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Buyers are avoiding gold in a key market

And in the world's biggest gold-consuming nation, those higher prices are still having a big effect on buying.<p>A new report Monday showed that gold consumers in India are still staying away from the physical market. In fact, they may be avoiding purchases more than ever — with the past month showing …

7 Lower-Proof Cocktails Perfect for Day Drinking

There are few activities that scream summer quite as strongly as day drinking. Spending a Saturday or Sunday relaxing with cocktails, wine or beer …

Nature-Inspired Resort Offers Treehouse Accommodations

It may not be a replacement for never having a treehouse as a child, but this unique resort is still pretty fun. Located just 30 minutes outside of Seattle, Washington, Treehouse Point is a sustainable bed and breakfast that offers a unique opportunity for adults to vacation in rooms built amongst …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Famous Logos with Honest Slogans

Clifton Robert Dickens is a graphic designer from Nashville, USA and he’s also the creator of the Honest Slogans Project. A fun project where he …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

Whether these shots boast out-of-this-world views or simply ooze elegance and indulgence, they never fail to amaze or inspire. Here are our top 10 picks for extraordinary hotel photos.<p>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring …

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Villa Escarpa – Architecture by Mário Martins

Modern Architecture.<p>Architect Mário Martins has designed the modern Villa Escarpa, a luxurious mansion in Praia da Luz, Portugal. The house is …

Wooden Nuances Defining the M4 House in Nagasaki, Japan

When different tones of wood are being used to define the profile of a house, the result is spectacular: a cozy and warm environment, dynamic and …

Have You Ever Been To – Poster Illustration by Federica Bonfanti

Have You Ever Been To.<p>Federica Bonfanti is a graphic designer and illustrator who creates beautiful artworks, typography, and branding projects. This …

Simon Mignolet admits delight at clean-sheet in Liverpool debut

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet says he was delighted to kick-off his Anfield career with a clean-sheet, as the Reds earned a 1-0 victory over …

Police probe ‘new information’ over death of Princess Diana

New evidence has been submitted to Scotland Yard regarding the death of Princess Diana, the Metropolitan police have confirmed.<p>Officers from the …

Parametric Architecture Rattles The Italian Alps

With the Paramount Alma Residence, PLASMA Studio places a contemporary and well considered wake-up call in a sleepy town of quaint chalets.<p>Tucked away in the northernmost part of Italy’s South Tyrol province is the picturesque town of Sesto. The thousand-year-old hamlet sits at the base of the …

Top 10 Worst Kits feat. Rosie Jones

We’re on the cusp of deep learning for the masses. You can thank Google later

Google (s goog) silently did something revolutionary on Thursday. It open sourced a tool called word2vec, prepackaged deep-learning software designed …

Hyundai Pavilion by Unsangdong Architects

Unsangdong Architects designed the pavilion for the Hyundai Motor Group as part of the 2012 Expo in Yeosu, South Korea.<p>Description<p>Through Yeosu EXPO …