Patrick Timmermans

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What to Do With Digital Storage That's Collecting Dust

How many of you have old memory cards, USB sticks, or even hard drives lay around doing nothing? Of those that answered yes, how many of you still …

Information Systems

Alone Together: Photos That Show the Loneliness of Cities During Blue Hour

<i>Alone Together</i> is a photo project by Aristotle Roufanis that looks at the “loneliness of cities during the blue hour.”<p>Roufanis is based in London, …

Canada by Rail: 5 Great Canadian Train Adventures

While a traditional road trip has its charms, a Canadian train adventure allows you to ride through the Rockies, explore the remote north and wind …

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

Road Trips

Royal Jordanian References U.S. "Muslim Ban" In Latest Ad

From Aeromexico to Air Canada, we’ve seen quite a few airlines get political lately in light of the U.S. election. Last November, Royal Jordanian …

Muslim Ban

10 Modern Institutional Buildings With Extraordinary Architecture

The world is full of great minds and their extraordinary creations and if there’s one thing that we enjoy being amazed by when visiting places that …

A Bed That Warms My Feet So I Fall Asleep Faster Is the Only Furniture I Need

Getting the recommended eight hours of sleep every night means you’ll spend at least a third of your life in bed. So if you’re going to splurge on a …

How Ikea's New Joinery is Advancing Their Design

The Lisabo does more with less<p>Let's get into table design for a second. If you look at your average dining table, you'll see most have aprons. The …

Woodworking

The best photographs of Barack Obama's presidency – in pictures

The Obama presidency was a gift to picture editors: young and attractive with a handsome family, he brought an openness and sense of fun to the White House unseen since JFK. Our US picture editor, Sarah Gilbert, selects her favourite pictures from his eight years in office

The White House

Dazzling Photos of Canada’s Festive Trains Transporting Holiday Cheer

Since 1998, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has sent two luminous locomotives across North America to spread Christmas cheer through dazzling displays of light and heartwarming acts of charity. While this year’s trains have already completed the journeys, you can still see the spectacle through …

Chinese Duplitecture – A Strange Phenomena With Deep Roots

It’s a little bit difficult and strange for everyone else to understand this but in China the attitude towards plagiarism and copying is not one of …

Architecture

4 Ways Your Office Is Crushing Your Creativity

Two-thirds of employees believe that they work in spaces that stifle creativity and innovation, a Gensler survey finds.<p>Is your office stifling your creativity? A recent survey, conducted by the global architecture firm Gensler, suggests as much. The good news: You can do something about it.<p>The …

Adventures by Rail: The Most Scenic Train Vacations in North America

Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been tracks on the ground. Millionaires Jay Gould and …

This Super Sustainable House Can Be Built in One Day

A Dutch design firm has redefined living by creating a house that doesn't need a foundation, can be built in one day and is three times more …

Five of the best small hotels in Paris

(c) Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais<p>There are endless accommodation options in Paris - so many that it's hard to know where to start when looking for a hotel. Here, The Good Hotel Guide selects their top five from their collection of hotels in Paris: all are independently owned, offer great value for …

The world’s largest cruise ship in numbers

More floating city than cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas sets sail from Southampton this week – the biggest, heaviest, most brazen vessel of its kind. Unsurprisingly, its vital statistics are whoppers.<p>10,000<p>The number of plants in the on-board park – plus 50 mature trees.<p>227,000 …

Shipping

The Coolest Park in Paris You've Never Heard Of

In northeast Paris, near the multicultural neighborhood of Belleville, sits one of the most striking parks in Europe. Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is an …

6 secret iPhone camera tricks you’ll wish you had always known

Even for its time, the 2 megapixel camera that came with the original iPhone was unremarkable; the captured detail was wanting and the camera …

Mobile Photography

9 Tricks That Will Change How You Use Your iPhone

Forget hammers and screwdrivers — iPhones are the most important tool of our times. But do you wield yours like a pro, or do your thumbs fumble its …

Sweet desk hammock lets you take a "nap in a snap"

Have you ever been away from home, stuck in a school library or behind a work desk, and wished you could catch a quick nap? College student Aqil …

Portable

Intentionally unstable Water Pavilion lets visitors walk on the ocean

This breathtaking platform lets users walk into the sea in an experience that feels like floating in and on the water. For the Yeosu Expo in 2012, …

The American Concordes that never flew

It was one of the most ambitious aircraft design projects in history, so what happened to the US plans to master supersonic passenger flight?<p>In November 1962, the British and French governments announced a deal that caused great distress in the boardrooms of American planemakers.<p>The two countries …

Aviation

Visual Treat: 20 Captivating Kitchens with an Ocean View

We often talk about living rooms, bedrooms and even spa-inspired modern bathrooms with stunning ocean views. But why should those working in the …

Mourning Around the World After the Brussels Attacks

A man reacts at a street memorial following Tuesday's bomb attacks in Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2016.<br>Francois Lenoir—Reuters

The Ultimate Furniture For Tiny Apartments And Nomadic Living

French designer Gilles Belley makes furnishings that pull double—and sometimes triple—duty in small spaces.<p>The perpetual conundrum of apartment dwellers is how to shoehorn furniture into tiny spaces. But maybe we’re all doing it wrong—perhaps it’s about thinking of furniture as a space in and of …

La Sal Mountains from Arches

U.S.: Utah: Arches National Park: Delicate Arch

Sunset - Devil's Garden, Escalante, Utah

Window to the West