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Iranian Modern Architecture: An Introduction to Incredible Buildings

Since sanctions lifted, Iran has seen an influx of eager tourists ready to experience the country's unique heritage and society, with tour operators and travel companies racing to book new trips or open new routes. It's no mystery why. With a varied landscape and 19 UNESCO World Heritage sites, …

Architecture

Tour a Small But Glamorous 560-Square-Foot LA Studio

<b>Name:</b> Dominic A. Cerino IV <b><br>Location:</b> West Hollywood — Los Angeles, California <b><br>Size:</b> 560 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 4.5 years; Rented<p>When interior …

Home Decorating

Creativity and Productivity at FiftyThree

An Interview with Andrew S. Allen, Co-Founder and Head of Design<p>FiftyThree is the company behind Paper and Pencil, two of the best-loved creativity …

UX Design

The latest cutting-edge innovation in self-driving technology: office chairs

In the future, everything will drive itself, from our cars, to our buses and trucks—and now it seems, our office chairs. Nissan, the Japanese car maker, has unveiled a new office chair inspired by the autonomous parking technology found in its newer vehicles.<p>Nissan’s “Intelligent Parking Chairs” …

Office Furniture

Top 5 Investment Grade Vehicles

<i>Editor's Pick: Originally published Feb. 15.</i><p>Much like today’s capital markets or real estate, the automotive space has its fair share of investors. …

Real Estate

Alpine Vision Concept Previews Renault's Upcoming Cayman-Fighter

New sports car takes aim at the Cayman and 4C with a turbo-four and lightweight construction.<p>Groupe Renault today unveiled the Alpine Vision concept car, an evolution of the Celebration concept that debuted last year at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Like that concept, the Alpine Vision sports styling …

Sports Cars

Americans may think they’ll never, ever buy electric SUVs or pickups—but they will

Over the past year, Americans have renewed their love for gas-guzzling SUVs and trucks, those high-riding, muscular, thumbs-in-the-nose to sissy sedans and all other milquetoast affronts to the eight-piston engine. They bought a record 9.7 million of them in 2015, well over half the total number of …

Electric Vehicles

How to Drive in the Snow Like a Pro

Driving in a winter wonderland can be no fun at all. That doesn't have to be the case.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Perhaps the number one tip is to just stay home when it's snowing. It's the safest option by far, but life is rarely that simple. Otherwise almost everything in the snow …

Autonomous Cars

Here are the must-see cars from the 2016 Chicago Auto Show

By square footage, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest in the world. But sandwiched in between Detroit and New York, it often lacks the high-profile releases of those events. This year, however, the Windy City boasted some impressive metal, including a few concepts and some special-edition models …

Autos

BMW M2 first drive: Exhilarating, tossable, and thoroughly driver-full

If you follow performance cars at all, you probably think you’ve got the BMW M2 all figured out.<p>You know the M2 is the spiritual successor to the 1 Series M Coupe, a car so universally lauded by enthusiasts—and so impossible to find in the used market—it’s almost an urban legend. In fact, you’ve …

Luxury Lifestyle

For most car buyers, this one factor is the most important

At the center of all these changes sits one device: the smartphone. And according to Autotrader's Car Tech Impact Study, the ease with which auto shoppers can pair their smartphone with a car's infotainment system is a major factor in purchase decisions.<p>To come to that conclusion, Autotrader worked …

Android Auto

New film details harmful effects of fracking

Director Josh Fox talks about the premiere of Gasland Part II on HBO, which highlights a dangerous byproduct of “fracking.” Fox also talks about the new boom in gas drilling.

Rick Perry Reelection Decision Expected To Come In Monday Announcement

<i>By WILL WEISSERT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS</i><p>SAN ANTONIO -- Will he or won't he?<p>Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters to San Antonio and the country's largest Caterpillar equipment dealership Monday afternoon to announce "exciting future plans."<p>The longest-serving governor in Texas history …

Asiana Airlines pilot in fatal crash was making first 777 flight to San Francisco

The pilot at the controls of an Asiana plane that crashed landed was guiding a Boeing 777 into the San Francisco airport for the first time, and …