Mike Faulkner

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Famous Furniture Designs Star In These Noir-Inspired Movie Posters

If you care about the Charles and Ray Eameses of the world more than the Brangelinas, Barcelona-based illustrator Federico Babina‘s latest movie poster series caters to your design snobbery.<p>To explore how design creates atmosphere and mood in interior spaces, Babina has imagined 28 legendary …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

Natalie Weinmann's slate furniture "not designed to fit one purpose"

The three pieces in the Samt Rau collection by Hamburg-based designer Natalie Weinmann are made from natural stone and solid oak with their potential …

14 habits of exceptionally likable people

One thing that will never change in business is the advantage charisma offers. The ability to form lasting relationships built on genuine empathy will always beat out a cold-blooded Machiavellian approach in the long run<p>The writer Napoleon Hill recognized this as a young business journalist and …

Self-improvement

Powerful Black and White Photos of Hong Kong in the 1950’s and ’60s

From a very young age, self-taught Chinese photographer Fan Ho began documenting the world around him. In this collection of work, titled <i>Hong Kong Yesterday</i>, he captured the essence of the city throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He was fascinated by the hustle and bustle of the urban environment and …

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Hillary Clinton: She's running, against Obama (Opinion) - CNN.com

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, pictured in October 2012, has become one of the most powerful people in Washington. Here's a look at her life and career through the years:<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Hillary Clinton's career in the spotlight<p>Hillary Clinton's career in the spotlight<p>Hillary Clinton's …

The Current California Drought, Illustrated

Are you more of a visual learner? Here's a dramatic graphic showing just how short on water the state of California is compared to just last week, …

Tesla resolves trademark dispute in China

It is the second time Tesla has announced an end to the dispute with Chinese businessman Zhan Baosheng, who registered the "Tesla" trademark before the Palo Alto, California-based carmaker came to China.<p>Tesla said in January that the issue had been resolved, but last month, Zhan moved to bring …

Tesla

WW1 Centenary Is Remembered on Flipboard

One hundred years ago today, Britain made a life-changing decision, declaring war on Germany in defense of its friend and neighbor, Belgium. Serbia …

Remembrance Day

Denmark's cage-free zoo will put humans in captivity

He’s designed apartment blocks in the shape of mountains and a power station with a ski-slope on the roof. He’s made museums that erupt from the ground with cartoonish glee, and proposed a viewing tower like a gigantic spiralling lollipop. Now the Danish architectural wunderkind, Bjarke Ingels, has …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

15 Ways The World Will Be Awesome In 2050

But when you consider ongoing social and economic progress and all of the coming innovations in science and technology, there's plenty of room for optimism.<p>We've pulled out some of our favorite ideas about the future of our world.

Artificial Intelligence

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

D-Day Then And Now: Historic WWII Locations, 70 Years Later

Over at the <i>Guardian</i>, award-winning Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid lets us peel back layers of history with a haunting then-and-now photo series of D-Day. Its 70th anniversary is upon us: On June 6, 1944, in what would become the largest seaborne military invasion in history, 160,000 …

D Day

The Best Small Houses Of The Year

Ready for some home design porn? The American Institute of Architects has just announced the winners of its 2014 Small Projects Award, a prize recognizing some of the country’s best design and construction on a small scale. This year’s crop of winners features a handful of stunning residential …

Planalto House: An Urban House with a Brazilian Vibe

The Planalto House, located in São Paulo, Brazil, is 600 square meters (approx. 6500 square feet) of magnificent Brazilian contemporary architecture …

Apple OS X Yosemite Flattens the Desktop UI

There’s undoubtedly a lot under the hood of OS X Yosemite, Apple’s upcoming desktop operating system announced this past Monday morning during …

Architizer