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Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Nature

Before and After Photos Reveal How Much Glaciers Have Melted in 100 Years

Climate change has transformed our world, but the effects aren’t instantaneous, making it difficult to fully grasp the severity of the situation. One way to demonstrate the detrimental impact that global warming has on the environment is through “repeat photography,” or the act of comparing recent …

National Parks

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

Europe's Cheapest Cities This Year

(Photo: Vilnius, Lithuania/Shutterstock)<p>You've heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it's been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you go to make the most of the strong dollar?<p>Every year, PriceOfTravel.com updates its Europe …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

How the world uses coal – interactive

Obama’s agreement with China does not need Senate approval but the Republican majorities in both houses have an array of tactics to frustrate it<p>Published: 12 Nov 2014<p>A visit to Beijing by Kerry and a missive from Obama were key moments in a nine-month negotiation between the world’s biggest …

Iconic Party Photos From the Past

From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties.<p>From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties of all time. Hosted by Truman Capote, Halston and Diana Vreeland, with star attendees …

An Apartment with Bold Details in Gdynia, Poland

Design Studio Dragon Art designed this apartment in Gdynia, Poland with a close attention to detail and a minimal color palette. The project began as …

Interior Design

Layered Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young | Colossal

<p>Sculptor Ben Young (previously) just unveiled a collection of new glass sculptures prior to the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) …

Beijing Design Week 2014: Naihan Li Presents 'I AM A MONUMENT' at Gallery All in 751 D.Park

A mover-and-shaker in the Chinese creative scene for a decade now, Naihan Li got her start working for Ai Weiwei upon returning to Beijing after …

Art

Florian Pucher Turns Aerial Photos into Plush Carpeting | Colossal

<p>From a young age Florian Pucher was always fascinated by landscapes underneath and how blissful and beautiful our world looks from above. “I have …