Alexander Ehlers

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Why food coloring droplets ‘dance’ around

Under certain circumstances, droplets of fluid will move like performers in a dance choreographed by molecular physics.<p>“These droplets sense one …

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Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

Essential Small-Space Living Tips

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a …

Zelda Fitzgerald’s Little-Known Art

When Zelda Sayre married legendary Jazz Age novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald to become <b>Zelda Fitzgerald</b>, she was anointed “the first American flapper” and embarked on one of the most turbulent relationships in literary history. Though best-remembered as a writer and dancer, Zelda, unbeknownst to many, …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …

Habits for living a more rational life

From the Center for Applied Rationality, a "Checklist of Rationality Habits" intended to help you spot when you're tricking yourself. One of my …

DIY Dining Room Table (with Copper Legs!)

We've been making some major progress these past few weeks at our studio house. This past week we've been ripping through dining room and kitchen …

DIY Idea: Build a Minimal Corner Book Shelf

There's plenty about Scandinavian design that's so appealing and lends itself to a masculine aesthetic: the clean shapes, and classic color combos, …

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Weekend Project: How to Build a Rustic Headboard with Built-In Hidden Storage

Weekend project? On a Thursday? Yep, and for two reasons: one, I'll be out of town tomorrow, doing a weekend intensive course and dive program to get …

HomeMade Modern EP8 $5 Bucket Stool

The $5 bucket stool epitomizes exactly what we are trying to do at HMM. The stool is durable, simple to make and aesthetically pleasing. It looks …

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …