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15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

Modern Architecture’s Most Intense Rivalry

In Architecture’s Odd Couple, historian Hugh Howard examines the fraught relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson.<p><i>The following passage, excerpted with permission from</i> Architecture’s Odd Couple <i>by Hugh Howard (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016), describes the start of a rocky</i> …

Frank Lloyd Wright

The World’s Top Architectural Pilgrimages

"The Archipreneur Concept": A Business Book That Brings Architecture Practice into the 21st Century

<i>This review of "The Archipreneur Concept" by Tobias Maescher was originally published on Archsmarter as "The Archipreneur Concept: A Review."</i><p>When I …

Photographers

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

Facebook gives its Oculus employees a dystopian sci-fi book to get them excited about building the future

The book, published in 2011, takes place in 2044, when the world is a dismal place and people spend most of their social time inside a virtual world called Oasis.<p>People who've read it see it as simultaneously scary and exciting that Facebook's vision of VR is molded by the book.<p>Facebook execs have …

Science Fiction

Visualizations That Really Work

Not long ago, the ability to create smart data visualizations, or dataviz, was a nice-to-have skill. For the most part, it benefited design- and data-minded managers who made a deliberate decision to invest in acquiring it. That’s changed. Now visual communication is a must-have skill for all …

Data Visualization

30+ Best Infographic Templates for Illustrator

Infographics give you a way to represent information in a graphic format, designed to make it more understandable, relatable, and engaging. But they …

Infographics

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction
University of Pennsylvania

5 Great Books To Read In March

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Books

50 Extraordinary Photos From One Year in Space

Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For nearly a year, Kelly has shared his days through some of the most astounding photos of our solar …

Oil

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Self-improvement

The Most Beautiful Museums in the World

Be it a Frank Gehry work of asymmetric art or an 18th-century Russian palace, these 15 museums are among the most beautiful in the world, with stately buildings that complement the treasures housed within.<p>The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain<p>This Frank Gehry–designed museum opened in 1997 in Bilbao, …

Museums

Off the Beaten Path in Tokyo

Last August, my girlfriend and I went on a nine day-long trip to Japan. Although we made excursions to Kyoto, Mt. Fuji, and Hakone, we mainly spent our time in Japan's capital. Since this was my first visit to Japan, once we booked our plane tickets I hopped online to identify Tokyo's best …

Japan

There’s A Functioning Amusement Park Inside This Ancient Salt Mine

The Salina Turda was a functioning salt mine for a millennium. Now, it’s home to a theme park.<p>Plunging 367 feet underground beneath one of Romania’s largest cities, the Salina Turda is a salt mine that dates back almost a millennium. In the 1990s, it was reinvented as a tourist attraction–and …

Bowling Alley

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Travel

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

European Travel

MAP Helps Kano Design A DIY Computer Display

The $129 kit aims to make displays understandable, by letting you build one with the help of an illustrated picture book.<p>Kano’s mission is to usher in the next wave of computer knowledge across the globe. “Just as the first PC revolution was about making computers simple for everyone to use, the …

Raspberry Pi

Android design guidelines: why they are important

Stock Android has gone through a lot of aesthetic changes throughout the years, from random placements and colors to a whole design language that has a great deal of continuity. To keep this continuity, Google has a set of developer guidelines to make sure everything looks up to par.<p>What are the …

Android News

The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

India

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

India