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TechShop lets 'makers' tinker and innovate

[2015-09-19 08:20]

So-called makerspaces are on the rise and drawing a diverse crowd of architects, artists and designers

Against the odds, Ethiopia's space program shoots for the stars

[2015-09-19 08:20]

High above the crowded streets of Addis Ababa, among fields where farmers lead oxen dragging wooden ploughs, sits Ethiopia's space program.

Using waste in good taste

[2015-09-05 08:03]

Textile recycling initiatives by companies and individuals are reducing Shanghai's huge pile of waste.

Luxury material championed in fields beyond fashion

[2015-08-29 09:27]

Milan has long been synonymous with innovation, technology and design. One company that embodies the spirit of all these qualities is Alcantara S.p.A.

Quitting jobs to fulfill dreams no longer taboo in China

[2015-04-25 07:32]

"The world is big, and I want to see it," wrote a teacher in her resignation letter from a middle school in Central China's Henan province. She had worked there for 11 years.

Sophie Hunter gets seal of approval from Anna Wintour

[2015-02-07 14:43]

Benedict Cumberbatch's fiancée made her fashion show debut on the front row of Valentino's spring/summer 2015 Haute Couture show.

Gwyneth Paltrow's flax and dandelion detox plan

[2015-01-17 15:57]

If you are Gwyneth Paltrow, the prospect of a January detox is a decidedly more serious business. She has published a detailed January detox plan on her website.

A year in fashion: The big stories of 2014

[2015-01-03 10:44]

It's been a big year-we've lost a legend, bought a Spice Girl's old clothes and been confused by a supermodel's tangled love life, and that's just the start ...

Barbara Hulanicki to return to Biba label

[2014-11-22 14:19]

Fashion designer Barbara Hulanicki is set to be reunited with Biba, the iconic fashion label she founded 50 years ago.

Carving out a new name for Chinese furniture

[2014-11-08 10:46]

Handcrafted works combine traditional features from home and abroad, Wang Hui reports.

Immigrants flock to Gushi root-seeking event

[2014-10-18 05:59]

Festival builds emotional, cultural and economic ties.

Runners replace models for a sportswear company

[2014-09-20 11:14]

The models at the Oiselle fashion show in New York last week were the first to admit it: They were more at home on a running track than on a runway.

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