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18 photos reveal the extreme ways kids get to school around the world

But in other parts of the world, the trek to school looks much different.<p>Some kids in the Philippines step through knee-deep rocky waters to get to class, while students in Japan pass Geiger counters tracking local radiation levels.<p>Here's what early-morning commutes to school look like around the …

Asia

iOS 11 Lets You Share Your Wi-Fi with Friends and Guests

Apple on Monday spent a lot of time talking about the big features coming to iOS 11 this fall. Among them is an emphasis on augmented reality, …

Gentlemen’s Club

Traditional photographic and media coverage of prostitution has focused on only one half of the business. If aliens came to earth and tried to understand what prostitution is about, they would believe it is a business based on naked women staying in dirty rooms.<p>With my series “Gentlemen’s Club,” I …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Wu-Tang Clan

Waymo deploys 500 self-driving Pacifica hybrid minivans in Phoenix for rides open to public

We reported just last week that by adding 300 Chevy Bolt EV to its self-driving test fleet, GM was on its way to having the biggest captive self-driving test fleet in the world, but Waymo just crushed that dream today.<p>Waymo, formerly Google’s self-driving effort and now an official Alphabet …

Autonomous Vehicle

In Pictures: 25 Cars Worth Waiting For 2017–2021

Buick

‘Party girl’ stereotype played role in acquittal of Halifax taxi driver, review suggests

The stereotype of the "promiscuous party girl" may have factored into the acquittal of a Halifax cab driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his car, a review of the case suggests.<p>In a draft paper submitted to Canadian Bar Review, Dalhousie law professor Elaine Craig says Judge Gregory …

Nova Scotia

Chinese-Market BMW 5 Series Long Wheelbase Debuts in Shanghai

Plug-in hybrid variant will be available<p>The Shanghai auto show set the stage for the world premiere of the all-new BMW 5 Series Long Wheelbase, built exclusively for the Chinese market. The wheelbase has been extended by 5 inches compared to the traditional 5 Series, and the added length is …

There’s a swimming pool suspended 500ft in the air

<b>This really, really isn’t the place for you if you have a fear of heights.</b><p>Even watching video of it is giving us a bit of vertigo, so imagine those …

Exterior Paint Colors We're Head Over Heels in Love With

Most of what we write about on Apartment Therapy has to do with what's inside your home, but today we're taking a look at your home's exterior, which …

Matched

Room and Ficus / Cañas Arquitectos

<i>“The landscape is brought close to us by buildings”</i><p>Martin Heidegger<p><b>Room</b>: location room or living room where one usually resides.<p><b>Ficus:</b> Any of …

Casa Mezquite / BAG arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building lies on a 507m2 ground, nearly at the center of which grows a mesquite tree that was …

Just Wait Until You See Inside This Towering 'Treehouse' Home

This "Falcon Nest" is high on style.<p>Most of us can only dream of living or sleeping over in a treehouse. But for the future owner of this 10-story home in Prescott, Arizona, it’ll be an everyday reality.<p>Nicknamed the Falcon Nest, this place looks more like an industrial tower from the outside. But …

3 Stories / GASPARBONTA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> 3 Stories is an apartment converted from a most unusual structure to a contemporary living space.<p>'I …

Your Ridiculously Awesome BMW M4 GTS Wallpaper Is Here

Remember two years ago, when BMW came out with that track-ready, water-injected BMW M4 GTS concept car? And then they actually produced it, and put a …

Check Out The Cars That Come With The Most Expensive House In America

Developer Bruce Makowsky’s $250 million Bel Air estate is supposedly the most expensive “house” to ever go on sale in the United States. It comes …

BMW 4 Series vs Mercedes C-Class vs Audi A5 vs Lexus RC

BMW is planning on releasing an LCI (Life Cycle Impulse) update for the 4 Series this year. That’s because, out of all the sporty coupes in its …

Audi

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

Apps

Meet The Most Secretive Porsche 911 Builder In The World

Porsche 911 specialist Willi Thom is one of the most elusive men in the world. It took the car-crazed filmmakers of Studio Kippenberger four years …

Top 10 most annoying people you may want to unfriend on Facebook

Slide 1 of 12<p>Facebook FB, -0.82% is the largest social network on the planet and wants to stay that way.<p>But among its record 2 billion users are …

3 perfect apps for editing holiday photos on the go

These are the apps to use for a quick photo edit.<p>Happy holidays! Now it's time the share those precious photographs from Christmas morning and the …

Mobile Photography

This Nightclub In Mexico Received A Bold Redesign

TAMEN arq were tasked by their clients to renovate an existing nightclub in Hermosillo, Mexico.<p>The exterior of the nightclub, named <i>Light</i>, is a large …

Donald Trump’s handwriting is now a free font

Yesterday, everybody was talking about Donald Trump’s temper tantrum in which he tore up his notes during the third presidential debate. But what …

Donald Trump

Refreshing or Revolting: 2017 Honda CR-V

Fifth-gen CR-V packs premium touches<p>It’s not a matter of if but when the 2017 Honda CR-V becomes the automaker’s best-selling vehicle. The Civic is still Honda’s top-seller, but the 2017 CR-V is expected to take the crown thanks to America’s insatiable appetite for crossovers. The fifth-generation …

Maple syrup, fridge magnets and wine: MPs spend $675,000 on gifts and hospitality in first half of the year

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament spent $675,000 in the first half of the year on meals, beverages and gifts to visitors, constituents, and others, …

Canada

Lexus has a wild new concept car that uses holograms instead of screens — here's a closer look

Lexus<p>Lexus has a rather interesting vision for its SUV of the future.<p>The automaker's UX concept unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in late September …

Lexus

Here's Exactly When You Should Upshift for the Fastest Acceleration

Want to shift for the fastest 0-60 and quarter-mile time? Here's how to pick the right shift point for any car.<p>Shifting gears is easy to learn, but hard to master. Timing that perfect upshift can take a lot of practice, but when you do it right, the satisfaction is like nothing else. Turns out, …

Ten financial terms every small-business owner should know

Building a company is a lot more complicated that coming up with a great idea, then finding customers who want to buy it. The business has to be profitable, which requires a lot of financial knowledge and strategy. Here are 10 financial terms all business owners should know as they grow their …