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Silicon Valley is making Peter Thiel pay for supporting Donald Trump

Peter Thiel, the PayPal founder, Gawker killer and high-profile Trump supporter has a new title - Silicon Valley pariah.<p>America's technology dreamland, where geeks are supposedly encouraged to let their fertile minds soar in search of tomorrow's Facebook, is now hearing the clatter of jackboots as …

Silicon Valley

A rare look inside a $60 million yacht that has a massive swimming pool and helipad

The Okto yacht is one of the 46 superyachts that was on display at this year's Monaco Yacht Show, which concluded last week.<p>With dark wood features and white furniture, the $60 million superyacht has a modern and relaxed look to it.<p>Scroll down for a peak inside:

Swimming Pools

The Comedy Wildlife Photography awards - in pictures

A selection from the shortlist of 40, with images from around the world including a forgetful meerkat, a waving hare and a frog with a smile


Sales Start This Week at America’s Largest Private Residential Development

Prices for 285 residences at 15 Hudson Yards go up to $30 million<p>The first residential building at the highly anticipated 28-acre Hudson Yards …

Shooting of unarmed white man shown in police body camera video

Police in California released footage taken from a body camera which shows two officers fatally shooting an unarmed white man amid renewed scrutiny across the United States over the use of force by law enforcement.<p>Dylan Noble was shot and killed on June 25 during a traffic stop by two unidentified …

Law Enforcement

SS3 House / Seshan Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A new built, 4600 sqft built up bungalow on an aprox 7400 sqft land in SS3, one of the bigger …


11 Style Lessons from the Week's Best- and Worst-Dressed Celebrities

Featuring Nick Jonas, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kanye West, among others.<p>Whether you're looking for the right way to dress down a double-breasted suit or the exact wrong way to wear a denim shirt, we've got you covered.

Men's Fashion

Okinawa House by John Pawson

Okinawa House is a minimalist residence located in Okinawa, Japan, designed by Taishi Kanemura of John Pawson. UK-born John Pawson spent a few years …

6 brilliant home design ideas used by 'starchitect' Zaha Hadid in her latest NYC luxury apartment building

Set to open by early 2017, the apartments overlook the High Line and will come with a slew of high-class amenities.<p>I recently toured one of the model apartments and left drooling over all the cool design ideas and smart home gadgetry.<p>Here are some of the most exciting innovations at 520 West 28th …


An Astonishing View of the Sky, as Seen Though the World’s Skyscrapers

Earlier this month, we featured Hong-Kong-based Andy Yeung’s extraordinary drone photographs of the densely-packed city from above. Before he took to …

Hong Kong

Home of the Day: A luxury Oasis in La Quinta

Designed by architect Kristi Hanson, this contemporary luxury estate spans three lots and offers an oasis within a gated desert community.<p>In the open-concept great room, a 3,000-gallon aquarium is a dramatic focal point, while hand-selected boulders and manicured lawns define grounds surrounded by …

A Long Chat With Santiago Calatrava on What Train Stations Mean to Cities

“I love Grand Central, but I think our station is even more urban,” says the architect behind New York’s new $4 billion transit hub.<p>Santiago Calatrava’s World Trade Center Transportation Hub opened Thursday in Lower Manhattan. It’s basically a light rail station that connects riders to ferries, …

Seeing Through Concrete

Transparent concrete (Photo: Litracon)<p>Background<p>With over seven billion cubic meters produced each year, concrete is one of the world’s most …

Modern Architecture: Centennial Tree House in Singapore

<b>Centennial Tree House</b> was created by <b>Wallflower Architecture + Design</b>, and it is located in East Coast Parkway, Singapore. This house is an exciting …



Looking for the Best Surf Photography? Hold Your Breath

Photographs of surfing always cause me to pause. I can feel the familiar movement of the wave, the cool, crisp water, and the nourishing sun. As a West Coast transplant living in D.C., I find myself browsing surf photography more than ever. Sarah Lee’s images recently awakened my California roots, …

Introducing the pepper grinder that will switch off your kids' phones

'PepperHacker' is a pepper grinder that will turn off phones, tablets and televisions with one twist<p>In an effort to reclaim family mealtimes from the ringing of mobile phones and blare of televisions, a food brand has created a rather revolutionary piece of technology.<p>The 'Pepper Hacker' looks like …

Hillary Clinton’s best quotes: ‘Women’s rights are human rights’

As Hillary Clinton enters the final leg of her presidential campaign, here are some of her most powerful quotes<p>The race between Hillary Clinton and …


Nikon 1 J5 Unveiled: Blazing Fast Shooting Speeds and 4K Video Recording… Kinda

Nikon has just officially announced its new Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera. It’s a camera that offers “4K video recording” and some blazing fast …


Touching Photos of a Family’s Special Bond with the Magpie They Rescued

In late 2013, Australian photographer Cameron Bloom‘s family found an abandoned magpie chick on the ground in Newport, New South Wales. They took the …

New York Times

Cancer sufferers who are single, older or female more likely to be diagnosed late

A major study has identified the risk factors which mean cancer sufferers are more likely to be diagnosed as an emergency case, rather than referred via their GP<p>Cancer sufferers who are female, older or single are more likely to be diagnosed later, when disease is harder to treat, a major study …


Ranking the 50 Best Managers Under 50 in European Football Right Now

Who are the top 50 managers under 50 years of age managing in European football? Who are the next bright lights to follow in the legendary footsteps of Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti, Ottmar Hitzfeld and more?<p>B/R UK presents a ranking of the next golden generation—the best young tacticians making …


Beautiful Houses: Lorne Hill House

Today we will show you a beautiful house in Australia, a project by Will Harkness Architecture. This house is simple and very efficient. Materials, …


The Self and the Shadow: Photographic Self-Portraits - Photographs by Giacomo Brunelli | LensCulture

<i>As I took the project forward, I wanted my shadows to be projected on natural surfaces and not in an urban</i> <i>environment. Along with this, a natural landscape was crucial to the entire setting. I wanted to give depth to my shadows with things like soil, tree bark, rocks, plants and so on. In a way, I</i> …


35+ Incredible House Exteriors

These homes have beautiful design inside and out.<p>These homes have beautiful design inside <i>and</i> out.

Painted Body Art Masterfully Cloaks People in Scenic Views

We recently marveled over Natalie Fletcher's mind-bending body art, and we're equally as impressed by her other nature-inspired paintings on people. Fletcher lives in Oregon, a state known for its organic beauty that's found in the mountains and coastline. She's translated these idyllic settings …