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Architect Ole Scheeren is fed up with the rigid, hierarchy of the skyscraper. He hopes his buildings will change the way we think about soaring towers.

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Should we retire labels like capitalism or socialism? Can we embrace the messy, uncategorizable economic reality? Two economists discuss

Photographer Adam Magyar shoots the world at high speed and then slows it down to 56 times the length of reality.

Beijing-based artist Liu Bolin disappears into his works, silently making bold statements about consumerism, mass culture — even the Chinese government. See a gallery of previously unpublished works.

Over the years, social change in the public sphere has led to abrupt shifts in private attitudes about sex. Call it a different kind of sex change.

Iwan Baan takes photos of homes born from human ingenuity. See 18 of his intriguing images.