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35 Colorful Collection of Holi Photos

The Festival of colors, joy of humanity spread across in flying colors all around. The very objective of celebrating Holi-the festival of colors is …

India

Self-Sustaining Floating City is a Modern Day Noah’s Ark

This floating city is an innovative concept designed to function as a modern day <i>Noah's Ark</i>. The self-sustaining city was developed by Serbia-based Aleksandar Joksimovic and Jelena Nikolic as a means to support life–from humans and animals to fish, plants, and trees–in the case of an extreme natural …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

Bionic ears: let's hear it for cochlear implants…

Sitting at the kitchen table rolling a ball of Play-Doh, Oliver Campbell is a picture of childhood contentment. At just under two years old he is experimenting with words and is happily peppering his creative endeavours with them. But inside Oliver's head something extraordinary is happening. …

Mystery of Blarney Stone's heritage finally solved

As millions of Irish people at home and abroad celebrate Saint Patrick's Day by pinning shamrocks to their clothes and downing the odd pint or two, their Celtic cousins across the sea in Scotland have shattered a couple of myths about one of Ireland's most iconic tourist attractions.<p>The Blarney …

Will Malaysia Airlines MH370 finally give up its terrible secret?

After a week of false leads, U-turns, wild speculation and outright contradictions, it was hard to believe there could be any more surprises in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.<p>But when Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Razak, finally appeared before the media on Saturday afternoon …

Are British men really less inclined to cheat?

A new survey suggests British men are the most faithful in Europe, but are they really better-behaved, asks Caroline Kent, or do they just have fewer opportunites to stray?<p>“All men cheat.” Growing up, I'm sure many girls like me internalised this rhetoric to some degree. From grandmothers to …

Soho House Butterscotch Delight with butterscotch sauce recipe

From "Eat, Drink, Nap", the new book by Soho House, the club's founder Nick Jones reveals the hotel's most delicious dessert<p><i>Makes six to eight</i><p><b>For the butterscotch sauce:</b><br>170g (6oz) caster sugar<br>3 tbsp powdered glucose<br>10g (½oz) unsalted butter<br>300ml (½ pint) double cream<p><b>For the butterscotch …

Gucci Spring 2014: Inspiration Equation

An Erté Art Deco Print + Richard Fairbrass From Right Said Fred + A Racy Swimsuit Calendar = Gucci's Athletic Glamazons

Back to the Future fashion: this season's big trend

That the film Back to the Future is being cited as a key fashion inspiration this season, just shy of 29 years since it was released, will come as no surprise to any fans of the film or, indeed, of fashion. The fashion industry has always been fond of rehashing – sorry, I mean paying homage to – a …

Sweet Berry Pizzas

<i>StyleNest shows you how to make a sweet berry pizza – perfect to make with the family.</i><p>Your kids will absolutely love it and will want to make this …

Photographer Uses Drone to Shoot Harlem Building Collapse, Asked to Leave by NYPD

My earlier article shows you what you <i>should</i> do with a drone and a camera; this one will show you what you <i>shouldn’t</i> do.<p>After the tragic building …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Sexy and social: why Manila is the selfiest city in the world

We're No 1! We're No 1! We're ... oh wait ... what? That's right folks, according to research released today by Time Magazine, no less, Manila – more specifically, Makati City – is the selfie capital of the planet, averaging a mighty 258 selfies per 100,000 people (over the course of seven days). …

Pharrell Williams Launches Denim Line Made From Recycled Ocean Debris

Changing Planet<p>Pharrell Williams (in trademark hat) introduces “RAW for the Oceans” at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC in February. (Photograph courtesy G-Star and Bionic Yarn)<p>Singer, songwriter, and producer Pharrell Williams has a hit new album out and collaborated on last summer’s …

Watch A Life-Size Elephant Sculpture Take Shape Out Of A Single Sheet Of Paper

Last December, we heard about artist Sipho Mabona’s quest to fold a life-size origami elephant out of a single sheet of paper. And now he’s finally done it–and we’ve got the video to show how it was done.<p>“White Elephant,” as the project is called, started with a sheet of paper, albeit one that’s 50 …

Samsung's new smartphone case uses ultrasound to detect people and objects

Samsung's Galaxy S5 may be getting lots of smart new accessories, but the Korean smartphone maker is also making sure its lower-powered phones get some love too. After including various software usability functions in the Galaxy Core Advance at the end of last year, the company today introduced …

Google Smartwatch Specs Leak, Show Hardware Comparable To Galaxy Gear 2

Some new details about Google’s upcoming smartwatch, which is said to be made by occasional Nexus hardware partner LG, have emerged from mobile leaker @evleaks, who has a solid track record when it comes to unreleased devices. Shortly after TechCrunch reported that Google’s smartwatch development …

Photos: Wooden Sculptures of Race Cars

Best Spring Trips 2014

Travel<p>Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring …

National Parks

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Exploring Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts

When people think Mexico, many see golden sand, blue water and green palms. Hundreds of beaches fit this bill: some near-empty with a few palm-thatched eateries and cabañas; others busy urban beaches. Most of the best are on the Pacific or the Caribbean coasts.<p>Right, got your bathers and a …

10 cities with brilliant beaches

If you're thinking about your next getaway but aren't sure whether to take a city break or a beach holiday, then we may have the answer. These sunny cities sit conveniently on the coastline, meaning you can take your city break with some sunbathing on the side.<p>Barcelona, Spain<p>Barcelona is Spain’s …