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Luxury Yacht is the First to Feature a Floating Garage

Yachts offer incredible luxury on the sea, and the Italian company CRN has produced one that's unlike any of its kind. The 196-foot vessel is named the <i>J'Ade</i> and is the first to feature a floating garage. This innovative addition enables the owner to store and access a 26-foot speedboat without the …

Boating

The newlyweds leaving the Aman Canal Grande Venice resort, Palazzo Papadopoli, for the @hotelcipriani on Giudecci Island, to meet their loved ones for Sunday brunch. #amalalamuddin #georgeclooney #clooneywedding #amancanalgrandevenice #belmondhotelcipriani #sundaybrunch #newlyweds #theysaidido #cityoflove #love

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's Intimate Wedding Album Appears in PEOPLE

<i>SEE 26 MORE CLOONEY WEDDING PHOTOS! Subscribe now to People’s digital edition and get 26 BONUS photos from inside the ceremony, the parties and more,</i> …

Weddings

Long-Termism Is Just as Bad as Short-Termism

Those who call for fixing our financial system and reforming our capital markets often cite the “short-termism” of American companies and their lack of long-term corporate thinking. Their solution? Rein in short-term investors, replace short-sighted tools and metrics that squash innovation, …

‘Dear Rupert’: Google says it’s not to blame for Murdoch worries

Google has hit back against criticisms by Rupert Murdoch’s<p>News Corp, arguing the US internet giant has done more than “almost any other company to …

There's still life in the Rudd-Gillard stoush

<b>After the latest burst of prominence, Coalition strategists must know that the fallout from the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd merry-go-round will go around again</b> …

Abstract Photos Feature Gorgeous Details Found Throughout Nature

Washington-based photographer Thorsten Scheuermann has a strong eye for capturing the details in nature. When observing a landscape, he sees both the vast beauty as well as the intimate details that can often be overlooked. In this series of work, Scheuermann finds unique ways to present nature as …

Columbia River

Aerospace Engineer Designs the Perfect Ice Cream Scoop

If only all industrial designers paid as much attention to ergonomics as this engineer.<p>Michigan-based Michael Chou is a dad who loves ice cream, and …

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

Archaeologists Discover Two Long Lost Ancient Maya Cities in Jungle of Mexico

In an amazing new discovery in the jungles of Mexico, archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Mayan cities, including ruined pyramid temples, …

Hell in a Handbasket: Sidewalk "Phone Lanes" for People Who Can't Stop Walking and Texting

As Louis C.K. sits in a coffee shop, a millennial staring into a smartphone bumps into him. Instead of looking up or apologizing, the kid keeps his …

How To Build A World-Class Design Portfolio

Six tips for building a portfolio that lands the job. Plus, peek inside the portfolios of designers at Facebook, Dropbox, and more.<p>I’ve reviewed thousands of designer portfolios over the past 10 years as a former design lead at Facebook and now as the cofounder of the investing and mentoring …

Why we can't get enough of jihadi sluts

Sex and death have always been a highly marketable combination, so it's no surprise that stories about so-called “jihadi brides” are attracting such …

Northern Lights illuminate social media

The colourful Northern Lights have shone further south than usual due to two solar flares passing by Earth.<p>The flares reacted with the Earth's …

One in five Australians living pay to pay

Almost one in five Australians are living pay to pay, a National Australia Bank survey shows.<p>While the vast majority (70.4 per cent) of those …

Geometric Dichroic Glass Installations by Chris Wood | Colossal

<p>Artist Chris Wood works with colored glass to create colorful, prism-like mazes and mandalas of light installed vertically on walls. Her most common …

Playful Classics from Italy's Lazzari

It's easy enough to put cute animal prints over blouses and dresses—as many fast fashion retailers are doing—to draw attention, but to make a well-crafted quality piece that manages to be both playful <i>and</i> elegant, is an admirable feat. One brand that continuously hits this mark is Veneto, …

Wearable Tech

Hillside: A House Nestled Between Rolling Vineyards

Georg van Gass, principal architect at Gass Architecture Studios, designed Hillside, a home located on the hills of Helderberg Mountains in …

Adorable 82-Foot-Tall Rabbit Covers an Old Aircraft Hangar in Taiwan

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has been busy creating some of his signature large-scale installations throughout the world. We recently featured Hofman's giant hippopotamus sculpture floating along the Thames river–on view through September 28, 2014–and now he's back with his giant installation, …

Cute

Filing the T-Shirts

What do you do when your wardrobe consists largely of T-shirts, and you don't have enough room to store them? Not everyone has enough closet space to …

Gorgeous Stone Wall Mosaics Flow in Beautiful Spirals and Waves

Victoria, British Columbia-based artist duo Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl create gorgeous, decorative wall installations out of stone. The husband and wife, who own their own stonework design, consulting, and sculpting firm called <i>Ancient Art of Stone</i>, specialize in building murals, fireplaces, and …

Murals

Comedian and actress Joan Rivers dies aged 81

The entertainment industry is mourning the death of comedian Joan Rivers, who has died a week after suffering a cardiac arrest during an outpatient …

Designing for the Organized Traveller: Chargers & Adapters

Being an organized traveller involves packing just the right stuff—and for most end users, that involves electronics. After deciding which devices to …

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