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The best house museums in the U.S., mapped - Curbed

At Curbed, we’re obsessed with superlative homes and groundbreaking domestic design, architecture that not only features exceptional living spaces but in some cases, looks to define new ways of living. There’s no shortage of noteworthy homes across the country, spanning different styles, regions, …

Architecture

Mobile World Congress: Vodafone makes final plea for BT to be broken up

The chief executive of Vodafone has joined last-ditch pleas for BT to be broken up over what he described as the “extra profits” it makes from its Openreach network unit.<p>Vittorio Colao made a final push for a split at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, as Ofcom prepares to unveil the findings of a …

Telecoms

The 50 greatest hotels in the world

The George V, Carlyle, Cipriani, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Sandy Lane... the fabulous properties that have not made our final cut reads like someone else's hot hotel list. But here at Telegraph Travel we maintain that absence makes the list grow stronger. Starting with a clean slate, our team of …

North Island

Hiddink proves himself to be a lucky manager

As we know, when Napoleon was asked to promote one of his generals to the rank of marshal, his invariable question was, “Is he lucky?”<p>On that basis, you may feel that Chelsea have made a shrewd choice in recalling the Dutchman Guus Hiddink, fresh from his failure with the Dutch national team. I …

Around the world with every James Bond film

You know the drill. Sharp suit, deadly mission, chic companion. On Monday, SPECTRE – the 24th James Bond film, and Daniel Craig’s fourth in the firing line – will be released. But whichever actor has stared down the barrel in the past 53 years – and however high the body count – 007 has long proved …

Ben Affleck’s dark knight outraged by deaths stemming from Superman’s battle with General Zod in opening scenes of comic book smackdown<p>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Henry Cavill has revealed details of why the caped crusader comes to hate the last son of Krypton, in the much-hyped …

Ben Affleck

The 20 Best Hourglass Bodies of All Time

Celebrating all the celebrity women over the years best known for their incredible curves.<p>From the days of vivacious pinup girls to Old Hollywood icons à la Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor, an hourglass physique has always made for stars. We're celebrating all the celebrity women over the years …

A Superman who can’t fly and a Rambo who fights zombies? A new documentary celebrates the many (dubious) achievements of Turkey’s rip-off film industry

Intellectual Property

THE SELECTS: Landscapes by Jay Patel

Olympic National Park

Watch the short film Predator: Dark Ages

Following its screening at the MCM London Comic-Con this past weekend, the crowd-funded fan short Predator: Dark Ages has now been released online, …

New trailer for Kung Fury

Ahead of its network world premiere on the El Rey Network this coming Thursday, a brand new trailer has arrived online for <b>Kung Fury</b>, the crowdfunded …

17 incredible rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

Five Things Your Recruiter Won't Tell You

If you work in business or the professional world, it will be helpful to you to have a relationship with a third-party recruiter, sometimes called a search professional or headhunter. Not every job-seeker has a recruiter-friendly resume, but many job-seekers do.<p>What’s a recruiter-friendly resume? …

VMware beats Amazon to the punch with release of its cloud desktops

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>One of the big reveals at the AWS Re:Invent conference in November was WorkSpaces, Amazon’s(S amzn) take on desktop …

AI Could Kill Us All: Meet the Man Taking the Threat Seriously

Thinking about the end of the world is something that most people try to avoid; for others, it’s a profession. The Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford, UK specializes in looking at the ‘big-picture’ future of the human race, and notably, the risks that could wipe us out …

Enterprise software spending will set pace of IT spending in 2014

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: David Mail<p>Here’s something that should make Microsoft(s msft), Oracle(s orcl) and Salesforce.com(s crm) smile when …

Year in Review: The Best Concept Cars of 2013

Concept cars have always fascinated audiences because they presage the automotive industry of tomorrow. And while these days that can literally <i>be</i> tomorrow, with many “concepts” being thinly disguised production cars, the most alluring are often the most fanciful, those that seduce with artful …

The 17 Most Amazing User Interfaces Of The Year

See more of the year’s best design: <br>Essays <br>Branding <br>Apps <br>Houses <br>Books <br>Art <br>Photo Essays <br>Advice <br>Video Games <br>Videos<p>The iPhone is fantastic, but there’s a future waiting for us beyond touchscreens. It’s a place where bits and bricks combine, where the ethereal digital world becomes corporeal, where we …

Sponsored post: Enabling innovation and agility in enterprise IT

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Enterprise IT organizations face many juxtaposed challenges: Despite a lack of resources, they are under pressure to further …

Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

10 Simple, Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier Today

Did you know that the perfect temperature for happiness is 13.9°C? Adjust your thermostat, then check out these quick tips for maximizing mirth.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Happiness is so interesting, because we all have …

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey has always had the talent to turn the tables on his critics

The dramatic blooming of Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey shows up the savage haste in which young players are judged and discarded by impatient fans and critical columnists<p>On Sunday at Old Trafford a couple of luxury coaches will disgorge two gangs of players who will be subliminally sorted by the …

Captivating Time-Lapse Captures Over 700 Hot Air Balloons Lifting Off into the Sky

What better subject for a time-lapse than 700+ colorful bags of hot air rising into the sky all at once, many of them shaped like beloved (or …

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