Aishwarya Das

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Super telescope finds hundreds of previously undetectable galaxies

<b>(CNN) —</b> A South African radio telescope has revealed hundreds of galaxies in a tiny corner of the universe where only 70 had been seen before.<p>The images, taken by MeerKAT telescope, are an indication of the detail the southern hemisphere's most powerful radio telescope may be able to provide when …

Universe

12 Mug Recipes Every Incoming College Freshman Should Know

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Breakfast

The world's best hotel pools

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

Books

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Designer Visit: An Indoor-Outdoor LA Garden by Judy Kameon

When LA-based landscape designer Judy Kameon of Elysian Landscapes first visited the Studio City property her clients were planning to buy, she …

25 Best Photoshop Actions With Creative Photo Effects

You can achieve very high-quality photo effects without it having to take you days, hours, or your whole work week creating them from scratch.In this …

Graphics

How to Choose the Right Paving and Decking Material

While lawns have their place, at least part of the garden floor needs paving or some kind of hard surface to make it easy to move around in, and to create outdoor sitting and dining areas. In smaller gardens, every inch of space is valuable, particularly if you like to entertain outside. A hard …

Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

These Radical Ideas Show How Nature Can Inform Sustainable Design

The latest Biomimicry Global Design Challenge winners take their inspiration from the original innovation master.<p>Before humans ever conceived of sustainable design, nature was doing a good job. Plants and animals have evolved to use energy efficiently, to be multi-functional yet balanced, and to …

Biomimicry

The Glass House Built Around A Tree

A significant number of my childhood fantasies revolved around <b>tree houses</b> - but this design by Kazakh architect <b>Aibek Almassov</b> just flips the whole …

Architecture

Israel's greenest building produces more energy than it consumes

Green architecture may still be somewhat of a niche in Israel, but the country is making a noteworthy push towards weaving more eco-conscious …

Design

Here's Where All The Harry Potter Spells Come From

Harry Potter is rapidly returning to social consciousness.<p>First, there’s <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i> coming to a London playhouse soon. Then,</i> …

Bisi Bele Bath: Indian One-Pot Spicy Rice and Lentils [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Green Living

17 key 'Harry Potter' secrets J.K. Rowling has revealed since the books finished

LONDON — <i>Harry Potter</i> really is the gift that keeps on giving.<p>The final book in the J.K. Rowling's series may have been published back in 2007, but …

Designers reveal the most unusual ways of finding work

If you want to get ahead in design, you need to think outside the box when you're looking for work. Sure, you won't get anywhere without a solid …

Graphic Design

I just tried Samsung's first truly wireless earbuds — here's what they're like

That's right — there are no wires to be found on the IconX earbuds, even to connect the earbuds to each other.<p>Like the Gear Fit 2, they're designed for casual exercisers rather than fitness junkies, but it still can still track the most important metrics for general fitness.<p>These earbuds are so …

19 of the World's Most Incredible Hotel Pools

These vacation destinations will make you want to dive right in.<p>Vacation doesn't truly feel like vacation until you're sitting poolside sipping a cocktail. But we're not the types to settle for any old swimming hole. Here, we've gathered some of the most breathtaking hotel pools in the world, from …