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The forgotten Christmas truce the British tried to suppress

New research has uncovered the most detailed account yet of the banned 1915 Christmas Truce where British and German soldiers defied official orders to make peace in No Man's Land<p>As night descended over the Western Front on Christmas Eve, the guns fell silent and carols drifted across no man’s …

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House by the Lake Incorporating Modern Elements of Design in Austria

A home is the only place where you feel in peace with the world, no matter what your brain and heart dictate you. It’s the place that …

Bord-du-Lac House by Henri Cleinge

Architect Henri Cleinge was tasked with renovating a 200-year-old stone house in Quebec while adding a substantial addition in a project called the …

2014 Kia Cadenza


Intern, 21, dies during investment bank summer scheme

A “highly diligent” young intern has died one week before completing a summer programme at a top investment bank after allegedly working extremely long hours.<p>The body of Moritz Erhardt was found on Thursday night at student accommodation in East London where he was staying while employed by Bank of …

Bank of America

Artem Chebokha插画作品

Artem Chebokha(RHADS),俄罗斯插画师,作品站点:。<p>点击阅读全文可见他的更多作品。[via]<p>艺术 Artem Chebokha, 俄罗斯, 奇幻, 插画, 色彩, 风景

To Avoid Obsolescence, GM Keeps an Eye on Tesla

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has his eye on Tesla, and has assigned a small team to study the electric car maker–and its potential threat to GM.<p>“History is littered with big companies that ignored innovation that was coming their way because you didn’t know where you could be disrupted,” GM vice …

Chevrolet Volt

The Short Happy Life of a Serengeti Lion

Death is always near, and teamwork is essential on the Serengeti—even for a magnificent, dark-maned male known as C-Boy.<p>They say that cats have nine lives, but they don’t say that about the Serengeti lion. Life is hard and precarious on this unforgiving landscape, and dead is dead. For the greatest …

Bumblebee’s new look for fourth Transformers film

Bumblebee, the bravest little Autobot in Michael Bay’s cartoon-inspired Transformers movies, gets a new look in the series’ fourth instalment.<p>Revealed by Michael Bay, the films’ director, on his personal website, the yellow Chevrolet Camaro concept completes the collection of the Transformers robot …


The Big Picture photography competition: round 263

Remote South Pacific islands you can visit (without a sailboat)

Have you ever wanted to get way, way - and perhaps even one extra 'way' - off the beaten path? The vast Pacific ocean presents no shortage of opportunities for those seeking isolation. If you don't know your aft from your starboard, these five island nations are about as far as you can go - no …


Deserts from Space

Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Luxury Lifestyle

2013 Range Rover Supercharged First Test

Suit, Tie, and Gore-Tex Boots.<p>“So, I’ve been getting a massage this whole time,” says a smiling Jonny Lieberman. I’m riding shotgun, and for the last 15 minutes have been trying desperately to keep a GoPro Hero3 in focus. The supple leather multi-function seats coddling our glutes belong to a …

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Inside Flipboard / June 3, 2013<p>My Modern Met is animated by two ideals: creativity and the power of human connection. Each day, My Modern Met …

How to leave Maui (if you really have to)

You’ve double-checked your flight time, mapped out the gas station closest to the airport, shaken the sand out of your touristy beach towels, and had that conversation about packing the sunscreen or leaving it behind. It’s the end of your Maui vacation, and you’re off to return the rental car …


designboom on Twitter: "twisted volumes house taiwanese culture at vincent callebaut architectures' the swallow's nest"

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The Big Picture photography competition: round 257