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Zika Count Rises to 215 in Singapore

Singapore reported another big batch of Zika virus cases Sunday, bringing its total count in just a week to 215, and World Health Organization officials said the spread of the virus definitely still constitutes a global health emergency.<p>Zika’s apparent quick spread out of Latin America and in Asia …

Furniture

Constellations is a minimalist coffee table series designed by Milan-based studio Nichetto Studio for Kristalia.<p>Prop is a minimalist shelving system designed by Lausanne-based studio BIG-GAME for Karimoku New Standard.<p>Solista is a minimalist coat rack created by Milan-based designer Giuseppe Arezzi.<p>…

China's Record-Breaking Glass Bridge Is So Popular, It Had To Close

Demand to visit was ten times the bridge's capacity.<p>The overwhelming demand to visit China’s record-breaking glass bridge has forced local officials to shut it down.<p>The structure spanning the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon closed just 13 days after it became open to the public, CNN reported.<p>“We’re …

The Best TV Shows Coming This Fall: From ‘Gilmore Girls’ to the Next ‘Game of Thrones’

For the love of TiVo, there’s an ungodly number of new series premiering this fall. From the Gilmore Girls revival to HBO’s buzzy Westworld, here are …

Decision to deny surgery to obese patients is like 'racial discrimination'

The decision by an NHS body to restrict obese patients’ access to elective surgery until they lose weight is comparable with racial or religious discrimination, a surgeon has said.<p>The Vale of York clinical commissioning group (CCG) will make people wait for up to a year for treatment for …

Radiation Therapy

A study found smoking marijuana actually did make people lazier

Afroman's 2001 hit Because I Got High tells a potentially important story: smoking cannabis makes you lazy and demotivated.<p>In fact, the fable of the lazy stoner has been around for decades. But is there good evidence in support of it?<p>Two studies we have been working on have investigated the claim …

First Ever Confirmed Case of Puppy Identical Twins

Two puppies born in South Africa provide new evidence on the rareness of twinning.<p>They’re gonna need a bigger bowl.<p>The recent birth of two Irish wolfhound puppies has scientists excited, because—for the first time ever—the puppies have been confirmed through genetic analysis to be identical …

27 Fresh Kitchen Lighting Ideas For Build A Shine Kitchen

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20 Creative Floors You Won’t Be Able to Stop Staring At

So you want to give your floors a makeover, but you’d like something a little more exciting than a new area rug. The options are endless, but a creative floor pattern might be exactly what you’re looking for. One of the boldest ways to revamp a bland room is to paint the floors… if you’re up for …

Home Decorating

The most expensive items ever auctioned

Going once, going twice, sold! Wealthy collectors are smashing records at auctions around the world. Here are some of the most expensive items ever sold.<p>Pablo Picasso's 1955 painting, Les femmes d'Alger (Version O), sold for $179,365,000 at Christie's auction house in New York in 2015. It set a new …

Art

Mum Braids Daughter's Hair Into Intricate Styles Before School, We're Seriously Impressed

Most parents run around like headless chickens when completing the school run, but not Shelley Gifford.<p>The mum, from Melbourne, somehow finds time to …

What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 29 amazing sports photos from February 2 through February 8.

February 2016

Diversity

The 50 colleges where students work the hardest

Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools, analyzed its data to find the colleges where students work the hardest.<p>To come up with this ranking, Niche looked at the academic rigor and student workload at traditional four-year schools in the US.<p>It took the academic grade …

19-Year-Old Artist Uses Flowers and Food to Complete Her Colorful Drawings

Kristina Webb is a 19-year-old New Zealander whose vibrant drawings are complemented by her creative use of 3D objects. Using colored pencils as a base, the artist produces realistic-style portraits and then completes them with unexpected elements: spaghetti becomes a woman's long locks; faux …

Drawing

25 of the world's most surreal landscapes

Where in the World is the Best Place to Be in October?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or, when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

Dynamic Rainbow Installation Is Carefully Crafted from Hidden Shapes Addressing Gun Violence

Paper sculptor Li Hongbo is using his most recent colorful installation to make an important statement. <i>Irons for the Ages, Flowers for the Day</i> is a rainbow of paper art that examines the conflict surrounding war and weapons. Each aspect of the sculpture is made from gun-shaped packs of paper that …

Donald Trump Can Be Stopped -- Draft Kim Kardashian

With Donald Trump leading the presidential race in the Republican Party by a "huge" margin, the Democratic Party needs to get serious here and produce a world-class elite candidate who can compete down at this level.<p>The obvious choice is Kim Kardashian.<p>Kim would wrest media coverage away from …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 off to a strong start in Korea

Various news sources from South Korea are reporting a strong start to Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ sales in the country. This is clearly good news for Samsung, especially as the company has posted successive quarters of disappointing revenue. Average daily sales volume is said to have reached …

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

Kim Kardashian Shares Which Baby Names She's Considering

And the one she likes as long as Kanye doesn't veto it....<p><b>Update 9/30:</b> The jury has ruled in favor of Easton—and by jury, we mean Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, and Ellen DeGeneres. But the vote was not unanimous.<p>Mrs. West went on DeGeneres's show to discuss, among other things, the name of her future …

Architizer

San Francisco plane crash: parents of teen killed by rescue truck drop lawsuit

The parents of a teenage girl run over and killed by emergency vehicles after the Asiana Airlines crash-landing at San Francisco airport two years ago dropped their lawsuit against the city on Friday.<p>Boeing 777 from Seoul crashes on landing at San Francisco airport<p>Read more<p>The parents’ lawyers …

San Francisco

Tenants who face eviction every year

Private renters are living in constant fear of being evicted, with some households sent eviction notices every 10 months into a tenancy by landlords and letting agents keen to reduce their rights and impose extra fees and rent increases.<p>Section 21 notices – which controversially allow landlords to …

Housing