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The winner of the 'Nobel Prize of Architecture' was just named — here are his stunning buildings

On Wednesday, Indian architect and urban planner Balkrishna Doshi was named the winner of the 2018 Pritzker Prize— the biggest award in architecture.<p>The first Indian recipient of the award, Doshi is known for his low-cost housing projects, public complexes, and educational and cultural facilities …

Architecture

Famous artists who didn’t make it until later in life

Earlier today, we published an article titled “Young artists, don’t stress if you haven’t ‘made it’ by your mid-20s”. It was a response to a series of tweets from illustrator Samantha Mash, who raised concerns over what she called, “Youth ‘race to success’ culture”. It wasn’t the first time this …

How to Not Die in America

On the second Tuesday in June, I start to feel fluish. If this is 2016 and I’m still a freelance writer, I’m losing money immediately on the …

Medicine

27 Healthy Dinner Recipes That Let Your Oven Do Most of the Work

When terms like <i>bomb cyclone</i>, <i>deep freeze</i>, and <i>arctic air</i> are being used to describe the decidedly frightful weather, you’re probably looking for every …

Italian island village is selling hundreds of homes for $1.25 each

Let’s all move to Sardinia!<p>For the price of a cup of coffee, you can buy one of 200 historic stone homes on the picturesque Mediterranean isle of Sardinia. The village of Ollolai is selling its empty housing stock at a steep discount in an effort to attract new residents. Over the last 50 years, …

Use This Website as Your Antidote to the Mind-Numbing Kids' Videos on the Internet

The stuff that kids watch can be mind-numbingly inane—we <i>get</i> it, Dora’s map, YOU ARE A MAP. Rion Nakaya, a design director and video producer, had the …

Handcrafted shipping container home asks $125K

The architect reveals how he built it<p>Like living in an adventure van—or dare we say, the tiny home craze—moving into a recycled shipping container house can have great appeal to some. Shipping containers can be a cheaper, paired-down, and more eco-friendly alternative to traditional homes. But …

Mexican Black Bean Soup | Authentic Mexican Recipe | Easy Recipe

Shares 297<p><b>Mexican Black Bean Soup with Chorizo</b><p>There are many versions of a Mexican Black Bean soup throughout Mexico. This one, in particular, uses …

A Designer Completely Transforms a Little 1950s House With $125K

In her first solo project, a young designer remakes a raw 850-square-foot house in Culver City by herself and on a tight budget.<p>When architectural designer Samantha Mink fell in love with what she calls "a weirdo house on a unique street" in Culver City, California, she knew its transformation …

Architecture

Photo Salon in SF Turns Phone Photos Into Fine Art Prints in 30 Minutes

Neomodern is a new startup in San Francisco that turns smartphone photos into fine art prints while giving owners a memorable, educational, and …

Hillside Mid-Century Home Renovation in Texas

An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated mid-century gem into a hillside perch for their family.<p>Native Texans and married designers Elizabeth Alford and Michael Young came home to roost ten years ago, when they ditched …

Living Rooms

Take an art-filled road trip through North Carolina

Barbecue isn’t the only art worth a North Carolina road trip. Stops along the Tar Heel State’s Historic Barbecue Trail can now be accompanied by a …

Museums

5 cheap (or free) ways to go on a meditation retreat

If the thing preventing you from packing up your comfiest leggings and going on a meditation retreat is the price tag, before you resign yourself to …

Meditation

Marvelous midcentury home outside NYC wants $1.7M

The DeSilver House is located in New Canaan, Connecticut<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> New Canaan, CT<p><b>Price:</b> $1,700,000 (guide price)<p>The …

David Adjaye’s Lost House is a striking jewel box

A most unusual home<p>It’s not every day you get to peek inside a David Adjaye-designed private residence, let alone the striking Lost House, a project the Ghanaian British architect completed in 2004.<p>Located in the heart of King’s Cross, the unassuming home is located in what was essentially an …

Architecture

Make Your Sky Pop in Photoshop with Two Quick Adjustments

In this tutorial, I will show you a way to enhance your sky quickly and effectively with two adjustment layers that target specifically the blue …

Tutorials

Simple Portrait Trick: Turn White Walls Black for Dramatic Photos Without Post Processing (VIDEO)

Most of us occasionally shoot portraits at home, and in the absence of a real studio rely upon a white wall as the backdrop for our shots. For those …

Tutorials

Can Techie Parents Reinvent School For Everyone–Or Just Their Rich Kids?

Silicon Valley veterans are ditching fast-track careers and going all-in with their time and money as they reimagine education for their children.<p>Six-year-old Tiana had just gotten her ice cream machine working for the first time, and she was triumphant. Wrapped in hot pink decorations and duct …

Education

Mountain passes and Maharajas: jewels of early Indian photography – in pictures

The Getty Images Gallery marks the 70th anniversary of India’s independence from Britain this week with an exhibition of the nation’s earliest photography

Felice

Why It's Actually Easy to Start an Online Business

Just because something takes some time doesn't make it hard.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett doesn't want to hear about how hard it is to create an online business. All it takes to create an online business, a landing page, a …

Online

Should You Use a UV Filter On Your Lens or Will It Just Degrade Image Quality? (VIDEO)

The first thing many photographers do after investing in a new lens is to screw on a UV or haze filter. The idea is that these filters protect the …

Cameras

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

Workouts

Italy is giving away 300 historic castles and homes

You know you want one<p>Just a few years ago, high tax bills prompted hundreds of Italians to offload or abandon their historic castles. But the overabundance of old villas and monasteries has apparently given the Italian government a new idea: To transform these sites into “slow travel” tourist …

Castles

Eichler home in New York, one of just three on East Coast, asks $490K

A rare piece of California Modernism in the Northeast<p><i>Update: This post has been updated with new information and photography. It originally ran on 6/24/2016.</i><p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your</i> …

An artificially intelligent pathologist bags India’s biggest funding in healthcare AI

Photo credit: Pixabay.The World Health Organization requires a pathologist to spend 20 minutes examining a blood smear on a slide under a microscope …

Artificial Intelligence

Why I like to fund entrepreneurs with (a little) big-company experience

Simple initiatives that might take a week at a startup, like implementing a new CRM, could literally take all year at a large company. This is one reason so many entrepreneurs find it hard to work within a massive organization. But even if the thought of cubicle life makes you want to cry, I …

My Mom As Seen Through My Eyes. A Son's Gratitude

I found something magnificent in my mom's thoughtfulness.<p>Before her wedding, in her native village in the Cauvery delta [in Tamil Nadu, India], my mom painted on simple white cloth. She neatly folded her art and tucked them away. After her wedding, my dad's dad took one look at them, saw the artist …

Rare images of a hidden Morocco - CNN Style

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Morocco

Accelerating Entrepreneurship In ‘BHARAT’

With a mammoth of enthusiasm created in India for start-ups and entrepreneurs, it is yet not truly Indian. While the big cities enjoy their access to …