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What Trump's ‘America First’ Policy Could Mean for the World

If President Obama’s foreign policy was characterized by “don’t do stupid stuff” and a retracted U.S. presence in the world, then Donald J. Trump’s …

The 7 biggest threats Trump poses to the environment

"Trump must choose whether he will be a President remembered for putting America and the world BACK on a path to climate disaster, or for listening to the American public, investing in the fastest-growing sector in the US economy — clean energy — and keeping us on a path to climate progress." …

China allows Philippines fishermen access to disputed shoal in South China Sea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Philippine ships have been allowed to access the contested Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, with Chinese ships not harassing Filipino fisherman for the first time in years.<p>Philippines Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told CNN Monday that aerial surveillance had showed that …

Iran death penalty: Justice minister calls for fewer executions

<b>Iran's justice minister is looking for an "effective punishment" for criminals instead of execution, according to local media.</b><p>Mostafa Pourmohammadi said he thought the number of capital crimes should be revised, the Tasnim News Agency said.<p>"In fact we want to find the most effective kind of …

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Russia Reveals 'Satan 2' Nuclear Missile Capable of Destroying Texas in One Blow

Russia is flexing its military muscle as tensions with the US simmer in the wake of a heated third presidential debate, where Democratic candidate …

US Seeks To Deploy Marines To Norway Amid Escalating Russian Tensions | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Norway is debating a “long-standing US wish” to allow American marines to deploy troops in the Scandinavian nation, furthering NATO’s encirclement of</i> …

The battle for Mosul, explained

<i>ISIS seized Iraq's second-largest city two years ago. Now a U.S.-supported coalition is fighting to take it back. Here's everything you need to</b> …

The one-room apartment you won't forget

The mid-century modern trend is one of those interior styles that just doesn’t seem to want to go away. A treasured and time-honoured aesthetic, we …

Interior Design

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Trempel Cloth Hanger by Viktor PuzurCloth hangers Trempel are made of recycled materials

Cloth hangers <b>Trempel</b> are made of recycled materials. Cardboard tubes are very good for manufacturing, often this lightweight material is used as a packaging product. Trempel’s main idea is its ease of fabrication and replication of all used feedstocks.<p>The essential idea of the hanger’s shaping lies in the established angle of a cardboard tube cutting. After doing a crop cutting we put an alum pop-rivert which is screwed over with a standard hook after which we get an end-product. This trimmed …

Cupola, and Light It Was! Lamp (2016) by Studio AMeBE  

<b>Cupola, and Light It Was! Lamp (2016)</b> by <b>Studio AMeBE</b><p>For Milan Design Week 2016, Italy’s Studio AMeBE present the <i>Cupola, and Light It Was!</i> lamp, a stunning replica of the dome of Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Merging craftsmanship and technology, the hand-painted lamp captures the ornate details of the actual dome, and the user can control the light’s intensity via an iPhone or an iPad.

Peggy Wall Clip

<i>Peggy</i> is an oversized wall hook inspired by a wooden clothespin. Design by <b>Lucie Kaas</b>. Continue reading →

These lamps let you grow plants anywhere - even in windowless rooms

The Mygdal Plantlamp allows you to grow plants anywhere – no sunlight required. Whether you’re stuck in an office cubicle, basement, or rainy city, …

Spectacular warped beauty of Mumbai interiors - CNN Style

Written by Thomas Page, CNN<p>Architecture is a precious thing; delicate and worth preserving. Whether by the slow slip into decrepitude or wanton destruction at the hands of terror, our heritage is at risk.<p>That's the driving force behind "Look Up Mumbai," an installation overseen by Professor Sarah …

Tongs

These beautiful tongs are part of the <b>FD Style collection</b> by <b>Hagino Mitsunobu</b>. Both the serrated and the straight tongs feature a notch that allows …

Kitchens

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Articles about 6 homes featuring luminous chandeliers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>These daring constructions illustrate that the added expense and effort of building at radical angles might just be worth it.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves …

Eclectic Apartment Showcases Collector’s Artifacts

<b>RSRG Architects</b> completed the renovation of a 1,173-square-foot home in the Pinheiros area of São Paulo, Brazil. <b>João Apartment</b> features colorful …

Interior Design

Light Cube - Panta Rei by Luis H. Vicencio, Fabrizio Guarrasi, and Mattia Antonetti

<b>Light Cube - Panta Rei</b> by <b>Luis H. Vicencio</b>, <b>Fabrizio Guarrasi</b>, and <b>Mattia Antonetti</b><p>The <i>Panta rei</i> metaphor (translated from Greek: everything flows) refers to the thought of Heraclitus who writes that “everything moves and nothing stands still.” The artifact emphasizes the becoming of reality as a changing entity that renews and transforms. In this process of transformation, the light acts as narrative actant, produces plays and directs the action, highlighting the changed sensitive forms in time. …

Beautiful Houses: Apartment at Póvoa do Varzim

Today we will show you a clean and stylish apartment at Póvoa do Varzim, Portugal a project by Pitagoras Group. The use of wood in this apartment is …

From Church to a Breathtaking, Single-Family Home

Never have I wanted to go to church as bad as when I caught a glance at this church conversion by Linc Thelen Design and Scrafano Architects. The …

Small, Narrow Space Becomes a Contemporary Apartment in Cape Town

ARRCC, formerly Antoni Associates, took this De Waterkant, Cape Town apartment, which was just an empty, narrow space before, and transformed it into …

Stitch Without the Kitsch

The Stitch chair transforms a 2D single sheet of aluminum into 3D situational seating with a simplistic yet sophisticated system of folds and …

Old Sydney warehouse transformed into a modern man cave with a hidden sleeping pod

Australian architecture firm Allen Jack+Cottier transformed an old warehouse into a two-level private residence with a huge carbon-fiber sleeping pod …

Exceptional Faucet Designs From The World of 3D Printing

You haven’t seen faucet design until you’ve seen these modern 3D printed faucets from DXV by American Standard. The shockingly beautiful 3D printed …

This Apartment's Owner Asked Designers To Create A "Cozy Open Space"

2B.group designed this apartment in Odessa, Ukraine, to be a cozy, yet open space for their client.<p>The designer’s description<p>Design project of the …

Playful Mix of Textures Driving Energy Inside Modern Greek Residence: A&A House

<b>A&A House</b> in Athens, Greece is a three-floor, L-shaped private residence developed by <b>WoARCHITECTS</b> around an inner garden: “Every space is developed …

Unique Vases: Flaws And All

This unique collection of vases by Marie Liebhardt is highlighted by a unique trait — their irregularities. Appropriately named Flaws Collection, …

Score an Apartment Designed by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio

A few lucky souls can acquire a unique apartment in South East London in the No.2 at Upper Riverside, a design-led community developed by Knight …