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The Inequality of Peace

The gap between countries at peace and war is widening, according to a new report.<p>There’s a lot of talk these days about inequality of income, less about inequality of war. But such a disparity not only exists but is widening, according to a new report by the Australia-based Institute for Economics …

Middle East

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Good music always makes your heart beat faster

Labelling certain music as "good for the heart" is typically simplistic science. We should listen to the music we enjoy for a truly invigorating experience<p>As if there weren’t enough good reasons to listen to music, news has just come from the medical world that music is good for the heart. Research …

21 ways to be awesome online

Last year I wrote an article listing 20 ways to be awesome online. There are many more than that, so I’ve decided to share with you another 21 tips to help you with your startup, small business, or freelance career.<p>When it comes to managing a business on your own, you have to do everything in the …

Small Business

A Scientific Ranking Of The Sexiest Types Of Creativity

What’s hotter, playing in a band or building websites? Science weighs in.<p>We don’t need science to know that creativity is sexy. Mick Jagger’s number proves that point. As do anecdotes from everyone’s lives about far lesser musicians than the Rolling Stones. In one recent study—conducted, of course, …

28 Badass Young People Making The World A Better Place

Kicking ass, changing lives.<p>To prove it, the Queen's Young Leader Award recognises exceptional (badass) people aged 18–29 who are transforming lives.<p>This year there are 60 winners, who will all receive training, mentoring, and support to continue and develop the amazing work they are already doing …

Generation Lonely: Britain's young people have never been less connected

Loneliness is generally associated with older people, but new data suggests 18-24 year olds are the loneliest generation of all. Radhika Sanghani explores why<p>Everyone told me university was going to be THE BEST TIME OF MY LIFE. They shouted it in capital letters, backed it up with their personal …

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Now Serving

Inside Flipboard / May 19, 2014<p>After Ariane and Michael Batterberry got married in 1968, they set out to create a culinary magazine that felt more …

Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

kafé Nordic by Nordic Bros. Design Community

Located in Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea, sits a quaint, Nordic-inspired cafe designed by Nordic Bros. Design Community. kafé Nordic is located within …

Studio 360 adds walls of modular shelving and storage to Slovenian apartment

Slovenian firm Studio 360 built walls of modular white shelving inside every room of this L-shaped apartment in Ljubljana to maximise space whilst …

People Who Live in Glass Houses… Keep the Blinds Closed

Investing in something you don’t use seems like a waste of money and resources… but that’s what appears to be happening in New York City (and …

Home Improvement

Massive Contemporary House Taking in Great Views in Maryland

Located in Cabin John, Maryland, USA, this massive contemporary house overlooks the edge of a steeply sloping wooded site. The Riggins Residence may …

Articles about simple style architect builds brick house near melbourne australia on Dwell.com - Dwell

With a simple brick house on a tiny lot, an Australian architect shows that style needn't be fussy or expensive.<p>Aaron Britt, our intrepid editor abroad, shares the sights seen on the third day of his architectural sojourn to Melbourne,...<p>Editor Aaron Britt keeps the home fires stoked with tales and …

Architecture

Whither political Islam?

The downfall of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood (MB) has put political Islam at a crossroads. Not only has it shown that ideology per se is not a guarantor of political success, but also that Islamists need to rethink their strategy and tactics in order to deal with the new environment following the …

Nottingham students voted UK's best graduates

Graduates from The University of Nottingham have been voted the best in the UK by the country's top employers.<p>Figures from High Fliers Research, …

Ergolding Secondary School by Behnisch Architekten: http://www.archello.com/en/project/ergolding-secondary-school

Architecture in 2014: singing bins, talking pavements and skygardens

<b>Still high on brandy butter</b><p>It may sound like a prediction made while still high on brandy butter, drunk with New Year optimism, but 2014 will see an increase in the volume and quality of social housing built by local authorities for the first time in decades. After a rule change that allows …

Sex, love, work: inside the world of twentysomething women

A twentysomething herself, Hanna Woodside lifts the lid on what 'nice girls' are really up to these days when it comes to their relationships with men<p>It was my 24th birthday last month, and as my girlfriends chatted in my kitchen before we headed out to town I noticed a clear divide in the room. …

Danish Pitched Roof Summer House by Powerhouse Company

Hired to design a weekend summer house in northern Sjælland, Denmark, Powerhouse Company crafted a five-fingered floor plan to keep the cabin’s …

Playing With Volumes: The Black and White Connaught Residence in Montreal

Connaught Residence, located in Notre Dame de Grâce, Montréal, was a dull, concrete house built in the ’50s that needed an substantial upgrade. The …

The Story of How Ron Paulk Discovered He Had Inadvertently Created a Product Design Hit

As industrial designers, a lot of us dream of having product design hits, where we design something so popular that those royalty checks start piling …

Impressive Modern Cottage at the Base of Squak Mountain, Washington

Have a look at this home located at the base of Squak Mountainin, Washington, combining sustainable materials and features with the ultimate in …

Why You Must Absolutely Paint your Walls Gray

<b>Gray</b> is the hot new “in” color. It’s recently taken front and center, upstaging it’s neutral cousins, taupe, beige and ivory. Gray is the little …

Garden House at the Pond Másílko / OK Pla

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Másílko originated as a water reservoir at the beginning of the last century. It served for supplying …

Architecture

Mirroring the Rough Character of Its Surroundings: SAOTA’s Melkbos Project

This family home, created by SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects is located approximately 30km from Cape Town along the idyllic but also …

Woodpeckers by Ström Architects

Here's another small-scale project featuring strikingly realistic renderings - this time a timber-clad home in England by Ström Architects, who claim …