#modern-life

City players' dedication to winning is more valuable than title, says Guardiola
Pep Guardiola watched his Manchester City team take a firm stride towards the Premier League title with a 1-0 home win over Chelsea but said they had already given him something more priceless - a remorseless dedication to succeed in every game.
Into the Submarine Fairyland: How Scientific Artist Else Bostelmann Invited the Terrestrial Imagination into the Wonder-World of the Deep Sea
"Contemplating the teeming life of the shore," the poetic marine biologist Rachel Carson wrote as she reckoned with the ocean and the meaning of life, "we have an uneasy sense of the communication of some universal truth that lies just beyond our grasp... the ultimate mystery of Life itself."
This levitating smart assistant concept makes smart speakers look antiquated - Yanko Design
What better way to show how smart assistants are the future than with a futuristic speaker that seems to defy the laws of gravity.
National Gallery to reconnect Britain with giant of US art Winslow Homer
He is a superstar artist in the US, revered for powerful civil war scenes and dramatic coastal storms, but Winslow Homer is barely known in the UK.
Analysis | Amsterdam Is Having a Financial Renaissance. Europe Must Take Note
Amsterdam's historical significance for global capitalism is hard to overstate. It created the stock market, the tulip bubble and a mega-corporation so big it had its own money, army and colony.
Tim Peake: Space debris poses catastrophic risk to International Space Station
The growing amount of space debris orbiting the earth risks a "catastrophic impact" with the International Space Station Major Tim Peake has warned.
What I Discovered About Parenting in the '80s
As the parent of three children under age six, I often wonder what parenting young children was like before the Internet and technology took over the world.
Made Thought, Map Project Office and Universal Design Studio join forces to form The New Standard
Branding and design agency Made Thought is uniting with Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby's Universal Design Studio and Map Project Office to create a new agency called The New Standard.
What is gluggavedur?
Pull up a blanket, head to your nearest window, and enjoy the peace gluggavedur can bring
How's the weather looking where you are?
UK gender pay gap unaffected by government policy over past 25 years
Government policies have made almost no difference to the gender pay gap for the last 25 years, according to a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.