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Zaha Hadid's Sleek New Sports Stadium in Tokyo

With her trademark modern style, smooth lines, and bright white open layout, it's no surprise that UK firm Zaha Hadid beat out 10 other finalists to win a contract to design and build a new national stadium for Japan. The 80,000-seat stadium is a key part of Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Olympic …

Architecture

Pictures of the Week 1.3.14

Asia

Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents. The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011: "I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back …

Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

Articles about mod inspired home furnishings on Dwell.com - Dwell

We have all played the game “Tetris” at least once in our lives.<p>This new retreat cantilevers over the Canadian forest for river views.<p>An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.<p>When Shevi Loewinger first left Tel Aviv for San Francisco seven …

Architecture

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2013 Couture: Inspiration Equation

The Cathedral of St. Vasily the Blessed + <i>scheherazade</i> + Barbara Eden in <i>I Dream of Jeannie</i> = Jean Paul Gaultier's genius genies.

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

More Photos of Stunning Street Art Inside a Dilapidated Building in Paris

After posting about <i>Tour Paris 13</i>, the nine-story social housing tower in Paris that's been transformed into one massive street art exhibition, we had this uneasy feeling that the pictures didn't quite do the project justice. Lucky for us, photographer HBA_Jijo took over 370 photos of it, capturing …

France

Miniature Clay Artworks on the Outside of Altoids Tins

Redditor Qoth recently uploaded an album of clay polymer artworks affixed to the outsides of Altoid tins. The post quickly went viral, with the …

Reddit

Saturday

Inside Flipboard / August 20, 2013<p>Explore. Shoot. Eat. Make a Magazine: We’re organizing a photowalk in San Francisco’s Chinatown, and you’re invited.<p>…

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

Fashion buy of the day: last hurrah sandals

The summer is coming to an end but these brown-with-a-peep-of-lime sandals are good enough to see out the last days of sun in. Chunky, wearable heel: check. Thin ankle strap: check. They're really ticking all the boxes.<p>• Topshop, £55

National Geographic Travel

New brain scanning technique can visualize your imagination - ExtremeTech

By on August 21, 2013 at 3:41 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>This week a team of Dutch …

The Brain

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

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Frida Kahlo restoration work begins

More than 350 photos taken by the Mexican artist and her husband Diego Rivera are being repaired in a six-month project<p>Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is renowned for her painting, especially her vivid self-portraits, but she was also a keen photographer and collector of photographs, like her husband, …

Friday Cocktail Hour: The Ludwig

The Ludwig, a great summer cocktail. Photo by Tobin Ludwig. Hand model, Tobin Ludwig.<p>We’ve taken up part-time residence in Manhattan and discovered …

@ghostpatrol in Berlin

Artistic Self Portraiture by Photographer Anja Niemi

Anja Niemi’s Conceptual Photography.<p>Selected artistic photographs by Anja Niemi, a Norwegian artist and photographer. Anja Niemi’s conceptual self …

Photography

Gigantic Sculpture Resembles A Chemical-Filled Flask

<b>A collaboration</b> between Bill Pechet and Chris Pekar, this 35-foot-tall, 31-foot-wide flask graces the entrance of the Millennium Library in Winnipeg, …

Amazing

Katharina Grosse: WUNDERBLOCK

A zillion years ago, before magazine covers were created on iPhones, there were the simple pleasures of Microsoft Paint and its delightful spray-can-like tool. The German installation artist Katharina Grosse has recaptured that sense of childlike play at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, TX, …

National Geographic Travel

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico

I<i>l Enciclopedio Palazzo Del Mundo</i> was a creation of Marino Auriti an Italian immigrant who ran a auto body shop in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. It was basically an architectural model which would become a literal reality maybe not in the form he envisioned but as the theme for the current Venice …