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Students demand action on gun violence with nationwide walkout

PARKLAND, Fla. — They solemnly spilled onto the high school football field, holding signs protesting gun violence and wearing shirts that read "March for our lives." They waved at a crowd of onlookers who had gathered to show support.<p>Exactly one month after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman …

High School

Johanna DU-PLX

Austin, Texas<p>As an urban infill project in Austin, TX, Mark Odom Studio explored the formal arrangement of the duplex typology while being sensitive to the residents’ physical and visual privacy. Given the limited allowable square footage per unit, the studio's goal was to design each space as …

Architecture

In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to destroy North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies …

North Korea

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Healthy Eating

A Custom Designed Bedroom Box Was Added To This Small Apartment

French interior design firm Batiik Studio, have transformed a run down apartment in Paris into to a functional space with a custom built lofted bed …

A cozy house interior you will fall in love with its beige charms

Beige is the perfect color for a serene and soothing atmosphere, especially in living rooms where many people gather or work offices where you need …

House K

Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland<p>The planned residential building is located in one of the most beautiful residential areas of Düsseldorf, in the ‘White Estate’ in Golzheim. This estate was constructed by the National Socialists in 1935/36 in a period of one and a half years as a model …

Architecture

Back Bay corner unit comes with serious ceiling height, private deck acess

Seven rooms<p>The 1,857-square-foot, seven-room Unit 702 in the Albert A. Pope building at 221 Columbus Avenue in Back Bay boasts soaring ceilings and the sunny capaciousness that such height brings.<p>The spread, which is on sale now through Andrew Haddad for $2,199,000, also comes with access to a …

1963 Post and Beam Mid Century Modern

Richardson, Texas<p>The low slung Roof lines of this 1963 Modern post and beam home tucked under and around massive old trees was restored, expanded and modified in 2017! Strategicly positioned on a corner lot just under a half acre created 3 courtyards with a large backyard and custom pool.<p>The home …

Mid-Century modern

Penthouse Apartment in Bielefeld

Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland<p>The former factory building was converted to an inner-city living space in 2000. At total of 51 living units with various layouts were created in this listed former industrial area. One of the most spectacular was the tower apartment on the intersection of …

Country House / Boyance Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The land is located north of the City of Merida, Yucatan, in the Country Farm, has a privileged location …

Schönberghalle / Herbert Hussmann Architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the vicinity of the historical “Pfullinger Hallen” by Theodor Fischer, the multifunctional gymnasium …

Taft House

Comprised of 28 triangular units, the Taft House is a geometric prefab in Portland. The base of the home is a single 100-square-foot triangle. Built …

HillSide House

Mill Valley, California<p>The goals for this project were multi-faceted and ambitious- Design a new, modern, sustainable and energy efficient home that had the highest level of craft and attention to detail. The floor plan is open and spacious, providing function and flexibility, three of the five …

Architecture

'Priestess Of Polka Dots' Yayoi Kusama Gives Gallerygoers A Taste Of Infinity

Infinity is a concept that's nearly impossible to grasp, let alone <i>see</i>. But it's one of artist Yayoi Kusama's obsessions.<p>The Japanese artist is known for her "infinity rooms," which have mirrored walls that make the space feel endless. Now, for the very first time, six of Kusama's infinity rooms are …

The first English translation of ‘The Odyssey’ by a woman was worth the wait

By Madeline Miller<p>Attempting a new translation of "The Odyssey" is like directing "Hamlet." Much of your audience knows the work well, and they take their seats with entrenched expectations and the intonations of favorite performances reverberating in their heads. At the same time, though, you will …

Literature

'Leonardo da Vinci artwork' sells for record $450m

<b>A 500-year-old painting of Christ believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci has been sold in New York for a record $450m (£341m).</b><p>The painting is known as Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World).<p>It is the highest auction price for any work of art and brought cheers and applause at the packed …

Art

Cardi B Was Made to Be This Famous

<b>Cardi B thinks nobody</b> is watching her as she practices in the backstage holding pen at Brooklyn Academy of Music, where <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> is taping a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor …

Kenya's top court upholds president's win in controversial repeat election

Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's reelection in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama that has left dozens dead.<p>In a unanimous decision, the …

Africa

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

Forget gold. This metal is on a much bigger rally

Gold is having a good year. But not as good as palladium, which has spiked nearly 50% in 2017 to its highest level in over 16 years.<p>The price of palladium, which is used in cars, electronics, dentistry and jewelry, hit $1,005 per ounce on Monday. Analysts say it's a case of strong demand and tight …

North Korea rejects diplomacy with US for now, source says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A North Korean official reaffirmed Pyongyang's commitment to developing a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching "all the way to the East coast of the mainland US," on Monday, telling CNN that the rogue nation is currently not interested in diplomacy …

9 States Will Soon Require Passports for Domestic Flights

The TSA: always convenient.<p>Come January 22, 2018, residents of nine states will need a U.S. passport to board any flight, domestic or international, according to new TSA guidelines. It's always refreshing when air travel becomes more complicated.<p>The nine states are <b>Kentucky</b>, <b>Maine</b>, <b>Minnesota</b>, <b>Missouri</b>,</b> …

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add …

Peshmerga: Baghdad to pay heavy price for declaring war

The Kurdish Peshmerga command has said the Iraqi government will pay a "heavy price" for its military campaign in Kirkuk, which it described as "a declaration of war against the nation of Kurdistan".<p>The warning by the Peshmerga General Command (PGC) on Monday came as Iraqi federal forces, backed by …