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Animal astronauts: the unsung heroes of space exploration

From intrepid turtles to pioneering jellyfish, a host of animals have made their mark as the unsung heroes of space exploration.<p>Early animal …

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …

Beauty of Simplicity: Four Walls, One Roof, Stunning Home

This Portuguese house in the town of Leiria, designed by Manuel Aries Mateus, stands tall and solid, looking rather a lot like the pictures of houses …

The Modular Hotel Room/Office That Fits Into a Suitcase

There’s nothing like hitting the open road and setting off for destinations as yet undecided, nothing but your clothes and a sense of adventure in …

Postcards from Mr Bingo: hate mail that's first class – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/may/25/postcards-from-mr-bingo-in-pictures<p>720<p>'I get emails every day begging me for hate mail,' …

Bill Gates: Steve Jobs was better at design than I was

When the sense of personal competition has gone, when time has passed, the memories become more acute and more accurate.<p>During Bill Gates' interview Sunday night with Charlie Rose on CBS's "60 Minutes," Microsoft's chairman released some emotion when speaking of visiting Steve Jobs during the Apple …