In 2014, China's leaders called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. But a planned office building in the shape of a cruise liner shows there's still plenty of unusual structures in the pipeline.
Before Interstellar and Avatar, Stanley Kubrick's 1968 masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey explored the possibilities of interplanetary travel and helped define and validate science fiction as a serious film genre.
Italian studio Pininfarina designed the twentieth century's greatest Ferraris and through their work with the Prancing Horse -- plus the likes of Fiat, Lancia, and Alfa Romeo -- helped define the emotive Italian style of the mid-century sportscar.
It is a cruel irony that a region so blessed with the treasures of early human civilizations is also among those most troubled by conflict. As the violence threatens to annihilate some of history's greatest monuments, we count the cost of our irreplaceable losses.
You don't have to be well-versed in Russian folklore to appreciate this surreal take on childhood classics. Russ Land, a series by photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina, reimagines fairy tales through a very personal lens.