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Apple attacked for refusing iPad help to grieving son

Tech giant refused to unlock iPad belonging to cancer victim's son 'without written permission' of his late mother<p>A grieving son has attacked Apple for an “utter lack of understanding and discretion” after the tech giant refused to unlock his late mother’s iPad.<p>Josh Grant, 26, from London, said his …

Famous works of art transformed into buildings in Federico Babina’s Archist Series

Iconic works from artists including Piet Mondrian, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Marcel Duchamp and more are reinterpreted as cross-sectional drawings …

What to watch

PICKING out the new technologies that will have a big impact on society is notoriously tricky. Sometimes inventions that do not seem to be important …

Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

Cameron's 'on-the-phone-to-Obama' selfie tweet parodied by celebrities

You’re the prime minister of the UK and you’ve just got off the phone to the president of the US after a serious discussion about Russia and the Ukraine situation, so what do you do? Why, if you’re David Cameron, post a picture of your phone call on Twitter to keep the public up to date …<p>David …

5 Common Mistakes Folks Make When Cooking Quinoa

How to cook quinoa at home (start by brushing up on what NOT to do). Avoid these common mistakes.<p>Most people have enough trouble pronouncing quinoa (it's KEEN-wah, btw)—let alone cooking it. Now that you know how to say it, preparing it can still be tricky (at least one of the folks on staff here …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

Drinking Hot Water & Lemon in the Morning

Consider swapping your standard cup of coffee for a glass of hot water and lemon first thing in the morning, recommends nationally known nutritionist …

Ellen's Oscar Pizza Guy Gets His Tip

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How I Met Your Mother Dropped a Bomb Last Night. Where Does It Go from Here?

Like many episodes this season, last night’s <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> presented a slight twist on a familiar formula. Our old narrator, Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor), is telling story, but instead of talking to his future kids, he’s talking to his future wife (Cristin Milioti). It’s the winter of 2024 and …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

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Disney Princesses As Game Of Thrones Characters

Note: Larger version of the above picture HERE, closeups of each princess and what character they're supposed to be (in case you couldn't tell) after …

I Get The Feeling It's Low Enough Already: Woman Purposefully Lowering IQ To Be More Like Barbie

Meet Blondie Bennett (she legally changed her name), a woman who has taken her obsession with becoming a real life Barbie doll to the point she's …

BroApp, An App For Automatically Texting Your Girlfriend

BroApp is a $2 Android app that automatically sends prewritten text messages to your girlfriend so she thinks you're an attentive boyfriend instead …

Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

In the summer of 2011, I chanced upon a lovely Italian edition of a little-known, playful short story young Mark Twain had written in 1865 at age of 30, with Victorian-scrapbook-inspired artwork by celebrated Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, mischievously encouraging …

Mark Twain on Masturbation

In 1879, 44-year-old <b>Mark Twain</b> — irreverent adviser of little girls, pointed critic of the press, recipient of some outrageous requests from his fans — took the podium at a men’s club in Paris and delivered a lecture titled “Some Thoughts on the Science of Onanism,” onanism being masturbation, …

World's 15 most beautiful concert halls from Austria to Brazil | CNN Travel

The Organic House Abounding With Personality in Mumbai, India

<b>The Organic House</b> is a 65 square meter apartment designed for a young couple and located in the Bandra suburb of Mumbai, India. The Vaulted design …

Hadid's Response to Worker Deaths: Tone-Deaf But True

<i>This article, by Martin Pedersen, originally appeared on Metropolis Magazine as "Governments, Not Architects, Should Shoulder Responsibility for</i> …

Why 'Confluence' Isn't The Way Forward for Architecture Education in France

On February 19th, 2014, Odile Decq, the world-renowned French architect, announced the launch of a new private university - the Confluence Institute …

Foster's skinny skyscraper underway beside Mies' Seagram Building

<b>News:</b> construction has finally begun on a 216-metre skinny skyscraper designed by Foster + Partners for a site next door to Mies van der Rohe's …

BIG Unveils New Scheme for Park City's Kimball Art Center

<b>BIG</b> has unveiled new plans for the Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah. Departing from his original competition winning design, a twisted 76-foot …