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How a California real estate developer helped create Apple as we know it

With an innovative architectural style that brought elegant living to the masses, real estate developer Joseph Eichler left an indelible mark on California in the 1960s.<p>His beautifully simple blueprints also had an undeniable impact on Apple’s co-founders — although Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs …

Real Estate

Meet the Miracle Baby Born Without a Nose

"He has a long road ahead of him, and we need all the support we can get."<p>Eli Thompson, a 6-pound, 8-ounce baby who was born March 4, finally returned home last night after weeks in the hospital dealing with the side effects of complete congenital arhinia, a 1 in 197 <i>million</i> condition in which a …

Madonna and Taylor Swift Perform at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Ghost Towns

Democracy v Psychology: why people keep electing idiots

The 2015 election campaigns are under way, and it’s clear that doing or saying unintelligent things is no barrier to political success. Unfortunately, there are several psychological mechanisms that lead to apparent idiots being elected into powerful positions.<p>Politicians. Their reputation is very …

Critical Thinking

HBO's Scientology Documentary "Going Clear" Resurfaces That Horrifying Story of Tom Cruise Grooming a Girlfriend

He reportedly required that Nazanin Boniadi fix her teeth and hair before he even met her.<p>HBO's chilling documentary <i>Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief</i>, which aired last night,exposed multiple aspects of the controversial religious organization founded by science fiction writer L. Ron …

George R.R. Martin won't write for Season 6 so he can focus on books

Praise the Old Gods and the New! "A Song of Ice and Fire" writer George R.R. Martin won't be writing for "Game of Thrones" Season 6, instead focusing on "The Winds of Winter."<p>We already know that HBO's "Game of Thrones" will outpace the in the final two seasons, but that won't stop George R.R. …

'Walking Dead' conquers ratings with record finale

The title "Conquer" for the special 90-minute season five finale of "The Walking Dead" was right.<p>AMC's smash hit, "The Walking Dead," conquered the competition hauling in another ratings record for the series by bringing in the highest-rated finale in its history.<p>The popular post-apocalyptic …

The Walking Dead

Robin Williams restricted use of his image for 25 years after his death

The late actor also handed over rights to his name, signature and likeness to a charitable organisation<p>A newly uncovered document has revealed that Robin Williams worked to restrict usage of any images of himself for 25 years after his death.<p>The Robin Williams Trust – a deed which has been filed as …

Robin Williams

Library of Congress Selects Joan Baez Album for Preservation

Every year, the Library of Congress selects 25 recordings — songs, spoken-word pieces, speeches — that will join the National Recording Registry, an …

Arizona woman cleared after 22 years on death row: 'This is not happiness'

Debra Milke describes her release as ‘bittersweet’ after 25 years served for the murder of her son, in a case that rested on the work of disgraced detective<p>An Arizona woman who spent 22 years on death row after being convicted of conspiring to murder her son in a case that rested on the work of a …

Crime

Cinema Tarantino: The Making of Pulp Fiction

The first independent film to gross more than $200 million, Pulp Fiction was a shot of adrenaline to Hollywood’s heart, reviving John Travolta’s career, making stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, and turning Bob and Harvey Weinstein into giants. How did Quentin Tarantino, a high-school …

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Articles about 7 ways use salvaged wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your space sparkling clean.<p>A couple crafts an ample, but …

Outdoor Spaces

Generation Z - i-D

Wow, Let's Watch All the Videos for the YouTube Music Awards

Oh my god, there are so many cool new music videos.<p>Oh baby, earlier today, in celebration of the 2015 YouTube Music Awards Show (produced by VICE), YouTube dropped a ton of new music videos from some of the most exciting artists in music right now. They're all compiled in the video playlist …

The directors of Captain America: The Winter Soldier are taking over The Avengers franchise

Joss Whedon is stepping down from <i>The Avengers</i> franchise after <i>Age of Ultron</i> comes out this May, but Marvel has sewn up just about the best replacements possible for the next two installments: the Russo brothers. <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> has confirmed that Joe and Anthony Russo will be taking on both …

Honest Trailer for the LEPRECHAUN Horror Franchise

Bitch, I'm Madonna: "I Want to Live Forever and I'm Going to"

We sat down with the pop pioneer to talk sexism and motherhood, the search for love, the magic of Miley, and the viability of dating Drake.<p>Madonna is not yet in the building, but Interscope’s nondescript New York City HQ is primed for her arrival—the lighting is soft, the hallways are specially …

Goo Goo Dolls vs. Collective Soul: 20 Years Later

<i>When these two bands released what would end up being their most enduring albums on the same day in 1995, who knew we’d still be talking about them</i> …

Bands

Rihanna on New Album: “I Want to Make Songs That Are Timeless”

Rihanna’s eighth solo album is on the way, set to arrive later this year. For the most part, the pop star has kept quiet about the follow-up to …

Natalia Kills Should be the Last Person on Earth to Preach About Artistic Integrity

We take a trip back through her career to find the shreds of dignity<p>Chances are that before this weekend you'd never even heard of Natalia Kills. Or maybe you had and didn't realise it, but we'll get to that in a minute. By now though, if you’ve not seen the horrendously uncomfortable but …