Asia Pacific

Features How Malls And Cities Are Becoming Indistinguishable

From New York to Hong Kong, new malls are thriving by seamlessly blending into the urban fabric

Syndicated Air Pollution Masks Are Becoming A Fashion Statement

As air pollution worsens, designers are targeting city dwellers in Europe and the United States with couture masks

Features How NASA Technology Is Uncovering Lost Cities

Recent laser surveys have revealed traces of a vast urban settlement, comparable in size to Los Angeles, around the temples of Angkor in the Cambodian jungle

Syndicated Saying Goodbye To The VHS Tape

Last remaining VHS VCR producer will cease manufacturing recorders at the end of this month, bringing the 40-year-long analogue videotape era to an end

Syndicated Hangover Cure: New Zealand's 'Morning-After' Maid Cleaning Service

Startup claims to have been inundated after launching a service to clear up after parties

Work Street Lamps Tackle Disease By Luring Mosquitoes with Fake Human Scent

LED light designed at University of Malaya is powered by solar and wind, and can work even in flooded areas

Advertising Ai Weiwei: From Criminal to Art-World Superstar

The Chinese artist talks about how his incarceration helped his career, and why he’s embarrassed about his early work

Design South Korea to Get Its Own Version of New York's High Line

The inspired transformation of a highway in Seoul, rooftop parkour in Paris and 1,050km worth of cycling improvements in Istanbul

Features Who Will Colonize The Moon?

An intrepid group of creatives draws our attention to the possible take over of the moon by private companies.

Advertising Coca-Cola To Cut Off Suppliers Who Disrespect Land Rights

Drinks firm announces zero-tolerance policy on land-grabbing in developing countries.

Gaming & Play How Playing It Cute Helped A Free Calls App To Challenge Skype

With stickers and sports stars, voiceover internet protocol tool woos 230 million users in two years.

Home A Look Back At The Life Of The Man Who Made Nintendo Famous

Video-games pioneer who turned the small company into a world brand dies at 85.

Technology What Apple's Cheaper iPhone Will Deliver

The low-end 5C model was shown to a select group in China, here's what's in store.

Design Who Is Toyo Ito?

The 71-year-old architect has finally won the Pritzker prize for an experimental body of work that refuses classification.