Art in Lisbon: You’ll find walls of tiles, artistic graffiti and a gallery beloved by Madonna

Drawn to art? Then head to Lisbon, where you’ll find walls of beautiful blue-and-white glazed tiles, ‘artistic graffiti’ and a gallery beloved by Madonna Famed for its ceramic azulejo tiles, Lisbon is embracing a new wave of street-art stars and graffiti artists  ‘Driving force’ Alexandre Farto, who goes by the name Vhils, runs the Portuguese … Read more

Somerset pub owner discovers 50-year-old time capsule buried in building’s walls 

A pub owner has discovered a 50-year-old time capsule containing a price list, ha-penny coins and a £1-an-hour wage slip buried in the 200-year-old building’s walls. Toby Brett, the current owner of Holcombe Farmshop and Kitchen in Radstock, Somerset, said finding the small haul of items from 1973 was a ‘pleasant surprise’.  The package contained … Read more

Channing Tatum snaps up charming midcentury farmhouse with enchanting stone walls

Channing Tatum is the new owner of a charming $5.6 million midcentury farmhouse located in Mandeville Canyon, Los Angeles. Built mostly of wood and stone around 1950, the exquisite 3,300 square foot property boasts a family room with fireplace, pool, lush backyard, and guesthouse, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  From the stone walls to the … Read more

Audi’s electric A6 e-tron concept has hi-tech headlights that beam video games onto walls

In the event you get bored waiting for your Audi A6 e-tron to charge its batteries, instead of kicking back to read a newspaper you can play a video game in the car – and have it beamed onto a wall by the headlights. That’s the key gimmick flagged by the German car bosses at … Read more

Bold and beautiful wallpaper is on a roll: Forget boring cream walls

Want to breathe new life and energy into your home? Wallpaper is a quick way to make a big difference to your decor, and might just cheer you up, too. Sales of wallpaper have seen a healthy uptick over the last year, and gone are the days of people trying to retain a neutral palette. … Read more

Water crisis for 14M Texans: Struggling residents are forced to scape snow off walls to boil

Some 14 million Texans continue to experience water outages, forcing residents to scrape snow off walls and boil it for drinking water while hundreds of motorists wait in line outside a Houston stadium to get bottled water. The disrupted water service left many longing for a hot shower just as the state’s power grid jerked … Read more

Swiss firm Yasava offers private jet cabin upgrades that include covering the walls in OLED screens

Will passenger plane windows become obsolete? Firm offers cabin upgrades that include covering the walls in giant OLED screens that display movies and landscapes The concept has been developed by Swiss design company Yasava, which customises private jet interiors  It says the OLED screens come in various sizes and can be fitted over windows on … Read more

Flooding, creaking walls, and faulty elevators at NYC’s 432 Park Avenue skyscraper

Uber-wealthy Manhattanites who paid as much as $88million to live in a 1,400ft tall residential skyscraper say that the building suffers from leaks, flooding, creaking walls, faulty elevators, and rising common charges caused by repairs as engineers say the fierce high-altitude winds are leading to maintenance mishaps. The 96-floor building at 432 Park Avenue, whose … Read more

Natalie Portman’s children: scribbles on the walls seen during The Project TV interview

That’s relatable! Viewers notice Natalie Portman’s children have scribbled on the walls during Zoom interview – as she reveals they’ve picked up some Australian slang By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia Published: 09:07 GMT, 2 February 2021 | Updated: 09:07 GMT, 2 February 2021 Natalie Portman is in Australia to film her new movie, … Read more

Builder is sacked for sharing pictures of ‘laughable’ wonky walls and shoddy brickwork

Builder is sacked for sharing video of ‘laughable wonky walls and uneven brickwork’ on Persimmon homes site where houses sell for over £190,000 Keith Barker was dismissed after highlighting the ‘disgraceful’ workmanship He took the photos and video at Persimmon’s Lodmoor Sands site in Weymouth Persimmon said the images depicted work in progress on unoccupied … Read more