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6 Materials That Age Beautifully

Often as architects we neglect how the buildings we design will develop once we hand them over to the elements. We spend so much time understanding …

Architecture

The 100 best comedy movies of all time, according to critics

From Charlie Chaplin's silent-film antics to quote-worthy parodies like "Airplane!," to the animated movies of the new millennium, comedy classics have taken many forms over the decades.<p>To find out which movies in the genre have gained the most critical acclaim over time, we turned to the reviews …

Comedy Movies

Inflighto: The ultimate app for airplane passengers?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Picture the scene: You're on board a flight, and the view out of the window is stunning. You spot towering mountains and glistening blue lakes.<p>You snap an Instagram photo, but when it comes to selecting a location tag, you realize you've no idea where you are.<p>That's where new airplane app …

Apps
Flying

The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.

MARANA, Ariz. — There may be no airliner as recognizable as the Boeing 747, the world’s first jumbo jet, with its iconic hump of an upper deck. For aviation fans, the introduction of the “Queen of the Skies” was a triumph of engineering and grace: unprecedented size and speed with spiral-staircase …

Airports

4chan Users Find Evidence Atlanta Airport Blackout Was Part Of Intentional Cover-Up

Late last night a sudden power outage shut down the world’s busiest airport. With the outage leading to both the FAA and Atlanta’s mayor ordering the …

ISPs won’t promise to treat all traffic equally after net neutrality

Lots of talk, little promise<p>The FCC voted to put an end to net neutrality, giving internet providers free rein to deliver service at their own discretion. There’s really only one condition here: internet providers will have to disclose their policies regarding “network management practices, …

Net Neutrality

Avoid long airport lines—without expensive memberships

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>As federal officials continue to tweak passenger security screening at U.S. airports, more …

Flying

The CEO of the world's largest architecture firm reveals her favorite buildings of all time

Around the world, the company has more than 2,500 architects working on design projects, including a $600 million redevelopment of Chicago's oldest post office.<p>In an interview with Business Insider, Gensler co-CEO Diane Hoskins shared three of her favorite pieces of architecture of all time — two …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Concordski: What ever happened to Soviets' spectacular rival to Concorde?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the Soviet rival to the Concorde made its first foreign appearance at the Paris Air Show in 1971, everyone was impressed. In the heated race to develop a supersonic passenger jet, it was the USSR who got off to a head start.<p>French President Georges Pompidou, foregoing nationalism, …

Air Shows

Get a First Look at the Designs for the New TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Set your time machine back to 1962.<p>The iconic TWA Flight Center at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport is being renovated into a …

New York City

Hugh Hefner Aboard Playboy's "Big Bunny" DC-9

Hugh Hefner, founder and editor-in-chief of <i>Playboy</i> magazine and CCO of Playboy Enterprises, died at 91 on Wednesday, after a life that had made him a …

The Top 10 Airports in the US and Canada (#1 Will Surprise You)

If you've traveled enough, you know how much an airport can make or break your travel experience. It is the first and last place you'll be at for every trip, after all. The J.D. Power 2016 North America Airport Satisfaction Study was based on the responses of nearly 40,000 participants who looked …

New images revealed of the winning Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal design

Sep 19, '17 6:42 PM EST<p>Last week we reported that the search for the new Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal designer had come to an end with the …

Never Built New York is a fascinating look at the wild ideas on the city’s cutting room floor

The Queens Museum’s Never Built New York is a fascinating look at all the wild ideas on the city’s cutting room floor<p>What’s the going price for a one-bedroom nestled into an elbow in the struts of the Manhattan Bridge? We’ll never know, and that’s probably for the best, but a new exhibit at the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

These Are the 12 Most Iconic Chairs of All Time | GQ

Learn the stories behind these museum-worthy designs that will transform your living space.<p>A chair embodies a lot in one small package: engineering, materiality, practicality, and, most of all, imagination. You can love a sofa, a bed, or a table, but they don't pull at the heartstrings the way a …

10 Airlines That Actually Existed in the 1980s

Some of these companies succeeded wildly before the proverbial crash to earth, while others were so far-fetched they never even took off.<p>Back in the go-go 1980s, the airline business was like catnip to any self-respecting (or self-aggrandizing) entrepreneur. Newly deregulated, the airlines appeared …

Profit

Most Beautiful Bridges in the World Photos

In the world of architecture, perhaps nothing is more utilitarian than a bridge. Indeed, not only do these spanning structures allow us to safely pass over a gap, but unlike some skyscrapers and homes, everyone has access to using a bridge. And just because they are functional does not mean they …

Inspiring Urban Garden Designs And Their Creators

Over the past decades we’ve gradually lost the strong connection we once shared with nature. As the cities have developed, houses were replaced by …

Landscaping

Dazzling Architecture on Colorful Background

Israeli photographer Niv Rozenberg has just photographed the Bushwick neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. A neighborhood known for its architecture …

Architecture

Service Entry For C919 Remains Uncertain After First Flight

The long-awaited first flight of the C919 narrowbody airliner on May 5 restored some of the credibility lost in recent years by the Commercial …

Aviation

10 Airports You’ll Actually Love

Airport architecture has evolved to reflect the culture of our cities—and more energy-efficient design.<p>With passenger numbers projected to double over the next 20 years, airports are expanding to meet the challenge with sleek new terminals, redesigned for the 21st century. Parks, gardens, movie …

Frank Lloyd Wright Was A Great Architect–But He Was Even Better At Branding

How Wright positioned himself as creative genius rivals his revolutionary designs.<p>“Fellow architects have called him everything, from a great poet to an insupportable windbag.” That’s how journalist Mike Wallace began a 1957 televised interview with 88-year-old Frank Lloyd Wright. By the end of the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Singapore is taking extraordinary measures to keep the 'best airport in the world' title

For the fifth consecutive year, Singapore's Changi International has been named the best airport in the world by leading consumer aviation website Skytrax. The mega hub has long been praised by travelers for its beautiful architecture, efficient operation, and luxurious amenities.<p>Since 2014, Changi …

Food & Dining

The 13 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean

With all of your food and drink included in the price, all you need to worry about is having an appetite.<p>We teamed up with Hotels.com to find the 13 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean, based on those that had guest review scores of 4 or higher (out of 5) on the website. The …

Caribbean

clemens gritl digitally explores urban utopias of the 20th century

jan 12, 2018<p>in a series of uncanny tree-men-like hybrids, the artist maps an imaginative trail through the woods narrating the absorption of human …

How a 33-year-old made $1 million in 92 days selling Kevlar pants online

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually he …

This Mexican resort has been crowned the world’s best designed hotel

If you’ve still not sorted where you’re going on your summer jollies, then why not consider a trip to Yucatan, Mexico?<p>Not only does it have …

These 5 planes are trying to end Airbus and Boeing's dominance in the skies

Embraer delivered the first of its next-generation E-Jet E2 airliners to Norwegian regional carrier Wideroe on Wednesday. The E-Jet E2 was once seen as a potential rival for smaller aircraft in Airbus' and Boeing's lineups. However, with Embraer in merger talks with Boeing, the E2 may actually end …

Aviation