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The 12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Big Decision

Moving to a new city. Asking for a promotion. Starting a side hustle. Hunting for a different job. Trying online dating. Breaking up with your …

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Here's What You Need To Know About The Weapons Of War Used In Mass Shootings

Mass shooters are well aware that assault-style rifles are easy to obtain and capable of causing enormous casualties.<p>As investigators continue to sift through the carnage at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, familiar details are emerging about the man responsible for the deadliest mass shooting …

Modern 3D-Printed Aquariums Seamlessly Combine Nature and Art

Haruka Misawa of Misawa Design Institution explores the unique environmental variation between air and water through a series of 3D printed aqua-sculptures, known as <i>Waterscapes</i>. The Japanese designer has created artistic aquariums lined with naturally inspired elements which were printed using the …

Prototypes

Unrealized City Plans: 9 What-Ifs That Would Have Changed U.S. Cities

Counterfactual city planning, missed opportunities, and a floating stadium<p>The history of any city, a conglomeration of decades of developments and design trends, contains numerous false starts. Buildings that weren’t finished, plans that never materialized, neighborhood shifts that never came to …

A Not-So-Easy Hike for an Otherworldly View

Photo: Brandon Morris<p>A year ago, Brandon and LeAnn Morris decided to quit their jobs in Seattle and hit the road. Not an uncommon premise for anyone that follows any adventurous Instagram accounts, but they actually did it. Six months of passport stamps from Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, …

Story of cities #13: Barcelona's unloved planner invents science of 'urbanisation'

In the mid-1850s, Barcelona was on the brink of collapse. An industrial city with a busy port, it had grown increasingly dense throughout the industrial revolution, mostly spearheaded by the huge development of the textile sector.<p>The city was living at a faster pace than the rest of Spain, and was …

Urbanism

Eluvium – Life Through Bombardment Vol. 2 (Official Video)

Music Videos

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

The Fading “Grands Ensembles” of Paris

Laurent Kronental’s Souvenir d’un Futur photos capture these stigmatized housing experiments and their aging residents.<p>From the 1950s to the 1980s, Paris erected a series of massive apartment complexes to address a burgeoning housing crisis and accommodate an influx of foreign immigrants after …

Compelling Photos Reveal the Legacy of America’s Most Hated Corporation

<i>For nearly 40 years, while producing the now-banned industrial coolants known as PCBs at a local factory, Monsanto Co. routinely discharged toxic</i> …

5 Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places Around The World

<i>by Laura Ratliff, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>James Cheadle/Alamy<p>From a ship graveyard in Mauritania to a picturesque 16th century Italian village, we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.<p><b>1. Michigan Central Station</b><p>This hulking Beaux-Arts train …

Why JG Ballard’s High-Rise takes dystopian science fiction to a new level

Whether mazes, blocks or bunkers, Ballard was drawn to the psychology of enclosed, brutal environments. This inner space, rather than outer space, was his SF realm<p>JG Ballard’s <i>High-Rise</i>, published 40 years ago and soon to be seen on cinema screens in a film adaptation directed by Ben Wheatley, …

Skyscrapers

Google bringing high-speed WiFi to 400 Indian train stations

Google’s main concern is getting people online, obviously due to the fact that most of their profits come from internet users; and hopefully because they want to help out, too. Regardless, it makes sense that they focus on emerging markets, as this is where most new internet users will come from. …

Emerging Markets

19th Century Sea Captain's Home Converted into Modern Santorini Cave

Located in the town of Oia, Greece is 1864 – The Sea Captain's House, a luxury hotel that overlooks the gorgeous seaside landscape on Santorini island. The lodging, which was once a 19th-century sea captain's home (as the name suggests), has been converted into several stunning accommodations, …

An 11-year-old prodigy performs old-school jazz | Joey Alexander

YouTube

Yemen crisis: Kerry warns Iran over Houthi rebel 'support'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1158000/1158784_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529262377_c80fc4fa37d31799dcef3ba2a92abcc4<p><b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned Iran over its alleged support for Houthi rebels in Yemen.</b><p>He said the US would support any state in the …

Middle East

Nike by Luke Choice

Nike is one of my favorite brands, the reason might be because of the simplicity of its brand. Clean, elegant and iconic. The Nike symbol, the …

Watching Harry Potter in North Korea

When Suki Kim stepped on North Korean soil, the land was celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-Sung, the original Great Leader. The universities were closed and the students were sent to construction fields.<p>But not at Pyongyang University of Technology, the elite school where Kim …

Let’s Tanz: Pina Bausch’s Wuppertal dancers on her unearthed 80s creations

“You come on with a certain energy and then as soon as you get on stage it’s like – whoomp! – someone’s kind of holding you down. The heaviness is really present.” Scott Jennings is explaining what it’s like to make an entrance on a stage that’s buried beneath a deep layer of earth. “Just to stand …

Punk Music

Beautiful EarthPorn Will Make You Feel Very, VERY Small

It's a big, big world, and these are big, BIG photos.<p>In a stunning series of round-the-world photo tours, online nonprofit AirPano shows us just how tiny we really are compared to our dazzling planet of teeming cities, sprawling mountains and wide-open waterfalls. It's pretty much the best …

On the eve of World War II, a palm reader shared his insights into Hitler's behavior and future

In 1938, Ranald published his findings in his book, "How to Know People By Their Hands," even though he was concerned about giving too detailed a description of Hitler's palm.<p>Ranald feared that "others, finding signs similar to one or two of Hitler's in their own hands may assign to themselves the …

China's new development bank is becoming a massive embarrassment for Obama

Try as it might, the US government can't persuade its allies to stop joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).<p>The bank will be a bit like the World Bank, providing loans to developing countries in Asia for infrastructure projects.<p>Unlike the World Bank, China will hold the reins of …

How Photographers See the World Differently

Have you ever thought about how photography impacts you? I'm not referring to the business side but the personal side. Something inspired us to pick …

Landscape Photography

5 Swamps You Absolutely Must Visit (Yes, Really)

<i>by Elizabeth Stark and Brian Campbell</i><p>© Arco Images GmbH / Alamy<p>Far from being murky, boggy areas, the world's swamps, deltas and wetlands are teeming with wildlife, fascinating landscapes and their own unique cultures. Here are five great swamps to visit, from Botswana's Okavango Delta to …