Layal Elhusuni

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"City of Dreams" Hotel Tower / Zaha Hadid Architects

<b>Zaha Hadid Architects</b> has designed a 40-story luxury hotel for Macau’s premier leisure and entertainment destination known as “City of Dreams.” …

Architecture

Toyota i-Road Test Drive: Is This Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle The Answer To Urban Gridlock?

You might say I was dizzy with delight.<p>The nausea began, of all places, in the middle of a parking lot at Toyota’s secretive research-and-development facility an hour outside Tokyo.<p>Exuberance over being given three minutes behind the wheel of an experimental vehicle called the Toyota i-Road had …

Gliders

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Photographer Creates a World of Man and Beast Where Both Species Interact Peacefully

You would not be blamed if you did a double take with these images. Yes they are what they appear to be, and no visual tricks are involved here. …

Azadeh Akhlaghi: the photographer who stages murders in Iran

Akhlaghi recreates Iran's most notorious death scenes from the time before cameraphones, becoming an eyewitness to her nation's past. From the controversial poet who swerved her car to avoid a school bus and died in the process, to the mysterious end of Iran's beloved gold-medal wrestler, here's a …

Atrocities revisited: conflict and cruelty in Iran

Sean O'Hagan meets the Iranian photographer who is restaging infamous murders from her country's history<p>• Azadeh Akhlaghi: the photographer who stages murders in Iran – in pictures<p>In June 2009, a young philosophy student called Neda Agha-Soltan was shot dead by security forces in Tehran during …

The trouble with democracy

Government shutdowns, petty policy squabbles, voter disaffection – democracy doesn't seem to work very well. But what's the alternative? And can we rely on muddling through?<p>It has been a bad few months for western democracy. Over the summer we discovered that while democratic citizens and their …

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal …

Why ignorant racists still flourish in multicultural Italy

"I love animals, but when I see her, I can't help but think of an orangutan". These words were uttered by the Italian politician Roberto Calderoli in …

Nutrition and Food, Well-Done

Eat like a (healthy) man. Men's Health can help<p>If you're looking for a certain food-swapping book franchise, it's been sold.<p>Men's Health remains committed to providing you with the best, most useful, and authoritatively excellent food and nutrition information available. Choose among these tasty …

Egypt in crisis: army deadline arrives; Morsi defiant - live coverage http://bit.ly/123i9Mf OnTV is currently broadcasting dynamic scenes from Tahrir Square and Ittihadiya palace, packed full once again. View here: http://bit.ly/12lVA5c Members of Egypt's ruling party the Muslim Brotherhood say they will act as a human shield for President Morsi as protestors demand that he steps down. The Brotherhood remains defiant, insisting that deposing Morsi would put Egypt's democracy at risk. Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images

Ariel Castro ruled competent for 'kidnap den' trial

<b>An Ohio man accused of raping and holding three women captive in his home for about a decade has been found competent to stand trial.</b><p>A judge ruled Ariel Castro understood the charges against him and could assist his lawyers.<p>Mr Castro was arrested in May after one of the women allegedly held in his …

Crime

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