, but there is a tendency to get bored. Working with feelings and looking for emotions is more relaxing. You can see previous features of Hidenobu Suzuki on ARCHalas: Sleeping Giants, Weeping Plums and Early Spring In Japan. Images via text via (via archatlas)

Monumental Outdoor Alexander Calder Sculptures For the First Time in Switzerland

June 28, 2016<p>Runs, does yoga.<p>When it comes to the genre of <b>contemporary sculpture,</b> the preeminent role of <b>Alexander Calder</b> cannot be overstated.</b> …

These are the 15 most epic road trips in the world

THANKS TO LOW GAS PRICES AND a not-too-terrible economy, this is one of the best summers for a road trip in a long time. But what should your route …

Animal And Insect Sculptures Wrapped In Crocheted Webbing | Art Decoration Design

In an ongoing sequence by Joana Vasconcelos, the Portuguese artist has been wrapping different animals—wasps, lizards, snakes, crabs, lobsters, …

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A 53-Billion-Pixel Image Lets You Zoom In Impossibly Far

How far can you zoom?<p>The crazy sorts of image enhancement you've seen in episodes of CSI aren't actually real right? You can't just endlessly zoom in. Well, ordinarily that's correct, but this neat little photo is a clever exception to the rule.<p>The astonishing 53-billion-pixel picture is mostly …

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Claire Falkenstein's strangely contradictory sculptures

In the 1960s, Claire Falkenstein was the go-to artist for monumental abstract sculpture commissions in Los Angeles. She also made prominent outdoor sculptures for civic spaces in California cities stretching from the Central Valley to the Mexican border.<p>An enormous fountain animated the front of a …

Art

Christo unveils a modern miracle: 'For 16 days, they will walk on water!'

<b>Christo, the artist who ‘wrapped’ the Reichstag, has completed his latest show-stopper. Gaby Wood joins him in Italy for a sneak preview of 'The Floating Piers'</b><p>On the edge of a small lake in northern Italy, an 80-year-old artist looks out from his temporary headquarters. “In that lake is the …

What is the Effect of Street Art on Real Estate Prices?

May 30, 2016<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>Marginalized at first, street art and graffiti …

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