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Noritaka Minami’s ‘1972’, an inside look at the Nakagin Capsule Tower - The Fox Is Black

The Nakagin Capsule Tower, designed by Kisho Kurokawa, opened in March of 1972 as an ideal for architecture, allowing for a flexible capsule based …

Nicole’s State of Grace

Next year, one elegant, Academy Award–winning blonde icon will star in the life of another. Learning how Nicole Kidman dug deep into the research for Grace of Monaco, Sam Kashner gets the Australian star to explore the drama of her own story: the isolating fame that came with her marriage to …

31 Flawless Photos Of Jackie Kennedy

The first lady was a fashion icon.

The Only Books on JFK’s Assassination You Need to Read

Of the countless books written about JFK’s death 50 years ago, these are the only five that count—from the boiling hate pot of Dallas to definitive …

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Pictures of the Week 11.22.13

10 Expert-Created Festive Centerpieces

Expert ideas to steal.<p>A beautiful arrangement says, "Welcome!" Floral designers and event planners show us how they say it with flowers — and other seasonal elements.


National Geographic Travel

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Australia's governor-general Bryce in republic call

<b>The Queen's representative in Australia has reportedly become the first serving governor-general to publicly back the country becoming a republic.</b><p>Quentin Bryce, 70, made the comments during a speech in Sydney in which she outlined a future vision for Australia.<p>"Perhaps one day, one young girl or …


The (really) do-nothing Congress

Sen. Tom Carper had been wavering over the “nuclear option” for days — until one of his colleagues issued a blunt judgment of Congress.<p>“My colleague said, ‘It’s hard to imagine it getting much worse because we’re not getting anything done,’” the veteran Delaware Democrat said. “If there was an a-ha …

Mexico Uses Deaf People to Monitor Surveillance Cameras