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Qatar Airways Devalues Privilege Club Upgrades

Maximize your travel.<p>Advertiser Disclosure<p>Advertiser Disclosure<p>Menu<p>News<p>Qatar Airways Devalues Privilege Club Upgrades, Restricts Lounge Access<p>3 hours …

Mesmerizing Digital Collages of People Climbing Stairs

Korean artist Jiyen Lee has created a series of hypnotizing digital collages that present people going up and down stairs, as seen from a bird's eye view. Each puzzling assemblage features an unidentifiable traffic of pedestrians on an endless journey. It also remains unclear whether they are …

Art

Articles about rill architects retreat woods on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from...<p>The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>Balnarring Retreat is a minimal residence …

Architecture

5 Micro Guest House Design Ideas

When designing their home, most people have in mind their own comfort and well as their guests’. So unless the space is a problem, most homes would …

Green Roofs

Articles about homes with sliding glass doors walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Create a space that stands out.<p>An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...<p>Building on its reputation for movable pieces of art, sliding door manufacturer Raydoor will team up with two artists for an...<p>Every …

Architecture

Free at Last: The Robert Redford Story

He's always been obsessed with the American way of winning and losing, the blessing also being the curse. It's the subject of much of his career and the substance of much of his life. PLUS: The Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Photos of Redford from 1959<p><i>Published in the April 2013 issue</i><p><b>The war is over,</b> …

Gold Rush

How one journalist cracked 8,000 passwords in 24 hours

In the name of journalism, Ars Technica's Nate Anderson trained himself to crack passwords. In a detailed longform piece, Anderson describes his journey into the world of script kiddies, using a program called Hashcat to crack a list of passwords left circulating online after an earlier leak. It's …

Apple's broken promise: why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?

Frustrations mount as developers deal with Apple's inability to manage another cloud service<p>iCloud, perhaps more than any Apple software product, is meant to "just work." When Apple introduced iCloud, it made clear its hopes to eradicate settings menus and file systems in favor of automation. Steve …

LG patents RFID-labelled cookbook, attempts to offer more than just another place to spill sauce

LG is no stranger to mixing together patents and white goods and this time it's trying to bridge the gap between recipes and those all-too-often underwhelming results. One of its patents, granted today, outlines the idea of two RF tags that would offer food information and appliance specs, with a …

Instagram Infographic Breaks Down Its User Types

Instagram to some has democratized photography, whereas to others (professional photographers) it’s bastardized the art form. Take it or leave it, 40 …

Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …

MI5 and industry join forces to fight cybercrime

Cyber-security experts from industry are to operate alongside the intelligence agencies for the first time in an attempt to combat the growing online …

Articles about fedro colibri on Dwell.com - Dwell

Milan-based designer Lorenza Bozzoli has a background in fashion and an aesthetic to match: colorful, poppy, and au courant.

The Penguin Podcast: London feat. Elif Shafak, Penguin Lines, The Enemy and Iris Jones Simantel

Is this the end of the guidebook?

Following the sale of Lonely Planet and Google ceasing publication of Frommer’s guidebooks, what can travellers expect in the changing travel information landscape?<p>It used to be that savvy travellers wouldn’t dare hit the road without a trusty, well-worn guidebook in hand. But today most travellers …

Guide Books

The 25 Least Visited Countries In The World

The problem might just be finding the right destination. The least visited country in the world may not be the one you would think.<p><b>Click here to go straight to the destinations ></b><p>I am currently conducting research through visits to all 198 countries of the world.<p>The reason? To figure out where I …

Dominican Republic

UK beaches suffer drop in water quality following washout 2012

The number of UK beaches failing to meet minimum standards for water quality and pollution has risen after one of the wettest summers on record in …

Get More Sleep: 10 Sleep Myths Busted

Sleep better once you learn the lies behind these sleep myths<p>Photodisc/Thinkstock<p>#1 Catching Up<p><b>MYTH</b><br>It's good to "catch up" on sleep when you can—like sleeping in late on weekends.<p><b>TRUTH</b><br>It's tempting to sleep late on weekends, but it's important to keep a regular sleep schedule seven days a week. A …